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Early voting tops 2016

Oct 26, 2020 / 6:47 am

With eight days before Election Day in the United States, more people already have cast ballots in this year's presidential election than voted early or...

Typhoon slams Philippines

Oct 26, 2020 / 6:36 am

A fast-moving typhoon blew away from the Philippines on Monday after leaving at least 13 people missing, forcing thousands of villagers to flee to safety and...

Teen dies in army chase

Oct 26, 2020 / 6:32 am

An 18-year-old Palestinian died early Sunday after being chased by Israeli troops in the West Bank, but the circumstances of his death remain in dispute....

Zeta threatens Mexico

Oct 26, 2020 / 6:27 am

Newly formed Tropical Storm Zeta gradually strengthened Sunday in the western Caribbean. Forecasters said it would likely become a hurricane before hitting...

220-year-old coin found

Oct 25, 2020 / 6:30 pm

A man with a metal detector has found a long-hidden, 222-year-old coin under a few inches of soil outside a church in Maine. Shane Houston, of Charlotte, North...

14 killed by booby traps

Oct 25, 2020 / 8:23 am

More than a dozen civilians, including women and children, were killed in Egypt’s restive northern Sinai Peninsula over the past two weeks from explosive...

al-Qaida leader killed

Oct 25, 2020 / 7:46 am

Afghanistan claimed Sunday it killed a top al-Qaida propagandist on an FBI most-wanted list during an operation in the country's east, showing the militant...

Protests rage in Bangkok

Oct 25, 2020 / 5:56 am

Thousands of pro-democracy protesters gathered in Thailand's capital again on Sunday, seeking to keep up pressure on the government a day ahead of a special...

Abortion restrictions decried

Oct 25, 2020 / 5:55 am

Women's rights activists in Poland staged protests during Sunday church services in the predominantly Roman Catholic nation against a tightening of the...

King rejects PM's proposal

Oct 25, 2020 / 5:54 am

Malaysia's king on Sunday rejected a proposal by embattled Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin to declare a state of emergency to fight a new outbreak of the...

Festive season virus fears

Oct 25, 2020 / 5:46 am

Just weeks after India fully opened up from a harsh lockdown and began to modestly turn a corner by cutting new coronavirus infections by near half, a Hindu...

Suicide bombing kills 18

Oct 24, 2020 / 8:55 am

The death toll from the suicide attack Saturday in Afghanistan's capital has risen to at least 18 killed and 57 people wounded, including schoolchildren,...

Polish president has COVID

Oct 24, 2020 / 8:49 am

Polish President Andrzej Duda says he feels well despite testing positive for the coronavirus, and he apologized Saturday to everyone who must quarantine...

PG&E may cut power to 1M

Oct 24, 2020 / 7:45 am

Pacific Gas & Electric may cut power to over 1 million people on Sunday to prevent the chance of sparking wildfires as extreme fire weather returns to the...

2 dead in training crash

Oct 24, 2020 / 7:41 am

A U.S. Navy training plane that took off from Florida crashed Friday in an Alabama residential neighbourhood near the Gulf Coast, killing both people in the...

First COVID, now dengue

Oct 24, 2020 / 7:25 am

Two of Lidia Choque’s close family members had already gotten sick with the new coronavirus when the mosquitos arrived. The 53-year-old woman lives in a...

Abuse of migrants alleged

Oct 24, 2020 / 7:16 am

Danish aid workers stationed in the Balkans say dozens of migrants have alleged they were brutalized by Croatian law-enforcement officers when they tried to...

Patients airlifted to Germany

Oct 23, 2020 / 5:42 pm

A bright yellow helicopter rose into a blue sky Friday carrying a COVID-19 patient from the Netherlands to a German intensive care unit, the first such...

U.S. slams NATO ally Turkey

Oct 23, 2020 / 4:49 pm

The Trump administration on Friday slammed Turkey for taking a new step toward fielding a Russian-made air defence weapon. The U.S. complaint marked a deepening...

China vows retaliation

Oct 23, 2020 / 4:45 pm

China has vowed to retaliate if the U.S. proceeds with the sale of advanced weaponry to Taiwan worth more than a billion dollars. The statement from...

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