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 2020-09-26 01:27 

CNN

[ US ]

Thom Brennaman resigns from Cincinnati Reds after uttering anti-gay slur...

Cincinnati Reds broadcaster Thom Brennaman has resigned, according to CNN affiliate WCPO. He had been suspended by the team after he uttered an anti-gay slur on air last month." name="twitter:description...

 2020-09-26 01:27 

dpa

Trump says Supreme Court pick decided, amid Amy Coney Barrett reports...

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 2020-09-26 00:58 

Sydney Morning Herald

Imran Khan accuses India of sponsoring Muslim hate...

He also criticised other countries' "targeting of Muslims" in the "name of free speech" but stopped short of faulting China for persecuting Uighurs....

 2020-09-26 00:57 

dpa

Trump vows to declare KKK, Antifa terrorist organizations...

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 2020-09-26 00:47 

Deutsche Welle

Russia accuses Germany of obstructing probe in Navalny case...

Russia has claimed that Germany is obstructing a probe into the case of poisoned Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. The 44-year-old lawyer and anti-corruption campaigner continues to recover in Berlin....

 2020-09-26 00:38 

NBC News

Former Houston test administrator pleads guilty in college admissions scandal...

A former Houston high school worker pleaded guilty Friday to taking bribes in a massive college admissions cheating scheme that resulted in dozens of indictments last year....

 2020-09-26 00:31 

Reuters

[ World ]

Australia says world needs to know origins of COVID-19...

The world's nations must do all they can to understand the origins of COVID-19, Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday, comments that could worsen tensions with China....

 2020-09-26 00:18 

Sydney Morning Herald

Julian Assange's extradition decision won't be made until after the US election...

The Trump administration wants Assange to be tried in the US on 18 spying charges over cables published by the Australian's WikiLeaks website a decade ago....

 2020-09-26 00:16 

Reuters

[ World ]

Mexico's confirmed coronavirus cases up to 720,858: health ministry...

Mexico's confirmed coronavirus cases rose to 720,858 on Friday, according to updated data from the health ministry, along with a reported death toll of 75,844....

 2020-09-26 00:03 

NBC News

DOJ calls on San Francisco to end pandemic policy on places of worship...

The U.S. Department of Justice asked San Francisco on Friday to send its one-person rule at places of worship amid the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-09-26 00:00 

CNN

[ US ]

New Orleans restaurants can now serve alcoholic beverages as to-go drinks...

While bars remain closed, restaurants in New Orleans can now serve to-go alcoholic drinks, easing the Covid-19 restrictions." name="twitter:description...

 2020-09-25 23:57 

Al Jazeera

Oregon governor sending state police to Portland for protests...

US city of Portland has been shaken by protests for more than three months following the police killing of George Floyd....

 2020-09-25 23:55 

Radio Free Asia

North Korea's Kim Jong Un Apologizes For Shooting Death of South Korean Official at Sea...

Analysts see a strategic move behind the rare gesture from Pyongyang amid chilly North-South ties....

 2020-09-25 23:53 

Radio Free Asia

Bangladesh: Entire Cox's Bazar Police Force Transferred After Ex-Army Major's Killing...

The move follows the shooting death of a retired army officer and more than a hundred alleged extrajudicial killings of Rohingya refugees....

 2020-09-25 23:46 

Sydney Morning Herald

Trump expected to name Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court...

The 48-year-old is a devout Catholic who has long been viewed as a rising star in conservative legal circles....

 2020-09-25 23:43 

CNN

[ US ]

The Doobie Brothers aren't happy that Bill Murray is using their song to sell 'ugly' golf shirts...

The Doobie Brothers claim actor Bill Murray has been using one of their songs without permission to sell "ugly" golf shirts and they want the actor to pay up." name="twitter:description...

 2020-09-25 23:35 

Deutsche Welle

Brexit: EU's Charles Michel lashes out at UK over withdrawal treaty...

The EU said respect for international law is "not optional" in reference to the UK's threats to renege on parts of its withdrawal agreement. The UK recognizes it would be breaking international law by altering the deal....

 2020-09-25 23:34 

Reuters

[ World ]

Peru to further open economy in October as coronavirus cases drop...

Peru will push forward with a gradual reopening of its economy in October, allowing international flights to countries in the region and more people into its restaurants and stores, the government said on Friday, provided coronavirus cases continue to fal...

 2020-09-25 23:31 

Al Jazeera

AOC withdraws from Yitzhak Rabin commemoration after criticism...

US Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will not attend event for former Israeli prime minister, her office says....

 2020-09-25 23:27 

dpa

Reports: Trump picks conservative Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court...

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 2020-09-25 23:27 

dpa

Death toll rises to 25 after military aircraft crashes in Ukraine...

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 2020-09-25 23:25 

Bahrain News Agency

Giant rat wins animal hero award for sniffing out landmines...
 2020-09-25 23:24 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Sir David Attenborough breaks Jennifer Aniston's Instagram record for fastest time to reach one million followers...

Sir David's very first Instagram post is a piece to camera where he says: "I am making this move and exploring this new way of communication to me because, as we all know, the world is in trouble."...

 2020-09-25 23:22 

Bahrain News Agency

Under virus strain, Europe's leaders plead at UN for unity...
 2020-09-25 23:21 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Giving the gift of hope, through glass...

Forged in a furnace at over 1,000 degrees Celsius from molten glass, the delicate and beautiful creations of artist Keith Dougall are more than simple ornaments — they are gifts of hope....

 2020-09-25 23:20 

Bahrain News Agency

Virus surges in France, Marseille fights against closures...
 2020-09-25 23:17 

Al Jazeera

Trump set to name Amy Coney Barrett to US Supreme Court: Reports...

US president will name the conservative judge to fill the vacancy left by Ruth Bader Ginsburg, US media are reporting....

 2020-09-25 23:10 

Radio Free Asia

CNRP Leader Sam Rainsy Vows Again to Return to Cambodia, Confront Hun Sen...

The promise follows an attempt last year that was blocked when Thai authorities would not allow him to board a Thai Airways flight from Paris, where he lives in exile....

 2020-09-25 22:48 

CBS News

[ Health ]

Florida lifts all coronavirus restaurant restrictions despite persistent cases...

"There will not be limitations," Governor Ron DeSantis said Friday....

 2020-09-25 22:44 

CNN International

25 people killed in military plane crash in eastern Ukraine...

A Ukrainian Air Force transport aircraft crashed near the eastern city of Chuguev late Friday, killing 25 people, according to the country's general prosecutor's office....

 2020-09-25 22:40 

Reuters

[ World ]

USDA funds $1 million research project studying COVID-19 in U.S. beef supply chain...

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is funding a $1 million research project to identify how the virus that causes COVID-19 might be transmitted in the nation's beef supply chain, from cattle on the farm to the packages of meat inside a person's re...

 2020-09-25 22:39 

Reuters

[ World ]

Verdasco questions French Open COVID-19 testing protocols after withdrawal...

Spain's Fernando Verdasco questioned the French Open's COVID-19 testing protocols on Friday after having to withdraw from the tournament due to a positive result, which he deemed was false....

 2020-09-25 22:38 

Bahrain News Agency

New measurements show moon has hazardous radiation levels...
 2020-09-25 22:27 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Queensland's border wars heat up as state election fast approaches...

While no-one comes out of this looking good, the latest stoush between Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and Deputy Premier Steven Miles could well help Queensland Labor, writes Peter McCutcheon....

 2020-09-25 22:27 

AP

UAE: Iran's aggressive policies made Arabs look at Israel...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Arab Emirates didn't need peace with Israel to counter Iran, a top UAE official said Friday, but he said Iran's aggressive policies over three decades alarmed many......

 2020-09-25 22:26 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

In UN Speech, Pakistani Prime Minister Accuses India Of Sponsoring Hatred Of Muslims...

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan told the United Nations General Assembly on September 25 that India's Hindu nationalist government is a state sponsor of hatred and prejudice against Muslims....

 2020-09-25 22:25 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

'You can't unsee': Strahan locals absorbing 'heartbreaking' reality of mass whale stranding...

While the country watched from afar, locals in Strahan have spent the week coming to terms with 470 whales stranding in the waters near their picturesque Tasmanian village, which quickly became a "mass graveyard"....

 2020-09-25 22:24 

Bahrain News Agency

EU police raid Kosovo war veterans' office, detain leaders...
 2020-09-25 22:22 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Can the Canberra Liberals' hospital plan really fix the ACT's healthcare woes?...

The party says that, if it is elected, it will declare "war on hospital wait times" and "turbocharge"; the ACT's capacity for surgery — though it faces several hurdles....

 2020-09-25 22:09 

Sky News

Plane carrying aviation students crashes in Ukraine killing 22...

A military transport plane carrying students from an aviation school has crashed in northeastern Ukraine, killing at least 22 people on board, officials have said....

 2020-09-25 22:08 

Radio Free Asia

US Lawmaker 'Adopts' Jailed Vietnamese Journalist as Prisoner of Conscience...

Nguyen Van Hoa, serving a seven-year prison term, had contributed to RFA as a journalist and videographer....

 2020-09-25 22:08 

CBS News

[ Health ]

Company to pay $60 million for deceptive marketing with pelvic mesh...

C.R. Bard failed to inform women of "serious and life-altering risks" related to permanent pelvic mesh devices....

 2020-09-25 22:04 

Deutsche Welle

Breonna Taylor's family: We have 'no faith' in legal system...

The family of Breonna Taylor has said laws in the US are "not made to protect Black people," and called for protests to continue until the police officer who shot her faces charges....

 2020-09-25 22:03 

CBC

Trump expected to tap Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court vacancy...

Republicans are expecting U.S. President Donald Trump to announce Saturday that he is nominating Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court as he aims to put a historic stamp on the high court just weeks before the presidential election....

 2020-09-25 21:57 

Reuters

[ World ]

Brazil reports 31,911 new coronavirus cases, 729 deaths...

Brazil recorded 31,911 additional confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, and 729 deaths from the disease, the Health Ministry said on Friday....

 2020-09-25 21:43 

Al Jazeera

Some 3,500 companies sue over Trump-imposed Chinese tariffs...

They are challenging what they call the unlawful escalation of the US trade war with China via imposition of tariffs....

 2020-09-25 21:36 

Reuters

[ World ]

Minnesota, Oregon and Utah report record one-day increases in COVID-19 cases...

Three U.S. states reported record one-day increases in new COVID-19 cases on Friday as the nation surpassed the grim milestone of over 7 million total infections, according to a Reuters tally....

 2020-09-25 21:34 

Reuters

[ World ]

American Airlines secures $5.5 billion Treasury loan, could tap more...

American Airlines said on Friday it has secured a $5.5 billion government loan and could tap up to $2 billion more in October depending on how the U.S. Treasury allocates extra funds under a $25 billion loan package for airlines....

 2020-09-25 21:31 

Reuters

[ World ]

UK pledges over $400 million for WHO, calls for end to 'ugly rifts'...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will pledge on Saturday a 30% increase in funding for the World Health Organization while urging reforms to the global health body and calling for a revival of cross-border cooperation to end...

 2020-09-25 21:30 

CNN

Australia asks Google to remove images from top of sacred site Uluru...

Australia has asked Google to remove pictures on its Maps service taken from the top of Uluru, the sacred Aboriginal monolith that visitors were banned from climbing last year....

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