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Louisiana elections chief slams senator over voting machines New! 2021-03-05 14:58:53BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin lashed out Friday against the head of the Louisiana Senate's elections oversight committee aft

Ukrainian tycoon banned from entering US for corruption New! 2021-03-05 14:19:46KYIV, Ukraine (AP) - The United States has banned a Ukrainian tycoon and former regional governor, who was also a key supporter of Ukraine’s pre

Slain Afghan midwife among those to be honored New! 2021-03-05 12:47:47It was nearly a year ago that Maryam Noorzad, a midwife at a hospital in Afghanistan, took a stand when extremists went on a rampage at the maternity

Cuba's struggling entrepreneurs look to Biden with hope New! 2021-03-05 12:31:01HAVANA (AP) - Business was booming for a trendy little clothing shop called Clandestina in the heart of Old Havana, one of thousands of new private bu

EU, US agree to suspend tariffs over Airbus-Boeing New! 2021-03-05 12:19:44BRUSSELS (AP) - A first phone call Friday clinched the first trade breakthrough to start rebuilding trans-Atlantic relations between the United States

Senators push for free world to coordinate tech New! 2021-03-05 11:58:27A bipartisan group of senators wants a new alliance with democratic countries to develop rules of the road in tech to counter China’s dominance

UN envoy calls for urgent action to reverse New! 2021-03-05 11:51:19UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. special envoy for Myanmar called Friday for urgent Security Council action to reverse Myanmar’s military coup, sa

Germany: Croatian wanted for war crimes arrested at New! 2021-03-05 09:35:52BERLIN (AP) - A 65-year-old Croatian man has been arrested in Germany on a European warrant on allegations of war crimes during fighting as the former

Government, rebels formally sign peace agreement in Nepal 2021-03-05 07:03:28KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) - Nepal’s government and a communist rebel group formally signed a peace agreement Friday that it is hoped will end violen

Myanmar cracked down brutally on protests. It may 2021-03-05 06:18:51TOKYO (AP) - Myanmar's security forces have killed scores of demonstrators protesting a coup. The new junta has jailed journalists - and anyone else

YouTube removes Myanmar army channels; U.N. to meet 2021-03-05 05:02:05YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — YouTube removed five channels run by Myanmar’s military for violating its guidelines, it announced Friday, as demon

Official: Israel upgrading contingency plans for Iran attack 2021-03-05 04:59:20TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) - Israel’s defense minister said his country is upgrading contingency plans to strike Iranian targets if Tehran shows sign

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Iran opposition shines light on century of oppression New! 2021-03-05 16:05:14The world tends to look at Iran in the context of pre-revolution and post. But according to former Iranian diplomat Mehrdad Khonsari, there is a neat

New Zealand sees 8.1 magnitude earthquake, lifts tsunami New! 2021-03-05 08:32:22The island mainly saw structural damage despite the significant strength of the earthquakes.

Pope begins first-ever papal visit to Iraq, urges New! 2021-03-05 07:35:46Iraqi security forces view the visit as an opportunity to show the world the improvements to the country.

Ship appears to float through sky in photo 2021-03-05 05:03:17A man in England taking pictures of Cornwall’s coastline, snapped a photo this week of what at first appeared to be a ship floating through

Pope Francis goes to Iraq to rally fading 2021-03-05 04:33:23Pope Francis heads to Iraq on Friday to urge the country’s dwindling number of Christians to stay put and help rebuild the country after years o

YouTube removes 5 channels run by Burma military 2021-03-05 04:16:46YouTube has removed five channels run by Burma’s military for violating its community guidelines and terms of service.

North Korean nuclear activity detected, possibly extracting plutonium 2021-03-04 20:44:34North Korea could be at it again. New activity has been detected at the Yonbyong nuclear site north of Pyongyang.  

Ahead of Pope visit, survivor recalls Christian church 2021-03-04 20:36:14Six Al Qaeda-linked militants stormed and seized the church, killing dozens inside. At the time, the Oct. 31, 2010 attack was the bloodiest in a drumb

Agency cancels Hawaii tsunami watch after huge Pacific 2021-03-04 20:31:33The U.S. Pacific Tsunami Warning Center cancelled a tsunami watch Thursday for Hawaii that was issued after a huge earthquake occurred in a remote are

China has 'closing window of opportunity' to reach 2021-03-04 17:49:23Chinese President Xi Jinping faces a "closing window of opportunity" to acheive his geopolitical objectives, author and China expert Gordon Chang to

Israel updating plans to strike Iranian nuclear sites, 2021-03-04 15:13:02The Israeli military is updating plans to strike Iranian nuclear sites and is prepared to act independently, Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz told

COVID-19 strikes 2 US Navy warships moored in 2021-03-04 12:19:14Two American warships continued to be out of action in Bahrain on Thursday amid heightened tensions with Iran following a spate of rock

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Pope Francis To Make History By Visiting Influential 2021-03-04 18:02:15Pope Francis will meet Iraq's Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, a prominent figure in Shiite Islam, to issue a joint call for peace.

Twitter Asks Why The Royal Family Is Investigating 2021-03-04 17:24:06"Prince. Andrew. Is. Right. There."

UK, 4 Other Regulators To Fast-Track COVID-19 Vaccines 2021-03-04 07:02:19The regulatory approach to new vaccines will be similar to the modified flu shot, which changes every year.

Prince Philip Recovering From Surgery For Heart Condition, 2021-03-04 05:23:08The Duke of Edinburgh, 99, has been in the hospital for more than two weeks.

Meghan Markle Responds To Report That She Bullied 2021-03-03 13:08:46The Times of London laid out allegations by unnamed employees that the Duchess of Sussex had "bullied" and "humiliated" staff.

Ailing Prince Philip Is ‘Slightly Improving,’ Says Camilla, 2021-03-03 09:22:29The 99-year-old Duke of Edinburgh has been hospitalized with an infection and a preexisting heart condition.

Explosion At Dutch COVID-19 Test Center Appears Intentional, 2021-03-03 05:37:33The blast in the town of Bovenkarspel, 35 miles north of Amsterdam, shattered windows but caused no injuries.

Rockets Hit Airbase In Iraq Hosting U.S. Troops, 2021-03-03 04:48:44The attack targeted the same base where Iran struck in January last year in retaliation for the killing of Iranian Gen. Qassim Soleimani.

UK Resort Chain Created An 'Undesirable Guests' List 2021-03-03 04:16:23Pontins kept a list of Irish last names in an attempt to keep out members of the Irish Traveler community, the U.K. equalities watchdog said.

Toddler Survives Fall From 12th-Story Balcony Thanks To 2021-03-02 14:47:50Nguyen Ngoc Manh was sitting in his truck waiting to deliver a package in Hanoi, Vietnam, when he heard the little girl crying above him.

Meghan Markle Seeks $2.1 Million In Costs After 2021-03-02 10:17:21The judge ruled in the Duchess of Sussex's favor without holding a trial, saying the articles were a clear breach of privacy.

Nigerian Governor Says 279 Kidnapped Schoolgirls Are Freed 2021-03-02 04:48:06Nigeria has seen several such attacks and kidnappings in recent years.

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How a bridge to Canada got the axe 2021-03-04 22:52:18As American lawmakers inch toward approving a bill with an eye-watering 13-digit price tag, it's apparently a bridge to Canada that's a bridge too f

EU, Italy halt AstraZeneca vaccine shipment to Australia 2021-03-04 19:54:36A shipment of over a quarter million AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccines destined for Australia has been blocked from leaving the European Union.

YouTube to lift ban on Trump channel when 2021-03-04 15:53:12Alphabet Inc.'s YouTube will lift its suspension on former U.S. president Donald Trump's channel when it determines the risk of real-world violence

U.K. police won't probe journalist over 1995 Diana 2021-03-04 12:46:18British police said Thursday that they will not launch a criminal investigation into the journalist Martin Bashir over his 1995 interview with Princes

Capitol Police chief asks lawmakers to push for 2021-03-04 12:23:09The acting chief of the U.S. Capitol Police appealed to congressional leaders Thursday to use their influence to keep National Guard troops at the Cap

People waste way more food than thought, UN 2021-03-04 11:12:40A new UN report estimates 17 per cent of the food produced globally each year is wasted. That represents a big environmental toll. Canadians are

Jack Dorsey's Square buys Jay-Z's Tidal music streaming 2021-03-04 10:21:50Financial technology company Square, Inc. says it has reached an agreement to acquire a "significant majority ownership" of Tidal, the music st

New Zealand downgrades tsunami threat, says people can 2021-03-04 09:54:32New Zealand downgraded its tsunami threat level hours after several strong earthquakes, after the National Emergency Management Agency said

8 killed in latest attacks on civilians in 2021-03-04 09:18:31At least seven Afghan civilians were shot and killed by a group of gunmen overnight in the country's east and a physician died when a bomb attached t

WHO says most African countries to begin vaccination 2021-03-04 08:06:28Most African countries will kick-start their COVID-19 vaccination programs by the end of March as efforts to procure doses for the continent's 1.3 bi

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the 2021-03-04 07:46:09The U.S. Senate voted on Thursday to begin debating President Joe Biden's $1.9-trillion US coronavirus aid bill, setting up what is likely

Buckingham Palace says Prince Philip has had a 2021-03-04 06:20:16Prince Philip has had a successful heart procedure at a London hospital, Buckingham Palace said Thursday.

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February 2021 Jobs Report: U.S. Economy Added 379,000 New! 2021-03-05 18:53:12U.S. employers added 379,000 to their payrolls in February, increasing hopes that vaccinations and reopenings are giving the economic recovery a firme

They Spent 24 Years Behind Bars. Then the New! 2021-03-05 18:33:55A judge threw out the murder convictions of three New York men on Friday and admonished prosecutors for withholding evidence that cast serious doubt o

Too Many Smart People Are Being Too Dismissive New! 2021-03-05 18:20:05Fears were overblown for years. But let’s not be blasé about how hard it could be to halt high prices if they haunt us again.

Stimulus, Syringe Shortage, Harry and Meghan: Your Friday New! 2021-03-05 18:12:54Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

Black People Need Better Covid-19 Vaccine Access, Not New! 2021-03-05 17:45:05The focus on “hesitancy” as the driver of lower Covid-19 vaccination rates misses the real problem, and opportunity.

Pope Francis Begins Visit to Iraq New! 2021-03-05 17:43:35The pope’s four-day trip is intended to nurture ties with Shiite Muslims and encourage a Christian population decimated by years of strife.

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Restaurant Dining and No Mask Mandates Are Each New! 2021-03-05 17:42:26C.D.C. researchers found that counties opening restaurants for on-premises dining saw a rise in daily infections. Here’s the latest on the pande

Representative Eric Swalwell Sues Trump Over Capitol Riot New! 2021-03-05 17:35:05The suit by Representative Eric Swalwell accuses Donald J. Trump of inciting the Jan. 6 attack and conspiring to prevent Congress from formalizing Pre

LSU Mishandled Women’s Complaints Against Les Miles, Players New! 2021-03-05 17:29:46The university’s acknowledgment came after two reports in two days showed how L.S.U. mishandled complaints of harassment and assault.

Derek Chauvin Trial May Be Delayed Over Court New! 2021-03-05 17:28:29An appeals court has ruled that a judge must reconsider whether to add a third-degree murder charge against Mr. Chauvin, who is scheduled to go on tri

Business Updates: Stocks Rally as Jobs Report Signals New! 2021-03-05 17:27:43The pace of hiring in February was an unexpectedly large improvement over the gains made in January.


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