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State media: Iran fires cruise missiles during naval 2021-01-14 03:36:25TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran fired cruise missiles Thursday as part of a naval drill in the Gulf of Oman, state media reported, amid heightened tensions w

Australia to kill pigeon that crossed Pacific from 2021-01-14 00:09:04CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A racing pigeon has survived an extraordinary 13,000-kilometer (8,000-mile) Pacific Ocean crossing from the United St

Activist slams 'sham trial' of Cambodia opposition members 2021-01-13 23:31:09PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) - Ten opposition activists, including a Cambodian-American lawyer, faced treason and other charges Thursday in a trial in Ca

WHO team in Wuhan to probe coronavirus origins 2021-01-13 23:00:51WUHAN, China — A global team of researchers arrived Thursday in the Chinese city where the coronavirus pandemic was first detected to conduct a

WHO team arrives in Wuhan to investigate pandemic 2021-01-13 22:54:21WUHAN, China (AP) - A global team of researchers arrived Thursday in the Chinese city where the coronavirus pandemic was first detected to conduct a p

NY Democrat's ties to Maduro may help Biden 2021-01-13 22:23:24MIAMI (AP) - It was the aftermath of a failed coup against Hugo Chávez and Rep. Gregory Meeks was lounging at the Kennedy compound on Cape Cod

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, Angela Merkel rip Twitter 2021-01-13 19:03:25Global leaders are slamming decisions by American social media giants to ban President Trump from their platforms, in many cases separating their pers

Ex-general is Cooper's choice for military affairs secretary 2021-01-13 18:25:05RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A retired three-star Marine Corps general is Gov. Roy Cooper's choice as North Carolina's next military and veterans affairs se

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Nigerian diplomat's family sues Boeing over 737 Max 2021-01-13 17:49:53CHICAGO (AP) - The family of a longtime Nigerian diplomat killed in the 2019 crash of a Boeing 737 Max in Ethiopia has joined litigation against the c

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Biden unveils $1.9 trillion plan to get COVID-19 New! 2021-01-14 21:09:20U.S. president-elect Joe Biden unveiled a $1.9 trillion coronavirus plan Thursday to turn the tide on the pandemic, speeding up the vaccine rollo

Remember how stars stayed away from the Trump 2021-01-14 20:54:14Inauguration officials announced on Thursday that Jennifer Lopez and Lady Gaga will perform in person at the presidential inauguration on Jan. 20.

How hot was 2020? It depends who you 2021-01-14 18:05:46On Thursday, NASA and NOAA released their look at the 2020 state of the climate. While the numbers may not be exactly the same, the message is: Earth

Some airlines ban guns in checked luggage to 2021-01-14 17:32:14Airlines and airports say they are stepping up security before next week's presidential inauguration, with Delta, United and other airlines saying th

British musicians left in a post-Brexit lurch around 2021-01-14 17:17:14British musicians are demanding that the U.K. government faces the music after new post-Brexit regulations failed to consider their unique work lives

Republicans face financial fallout after Capitol Hill riots 2021-01-14 15:45:58A growing list of major U.S. corporations say they will cut off campaign contributions to Republicans who voted to challenge U.S. presi

Canadian cannabis company Aphria eyes U.S. market as 2021-01-14 15:02:42Aphria Inc. chief executive Irwin Simon is seeing green as Democrat Joe Biden prepares to be sworn in as president of the United States next week.

Trump's family separation policy at border blasted in 2021-01-14 14:13:03Justice Department leaders under President Donald Trump knew their 2018 "zero tolerance" border policy would result in family separations but presse

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Retired firefighter suspected of throwing fire extinguisher at 2021-01-14 13:16:35A federal U.S. judge on Thursday ordered a retired firefighter in Pennsylvania to be detained pending trial after prosecutors filed charges alleging h

U.S. jobless numbers surge as worsening COVID-19 pandemic 2021-01-14 10:50:07The number of Americans filing first-time applications for unemployment benefits surged last week, confirming a weakening in labour market conditions

Siegfried Fischbacher of Vegas act Siegfried & Roy 2021-01-14 10:21:32German news agency dpa is reporting that illusionist Siegfried Fischbacher, the surviving member of the duo Siegfried & Roy, has died in Las Vegas

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Why veterans of the military and law enforcement New! 2021-01-15 06:00:23Why so many military veterans and former and current police officers support — and take part in — far-right groups and protests, includin

Facebook banned Trump. Leaders who say worse often New! 2021-01-15 05:00:52Activists see a double standard in social media companies' response to the Capitol attack and their tolerance for violent rhetoric abroad.

Mexico exonerates ex-defense chief implicated in scrapped U.S. New! 2021-01-15 01:00:02Critics say decision contradicts Mexican President Lopez Obrador's stated crusade against corruption, impunity

A broad cross section of Trump supporters stormed 2021-01-14 20:37:08Filings in criminal cases around the storming of the U.S. Capitol show those charged were not just fringe radicals but also people with otherwise resp

India is using two different COVID-19 vaccines. Uncertainty 2021-01-14 05:00:08Doubts surrounding a homegrown vaccine are among the challenges facing India's effort to vaccinate 300 million people in six months.

Police and National Guard prepare for attacks on 2021-01-13 22:19:27Law enforcement officers ring state capitol buildings nationwide, bracing for protesters and attempted repeats of the storming of the U.S. Capitol las

Law enforcement and military taking 'unprecedented' approach to 2021-01-13 19:25:35The U.S. military and law enforcement are taking unprecedented measures to lock down the nation's capital to prevent violence tied to Trump's impeac

U.S. credibility on human rights wrecked under Trump, 2021-01-13 18:23:26Documenting worldwide rights violations, Human Rights Watch says the U.S. must work to regain credibility.

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Former Michigan governor and other officials charged over New! 2021-01-14 23:38:40Ex-Michigan governor Rick Snyder is among a number of former state officials charged over the Flint water crisis, authorities said Thursday, the lates

Short of oxygen, Brazilian city of Manaus forced New! 2021-01-14 23:18:15Dozens of COVID-19 patients in the Amazon rainforest’s biggest city will be flown out of state as the local health system collapses, authorities

Tintin painting fetches record €3.2 million at Paris New! 2021-01-14 22:44:05An original painting by Tintin creator Herge sold for a record 3.2 million euros ($3.9 million) at an online auction on Thursday, auction house Artcur

Deadly earthquake hits Indonesia’s Sulawesi island 2021-01-14 20:05:28At least three people were killed and dozens injured when a powerful quake rippled through the Indonesian island of Sulawesi early Friday, toppling se

FBI tracking ‘significant’ threats to D.C., state capitals 2021-01-14 19:46:33The FBI is tracking an “extensive amount of concerning online chatter,” including calls for armed protests leading up to next week’s

Lebanon imposes strict new lockdown to combat post-holiday 2021-01-14 19:16:18Lebanon went into a tight lockdown Thursday, with residents barred even from grocery shopping and forced to rely on food deliveries as the country bat

Biden unveils $1.9 trillion Covid-19 ‘rescue’ package for 2021-01-14 17:59:53President-elect Joe Biden unveiled a $1.9 trillion coronavirus plan Thursday to end “a crisis of deep human suffering” by speeding up vacc

Anxiety turns to despair as pandemic takes toll 2021-01-14 16:21:20With French universities in limbo amid the latest resurgence in Covid-19 infections, alarm bells are ringing over the psychological and academic conse

Serbia’s garbage-filled lake: 'We aren’t taught enough about 2021-01-14 13:21:53Potpeć Lake in Serbia turned into a watery landfill on December 31, when tons of rubbish accumulated near a dam. The waste likely came from

Covid-19: France to introduce 6pm curfew, offer vaccines 2021-01-14 12:20:42The French government will impose a nationwide 6pm curfew for at least 15 days starting on Saturday to stem the spread of coronavirus, Prime Mini

Champs-Élysées, shunned by Parisians, to be turned into 2021-01-14 12:12:38It has been dubbed the "most beautiful avenue in the world", but to many Parisians, the famed Avenue des Champs-Élysées is viewed as n

Israel celebrates record-setting Covid-19 vaccination drive 2021-01-14 11:54:13Israel says it wants to become the first country in the world to inoculate its entire population against Covid-19. A full 20 percent of its population

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Pfizer reducing Covid-19 vaccine deliveries to Europe while New! 2021-01-15 09:01:20 Drug manufacturer Pfizer will temporarily cut deliveries of its Covid-19 vaccine to Europe so it can upgrade production capacity from 1.3 billion dos

‘Innocent people were hurt’: Dutch government resigns over New! 2021-01-15 08:53:58 The Dutch government led by Prime Minister Mark Rutte collectively resigned on Friday, following a report that blamed the cabinet for the mismanageme

Saxony migrant center to be turned into Covid-19 New! 2021-01-15 08:53:44 A building that used to host people seeking asylum in Germany is being converted into a “corona jail,” a detention facility for people wh

Argentine golf star Angel Cabrera ARRESTED in Rio New! 2021-01-15 08:51:53 Two-time major winner Angel Cabrera has been arrested in connection with assault charges leveled against him back home in Argentina, according to rep

Daily Mail’s man in the Duma? Western media’s New! 2021-01-15 08:44:48 With parliamentary elections set for this autumn, Russian parties are starting to select their candidates. Astonishingly, a man best described as Mos

Thailand to introduce tourism tax for every visitor, New! 2021-01-15 08:38:34 Tourist traffic to Thailand has plummeted during the Covid-19 pandemic. Now the kingdom is introducing a visitor tax to help pay Covid-19 costs and i

Helicopter rips roof of Russian team's truck in New! 2021-01-15 08:37:32 Marathon race the Dakar rally has witnessed yet more danger and drama after a truck driven by Anton Shibalov, of the victorious Russian Kamaz-Master

France bans non-EU travellers from using quick Covid-19 New! 2021-01-15 08:20:24 The French government has announced that it will begin refusing entry to non-EU travellers who use quick, readily available Covid-19 tests, which del

54% of people believe Trump should be CRIMINALLY New! 2021-01-15 08:15:06 More than half of participants in a recent poll think President Donald Trump should be charged with inciting a riot after a group of his supporters s

Western nations shutting out Russian-made Covid-19 vaccines to New! 2021-01-15 08:12:08 While dozens of vaccines against Covid-19 are under development across the world, according to the speaker of Russia’s parliament, Western nati

For Diego: UFC star Santiago Ponzinibbio pays tribute New! 2021-01-15 07:58:00 Friday's official weigh-ins for the first UFC event of 2021 were particularly poignant for one fighter, as Argentina's Santiago Ponzinibbio made we

Eldar Eldarov: Russian protege of legendary MMA coach New! 2021-01-15 07:37:57 Russian sambo specialist and former protege of the late Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, Eldar Eldarov, is all set to take center stage as Brave Combat Feder

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North Korea parades new submarine-launched missile New! 2021-01-15 03:28:42Pictures showed at least four of the missiles with black-and-white cones being driven past flag-waving crowds. North Korea is under multiple sets of i

Earthquake in Indonesia kills at least 7, injures New! 2021-01-15 03:12:30A 6.2-magnitude earthquake on Indonesia's Sulawesi island killed at least seven people, injured hundreds and damaged many buildings on Friday, the co

Pope Francis, former Pope Benedict get Covid-19 vaccine New! 2021-01-15 03:03:04

Donald Trump's trial could begin on Biden’s Inauguration New! 2021-01-15 02:48:08

US blacklists China's CNOOC, S&P deletes from stock 2021-01-14 17:53:10The US Commerce Department on Thursday added China's state oil giant CNOOC to its blacklist over what it called "belligerent" actions in the disput

Philippines' Duterte says presidency no job for a 2021-01-14 15:55:56

Lady Gaga to sing anthem at Biden's inauguration 2021-01-14 14:06:43Lady Gaga will sing the national anthem at Joe Biden's inauguration and Jennifer Lopez will give a musical performance on the West Front of the US Ca

Japan's new virus emergency met with public indifference 2021-01-14 11:12:06

WHO convenes emergency committee early over Covid variants 2021-01-14 10:59:04The World Health Organization's emergency committee will meet two weeks early on Thursday to discuss the new coronavirus variants from South Africa a

Scottish nationalists set for record majority, boosting independence 2021-01-14 10:19:41

'China denies entry to two WHO team members 2021-01-14 09:23:19China denied entry to two members of a WHO team investigating the origins of the novel coronavirus after both tested positive for Covid-19 antibodies,

Hong Kong emigration to Britain could mean $36bn 2021-01-14 09:08:14

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‘It’s chaos’: Expanded U.S. vaccine rollout leading to New! 2021-01-14 23:48:13States have recently thrown open vaccinations to many of the nation's 54 million senior citizens with the blessing of U.S. President Donald Trump's

‘Tears were coming out of my eyes’: B.C. New! 2021-01-14 21:55:50North Delta MLA Ravi Kahlon said he was so moved when he read the note from his 10-year-old son’s new buddy that he started to tear up.

Far-right groups received large Bitcoin payment ahead of New! 2021-01-14 21:49:45The payments, made by a French donor, of 28.15 bitcoins were made on Dec. 8 to many alt-right groups and personalities as part of a single transaction

Germany’s Merkel wanted ‘mega-lockdown’ as country broke COVID-19 New! 2021-01-14 21:28:17She was considering measures including shutting down both local and long-distance public transport, though state officials were resisting tighter meas

Texas man carried zip-ties ‘to take hostages’ during 2021-01-14 20:57:15Larry Rendall Brock Jr. was among more than 100 people arrested in the Capitol riot with charges ranging from curfew violations to serious federal fel

North Korea reveals new submarine-launched missiles in military 2021-01-14 20:50:39The Korean Central News Agency described the missiles as the ``world's mightiest.''

No plans for ‘divisive’ vaccine passports for Canadians, 2021-01-14 18:47:43The idea of a vaccine or immunization passport has already been touted as a means to travel and return to public areas by businesses and countries acr

FBI has arrested over 100 people from U.S. 2021-01-14 18:01:56The agency also said it has identified over 200 suspects.

Canada’s ‘ugly face’ exposed with new measures on 2021-01-14 16:24:04China is hitting back at Canada after Global Affairs imposed new measures aimed at ensuring Canada isn't complicit in the use of forced labour in Chi

The super-rich are using luxury concierge services to 2021-01-14 15:33:30Knightsbridge Circle charges $45,000 per year for membership, and has been flying members to the United Arab Emirates to be vaccinated.

Racing pigeon survived journey from U.S. to Melbourne. 2021-01-14 07:39:55A racing pigeon has survived an extraordinary 13,000-kilometre Pacific Ocean crossing from the United States to find a new home in Australia.

Johnson & Johnson’s single-shot coronavirus vaccine on track 2021-01-14 07:30:18The U.S. healthcare company's chief scientific officer said it was premature to say how many doses would be available in March.


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