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Gunmen kill at least 20 in village in 2020-08-07 16:31:07OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) - Gunmen stormed a cattle market and opened fire in an eastern Burkina Faso village Friday, killing at least 20 people

Tennessee updates mail voting application after court ruling 2020-08-07 16:11:15NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee election officials have updated the absentee ballot application for November to reflect that the state Supreme Court

Canada says it will impose retaliatory tariffs on 2020-08-07 16:10:35TORONTO (AP) - Canada’s deputy prime minister said Friday that the country plans to impose $3.6 billion Canadian (US$2.69 billion) tariffs on U.

No set guidelines for calling off US Open 2020-08-07 16:10:29A player testing positive for COVID-19 will be dropped from the U.S. Open, but the U.S. Tennis Association has not established how many infected parti

Judge removes Green Party candidates from Montana ballot 2020-08-07 15:40:55HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A judge on Friday ordered Green Party of Montana candidates removed from the November ballot after finding the secretary of state

Q&A: What's up with Trump's orders on TikTok 2020-08-07 15:34:49NEW YORK (AP) - President Donald Trump has ordered sweeping but vague ban on dealings with the Chinese owners of popular apps TikTok and WeChat, sayin

AP Explains: From Hong Kong to TikTok, US-China 2020-08-07 15:25:29WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration has launched a major diplomatic and economic offensive against China, hitting Chinese officials with myriad

Canada says it will retaliate for Donald Trump's 2020-08-07 14:00:53Canada will slap retaliatory tariffs on $2.7 billion in American goods after President Trump reimposed levies on aluminum from the north, a top offici

Facebook dismantles Romanian network that boosted pro-Trump content 2020-08-07 12:46:37Facebook and Instagram accounts touting President Trump were taken down after being traced to a Romanian-based network recently purged from the platfo

Ohio may purge 120K inactive voters from rolls 2020-08-07 12:03:55COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - About 120,000 inactive Ohio voter registrations will be purged from state voter rolls after the November election, the state ele

Iran indifferent to Trump envoy's quitting amid embargo 2020-08-07 11:53:10TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's foreign ministry on Friday expressed indifference to the change in the Trump administration’s top envoy for Iran, al

Gates Foundation, India maker partner on 100M doses 2020-08-07 11:53:00The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is teaming with the world's largest vaccine manufacturer to make 100 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine availa

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Beirut blast a 'knockout punch' after succession of 2020-08-06 15:43:58Tuesday's blast in Beirut came as Lebanon was barely limping through an economic and political crisis, writes Nahlah Ayed.

U.S. Senate bans TikTok on government devices 2020-08-06 14:50:17The U.S. Senate on Thursday unanimously approved a bill from Sen. Josh Hawley banning federal employees from using video-sharing app TikTok

Lockheed Martin promises $16.9B injection to Canadian economy 2020-08-06 14:38:37Lockheed Martin, the manufacturer of the controversial F-35 warplane, underscored in a slick presentation what it is already doing for the Canadian ae

NRA accused of 'brazen illegality' in lawsuit calling 2020-08-06 13:19:15New York's attorney general sued the National Rifle Association on Thursday, seeking to put the powerful gun advocacy organization out of business ov

Hong Kong activists charged over banned Tiananmen Square 2020-08-06 10:00:19Two dozen people in Hong Kong, including pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong, have been charged with participating in an illegal assembly at a vigil on

Another 1.2 million Americans filed for state jobless 2020-08-06 09:55:00Nearly 1.2 million laid-off Americans applied for state unemployment benefits last week, evidence that the coronavirus keeps forcing companies to slas

North Korea escalates coronavirus response, but extent of 2020-08-06 09:27:39North Korea is quarantining thousands of people and shipping food and other aid to a southern city locked down over coronavirus worries, officials sai

Coronavirus: What's happening around the world on Thursday 2020-08-06 08:01:35White House health experts are warning of a slow rise in the percentage of people testing positive for the coronavirus in U.S. cities such as Boston,

Beirut residents aim fury at Lebanese leadership, as 2020-08-06 06:01:07A military judge leading the investigation into Tuesday's blast said 16 employees of Beirut's port, where the explosion took place, have been detain

Canada 'profoundly concerned' over Chinese death sentence for 2020-08-06 04:17:39Canada is "profoundly concerned" about a Canadian citizen sentenced to death on drug charges in China Thursday, the foreign affairs minister says am

75 years after Hiroshima bombing, it's falling to 2020-08-06 04:00:00As time passes and the number of survivors of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings declines, a new generation of storytellers and advocates is looking

Canadian pastor sentenced to 3 months for defying 2020-08-06 02:35:55A court in Myanmar on Thursday sentenced the Canadian pastor of an evangelical church to three months imprisonment after finding him guilty of violati

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Op-Ed: We have one last chance to get 2020-08-05 18:04:34As enumerators are set to start knocking on doors, California's response rate is only 64%.

What caused the Beirut blast seems clear; who, 2020-08-05 07:02:45The Beirut explosion was likely caused by fireworks and ammonium nitrate, experts and video footage find. But now more difficult questions arise.

Column: I'm in Canada, where the COVID police 2020-08-05 07:00:13If you wondered why Canada is doing so much better on COVID-19 than the United States — here's one reason: They follow the rules. Oh, and the p

COVID-19 strikes Washington state farmworkers and swamps rural 2020-08-04 22:24:43Jamaican farmer Earl Edwards died Friday in quarantine housing for foreign laborers in Washington state, where he worked in a cherry-packing facility.

Instead of returning to school this fall, Mexican 2020-08-04 21:22:10With schools closed indefinitely because of the coronavirus, Mexico's 30 million students will receive their education over network television.

Keep your hands clean, but avoid these dangerous 2020-08-04 14:50:51If the coronavirus has you reaching for hand sanitizer, don't use one with methanol. It can be toxic if absorbed through the skin, the FDA warns.

'Beirut is a devastated city': Government orders investigation 2020-08-04 11:34:02A massive explosion rocked Beirut, killing at least 100 people and injuring nearly 4,000. Bodies are buried in the rubble, officials say.

Child care has been safe during the pandemic. 2020-08-04 10:00:54Hundreds of thousands of essential workers have kept their kids in child care during the pandemic and, so far, these centers haven't been big disease

Around the world, countries thought to have contained 2020-08-04 07:04:29Fresh outbreaks from Australia to Spain underscore the relentlessness of the coronavirus as infections top 18 million worldwide.

People live longer in blue states than red; 2020-08-04 00:01:42A new study traces how the policies adopted by Democratic and Republican states over the last several decades have helped widen the gap in life expect

L.A. hunter killed an elephant. Now he's a 2020-08-03 08:00:24California may soon pass a law to ban the import of "trophy" animal parts from Africa. Activists are targeting an L.A. hunter whose hunt was capture

Mexico arrests 'El Marro,' gang leader at the 2020-08-02 15:32:40Mexican authorities say they have detained José Antonio Yépez Ortiz, alias 'El Marro,' the alleged leader of the Santa Rosa de Lima ca

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The governor of Beirut Marwan Abboud: 'This is 2020-08-07 16:44:53The governor of Beirut, Marwan Abboud, was interviewed by FRANCE 24 Arabic journalist Mirna Jammal. They talked about the destruction, air pollution,

Forced evacuations as glacier the size of a 2020-08-07 16:05:02Experts were closely monitoring a Mont Blanc glacier on Friday, a day after they evacuated 75 tourists and residents amid fears the glacier could soon

Unidentified gunmen kill about 20 in attack on 2020-08-07 15:34:57Unidentified gunmen killed about 20 people in an attack on a cattle market in eastern Burkina Faso on Friday, the government said in a statement.

At least 17 killed as Air India Express 2020-08-07 13:26:59At least 17 people were killed on Friday when a passenger jet ripped in two after it overshot and skidded off the runway upon landing in southern Indi

Misinformation spreads after Lebanon blast: Missile, drone, nuclear 2020-08-07 12:31:50Three days after the explosion that rocked the Lebanese capital of Beirut on August 4, videos continue to spread online claiming that a missile, drone

Lebanon's Hezbollah leader 'categorically denies' storing arms at 2020-08-07 11:49:54Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah on Friday strongly denied that his powerful Shiite movement had stored arms at Beirut's port, describing the catacly

US imposes sanctions on Hong Kong leader Lam 2020-08-07 11:36:37The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, the territory's current and former police chiefs and eight oth

Ukraine’s prisons go up for sale 2020-08-07 11:03:33The Irpin Penal Centre, a vast prison complex outside of Kiev, has been empty since inmates were moved out last year. Now, according to the Ukrai

The strange history of the chemical cargo that 2020-08-07 08:38:44Thousands of tonnes of ammonium nitrate, believed to be responsible for the devastating explosion in Beirut on Tuesday, have been traced back by journ

Belarus police arrest Deutsche Welle correspondent before vote 2020-08-07 08:04:54Authorities in Belarus are targeting independent journalists ahead of Sunday's presidential election. A reporter for German media outlet Deutsche Wel

Rescuers comb through rubble of Beirut blast site 2020-08-07 06:42:01Rescuers combed through the rubble of Beirut port Friday in a search for survivors watched breathlessly by relatives of the missing, after an investig

Rajapaksa brothers win Sri Lanka's election by landslide 2020-08-07 04:59:39Sri Lanka's ruling Rajapaksa brothers secured a two-thirds majority in a parliamentary election that will allow them to rewrite the constitution and

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Dana White says talks with Floyd Mayweather are New! 2020-08-08 09:05:00 Dana White and Floyd Mayweather have done business before, with the colossal bout between "Money" and Conor McGregor, and now it looks like White i

Maurizio Sarri SACKED by Juventus after Italian side New! 2020-08-08 08:45:00 Juventus have sacked head coach Maurizio Sarri following the Serie A side's UEFA Champions League exit at the hands of French side Lyon on Friday ni

Khabarovsk protests 5th week on: Smaller crowds, but New! 2020-08-08 08:44:27 Residents of Khabarovsk have taken to the streets once again in a continued show of support for former Governor Sergey Furgal, arrested in July on su

Elon Musk slapped with defamation suit over claim New! 2020-08-08 08:29:49 Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been accused of triggering an online harassment campaign against one of his critics after accusing him of “almost killi

Big oil has spent nearly a billion dollars New! 2020-08-08 07:45:34 The US oil industry appears to be backing Trump over Biden for reelection in 2020, having donated nearly $1 billion to his campaign compared to only

Prosecutors set to DROP CASE against Brazil icon New! 2020-08-08 07:27:34 Reports in Brazil have claimed that Ronaldinho's high-profile house arrest in a Paraguay hotel could be about to end, with the former World Cup star

US ex-commandos sentenced to 20 years in prison New! 2020-08-08 06:52:49 Two former US military special force troopers, who were captured in a botched attempt to infiltrate Venezuela and allegedly capture President Nicolas

Turkey to allow Lebanon use Mersin port until New! 2020-08-08 06:45:20Read Full Article at RT.com

No hard feelings: Chelsea boss Frank Lampard says New! 2020-08-08 06:33:36 Chelsea boss Frank Lampard said he isn't sure whether Brazilian winger Willians will stay at the Stamford Bridge club, but said if he did opt to lea

Fitch affirms Russia’s credit rating, says its Covid-19 New! 2020-08-08 06:22:14 Fitch Ratings has maintained Russia’s investment grade level with a stable outlook, becoming the second of the “Big Three” credit r

Newly-emerged VIDEO shows how intense the Beirut explosion New! 2020-08-08 06:21:25 New footage shows the horrifying moment when Lebanon’s capital, Beirut was hit by a devastating shockwave from a deadly explosion at the city&r

'He's eaten an ELEPHANT': Tennis ace's model girlfriend New! 2020-08-08 06:16:06 Camille Ringoir, the Belgian model girlfriend of Canadian tennis star Milos Raonic, has hit back at world number 12 Fabio Fognini after the Italian j

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Floods, landslides in South Korea leave 26 dead New! 2020-08-08 08:37:34At least 26 people have died after 46 days of heavy rains in South Korea, with the country's longest monsoon in seven years causing more flooding, la

Portland sees flashes of violence as protests continue New! 2020-08-08 08:16:23Since George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis protests have occurred nightly for 70 days.

Survivors of Air India Express crash say plane New! 2020-08-08 07:56:35The 2-year-old Boeing 737-800 flew from Dubai to Kozhikode, also called Calicut, in Kerala. There were 174 adult passengers, 10 infants, two pilots an

Coronavirus: 2 employees of Tokyo Olympic organizers positive New! 2020-08-08 07:37:47The 2020 Tokyo Olympics have been put back to July 23, 2021 due to the pandemic. The original closing ceremony was to have been Sunday, Aug. 9.

8 soldiers dead, 14 wounded after car bomb New! 2020-08-08 07:25:40A car bomb exploded at the gates of a military base in Somalia's capital Saturday, killing at least eight soldiers and wounding 14 others, with the t

Officials from Middle East, Europe arrive in Lebanon New! 2020-08-08 07:15:01Senior officials from the Middle East and Europe started arriving in Lebanon Saturday in a show of solidarity with the tiny country that suffered a de

Here’s what you need to know about Trump’s New! 2020-08-07 23:15:03Here’s what’s at stake over Trump's executive orders to ban the Chinese-owned apps in the next 45 days.

Lebanon officials long warned of Beirut port’s chemical New! 2020-08-07 23:00:53The documents surfacing in social media since the blast underscore the corruption, negligence and incompetence of Lebanon’s long-ruling politica

Portland protesters take to the streets, clash with 2020-08-07 20:12:36The demonstration with unrest came hours after the city's Democratic mayor pleaded for protesters to stay off the streets

Trump’s tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum: A 2020-08-07 18:40:20The United States is once again imposing tariffs on some imported Canadian aluminum products and Canada is gearing up to retaliate with reciprocal tar

How the tariff battle between Canada and the 2020-08-07 17:53:30The U.S. reimposing tariffs on some Canadian aluminum exports and Canada intends to put a reciprocal surtax on aluminum and aluminum-containing produc

Russia using measures to discredit Joe Biden ahead 2020-08-07 15:51:10U.S. officials also believe that China does not want Trump to win a second term and that Beijing has accelerated its criticism of the president and it


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