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 2018-09-22 03:01 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Pompeo Denounces China's Treatment Of Uyghur, Christian Minorities...

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo denounced the "awful abuses" of Muslim Uyghurs detained in Chinese reeducation camps and criticized what he said was a government crackdown on Christians in the country....

 2018-09-22 02:58 

NBC News

Brock Long won't lose his FEMA job, Kirstjen Nielsen says...

FEMA chief Brock Long had been under investigation by the Homeland Security Department's watchdog over possibly misusing government vehicles....

 2018-09-22 02:55 

Sydney Morning Herald

Kavanaugh accuser in testimony stand-off...

The late-night brinkmanship left in question whether Christine Blasey Ford would appear before the all male GOP-run committee....

 2018-09-22 02:45 

Sky News

Joshua 'ready to end Povetkin career' to defend titles...

Anthony Joshua knows he could well end yet another boxing career as he sets out to defend his IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight titles at Wembley on Saturday....

 2018-09-22 02:38 

Sydney Morning Herald

Rihanna new Barbados ambassador...

The pop superstar has a new facet it to her glittering CV....

 2018-09-22 02:13 

Reuters Africa

China drafts new nuclear energy law, focus on international market...

China will provide more support for its nuclear firms to go overseas and strengthen their position on the international market, according to new draft legislation submitted to the industry for consultation on Friday.AF...

 2018-09-22 02:02 

Sky News

Rihanna 'proud' of prestigious ambassador role...

Rihanna has been handed the top title of 'Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary' by Barbados government officials....

 2018-09-22 01:52 

dpa

Oktoberfest A-Z: World's biggest beer, flirt and fun festival...

Top Stories from around the globe brought to you by dpa International....

 2018-09-22 01:51 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Harmful Alcohol Use Kills More Than 3 Million A Year Globally, WHO Report Says...

The harmful use of alcohol killed more than 3 million people in 2016, representing one in 20 deaths worldwide, a new study by the World Health Organization (WHO) says....

 2018-09-22 01:51 

Reuters Africa

Mexican journalist murdered while leaving his home...

A Mexican journalist was murdered in the southern state of Chiapas on Friday, authorities and his employer said, the latest attack against the press in one of the world...

 2018-09-22 01:33 

Sydney Morning Herald

Ronald Reagan's daughter Patti Davis tells her story of sexual assault...

Patti Davis, the author and daughter of President Ronald Reagan, came forward Friday with an account about being sexually assaulted decades ago, adding her voice to those of women defending Christine Blasey Ford....

 2018-09-22 01:27 

Fox News

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UN council support tough action for peacekeeping failures...

The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Friday to support tougher U.N. action against peacekeepers who fail to protect civilians, including by sending them home and refusing to pay their governments....

 2018-09-22 01:20 

Washington Post

UN: Excessive drinking killed over 3 million people in 2016...

The World Health Organization says that drinking too much alcohol killed more than 3 million people in 2016, mostly men...

 2018-09-22 01:19 

Washington Post

Newspaper in southern Mexico says one of its reporters slain...

A newspaper in southern Mexico says one of its reporters was shot to death as he left his home to work on a story...

 2018-09-22 01:17 

Deutsche Welle

Croydon Cat Killer: London pet owners dismiss fox verdict...

Police say cars and scavenging foxes, not a serial killer, explain the suspicious deaths of hundreds of cats. But pet owners aren't convinced. Decapitation and returned collars are just some of the reasons they cite....

 2018-09-22 01:16 

Sydney Morning Herald

Social conservatives rally behind Kavanaugh...

Social conservatives gathered Friday to plot midterm election strategy, celebrate the Trump administration - and to wholly reject the allegations threatening Judge Brett Kavanaugh on his march to the Supreme Court....

 2018-09-22 01:12 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Sowing seeds of investment in hope of bumper crop of future farm innovators...

The Tasmanian agriculture sector is celebrating a resurgence in farm education as the Government moves to shore up its long-term vision for one of the island's most valuable industries....

 2018-09-22 01:10 

i24 News

US denounces 'awful abuses' of Muslim Uighurs detained in China...
 2018-09-22 00:58 

Washington Post

AP NewsBreak: DHS Secretary says FEMA head won't lose job...

DHS has found the head of the federal disaster response agency used government vehicles without proper authorization, but will not lose his job over it...

 2018-09-22 00:58 

Washington Post

UN council support tough action for peacekeeping failures...

The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution to support tougher U.N. action against peacekeepers who fail to protect civilians, including by sending them home and refusing to pay their governments...

 2018-09-22 00:51 

Washington Post

Mexico's next president could be on a collision course with Trump over immigration...

Stopping migrants and asylum seekers through tougher enforcement is a priority for the Trump administration. Andrs Manuel Lpez Obrador and his team have a different take....

 2018-09-22 00:42 

Sydney Morning Herald

Suge Knight helped create gangster rap. Now he's facing up to 28 years in jail...

Although the charge normally carried a maximum 11 year sentence, Knight's two previous convictions mean he will be sentenced under California's three-strike law, upping the prison term....

 2018-09-22 00:42 

Breitbart Jerusalem

GoFundMe Campaign Aims to Support Widow, Orphaned Children of Terror Victim Ari Fuld...

A fundraising campaign seeks to raise money to support the widow and orphaned children of Ari Fuld, the dual U.S.-Israeli citizen who was brutally murdered by a Palestinian terrorist on Sunday. | Breitbart Jerusalem...

 2018-09-22 00:25 

Reuters Africa

Brazil court orders Twitter to hand over user data related to Bolsonaro attack...

A judge on Brazil...

 2018-09-22 00:17 

Deutsche Welle

Tanzania orders arrests as ferry death toll climbs...

Tanzanian President John Magufuli has ordered the arrest of the management of a ferry that capsized in Lake Victoria. The tragedy has claimed more than 130 lives with scores still missing....

 2018-09-22 00:12 

Washington Post

Gunmen kill man, wound 2 inside Acapulco beach restaurant...

Mexican officials say gunmen in a car targeted a man at a restaurant on one of Acapulco's most popular beaches, killing the customer and wounding two other people...

 2018-09-22 00:10 

CBC

U.S. to increase pressure on Venezuela, secretary of state says...

The United States is preparing a "series of actions" in the coming days to increase pressure on the Venezuelan government, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox News on Friday....

 2018-09-21 23:51 

dpa

Joshua prepared to 'go to hell and back' against Povetkin...

Top Stories from around the globe brought to you by dpa International....

 2018-09-21 23:47 

Deutsche Welle

Former SS guard to stand trial for Nazi crimes...

Prosecutors say the former SS guard at the Stutthof Nazi concentration camp knew about hundreds of killings. Now in his 90's, he'll be tried as a juvenile, as he was younger than 21 at the time of the alleged crimes....

 2018-09-21 23:43 

Reuters Africa

Trump questions Kavanaugh's accuser, says opponents want to 'destroy' Supreme Court nominee...

Donald Trump on Friday sought to cast doubt on the woman who has accused his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, saying if the attack was "as bad as she says," it would have been immediately reported to police.AF...

 2018-09-21 23:28 

Radio Free Asia

China's Top Uyghur Official Comes Under Probe...

Nur Bekri, head of China's National Energy Administration, had served for seven years as chairman of the Xinjiang region....

 2018-09-21 23:25 

NBC News

12 potential victims come forward after doctor accused of druggings, sexual assaults...

Investigators have 12 credible leads on potential additional victims after Dr. Grant William Robicheaux and his girlfriend were accused of drugging and assaulting two women in 2016....

 2018-09-21 23:21 

dpa

First arrest after Tanzania ferry disaster as death toll hits 136...

Top Stories from around the globe brought to you by dpa International....

 2018-09-21 23:17 

Fox News

[ World ]

UN aid chief: Fight against famine is being lost in Yemen...

The U.N. humanitarian chief warned Friday that the fight against famine is being lost in Yemen, which is already facing the world's worst humanitarian crisis with 75 percent of its 29 million people in need of assistance....

 2018-09-21 23:16 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

U.S. Extends Deadline For Investors To Divest Rusal Holdings To November 12...

The U.S. Treasury has extended until November 12 a deadline for investors to divest holdings of debt, equity, and other assets in sanctioned Russian aluminum giant Rusal and its parent holding company, EN+....

 2018-09-21 23:08 

Deutsche Welle

Iran: Trump administration a 'real threat' to Middle East...

Iran's foreign minister has urged the US to "start acting like a normal state." Tensions have risen between the two nations after President Trump abandoned the Iran nuclear deal in May and renewed sanctions on Tehran....

 2018-09-21 22:45 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Pakistan Rallies To Defeat Afghanistan In Asia Cup Cricket...

Pakistan, led by veteran batsman Shoaib Malik, defeated Afghanistan by three wickets in the Asia Cup cricket Super Four tournament in Abu Dhabi....

 2018-09-21 22:43 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

The Melbourne creeks the EPA doesn't want you to swim or fish in...

Victoria's environmental watchdog is warning Melbourne residents not to enter the waterways west of the city as it continues to investigate contamination from firefighting foam....

 2018-09-21 22:43 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Despite time and mud, researchers may have found the Endeavour...

About 240 years after the British scuttled the renamed Lord Sandwich 2 off Newport, in the United States, researches believe they may have found the ship that was once Captain Cook's Endeavour....

 2018-09-21 22:39 

NBC News

[ Health ]

FDA approves first spray-on skin product...

A product that sprays on skin cells to treat burns just won approval from the FDA. Its supporters say it will transform how burns are treated....

 2018-09-21 22:39 

CBS News

[ World ]

Ferry boat that capsized, killing more than 130, was dangerously overloaded...

The ferry in Tanzania had the capacity to transport 100 people, but it was carrying up to three times that number...

 2018-09-21 22:36 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

'It gave me a reason to go to rehab': Invictus Games helps amputee soldiers move on...

Nathan Parker wanted to be a fighter pilot since he was six years old until his dreams were shattered when he lost his arm in a horror crash. Now he's preparing to compete in the Invictus Games and it's helping aid his recovery....

 2018-09-21 22:36 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Prosthetic knees, feet 'talk to mobile phones': Invictus Games helps amputee soldiers move on...

Modern prosthetics now give amputees the freedom of movement that was once only dreamt of, as Australia's veterans gear up to compete in the Invictus Games....

 2018-09-21 22:34 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Reef authority board member to resign over potential conflict of interest...

Board member Margie McKenzie tells the Environment Minister she will resign from the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority after it was revealed the federal agency awarded contracts worth more than $20 million to a company she owns....

 2018-09-21 22:32 

NBC News

Woman jumps out of Uber window after alleged kidnapping attempt...

Brooke Adkins claims she was forced to jump out a window in Tallahassee, Florida, after her Uber driver refused to drop her off at her destination....

 2018-09-21 22:29 

Radio Free Asia

'Hard Line' President of Vietnam Dies After Illness...

Tran Dai Quang, who had previously served four decades in Vietnam's Ministry of Public Security, had jailed scores of political dissidents and rights advocates....

 2018-09-21 22:04 

Washington Post

UN aid chief: Fight against famine is being lost in Yemen...

The U.N. humanitarian chief is warning that the fight against famine is being lost in Yemen, which is already facing the world's worst humanitarian crisis with 75 percent of its 29 million people in need of assistance...

 2018-09-21 21:48 

Euronews

Indian bishop arrested on charges of raping nun...

Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who heads the diocese of Jalandhar, wrote to the Vatican on Sunday asking to step down temporarily as protests and calls for his arrest grew....

 2018-09-21 21:48 

NBC News

Indian bishop arrested on charges of raping nun...

A Roman Catholic bishop was arrested in the south Indian state of Kerala on Friday on charges of raping a nun, police said, a day after the Vatican accepted the bishop's request to be temporarily relieved of his duties....

 2018-09-21 21:46 

Reuters Africa

Exclusive - Ecuador attempted to give Assange diplomat post in Russia: document...

in 2017 gave Wikileaks founder Julian Assange a diplomatic post in Russia but rescinded it after Britain refused to give him diplomatic immunity, according to an Ecuadorean government document seen by Reuters. AF...

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