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UN top court orders Israel to open more land crossings for aid into Gaza

By MIKE CORDER and JOSEF FEDERMAN Associated Press THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The top United Nations court on Thursday ordered Israel to take measures to improve the humanitarian situation in Gaza, including opening more land crossings to allow food, water, fuel and other supplies into ...

Dengue is sweeping through the Americas early this year

By DÁNICA COTO Associated Press SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Dengue is surging across the Americas early this year from Puerto Rico to Brazil, with 3.5 million cases of the tropical disease reported so far, health officials said Thursday. That tally is three times the number of cases ...

China wins WTO dispute with Australia over steel products

SYDNEY (AP) — China has won a nearly three-year-long dispute with Australia at the World Trade Organization over tariffs on steel products that began during a low point of bilateral relations between the countries, and Australia's trade minister said Wednesday his government accepted the ...

Hunger deepens as relentless gang violence targets Haiti’s capital

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Gangs have intensified their rampage in the downtown area of Haiti's capital, setting fire to a school and looting pharmacies across the road from the country's largest public hospital. The attacks that began Monday and continued into early Tuesday mark nearly a ...