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Stuart Scheller, Marine who criticized top brass over 2021-10-15 14:33:00A Marine Corps officer who released videos and social media posts harshly critical of senior military leaders over their handling of the U.S. pullout

Russia says it pushed US destroyer from area 2021-10-15 12:42:46MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Defense Ministry said a Russian warship on Friday prevented a U.S. Navy destroyer from what it described as an attempt t

Russia says it pushed U.S. destroyer from area 2021-10-15 10:19:04MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Defense Ministry said a Russian warship on Friday prevented a U.S. Navy destroyer from what it described as an atte

David Amess, U.K. lawmaker stabbed in eastern England, 2021-10-15 09:08:56LONDON (AP) — British Conservative lawmaker David Amess has died after being stabbed Friday during a meeting with constituents at a church in ea

Suicide attack on Shiite mosque in Afghanistan kills 2021-10-15 05:35:34KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Suicide bombers attacked a Shiite mosque packed with worshippers attending Friday prayers in southern Afghanistan, kil

Officials seek cause of Taiwan building fire that 2021-10-14 23:00:19KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese officials set up an independent commission Friday to investigate the conditions at a run-down building in the

China blames U.S. for poor military-to-military ties 2021-10-14 18:37:00China’s military is blaming the United States for poor military-to-military relations after the U.S. and Chinese militaries held their first vid

Alitalia makes final flights before folding 2021-10-14 14:14:44ROME (AP) — Italy’s bankrupt national airline, Alitalia, made its final flights Thursday before formally folding, marking the end of busin

Navy prepares to begin discharging sailors who refuse 2021-10-14 13:53:00The U.S. Navy has set up an organization to process the discharges of sailors who refuse to take the COVID-19 vaccine and don't have a pending or app

Microsoft closing LinkedIn in China, creating new version 2021-10-14 13:19:00Microsoft is closing down its LinkedIn product in China and developing a new version of the platform that will follow Chinese Communist Party rules. T

Joe Biden to meet with Pope Francis at 2021-10-14 11:06:39President Biden will meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Oct. 29 ahead of his two-day summit with leaders of the 20 largest economies, the White

Prince William: Before traveling to space, save the 2021-10-14 08:42:07LONDON (AP) — Britain's Prince William has criticized some of the world's richest men for using their wealth to fund a new space race and spac

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Russian filmmakers headed for Earth from space station New! 2021-10-16 23:18:38A Soyuz space capsule carrying a cosmonaut and two Russian filmmakers has separated from the International Space Station and is heading for the Earth.

Strike averted after union for U.S. film, TV New! 2021-10-16 20:17:02An 11th-hour deal was reached Saturday, averting a strike of film and television crews that would have seen some 60,000 behind-the-scenes workers walk

Lawsuits in U.S. demand unproven ivermectin for COVID-19 New! 2021-10-16 19:04:52At least two dozen lawsuits have been filed around the U.S. by people seeking to force hospitals to give their COVID-stricken loved ones ivermectin, a

British political leaders pay tribute to slain MP New! 2021-10-16 17:27:31David Amess was a man of the people, a hard-working British lawmaker who had no grand political ambitions beyond serving those who had elected him for

Convicted killer Robert Durst hospitalized with COVID-19, lawyer New! 2021-10-16 16:51:49Defence lawyer Dick DeGuerin said he was notified that Durst was admitted after testing positive for the coronavirus. DeGuerin said he didn't know Du

College golf coach, ex-pro Casey Martin reportedly has 2021-10-16 15:31:41Former PGA Tour pro Casey Martin, who won the right to use a golf cart in professional events, is now fighting to save his compromised leg.

'That was hell for us': Former Canadian Forces 2021-10-16 15:13:00An Afghan man who worked as a contractor with the Canadian Armed Forces is safe with his family in Pakistan, one of thousands who have fled the countr

Russia tops 1,000 new deaths for the 1st 2021-10-16 09:57:05Russia's daily death toll from COVID-19 has exceeded 1,000 for the first time as the country faces a sustained wave of rising infections.

Taliban pledge to step up security at Shia 2021-10-16 07:22:29Taliban authorities pledged to step up security at Shia mosques after the second Islamic State attack in a week on worshippers killed more than 4

Could a trillion-dollar coin solve the U.S. debt 2021-10-16 04:00:00As another showdown over the debt ceiling looms, experts say the whole thing could be put to rest by simply minting a $1 trillion coin.

Earthquake on Indonesia resort island Bali kills at 2021-10-16 00:32:59Three people were killed and another seven were injured when a moderately strong earthquake and an aftershock hit Indonesia's resort island of Bali e

U.S. offers to compensate families of Afghans killed 2021-10-15 21:46:21The Pentagon has offered unspecified condolence payments to the family of 10 civilians who were killed in a botched U.S. drone attack in Afghanistan i

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Former President Clinton hospitalized in Orange County with 2021-10-14 21:41:41The 42nd president of the United States was admitted to UC Irvine Medical Center, a spokesman confirmed.

Experts ask Congress for more offshore oil oversight 2021-10-14 08:00:40Thousands of miles of inactive oil pipelines have been abandoned on the seafloor. Aging platforms pose an additional risk.

Op-Ed: OK, boomers, you have the time, money 2021-10-14 06:00:54Older Americans — experienced Americans — owe it to themselves and their kids and grandkids to push the nation in a better direction.

Biden administration hosts Israel and UAE in move 2021-10-13 14:24:16Biden administration tries to build on Trump-era accords between Israel and a few Arab or Muslim nations as Blinken hosts Israeli and Emirati official

Pregnant women were kept out of clinical trials. 2021-10-13 06:00:55A long-standing tradition of keeping pregnant women out of clinical trials is having serious consequences with regard to COVID-19.

Congress raises nation's debt limit, but thorny December 2021-10-12 19:15:33House votes to lift debt limit, but only for a few months. A redo in December will be harder.

Op-Ed: Did the vandals who scrawled an anti-Israel 2021-10-12 06:00:48Bunche Hall's namesake, Angeleno and UCLA grad Ralph J. Bunche, was the first Black person to receive a Nobel Peace Prize, for bringing about an armi

An errant U.S. drone strike killed 10 members 2021-10-12 05:00:02U.S. officials called the errant drone strike that killed 10 in Afghanistan a 'tragic mistake.' The family is still waiting for it to be rectified.

For these young people in privileged parts of 2021-10-11 05:00:02The pandemic pushed the world's poor into direr straits, but for some young people it launched careers and improved chances for wealth. The diverging

California's offshore oil rigs are decades old, and 2021-10-10 08:00:22Oil spills are likely to increase as fossil fuel use tapers, and oil companies put off upgrades to aging infrastructure, experts say.

Column: Congress has a chance to take bipartisan 2021-10-10 07:00:28Here are three bipartisan steps Congress could take right now to reduce the harm social media platforms cause. Will they act?

The Nobel Peace Prize recognizes the growing dangers 2021-10-09 01:16:49The awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to two journalists for their fearless reporting resonated in newsrooms worldwide.

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‘The violence shook me profoundly’: Teachers, students remember 2021-10-15 17:23:42One year on from the gruesome killing of French schoolteacher Samuel Paty, murdered by an Islamist militant for having shown cartoons o

WHO unveils action plan to prevent sex abuse 2021-10-15 15:32:51The World Health Organization on Friday unveiled part of its zero tolerance plan to prevent sexual abuse and exploitation in crisis zones, following p

China launches second crew on six-month mission to 2021-10-15 15:21:15China on Saturday launched a three-person crew for a six-month mission aboard its space station that is planned at setting a new record for the length

Macron leads homage to Hubert Germain, last member 2021-10-15 15:14:07President Emmanuel Macron paid tribute on Friday to the last surviving member of an order honouring heroes of&

Will Russia seek leverage over Europe amid global 2021-10-15 13:43:49Russia has been seeking in recent days to position itself at the centre of the debate surrounding Europe’s energy

US to lift restrictions on vaccinated foreign travellers 2021-10-15 12:23:30The White House on Friday said it will lift COVID-19 travel restrictions for fully vaccinated foreign nationals effective Nov

Battling for their children: Investigating failures in Spain's 2021-10-15 11:00:55Last year in Spain, some 50,000 children were in state care – a high number that is largely a consequence of failures in the

Cyclone Shaheen in Oman: Which of these amateur 2021-10-15 09:57:28For many people, one of their first instincts in an extreme weather event is to snap a photo or start filming on their phones. People have been s

How the French countryside inspired artist David Hockney 2021-10-15 09:51:16After spending a year of the pandemic in Normandy, one of the world's best-known and most expensive artists is putting his work from that period on d

British lawmaker David Amess dies after church stabbing 2021-10-15 09:29:08UK lawmaker David Amess was stabbed to death in a church on Friday during a meeting with voters from his constituency, in an attack that politici

Three German parties reach preliminary deal to form 2021-10-15 08:07:01German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz took a step closer to succeeding Angela Merkel as chancellor, as his Social Democrats, the ecologist Greens and li

Deadly blast hits Shiite mosque in Afghanistan's Kandahar 2021-10-15 05:29:35Suicide bombers attacked a Shiite mosque packed with worshippers attending Friday prayers in southern Afghanistan, killing at least 47 people and woun

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El Salvador is set to use wide range New! 2021-10-17 08:29:37 The world’s first state to make bitcoin legal tender, El Salvador, plans to use multiple renewable-energy sources to power its crypto-mining si

‘Madness’: Goalkeeper viciously attacks own teammate after conceding New! 2021-10-17 08:28:48 A goalkeeper in Northern Ireland was sent off for attacking his own teammate and had to be restrained on Saturday, when the defender was at fault in

‘Crazy’: Russian MMA star Ismailov claims he ‘passed New! 2021-10-17 08:16:12 One of the most highly-anticipated all-Russian MMA contests of recent years did not disappoint as Vladimir Mineev and Magomed Ismailov collided in an

‘Ruined for a sl*t’: Wanda Icardi sparks social New! 2021-10-17 06:54:58 Instagram influencer and football agent Wanda Icardi has set tongues wagging after appearing to accuse husband and PSG striker Mauro of infidelity, a

Armed gang kidnaps up to 17 American Christian New! 2021-10-17 06:46:40 Between 15 and 17 US missionaries and their families are reportedly being held by a gang in Haiti. Although the country is infamous for kidnappings,

You might like this! Facebook & Twitter recommendation New! 2021-10-17 06:20:09 A new bill to be put before Russia’s parliament could reportedly enable the government to regulate and restrict algorithms that recommend conte

Russia’s non-resource-based exports will reach historic highs in New! 2021-10-17 06:14:03 By year’s end, Russia’s exports not based on resources or energy will reach a record $180 billion, Russian Export Center (REC) CEO Veroni

‘This is ABUSE’: Gender row rages after UFC New! 2021-10-17 05:45:38 Aspen Ladd produced a disappointing performance in her featherweight main event with Norma Dumont at UFC Fight Night 195, but much of the talk center

The world will not shake off chip shortage New! 2021-10-17 05:18:27 The global chip shortage is here to stay, at least for another two to three years, the president of Hisense, one of China’s largest TV and hous

Russian gem miner boosts output to 23.3 million New! 2021-10-17 03:33:03 Russian diamond miner Alrosa increased production by 26% in the third quarter of 2021, according to the latest data released by the company. Read Ful

Global public debt hits record high of $88 New! 2021-10-17 02:02:13 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Wednesday that global government debt is estimated at 97.8% of the world’s gross domestic product

‘Very demanding place to film’: Veteran cosmonauts speak New! 2021-10-17 02:01:17 With the first-ever film crew to shoot footage in space for a feature film set to return to Earth, RT talked to seasoned spacefarers about the challe

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Man charged with murder of Nunavut actress Emerald New! 2021-10-16 17:34:31RCMP say Scott Hala was arrested Friday, and is also charged with attempted murder of another woman.

Bill Clinton is ‘doing fine’ and will be 2021-10-16 14:25:37Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, 75, was admitted to hospital on Tuesday with an infection unrelated to COVID-19, his spokesman said.

‘Horrific’: Woman raped on Philadelphia train while bystanders 2021-10-16 12:44:12SEPTA police waiting at the next stop found the woman and arrested a man. The woman was taken to a hospital.

Nazi gear sold by vendor at Florida motorcycle 2021-10-16 10:55:47The vendor was selling the hats embroidered with swastikas and a skull-and-bones logo used by the Nazi SS at a stand during Biketoberfest.

Houston bar ambush kills deputy, injures 2, Texas 2021-10-16 10:14:08One deputy was shot in the back and another was shot in the foot, said Mark Herman, Harris County Constable Precinct 4. The third deputy was pronounce

‘Coolest darn mission’: NASA asteroid hunter Lucy rockets 2021-10-16 09:45:33A NASA spacecraft named Lucy rocketed into the sky with lab-grown diamonds Saturday morning on a 12-year quest to explore eight asteroids.

Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly mosque bombing 2021-10-16 09:44:11The Taliban's chief for the provincial department of culture and information maintained the official death toll was 47.

Russia surpasses 1,000 COVID-19 daily deaths for the 2021-10-16 09:12:01Russia's national coronavirus task force on Saturday reported 1,002 deaths in the previous day, up from 999 on Friday.

Norway set to review police handling of bow 2021-10-16 09:09:58Norway's domestic intelligence agency said Saturday that it decided to seek the review after consulting the country's national and regional police c

U.K. politicians pay tribute at church where MP 2021-10-16 08:33:32David Amess, a long-serving British lawmaker, was stabbed to death Friday in what police have described as a terrorist incident.

U.S. FDA panel backs booster shot for Johnson 2021-10-15 15:07:07FDA's reviewers found no new safety concerns after a second dose of J&J against COVID-19, but they cautioned about the small number of patients s

Norway community still dealing with horror of bow-and-arrow 2021-10-15 13:01:01The victims who died grocery shopping or other evening activities ranged in age from 50 to 70, police have said.


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