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UN discussing resolution to endorse plan for peace 2020-01-28 17:37:28UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council is discussing a resolution that would endorse a plan for restoring peace in Libya and urge progress to

AP source: Jet evacuates Americans from China outbreak 2020-01-28 17:26:52SANTA ANA, California (AP) - An airplane evacuating as many as 240 Americans from a Chinese city at the center of a virus outbreak departed Wednesday

Defying U.S., Britain lets Huawei to help build 2020-01-28 17:08:06Britain on Tuesday said it would allow China-based telecommunications giant Huawei to participate in the building of its next-generation 5G communicat

Americans evacuate Wuhan, China, on charter plane amid 2020-01-28 17:00:47SANTA ANA, California — An airplane evacuating as many as 240 Americans from a Chinese city at the center of a virus outbreak departed Wednesday

NC lawyer gets probation in plea to lobbying-related 2020-01-28 16:57:30RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - An attorney received probation and will be disbarred after pleading guilty to lobbying-related charges that include criminal cont

Trump Jr. boosts Hagerty for U.S. Senate in 2020-01-28 16:31:35GALLATIN, Tenn. (AP) - Donald Trump Jr. hit the campaign trail Tuesday in Tennessee to help hammer home Republican Bill Hagerty's prevailing message

UN envoy: Stop `alarming' military escalation in Yemen 2020-01-28 16:24:49UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. special envoy for Yemen is urging a halt to the “alarming military escalation” in fighting between the Saud

Three tested for coronavirus in D.C. 2020-01-28 15:43:00Three people were tested for the coronavirus in D.C., one of whom came back negative, while the other two patients are waiting for results, according

Trump backs Pompeo against NPR, criticizes CNN and 2020-01-28 15:42:09NEW YORK (AP) - President Donald Trump on Tuesday backed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Pompeo's battle with National Public Radio and tweeted out

7.7 earthquake hits off Jamaica 2020-01-28 15:01:30A massive earthquake - the biggest that the Carribean since Haiti in 2010 - has hit somewhere between Cuba and Jamaica, according to the U.S. Geologic

Bodies, data recorder recovered from U.S. crash site 2020-01-28 14:48:04The remains of two crew members have been recovered from the site where a U.S Air Force jet crashed in Afghanistan, Pentagon officials confirmed Tuesd

Palestinian president says 'a thousand no's' to Trump 2020-01-28 14:30:48RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) - Palestinian president says 'a thousand no's' to Trump peace plan.

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'There haven't been any duels lately': Unspooling the 2020-01-28 16:22:28The U.S. Senate has been in the spotlight these past two weeks as the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump unfolds. We take a closer look at so

Major earthquake hits between Cuba and Jamaica 2020-01-28 15:11:39A powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck south of Cuba and northwest of Jamaica on Tuesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Harvey Weinstein trial moves swiftly, with more accusers 2020-01-28 14:09:58Harvey Weinstein's trial is moving at a faster pace than predicted, with three more of his accusers expected to testify before the end of the week.

Clock ticks on containing novel coronavirus 2020-01-28 14:01:50There are two key unanswered questions surrounding the novel coronavirus: How easily can it be transmitted between people? And how dangerous is it? Th

Trump lawyers conclude opening arguments as Bolton controversy 2020-01-28 13:33:52Lawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump completed their final day of arguments seeking acquittal in his Senate impeachment trial Tuesda

Syrian government takes 'full control' of Idlib's 2nd-largest 2020-01-28 11:15:13Syrian government forces took control of a town south of Idlib city on Tuesday in a significant advance for President Bashar al-Assad as he seeks to r

U.S. recovers remains of 2 crew members killed 2020-01-28 10:58:06A U.S. defence official says the United States has recovered the remains of two American service members killed in the crash of an Air Force plane in

FDA tells maker of Purell to stop claiming 2020-01-28 10:08:42The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a sternly worded letter to the company that makes Purell hand sanitizer: stop claiming your product c

Palestinians angrily reject Trump's Middle East peace plan 2020-01-28 09:56:11President Donald Trump unveils his long-awaited Middle East peace plan, calling for the creation of a State of Palestine with its capital in portions

Police in India arrest Muslim protester on sedition 2020-01-28 09:18:56Indian police on Tuesday arrested a university student who has been involved in organizing protests against a contentious citizenship law after he mad

Netanyahu withdraws request for immunity from prosecution 2020-01-28 07:41:16Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu withdrew his request for immunity from prosecution on Tuesday, hours before parliamentary proceedings on the

U.K. will let Huawei play role in building 2020-01-28 07:21:39Britain's move to give Huawei a role in building its 5G networks leaves Canada as the only country in the Five Eyes intelligence-sharing network that

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Coronavirus: Five burning questions scientists want to answer New! 2020-01-29 08:00:28There are many things scientists really wish they knew about the coronavirus that has sickened thousands of people and caused at least 132 deaths.

'I have lost everything': Iranian students with valid New! 2020-01-29 06:00:19At least 16 Iranian students with valid visas have been sent home upon their arrival to American airports since last August, immigration attorneys sai

Tears, fear and panic grip China as coronavirus New! 2020-01-29 00:22:37China's virus war is grim. Silent cities sit in a white winter smog that blots out the sky, as medical teams race into an epidemic.

Newly released photos suggest John Demjanjuk was Sobibor 2020-01-28 20:47:00Demjanjuk, an Ohio autoworker whose U.S. citizenship was twice stripped, had steadfastly denied being a Nazi collaborator. He died in Germany in 2012.

Coronavirus: China has quarantined 50 million people. Experts 2020-01-28 18:50:44The unprecedented lockdown of China's seventh-largest city to cope with the coronavirus outbreak has turned Wuhan into "a ghost town," says one Ame

U.S. judges cast doubt on Florida law requiring 2020-01-28 16:54:46A new Florida law requiring felons to pay back fees, fines and restitution before they can vote could block hundreds of thousands from the polls.

As coronavirus outbreak worsens, China agrees to accept 2020-01-28 16:30:17Chinese authorities agreed to allow the World Health Organization to send experts to China to assist with research and containment of the coronavirus

Kobe Bryant's winning skills captivated fans in the 2020-01-28 15:03:35In NBA-loving China, Kobe Bryant became one of the biggest stars.

Coronavirus threatens to fuel 'perfect storm of discontent' 2020-01-28 12:36:41The arrival of the deadly disease worsens the outlook for Hong Kong's economy and deepens distrust of the city's government and its rulers in Beijin

A West Coast union faces bankruptcy. Here's why 2020-01-28 09:00:40The International Longshore & Warehouse Union is preparing to file Chapter 11 bankruptcy if a federal judge lets stand a $94-million jury award.

Pakistan arrests Pashtun rights leader critical of military 2020-01-27 21:54:07Manzoor Ahmad Pashteen, 28, has repeatedly demanded that Pakistan's security forces be held accountable for extrajudicial killings and kidnappings.

CIA psychologist says he threatened to kill 9/11 2020-01-27 21:49:27He says he told Khalid Shaikh Mohammed that if there was another attack on America, he would kill Mohammed's son.

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China first quarter growth may dip below 5% New! 2020-01-29 08:58:25China's economic growth may drop to 5% or even lower due to the coronavirus outbreak, possibly pushing policymakers into introduce more stimulus meas

U.S., Japan pull nationals from China virus city, New! 2020-01-29 08:58:25The United States and Japan evacuated their nationals from a quarantined city while British Airways suspended flights to mainland China as deaths from

Factbox: Apple, Starbucks warn of hit from virus; New! 2020-01-29 08:58:25Apple said it had baked into its outlook uncertainty related to a virus outbreak in China that has killed 132 and infected nearly 6,000. Starbucks war

Factbox: Airlines suspend some flights to China over New! 2020-01-29 08:57:54Major airlines have suspended some flights to China because of the coronavirus outbreak which has killed more than 130 people in China and spread acr

Yemen's Houthis say targeted Saudi Aramco facilities in New! 2020-01-29 08:54:10Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement said on Wednesday it targeted facilities belonging to Saudi Aramco in Jizan on the Red Sea in response to "esca

Witnesses seek protection from charges over London's deadly New! 2020-01-29 08:53:17Several witnesses have asked for guarantees that they will not be prosecuted for anything they say at a public inquiry into a fire that killed 72 peop

Two Japanese evacuated from Wuhan have pneumonia symptoms, New! 2020-01-29 08:49:16Two Japanese nationals evacuated on the first chartered flight from Wuhan, epicenter of the coronavirus epidemic, have pneumonia symptoms but a corona

Britain hands in Brexit documents as its EU New! 2020-01-29 08:46:42Britain's ambassador to the European Union handed documents formalizing Brexit to a senior EU official on Wednesday, hours before European lawmakers

Israel says it thwarted serious cyber attack on New! 2020-01-29 08:40:42Israel foiled a major cyber attack on one of its power stations a few months ago, Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz said on Wednesday.

'Now they can chase their dreams': Bangladesh allows New! 2020-01-29 08:39:28Rohingya refugees reacted with surprise and joy on Wednesday to the news that Bangladesh would provide formal education to their children, two and a h

Aiming to go green, German cabinet backs coal New! 2020-01-29 08:36:52The German cabinet on Wednesday backed plans to exit coal as an energy source by 2038 as part of efforts by Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coaliti

Chinese family in UAE diagnosed as first virus New! 2020-01-29 08:31:33Four members of a Chinese family who arrived in the United Arab Emirates from Wuhan have been diagnosed with the new coronavirus, the first known case

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Chinese tourist in 'serious condition' in France's fourth 2020-01-28 13:14:13An elderly Chinese tourist in a "serious condition" in a Paris hospital is France's fourth confirmed case of the new coronavirus that has killed mo

Trump's US Middle East peace plan delights Israelis, 2020-01-28 11:46:36President Donald Trump unveiled his long-awaited Middle East plan Tuesday, winning immediate praise from a beaming Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Net

France will start to evacuate citizens from Chinese 2020-01-28 11:31:36France on Thursday will send a plane to start evacuating its citizens from Wuhan, the Chinese city at the centre of a coronavirus scare, in the first

French student Instagrams life in Wuhan under coronavirus 2020-01-28 11:23:58Amélie Chapalain, a French student in Wuhan, China, has been taking to Instagram to tell the world what it’s like to live in the city, wh

French police clash with firefighters at Paris demonstration 2020-01-28 10:58:41Scuffles broke out Tuesday between French police and angry firefighters demonstrating in Paris for better working conditions.

French cities and NGOs sue oil giant Total 2020-01-28 10:33:08A group of French cities and advocacy groups said Tuesday they had filed a lawsuit against oil giant Total, claiming it was not doing enough to limit

Economic anxiety vies with ‘Brexit fatigue’ as UK's 2020-01-28 10:21:20Birmingham voted for Brexit by a trifling margin in 2016, defying the narrative that ethnically mixed, economically buoyant cities don’t want to

'I will be a candidate' in Ivory Coast 2020-01-28 10:03:30Former Ivory Coast rebel leader Guillaume Soro said on Tuesday he would not drop out of presidential elections set for the end of the year, despite an

Armando Iannucci and Dev Patel create a David 2020-01-28 09:14:40He's one of English literature’s most iconic characters and Charles Dickens's most autobiographical creation: David Copperfield is played

UK grants China's Huawei limited role in building 2020-01-28 08:51:35Britain on Tuesday greenlighted a limited role for Chinese telecoms giant Huawei in the country’s 5G network, but underscored that “high r

The dark side of the cosmetics industry: Child 2020-01-28 08:24:14Some 60 percent of the world's production of mica - a mineral coveted for its sparkle, especially by the cosmetics industry - originates in two of In

Suspected jihadist attack kills more than 30 in 2020-01-28 06:01:50Thirty-nine people were killed in northern Burkina Faso on Saturday, in what the government called a terrorist attack on a village in Soum province.

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Palestinian anger over Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ New! 2020-01-29 09:05:45 Injuries have been reported as Palestinian protesters face Israeli security troops in the West Bank in non-stop protests after Donald Trump announced

Jorge Masvidal says he has Conor McGregor worked New! 2020-01-29 09:04:00 The UFC's "BMF" champion Jorge Masvidal was cageside to watch Conor McGregor's 40-second win over Donald Cerrone, and says he has the Irishman al

RT correspondent seriously injured by blast while filming New! 2020-01-29 08:56:35 Wafa Shabrouney, a correspondent of RT Arabic, has been injured while on assignment in northwestern Syria. A shell left behind by militant fighters e

Russian ski star Alexander Bolshunov becomes new face New! 2020-01-29 08:36:00 Swix, an iconic Norwegian brand for fans of winter sports, has chosen a Russian ski star Alexander Bolshunov as the face of a new line of its eco-fri

Boeing reports first annual loss in over two New! 2020-01-29 08:21:00 Rising costs from the grounding of its once-bestselling 737 MAX jets have left US aerospace giant Boeing with its first annual loss in net revenue si

Russian military blasts Pompeo’s ‘hypocritical concern’ over ‘attack New! 2020-01-29 07:59:00Read Full Article at RT.com

Shock of the day: Rafael Nadal out of New! 2020-01-29 07:56:00 World number one tennis player Rafael Nadal has been sensationally knocked out of the season-opening Grand Slam event in Melbourne after losing his q

WATCH: UFO spotted in skies over Mexican volcano New! 2020-01-29 07:55:54 Mexico’s highly-active Popocatepetl volcano began its latest eruption on Monday evening, but mysterious, fast-moving lights in the vicinity imm

Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ is about ignoring New! 2020-01-29 07:55:00 Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has blasted a plan for resolving the Arab-Israeli conflict presented by Donald Trump, saying the propos

Could coronavirus be the recessionary catalyst that triggers New! 2020-01-29 07:48:00 While the markets have slightly rebounded after the shock of the coronavirus outbreak, the effects of the crisis could ripple across industries, ex-F

‘I have a tiny violin somewhere’: Private schools New! 2020-01-29 07:34:50 Leading private schools in England have criticized plans to improve access to top universities for poorer students, saying it could lead to discrimin

United Airlines, British Airways & other carriers suspend New! 2020-01-29 07:07:00 Major airlines across the world have suspended travel in and out of China in an attempt to stem the rapid spread of the deadly new coronavirus strain

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WHO chief says China virus evacuations not recommended 2020-01-28 11:28:48The World Health Organisation "does not recommend the evacuation" of foreign nationals from China's virus-hit Hubei province, the chief of the UN h

Palestinians mobilise against Trump peace plan 2020-01-28 11:02:03Palestinians staged protests Tuesday against US President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan, hours before it was to be unveiled in Washington. Th

France: 50 killed in militia clashes in Central 2020-01-28 10:16:04

Trump to unveil his Middle East peace plan 2020-01-28 09:39:41The Mideast peace proposal is expected to be very favorable to Israel, and Netanyahu has hailed it as a chance to "make history'' and define Israel

China fighting 'demon' virus: Xi Jinping 2020-01-28 09:34:07Xi Jinping made his remarks during talks with head of the WHO in Beijing as a host of nations prepared to airlift their citizens from Wuhan, the epice

Israel army reinforces Jordan Valley ahead of Trump 2020-01-28 07:35:46"Following the ongoing situation assessment conducted in the IDF (Israel Defence Forces), it has been decided to reinforce the Jordan Valley area wit

Britain's EU Journey: When Brexit chaos ensued 2020-01-28 07:14:39

Hong Kong halts trains from mainland China as 2020-01-28 06:04:27Hong Kong's leader announced Tuesday that all rail links to mainland China will be cut starting Friday as fears grow about the spread of a new virus.

US bombing of Afghanistan hits 10-year high 2020-01-28 04:25:20 In 2019 alone, the US dropped 7,423 separate munitions on targets in Afghanistan, where the US has been enmeshed in fighting several militant groups

Pakistan arrests 4 boys for temple vandalism 2020-01-28 02:55:14

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Trump impeachment trial moves to question session — New! 2020-01-29 07:53:10The question-and-answer session, expected to last two days, will allow the lawyers on both sides to make their final points before two major votes.

European Parliament set to approve Brexit agreement days New! 2020-01-29 07:37:27With only two days to spare, the legislators will vote to approve the withdrawal agreement that will end the 47-year membership of Britain.

Americans evacuated from Wuhan, China pass coronavirus screening New! 2020-01-29 07:22:26All 201 passengers had already been through two screenings in China and were screened twice more in Anchorage by the Centers for Disease Control and P

Trump to sign new NAFTA bill into law, New! 2020-01-29 06:03:31The ceremony clears the way for the federal Liberal government, which has been taking pains of late to avoid getting out in front of the Trump White H

Money laundering in Ontario: Suspicious cash transactions spike New! 2020-01-29 06:00:40Experts believe casino money launderers have shifted from B.C. to Ontario.

Air Canada, other airlines suspend flights to China New! 2020-01-29 05:52:42British Airways and Asian budget carriers Lion Air and Seoul Air are suspending flights to China as fears spread about the outbreak of a new virus tha

Bolton’s former GOP colleagues nervous as he prepares New! 2020-01-28 23:43:08Bolton's roughly 17-month tenure in as national security adviser brought him rare access to the inner workings of the West Wing and the Cabinet, part

4 Japanese evacuees from Wuhan taken to hospital New! 2020-01-28 23:17:33Japan's government sent a chartered flight to pick up the evacuees, most of whom resided close to the Wuhan seafood market linked to the first cases

Canadian Patrik Mathews, ex-reservist tied to neo-Nazi group, New! 2020-01-28 22:47:18Mathews was indicted alongside two Americans, Brian Mark Lemley, Jr. and William Garfield Bilbrough IV, who are also alleged to be part of white supre

Coronavirus cases in China jump to nearly 6,000, 2020-01-28 19:53:54The number of confirmed cases jumped to 5,974, surpassing the 5,327 in mainland China during the SARS outbreak in 2002-2003.

Experts question whether Kobe Bryant’s helicopter pilot felt 2020-01-28 17:03:05Ara Zobayan's decision to proceed in deteriorating visibility has experts and fellow pilots wondering if he flew beyond the boundaries of good judgme

Here’s what’s in Trump’s Israel-Palestine peace plan 2020-01-28 16:38:03Here's what know so far about what's in Trump's Middle East peace plan.


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