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Palestinian protesters urge Israel to free boycott activist New! 2020-08-11 07:38:47RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) - Dozens of Palestinians protested outside the German diplomatic office in the West Bank on Tuesday, seeking to draw attentio

Alex Azar on Russian coronavirus vaccine: The point New! 2020-08-11 07:33:15Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on Tuesday said the goal of developing a coronavirus vaccine is not to be first, but to have one that's

UK lawmaker asks for virtual trial in diplomat's New! 2020-08-11 06:43:15LONDON (AP) - A U.K. lawmaker has asked the government to hold a virtual trial for the wife of an American diplomat who left Britain after being invol

Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, Belarusian challenger, flees to Lithuania amid New! 2020-08-11 06:42:28MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The top opposition candidate in Belarus' presidential vote who refused to concede her defeat has fled the country amid a

Jailed Zimbabwean journalist is denied rights, say lawyers New! 2020-08-11 06:33:33HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - Lawyers for a jailed Zimbabwean journalist have asked a court to force prison authorities to stop the “blatant and malic

Coronavirus breaks out again in New Zealand after New! 2020-08-11 05:27:19WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Tuesday that authorities have found four cases of the coronavirus

Russia registers virus vaccine, Putin's daughter given it New! 2020-08-11 04:54:43MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Tuesday became the first country to clear a coronavirus vaccine and declare it ready for use, despite international skep

Tension high between Turkey, Greece in eastern Mediterranean New! 2020-08-11 04:25:57ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Tension remained high Tuesday between Greece and Turkey, both of which have warships in the eastern Mediterranean after Turkey s

Lithuanian foreign minister: Leading opposition candidate in Belarus’ New! 2020-08-11 02:41:36MOSCOW (AP) - Lithuanian foreign minister: Leading opposition candidate in Belarus’ presidential election has fled to Lithuania.

Taiwan says virus aid sent quietly to avoid New! 2020-08-11 02:35:09TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) - Taiwan sent COVID-19 assistance to foreign countries surreptitiously to avoid protests from China, its foreign minister said Tue

Hong Kong residents defend free press as China New! 2020-08-11 00:49:50HONG KONG (AP) — Last year, hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong to demand full democracy, many egged on by a tabloi

Trump foreign policy moves at stake in election 2020-08-10 19:44:32President Trump wants to dramatically reshuffle U.S. forces in Europe to chastise Germany for not spending enough on defense, but that and a range of

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Dozens of public health officials across the U.S. 2020-08-10 16:44:35Vilified, threatened with violence and in some cases suffering from burnout, dozens of state and local public health officials around the U.S. have re

Alstom expresses concern over finances at Bombardier's rail 2020-08-10 15:15:20French rail giant Alstom SA is warning that problems at Bombardier's train division may affect negotiations to buy it, but says it still plans to go

Puerto Ricans, upset at botched primary, demand answers 2020-08-10 11:35:51Puerto Ricans demanded answers Monday after botched primaries forced officials to reschedule voting at centres lacking ballots, an unprecedented decis

COVID-19 lays waste to entry-level job market and 2020-08-10 10:44:36COVID-19 has thwarted hopes of landing first jobs as around the world, young people armed with new degrees, diplomas and professional qualifications a

Chicago police arrest more than 100 people after 2020-08-10 10:39:09Chicago's police commissioner says more than 100 people were arrested following a night of looting and unrest that left 13 officers injured and cause

Lebanese government resigns as explosion fallout continues 2020-08-10 08:31:06Lebanon's prime minister on Monday announced the resignation of his government nearly a week after a deadly explosion in Beirut that stirred public o

One protester dead as new post-election protests in 2020-08-10 07:32:13Belarusian opposition candidate Svetlana Tsikhanouskaya rejected on Monday official election results handing President Alexander Lukashenko a landslid

Australian officials optimistic 2nd wave of COVID-19 showing 2020-08-10 07:18:31Australia recorded its biggest one-day rise in COVID-19 deaths on Monday although a slowdown in new cases gave hope that a second wave of new infectio

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under 2020-08-09 22:20:30Hong Kong authorities broadened their enforcement of a new national security law on Monday, arresting nine people including media tycoon Jimmy Lai. Po

Belarus election panel says authoritarian leader Lukashenko on 2020-08-09 16:31:58Even before polling stations in Belarus had fully closed, the head of the country's election commission declared Sunday that fragmentary results show

Mauritius races to contain oil spill, protect coastline 2020-08-09 12:34:15Thousands of students, environmental activists and residents of Mauritius have been working around the clock to reduce the damage to the Indian Ocean

Program allows some Alaska Native Vietnam vets to 2020-08-09 11:00:00A new push from the federal government will allow Alaska Natives who are veterans of the Vietnam War to apply for 65 hectares of federal land in Alask

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Litman: New York wants to dissolve the NRA; 2020-08-09 06:00:26Even if the NRA survives New York's lawsuit, dethroning its CEO and heaping it with humiliation and penalties will be a victory.

Op-Ed: Now, as in the 1970s, it's men, 2020-08-09 06:00:23There are a record high number of women in Congress, but men hold the power over the ERA.

Trump's order to bypass Congress on coronavirus relief 2020-08-08 16:41:02With congressional negotiations stalled, Trump is issuing orders to try to get aid flowing. But it's unclear whether he has the power to do so.

Hard-hit Italy cautiously embraces new normal in coronavirus 2020-08-08 13:39:18Italy has eased out of its strict coronavirus lockdown and has returned to a semblance of normality without -- so far -- a major, secondary flare-up.

As leaders in Lebanon deflect responsibility for explosion, 2020-08-07 17:13:03In aftermath of Beirut explosion, skepticism grows among members of the public and the international community.

'Can you bless our quarantine room?' In a 2020-08-07 14:46:04When the coronavirus shut down the Smithfield pork factory in Sioux Falls, it also decimated the city's only Spanish-speaking Catholic congregation.

They escaped the worst of COVID-19. Now Cambodians 2020-08-07 12:50:31Millions are at risk of defaulting on loans as the coronavirus pandemic halts Cambodia's recovery from decades of war and poverty.

A roar, an explosion, then a blank: An 2020-08-07 12:18:16Los Angeles Times reporter Nabih Bulos was less than 500 yards from the center of the massive explosion in Beirut. He lived to tell the tale

Heffernan: Biden's VP search isn't exactly 'The Bachelor' 2020-08-07 06:00:10Good news for an anguished summer: Joe Biden's search for a running mate is destined to have a happy ending.

In Beirut, one family's agony is a window 2020-08-06 18:00:35Through tears in Beirut, Lebanese survivors share stories of missing loved ones

Ask a Reporter: Howard Blume and Paloma Esquivel 2020-08-06 14:03:13Join us at 1 p.m. August 12 with reporters Howard Blume and Paloma Esquivel to talk about their education reporting during the coronavirus pandemic.

What will it take for schools to reopen 2020-08-06 09:00:25Educators, health officials and scientists are still working to understand what it will take to make schools safe in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemi

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Joe Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate New! 2020-08-11 16:38:06Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Tuesday tapped Senator Kamala Harris of California as his choice for vice president, his campaign told

Malian protesters regroup to demand the resignation of New! 2020-08-11 15:54:52Malians took to the streets in the capital Bamako on Tuesday, despite rainfall and pleas from mediators to stay home, to demand the resignation of Pre

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist and media mogul Jimmy New! 2020-08-11 14:55:30Hong Kong pro-democracy media mogul Jimmy Lai walked free on bail Wednesday, over a day after he and other critics of China were rounded up by police

Beirut pauses to remember the dead one week New! 2020-08-11 13:18:11The shattered city of Beirut on Tuesday marked a week since the catastrophic explosion that killed at least 171 people, injured thousands and plunged

Belarus protesters use vehicles to block police from New! 2020-08-11 12:21:15Protesters took to the streets amid a strong police presence in the Belarusian capital of Minsk after presidential elections on August 9. Police and s

French PM warns Covid-19 infection rate headed in New! 2020-08-11 11:34:39The renewed spread of coronavirus in France could become harder to control without a collective effort to stop a rise in the infection rate, its prime

Mauritius oil spill: Volunteer army races to contain New! 2020-08-11 11:23:57An army of volunteers is scrambling to contain the disastrous oil spill that has devastated miles of Mauritius’ unspoiled coastline after a Japa

Syrian villagers along Euphrates accuse Turkey of cutting New! 2020-08-11 10:31:59Since May, residents of northeastern Syria have noticed a visible decrease in the Euphrates's water levels. The legendary river's source is found in

New Zealand puts Auckland under lockdown after first New! 2020-08-11 10:10:33New Zealand announced on Tuesday it was shutting down its largest city, Auckland, after four new cases of COVID-19 were discovered in the city, the fi

Putin says Russia first to approve a Covid-19 New! 2020-08-11 07:56:47President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that Russia had become the first country in the world to grant regulatory approval to a COVID-19 vaccine afte

France to step up security for its citizens New! 2020-08-11 07:41:46France will step up security measures to protect French nationals in Africa's Sahel region, President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday, two days after

Belarus election challenger Tikhanouskaya ‘safe’ in Lithuania New! 2020-08-11 05:59:07Belarus opposition challenger Svetlana Tikhanouskaya is in Lithuania, the foreign minister said on Tuesday, following a second night of clashes after

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Belarusian SWAT threaten bystanders with GRENADE after collaring New! 2020-08-11 17:45:54 As protests against Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko’s re-election rage on in several cities, video footage has emerged showing the lo

At least it wasn’t Susan Rice: Democrats could New! 2020-08-11 17:02:00 Barack Obama’s national security adviser Susan Rice would have ticked off the woke politics box, but her foreign policy failures and lack of do

Joe Biden chooses Kamala Harris as running mate New! 2020-08-11 16:18:00 2020 presidential hopeful Joe Biden has announced his running mate. The Democratic challenger picked former California Senator and former prosecutor

Ghislaine Maxwell complains she’s being mistreated in jail New! 2020-08-11 16:08:33 Accused madam Ghislaine Maxwell has been mistreated in prison because of her partner-in-crime Jeffrey Epstein’s untimely death in custody, her

Sky-high care home death toll in New York New! 2020-08-11 15:09:01 New York nursing home deaths at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic may have been undercounted by as much as two-thirds, according to new federal dat

Whose convention is it again? MSNBC uses Republican New! 2020-08-11 15:05:53 A graphical blunder by MSNBC demonstrates two facts about modern America: that fact-checking takes second seat to pizzazz, and that neither party has

On course for great things: Golf stunner Zhu New! 2020-08-11 14:40:00 A day after Collin Morikawa won the PGA Championship title, his girlfriend and occasional caddie Katherine Zhu has penned a touching tribute on Insta

Western countries fighting ‘info war’ to discredit Russian New! 2020-08-11 14:11:00 Sputnik V, the Russian vaccine against Covid-19, has already become subject to coordinated information attacks from nations that have political diffe

In pursuit of Grand Slam no. 24: Serena New! 2020-08-11 14:06:43 US tennis icon Serena Williams, who will continue her hunt for a record-tying 24th Grand Slam in the upcoming US Open, has returned to competitive ac

'He'd be as good as any general out New! 2020-08-11 13:50:20 President Donald Trump has joked that New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick would be "as good as any general out there" and that he could

The world’s first Covid-19 vaccine: Everything we know New! 2020-08-11 13:46:45 On Tuesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that his country had registered the world's first coronavirus vaccine, named ‘Sputnik V

UFO hunter claims to have unearthed ‘alien underground New! 2020-08-11 13:26:00 A self-proclaimed UFO expert claims to have discovered the entrances to five different underground bases in South Carolina. The alien hunter says he

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How the U.S. could block access to TikTok, New! 2020-08-11 16:48:49The administration could order smartphone software giants Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google to remove WeChat and TikTok from their app stores.

Fredericton Lebanese community asks Ottawa to grant asylum New! 2020-08-11 16:44:35The Lebanese community in Fredericton is rallying to collect donations to aid the estimated 300,000 people left homeless.

Cannabis industry looking to expand as election brings New! 2020-08-11 16:03:31Profitable cannabis companies want to buy their way into niche segments and expand their brands, betting that the November U.S. presidential election

Joe Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate New! 2020-08-11 15:55:24Harris, 55, becomes the first Black woman on a major presidential ticket in U.S. history. 

Canada increased aid for Beirut explosion relief due New! 2020-08-11 15:08:31The Liberal government was criticized last week for promising only an initial $5 million.

Oil urgently pumped from ship grounded near Mauritius New! 2020-08-11 14:18:06The Japanese ship, MV Wakashio, ran aground on a coral reef on July 25, cracked two weeks later and spilled an estimated 1,000 tons of oil into the In

Elijah McClain’s parents sue Colorado police, medical officials New! 2020-08-11 13:46:44Police put McClain in a chokehold, and paramedics gave him 500 milligrams of ketamine to calm him down.

At least 13 dead after bus crash on New! 2020-08-11 13:43:15Mexico's federal Civil Defence Coordinator Luis Felipe Puente said via Twitter that 27 other people were taken to area hospitals for treatment.

Ex-porn star Mia Khalifa’s glasses fetch over $100K New! 2020-08-11 13:35:48The Lebanese-American personality is auctioning off her glasses for charity on eBay, where bidding quickly surpassed US$100,000.

Facebook to ban ads presented as articles from New! 2020-08-11 13:29:23Under the new policy, publishers with any political connections will still be allowed to register as a news page but the company will implement some r

McDonald’s sues former CEO, alleges he lied about New! 2020-08-10 23:43:15McDonald’s fired Easterbrook last November after he acknowledged exchanging videos and text messages in a non-physical, consensual relationship

China says Canada, Five Eyes allies’ call for New! 2020-08-10 23:29:49In a statement issued Monday, the embassy said the countries' comments on Hong Kong were "unwarranted" and "grossly interfered" with China'

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