Israel to hold US-mediated talks with Lebanon on…

An Israeli official says the country will hold rare talks with Lebanon next month in an effort to resolve a longstanding maritime border dispute

Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court

President Donald Trump on Saturday publicly announced conservative judge Amy Coney Barrett as his nominee to take over the vacant seat on the U.S. Supreme Court.

2-Foot-Long Rat Wins Gold Medal for 'Bravery'

Not a big rat fan? Meet Magawa. The furry two-footer received a gold medal Friday for his work detecting land mines in Cambodia, NBC News reports. "Magawa's dedication, skill and bravery are an extraordinary example of this and deserve the highest possible recognition," said Jan McLoughlin, head of People’s Dispensary...

Thousands of Israelis protest in Jerusalem…

Thousands of Israelis are protesting outside the official residence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to demand his resignation, pressing ahead with weeks of protests against the embattled Israeli leader despite a strict new lockdown order

Breonna Taylor protests extend into third night

[NFA] Demonstrators took to the streets in several U.S. cities on Friday evening to protest the death Breonna Taylor, as her family demanded the release of evidence presented to a grand jury that decided against charging police officers with her death. Conway G.Gittens reports.

Tokyo's Winning Olympics Bid Linked to Big…

A former head of the largest Olympic sports federation and his son have been convicted in France of accepting $4 million in bribes from athletes in exchange for hiding positive doping tests. And from that case has sprung another claim of corruption, this one tied to Tokyo's bid for the...

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Mexico to pursue soldiers, federal police in…

Mexico has issued 25 arrest warrants for those who carried out and knew about the abduction of 43 students in southern Mexico in 2014, including for the first time members of the military and federal police

Anti-lockdown protesters gather in London

Thousands of protesters gathered in Trafalgar Square in central London on Saturday (September 26) to protest against the British government's recently toughened COVID-19 restrictions.

Cardinal Abruptly Steps Down: 'Why Are You Doing…

An abrupt resignation shook Rome Thursday, with a high-ranking Vatican official who was involved in a controversial luxury real estate deal stepping down. "The Holy Father accepted the resignation from the office of Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints and from the rights connected to the Cardinalate,...

Italy's 'Patient No. 1' joins relay race as sign…

Italy’s coronavirus “Patient No. 1,” whose case confirmed one of the world’s deadliest outbreaks was underway, is taking part in a 112-mile relay race as a sign of hope for COVID victims after he himself recovered from weeks in intensive care

Fired cardinal denies wrongdoing

An Italian cardinal fired from his powerful Vatican post said on Friday Pope Francis had accused him of embezzlement and nepotism, but he denied wrongdoing and said he was still ready to lay down his life for the pontiff. Edward Baran reports.

With Charlie Hebdo Trial Underway, a Knife Attack

A knife attack in Paris on Friday that seriously injured two people has prompted authorities to launch a terror investigation, reports the AP . The reason? The attack took place near the former offices of the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo , scene of a terror attack in 2015 that left 12 people...

At UN, India vows to help produce virus vaccine…

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is pledging to help the world produce and deliver potential coronavirus vaccines

London police chief names officer shot dead

London's police chief has identified the officer who was shot dead in the early hours of Friday (September 25) by a man who was being held at a custody center as 54-year-old custody sergeant Matt Ratana.

Kim Jong Un Offers Rare Apology

Kim Jong Un has offered a rare apology for what the BBC describes as the first killing of a South Korean citizen by the North in a decade. The South Korean government official may have been trying to defect to North Korea when he disappeared from a government ship, leaving...

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Scores arrested in protest against Belarus…

Hundreds of women calling for the authoritarian president to step down have protested in Belarus' capital, continuing the large demonstrations that have rocked the country since early August

'Space bubbles' offer safety at NYC restaurant

Plastic bubbles were set up on the sidewalk next to Café du Soleil in New York City to protect customers from the spread of COVID-19 and shelter diners from cold and rain. Chris Dignam has more.

Condom Recycling Factory Busted

Police in Vietnam have busted a factory that took recycling one step too far. Some 345,000 used condoms were seized from the factory near Ho Chi Minh city, where they had been boiled, reshaped with a wooden phallus, and packaged for resale, Reuters reports. According to state media, the...

Boris Johnson urges world leaders to unite…

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the coronavirus pandemic has frayed the bonds between nations, and is urging world leaders to unite against the “common foe” of COVID-19

Oregon Gov. 'incredibly worried' about Proud Boys…

Oregon Governor Kate Brown on Friday declared a state of emergency in Portland over the weekend due to risks of violence as thousands of members of what she called "white supremacist groups" such as the Proud Boys hold a rally. Freddie Joyner has more.

Musk to US: You Owe Me Tariff Money, Plus Interest

Elon Musk isn't just calling for the US to end new tariffs on Chinese products—he wants a refund for the money's he already paid, plus interest. Musk's car company, Tesla, filed a lawsuit against the US this week over the import tariffs, as did automakers Ford, Volvo, and Mercedes-Benz,...

French virus testing labs under strain amid…

France’s COVID-19 resurgence is palpable in the buzzing biology lab of a public hospital in the Paris suburb of Argenteuil

Dems to introduce bill setting term limits for…

U.S. House Democrats will introduce a bill next week to limit the tenure of U.S. Supreme Court justices to 18 years from current lifetime appointments, in a bid to reduce partisan warring over vacancies. Colette Luke has the latest.

Trump Swipes at Meghan, Wishes Harry 'a Lot of…

President Trump has made no secret of his feelings for Meghan Markle after she and Prince Harry urged Americans to vote during a Time 100 special . "I'm not a fan of hers … and she probably has heard that, but I wish a lot of luck to Harry," Trump said...

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Germany pays tribute to victims of 1980…

Senior officials and survivors paid tribute Saturday to the victims of a deadly neo-Nazi attack on Munich’s Oktoberfest 40 years ago

Taylor family reacts to verdict: 'You robbed the…

Breonna Taylor's aunt Bianca Austin on Friday read a statement on behalf of her sister, Taylor's mother Tamika Palmer, reacting to the verdict of a grand jury that ultimately decided not to charge any of the Louisville police officers with the killing of Breonna Taylor during a botched drug raid.

This Airport Is Getting COVID-Sniffing Dogs

The new coronavirus test at Finland's main international airport delivers results in less than 10 seconds—and has four paws. Helsinki Airport has deployed a team of dogs trained to sniff out the coronavirus as part the first large-scale trial of the the method, the Washington Post reports. "It’s a...