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Alexei Navalny, jailed Kremlin critic, preemptively addresses potential 2021-01-22 16:38:01Alexei Navalny stressed that he is not suicidal in a statement he shared on social media Friday on the eve of supporters of the jailed Russian opposit

Adam Schiff: Declassify report on Jamal Khashoggi killing 2021-01-22 15:27:46House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Adam B. Schiff, California Democrat, asked the Biden administration Friday to release detail

Boris Johnson: U.K. variant of coronavirus likely more 2021-01-22 13:27:24The fast-spreading “U.K. variant” of the coronavirus might also be more deadly, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Friday, an alarming deve

Wisconsin DNR board refuses to set early wolf 2021-01-22 11:22:42MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The state Department of Natural Resources policy board narrowly refused Republican legislators' request Friday to implement a wo

Russia welcomes Biden missile treaty offer -- with 2021-01-22 09:46:00The top spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday welcomed — with reservations — the new Biden administration's

Denmark suspends Dubai flights amid doubts over virus 2021-01-22 09:04:06COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - Denmark has temporarily suspended all flights from the United Arab Emirates for five days after suspicion arose that the co

Turkey's Erdogan says extra 10M doses of Chinese 2021-01-22 07:08:04ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday that a further 10 million doses of the Chinese CoronaVac vaccine could

Nissan commits to UK car plant after post-Brexit 2021-01-22 05:02:49LONDON (AP) - Japanese carmaker Nissan confirmed Friday that it will maintain its operations in Britain in the wake of the post-Brexit trade deal betw

Russia welcomes US proposal to extend nuclear treaty 2021-01-22 04:57:31MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin on Friday welcomed U.S. President Joe Biden’s proposal to extend the last remaining nuclear arms control treaty

Bosniak wartime officer gets 10 years for war 2021-01-22 04:52:18SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) - A Bosnian court on Friday convicted a former senior officer whose troops included Islamic volunteer fighters durin

Kremlin welcomes US proposal to extend the last 2021-01-22 04:31:56MOSCOW (AP) - Kremlin welcomes US proposal to extend the last remaining nuclear arms treaty between the two countries.

German virus death toll tops 50,000 even as 2021-01-22 02:54:28BERLIN (AP) — The death toll from the coronavirus in Germany has passed 50,000, a number that has risen swiftly over recent weeks even as infect

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Biden orders review of domestic terrorism threat in 2021-01-22 16:50:16U.S. President Joe Biden has directed law enforcement and intelligence officials in his administration to study the threat of domestic violent extremi

New coronavirus variant may be more deadly — 2021-01-22 16:48:34There is some evidence that a new coronavirus variant first identified in southeast England carries a higher risk of death .than the original strain,

Tom Brokaw retiring from NBC News after 55 2021-01-22 15:38:17NBC News veteran Tom Brokaw said Friday that he is retiring from the network after 55 years.

China grants Canadian officials consular access to Michael 2021-01-22 12:17:56China has granted Canadian officials in Beijing on-site virtual consular access to detained Canadian Michael Kovrig but not to his fellow detaine

U.S. Senate confirms Lloyd Austin as Biden's defence 2021-01-22 12:15:34U.S. President Joe Biden's cabinet is starting to take shape. Lloyd J. Austin was confirmed by the Senate Friday, becoming the first Black secretary

One-time home run king Hank Aaron dead at 2021-01-22 11:46:45Hank Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth's home run record in the pre-steroids era, died early Frida

House Democrats to send article of Trump impeachment 2021-01-22 10:43:33House Speaker Nancy Pelosi plans to send the article of impeachment against Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday, launching the start of the former U.

Fauci says lack of candour from Trump administration 2021-01-22 08:35:56Dr. Anthony Fauci says a lack of candour and facts about the coronavirus pandemic under former U.S. president Donald Trump "very likely" cost lives

James Bond movie No Time to Die delayed 2021-01-22 08:01:58The global release of the James Bond movie No Time to Die was postponed to October from April, its producers said, another setback for movie theatres

Elon Musk to offer $100M prize for 'best' 2021-01-22 07:54:01Tesla chief and billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk took to Twitter on Thursday to promise a $100 million US prize for development of the "best" tech

Google threatens to pull search engine in Australia 2021-01-22 07:31:49Google on Friday threatened to make its search engine unavailable in Australia if the government went ahead with plans to make tech giants pay for new

Why the U.S. isn't in desperate need of 2021-01-22 04:00:00A lot has changed since the Keystone XL project was proposed in 2005. Ramped up domestic oil production and new supply routes have lessened the U

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'Grim and beautiful,' Biden's inauguration a day of 2021-01-20 17:36:23President Biden's inauguration marked a return to a more traditional, unifying politics. But it was a surreal experience amid a pandemic and waves of

For some Americans, Biden-Harris inauguration reassures: 'We're going 2021-01-20 16:06:09Many Americans express hope and see the 'start of healing' with Biden-Harris swearing-in. Others are less than enthusiastic.

Watch and read L.A. native Amanda Gorman's inauguration 2021-01-20 14:08:49The national youth poet laureate read her galvanizing poem, 'The Hill We Climb,' just after Joe Biden was inaugurated as the 46th U.S. president.

Photos: History made as Kamala Harris is sworn 2021-01-20 13:49:11Kamala Harris was sworn in Wednesday as U.S. vice president — the first woman, first Black American and first Asian American in the position.

Braced for clashes, Washington is mostly empty and 2021-01-20 13:27:04Washington, D.C., was prepared for the worst ahead of Inauguration Day. But the worst stayed home.

In speeches and with champagne toasts, many across 2021-01-20 12:56:45As President Biden takes office, the rest of the world watches closely, some less focused on Biden's ascension than on Trump's departure.

Inauguration 2021: Howard University celebrates alumna Harris becoming 2021-01-20 12:37:22The Howard University community celebrated one of its own, Kamala Harris, becoming vice president with a flurry of online activity.

Trump pardons Lil Wayne and commutes Kodak Black, 2021-01-20 11:11:15In his final hours as president, Trump pardoned Lil Wayne and commuted the sentence of Kodak Black. No such luck for "Tiger King" star Joe Exotic.

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McManus: Yes, Biden is a 78-year-old Washington insider. 2021-01-20 07:00:54Improbable as it sounds, this politician of modest talents and limited eloquence may have exactly the gifts he needs to succeed.

Trump is throwing a wrench into what is 2021-01-20 06:00:17As he exits the White House President Trump is disrupting many of the most critical and cherished traditions of handing power from one president to an

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Taiwan denounces incursion of air defence zone by 2021-01-23 08:26:17Eight Chinese bomber planes and four fighter jets entered the southwestern corner of Taiwan's air defence identification zone on Saturday, and Taiwan

Joe Biden’s administration: A turning point in US 2021-01-23 07:54:59US President Joe Biden has promised a "full-scale, war-time effort" to defeat Covid-19 as the country's death toll climbs above 400,

Thousands across Russia rally for jailed opposition leader 2021-01-23 03:36:25Thousands of supporters of Russia's jailed opposition figure Alexei Navalny rallied in Moscow, AFP journalists reported, as well as in cities in the

Biden warns US Covid-19 death toll could top 2021-01-23 02:09:57President Joe Biden warned on Friday that the number of coronavirus deaths in the United States was expected to surpass 600,000 and urged Congress to

Hong Kong orders thousands to stay home for 2021-01-23 01:21:30Thousands of Hong Kongers were ordered to stay in their homes on Saturday for the city's first coronavirus lockdown as authorities battle an outbreak

US Senate leaders agree to delay Trump impeachment 2021-01-22 19:08:20The leaders of the U.S. Senate agreed on Friday to push back former President Donald Trump's impeachment trial by two weeks, giving the chamber

Belgium bans non-essential travel to curb spread of 2021-01-22 14:50:41Belgium will ban non-essential trips in and out of the country from Wednesday in a bid to curb the spread of highly contagious coronavirus variants, P

Covid-19: British tourists quarantined in French Alps after 2021-01-22 13:53:28At least 14 members of a group of British tourists staying at a resort in the French Alps have tested positive for Covid-19, local officials said Frid

New coronavirus variant 'may be more deadly', UK 2021-01-22 13:09:01Early evidence suggests the variant of coronavirus that emerged in the UK may be more deadly as well as being more contagious, British officials warne

Lloyd Austin wins Senate backing, becomes first Black 2021-01-22 11:51:31The US Senate on Friday overwhelmingly confirmed President Joe Biden's nominee, retired Army General Lloyd Austin, to serve as defence secr

Brazil's Porto Alegre: From anti-globalisation symbol to conservative 2021-01-22 11:48:01Amid violence, racism and poverty, the southern city of Porto Alegre has become a symbol of the divisions in Brazilian society. In November 2020, a Bl

UK jails four people smugglers over Vietnamese migrant 2021-01-22 11:12:49Four men were given prison terms ranging from 13 years to 27 years on Friday for their involvement in a people-smuggling plot that led to the deaths o

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In outright defiance of UK PM, Scottish leader New! 2021-01-24 08:43:11 Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is standing by her threat to hold a fresh referendum on independence if her party wins the May elections, des

Russian police launch probe after riot cop filmed New! 2021-01-24 08:38:23 Officials are looking into a viral video of a Russian police officer kicking a woman to the ground amid unsanctioned Navalny protests in St. Petersbu

VIDEO shows smoke rising over Houses of Parliament New! 2021-01-24 08:33:02 Video footage has surfaced appearing to show smoke or steam rising from the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, as an alarm rings out in the backgro

‘The last time you doubt my husband’: Ecstatic New! 2021-01-24 08:15:54 Jolie Poirier was among the 2,000 or so people lucky enough to watch the action at UFC 257 inside the Etihad Arena and did not go home disappointed a

Major Russian bank gets ready to launch its New! 2021-01-24 08:03:11 Russia’s largest lender, Sberbank, has applied to the national financial regulator to set up a blockchain platform for its own digital token ca

Over 70 percent of Japanese people want Tokyo New! 2021-01-24 07:54:35 An overwhelming majority of the Japanese population believes the upcoming Summer Games should either be postponed further or scrapped altogether due

Still afloat? Conor McGregor targets ‘blockbuster trilogy’ as New! 2021-01-24 07:40:31 Beaten but not sunk, Conor McGregor made clear that his career is far from over as he thanked fans for their support via a message from a yacht after

Sales of Russian wheat keep surging amid gloomy New! 2021-01-24 07:35:25 Russia has sold 26.3 million tons of wheat since the beginning of July 2020 through January 14 2021, marking a 22.6 percent surge against the same pe

Quebec officials launch probe after 97yo with dementia New! 2021-01-24 07:08:35 The daughter of an elderly woman in Montreal, Canada has expressed outrage after her mother was accidentally injected with two different jabs, breach

‘Sh*tstorm’: Model girlfriend of tennis ace Tomic apologizes New! 2021-01-24 06:26:56 Model Vanessa Sierra has said she will be more “mindful” as the Instagram influencer apologized for comments made while she was in quaran

‘Please, don’t cancel New York Times subscription,’ says New! 2021-01-24 06:26:18 The Gray Lady has sacked its editor, who was criticized for expressing excitement with the landing of Joe Biden’s plane before inauguration. Th

UK government ‘quietly’ extends local authorities’ lockdown powers New! 2021-01-24 06:16:25 The British government has extended the lockdown powers of local officials in England until mid-July, the Telegraph has reported. A Tory MP told the

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In foreign policy reset, Biden to review Taliban New! 2021-01-23 16:52:34The Biden administration will review the Trump dispensation's "peace deal" with the Taliban to determine whether the insurgent group has reduced at

Sexual abuse accusations surge in Ethiopia's war New! 2021-01-23 16:17:11The young coffee seller said she was split from family and friends by an Ethiopian soldier at the Tekeze river, taken down a path, and given a harrowi

Putin pays condolences over death of Lary King 2021-01-23 15:27:06

Wuhan marks a year since Covid lockdown as 2021-01-23 15:16:43The Chinese city of Wuhan marked one year since the start of its traumatic 76-day coronavirus lockdown Saturday, while the pandemic raged elsewhere an

Larry King, broadcasting giant, dies at 87 2021-01-23 14:00:04King died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, Ora Media, the studio and network he co-founded, tweeted. No cause of death was given, but CN

Portugal holds presidential election as Covid- cases spiral 2021-01-23 12:02:07Portuguese voters - largely confined to their homes due to a strict Covid-19 lockdown - will pick a new president on Sunday, but many fear going to th

Russia detains 1,614 people at Alexei Navalny rallies 2021-01-23 11:54:07Russian police detained an estimated 1,614 people at unauthorised rallies held on Saturday across the country in support of Kremlin critic Alexei Nava

Pak anti-terrorism court jails Hafiz Saeed's 3 aides 2021-01-23 11:33:24A Pakistani Anti-Terrorism Court has sentenced three leaders of Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed's Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) terrorist organisation t

Hong Kong orders thousands to stay home in 2021-01-23 08:29:18Thousands of Hong Kongers were ordered to stay in their homes on Saturday for the city's first coronavirus lockdown as authorities battle an outbreak

$1B Mega Millions prize a result of long 2021-01-23 08:25:51

Papua New Guinea hit by 5.7 magnitude earthquake 2021-01-23 08:09:16A 5.7 magnitude earthquake was registered on Saturday in the eastern part of Papua New Guinea, the US Geological Survey said. The tremor was recorded

India, China to hold 9th round of talks 2021-01-23 07:42:02India and China will hold the ninth round of Corps Commander-level military talks tomorrow to address the ongoing military standoff in Eastern Ladakh,

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What you need to know about Alexei Navalny’s New! 2021-01-23 16:03:16More than 2,600 protesters, as well as Navalny's wife, Yulia Navalnaya, were detained on Saturday.

Over 150 National Guard at Biden’s inauguration in Washington test positive for 2021-01-23 14:29:43The National Guard said in a statement that it would not discuss coronavirus cases, but personnel were following Centers for Disease Co

Key senators to watch as Trump’s 2nd impeachment 2021-01-23 13:41:51Here's a look at what some GOP senators have said ahead of Trump's second impeachment trial.

Strategies shift in U.S. abortion debate as Biden 2021-01-23 13:20:55Organizers of this year's March for Life in Washington have asked supporters to stay home, due to political tensions in the city and the coronavirus

U.K. doctors to ‘urgently review’ 12-week gap between 2021-01-23 10:12:46AstraZeneca has said it believes a first dose of its vaccine offers protection after 12 weeks, but Pfizer says it has not tested the efficacy of its j

‘He asked us to’: Trump supporters’ words could 2021-01-23 09:33:34At least five supporters facing federal charges have suggested they were taking orders from Trump when they stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.

Larry King, American talk show host, dead at 2021-01-23 08:15:18In a statement posted to King's official twitter account, Ora Media said King passed away Saturday morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre in Los Ange

Wuhan, China returns to normal as world continues 2021-01-23 07:36:35Life has largely returned to normal in the city of 11 million, even as the rest of the world grapples with the spread of the virus' more contagious v

More than 3,000 arrested in Russia amid protests 2021-01-23 07:23:12Navalny, who is President Vladimir Putin's most prominent and durable foe, was arrested on Jan. 17 when he returned to Moscow from Germany.

Biden orders review of domestic violent extremism threat 2021-01-23 00:01:41The review is being co-ordinated by the national intelligence office, the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security, and will be used as a foundatio

Allergic reactions to Moderna vaccine are rare, report 2021-01-22 17:20:02Many of those who suffered anaphylaxis after receiving either Moderna or Pfizer vaccine had a history of allergies or allergic reactions.

Biden to sign orders speeding delivery of U.S. 2021-01-22 16:34:31The president is using the two executive orders to try to ease people's burdens while Congress negotiates the fate of his proposed US$1.9 trillion st


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