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Amanda Knox 'frightened and saddened' by new guilty verdict

FLORENCE, Italy -- American student<p>Amanda Knoxsaid she was “frightened and saddened” by an Italian court’s decision Thursday to reverse her acquittal in the 2007 killing of her British roommate,Meredith Kercher.<p>"Having been found innocent before, I expected better from the Italian justice system," …

The Fruits Of Free Trade: How NAFTA Revamped The American Diet

Walk through the produce section of your supermarket and you'll see things you'd never have seen years ago — like fresh raspberries or green beans in the dead of winter.<p>Much of that produce comes from Mexico, and it's the result of the North American Free Trade Agreement — NAFTA — which took effect …

Cuban ex-leader Fidel Castro in rare public appearance

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1042000/1042968_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524860996_47e1924a68358b8c916c3926b4eaafd3<p><b>Cuba's former President Fidel Castro has appeared in public for the first time in nine months.</b><p>Mr Castro, 87, attended the opening of an art studio in …

Cuba

Kenya planes 'kill Somali militants' from al-Shabab

<b>Kenya's military says it has carried out an air strike on an Islamist camp in Somalia, killing 30 militants, including al-Shabab commanders.</b><p>The strike happened in Garbarahey, near the border with Kenya and Ethiopia.<p>Local media reports put the number of dead at 10 and residents say there has been …

Kenyan 'corpse' wakes up in Naivasha mortuary

<b>Kenyan authorities have launched an investigation into how a man declared dead in a hospital woke up alive in its mortuary the next day.</b><p>Shocked mortuary workers at Naivasha hospital ran away when the body stirred and was seen to be breathing.<p>Paul Mutora, who had tried to kill himself by swallowing …

Africa

Chris Christie sued over New Jersey bridge scandal

<b>Six New Jersey residents are suing Governor Chris Christie over claims his office created gridlock on a major bridge as part of a political vendetta.</b><p>The traffic mayhem was allegedly instigated in revenge against a mayor who declined to endorse Mr Christie.<p>Lawyer Rosemarie Arnold, who filed the …

New Jersey

#BBCtrending: The false rumour of President Kagame's death

<b>For several hours on Friday morning, a false rumour that the Rwandan President Paul Kagame had died spread like wildfire in the city of Goma, in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo - prompting scenes of celebration. It appears to have been triggered by a fake post on Facebook.</b><p>There is no …

Africa

Fighting erupts as CAR president quits

Gunfire has been reported on the streets of Bangui in the Central African Republic's capital after the news that interim President Michel Djotodia, facing international pressure, had agreed to resign after failing to halt inter-religious violence.<p>The resignations of Djotodia and Nicolas Tiangaye, …

Mediators meet South Sudan's rebel leader

Mediators pressed for a ceasefire in South Sudan as government troops fought for control over the last rebel-held town.<p>Envoys from the United States and South Sudan's neighbours met on Saturday with Riek Machar, the former vice president who heads the rebel forces that have been fighting government …