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EU agency: Omicron variant could overtake delta, cause New! 2021-12-02 08:07:31European authorities on Thursday said preliminary data from South Africa and mathematical modeling suggest the omicron variant might outcompete the de

China clears Boeing 737 Max to fly again New! 2021-12-02 06:24:35BEIJING (AP) — China’s aviation regulator cleared the Boeing 737 Max on Thursday to return to flying with technical upgrades more than two

US defense chief slams China's drive for hypersonic New! 2021-12-02 05:54:13SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – America's defense chief rebuked China on Thursday, vowing to confront its potential military threats in Asia and warn

Lloyd Austin, Pentagon chief, slams China's drive for New! 2021-12-02 04:54:35SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said Thursday that China’s pursuit of hypersonic weapons “increases te

U.K. court backs Meghan in dispute over privacy New! 2021-12-02 04:42:44LONDON (AP) — The Duchess of Sussex on Thursday won the latest stage in her long-running privacy lawsuit against a newspaper publisher over its

Nearly 10,000 military members seek religious waivers from 2021-12-01 16:50:29Nearly 10,000 U.S. military personnel have applied for religious waivers to avoid the COVID-19 vaccine but so far not a single one has been approved,

Inside the Ring: Omicron prompts new virus origin 2021-12-01 15:43:46The emergence of the omicron strain of COVID-19 is raising new questions about the still undetermined origin of the coronavirus outbreak and whether i

Champ Carlsen suffers, but holds draw to keep 2021-12-01 12:13:14There were some uncomfortable moments for Norwegian world chess champion Magnus Carlsen, but he was able to secure a draw with the Black pieces in Wed

Military, once widely admired, faces growing public doubts 2021-12-01 08:39:07The U.S. military, once one of the few public institutions with a strong reservoir of public trust, is losing its standing after politicization in the

Explosion of WWII bomb in Munich injures 4, 2021-12-01 08:11:48BERLIN (AP) — A World War II bomb exploded at a construction site next to a busy railway line in Munich on Wednesday, injuring four people, one

Nigeria finds samples of omicron variant from October 2021-12-01 07:55:31Nigeria on Wednesday said it found a coronavirus sample with the omicron variant from October, suggesting the strain was circulating far before it bur

Omicron unravels travel industry's plans for a comeback 2021-12-01 06:51:32Tourism businesses that were just finding their footing after nearly two years of devastation wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic are being rattled again

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Figure skating Grand Prix Final cancelled over travel New! 2021-12-02 08:38:09The figure skating Grand Prix Final next week has been cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic for the second season in a row. The Dec. 9-12 eve

U.S. unveils winter plan to combat coronavirus and New! 2021-12-02 07:30:27U.S. President Joe Biden is set to kick off a more urgent campaign for Americans to get COVID-19 booster shots Thursday as he unveils his winter plans

Jan. 6 panel votes to pursue contempt charges 2021-12-01 20:22:38The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection voted Wednesday to pursue contempt charges against Jeffrey Clark, a former U.S. Jus

5 takeaways from the landmark abortion hearing in 2021-12-01 19:21:28One of the most important legal cases in modern U.S. history was heard by the country's Supreme Court on Wednesday. It involves abortion and could up

Democrat Stacey Abrams to make renewed run at 2021-12-01 17:05:02Stacey Abrams, the Georgia Democrat and leading voting rights activist, said Wednesday that she will launch another campaign to become the nation's f

MLB owners lock out players amid league's 1st 2021-12-01 16:09:28Major League Baseball plunged into its first work stoppage in a quarter-century when the sport's collective bargaining agreement expired Wednesday ni

Teen charged with murder, terrorism in Michigan school 2021-12-01 15:23:46A 15-year-old boy was charged Wednesday with murder, terrorism and other counts for a shooting that killed four fellow students and injured others at

Rare white sperm whale — like Moby Dick 2021-12-01 14:42:12A sperm whale with the same rare colouring as the fictional Moby Dick has been spotted off the coast of Jamaica.

Women's Tennis Association suspends tournaments in China over 2021-12-01 14:34:08The suspension of all WTA tournaments in China because of concerns about the safety of tennis star Peng Shuai, who accused a former government officia

WW II bomb explodes at Munich construction site, 2021-12-01 12:11:55A World War II bomb exploded at a construction site next to a busy railway line in Munich on Wednesday, injuring four people, one of them seriously, G

Gucci heirs say House of Gucci narrative is 2021-12-01 11:02:21The Gucci family is not pleased with the depiction of their relatives in the new film House of Gucci. In a statement issued this week, they said

Families turn down Travis Scott's offer to pay 2021-12-01 10:39:01Several families of the 10 people who died from injuries in a massive crowd surge of fans at the Astroworld Festival have turned down an offer by head

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Photos: Dramatic evening images frame Josephine Baker becoming 2021-11-30 16:56:49France is inducting U.S.-born entertainer, anti-Nazi spy and civil rights activist Josephine Baker into the Pantheon, the first Black woman to receive

Europe, already beset by Delta surges, now confronts 2021-11-30 16:55:49Gloom and frustration as already struggling Europe faces down new coronavirus variant Omicron .

Sam Little said he killed 20 people in 2021-11-30 08:00:36Authorities are seeking the public's help to identify 16 women murdered by serial killer Sam Little in the L.A. area in the 1980s and '90s.

How bad will Omicron be? Scientists won't really 2021-11-30 07:00:47Omicron's impact on the COVID-19 pandemic will depend on a variety of factors that will take days to weeks for scientists to untangle.

WHO says new coronavirus variant poses 'very high' 2021-11-29 16:10:37The world struggled to come to terms with a new turn in the pandemic, with the World Health Organization warning Omicron poses a risk of new outbreaks

Omicron variant of coronavirus casts a shadow over 2021-11-29 07:20:09A return to border and social restrictions could upend months of progress in countries such as Singapore, often a bellwether for the rest of Asia.

Column: Biden wants to focus on China. Putin 2021-11-28 07:00:00The biggest foreign policy challenge for President Biden is coming not from Asia, but from a more traditional nemesis, Russia's Vladimir Putin.

Omicron coronavirus variant seen as a clarion call 2021-11-27 17:35:17While jabs and boosters are offered in the U.S. and much of Europe, vaccination rates remain low in southern Africa, where the Omicron variant was fir

Protection offered by booster shot beats 'natural immunity,' 2021-11-27 09:00:47In people who got a booster shot, levels of neutralizing antibodies exceeded the peak that followed two doses of COVID-19 vaccine.

How an American in Paris won the rarest 2021-11-27 08:00:16Josephine Baker next week will become the first Black woman and first American to be honored with enshrinement in Paris' Pantheon.

Honduras at crossroads in election to end corrupt 2021-11-27 06:00:46Hondurans will vote Sunday to replace corrupt President Juan Orlando Hernandez in what is arguably the country's most important election in decades.

Op-Ed: The non-victory victory in the Ahmaud Arbery 2021-11-26 15:37:12Critical as the legal win is, it is also an admission that the fatal shooting of a Black man by white men determined to see him as a threat should nev

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France rejects British idea of joint border controls New! 2021-12-02 15:32:02French Prime Minister Jean Castex told his British counterpart Boris Johnson that the UK held "a large part of the solution" to the Channel migrant

New Iranian law could ban owning 'dangerous animals', New! 2021-12-02 13:40:30Many have been calling the bill recently proposed in the Iranian parliament absurd – 75 Iranian representatives want to ban their fellow ci

Ex-president Yahya Jammeh's victims still waiting for justice New! 2021-12-02 13:31:09Ahead of Gambia’s December 3 presidential elections, the country's Truth, Reconciliation, and Reparations Commission (TRRC) wrapped up a sweepi

Ugandan mission in DR Congo opens old wounds, New! 2021-12-02 11:22:42Two weeks after deadly attacks in the Ugandan capital, Kampala, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo launched a joint cross-border operati

Tennis stars back WTA move to suspend China New! 2021-12-02 10:48:44Tennis stars threw their support behind the WTA's move to suspend its tournaments in China over concern for Peng Shuai, as Olympic chiefs said Thursd

‘We lost touch with empathy’: Iraqi Oscar entry New! 2021-12-02 10:13:52After premiering at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year, Haider Rashid’s migrant thriller “Europa” has been selected as Iraq&

French conservatives choose final two in presidential nomination New! 2021-12-02 09:18:54France’s conservative Les Républicains (LR) whittled down its five presidential candidates to two on Thursday in the first round of

Pope Francis accepts Paris archbishop’s resignation over ‘ambiguous’ New! 2021-12-02 08:53:09Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of the archbishop of Paris after he admitted to an “ambiguous” relationship with a woman in 2012

Blinken urges Russia to ‘de-escalate’ on border as New! 2021-12-02 05:54:05US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday urged Russia to "de-escalate" a military buildup on its border with Ukraine, reiterating his threat

#QuitMyJob: Americans share their resignations during Covid-19 on New! 2021-12-02 05:04:25Fed up with difficult working hours, inflexibility or simply a lack of passion for their current profession, a huge number of Americans have been turn

Myanmar junta slams UN’s delay on approval for 2021-12-02 04:20:27Myanmar's junta on Thursday slammed a UN decision to deny its chosen representative a seat at the world body and keep in place an envoy appointed by

Germany cracks down on unvaccinated as Omicron concerns 2021-12-02 02:23:50Germany on Thursday announced a Covid lockdown for the unvaccinated, as the UK reported its highest number of Covid cases since July, and Norway

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Distasteful ‘Santa Inc.’ trailer met with equally distasteful New! 2021-12-02 18:00:33 The trailer for upcoming stop-motion movie ‘Santa Inc.’ was met with a flood of anti-Semitic comments. But is the reaction that surprisin

New York City expands school vaccination mandate New! 2021-12-02 17:41:57 Outgoing New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has imposed a Covid-19 vaccination mandate on the city’s private schools, affecting about 56,000 st

Twitter purges thousands of ‘state-linked’ accounts New! 2021-12-02 17:41:10 Twitter has announced their latest round of axed accounts, targeting thousands of users accused of promoting government agendas in countries such as

France shoots down Britain’s idea to fix Channel New! 2021-12-02 16:40:39 Paris has rejected the idea of a joint British-French patrol in the Channel to fight illegal migration, with the country’s PM Jean Castex stati

Report reveals scale of missing military munitions New! 2021-12-02 16:16:55 While all branches of the US military insist only a tiny percentage of explosives are lost or stolen from their stocks, an AP investigation suggests

400k patients’ info leaked in Planned Parenthood ransomware New! 2021-12-02 15:54:35 Hundreds of thousands of patients from a Los Angeles Planned Parenthood branch have had their information compromised in a massive malware attack. Co

White House points to surprising cause of crime New! 2021-12-02 15:41:36 A rash of smash-and-grab thefts in the US by organized looting gangs is being caused at least partly by the Covid-19 pandemic, President Joe Biden&rs

BuzzFeed employees walk out, blast ‘rich executives’ New! 2021-12-02 15:14:59 A handful of BuzzFeed News employees have staged a walkout for a day, demanding better pay and benefits just as the company prepares to go public. Re

Italian police ‘could summon Ronaldo for questioning’ New! 2021-12-02 14:32:05 Manchester United superstar Cristiano Ronaldo could be grilled by Italian officials amid an investigation into former club Juventus, according to rep

Russian official reveals how long Covid-19 patients could New! 2021-12-02 14:02:18 Covid-19 patients could stay contagious for more than three months after infection, one of Russia's top health officials warned on Thursday, as the

The West’s real battle New! 2021-12-02 13:52:26 To simplify the issue enormously, but somewhat fairly, it's fair to say that the current divide splitting Western foreign policy analysts at a time

NATO broke promises in past, any new deals New! 2021-12-02 13:45:09 NATO continues to stir up tensions with Russia while refusing to work on resolving outstanding issues, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has claimed, re

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Customers turn IKEA into ultimate sleepover locale after New! 2021-12-02 17:43:11A snowstorm in northern Denmark made it unsafe for shoppers and staff to leave the store at closing time.

Canada, U.S and EU allies slam Belarus with New! 2021-12-02 17:07:48The nations have targeted Belarus since its president won a sixth term last year in an election that the West and other observers say was fraudulent.

Boosters help fight COVID-19, experts say. But are New! 2021-12-02 16:33:23As Ontario broadens its COVID-19 booster eligibility to those aged 50 and up, experts say the threat of the Omicron variant is unclear — and tha

Thousands of bees survive being buried in La New! 2021-12-02 15:19:36With their hives buried in ash from the active La Palma volcano, the bees feasted on their own honey in order to stay alive for 50 days.

Travel restrictions and Omicron: What’s changing in Canada, New! 2021-12-02 14:21:41The U.S. joined Canada on Thursday in introducing revamped travel restrictions in an effort to curb the spread of the Omicron variant. Here's what we

Austrian chancellor to step down hours after party’s New! 2021-12-02 13:59:52Schallenberg is widely seen as an accidental chancellor with no power base of his own and he has been dogged by allegations.

Michigan school shooting suspect made videos about killing New! 2021-12-02 13:32:05The suspect, Ethan Crumbley, also had two meetings with teachers hours before the shootings to discuss some behavioural concerns.

Omicron variant could be dominant strain in Europe New! 2021-12-02 12:11:57The estimate could lend weight to preliminary information about the very high transmissibility of the Omicron variant, above that of the Delta variant

South Africa COVID-19 cases surge as Omicron variant New! 2021-12-02 11:43:27South Africa, which alerted the world to the new Omicron variant last week, is seeing a surge in new COVID-19 infections within the country.

Ghislaine Maxwell trial enters 4th day after first New! 2021-12-02 11:37:31Jeffrey Epstein's associate Ghislaine Maxwell's trial continues and she has pleaded not guilty to eight counts of sex trafficking and other charges.

Trump tested positive for COVID-19 days before Biden 2021-12-01 18:05:53In his book, Mark Meadows writes that Trump received a negative test shortly after the positive one and resumed his usual activities, including attend

Massachusetts lottery winner gifted $1 million ticket after 2021-12-01 17:09:20It was the second time Alexander McLeish won on a ticket given to him by his friend, Larry.


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