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Idaho gets 14K more absentee ballot requests after New! 2020-05-28 17:04:56BOISE, Idaho (AP) - The state of Idaho has received another 14,000 absentee ballot requests after a federal court extended the deadline for the primar

Wagle decides not to join U.S. Senate race New! 2020-05-28 16:55:56TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas Senate President Susan Wagle said Thursday that she will not run for the U.S. Senate, citing “personal and political

Trump to hold press conference on China on New! 2020-05-28 15:32:00President Trump said he'll hold a press conference on China on Friday, as he weighs sanctions against Beijing for its crackdown on Hong Kong. The adm

EU renews Syria sanctions with conflict in its New! 2020-05-28 14:39:27BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union is prolonging for another year its sanctions against Syrian President Bashar Assad and other top political official

Free mobile virus testing launched in Connecticut cities New! 2020-05-28 13:54:26HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Expanded free mobile testing for COVID-19, with no prescriptions required, has begun in several Connecticut cities. It's part

Democratic lawmakers seek records on Russian ventilators New! 2020-05-28 13:24:47WASHINGTON (AP) - House Democrats are calling on the Trump administration to provide records related to the purchase of ventilators from Russia, asser

U.S. indicts North Koreans, Chinese for illegal financial New! 2020-05-28 13:13:00U.S. prosecutors have indicted a group of 28 North Koreans and five Chinese nationals part of a global network of companies charged with circumventing

UK will extend HK visa rights if China New! 2020-05-28 12:16:46LONDON (AP) - The British government said Thursday that it will grant hundreds of thousands of Hong Kong residents greater visa rights if China doesn&

NSA warns of Russian military cyberattacks exploiting email New! 2020-05-28 12:09:33The U.S. National Security Agency issued a new warning on Thursday saying Russian military cyber actors are connected to a new wave of attacks exploit

U.S. move to revoke sanctions waivers won't hurt New! 2020-05-28 10:48:35A recent U.S. decision to end nearly every remaining sanctions waiver granted to Iran under the Obama-era nuclear agreement, is not going to have an i

Premier League to resume June 17 New! 2020-05-28 10:44:02MANCHESTER, England — The Premier League is planning to return on June 17 after a 100-day shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

U.S., Australia, Canada, U.K., slam China's approval of New! 2020-05-28 10:23:45The U.S., Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom on Thursday slammed the latest move by China to approve a strict national security law on Hong Kon

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Donald Trump's threat to regulate Twitter likely to New! 2020-05-28 08:50:23U.S. President Donald Trump, angered by the first Twitter fact-check alert on one of his tweets, can't unilaterally regulate or close social media co

Angela Merkel takes her cue from Alexander Hamilton New! 2020-05-28 04:00:00Driven by Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron, the EU is proposing to borrow billions and give it to member states. For the first time in EU history, tw

Our dismal relationship with China just got a New! 2020-05-28 04:00:00Meng Wanzhou lost the first round in her bid to avoid extradition to the United States on Wednesday. But it’s clear the B.C. court ruling doesn&

Chinese lawmakers endorse Hong Kong national security law 2020-05-28 02:49:40China's ceremonial legislature on Thursday endorsed a national security law for Hong Kong that has strained relations with the United States and Brit

1 killed in Minneapolis as protests turn violent 2020-05-28 00:44:59A man was shot to death as violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody rocked Minneapolis for a second straight night Wednesday,

U.S. surpasses 100,000 deaths from COVID-19: Johns Hopkins 2020-05-27 18:13:06The U.S. surpassed 100,000 deaths due to COVID-19 on Wednesday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

Disney targets July 11 to begin reopening flagship 2020-05-27 14:44:09Walt Disney Co. plans to reopen the world's largest theme park, Walt Disney World, in phases beginning on July 11, if the governor of Florida approve

Boeing cuts 12,000 jobs as COVID-19 wallops demand 2020-05-27 12:47:40Boeing is cutting more than 12,000 jobs through layoffs and buyouts as the coronavirus pandemic seizes the travel industry, and more cuts are coming.

Why Iceland has been so successful at contact 2020-05-27 12:22:00Coronavirus contact tracing in Iceland is a collaborative effort between health-care workers and the police, creating a 'force to be reckoned with,'

EU proposes €750B coronavirus recovery fund, but more 2020-05-27 10:29:57The European Union proposed Wednesday a 750 billion-euro ($1.1. trillion Cdn) recovery fund to help countries weather a painful recession triggered by

Las Vegas casinos able to reopen next week, 2020-05-27 09:57:26Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak announced Tuesday night that he would allow casinos to reopen June 4, welcoming tourists to return to the glitzy gambling me

Trump tweets threat to shutter social media companies 2020-05-27 09:06:24U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to regulate or shut down social media companies, one day after Twitter Inc. for the first time add

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U.S. coronavirus deaths pass 100,000 mark in under 2020-05-27 17:48:32From the first deaths in February, as President Trump still predicted none, the U.S. has reached 100,000 lives lost to the COVID-19 pandemic.

As the U.S. death toll hits 100,000, 2020-05-27 17:12:09Las Vegas casinos and Florida theme parks are set to begin opening next month as states balance health concerns with lost tourism revenue.

Larry Kramer, 'Normal Heart' playwright and AIDS activist, 2020-05-27 12:22:44Kramer, whose 1985 drama 'The Normal Heart' about the early years of the AIDS crisis was an angry indictment of inaction by officials, has died at 8

Photos: Protesters clash with Minneapolis police after death 2020-05-27 10:24:25Police use tear gas against people protesting the death of George Floyd, who died in police custody in Minneapolis.

Column: Trump is dismantling nuclear arms control. Bad 2020-05-27 07:00:47The White House is considering restarting underground nuclear tests, ending a moratorium that began after the Cold War ended. It's not only dangerous

Family separation returns under cover of the coronavirus 2020-05-27 06:00:10Three children are fighting government efforts to take them from their father and deport them to El Salvador to no one. They're far from alone.

Mexico health workers demand more protection as COVID-19 2020-05-26 22:16:38At least 149 doctors, nurses and other health workers in Mexico have died of the coronavirus

A birdwatcher, a dog and Amy Cooper. Another 2020-05-26 21:34:14Videos of black men being threatened by white people or dying at the hands of police have again gone viral, including incidents in Minneapolis and New

New York looks to 'turn the page' on 2020-05-26 16:30:19Gov. Andrew Cuomo rings the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday and announces that more regions of the state will reopen this week.

Feinstein cleared by Justice Department in husband's stock 2020-05-26 15:48:29The Justice Department on Tuesday informed Sen. Dianne Feinstein that she was not a target of any investigation into stock trades.

'We know something about loss': Memorial Day in 2020-05-25 17:54:10Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday that New York will offer death benefits to public front-line workers who were COVID-19 victims.

'Please stay within the box': Shanghai Disneyland reopens 2020-05-25 16:11:03Worries of coronavirus and other issues matter little to enthusiastic visitors of reopened Shanghai Disneyland. But there are reminders of reality.

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Fourth Iranian fuel tanker enters Venezuela, U.S. slams New! 2020-05-28 17:58:57The Venezuelan navy said it escorted a fourth fuel tanker from Iran through its waters on Thursday, while the United States called the shipments to th

Inside a COVID-19 hospital in India, doctors see New! 2020-05-28 17:56:08It was barely noon on Thursday when the metal doors of the mortuary at a hospital in south New Delhi swung open and staff in white coveralls rolled ou

Mexican president hits the road again under pall New! 2020-05-28 17:52:45President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday he would restart his tours of Mexico, gambling on his ability to control the narrative that the

UK's Johnson eases lockdown as furore over aide New! 2020-05-28 17:30:57The coronavirus lockdown will ease next week for most of Britain's population, Boris Johnson announced on Thursday, as a row persisted over the prime

UK PM's senior adviser Cummings considers quitting later New! 2020-05-28 17:30:57British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's senior adviser, Dominic Cummings, is considering quitting later this year, the Daily Mail newspaper reported.

Britons clap their support for health workers New! 2020-05-28 17:30:57Britons took to their doorsteps and balconies on Thursday to show their appreciation for health workers on the front line of the coronavirus crisis, i

Trump, Macron agree G7 should be held in New! 2020-05-28 17:18:09U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron agreed in a phone call on Thursday that the G7 meeting should be held in person and i

China parliament advances Hong Kong security law as New! 2020-05-28 17:07:12China's parliament approved a decision on Thursday to go forward with national security legislation for Hong Kong that democracy activists in the cit

Spain will open gradually to tourism, with Europe New! 2020-05-28 16:55:15Spain will open gradually to tourism this summer, starting with European countries, and will ensure visitors only go to areas that have the coronaviru

Fire rips through crowded Cameroon prison New! 2020-05-28 16:41:30A fire tore through an overcrowded maximum security prison in Cameroon's port city of Douala on Thursday leading to the hospitalisation of three pris

U.S. indicts North Koreans, accuses state-owned bank of New! 2020-05-28 16:31:56The U.S. Justice Department accused North Korea's state-owned bank of evading U.S. sanctions laws and charged 28 North Korean and 5 Chinese citizens

French coronavirus cases jump by 3,325 due to New! 2020-05-28 16:24:35The number of coronavirus infections in France jumped on the same day the government announced an easing of lockdown rules, but the increase reflected

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Africa and the coronavirus challenge: The impact of New! 2020-05-28 07:34:02As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to spread in Africa, our correspondents have filed a series of reports and interviews from across the continen

Afghan security forces killed in first ‘Taliban attack’ New! 2020-05-28 06:52:30Seven members of the Afghan security forces were killed Thursday in an attack officials blamed on the Taliban, the first deadly assault since the end

French jobless total passes record 4.5 million after New! 2020-05-28 06:38:08The number of people in France looking for jobs surged in April by 22.6 percent to a record high as a nationwide coronavirus lockdown shut d

French cafes eye return to business as government New! 2020-05-28 05:24:36Bars, cafes and restaurants in parts of France may soon be reopening as the government announces new measures to ease the coronavirus lockdown on Thur

China’s parliament backs controversial Hong Kong security law New! 2020-05-28 04:15:00China’s parliament, the National People's Congress, approved a decision on Thursday to go forward with national security legislation for H

Pandemic ‘threatens to roll back years of progress 2020-05-28 02:31:56The economic fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic could push as many as 86 million more children into poverty by the end of 2020, a joint study by Save

Protecting or profiling? French divided over launch of 2020-05-28 01:23:23French lawmakers on Wednesday approved a government-backed cellphone app that will alert users if they have been in contact with a person infected by

Minneapolis protesters call for arrest of police who 2020-05-28 00:43:56Demonstrators gathered Wednesday for a second night of protests over the killing in the US city of Minneapolis of a handcuffed black man by a policema

China refuses UN Security Council meeting on new 2020-05-27 22:56:23Washington on Wednesday requested an emergency UN meeting over a controversial security law China has proposed for Hong Kong, but Beijing re

Boeing resumes production of ill-fated 737 MAX planes 2020-05-27 20:29:14Boeing has resumed production of the 737 MAX at a "low" rate following two deadly crashes that led to the aircraft's global grounding by regul

US death toll from Covid-19 passes 100,000 as 2020-05-27 18:26:18The novel coronavirus has killed more than 100,000 people in the United States, according to a Reuters tally on Wednesday, even as the slowdown in dea

Cummings not going? UK PM Johnson stands by 2020-05-27 15:33:39No apology, no regrets from Dominic Cummings, Boris Johnson’s top adviser, who refuses to resign over a 264-mile trip home to the north in

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Minnesota rolls out National Guard to stop riots New! 2020-05-28 17:42:00 Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has called in National Guard units after law enforcement failed to “provide safety” in Minneapolis as furious

Disgrace! AOC & Pelosi lash out at Facebook’s New! 2020-05-28 17:11:11 Nancy Pelosi and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez targeted Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg for disagreeing with Twitter fact-checking Donald Trump, saying s

Mean Girls of Washington DC? Democratic congressman & New! 2020-05-28 16:58:33 Former Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell has warned California Rep. Eric Swalwell that incriminating Russiagate transcripts will soon

Cuomo desperately doles out celebs to sell new New! 2020-05-28 16:29:45 With New York Governor Andrew Cuomo facing scrutiny over his treatment of nursing homes during his Covid-19 response, he turned to celebrities Chris

Trump signs social media executive order challenging platforms' New! 2020-05-28 16:20:00 US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order aimed at the major social media platforms, denouncing the tech behemoths as “tantamount

Twin Cities public transit shuts down in effort New! 2020-05-28 15:52:30 Light rail and bus transport in Minneapolis and St. Paul has been ordered to shut down as looting and riots following the death of a black man in pol

Stealth flying wing: Russia’s next-gen STRATEGIC BOMBER already New! 2020-05-28 15:40:51 Russian aircraft makers have reportedly started the assembly of a new, next-generation bomber aircraft, known under the designation PAK DA. RT has le

IKEA values vs Polish traditions: Manager faces up New! 2020-05-28 15:06:40 An IKEA HR manager has been charged in Poland with violating the religious rights of a Bible-citing employee, who was fired after refusing to endorse

Battleground Minnesota: Disturbing VIDEOS show aftermath of violent New! 2020-05-28 15:04:00 A night of rioting and looting has left multiple buildings torched and businesses ransacked in Minneapolis, after protests over the police killing of

Going down: JAIL for violent mob who made New! 2020-05-28 14:57:31 A gang of violent hooligans who smashed their way into the training ground of Portuguese side Sporting Lisbon and threatened to kill players and

A new Russian hope: See the skills that New! 2020-05-28 14:36:00 Spurred on by shouts of "strike" from Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov in his corner, Dagestani fighter Tagir Ulanbekov's impressive record has earned him

‘Election process will become badly tainted & laughingstock’: New! 2020-05-28 13:52:49 After being fact-checked by Twitter on his assertion that mail-in voting leads to fraud, President Donald Trump doubled down on his stance and direct

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UK police say Johnson aide made 'minor' lockdown New! 2020-05-28 14:20:54British police said Thursday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's adviser Dominic Cummings likely broke the rules by travelling away from home during

China approves plan to impose Hong Kong security New! 2020-05-28 13:28:30China's parliament approved plans Thursday to impose a security law on Hong Kong that has ratcheted up tensions with the US and sparked new protests

Do not cut health spending during downturn, WHO New! 2020-05-28 13:27:45European governments should not cut healthcare spending during the current economic crisis sparked by the coronavirus pandemic and associated lockdown

Afghan government says ceasefire still in place even New! 2020-05-28 12:55:34Skirmishes between Taliban fighters and Afghan security forces recommenced in Afghanistan in the day since a three-day ceasefire expired, but govt off

Trump to sign executive order after threatening to New! 2020-05-28 12:49:00

14 Afghan forces killed in 'Taliban attacks' after New! 2020-05-28 10:16:15Fourteen members of the Afghan security forces were killed in two separate attacks Thursday in the first deadly assaults officials have blamed on the

China parliament adopts plan to impose security law New! 2020-05-28 09:21:07Over 2,800 members of the National People's Congress (NPC) voted overwhelmingly in favour of the proposal to draft the law, which would punish secess

US to end sanctions waiver for all countries New! 2020-05-28 08:41:16The US will end the last remaining sanctions waiver that allowed countries like China to cooperate with Iran on civil nuclear projects under the landm

Bill Gates conspiracy theories echo through Africa New! 2020-05-28 05:09:26As the novel coronavirus wreaks global havoc, Bill Gates is the new bete noire for conspiracy theorists worldwide including in Africa where a Kenyan p

American virus deaths at 100,000: What does a New! 2020-05-28 04:57:45

Trump threatens Twitter over fact-checks: What's next? New! 2020-05-28 04:50:10

US Congress approves China sanctions over treatment of New! 2020-05-28 04:45:06The US House passed a bipartisan bill on Wednesday that would impose sanctions on Chinese officials involved in the mass surveillance and detention of

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CUSMA in the spotlight as tensions between U.S.-China New! 2020-05-28 07:54:51In the U.S., the White House is now clearly counting on the trade deal, as well as its signatories, to help lead the North American recovery after the

Trudeau to co-host UN summit aimed at developing New! 2020-05-28 07:40:54It was not certain late Wednesday, however, whether U.S. President Donald Trump, who has argued that wise leaders put the interests of their own count

U.S. coronavirus deaths hit grim record as cases New! 2020-05-28 07:32:03The once-unthinkable death toll in the U.S. means that more Americans have died from the virus than were killed in the Vietnam and Korean wars combine

Coronavirus: What does Banff look like without international New! 2020-05-28 06:00:53Banff, as a town, was created to serve tourists visiting the national park. So, what happens when a global pandemic restricts the 50 per cent of its v

Man killed during 2nd night of protests in 2020-05-28 02:18:18Protesters have taken over the southern part of the city where 46-year-old George Floyd died on Memorial Day after an officer knelt on his n

Hong Kong legislature removes pro-democracy lawmakers from anthem 2020-05-28 01:58:51The city’s pro-democracy opposition sees both the security legislation and the anthem law as assaults on that autonomy, and the U.S. has called

At least 14 million people could go hungry 2020-05-28 01:40:20Whereas 3.4 million experienced severe food insecurity in 2019, that number could more than quadruple this year in one of the world’s most vulne

South Korea coronavirus cases rise by highest number 2020-05-28 00:18:22Officials said at least 69 cases so far this week have been linked to a cluster of infections at a logistics facility operated by Coupang Corp, one of

Trump threatens social media regulations, shutdowns after Twitter 2020-05-28 00:16:00The president can’t unilaterally regulate or close the companies, and any effort would likely require action by Congress.

Officer who knelt on George Floyd’s neck should 2020-05-27 23:39:15Based on the video, Mayor Jacob Frey said officer Derek Chauvin should be charged in the death of George Floyd.

Foreign intelligence targeting Canada’s COVID-19 research and supply 2020-05-27 17:01:23Cyber spies are targeting Canada's COVID-19 research, a report says.

Beijing denounces decision in Meng Wanzhou ruling, widening 2020-05-27 16:47:28China angrily denounced the decision by a B.C. judge in the extradition case of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou, who is wanted on fraud charges in the U


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