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Longtime Chicago Memorial Day parade goes online New! 2020-05-24 12:41:22CHICAGO (AP) - A Memorial Day parade on Chicago’s North Side that’s been around for more than a half century is going forward virtually th

U.S., China on 'brink of a new Cold 2020-05-24 09:44:42U.S.-China relations have hit a new low point as Washington pins blame for the global COVID-19 outbreak on Beijing, China's top diplomat said Sunday,

Valeriy Davydenko, Ukraine lawmaker, found shot dead in 2020-05-24 08:26:07MOSCOW — The body of a member of the Ukrainian parliament was found Saturday in his office, police said. The body of 47-year-old Valeriy Davyden

Iran oil tanker reaches Venezuela; no sign of 2020-05-24 06:53:20CARACAS, Venezuela — The first of five tankers loaded with gasoline sent from Iran reached Venezuelan waters late Saturday, expected to temporar

Wang Yanyi, Wuhan Institute of Virology director, rejects 2020-05-24 06:08:30NEW YORK — Claims promoted by the Trump administration that the global coronavirus pandemic originated at the Wuhan Institute of Virology in the

Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel prime minister, heads to trial 2020-05-24 05:56:05JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was heading to court Sunday to face corruption charges in the first criminal trial ever ag

Hong Kong police fire tear gas, water cannon 2020-05-24 02:03:57HONG KONG (AP) - Hong Kong police fired tear gas and a water cannon at protesters in a popular shopping district Sunday, as thousands took to the stre

Last British governor says Hong Kong 'betrayed' by 2020-05-24 00:25:58HONG KONG (AP) - The last British governor of Hong Kong said China has betrayed the semi-autonomous territory by tightening control over the city it h

1st Iranian ship reaches Venezuela with no sign 2020-05-23 19:48:59CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - The first of five tankers loaded with gasoline sent from Iran reached Venezuelan waters late Saturday, expected to temporari

Saturn, Adolf Hitler's rumored pet alligator, dies in 2020-05-23 17:10:23Saturn, an alligator falsely rumored for decades to have been kept as a pet by Adolf Hitler, has died in captivity at the age of about 84 years old, t

Taliban, Ghani declare three-day cease fire for Eid 2020-05-23 16:17:07ISLAMABAD (AP) - The Taliban and Afghanistan's president announced late Saturday a three-day cease-fire ahead of a major Islamic holiday that begins

Erdogan, Trump reiterate solidarity against COVID-19 2020-05-23 13:09:32ISTANBUL (AP) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump spoke Saturday on the phone to discuss the coronavirus pandemic

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Crowds cram beaches across U.S., raising physical distancing New! 2020-05-24 16:25:50The Memorial Day weekend marking the unofficial start of summer in the U.S. meant big crowds at beaches and warnings from authorities Sunday about peo

British PM resists calls from own party to New! 2020-05-24 15:37:18British Prime Minister Boris Johnson backed his senior adviser Dominic Cummings on Sunday, despite calls from within his own Conservative Party for th

Hong Kong police fire tear gas, water cannon New! 2020-05-24 14:23:56Pro-democracy supporters have sharply criticized a proposal, set to be approved by China's rubber-stamp parliament this week, that would ban secessio

Launching into space during COVID-19: Two Americans prepare New! 2020-05-24 12:24:38Cape Canaveral is readying for its first manned space launch from the United States in nine years and the first time astronauts will fly on a commerci

Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu attacks justice system as trial 2020-05-24 10:18:15Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday launched a tirade against the nation's justice system as his long-awaited corruption trial got un

Western Australia state hit by 'once-in-a-decade' storm 2020-05-24 07:49:51About 50,000 homes and businesses were without power across Western Australia state on Sunday as a severe storm hit the the coast and brought wind gus

Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr holiday amid curfews, coronavirus 2020-05-24 07:38:59Muslims around the world on Sunday began celebrating Eid al-Fitr, a normally festive holiday marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, with mil

Canadian-led NATO battlegroup in Latvia targeted by pandemic 2020-05-24 04:00:00The Canadian-led NATO battle group in Latvia was the target of a pandemic-related disinformation campaign that alliance commanders say they believe or

Trump golfs, urges states to further relax restrictions 2020-05-23 19:29:15U.S. President Donald Trump played golf at one of his courses Saturday during the Memorial Day weekend as he urged U.S. states to reopen after coronav

Fire destroys warehouse on San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf 2020-05-23 19:27:34A fire engulfed a warehouse on San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf early Saturday, sending a thick plume of smoke over the waterfront and threatening

British PM's top adviser called on to resign 2020-05-23 15:42:26The British government dug in Saturday to defend Prime Minister Boris Johnson's top adviser, Dominic Cummings, for travelling more than 400 kilometre

Beijing warns against 'meddling' as Canada, others express 2020-05-23 15:15:29China's foreign ministry branch in Hong Kong dismissed concerns that its proposed national security laws for the city would harm foreign investors, h

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Why the dog meat trade persists in Indonesia, 2020-05-24 08:00:57Despite opposition to the dog meat trade, local governments often don't enforce laws in some rural areas of Indonesia where consuming dogs endures, a

Column One: 'You don't know that feeling of 2020-05-24 08:00:06Beijing has made a hero out of Wuhan, the sacrificial city whose people struggled and died to stop a virus and save the nation. But many in Wuhan reme

As U.S. coronavirus death toll nears 100,000, Trump 2020-05-23 16:16:22With the COVID-19 death toll nearing 100,000, and many states reopening, President Trump visited one of his private golf courses on the holiday weeken

Meet the otters who raided a spa during 2020-05-23 08:00:30A nomadic otter family's raid of a private fish pond has triggered calls for a cull in a city-state that has celebrated the semiaquatic animal as one

Georgia reopened first. What the data show is 2020-05-23 07:00:37Experts warn that it is too early to judge the impact of reopening after businesses were shuttered to contain the coronavirus.

Trump must now grapple with how to confront 2020-05-22 21:16:40Beijing's move to tighten its grip on Hong Kong drew swift condemnation from U.S. officials as they weighed options for new sanctions.

Trump demands churches open, despite coronavirus fears, as 2020-05-22 19:18:54Memorial Day weekend traditionally means family barbecues, road trips, crowded parks and carefree days spent basking by the water, but Americans ventu

What's the link between the coronavirus and the 2020-05-22 16:20:00The coronavirus can trigger a rare but serious inflammatory response that health officials are calling multi-system inflammatory syndrome in children,

States are reopening from coronavirus shutdowns. What happens 2020-05-22 14:57:52A wave of unpaid utility bills coming due will not only saddle Americans still out of work with new debt, it could also drive up rates for everyone.

'Hong Kong is in a state of shock': 2020-05-22 12:34:42A sweeping security law signals Beijing's determination to crush pro-democracy protests at the risk of deepening its rift with the U.S. It is a bold

This newspaper has never forgotten the 1921 Tulsa 2020-05-22 07:00:35A black-owned Oklahoma newspaper would not let the state forget the day white mobs murdered hundreds of African Americans in Tulsa.

Little sense of shared grief as coronavirus deaths 2020-05-22 07:00:22Death is hitting the country unevenly, and Trump is counting on a polarized and fragmented response to prevent the toll from sinking his presidency.

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Australia PM pushes jobs, Victoria to resume tourism New! 2020-05-25 00:01:19Australia's prime minister stressed the need to create jobs as a way to minimise government welfare spending, while the country's second-most populo

Abe's 'own goals' slash support rates even as New! 2020-05-24 23:57:11A string of controversial missteps has slashed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's support to levels that could threaten to end his term early, even

Singaporean cooks up Eid feast for migrant workers New! 2020-05-24 23:46:00As Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr to mark the end of the fasting month, thousands of migrant workers in Singapore have had to spend th

New Zealand's Ardern stays cool as earthquake strikes New! 2020-05-24 22:58:25New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was undaunted by an earthquake that struck the capital Wellington on Monday while she was doing a live TV in

Taiwan promises 'necessary assistance' to Hong Kong's people New! 2020-05-24 22:57:50Taiwan will provide the people of Hong Kong with "necessary assistance", President Tsai Ing-wen said, after thousands in the Chinese ruled territory

Hong Kong's security chief warns of growing 'terrorism' New! 2020-05-24 22:49:40Hong Kong's security chief said "terrorism" was growing in the city, as government departments rallied on Monday behind Beijing's plans to introdu

More patients than beds in Mumbai as India New! 2020-05-24 21:36:47When Manit Parikh's mother tested positive for the new coronavirus, she was rushed by ambulance to Mumbai's private Lilavati Hospital, but officials

U.S. limits travel from Brazil amid worsening coronavirus New! 2020-05-24 21:25:22The White House on Sunday said it was restricting travel from Brazil to the United States, two days after the South American nation became the world'

Explainer: Emerging get-tough consensus among Trump's China advisers New! 2020-05-24 20:54:50Long divided between those pushing for a hardline stance and others advocating cautious engagement, President Donald Trump’s China advisers - un

Australia's most populous state braces for travel chaos New! 2020-05-24 20:39:53Australia's most populous state on Monday deployed hundreds of crowd control staff to enforce social distancing on public transport amid an expected

Brazil, world No. 2 coronavirus hotspot, suffers 653 New! 2020-05-24 19:05:26Brazil, the world's No. 2 coronavirus hotspot behind the United States, registered 653 new coronavirus deaths on Sunday, taking the total number of f

U.S. travel ban on Brazilians follows established benchmark: New! 2020-05-24 18:51:34An advisor to Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Sunday the U.S. restrictions on travel from Brazil had followed previously established benchm

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White House bans entry to US from Brazil New! 2020-05-24 17:31:17The White House announced Sunday that it is prohibiting foreigners from travelling to the United States if they had been in Brazil in the last two wee

People smugglers disembark migrants near beach in Sicily New! 2020-05-24 15:12:45People smugglers managed to disembark an estimated 70 migrants, probably all Tunisians, from two boats near a beach in Sicily on Sunday before sailing

UK PM defends top aide over lockdown breach, New! 2020-05-24 13:39:21Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Sunday he wouldn't fire his chief aide for allegedly violating the national lockdown rules that he helped to create

Covid-19: Argentina extends mandatory lockdown until June 7 2020-05-24 09:54:46Argentina extended until June 7 a mandatory lockdown in Buenos Aires on Saturday and tightened some movement restrictions, after a steady increase in

Air France must slash domestic traffic in exchange 2020-05-24 09:25:37Air France will have to "drastically" reduce its domestic air traffic in exchange for state loan guarantees, French Environment Minister Elisabeth B

Food security: ‘What’s needed is equity, security and 2020-05-24 08:08:55Does Covid-19 threaten our food security? Pablo Servigne, a French researcher who has spent the last several years studying the risks of societal coll

Afghanistan's Ghani to accelerate Taliban prisoner release after 2020-05-24 05:41:02Afghan President Ashraf Ghani began a process Sunday to release up to 2,000 Taliban prisoners as a goodwill gesture after the insurgents proposed a su

China ‘open’ to international investigation into source of 2020-05-24 05:28:31China is "open" to international cooperation to identify the source of the novel coronavirus but any investigation must be "free of political inter

New York Times marks grim Covid-19 milestone with 2020-05-24 05:08:52As the United States approached 100,000 coronavirus deaths, The New York Times on Sunday marked the grim milestone with a stark memorial on its front

Covid-19: How the meat industry became a global 2020-05-24 05:01:58From South Dakota to Brazil to Germany, meat processing workers around the world have been among the hardest hit by Covid-19. Will the pandemic force

Hong Kong police fire tear gas at protesters 2020-05-24 02:29:57Hong Kong police fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse thousands of people who rallied on Sunday to protest against Beijing's plan to impose na

Muslims worldwide begin celebrating Eid al-Fitr under Covid-19 2020-05-24 02:03:57Muslims around the world began marking a sombre Eid al-Fitr Sunday, many under coronavirus lockdown, but lax restrictions offer respite to worshippers

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US imposes Covid-19 travel ban on Brazil visitors, New! 2020-05-24 17:25:00 The White House has banned foreign nationals who visited Brazil in the last two weeks from seeking entry to the United States, after the number of co

5.8 quake hits New Zealand, shakes buildings in New! 2020-05-24 16:34:00 A magnitude 5.8 earthquake has struck around 90 kilometers northwest of Wellington, the capital of New Zealand. The tremor was felt by Kiwis all acro

Hack job? Civil Service Twitter account roasts ‘ARROGANT New! 2020-05-24 16:22:34 An unknown culprit used the official Twitter account of the UK Civil Service to hammer Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The PM was defending his adviser

No rounds, no weight classes, no cage: Brutal New! 2020-05-24 14:39:16 If mixed martial arts has a few too many rules for your tastes, perhaps it is time to cast a glance towards the new Polish fight league Wotore - a bi

‘Dems could pick a GLASS OF WATER as New! 2020-05-24 14:07:43 President Trump has unloaded on rival Joe Biden, who he said “doesn’t know he’s alive,” and has also promised that his new in

Keep your distance! Liverpool target Timo Werner bags New! 2020-05-24 13:42:35 Erling who? German striking sensation Timo Werner scored his first goals of the resumed Bundesliga season on Sunday ahead of a rumored summer switch

Manhunt in Moscow after GUN BATTLE with KALASHNIKOV New! 2020-05-24 13:37:00 Deafening volleys of gunfire startled residents of a sleepy residential area in south Moscow, on Sunday. They witnessed video-game-like scenes of men

Naked & not afraid: WATCH man wreak havoc New! 2020-05-24 12:46:00 They say mental illness is on the rise due to Covid-19 lockdown. One man certainly showed signs on Sunday, running naked around a Moscow train statio

Not you too, Zizou? Real Madrid boss Zidane New! 2020-05-24 12:26:00 Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane has reportedly breached Spanish lockdown rules after the Frenchman allegedly visited his second home in a vill

Johnson accused of ‘lying through his back teeth’ New! 2020-05-24 12:18:00 Boris Johnson has backed Dominic Cummings following outrage about the political adviser’s controversial journey across Britain during coronavir

'STUPID': Lyon boss slams decision to cancel French New! 2020-05-24 11:35:09 Olympique Lyonnais Président Jean-Michel Aulas has hit out at the decision to abandon the unfinished Ligue 1 season when other major leagues a

Russophobes lose their minds as IRS tweets Covid New! 2020-05-24 11:27:15 Russophobic liberals are in meltdown after the US’s Internal Revenue Service (IRS) tweeted information about how to get the Economic Impact Pay

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Japan set to lift coronavirus emergency as cases New! 2020-05-25 04:55:09Japan was poised to lift its nationwide state of emergency over the coronavirus on Monday, gradually reopening the world's third-biggest economy afte

Turkey confirms 32 deaths, 1,141 new coronavirus cases New! 2020-05-25 04:44:45Fahrettin Koca also tweeted there were 1,141 new infections confirmed in the past 24 hours. The total number of infections has reached 156,827. Turke

Alligator rumoured to have been Hitler’s dies in New! 2020-05-25 04:03:46An alligator that many believed to have once belonged to Adolf Hitler has died in the Moscow Zoo. The zoo said the alligator, named Saturn, was about

Trump bars travel from Brazil, a new Covid-19 New! 2020-05-25 03:41:50Non-Americans who have been in Brazil in the 14-day period prior to when they seek admittance to the US cannot come to America, said White House press

New York reports lowest number of daily Covid-19 New! 2020-05-24 17:27:11New York state reported its lowest number of daily coronavirus deaths in weeks in what governor Andrew Cuomo described Saturday as a critical benchmar

UK PM Boris Johnson to lead coronavirus news New! 2020-05-24 16:41:37British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will lead the daily coronavirus news conference on Sunday as the future of his senior adviser Dominic Cummings, w

UN welcomes three-day ceasefire announcement by Taliban and New! 2020-05-24 16:21:12UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday welcomed the announcement by the Taliban and the Afghanistan govt of a ceasefire to enable the Afghan

Nepal reports 19 new coronavirus cases New! 2020-05-24 15:48:21Nepal reported 19 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, taking the total number infections in the country to 603.

China takeover of Hong Kong could lead to New! 2020-05-24 15:28:42

Xi says China could have set GDP growth New! 2020-05-24 14:09:20Chinese Prez Xi Jinping said China's annual economic growth target could have been set around 6% had the new coronavirus epidemic not happened, as pe

Corruption case aimed at toppling me, in any New! 2020-05-24 13:44:19Benjamin Netanyahu professed his innocence at the start of his corruption trial on Sunday, saying he was being framed in the first criminal prosecutio

China's foreign minister says virus lawsuits 'illegal' New! 2020-05-24 11:38:40Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi on Sunday said any lawsuits brought against China over the Covid-19 have “zero factual basis in law or internat

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Tanker carrying gasoline from Iran reaches Venezuela, defying 2020-05-23 21:59:17The Iranian tankers hold what analysts estimate to be enough gasoline to supply Venezuela for two to three weeks.

Coronavirus: Americans hit the roads, beaches on U.S. 2020-05-23 20:57:33In Arizona, holiday travelers flooded Interstate-17, causing a 15-mile backup on the roadway used for access to some of the desert's most beautiful c

Trump goes golfing for 1st time since coronavirus 2020-05-23 16:49:19Trump is eager to promote the idea that the United States is returning to normal, although the death toll from the coronavirus outbreak continues to r

Coronavirus: NBA in talks with Disney to resume 2020-05-23 14:42:20An NBA spokesman said the conversations were still ``exploratory,'' and that the Disney site would be used for practices and housing as well.

Boris Johnson ignores calls to fire advisor accused 2020-05-23 13:35:07Calls were made to sack Johnson's senior adviser Dominic Cummings after he traveled 400 km to northern England while his wife showed COVID-19 symptom

Coronavirus: Spain to reopen borders to tourists in 2020-05-23 11:06:50Spain will reopen its borders to tourists in July and its top soccer division will kick off again in June, the Prime Minister said on Saturday, as one

‘This won’t be easy’: Russia-U.S. nuclear arms treaty 2020-05-23 10:08:38If U.S. President Donald Trump doesn’t extend the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty — only remaining U.S.-Russia arms control pact &mdas

U.S. divided on how to respond to coronavirus 2020-05-23 10:01:10Many Americans remained cautious during the onset of Memorial day weekend which comes amid an easing of coronavirus lockdowns nationwide.

Indigenous leaders call for help to stop oil 2020-05-23 09:26:03Indigenous leaders are calling for help to stop oil companies drilling in the headwaters of the Amazon river in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic,

Pilot issued warning before fatal plane crash in 2020-05-23 09:07:35The plane crashed near Jinnah International Airport, in the poor and congested residential area known as Model Colony. PIA spokesman Abdullah Hafiz Kh

U.S. accuses Beijing of not allowing Delta, United 2020-05-23 02:16:26In an order posted online, the U.S. Transportation Department noted Delta Air Lines and United Airlines want to resume flights to China in June, even

Hong Kong security bill ‘good for local investment,’ 2020-05-23 00:37:21U.S. government officials have said the legislation would end the Chinese-ruled city's autonomy and would be bad for both its and China's economies.


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