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William Burns backs CIA AI to counter China New! 2021-02-24 16:39:06William J. Burns, the veteran diplomat tapped to be the next CIA director, says he will follow through with the agency's plans to adopt artificial in

After mental health break, a turnaround at Detroit New! 2021-02-24 16:21:10DETROIT (AP) - Detroit Mercy’s men’s basketball team began the season with three games in five days. A week later, a matchup with Kentucky

Lawyer: French tourist detained in Iran on security New! 2021-02-24 15:56:49TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran has detained a French tourist for nine months, his lawyer said on Wednesday, the latest in a series of detentions of foreigne

Sanctions prompt Venezuela to expel head of EU New! 2021-02-24 13:51:21CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Venezuela’s government on Wednesday ordered the expulsion of the head of the European Union delegation in the South Am

For Israel's allies, road to vaccines runs through New! 2021-02-24 13:21:08JERUSALEM (AP) - When it comes to obtaining hard-to-get coronavirus vaccines, Israel's friends are discovering the road appears to run through Jerusa

Germany urges Iran to accept diplomacy in nuclear New! 2021-02-24 13:08:16BERLIN (AP) - Germany's foreign minister on Wednesday urged Iran to accept diplomatic overtures coming from the West in order to preserve the 2015 nu

Georgia Senate, House committee advance election legislation New! 2021-02-24 12:41:20ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's State Election Board could take over county election offices under a bill approved Wednesday by the state Senate. A House co

Josh Gottheimer, Dem lawmaker, wants State Department to New! 2021-02-24 11:32:00The Proud Boys and other groups involved in storming the U.S. Capitol last month should be designated as terrorist entities, a member of the House Hom

Indonesia presses regional effort to resolve Myanmar crisis New! 2021-02-24 11:19:48BANGKOK (AP) - Regional diplomatic efforts to resolve Myanmar's political crisis intensified Wednesday, while protests continued in Yangon and other

Massive COVID-19 vaccine-sharing push kicks off in Ghana New! 2021-02-24 08:27:15A shipment of 600,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses landed in Ghana on Wednesday, kicking off a global effort to supply 2 billion shots to countries that ris

US to seek seat on UN human rights New! 2021-02-24 08:20:44GENEVA (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Wednesday the United States will vie for a seat at the U.N.'s human rights body, which woul

China says Japan-U.S. security treaty a product of New! 2021-02-24 05:37:54BEIJING (AP) - China on Wednesday called the Japan-U.S. mutual security pact a product of the Cold War following U.S. criticism of the presence of Chi

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Merelize Van Der Merwe faces backlash for posing New! 2021-02-24 04:05:55A trophy hunter is facing furious backlash for posing with the heart of a giraffe she had just shot – describing the bloody organ as her “

Philippines offers to trade nurses to UK, Germany New! 2021-02-24 03:21:50The Philippines said this week it is willing to send more nurses to work in the United Kingdom and Germany if those countries send extra coronavirus v

Court orders husband to pay wife for years New! 2021-02-24 02:59:26A divorce court in Beijing ruled that housework “constitutes intangible property value,” and ordered a man to pay his wife $7,700 for five

North Korea and Iran teaming up again as 2021-02-23 19:29:56A leaked report on North Korean sanctions by a UN Security Council committee reportedly states that Kim Jong Un's regime and Tehran are working toget

UK moves to lift coronavirus lockdowns 2021-02-23 19:24:44For two long months, the UK has been in total lockdown – schools, hospitality, and non-essential shops shut – with people advised to stay

Russia's Putin, Belarus' Lukashenko spark backlash for skiing, 2021-02-23 15:40:44From Minsk to Moscow, there has been an extended season of discontent, so the images of Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Belarussian counterpa

Dogs are mysteriously turning blue and pink in 2021-02-22 16:32:50Packs of dogs in eastern Russia are inexplicably turning up pink and blue.

Iran cuts back on IAEA access to nuclear 2021-02-22 15:57:25It emerged this week that the Biden administration was already in talks with Iran – national security adviser Jake Sullivan confirmed that Blink

Italian ambassador to Congo killed in attack on 2021-02-22 12:53:32The Italian ambassador to Congo, an Italian carabinieri police officer and their Congolese driver were killed Monday in an attack on a U.N. convoy in

Israel beaches covered in tar after oil spill 2021-02-22 11:00:30Stormy weather last week carried out the oil and tar to Israel’s beaches.  Thousands of volunteers organized by various Israeli environment

Protests swell after Burma junta raises specter of 2021-02-22 09:02:07The military has threatened a crackdown on protesters even as it already takes action against demonstrations.

Burma protest against military coup leaves at least 2021-02-21 04:18:22At least two people were killed and dozens more injured in Burma on Saturday during protests against a Feb. 1 military coup that led to 

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Last Statue Of Former Dictator Francisco Franco Removed New! 2021-02-24 09:09:34The Spanish government has made several high-profile removals off the back of the Historical Memory Law, including taking over Franco’s summer p

Prison Riots In Ecuador Leave Dozens Dead New! 2021-02-24 06:37:48Authorities said that two groups were trying to gain “criminal leadership within the detention centers” and 800 police officers have been

Buckingham Palace Reveals Cause Of Prince Philip's Hospitalization 2021-02-23 10:24:22The Duke of Edinburgh was admitted to the King Edward VII Hospital in London last week.

Prince William Gives Update On Hospitalized Grandfather Prince 2021-02-23 10:00:29Buckingham Palace said the husband of Queen Elizabeth II was expected to remain in the hospital into this week for a period of “observation and

Facebook Says It Will Lift Australian News Ban 2021-02-23 06:49:17Facebook’s cooperation is a major victory in Australian efforts to make the gateways to the Internet pay for the journalism that they use.

Norway Museum Says Edvard Munch Wrote ‘Madman’ On 2021-02-22 17:50:10The iconic painting features the sentence “can only have been painted by a madman” scribbled in the top left-hand corner.

Israel Closes Mediterranean Beaches After Oil Spill Devastates 2021-02-22 07:38:25An offshore oil spill deposited tons of tar across Israel's coastline in what officials are calling one of the country’s worst ecological disas

Myanmar Protests Grow After Junta Threatens Lethal Force 2021-02-22 05:20:46To date, three protesters have been fatally shot.

U.S. Deports Former Nazi Concentration Camp Guard To 2021-02-21 13:25:05Prosecutors have asked that Friedrich Karl Berger, 95, be questioned to determine whether accessory to murder charges could be brought against him.

Bitcoin Hits $1 Trillion Market Cap, Soars To 2021-02-19 12:09:20Bitcoin’s gains have been fueled by signs it is gaining acceptance among mainstream investors and companies, from Tesla and Mastercard to BNY Me

Myanmar Protester Shot By Police Turned 20 In 2021-02-19 05:52:30The death of Mya Thwate Thwate Khaing adds to the growing fury over the military's Feb. 1 overthrow of Aung San Suu Kyi's government.

World Leaders Applaud America's Formal Return To Paris 2021-02-19 04:49:31While Friday’s return is heavily symbolic, world leaders say they expect America to prove its seriousness after four years of being pretty much

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Will Tiger Woods Play Golf Again? Doctors Predict New! 2021-02-24 18:29:43After a serious car crash on Tuesday, he risks infections, bones that do not heal, and foot and ankle injuries that impede walking.

Mothers All Over Are Losing It New! 2021-02-24 18:21:45Pandemic life has made us feel more insecure about the aspects of our parenting we were already most insecure about.

Two Workers Are Killed at Boston Construction Site New! 2021-02-24 18:20:35The authorities said they responded to a report that two men had been “struck by a motor vehicle.” Their bodies were recovered from a hole

Finding Art Miles Away From the Expected New! 2021-02-24 18:16:34Hanne Tierney has made her FiveMyles gallery in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, both a beacon and an anchor for the neighborhood.

Inside a Battle Over Race, Class and Power New! 2021-02-24 18:11:02A student said she was racially profiled while eating in a college dorm. An investigation found no evidence of bias. But the incident will not fade aw

Recall Talk Grows for Newsom in California as New! 2021-02-24 18:05:44Fellow Democrats have closed ranks around Gov. Gavin Newsom, lavishly praising his handling of the pandemic. But conservatives say his shutdowns have

What We Know About Tiger Woods' Car Accident New! 2021-02-24 17:56:22Woods is recovering from “serious” leg injuries but his long-term prognosis is not publicly known. The authorities are investigating the c

Pfizer Vaccine Is Found Highly Effective After Broad New! 2021-02-24 17:56:18The initiative known as Covax plans to deliver some two billion doses worldwide this year, the largest mass inoculation operation in history. Coronavi

Lindsey Boylan, Ex-Aide, Says Cuomo Sexually Harassed Her New! 2021-02-24 17:50:34Lindsey Boylan accused the New York governor of kissing her in his office in 2018. She left her job as a special adviser to him soon after.

Powell Says Better Child Care Policies Might Lift New! 2021-02-24 17:48:34The Fed chair said better caregiving options was an “area worth looking at” for Congress, while reiterating the central bank’s full-

South Dakota Attorney General Faces Calls to Resign New! 2021-02-24 17:44:51State officials released videos that show investigators confronting the attorney general, Jason Ravnsborg, with descriptions of his car hitting a man: