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 2021-04-17 22:37 

Deutsche Welle

US President Joe Biden to raise refugee cap after criticism...

But it's uncertain how many more refugees from Africa, the Middle East and Central America are set to benefit....

 2021-04-17 22:23 

CNN

Jaleel White is launching his own cannabis brand...

Actor Jaleel White, who played Steve Urkel on the sitcom...

 2021-04-17 22:04 

Al Jazeera

Biden vows to raise refugee admission cap, but offers few details...

Rights groups and US lawmakers had criticised US president over earlier plan to keep Trump-era limit in place for 2021....

 2021-04-17 21:49 

dpa

Iran says 'good' progress made at nuclear talks but issues remain...

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 2021-04-17 21:46 

CNN

[ US ]

These are the victims of the Indianapolis FedEx shooting...

Samaria Blackwell dreamed of being a police officer....

 2021-04-17 21:38 

Reuters

[ World ]

Japanese PM, Pfizer CEO discuss delivery of additional vaccine doses in 2021 to Japan...
 2021-04-17 21:15 

The Times of India

Harry, William seen chatting together after royal funeral...
 2021-04-17 21:10 

The Times of India

New restrictions ire many in Canada's most populous province...

New pandemic restrictions imposed by Canada's most populous province immediately ran into opposition on Saturday as police departments insisted they wouldn't use new powers to randomly stop motorists and health experts complained the rules focus o...

 2021-04-17 21:08 

CBC

Health of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny worsening amid prison hunger strike, doctor says...

Dr. Yaroslav Ashikhmin said Saturday that test results he received from Navalny's family show him with sharply elevated levels of potassium, which can bring on cardiac arrest, and heightened creatinine levels that indicate impaired kidneys....

 2021-04-17 21:04 

Deutsche Welle

US regulators urge people to stop using Peloton treadmill...

One child died and nearly 40 others have been injured in incidents related to the Tread+. Peloton has said the warning from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission is unfair....

 2021-04-17 20:50 

NBC News

Two passengers sue United Airlines over engine explosion that sent debris raining over neighborhood...

Two passengers who were aboard a United Airlines flight that had to make an emergency landing after one of its engines blew apart and sent debris raining down on Colorado neighborhoods sued the company Friday. In separate lawsuits filed in Chicago, where ...

 2021-04-17 20:47 

Fox News

[ World ]

Italian right-wing leader Salvini to go on trial for not allowing migrant ship to dock...

Italian right-wing leader Matteo Salvini will go on trial for "kidnapping" migrants in September for his decision in 2019 as interior minister not to allow an NGO ship packed with migrants dock in an Italian port....

 2021-04-17 20:33 

Euronews

Czech Republic expels 18 Russian embassy staff for 'spying' in 2014 explosion case...

Czech security services said the 18 staffers, who have been given 48 hours to pack their bags, were...

 2021-04-17 20:27 

The Times of India

On foreign policy decisions, Joe Biden faces drag of pragmatism...

President Joe Biden this past week found himself in search of a foreign policy sweet spot: somewhere between pulling a screeching U-turn on four years of Trumpism and cautiously approaching the world as it is. In recent days, Biden has piled new sanctions...

 2021-04-17 20:24 

NBC News

Queen Elizabeth, paying heed to Covid-19 rules, sat alone...

Queen Elizabeth stuck to the Covid-19 rules, even when it hurt -- and set an example for pandemic-weary Britain...

 2021-04-17 20:19 

dpa

Czech Republic expels 18 Russian diplomats over 2014 blast...

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 2021-04-17 20:19 

NBC News

Sikh community mourns loss of four in Indianapolis FedEx mass shooting...

At least four of the eight employees who were killed during the FedEx mass shooting in Indianapolis late Thursday night were members of the Sikh community....

 2021-04-17 20:11 

Al Jazeera

Canada's top court could be asked to rule if US safe for refugees...

Advocates say deal that allows Canada to quickly expel most asylum seekers at US border should be rescinded....

 2021-04-17 20:09 

CNN

[ US ]

Minneapolis and other US cities increase security ahead of Derek Chauvin trial verdict...

With jury deliberations in Derek Chauvin's trial in the death of George Floyd expected next week, Minneapolis and other US cities are preparing for protests and possible civil unrest....

 2021-04-17 20:05 

News24

Five people killed as police fire at protesting workers in Bangladesh...

At least five people have been killed and dozens injured in Bangladesh after police opened fire on a crowd of workers protesting to demand unpaid wages....

 2021-04-17 20:02 

CNN

[ US ]

Two more bodies identified as search continues for missing crew of ship that capsized off Louisiana coast...

The bodies of two men found inside a commercial vessel that capsized earlier this week off the Louisiana coast have been identified....

 2021-04-17 19:57 

Al Jazeera

Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny 'could die at any moment': Doctor...

Doctor says jailed Russian opposition leader at risk of cardiac arrest, kidneys impaired after weeks on hunger strike....

 2021-04-17 19:55 

NBC News

Scott Rudin stepping away from Broadway following workplace allegations...

Scott Rudin, a theater and film producer who has won numerous awards for his work, said he's stepping away from Broadway following allegations that he was violent and abusive towards his staff members....

 2021-04-17 19:51 

CNN

[ US ]

Google Doodle celebrates Laura Bassi, one of the first European women to earn a PhD...

Google takes many opportunities to celebrate trailblazers with its homepage doodles....

 2021-04-17 19:48 

The Times of India

As mask mandates end, Oregon bucks trend with permanent rule...

As states around the country lift Covid-19 restrictions, Oregon is poised to go the opposite direction - and many residents are fuming about it. A top health official is considering indefinitely extending rules requiring masks and social distancing in all...

 2021-04-17 19:44 

NBC News

Nebraska mall shooting leaves one critically injured; suspects at large...

Authorities are looking for the suspects who opened fire Saturday in a Nebraska mall, critically injuring one person....

 2021-04-17 19:41 

Euronews

Minute of silence in London's Piccadilly Circus in homage to Prince Philip...

People pay their respects to Prince Philip in London's Piccadilly Circus as Britain fall silent in a one-minute's silence in memory of the Duke of Edinburgh....

 2021-04-17 19:39 

i24 News

Czech Republic expels 18 suspected Russian spies over links to 2014 ammo warehouse explosion...
 2021-04-17 19:35 

Deutsche Welle

Coronavirus: Africa's vaccination rollout off to slow start...

African countries have been vaccinating their populations against COVID-19 for weeks, but progress has been slow. Supply problems, confusion over vaccination schedules and fears of side effects are causing delays....

 2021-04-17 19:34 

Deutsche Welle

Belarus: Two men accused of planning coup arrested in Moscow...

The Russian government said it had arrested two men who were planning to attempt a coup in Belarus and intended to assassinate President Alexander Lukashenko....

 2021-04-17 19:31 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Marjorie Taylor Greene scraps planned launch of controversial 'America First' caucus amid blowback from GOP...

Conservative Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is scrapping the planned launch of her...

 2021-04-17 19:30 

Al Jazeera

Lebanon faces tough Ramadan amid 'insane' food prices...

Food prices across Lebanon are soaring as the country goes through its worst economic crisis in decades....

 2021-04-17 19:30 

Sydney Morning Herald

Duke of Edinburgh, the prince of paradoxes, offers a clue on how to bridge the great climate divide...

Prince Philip was a conservationist, but hollow activism repelled him....

 2021-04-17 19:29 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Zack and Alex seemed to have a lot in common, but Alex had a secret...

When Zack met Alex Jones he saw him as a fellow car nut. The truth was something far more sinister....

 2021-04-17 19:27 

CNN

Mars helicopter's first flight could happen on Monday...
 2021-04-17 19:23 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Czech Republic Expels 18 Russian Diplomats Over Depot Blast; Searches For Skripal Poisoning Suspects...

The Czech Republic has announced that it is expelling 18 Russian diplomats it considers spies after intelligence agencies concluded that Russian military agents were involved in a massive ammunition depot explosion on Czech soil in 2014....

 2021-04-17 19:22 

The Times of India

Riot declared after police kill man in Oregon protests...

Police in Portland, Oregon, said Saturday they arrested four people after declaring a riot Friday night when protesters smashed windows, burglarized businesses and set multiple fires during demonstrations that started after police fatally shot a man while...

 2021-04-17 19:22 

NBC News

Harry and William together again a tonic for Brits mourning Prince Philip...

Princes Harry and William together again was a tonic for Brits who still remember the two walking behind the coffin of their mother, Princess Diana....

 2021-04-17 19:19 

dpa

Celebrities demand medical help for Navalny in letter to Putin...

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

 2021-04-17 19:19 

dpa

Czech Republic expels 18 Russian diplomats over 2014 blast...

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

 2021-04-17 19:17 

Fox News

[ World ]

Royal Caribbean sends ships to St. Vincent to assist with evacuations amid La Soufriere eruption...

Royal Caribbean continued its evacuation efforts Saturday, one day after the island of St. Vincent was rocked by another volcanic eruption....

 2021-04-17 19:15 

The Times of India

Kremlin critic Navalny could 'die any minute': Doctors...
 2021-04-17 19:12 

Bahrain News Agency

Worldwide COVID-19 death toll tops a staggering 3 million...
 2021-04-17 19:10 

CNN

[ US ]

Man tops off helicopter proposal with five engagement rings...

Picking out the perfect engagement ring can be a lot of pressure for someone preparing to propose. A man in Atlanta seemed to have a solution -- just propose with five rings....

 2021-04-17 19:09 

Euronews

Riot declared in Portland, Oregon amid United States-wide demonstrations against police violence...

Amid protests and vigils against police violence across the United States, a riot erupted in Portland after police fatally shot another man in a park on Friday....

 2021-04-17 19:09 

Sky News

'The greatest challenge we face': UK to encourage action on climate change ahead of US summit and COP26...

Britain is going to do more to persuade other nations to take action on climate change from next week, Number 10 has said, calling it "the greatest challenge that we face"....

 2021-04-17 19:07 

Euronews

Russian medics sound alarm over Alexei Navalny's blood test results...

Alexei Navalny's personal physicians say the jailed dissident is in serious danger of a heart attack three weeks into his hunger strike....

 2021-04-17 19:07 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

'It's sickening': One place in Australia is preparing to lock up more Aboriginal children...

Thirty years on from the Aboriginal deaths in custody report, the NT government is preparing to introduce bail changes it concedes will lead to more young people behind bars and could require an expansion of the Don Dale Youth Detention Centre....

 2021-04-17 19:06 

Al Jazeera

Czechia expels Russian diplomats over 2014 ammunition depot blast...

Eighteen Russian diplomats identified as spies given 48 hours to leave the country, officials say....

 2021-04-17 19:05 

CNN

[ US ]

One person is critically injured after a shooting at an Omaha mall...

One person was hospitalized with critical injuries after a shooting Saturday at the Westroads Mall in Omaha, Nebraska, according to police....

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