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Chinese companies probed by U.S. to delist from New! 2022-08-12 16:24:02Five major Chinese state-owned companies, including oil producers Sinopec and PetroChina, announced Friday they will no longer list their stock for tr

Biden to meet with Chinese president for first New! 2022-08-12 16:13:00Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet for the first time with President Biden later this year in Southeast Asia, according to a report.

WHO plans to rename monkeypox over stigmatization concerns New! 2022-08-12 14:33:52The World Health Organization says it's holding an open forum to rename the disease monkeypox, after some critics raised concerns the name could be d

IG says 'inconsistent' active shooter policies on military New! 2022-08-12 14:25:00Army Maj. Nidal Hasan killed 13 people and wounded more than 30 others on Nov. 5, 2009, at Fort Hood, Texas. It was the deadliest mass shooting on a U

Christians in Taiwan fear 'severe' persecution should China New! 2022-08-12 14:19:34"Severe" targeting of Christians will be near the top of China's agenda should the People's Liberation Army succeed in conquering Taiwan following

Rival Iraq protests underscore inter-Shiite power struggle New! 2022-08-12 12:19:57Supporters of Iran-backed Shiite groups rallied in Baghdad on Friday to denounce their rivals, followers of an influential Shiite cleric who stormed t

EU diplomats visit West Bank school slated for New! 2022-08-12 11:00:30European representatives on Friday visited a small schoolhouse serving an impoverished Bedouin community in the occupied West Bank that is under threa

Amsterdam's Schiphol compensating air travelers hit by chaos New! 2022-08-12 05:56:35Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport has launched a compensation program for travelers who missed their flights because of lengthy delays that have plagued t

Grain ship to dock in Ukraine, leave for New! 2022-08-12 05:11:20Expectations were raised Friday that the first U.N. grain transport ship could soon be leaving Ukraine for Africa, while more Russian shelling struck

UN chief affirms support for denuclearized North Korea New! 2022-08-12 04:35:45United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday proclaimed unwavering U.N. commitment to a fully denuclearized North Korea, even as a divi

Slow tallies in close Kenya presidential vote feed New! 2022-08-12 03:43:12Vote-tallying in Kenya's close presidential election isn't moving fast enough, the electoral commission chair said Friday, while parallel counting b

Hong Kong population shrinks for 2nd year under New! 2022-08-12 03:21:12Hong Kong's government says its population has shrunk for a second year as anti-virus controls hampered the inflow of new workers and births declined

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U.S. federal judge unseals search warrant used on New! 2022-08-12 15:54:21A U.S. federal judge granted the U.S. Department of Justice's request to unseal the warrant that authorized the FBI to search former president Donald

Global experts give monkeypox variants new names New! 2022-08-12 15:09:34Health experts through the World Health Organization (WHO) have come up with new names for the monkeypox disease, virus and variants using Roman numer

More Black NFL retirees win dementia cases in New! 2022-08-12 13:49:55Two years after a pair of former players sued the NFL over the treatment of Black retirees in the league's $1 billion US concussion settlement, hundr

Trump may be a special case, but others New! 2022-08-12 13:21:11As the fallout from the removal of potentially classified documents from Donald Trump's Florida home plays out, here's a look at some recent cases w

Polio virus found in New York City wastewater, New! 2022-08-12 12:54:42Health officials identified the virus that causes polio in New York City's wastewater, suggesting local transmission of the virus, state au

Author Salman Rushdie airlifted to hospital after attack New! 2022-08-12 11:24:53Author Salman Rushdie, whose writing led to death threats, is in surgery after being attacked onstage at an event in western New York, his agent said.

Actor Anne Heche remains on life support for New! 2022-08-12 04:13:25Anne Heche remains on life support and under evaluation for organ donation after a car crash that led to her brain death, a representative for the act

UN demands end to military activity at Ukraine's 2022-08-11 21:00:11The UN nuclear chief warned Thursday that "very alarming" military activity at Europe's largest nuclear plant in southeastern Ukraine could lead to

U.S. CDC drops quarantine, screening recommendations for COVID-19 2022-08-11 16:27:53The top U.S. public health agency on Thursday relaxed its COVID-19 guidelines, dropping the recommendation that Americans quarantine themselves if the

NHL-bound Russian hockey player wants court to reverse 2022-08-11 12:01:56Russian hockey player Ivan Fedotov has been accused of trying to evade military service by signing an NHL contract.

Suspect in Beirut bank hostage standoff demanded to 2022-08-11 11:54:30A hostage standoff where an armed man demanded a Beirut bank let him withdraw his trapped savings has ended with the man's surrender and no injuries.

McDonald's will soon reopen its locations in Ukraine 2022-08-11 09:37:33McDonald's will start reopening some of its restaurants in Ukraine in the coming months, a symbol of the war-torn country's return to some sense of

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Podcast: Why Wyoming's 'brand' hates Liz Cheney New! 2022-08-12 08:00:10Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney is state royalty and a conservative's conservative. But because she's on the Jan. 6 House subcommittee, voters want her out.

'Bachelorette' contestant's firefighter dad has retirement locked up New! 2022-08-12 07:00:57Chapman Shallcross, father of current 'Bachelorette' contestant Zach Shallcross, thought Celsius would be a solid place to put his cryptocurrency. N

A young crypto billionaire's political agenda goes well New! 2022-08-12 05:00:20Sam Bankman-Fried says he's focused on public health. His political donations, and his activities on Capitol Hill, suggest broader goals.

Here's the CDC's new advice for protecting yourself 2022-08-11 20:25:11The CDC has updated its COVID-19 guidance in an effort to make things less confusing to Americans. Here's what the agency recommends.

FBI completes 'Rust' shooting report as investigation continues 2022-08-11 16:52:53New Mexico law enforcement officers are still waiting to review data from Alec Baldwin's cellphone.

Car crash in Wyoming leads to huge meth 2022-08-11 16:35:16A car crash in Rawlins, Wyo., led federal agents to a Santa Clara warehouse believed to be used as a methamphetamine cooking and conversion site, cour

Garland 'personally approved' Mar-a-Lago search, moves to unseal 2022-08-11 15:10:10Atty. Gen. Merrick Garland made his first public comments since the FBI search of former President Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence earlier this week.

Inside one O.C. Mexican Catholic family, abortion still 2022-08-11 08:00:12After the Supreme Court's Roe ruling, three generations of Latinas in an Orange County family reflect on how their stances on abortion have evolved.

Labor unions are hot, but their moment may 2022-08-11 07:00:28Experts acknowledge the newfound excitement around labor but caution that unions, which have suffered decades of declining membership, are unlikely to

'Not even Orwell could have dreamed up a 2022-08-11 05:00:34With virtually no independent journalists left inside and foreign reporters banned from entering, Nicaragua has become 'an information black hole.'

How one California family helped win new benefits 2022-08-10 17:35:23Biden signed the $280-billion PACT Act into law Wednesday, expanding healthcare and benefits for veterans injured by wartime exposure to toxins. The l

Congo tests boundaries of democracy, climate action during 2022-08-10 17:15:00Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken urges free and fair Congo elections following the government's arrest of a key opposition figure and its backsli

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FBI seizes 'top secret' documents from Trump's Mar-a-Lago New! 2022-08-12 16:44:49FBI agents who searched former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago home in Florida this week removed 11 sets of classified documents including some m

Lionel Messi absent from list of Ballon d'Or New! 2022-08-12 15:28:04Seven-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi paid a high price for an underwhelming first season with Paris Saint-Germain when he was left off the 30-s

Iraq: Political standoff continues as rival Shiite blocs New! 2022-08-12 14:33:46Opponents of populist Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr launched their own Baghdad sit-in Friday two weeks after al-Sadr supporters stormed parliament and

Is Iraq’s political chaos spreading to the Kurdistan New! 2022-08-12 13:23:50Iraqi Kurdistan, the autonomous zone considered a haven of stability in a war-torn country, has been roiled in recent days by political tensions. A vi

Afghan journalists in exile start a new life New! 2022-08-12 13:09:07The 15th of August will mark the one-year anniversary of the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan. FRANCE 24 has been talking to refugees who have

Author Salman Rushdie stabbed on stage at event New! 2022-08-12 11:24:09Salman Rushdie, the author whose writing led to death threats from Iran in the 1980s, was stabbed in the neck, police said, as he was about to gi

Syria rebels protest against Turkey's 'reconciliation' proposal New! 2022-08-12 11:02:12Thousands of Syrians in rebel-held areas took to the streets on Friday to protest against a proposal from Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu fo

Seoul floods highlight dangers of 'Parasite'-style semi-basement housing New! 2022-08-12 09:40:36The deadly floods that swept through South Korea on August 8 and 9 have shed light on the dangers of living in "banjiha", semi-underground basement

US, Indonesia and Australia hold live-fire drill amid New! 2022-08-12 09:33:11Soldiers from the U.S., Indonesia and Australia joined a live-fire drill on Friday, part of annual joint combat exercises on Sumatra island amid growi

Senegal president's coalition narrowly holds parliamentary majority New! 2022-08-12 08:52:59Senegalese President Macky Sall's coalition narrowly won last month's legislative election, according to final results, but has kept its absolute ma

'Extreme vigilance' as vast southwestern France fire slows New! 2022-08-12 05:06:58A huge fire that has devastated swathes of southwestern France was largely contained, but firefighters face another "complicated" day, local authori

South Korea pardons Samsung boss to 'counter economic New! 2022-08-12 04:08:30The heir and de facto leader of the Samsung group received a presidential pardon Friday, continuing South Korea's long tradition of freeing business

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US urged to release frozen Afghan funds New! 2022-08-12 16:42:33 Dozens of economists have urged the US to release frozen Afghan funds to mitigate “humanitarian catastrophe” Read Full Article at RT.com

Polio detected in New York City New! 2022-08-12 15:20:39 Sewage samples from New York City show the presence of the polio virus, linked to a confirmed case in nearby Rockland County Read Full Article at RT.

UEFA unveils Player of Year shortlist New! 2022-08-12 14:41:29 Real Madrid's French ace Karim Benzema leads the race to win the UEFA Player of the Year honor after the shortlist was revealed on Friday Read Full

Possible time for Biden-Xi first face-to-face meet revealed  New! 2022-08-12 14:19:44 Joe Biden and Xi Jinping could meet in person in November on the sidelines of a major summit in Southeast Asia, WSJ reports  Read Full Article a

J&J to discontinue baby powder amid major pressure New! 2022-08-12 13:22:35 Johnson & Johnson to discontinue its talc-based baby powder globally as it faces thousands of cancer lawsuits Read Full Article at RT.com

11 killed in gruesome shooting, including children New! 2022-08-12 13:12:58 Eleven people including two children were killed in a gun rampage in Cetinje, Montenegro that started as a family dispute Read Full Article at RT.com

Worst-performing G7 economy revealed New! 2022-08-12 12:57:19 The United States performed worse than other G7 economies in the second quarter, according to UK data Read Full Article at RT.com

Ukraine eyes promotion of English language New! 2022-08-12 12:56:00 English would be promoted as a “language of international communication” under a draft law introduced by Ukraine’s culture ministry

NATO state mulls closing Baltics for Russian Navy New! 2022-08-12 12:10:25 Estonia and Finland have discussed integrating coastal missile batteries, which would allow them to block Russia’s access to the Baltic Sea Rea

EU in for another winter shock – Reuters New! 2022-08-12 12:00:17 The EU is set to start winter seriously short of diesel fuel in the run-up to an embargo on Russian crude oil, Reuters reports Read Full Article at R

‘Satanic Verses’ author Salman Rushdie attacked with knife New! 2022-08-12 11:59:32 ‘The Satanic Verses’ author Salman Rushdie was attacked on stage, prompting speculation of a link to the 1989 Iranian bounty on his head

UK's Truss takes heat over ‘insulting’ Jewish comments New! 2022-08-12 11:52:34 The UK foreign secretary, Liz Truss, has faced criticism over words about a culture of “anti-Semitism” among civil servants Read Full Art

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US politics goes nuclear after FBI raid on New! 2022-08-12 08:01:35There was wild speculation on social media, with Trump critics invoking the spectre of nuclear commerce on part of the former President and his family

EU presidency mulls visa ban for all Russians New! 2022-08-12 07:37:41

'Extreme vigilance' at vast western France fire New! 2022-08-12 06:13:43A huge fire that has devastated swathes of southwestern France was largely contained, but firefighters face another "complicated" day, local authori

No port call by Chinese research ship at New! 2022-08-12 06:09:21

UN chief affirms support for denuclearized North Korea New! 2022-08-12 05:30:57

Taiwan blames politics for cancellation of global Pride New! 2022-08-12 04:14:10Taiwan's southern city of Kaohsiung had been due to host WorldPride 2025 Taiwan, after winning the right from global LGBTQ rights group InterPride. L

Australian held in Myanmar pleads not guilty in New! 2022-08-12 03:50:10Sean Turnell has been detained in Myanmar since Feb. 6 last year, a few days after the military ousted Suu Kyi's elected government in a coup. He fac

Hong Kong population shrinks for 2nd year under New! 2022-08-12 03:32:00The population as of mid-2022 declined by 1.6% from a year earlier to 7,291,600. It said there was a net outflow of 113,200 residents while only 18,30

Hacker offers to sell data of 48.5m users New! 2022-08-12 03:28:02

Afghan girls face uncertain future after 1 year New! 2022-08-12 02:34:01At a house in Kabul, dozens gathered on a recent day for classes in an informal school set up by Sodaba Nazhand. She and her sister teach English, sci

South Korea says missile shield ‘not negotiable’ with New! 2022-08-12 02:30:35Decisions on the deployment of Lockheed Martin Corp’s Terminal High-Altitude Area (Thaad) Defense system was a matter of South Korea’s sel

South Africa's Marikana massacre: What happened on the New! 2022-08-12 02:20:06Hundreds of police officers watch thousands of striking mineworkers gather on a barren hill near South Africa's Marikana platinum mine.

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U.S. House passes massive climate and health bill New! 2022-08-12 17:56:34The Inflation Reduction Act includes about $375 billion over 10 years to encourage industry and consumers to shift from carbon-emitting to cleaner for

Shake the Lake returns to the Queen City New! 2022-08-12 17:17:54This is the second year in a row the classic rock festival has been held, after being cancelled in 2020 due to COVID-19.

Pennsylvania teen dies after being pulled into wood New! 2022-08-12 16:23:40Isiah Bedocs was working at his job with a tree removal service when the accident happened.

Warrant used to search Trump’s home alleges concealing New! 2022-08-12 15:44:38A copy of the warrant reviewed by multiple outlets listed three federal laws Trump was alleged to have violated, including the Espionage Act, for reta

How does polio spread? What are the symptoms? New! 2022-08-12 15:07:54The polio virus is considered very contagious and spreads mostly from person to person, through contaminated water and via fecal particles.

Polio detected in NYC’s sewage, virus likely spreading New! 2022-08-12 14:32:12The virus that causes polio has been found in New York City's wastewater in another sign that the disease is quietly spreading among unvaccinate

Regina airport regains international status New! 2022-08-12 14:22:07In January 2021, the federal government revised the list of airports designated as 'international' and removed many, including YQR in Regina, but th

U.S. school allegedly kicks out kindergarten student for New! 2022-08-12 13:39:32The Louisiana Baptist school believes marriage should only exist between a man and a woman.

Author Salman Rushdie attacked before lecture on New New! 2022-08-12 11:26:30Salman Rushdie, the author whose writing led to death threats from Iran in the 1980s, was attacked Friday as he was about to give a lecture in western

Going with the flow: Meet this year’s Top New! 2022-08-12 09:24:49Mullets are making a comeback and these kids are ahead of the trend.

Drought strikes parts of England amid stretch of New! 2022-08-12 08:07:19England suffered its driest July since 1935, with only 35 per cent of the average rainfall for the month, and parts of England and Wales are in a four

Donald Trump calls for ‘immediate’ release of Florida New! 2022-08-12 07:56:14The Justice Department has until Friday afternoon to alert the judge about whether former U.S. president Donald Trump will object to the release.

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