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Iran hits hawkish US expert with symbolic sanctions New! 2020-08-02 16:00:29TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran on Sunday imposed symbolic sanctions on a hawkish former expert with the White House National Security Council, Iranian stat

House passes defense spending bill on 217-197 vote New! 2020-08-02 15:31:04The Democrat-led House on Friday approved its version of a major Pentagon spending bill that would reverse President Trump's ban on transgender troop

Pompeo says Trump to take broad action on New! 2020-08-02 15:14:49NEW YORK (AP) - President Donald Trump plans to take action on a what he sees as a broad array of national security risks presented by software connec

Nevada passes bill to mail all voters ballots 2020-08-02 13:52:32CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - State lawmakers passed a bill Sunday that would add Nevada to a growing list of states that will mail all active voters ballo

TikTok responds to Trump's threat: 'We're here for 2020-08-01 15:34:56TikTok shot back Saturday after President Trump said the Chinese-owned social media service would be banned in the U.S. "We're not planning on going

Iran says it detains leader of California-based exile 2020-08-01 07:33:24TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran on Saturday said it detained an Iranian-American leader of a little-known California-based militant opposition group for alle

As their numbers are reduced in Europe, the 2020-07-31 16:22:23The Army wants to have a major role in the hotly-contested Indo-Pacific region, an area more traditionally thought of as within the Navy's domain. Th

Groups seek mail-in voting applications translated in Khmer 2020-07-31 13:07:49BOSTON (AP) - Cambodian and civil rights groups are calling on Massachusetts to issue mail-in voting applications translated into the Khmer language.

U.S. Africa Command to relocate as part of 2020-07-31 11:31:54U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) is developing plans to move its headquarters in Germany to another European country, or potentially the U.S., after Pres

Japan funds save Lithuania museum on diplomat who 2020-07-31 11:06:39VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) - A museum in Lithuania dedicated to a Japanese diplomat who helped thousands of Jews flee Europe in the early years of World

Afghanistan saw 'deadliest' week in 19 years last 2020-07-31 11:06:31Afghanistan last month saw the "deadliest" week of the past 19 years of conflict after 422 Taliban attacks were carried out killing 291 Afghan secur

State Department report rejected by more than 200 2020-07-31 09:09:50More than 200 human rights experts and social justice and religious organizations backed a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, objecting to the

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Portland police declare unlawful assembly during protest 2020-08-02 07:49:01The Portland Police Bureau declared an unlawful assembly Saturday night when people gathered outside a police precinct in Oregon's largest city and t

Heavy rain hammers South Korea, leaving 6 dead, 2020-08-02 07:02:22Torrential rain pounded most of South Korea over the weekend, leaving six people dead and seven others missing, officials said Sunday.

Coronavirus: What's happening around the world on Sunday 2020-08-02 06:50:34Coronavirus infections in the Philippines surged past 100,000 Sunday after medical groups declared that the country was waging "a losing battle" aga

Countries around the world are scrambling to find 2020-08-02 04:00:00Countries around the globe are anxious to get their hands on a COVID-19 vaccine. Here’s a closer look at what countries are doing to ensure supp

Family grievances: New book on Prince Harry and 2020-08-02 04:00:00A sense of history repeating itself has been emerging for the past few days, as the first excerpts of a highly anticipated book about Prince Harry and

Wilford Brimley, Cocoon and The Natural actor, dies 2020-08-02 00:42:54Wilford Brimley, who worked his way up from stunt performer to star of film such as Cocoon and The Natural, has died. He was 85.

SpaceX capsule leaves ISS as U.S. astronauts aim 2020-08-02 00:01:00The first astronauts launched by Elon Musk's SpaceX company departed the International Space Station on Saturday night for the final and most importa

Southern California wildfire forces nearly 8,000 out of 2020-08-01 23:24:47Nearly 8,000 residents of Riverside County in Southern California were forced to leave their homes on Saturday as a wildfire spread uncontained across

Thousands rally in Israel as protests against Netanyahu 2020-08-01 20:01:54Thousands of demonstrators gathered outside the official residence of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday and thronged the streets o

Isaias weakens but expected to regain hurricane strength 2020-08-01 15:24:52Isaias snapped trees and knocked out power as it blew through the Bahamas on Saturday and weakened to a tropical storm as it churned toward the Florid

Air force, UN food agency tackle skyrocketing COVID-19 2020-08-01 10:45:25The head of the UN World Food Program says the COVID-19 crisis has dramatically increased the number of starving people in Latin America, which could

Foreign threats loom ahead of U.S. presidential election, 2020-08-01 10:27:03As the Nov. 3 presidential vote nears in the United States, there are fresh signs that the nation’s electoral system is again under attack from

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'So many bodies ... I lost count': The 2020-08-02 08:00:50As Latino COVID-19 deaths spike, a tireless stream of bodies

Portland, America's 'whitest' big city, is an unlikely 2020-08-02 07:30:25Portland, Ore., where more than 72% of the population is white, has been transformed into a national center of the movement for racial justice.

A cartel war has transformed once-tranquil Guanajuato into 2020-08-02 07:00:02Homicides soar as two gangs battle it out in the Mexican state of Guanajuato.

Column One: How scientists revived an old-school treatment 2020-08-01 08:00:55Scientists searching for a medicine to treat patients with COVID-19 are looking for it in the blood of people who have already survived the disease.

Lap dances and nudity are the job, so 2020-07-31 20:40:07At Magic City — the Atlanta strip club that Clippers guard Lou Williams visited last week, forcing the NBA to impose a 10-day quarantine —

A cookbook by Mexican women honors missing loved 2020-07-31 16:11:55Women in Mexico collaborate on a cookbook to honor their missing loved ones, the desaparecidos

Pilgrimage 'by proxy': Coronavirus spurs new technologies for 2020-07-31 12:20:41With this year's pilgrimage to Mecca restricted to a mere 1,000 participants, app developers have created ways to experience the hajj virtually.

Column: John Lewis' funeral, a rhetorical master class, 2020-07-30 20:17:25Eulogies delivered by Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and others at the funeral of John Lewis honored the man — and the power of the

Streetwear takes an authentic stand against racism. Will 2020-07-30 16:05:22Corporate America's rush to claim solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement conflicts with streetwear's demand for authenticity.

Litman: William Barr's a danger to democracy. He 2020-07-30 12:49:14The attorney general knows what Trump wants and needs, no memo or Oval Office directive required.

Eulogized by presidents and civil rights leaders, John 2020-07-30 10:26:55President Obama, President George W. Bush and President Clinton speak at the Atlanta funeral for the congressman and civil rights leader.

Lee Teng-hui, former president of Taiwan, dies at 2020-07-30 09:36:22Lee's passion for self-rule molded the island state's rocky relationship with China

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Former pope Benedict XVI 'extremely frail', says German New! 2020-08-02 23:41:26Former pope Benedict XVI became seriously ill himself after visiting his sick brother in Germany in June and is "extremely frail", according to a re

US entering 'new phase' of Covid-19 outbreak, say New! 2020-08-02 22:08:17The United States is in a new phase of the novel coronavirus outbreak with infections "extraordinarily widespread" in rural areas as well as cities,

Microsoft says it is still pursuing TikTok purchase New! 2020-08-02 21:50:41Microsoft announced Sunday it would continue talks to acquire the US operations of popular video-sharing app TikTok, after meeting with President Dona

Soldiers killed in twin attacks in central Mali, New! 2020-08-02 20:14:41Mali's army suffered new losses in twin attacks Sunday that left at least five soldiers dead as the Sahel country was mired in a political crisis spa

US considering measures against TikTok and other Chinese New! 2020-08-02 19:49:35Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the US is "looking at" banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok, over allegations Beijing is usin

Islamic State group claims responsibility for deadly prison New! 2020-08-02 16:05:51The Islamic State group on Sunday claimed responsibility for a complex attack by a suicide car bomber and multiple gunmen against a prison in eastern

SpaceX capsule with two NASA astronauts makes dramatic New! 2020-08-02 15:09:36Two NASA astronauts returned to Earth on Sunday in a dramatic, retro-style splashdown, their capsule parachuting into the Gulf of Mexico to close out

Trump surrogates reassure the public that election will 2020-08-02 13:34:08The White House and Donald Trump’s campaign on Sunday sought to shut down the Republican president’s musings on delaying the 2020 vote, sa

Cartel boss ‘El Marro’ arrested in Mexico 2020-08-02 13:04:00The Mexican Army and state security forces on Sunday captured Jose Antonio Yepez, a notorious drug gang leader blamed for helping fuel a surge in viol

Australia targets Big Tech: Could Google and Facebook 2020-08-02 11:51:28US tech companies Google and Facebook are in the crosshairs of government regulators in Australia where a new proposal seeks to ma

Tourist sites are empty as Covid-19 travel restrictions 2020-08-02 10:04:23With no American visitors to show around the D-Day beaches or the Loire Valley’s chateaux, and no work on the immediate horizon, Paris tour guid

Bowing out of the family media empire, James 2020-08-02 09:03:15Once seen as a contender for succession at his father Rupert Murdoch’s global media empire, James Murdoch resigned from the board of News Corp o

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Vietnam has no plans for nationwide lockdown, says New! 2020-08-03 08:59:00Read Full Article at RT.com

Russia's Pavlyuchenkova becomes first women's champ in Ultimate New! 2020-08-03 08:51:56 Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova has been crowned the first ever women's champion of the Ultimate Tennis Showdown (UTS) – the fast and frene

At least 29 killed, more than 50 wounded New! 2020-08-03 08:16:00Read Full Article at RT.com

Mass production of first Russian electric car to New! 2020-08-03 08:05:00 After pandemic-related delays, Russia’s first electric car, called the Zetta, is set to enter serial production in late 2020, the country&rsquo

'Karma': NBA star who refused to kneel for New! 2020-08-03 07:58:00 Fans and analysts have turned on Orlando Magic star Jonathan Isaac and each other after he shunned the Black Lives Matter T-shirts worn by his teamma

‘Totally unacceptable’: Mayor Khan tears into PM Johnson New! 2020-08-03 07:34:33 London Mayor Sadiq Khan has hit out at PM Boris Johnson for not including him in the UK government’s contingency planning in the event that the

French PM urges vigilance as major cities make New! 2020-08-03 07:25:15Read Full Article at RT.com

Nothing to worry about? China to build Wuhan-style New! 2020-08-03 07:20:01 China will construct up to seven new laboratories to deal with dangerous diseases, and one will be just a few hours from the Russian border. Currentl

KFC gets deep-fried after posting ‘black power’ chicken New! 2020-08-03 07:13:14 KFC Trinidad was grilled by angry social media users after the fast food chain marked a holiday celebrating the end of slavery with a BLM-inspired ch

'Different from all other preparation': Khabib talks of New! 2020-08-03 06:45:17 Khabib Nurmagomedov has said training for his lightweight title unifier with Justin Gaethje will be "different from all his previous preparation" a

Why energy demand is plummeting in the US New! 2020-08-03 06:27:52 As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to keep Americans indoors, demand for energy has fallen to its lowest level since the 1990s. Read Full Article at

Crude prices slide on oversupply fears as major New! 2020-08-03 06:10:01 Oil futures dropped on Monday as members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and their allies led by Russia, known as OPE

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Fierce competition starts between US, China for energy New! 2020-08-03 14:38:45

18-hour long fight between Afghan forces, terrorists end, New! 2020-08-03 14:01:19The fight between Afghan forces and terrorists in Nangarhar prison in Jalalabad, which claimed at least 29 lives, has ended after almost 18 hours, rep

China accuses US of harassing Chinese students, researchers New! 2020-08-03 13:10:15China on Monday accused the United States of "monitoring, harassing and willfully detaining" Chinese students and researchers in the US. Foreign mi

There may never be a Covid-19 'silver bullet': New! 2020-08-03 12:47:20The World Health Organization said Monday that there might never be a "silver bullet" answer to the new coronavirus, despite the rush to discover ef

Rival drugmakers launch joint trial of medicines for New! 2020-08-03 12:25:02

Russia aims to produce 'millions' of virus doses New! 2020-08-03 11:57:18

Notre Dame Cathedral's organ getting 4-year-long cleaning New! 2020-08-03 11:32:46Pipe by precious pipe, the organ that once thundered through Notre Dame Cathedral is being taken apart after last year's devastating fire. The mammot

Pakistan reports 330 new Covid-19 cases; nationwide tally New! 2020-08-03 08:47:27Eight people died during the period, taking the total number of Covid-19 fatalities in the country to 5,984, the Ministry of National Health Services

Attack on prison in Afghanistan continues; at least New! 2020-08-03 06:50:04 A complex attack by the Islamic State group against a prison in eastern Nangarhar province continued Monday and has killed at least 11 people, a loca

Vulnerable eastern China areas evacuated ahead of typhoon New! 2020-08-03 06:47:11Typhoon Hagupit had gusts of up to 90 kilometers (56 miles) per hour at its center in the morning and was moving northwest at 25 kilometers (16 miles)

Israeli Court rebukes Prime Minister’s son over harassing New! 2020-08-03 05:58:49An Israeli court ordered PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s older son to stop harassing three people helping to lead protests against his father’s ad

Rajapaksa hopes to tighten grip on power in New! 2020-08-03 05:31:25Rajapaksa, who claims credit for controlling the spread of the new coronavirus in the island nation, hopes to install his elder brother and former pre

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Data and demographics: Is the COVID-19 death rate New! 2020-08-02 18:08:07The overall trend has experts looking in various places for answers, particularly when one might expect the health-care systems of poorer nations to b

Canada extends help for UN peacekeeping missions despite New! 2020-08-02 17:27:45Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan's office confirmed the continued deployment of a CC-130 Hercules in support of UN missions in Africa on Sunday.

Trump says he’s going to ban TikTok. Will New! 2020-08-02 17:19:20The Trump administration's move to ban the popular app over cyber security concerns has since raised the same question for their neighbours north of

Mets’ Yoenis Cespedes opts out of 2020 season New! 2020-08-02 14:33:39Cespedes did not report to the ballpark for the Mets' game at Atlanta, and the team said in a statement it had been unable to contact him.

U.S. presidential election to be held Nov. 3 2020-08-02 14:12:38"We're going to hold an election on November 3 and the president is going to win," White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said on CBS'

B.C.’s lakes and rivers prove deadly for international 2020-08-02 12:43:20In the last 15 years, one dozen foreign nationals aged 25 and under have drowned in B.C.

Home destroyed as California wildfires prompt new evacuations 2020-08-02 12:39:59An unspecified number of homes were in the path of the flames but were not in imminent danger, CalFire captain Fernando Herrera told the Riversid

NASA astronauts in SpaceX capsule complete 1st splashdown 2020-08-02 12:22:31It will mark the first splashdown in 45 years for NASA astronauts and the first return in the gulf.

‘Cocoon’ and ‘Natural’ actor Wilford Brimley dead at 2020-08-02 11:11:57Brimley’s manager Lynda Bensky said the actor died Saturday morning in a Utah hospital. He was on dialysis and had several medical ailments, she

Clock is ticking for Trump’s comeback as early 2020-08-02 10:05:55U.S. President Donald Trump is privately reassuring Republicans anxious about his deficits to Democrat Joe Biden, noting there are three months until

Ruth Bader Ginsburg waited 4 months to reveal 2020-08-02 08:34:34Ginsburg, who was in and out of the hospital last week, said she intends to remain on the court, a decision that likely was influenced by the conserva

Vote to renominate Trump to be conducted in 2020-08-02 08:15:26The vote to renominate U.S. President Donald Trump is set to be conducted in private later this month, without members of the press present, a spokesw


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