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France's Nicolas Sarkozy convicted of corruption, sentenced to 2021-03-01 08:54:06PARIS (AP) — A Paris court on Monday found French former President Nicolas Sarkozy guilty of corruption and influence peddling and sentenced him

EU urges parties in ex-Soviet Georgia to ease 2021-03-01 08:48:16TBILISI, Georgia (AP) - A top European Union official visited ex-Soviet republic Georgia on Monday and urged all of its parties to engage in a dialogu

Jail transfer denied to Greek gunman on hunger 2021-03-01 07:45:22Greece’s government Monday said it will not intervene to grant a prison-transfer demand by a convicted militant group gunman who has been on hun

Prince Philip transferred to another London hospital for 2021-03-01 07:42:18LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip has been transferred to another London hospital to continue treatment for an infection, Buckingham Palace said Monda

UN: Arbitrary detentions in Syria conflict may be 2021-03-01 07:09:45GENEVA (AP) - Tens of thousands of civilians in Syria were “arbitrarily detained" in enforced disappearances during the country's 10-year conf

Ethiopia rebuffs US call to pull outside forces 2021-03-01 06:58:24KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) - Ethiopia's government is rebuffing calls by the United States to withdraw troops from the embattled Tigray region. In response

Iranian lawmakers visit restive southeast area after unrest 2021-03-01 06:55:19DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Iranian lawmakers on Monday visited an impoverished southeastern province that has been roiled by recent unrest, st

UN atomic watchdog: Deal with Iran key to 2021-03-01 06:34:52BERLIN (AP) - A temporary agreement with Iran to allow United Nations inspectors continued access to the country's atomic facilities is less comprehe

Biden to meet with Mexican president amid migration 2021-03-01 05:25:15WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - President Joe Biden is planning a virtual meeting Monday with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador - a

Biden administration acknowledges border 'crisis' ahead of chat 2021-03-01 05:14:46The new administration is acknowledging an ongoing border “crisis” as President Biden prepares to hold a virtual meeting with Mexican Pres

Pakistan hopes to save $3 billion in new 2021-03-01 04:06:34ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistan’s landmark, new deal with Qatar for liquefied natural gas at lower rates will save Islamabad a total of about $3 billi

In 1st day on job, new WTO chief 2021-03-01 02:56:31GENEVA (AP) - The new head of the World Trade Organization threw her support behind long-fruitless efforts among member countries to agree on fisherie

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New York governor admits to 'insensitive' conduct amid 2021-02-28 18:53:41New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo acknowledged for the first time Sunday that some of his behaviour with women had been "misinterpreted as unwanted flirtati

Trump hints at 2024 run, repeats election falsehoods 2021-02-28 17:55:27Former U.S. president Donald Trump on Sunday hinted at another run for the White House, in 2024, while repeating his discredited claims that Democrats

Myanmar's deadly crackdowns on protests are worsening — 2021-02-28 12:45:06A UN human rights official said there was "credible information" that 18 people were killed and 30 were wounded, as security forces in Myanmar opene

Trudeau says Canada-U.S. relations need to rebuild. Just 2021-02-28 04:00:00When Justin Trudeau met with newly elected U.S. President Joe Biden this week, the prime minister noted how "there's a lot to rebuild," suggesting

New York governor accused of sexual harassment by 2021-02-27 19:43:31A second former aide has come forward with sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who responded with a statement Saturday s

Former Raptor Jeremy Lin says he was called 2021-02-27 19:08:57Warriors G League guard Jeremy Lin shared on social media that he experienced an act of racism on the court. Lin didn't go into specific details abou

U.S. approves Johnson & Johnson's single-dose COVID-19 vaccine 2021-02-27 18:24:34The U.S. cleared Johnson & Johnson's single-dose COVID-19 shot on Saturday, adding a third vaccine option to the race against the virus.

Police crack down on protesters in the streets 2021-02-27 12:32:54Police in Myanmar escalated their crackdown on demonstrators against this month's military takeover, deploying early and in force on Saturday as prot

Joe Biden scores first legislative win as House 2021-02-27 11:45:44The House of Representatives passed Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion U.S. coronavirus relief package early Saturday, though Democrats faced challe

German radio station apologizes after host compares K-pop 2021-02-26 20:16:11A Bavarian radio station apologized Friday for a host's comments comparing popular South Korean K-pop band BTS to the coronavirus, saying his choice

Johnson & Johnson's single-shot COVID-19 vaccine endorsed by 2021-02-26 17:59:48U.S. health advisers endorsed a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson on Friday, putting the country on the cusp of adding an easier-to

Saudi crown prince approved murder of journalist Jamal 2021-02-26 13:22:22Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved "and likely ordered" the 2018 murder of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to a U

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McManus: The dumbest thing Ted Cruz said last 2021-02-28 06:00:49In criticizing Health and Human Services nominee Xavier Becerra for not being a doctor, Cruz betrayed his ignorance about the kind of Cabinet we need.

Where are Mexico's disappeared? Many have been in 2021-02-28 06:00:40Some 80,000 Mexicans have disappeared in the last 15 years. Many are now thought to be in government custody — among the thousands of corpses th

Op-Ed: The U.S.-Taliban peace deal only whetted the 2021-02-28 06:00:23The United States elevated the Taliban's status by negotiating a 2020 deal without Kabul's participation.

Scientists get serious about mixing and matching COVID-19 2021-02-27 09:00:44Mixing and matching doses of different COVID-19 vaccines was an idea that scientists dismissed out of hand. Now they're taking it seriously.

Biden stresses unity as he tours storm-ravaged Texas 2021-02-26 20:28:38The Bidens spent the afternoon meeting state and local leaders and touring storm damage.

How a Guatemalan asylum seeker who may lose 2021-02-26 20:20:58A hospital said an immigrant's hands may be amputated after he was found in the winter storm. Border Patrol told him he'd be sent back home but he i

U.S. airstrike against Iranian-backed militants in Syria was 2021-02-26 19:00:56U.S. airstrike targeting Iranian-backed militants in Syria was meant as a message from President Biden. What message Tehran took away is unclear.

President Nayib Bukele seeks control of Salvadoran congress, 2021-02-26 19:00:55President Nayib Bukele's party leads polls in El Salvador's elections Sunday. A win could place more power in his hands amid a shaky democracy.

FDA advisors endorse Janssen's single-shot COVID-19 vaccine 2021-02-26 17:16:41U.S. health advisors have endorsed a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson that's expected to provide an easier-to-use option to fight

Israel turns to carrots, and maybe some sticks, 2021-02-26 11:58:38Israel boasts the world's fastest COVID-19 vaccine rollout, with half the population inoculated. Reaching the other half presents challenges.

House passes Biden's $1.9-trillion COVID-19 relief bill 2021-02-26 09:34:58The House has passed a $1.9-trillion COVID-19 relief package, but a minimum wage boost is unlikely to be in the version that lands on Biden's desk.

The battle over voting restrictions is being waged 2021-02-26 08:00:04After ex-President Trump's baseless claims of voting fraud, Republican lawmakers across the U.S. push to change election rules. Arizona leads the way

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ASEAN foreign ministers to meet for talks on New! 2021-03-01 23:10:35Foreign ministers of Southeast Asian countries prepared for a special meeting with Myanmar's ruling military on Tuesday in an effort to quell de

Covid-19 variants could fuel fourth surge in United New! 2021-03-01 22:43:17The United States reported a 3% decline in new cases of COVID-19 last week, a much smaller drop than in the previous six weeks, and health officials w

Third woman accuses New York Gov Andrew Cuomo New! 2021-03-01 21:49:20A former aide accusing New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment condemned him Monday as a manipulative predator, as another woman said the gove

Two Americans linked to Carlos Ghosn's escape extradited New! 2021-03-01 20:07:04An American father and son were handed to Japanese officials on Monday, their lawyer said, after losing an extradition battle over accusations they he

France eases ban on AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine for New! 2021-03-01 15:18:18People in France aged over 65 with existing health problems can be given the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, France's health minister said on Monday, d

US report on Khashoggi does not prove accusations, New! 2021-03-01 14:35:33Saudi Arabia's U.N. ambassador said on Monday a U.S. intelligence report that implicated the kingdom's de facto ruler Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salm

‘Milk Tea Alliance’ blends Asian discontents but how 2021-03-01 12:59:59Young pro-democracy activists in Asia are displaying solidarity with their counterparts in Myanmar under a loose transnational online network called t

Saudi Arabia’s MBS faces comedown in wake of 2021-03-01 11:57:52President Joe Biden’s decision to publish a US intelligence report asserting that Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved

French rugby chief says coach Galthié breached Covid-19 2021-03-01 11:21:21France head coach Fabien Galthié did not stay inside the team's bubble before a COVID-19 outbreak in the French squad that has led to the

Targeted assassinations on the rise in Afghanistan 2021-03-01 11:21:06Almost 20 years after the US-led intervention in Afghanistan that ousted the Taliban, the security situation is getting worse almost every day, amid a

European lawmakers urge action against Israel's 'de-facto annexation' 2021-03-01 10:39:19More than 400 European parliamentarians have urged leaders to use Joe Biden's new presidency as an opportunity to stop what they term Israel's "de-

Armenian PM Pashinyan says ready for early elections 2021-03-01 10:04:56Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said Monday that he was ready to call early elections to bring the country out of a political crisis that foll

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NY attorney general gets green light to investigate New! 2021-03-01 17:41:28 New York State Attorney General Letitia James has been given the authorization to move forward on an independent investigation into two former staffe

‘Don't come NOW’: DHS chief laments US border New! 2021-03-01 17:33:34 The Biden administration is warning migrants to delay flooding the US border as the government works “around the clock” to repair an immi

German soldier, relatives arrested over ‘hoarding’ weapons & New! 2021-03-01 17:22:26 In the latest suspected insurgency case, a German Army soldier and two of his relatives were arrested in a special police forces operation. Police sa

‘I’d rather be called a b**ch’: Twitch unites New! 2021-03-01 16:55:24 Streaming platform Twitch is so woke that it managed to enrage women, conservatives and the transgender, all in a bid to celebrate “Womxn&rsquo

CYBERWAR is imminent & will affect ordinary Americans, New! 2021-03-01 16:26:15 Cybersecurity firm FireEye has warned Americans that they’ll be targeted by the next big cyberattack, whether they know it or not. Disrupted su

US inspector finds AT LEAST $2.4 billion ‘wasted’ New! 2021-03-01 16:06:05 Billions of US taxpayer dollars have been wasted on building infrastructure in Afghanistan that isn’t actually needed or can’t be used or

Myanmar military reportedly fire on anti-coup protesters a New! 2021-03-01 15:55:47 Demonstrators in Myanmar were shot at by law enforcement on Monday, local media reported, less than a day after 18 protesters were killed on what was

‘Everything offends everybody’: US football rep axed over New! 2021-03-01 15:13:06 The US Soccer Federation’s athletes’ council has axed one of its members after he gave a speech at an AGM criticizing "progressive cultu

Just ONE dose of Pfizer or AstraZeneca vaccine New! 2021-03-01 14:35:45 A single dose of the Pzifer or AstraZeneca vaccine against Covid-19 cuts the hospitalisation rate of those aged 80 years and older by 80 percent, Pub

‘Mass craziness’: Daily Beast uses Al-Qaeda torture survivor New! 2021-03-01 14:33:44 Mainstream media took its demonization of Donald Trump supporters to a new level, with the Daily Beast using an Al-Qaeda torture survivor to compare

Duterte threatens to end military cooperation with US New! 2021-03-01 14:32:48 President Rodrigo Duterte has vowed that he will "immediately" demand that US troops leave the Philippines if Washington ever attempts to place its

School shooting reported on FIRST DAY back in New! 2021-03-01 14:31:04 Students were back in the classroom for less than a day in one Arkansas high school before a shooting broke out. One student was reported injured and

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UK finds Brazilian virus variants, hunts others 2021-03-01 12:29:45

Yemenis reel from poverty, hunger as UN pleads 2021-03-01 11:42:09Across the country, Yemenis are exhausting their coping mechanisms, and children are starving, amid the world's largest humanitarian crisis.

300 activists rally in Bangladesh to denounce prison 2021-03-01 11:12:32About 300 student activists rallied in Bangladesh's capital on Monday to denounce the death in prison of a writer and commentator who was arrested la

UK hunts for carrier of Brazil Covid strain 2021-03-01 11:05:43The variant that emerged in Manaus, northern Brazil, has been detected in six people in the UK, one of whom cannot be located after they failed to fil

Ghana president receives world's first free Covax jab 2021-03-01 10:27:05"It is important that I set the example that this vaccine is safe by being the first to have it, so that everybody in Ghana can feel comfortable abou

Iran rejects Israel PM's charge it attacked ship 2021-03-01 09:54:31"It is indeed an Iranian act, that's clear," Netanyahu told Israel's public broadcaster Kan, referring to the MV Helios Ray, which was last week h

'Light' after darkness as Philippines Covid-19 vaccinations begin 2021-03-01 09:12:44

Myanmar court files two more charges against Suu 2021-03-01 08:37:03

'Inferior' women: China counters Uighur criticism with PR 2021-03-01 07:10:18As allegations of human rights violations in Xinjiang mount, Beijing is focussing on discrediting the female Uighur witnesses behind recent reports of

US wasted billions on cars, buildings in Afghanistan: 2021-03-01 06:54:07The US wasted billions of dollars in war-torn Afghanistan on buildings and vehicles that were either abandoned or destroyed, according to a report by

Timeline: The month since Myanmar's military coup 2021-03-01 04:16:39

South Africa moves into lockdown level 1 after 2021-03-01 03:56:02

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India expands its COVID-19 vaccine rollout amid rise 2021-03-01 00:05:09The country of nearly 1.4 billion people started one of the world's largest vaccination drives in January, but the rollout has been sluggish.

COVID-19 lockdowns or spring break: provinces split on 2021-02-28 20:43:46Canada's novel coronavirus hotspots showed diverging approaches to handling the crisis during their respective updates on Sunday.

Trump declares himself ‘future’ of the Republican party 2021-02-28 17:26:43Trump fervor at the four-day event has been so strong that Trump's son Donald Trump Jr. declared it "T-PAC" and participants rolled out a golden st

Up to 6 cases of Manaus coronavirus variant 2021-02-28 12:24:05Public Health England said it is "taking swift and decisive action to deploy surge asymptomatic testing as well as increasing sequencing of positive

Fauci says 3 approved COVID-19 vaccines ‘really quite 2021-02-28 11:54:09"All three of them are really quite good, and people should take the one that's most available to them," Fauci said.

Michael Kovrig’s wife says she hopes Biden’s ‘powerful’ 2021-02-28 11:20:35Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor have been arbitrarily detained by China for two years, and Kovrig's wife says she hopes to see the new U.S. adminis

Legal gaps, lack of enforcement revealed in Pornhub 2021-02-28 10:00:50Sites are free to determine their own content moderation policies and reporting processes, leaving victims "at the mercy of these companies."

At least 18 killed, 30 wounded in Myanmar 2021-02-28 07:53:34Confirming reports of protesters’ deaths has been difficult amid the chaos and general lack of news from official sources.

47 pro-democracy activists detained in Hong Kong on 2021-02-28 07:08:23The defendants include 39 men and eight women aged between 23 and 64, police said.

‘SNL’ spoofs U.S. COVID-19 vaccine rollout with game 2021-02-28 00:33:07The show also featured three U.S. governors as judges and several contestants ranging from Texas Sen. Ted Cruz to someone faking old age.

New York Gov. Cuomo facing sexual harassment allegations from 2021-02-27 21:48:18Charlotte Bennett, a former health policy adviser for Cuomo's administration, told The New York Times that he asked her inappropriate questions about

Canada will not be pressured to release Meng 2021-02-27 21:06:57Biden on Tuesday vowed to work with Canada to secure the safe release of Spavor and Kovrig, saying "humans are not bartering chips." 


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