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Airbnb takes legal action against guest after 3 New! 2020-08-12 17:59:14For the first time, Airbnb is taking legal action against a guest for violating its ban on unauthorized parties.

Police body-camera footage shows struggle before George Floyd’s New! 2020-08-12 17:10:10Minneapolis police body-camera videos of George Floyd's fatal arrest showed him begging for an officer to remove a knee from his neck in th

Radical or moderate? Trump’s struggle to define Democrat New! 2020-08-12 16:27:20And without a clear message, Trump has reverted to his usual playbook, resorting to sexist and racist attacks.

Why the hunt for a coronavirus vaccine is New! 2020-08-12 15:48:58Vladimir Putin's vaccine claim underscored how, like the space race, the competition to have the first vaccine is about international rivalries as we

Mauritius seeks compensation from owners of Japanese ship New! 2020-08-12 14:35:05The MV Wakashio has spilled 1,000 tons of its cargo of 4,000 tons of oil into the sea, fouling the coastline of Mauritius, including a protected wetla

Macron urges Russia, Iran to co-operate with international New! 2020-08-12 14:21:31While Iran and Russia are important power players in the region and have offered Lebanon aid since last week's devastating explosion, neither partici

Oil spill in Venezuela coats stretch of nation’s New! 2020-08-12 13:49:44Fisherman and locals living around Morrocoy National Park began reporting oil washing ashore last week and it has coated roughly 15 kilometres of beac

Should e-cigarettes be banned amid coronavirus? Why some New! 2020-08-12 12:55:27Participants who smoked both cigarettes and e-cigarettes were between five and seven times more likely to contract the virus.

UN human rights chief condemns crackdown in Belarus, New! 2020-08-12 12:51:04Bachelet said police were reported to have used excessive force, firing rubber bullets, using water cannons and throwing stun grenades.

Trump backs Marjorie Taylor Greene, QAnon believer on New! 2020-08-12 12:26:56The Georgia Republican is poised to become the first elected supporter of QAnon, a wild and baseless conspiracy theory.

‘Serious injuries’ reported after train derails in Scotland: 2020-08-12 08:52:33A number of people were seriously injured in a passenger train derailment on Wednesday morning on the east coast of Scotland, first minister Nicola St

‘Any noise makes him jump’: Children in Beirut 2020-08-12 07:47:00The massive explosion of nearly 3,000 tons of ammonium nitrate in Beirut's port killed more than 170 people, injured about 6,000 others and caused wi

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Britain begins returning illegal immigrants back to France, New! 2020-08-12 15:17:46Britain has started returning illegal immigrants who tried to enter via small boats across the English Channel back to France and Germany -- after Bri

Scientists say UK has ‘no long-term plan’ to New! 2020-08-12 15:08:48Scientists argue the government is ignoring expert advice and forging ahead with initiatives to reopen the country's economy despite warnings that th

Protests of Facebook post offensive to Muslims leave New! 2020-08-12 14:36:39Three people have died and dozens more are injured -- including police officers -- after violent protests outside a police station in Bengaluru, India

Somalia bill expanding child, forced marriages met with New! 2020-08-12 13:55:59Somalia’s parliament is facing criticism Wednesday as it is weighing a controversial bill that would allow child marriage on

Iranian musician rebuffing ban arrested for allegedly encouraging New! 2020-08-12 13:52:57A prominent Iranian music advocate and creator was detained by police officials and charged with allegedly aiding women to sing and dance, he tol

Chinese man's big belly saves him from falling New! 2020-08-12 12:56:39An overweight Chinese man found his big belly to be a lifesaver — after it got wedged in a well and stopped him falling down, according to offic

France sees spike in coronavirus cases, country going New! 2020-08-12 12:49:53A surge of coronavirus cases in France has Prime Minister Jean Castex warning that the country has been going the “wrong way” for two week

UK economy plummets into recession after GDP falls New! 2020-08-12 12:03:12The U.K. economy has officially plummeted into recession after official figures announced Wednesday showed a stunning 20.4% drop in the seco

Dutch police uncover Netherland’s largest-ever cocaine lab in New! 2020-08-12 11:16:37Dutch police have uncovered what they described as the biggest cocaine laboratory ever discovered in the Netherlands, leading to the arrest of 17 susp

New Zealand suspects 4 more coronavirus infections as 2020-08-12 10:21:57Health authorities in New Zealand were scrambling Wednesday to trace the source of a new outbreak of the coronavirus as the nation's largest city wen

Scotland train derailment kills at least 3: 'This 2020-08-12 09:35:18Just before 10 a.m., police, several ambulances, an air ambulance and fire engines rushed to the railway line near Stonehaven, about 100 miles no

Tropical Storm Josephine forecast to form in Atlantic, 2020-08-12 09:12:25An area of disturbed weather is expected to become the next tropical storm on Wednesday, potentially setting another record for a busy 2020 Atlan

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U.K. economy plunges 20% as nation enters deepest 2020-08-12 08:36:06The United Kingdom's economy shrank by a record 20.4 per cent in the second quarter when the coronavirus lockdown was tightest, the most severe

Serious injuries after train derails in Scotland 2020-08-12 08:06:26A number of people were seriously injured in a passenger train derailment on Wednesday morning on the east coast of Scotland, first minister Nicola St

Republicans put forth another QAnon conspiracy supporter as 2020-08-12 07:49:18Marjorie Taylor Greene, a businesswoman who has expressed support for the far-right conspiracy theory QAnon, won the Republican nomination in a Georgi

Coronavirus: What's happening around the world on Wednesday 2020-08-12 07:21:26German health minister Jens Spahn on Wednesday said Russia's COVID-19 vaccine had not been sufficiently tested, adding the aim was to have a safe pro

Police body camera footage shows full arrest, struggle 2020-08-11 18:24:31Body camera footage made public from two Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd's arrest captured a panicked and fearful Floyd pleading

Joe Biden selects Kamala Harris as U.S. vice-presidential 2020-08-11 16:34:21Joe Biden named California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate on Tuesday, making history by selecting the first woman of colour to compete on a ma

New York's coronavirus death toll in long-term care 2020-08-11 14:59:45New York's coronavirus death toll in nursing homes, already among the highest in the nation, could actually be a significant undercount. Unlike every

Obamas, Clintons and former Biden rivals to speak 2020-08-11 14:28:00Next week's Democratic National Convention will feature a lineup of heavyweight politicians, rising stars and everyday Americans making the case for

California judge sides with drivers in landmark case 2020-08-11 10:42:13A judge on Monday ordered ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft to treat their California drivers as employees instead of independent contractors, a shift

Singapore crushes ivory from nearly 300 elephants to 2020-08-11 10:26:35Singapore started crushing nine tonnes of elephant ivory on Tuesday as part of its ongoing fight against illegal trade in wildlife.

Russia approves coronavirus vaccine before final clinical trials 2020-08-11 09:51:18Russia has become the first country to grant regulatory approval to a coronavirus vaccine, after less than two months of human testing, a move ha

Lebanese honour the dead in ceremony a week 2020-08-11 09:07:11Angry and grieving demonstrators on Tuesday read aloud the names of at least 171 people killed in last week's explosion at Beirut's port and called

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Crane collapse kills 5 in Cambodian border town 2020-08-12 08:38:45A construction crane in Cambodia’s northwestern city of Poipet has collapsed, killing at least five people and injuring four

Liberia vice president flies to Ghana for medical 2020-08-12 08:22:24The office for Liberia's Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor says she has flown to Ghana to undergo additional treatment after developing “respi

Mauritius seeks compensation as oil spill cleanup continues 2020-08-12 08:21:03Mauritius says it is seeking compensation from the owners of a Japanese ship that’s spilling oil after it grounded in the shallow waters off the

UK govt, Ben & Jerry's in spat over 2020-08-12 08:11:27Relations between the British government and ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s have chilled in a spat about the treatment of migrants

Scottish leader says injuries reported after train derails 2020-08-12 07:56:47Police and paramedics are responding to a train derailment in northeast Scotland, and smoke could be seen rising from the site

Iran's president, FM lash out at new US 2020-08-12 07:48:14Iran’s president and foreign minister have lashed out at a revised proposal by the U.S. that would extend a U.N. arms embargo on Iran indefinite

North Macedonia: Police find 148 migrants in trucks 2020-08-12 07:36:15Police in North Macedonia say they have discovered 148 migrants crammed into trucks in two separate operations in central and northern parts of the co

More tribal clashes in Sudanese port city; death 2020-08-12 07:29:00Doctors say three days of tribal clashes in a Sudanese port city have left at least 25 people dead and scores wounded

Top German diplomat: Lebanon needs 'reboot' to regain 2020-08-12 07:22:33Germany's foreign minister says Lebanon needs a “strong reboot” and far-reaching economic reforms to rebuild trust with its citizens

Puerto Rico gov sues elections commission in primary 2020-08-12 07:16:34Puerto Rico’s governor is adding new demands to conflicting proposals for rescuing the U.S. territory’s botched primary election

Turkish ship starts energy search amid standoff with 2020-08-12 06:46:18Turkey's energy minister says its seismic research vessel has begun surveying for energy resources in contested areas of the eastern Mediterranean

Parents of UK teen murdered in racist attack 2020-08-12 06:34:02The parents of a Black teenager who was killed in a 1993 racist attack have vowed to keep fighting for justice despite a decision by London’s po


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