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Under-fire Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon defends handling of New! 2021-03-03 08:15:02LONDON (AP) — Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon strongly denied being part of a plot against her predecessor, as she testified under oath

Rockets hit airbase in Iraq hosting U.S. troops New! 2021-03-03 07:30:51At least 10 rockets were fired early Wednesday at a military base in western Iraq where U.S. and coalition troops are hosted. The barrage hit the Ain

Report: Egypt's Aboul Gheit reappointed Arab League chief New! 2021-03-03 07:30:47CAIRO (AP) - Arab foreign ministers on Wednesday reappointed veteran Egyptian diplomat as the secretary general of the Cairo-based Arab League, Egypt&

Yemen’s rebels say latest US sanctions will prolong New! 2021-03-03 06:39:34CAIRO (AP) - Yemen’s Iran-backed rebels on Wednesday warned that the U.S. sanctions imposed the previous day on two of their military leaders wo

China: Calls for 2022 Winter Olympics boycott doomed New! 2021-03-03 04:43:02BEIJING (AP) - Calls for a boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics on human rights grounds are “doomed to failure,” a Chinese governme

Reports: Myanmar security forces kill at least 6 New! 2021-03-03 03:00:17YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar security forces shot and killed at least six people Wednesday, according to accounts on social media and local ne

IS claims killing of 3 female media workers New! 2021-03-03 02:45:32KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the killing of three women working for a local radio and TV station i

U.S. forces: Rockets hit airbase in Iraq hosting New! 2021-03-03 02:28:20BAGHDAD (AP) — At least 10 rockets targeted a military base in western Iraq that hosts U.S.-led coalition troops on Wednesday, the coalition and

Israeli-owned cargo ship back at sea after suspected New! 2021-03-03 00:41:25DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - An Israeli-owned cargo ship that suffered a mysterious explosion last week has left Dubai’s port and was tran

Biden brings no relief to tensions between US New! 2021-03-03 00:06:23WASHINGTON (AP) - President Joe Biden took office promising to move quickly to restore and repair America’s relations with the rest of the world

Mexico Senate passes energy bill favoring state, fossil New! 2021-03-02 22:44:21MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico’s Senate passed an electrical energy bill that favors government-owned generating plants that largely run on fossil fu

US demands status of all Syrian detainees be New! 2021-03-02 20:42:58UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The United States demanded Tuesday that the status of tens of thousands of civilians detained in Syria during the country’

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COVID-19 pandemic fuels attacks on health workers globally 2021-03-02 15:25:56A new report by the Geneva-based Insecurity Insight and the University of California, Berkeley’s Human Rights Center identified more than 1,100

US to sanction 7 senior Russian officials over 2021-03-02 09:36:16The Biden administration on Tuesday announced sanctions on several Russian officials and businesses in response to the poisoning and imprisonment of o

Police in Burma fire tear gas, rubber bullets 2021-03-02 09:04:28Police in Burma repeatedly used tear gas and rubber bullets Tuesday against crowds protesting last month's coup, but the demonstrators regrouped afte

Burma protesters take to streets day after deadly 2021-03-02 05:16:19Demonstrators in Burma took to the streets again on Tuesday to protest last month’s seizure of power by the military, as foreign ministers

Nigerian governor: 279 kidnapped schoolgirls are freed 2021-03-02 04:00:07Hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls abducted last week from a boarding school in the northwestern Zamfara state have been released, the state’s gov

Rooster kills man during banned cockfight: cops 2021-03-01 23:42:15A man was killed by a rooster with a blade tied to its leg during an illegal cockfight in southern India, police said, bringing focus on a practice th

Girl, 9, beaten to death with cane during 2021-03-01 23:20:00Police in Sri Lanka said Monday they have arrested two people in connection with the death of a 9-year-old girl who was repeatedly beaten during a rit

Madeleine McCann disappearance: New details on German suspect 2021-03-01 17:34:23New details have emerged related to the German man suspected in the years-old disappearance of 3-year-old Madeleine McCann, including that he was know

Pope Francis' planned Iraq trip sparks security, health 2021-03-01 17:20:32On Friday, Pope Francis heads to a country where ISIS tried its best to wipe Christians out altogether not so long ago. Add to the formidable pressure

Russia's Boris Nemtsov – 'the best president Russia 2021-03-01 16:52:10In Moscow, thousands honored Boris Nemtsov – the most prominent Russian opposition leader –who was gunned down a stone’s throw from

US agents seize 277 pounds of banned bologna 2021-03-01 13:28:15Pork products from foreign countries are prohibited from entering the U.S. due to possible foreign animal diseases.

Khashoggi's fiancée calls for Saudi crown prince to 2021-03-01 13:09:15The fiancée of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi has called for Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to face immediate punishment following

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6 Dr. Seuss books will no longer be 2021-03-02 07:29:16Six Dr. Seuss books — including And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street and If I Ran the Zoo — will stop being published becaus

Kidnappers release hundreds of schoolgirls in latest Nigeria 2021-03-02 01:16:17Hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls abducted last week from a boarding school in the northwestern Zamfara state have been released, the state's governor

Top utility regulator in Texas resigns over winter 2021-03-01 19:41:06The top utilities regulator in Texas resigned Monday, in the widening fallout from blackouts triggered by an unusually heavy and widespread winter sto

How big was the iceberg that broke off 2021-03-01 19:01:33A massive iceberg broke off Antarctica Friday after ruptures formed in the Brunt Ice Shelf, according to a news release from the British Antarctic Sur

Former FC Barcelona officials detained after raid on 2021-03-01 17:14:25Catalan police detained several people after raiding FC Barcelona's stadium in a search and seize operation related to an investigation into club off

Defying deadly crackdown in Myanmar, crowds return to 2021-03-01 16:29:03Police in Myanmar's biggest city fired tear gas Monday at defiant crowds who returned to the streets to protest last month's coup, despite reports t

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the 2021-03-01 15:05:14British Columbia is extending the time between first and second doses of three different COVID-19 vaccines to four months — a decision

Biden spokesperson rules out helping Canada, Mexico with 2021-03-01 14:32:13The White House spokesperson today ruled out sending vaccines to continental partners like Canada and Mexico, saying U.S. President Joe Biden is commi

Archeologists find intact ceremonial chariot near Pompeii 2021-03-01 12:47:02The discovery of an intact ceremonial chariot was revealed by officials at the Pompeii archaeological site in Italy on Saturday. The chariot survived

Ivory Coast begins COVID-19 inoculations with shots from 2021-03-01 11:35:33Ivory Coast has begun giving shots to inoculate against COVID-19 with vaccines delivered last week by the global COVAX initiative, which was created t

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy convicted of corruption. 2021-03-01 09:35:01A Paris court on Monday found former French president Nicolas Sarkozy guilty of corruption and influence peddling. Sarkozy will face another trial lat

Prince Philip transferred to different London hospital for 2021-03-01 08:13:21Britain's Prince Philip, the 99-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth, was transferred to a different hospital in central London on Monday to have test

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Buckingham Palace Gives An Update On Prince Philip's 2021-03-01 08:54:27The 99-year-old Duke of Edinburgh has been hospitalized for roughly two weeks and has now been transferred to St. Bartholomew’s Hospital.

France's Nicolas Sarkozy Convicted Of Corruption, Sentenced To 2021-03-01 08:14:40The former French president was sentenced to a year in prison and a two-year suspended sentence for trying to illegally obtain information from a magi

Defying Deadly Crackdown, Crowds Again Protest Myanmar Coup 2021-03-01 07:48:37The protests against the military takeover of Myanmar's government continued despite reports that security forces killed at least 18 people a day bef

Dozens Of Leading Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Campaigners Charged 2021-02-28 09:05:17The tightening legal noose on local activists comes as Chinese officials prepare to unveil electoral reforms that will likely further diminish the rol

At Least 11 Dead On Bloodiest Day Of 2021-02-28 08:54:55Myanmar has been in chaos since the army seized power and detained elected government leader Aung San Suu Kyi earlier this month.

Hundreds Of Cows Have Been Trapped At Sea 2021-02-27 12:20:40A new report from the Spanish government calls for killing the more than 850 animals stuck aboard a transport ship in the Mediterranean.

Zookeeper Dies After Being Struck By Elephant's Trunk 2021-02-27 06:29:17Authorities said Joaquín Gutiérrez was knocked back and hit his head on bars at Cabárceno Nature Park near Santander, Spain.

More Than 300 Schoolgirls Kidnapped By Gunmen In 2021-02-26 12:38:42Armed groups in the region are known to kidnap people for money and for the release of their members from jail.

Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Reduces Transmission After 1 Dose, 2021-02-26 07:44:48A single dose also cuts the number of asymptomatic infections, according to preliminary research in the U.K. which has not yet been peer-reviewed.

'It Didn’t Hurt At All': Queen Urges Vaccine-Hesitant 2021-02-26 04:45:43Buckingham Palace said in January the 94-year-old head of state and the Duke of Edinburgh, 99, had been inoculated.

U.S. Carries Out Airstrike Against Iranian-Backed Militia Target 2021-02-25 19:52:09It was not immediately clear what damage was caused and if there were any casualties from the U.S. strike.

Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Support Completion Of 2021-02-25 12:08:13The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s foundation partnered with World Central Kitchen on the joint effort.

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Volvo Will Convert to Electric Vehicles Faster Than 2021-03-02 17:50:29

Enough Vaccine Will Be Available for Every U.S. 2021-03-02 17:46:15The first detailed studies of the so-called P.1 variant show how it spread in the Amazonian city of Manaus. Here’s the latest Covid-19 news.

Biden Administration Announces First Sanctions on Russia in 2021-03-02 17:43:31The action came as the administration declassified an intelligence finding that the F.S.B., one of Russia’s leading intelligence agencies, was r

How ‘Lolita’ Escaped Obscenity Laws and Cancel Culture 2021-03-02 17:41:25Emily Mortimer, who grew up with a prominent free-speech advocate before becoming an actress and screenwriter, has some ideas.

Vernon Jordan, Civil Rights Leader and D.C. Power 2021-03-02 17:27:59Mr. Jordan, who was selected to head the National Urban League while still in his 30s, counseled presidents and business leaders.

Biden’s Picks for Financial Regulator Jobs Emphasize Transparency 2021-03-02 17:24:17Nominees to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau faced questions about the limits of their power b

Possible Showdown Over Myanmar Ambassador Looms at U.N. 2021-03-02 17:24:08The military junta in Myanmar wants to replace its United Nations’ envoy, but he isn’t leaving. “We’re in a very unique situat

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Ambitious Republicans’ Dance: Embrace Trump, but Don’t Try 2021-03-02 17:01:39As jockeying begins for 2024, rank-and-file Republicans say they are most drawn to leaders who both pledge fealty to the former president and appear t

Texas and Other States Reopen as Covid Cases 2021-03-02 16:48:28As coronavirus cases fall, states are rescinding mask mandates and reopening businesses and schools, prompting people to emerge after months of isolat

Woody Allen, Mia Farrow and What Popular Culture 2021-03-02 16:45:06The new HBO documentary revisits a 1990s scandal. What viewers take away from it may depend on the stories they trust about women and why.

The Return of the Foyer 2021-03-02 16:44:15The pandemic has prompted some builders to reconsider open plan apartments to include an entry space, a de facto “airlock” between the out

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WHO Defends Appointing US Scientist Mired In Alleged 2021-03-02 20:19:43'clear-cut conflict of interest'

Doctors Without Borders Says Staff Member Was Killed 2021-03-02 18:39:35'We offer our sincerest condolences to our colleague’s family and friends'

Gunmen Kill 3 Female Media Workers In Afghanistan 2021-03-02 18:04:23'[U]nforgivable crime'

Indonesian Volcano Erupts, Sending Clouds Of Ash 16,400 2021-03-02 16:37:30'The large lava dome at any time could burst, causing a bigger avalanche of hot clouds'

Scientists Discover Sharks That Glow In The Dark 2021-03-02 13:25:59One is now the largest known glowing vertebrate

Protesters Attempt To Defend Themselves From Rubber Bullets 2021-03-02 13:07:43Hundreds dodged tear gas canisters and rubber bullets

China, Russia Shipping Millions Of COVID-19 Vaccines Worldwide 2021-03-02 11:30:56China and Russia may be attempting to build up global influence

Nearly 300 Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls Released 2021-03-02 11:19:40'They were shooting endlessly'

‘Justin Trudeau Is Gutless’: Brian Kilmeade Flames Canadian 2021-03-02 09:55:50'I would be beside myself if I were Canadian'

Thieves Steal 185 Gallons Of Beer Being Aged 2021-03-02 08:00:10It sounds awesome

Ancient Chariot Discovered In Pompeii Excavation 2021-03-02 07:59:31An ancient, extravagant chariot was discovered in a recent excavation at the ruins of Pompeii

Pentagon Says Biden’s Syria Strike Killed One Militant 2021-03-01 19:29:12'We will continue to assess.'


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