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  • BBC apologizes after map showing Crimea as part of Russia prompts Ukrainian embassy backlash
    The BBC has apologized after a map it used in a report on a deadly plane crash in Ukraine depicted Crimea as part of Russia, provoking anger from Ukrainian diplomats and social media commenters. The report on the tragedy appeared on the BBC’s website featuring a map of Ukraine, which ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Egypt returns bodies of two Gaza fishermen shot by its navy
    The fishermen, who were brothers, were shot off the coast near the southern border town of Rafah. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Canadian Police Charge Man With Faking Terrorist Activity
    The man, Shehroze Chaudhry, created a political storm in Canada with his assertions that he participated in atrocities by ISIS in Syria. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Malaysia’s ruling coalition wins first electoral test in Sabah
    Victory in Sabah state is likely to strengthen PM Muhyiddin Yassin's position as he faces leadership challenge. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Pacquiao confirms boxing match with MMA star McGregor next year
    Philippine boxing icon says part of the proceeds of the boxing match will go to COVID-19 victims in his country. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • ‘Unhinged’: Biden compares Trump to Fidel Castro & Nazi Joseph Goebbels, vows to debate him because he’s ‘not very smart’
    Joe Biden was slammed as “unhinged” by critics following an interview in which he compared US President Donald Trump to both Fidel Castro and infamous Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebbels in the space of less than a minute. Asked by MSNBC’s Stephanie Ruhle about voters believing Trump’s frequent accusations that Biden ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Paris Suspect Said Attack Was Aimed at Paper That Mocked Islam’s Prophet
    An 18-year-old immigrant from Pakistan was arrested on Friday after the stabbing of two people near the former offices of the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, which was targeted in a 2015 terrorist attack. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Lampard says big-spending Chelsea ‘will improve’ – and they will have to, fast, after latest defensive horror show at West Brom
    Despite splashing out more than £200 million on new recruits this summer, it was left to academy graduates Mason Mount, Tammy Abraham and Callum Hudson-Odoi to get Chelsea out of jail against West Brom in the Premier League. It took a stoppage-time equalizer from Abraham to save the blushes of ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • In Breonna Taylor’s Louisville, anger fuels demand for change
    Protesters chart way forward after US grand jury delivers no murder charges in police killing of unarmed Black woman. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Olympic, WNBA star Lisa Leslie champions Hoopers Vote drive
    Voter registration and participation are championed by Olympic and WNBA star Lisa Leslie, who is promoting voting to young people through the Hoopers Vote initiative. Leslie joins Tiffany Cross to discuss the efforts of many celebrity athletes toRead more ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Several killed in attack on security convoy in northeast Nigeria
    The convoy was taking people displaced by an armed uprising back to their homes in Baga, Borno state. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Sudan rejects linking removal from US terrorism list with Israel
    US officials reportedly indicated they want Khartoum to open ties with Israel following the UAE and Bahrain. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Portland braces for potential violent clashes between right-wing rally and protesters
    NBC News' Steve Patterson reports on the right-wing rally in Portland, Ore., that has local officials preparing for potential clashes with a protest across town.Read more ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Coronavirus: Protesters clash with police at London anti-lockdown demo
    Scuffles have broken out between police and the people protesting coronavirus restrictions in London. Officers said they ordered the crowd to disperse because demonstrators had failed to follow social distancing rules. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • ‘What will Putin say?’ Appeal to Russian president by figure skating champ’s wife over ‘media attacks’ is PR stunt, claims lawyer
    A call by the wife of three-time figure skating world champion Evgeni Plushenko for a new state law banning media outlets from writing about their son has been slammed by a leading lawyer, calling the idea "PR and nothing more." Alexander Plushenko is a social media sensation with more than ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Politics expert: Debate will challenge Trump for first time
    Donald Trump at the coming debate will contrast sharply with Biden, and yield the content needed to help defeat the president, Lincoln Project advisor Kurt Bardella tells Tiffany Cross.Read more ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Megan Thee Stallion: What do we know about the rapper’s alleged shooting?
    The rapper says she was shot in the feet by fellow artist Tory Lanez, who denies the accusation. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • ‘That’s enough Mr. West’: Kanye confuses Twitter with stream of Eastern Orthodox icons
    Hip hop enigma Kanye West has once again left his fans puzzled, this time tweeting out dozens of Orthodox icons, followed by calls for a black revolution. Kanye West emerged from a Twitter hiatus in early 2018 sporting a red ‘Make America Great Again’ hat and declaring his “love” for ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Easy work: Legendary trainer Roach warns McGregor that Pacquiao will knock him out quickly as ex-UFC champ bids for boxing return
    Boxing great Manny Pacquiao would beat Conor McGregor with even more ease than he did against ex-rival Ricky Hatton in a two-round demolition in 2009, according to the top trainer who has guided him to titles in eight divisions. Freddie Roach is likely to be in Pacquiao's corner for a ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • West Bromwich Albion 3-3 Chelsea: Tammy Abraham scores stoppage-time equaliser
    Tammy Abraham scores a stoppage-time equaliser to complete an incredible comeback and rescue a point for Chelsea, who trailed 3-0 at West Brom. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • ‘You both beat up old men, so makes sense’: Fans mock UFC’s Mike Perry after he calls out Conor McGregor for boxing bout
    UFC fighter Mike Perry has called out Conor McGregor and believes a boxing bout between “the two baddest white boys” would be one “hell of a match-up”. Perry was responding to news that McGregor is set for a return to the boxing ring against Manny Pacquiao in the Middle East ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • ‘I’m deleting Twitter’: Morning Joe shares ‘deceptively edited’ video clip of Amy Coney Barrett, runs with tail between his legs
    ‘Morning Joe’ host Joe Scarborough has vowed to “delete Twitter” from his phone after being accused of “lying” for sharing a debunked clip of potential Supreme Court Justice nominee Amy Coney Barrett. In a now-deleted tweet, Scarborough shared a clip of Barrett appearing to suggest that she opposed nominating Supreme ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Paris stabbing suspect says he aimed to target Charlie Hebdo
    The 18-year-old suspect says he carried out the attack in anger over republished caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Evans hat-trick helps Arsenal beat Tottenham to reach FA Cup semi-finals
    Scotland's Lisa Evans nets a late hat-trick as Arsenal beat neighbours Tottenham 4-0 to reach the Women's FA Cup semi-finals. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • ‘Hamilton needs to draw on all his talent to reach 91 wins in Russia’
    Despite starting on pole at the Russian Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton has plenty to do to equal Michael Schumacher's race win record, writes Andrew Benson. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • ‘Atone!’ Democrats blame Jill Stein voters for Trump’s chance to appoint a 3rd Supreme Court justice
    With Donald Trump due to announce his nominee to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Democrats have taken to blaming the current state of affairs on 2016 Green Party candidate Jill Stein... again. Democrats directed plenty of their ire at third-party voters after Hillary Clinton’s 2016 loss, ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • ‘He was meant to improve the defense’: New signing Thiago Silva savaged for disastrous debut howler in Chelsea horror show (VIDEO)
    Champions League finalist Thiago Silva was rounded on by viewers after committing a horrendous error minutes into his debut for Chelsea, captaining his club to a 3-0 half-time deficit in a Premier League nightmare at West Brom. The hugely experienced defender was 25 minutes into a maiden match that Chelsea ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Thousands expected to descend on Portland for Proud Boys rally
    The US city has for months been the site of protests that have at times devolved into clashes and deadly violence. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Auschwitz Memorial director offers to share Nigerian boy’s blasphemy jail term
    Nigerian boy Omar Farouq has been sentenced to 10 years for blasphemy by a Sharia court. Now the head of the Auschwitz Memorial is offering to serve part of the sentence, slamming it as "disgraceful" for humanity. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Worrying times in Kiev as Ukraine hits daily record of Covid-19 cases, while infections in Russia also continue to rise
    As Western European countries, such as the UK and France, face a likely second wave of Covid-19, Eastern Europe – less severely hit in spring – may be following in tow. Russia and Ukraine are now seeing an uptick in infections. In Ukraine, doctors over the last 24 hours confirmed ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • ‘5 years of disgrace’: Russian high jump champ Lasitskene lashes out as World Athletics re-entry saga drags on
    Three-time world high jump champion Maria Lasitskene made her anger clear at the ongoing disarray surrounding Russian athletics after the country was handed an extension by World Athletics to finalize its reinstatement plan. World Athletics announced on Saturday that it was giving the Russian Athletics Federation (RUSAF) a new deadline ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • ‘Shorty‌ ‌wanna‌ ‌be‌ ‌a‌ ‌thug’?‌ ‌Kamala‌ ‌Harris‌ ‌slated‌ ‌for‌ ‌saying‌ ‌2Pac‌ ‌is‌ ‌the‌ ‌‘best‌ ‌rapper‌ ‌ALIVE’‌
    Vice Presidential nominee Kamala Harris has named Tupac Shakur as the “best rapper alive.” With 2Pac dead since 1996, either Harris knows something the rest of us don’t or she’s pandering again. Speaking at the NAACP’s virtual convention on Friday, Harris was asked who she thought was “the best rapper ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Exeter beat Toulouse to reach Champions Cup final for first time
    Exeter grind down free-running, fast-starting Toulouse to make the Champions Cup final for the first time in the club's history. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Covid-19 Live Updates: Latest News and Analysis
    The largest U.S. Indian reservation has ordered residents to stay home or face fines. Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India pledges his country’s vaccine industry will ‘help all humanity.’ ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Iranian president accuses US of ‘savagery’ after new sanctions
    Americans have inflicted $150bn of damage on the people of Iran with sanctions, its president says. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Coronavirus: Madrid at serious risk without tougher rules, minister warns
    Spain's health minister urges more restrictions in Madrid, stoking a political row as cases spike. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Murray set for ‘amusing’ Wawrinka match, with Konta & Evans also in action on day one
    The opening day of the French Open sees three Britons - Andy Murray, Johanna Konta and Dan Evans - playing at Roland Garros. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • ‘I never said that’: Pennsylvania legislator quoted in Atlantic story about Trump rigging election claims his words were twisted
    A recent story in The Atlantic suggested Donald Trump was working to appoint his supporters to the Electoral College so they can help swing the election his way, but one of the interviewees is now slamming the story as fake news. “The story is pure conjecture,” Pennsylvania Senate Majority Leader ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • CAR President Touadera announces candidacy for December election
    Touadera was elected in February 2016 but has since struggled to stem vicious intercommunal violence. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Crystal Palace 1-2 Everton: Toffees maintain perfect start at Selhurst Park
    Everton continue their perfect start to the season with a deserved victory against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • UN condemns clashes in Libya capital, urges security reforms
    UNSMIL expressed 'great concern' over fighting in the eastern suburb of Tajoura. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Moscow’s leading facial recognition tech to be expanded to 10 other Russian cities
    Russia will introduce Moscow’s controversial facial recognition camera system to 10 other cities around the country. The installation cost in each municipality is estimated to be between 100-110 million rubles ($1.2-$1.4mn). According to newspaper Kommersant, Russian company NtechLab, a partner of Moscow’s IT Department, is launching pilot projects in 10 ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Craziest football finale EVER? Man Utd beat Brighton in thriller after scoring penalty AFTER referee had blown final whistle
    A dramatic stoppage-time penalty awarded after the referee had blown for full-time handed Manchester United a fortuitous 3-2 win at Brighton & Hove Albion. In one of the craziest finales in Premier League history, Bruno Fernandes stroked home the winning penalty in the 100th minute, which was awarded via a ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Van der Breggen becomes double world champion with victory in Italy
    Dutchwoman Anna van der Breggen becomes a double world champion by winning the women's road race at the Road World Championships. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • ‘Friends in low places’: Garth Brooks savaged on Twitter for pro-Trump ad campaign…that he never agreed to
    Did country music megastar Garth Brooks take taxpayer money to sell President Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic to the masses? The online #Resistance thinks so, but the truth isn’t as clear. The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is pushing out an advertising campaign to “defeat despair ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Charlie Hebdo: Suspect in Paris knife attack confesses to political motive
    The suspected assailant told French police he wanted to target Charlie Hebdo to avenge the publication of cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad. Two people were wounded in the knife attack, seven people are in custody. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Charlie Hebdo: Suspect in Paris knife attack confesses
    The suspected assailant told French police he wanted to target Charlie Hebdo to avenge the publication of Prophet Muhammad cartoons. Two people were wounded in the knife attack, and seven suspects are in custody. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • England v West Indies: Nat Sciver makes 82 as hosts win T20 series
    England cruise to a 20-run win over West Indies to take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match Twenty20 series in Derby. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Charlie Hebdo: Stabbings suspect ‘was trying to target magazine’
    Two people were seriously injured in the attack near the Paris ex-offices of the satirical magazine. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • ‘Run of the Free’ athletes too slow for Belarusian police as several jogging protesters detained (VIDEO)
    The Belarus opposition keeps coming up with unconventional ways to protest long-time President Alexander Lukashenko. This time they staged a running event in Minsk – but they could not outrun the law. Some 35 athletes took part in the ‘Run of the Free’ in the capital’s Friendship of the Peoples ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Brushing off Criticism, China’s Xi Calls Policies in Xinjiang ‘Totally Correct’
    Mr. Xi made the remarks at a meeting on the region of western China, suggesting that the Communist Party remains committed to drastically changing Uighurs and other Muslim minorities. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • China’s Xpeng unveils flying car prototype at major Beijing auto show
    Chinese electric carmaker Xpeng revealed it is working on a flying car model and showed off a prototype of the vehicle at the Beijing motor show – the biggest international event held for the industry since the pandemic began. During the show, which kicked off on Saturday, the Chinese rival ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Price too big to pay? Sudan rejects tying its removal from US terrorism list to fixing relations with Israel
    If being dropped the from the US list of state sponsors of terrorism comes at the cost of normalizing ties with Israel, then the price tag might be too much for Arabic-speaking Sudan, which rejected linking the two issues. Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok told the media earlier on Saturday ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Price too big to pay? Sudan rejects tying its removal from US terrorism list to fixing relations with Israel
    If being dropped the from the US list of state sponsors of terrorism comes at the cost of normalizing ties with Israel, then the price tag might be too much for Arabic-speaking Sudan, which rejected linking the two issues. Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok told the media earlier on Saturday ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Privatised pandemic? UK’s celebrated Covid-19 tracing app won’t accept test results from NHS hospitals, leaves users frustrated
    Britons who downloaded the newly-released NHS coronavirus app were shocked to learn that they could not submit test results from a National Health Service hospital or government-run lab, defeating the entire purpose of the app. Released two days ago, the mobile application was hailed as an effective way of monitoring ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Please tread on us!: Majority of Brits want even harder lockdown measures, according to poll
    As anti-lockdown protests raged in London, a new poll revealed that 63 percent of Brits think Covid-19 measures don't go far enough. However, even some government advisors are urging the Prime Minister to ease restrictions. Demonstrators descended on London on Saturday, for the second straight weekend of anti-lockdown protests. Outraged ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • ‘It’s been liberating’: Aussie bombshell & one of ‘surfing Kardashians’ opens up on decision to launch X-rated website (PHOTOS)
    Australian former surfing professional Ellie-Jean Coffey says she "couldn't imagine in her wildest dreams" the success she has enjoyed after launching her own X-rated website where she shares "uncensored content" with fans. Ellie-Jean, 25, launched her X-rated website in August and was followed not long after by her 22-year-old sister ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • UAE suspended from equestrian competitions for breaking rules
    UAE suspended across all FEI disciplines until new year and endurance events until end of March for circumventing rules. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Opinion: EU migration pact has already failed
    A group of eastern EU leaders has rejected the EU Commission's new migration policy proposals. The carefully constructed plans to deal with asylum-seekers have collapsed before even being built, says Bernd Riegert. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • F1 champ Hamilton smashes track record in Russian Grand Prix poll but faces inquiry as he chases Schumacher record of 91 race wins
    Lewis Hamilton has stormed to pole position in qualifying for the Formula One Russian Grand Prix on Sunday and could be set to equal former champion Michael Schumacher's wins record – although he faces a subsequent investigation. In a dramatic qualifying session, the least contentious development was Hamilton's outstanding lap ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Bah N’Daw: The retired colonel chosen to return Mali to civilian rule
    Mali's new interim president will have 18 months to restore civilian rule. During the transition, he will have another colonel who played a key role in the August coup by his side. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • ‘I have no doubts’: Koeman insists Messi is fully committed to Barcelona cause despite fury over Suarez exit
    Ronald Koeman, the Barcelona coach, insists Lionel Messi will not let his anger over the ugly exit of Luis Suarez affect his performances on the pitch. The beleaguered Spanish giants kick off their La Liga campaign tomorrow against Villarreal after another tumultuous week at the Camp Nou during which Messi ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Covid: Thousands gather in London for anti-restrictions protest
    The demonstrators in Trafalgar Square did not appear to be social distancing or wearing masks. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Lewis Hamilton takes Russian Grand Prix pole
    Lewis Hamilton takes a dramatic pole position at the Russian Grand Prix despite coming within a second of qualifying down in 15th. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Brighton 2-3 Man Utd: Dramatic injury-time penalty gives Manchester United victory
    A dramatic injury-time penalty gives Manchester United victory at Brighton and their first three points of the season in a stunning game at Amex Stadium. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • For U.K.’s Boris Johnson, Hardball Tactics Seem the Only Way to a Brexit Deal
    With a combative style, Mr. Johnson has pointedly avoided comparisons to Theresa May, his predecessor. But will his strategy yield a deal? ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • ‘Officially the mom champ champ’: UFC star Nunes becomes first champion mother as MMA girlfriend Ansaroff gives birth to daughter
    Fans have praised two-weight UFC champion Amanda Nunes and her partner, MMA fighter Nina Ansaroff, after the strawweight gave birth to their daughter, Raegan Ann Nunes, in an arrival that they described as a 'dream come true'. Bantamweight and featherweight champion Nunes has become the first UFC title holder to ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Ukraine crash: Flight recorders found, leader vows ‘prompt’ probe
    Flight recorders of military plane found day after it crashed, killing 26, as president orders impartial investigation. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • ‘Schitt’s Creek’ Star, and His Fans, Are Taking Indigenous Studies
    Dan Levy suggested in an Instagram post that his fans study Canadian Indigenous history along with him. About 64,000 people signed up. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Two Russian ships banned from China for a month after coronavirus detected on imported goods
    Chinese officials have temporarily suspended two Russian vessels from importing goods into the country after Covid-19 was found on the packaging. China is conducting regular inspections on imports to curb the spread of the virus. Authorities have banned fishing vessel Vladimir Starzhinsky LLC Roliz and transport ship Crystal Africa for ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Sparks fly during police chase in Los Angeles
    Watch what happened when California Police tried to to pull over a speeding pick-up truck. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • ‘We do not consent’: London rally against Covid-19 measures draws huge crowds (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
    Demonstrators descended on London for the second straight weekend to air their disapproval of the coronavirus guidelines, with police warning they will break up the rally if protesters don’t follow social distancing rules. Several thousand protesters assembled at Trafalgar Square on Saturday, with some eyewitnesses claiming that attendance was even ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Tasmania Whale Rescue Ends With 108 Saved and Over 300 Dead
    The whale beaching, one of the largest strandings ever recorded globally, prompted a five-day rescue effort. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Khabib teammate ‘collapses’ after tough weight cut, is pulled from fight card in Dubai
    UAE Warriors lightweight Islam Mamedov – a teammate of UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov – was forced to pull out of his planned co-main event contest in Dubai on Friday after reportedly collapsing due to a tough weight cut. Dagestani fighter Mamedov was due to face South Korea's Kyung Pyo Kim at Rotunda ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Black doctors want to vet vaccine process, worried about mistrust from years of medical racism
    The group will vet the review of vaccines by the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • India’s debt level to surpass 90% of GDP amid record economic contraction – S&P
    Despite retaining India’s credit rating at the lowest investment grade, ratings agency S&P Global warned that the Asian economy will face mounting deficit and debt levels in fiscal 2021 in the aftermath of the coronavirus crisis. In its forecast released earlier this week, S&P said it expects India's debt-to-GDP ratio ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • New camp for refugees in Greece ‘worse than Moria’
    As EU members states attempt to agree on a new migration pact, refugees in Lesbos describe the new camp on the island as worse than Moria, as Marianna Karakoulaki reports from Lesbos. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Quite a spill: Unfortunate tank leak unleashes torrent of 50,000 LITERS of red wine in Spain (VIDEO)
    A glitch at a wine storage facility in Spain’s southeast has produced a fast-growing lake of red wine amounting to tens of thousands of bottles. Bystanders filmed the local disaster as they watched in disbelief. The culprit behind the incident was a leaking storage tank at a winery in Villamalea ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Quite a spill: Unfortunate tank leak unleashes torrent of 50,000 LITERS of red wine in Spain (VIDEO)
    A glitch at a wine storage facility in Spain’s southeast has produced a fast-growing lake of red wine amounting to tens of thousands of bottles. Bystanders filmed the local disaster as they watched in disbelief. The culprit behind the incident was a leaking storage tank at a winery in Villamalea ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Togo prime minister and government resign
    Togo was due for political reshuffle since President Gnassingbe's re-election but changes were delayed by COVID-19. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • In Melbourne, Springtime Ushers in a New Sense of Hope
    As our Covid-19 restrictions ease, the mood of the city feels like the weather. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • ‘You look better without a suit’: Trump pays bitter Covington rival Usman bizarre tribute as US president continues to court UFC
    A week after UFC welterweight Colby Covington won under his 'Keep America Great' banner, Donald Trump has personally praised Kamaru Usman, who has been involved in a racism row featuring Covington and beat him last December. On the campaign trail ahead of the US presidential election in November, Trump continued ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Attackers kill at least 15 people in western Ethiopia
    Ethiopian Human Rights Commission expresses alarm over surge in attacks against civilians in the region. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Better chance of seeing ‘Elvis on the Moon’? Twitter jeers Meghan Markle’s purported White House ambitions
    Meghan Markle’s alleged White House ambitions have not been well-received among the Twitter electorate, with many arguing that the Duchess of Sussex doesn’t have what it takes to make it in American politics. Read more Prince Harry, Meghan Markle stick their elitist noses into US politics, preach about ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Lebanon’s PM-designate Adib fails to form new government after blast
    The previous cabinet resigned in August amid angry calls for reform after the Beirut port explosion. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • The Russian oligarchs of the FinCEN Files
    Names of powerful Russians often feature in revelations about secret payments. The FinCEN Files are no exception — some of them are President Vladimir Putin's closest friends. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Murray on golfing until dark, beating tennis posers & family memories
    As he prepares for the French Open, Jamie Murray tells Tom English about golf, tennis posers and the importance of family. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • My 5-year-old asked Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, ‘Have you ever made a mistake?’ Here’s her answer.
    Justice Ginsburg' letter to my daughter is a lesson in kindheartedness and humility. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Thai protests: Taking on the monarchy, breaking through taboos
    Student activists in Thailand speak the unspeakable as they demand reforms to the monarchy. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • ‘Erase them all’: UFC title challenger Paulo Costa posts gory image of ‘decapitated’ rival Adesanya ahead of UFC 253 showdown
    Paulo Costa cranked up the animosity with Israel Adesanya ahead of the pair's UFC 253 middleweight title showdown as the Brazilian challenger shared a decapitated image of his rival. The unbeaten duo face off on Fight Island this weekend for the middleweight belt currently owned by Nigerian-born New Zealander Adesanya.  ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Rouhani calls Pompeo ‘minister of crimes’, dubs renewed US sanctions ‘savagery’ against Iranians amid Covid-19 pandemic
    A raft of new US sanctions has predictably provoked ire in Tehran, with President Hassan Rouhani saying the “terrorist operation” hinders Iran’s anti-pandemic effort and telling compatriots to “send curses” to the White House. The fresh round of punitive measures, announced earlier this week by the Trump administration, targets 27 ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Rouhani calls Pompeo ‘minister of crimes’, dubs renewed US sanctions ‘savagery’ against Iranians amid Covid-19 pandemic
    A raft of new US sanctions has predictably provoked ire in Tehran, with President Hassan Rouhani saying the “terrorist operation” hinders Iran’s anti-pandemic effort and telling compatriots to “send curses” to the White House. The fresh round of punitive measures, announced earlier this week by the Trump administration, targets 27 ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Why is President Bolsonaro’s popularity on the rise in Brazil?
    Despite downplaying the seriousness of COVID-19, Brazil's president's approval rating is at its highest since he took office. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • A medical school class thought the Hippocratic oath fell flat. So they wrote their own script.
    “As a Black man I thought I had a necessary perspective,” said Tito Onyekweli, a first-year medical student at the University of Pittsburgh who was on the oath committee. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Study says UK lockdown linked to thousands of excess deaths amid mounting evidence that the ‘cure’ is worse than the disease
    Thousands of Britons who suffer heart attacks and strokes are dying at home instead of seeking medical treatment, a new study has found, as new government figures show 75,000 are projected to die as a result of lockdown measures. Stay-at-home orders prompted countless people suffering from serious medical conditions to ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Coronavirus: More than a quarter of UK under stricter rules
    More parts of south Wales and northern England see local lockdown restrictions start this weekend. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Tasmania pilot whales: Rescuers release 108 surviving animals
    Efforts now turn to the disposal of some 350 whale carcasses after Australia's worst ever stranding. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • ‘It’s so, so cold’: Nadal wary of ‘extreme’ conditions as he prepares for French Open and shot at record-equaling 20th Grand Slam
    Rafael Nadal says the conditions at this year's delayed French Open will be the toughest he has faced as the 12-time champion lamented the frigid weather facing players in Paris. 'King of Clay' Nadal will be bidding for a 20th Grand Slam title when the action at Roland-Garros gets underway ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Canada charges man for lying about joining ISIL
    Shehroze Chaudhry was arrested after allegedly lying about having a role with ISIL, performing execution-style killings. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Iran significantly boosts oil exports despite sanctions
    According to a recent estimate from TankerTracker, oil exports from Iran hit a year and a half high in August despite heavy sanctions from the US. Iran is estimated to have exported nearly 1.5 million barrels per day (bpd) of crude oil and condensate so far in September, TankerTrackers told ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Trump set to nominate Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court
    President Donald Trump on Saturday is set to nominate Amy Coney Barrett, a conservative federal appeals court judge, to succeed the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the US Supreme Court. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Supreme Court live updates: Trump expected to nominate Amy Coney Barrett at White House event
    President Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court sets up a bitter confirmation battle just weeks before the presidential election. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Trump set to name Supreme Court pick as he sows fears of election chaos
    As President Donald Trump continues to sow doubt and uncertainty about the election, he's set to announce his third Supreme Court nominee in the Rose Garden Saturday, the capstone of the promise he made four years ago to name a long line of conservative judges who will reshape the courts ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Trump and Biden enter critical weekend as they prepare to face each other in first debate
    Democratic nominee Joe Biden is moving from briefing books into full days of preparations. President Donald Trump is studying notecards and getting help from a long-time ally, former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Olympic, WNBA star Lisa Leslie champions Hoopers Vote drive
    Voter registration and participation are championed by Olympic and WNBA star Lisa Leslie, who is promoting voting to young people through the Hoopers Vote initiative. Leslie joins Tiffany Cross to discuss the efforts of many celebrity athletes toRead more ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Portland braces for potential violent clashes between right-wing rally and protesters
    NBC News' Steve Patterson reports on the right-wing rally in Portland, Ore., that has local officials preparing for potential clashes with a protest across town.Read more ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Politics expert: Debate will challenge Trump for first time
    Donald Trump at the coming debate will contrast sharply with Biden, and yield the content needed to help defeat the president, Lincoln Project advisor Kurt Bardella tells Tiffany Cross.Read more ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Tumultuous path to sixth conservative justice puts Supreme Court in the middle of political fray
    President Trump, who is expected to nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett, has said his political future might depend on getting his third Supreme Court pick confirmed. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Biden compares Trump to Nazi propaganda minister
    Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden compared President Trump to Nazi propaganda chief Joseph Goebbels Saturday, accusing the president of lying about his record to the American people.Speaking to MSNBC host S ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • New York reports 1,000 daily new COVID-19 cases for first time since June
    More than 1,000 people tested positive for the coronavirus in New York on Friday, marking the first time since early June the state has seen a daily number of cases rise above that mark.Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) announ ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Supreme Court fight pushes Senate toward brink
    The burgeoning fight to fill Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Supreme Court seat is pouring fuel onto already simmering tensions in the Senate, and threatening to fundamentally reshape the institution. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Facing possible defeat, Trump threatens the integrity of the election
    His relentless campaign against mail-in ballots seeds the ground for chaos or worse when votes are still being counted in the days after Nov. 3. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-26
  • Virginia governor and first lady test positive for coronavirus
    The governor says he is asymptomatic. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-25
  • Terror probe opened after 2 wounded in Paris knife attack
    It is unclear what motivated the attack or whether it was linked to Charlie Hebdo. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-25
  • Trump team braces for a presidential self-own
    This week's episode of Nerdcast ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-25
  • ‘Everyone sees the train wreck coming’: Trump reveals his November end game
    After more than four years of non-stop voter fraud claims, insinuations that he might not accept the presidential election results, the president’s intent is no secret. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-25
  • How Barbara Lagoa’s fight for Elian Gonzalez shaped her legal career
    The Cuban refugee case left the Supreme Court contender ‘heartbroken’ and ‘seared into her soul’ the importance of the rule law. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-25
  • DHS whistleblower testimony delayed again amid security clearance dispute
    The witness, Brian Murphy, has accused top department officials of suppressing evidence, including of malign Russian activity in the U.S. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24
  • Hey, Gen Z. Let’s talk about 2020.
    We want to know how this tumultuous year has shaped your views about voting, politics and America’s policy priorities. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-24