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Ignoring CDC pleas, millions of Americans took flights New! 2020-11-23 08:24:16Millions of Americans bought plane tickets for Thanksgiving before the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advised against holiday air travel.

Today's Headlines: California coronavirus cases surge New! 2020-11-23 08:00:40The COVID-19 pandemic is worsening in California, and Los Angeles is suspending outdoor dining.

Ex-French President Nicolas Sarkozy goes on trial for New! 2020-11-23 07:23:07Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy goes on trial on charges of corruption and influence-peddling in a phone-tapping scandal.

Azerbaijanis who fled war in Nagorno-Karabakh look to New! 2020-11-23 06:50:03As Azerbaijan regains control of land it lost to Armenian forces a quarter-century ago, those who fled then wonder if they can go back home now.

Yemeni rebels claim attack on Saudi oil facility New! 2020-11-23 06:29:21Yemen’s Houthi rebels say they struck a Saudi oil facility in the port city of Jidda with a new cruise missile.

Israel's Netanyahu flew to Saudi Arabia, met with New! 2020-11-23 05:25:43Israeli media report that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flew to Saudi Arabia for a clandestine meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Trump campaign disavows conspiracy theory-spouting lawyer Sidney Powell New! 2020-11-23 05:02:56The Trump campaign’s legal team is distancing itself from conservative attorney Sidney Powell, a purveyor of unfounded voting conspiracy theorie

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong taken into custody New! 2020-11-23 04:38:45Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong has been taken into custody after pleading guilty to charges related to a demonstration outside police he

AstraZeneca, Oxford University say their COVID-19 vaccine is 2020-11-23 02:49:49AstraZeneca and Oxford University say their COVID-19 vaccine is up to 90% effective in preventing the disease in late-stage trials.

In Wisconsin recount, Trump challenges pile up and 2020-11-22 17:01:47A large contingent of observers supporting President Trump are making their presence felt in Wisconsin's partial election recount.

FDA allows emergency use of antibody drug Trump 2020-11-21 22:29:21U.S. health officials have allowed emergency use of a Regeneron antibody drug to help the immune system fight COVID-19.

Protesters torch Guatemala's Congress building amid unrest 2020-11-21 19:44:37Hundreds of protesters have broken into Guatemala’s Congress and burned part of the building amid growing demonstrations against President Aleja

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Oxford trial chief says its Covid vaccine could 2020-11-19 11:23:59Drugmakers are scrambling to deliver a vaccine to help bring an end to the coronavirus pandemic that has claimed over 1.3 million lives.

G-20 nations have now deployed $11 trillion to 2020-11-19 10:45:37The total spending to date, by way of comparison, is more than twice the gross domestic product of Japan.

EU economics chief ‘worried’ about delays to Covid 2020-11-19 09:59:36EU's Gentiloni is worried that a $2 trillion stimulus plan will not be delivered as quickly as planned after veto from Hungary and Poland.

Europe is planning a 25-fold increase in offshore 2020-11-19 09:23:34Europe is already home to some major offshore wind farms, as well as projects focused on ocean energy.

Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine shows robust immune response among 2020-11-19 09:17:17The promising early-stage results were published in The Lancet, one of the world's top medical journals, on Thursday.

Boeing's 737 Max is set to return to 2020-11-19 08:16:41U.S. regulators are expected to remove a ban on Boeing's 737 Max planes as early as this week, marking the end of the longest and largest grounding o

UK watchdog warns fintech start-up hyped by Instagram 2020-11-19 04:33:30The U.K.'s Financial Conduct Authority said Wednesday that fintech firm Lanistar has been providing financial services without its authorization.

‘Attack of the debt tsunami’: Coronavirus pushes global 2020-11-19 04:01:49The coronavirus crisis pushed global debt levels to a new high in the third quarter, the Institute for International Finance said on Wednesday.

FAA clears Boeing 737 Max to fly again 2020-11-18 18:00:38Federal regulators cleared the Boeing 737 Max to fly again after a 20-month grounding that sparked a crisis inside one of the nation's biggest export

Covid vaccine front-runners: How much they cost, who's 2020-11-18 11:40:49The cost of some of the leading coronavirus vaccine candidates ranges from $3 to $37. There are also major differences when it comes to storage and lo

FAA chief says conditions in 737 Max crashes 2020-11-18 10:24:13FAA chief says conditions in 737 Max crashes are now 'impossible' after design, training changes

Here are the world's top 10 most expensive 2020-11-18 07:47:14Zurich, Paris and Hong Kong were named the world's most expensive cities, according to The EIU. Singapore and Osaka were displaced by the two Europea

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France's Macron Visits Church in Nice After Decapitation 2020-10-29 17:27:20French President Emmanuel Macron thanked police officers outside a church in the French city of Nice, Thursday, October 29, hours after a knife-wieldi

La Nina Seen Continuing Into 2021, Affecting Temperature, 2020-10-29 17:09:42La Nina is expected to usher in drier and wetter conditions than normal in different parts of the world

Khalilzad Renews Afghan Peace Push as US Reduces 2020-10-29 17:08:25US peace envoy returns to Qatar, where negotiating teams representing Afghan government and Taliban insurgency have been holding talks

At Least 140 Migrants Drown Off Senegalese Coast 2020-10-29 16:37:35It is the deadliest incident involving migrants this year, according to the International Organization for Migration

Ivorian Refugees in Ghana Fear Increased Electoral Violence 2020-10-29 16:08:23Ivory Coast's 2010 election violence killed 3,000 people and sent thousands more fleeing into Ghana.  Now, many of thos

Argentine Police Evict Protesters Occupying Contested Land 2020-10-29 16:04:07Six police officers were injured and at least 30 people were arrested during operation south of the capital, Buenos Aires, according to authorities

Donors, Volunteers Step Up to Help One of 2020-10-29 16:03:00Some of Malaysia's most remote communities need donations of PPE and food

The Infodemic: The West Isn't Waging a 'War' 2020-10-29 15:54:22Fake news about the coronavirus can do real harm. Polygraph.info is spotlighting fact-checks from other reliable sources here​.

Ivorian Refugees in Ghana Fear Increase Electoral Violence 2020-10-29 15:24:13This year, President Ouattara is running for a controversial third term, prompting opposition parties to call for an election boycott and civil disobe

Pandemic Inspires Creative Teaching in Underprivileged Indian District 2020-10-29 08:29:34COVID-19 pandemic exposes India’s huge digital divide as millions of students without smart phones, computers or internet cannot take online cla

3 Dead in Knife Attack at French Church 2020-10-29 08:13:50It was the third attack in two months in France, which has grown increasingly tense during a furor over caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad that were

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Superspreader events key driver in Covid-19 pandemic 2020-11-20 03:59:32

Italy to start Covid vaccinations in January 2020-11-20 03:29:18

WHO advises against remdesivir for coronavirus treatment 2020-11-20 02:14:27

Italy police arrest 19 in mafia vote-swap sting 2020-11-19 11:10:53Investigators say the Grande Aracri clan, based in the southern Italian region but also active in pockets of the north and abroad, was laundering dirt

Russia hits 2 million coronavirus cases as deaths 2020-11-19 10:47:44The country has witnessed a surge in cases over recent weeks but authorities have stopped short of reintroducing stringent lockdown measures like seve

France given three months to show efforts on 2020-11-19 10:33:21The government of France, which brokered the landmark 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change, was hauled before the Council of State by the northern c

Europe has half of world's 4 million new 2020-11-18 16:30:56

Portugal sets up taskforce to prepare Covid-19 vaccine 2020-11-18 16:30:42

Europe sees first dip in Covid-19 cases in 2020-11-18 14:47:45The number of new Covid-19 cases declined last week for the first time in over three months, but deaths in the region continued to climb, WHO data sho

Premature withdrawal from Afghanistan may hamper peace talks: 2020-11-18 14:04:16

German capital braces for protests of coronavirus measures 2020-11-18 10:38:41Berlin police, bolstered by forces from around the country, cordoned off a wide perimeter around the capital's government center on Wednesday ahead o

Can first Covid-19 vaccines bring herd immunity? Experts 2020-11-18 09:59:58