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Court rejects appeal striking gun ban outside polling New! 2020-10-29 16:14:20DETROIT (AP) - The Michigan appeals court on Thursday rejected an appeal from a Democratic state official who wants to ban the open carry of guns outs

Justice Department seeks forfeiture of Iranian oil, missiles New! 2020-10-29 15:07:41The Justice Department on Thursday unsealed a civil complaint seeking the forfeiture of Iranian missiles and oil seized in three separate incidents st

Ex-embassy worker suspected of sexually assaulting 24 women New! 2020-10-29 13:37:33SAN DIEGO (AP) - A former U.S. embassy worker in Mexico is believed to have drugged and sexually assaulted as many as two dozen women, filming many of

IMF blames resurgent coronavirus for UK growth downgrades New! 2020-10-29 13:17:49LONDON (AP) - The International Monetary Fund has downgraded its growth forecasts for the British economy for this year and next, following an acceler

Top U.S. diplomat cites rising resistance to Beijing New! 2020-10-29 13:09:31HANOI — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday the "tide is turning" against China amid a growing recognition of the threat Beijing's p

U.S. OKs extradition of 2 nabbed in ex-Nissan New! 2020-10-29 12:45:08BOSTON (AP) - The U.S. State Department has agreed to turn over to Japan two American men accused of smuggling former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos

Emmanuel Macron responds to 'Islamist terrorist' knife attack New! 2020-10-29 12:44:20Emmanuel Macron says his country "won't surrender" after a knife attack against three people that left one "virtually beheaded." The French presi

Twitter steps in after Mahathir Bin Mohamad, ex-Malaysian New! 2020-10-29 12:14:18Twitter intervened Thursday after former Malaysian leader Mahathir Bin Mohamad posted that "Muslims have a right to be angry and to kill millions of

Many Cubans hope US election will lead to New! 2020-10-29 12:14:11HAVANA, Cuba (AP) - Not so long ago the tables at Woow!!! restaurant in Havana were filled with tourists ordering mojitos and plates of grilled octopu

Russia delegation calls for conference on refugees in New! 2020-10-29 11:58:04DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - Syrian President Bashar Assad on Thursday met with a high-level Russian delegation advocating for jointly hosting an internatio

US allows Jerusalem-born citizens to put Israel on New! 2020-10-29 10:56:14JERUSALEM (AP) - The United States will allow Americans born in disputed Jerusalem to list Israel as their place of birth on passports and other docum

U.S. Embassy lowers Riyadh warning after Saudi Arabia New! 2020-10-29 09:57:00Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday condemned a recent attempted attack by Iranian-backed Houthi rebels on Riyadh and said the attack was "lau

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Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the New! 2020-10-29 07:39:18French doctors expressed relief but business owners were in despair as France prepared Thursday to shut down again for a month to try to put the brake

New coral reef taller than Eiffel Tower found New! 2020-10-29 07:14:20Australian scientists found a detached coral reef on the Great Barrier Reef that exceeds the height of the Empire State Building and the Eiffel Tower,

3 dead as woman beheaded in France, gunman New! 2020-10-29 06:43:27A knife-wielding attacker shouting "Allahu Akbar" beheaded a woman and killed two other people in what French officials described as a terroris

Zeta barrels northeast after battering storm-weary U.S. Gulf New! 2020-10-29 04:12:52A fast-moving Hurricane Zeta barrelled northeast Thursday morning after ripping through Louisiana and Mississippi where storm-weary residents were adv

Down ballot diversity: More LGBTQ people, Black women New! 2020-10-29 04:00:00While a record number of Black women and LGTBQ candidates are running in this U.S. election cycle, gains still need to be made in order to reach refle

Much will be known on U.S. election night, New! 2020-10-29 04:00:00The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated an increase in mail-in and early voting and has led to talk of an election "season" of vote counting &

Former leader of Hong Kong pro-independence group charged New! 2020-10-29 02:08:34A former leader of Hong Kong pro-independence group Studentlocalism was charged on Thursday with secession, money laundering and conspi

Typhoon, landslides leave 35 dead, others trapped in 2020-10-29 00:29:56A typhoon that officials said was the most powerful to hit Vietnam in 20 years blew away from the country on Thursday after setting off landslides, si

Former U.S. Homeland Security chief of staff outs 2020-10-28 20:09:55Miles Taylor, a former Department of Homeland Security chief of staff, has announced that he is "Anonymous," the senior White House administration o

Philadelphia police to release body cam video and 2020-10-28 17:02:49Tension gripped the streets of Philadelphia for a second night on Tuesday following a deadly police shooting of a Black man armed with a kni

Saudi activist has begun another hunger strike to 2020-10-28 16:45:51Loujain Alhathloul, 31, was arrested on May 15, 2018 in a crackdown on women's rights activists in Saudi Arabia. She's jailed in a maximum secu

At least 7 people taken to hospital after 2020-10-28 16:40:34At least seven people were taken to hospital after an Omaha airport rally for U.S. President Donald Trump that drew thousands, many of whom were left

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Samsung sees sales surge from rival Huawei's ban 2020-10-28 23:12:37The tech giant's business was likely boosted by US sanctions against its Chinese rival Huawei.

CEO Secrets: The aviation workers starting new businesses 2020-10-28 20:05:21We hear from three people who have started their own companies during the downturn in aviation.

US tries to block Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, who would 2020-10-28 17:30:36The World Trade Organization's nominations team says member countries should back Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.

Stock markets sink amid alarm at Covid surge 2020-10-28 16:21:12Financial markets in the US and Europe fall as concerns rise about the coronavirus impact on economic growth.

Facebook sued over Cambridge Analytica data scandal 2020-10-28 14:32:48The company is accused of misusing almost one million users' data in England and Wales.

Facebook, Twitter and Google face questions from US 2020-10-28 13:59:49Heads of Facebook, Google and Twitter defend a key piece of internet law, in front of senators.

Soy sauce: Will it be cheaper next year? 2020-10-28 11:28:04The Department for International Trade slips up in a tweet about Bake Off.

GSK and Sanofi make global Covid vaccine supply 2020-10-28 10:06:29The companies are to supply 200 million doses of Covid vaccine to a global scheme.

Boeing to cut 20% of workforce by end 2020-10-28 09:44:07The planemaker is extending previously announced cuts as it faces slumping demand in the pandemic.

Heathrow overtaken as Europe's busiest airport amid pandemic 2020-10-28 07:15:01Paris Charles de Gaulle is now busier as passenger numbers at Heathrow dive 84% because of Covid.

Covid: Post-furlough unemployment 'hits young and ethnic minorities' 2020-10-28 05:33:58These groups were more likely to be made unemployed after being placed on furlough, a report suggests.

BT signs 5G deal with Ericsson to help 2020-10-28 05:00:06The move means its EE mobile network will be powered by both Ericsson and Nokia's products.

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