SAN ANTONIO DE PUTINA, Peru — After three days of heavy snowfall and bone-chilling temperatures, Mateo Mullisaca watches as one of his alpacas falls to the ground in agony on his farm almost 16,400 feet (5,000 metres) high in Peru’s Andes.
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SYDNEY, Australia — Vice-President Joe Biden said Thursday that the U.S. had accepted an invitation to send a Navy ship to New Zealand for the first time in three decades, signalling an end to a stalemate between the two countries that was sparked by New Zealand’s anti-nuclear policy.
WESTMINSTER, Calif. — On a quiet suburban California cul-de-sac where neighbours hang wind chimes and grow rose bushes, one three-bedroom house stood out. At night, dozens of cars swarmed outside. Groups of young women headed inside the fenced-off home dotted with security cameras. The next morning, the street was littered with syringes.
BATON ROUGE, La. — The man who killed two police officers and a sheriff’s deputy in Baton Rouge was a former Marine sergeant who served in Iraq and had no known ties to any extremist groups.
NEW YORK — In a ruling the government suggested could hamper national security investigations, a federal appeals court Thursday said prosecutors cannot force Microsoft and other U.S. companies to turn over customer emails and other data stored on servers overseas.
A county in southern Ontario is looking for help with thousands of stray and feral cats.
Norfolk County, on the north shore of Lake Erie, has a population of about 65,000 people and, according to the nearest humane society, an estimated 30,000 free-range felines.
In May, the county put out a call for proposals for a cat control program.
MANILA, Philippines — In one of the world’s most disputed waters, the puny Philippine navy doesn’t stand a chance against China’s flotilla of combat ships. So when diplomacy went nowhere and Beijing’s ships seized a disputed shoal and surrounded another reef, Filipino officials took a desperate step: They went to court.
WASHINGTON — In presenting himself as the “law and order” candidate for president, Donald Trump portrays a nation of lawlessness and disorder.
That grim picture may speak to the visceral fears of voters of a country “out of control,” as Trump put it. It does not, though, reflect a trend of declining crime that has been unfolding over 25 years.
RICHMOND, Va. — Dirtier rivers or higher electric prices.
FORT MYERS, Fla. — Officials are responding to fears in southwest Florida about a massive algae bloom fouling waters on the state’s Atlantic coast.