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 2021-12-08 09:52 

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France races to identify suspect in Saudi journalist's death...

PARIS (AP) — French authorities raced Wednesday to verify the identity of a suspect in the 2018 killing of Saudi......

 2021-12-08 09:51 

Washington Post

Palestinian girl stabs Israeli woman in Jerusalem in new wave of lone wolf attacks...

The Israeli woman was stabbed from behind as she was walking with her children near the neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah....

 2021-12-08 09:49 

VOA

Olaf Scholz Voted in to Replace Merkel as Germany's Leader...

Scholz won the support of 395 lawmakers...

 2021-12-08 09:47 

WTOP

MGM National Harbor turns 5: What does it pay its dealers?...

Table games dealers at MGM National Harbor have one of the best jobs at the casino. It takes a certain type of person, but they'll teach the skills you need. Find out what it pays....

 2021-12-08 09:44 

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Helicopter carrying Indian military chief crashes...

NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian army helicopter carrying the country's military chief crashed Wednesday in southern Tamil Nadu state,......

 2021-12-08 09:44 

WUSA9.com

Capitals fans can get festive with special holiday features at The Wharf...

Capitals at the Wharf will offer fans opportunities to watch Caps games in a special setting this winter....

 2021-12-08 09:43 

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Facebook broadens ban on military-linked Myanmar companies...

BANGKOK (AP) — Facebook's parent company Meta said Wednesday it has expanded its ban on postings linked to Myanmar's military......

 2021-12-08 09:43 

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Rain, lava from Indonesian volcano hamper search for missing...

LUMAJANG, Indonesia (AP) — Heavy rains and torrents of hot lava and mud sliding down an erupting volcano on Indonesia's......

 2021-12-08 09:39 

Washington Times

Olaf Scholz succeeds Angela Merkel as German chancellor, opening new era...

BERLIN (AP) — Olaf Scholz became Germany's ninth post-World War II chancellor Wednesday, opening a new era for the European Union's most populous nation and largest economy after Angela Merkel's 16-year tenure. Scholz's government ta...

 2021-12-08 09:38 

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Dozens of camels barred from Saudi beauty contest over Botox...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi authorities have conducted their biggest-ever crackdown on camel beauty contestants that received Botox......

 2021-12-08 09:37 

VOA

Australia Urged to Help Retired Sydney Baker Jailed Since 2019 in Vietnam on Terrorism Charges...

Canberra urged to raise the case in human rights talks between the two countries...

 2021-12-08 09:34 

US News & World Report

Spanish Police Officers Brave Frozen Reservoir to Rescue Dog...

MADRID (Reuters) - Two Spanish police officers waded into a frozen reservoir to rescue a stranded dog as a cold front arrived in the northern part......

 2021-12-08 09:29 

US News & World Report

Suspected Killer of Saudi Journalist Khashoggi Was Identified by Passport, Not Just Name - Source...

PARIS (Reuters) - A Saudi man held at a Paris airport over suspected links to the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was arrested because his......

 2021-12-08 09:27 

US News & World Report

Social Democrat Olaf Scholz Elected as German Chancellor...

By Michael NienaberBERLIN (Reuters) -German lawmakers elected Social Democrat Olaf Scholz as new chancellor on Wednesday, ending 16 years of......

 2021-12-08 09:25 

US News & World Report

Exclusive-Ukraine Welcomes Biden-Putin Call as Path to Deterrence and De-Escalation...

KYIV (Reuters) - Ukraine's Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba told Reuters on Wednesday that talks between U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian......

 2021-12-08 09:19 

Washington Post

A climber found a trove of gems in the Alps amidst a 47-year-old plane wreck. He gets to keep half....

The sapphires and emeralds are worth a total of about $169,000, Chamonix Mayor Eric Fournier said....

 2021-12-08 09:18 

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Germany's parliament has elected Olaf Scholz as chancellor to replace Angela Merkel after her 16-year tenure...

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's parliament has elected Olaf Scholz as chancellor to replace Angela Merkel after her 16-year tenure....

 2021-12-08 09:17 

US News & World Report

Suspected Islamist Kills Two in Western Kenya - Police...

By Humphrey MalaloNAIROBI (Reuters) - A suspected member of Somali Islamist group al Shabaab detonated an explosive device that killed two people......

 2021-12-08 09:16 

Washington Post

Leaked letter suggests Boris Johnson backed dog and cat airlift from Kabul as Afghans sought refuge...

"The prime minister's fingers are all over this, aren't they?...

 2021-12-08 09:09 

US News & World Report

Video Piles Pressure on UK's Johnson in Lockdown-Party Saga...

A leaked video that shows staff members in British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's office joking about holding a lockdown-breaching Christmas party last year is adding fuel to allegations that government officials flouted coronavirus rules they imposed...

 2021-12-08 09:03 

Washington Times

Helicopter carrying Indian military chief crashes...

NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian army helicopter carrying the country's military chief crashed Wednesday in southern Tamil Nadu state, the air force said. It did not say whether Chief of Defense Staff Bipin Rawat was injured in the accident. Public br...

 2021-12-08 09:00 

Reason.com

Brickbat: Hard Lessons...

Katrina Phelan, a teacher at Abraham Lincoln High School in Iowa, has been charged with three felony counts of terroristic threats. Police say Phelan wrote several anonymous notes threatening gun violence at the school. At least one of the notes purported...

 2021-12-08 08:50 

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Australia joins US in diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics...

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Wednesday that Australia will join the U.S. in a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Games over human rights concerns....

 2021-12-08 08:49 

VOA

Japanese Tycoon Takes Off for International Space Station...

Yusaku Maezawa and producer Yozo Hirano, who plans to film his mission, blasted off for the International Space Station in a Russian Soyuz spacecraft along with Russian cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin...

 2021-12-08 08:46 

US News & World Report

7-Time Champion Serena Williams Won't Play Australian Open...

Not long after Serena Williams' name was absent from the entry list for the Australian Open, she confirmed the obvious: the seven-time champion won't play the 2022 edition of the season-opening major in January....

 2021-12-08 08:39 

US News & World Report

Helicopter Carrying Indian Military Chief Crashes...

India's air force says an army helicopter carrying the country's military chief has crashed in southern Tamil Nadu state....

 2021-12-08 08:38 

Washington Times

British PM Boris Johnson orders probe amid anger over staff lockdown party...

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday ordered an inquiry and said he was "furious" after a leaked video showed senior members of his staff joking about holding a lockdown-breaching Christmas party. The video has pou...

 2021-12-08 08:37 

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Video piles pressure on UK's Johnson in lockdown-party saga...

LONDON (AP) — A leaked video that shows staff members in British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's office joking about holding......

 2021-12-08 08:37 

Reason.com

Intellectual Diversity and the Problem of Speaking Up...

A few thoughts about disagreement in academia....

 2021-12-08 08:29 

US News & World Report

Japan Economy Contracts 3.6% in 3Q as Virus Hits Spending...

Japan has downgraded its growth estimate for the last quarter, saying weaker consumer spending and trade resulted in a 3.6% contraction....

 2021-12-08 08:29 

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Japan economy contracts 3.6% in 3Q as virus hits spending...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's economy contracted at a 3.6% annual rate in July-September as a wave of coronivirus infections crimped......

 2021-12-08 08:23 

US News & World Report

Scholz's Team: Key Players in Germany's New Government...

Olaf Scholz is expected to become Germany's new chancellor on Wednesday at the head of a three-party coalition government, ending the 16-year era of outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel....

 2021-12-08 08:21 

US News & World Report

Helicopter Carrying Indian Defence Chief Crashes - Defence Source...

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A military helicopter carrying Indian defence chief General Bipin Rawat crashed in southern India on Wednesday, a defence......

 2021-12-08 08:14 

US News & World Report

Myanmar Soldiers Accused of Killing 11 After Charred Remains Found...

(Reuters) - Myanmar soldiers have been accused of rounding up 11 people in a village in a central area of the strife-torn country before shooting......

 2021-12-08 08:07 

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Germany-wide police raids target alleged worker trafficking...

BERLIN (AP) — German police conducted raids across the country Wednesday to crack down on the alleged human trafficking of......

 2021-12-08 08:01 

The Daily Signal

What We Do, and Don't, Know About Omicron Variant...

There is still little data available on the new omicron variant of COVID-19 but that is not stopping some political leaders from implementing new policies... Read More The post What We Do, and Don't, Know About Omicron Variant appeared first on The Da...

 2021-12-08 08:00 

Washington Post

Baldwin says he never pulled the trigger. Experts are skeptical....

Gun experts have said Baldwin's explanation is...

 2021-12-08 07:54 

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Japanese tycoon takes off for International Space Station...

MOSCOW (AP) — A Japanese billionaire and his producer rocketed to space Wednesday as the first self-paying space tourists in......

 2021-12-08 07:49 

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Asian shares mostly higher as virus fears ease...

BANGKOK (AP) — Stocks advanced Wednesday in Asia after another broad rally on Wall Street as investors wagered that the......

 2021-12-08 07:43 

NPR

Malaysian court upholds ex-premier Najib's graft conviction...

An appellate court upheld the conviction and 12-year sentence for ex-Prime Minister Najib Razak for abuse of power and criminal breach of trust in connection with the IMDB state investment fund....

 2021-12-08 07:41 

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Japanese billionaire and producer blast off to International Space Station, first self-paying space tourists since 2009...

MOSCOW (AP) — Japanese billionaire and producer blast off to International Space Station, first self-paying space tourists since 2009....

 2021-12-08 07:36 

US News & World Report

Germany on New Path as Scholz Replaces Merkel as Chancellor...

Olaf Scholz is set to take office as Germany's ninth post-World War II chancellor, succeeding Angela Merkel after her heralded 16-year tenure....

 2021-12-08 07:31 

US News & World Report

USSR's Death Blow Was Struck 30 Years Ago in a Hunting Lodge...

When the leaders of the Soviet Union's three Slavic republics met at a secluded hunting lodge near the Polish border on Dec. 8, 1991, they delivered a death blow to the USSR....

 2021-12-08 07:31 

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USSR's death blow was struck 30 years ago in a hunting lodge...

MOSCOW (AP) — When the leaders of the Soviet Union's three Slavic republics met at a secluded hunting lodge on......

 2021-12-08 07:18 

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Patriots throw fewest passes in a game since 1974...

Mac Jones and the New England Patriots played a style of game more reminiscent of a triple-option service academy than......

 2021-12-08 07:15 

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Scholz's team: key players in Germany's new government...

BERLIN (AP) — Olaf Scholz is set to become Germany's new chancellor on Wednesday at the head of a three-party......

 2021-12-08 07:13 

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Jason Brown and Ronald McDonald House Charities bring smiles...

Figure skaters are trained to wear smiles while on the ice competing or performing. When it comes to Jason Brown,......

 2021-12-08 07:07 

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Germany on new path as Scholz replaces Merkel as chancellor...

BERLIN (AP) — Olaf Scholz is set to take office Wednesday as Germany's ninth post-World War II chancellor, succeeding Angela......

 2021-12-08 07:01 

WTOP

Malaysian court upholds ex-premier Najib's graft conviction...

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's Appeal Court on Wednesday upheld the conviction and 12-year jail sentence of ex-Prime Minister Najib......

 2021-12-08 07:00 

VOA

Taliban Fighters Now Manning Checkpoints in Afghan Cities...

Many Taliban foot soldiers now have new jobs: manning checkpoints on the streets and carrying out security patrols in and around Afghan cities and towns...

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