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Today's Headlines: Warnings of new Russian interference 2020-02-21 08:00:15U.S. intelligence officials warn: Russia is at it again.

Outpouring of worldwide support after video of bullied 2020-02-21 07:01:11A video of a 9-year-old Australian boy telling his mother that he wants to die after being bullied at school for his dwarfism has gone viral on social

This French writer operated openly as a pedophile 2020-02-21 07:00:21Gabriel Matzneff's pedophilia was an open secret for years. But the French author's perverse desires have suddenly upended the myth that artists, wr

This comedian says Border Patrol pulled him off 2020-02-21 06:00:51A comedian from Libya, granted U.S. asylum, accuses Customs and Border Protection agents of racially profiling him and holding him without cause. He s

As he transforms neglected corners of New Orleans, 2020-02-21 06:00:02The winter sun is already going down on Mid-City and its crosshatch of shotgun houses, the porch-sitters eyeing passing bicyclists and stray cats.

Nicaragua’s last newspaper dared to criticize the government. 2020-02-21 06:00:00Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has carried out a war on the press, jailing journalists and closing news outlets. In a blow to the storied La Prens

Coronavirus cases balloon in South Korea as outbreak 2020-02-21 04:55:12The government banned major rallies in its capital and declared a health emergency in its fourth largest city as 100 new virus cases were reported Fri

Mother of 2 missing Idaho children arrested in 2020-02-21 04:28:29The mother of two missing Idaho children has been arrested in Hawaii.

China's count of new virus cases drops, deaths 2020-02-21 03:49:18China reported another fall in new virus cases as health officials expressed continued optimism over containment of the outbreak that has caused more

New Zealand man sentenced to life in slaying 2020-02-21 03:06:14The New Zealand man was sentenced to life in prison for murdering a young British backpacker whose mother told the court a hole had been ripped in her

Iran's angry population demands reform. Why that won't 2020-02-20 17:23:07After a volatile three months, Iranians will head to the polls Friday to vote in parliamentary elections. But few expect much change. "Reformists los

Russia directed 2019 cyberattack on former republic of 2020-02-20 16:39:53The U.S. and its allies blame Russia for a massive cyberattack last year in the former Soviet republic of Georgia. Moscow scoffs.

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Don't be surprised if China swoops in to 2020-02-20 07:50:53Argentina is thought to be on the brink of falling into its ninth sovereign default.

The EU's biggest post-Brexit fight is about to 2020-02-20 07:40:54The U.K. has been one of the key contributors to the EU's budget. Now it's left the bloc, the funding shortfall is proving divisive.

Overseas workers are looking for these lucrative jobs 2020-02-20 07:23:09Job adverts for senior lecturers at U.K. universities are seeing the most interest from overseas applicants on Indeed, the jobs site found in a study.

EU launches plan to regulate A.I., taking aim 2020-02-19 19:40:06The European Union is looking at ways to regulate artificial intelligence as it ramps up its oversight of large technology firms.

Coronavirus: IMF chief says the outbreak is the 2020-02-19 13:11:26The virus will definitely slow China's economic growth this year, Georgieva said, just how much depends on how well world leaders can contain the fas

Adidas says business activity in China has tanked 2020-02-19 06:54:08German sportswear firm Adidas warned business activity in China has fallen dramatically in recent weeks.

EU's top competition chief leaves door open for 2020-02-18 09:03:57U.S. Attorney General William Barr suggested the government take a stake in Nokia and Ericsson to stop Huawei's dominance of 5G.

HSBC misses expectations on 2019 pre-tax profit, will 2020-02-18 06:05:10HSBC's pre-tax profit for 2019 fell 33% to $13.35 billion, missing expectations.

As 'do-or-die' IMF talks draw to a close, 2020-02-18 03:45:28Argentina's government has said it needs to restructure $100 billion in debt, including $44 billion to the IMF.

Facebook's Zuckerberg meets EU's competition chief ahead of 2020-02-17 09:56:23The European Commission, the EU's executive arm, is due to unveil new regulations on artificial intelligence (AI) Wednesday.

Iran's foreign minister blames US and Saudi Arabia 2020-02-17 07:59:44Tensions in the Gulf took an anxious turn last month when the U.S. conducted a deadly strike on Iran's top military leader.

Iran's foreign minister blames Trump's advisors for 'very 2020-02-16 20:41:53"That was an act of terror," he said of the Jan. 2 strike that killed Gen. Qasem Soleimani, a key military figure of Iranian and Middle East politic

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Angry Iranians Use Social Media to Encourage Election New! 2020-02-21 21:52:33Iran’s parliamentary elections Friday were marred by low voter turnout as hundreds of activists used social media to ask people to boycott the b

Trump Expects Massive Crowds in India But No New! 2020-02-21 21:44:45U.S. President Donald Trump will visit India early next week to meet his counterpart, Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Both sides are already managing ex

Cyberthefts Help North Korea Offset Revenue Lost to New! 2020-02-21 21:34:36North Korea made nearly the same amount of money it lost because of sanctions by stealing from banks and cybercurrency exchanges online

Laotian Farmer, Minnesota Organic New! 2020-02-21 21:24:50May Lee is a certified organic farmer in Minnesota.

Is America Ready to Elect a Gay President? New! 2020-02-21 21:02:36Pete Buttigieg, the first openly gay candidate for president of the United States to garner serious national attention, has emerged as a leader in the

US to Launch 'Wealth Test' for Immigrants New! 2020-02-21 21:02:22Plan will affect low-income foreign citizens seeking immigration visas or permanent residency in the United States

New US Immigration Rule Sparks Questions New! 2020-02-21 20:42:38After getting a preliminary green light from US Supreme Court, Trump administration is set to subject immigrants to heightened scrutiny based on their

Wells Fargo to Pay $3B to Settle Fake-Accounts New! 2020-02-21 20:11:57Fine settles criminal and civil liability in the case in which the nation's fourth-largest bank between 2002 and 2016 pressured employees to meet unr

Tibetans Mark 80th Anniversary of Dalai Lama Enthronement New! 2020-02-21 20:07:01The 14th Dalai Lama was enthroned at the age of 4

Report Due Soon on Probe of Missing Sudanese New! 2020-02-21 19:23:35At least 87 people were killed and hundreds were injured on June 3 when Sudan’s security forces violently cleared a monthslong sit-in around arm

Reduction-in-Violence Deal Begins in Afghanistan New! 2020-02-21 17:43:49Deal calls on both sides to stop offensive battles against each other

Sanders Condemns Any Russian Influence in Election  New! 2020-02-21 17:17:17Washington Post says US officials told Vermont senator that Russia was trying to help his campaign

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Russia to evacuate citizens from China as virus 2020-02-01 12:22:36China faced mounting isolation from international travel curbs and flight suspensions on Saturday, with Russia to start pulling out its citizens next

The EU's new center point after Brexit: a 2020-02-01 03:12:05

Turkey's Erdogan criticises Arab silence over US Middle 2020-01-31 09:31:42

Let's move on: EU wants to keep big 2020-01-31 06:50:00In a text published by several European media outlets, EU commission president Ursula von der Leyen, Parliament president David Sassoli and Council pr

EU seals Britain’s withdrawal by email 2020-01-30 20:58:48

Possible virus case traps 7,000 on cruise ship 2020-01-30 20:50:09

Many countries 'unprepared' for China coronavirus: Report 2020-01-30 09:29:27 The Global Preparedness Monitoring Board (GPMB), an independent body created by the World Health Organization and the World Bank, hailed "the speed

Thousands held in cruise ship in Italy over 2020-01-30 09:10:50More than 6,000 tourists were under lockdown aboard a cruise ship at an Italian port on Thursday after two Chinese passengers were isolated over fears

Spain's PM postpones talks on Catalonia until after 2020-01-30 08:59:07Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has decided to postpone talks on resolving the political conflict in the restive region of Catalonia until after

Five people in France confirmed to have coronavirus 2020-01-30 08:40:24

A ‘Banksy disciple’ sparks treasure hunts and nostalgia 2020-01-29 22:16:12

Belgium ex-king acknowledges long-dismissed daughter 2020-01-28 21:22:39