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US virus numbers drop

Jan 25, 2021 / 2:00 pm

Coronavirus deaths and cases per day in the U.S. dropped markedly over the past couple of weeks but are still running at alarmingly high levels, and the effort...

Dutch condemn rioting

Jan 25, 2021 / 9:10 am

Dutch politicians on Monday condemned rioters who clashed with police in about 10 towns and cities across the Netherlands on the second night of a coronavirus...

Trump profit suit dropped

Jan 25, 2021 / 7:19 am

The Supreme Court on Monday brought an end to lawsuits over whether Donald Trump illegally profited off his presidency. The justices threw out Trump’s...

Giuliani sued over claims

Jan 25, 2021 / 7:17 am

Dominion Voting Systems filed a defamation lawsuit on Monday against Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, who led the former president's...

Greece inks fighter jet deal

Jan 25, 2021 / 7:09 am

Greece signed a 2.3 billion-euro ($2.8 billion) deal with France on Monday to purchase 18 Rafale fighter jets, as tensions remain high with neighbour Turkey....

GOP opposes Trump trial

Jan 25, 2021 / 7:04 am

As the House prepares to bring the impeachment charge against Donald Trump to the Senate for trial, a growing number of Republican senators say they are opposed...

India-China border clash

Jan 25, 2021 / 6:47 am

Indian and Chinese soldiers brawled last week along the countries' disputed border, Indian officials said Monday, as a monthslong standoff between the...

Australia OKs vaccine

Jan 25, 2021 / 6:45 am

Australia’s medical regulator has approved use of its first coronavirus vaccine, paving the way for inoculations to begin next month. The Therapeutic...

10 dead in mine explosions

Jan 25, 2021 / 6:37 am

Chinese rescuers have found the bodies of nine workers killed in explosions at a gold mine, raising the death toll to 10, officials said Monday. Eleven others...

Threats over impeachment

Jan 25, 2021 / 6:32 am

Federal law enforcement officials are examining a number of threats aimed at members of Congress as the second trial of former President Donald Trump nears,...

Biden's buy-US plan

Jan 25, 2021 / 6:27 am

President Joe Biden plans to sign on Monday an executive order that aims to boost government purchases from U.S. manufacturers, according to administration...

President tests positive

Jan 24, 2021 / 7:39 pm

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Sunday he has tested positive for COVID-19 and that the symptoms are mild. Mexico's...

Plane crash kills five

Jan 24, 2021 / 2:01 pm

Four players and the president of Brazilian soccer club Palmas died in a plane crash on Sunday in the northern state of Tocantins, the team said. The accident...

Deport social media partier

Jan 24, 2021 / 7:00 am

A Russian social media celebrity was being deported from Indonesia on Sunday after he held a party at a luxury hotel on the resort island of Bali attended by...

Virus testing centre torched

Jan 24, 2021 / 6:59 am

Rioting youths protesting on the first night of a Dutch curfew torched a coronavirus testing facility and threw fireworks at police in a Dutch fishing village....

Trapped miners finally free

Jan 24, 2021 / 6:17 am

Eleven workers trapped for two weeks inside a Chinese gold mine were brought safely to the surface on Sunday, a landmark achievement for an industry...

Canadian kingpin arrested

Jan 24, 2021 / 6:14 am

A suspected Canadian drug baron has been arrested in the Netherlands on an Interpol warrant, according to Dutch and Australian police. The 57-year-old was...

2,100 arrested in protests

Jan 23, 2021 / 10:11 am

UPDATE 10:10 a.m. Protests erupted in dozens of cities across Russia on Saturday to demand the release of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, the Kremlin's...

Herbal potion did not work

Jan 23, 2021 / 8:17 am

Sri Lanka’s health minister, who has faced criticism for consuming and endorsing a herbal syrup made by a sorcerer, has tested positive for COVID-19. A...

Naked man steals cop car

Jan 23, 2021 / 7:44 am

A naked Florida man stole what news footage showed to be a marked police vehicle and crashed it in a wooded area, officials said. Joshua Shenker, 22, was...