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China launches suspected anti-satellite weapon 2021-10-25 16:30:13China has launched a new satellite that analysts say can be used as a weapon capable of grabbing and crushing American satellites. The Shijian-21 sate

Hostage families to Biden: 'Bring our fellow Americans 2021-10-25 14:21:03WASHINGTON (AP) — Relatives of more than two dozen American hostages and wrongful detainees held overseas told President Joe Biden in a letter o

Congress to award Congressional Gold Medal to service 2021-10-25 12:11:14Congress is set to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the 13 service members killed in the terrorist attack at the Kabul airport amid the chaotic U

Enes Kanter, censored NBA player, sports 'free China' 2021-10-25 11:30:00Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter tweeted photos of his "Free China" game shoes Sunday night, as he continued his pro-democracy activism despite Bei

Chaos in Sudan after military coup, prime minister 2021-10-25 10:41:00Sudanese troops arrested their nation's prime minister and other political leaders in a military coup Monday, derailing Sudan's move toward a civili

Bartholomew I, Orthodox patriarch, out of D.C. hospital, 2021-10-25 10:36:00Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, spiritual leader of the world’s 200 million Eastern Orthodox Christians, will make his scheduled meeting wit

Microsoft: Russian-backed hackers targeting cloud services 2021-10-25 10:07:00RICHMOND, Va. — Microsoft said Monday the same Russia-backed hackers responsible for the 2020 SolarWinds breach continue to attack the global te

First steps made in Minnesota Congress to honor 2021-10-25 08:01:47NEW YORK (AP) — Minnesota's Congressional delegation on Monday is introducing a resolution to posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal t

Tokyo concerned over China-Russia naval drills near Japan 2021-10-25 07:30:30TOKYO (AP) — Japan expressed concern Monday after China and Russia held a joint naval exercise in which 10 of their warships passed through inte

Amnesty International to close Hong Kong offices this 2021-10-25 04:50:03HONG KONG (AP) - The human rights group Amnesty International said Monday it will close its two offices in Hong Kong this year, becoming the latest no

Whistleblower Haugen says Facebook makes online hate worse 2021-10-25 04:41:13LONDON (AP) – Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen told British lawmakers Monday that the social media giant stokes online hate and extremism,

129-year journey nears end as France returns Benin 2021-10-25 03:48:20PARIS (AP) – In a move with potential ramifications for other European museums, France is displaying 26 looted colonial-era artifacts for one la

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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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Column: Why is Trump running for president again? 2021-10-24 07:00:09The former president hopes to run out the clock on investigations and raise money off his legal difficulties.

Magnitude 6.2 quake hits Taiwan 2021-10-24 02:12:14A magnitude 6.2 earthquake was reported Saturday evening at 10:11 p.m. Pacific time 13 miles from Yilan, Taiwan, according to the U.S. Geological Surv

'Shaken all of us to the very core': 2021-10-24 00:02:02Hundreds gathered to mourn the cinematographer Saturday night in Albuquerque.

It's OK to mix and match COVID-19 booster 2021-10-23 06:00:56The FDA and CDC say it's OK to mix and match COVID-19 vaccines and booster shots, and in some cases it's preferred.

As Haiti reels from crises, U.S. policy decisions 2021-10-23 06:00:09Upheaval in Haiti is a product of its fractious politics, and those politics are deeply entwined with U.S. influence.

Litman: Don't be too sure about the DOJ's 2021-10-22 17:05:40As it turns out, the Department of Justice has emphatically resisted contempt of Congress referrals related to the executive branch.

Many of Afghanistan's journalists have fled. Those who 2021-10-22 17:02:28The Taliban has issued edicts that are likely to smother what few independent media outlets survived the collapse of the U.S.-backed government.

A woman is killed by her partner or 2021-10-22 16:54:34A wave of killings of women by their current or former partners has rattled France, where critics blame a deeply entrenched sexism.

Workers are fed up. But is this really 2021-10-22 14:17:42After decades of stagnating wages and diminishing pension and healthcare benefits, many U.S. workers are fed up. A small but growing number are organi

Robert Durst charged with murdering first wife, Kathie, 2021-10-22 12:34:57Days after he was sentenced to life for murder in L.A., Robert Durst is charged with murder in the death of his first wife, Kathie, in New York.

Rep. Katie Porter presses Biden team on Marshall 2021-10-22 07:00:17Negotiations remain stalled on a U.S. compact with the Marshall Islands, partly because of differences over the U.S. nuclear legacy there.

This remote sliver of northwest Colombia is one 2021-10-22 06:00:22Migrants from Haiti and around the world are camped out in northwest Colombia, a staging ground for the harrowing trip to the United States.

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Paris's Quai Branly museum hosts final show in New! 2021-10-26 08:48:20A Paris museum on Tuesday exhibited over a dozen colonial-era treasures taken from Benin, the last time they will be shown in France before being hand

Police in US, Europe arrest 150 suspects in New! 2021-10-26 07:39:16Police around the world arrested 150 suspects, including several high-profile targets, involved in buying or selling illegal goods online in one of th

Illegal waste dumps near Paris wreak environmental havoc New! 2021-10-26 05:21:30Near a forest barely 20 kilometres from Paris, an impromptu landfill covering more than 16 hectares is just one of many illegal waste dumps polluting

Germany's first post-Merkel parliament meets, breaks new ground New! 2021-10-26 04:46:10Germany's new parliament will sit for the first time Tuesday after last month's election, ushering in a post-Merkel era that is more female, younger

'Death or Poland': The 'nightmare' of migrants stuck New! 2021-10-26 03:59:53A family, including two young children, huddle together for warmth in a forest on the Belarus-Poland border. They are among the thousands of migr

French left faces presidential election drubbing as right, New! 2021-10-26 03:45:24Six months ahead of France’s April 2022 presidential elections, all three major left-wing candidates are flagging in the polls as they struggle

Hot summer, empty honey pots: Climate change hits New! 2021-10-26 03:01:14As world leaders, scientists and activists head for the COP26 UN climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland, FRANCE 24 will broadcast a series of special

ASEAN summit opens without snubbed Myanmar junta chief New! 2021-10-26 01:57:43Southeast Asian leaders kicked off an ASEAN summit Tuesday but Myanmar refused to send a representative after being angered by the bloc's decision to

Live: Sudan's top general says PM is 'at New! 2021-10-26 01:32:57Roads were blocked, phone and Internet services were down and mosque loudspeakers blared calls for a general strike in Sudan on Tuesday, a day after t

Dave Chapelle addresses Netflix transgender controversy in new New! 2021-10-25 22:23:38Comedian Dave Chappelle on Monday addressed the transgender controversy at Netflix in full for the first time on a video on his Instagram account

Facebook, YouTube take down Bolsonaro video with false New! 2021-10-25 22:02:57Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro found himself in social media time-out Monday after his video warning of a supposed link between Covid-19 vaccines

Australia unveils 2050 net zero target ahead of New! 2021-10-25 21:27:42Coal-rich Australia unveiled a much-delayed 2050 net zero emissions target Tuesday, but shied away from setting more ambitious goals ahead o

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Unapologetic English football manager escapes sanction after comparing New! 2021-10-26 09:04:11 Bristol Rovers manager Joey Barton has been cleared by the English FA of any wrongdoing after he controversially compared his team's defensive displ

RT to continue legal battle after UK Court New! 2021-10-26 08:55:22 RT says it’s going to challenge a ruling by the Court of Appeal in London, which decided that the six-figure fine imposed by British broadcast

Zuckerberg claims Facebook is victim of ‘coordinated media New! 2021-10-26 08:50:48 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pushed back against the recent slew of bad press about the tech giant, blaming a “coordinated effort” by the

Japan's princess Mako gives up royal status to New! 2021-10-26 08:45:13 Japan's princess Mako has tied the knot with her commoner boyfriend Komuro Kei and left the Imperial household. The emperor's niece has become the

Russia to spend $1.3 trillion on transition to New! 2021-10-26 08:38:28 Ahead of the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference, Moscow has revealed it will spend over a trillion dollars over the next three decades to keep up wit

$31 million seized after Europe and US detain New! 2021-10-26 08:31:08 An international investigation by the authorities in Europe and the United States has seen police detain at least 150 people and seize €26.7 mil

Prince Andrew must answer questions in civil sexual New! 2021-10-26 07:59:52 A US judge has ruled the Duke of York, Prince Andrew, must answer questions from lawyers representing Epstein accuser Virginia Giuffre, who launched

EU energy ministers debate gas strategy as spiking New! 2021-10-26 07:56:18 Energy officials from across the European Union are gathering on Tuesday to discuss record high gas prices that have made food, petrol and electricit

Car-crash death of New Zealand rugby star Sean New! 2021-10-26 07:54:28 The death of former Maori All Blacks star Sean Wainui, 25, in a car crash last week is being treated as a 'suspected suicide', according to reports

Apple threatened to pull Facebook & Instagram from New! 2021-10-26 07:48:17 A few years ago, Apple warned that it would remove Facebook and Instagram from its app store if something wasn’t done about the use of those pl

US sanctions no longer working with bitcoin in New! 2021-10-26 07:47:45 The Biden administration has warned that digital currencies pose a threat to America’s sanctions program. It said the US needs to modernize how

Cardboard asparagus, fake sandwiches: British media accused of New! 2021-10-26 07:25:02 As British news agencies continues to report on empty supermarket shelves, cardboard artwork of vegetables and fake sandwiches, some Britons say they

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Hong Kong to tighten Covid-19 rules, hopes China New! 2021-10-26 13:46:41

UK's Queen Elizabeth carries out first duty since New! 2021-10-26 13:28:56The 95-year-old queen, the world's oldest and longest-reigning monarch, stayed overnight at London's King Edward VII private hospital last Wednesday

Jinping calls for new progress in military equipment, New! 2021-10-26 12:45:13

Wuhan police search for man who killed 7, New! 2021-10-26 12:10:28The suspect, surnamed Gao, 39, killed a family of five and two more people while escaping, Wuhan police said in a statement on Tuesday. Gao had visite

Russia's daily Covid deaths hit new record at New! 2021-10-26 11:33:11The daily toll has hit new records in six of the past eight days. The state Covid-19 task force also reported 36,446 new infections, compared with 37,

Myanmar skips Asean summit after its military ruler New! 2021-10-26 11:23:23Asean's refusal to allow senior General Min Aung Hlaing to represent Myanmar at the summit was its harshest rebuke yet of the country's military rul

Sudan capital locked down after coup triggers deadly New! 2021-10-26 11:20:51The night appeared to have passed comparatively quietly after Monday's unrest, when protesters took to the streets after soldiers arrested Prime Mini

Imran Khan dials Xi, vows to boost bilateral, New! 2021-10-26 10:57:00

Greece: Search for missing migrants after dinghy sinks New! 2021-10-26 10:26:21Greece was the main entry point for refugees and migrants entering the European Union during the 2015-16 crisis but the number of arrivals has dropped

Police arrest 150 people globally in dark web New! 2021-10-26 10:24:21

Japan's Princess Mako marries commoner, loses royal status New! 2021-10-26 08:48:53 Japanese Princess Mako married a commoner and lost her royal status Tuesday in a union that has split public opinion after a three-year delay caused

China locks down Lanzhou, city of 4 million, New! 2021-10-26 08:44:32

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B.C. judge orders return of items seized from New! 2021-10-25 23:07:29An order dated Oct. 21 and signed by Associate Chief Justice Heather Holmes says items taken by the RCMP during her Dec. 1, 2018, arrest must be retur

Countries with shortage of COVID-19 vaccines exempt from New! 2021-10-25 22:40:59Beginning Nov. 8, most foreign, non-immigrant adults traveling to the U.S. will need to be fully vaccinated, and all travellers will need to be tested

Canada changes online criteria for Afghan refugee program; New! 2021-10-25 20:45:42The program is one of two set up to help bring 40,000 Afghan refugees to Canada and is intended for vulnerable groups.

Facebook reports profit growth amid fallout from leaked New! 2021-10-25 19:22:14Facebook said its net income grew 17% in the July-September period to $9.19 billion, buoyed by strong advertising revenue.

Air Canada introduces COVID self-testing option for customers New! 2021-10-25 19:09:05Passengers of the airline have the option of buying self-administered COVID-19 tests and testing themselves while abroad before they board their fligh

Moderna COVID-19 booster shot approved in EU New! 2021-10-25 18:38:46The European Union's drug regulator said it has concluded in its review that Moderna's COVID-19 booster vaccine may be given to people age

Brazil to move up goal to end illegal New! 2021-10-25 18:36:48The Amazon is the world's largest tropical rainforest and is considered a major bulwark against climate change.

Hurricane Rick lowered to tropical depression as it 2021-10-25 17:57:23Hurricane Rick weakened to a tropical depression on Monday and was 225 kilometres north of Lazaro Cardenas, moving north at 22 kph.

Massive storm leaves parts of California flooded, without 2021-10-25 13:57:54Drenching rains and strong winds accompanied the weekend arrival of an atmospheric river — a long plume of Pacific moisture — into the dro

Greenhouse gas levels hit record high in 2020, 2021-10-25 13:35:05The news came as the UN climate office warned that the world remains off target for meeting its goal of cutting emissions as part of international eff

Facebook failed to stop global spread of abusive 2021-10-25 08:05:24Newly released documents show Facebook has been "playing catch up" outside the United States in Canada to combat misinformation is several languages

Explainer: What are the Facebook Papers? 2021-10-25 07:46:21Journalists from a variety of newsrooms worked together to gain access to thousands of pages of internal company documents from a Facebook w


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