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One family's desperate, tragic attempt to flee Lebanon New! 2020-09-18 17:41:58Hundreds of Lebanese are fleeing miserable conditions in their country on migrant ships hoping to start a new life in Europe.

Hundreds of thousands still without power in Hurricane New! 2020-09-18 17:27:13Hundreds of thousands of people are still without power along the Alabama coast and the Florida Panhandle in the aftermath of Hurricane Sally.

More migrant women say they didn’t OK surgery New! 2020-09-18 16:31:36An AP review of medical records for four detained immigrant women and interviews with lawyers have revealed growing allegations that a gynecologist pe

Today's Headlines: How post office chaos ensued New! 2020-09-18 08:00:20New rules requiring U.S. Postal Service trucks to leave exactly on schedule proved disruptive to mail delivery.

Column One: In the ring, they were gods. New! 2020-09-18 07:00:53'We thought we were eternal,' said the lucha libre star known as Olímpico. 'We never knew something like this could happen.'

Israel returns to virus lockdown as cases mount New! 2020-09-18 06:56:40Israel is set to go back into a full lockdown for three weeks to try to contain a coronavirus outbreak, coinciding with the Jewish High Holidays.

Deep in Oregon wilderness, five men battle wildfire New! 2020-09-18 06:00:17Five men stayed behind, after dozens of guests and staffers were evacuated in the face of a massive wildfire, to save Breitenbush, a famed Oregon hot

North Korea preparing for a military parade, satellite New! 2020-09-18 05:30:16Satellite images indicate that North Korea is preparing for a massive military parade in its capital to mark the 75th anniversary of its ruling party.

Blast targets 'American' English school in southern Iraq New! 2020-09-18 05:03:48Iraqi police say an improvised explosive device has gone off outside an English-language institute in Najaf. No Americans were employed there.

Judge blocks Postal Service changes that have slowed 2020-09-17 17:11:12A U.S. judge on Thursday blocked controversial Postal Service changes that have slowed mail nationwide

Gay married couples account for half a million 2020-09-17 15:39:47Five years after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriages around the U.S., more than half a million households are made up of married same-

Police reforms in Breonna Taylor case praised, scrutinized 2020-09-17 14:11:50A settlement between Louisville, Ky., and Breonna Taylor's family pledges wide-ranging police reform, but some warn the department must be onboard.

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A no-deal Brexit would be more costly for 2020-09-15 09:06:35Failing to reach a trade deal with the European Union would be more costly for the U.K. than dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, Goldman Sachs econ

In a bid to cut costs and emissions, 2020-09-15 08:16:12The HS2 project is a huge undertaking that has been in the pipeline for many years.

Klarna becomes Europe's biggest fintech unicorn at over 2020-09-15 07:40:11Swedish payments start-up Klarna just raised $650 million, putting its valuation over $10 billion and making it the European fintech most highly value

‘This is Navalny. I miss you’: Putin critic 2020-09-15 07:36:47Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny posted a photograph of himself surrounded by his family in a Berlin hospital.

IEA cuts 2020 oil demand forecast, sees 'treacherous' 2020-09-15 05:55:12The IEA on Tuesday cut its forecast for 2020 oil demand growth, citing a "treacherous" path ahead amid weakening market sentiment.

Trade, human rights and climate: Disagreements dominate EU-China 2020-09-14 20:16:21The EU and China are having a meeting on Monday to take stock of their investment negotiations. However, experts doubt that there will be any major de

OPEC cuts 2020 oil demand forecast, trims 2021 2020-09-14 07:40:30OPEC has cut its forecast for oil demand growth this year, citing a weaker-than-expected recovery in India and other Asian countries.

Sanctions against Turkey over Mediterranean gas drilling wouldn't 2020-09-14 03:30:00The European Union will avoid imposing sanctions on Turkey, despite rising tensions between Ankara and other Mediterranean nations.

Mass training after the pandemic will be 'one 2020-09-11 12:40:18Upskilling the workforce in the use of technology will be critical to economic success post-pandemic, according to the chief executive of one of the w

Irish telco Eir says it will stick with 2020-09-11 07:23:08Irish telecoms company Eir has no plans to drop Huawei from its network, saying any changes in the current stance from the European Union would be cos

Brexit trade talks in doubt as Britain brushes 2020-09-11 07:07:56The stakes are getting higher between the U.K. and the EU amid plans that, if legislated, could alter legally-binding Brexit agreements with Brussels.

UK reaches agreement with Japan to clinch its 2020-09-11 06:53:46The tentative agreement, which will require the approval of both the U.K. and Japanese parliaments, is scheduled to come into the force at the end of

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UK Parliament to Vote on Johnson's Plan to 2020-09-14 08:28:04The EU has ramped up no-deal Brexit preparations while Britain has dismissed an ultimatum from Brussels to scrap the main parts of the bill by the end

National Hurricane Center Tracking Storms in Gulf, Atlantic  2020-09-14 07:47:11Sally likely a hurricane later today; threatens Louisiana Gulf coast  

Lukashenko Travels to Russia Amid Continuing Unrest in 2020-09-14 07:30:54Anti-Lukashenko protesters march again in Minsk  

Slight Easing of Australia’s Toughest COVID-19 Lockdown   2020-09-14 06:33:09The Victorian state government has said there will be a staged easing of lockdown measures in the coming months if infection rates decline

Germany: Foreign Labs Confirm Navalny Poisoned with Novichok 2020-09-14 05:29:28The Kremlin has bristled at calls from Chancellor Angela Merkel and other world leaders for Russia to answer questions in the case, denying any offici

Yoshihide Suga Wins Party Vote for Japan Prime 2020-09-14 05:02:52Suga has said his top priorities are fighting the coronavirus and turning around an economy battered by the pandemic

White Deputy Fired After Pummeling Prone Black Man 2020-09-14 03:55:13Victim was a passenger in a car pulled over for a broken taillight

Taiwan Aims to Help Foreign Air Forces Fix 2020-09-14 03:38:09A $3.7 billion maintenance center for Taiwan’s own F-16 fleet is looking for opportunities to service aircraft from other places

35 Killed in US Wildfires 2020-09-14 02:15:07Trump visits California Monday

Teacher Departures Leave Schools Scrambling for Substitutes 2020-09-14 02:04:19Teachers in at least three states have died after bouts with the coronavirus since the start of the new school year

Sally Set to Become Hurricane and Threaten US 2020-09-13 23:52:35Sally could produce rain totals up to 51 centimeters by the middle of the week, forecasters said

WHO Reports Record One-Day Increase in Coronavirus Infections 2020-09-13 23:37:53One day record of 307,930 new cases set as world nears 29 million cases

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Ukraine bars 1,000 Jewish pilgrims over virus 2020-09-16 11:10:34A Ukrainian border guard spokesman, Andriy Demchenko, told AFP "there are around 1,000 people" at the border crossing point, while Belarus said 1,06

Russia records 5,670 Covid-19 cases in past 24 2020-09-16 10:03:53"Over the past 24 hours, Russia has confirmed 5,670 COVID-19 cases in 84 regions, of which 1,309 (23.1 percent) have been detected actively, with peo

Kremlin open to clearing up what happened to 2020-09-15 11:27:54Kremlin spokesman said everyone would be happy if Navalny recovered, and he was free to return to Russia from Germany.

Putin backs Lukashenko as Belarus leader vows closer 2020-09-15 05:09:50Lukashenko thanked Putin and vowed to stick closer to "elder brother" Moscow during one-to-one talks at the Russian president's residence in the Bl

France, Sweden confirm Novichok used on Navalny 2020-09-15 03:09:37

Survived the most dangerous battle: Berlo out of 2020-09-15 03:00:55

Macron urges Putin to shed light on critic's 2020-09-14 16:28:47French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday sought answers from his Russian counterpart regarding the "attempted murder" of opposition figure Alexei

WHO issues Europe deaths warning as daily infections 2020-09-14 13:57:28Europe will face a rising death toll from the coronavirus during the autumn months, the World Health Organization warned on Monday, as the number of d

Germany: Foreign labs confirm Navalny poisoned with Novichok 2020-09-14 10:56:20A German military laboratory previously confirmed the substance in his samples. German government spokesman Steffen Seibert said that the Hague-based

France, Sweden confirm Novichok poisoning in Navalny case: 2020-09-14 10:46:42The German government said Monday that laboratories in France and Sweden have confirmed its own findings that Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny

Millions return to school in Italy after coronavirus 2020-09-14 10:44:00Millions of Italian children returned to the classroom on Monday as most schools reopened more than six months after they were closed to curb the coro

Germany breaks ranks with China, shifts to adopting 2020-09-14 07:56:52In a major diplomatic jolt to China, Germany has decided to focus on maintaining stronger partnerships with democratic countries in the India-Pacific