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Nobel Prizes awarded in pandemic-curtailed local ceremonies New! 2021-12-06 07:53:11LONDON (AP) — Winners of the 2021 Nobel Prizes began receiving their awards on Monday in scaled-down local ceremonies adapted for pandemic times

China tries to reassure on Evergrande as default New! 2021-12-06 06:21:37BEIJING (AP) — China’s central bank expanded the supply of money for lending Monday as Beijing tried to reassure its public and investors

China attacks potential US diplomatic boycott of Olympics New! 2021-12-06 05:27:03BEIJING (AP) — China on Monday threatened to take “firm countermeasures” if the U.S. proceeds with a diplomatic boycott of February&

Myanmar court sentences ousted leader Aung San Suu New! 2021-12-06 05:07:56BANGKOK (AP) — A special court in Myanmar’s capital sentenced the country’s ousted leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, to four years in prison

Justin Bieber performs at Saudi F1 race after New! 2021-12-06 03:32:10JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Pop star Justin Bieber performed to a packed crowd in the Red Sea city of Jiddah in Saudi Arabia, singing some of hi

Dominican Republic expels, mistreats Haitians, activists say 2021-12-05 12:23:21DAJABON, Dominican Republic (AP) – Bien-Aimé St. Clair frowned as the stream of older Haitian migrants pushed past him. Accused of living

Carlsen seizes two-game lead in chess title fight 2021-12-05 12:22:33A stunning blunder by Russian challenger Ian Nepomniachtchi gifted world champion Magnus Carlsen his second win in three games in their scheduled 14-g

Taliban reject Western charges as relations deteriorate 2021-12-05 10:39:27Afghanistan’s Taliban leadership on Sunday rejected sharp criticism from the U.S. and a host of Western allies that the regime has embarked on a

Belgian police use water, tear gas on COVID-19 2021-12-05 10:35:11BRUSSELS (AP) – Belgian police used water cannon and tear gas Sunday to disperse some rowdy protesters in Brussels after most demonstrators marc

Women activists call for more rights in Afghanistan 2021-12-05 10:24:15KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – Women’s rights activists in the Afghan capital of Kabul insisted Sunday they would continue fighting for their r

Israel urges hard line against Iran at nuclear 2021-12-05 05:17:14TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) – Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Sunday urged world powers to take a hard line against Iran in negotiations aim

Indonesian rescuers dig through volcanic ash after 14 2021-12-05 03:31:27LUMAJANG, Indonesia (AP) – Rescuers were sifting through smoldering debris and thick mud in search of survivors a day after the highest volcano

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Total solar eclipse brings darkness to Antarctic summer 2021-12-04 07:25:05Video released by NASA shows a total solar eclipse as seen from Western Antarctica on Saturday.

Parents charged in Michigan school shooting are in 2021-12-03 13:20:08The parents of a teen accused of killing four students in a shooting at a Michigan high school were taken into custody early Saturday, several ho

State rests case at Smollett trial after star 2021-12-03 11:03:36The state rested its case at Jussie Smollett's trial Thursday after key testimony from two brothers who said the former Empire actor plotted a racist

U.K. study finds mRNA COVID-19 vaccines provide biggest 2021-12-03 09:51:39COVID-19 vaccines made by Pfizer and Moderna that use mRNA technology provide the biggest boost to antibody levels when given 10-12 weeks after the se

International Space Station swerves to dodge space junk 2021-12-03 09:09:14The International Space Station (ISS) had to swerve away from a fragment of a U.S. launch vehicle on Friday, the head of Russia's space agency said,

Delta still dominant globally as scientists race to 2021-12-03 08:42:56While the new coronavirus variant omicron appears to be very transmissible, the right response is to be prepared, cautious and not panic, the World He

3 privately owned, commercial space stations get NASA 2021-12-03 07:56:05NASA announced on Thursday it has awarded $415.6 million US to billionaire Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, stalwart contractor Northrop Grumman Corp and ven

Lamine Diack, controversial former head of world athletics, 2021-12-03 04:18:50Lamine Diack, the controversial former president of world athletics, has died, his family said Friday. He was 88.

Canada wants urgent changes to trade plans for 2021-12-03 04:00:00A Canadian diplomatic blitz hit Washington in a late-hour plea for U.S. lawmakers to adjust a plan that Ottawa fears could devastate the auto sector.

Alec Baldwin says he feels sadness over fatal 2021-12-02 21:26:57Alec Baldwin said in a TV interview that he did not pull the trigger of the gun that fired a live bullet and killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on

Austria sees 2nd chancellor step down in less 2021-12-02 15:17:02Austrian Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg announced Thursday he is stepping down just two months after taking over from predecessor Sebastian Kurz, w

Canada slaps new sanctions on officials over human 2021-12-02 13:23:15Canada has imposed new sanctions on Belarusian officials over human rights violations in that country — measures taken in coordination with the

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Podcast: A Chinese tennis star disappears 2021-12-03 08:00:29The mysteries and significance of Peng Shuai's temporary disappearance is roiling China

As warnings fly between U.S. and Russia, how 2021-12-03 05:00:28So far, tensions between Washington and Moscow over Ukraine have been restricted to a war of words, but could it flare into something more dangerous?

Did Alec Baldwin pull the trigger? 'Rust' camera 2021-12-02 19:24:55A camera crew member on the film 'Rust' disputed claims by actor Alec Baldwin that he didn't pull the trigger on the Colt .45 prop gun, fatally sho

Congress extends government funding until February, averting a 2021-12-02 09:27:07Amid threats of a shutdown, lawmakers reached agreement on a stopgap spending bill to keep the federal government running through mid-February.

Did failure to adequately treat HIV patients give 2021-12-02 07:00:16The Omicron variant was probably incubated in a person with poorly controlled HIV who struggled to clear a coronavirus infection.

Biden to boost winter pandemic protections as Omicron 2021-12-01 14:46:32President Biden announces new measures as scientists try to determine how dangerous the new Omicron variant of COVID-19 will be.

Photos: As Roe vs. Wade challenged, demonstrators gather 2021-12-01 11:28:50Supreme Court justices weigh whether to uphold a Mississippi law that bans abortion after 15 weeks and overrule the 1973 Roe vs. Wade.

Democrats make last effort to keep immigration reforms 2021-12-01 08:00:46The immigration measures face an uphill battle in the Senate, which is expected to take up the legislation next month, and they could be stripped by t

2021 tried to start on a unified note 2021-12-01 06:00:40Late last year in the middle of a dark December — infections running rampant, hospitals pushed to the brink — 2021 held such promise.

Omicron? Many Americans give it a shrug 2021-12-01 06:00:24The dangers of the Omicron COVID-19 variant are unknown. But many Americans aren't very worried.

They helped Chinese women, workers, the forgotten and 2021-12-01 05:00:57The secret detentions of young feminists and labor activists underscore the impunity with which Beijing disappears those deemed a 'stability' threat

Jussie Smollett's trial over alleged hate crime begins. 2021-11-30 18:39:26Nearly three years after he claimed he was attacked in Chicago, former 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett is back in court. This Q&A will bring you

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Covid-19 disruptions caused sharp spike in malaria deaths New! 2021-12-06 08:55:40Pandemic-related disruptions caused tens of thousands more malaria deaths in 2020, the World Health Organization said Monday, but added that urgent ac

Pope Francis ends Greece, Cyprus trip focused on New! 2021-12-06 08:02:32Pope Francis thanked Greece for its "gracious hospitality" as he left Monday following a landmark three-day visit marked by calls for better treatme

Iran slams France for selling arms to UAE, New! 2021-12-06 07:36:05Iran on Monday accused France of "destabilising" the Gulf region after Paris signed a record 14-billion-euro deal with the United Arab Emirates for

Pro-Beijing Solomon Islands PM survives confidence vote, blames New! 2021-12-06 05:42:17Embattled Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare survived a no-confidence vote Monday, while accusing "Taiwan's agents" of orchestrating

Survivors of the ‘troubled teen’ industry share the New! 2021-12-06 05:11:08Taken from their homes in the middle of the night, put into isolation, denied food and water, forced to do hard labour and undergo “attack thera

Video: On Ukrainian frontline, Russian troop build-up reports New! 2021-12-06 04:28:01As US President Joe Biden and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, prepare for talks via video conference Tuesday on the tense situation in Ukrain

Myanmar’s ousted leader Suu Kyi sentenced to four New! 2021-12-06 01:20:07A court in military-ruled Myanmar jailed deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi for four years on Monday on charges of incitement and breaching coronavirus r

Incumbent Barrow declared winner of Gambia's presidential vote 2021-12-05 16:44:14Adama Barrow was on Sunday declared the victor of The Gambia's presidential election by the electoral commission, winning a second term in office in

Russia beat Croatia to win third Davis Cup 2021-12-05 15:11:23Russia claimed a third Davis Cup title on Sunday after Daniil Medvedev and Andrey Rublev both won their singles matches to defeat Croatia.

Fighting breaks out as French far-right candidate Zemmour 2021-12-05 12:40:45French far-right candidate Eric Zemmour launched his presidential campaign in front of thousands of cheering supporters waving the tricolore on Sunday

Former US senator and presidential candidate Bob Dole 2021-12-05 12:01:56Bob Dole, who overcame disabling war wounds to become a sharp-tongued Senate leader from Kansas, a Republican presidential candidate and then a symbol

With billions in new deals, France's Rafale fighter 2021-12-05 11:49:26The sale of 80 Rafale fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates was not only deemed "historic", but it also seemed to confirm the continuing commerci

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Kamala Harris is a ‘bully,’ ex-staffers say New! 2021-12-06 08:42:14 US Vice President Kamala Harris’s leadership style has been criticized by her former staffers, with some saying they had to deal with “co

Russia rejects rights of sexual minorities & gender New! 2021-12-06 08:34:06 The Russian people are opposed to the “imposition” of ideas like the rights of sexual minorities and “gender diversity,” the

Banksy bids to buy prison that held Oscar New! 2021-12-06 08:18:34 Mysterious street artist Banksy has offered to raise £10 million ($13.28 million) to turn Reading Prison, where Oscar Wilde was incarcerated, i

‘Mystery hut’ spotted on dark side of Moon New! 2021-12-06 08:15:43 A Chinese Yutu 2 rover has spotted an odd object on the far side of the Moon, and it’s been described in initial reports by media outlets as a

‘Good, not great’: McGregor issues stinging criticism of New! 2021-12-06 07:55:52 Khabib Nurmagomedov may have beaten Conor McGregor en route to retiring undefeated from MMA, but that doesn't seem to have been enough to impress th

‘Harry Potter’ reunion teaser drops, minus one very New! 2021-12-06 07:52:01 HBO Max has dropped a teaser for its ‘Harry Potter’ 20th-anniversary special, which brings together many of the actors from the original

Finnish leader explains what’s important in relations with New! 2021-12-06 07:49:04 Despite worsening relations between Moscow and the West, Russia’s interests cannot be ignored, Finnish President Sauli Niinistö has said,

Jake Paul’s scrap with Tyson Fury’s brother Tommy New! 2021-12-06 07:34:22 Boxing braggart Jake Paul's prophecies about Tommy Fury failing to turn up for the showdown of two social media sensations in 12 days' time has com

Very rare total solar eclipse plunges Antarctica into New! 2021-12-06 07:33:59 The world's coldest place also briefly became the darkest as Antarctica witnessed a rare total solar eclipse on Saturday. Read Full Article at RT.co

AOC criticized for looting denial New! 2021-12-06 06:47:40 Republicans, businesses, and social media users have blasted Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for an interview in which the Democrat questioned the exis

NATO risks crossing Russian ‘red lines’ – influential New! 2021-12-06 06:36:55 Ukraine’s hopes to join NATO fly in the face of Russia’s long-declared boundaries, the head of the influential Munich Security Conference

Covid jab creator explains why next pandemic could New! 2021-12-06 06:31:05 Professor Dame Sarah Gilbert, one of the people behind the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine, has warned that future pandemics could be more fatal tha

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Artist didn’t know Michigan shooting suspect’s parents hid 2021-12-05 17:51:16James and Jennifer Crumbley, who face involuntary manslaughter counts, were found early Saturday inside a Detroit commercial building.

Fauci says Omicron variant doesn’t look severe, but 2021-12-05 15:45:47U.S. health officials said Sunday that early indications suggest the omicron variant of the coronavirus may be less dangerous than delta.

Cuomo accused of sexual misconduct days before being 2021-12-05 14:44:37Attorney Debra Katz said Sunday her client was the victim of "serious sexual misconduct'' by Cuomo and that she had contacted CNN about the woman'

‘Matter of survival’: Small businesses feel squeeze left 2021-12-05 14:13:59With the winter holiday nearly in full swing, late shipments and bare shelves could be disastrous for the busiest sales season of the year.

Indonesia volcano: Rescuers dig through smoldering ash, debris 2021-12-05 13:16:25Search and rescue efforts were temporary suspended on Sunday afternoon because of fears that hot ash and debris could tumble down from the crater due

Injured, ill veterans struggling needlessly as feds ignore 2021-12-05 12:58:29The problems identified by the watchdog's office since 2017 include long wait times for veterans to find out whether they qualify for disability bene

Bob Dole, former U.S. senator and presidential candidate, 2021-12-05 12:15:32Dole announced in February that he had been diagnosed with advanced lung cancer and would begin treatment.

Belgian police use water, tear gas on COVID-19 2021-12-05 12:11:46The main crowd in Sunday’s mostly peaceful march had already dispersed when about a 100 protesters ran into a riot police barricade cordoning of

15 dead as Indian villagers clash with army 2021-12-05 11:44:21An army officer said the soldiers fired at a truck after receiving intelligence about a movement of insurgents in the area and killed six people.

Omicron COVID-19 variant casts shadow over hopes for 2021-12-05 10:59:46Many Canadians have holiday plans hanging in the balance as mounting anxiety about the Omicron variant dampens excitement for a vaccine-protected come

CNN fires host Chris Cuomo after helping brother 2021-12-04 17:39:58Cuomo was suspended earlier in the week after new information came to light of his involvement with his brother's defence, leaving his future with th

U.K. joins Canada, U.S. in tightening travel restrictions 2021-12-04 16:38:33Health Secretary Sajid Javid said the new rules will apply from 4 a.m. London time Tuesday.

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