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Britain's Queen Elizabeth, 95, spent night in hospital New! 2021-10-21 20:43:08Buckingham Palace says Queen Elizabeth II spent a night in a hospital after being advised by her doctor to rest.

Remains found in Florida park identified as belonging New! 2021-10-21 18:20:54Authorities say remains found in a Florida wilderness park are those of Brian Laundrie, who was a person of interest in the death of girlfriend Gabby

Haiti gang leader threatens to kill kidnapped American New! 2021-10-21 17:47:19The leader of the 400 Mawozo gang that Haitian police say kidnapped 17 members of a U.S. missionary group is seen in a new video saying he will kill t

CDC supports expansion of COVID-19 booster rollout and New! 2021-10-21 17:33:15A panel of U.S. government experts has endorsed extra doses of all three of the nation’s vaccines.

Cubans are divided over proposed law to allow New! 2021-10-21 14:28:09Cuba's socialist government publishes a draft Family Law that would allow same-sex marriage and asks for public comment ahead of a referendum.

New York jury hears closing arguments at Giuliani New! 2021-10-21 14:13:21A prosecutor told jurors that the defendant, an associate of Rudy Giuliani, schemed to funnel $1 million from a Russian financier into U.S. elections.

Clinton, on the mend after O.C. hospital stay, New! 2021-10-21 13:46:03Former President Clinton says in a video he's on the road to recovery after spending six days in a Southern California hospital to treat an infection

Ex-Minneapolis cop gets 57 months in killing of New! 2021-10-21 11:53:03A former Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed woman after she called 911 to report a possible rape has been sentenced to 57 months.

Latinx Files: Another kind of border wall New! 2021-10-21 11:00:49Brownsville, Texas, artists and activists push back against murals featuring work of those living outside the Rio Grande Valley, arguing that they fai

Today's Headlines: COVID-19 shots at the ready for 2021-10-21 08:00:39The White House says there are ample supplies of the Pfizer shot to vaccinate roughly 28 million kids.

Moscow orders offices, schools, restaurants to shut for 2021-10-21 07:32:38Moscow authorities announce plans to shut restaurants and non-food stores and impose other restrictions as Russia's COVID-19 numbers hit record highs

India hits 1-billion COVID vaccination landmark but worries 2021-10-21 07:04:30About half of India's nearly 1.4 billion people have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose. Speeding up second shots is now a priority.

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Vestas to install prototype of world's 'tallest and 2021-10-18 09:03:46The turbine is expected to produce 80 gigawatt hours a year, or enough to power roughly 20,000 households.

Ford to spend $315 million converting British factory 2021-10-18 08:58:39Ford has said it intends to spend $315 million transforming a factory in northwest England into an electric power unit production plant.

Supply chain chaos is already hitting global growth. 2021-10-18 08:54:48The Covid-19 pandemic has left one very destructive issue in its wake: disruption to global supply chains.

Gas crisis, labor shortages and supply chain chaos: 2021-10-18 04:00:25Britain has emerged from the Covid-19 pandemic to find itself faced with new economic crises that have left the country in "a precarious position,"

Nord Stream 2: The Russian pipeline that everybody’s 2021-10-18 01:47:44Remote, quiet but energy-rich: the coastal area of Lubmin in north Germany hosts the world's most controversial gas pipeline.

Klarna strengthens credit checks in the UK as 2021-10-18 01:13:47Klarna said it is introducing a number of changes in the U.K. including stronger credit checks and the ability to make instant payments.

Facebook plans to hire 10,000 people in the 2021-10-17 18:01:01Facebook said it plans to create 10,000 high-skilled jobs in the EU over the next five years.

British lawmaker dies after stabbing attack, police say 2021-10-15 12:58:30British lawmaker David Amess has died after being stabbed multiple times on Friday at a church in southeast England.

After the gas crisis, the Arctic could be 2021-10-15 02:43:08A new cold front could open up in the political tension between the European Union and Russia over energy. This time in the Arctic.

United Airlines plans new flights to Jordan and 2021-10-14 12:48:10United is planning on adding new flights to Amman Jordan, Bergen, Norway, and other destinations in an international travel push.

Another Facebook whistleblower is set to testify in 2021-10-14 08:04:35Facebook whistleblower Sophie Zhang will give evidence to British lawmakers on Oct. 18.

European rival to PayPal and Square makes $317 2021-10-14 03:29:47SumUp, a U.K.-based payment processor, has acquired start-up Fivestars in a bid to expand its reach across the U.S. and take on giants like PayPal and

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Regional Powers Back Aid for Afghanistan, Press Taliban 2021-10-20 17:37:07An international Russia-hosted meeting Wednesday pressed the Taliban to form a “truly inclusive” government in Afghanistan and called for

‘Rivers of Lava’ Still Flowing From La Palma 2021-10-20 15:15:24Spanish government geologists on Wednesday said the Cumbre Vieja on the Spanish island of La Palma is con

French African Mom Works to Boost Numbers of 2021-10-20 14:28:00A French woman of African origin is leading a campaign to encourage more members of France's African diaspora to register as bone marrow donors to po

COVID Restrictions Deny Southern Belarus Children Rare Escape 2021-10-20 13:36:00In Belarus, just across the border from Ukraine, many children have been living with chronic radiation sickness since a reactor at the Chernobyl nucle

Jailed Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Wins Top EU 2021-10-20 12:41:38The European Parliament has awarded the European Union's highest human rights prize to imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny for challe

Moscow Hosts International Talks With Taliban to Discuss 2021-10-20 11:37:05Russia has lauded the efforts of Afghanistan’s Taliban government to improve the national security and political situation but stressed the need

Putin Imposes Week-Long Workplace Shutdown to Combat COVID-19 2021-10-20 11:10:53Soaring cases of COVID-19 and related deaths have prompted Russian President Vladimir Putin to approve a Cabinet proposal for a week-long workplace sh

Queen Elizabeth Cancels Schedule, Accepts Medical Advice to 2021-10-20 09:42:18Britain’s Buckingham Palace announced Wednesday that Queen Elizabeth has canceled a scheduled visit to Northern Ireland and “reluctantly&r

US Coast Guard Trains Ukrainian Sailors 2021-10-20 09:15:00Ukrainian sailors who have been trained by the U.S. Coast Guard are now conducting exercises at sea. The sailors are using U.S. Coast Guard Island-cla

EU Leaders Readying for Fiery Summit, Different Visions 2021-10-20 07:15:41The European Union’s national heads of government are readying for a fiery summit meeting Thursday which will be dominated by a clash among them

FBI Raids Washington, New York Homes Linked to 2021-10-19 16:24:22FBI agents raided homes Thursday in Washington and New York City linked to Oleg Deripaska, a Russian billionaire with ties to the Kremlin and to Paul

Pentagon Chief: No Country Has ‘Veto’ on Ukraine’s 2021-10-19 12:20:17U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin says no third country has a veto on Ukraine's aspirations to join the NATO military alliance.  “Ukra