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Pacific chief says China's military buildup largest since 2021-12-06 16:58:23China’s buildup of military forces is the largest the world has seen since World War II and has driven Australia and other nations around the wo

Italy's harsh COVID measures test new prime minister's 2021-12-06 14:51:31ROME | Somewhat at odds with its reputation for less-than-stellar public administration, Italy has reacted quickly to the emergency of the coronavirus

White House announces a diplomatic boycott of Beijing 2021-12-06 13:33:00The U.S. will stage a diplomatic boycott of the Winter Olympics in Beijing to protest the Chinese government's human rights abuses, White House press

Leaders: Africa's COVID-19 fight is vital for world 2021-12-06 12:09:23DIAMNIADIO, Senegal (AP) – Travel restrictions imposed on South Africa and other African nations for telling the world about the omicron variant

Polish prime minister defends meeting of European populists 2021-12-06 11:54:52WARSAW, Poland (AP) – Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on Monday defended a recent meeting of European populist leaders by saying Poland

Ukraine president hails military as Russia tensions soar 2021-12-06 11:26:54KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Ukraine's president on Monday hailed the country's military, saying its forces are capable of fending off a potential att

Fearing misuse, Israel tightens supervision of cyber exports 2021-12-06 11:21:44JERUSALEM (AP) – Israel's Defense Ministry on Monday announced that it was tightening supervision over cyber exports - a move that follows a se

UN delays action on Myanmar and Afghanistan's bid 2021-12-06 10:46:33UNITED NATIONS (AP) – The U.N. General Assembly approved a resolution Monday delaying action on requests by Myanmar’s military junta and A

Sudanese protest military coup, deal that reinstated PM 2021-12-06 10:45:51CAIRO (AP) – Thousands of Sudanese took to the streets Monday in the capital of Khartoum and other cities in the latest protests against the Oct

Three more hostages released in Haiti, Ohio missionary 2021-12-06 10:21:27Three more U.S.-based missionaries were freed by their Haitian kidnappers Sunday evening, Berlin, Ohio-based Christian Aid Ministries said in a statem

Report says Russian hackers haven't eased spying efforts 2021-12-06 10:00:08WASHINGTON (AP) - The elite Russian state hackers behind last year's massive SolarWinds cyberespionage campaign hardly eased up this year, managing p

Merkel set to leave as Germany's Greens agree 2021-12-06 09:39:00German Chancellor Angela Merkel's era will officially end this week as the final piece fell into place Monday for a new center-left-led coalition gov

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Drake withdraws from 2021 Grammy consideration after getting 2021-12-06 16:59:44The organization behind the Grammys says Drake is taking himself out of contention for the celebrated music awards.

Actor Jussie Smollett testifies he did drugs, engaged 2021-12-06 16:41:54Jussie Smollett, who starred on the TV show Empire took the witness stand Monday at his trial on charges of staging a racist, anti-gay attack on himse

Woman testifies Ghislaine Maxwell groomed her for abuse 2021-12-06 16:15:06A woman who says Ghislaine Maxwell groomed her for abuse by late financier Jeffrey Epstein while she was a teenager testified on Monday that she initi

Luxury brand Chanel roasted online for $1,025 advent 2021-12-06 14:35:12Iconic fashion house Chanel is being dragged online after a social media influencer unboxed the company's advent calendar and discovered it was full

Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit collapses, dies in 2021-12-06 13:06:21Medina Spirit, the three-year-old colt that won the Kentucky Derby and became embroiled in a controversy over a failed post-race drug test, collapsed

U.S. plans diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics 2021-12-06 13:04:27The U.S. will stage a diplomatic boycott of the upcoming Winter Olympics in Beijing to protest Chinese human rights abuses, the White House confirmed

U.S. missionary group says Haitian gang releases 3 2021-12-06 12:51:25Christian Aid Ministries, based in Ohio, says three more abducted members of the missionary group have been freed in Haiti, while another 12 are still

Pandemic disruptions led to 47,000 more malaria deaths 2021-12-06 10:56:55The World Health Organization said Monday that the global response to the longtime threat of malaria has taken a hit as the coronavirus pandemic disru

SEC probing Tesla after whistleblower alleges company hid 2021-12-06 10:18:10The U.S. securities regulator has opened an investigation into Tesla Inc. over a whistleblower complaint that the company failed to properly notify it

New York City to impose COVID-19 vaccine mandate 2021-12-06 07:49:28All private employers in New York City will have to require their workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday, i

Ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi found 2021-12-06 01:16:04Aung San Suu Kyi, the civilian leader of Myanmar who was ousted in a de facto coup this year, was convicted of incitement and another charge Monday an

Canada's Joni Mitchell, Lorne Michaels among those celebrated 2021-12-05 23:46:28U.S. President Joe Biden celebrated artists — including Canada's Joni Mitchell and Lorne Michaels — on Sunday at the Kennedy Ce

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Podcast: A Chinese tennis star disappears 2021-12-03 08:00:29The mysteries and significance of Peng Shuai's temporary disappearance is roiling China

As warnings fly between U.S. and Russia, how 2021-12-03 05:00:28So far, tensions between Washington and Moscow over Ukraine have been restricted to a war of words, but could it flare into something more dangerous?

Did Alec Baldwin pull the trigger? 'Rust' camera 2021-12-02 19:24:55A camera crew member on the film 'Rust' disputed claims by actor Alec Baldwin that he didn't pull the trigger on the Colt .45 prop gun, fatally sho

Congress extends government funding until February, averting a 2021-12-02 09:27:07Amid threats of a shutdown, lawmakers reached agreement on a stopgap spending bill to keep the federal government running through mid-February.

Did failure to adequately treat HIV patients give 2021-12-02 07:00:16The Omicron variant was probably incubated in a person with poorly controlled HIV who struggled to clear a coronavirus infection.

Biden to boost winter pandemic protections as Omicron 2021-12-01 14:46:32President Biden announces new measures as scientists try to determine how dangerous the new Omicron variant of COVID-19 will be.

Photos: As Roe vs. Wade challenged, demonstrators gather 2021-12-01 11:28:50Supreme Court justices weigh whether to uphold a Mississippi law that bans abortion after 15 weeks and overrule the 1973 Roe vs. Wade.

Democrats make last effort to keep immigration reforms 2021-12-01 08:00:46The immigration measures face an uphill battle in the Senate, which is expected to take up the legislation next month, and they could be stripped by t

2021 tried to start on a unified note 2021-12-01 06:00:40Late last year in the middle of a dark December — infections running rampant, hospitals pushed to the brink — 2021 held such promise.

Omicron? Many Americans give it a shrug 2021-12-01 06:00:24The dangers of the Omicron COVID-19 variant are unknown. But many Americans aren't very worried.

They helped Chinese women, workers, the forgotten and 2021-12-01 05:00:57The secret detentions of young feminists and labor activists underscore the impunity with which Beijing disappears those deemed a 'stability' threat

Jussie Smollett's trial over alleged hate crime begins. 2021-11-30 18:39:26Nearly three years after he claimed he was attacked in Chicago, former 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett is back in court. This Q&A will bring you

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India, Russia sign trade, arms deals during Putin New! 2021-12-06 23:02:41Russia and India signed a flurry of trade and arms deals during President Vladimir Putin's visit to New Delhi for talks with Prime Min

Rohingya refugees sue Facebook for $150bn over Myanmar New! 2021-12-06 22:06:13Rohingya refugees sued Facebook on Monday for $150 billion over claims the social network is failing to stem hate speech on its platform, exacerbating

US says will send troops to Eastern Europe New! 2021-12-06 19:36:17The United States will impose "severe economic harm" on Russia and boost its military presence in Eastern Europe should Moscow invade Ukraine,

New York City expands vaccine mandate for private New! 2021-12-06 19:28:48New York City expanded its toolkit of COVID-19 mandates on Monday, setting vaccine requirements for children as young as 5 years o

Woman testifies Ghislaine Maxwell gave her schoolgirl outfit New! 2021-12-06 19:12:02A British woman testified Monday that Ghislaine Maxwell pressured her into giving Jeffrey Epstein sexual massages when she was still a teenager, assur

US announces diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics 2021-12-06 14:31:16The United States Monday announced a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, a calibrated rebuke of China's human rights record that

France to close nightclubs, extend use of face 2021-12-06 14:22:11Nightclubs in France will be ordered to close for four weeks starting this weekend to counter surging Covid-19 cases that have seen hospitals announce

Lula, Brazil’s popular ex-president, battles for 2022 political 2021-12-06 14:02:17Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, Brazil’s president from 2002 to 2010, embarked upon a triumphant European tour worthy of a head of state in November.

Witnesses say Iranian police ‘intentionally targeted’ heads and 2021-12-06 12:22:59Iranian security forces carried out a violent crackdown on November 26 on farmers who had been peacefully protesting the redirection of a vi

Haiti gang releases three hostages from US missionary 2021-12-06 11:47:48Three of 17 North Americans kidnapped in Haiti in October have been freed, their church group said on Monday.

Scholz set to be elected German chancellor as 2021-12-06 11:28:52A three-party deal to form a new German government under center-left leader Olaf Scholz cleared its final hurdle on Monday, setting the scene for Scho

Covid-19: Italy tightens restrictions on unvaccinated ahead of 2021-12-06 11:11:26Italy is making life more uncomfortable for unvaccinated people this holiday season, excluding them from indoor restaurants, theatres and museums star

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Maria Sharapova delivers emphatic opinion on Peng Shuai New! 2021-12-07 08:50:23 Tennis legend Maria Sharapova has become the latest high-profile name to voice her opinion after the WTA withdrew events from China over fears for Pe

Kremlin outlines expectations for Putin-Biden summit New! 2021-12-07 08:46:04 The Kremlin has warned that expectations should be kept low for President Vladimir Putin's Tuesday virtual summit with his American counterpart Joe

Video game giant admits botching workplace abuse & New! 2021-12-07 08:29:41 Video game behemoth Ubisoft seems to have finally officially acknowledged that it did a poor job of handling claims of workplace abuse and harassment

Musk tells why ‘civilization is going to crumble’ New! 2021-12-07 08:16:39 Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has called all those believing our planet is overpopulated to think again. It is depopulation, not overpopulation,

Two killed in shooting at Moscow government building New! 2021-12-07 08:06:14 Two people have been killed and a further three injured after a man opened fire in a Moscow government facility used by Russian citizens for processi

Most children’s classic books are ‘sexist’ & ‘racist' New! 2021-12-07 08:02:02 The majority of popular children’s books should be removed from shelves, as they are “outdated,” “sexist,” “racis

Ruble holds strong as US threatens to cut New! 2021-12-07 07:57:52 The Russian ruble is trading steady against the US dollar on Tuesday despite threats of US sanctions, targeting Russia’s financial system and p

Raab ‘proud’ of Kabul evacuations, blames chaos on New! 2021-12-07 07:45:14 In response to whistleblower allegations, former British foreign secretary Dominic Raab has praised the “Herculean” evacuation from Afgha

‘It’s normal’: Kazakh UFC fighter reveals he is New! 2021-12-07 07:38:17 Kazakh UFC star Zhalgas Zhumagulov has sparked controversy online by revealing in a recent interview that he is a polygamist, and that he has six chi

Whistleblower accuses UK of manipulation to save face New! 2021-12-07 07:36:18 Thousands of emails about Afghans seeking help after the Taliban takeover were marked as read as part of a “public relations” effort to a

Tesla probed over fire-prone solar panels New! 2021-12-07 07:27:41 The US securities regulator is investigating Tesla over a whistleblower complaint that the company failed to properly notify clients of fire risks as

How is an alleged pedo exec less 'newsworthy' New! 2021-12-07 07:18:57 Gaming journalism isn’t lacking in politically one-sided controversies. Websites focus more on scoring wins for a tribe than reporting on actua

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Drake withdraws his two 2021 Grammy nominations 2021-12-06 17:39:12It's not yet known why the Toronto rapper asked to be withdrawn.

Chinese rover spots odd, cube-shaped object on the 2021-12-06 17:12:55Yutu-2, the Chinese moon rover, will spend the next two to three months travelling closer to the object to check it out.

Jury instructions made in trial of officer who 2021-12-06 17:05:59Kim Potter, 49, is charged with first-degree and second-degree manslaughter in Wright's April 11 death in Brooklyn Center, a Minneapolis suburb.

Mountain climber finally pockets share of $340K jewels 2021-12-06 15:31:44The climber first found the gemstones in a box in 2013, believed to be from a plane crash 50 years ago, while climbing on Mont Blanc in the French Alp

U.S. confirms Beijing Winter Olympic diplomatic boycott 2021-12-06 13:53:28U.S. athletes will attend the games and have the U.S. government's full support, White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki told reporters.

17 cases of COVID-19 found on Norwegian Cruise 2021-12-06 12:55:55Some passengers said they weren't told about the outbreak while on board the ship, and only found out from reporters upon disembarking.

Haiti kidnapping: 3 more missionaries released, unclear if 2021-12-06 12:17:48Christian Aid Ministries says three more of its members were released by 400 Mawozo on Sunday, a gang in Haiti that kidnapped missionaries this fall,

Canada should join diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter 2021-12-06 10:35:10The Biden administration announced on Monday is will implement a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics. Here's what that means.

New York City to impose vaccine mandate on 2021-12-06 10:29:16The vaccine mandate for private businesses will take effect Dec. 27 and is aimed at preventing a spike in COVID-19 infections during the holiday seaso

COVID disrupted global malaria fight, leading to thousands 2021-12-06 10:01:21The figures for last year could have been much worse though, with WHO saying its original projection anticipated a possible doubling of malaria-relate

Artist didn’t know Michigan shooting suspect’s parents hid 2021-12-05 17:51:16James and Jennifer Crumbley, who face involuntary manslaughter counts, were found early Saturday inside a Detroit commercial building.

Fauci says Omicron variant doesn’t look severe, but 2021-12-05 15:45:47U.S. health officials said Sunday that early indications suggest the omicron variant of the coronavirus may be less dangerous than delta.


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