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 2022-05-20 22:44 

Reuters

N.Korea reports 219,030 more people with fever, 1 new death amid COVID wave -Yonhap...

North Korea reported 219,030 more people with fever symptoms and one additional death as the country fights its first confirmed coronavirus outbreak, South Korea's Yonhap news agency said on Saturday....

 2022-05-20 22:42 

Reuters

In blow to Biden climate plan, Entergy shuts nuclear power plant...

Entergy Corp said on Friday it had shut down a nuclear power station in Michigan, more than a week ahead of schedule, in a blow to the Biden administration's plan to save nuclear plants because they generate virtually emissions-free electricity....

 2022-05-20 22:33 

UPI

Watch live: Boeing's Starliner to dock with International Space Station...

Boeing's Starliner space craft is approaching the International Space Station and will dock with the outpost Friday evening amid the company's uncrewed test flight....

 2022-05-20 22:23 

Reuters

Chile will reopen Easter Island to tourists in August...

Easter Island, one of Chile's biggest tourist attractions, will reopen to visitors starting Aug. 1 after access was restricted at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Chile's government said on Friday....

 2022-05-20 22:21 

Reuters

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Ukraine's Zelenskiy proposes formal deal on compensation from Russia | Reuters...

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Friday proposed a formal deal with the country's allies to secure Russian compensation for the damage its forces have caused during the war....

 2022-05-20 22:16 

Reuters

Roger Angell quotes on baseball, turning 100...

Roger Angell, who turned 100 in 2020 and died on Friday, said he liked writing about baseball because its unhurried pace gave him time to think. Here are his thoughts....

 2022-05-20 22:09 

Reuters

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi barred from Catholic communion over abortion stance...

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi can no longer take communion because she supports abortion rights and also publicly invokes her Catholic faith, the archbishop of San Francisco said in a letter released on Friday....

 2022-05-20 22:07 

UPI

'Power Rangers' actor Austin St. John indicted in PPP scheme...

A federal grand jury in Texas has indicted Austin St. John, an actor known for playing in the Red Power Ranger in various TV shows and movies, on fraud charges related to a COVID-19 relief scheme....

 2022-05-20 22:07 

Reuters

Masters champion Scheffler set to miss cut at Southern Hills...

Scottie Scheffler, who soared to new heights with a red-hot start to the year that included a Masters triumph, was brought back down to earth on Friday at the PGA Championship where he was set to miss the cut....

 2022-05-20 22:06 

Reuters

Three killed in Israeli 'aggression' targeting southern Damascus -Syrian ministry of defence...

An Israeli "aggression" that was launched from the occupied Golan Heights and targeted the southern parts of the Syrian capital Damascus left three dead and some material damage, the Syrian ministry of defence said on Friday, citing a military sou...

 2022-05-20 22:04 

Reuters

Baseball writer Roger Angell dies at 101...

Roger Angell, who brought a fan's perspective, an intellectual's enlightenment and a poet's lyrical touch to his essays on baseball for The New Yorker magazine, building a reputation as one of America's elite baseball writers over six deca...

 2022-05-20 22:01 

UPI

VP Kamala Harris announces $500M in EPA funds for zero-emission school buses...

Vice President Kamala Harris on Friday announced $500 million in Environmental Protection Agency funds for zero-emission school buses....

 2022-05-20 21:51 

Reuters

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Canada jury finds sword attacker guilty of 1st-degree murder -CBC | Reuters...

A jury in Canada has found a 26-year-old man who carried out the Quebec City Halloween sword attacks in 2020 guilty on two counts of first-degree murder, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp reported on Friday....

 2022-05-20 21:50 

Reuters

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WHO calls emergency meeting as monkeypox cases top 100 in Europe | Reuters...

The World Health Organization was holding an emergency meeting on Friday to discuss the recent outbreak of monkeypox, a viral infection more common to west and central Africa, after over 100 cases were confirmed or suspected in Europe....

 2022-05-20 21:49 

Reuters

Oracle's Ellison joined Nov 2020 call about contesting Trump's defeat...

Larry Ellison, billionaire chairman and co-founder of Oracle Corp , participated shortly after the November 2020 U.S. presidential election in a phone call focused on strategies for contesting former President Donald Trump's defeat, according to an em...

 2022-05-20 21:48 

Reuters

Mexico reports first death of child from mysterious severe hepatitis...

Mexican authorities confirmed on Friday the first death of a child from a severe form of hepatitis with unknown origin in the country, marking the first death in Latin America as cases spread worldwide....

 2022-05-20 21:47 

Reuters

Boeing's Starliner capsule nears rendezvous with space station in uncrewed test...

Boeing's new crew capsule Starliner neared a rendezvous in orbit on Friday with the International Space Station (ISS), a day after launching successfully on a highly anticipated do-over test flight without astronauts aboard....

 2022-05-20 21:44 

Reuters

Blackstone unit acquires 49% stake in U.S. LNG facility...

Blackstone Inc's credit investment unit said on Friday it has bought a 49% stake in a liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility in Georgia from private equity firm EIG Global Energy Partners....

 2022-05-20 21:38 

Reuters

A Virgil Abloh-created sneaker exhibit opens in New York...

Late fashion designer Virgil Abloh is being honored in a New York exhibition featuring 47 pairs of Louis Vuitton Nike Air Force 1 sneakers he created before his death in November....

 2022-05-20 21:34 

Reuters

Moody's downgrades Ukraine to "Caa3" on debt uncertainty...

Moody's on Friday downgraded Ukraine's foreign currency sovereign credit rating to "Caa3" from "Caa2", with a negative outlook, citing increased risks to the government's "debt sustainability" following Russia's inv...

 2022-05-20 21:28 

Reuters

Finland, Sweden would be valuable additions to NATO, UK's Johnson tells Erdogan...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday told Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan that Finland and Sweden would be valuable additions to the NATO alliance....

 2022-05-20 21:26 

UPI

Indiana students attempt world record game of Duck, Duck, Goose...

More than 2,000 students from three Indiana high schools came together Friday to attempt a Guinness World Record for the largest game of Duck, Duck, Goose....

 2022-05-20 21:23 

Reuters

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U.S. judge blocks plan to lift COVID border restrictions for migrants | Reuters...

U.S. authorities cannot immediately proceed with plans to lift pandemic restrictions that empowered U.S. agents at the Mexico border to turn back migrants without a chance to seek asylum, a Louisiana-based judge said on Friday....

 2022-05-20 21:22 

UPI

U.S. stocks see longest streak of weekly losses since 2001...

U.S. stocks marked the longest streak of weekly losses since 2001 by the end of trading Friday as the S&P 500 dropped into bear market territory....

 2022-05-20 21:22 

UPI

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U.S. stocks see longest streak of weekly losses since 2001...

U.S. stocks marked the longest streak of weekly losses since 2001 by the end of trading Friday as the S&P 500 dropped into bear market territory....

 2022-05-20 21:20 

Reuters

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ABA council seeks views on the fate of law school admissions tests | Reuters...

The public will get the opportunity to weigh in on whether the American Bar Association should eliminate a requirement that law schools use a standardized test, like the Law School Admission Test, to assess applicants....

 2022-05-20 21:17 

UPI

Alanna Ubach cast as mom in Seth MacFarlane 'Ted' series...

Peacock announced Alanna Ubach has joined the cast of "Ted" on Friday. Ubach will play the mother to young John Bennett (Max Burkholder)....

 2022-05-20 21:16 

Reuters

Obi-Wan hides the Force in new 'Star Wars' TV series, says Ewan McGregor...

"Star Wars" Jedi master Obi-Wan Kenobi is back for a six-part television series and so is Ewan McGregor, who had played him as a young man. Forget the Jedi mind tricks and lightsaber battles, though....

 2022-05-20 21:07 

Reuters

Australian voters head to polls in close-run election...

Australians vote in a national election on Saturday, with opinion polls showing the opposition Labor Party narrowly ahead of the ruling conservative coalition although a strong showing by climate-focused independents could lead to a hung parliament....

 2022-05-20 21:06 

UPI

Archbishop denies House Speaker Nancy Pelosi communion over abortion stance...

The head of the Archdiocese of San Francisco told House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday that she may no longer receive communion over her stance on abortion....

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