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AP sources: Biden to pledge halving greenhouse gases New! 2021-04-20 17:06:33WASHINGTON (AP) - President Joe Biden will pledge to cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions at least in half by 2030 as he convenes as a virtual climate su

Montana Democratic Party challenges changes to voter ID New! 2021-04-20 14:50:30HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The Montana Democratic Party has asked a judge to overturn a law that ends Election Day voter registration and another that requi

Daily Mail owner files antitrust suit against Google New! 2021-04-20 14:03:00The newspaper Daily Mail's parent company is suing Google over allegations it has a monopoly in digital advertising that harms the news publishing in

Louisiana soccer team sues US after coach is New! 2021-04-20 13:21:25A youth soccer club hoping to welcome its new coach from the United Kingdom to the U.S. has been caught up in a morass of bureaucracy deeper than any

Russia defends foreign navy limits amid buildup near New! 2021-04-20 13:14:07MOSCOW (AP) - Russia insisted Tuesday that it has the right to restrict foreign naval ships' movement off Crimea, rejecting international criticism a

Prime minister hopes to make Albania a 'tourism New! 2021-04-20 12:46:15TIRANA, Albania (AP) - Albania's prime minister hopes to win reelection this weekend so he can work on making one of Europe's poorest countries a &l

Also roaring back from pandemic: earth-warming emissions New! 2021-04-20 12:26:48SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) - Global warming emissions are expected to spike this year as the world emerges from the coronavirus pandemic and economies be

European regulators on Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine: New! 2021-04-20 11:01:00Unusual blood clots should be listed as "very rare" side effects of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, European regulators said Tuesday. The Europea

First lady Jill Biden to visit Albuquerque, Navajo New! 2021-04-20 10:03:20ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - First lady Jill Biden plans to visit an Albuquerque health care facility as part of a three-day, two-state visit to the U.S.

Russia expels 2 Bulgarian diplomats in tit-for-tat move New! 2021-04-20 10:01:35MOSCOW (AP) - Russia on Tuesday ordered two Bulgarian diplomats to leave the country within 72 hours, a move that comes a month after Bulgaria expelle

Navalny's doctors prevented from seeing him at prison New! 2021-04-20 09:33:55MOSCOW (AP) — Several doctors were prevented Tuesday from seeing Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny in a prison hospital after his three-w

In race to rearm, Greece seeks partnerships, more New! 2021-04-20 09:01:48ANDRAVIDA, Greece (AP) - Greece has vowed to expand military cooperation with traditional NATO allies as well as Middle Eastern powers in a race to mo

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At least 11 killed, dozens injured in Egypt 2021-04-18 14:38:26Egyptian authorities say at least 11 people have been killed and almost 100 others injured in a passenger train derailment north of Cairo.

The U.S. is awash in vaccine supply. Its 2021-04-18 04:00:00With some U.S. states now boasting more than one dose of COVID-19 vaccine for every adult, the newest concern involves demand: Will enough Americans g

U.S. safety regulator issues warning about Peloton's Tread+ 2021-04-17 19:06:45U.S. safety regulators warned people with kids and pets Saturday to immediately stop using a treadmill made by Peloton after one child died and nearly

Health of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny worsening amid 2021-04-17 17:08:25Dr. Yaroslav Ashikhmin said Saturday that test results he received from Navalny's family show him with sharply elevated levels of potassium, which ca

MP William Amos speaks out: Leaked naked photo 2021-04-17 12:11:49The Liberal MP who inadvertently flashed his parliamentary colleagues says the fact that a screenshot of him in the nude was leaked to the media sends

Chauvin trial highlights and takeaways 2021-04-16 19:45:00CBC's Susan Ormiston takes a look back at 14 days of testimony at the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who is charged

Biden will lift refugee cap in May after 2021-04-16 19:13:04Facing swift blowback from allies and aid groups, the White House on Friday said U.S. President Joe Biden plans to lift his predecessor's historicall

MIT researchers turn spider webs into musical forms 2021-04-16 18:20:00Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology put spider web formations through computer algorithms, creating melodic tones, chords and dis

Russia to expel 10 U.S. diplomats in response 2021-04-16 16:30:48Russia said it would expel 10 U.S. diplomats and take other retaliatory moves in a tense showdown with Washington in response to a barrage of new U.S.

Castro era ending in Cuba as Raúl announces 2021-04-16 14:52:03Raúl Castro confirmed he was handing over the leadership of Cuba's all-powerful Communist Party, ending an era of formal leadership by hi

Peaky Blinders, Harry Potter actor Helen McCrory dead 2021-04-16 12:15:24Britain's Helen McCrory, who starred in Harry Potter films and the TV series Peaky Blinders, has died after a battle with cancer, her husband, a

U.S. preparing for COVID-19 booster shots, as Pfizer 2021-04-16 10:17:46The United States is preparing for the possibility that a booster shot will be needed between nine to 12 months after people are initially vaccinated

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Guilty verdict in George Floyd case resonates across New! 2021-04-20 23:20:21The Floyd case sparked protests in cities worldwide against police brutality.

Column: Finally, at least for this moment, justice New! 2021-04-20 22:51:04The Rodney King verdict made it hard for me to believe there would be justice for George Floyd. I'm relieved I was wrong.

'Human being, not a political cause': Will Floyd's New! 2021-04-20 21:11:37Chauvin trial, ending in his conviction, saw erosion of 'blue wall of silence,' legal observers say

'George's legacy': Guilty verdict in Floyd's murder New! 2021-04-20 20:55:41 Former Police Officer Derek Chauvin's conviction for murdering George Floyd has reenergized President Biden and Washington lawmakers aiming for refo

'I just feel so relieved.' Minneapolis reflects on New! 2021-04-20 18:55:14Across the Minneapolis area, people celebrated the news that Derek Chauvin has been found guilty of murdering George Floyd.

Full Coverage: The world reacts to Derek Chauvin's New! 2021-04-20 18:31:10The world reacts after a Minneapolis jury found former police Officer Derek Chauvin guilty for the May 2020 murder of George Floyd.

Hollywood hails Chauvin guilty verdict: 'Today we can New! 2021-04-20 18:30:18After Derek Chauvin was found guilty in George Floyd's murder, celebs such as Mariah Carey, Kerry Washington, Chris Evans and RZA weighed in on socia

Photos: A nation reacts to guilty verdict in New! 2021-04-20 17:46:47Reaction to verdict in death of George Floyd

Derek Chauvin is guilty of murdering George Floyd New! 2021-04-20 17:08:34The landmark case has riveted a nation wrestling with the issues of police brutality and racial injustice it raised.

Prosecutors' challenge in Capitol riot probe: The Oath 2021-04-20 07:00:53The Justice Department faces challenges in seeking to prosecute Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes because he stayed outside the building.

In risky gambit, backers of ailing Russian opposition 2021-04-20 05:00:59Defying Putin, backers of imprisoned Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny call for mass protests Wednesday

Ingenuity, NASA's helicopter that could, soars over Mars 2021-04-19 23:23:05NASA's experimental Mars helicopter rises from the dusty red surface into the planet's thin air, achieving the first powered flight on another plane

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Myanmar junta has 'no heart for humanity', says New! 2021-04-20 08:19:50Unrest continues in Myanmar where more than 700 civilians have been killed since the February 1st military coup that ousted Aung San Suu Kyi. The prot

Chad's Idriss Deby, a longstanding French ally in New! 2021-04-20 07:58:03Idriss Deby Itno, who was on course for a sixth term as Chad's president before he died from injuries sustained in battle, had earned a reputation as

Laschet wins battle to lead Merkel's party into 2021-04-20 06:47:57Armin Laschet, the governor of Germany’s most populous state, on Tuesday won a bruising power struggle to become the candidate of Chancellor Ang

Chadian President Idriss Deby dies on frontline after 2021-04-20 06:46:05Chad's President Idriss Deby Itno has died on the battlefield after three decades in power, the army announced on state television on Tuesday.

‘The ultimate betrayal’: Fans slam creation of European 2021-04-20 05:19:36Supporters of the six Premier League clubs leading the breakaway European Super League have slammed the controversial plan, branding it the “ult

Pakistan parliament to consider French envoy's expulsion after 2021-04-20 03:42:50Pakistan’s Parliament is expected to consider a resolution on Tuesday about whether the French envoy should be expelled over the publication of

CO2 emissions set to rebound to second-highest in 2021-04-20 02:30:39Climate-changing CO2 emissions are set to surge by the second-biggest amount in history this year as the global economy recovers from the Covid-19 pan

‘Dramatic deterioration’ in press freedom since start of 2021-04-20 01:36:08There’s been a “dramatic deterioration” of press freedom since the pandemic tore across the world, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) s

Germany’s CDU backs Armin Laschet as Merkel's successor 2021-04-19 22:56:12Angela Merkel's party early on Tuesday firmly backed Armin Laschet to be the conservative bloc's chancellor candidate at Germany's upcoming el

Former US Vice President Walter Mondale dies at 2021-04-19 22:42:48Former US Vice President Walter Mondale, a liberal icon who famously told voters to expect a tax increase should he win the presidency, died Monday, U

Police officer in Capitol riot died from natural 2021-04-19 22:08:50The police officer who died following the attack on the US Capitol by supporters of president Donald Trump in January was killed by two stro

Minneapolis on edge as jury begins deliberations in 2021-04-19 19:00:30Jurors on Monday began mulling the fate of the white ex-Minneapolis policeman accused of killing African-American George Floyd, a death that sparked a

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Minneapolis jury finds ex-cop Derek Chauvin GUILTY on New! 2021-04-20 17:07:14 Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of killing George Floyd, an African-American man whose death touched off Black Lives

Oscars ceremony demands guests mask up – but New! 2021-04-20 17:05:51 The annual Academy Awards will spare visitors the mask mandate during the main ceremony, but stars and viewers who step outside must don the mask for

AOC’s Green New Deal reintroduced as she claims New! 2021-04-20 16:54:08 Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) has left critics scratching their heads after citing the “trampling of indigenous rights&rd

‘I hope others follow their lead’: UK PM New! 2021-04-20 16:36:45 UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has praised Chelsea and Manchester City as the two clubs were set to extricate themselves from the ill-fated European

Biden endorses Democrat proposal to make Washington, DC New! 2021-04-20 16:31:53 The Biden administration “strongly supports” a bill that would make the District of Columbia a new US state named Douglass Commonwealth,

‘Stop asking me!’ Russian figure skating boss reacts New! 2021-04-20 16:04:55 The President of the Russian Figure Skating Federation, Aleksandr Gorshkov, has issued a seemingly irritated reply to never-ending questions about Al

France becomes 1st EU state to trial Covid New! 2021-04-20 16:04:39 France has become the first country in Europe to embrace a “digital coronavirus travel certificate” system – a controversial electr

‘Long road ahead’ in Iran nuclear deal revival New! 2021-04-20 15:58:14 There's still a long way to go in efforts to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, US State Department spokesman Ned Price has said after indirect talk

UFC star Conor McGregor ‘offers to buy Man New! 2021-04-20 15:53:23 UFC megastar and Manchester United fan Conor McGregor has offered to buy the Old Trafford club in a cheeky tweet amid the carnage unfolding as plans

UK ‘reserves right’ to return to Afghanistan if New! 2021-04-20 15:41:08 London has left the door open for itself and its NATO allies to return to Afghanistan for another military campaign in the event there is any “

Man. City and Atletico Madrid ‘join Chelsea in New! 2021-04-20 15:12:44 Man City and Atletico Madrid have reportedly joined Chelsea in leaving the proposed European Super League (ESL), while Man United supremo Ed Woodward

Shipments of J&J Covid-19 vaccine to resume in New! 2021-04-20 15:02:19 Johnson & Johnson has said it will resume delivery of its Covid-19 vaccine to the EU after the bloc's regulator, the European Medicines Agency'

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In Minneapolis, a fortified city in wake of New! 2021-04-20 23:03:56Just outside the entrance to Smile Orthodontics, in a Minneapolis neighborhood of craft breweries and trendy shops, two soldiers in jungle camouflage

Minneapolis ex-policeman Derek Chauvin convicted of murder in New! 2021-04-20 22:43:16Former Minneapolis policeman Derek Chauvin was convicted on Tuesday of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and manslaughter in the deadly arrest

Explainer: What are charges against Derek Chauvin in New! 2021-04-20 22:01:38The 12 jurors who reached a verdict Tuesday in the case against Derek Chauvin had three counts to consider as they weighed whether he is responsible f

Verdict reached in George Floyd murder trial New! 2021-04-20 21:43:54The jury reached a verdict on Tuesday in the high-profile trial of the white former police officer charged with murder and manslaughter for the death

Afghanistan withdrawal draws concerns over abducted American New! 2021-04-20 19:18:31As the US moves to withdraw its military from Afghanistan over the next five months, concerns are growing about one American who risks being left behi

EU agency links Johnson & Johnson shot to New! 2021-04-20 19:11:22The European Union's drug regulatory agency said Tuesday that it found a "possible link" between Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine and extr

Police: 1 killed, 2 wounded in shooting at New! 2021-04-20 19:02:44An employee was killed and two people were wounded Tuesday in a shooting at a Long Island grocery store, police said. Nassau County Police Commissione

Joe Biden says praying for 'right verdict' in New! 2021-04-20 18:43:56US President Joe Biden said on Tuesday he was praying for the "right verdict" in the murder trial of the police officer accused of killing George Fl

Pandemic puts tulips, bluebells, cherry blossoms in hiding New! 2021-04-20 18:11:50There is no stopping flowers when they bloom, blossoms when they burst. Unfortunately, people have been stopped from enjoying them these days. In pand

Thailand government negotiating to buy Pfizer coronavirus vaccine New! 2021-04-20 17:56:38Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, under intense criticism for failing to secure adequate supplies of coronavirus vaccines, said Tuesday his gover

Spain extends ban on Brazil, South Africa arrivals New! 2021-04-20 17:43:34Spain on Tuesday extended its ban on arrivals from Brazil and South Africa until May 11 to curb the spread of new coronavirus strains. Only legal resi

Japan says Chinese military likely behind cyberattacks New! 2021-04-20 15:59:53Tokyo police are investigating cyberattacks on about 200 Japanese companies and research organizations, including the country's space agency, by a ha

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‘Relief’ of Chauvin trial verdict must spark change New! 2021-04-20 23:34:12Experts say the George Floyd case and resulting verdict were a rare case of accountability within a system that needs to be reformed, and are hopeful

Trudeau says death of George Floyd was a New! 2021-04-20 22:23:41Floyd's death sparked protests around the globe, including in Canada, where the treatment of racialized Canadians was brought into sharp focus.

Crowds react with joy, wariness after Derek Chauvin New! 2021-04-20 20:51:03Ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd.

Netflix shares fall 11% as subscriber growth slows New! 2021-04-20 20:49:21Roughly 3.98 million people signed up for Netflix from January through March, below the 6.25 million average projection of analysts surveyed

Biden says Chauvin verdict a ‘step forward,’ but New! 2021-04-20 20:03:21'This can be a moment of significant change,' Joe Biden said of the guilty verdict in the trial of the ex-police officer responsible for the death o

Ex-cop Derek Chauvin found guilty of murder, manslaughter New! 2021-04-20 17:10:29Chauvin has been found guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd

Grizzly bear fatally mauls backcountry guide near Yellowstone New! 2021-04-20 14:46:46The man was fishing alone when the grizzly attacked him near Yellowstone National Park, officials said.

Johnson & Johnson vaccine safe despite possible blood New! 2021-04-20 14:32:49The review of a handful of cases prompted a pause in the rollout of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in Europe and the United States last we

Russia rejects West’s criticism of move closing foreign New! 2021-04-20 11:40:37Ukraine last week protested the Russian move to close broad areas of the Black Sea near Crimea to foreign navy ships and state vessels until November.

Man hurls rabid bobcat across his lawn to New! 2021-04-20 10:42:12Surveillance footage shows a North Carolina husband springing into action during a driveway encounter with a bobcat.

As Derek Chauvin’s verdict looms, National Guard patrols New! 2021-04-20 08:48:01More than 3,000 National Guard soldiers, along with police officers, state police, sheriffs deputies and other law enforcement personnel have flooded

Britain, Israel explore ‘green travel corridor’ after vaccine New! 2021-04-20 07:53:20Israel's Foreign Ministry gave no timeline for implementing such a measure, which apparently would apply only to vaccinated travellers.


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