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The Latest: Biden's climate summit begins with tech New! 2021-04-22 08:05:46WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on President Joe Biden's global climate summit (all times local): 8:30 a.m. The U.S. climate summit has started with an

Russia orders troops back after massive drills in New! 2021-04-22 07:50:58MOSCOW (AP) - Russia's defense minister on Thursday ordered troops back to their permanent bases following massive drills in Crimea that involved doz

Biden opening summit with ambitious new US climate New! 2021-04-22 06:00:29WASHINGTON (AP) - President Joe Biden will open a global climate summit with a pledge to cut at least in half the climate-wrecking coal and petroleum

Japan raises emissions reduction target to 46% by New! 2021-04-22 05:32:51TOKYO (AP) - Japan's prime minister announced on Thursday an ambitious new target for cutting greenhouse gas emissions, hours before he was to join a

Death toll from suicide car bombing rises to New! 2021-04-22 04:44:16QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — An attack at a luxury hotel in Pakistan has been confirmed as a suicide car bombing, and the death toll has risen to fiv

New Zealand says Five Eyes security alliance remains 2021-04-22 02:13:26WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - New Zealand said Thursday it continues to have a close and productive relationship with the U.S. and other security all

Low on beds, oxygen, India adds global high 2021-04-22 00:58:21NEW DELHI (AP) — India reported a global record of more than 314,000 new infections Thursday as a grim coronavirus surge in the world's second-

Relics seized from smugglers are returning to Afghanistan 2021-04-22 00:17:57WASHINGTON (AP) - Precious relics of Afghanistan’s ancient past are returning home as the nation confronts deepening uncertainty about its futur

Timothy Lenderking, U.S. special envoy: Iran is still 2021-04-21 22:16:07A top U.S. diplomat painted a dark picture of Iran’s meddling in Yemen on Wednesday, telling a congressional hearing that Tehran continues to pr

Indonesia looking for submarine that may be too 2021-04-21 22:07:46JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s navy ships on Thursday were intensely searching for a submarine that likely fell too deep to retriev

Progress made, but 'more work' left in Pentagon's 2021-04-21 22:00:00U.S. soldiers and sailors will probably need to roll up their sleeves at least once more even after they get their second coronavirus vaccine dose to

Israel military reports air-raid sirens near nuclear reactor 2021-04-21 19:50:11JERUSALEM — The Israeli military says that a missile was fired into Israel from neighboring Syria early Thursday and that it has struck targets

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India's continuing battle with COVID-19 and rising case 2021-04-21 17:17:57India has been overwhelmed by hundreds of thousands of new coronavirus cases daily, bringing pain, fear and agony to many lives as lockdowns have been

IOC upholds Rule 50 prohibiting athlete protests at 2021-04-21 16:59:02Athlete protests and political messages will remain banned at the Olympics, the IOC said Wednesday, after a survey found that a majority of competitor

Black 16-year-old girl fatally shot by police in 2021-04-21 14:59:35The fatal police shooting of Ma'Khia Bryant, a Black teenager in Columbus, Ohio, came within minutes of the verdict in George Floyd's killing&n

Biden talks with Trudeau about sending more COVID-19 2021-04-21 14:56:10Canada could be getting another batch of vaccines from the United States, U.S. President Joe Biden indicated Wednesday as his country's vaccination p

South Korean court rejects wartime sexual slavery claim 2021-04-21 10:47:13A South Korean court on Wednesday rejected a claim by victims of Japanese wartime sexual slavery and their relatives who sought compensation from Japa

Scientists rediscover lost coffee species suited to a 2021-04-21 10:09:31In dense tropical forests in Sierra Leone, scientists have rediscovered a coffee species not seen in the wild in decades — a plant they say

Vladimir Putin warns West about crossing 'red line 2021-04-21 08:46:01Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday sternly warned the West against encroaching further on Russia's security interests, saying Moscow's re

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the 2021-04-21 08:27:44Health officials in Quebec have confirmed a first case of B1617, the coronavirus variant first detected in India.

The Queen turns 95: In mourning but unwavering 2021-04-21 08:00:00As much as Queen Elizabeth, who marks her 95th birthday today, will be feeling the loss of her husband Prince Philip, there is also a sense that her d

Super League on verge of extinction 2021-04-21 07:43:58Atletico Madrid, Inter Milan, AC Milan and Juventus all dropped out of the Super League on Wednesday, leaving the new competition essentially extinct

In Minneapolis, a burden lifts as Chauvin verdict 2021-04-21 03:54:15With the news that former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin had been convicted in the death of George Floyd, it was as if a huge weight had bee

'We are able to breathe again': George Floyd's 2021-04-20 19:48:21Feelings of vindication and pledges to continue fighting for justice poured in on Tuesday after former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was co

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Jordan releases 16 allegedly involved in foreign-backed sedition New! 2021-04-22 13:54:25The royal intrigue between the tiny kingdom's two half-brothers has enthralled the nation for weeks.

Pregnancy increases risk of COVID-19 complications for women New! 2021-04-22 11:00:48Pregnant women with COVID-19 face a significantly higher risk of death and of complications for themselves or their newborns, a new study finds.

State lawmakers continue crusade against Roe vs. Wade New! 2021-04-22 08:00:20Over 500 bills to limit abortion have been introduced in state legislatures this year as antiabortion lawmakers see opportunity in the Supreme Court.

A brief timeline of U.S. climate pledges made, New! 2021-04-22 06:00:47The United States' commitment to addressing climate change has seesawed for three decades.

Minneapolis mourning Daunte Wright after ex-cop is convicted New! 2021-04-22 05:00:53Daunte Wright funeral comes days after Derek Chauvin's conviction for murdering George Floyd.

The nation lauds Chauvin's verdict in death of 2021-04-21 21:32:13Minneapolis and the U.S. celebrate the Derek Chauvin verdict. The city has become a metaphor for what's next in the movement for racial justice.

'His life, it mattered': George Floyd's brother speaks 2021-04-21 18:05:27In a "Good Morning America" interview, Philonise Floyd described how he felt when Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murdering his brother, George Fl

I'm fully vaccinated against COVID-19. How long will 2021-04-21 15:24:38With so many Americans becoming immunized, it's natural to look ahead and wonder how long this protection will last. The answer: No one knows.

Justice Department to investigate Minneapolis police after Chauvin 2021-04-21 09:50:02Atty. Gen. Merrick Garland announces an investigation into Minneapolis police after an ex-officer is convicted of murdering George Floyd.

For some of us, returning to pre-COVID life 2021-04-21 08:00:51We seem to be on the cusp of returning to normal life, but for many people, transitioning back to Before Times is proving to be a lot more fraught tha

Biden needs Asia's help to meet climate goals, 2021-04-21 08:00:11China, Japan and South Korea are the biggest funders of coal-fired power plants worldwide. Persuading them to stop will be a major challenge.

The GOP's Anglo-Saxon problem 2021-04-21 07:00:50Marjorie Taylor Greene and Paul Gosar have abandoned their "America First Caucus," but white nationalism continues to thrive in the Republican Party

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Meet the 'blobs', French astronaut Thomas Pesquet's unusual New! 2021-04-22 08:35:45French astronaut Thomas Pesquet is due to lift off Friday for his second stay aboard the International Space Station. This time around he is taki

French astronaut Thomas Pesquet tells France 24 all New! 2021-04-22 05:02:32French astronaut Thomas Pesquet gave France 24 and RFI an exclusive interview from Cape Canaveral, Florida, just three days before taking off for the

Indigenous islanders seek refuge as climate change reaches New! 2021-04-22 02:56:14Climate change has caused ocean levels on Panama's Atlantic Coast to rise by almost 10 inches. It is threatening the ancestral island homelands of th

Indonesia races to find missing submarine with 53 2021-04-22 01:36:49Indonesia deployed warships Thursday in the hunt for a navy submarine that went missing with 53 crew aboard off the coast of Bali, as other nations se

Deadly car bombing in Pakistan targets hotel hosting 2021-04-21 18:59:49A car bomb blast late on Wednesday ripped through a luxury hotel’s parking area in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta, killing four peopl

Oxygen shortages compound death toll as India confronts 2021-04-21 18:35:07At least 24 COVID-19 patients in western India died on Wednesday when the oxygen supply to their ventilators ran out, amid a nationwide shortage of th

In France, number of Covid-19 patients in intensive 2021-04-21 16:35:58The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised in intensive care in France remained above 5,900 people on Wednesday, marking only a very slight decrease

'Ambitious targets need strong domestic support,' says analyst, 2021-04-21 16:12:43After years of being a climate outlier due to Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris climate accord, the US will steer global negotiations as

Russian police arrest over 1,000 protesters backing Putin 2021-04-21 13:07:15Police detained more than 1,000 people at protests across Russia in support of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on Wednesday, the OVD-Info protest

After Chauvin verdict, US launches probe into Minneapolis 2021-04-21 11:23:03US Attorney General Merrick Garland on Wednesday launched a sweeping investigation into policing practices in Minneapolis following a jury’s ver

Putin warns of 'quick and tough' response to 2021-04-21 10:36:25President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday sternly warned the West against encroaching further on Russia’s security interests, saying Moscow’s

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LeBron James says he deleted veiled threat against New! 2021-04-22 08:46:39 LeBron James has explained why he removed a tweet taking aim at the officer who shot a black teenager in Columbus, Ohio, stating that he didn’t

Claws out for Moscow man’s PET PUMA as New! 2021-04-22 08:45:10 It’s an open secret that Russians love cats. So much so that many estimate the country has the most feline companions of anywhere in Europe. Bu

EU confirms it won’t be ordering more AstraZeneca New! 2021-04-22 08:35:41 A spokesman for the European Commission has said that no decision has been made as to whether the body will pursue legal action against the Anglo-Swe

UK corruption watchdog report alleges ‘systemic bias,’ says New! 2021-04-22 08:31:03 The UK government is under fire for its “systemically biased” approach to Covid-related procurement, after a new anti-corruption report r

Furious Man Utd fans ‘blockade’ training ground, demand New! 2021-04-22 08:30:17 Manchester United fans held a protest against plans to join the Super League and the team's owners at the club's training ground on Thursday mornin

Podium protests BANNED at Tokyo & Beijing Olympics New! 2021-04-22 08:20:15 Athletes competing at the Olympic Games in Tokyo and Beijing will be banned from protesting at the podium and on the playing field “to avoid th

Belgian ambassador to South Korea apologizes after wife New! 2021-04-22 07:58:42 Belgium’s ambassador in Seoul, Peter Lescouhier, has formally apologized after CCTV footage showed his wife hitting two staff over a confrontat

Italian hospital worker accused of skipping job for New! 2021-04-22 07:49:05 An Italian man who was supposed to work as a fire response officer at a public hospital has allegedly not been doing his job for a whopping 15 years

Act of war? Ukraine asks EU to consider New! 2021-04-22 07:48:58 Ukraine has requested that the European Union consider the possibility of disconnecting Russia from SWIFT, the international system of transfers betw

‘Canelo’s never faced a Fighting Gypsy’: Fury backs New! 2021-04-22 07:39:29 World heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury has supported close friend Billy Joe Saunders ahead of his super-middleweight title unifier with Saul '

Beijing backs Pakistan to bring perpetrators to justice New! 2021-04-22 07:39:13 The Chinese foreign minister said they have not received any reports that their citizens were hurt after a car bomb ripped through a hotel where the

Keiser Report looks at 'overabundance of parasitic elites' New! 2021-04-22 07:35:26 Overproduction of parasitic elites has been identified by historian Peter Turchin “as a key element in social disorder that brings down governm

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China says ready to help but India looks New! 2021-04-22 19:21:46With India reeling under the Covid-19 pandemic, China said Thursday it stood ready to provide India with necessary support and assistance to get the s

Pope warns Earth heading for self-destruction without action New! 2021-04-22 18:56:17

Dumping Donald Trump's policies, Joe Biden leads world New! 2021-04-22 18:20:59US President Joe Biden on Thursday pledged to cut US greenhouse gas emissions as much as 52 per cent by the end of this decade, reversing the hands-of

'Pride and hope': Alexei Navalny praises protests in New! 2021-04-22 17:53:13Imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said in an emotional message from behind bars Thursday that he felt "pride and hope" after learn

Sex abuse charges expand to second New Hampshire New! 2021-04-22 17:44:23Four former youth detention center workers charged with sexual assault made initial court appearances in New Hampshire on Thursday, including one accu

Milan gets buzzier with 1 million bees in New! 2021-04-22 17:14:15Italy's financial and fashion capital of Milan got a little buzzier on Thursday with a project that mixes biodiversity with art.

Joe Biden to join Nato leaders at June New! 2021-04-22 16:51:22

Prototype of first US dollar coins going up New! 2021-04-22 16:35:26A piece of copper that was struck by the US Mint in Philadelphia in 1794 and was a prototype for the fledgling nation's money will go up for auction

Pakistan court grants bail to Shehbaz Sharif New! 2021-04-22 16:30:25

Boulder shooting suspect charged with using large magazine New! 2021-04-22 16:29:00Colorado prosecutors have filed over 40 more felony charges against the man charged with killing 10 people at a Boulder supermarket last month - inclu

Missile from Syria lands in Israel, triggers Israel New! 2021-04-22 15:50:37A Syrian anti-aircraft missile landed in southern Israel early Thursday, setting off air raid sirens near the country's top-secret nuclear reactor, t

Norway lends AstraZeneca vaccine jabs to Sweden, Iceland New! 2021-04-22 15:11:47Norway will lend all of its 216,000 doses of AstraZeneca to neighboring Sweden and Iceland as long as its own government regulator has paused the use

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Canada banning flights from India, Pakistan for 30 New! 2021-04-22 17:11:59The news comes after a so-called 'double mutant' variant of COVID-19 feared to be driving a record surge in new cases in India was found in Canada.

Pressure mounts on Canadian government to halt flights New! 2021-04-22 16:48:16Calls for more action to curb the spread of COVID-19 are growing as the B.1.617 “double mutant” variant first detected in India has now ma

Sunwing flights set to take off from London, New! 2021-04-22 16:43:44'After over a year of travel restrictions and staying home, we’re looking forward to welcoming Sunwing back to London International Airport.'

Syrian missile was misfire, not attack on nuclear New! 2021-04-22 16:01:15The Syrian missile reached deep into Israeli territory and set off air raid sirens near the country’s top-secret nuclear reactor on Thursday.

LeBron James deletes tweet targeting officer in Ma’Khia New! 2021-04-22 15:21:01LeBron James acknowledged that he tweeted about the Columbus police officer in anger, but he still wants to see accountability.

Two homeless after Penticton house fire New! 2021-04-22 15:13:52The fire broke out in the basement of a single-family home at 548 Alexander Ave. at approximately 9:20 p.m.

Mass cremations begin in India’s capital city as New! 2021-04-22 15:12:33India recorded the world's highest daily tally of 314,835 coronavirus infections on Thursday, with the second wave of the pandemic crushing its

U.S. House approves Washington D.C. statehood bill as New! 2021-04-22 13:03:44The proposal faces a far tougher fight in the U.S. Senate, where simple Democratic control of the chamber won’t be enough to pass the Bill.

China, Russia join U.S. promising emission cuts at New! 2021-04-22 11:54:00U.S. President Joe Biden’s own new commitment, timed to the summit, is to cut America's fossil fuel emissions by up to 52 per cent by 2030.

No clear reason for Russian escalation in Ukraine New! 2021-04-22 10:25:23Joe Biden called Russian leader Vladimir Putin a 'killer' in mid-March.

Biden pushes for momentum on climate change action 2021-04-21 21:57:29The U.S. is looking to its allies, such as Japan and Canada, to announce their own intensified climate efforts.

Southern Albertans offered COVID-19 vaccines at Montana border 2021-04-21 21:32:29The Blackfeet Nation in Montana was at the Peigan-Carway border crossing, administering COVID-19 vaccines to members of the Blackfoot Confederacy and


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