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Chief European Union diplomat in Venezuela leaves country New! 2021-03-02 16:44:59CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - The chief European Union diplomat in Venezuela left the country on Tuesday, a week after the government of Nicolás Ma

Congress-created commission calls for spending billions on artificial New! 2021-03-02 16:30:00The National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence's final report to Congress urges the federal government to prioritize artificial intellig

Who is Myanmar's UN envoy? Coup opponent or New! 2021-03-02 15:07:44UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Myanmar’s U.N. ambassador, who strongly opposed the military coup in his country, insists he remains the permanent represe

Doctors Without Borders staffer killed in north Syria New! 2021-03-02 14:16:30BEIRUT (AP) - The international aid organization Doctors Without Borders said Tuesday a staff member was killed and three were injured in separate inc

Russia threatens to retaliate against U.S. sanctions as New! 2021-03-02 14:02:39Moscow will absolutely respond to U.S. sanctions imposed by the Biden administration over the poisoning of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, Russi

WHO must actually demonstrate independence from China New! 2021-03-02 12:28:01With the stroke of a pen, President Joe Biden readmitted the United States, as a paying member, to the World Health Organization (WHO). President Bide

All sides commit abuses in Mozambique conflict, says New! 2021-03-02 12:07:33JOHANNESBURG (AP) - War crimes have been committed by all sides fighting in Mozambique's northern Cabo Delgado province, including jihadi rebels, gov

U.S. sanctions Houthi military leaders after dropping terror New! 2021-03-02 11:50:21The Biden administration on Tuesday sanctioned two senior leaders of Yemen's Houthi rebel army, saying the Iran-backed force has contributed to the d

Three women media workers shot dead in eastern New! 2021-03-02 10:07:24KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Three women who worked for a local radio and TV station in eastern Afghanistan were gunned down Tuesday in separate attacks,

Maine to align medical marijuana rules with state New! 2021-03-02 09:59:16AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine's marijuana regulators are looking to align the state's medical marijuana program with state laws. The Maine Medical Use

Southeast Asian nations urge halt to violence in New! 2021-03-02 09:43:36JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - Southeast Asian foreign ministers urged a halt to violence and the start of talks on a peaceful solution in Myanmar, where t

Bosnia receives jabs from Serbia amid COVAX dispute New! 2021-03-02 09:12:59SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) - Bosnia on Tuesday received 10,000 vaccines from neighboring Serbia amid a dispute with the international COVAX mec

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New York governor admits to 'insensitive' conduct amid 2021-02-28 18:53:41New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo acknowledged for the first time Sunday that some of his behaviour with women had been "misinterpreted as unwanted flirtati

Trump hints at 2024 run, repeats election falsehoods 2021-02-28 17:55:27Former U.S. president Donald Trump on Sunday hinted at another run for the White House, in 2024, while repeating his discredited claims that Democrats

Myanmar's deadly crackdowns on protests are worsening — 2021-02-28 12:45:06A UN human rights official said there was "credible information" that 18 people were killed and 30 were wounded, as security forces in Myanmar opene

Trudeau says Canada-U.S. relations need to rebuild. Just 2021-02-28 04:00:00When Justin Trudeau met with newly elected U.S. President Joe Biden this week, the prime minister noted how "there's a lot to rebuild," suggesting

New York governor accused of sexual harassment by 2021-02-27 19:43:31A second former aide has come forward with sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who responded with a statement Saturday s

Former Raptor Jeremy Lin says he was called 2021-02-27 19:08:57Warriors G League guard Jeremy Lin shared on social media that he experienced an act of racism on the court. Lin didn't go into specific details abou

U.S. approves Johnson & Johnson's single-dose COVID-19 vaccine 2021-02-27 18:24:34The U.S. cleared Johnson & Johnson's single-dose COVID-19 shot on Saturday, adding a third vaccine option to the race against the virus.

Police crack down on protesters in the streets 2021-02-27 12:32:54Police in Myanmar escalated their crackdown on demonstrators against this month's military takeover, deploying early and in force on Saturday as prot

Joe Biden scores first legislative win as House 2021-02-27 11:45:44The House of Representatives passed Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion U.S. coronavirus relief package early Saturday, though Democrats faced challe

German radio station apologizes after host compares K-pop 2021-02-26 20:16:11A Bavarian radio station apologized Friday for a host's comments comparing popular South Korean K-pop band BTS to the coronavirus, saying his choice

Johnson & Johnson's single-shot COVID-19 vaccine endorsed by 2021-02-26 17:59:48U.S. health advisers endorsed a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson on Friday, putting the country on the cusp of adding an easier-to

Saudi crown prince approved murder of journalist Jamal 2021-02-26 13:22:22Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved "and likely ordered" the 2018 murder of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to a U

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McManus: The dumbest thing Ted Cruz said last 2021-02-28 06:00:49In criticizing Health and Human Services nominee Xavier Becerra for not being a doctor, Cruz betrayed his ignorance about the kind of Cabinet we need.

Where are Mexico's disappeared? Many have been in 2021-02-28 06:00:40Some 80,000 Mexicans have disappeared in the last 15 years. Many are now thought to be in government custody — among the thousands of corpses th

Op-Ed: The U.S.-Taliban peace deal only whetted the 2021-02-28 06:00:23The United States elevated the Taliban's status by negotiating a 2020 deal without Kabul's participation.

Scientists get serious about mixing and matching COVID-19 2021-02-27 09:00:44Mixing and matching doses of different COVID-19 vaccines was an idea that scientists dismissed out of hand. Now they're taking it seriously.

Biden stresses unity as he tours storm-ravaged Texas 2021-02-26 20:28:38The Bidens spent the afternoon meeting state and local leaders and touring storm damage.

How a Guatemalan asylum seeker who may lose 2021-02-26 20:20:58A hospital said an immigrant's hands may be amputated after he was found in the winter storm. Border Patrol told him he'd be sent back home but he i

U.S. airstrike against Iranian-backed militants in Syria was 2021-02-26 19:00:56U.S. airstrike targeting Iranian-backed militants in Syria was meant as a message from President Biden. What message Tehran took away is unclear.

President Nayib Bukele seeks control of Salvadoran congress, 2021-02-26 19:00:55President Nayib Bukele's party leads polls in El Salvador's elections Sunday. A win could place more power in his hands amid a shaky democracy.

FDA advisors endorse Janssen's single-shot COVID-19 vaccine 2021-02-26 17:16:41U.S. health advisors have endorsed a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson that's expected to provide an easier-to-use option to fight

Israel turns to carrots, and maybe some sticks, 2021-02-26 11:58:38Israel boasts the world's fastest COVID-19 vaccine rollout, with half the population inoculated. Reaching the other half presents challenges.

House passes Biden's $1.9-trillion COVID-19 relief bill 2021-02-26 09:34:58The House has passed a $1.9-trillion COVID-19 relief package, but a minimum wage boost is unlikely to be in the version that lands on Biden's desk.

The battle over voting restrictions is being waged 2021-02-26 08:00:04After ex-President Trump's baseless claims of voting fraud, Republican lawmakers across the U.S. push to change election rules. Arizona leads the way

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Covid-19: Biden says US will have enough supply New! 2021-03-02 16:55:23President Joe Biden said Tuesday the United States would have sufficient vaccine supply by the end of May to inoculate the entire US adult population.

Sarkozy says could take corruption appeal to European New! 2021-03-02 14:59:07France's former president Nicolas Sarkozy said Tuesday that he might consider taking his appeal against a corruption conviction to the European Court

France, allies to lodge complaint at UN nuclear New! 2021-03-02 14:28:24France and its Western partners plan to go ahead with a protest in the coming days at the UN nuclear watchdog's board to criticise Iran's decision t

Covax: Vaccine-sharing scheme begins, but will it be New! 2021-03-02 14:10:54Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo on Monday became the first person in the world to receive a Covid-19 vaccine supplied by Covax — a

Jamaica's Bunny Wailer, reggae luminary and last Wailers New! 2021-03-02 13:12:39Bunny Wailer, a reggae luminary who was the last surviving member of the legendary group The Wailers, died on Tuesday in his native Jamaica, according

DR Congo: Parents panic over rumours children will New! 2021-03-02 12:25:00Terrified by rumours that children would be forcibly vaccinated against Covid-19, distressed parents rushed to pick up their children from school

US imposes sanctions on two Yemen Houthi rebel New! 2021-03-02 11:44:20The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions on two commanders of Yemen's Houthi rebels, blaming them for civilian deaths and denouncing their ties

French music icon Serge Gainsbourg’s legacy continues to New! 2021-03-02 11:40:28French pop artist Serge Gainsbourg died thirty years ago Tuesday after a career that redefined the boundaries of pop songcraft and challenged conventi

Could the Covid-19 pandemic put an end to New! 2021-03-02 10:30:39In Spain, bullfighting has existed for centuries. Although often criticised for its cruelty, it nevertheless continues and only the region of Cataloni

Head of French church child abuse probe says New! 2021-03-02 08:59:41The head of an independent enquiry investigating church child abuse in France said Tuesday that there might have been up to 10,000 victims since 1950.

Anti-coup protesters clash with security forces in Myanmar New! 2021-03-02 06:50:23Police in Myanmar repeatedly used tear gas and rubber bullets Tuesday against crowds protesting last month's coup, but the demonstrators regrouped af

Israel vaccine rollout: The asylum seekers scrambling to New! 2021-03-02 06:17:22While Israel has now vaccinated more than half of its population against Covid-19 with an initial dose, dozens of Israelis protested on Thursday over

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‘Mass murder’ and ‘reckless’: Texas ending mask mandates New! 2021-03-02 18:08:00 The announcement by Governor Greg Abbott that Texas will fully reopen next week is drawing backlash from mask mandate champions such as his Californi

New York Democrats reach ‘informal agreement’ on limiting New! 2021-03-02 17:09:34 As New York Governor Andrew Cuomo faces mounting accusations of sexual harassment and revelations that his policy led to high Covid-19 deaths in nurs

Americans more concerned with violent protests in US New! 2021-03-02 16:59:11 A new poll has found people are more concerned about protests that turned violent over the summer in major cities than the violence at the US Capitol

Newsweek forced to admit Buffalo schools teaching kids New! 2021-03-02 16:53:17 After public schools in Buffalo, New York have been called out for blaming “all white people” for perpetuating systematic racism, “

‘It is time!’ Mississippi governor to end mask New! 2021-03-02 16:39:14 Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves said he will soon axe the state’s mask mandate and end all coronavirus-related business restrictions, pointing

Italy shuts all schools in Covid-19 hotspots, toughens New! 2021-03-02 15:58:21 The Italian government has ordered all schools to close in the areas with the highest Covid-19 infection rates as part of a series of new measures se

‘Absolute legend’: Ex-Russia & Chelsea football ace Smertin New! 2021-03-02 15:30:47 Former Russia captain Alexey Smertin has been filmed delicately juggling a football on the icy surface of a vast lake in Siberia – a day before

YouTube REMOVES video of Trump’s CPAC speech from New! 2021-03-02 15:16:06 Having a video of former US President Donald Trump’s speech at CPAC may get you warnings and a deletion from YouTube, but apparently only if yo

Texas gov lifts mask mandate & OKs businesses New! 2021-03-02 14:56:18 Texas Governor Greg Abbott has lifted many of the Covid-19 restrictions in his state, permitting businesses to operate at 100-percent capacity starti

‘Athletes unite the world, politics divide it’: Football New! 2021-03-02 14:34:42 Outspoken striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has once again said that politics and sport must be kept separate amid a brewing feud with NBA icon LeBron James

Roads blocked at fiery protests in Lebanon as New! 2021-03-02 14:30:44 Fresh protests have erupted in Lebanon on Tuesday, following the record crash of the Lebanese pound against the US dollar on the black market, as the

‘Tell her to come without a bra’: Russian New! 2021-03-02 13:46:57 A simmering row between Russian footballer Vladimir Bystrov and former ice-dancer Anna Semenovich has been reignited after the ex-Russia winger asked

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US must stick to two-shot strategy for Pfizer, New! 2021-03-02 11:43:36Fauci said that delaying a second dose to inoculate more Americans creates risks. He warned that shifting to a single-dose strategy for the vaccines c

Police won't charge Australian minister accused of rape New! 2021-03-02 10:53:31Police on Tuesday ruled out investigating an unnamed Australian Cabinet minister over an allegation that he raped a 16-year-old girl more than 30 year

Mikhail Gorbachev marks 90th birthday in quarantine New! 2021-03-02 10:14:08Congratulations poured in from around the world, with Russian President Vladimir Putin, US leader Joe Biden and German Chancellor Angela Merkel all se

Iraq receives first Covid vaccines, gift from China New! 2021-03-02 10:06:11The health ministry simultaneously announced it had agreed with the Chinese ambassador in Baghdad to purchase another two million doses, with no detai

Hong Kong resumes court hearing for 47 democracy New! 2021-03-02 09:17:05

'Thinking Covid will end soon is premature, unrealistic' New! 2021-03-02 08:42:36A senior World Health Organisation official has said it was "premature" and "unrealistic" to think the pandemic might be stopped by the end of the

Aung San Suu Kyi hit with two new New! 2021-03-02 07:32:30Suu Kyi has not been seen in public since being detained on February 1, and her court appearance came as demonstrators marched across the country defy

Chinese vaccines sweep much of the world, despite New! 2021-03-02 07:31:16

All 279 kidnapped Nigerian students released: Governor New! 2021-03-02 07:06:01Authorities initially said 317 girls were abducted in the raid by hundreds of gunmen on the Government Girls Secondary School in remote Jangebe villag

US to impose sanctions on Russia for Navalny 2021-03-02 04:32:06Citing two administration officials, CNN wrote that the United States will coordinate with the European Union to determine what the sanctions will ent

Third woman accuses NY governor of sexual harassment 2021-03-02 04:22:45Anna Ruch, 33, said that she met Andrew Cuomo at a wedding in September 2019. During the reception, he put his hand on her bare lower back -- which sh

Ghana president gets world’s 1st Covax jab 2021-03-02 03:55:13

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Hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls freed a week after 2021-03-02 02:48:39Gunmen abducted the girls from a secondary school in Jangebe town on Friday, in the latest in a series of mass kidnappings of students in the West Afr

Myanmar police open fire on anti-coup protesters ahead 2021-03-02 01:36:07Foreign ministers of neighboring countries were due to hold talks with the military in a bid to quell violence and find a way out of the crisis.

Police won’t investigate claim Australia cabinet minister raped 2021-03-02 00:51:57The decision by New South Wales state police adds pressure on Prime Minister Scott Morrison to establish an independent investigation to examine the a

47 Hong Kong pro-democracy activists head to court 2021-03-01 23:40:41A large crowd of supporters gathered outside the courthouse Monday, displaying slogans in favour of the 2019 pro-democracy protests advocating greater

B.C. mayor who compared gun owners to Holocaust 2021-03-01 15:12:48A northern B.C. mayor who compared gun owners to Holocaust victims after being accused of anti-Indigenous racism says she's not going anywhere - desp

Japan upset about China’s use of anal coronavirus 2021-03-01 14:40:39Japan is calling for China to stop using anal swabs to test Japanese citizens for the coronavirus.

Cemetery worker dies after being buried alive in 2021-03-01 11:46:38Rescue crews and the victim's colleagues were not fast enough to save him from the collapse.

Florida golfer drowns while searching pond for his 2021-03-01 10:50:51The 74-year-old was known to search the course for lost golf balls.

Saudi crown prince ‘should be punished without delay,’ 2021-03-01 10:23:31A U.S. intelligence report on Friday found the prince had approved the killing, and Washington imposed sanctions on some of those involved -- but not

EU to propose ‘digital green pass’ as proof 2021-03-01 09:36:41"The aim is to gradually enable them to move safely in the European Union or abroad, for work or tourism," the European Commission said.

India expands its COVID-19 vaccine rollout amid rise 2021-03-01 00:05:09The country of nearly 1.4 billion people started one of the world's largest vaccination drives in January, but the rollout has been sluggish.

COVID-19 lockdowns or spring break: provinces split on 2021-02-28 20:43:46Canada's novel coronavirus hotspots showed diverging approaches to handling the crisis during their respective updates on Sunday.


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