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Taliban ban forced marriages of women in Afghanistan 2021-12-03 07:07:21KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – The Taliban decreed Friday that they are banning the forced marriage of women in the war-torn country, in what appears

Ukraine says Russia amassed over 94,000 troops at 2021-12-03 06:26:51KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's defense minister estimated Friday that Russia has amassed more than 94,000 troops near their borders and said th

France signs weapons mega-deal with UAE as Macron 2021-12-03 03:00:53NICE, France (AP) — France announced the signing Friday of a 16 billion-euro ($18 billion) armaments mega-contract for the sale of 80 of its upg

Joe Biden democracy summit invite list proves divisive 2021-12-02 18:22:55The goal behind President Biden’s upcoming “Summit for Democracy” was to feature U.S. leadership and unify like-minded democracies,

U.S. threatens 'serious consequences' if Russia invades Ukraine 2021-12-02 17:51:35Moscow will face "serious consequences" if it invades Ukraine, Secretary of State Antony Blinken told his Russian counterpart point-blank Thursday a

Defense secretary voices concerns over Chinese hypersonic missiles 2021-12-02 17:37:24Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said the United States is concerned about China’s development of hypersonic missiles, including the orbiting weap

Pentagon reports dozens of 'extremism' incidents in the 2021-12-02 15:42:00The Army investigated more than 30 allegations of "racially-motivated violent extremism" in the ranks during the first nine months of 2021, while Ma

Christine Wormuth, Army secretary: Service to play key 2021-12-02 14:44:00The Army may have spent the past 20 years fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan but Secretary of the Army Christine Wormuth said the service she leads will

U.S., EU and allies hit Belarus with coordinated 2021-12-02 12:16:02BRUSSELS (AP) – The United States, European Union, Britain and Canada on Thursday slapped simultaneous sanctions on dozens of officials, organiz

Variants, boosters turn rich-poor vaccine gap into chasm 2021-12-02 12:14:17PARIS (AP) – The global initiative to share coronavirus vaccines fairly already scaled back its pledge to the world's poor once. Now, to meet e

Israel halts controversial tech to track omicron variant 2021-12-02 12:08:51JERUSALEM (AP) – Israel said Thursday it was halting the use of a controversial phone tracking technology to trace possible cases of the new cor

Russia sends missiles near Pacific islands claimed by 2021-12-02 12:05:07MOSCOW (AP) – The Russian military has deployed coastal defense missile systems near the Kuril Islands, a Pacific chain also claimed by Japan. T

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Total solar eclipse brings darkness to Antarctic summer New! 2021-12-04 07:25:05Video released by NASA shows a total solar eclipse as seen from Western Antarctica on Saturday.

Parents charged in Michigan school shooting are in 2021-12-03 13:20:08The parents of a teen accused of killing four students in a shooting at a Michigan high school were taken into custody early Saturday, several ho

State rests case at Smollett trial after star 2021-12-03 11:03:36The state rested its case at Jussie Smollett's trial Thursday after key testimony from two brothers who said the former Empire actor plotted a racist

U.K. study finds mRNA COVID-19 vaccines provide biggest 2021-12-03 09:51:39COVID-19 vaccines made by Pfizer and Moderna that use mRNA technology provide the biggest boost to antibody levels when given 10-12 weeks after the se

International Space Station swerves to dodge space junk 2021-12-03 09:09:14The International Space Station (ISS) had to swerve away from a fragment of a U.S. launch vehicle on Friday, the head of Russia's space agency said,

Delta still dominant globally as scientists race to 2021-12-03 08:42:56While the new coronavirus variant omicron appears to be very transmissible, the right response is to be prepared, cautious and not panic, the World He

3 privately owned, commercial space stations get NASA 2021-12-03 07:56:05NASA announced on Thursday it has awarded $415.6 million US to billionaire Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, stalwart contractor Northrop Grumman Corp and ven

Lamine Diack, controversial former head of world athletics, 2021-12-03 04:18:50Lamine Diack, the controversial former president of world athletics, has died, his family said Friday. He was 88.

Canada wants urgent changes to trade plans for 2021-12-03 04:00:00A Canadian diplomatic blitz hit Washington in a late-hour plea for U.S. lawmakers to adjust a plan that Ottawa fears could devastate the auto sector.

Alec Baldwin says he feels sadness over fatal 2021-12-02 21:26:57Alec Baldwin said in a TV interview that he did not pull the trigger of the gun that fired a live bullet and killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on

Austria sees 2nd chancellor step down in less 2021-12-02 15:17:02Austrian Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg announced Thursday he is stepping down just two months after taking over from predecessor Sebastian Kurz, w

Canada slaps new sanctions on officials over human 2021-12-02 13:23:15Canada has imposed new sanctions on Belarusian officials over human rights violations in that country — measures taken in coordination with the

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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.

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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

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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

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Scientists explore role of immunocompromised in generating Covid-19 2021-12-03 16:59:07As variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes Covid-19 have appeared over the past several months, scientists have sought to understand how they com

French coach says 'defended' himself against judo champion 2021-12-03 15:48:24French judo coach Alain Schmitt, accused by Olympic judo champion Margaux Pinot of domestic violence, claimed on Friday that he had merely defended hi

Austria names new chancellor after Kurz's shock resignation 2021-12-03 13:55:50Austria's ruling party on Friday named Interior Minister Karl Nehammer to lead the conservative camp and the country after the shock resignation of f

Ride-hailing giant Didi exits New York stock exchange, 2021-12-03 12:32:20Just five months after its debut, ride-hailing giant Didi Global said it plans to withdraw from the New York Stock Exchange and pursue a Hong Kon

Pope denounces 'gulag' living conditions of migrants during 2021-12-03 12:02:07Pope Francis, at an emotional meeting with migrants, said on Friday he had a responsibility to tell the hard truth about the suffering of refugees, ma

The 'agricultural mafia' taking over Brazil's Amazon rainforest 2021-12-03 11:05:58Encouraged by Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and local authorities who want to see the development of agribusiness, an "agricultural mafia" is t

With its ‘Global Gateway’, EU tries to compete 2021-12-03 10:57:35The EU unveiled its "Global Gateway" project this week, which is seen as a European alternative to China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)

F1’s Hamilton not ‘comfortable’ racing in Jeddah as 2021-12-03 08:57:48World champion Lewis Hamilton admitted on Thursday he is "not comfortable" racing in Saudi Arabia this weekend as the Gulf kingdom again faces accus

Lebanese minister who criticised Saudi role in Yemen 2021-12-03 08:13:30Lebanon's information minister resigned on Friday saying he was putting the nation before his personal interest as he sought to end a diplomatic

‘Rice jihad’: The video falsely accusing Muslims of 2021-12-03 07:29:10India’s Muslim community is often targeted with disinformation by Hindu nationalists and falsely accused online of various crimes. The

Alec Baldwin says he bears no responsibility for 2021-12-03 01:27:20Alec Baldwin said he feels incredible sadness and regret over the shooting that killed a cinematographer on a New Mexico film set, but not guilt.

US to resume Trump-era ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy 2021-12-03 00:20:45Migrants seeking to enter the United States will again have to stay in Mexico as they await immigration hearings, as the Biden administration reluctan

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Egyptian football coach dies after goal celebrations (VIDEO) New! 2021-12-04 07:54:12 A football coach in Egypt has died after vigorously celebrating a late winning goal from his team in a second-tier match. Read Full Article at RT.com

Residents flee massive ash cloud from erupting volcano New! 2021-12-04 07:51:01 A volcano erupted on the Indonesian island of Java on Saturday, reportedly obscuring the sun with a massive cloud of ash, and sending locals into a p

US retail giant given hell for banning BLM New! 2021-12-04 07:26:32 Labor board prosecutors have alleged that Whole Foods Market, which is owned by Amazon, illegally prevented its workers from wearing Black Lives Matt

Russia assembling 175,000 troops to invade Ukraine, US New! 2021-12-04 07:13:08 Russia is allegedly planing to invade Ukraine in the new year, with up to 175,000 troops taking part in the operation, the Washington Post has claime

Russian champions Zenit melt hearts with viral dog New! 2021-12-04 06:57:21 Russian football giants Zenit St. Petersburg have won praise for a kind-hearted gesture after players took to the pitch while carrying dogs from loca

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McGregor ‘agrees’ to fight Chechen destroyer Chimaev New! 2021-12-04 06:10:20 Conor McGregor is months from his return following his gruesome leg break last summer, but that hasn't stopped the notorious Irishman from playing m

Over half of Germans want lockdown for all New! 2021-12-04 06:01:19 A recent poll by YouGov indicates that 53% of Germans support the idea of a sweeping lockdown all across the country, amid a surge in Covid cases. Re

Value of US-Canada energy trade dips New! 2021-12-04 05:53:31 The pandemic-driven lower petroleum consumption and lower commodity prices resulted in a decline of over 30% in the value of energy trade between the

Chess king Carlsen has one-word response after beating New! 2021-12-04 05:19:57 Reigning world chess champion Magnus Carlsen has issued a one-word response after finally breaking the deadlock in his title showdown with Ian Nepomn

Russians understand the very real threat of food New! 2021-12-04 05:15:51 It has been decades since the food shortages that followed the fall of the Soviet Union, and Russians are used to shop shelves fully stocked with a p

Unusual injury puts Ronaldo in doubt for first New! 2021-12-04 04:48:32 Cristiano Ronaldo is a doubt for Manchester United’s Premier League meeting with Crystal Palace on Sunday after reportedly injuring his knee wh

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Travelling amid Omicron: What COVID-19 tests are needed 2021-12-03 17:36:59PCR? Rapid antigen? Many travellers say they're still uncertain about which COVID-19 tests they need to enter either country amid the flurry of new r

Michigan school shooting suspect’s parents charged with involuntary 2021-12-03 13:03:34The semi-automatic gun used in the shooting was purchased legally by shooter Ethan Crumbley's father last week, according to investigators.

Meet Ameca, the remarkable (and not at all 2021-12-03 10:34:11"The reason for making a robot that looks like a person is to interact with people," said Engineered Arts founder Will Jackson about Ameca's design

Germany’s COVID-19 cases on the rise, nearly 1M 2021-12-03 10:06:22Health Minister Jens Spahn noted that the number of unvaccinated residents who are infected and seriously ill is much higher than their share of the o

Ghislaine Maxwell trial: Ex-staffer testifies ‘many, many, many’ 2021-12-03 09:59:48A former housekeeper said Thursday that two Jeffrey Epstein sexual assault accusers were repeated visitors to his Palm Beach home.

Flying to the United States? New COVID-19 testing 2021-12-03 08:20:48As part of a series of new measures to protect from the Omicron variant, the United States' new international testing rules will start on Monday.

Omicron COVID-19 variant can be fought with same 2021-12-03 02:49:56Much remains unknown about the new variant, including whether it is more contagious, or if it makes people more seriously ill, and whether it can thwa

Michigan school official defends not disciplining suspect hours 2021-12-03 01:24:06Police have said 15-year-old Ethan Crumbley's classroom behavior was a concern on the day of the shooting, but the superintendent said "no disciplin

U.S. government avoids shutdown after Republican standoff over 2021-12-02 23:09:24Some Republicans opposed to Biden's vaccine rules wanted Congress to take a hard stand against the mandated shots for workers at larger businesses.

Alec Baldwin says fatal ‘Rust’ shooting was not 2021-12-02 21:06:40In an emotional television interview, the actor also said he did not see any safety issues on the set before the accident that killed cinematographer

Customers turn IKEA into ultimate sleepover locale after 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 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.


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