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Julian Assange lawyer tells court GOP congressman proposed New! 2020-09-18 16:41:08A lawyer for WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange told a British court Friday that her client was offered a deal in 2017 by a Republican congressman who

Yemen's rival sides meet in Geneva for prisoner New! 2020-09-18 15:39:36CAIRO (AP) - Yemen’s warring sides on Friday began long-awaited U.N.-brokered peace consultations in Switzerland on the exchange of prisoners, p

Pompeo visits Guyana hoping to shore up support New! 2020-09-18 14:34:11GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited the small nation of Guyana on Friday looking to shore up support for Trump admin

Mexico official: woman's death at water protest was 2020-09-18 12:50:40MEXICO CITY (AP) - The commander of Mexico’s National Guard said Friday the death of a woman shot by guard members at a water protest in norther

US carrier transits Strait of Hormuz amid tensions 2020-09-18 12:48:06DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The USS Nimitz aircraft carrier safely transited on Friday through the Strait of Hormuz, the world’s most imp

Amal Clooney quits UK role over 'lamentable' Brexit 2020-09-18 12:21:20LONDON (AP) - Amal Clooney has become the highest profile lawyer to quit an official job over her opposition to the British government's suggestion t

H.R. McMaster, former Trump adviser, warns U.S. troop 2020-09-18 11:56:43President Trump's former National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said the administration's plan to withdraw American troops from Afghanistan is "un

Ohio limit of 1 ballot drop box per 2020-09-18 10:46:49COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio judge has temporarily blocked the Republican secretary of state’s order limiting counties in the critical presiden

Taiwan deploys fighter jets after China flies 18 2020-09-18 10:39:03Taiwan on Friday deployed fighter jets and activated its air defense missile system after 18 Chinese planes crossed the disputed midline of the Taiwan

Minnesota begins early voting as candidates visit the 2020-09-18 10:37:40MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The battleground state of Minnesota began voting in the presidential election on Friday as polling stations opened in every county

Russian military says US flights near Crimea fuel 2020-09-18 10:24:59MOSCOW (AP) - The Russian military on Friday accused the U.S. and its allies of provoking tensions in the Black Sea region with a sharp increase in th

France: EU sanctions on Turkey an option over 2020-09-18 10:05:36NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - France on Friday backed Cyprus' calls for the European Union to consider imposing tougher sanctions on Turkey if the Turkish g

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White House announces $13B for Puerto Rico for New! 2020-09-18 16:41:37The U.S. emergency agency is sending almost $13 billion US to Puerto Rico, directed at the territory's energy and education systems, to help it recov

German prosecutors open homicide case after hacker attack New! 2020-09-18 14:18:08German prosecutors opened a homicide investigation on Friday into the case of a patient who died after a hospital in the western city of Duesseldorf w

Trump's family separations at border played out 'exactly New! 2020-09-18 13:39:18Journalist Jacob Soboroff, who visited a facility housing children apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border, says the Trump administration wanted to stok

Belarus candidate who fled to Lithuania urges continued 2020-09-18 10:35:33Belarus opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya demanded on Friday an international mission to document what she called "atrocities" during crackdo

Trump offered to pardon Assange if he provided 2020-09-18 09:42:00U.S. President Donald Trump offered to pardon Julian Assange if the WikiLeaks founder provided the source for the hacking of Democratic National Commi

California firefighter dies battling blaze as rain brings 2020-09-18 09:19:37A California firefighter was reported on Friday to have been killed in a blaze that started at a gender reveal party, as rainy weather brought some re

U.S. bans WeChat, TikTok, citing national security reasons 2020-09-18 08:40:42The U.S. Commerce Department has issued an order that will bar people in the United States from downloading Chinese-owned messaging app WeChat and vid

Former model accuses Donald Trump of sexual assault 2020-09-18 08:23:09U.S. President Donald Trump's re-election campaign on Thursday denied a Guardian newspaper report in which a former model accused the New York real e

World's largest fish are females 2020-09-18 07:21:32Male and female whale sharks — filter-feeding marine behemoths — grow at different rates, with females doing so more slowly but getting mu

Taiwan scrambles air force as multiple Chinese jets 2020-09-18 05:33:37Taiwan scrambled fighter jets on Friday as multiple Chinese aircraft buzzed the island, including crossing the sensitive mid-line of the Tai

A huge wetland is burning in Brazil, and 2020-09-18 04:00:00The world's largest tropical wetland is not supposed to burn. And yet, Brazil's Pantanal is on fire. Some 25,000 square kilometres have already

White House pressure for more Iran sanctions is 2020-09-18 04:00:00Atrophy of U.S. political and moral authority presents Ottawa with a serious foreign policy challenge, writes Sam Khanlari.

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Tell us: Why was Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg New! 2020-09-18 23:01:36Ruth Bader Ginsberg gained fame for her feminist ideals and her civil rights record. Share your feelings about her, and we may publish your thoughts.

Street life slowly returns to Mexico, even as New! 2020-09-18 22:59:05The official death toll in Mexico quietly surpassed 70,000 this month, a figure topped only in the United States, Brazil and India.

McConnell vows to fill Ginsburg's seat, thrusting court New! 2020-09-18 21:23:53Democrats insist President Trump hold off on filling the Supreme Court vacancy left by the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Republicans offer no commitme

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, liberal giant of the Supreme New! 2020-09-18 19:44:20Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court and the first to become a pop culture icon.

Trump and Biden battling for Minnesota, a longtime New! 2020-09-18 19:00:14President Trump and Joe Biden both campaigned in Minnesota on Friday, a longtime Democratic bastion that's now a battleground state.

Damage from wildfires' toxic air lingers long after 2020-09-18 09:10:39As smoky skies blanket the West, researchers look a the lasting health impacts by studying a Montana town previously smothered by wildfire smoke.

Column One: In the ring, they were gods. 2020-09-18 07:00:53'We thought we were eternal,' said the lucha libre star known as Olímpico. 'We never knew something like this could happen.'

Deep in Oregon wilderness, five men battle wildfire 2020-09-18 06:00:17Five men stayed behind, after dozens of guests and staffers were evacuated in the face of a massive wildfire, to save Breitenbush, a famed Oregon hot

Empty trucks, falsified records: How Louis DeJoy's changes 2020-09-17 08:00:09New rules requiring U.S. Postal Service trucks to leave exactly on schedule went relatively unnoticed amid the public outcry over the removal of sorti

Poll highlights key barriers for Trump and Biden 2020-09-16 07:00:41With seven weeks to go, Biden finds resistance from swing voters who think he's too liberal. Trump needs to motivate supporters uncertain about votin

Logger-turned-conservationist George Atiyeh disappears in Oregon wildfires 2020-09-15 20:49:17George Atiyeh fought to preserve Opal Creek forest, where he vanished during deadly Oregon wildfires

Joe Biden visits battleground Florida to shore up 2020-09-15 20:00:04Joe Biden marks the start of Hispanic Heritage Month with Ricky Martin and Eva Longoria in a Florida visit aimed at boosting support among Latinos and

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British-Lebanese musician Mika on his virtual benefit concert New! 2020-09-18 15:28:39Mika speaks to Eve Jackson about hosting a concert with Kylie Minogue, Salma Hayek and Rufus Wainwright to raise money for those affected by the explo

UN-backed Libyan PM Sarraj’s mysterious resignation New! 2020-09-18 13:34:51Prime Minister of Libya’s UN-recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) Farrej al-Sarraj stepped down on Wednesday, prompting a flurry of sp

Still suffering six months on: the ordeal of 2020-09-18 12:33:28It has been dubbed "long-haul Covid" and is little understood, but for those who suffer from it, it can turn life into a daily battle. The condition

US to ban TikTok and WeChat app downloads 2020-09-18 12:31:09The Trump administration will ban WeChat and video-sharing app TikTok from US app stores starting Sunday night, a move that will block

French cities tighten Covid-19 restrictions as daily infections 2020-09-18 12:07:16The southern city of Nice banned public gatherings of more than 10 people and restricted bar opening hours on Friday as France’s public health a

Week in Review: Israeli-Gulf deals, Sweden's Covid-19 gamble 2020-09-18 10:15:46The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have signed agreements to normalise relations with Israel, becoming the latest Arab states to break a longstandin

Exclusive: In Afghanistan, the Taliban eye their return 2020-09-18 10:04:02In Afghanistan, the time for dialogue has finally arrived. Historic Intra-Afghan negotiations began on September 12 in Doha, Qatar and, for the first

Israel: What’s left of the utopian ideal of 2020-09-18 09:57:05In 1909, Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe, fueled by Zionist and socialist ideas, founded the first kibbutz on the shores of Lake Tiberias in Pal

Libya's Haftar agrees to lift oil blockade with 2020-09-18 08:50:29Eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar said on Friday his forces would let oil production resume after an eight-month blockade and a s

Singer Mika to hold fundraising concert to raise 2020-09-18 05:29:43Lebanese-British singer Mika – best known for his 2007 smash hit “Grace Kelly” – will give on Saturday a concert broadcast liv

Swedish scientists working on a radical Covid-19 blocker 2020-09-18 04:14:03Tyson the alpaca could hold the key to developing a process to block the coronavirus. FRANCE 24's Catherine Norris-Trent and James André repor

FIFA head visits White House amid corruption investigation 2020-09-18 02:27:46FIFA president Gianni Infantino met President Donald Trump at the White House this week to discuss preparations for the 2026 World Cup in his thi

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Economy now more important than military expenses, Russia's New! 2020-09-19 08:50:12 Russia is set to cut military spending next year in favor of boosting the national economy, marking the first time in seven years the two areas have

Happy now, Jurgen? Liverpool set to snap up New! 2020-09-19 08:27:54 Liverpool are set to continue splashing the cash by reportedly closing in on a £41 million ($53 million) move for Wolverhampton Wanderers forwa

16 arrested as mounted police chase people protesting New! 2020-09-19 08:27:17 A protest against controversial lockdown measures in the Australian city of Melbourne descended into chaos on Saturday as police on horseback chased

'A great loss': Title-winning footballer dies from bullet New! 2020-09-19 07:51:24 Mohamed Atwi, a Lebanon international who won the Lebanese Premier League three times, has died after being put into a coma when a bullet became lodg

IRGC chief warns Trump of retaliation if ‘a New! 2020-09-19 07:46:16 Iran’s top general didn’t shy away from taking aim at Trump, metaphorically, telling him to worry about his signature haircut if the US p

Stephen F. Cohen, pre-eminent contemporary American scholar New! 2020-09-19 07:44:00 Stephen F. Cohen, the leading American Russia expert of his generation and a celebrated historian of Russia and the Soviet Union, who became a vocal

'Training to dominate the whole division': UFC bantamweight New! 2020-09-19 07:31:18 Russian UFC champion Petr Yan warned his bantamweight rivals that he is "training to dominate the whole division" as he shared pictures of himself

'I was given limited information': NFL captain drops New! 2020-09-19 07:17:00 Pittsburgh Steelers captain Maurkice Pouncey has dropped out of a team tribute to a teenager who was fatally shot dead by a police officer in 2018, c

Colston statue topplers let off with caution and New! 2020-09-19 06:54:45 Five men suspected of criminal damage over the toppling of a statue of slave trader Edward Colston in Bristol have been let off with cautions by the

Russian opposition figure Navalny posts photo of himself New! 2020-09-19 06:23:00 Russian opposition figure Alexey Navalny shared a photograph of himself walking down a flight of stairs, on Saturday morning, explaining that he is s

Worrying scenes as junior Russian figure skater is New! 2020-09-19 06:18:10 Russian junior figure skater Maksim Serov was hospitalized with "severe concussion" after suffering a horror fall at the Russian Cup stage in Syzra

Russia continues stockpiling gold, raising forex reserves to New! 2020-09-19 06:08:17 Russian gold and foreign currency holdings increased to a total of $591.8 billion, according to the latest data released by the country’s centr

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FBI director says antifa is an ideology, not 2020-09-18 12:01:07FBI Director Chris Wray told lawmakers Thursday that antifa is an ideology, not an organization, delivering testimony that puts him at odds with Presi

Pak to set up markets along border with 2020-09-18 11:34:20Pakistan will set up 18 markets along its border with Afghanistan and Iran to simultaneously boost trade with the two neighbours and curb the menace o

Taiwan scrambles fighter jets as 18 Chinese planes 2020-09-18 10:31:31Taiwan scrambled fighter jets on Friday as 18 Chinese aircraft buzzed the island, including crossing the sensitive mid-line of the Taiwan Strait. Chin

US Senate Democrats offer $350 million own China 2020-09-18 07:58:42The plan was backed by 11 Democrats, including Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer, but its prospects were unclear because President Donald Trump&r

China begins military drills as senior US official 2020-09-18 07:10:19Chinese Defence Ministry spokesman Ren Guoqiang said Friday's drills, about which he gave no details, were taking place near the Taiwan Strait and in

India, US, Australia interested in building China's dream 2020-09-18 06:23:26

Japan new PM begins 1st full day, vows 2020-09-17 13:45:34

First volume of Barack Obama's memoir coming out 2020-09-17 13:38:47The first volume of former President Barack Obama's memoir is coming out November 17, two weeks after the Election Day. It's called “A Promise

Don't turn Covid-19 into 'political football': WHO 2020-09-17 11:27:52Trump took exception on Wednesday to comments from the director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Robert Redfield, who said a va

US envoy to UN has 'historic' meeting with 2020-09-17 07:04:57US Ambassador Kelly Craft had lunch with Taiwan's top official in New York, a meeting she called “historic” and a further step in the Tru

Tourists travel secret tunnels of Albania's communist-era paranoia 2020-09-17 04:54:07The sprawling underground complex, now dubbed the Cold War tunnel, is part of a vast and costly "bunkerisation" project spearheaded by Hoxha, who fe

Donald Trump posts faked video of Biden playing 2020-09-16 16:22:02In the video, which Twitter later marked as "manipulated media," Biden stands at a podium, takes out his cell phone and tells the audience, "I have

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg death: Here’s what could happen New! 2020-09-19 08:57:05The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has thrust the Senate into uncharted political terrain, with no recent precedent for a vacancy

How death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg could reshape New! 2020-09-19 08:18:16A presidential campaign that was already tugging at the nation’s most searing divides has been jolted by the death of Supreme Court Justice

Putin critic Navalny says he’s recovering at German New! 2020-09-19 08:02:43Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said he is recovering his verbal and physical abilities at the German hospital where he is being treated for

Protests resume in Portland after smoke from wildfire New! 2020-09-19 07:48:45Protesters returned to the streets of Portland, Oregon, following a dayslong pause largely due to poor air quality from wildfires on the West Coast.

Southern California rattled by 4.5 magnitude earthquake New! 2020-09-19 07:39:18There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

Task force worries Trump’s rush to approve COVID-19 New! 2020-09-19 07:23:37Members of the federal government's COVID-19 vaccine task force are casting worried eyes at the Trump administration's political push to get a vacci

2 dead, 14 injured after shooting at party New! 2020-09-19 07:06:21As many as 100 people were at the gathering when the shooting started just before 12:30 a.m., Acting Police Chief Mark Simmons told reporters.

‘We want to get rid of them’: Thailand New! 2020-09-19 02:42:54The biggest demonstration so far drew 10,000 in Bangkok last month, but protest leaders have said they expect this one to be much bigger.

Trump’s release of Puerto Rico aid ahead of New! 2020-09-19 02:18:02Trump has spent years blasting Puerto Rican officials while opposing spending to rebuild a power grid and other infrastructure that was wiped out by H

More migrant women allege they received unwanted surgeries New! 2020-09-19 01:53:22A doctor at a Georgia facility is accused of performing unwanted hysterectomies and other procedures done on detained immigrant women that jeopardize

Peru’s president survives impeachment vote, but turmoil expected New! 2020-09-18 23:29:14Despite dodging the impeachment attempt, President Martin Vizcarra is still dealing with one of the world's worst coronavirus outbreaks and a sagging

Vote to be held for Trump’s nominee to New! 2020-09-18 22:06:44Reports have said that Ruth Bader Ginsburg's dying wish was that "I will not be replaced until a new president is installed" in January.


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