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West Central Tribune
Helen M. Miller
William "Bill" D. Latham
Donald R. Holmgren
September 27, 2016
Syrian government launches Aleppo ground attack
• BEIRUT—Syrian government forces and their allies attacked the opposition-held sector of Aleppo on several fronts Tuesday, the biggest...
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September 16, 2016
North Korea says its ready for 'another attack' against U.S. 'provocations'
CARACAS, Venezuela—North Korea's foreign minister said on Thursday the country was ready to launch another attack against the "provocations"...
September 16, 2016 - 8:55am
September 15, 2016
Pope says murdered French priest a martyr, on road to sainthood
VATICAN CITY—Pope Francis said on Wednesday the French priest knifed to death at his altar by Islamist militants in July was a martyr,...
September 15, 2016 - 3:01pm
U.S. joins move set to unveil sanctuaries to protect oceans
WASHINGTON, Sept 15 (Reuters) - The United States on Thursday will join more than 20 countries to announce the creation of 40 new marine sanctuaries...
September 15, 2016 - 1:35pm
September 12, 2016
Drones keep watch as pilgrims ascend Mount Arafat for haj climax
ARAFAT, Saudi Arabia—Saudi authorities deployed drones to watch over nearly 2 million pilgrims as they ascended Mount Arafat at the climax...
September 12, 2016 - 1:16am
September 9, 2016
House votes to allow Sept. 11 families to sue Saudi Arabia, Obama expected to veto
WASHINGTON—The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation by voice vote on Friday that would allow the families of victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks to sue Saudi Arabia's government for damages, despite the White House's threat to veto the measure. The U.S. Senate...
September 9, 2016 - 4:12pm
Global condemnation for North Korea nuclear test, sanctions threatened
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea conducted its fifth and biggest nuclear test on Friday and said it had mastered the ability to mount a warhead...
September 9, 2016 - 4:10pm
September 4, 2016
Pope proclaims Mother Teresa a saint
VATICAN CITY—Mother Teresa of Calcutta, known as the "saint of the gutters" during her life, was declared a saint of the Roman Catholic...
September 4, 2016 - 10:10pm
August 29, 2016
Freak lightening storm kills 323 reindeer in Norway
OSLO, Norway -- A freak lightning storm has killed 323 reindeer in a remote mountainous area of Norway, officials said on Monday.Dead animals...
August 29, 2016 - 2:12pm
August 28, 2016
Second case of switched babies shakes Canadian community
WINNIPEG, Man.—For the second time in less than a year, two men from the same remote Canadian community have discovered they were switched at birth, prompting outrage and new questions about substandard healthcare for Canada's indigenous people. David Tait and Leon Swanson were...
August 28, 2016 - 9:57pm
More bodies located beneath rubble in Italy quake zone
AMATRICE, Italy—Rescuers believe they have found more bodies buried deep in the rubble of the ruined town of Amatrice, five days after...
August 28, 2016 - 9:53pm
August 26, 2016
Italy quake death toll hits 250 as rescuers search demolished towns
AMATRICE, Italy—The death toll from a devastating earthquake in central Italy climbed to at least 250 on Thursday and could rise further...
August 26, 2016 - 7:16am
August 25, 2016
Hundreds challenge human pyramid limits at Indian Hindu festival
Hundreds of people attending a Hindu festival in India's western Maharashtra state on Thursday defied India's Supreme Court order limiting the...
August 25, 2016 - 8:46pm
Assange says WikiLeaks to release 'significant' Clinton campaign data
WASHINGTON - WikiLeaks founder and editor-in-chief Julian Assange said on Wednesday his organization planned to release "significant" information...
August 25, 2016 - 8:44pm
August 18, 2016
Bomb attacks kill seven, wound 224 in southeast Turkey
DIYARBAKIR, Turkey—Two bomb attacks blamed on Kurdish militants killed seven members of the security forces and wounded 224 people in southeast...
August 18, 2016 - 1:57pm