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politics / Wed, Oct 20, 2021 3:08 AM

Flooding in Venice worsens off-season amid climate change

Venice saw a record five exceptional floods over six weeks in late 2019 that triggered fears about the impact of worsening climate change on the...

politics / Wed, Oct 20, 2021 1:27 AM

Wave of killings triggers memories of dark past in Kashmir

A spate of recent killings has rattled Indian-controlled Kashmir, with violence targeting local minority members and Indian civilians from outside...

politics / Wed, Oct 20, 2021 1:24 AM

Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street rises for 5th day

Asian stock markets are higher after Wall Street rose for a fifth day on strong corporate earnings

politics / Wed, Oct 20, 2021 1:08 AM

Tiny wrists in cuffs: How police use force against children

An Associated Press investigation into police use of force against children has found kids as young as 6 have been treated harshly by officers

politics / Wed, Oct 20, 2021 12:55 AM

Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street rises for 5th day

Asian stock markets are mixed after Wall Street rose for a fifth day on strong corporate earnings

politics / Wed, Oct 20, 2021 12:46 AM

Study: Fossil fuel plans would far overshoot climate goals

A U.N.-backed study has found that the world needs to cut by more than half its production of coal, oil and gas in the coming decade...

politics / Wed, Oct 20, 2021 12:36 AM

Police shooting looms over Emanuel in confirmation battle

The fatal police shooting of a Black teen in Chicago seven years ago is looming large over the city’s former mayor, Rahm Emanuel, as he looks...

politics / Wed, Oct 20, 2021 12:00 AM

U.S. congressmen complain about Mexico energy changes

Texas congressmen are complaining about the Mexican government’s attempts to limit competition in the electrical power sector

politics / Tue, Oct 19, 2021 11:36 PM

Hezbollah brag of 100,000-strong force aimed at foes at home

A boast by the leader of Hezbollah that he commands 100,000 fighters has come as a surprise to many Lebanese

politics / Tue, Oct 19, 2021 11:01 PM

US: Couple accused in submarine espionage case indicted

The Justice Department says a Maryland couple arrested earlier this month on charges of trying to sell information about nuclear-powered warships...

politics / Tue, Oct 19, 2021 9:42 PM

Grand jury will get case of man threatening to kill senators

The case against a rural Alaska man who federal authorities say threatened to kill the state’s two U.S. senators will go to a grand jury

politics / Tue, Oct 19, 2021 9:01 PM

Former Calif. regulator tapped to run highway safety agency

A former California pollution regulator is being nominated to run the nation’s highway safety agency

politics / Tue, Oct 19, 2021 8:48 PM

Southwest: We won't put unvaccinated workers on unpaid leave

Southwest Airlines is backing away from a plan to put unvaccinated workers on unpaid leave

politics / Tue, Oct 19, 2021 8:29 PM

Crowds outside Myanmar's prisons greet freed detainees

Crowds have gathered for a second day outside prisons around Myanmar, waiting for at least a glimpse of friends and relatives who are being freed...

politics / Tue, Oct 19, 2021 8:23 PM

No sentence reduction for man convicted in 2015 Texas attack

A judge refused to reduce the 30-year prison sentence for an Arizona man convicted of helping to plot a 2015 attack on a Prophet Muhammad cartoon...

politics / Tue, Oct 19, 2021 7:51 PM

Trump aims to countersue sex assault accuser who sued him

Former President Donald Trump wants to countersue a former “Apprentice” contestant who accused him of defaming her when he denied her sexual...

politics / Tue, Oct 19, 2021 6:27 PM

CNN's John King says he has MS, grateful for vaccinations

CNN's John King revealed that he has multiple sclerosis on Tuesday, during a discussion of vaccine mandates on his “Inside Politics” show

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