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Olympics plan a kickstart

Nov 27, 2020 / 5:40 pm

The postponed Tokyo Olympics are getting a kickstart. Local organizers on Friday announced a series of 18 test events set to begin in March and run into May....

Appeals court rejects Trump

Nov 27, 2020 / 11:27 am

President Donald Trump’s legal team suffered yet another defeat in court Friday as a federal appeals court in Philadelphia roundly rejected the...

Disney to lay off 4,000

Nov 27, 2020 / 11:23 am

The Walt Disney Co. announced plans to lay off 4,000 more workers in its theme parks division in California and Florida due to the COVID-19 pandemic's...

Iran nuke scientist killed

Nov 27, 2020 / 10:15 am

An Iranian scientist named by the West as the leader of the Islamic Republic's disbanded military nuclear program was killed Friday in an ambush on the...

Help for loneliest elephant

Nov 27, 2020 / 8:55 am

Iconic singer and actress Cher is in Pakistan to celebrate the departure of Kaavan, dubbed the “world’s loneliest elephant,” who will soon...

Detained academic freed

Nov 27, 2020 / 8:49 am

British-Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert arrived back in Australia on Friday and will soon reunite with her family after more than two years in an...

Swedish royals have COVID

Nov 27, 2020 / 7:36 am

Sweden's Princess Sofia and Prince Carl Philip are the latest members of royalty to test positive for Covid-19. Officials from the Swedish royal court told...

US oil execs convicted

Nov 27, 2020 / 7:15 am

Six American oil executives held for three years in Venezuela were found guilty of corruption charges by a judge Thursday and immediately sentenced to prison,...

Trump says he'll leave

Nov 26, 2020 / 8:26 pm

President Donald Trump said Thursday that he will leave the White House if the Electoral College formalizes President-Elect Joe Biden's victory — even...

Trump claims he won

Nov 26, 2020 / 6:26 am

President Donald Trump on Wednesday claimed anew that he had won the U.S. election and called in to an event held by Pennsylvania Republicans to investigate...

Mine damages oil tanker

Nov 25, 2020 / 4:06 pm

A mine in the Red Sea off Saudi Arabia's coast near Yemen exploded and damaged an oil tanker Wednesday, authorities said, the latest incident targeting the...

Copper mine rejected

Nov 25, 2020 / 3:55 pm

The Trump administration on Wednesday effectively killed a contentious proposed mine in Alaska, a gold and copper prospect envisioned to be nearly as deep as...

Prisoner swap completed

Nov 25, 2020 / 3:53 pm

Iran has freed a British-Australian academic who had been detained in the country for over two years in exchange for three Iranians held abroad, state TV...

Trump pardons Flynn

Nov 25, 2020 / 1:23 pm

President Donald Trump pardoned former national security adviser Michael Flynn on Wednesday, taking direct aim in the final days of his administration at a...

Macy's Parade to march on

Nov 25, 2020 / 10:47 am

Jawan M. Jackson recently got to do something he's been yearning to do for months — sing and dance again with his Broadway cast. Jackson is one of the...

Meghan had miscarriage

Nov 25, 2020 / 6:54 am

The Duchess of Sussex has revealed that she had a miscarriage in July, giving a personal account of the traumatic experience in hope of helping others. Meghan...

Virus on frozen foods?

Nov 25, 2020 / 6:46 am

China says it has detected the coronavirus on packages of imported frozen food, but how valid are its claims and how serious is the threat to public health?...

Coast Guard ends search

Nov 25, 2020 / 6:28 am

The US Coast Guard said Tuesday it called off the search for the four-member crew of a Maine fishing boat that sank off Massachusetts. The Coast Guard searched...

2 police officers shot

Nov 24, 2020 / 6:51 pm

Two New York City police officers shot and killed an off-duty college security officer on Tuesday after he opened fire and wounded them as they responded to a...

Fox News settles lawsuit

Nov 24, 2020 / 4:03 pm

Fox News has reached a settlement with slain Democratic National Committee employee Seth Rich's parents, who alleged in a lawsuit that the cable news...