Polish minister wants talks to end ruling…

Poland’s justice minister has called for talks between the ruling coalition’s parties to overcome a crisis after his junior party voted against government-backed legislation in parliament

Deer bucks the odds to escape French hunters

A large, exhausted stag escaped French hunters with the help of environmental activists after it sought refuge near a building site north of Paris, video footage showed.

BuzzFeed Has Dug Up Damning Bank Documents

The new Panama Papers are out, and they're just as ugly—if not worse. Leaked government documents show that big banks are laundering untold trillions of dollars for shady operators around the world and getting away with it, BuzzFeed reports. JPMorgan Chase and HSBC appear to be among the banks...

Police detain over 400 during Sunday protests in…

Police in Belarus say they detained more than 400 protesters who took part in Sunday demonstrations demanding the resignation of the nation’s authoritarian president following a disputed vote

Botswana elephant deaths 'caused by toxins'

Authorities in Botswana say toxins produced by a water-dwelling bacteria caused the deaths of hundreds of elephants, but that many questions remain unanswered. David Doyle reports.

Canada Comes Up With No-Nose COVID-19 Test

Looks like Canada might just save you from the dreaded nasal swab. Officials in British Columbia say a new COVID-19 test allows school children to "swirl, gargle and spit" a saline solution instead of enduring a swab up the nose, the Guardian reports. "It is one of the first of...

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Meghan's lawyers deny she cooperated with royal…

Lawyers for a British newspaper publisher being sued by the Duchess of Sussex are alleging that she made personal information public by cooperating with the authors of a book about her and Prince Harry

Egypt finds dozens of unopened sarcophagi

Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered 27 coffins at the ancient necropolis of Saqqara, a burial ground that is also home to one of the world's oldest pyramids, the ministry of tourism and antiquities said. Emer McCarthy reports.

Woman Shooting Snapchat Video Falls Out Into…

A woman gave freeway drivers a little surprise Saturday when she spilled out of a moving car while shooting a Snapchat video—right into the next lane, the Guardian reports. British police said her misadventure began at about 1:30am as she hung out of the front passenger door on...

Iran: nuclear deal with world powers worth…

The head of Iran’s nuclear agency says the landmark 2015 deal between Tehran and world powers on his country’s atomic program is struggling since the unilateral American withdrawal, but is still worth preserving

Nikola shares tank as founder resigns

Shares of electric-truck maker Nikola slumped on Monday after founder Trevor Milton stepped down as executive chairman following a public squabble with a short-seller over allegations of nepotism and fraud. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.

Factory Leaks Disease That Afflicts Thousands

A Chinese pharmaceutical factory has apparently leaked an illness into the air and infected thousands of people, Global News reports. Chinese officials say the factory was producing vaccines for animals with brucellosis—also known as Malta fever or Mediterranean fever—when bacteria vented out and infected at least 3,245...

Founder of GM electric truck partner quits amid…

The head of an electric truck startup that's partnering with GM has resigned amid accusations of making false representations about the company's technology

U.S. pandemic smolders as deaths near 200,000

[NFA] The United States approached a grim milestone amid a sobering reality: its soaring COVID-19 death toll comes at a time the nation is still tallying tens of thousands of new infections each day. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

Ricin-Laced Package Is Addressed to Trump

Looks like a poison-filled package addressed to President Trump never made it as far as the White House mail room. Two law enforcement officials tell CNN it contained ricin, a toxic compound made from castor beans that can be fatal if inhaled or ingested. Little else is known, except it...

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Europe scrambles to contain rise in coronavirus…

Political pressure is growing in Europe for governments to tackle the rising number of coronavirus case without resorting to a spring-style lockdown that would hit the continent’s struggling economies

Taiwan’s plant hunters race to protect…

Researchers in Taiwan are trying to collect as many rare species as they can before they are lost to climate change and human encroachment. Francesca Lynagh reports.

Navalny's Latest Pic Shows His 'Clear Path' to…

What a difference a few weeks make. Alexei Navalny is not only out of his coma and communicating with family and medical staff in the Berlin hospital where he's being treated—he's also out of bed. Per Reuters , the 44-year-old Russian opposition leader, who it's now widely believed was poisoned...

Key EU states worry South America trade pact may…

EU member states remain divided on whether to approve a preliminary free trade deal drafted last year with South American countries because of concerns related to the Amazon deforestation and the respect of European standards

Rolls-Royce shares tank on $3 bln funds plan

Shares in Rolls-Royce sank to 16-year lows on Monday after it confirmed reports it is looking into ways to raise over $3 billion in new capital. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

Lawyer Says She Witnessed Trump Offer to Pardon…

A London court has been told in detail that President Trump offered Julian Assange a deal for a pardon through a Republican congressman. Jennifer Robinson, Assange's lawyer, provided a witness statement in which she said she was there when Dana Rohrabacher, a Republican House member at the time, presented the...

UK science advisers warn of darker COVID-19 days…

Britain’s top medical advisers have painted a grim picture of exponential growth in illness and death if nothing is done to control the second wave of coronavirus infections, laying the groundwork for the government to announce new restrictions later this week

Lagoa in 2019 chided judges against making law

Barbara Lagoa, a Cuban American who was the first Latina judge on Florida's Supreme Court, in 2019 said "it is for the legislature, and not the courts, to make the law."

Red Bull Heir Faces Charges, If Police Can Find…

Red Bull heir Vorayuth "Boss" Yoovidhya isn't free to return to Thailand after all. Two months after charges were dropped against the 38-year-old accused of killing a Bangkok motorcycle cop in a 2012 hit-and-run —a move critics called an example of impunity offered to the wealthy and connected—the country...

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Israel court says woman can be extradited in…

An Israeli court has approved the extradition of a former teacher wanted in Australia on charges of child sex abuse, potentially paving the way for her to stand trial after a six-year battle over her deportation

London Zoo's squirrel monkeys enjoy icy treats

A troop of Bolivian black-capped squirrel monkeys cooled off in the balmy September sun in the UK's capital city.

The Car Was Going 93mph. The Driver Was Taking a…

Police in Canada say a man has been charged over a July incident in which he was allegedly snoozing away as his apparently self-driving car traveled more than 93mph. Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers were alerted around 4pm on July 9 to a Tesla Model S speeding down the highway...