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Trump moves against Chinese owners of TikTok and New! 2020-08-07 10:07:16NEW YORK (AP) - President Trump is broadly prohibiting unspecified ‘transactions’ with Chinese owners of TikTok and WeChat via executive o

Lebanese President Michel Aoun: 'Possibility of external interference' New! 2020-08-07 09:05:23Lebanese officials have not ruled out that an external attack could have been the cause of the massive explosion Tuesday that claimed the lives of 154

South African police fire rubber bullets at Zimbabwe New! 2020-08-07 07:48:06JOHANNESBURG (AP) - South African police on Friday used stun grenades and rubber bullets to disperse activists who staged a protest at Zimbabwe's emb

Thai protesters threaten escalation as police make arrests New! 2020-08-07 07:07:16BANGKOK (AP) - Political tensions are rising in Thailand as pro-democracy activists vowed Friday to step up protests against the government and police

'Chief mouser' Palmerston retires as UK's top diplomatic New! 2020-08-07 06:58:31LONDON (AP) - Time spent in lockdown was just superb for Palmerston, the chief mouser at the U.K. Foreign Office. It was so good, in fact, that the ca

China sentences fourth Canadian to death on drug New! 2020-08-07 06:45:54BEIJING (AP) — China has sentenced a fourth Canadian citizen to death on drug charges in less than two years following a sharp downturn in ties

Stocks open slightly lower on Wall Street as New! 2020-08-07 02:55:08NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are opening slightly lower on Wall Street Friday as traders find several reasons to put the market’s recent rally on hold

Trump bans dealings with Chinese owners of TikTok, New! 2020-08-07 01:28:50NEW YORK (AP) - President Donald Trump ordered a sweeping but vague ban on dealings with the Chinese owners of consumer apps TikTok and WeChat, a move

Traditional Afghan council meets on release of 400 New! 2020-08-07 00:55:47KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A traditional council met Friday in Afghanistan's capital to decide whether to release a final 400 Taliban prisoners, the l

US stops advising against global travel, but hits New! 2020-08-06 23:25:06MEXICO CITY (AP) - The U.S. State Department dropped its global “Level 4” health warning urging people not to travel abroad Thursday, but

Humira maker to settle California lawsuit for $24 New! 2020-08-06 21:44:42OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The maker of the drug Humira will pay $24 million to settle a California lawsuit that alleged it violated an insurance fraud la

Beirut explosion puts Lebanon close to 'failed state' New! 2020-08-06 19:10:06Some of Lebanon's own leaders believed the country was of the verge of becoming a "failed state" even before this week's horrific Beirut blast, an

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Where is Jean Luc Brunel, the mysterious French 2020-08-06 18:06:54For the many women who allege to have been abused by the famed French modeling agent and Jeffrey Epstein associate, Jean Luc Brunel, justice has

Armed man with ties to radical Islamic takes 2020-08-06 16:55:09A man who authorities believe has ties to radical Islam entered a bank armed with a revolver and took at least six people hostage.

Polish opposition shows rainbow LGBT solidarity at president's 2020-08-06 16:21:59Members of Poland's parliament on Thursday used the swearing-in ceremony of President Andrzej Duda's to make a political statement, forming a rainbo

Scientists puzzled after Paraguayan lagoon turns purple on 2020-08-06 14:02:22Scientists in Paraguay have been investigating how one side of the divided Cerro Lagoon turned purple and began emitting a foul odor months ago, while

Beirut explosion: US military sends 3 cargo planes 2020-08-06 13:00:48The U.S. military is sending three cargo planes to Lebanon filled with food, water and medical supplies, the U.S. Central Command announced in a state

Ex-Saudi intelligence official accuses Crown Prince Mohammed bin 2020-08-06 12:30:10A former Saudi minister of state and intelligence official has filed an explosive lawsuit against Mohammed bin Salman (MBS), Crown Prince of the Kingd

New Zealand suspects armed with 7 pipe bombs 2020-08-06 12:13:36A pair of would-be robbers armed with seven homemade pipe bombs failed to blow open an ATM at a New Zealand shopping mall early Thursday, investigator

Beirut explosion linked to Russian ship storing ammonium 2020-08-06 10:46:07Investigators probing the devastating blast in Beirut that killed at least 135 people and injured 5,000 more are pointing to a Russian ship docke

Beirut explosion: France's Macron promises foreign aid won't 2020-08-06 09:08:55As outraged protesters gathered in central Beirut on Thursday, French President Emmanuel Macron assured that foreign aid dollars would not fall into c

North Korea ships massive aid supplies to city 2020-08-06 09:02:49A North Korean city placed in an “ultra-emergency state” over a suspected coronavirus case has been sent more tha

Hiroshima survivors mark 75th anniversary of attack, urge 2020-08-06 08:51:17Survivors of the world’s first atomic bombing gathered in diminished numbers near an iconic, blasted dome Thursday to mark the attack’s 75

Police dog finds missing mom and baby on 2020-08-05 22:30:06A rookie police dog helped rescue a missing mother and her 1-year-old child on the edge of a ravine during his first night on the job in the United Ki

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Meghan Markle Wins Temporary Victory In Ongoing Privacy 2020-08-05 09:35:00The Duchess of Sussex can keep anonymous the identities of five friends who spoke out on her behalf, a judge ruled Wednesday.

Many Countries See The Pandemic As A Crisis. 2020-08-05 05:45:19Autocratic leaders have obscured coronavirus data, cracked down on doctors and reporters, and used the health crisis to further erode democracies worl

Huge Explosions In Beirut Kill At Least 100, 2020-08-04 11:42:59Highly explosive material caused at least one of the blasts in the port of Lebanon's capital city, an official said. Many people were still missing e

WHO Chief Warns There May Never Be A 2020-08-03 15:31:18The director of the World Health Organization urged people to practice “the basics of public health" to stop outbreaks of COVID-19.

Spain's Former King Leaving Country Amid Financial Scandal 2020-08-03 12:54:24The country's prime minister recently said he found the developments about King Juan Carlos I ― including investigations in Spain and Switzerla

Coronavirus Live Updates: Stay Up To Date On 2020-08-03 09:53:51Stay up to date as we cover the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and its effects across the world.

Outbreak Hits Norway Cruise Ship, Could Spread Along 2020-08-03 09:06:59At least five passengers and 36 crew members from the MS Roald Amundsen have tested positive for coronavirus.

Thousands Protest In Berlin Against Coronavirus Restrictions 2020-08-01 12:03:14Demonstrators in Germany declared that "the end of the pandemic" is here.

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry Fans Hatch 'Unforgettable' Plan 2020-08-01 06:00:24The Sussex Squad is at it again -- this time with a scholarship #InspiredByMeghan.

U.S. Officially Surpasses 150,000 Coronavirus Deaths 2020-07-29 15:58:28At least 150,000 Americans have died of the coronavirus since the U.S. began keeping count, and the number continues to rise.

Meghan Markle Fights to Keep Friends Anonymous in 2020-07-29 10:55:09Lawyers for the Duchess of Sussex asked a judge at a London court on Wednesday to keep the names of five of her friends out of the public domain.

Tigers Seen In Region Of Western Thailand For 2020-07-29 09:07:30“These sightings are extremely encouraging for the future of tigers in our country and beyond,” a Thai official said.

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Amid Dire Jobless Numbers, Small-Business Relief Program Nears New! 2020-08-06 18:47:05The Paycheck Protection Program provided respite for hard-hit small businesses, but it is ending soon. With no word on further government help, owners

Business Updates: Uber’s Delivery Business Overtakes Rides New! 2020-08-06 18:46:32Consumers stuck at home because of the pandemic spent less on their credit cards, a new report said. Follow updates here.

‘Now You Are Going to Die’: Beirut Bride New! 2020-08-06 18:45:06Israa Seblani was posing for her wedding video when the camera captured the instant a deadly blast tore through the city.

The Latest U.S. Tool to Fight Election Meddling: New! 2020-08-06 18:41:38Washington sent offers to cellphones in Russia and Iran of rewards of up to $10 million for information on hackers trying to attack American voting sy

Power Outages From Isaias for 1.6 Million Could New! 2020-08-06 18:36:59Officials said the power losses could last several days, as the disaster shaped up to be the worst to hit the region since Hurricane Sandy in 2012.

After Beirut Explosion, Funerals and Fury New! 2020-08-06 18:36:14It was a day of funerals and fury in Beirut as residents cleared the rubble from their streets and homes, and vented anger at their government.

Violence at Rikers at an ‘All-Time High’ Despite New! 2020-08-06 18:32:35A federal monitor found that the number of times guards at the jail complex used force against inmates rose 54 percent, even as its population shrank.

How the US Has Uniquely Failed to Control New! 2020-08-06 18:31:21Slowing the coronavirus has been especially difficult for the United States because of its tradition of prioritizing individualism and missteps by the

Stimulus, Beirut, National Seashores: Your Thursday Evening Briefing 2020-08-06 18:15:24Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

After Hiroshima's Carnage, Setsuko Thurlow Devoted Her Life 2020-08-06 18:09:22Setsuko Thurlow, a survivor of the atomic bombing in Hiroshima 75 years ago, has used the power of her personal story to try to rid the world of nucle

Trump Reinstates Tariff on Canadian Aluminum 2020-08-06 18:05:05The tariff, which could prompt retaliation from Canada, was imposed just one month after a new trade deal between the two countries went into effect.

At the Census Bureau, a Technical Memo Raises 2020-08-06 18:03:05A directive orders experts to find ways to tally undocumented residents. Some fear the end result will be a skewed allotment of seats in the House of