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China sanctions 11 US politicians, heads of organizations New! 2020-08-10 05:37:28BEIJING (AP) — China has announced unspecified sanctions against 11 U.S. politicians and heads of organizations promoting democratic causes, inc

Greek national security council to meet amid Turkey New! 2020-08-10 04:12:51ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece’s prime minister is to convene the government’s national security council after Turkey announced its research

Global shares push higher on stimulus moves, US New! 2020-08-09 23:46:00Shares advanced Monday in Europe and Asia after President Donald Trump issued executive orders to provide tax relief and stopgap unemployment benefits

Azar visit to Taiwan is fresh thorn in New! 2020-08-09 22:49:56TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) - A visit by U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar to Taiwan this week comes amid mounting tensions between Washingto

Japan's legacy of forced labor haunts ties with New! 2020-08-09 22:23:43TOKYO (AP) - For years, Yeom Chan-soon was haunted by the cracking sound of a leather belt eating into the flesh of a fellow Korean mine worker being

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested, newsroom 2020-08-09 21:44:38HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong authorities broadened their enforcement of a new national security law on Monday, arresting media tycoon Jimmy Lai, s

Canada aluminum tariffs upset automakers, brewers 2020-08-09 15:00:45The U.S. and Canada are locked in another tariff war barely a month after a major North American trade pact took effect, flummoxing automakers that wo

French organizers say international donors pledged $298 million 2020-08-09 14:00:15PARIS (AP) - French organizers say international donors pledged $298 million at emergency aid conference for Lebanon.

Mike Pompeo: Rejecting Iran arms embargo extension would 2020-08-09 12:38:26The United Nations Security Council will "make a mockery of its mission" if it rejects a U.S.-led push to renew an arms embargo on Iran that expires

International donors say aid to Lebanon's recovery after 2020-08-09 12:23:13PARIS (AP) - International donors say aid to Lebanon's recovery after explosion will come with reforms demanded by protesters.

Mark Esper: U.S. to reduce troops in Afghanistan 2020-08-09 12:13:10The U.S. will reduce the number of troops stationed in Afghanistan to under 5,000 over the next four months, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Saturda

Johns Hopkins University coronavirus tracker: U.S. tops 5 2020-08-09 11:20:59There have been more than 5 million cases of COVID-19 reported in the U.S. as of Sunday, according to the Johns Hopkins University coronavirus tracker

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Dozens of public health officials across the U.S. New! 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 New! 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 New! 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 New! 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 New! 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 New! 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 New! 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 New! 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 New! 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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Mauritius braced for ‘worst case scenario’ over oil New! 2020-08-10 14:01:51A Japanese ship that ran aground on a reef off Mauritius two weeks ago has now stopped leaking oil into the Indian Ocean but the island nation must st

Belarusian police clash with protesters for second day New! 2020-08-10 13:40:20Belarusian police clashed with protesters in Minsk for the second evening in a row on Monday after President Alexander Lukashenko won a landslide vict

Lebanese PM announces government’s resignation over Beirut blast New! 2020-08-10 12:19:16Lebanon’s prime minister stepped down from his job on Monday in the wake of the disastrous Beirut port explosion that triggered public fury, say

Yemen: Heavy rains threaten Sanaa’s ancient homes New! 2020-08-10 11:56:27They have been called an “extraordinary masterpiece” of early Islamic architecture, but after years of disrepair, the ravages of war and n

Investigation: The rising number of Mozambique’s internally displaced New! 2020-08-10 10:02:54The number of internally displaced people has doubled in the past five months in Cabo Delgado, a province in northern Mozambique. Thousands of people

Face masks now compulsory in Paris tourist hotspots New! 2020-08-10 09:35:26Face masks became mandatory in tourist hotspots in Paris on Monday as French authorities imposed new measures to curb a rise in coronavirus infections

‘I can’t sleep, I can’t even cry’: NGO New! 2020-08-10 08:53:10NGOs are working tirelessly to rebuild Beirut after last week’s devastating explosion, with French President Emmanuel Macron urging donors to ac

France's anti-terror prosecutor to investigate aid worker killings New! 2020-08-10 07:09:50France’s anti-terrorism prosecutor opened an investigation on Monday into “murder in connection with terrorism” over Sunday's attac

Beirut blast destroyed landmark 19th-century palace after painstaking New! 2020-08-10 06:26:31The 160-year-old palace withstood two world wars, the fall of the Ottoman Empire, the French mandate and Lebanese independence. After the country&rsqu

Algerian journalist Khaled Drareni handed three-year jail term New! 2020-08-10 06:16:52Algerian journalist Khaled Drareni received a three-year prison term Monday, a lawyer said, in a trial rights groups have called a test of press freed

Afghanistan peace talks near as Taliban says ready New! 2020-08-10 03:00:11Long-awaited peace negotiations between the Afghan government and the Taliban were expected to start in Qatar within a week once the final batch of Ta

Australia's internal borders to stay shut as Covid-19 New! 2020-08-10 01:54:31Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said internal border closures were unlikely to lift before Christmas, as the country on Monday reported a rec

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Trump press conference interrupted after shots fired outside New! 2020-08-10 17:58:00 US President Donald Trump's press conference was interrupted after just a couple of minutes by the Secret Service, which ushered him out of the brie

One KILLED in massive protests in Minsk as New! 2020-08-10 17:28:00 A protester in Minsk has died from injuries caused by an explosive device he tried to throw at police, Belarusian authorities said, as mass demonstra

Explosions reported as Iraqi Shiite militia targets US New! 2020-08-10 17:15:00 An explosion has rocked a convoy carrying US military gear in Iraq near the border with Kuwait, according to Iraqi security services, who say a Shiit

Oops: Belarus police almost load arrested protester into New! 2020-08-10 16:52:00 A pair of police officers in Minsk were caught on camera mistaking a yellow city bus for a riot wagon while making an arrest. Belarus is witnessing m

Belarus: Images of troops in camouflage uniform confronting New! 2020-08-10 15:59:00 Heavily armed troops in military uniforms were filmed shooting rubber bullets and flashbang grenades at a crowd of protesters blocking traffic in Min

Nikki Haley hit with avalanche of Twitter mockery New! 2020-08-10 15:55:55 Former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley might have thought she was taking a break from her usual opining on political issues to tweet about a pers

Russian watchdog says Apple abused dominance of mobile New! 2020-08-10 15:32:41 Apple has been found guilty of exploiting its app market dominance by Russia's Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS). The investigation began after lea

Beirut protesters tell RT they won't leave streets New! 2020-08-10 15:27:00 The resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab along with his cabinet hasn’t quelled public anger in Beirut. Protesters told RT they&rs

Belarus on the brink? Unloved in Moscow, a New! 2020-08-10 15:27:00 Alexander Lukashenko will likely ride out the gathering storm across Belarus. However, he cannot remain the president forever. Which means Russia nee

McDonald’s sues ex-CEO over CONSENSUAL flings: A virtue-signalling New! 2020-08-10 14:59:36 McDonald’s is suing ex-CEO Stephen Easterbrook for allegedly concealing relationships with employees. Axed for a consensual fling last year, he

KGB of Belarus says it stopped ‘assassination’ plot New! 2020-08-10 14:25:00 Belarusian security services said that opposition politician Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, who called for annulling the presidential election, was targeted

‘We are coming for you’: Chicago mayor promises New! 2020-08-10 14:24:00 Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, who was criticized for her handling of riots during ‘Black Lives Matter’ protests, has now promised to get

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Pakistan court indicts former President Zardari in Park New! 2020-08-10 12:10:34

5 killed, 10 injured In Pakistan blast New! 2020-08-10 09:59:06A powerful bomb blast at a market in a Pakistani town bordering Afghanistan on Monday killed at least five people and injured 10 others, police said.

Yemen's UNESCO-listed Old Sanaa houses collapse in heavy New! 2020-08-10 09:51:26

'Holy warrior' selfies: Pakistan teen feted for killing New! 2020-08-10 08:39:44

Indonesia's Sinabung volcano ejects towering column of ash New! 2020-08-10 08:07:05

Donald Trump's pandemic relief orders are limited in New! 2020-08-10 07:16:24President Donald Trump's new executive orders to help Americans struggling under the economic recession are far less sweeping than any pandemic relie

Clashes in Belarus after claims of rigged election New! 2020-08-10 05:00:56Police in Belarus broke up crowds of protesters with stun grenades and rubber bullets as long-time leader Alexander Lukashenko looked set to declare a

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under New! 2020-08-10 04:43:33Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai was arrested on Monday on suspicion of collusion with foreign powers, his aide said, in the highest-profile use yet o

Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask New! 2020-08-10 04:39:43An Israeli jewellery company is working on what it says will be the world’s most expensive coronavirus mask, a gold, diamond-encrusted face cove

US cabinet member meets Taiwan president New! 2020-08-10 04:37:37US health secretary Alex Azar is in Taipei for a three-day visit to promote shared democratic values and the island's success in taming the coronavir

Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai arrested under New! 2020-08-10 03:41:37Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai, one of the city's most vocal Beijing critics, was arrested Monday under a new national security law for colluding wi

Fresh protests in Beirut as ministers quit; donors New! 2020-08-10 03:30:34

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Transgender man forced to use girls’ bathroom in New! 2020-08-10 17:59:56The ruling issued Friday sides with Drew Adams, who sued the St. Johns County School District because he wasn't allowed to use the boys restroom.

Beirut explosion: Lebanese PM, cabinet resign amid public New! 2020-08-10 10:59:26The decision came after two days of demonstrations over the weekend that saw clashes with security forces firing tear gas at protesters.

Facebook live captures arrest of Jimmy Lai by New! 2020-08-10 10:42:25Six weeks after China imposed sweeping national security laws on Hong Kong, police moved in on media tycoon Jimmy Lai, one of the most outspoken criti

Belarus leader threatens crackdown on protests after thousands New! 2020-08-10 09:06:16Belarus' authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko warned Monday that the opposition protesters who challenge the official vote&nbs

U.S. schools consider outdoor classes amid coronavirus, ventilation New! 2020-08-10 08:12:17Concerns about school infrastructure are adding momentum to plans in some districts, even in colder climates, to take classes outdoors for the sake of

‘$100 billion will be needed’: Huge gap in New! 2020-08-10 07:20:32There is a huge gap between the funds needed to fight the coronavirus pandemic and funds committed worldwide, World Health Organization chief Tedros A

COMMENTARY: A new ‘Cold War’ is developing between New! 2020-08-10 07:00:59A new Cold War is developing between China and the U.S, and 'it would not take too much of a miscalculation for it to become a Hot War,' cautions Ma

China sanctions 11 U.S. politicians, including Ted Cruz New! 2020-08-10 06:35:20China has announced unspecified sanctions against 11 U.S. politicians and heads of organizations promoting democratic causes, including Senators Marco

Hong Kong police arrest media tycoon Jimmy Lai New! 2020-08-10 00:07:23Hong Kong police said seven people between 39 and 72 years old had been arrested on suspicion of violating the new security law, but the statement did

North Carolina hit with 5.1 magnitude quake, officials 2020-08-09 18:43:59The National Weather Service in Greenville said the 5.1-magnitude temblor struck at 8:07 a.m., following a much smaller quake several hours earlier.

‘Laughable’: New York’s Gov. Cuomo calls out Trump’s 2020-08-09 17:52:19The Democrat was particularly critical of Trump's Saturday announcement that states must pay part of $400 weekly unemployment insurance benefits.

Canada will support independent investigation into what caused 2020-08-09 14:30:12'Canada also supports an independent investigation to understand what happened and how we can ensure a tragedy like this never happens again,' Karin


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