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Egypt president el-Sissi visits Sudan amid rapprochement New! 2021-03-06 05:50:10CAIRO (AP) - Egypt’s president arrived in Sudan on Saturday, his first visit to the country since a popular uprising led to the military’s

Peace Corps at 60: Service changed lives of New! 2021-03-06 03:01:08SUNBURY, Pa. (AP) - 60th anniversary of the Peace Corps: Service changed lives of Valley volunteers At a time when the Peace Corps has suspended all

Pope, top Iraq Shiite cleric hold historic, symbolic 2021-03-06 01:01:25PLAINS OF UR, Iraq (AP) — Pope Francis and Iraq's top Shiite cleric delivered a powerful message of peaceful coexistence Saturday, urging Musli

Diplomats: UN fails to approve call to end 2021-03-06 01:00:30UNITED NATIONS (AP) - An attempt to get U.N. Security Council approval for a statement calling for an end to violence in Ethiopia’s embattled Ti

Protests, tear gas in Myanmar after UN envoy 2021-03-06 00:50:41YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - Security forces in Myanmar again used force Saturday to disperse anti-coup protesters, a day after the U.N. special envoy urged

5 more Householder campaign finance claims referred in 2021-03-05 18:32:39COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio's elections chief said Friday that he has amended his massive list of campaign finance violations against suspects in an a

Louisiana elections chief slams senator over voting machines 2021-03-05 14:58:53BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin lashed out Friday against the head of the Louisiana Senate's elections oversight committee aft

Ukrainian tycoon banned from entering US for corruption 2021-03-05 14:19:46KYIV, Ukraine (AP) - The United States has banned a Ukrainian tycoon and former regional governor, who was also a key supporter of Ukraine’s pre

Slain Afghan midwife among those to be honored 2021-03-05 12:47:47It was nearly a year ago that Maryam Noorzad, a midwife at a hospital in Afghanistan, took a stand when extremists went on a rampage at the maternity

Cuba's struggling entrepreneurs look to Biden with hope 2021-03-05 12:31:01HAVANA (AP) - Business was booming for a trendy little clothing shop called Clandestina in the heart of Old Havana, one of thousands of new private bu

EU, US agree to suspend tariffs over Airbus-Boeing 2021-03-05 12:19:44BRUSSELS (AP) - A first phone call Friday clinched the first trade breakthrough to start rebuilding trans-Atlantic relations between the United States

Senators push for free world to coordinate tech 2021-03-05 11:58:27A bipartisan group of senators wants a new alliance with democratic countries to develop rules of the road in tech to counter China’s dominance

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How a bridge to Canada got the axe 2021-03-04 22:52:18As American lawmakers inch toward approving a bill with an eye-watering 13-digit price tag, it's apparently a bridge to Canada that's a bridge too f

EU, Italy halt AstraZeneca vaccine shipment to Australia 2021-03-04 19:54:36A shipment of over a quarter million AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccines destined for Australia has been blocked from leaving the European Union.

YouTube to lift ban on Trump channel when 2021-03-04 15:53:12Alphabet Inc.'s YouTube will lift its suspension on former U.S. president Donald Trump's channel when it determines the risk of real-world violence

U.K. police won't probe journalist over 1995 Diana 2021-03-04 12:46:18British police said Thursday that they will not launch a criminal investigation into the journalist Martin Bashir over his 1995 interview with Princes

Capitol Police chief asks lawmakers to push for 2021-03-04 12:23:09The acting chief of the U.S. Capitol Police appealed to congressional leaders Thursday to use their influence to keep National Guard troops at the Cap

People waste way more food than thought, UN 2021-03-04 11:12:40A new UN report estimates 17 per cent of the food produced globally each year is wasted. That represents a big environmental toll. Canadians are

Jack Dorsey's Square buys Jay-Z's Tidal music streaming 2021-03-04 10:21:50Financial technology company Square, Inc. says it has reached an agreement to acquire a "significant majority ownership" of Tidal, the music st

New Zealand downgrades tsunami threat, says people can 2021-03-04 09:54:32New Zealand downgraded its tsunami threat level hours after several strong earthquakes, after the National Emergency Management Agency said

8 killed in latest attacks on civilians in 2021-03-04 09:18:31At least seven Afghan civilians were shot and killed by a group of gunmen overnight in the country's east and a physician died when a bomb attached t

WHO says most African countries to begin vaccination 2021-03-04 08:06:28Most African countries will kick-start their COVID-19 vaccination programs by the end of March as efforts to procure doses for the continent's 1.3 bi

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the 2021-03-04 07:46:09The U.S. Senate voted on Thursday to begin debating President Joe Biden's $1.9-trillion US coronavirus aid bill, setting up what is likely

Buckingham Palace says Prince Philip has had a 2021-03-04 06:20:16Prince Philip has had a successful heart procedure at a London hospital, Buckingham Palace said Thursday.

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Microsoft accuses China over email cyber-attacks 2021-03-02 23:20:25The US tech giant blamed the attacks on Hafnium, a state-sponsored group operating out of China.

Covid: Qantas launches 'mystery flights' to boost tourism 2021-03-02 22:44:07Airlines in the region are coming up with different strategies to tackle the pandemic travel slump.

Budget 2021: Furlough scheme to be extended until 2021-03-02 21:19:46The move will help millions of people, Rishi Sunak says, ahead of setting out his tax and spending plans.

Rio Tinto chief to step down over cave 2021-03-02 20:40:15The 46,000-year-old Juukan Gorge rock shelters were destroyed to make way for an iron ore mine last year.

The deadly job of protecting DR Congo's Virunga 2021-03-02 19:14:04In the past year, more than 20 rangers have been killed defending Africa's oldest national park.

'Find people who complement your weaknesses' 2021-03-02 19:11:37Amber Atherton, boss of tech firm Zyper, says you need staff who are good at things you might not be.

Some UK arrivals 'still waiting' for quarantine Covid 2021-03-02 19:01:43International arrivals from countries not on the UK's "red list" must take two Covid tests during quarantine.

Five things to look out for in the 2021-03-02 17:00:38Tax rises and an extension of Covid support are both tipped to be announced in this week’s Budget.

Nike exec quits after son's trainer resale firm 2021-03-02 13:29:07He reportedly used a credit card in her name to buy shoes for his resale company.

Pontins used 'undesirables list' of Irish surnames 2021-03-02 12:54:54The holiday firm promises to change after disclosure of a list to screen out Gypsies and Travellers.

Unions fear over thousands of UK steel jobs 2021-03-02 11:19:50Unions fear for 5,000 jobs in UK steel and engineering as owner Sanjeev Gupta hits financial crisis.

Volvo Cars to go fully electric by 2030 2021-03-02 03:52:46The Swedish firm is to phase out all models with internal combustion engines over the next few years.

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