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Iran says nuke program testing newest advanced centrifuge New! 2021-04-10 07:07:37TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran said Saturday it has begun mechanical tests on its newest advanced nuclear centrifuge, even as the five world powers that rem

EXPLAINER: What is behind the latest unrest in New! 2021-04-10 02:43:23LONDON (AP) - Young people have hurled bricks, fireworks and gasoline bombs at police and set hijacked cars and a bus on fire during a week of violenc

Today in History New! 2021-04-10 00:00:06Today in History Today is Saturday, April 10, the 100th day of 2021. There are 265 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Ap

Editorial Roundup: New England 2021-04-09 14:33:54Hearst Connecticut Media Editorial Board. April 8, 2021. Editorial: CT must catch up with times on voting There shouldn’t be anything partisan a

Marine assault vessel joins U.S. carrier group in 2021-04-09 13:42:28Thousands of Marines aboard an assault vessel joined a U.S. aircraft carrier strike group sailing in the South China Sea on Friday for integrated mili

195 arrested in vast international human trafficking sweep 2021-04-09 13:28:53PARIS (AP) - Interpol says police in Africa and Europe arrested 195 people and rescued nearly 500 victims of human trafficking in a vast crackdown on

Lawmakers given more time to redraw Oregon political 2021-04-09 13:10:07PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The Oregon Supreme Court on Friday ruled that the Legislature will have until Sept. 27 to complete the redistricting process, gi

US urges arms embargo and sanctions against Myanmar 2021-04-09 12:55:13UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations urged the international community to take “concrete action” against the mi

Lloyd Austin, Pentagon chief, to visit Israel amid 2021-04-09 10:33:08Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin will make the Biden administration's first high-level visit to Israel over the coming days to meet with Israeli lea

India objects to U.S. Navy ship's patrol without 2021-04-09 09:42:28NEW DELHI (AP) - India on Friday objected to a U.S. Navy ship conducting a “freedom of navigation” patrol in its exclusive economic zone w

Kremlin says it fears full-scale fighting in Ukraine's 2021-04-09 09:05:22MOSCOW (AP) - The Kremlin said Friday it fears a resumption of full-scale fighting in eastern Ukraine and could take steps to protect Russian civilian

Turkey demands apology after Draghi calls Erdogan a 2021-04-09 08:59:54ROME (AP) - Turkey demanded an apology Friday from Italy's premier for having called President Recep Tayyip Erdogan a “dictator,” a comme

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Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, dead at 99 2021-04-09 07:22:20

Brazil poses global health threat as its hospitals 2021-04-09 04:00:00With new variants pushing ICUs past their limits, experts are warning that Brazil's soaring COVID-19 infection rates have become a global public heal

Cruise ships race to evacuate residents from Caribbean 2021-04-08 19:14:37Authorities on the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent said Thursday they believe an active volcano is in danger of erupting and have ordered mand

NFL veteran Phillip Adams killed 5, then himself 2021-04-08 19:06:11Former NFL player Phillip Adams fatally shot five people including a prominent doctor, his wife and their two grandchildren before later killing himse

11 demonstrators slain in Myanmar amid clashes with 2021-04-08 18:08:31At least 11 demonstrators were killed in clashes with security forces in a town in northwest Myanmar after truckloads of troops arrived to quell a pro

The U.K.'s policy on overseas pensions is costing 2021-04-08 17:00:12The U.K. government excludes its pensioners living in Canada from the indexing that would allow their incomes to keep pace with inflation. Pensioners

George Floyd died of oxygen loss, not pre-existing 2021-04-08 15:10:13George Floyd's pre-existing medical conditions and drugs in his system had nothing to do with his death, two medical experts for the prosecution

Biden announces gun-control actions following spate of mass 2021-04-08 14:12:06U.S. President Joe Biden, in his first gun control measures since taking office, announced a half-dozen executive actions Thursday aimed at addressing

Northern Ireland leaders urge calm after night of 2021-04-08 08:45:22Authorities in Northern Ireland sought to restore calm Thursday after Protestant and Catholic youths in Belfast hurled bricks, fireworks and gasoline

French Open postponed to May 30 amid COVID-19 2021-04-08 07:08:47This year's French Open has been postponed by a week due to the COVID-19 pandemic and will begin on May 30, the French Tennis Federation (FFT) said o

Jim Crow 2.0 or no big deal: Here's 2021-04-08 04:00:00Georgia is now the epicentre of a heated U.S. battle over ballot access. But what exactly is in its controversial voting law? Here's a look at a bill

Myanmar's U.K. ambassador locked out of London embassy 2021-04-07 18:18:13Kyaw Zwar Minn, Myanmar's ambassador to the United Kingdom, told Reuters he was locked out of the London embassy on Wednesday, with sources saying hi

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Column: The California exodus is a myth. But 2021-04-08 16:55:42Reports of the state's decline and fall are a cyclical staple. Blame it on envy and partisanship

Psychiatric and neurological problems are common in COVID-19's 2021-04-08 15:13:08One-third of COVID-19 survivors were diagnosed with a psychiatric or neurological condition within six months of being infected with the coronavirus.

Space Force acquisitions and tech division will be 2021-04-08 13:30:30The Los Angeles Air Force Base's Space and Missile Systems Center in El Segundo will be the headquarters of the Space Force's Space Systems Command.

Limiting ghost guns, pistol braces and spurring red-flag 2021-04-08 13:26:24Biden's proposals would require background checks for 'ghost guns,' encourage state red-flag laws and more. Yet they stop short of what advocates s

Politicians dread the sting of #KHive, the fervent 2021-04-08 12:47:29Members of the #KHive respond with venom when they think someone has dismissed or insulted the vice president.

COVID-19 vaccines work well against California variant, scientists 2021-04-07 22:35:09Two COVID-19 vaccines are likely to be protective against a rapidly spreading variant of the SARS-Cov-2 virus that arose in California, a study finds.

Biden to take executive actions to reduce gun 2021-04-07 20:00:47With gun limits facing opposition in Congress, President Biden will take executive actions after mass killings in his first weeks in office.

Litman: The prosecutors are scoring at the Derek 2021-04-07 16:46:14The prosecutors in the Chauvin trial have broken out of the paradigm that so often results in not-guilty verdicts where police are concerned.

Biden digs in for negotiations over infrastructure and 2021-04-07 15:50:58President Biden touted his $2.3-trillion infrastructure plan Wednesday, hoping to summon public support to push past the Republicans lining up against

Abcarian: Hunter Biden tells a harrowing tale of 2021-04-07 15:36:37The president's son emerged from 'non-stop depravity' to sobriety and a new life, and he still insists his tie to a Ukrainian firm was not wrong.

McManus: How to catch the cheaters who don't 2021-04-07 07:00:29As April 15 draws near, let's focus our collective anger on the millions of tax cheats who don't pay what they owe.

Jordan's royal rift entangles an American-born queen 2021-04-06 20:23:58Who is Queen Noor? Royal drama emerges, nearly 43 years after an American's marriage to Jordan's King Hussein.

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Covid-19: Paris police bust 100 at clandestine restaurant New! 2021-04-10 08:54:20Paris police fined over 100 diners late Friday at an underground restaurant flouting coronavirus restrictions and arrested its organiser, after a week

Greek PM demands urgent probe into crime journalist's New! 2021-04-10 06:28:37Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Saturday demanded the "swift resolution" of a probe into a crime journalist's murder already condemned

Iran starts up advanced centrifuges in nuclear deal New! 2021-04-10 06:12:16Iran announced Saturday it has started up advanced uranium enrichment centrifuges in a breach of its undertakings under a troubled 2015 nuclear deal,

'We're all weeping with you, Ma'am': British press New! 2021-04-10 06:09:05Britain's famously partisan press were unusually united on Saturday in their tributes to Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, as gun salutes

Myanmar's UN envoy urges 'strong action' against junta New! 2021-04-10 04:27:56Myanmar's own ambassador to the United Nations has urged "strong action" against the junta, as reports emerged of scores killed in the military's

Djibouti's veteran ruler Guelleh re-elected for fifth term New! 2021-04-10 01:56:45Djibouti's veteran ruler Ismail Omar Guelleh was re-elected for a fifth term as president with more than 98 percent of the vote, according to provisi

Amazon warehouse workers reject union bid in Alabama New! 2021-04-10 01:17:05Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama handed the online retail giant a decisive victory when they voted against forming a union and cut

N. Ireland loyalist militants urge end to street New! 2021-04-10 01:07:50Pro-British loyalist militants in Northern Ireland said on Friday there had been a "spectacular collective failure" to understand their an

Biden orders study on US Supreme Court term New! 2021-04-10 00:57:30President Joe Biden has ordered a study on overhauling the Supreme Court, creating a bipartisan commission Friday that will spend the next six months

Former Portuguese PM Sócrates to stand trial 2021-04-09 15:24:23A Lisbon judge ruled Friday to put former Portuguese Prime Minister José Sócrates on trial for alleged money-laundering and forgery but

Authoritarian slide taints West Africa’s ‘model democracy’ as 2021-04-09 14:51:01The small West African nation of Benin has for the past three decades stood out as a model democracy in a region beset by coups and insurgencies. As h

Chad’s Deby on track to win sixth presidential 2021-04-09 13:04:47Idriss Deby Itno, the frontrunner in elections in Chad this weekend, has carved out a reputation as the West's stalwart ally in the Sahel, despite ac

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Existing climate model simulations overestimate future sea-level rise New! 2021-04-10 08:54:03 Scientists from Utrecht University using the national supercomputer at SURFsara in Amsterdam have found that the projected sea-level rise over the ne

Brain of dead NFL gunman Phillip Adams to New! 2021-04-10 08:16:28 The brain of ex-NFL star Phillip Adams is to be examined for the degenerative disease CTE, with investigators searching for answers around the horrif

'Unacceptable': Biden experiences heavy pressure from within his New! 2021-04-10 07:57:09 President Joe Biden faced huge opposition after requesting a $715 billion budget for the Pentagon next year – an increase over former President

Iranian nuclear activities ‘peaceful & civilian,’ says President New! 2021-04-10 07:47:35 Tehran has launched a new uranium-enrichment chain, said to be 10 times more efficient than its predecessor. Unveiling the facility, Iran’s pre

‘Pandemic against our people’: Australians rally against deaths New! 2021-04-10 07:46:21 Hundreds have rallied in cities across Australia against the deaths of aboriginal people in prisons and police custody. The government admitted that

‘UK is not North Korea yet,’ radio host New! 2021-04-10 07:15:16 Radio host Julia Hartley-Brewer stirred Twitter anger by asking if the royal family would be exempted from Covid-19 rules to lay the late Prince Phil

‘She got game’: Russian MMA stunner Diana Avsaragova New! 2021-04-10 06:48:14 Diana Avsaragova didn't take long to announce herself as a serious threat in the Bellator's women's flyweight division, needing under 30 seconds t

200,000+ US military personnel & veterans claim defective New! 2021-04-10 06:33:50 More than 200,000 US service members and veterans who suffer from hearing issues are suing manufacturer 3M for allegedly supplying defective earplugs

Smart money is betting on helium boom New! 2021-04-10 06:30:00 The world is racing towards a greener future, and while lithium has remained center stage in this new energy transition, helium is quickly becoming a

‘Big, big offers’: Fury reveals Russia is vying New! 2021-04-10 06:15:01 Tyson Fury has named Russia and Uzbekistan as two of the countries among " three or four big, big offers" for his anticipated bout with Anthony Jos

Fine with a fine: Alibaba accepts all-time high New! 2021-04-10 06:10:09 China’s antitrust regulators have hit Alibaba Group, the world’s largest e-commerce corporation, with an 18.2 billion yuan ($2.8 billion)

Professor argues that MARIO KART could inspire fairer New! 2021-04-10 05:45:56 In a recent paper, environmental researcher Andrew Reid Bell argues that the video game ‘Mario Kart’ could provide a useful example for h

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'Blue wall of silence' takes hit in Derek New! 2021-04-09 19:14:13Police accused of wrongdoing can usually count on the blue wall of silence - protection from fellow officers that includes everything from shutting of

Joe Biden's first budget fuels health, education spending 2021-04-09 18:23:13US President Joe Biden asked Congress to sharply increase spending to combat climate change and gun violence and to support education in a budget that

Joe Biden to form commission on reform of 2021-04-09 18:07:18President Joe Biden will set up Friday an expert commission on reform of the powerful US Supreme Court, the White House announced. The move follows mo

China, Pakistan to strengthen cooperation in UN, multilateral 2021-04-09 17:57:21

Kentucky limits no-knock warrants after Breonna Taylor death 2021-04-09 16:59:13Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear signed a partial ban on no-knock warrants Friday after months of demonstrations set off by the fatal shooting of Breonna Ta

Visitors tiptoe through the tulips in Dutch virus 2021-04-09 16:28:47Finally, after bleak winter months of a coronavirus lockdown, springtime shoots of hope emerged Friday as restrictions were relaxed at a Dutch flower

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro attacks Supreme Court justice 2021-04-09 16:17:19Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday attacked Supreme Court Justice Luis Roberto Barroso after the judge ordered Congress to begin a probe of

Coronavirus: No region in the world spared as 2021-04-09 15:36:50Hospitals in Turkey and Poland are filling up fast. Pakistan is restricting domestic travel to bring a surge in coronavirus infections under control.

Florida Woman who coughed on cancer patient gets 2021-04-09 15:13:22A Florida woman whose image went viral when she coughed on a customer at a Pier 1 store last year in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic has been se

Europe's vaccine drive set to pick up as 2021-04-09 14:41:12Europe has taken delivery of more than 100 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines that should help the region's initially sluggish inoculation drive fina

Biden administration pressed by lawmaker to label white 2021-04-09 13:42:26President Joe Biden's administration is being pressed by a key Democratic lawmaker, Rep. Elissa Slotkin, to consider designating white supremacist gr

Egyptologists uncover 'lost golden city' buried under the 2021-04-09 13:09:13Archaeologists have uncovered the remains of an ancient city in the desert outside Luxor that they say is the "largest" ever found in Egypt and date

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3 Canadian 737 MAX jets grounded after Boeing 2021-04-09 17:36:49The issue affects about 90 planes globally. That compares with 453 delivered since the plane first went into service, based on data up to end-February

Longo’s brings back temporary wage bump amid Ontario 2021-04-09 16:56:40The decision by the Ontario-based chain comes on the heels of both a surge in daily cases and the province's recent stay-at-home order.

George Floyd died due to low oxygen, not 2021-04-09 15:26:04Dr. Lindsey Thomas was the fourth medical expert called by the Minnesota attorney general's office as prosecutors looked to dismantle Chauvin's

Pfizer requests U.S. emergency use for its COVID-19 2021-04-09 13:40:33In March, the drugmakers said the vaccine was found to be safe, effective and produced robust antibody responses in 12- to 15-year olds in a clinical

Prince Philip: A look in photos where the 2021-04-09 13:02:50The Queen and Prince Philip have lavished much attention on Canada throughout their lives, each visiting the country more than 20 times over the years

Prince Philip: With no governor general, who from 2021-04-09 12:11:58Normal protocol is that the governor general would attend the funeral in London. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has shut down international borders.

Prince Philip, husband to Queen Elizabeth II, has 2021-04-09 11:55:46News that Prince Philip died at the age of 99 now raises the question of how to observe the multitude of protocols involved in the death of a royal du

Prince Philip death: World leaders and celebrities pay 2021-04-09 11:42:39Notable figures from around the world shared condolences about the death of Prince Philip.

3,000-year-old ‘Lost Golden City’ found under the sands 2021-04-09 11:28:33The buried city of Aten was built in the golden age of Ancient Egypt, and would have been used by powerful pharaohs such as Tutankhamun.

Johnson & Johnson vaccine under review in Europe 2021-04-09 10:39:12It was the first news of EMA's probe of the J&J vaccine, while AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine has been dogged for weeks over possible links t

COVID-19 surges across the globe as countries report 2021-04-08 17:44:16Brazil this week became just the third country, after the U.S. and Peru, to report a 24-hour tally of COVID-19 deaths that exceeded 4,000.

George Floyd died of lack of oxygen, medical 2021-04-08 16:59:53He also emphatically rejected the defence theory that Floyd's drug use and underlying health problems were what killed him.


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