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U.S. pulls out of international open skies treaty

WASHINGTON, DC - The United States is no longer a party to the Open Skies Treaty. The U.S, formerly left ...

France to ease restrictions between now and January

PARIS, France - Aware that the French are becoming weary of lockdown and need to have a better sense of ...

U.S. records 1 million Covid cases in past week, total now exceeds 12m

WASHINGTON, DC - The number of people to have contracted Covid-19 in the United States reached, and surpassed, 12 million ...

U.S. president spotted at golf course during G20 Covid-19 talks

WASHINGTON, DC - November 22 (ANI): U.S. President Donald Trump, who participated in his final Group of 20 summit on ...

Three convicted murderers to face execution before Trump leaves office

WASHINGTON, DC - The Trump administration is to execute three more prisoners on Death Row, prior to Mr Trump leaving ...

Biden: US Ready to Lead the World, Not Retreat From It

WASHINGTON - President-elect Joe Biden declared Tuesday that the United States is "ready to lead the world, not retreat from ...

Russian Influence Peddlers Carving Out New Audiences on Fringes

WASHINGTON - After four years of warnings and preparations, the 2020 presidential election did not see a repeat of 2016, ...

Trump Pardons Iowa Turkey Named Corn

It's official. At a ceremony Tuesday in the White House Rose Garden, a broad-breasted turkey named Corn received the annual ...

OxyContin Maker Purdue Pharma Pleads Guilty in Criminal Case

Purdue Pharma pleaded guilty Tuesday to three criminal charges, formally taking responsibility for its part in an opioid epidemic that ...

France unveils gradual easing of nationwide coronavirus lockdown

The Champs-Elysees Avenue and the Arc de Triomphe are seen after the Christmas illuminations were switched on in Paris, France, ...

Putin Discusses Nagorno-Karabakh With Armenian, Azerbaijani Leaders

Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the implementation of a Russian-brokered agreement that stopped the war in the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region ...

United Nations: Looming Famine in Yemen Comparable to 1980s Africa

ISTANBUL/SANAA - In 1984 and 1985, about a million people died in Ethiopia in a famine that was widely broadcast ...

Dow Jones Industrial Average Reaches 30,000 for First Time

The Dow Jones Industrial Average topped 30,000 for the first time on Tuesday, buoyed by favorable investor sentiment over coronavirus ...

Millions of Americans travel for Thanksgiving, ignoring CDC guidance

Passengers wait to depart at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, the United States, March 13, 2020. (Xinhua/Wang ...

Vietnamese Democracy Advocate's Trial Set For Nov. 30

Tran Duc Thach, a co-founder of Vietnam's online Brotherhood for Democracy group, will face trial in Nghe An province on ...

Biden Transition to US Power Formally Starts

WASHINGTON - U.S. President-elect Joe Biden's transition to power in Washington has formally started after a government agency declared him ...

Thanksgiving Could Make Or Break US Coronavirus Response

WASHINGTON - In Pennsylvania, if you're having friends over to socialize, you're supposed to wear a mask - and so ...

Report: Mets expect Tebow to return in 2021

New York Mets president Sandy Alderson said he expects Tim Tebow to return to the organization in 2021. Tebow, the ...

Coronavirus vaccines: health experts identify ways to build public trust

The pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and BioNtech announced Nov. 20, 2020, that they will seek emergency use authorization from the Food ...

How Biden and Kerry could rebuild America's global climate leadership

John Kerry helped bring the world into the Paris climate agreement and expanded America's reputation as a climate leader. That ...

Biden Introduces Diplomatic, National Security Team

WASHINGTON - U.S. President-elect Joe Biden held an event Tuesday to introduce the individuals he plans to nominate for top ...

King of the Hill? Saints emerge as NFC favorites

It took Taysom Hill all of four quarters to assuage concerns about how the New Orleans Saints would fare while ...

Jailed Russian Historian Dmitriyev Goes On Trial Again

PETROZAVODSK, Russia -- Russian historian Yury Dmitriyev, who was sentenced to 13 years in prison on a controversial child sexual-abuse ...

Cocoa prices soar as producers and processors clash

Tensions between cocoa-producing countries and manufacturers over costs have led to soaring prices on the international market, even as demand ...

Pennsylvania certifies Biden election win

Pennsylvania officially certified Democrat Joe Biden's election victory in the state over Donald Trump on Tuesday, a day after the ...

Like Trump, Biden Will Embrace Executive Orders

LOS ANGELES - Through an executive order issued Jan. 27, 2017, one week after he was sworn in, President Donald ...

Melania Trump Receives White House Christmas Tree

Melania Trump has continued the time-honored, first lady tradition of receiving the official White House Christmas tree.Mrs. Trump on Monday ...

Lockerbie Bomber Appeal Begins at Scotland's High Court

LONDON - Scotland's High Court began hearing an appeal on Tuesday against the conviction of a Libyan man found guilty ...

US Makes Rare Maritime Challenge Near Peter The Great Bay

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Navy says one of its warships conducted a freedom of navigation operation Tuesday in the Sea ...

Braves sign Morton to one-year, $15M deal

The Atlanta Braves signed free agent starting pitcher Charlie Morton to a one-year, $15 million deal on Tuesday. The deal ...

Turkmenistan: The dammed united

The coronavirus fiction is slipping just a little bit more.Authorities in Turkmenistan on November 23 imposed a ban on anybody ...

Stocks boosted as Biden begins White House transition

Stock markets mostly rose Tuesday as news that Donald Trump's team will now work with Joe Biden ahead of his ...

Visitors to Britain Could Shorten Quarantine With Negative Test

Britain announced Tuesday that travelers from abroad could face a shorter isolation period with a negative COVID-19 test days after ...

India, US extend nuclear energy partnership by 10 more years

Washington [US], November 24 (ANI): India and the United States have extended the Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation on nuclear ...

NYC's First African American Mayor, David Dinkins, Has Died

NEW YORK - David Dinkins, who broke barriers as New York City's first African American mayor, but was doomed to ...

Serbian Patriarch Irinej Buried In Belgrade After COVID Battle

Senior clergy and Serbian officials entombed Serbian Orthodox Church Patriarch Irinej in the crypt of the Church of St. Sava ...

Baha'i Homes Reportedly Raided In Cities Across Iran

Activists say Iranian security forces have raided the homes of dozens of Baha'is in several cities across the country, confiscating ...

Hungary To Test Russian Coronavirus Vaccine

Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto says Hungary is pressing ahead with testing on a Russian coronavirus vaccine after being the first ...

New Russian Bill Would Expand Internet Censorship, HRW Warns

Human Rights Watch (HRW) is calling on the Russian parliament to dismiss a new bill giving authorities the power to ...

Moscow Says U.S. Destroyer Forced Out Of Russian Waters

Russia's Defense Ministry says a U.S. Navy destroyer has left Russian waters in the Far East after being warned it ...

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White House formally engages in transition to Biden presidency

WASHINGTON, DC - The General Services Administration has ascertained that President-elect Joe Biden is the "apparent winner" of the November ...

Microsoft to increase Dublin workforce to 2,700

DUBLIN, Ireland - Microsoft Ireland is to create 200 engineering roles to strengthen its existing Dublin-based team of over 600 ...

Trump-appointed head of VOA has authority dashed by court judgement

The chief executive overseeing the Voice of America and its sister networks has acted unconstitutionally in investigating what he claimed ...

Nicaraguan passenger truck crashes, killing 17, injuring dozens

MANAGUA, Nicaragua, November 24 (ANI): At least seventeen people died and 25 others sustained injuries in a single-vehicle road collision ...

Investigators in Xinjiang blocked by Chinese government

Investigators looking for evidence of forced labor in clothing supply chains in the northwestern Chinese region of Xinjiang on behalf ...

U.S. pulls out of international open skies treaty

WASHINGTON, DC - The United States is no longer a party to the Open Skies Treaty. The U.S, formerly left ...

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