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Oregon elections boss, a Republican, champions vote-by-mail 2020-09-25 17:10:29SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Oregon's Republican secretary of state hailed the state's pioneering vote-by-mail as an example for the rest of the nation on Fri

After delay, ballots to be mailed to Washoe 2020-09-25 16:18:47LAS VEGAS (AP) - Ballots will not be mailed to Washoe County residents this week because a vendor was unable to print them in time. Washoe County Reg

South Dakota's congressional delegation to honor election 2020-09-25 15:54:40RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - Members of South Dakota’s congressional delegation say they are committed to a peaceful transition of power if President

El Salvador's next US envoy met Trump at 2020-09-25 15:52:22SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) - El Salvador's next ambassador to Washington is someone President Donald Trump might remember from his days as a beau

At UN, Pakistani leader calls India a sponsor 2020-09-25 15:02:23ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) - Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday assailed India’s Hindu nationalist government and its moves to cement c

Under virus strain, Europe's leaders plead at UN 2020-09-25 13:44:37PARIS (AP) - Struggling to contain resurgent virus infections, European leaders decried a collective failure to vanquish the pandemic and told the U.N

The other issues: Pandemic focus at UN pushes 2020-09-25 13:10:00At the United Nations this week, Kenya's president lamented the loss of animal species and called for measures to combat climate change. Slovenia's

Pope to UN: Use COVID crisis to come 2020-09-25 12:18:29ROME (AP) - Pope Francis urged world leaders Friday to use the coronavirus emergency as an opportunity to reform the injustices of the global economy

Japan's new PM says stable Japan-China ties key 2020-09-25 11:30:32TOKYO (AP) - New Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said he and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed in talks Friday to work closely together by ho

Mexico wants to pay US water debt, stay 2020-09-25 11:08:44MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico’s president called on politicians and angry farmers in northern Mexico Friday to allow the country to pay its water de

Vatican cardinal pushes back after pope fires him 2020-09-25 10:34:02ROME (AP) - A powerful Vatican cardinal who was sacked by Pope Francis in an astonishing twist to the Vatican's latest financial scandal pushed back

The Latest: Ethiopia says dam not meant to 2020-09-25 10:28:25UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The Latest from the U.N. General Assembly (all times EDT): 5:10 p.m. Ethiopia’s Nobel Peace Prize-winning prime minister,

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Trump expected to tap Amy Coney Barrett for 2020-09-25 18:03:25Republicans are expecting U.S. President Donald Trump to announce Saturday that he is nominating Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court as he ai

'Today, she makes history again': Ginsburg the 1st 2020-09-25 14:47:58The late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is lying in state Friday at the U.S. Capitol, the first woman in American history to do so, in comm

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lying in state at 2020-09-25 14:21:00Scenes from Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lying in state at the U.S. Capitol, the first woman to receive that honour.

White House angered that FBI director testified to 2020-09-25 12:57:39FBI Director Christopher Wray was the target of White House criticism for the second time in a week Friday as Chief of Staff Mark Meadows chided him o

Breonna Taylor's family angered by grand jury decision, 2020-09-25 12:18:17Breonna Taylor's family and their lawyers sharply criticized Kentucky's attorney general for the failure to bring charges against police officers in

Royals facing 35M-pound hit as pandemic drags tourism 2020-09-25 11:31:10Britain's Queen Elizabeth and her family are facing a 35-million-pound ($60 million Cdn) hit from the coronavirus pandemic, partly due to a shortage

Anti-terrorism probe opened after 2 wounded in Paris 2020-09-25 09:53:54French terrorism authorities are investigating a knife attack that wounded at least two people Friday near the former offices of the satirical magazin

At least 16 presumed drowned in migrant crossing 2020-09-25 08:33:25At least 16 migrants trying to reach Europe drowned in the Mediterranean Sea when their small dinghy capsized off the coast of Libya, the UN migration

Greta Thunberg and youth climate protests return 2020-09-25 07:44:21Teenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg joined fellow demonstrators outside the Swedish parliament on Friday to kick off a day of physically dis

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the 2020-09-25 07:29:47Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government has reached an agreement with AstraZeneca to purchase up to 20 million doses of a potential

North Korea apologizes over shooting death of South 2020-09-25 04:12:44North Korea expressed regret on Friday that it shot dead a missing South Korean to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the South's nati

A return to a restricted life: How England 2020-09-25 04:00:00New lockdown restrictions are being imposed in parts of the U.K. as coronavirus cases rise, but there is concern the new strategy won't have the

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A nightmare comes true for 12 Hong Kongers 2020-09-25 07:00:13What sparked Hong Kong's mass protests last year — fear of extradition to mainland China — has become a dark reality for 12 Hong Kong fam

In Israel, the Jewish High Holidays clash with 2020-09-25 06:00:41In Israel, the holiest period on the Jewish calendar has coincided with the world's first reimposed national coronavirus lockdown.

A Pakistani father's ordeal: China seized his Uighur 2020-09-25 05:00:14China's oppression of Muslims reaches beyond Xinjiang into Pakistan. Why does it stay quiet?

'A lot of hurt.' With no police charges 2020-09-24 14:43:20In Louisville, Ky., two police officers were recovering after being shot during protests after Breonna Taylor case grand jury returns. "Violence will

'We are fighting for real democracy': Why protesters 2020-09-24 05:00:28Tattep Ruangprapaikitseree and other young activists want to rein in the monarchy and its military allies who have ruled Thailand since a 2014 coup.

Protests erupt after grand jury does not charge 2020-09-24 00:03:07The death of Breonna Taylor nearly slipped into obscurity. But protesters made it a national cause celebre. On Wednesday, a grand jury indicted only o

'These voices aren't going to stop': Hundreds 2020-09-23 22:20:22Wednesday evening, the decision in Louisville, Ky., not to charge police officers with the death of Breonna Taylor prompted new outrage.

Tensions rise in Ecuador and Peru as Chinese 2020-09-23 20:01:01A Chinese fishing fleet of roughly 300 vessels has been scooping up sea life near the Galapagos Islands and is now moving south into Peruvian waters.

Young adults are now the largest group of 2020-09-23 19:22:08The median age of people with COVID-19 in the U.S. has declined, with adults in their 20s now accounting for more cases than people in any other age g

'Change the laws!': Celebrities rage over 'insulting' charge 2020-09-23 16:21:51Common, Kerry Washington, George Clooney, Viola Davis and others expressed anger and disbelief over Wednesday's grand jury decision in Breonna Taylor

College openings fueled 3,000 COVID-19 cases per day, 2020-09-23 14:56:44College reopenings around the country drove a coronavirus surge of about 3,000 new cases a day in the U.S., according to a draft study released this w

Threats of arrest, job loss and surveillance. China 2020-09-23 13:00:28China's forceful implementation of a new language policy in Inner Mongolia has drawn criticism, even from the Communist Party elite.

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Military plane carrying 27 crashes in Ukraine, killing 2020-09-25 20:28:56A military transport plane carrying air force cadets crashed and burst into flames near a highway in northeastern Ukraine on Friday evening, killing a

Trump will pick Amy Coney Barrett to fill 2020-09-25 20:15:25President Donald Trump is expected to announce Saturday that he is nominating Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court as he aims to put a histori

Coronavirus cases pass 500,000 in France, restaurant owners 2020-09-25 16:20:22The number of coronavirus cases in France has passed 500,000, authorities said on Friday after recording a near-record daily jump in infections. Meanw

Knife attack outside Charlie Hebdo’s former offices: A 2020-09-25 14:54:06Police officers started removing the red and white barrier tape on the Boulevard Richard Lenoir, about five hours after a knife attack near the former

Flags for US victims of Covid-19, Supreme Court 2020-09-25 14:08:19On November 3, 2020, US citizens will elect their new president. The country is currently dealing with racial and social tens

Journalist Paul Moreira witnesses knife attack outside Charlie 2020-09-25 13:40:16Journalist and documentary filmmaker Paul Moreira witnessed the knife attack as it happened outside his office at lunchtime on Friday. Two of his coll

Norwegian court approves French request to extradite 1982 2020-09-25 11:52:04A Norwegian court on Friday approved an extradition request from France for a suspect linked to an attack in a Jewish neighbourhood in Paris in 1982.

Covid-19: New scientific model can predict virus peaks 2020-09-25 11:26:50A team of researchers has revealed a pioneering model that aims to predict the rate of propagation of Covid-19 in each country in Europe.

Hero of 'Hotel Rwanda' admits forming militant group 2020-09-25 10:36:22Paul Rusesabagina, the polarising hero of the hit movie "Hotel Rwanda," admitted to a Kigali court on Friday that he had helped form an armed group

Mali swears in interim president Bah Ndaw to 2020-09-25 10:16:40Mali's interim president, Bah Ndaw, chosen to head a transitional government following a coup last month, was sworn in during ceremonies in the capit

Israel tightens lockdown as critics accuse Netanyahu of 2020-09-25 10:02:02Israel tightened COVID-19 lockdown measures on Friday as critics accused Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of trying to curb protests against his hand

France's 'climate changers': Meet the budding activists fighting 2020-09-25 09:30:24Like Sweden's Greta Thunberg, young French citizens are determined to act in order to save the planet. They're fighting for a greener world, but als

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'Officially the mom champ champ': UFC star Nunes New! 2020-09-26 09:08:51 Fans have praised two-weight UFC champion Amanda Nunes and her partner, MMA fighter Nina Ansaroff, after the strawweight gave birth to their daughter

Two Russian ships banned from China for a New! 2020-09-26 08:39:32 Chinese officials have temporarily suspended two Russian vessels from importing goods into the country after Covid-19 was found on the packaging. Chi

‘We do not consent’: London rally against Covid-19 New! 2020-09-26 08:28:55 Demonstrators descended on London for the second straight weekend to air their disapproval of the coronavirus guidelines, with police warning they wi

Khabib teammate 'collapses' after tough weight cut, is New! 2020-09-26 08:21:00 UAE Warriors lightweight Islam Mamedov – a teammate of UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov – was forced to pull out of his planned co-main e

India’s debt level to surpass 90% of GDP New! 2020-09-26 08:00:13 Despite retaining India’s credit rating at the lowest investment grade, ratings agency S&P Global warned that the Asian economy will face m

Quite a spill: Unfortunate tank leak unleashes torrent New! 2020-09-26 07:54:25 A glitch at a wine storage facility in Spain’s southeast has produced a fast-growing lake of red wine amounting to tens of thousands of bottles

'You look better without a suit': Trump pays New! 2020-09-26 07:34:22 A week after UFC welterweight Colby Covington won under his 'Keep America Great' banner, Donald Trump has personally praised Kamaru Usman, who has

Better chance of seeing ‘Elvis on the Moon’? New! 2020-09-26 07:11:54 Meghan Markle’s alleged White House ambitions have not been well-received among the Twitter electorate, with many arguing that the Duchess of S

UFC title challenger Paulo Costa posts gory image New! 2020-09-26 06:22:00 Paulo Costa cranked up the animosity with Israel Adesanya ahead of the pair's UFC 253 middleweight title showdown as the Brazilian challenger shared

Rouhani calls Pompeo ‘minister of crimes’, dubs renewed New! 2020-09-26 06:07:56 A raft of new US sanctions has predictably provoked ire in Tehran, with President Hassan Rouhani saying the “terrorist operation” hinders

Cure worse than the disease? Study says UK New! 2020-09-26 05:58:00 Thousands of Britons who suffer heart attacks and strokes are dying at home instead of seeking medical treatment, a new study has found, as new gover

'It's so cold': Nadal wary of 'extreme' conditions New! 2020-09-26 05:34:00 Rafael Nadal says the conditions at this year's delayed French Open will be the toughest he has faced as the 12-time champion lamented the frigid we

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China aims to make 1 billion Covid-19 vaccine 2020-09-25 12:58:45

Queen Elizabeth II to trim costs as Covid-19 2020-09-25 12:44:05Releasing the royal household's annual accounts, Keeper of the Privy Purse Michael Stevens said a lack of income from visitors to royal buildings was

2 wounded in knife attack in Paris, suspect 2020-09-25 12:23:22

'Ultimate goal of China is to eliminate identity 2020-09-25 11:38:37

Real-life James Bond was 'archivist' in communist Poland 2020-09-25 11:06:57A British agent named James Bond was posted to the communist bloc two years after the first Bond film came out, according to newly published archives

Greta Thunberg and youth climate protests make a 2020-09-25 10:59:59The coronavirus outbreak has prevented the Fridays for Future movement that Thunberg inspired from holding its mass rallies in recent months, lowering

Witness arrests in gang rape case jolt Egypt's 2020-09-25 10:31:01A climate of fear has gripped Egypt's #MeToo movement as the arrests of witnesses in a high-profile rape case. A group of nine men from wealthy famil

Seoul: North Korea's Kim has apologised over shooting 2020-09-25 08:00:50South Korea's presidential office said Friday that Kim conveyed an apology in a message to South Korea. It cited Kim as calling the incident “u

Trump infuses politics into his choice for the 2020-09-25 07:25:33Even before justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death last week, the President had tried to use likelihood of more Supreme Court vacancies to his political

Judge says US must defend or delay TikTok 2020-09-25 04:22:14

No meetings with Pak military, Sharif warns party 2020-09-25 04:18:46

Rio postpones world-famous carnival over Covid-19 2020-09-25 03:46:41"We came to the conclusion that the event had to be postponed. We just can't do it in February. The samba schools won't have the time or financial

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Trump woos minority voters as campaign heats up; New! 2020-09-25 23:34:18The announcement came during a two-day campaign swing that ticked off a long list of boxes, both geographically and with key constituencies.

Edmonton artist reflects on her Time magazine cover New! 2020-09-25 23:31:17Edmonton artist Shana Wilson has painted dozens of portraits, but the one she did of Ruth Bader Ginsburg will always stand out.

Biden slams Trump for refusing to speak out New! 2020-09-25 22:59:09President Alexander Lukashenko was abruptly inaugurated on Wednesday in what Biden called a "sham ceremony."

California braces for dry, windy weekend weather that New! 2020-09-25 22:04:23Firefighters battling the state's largest wildfire braced for the change in weather by constructing fuel breaks on Friday to keep the flames from rea

China says WHO supported early use of coronavirus 2020-09-25 21:30:10Hundreds of thousands essential workers and other limited groups of people considered at high risk of infection have been given the vaccine.

Trump expected to nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett 2020-09-25 20:16:41Trump said Friday he had made up his mind and it was ``very exciting,'' without giving away the name, aiming to maintain some suspense around his pe

Kyle Rittenhouse fights extradition over Kenosha shooting deaths 2020-09-25 18:43:54Rittenhouse surrendered to police in his hometown of Antioch, Illinois, a day after prosecutors say he shot and killed two protesters and wounded a th

Ukraine military plane crashes, killing at least 22 2020-09-25 18:04:27Reports said that the plane had a military crew and that most of those aboard were students at an aviation university run by the defence ministry.

Anxiety, Trump and Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s legacy drive 2020-09-25 16:52:51'Generally, we would not see (voters) showing up this early,' says Gary Scott, director of elections for Fairfax County.

Breonna Taylor’s family demands release of evidence in 2020-09-25 16:37:53The demands were made at a press conference following grand jury hearings that led to no charges against police officers who killed Taylor during a Ma

4 wounded in Paris knife attack near former 2020-09-25 07:03:40Four people were wounded in a knife attack Friday near the former offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris, and two assailants are on the

Coronavirus has stranded 25 people from Easter Island 2020-09-25 02:48:58Many arrived in March planning to stay for just a few weeks, but they got stuck when the virus swept across the globe and their flights back home were


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