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Erdogan orders removal of 10 ambassadors, including U.S. New! 2021-10-23 16:31:20ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that he had ordered 10 foreign ambassadors who called for the release of a

Palestinian rights groups see muzzle in Israel's terror New! 2021-10-23 14:22:52RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) – Activists called on the international community Saturday to help reverse Israel's unprecedented designation of six P

Feds seize $12M, allege its part of money New! 2021-10-23 13:12:39DETROIT (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Detroit have seized about $12 million in cash that they allege was part of a money laundering scheme opera

Saudi Arabia pledges 2060 target of net-zero emissions New! 2021-10-23 04:00:55DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — One of the world's largest oil producers, Saudi Arabia, announced Saturday it aims to reach “net zero&

Economists demand better labeling of Chinese forced-labor goods 2021-10-22 17:01:00Two free-market economists Thursday night used the United States' supply chain woes to argue for labeling Chinese goods made with forced labor. Georg

VP Harris heads to Paris, after all 2021-10-22 14:41:48Vice President Kamala Harris will travel to France in November to discuss COVID-19 and climate issues with French President Emmanuel Macron and mark V

Biden administration doubles estimate of Americans left behind 2021-10-22 14:30:00Nearly 200 Americans left behind in Taliban-ruled Afghanistan following the August U.S. military withdrawal may still be trying to get out, the State

Kremlin wall 'tooth' broken by collapsing scaffolding 2021-10-22 11:31:24MOSCOW (AP) – Falling scaffolding broke off one of the “teeth” on the top of the Kremlin wall on Friday, prompting Russian authoriti

Failure to report coronavirus-experiment findings renews Wuhan lab 2021-10-22 09:11:25Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky says he feels vindicated after the National Institutes of Health revealed that a “limited experiment” at the Wu

U.K. faces test of its coronavirus strategy as 2021-10-22 08:17:11Medical groups in the U.K. are sounding the alarm over rising coronavirus case counts on the cusp of winter and accusing Prime Minister Boris Johnson

China promotes COVID-19 booster shots in Beijing, border 2021-10-22 07:56:56It’s not just the U.S. State media reports China is trumpeting its COVID-19 booster program in certain provinces and Beijing, which hosts the Wi

Queen Elizabeth II back at castle following hospital 2021-10-22 07:28:40LONDON (AP) – Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II was back at Windsor Castle on Friday and in good spirits after revelations that she spent the n

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Scientists find oldest fossils of dinosaurs living in 2021-10-22 08:19:21A vast trove of fossils unearthed in Argentina's southern Patagonia region is offering the oldest-known evidence that some dinosaurs thrived in a com

Ethiopian airstrikes in Tigray force UN flight to 2021-10-22 07:44:08Ethiopian military airstrikes on Friday forced a United Nations humanitarian flight to abandon its landing in the capital of the country's Tigray reg

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the 2021-10-22 07:12:20Newfoundland and Labrador's vaccine passport comes into effect today.​​​​​​​ The passport system must now b

Alec Baldwin fired prop gun that killed cinematographer 2021-10-21 23:50:43A prop firearm discharged by veteran actor Alec Baldwin, who is producing and starring in a Western movie, killed his director of photography and inju

British government rejects calls for restrictions as COVID-19 2021-10-21 21:31:00The British government has rejected calls for renewed COVID-19 restrictions even as case numbers reach the highest number in more than three months.

Melbourne residents flock to bars, salons after enduring 2021-10-21 19:52:59Residents of Melbourne, Australia, flocked to the city's pubs, restaurants and hair salons in the early hours of Friday after the world's most locke

Human remains found at Florida park confirmed to 2021-10-21 17:58:49Dental records confirm that human remains found at a Florida wilderness park belong to Brian Laundrie, whose girlfriend, Gabby Petito, was found dead

Queen Elizabeth spent Wednesday night in hospital, Buckingham 2021-10-21 17:40:21The 95-year-old monarch spent the night in hospital "for some preliminary investigations," and returned to Windsor Castle Thursday, according to Buc

U.S. House finds Steve Bannon in contempt for 2021-10-21 16:19:38The U.S. House of Representatives has voted to hold Steve Bannon, a longtime ally and aide to former U.S. president Donald Trump, in contempt of

Haiti gang leader threatens to kill kidnapped missionaries 2021-10-21 15:35:05The leader of the 400 Mawozo gang that police in Haiti say is holding 17 members of a kidnapped missionary group is seen in a video released Thursday

Fatal Tesla crash in Texas had a driver 2021-10-21 14:00:48A driver was behind the wheel when a Tesla electric car crashed and burned last April near Houston, killing two men, neither of whom was found in the

Pornhub settles California lawsuit that included Canadian women 2021-10-21 13:37:47Pornhub and several affiliated companies have settled a lawsuit brought by 50 women who alleged it profited from pornographic videos published without

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Texas urges Supreme Court to reject new challenge 2021-10-21 14:57:21Questioning whether a right to abortion even exists, Texas asks the Supreme Court to reject a challenge to its strict law and overturn Roe vs. Wade.

Who needs COVID boosters? Experts must decide with 2021-10-21 09:36:25Scientists are trying to decide who should be eligible for COVID-19 booster shots, but they're missing key data that would help them.

With the federal eviction moratorium over, many call 2021-10-21 06:00:53The Desert Moon Motel in Las Vegas is home to people evicted during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Studies confirm COVID-19 vaccine's effectiveness in teens, even 2021-10-20 18:40:07The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine greatly reduced the risk of coronavirus infection and COVID-19 in teens despite the Delta variant's rise.

Voting rights bill dies in Senate, amping up 2021-10-20 10:00:17The Senate's failure to pass voting rights bill is likely to intensify pressure from progressives on Democratic leaders to eliminate the filibuster.

House Jan. 6 panel votes to hold ex-Trump 2021-10-19 19:25:29The House Jan. 6 committee investigating the Capitol riot votes to hold ex-Trump advisor Stephen K. Bannon in criminal contempt for defying a subpoena

What Colin Powell's death tells us — and 2021-10-19 15:46:04Experts say his death should not be interpreted as a failure of COVID-19 vaccines in the broader population.

Colin Powell, America's first Black secretary of State, 2021-10-18 21:02:27Colin Powell, the first Black secretary of State and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, dies of COVID-19 complications after bout with blood cance

Biden administration urges Supreme Court to suspend Texas 2021-10-18 13:27:14The Justice Department files an emergency appeal urging the Supreme Court to suspend the Texas law that has banned most abortions there.

Column: For Nancy Pelosi, maybe one last chance 2021-10-18 08:00:53Passing President Biden's agenda would be a huge test for Nancy Pelosi, one of the most effective House speakers in history.

Podcast: A matter of a piñon 2021-10-18 08:00:10The piñon nut is a beloved snack of the American Southwest, surrounded by traditions. But the harvest is getting smaller and smaller.

Despite promises to lift some Trump sanctions, Biden 2021-10-18 07:00:48Despite campaign promises on Cuba, President Biden has not opened paths on the remittances and travel some say would most help islanders.

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French fishermen deem UK ‘too timid’ to resolve New! 2021-10-23 17:01:44France is disappointed by the pace of negotiations with Britain on settling a row about post-Brexit fishing rights but talks are set to continue on Mo

New migrant caravan breaks through police blockade in New! 2021-10-23 16:08:57Several thousand migrants from Haiti, South America and Central America set off from southern Mexico headed north on Saturday, clashing with law enfor

Socialist presidential hopeful Anne Hidalgo pushes for ‘100% New! 2021-10-23 12:34:58Socialist Mayor Anne Hidalgo, who has made a push for a more bike-friendly Paris central to her bid for the presidency, holds a rally in the French ci

Turkey’s Erdogan wants US, French ambassadors declared ‘persona New! 2021-10-23 12:05:29Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday he had ordered the foreign ministry to declare 10 ambassadors from Western countries 'persona non g

‘Salvini’s moment has passed’: Fading right-wing champion on New! 2021-10-23 10:53:09Italy’s former hardline interior minister Matteo Salvini went on trial Saturday over his refusal to let a migrant rescue ship dock in

Mourners, athletes demand justice for Kenyan star runner New! 2021-10-23 10:05:07Olympic running greats came together on Saturday to bid farewell to rising Kenyan star Agnes Tirop, whose murder earlier this month sent shockwaves ac

Russia places former inmate who exposed prison abuse New! 2021-10-23 09:24:41Moscow on Saturday put a former prison inmate seeking asylum in France on a wanted list after he leaked harrowing videos of alleged rape and torture i

New whistleblower says Facebook put profit above fighting New! 2021-10-23 08:35:22A former Facebook worker reportedly told US authorities Friday the platform has put profits before stopping problematic content, weeks after another w

Security Council delegation in Mali to push for New! 2021-10-23 08:14:31A UN Security Council delegation is expected in the Malian capital Bamako on Saturday to press the transitional government to allow a civilian adminis

‘It was terrifying’: Thousands of migrants arrested in New! 2021-10-23 07:09:02Dozens of people, including women and children, have spent weeks sleeping rough outside the United Nations High Commissioner for Refuge

French football star Patrice Evra says he was New! 2021-10-23 05:29:28Former Manchester United and France defender Patrice Evra has said he was sexually abused as a teenager. In an interview to publicise his new autobiog

US efforts to free missionaries kidnapped in Haiti New! 2021-10-23 05:13:48A week after 17 members of a US-based missionary group and their driver were kidnapped in Haiti, authorities say they could be anywhere on the island.

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WaPo mocked for claiming Biden suffering through 'vulgar New! 2021-10-23 17:31:46 The Washington Post has earned US President Joe Biden little sympathy with a piece claiming increasing “vulgar taunts” is “on anoth

GTA fans notice Confederate flag removed in remastered New! 2021-10-23 17:02:49 A depiction of a Confederate flag has been apparently scrubbed from a remastered version of Grand Theft Auto: Vice City. The omission is a puzzling o

WATCH: Russian MMA icon Fedor Emelianenko claims sensational New! 2021-10-23 16:57:12 MMA icon Fedor Emelianenko rolled back the years to knock out American rival Tim Johnson in their Bellator 269 heavyweight headliner on the Russian f

Sick puppies: Fauci under fire from lawmakers after New! 2021-10-23 15:32:37 Members of Congress are demanding answers from White House medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci after it came to light that his agency funded experiment

Heavily-armed gunmen attack Nigerian prison, free hundreds of New! 2021-10-23 15:22:27 Over 800 detainees have been freed in Nigeria after heavily-armed assailants stormed a prison in the west of the country. The authorities managed to

Russian ‘freakshow’ fight queen Mazdyuk – who previously New! 2021-10-23 15:19:16 MMA fighter Darina Mazdyuk, who shot to fame after beating a giant male opponent in a controversial cross-gender fight, was defeated on her Bellator

Migrant caravan breaks through Mexican police as Biden New! 2021-10-23 14:44:00 A migrant caravan made up of thousands has broken through Mexican security forces attempting to stop them from making it to the US border on the heel

Cultural appreciation: Newcastle say fans CAN wear Arab-style New! 2021-10-23 14:42:43 Premier League club Newcastle United have backtracked after having previously asked fans not to attend matchdays in Arabic or Middle-East-inspired cl

‘Halyna inspired us all’: Husband of cinematographer shot New! 2021-10-23 12:55:02 Halyna Hutchins’ “legacy is too meaningful to encapsulate in words,” tweeted the cinematographer’s grieving husband, after Hu

School district offers ‘parental opt-out’ for mask mandate New! 2021-10-23 12:44:46 A Florida school district has altered its mask mandate to include a “parental opt-out,” a change it says is due to falling Covid-19 cases

US representatives censored after calling transgender ‘1st female New! 2021-10-23 12:39:37 Two US representatives – Jim Banks (Indiana) and Marjorie Taylor-Greene (Georgia) – were censored by Twitter after arguing that transgend

‘I will close mouths and win things’: Cristiano New! 2021-10-23 12:14:36 On the eve of their showdown with bitter rivals Liverpool, Manchester United superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has fired back at those that question his de

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‘We shouldn’t be surprised’: Docs show Facebook internal 2021-10-22 23:53:17At the same time as the riot, frustration inside Facebook erupted over what some saw as the company's halting and often reversed response to rising e

Alec Baldwin handed loaded gun before fatal shooting 2021-10-22 21:17:13The assistant director grabbed the gun from a cart and brought it to Baldwin, unaware that it was loaded with live rounds, a detective wrote in the se

U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear challenge to 2021-10-22 21:00:47The justices took up requests by President Joe Biden's administration and abortion providers to immediately review their challenges to the law.

Lev Parnas, associate of Rudy Giuliani, convicted of campaign 2021-10-22 20:36:51Lev Parnas was accused by prosecutors of using other people's money to pose as a powerful political broker and cozy up to some of the nation's star

Safe houses for Afghans that helped Canada to 2021-10-22 20:08:50An organization running the safe houses, where around 1,700 people with approval to come to Canada are being housed and fed, say that "time has run o

Feds remove memorial for residential school victims from 2021-10-22 19:31:55The federal government said they had consulted with national Indigenous groups, the Tk'emlups te Secwepemc and Cowessess First Nations on removing th

World’s biggest triceratops skeleton sells for US$7.7M at 2021-10-22 14:58:09The enormous skeleton, estimated to be more than 66 million years old, was found in 2014 in South Dakota.

Scientists urge U.K. government to ensure rapid return 2021-10-22 14:57:57Almost 80 per cent of people 12 and over in the U.K. have received two COVID-19 vaccine doses and millions are being offered a booster shot, including

Prop gun use on movie sets: What, exactly, 2021-10-22 13:16:55A Winnipeg film producer says strict protocols around gun use mean the incident that killed a cinematographer in the U.S. was — thankfully &mdas

Mysterious death of California family on hiking trail 2021-10-22 09:52:09Authorities said the high temperatures on the day of the hike ultimately killed John Gerrish, his wife Ellen Chung, their 1-year-old daughter and thei

Woman killed by prop gun discharged by Alec 2021-10-21 23:11:54The sheriff's office said a 42-year-old woman was airlifted to a hospital, where she died, while a 42-year-old man was getting emergency care at anot

California high school teacher on leave after ‘offensive’ 2021-10-21 21:36:36The description in the video said that the student, who identifies as Native American, began filming his teacher after several minutes of "war hoopin


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