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Gen. David Thompson, Space Force commander, warns of New! 2021-10-20 18:43:05NEWSMAKER INTERVIEW: China is threatening to overtake the U.S. military as the most dominant force in space, says the second in command of the now 3-y

U.N. scolds nations over fossil-fuel production as world New! 2021-10-20 18:22:05The world may be mired in an energy crunch, but the United Nations had a message Wednesday for major producers: Stop delivering so much coal, oil and

Twenty-year terror war leaves U.S. military struggling to New! 2021-10-20 18:12:49The U.S. military is too small to do the jobs it is being assigned and is burdened with equipment that has been worn out from two decades of fighting

Non-Sunni Muslims face persecution in Africa, U.S. report New! 2021-10-20 15:31:00While many Muslims in Africa live and practice their faith in peace, governments from Egypt to Guinea persecute minority Muslim communities, the U.S.

New internet protocol to boost China state hacking New! 2021-10-20 15:28:00The Chinese government recently announced it now leads the world in upgrading its wired infrastructure, and security analysts are warning the new Inte

Navy review cites failings in Bonhomme Richard fire New! 2021-10-20 15:26:31A 20-year-old disgruntled sailor is accused of starting a fire aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard in July 2020, but a just-releas

Trial of accused Saudi spy at Twitter delayed New! 2021-10-20 13:58:48A federal court has delayed the trial of a former Twitter employee who is accused of using the social media platform to spy for the Saudi government o

They survived Paris terror attack to face agony, New! 2021-10-20 07:51:36PARIS (AP) — They were animals, many of them say. Prey that had lost all sense of time. Targets who were no longer human to either their hunters

Queen Elizabeth II accepts medical advice to rest, New! 2021-10-20 06:13:12LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has reluctantly accepted medical advice to rest for a few days and has canceled a trip to Northern Ireland, Buc

46 dead after heavy rains, landslides in northern 2021-10-20 03:31:31LUCKNOW, India (AP) — At least 46 people have died and several are missing after floods triggered by heavy rains hit the northern Indian state o

Bus bombs kill 14 in Syria capital; shells 2021-10-20 01:31:35DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Two bombs attached to a bus carrying Syrian troops exploded in Damascus during the morning rush hour Wednesday, a militar

Negotiations drag on over 17 missionaries kidnapped in 2021-10-20 00:04:58PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Negotiations stretched into a fourth day seeking the return of 17 members of a U.S.-based missionary group kidnappe

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Potential human remains, items linked to boyfriend of New! 2021-10-20 14:31:05Items believed to belong to Brian Laundrie and potential human remains were found Wednesday at a Florida wilderness park during the search for clues i

Shooter pleads guilty to 2018 Parkland, Fla., school New! 2021-10-20 12:24:12A 23-year-old man pleaded guilty Wednesday to murdering 17 people during a rampage at his former high school in Parkland, Fla., leaving a jury to deci

Canada's closer to having a U.S. ambassador — 2 New! 2021-10-20 11:49:01Canada is closer to having a U.S. ambassador — finally. It's been more than two years since the U.S. had a top envoy in Ottawa. Political

Facebook to rebrand itself and focus on the New! 2021-10-20 11:24:56Facebook Inc., under fire from regulators and lawmakers over its business practices, is planning to rebrand itself with a new name for its parent comp

Netflix workers stage walk-out over Chappelle transgender comments New! 2021-10-20 10:51:35Netflix employees are staging a walk-out on Wednesday in an unprecedented show of defiance to protest the streaming platform's decision to release co

Countries must cut fossil fuel plans by more New! 2021-10-20 10:32:21The world needs to cut by more than half its production of coal, oil and gas in the coming decade to maintain a chance of keeping global warming from

COVID-19 vaccine for 5-11 year-olds hasn't been approved New! 2021-10-20 10:00:57Kids age 5 to 11 will be able to get a COVID-19 shot at their doctors' offices, pharmacies and potentially even their schools, the White House s

Olympic flame arrives in Beijing amid boycott calls New! 2021-10-20 09:17:22The Olympic flame arrived in Beijing on Wednesday amid calls from overseas critics for a boycott of the upcoming Olympic Winter Games.

U.S. greenlights mixed doses for COVID-19 vaccine booster New! 2021-10-20 07:50:44The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday authorized booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines from Moderna and Johnson & Johnson, and sai

Queen accepts medical advice to rest for a New! 2021-10-20 06:37:40Queen Elizabeth has accepted medical advice to rest for a few days and has cancelled a trip to Northern Ireland, Buckingham Palace said Wednesday.

After years of war in Kandahar, Taliban leaders 2021-10-20 04:00:56Two months after the Taliban swept into Kandahar — part of its march toward the ultimate collapse of Afghanistan — CBC News went back to t

How Biden's ambitious agenda is being nibbled away 2021-10-20 04:00:00Holdouts within the U.S. president's own party are pruning his plans for what's supposed to be a transformative agenda. Here's the latest on his ma

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Kidnapping of American missionaries in Haiti highlights the 2021-10-17 22:25:37From the Philippines to El Salvador, there is a long history of American missionaries facing violence while trying to spread their religions abroad.

Will Matthew McConaughey run for governor of Texas? 2021-10-17 06:00:58Since spring, actor Matthew McConaughey has been considering a run for governor of Texas, but he has not committed.

Second Opinion: Refrigeration alone can't solve the 'last 2021-10-17 06:00:12Humanitarian aid groups have experience countering myths and misinformation to overcome vaccine hesitancy in low-income countries.

Missionaries kidnapped in Haiti, U.S. religious group says 2021-10-17 01:22:37Several U.S. missionaries including children were kidnapped in Haiti, according to the Ohio-based Christian Aid Ministries.

Former President Clinton expects to be discharged from 2021-10-16 18:43:06Clinton, 75, was admitted to UC Irvine Medical Center on Tuesday after feeling fatigued.

Mexico's new culture war: Did a pyramid light 2021-10-16 13:30:36Monument removals and a replica of the Templo Mayor pyramid infuriated critics, but can Mexico's populist government spark an Indigenous cultural ren

The seedy world of private lending in 'Squid 2021-10-16 06:00:22The popularity of "Squid Game" is inseparable from South Korea's very real crisis of mounting household debt, gaping inequality and a weak social s

U.S. pledges to pay relatives of innocent Afghans 2021-10-15 23:08:50The State Department is trying to relocate the some of the family members to the United States. Ten people, including seven children, were killed in t

FDA panel endorses a booster shot for J&J's 2021-10-15 12:33:19U.S. health advisors unanimously endorsed Johnson & Johnson's request to offer a second dose to its single-shot COVID-19 vaccine.

Boy Scouts sex abuse victims vote on $1.9-billion 2021-10-15 08:00:31Opponents of the plan say the settlement lets the Boy Scouts off the hook for billions in damages from decades of abuse.

Podcast: The story of an unsung Black Panther 2021-10-15 08:00:12Barbara Easley-Cox describes what she experienced as a member of the Black Panther Party, from California to Algeria to North Korea and beyond.

Former President Clinton recovering from an infection, remains 2021-10-14 21:41:41Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is with the 42nd president of the United States at UC Irvine Medical Center, sources confirmed.

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FIFA drive for biennial World Cup stalls amid New! 2021-10-20 16:19:49FIFA’s drive to get approval in December for holding World Cups every two years stalled Wednesday, one day after its president met with fierce r

Volcanic eruption doesn’t panic Japanese: ‘There wasn't even New! 2021-10-20 13:14:19Plenty of residents went out to film the eruption of Mount Aso on October 20 in Japan. They told the FRANCE 24 Observers team that – despite the

Art from the ashes of the Amazon New! 2021-10-20 12:08:40Ashes from fires in the Amazon rainforest have been used to paint a giant 1,000-square-metre fresco on a building in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo.

French teacher convicted over anti-Semitic vaccine protest sign New! 2021-10-20 11:59:05A teacher in eastern France received a suspended jail sentence Wednesday for inciting racial hatred after brandishing an anti-Semitic sign at a demons

Prosecutors appeal terrorism judgement against 'Hotel Rwanda' hero New! 2021-10-20 11:21:21Rwandan prosecutors said Wednesday they have filed an appeal against a court ruling that sentenced "Hotel Rwanda" hero Paul Rusesabagina to 25 years

Bitcoin hits new record, takes another step towards New! 2021-10-20 10:22:08Bitcoin hit a new record on Wednesday, surging past $65,000 after it took another step towards mainstream status as the world's biggest cryptocurrenc

Bolsonaro should be charged with crimes against humanity New! 2021-10-20 10:13:32A Brazilian senate committee on Wednesday recommended that President Jair Bolsonaro face at least 10 charges, including crimes against humanity, over

France's ex-justice minister Robert Badinter: Abolition of death New! 2021-10-20 09:43:06October 9th, 2021 was the 40th anniversary of France’s abolition of the death penalty. To mark the occasion, President Emmanuel Macron anno

Jailed Kremlin critic Navalny wins Sakharov Prize, EU's New! 2021-10-20 09:17:54The European Parliament on Wednesday awarded the Sakharov Prize for human rights to jailed Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny, who last year sur

Putin keeps Russian workers home for a week New! 2021-10-20 08:40:54Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday backed the Cabinet’s proposal to declare a non-working week and keep Russian workers away from the

French oil giant Total downplayed climate threat for New! 2021-10-20 08:29:51French oil and gas major Total deliberately downplayed the threat of global warming from the 1970s onwards, according to research based on interviews

Wounds persist in Spain, ten years after ETA New! 2021-10-20 07:46:03A decade after Basque separatist group ETA renounced the use of arms, the northern Spanish region is still trying to turn the page on decades of blood

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‘Ze, zir, zirs’: US State Department takes time New! 2021-10-20 16:30:25 The US State Department has left critics wondering about its priorities after its Twitter account took time to educate people on the use of preferred

HIGHEST EVER number of illegal migrants detained along New! 2021-10-20 16:24:32 More than 1.7 million people who crossed the US-Mexico border illegally were detained over the previous 12-month period, the highest number ever reco

‘It’s terrible’: Team USA ice stars condemn China New! 2021-10-20 16:00:27 An American Olympic ice dancer and three fellow stars who are of Chinese descent have taken a political stand against the alleged detention and tortu

Democratic state rep accused of taking $630,000 in New! 2021-10-20 15:57:35 Connecticut Rep. Michael DiMassa has been arrested and accused of misusing federal funds meant for Covid-19 relief, and using some of the money on pe

‘Suicide drone attack’ targets US military base Al-Tanf New! 2021-10-20 15:49:53 The US base at Al-Tanf, in Syria’s southern Homs province, has reportedly come under attack by either missiles or a drone. No casualties were r

Despite Kiev’s worsening energy crisis, Ukrainian MP says New! 2021-10-20 15:45:43 If Ukraine’s gas crisis leads to the successful negotiation of a contract with Russian energy giant Gazprom, Ukraine will be at the mercy of Mo

Biden faces grim polling numbers as just 37% New! 2021-10-20 15:30:24 President Joe Biden is struggling in his approval ratings among Americans yet again, with new polling showing half disapprove of the job he’s d

‘The Moscow 25’: Hardy band of Leicester fans New! 2021-10-20 15:27:29 A small but resolute group of Leicester City supporters overcame ticket hurdles and wariness among fellow fans to watch the Foxes win a European thri

‘I own you’: NFL quarterback slams ‘woke cancel New! 2021-10-20 14:57:25 An NFL quarterback has taken aim at “woke cancel culture” that "shrinks people" after an explosive exchange with rival fans, warning th

Better late than never? NYC mayor announces last-minute New! 2021-10-20 14:36:34 New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has warned city employees they have until the start of next month to begin getting vaccinated. A previous rule had allo

‘It’s impossible to respect him’: UFC star Chimaev New! 2021-10-20 14:19:22 Chechen-born UFC fighter Khamzat Chimaev has admitted that he finds it "impossible to respect" brash former champion Conor McGregor, who he watched

Brazilian Senate committee drops homicide accusation against Bolsonaro, New! 2021-10-20 14:10:02 Brazilian senators have presented their "final" report on the alleged crimes of President Jair Bolsonaro over his government's handling of the Cov

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6 missing, a day after ship capsizes off New! 2021-10-21 04:57:19Nine crew members were aboard the 72-ton ship when it was reported to have overturned on Wednesday in the waters roughly halfway between the Korean Pe

Russians told to stay off work for a New! 2021-10-21 04:49:05The government coronavirus task force reported 1,028 deaths in the past 24 hours, the highest number since the start of the pandemic. That brought Rus

UK hospitals on the edge as govt resists New! 2021-10-21 04:36:12Doctors have expressed concern that an increase in numbers going into hospital, combined with pressures on the National Health Service (NHS) from seas

South Korea prepares test of 1st domestically made New! 2021-10-21 04:31:47If weather and other conditions prevail, the three-stage Nuri rocket was scheduled to be launched at around 4pm (700 GMT) with an aim to deliver a dum

Taliban face hurdles while implementing law, order in New! 2021-10-21 03:11:11

Trump announces plans to launch new social network New! 2021-10-21 02:29:08

North Korea claims latest missile test didn't target New! 2021-10-21 02:15:02

UK, New Zealand approve trade deal; hope it New! 2021-10-21 01:39:54

US FDA clears Moderna and J&J boosters, backs New! 2021-10-20 22:46:30The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday authorised booster doses of the Covid-19 vaccines from Moderna Inc and Johnson & Johnson, a

United Airlines expects Boeing 777s to return to New! 2021-10-20 21:16:20

Senate report calls for charging Brazil leader Bolsonaro New! 2021-10-20 20:48:30

Biden ambassador pick dubs China 'aggressor' New! 2021-10-20 19:35:22

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‘Code red’: Health problems tied to climate change New! 2021-10-20 22:55:42The annual reports commissioned by Lancet tracked 44 global health indicators connected to climate change, including heat deaths, infectious diseases

Netflix employees stage walkout over anti-transgender comments in New! 2021-10-20 21:01:08Netflix ran into a buzz-saw of criticism not only with the special but in how internal memos from the streamer's CEO responded to employees' co

Vikings crossed the Atlantic almost 500 years before New! 2021-10-20 18:36:18Scientists on Wednesday said a new type of dating technique using a long-ago solar storm as a reference point revealed that the settlement was occupie

Human remains found near Brian Laundrie’s backpack and New! 2021-10-20 14:31:59Brian Laundrie's family reported him as missing on Sept. 17, days before a coroner identified the remains of his fiance, Gabby Petito, at a national

U.S. health regulators poised to make call on New! 2021-10-20 13:02:34The U.S. FDA's Doran Fink previewed "some announcements later today," which were expected to include allowing the mixing and matching of COVID-19 b

Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz pleads guilty in massacre New! 2021-10-20 11:03:45A penalty trial will determine if Nikolas Cruz will receive a sentence of death or life in prison without parole.

White House plans to vaccinate up to 28 New! 2021-10-20 08:39:04Federal regulators will meet over the next two weeks to weigh the benefits of giving shots to kids, after lengthy studies meant to ensure the safety o

Queen Elizabeth cancels Northern Ireland visit on doctors’ New! 2021-10-20 07:55:14Queen Elizabeth has "reluctantly accepted" medical advice from her doctors and has cancelled a trip to Northern Ireland, Buckingham Palace said.

Roadside bombs kill 14, wound others during morning 2021-10-20 02:29:48Syrian state TV showed footage of the charred bus in central Damascus, saying the blasts occurred while people were heading to work and school.

At least 34 dead amid heavy rains in 2021-10-20 02:11:32Unseasonably heavy rains across India have led to deadly floods in several areas of the country in recent days, with at least 20 killed in the south.

U.S. Capitol insurrection panel votes to hold Trump 2021-10-19 21:57:56Trump has aggressively tried to block the committee's work by directing Bannon and others not to answer questions in the probe, while launching a law

Netflix Q3 earnings grow amid rise in subscribers 2021-10-19 20:51:07Netflix posted sharply higher third-quarter earnings Tuesday thanks to a stronger slate of titles, including 'Squid Game'.


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