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 2021-09-17 23:48 

Reuters

Theaters clap back at NYC audience-vax mandate in new lawsuit...

A group of small-venue theater and comedy club operators in Manhattan have sued to block enforcement of Mayor Bill de Blasio's week-old "Key to NYC" proof-of-vaccination order, claiming it unfairly and arbitrarily discriminates against them ba...

 2021-09-17 23:47 

Sputnik International

White House Confirms in Touch With France Over Envoy's Recall, Will Work to Resolve Issues...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The Biden administration is in contact with France over the recall of Ambassador Philippe Etienne and will continue to consult with Paris to resolve their differences, White House National Security Council spokesperson Emily Horne s...

 2021-09-17 23:45 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Jambi urged to push vaccination rate above 50%: TNI commander - ANTARA News...

National Defense Force Commander Air Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto has urged the Jambi Provincial Government and the national defense and police forces to push ......

 2021-09-17 23:45 

Sputnik International

Top Senate Defense Panel Republican Says Biden Ultimately Liable for Kabul Drone Strike...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The top Republican on the US Senate Armed Services Committee, Jim Inhofe, said in a statement that President Joe Biden bears full responsibility for the US drone strike in Kabul that killed ten civilians....

 2021-09-17 23:45 

dpa

Algeria's former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika dies aged 84...

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 2021-09-17 23:44 

Kuwait News Agency

UN extends mandate of Afghanistan mission for six months...

NEW YORK, Sept 17 (KUNA) -- The UN Security Council extended on Friday until 17 March 2022 the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA). Unanimously adopting the mandate extension resolution, the Council stressed the critica...

 2021-09-17 23:43 

AP

Choi, Clarke share PGA Tour Champions lead in Sioux Falls...

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — K.J. Choi closed eagle-birdie-birdie for a 7-under 63 and share of the first-round lead with Darren Clarke in the PGA Tour Champions' Stanford International.Choi had a boge......

 2021-09-17 23:37 

Sputnik International

Gantz: Israel Could Accept Return to JCPOA if US Has 'Plan B' for Iran's Nuclear Program...

Israel has repeatedly claimed for years that Iran was close to finishing a nuclear weapon, saying that such a weapon would pose a threat to the country and threatening to take military action to stop it from happening. Despite their claims, Iran still has...

 2021-09-17 23:36 

Bahrain News Agency

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SCW Secretary-General: Execution Law in Civil and Commercial Matters to strengthen family stability...
 2021-09-17 23:32 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Taxation bill to reduce carbon emissions, boost green economy: govt - ANTARA News...

The Indonesian Government is encouraging green economy by regulating the collection of carbon taxes in the General Provisions of Taxation Bill (KUP), which ......

 2021-09-17 23:28 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

BRI affirms commitment to accelerating wage subsidy distribution - ANTARA News...

State-owned Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI) has affirmed its commitment to accelerating the distribution of funds under the wage subsidy program ......

 2021-09-17 23:22 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Minister Sumadi readies 23,000 vaccine doses for Yogyakarta residents - ANTARA News...

Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi said 23 thousand COVID-19 vaccine doses have been prepared for residents in Yogyakarta Province to ......

 2021-09-17 23:19 

AP

Ex-Algerian leader Bouteflika, ousted amid protests, dies...

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Former Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who fought for independence from France in the 1950s and 1960s and was ousted amid pro-democracy protests in 2019 after 20 ye......

 2021-09-17 23:18 

Sputnik International

US Judge Denies Giuliani's Request to Return, Destroy Seized Evidence, Reports Say...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - A US federal judge denied a request by Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani to have his seized electronic devices returned or destroyed, the Wall Street Journal reported....

 2021-09-17 23:16 

AP

Suspect in deaths of 4 found in SUV surrenders in Arizona...

MENOMOMIE, Wis. (AP) — A suspect in the shooting deaths of four Minnesotans who were found in an abandoned SUV in Wisconsin surrendered to authorities in Arizona on Friday.Dunn County Sheriff Kevin......

 2021-09-17 23:16 

Sputnik International

French Court Finds Man Guilty of Cartoons Portraying Macron as Hitler Over COVID-19 Policies...

Posters on billboards emerged two weeks after Macron announced new COVID-19 related restrictions, including the phased implementation of a coronavirus health pass, compulsory vaccines for healthcare professionals, and the termination of free COVID-19 test...

 2021-09-17 23:15 

dpa

France recalls ambassadors to US, Australia over submarine spat...

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 2021-09-17 23:11 

Kuwait News Agency

Chinese Pres. urges backing to steady Afghanistan transition...

BEIJING, Sept 17 (KUNA) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday underlined the need to secure a smooth transition in Afghanistan and launch a dialogue to help the Afghan people overcome challenges ahead. Xi made the remarks in Beijing while attending a ...

 2021-09-17 23:10 

Reuters

Real estate heir Robert Durst convicted of murder in California...

A California jury on Friday found multimillionaire real estate heir Robert Durst guilty of murdering his best friend Susan Berman in 2000, the first homicide conviction for a man suspected of killing three people in three states over the past 39 years....

 2021-09-17 23:07 

AP

Austin Peay announces it's leaving OVC for ASUN in July 2022...

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Austin Peay is leaving the Ohio Valley Conference for the ASUN Conference effective July 1, becoming the league's 13th full member. The move ratified by Austin Peay's Boar......

 2021-09-17 23:07 

BloombergQuint

N.Y. Real Estate Heir Durst Found Guilty of Murdering Friend...

N.Y. Real Estate Heir Durst Found Guilty of Murdering Friend...

 2021-09-17 23:05 

UPI

U.N.: Global temps on track to rise 2.7 degrees above pre-industrial levels by 2300...

The average global temperature is on a path to increase to 2.7 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels by the end of the century despite efforts made under the Paris Agreement on climate, the United Nations warned....

 2021-09-17 23:04 

Sputnik International

Australia's Great Emu War: How a Nation Declared War on a Bird and Lost...

In the early 1930s, as the Great Depression ravaged the world and fascism rose in Europe, the Western provinces of Australia faced their own existential crisis- the Emu War....

 2021-09-17 23:03 

AP

O'Ward says IndyCar championship is Alex Palou's to lose...

MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Alex Palou strolled confidently through the Laguna Seca paddock, his focus firmly honed on closing out his first IndyCar championship. There are mathematical possibilities t......

 2021-09-17 23:01 

FARS News Agency

Afghanistan: Empty Kabul Prison as Taliban Freed Detainees...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Once, Kabul's major jail was crowded with hundreds of Taliban captured and arrested by the federal government. Now, a Taliban commander strolled by way of its empty h ....

 2021-09-17 23:00 

Sputnik International

Blinken Vows to 'Keep Normalization Marching Forward' on One-Year Anniversary of Abraham Accords...

The agreements, signed last year with the mediation of the American side, were intended to cool relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, along with Bahrain. The Abraham accords were presented as a significant foreign-policy accomplishment by...

 2021-09-17 23:00 

Yonhap News

Moon to visit U.S. for U.N. session, alliance event...

SEOUL, Sept. 18 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in plans to leave for the United States on ......

 2021-09-17 23:00 

Press Trust of India

Assam reports 365 new COVID cases, two more fatalities...

Guwahati, Sep 18 (PTI) Assam reported two more COVID-19 deaths on Saturday, raising the toll to 5,790, while the coronavirus tally mounted to 5,97,709 with 365 fresh cases, a National Health Mission bulletin said. The two fatalities due to the infection w...

 2021-09-17 22:57 

Reuters

Attack on gas line leaves Syrian capital and outskirts with no electricity -Sana...

Syria's electricity minister said an attack on one of the gas lines at Deir Ali station led to an electricity outage that affected the capital Damascus, its outskirts and other areas, and that repair work is ongoing, the state news agency (SANA) repor...

 2021-09-17 22:57 

BloombergQuint

U.S. Booster Plan Scaled Back; U.K Eases Travel: Virus Update...

U.S. Booster Plan Scaled Back; U.K Eases Travel: Virus Update...

 2021-09-17 22:55 

AP

Ravens put CB Chris Westry on IR after knee injury...

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens put cornerback Chris Westry on injured reserve following a knee injury.The Ravens announced the move Friday. It's another blow to the team's secondary.......

 2021-09-17 22:54 

Reuters

Doctor, surgical funder admit to roles in transvaginal mesh fraud...

A Florida doctor admitted Friday to his role in a plot to convince women to have unnecessary surgeries to remove their transvaginal mesh implants in an effort to get a cut of settlement funds paid by the mesh manufacturers....

 2021-09-17 22:52 

Reuters

Algeria's former President Bouteflika dies at 84...

Former Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has died at 84, the presidency said on Friday, more than two years after he stepped down under pressure from mass protests and the army....

 2021-09-17 22:50 

Kuwait News Agency

Vaccinated Kuwaitis relieved from mandatory COVID-19 tests - UK...

LONDON, Sept 17 (KUNA) -- The British government announced Friday that Kuwait; among others, is removed from mandatory COVID-19 tests for vaccinated travelers returning to England, starting October 4. Grant Shapps, the UK transport minister, said in a ser...

 2021-09-17 22:49 

AP

Durst jury reaches verdict in killing of his best friend...

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — A Los Angeles jury reached a verdict Friday in the lengthy murder trial of New York real estate heir Robert Durst. Jurors deliberated about 7 hours over three days before a......

 2021-09-17 22:47 

BloombergQuint

Lightspeed Partner Jeremy Liew Steps Back at Firm...

Lightspeed Partner Jeremy Liew Steps Back at Firm...

 2021-09-17 22:47 

Reuters

Jury reaches verdict in L.A. murder trial of Robert Durst...

A California jury has reached a verdict in the murder trial of multimillionaire real estate heir Robert Durst, and the decision will be announced soon in Los Angeles County Superior Court, the court said in a statement on Friday....

 2021-09-17 22:46 

AP

UN using honor system to check vaccinations for big meeting...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly is relying on an honor system — and only an honor system — to ensure that world leaders have been vaccinated before they speak at next week's big mee......

 2021-09-17 22:46 

Kuwait News Agency

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 2021-09-17 22:43 

Reuters

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Audio Legal Lookahead: Georgia's heartbeat abortion law battle | Reuters...

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp challenges ruling striking down state law that bans most abortions after the detection of a fetal heartbeat. Plus, 3M faces another suit over its military earplugs. Listen here....

 2021-09-17 22:41 

Reuters

Some U.S. hospitals forced to ration care amid staffing shortages, COVID-19 surge...

Surges in coronavirus cases in several U.S. states this week, along with staffing and equipment shortages, are exacting a mounting toll on hospitals and their workers even as the number of new admissions nationwide ebbs, leading to warnings at some facili...

 2021-09-17 22:39 

Sputnik International

Ex-Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika Reportedly Dies Aged 84...

According to local media reports, former Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who led his country out of the civil war of the 1990s, died on Friday at the age of 84. He was one of the last surviving veterans of Algeria's war of independence agains...

 2021-09-17 22:39 

UPI

Las Vegas Raiders RB Josh Jacobs ruled out vs. Pittsburgh Steelers...

Las Vegas Raiders starting running back Josh Jacobs was ruled out for Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers because of ankle and toe injuries....

 2021-09-17 22:39 

AP

R. Kelly behavior mirrors abuse tactics, expert witness says...

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors inched closer on Friday to concluding their case at the R. Kelly sex-trafficking trial, calling two final witnesses to try to further cement allegations he groomed young......

 2021-09-17 22:37 

BloombergQuint

Argentina Presidential Spokesman Quits Amid Cabinet Reshuffle...

Argentina Presidential Spokesman Quits Amid Cabinet Reshuffle...

 2021-09-17 22:36 

Reuters

Johnson & Johnson gears up for showdown over reorg votes with ex-talc supplier...

Johnson & Johnson will urge a judge on Monday to disqualify certain votes in favor of a reorganization plan proposed by its former talc supplier, saying the votes were improperly changed in an attempt to secure necessary creditor support for the deal....

 2021-09-17 22:33 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait lists 63 new COVID-19 cases, one death...

KUWAIT, Sept 17 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's daily coronavirus cases rose by 63 to 411,081 as deaths increased by one to 2,437, the health ministry said on Friday. Another 92 people were cured of the virus, raising the total of those to have overcome the diseas...

 2021-09-17 22:32 

AP

College Football Hall of Fame DT Roger Brown dies at 84...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Roger Brown, a College Football Hall of Famer and six-time Pro Bowl selection with the Detroit Lions and Los Angeles Rams, has died. He was 84.The Lions and College Football Hall......

 2021-09-17 22:31 

Reuters

U.S. lawmakers push Biden to lift Canadian travel restrictions...

Four U.S. senators on Friday asked President Joe Biden to lift restrictions that have barred travel by Canadians across the northern U.S. border since March 2020....

 2021-09-17 22:30 

TASS

France recalls its ambassadors to US, Australia for consultations — foreign ministry...

Reuters quoted a White House official as saying the United States regretted the French decision...

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