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 2020-09-29 16:03 

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Women get worse care for heart attack...

Young women who suffer a particularly deadly condition after a heart attack are 11% more likely to die from it than men, a new study finds....

 2020-09-29 15:51 

AP

Women's issues at UN: Still 'too low down on the agenda'...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Addressing the U.N. General Assembly last week, Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina noted a milestone: the 25th anniversary of the Beijing women's conference that......

 2020-09-29 15:49 

UPI

Titans, Vikings suspend football activities due to COVID-19 cases...

The Tennessee Titans and Minnesota Vikings suspended in-person football activities on Tuesday after eight positive COVID-19 test results emerged out of a group of Titans players and personnel members....

 2020-09-29 15:48 

UPI

Nagorno-Karabakh fighting enters 3rd day; world leaders urge talks...

Fighting between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces in the disputed enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh continued for a third day Tuesday as appeals for a cease-fire were issued by international leaders....

 2020-09-29 15:34 

AP

NTSB: Regulators failed at jobs in limo crash that killed 20...

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Federal investigators examining the 2018 crash of a stretch limousine that killed 20 people said Tuesday that state regulators repeatedly failed to oversee a poorly maintained......

 2020-09-29 15:30 

UPI

Watch: Pakistani man cracks 254 walnuts with his head for Guinness record...

A Pakistani man broke a Guinness World Record by cracking 254 walnuts with his head in a showdown with his Indian rival on a TV special....

 2020-09-29 15:29 

Reuters Canada

Titans close facilities after positive COVID-19 tests...

The Tennessee Titans have closed their facilities after a number of players and team personnel tested positive for COVID-19, the NFL said on Tuesday....

 2020-09-29 15:27 

Reuters Canada

Canada's budgetary watchdog sees record deficit on COVID-19 spending...

Canada's budget deficit is on track to hit C$328.5 billion ($245.7 billion) in the 2020/21 fiscal year, including C$226 billion in pandemic relief spending, the country's independent parliamentary budget officer (PBO) said on Tuesday....

 2020-09-29 15:27 

Reuters Canada

Canada's budgetary watchdog sees record deficit on COVID-19 spending...

Canada's budget deficit is on track to hit C$328.5 billion ($245.7 billion) in the 2020/21 fiscal year, including C$226 billion in pandemic relief spending, the country's independent parliamentary budget officer (PBO) said on Tuesday....

 2020-09-29 15:24 

Reuters Canada

Britain and Canada sanction Belarus leader Lukashenko...

Britain and Canada imposed travel bans and asset freezes on Tuesday on Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, his son and other senior officials over accusations their government rigged an election and committed violence against protesters....

 2020-09-29 15:23 

AP

French Open: Mladenovic collapses again but blames umpire...

PARIS (AP) — Kristina Mladenovic's first match since her nightmarish end to the U.S. Open produced another collapse and a controversial umpire's call at the French Open on Tuesday.The......

 2020-09-29 15:22 

UPI

Japan pledges to remove 'comfort woman' statue in Berlin...

The Japanese government vowed to get rid of a newly erected "comfort woman" statue in Berlin, a day after activists in Germany held an inauguration ceremony for the symbol of Japanese wartime exploitation of women....

 2020-09-29 15:20 

UPI

Watch: Parrot interrupts Croatian soccer game by landing on player...

A soccer game in Croatia was interrupted when an escaped parrot celebrated a team's goal by swooping down onto the field and landing on a parrot's back....

 2020-09-29 15:18 

UPI

Titans, Vikings suspend football activities due to COVID-19 positives...

The Tennessee Titans and Minnesota Vikings suspended in-person football activities on Tuesday after eight positive COVID-19 results emerged out of a group of Titans players and personnel members tested....

 2020-09-29 15:18 

AP

Negotiators hunker down as Brexit talks hit final weeks...

BRUSSELS (AP) — Amid the din of diplomatic diatribes, European Union and British negotiators hunkered down Tuesday to seek compromises on everything from fishing rights to business competition......

 2020-09-29 15:17 

UPI

Latin Grammy Awards: J Balvin, Bad Bunny lead nominees...

The Latin Recording Academy announced on Tuesday the nominees for the 21st annual Latin Grammy Awards with J Balvin and Bad Bunny leading the way....

 2020-09-29 15:13 

AP

Ammo inside burning home shoots out and injures fire chief...

HINESBURG, Vt. (AP) — A fire chief suffered a minor injury when ammunition inside a burning home shot out and hit him, officials said.Firefighters responded to the fire in Hinesburg,......

 2020-09-29 15:12 

UPI

Children return to schools in New York; U.S. adds 33K COVID-19 cases...

Thousands of students in New York City returned to classrooms on Tuesday for the first time in months after they were shuttered by the COVID-19 crisis....

 2020-09-29 15:11 

AP

Indiana casino executive charged in illegal campaign scheme...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A top executive of an Indiana casino company that is building a new $400 million casino in Gary has been indicted on federal charges of illegally funneling campaign......

 2020-09-29 15:09 

UPI

In photos: Schools begin to reopen in NYC...

Students returned to schools in New York City on September 29, 2020 after months of online learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The opening is gradual, with elementary students heading back to the classroom first....

 2020-09-29 15:04 

AP

Suspect claims prophet caricatures prompted Paris stabbings...

PARIS (AP) — The chief suspect in a double stabbing in Paris told investigators he acted out of anger over caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad recently republished by the satirical French......

 2020-09-29 15:03 

Reuters Canada

New Batman story to debut on Spotify podcast in 2021...

An original story about Batman alter-ego Bruce Wayne will debut next year as a podcast series on the Spotify streaming service, the producers announced on Tuesday....

 2020-09-29 15:02 

AP

Pair of endorsements adds more fuel to Georgia Senate race...

ATLANTA (AP) — A pair of new high-profile endorsements are adding fuel to an already contentious special election for a U.S. Senate seat in Georgia.Former Gov. Nathan Deal endorsed......

 2020-09-29 15:00 

UPI

Alcohol consumption in U.S. rose 14% during pandemic, RAND finds...

Alcohol consumption in the United States increased by an average of 14% this spring, when most of the country was in some degree of lockdown because of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a survey released Tuesday....

 2020-09-29 15:00 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Golar unit CEO takes leave of absence following corruption probe...

Golar LNG said on Tuesday Hygo Energy Transition Ltd Chief Executive Officer Eduardo Antonello has taken leave of absence with immediate effect, following a corruption investigation involving him in Brazil....

 2020-09-29 15:00 

Reuters

[ UK ]

UPDATE 2-Kuwait mourns Emir Sheikh Sabah, veteran defender of Arab unity...

Kuwait's ruling Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah has died, his office said in a statement read out on state television on Tuesday....

 2020-09-29 15:00 

AP

Survey: In Hollywood, few believe harassers will be punished...

Disgraced mogul Harvey Weinstein may well spend the rest of his life in prison. But that doesn't mean workers in Hollywood have faith that other harassers and abusers will be similarly......

 2020-09-29 15:00 

Reuters

[ UK ]

FOREX-Dollar slides in flows-driven market; investors await U.S. debate...

* Options-related flows bet on dollar downside * Focus on 1st U.S. presidential debate * Dollar could rise if Trump improves chances -analyst * U.S. consumer confidence rises, lifts risk appetite * Graphic: World FX rates in 2020 https://tmsnrt.rs/2RBWI5E...

 2020-09-29 15:00 

Reuters

[ UK ]

TikTok launches U.S. elections guide to combat misinformation...

TikTok is launching an elections guide in the video-sharing app to give users information about the 2020 U.S. elections to help protect against misinformation, the company said in a Tuesday blog post....

 2020-09-29 15:00 

Reuters

[ UK ]

New Batman story to debut on Spotify podcast in 2021...

An original story about Batman alter-ego Bruce Wayne will debut next year as a podcast series on the Spotify streaming service, the producers announced on Tuesday....

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