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1 World October 9, 2021 3:55 AM US adds 194,000 September jobs in another month of disappointing growth
2 World August 29, 2021 2:00 AM Biden to Kabul Attackers: ‘We Will Hunt You Down and Make You Pay’
3 World January 24, 2022 10:06 AM Gunfire heard near Burkina Faso president's home hours after army mutiny
4 World September 12, 2021 9:47 AM Taliban: Women can study in gender-segregated universities
5 World January 20, 2022 11:01 AM World Tensions High As Russia Marches to Ukraine
6 World January 4, 2022 3:56 AM Elizabeth Holmes trial: jury finds Theranos founder guilty on four fraud counts
7 World October 27, 2021 12:49 PM Black girl arrested at school over a drawing that upset a parent
8 World September 17, 2021 12:52 AM Families of Malaysian Airlines MH17 crash victims share their feelings in murder trial
9 World October 1, 2021 4:08 AM YouTube blocks all anti-vaccine content
10 World September 29, 2021 2:20 AM Where Do The Richest Americans Live?
11 World September 19, 2021 4:45 AM The Strange Disappearance of Gabrielle 'Gabby' Petito
12 World October 21, 2021 11:08 AM Netflix workers stage walk-out over Dave Chappelle's transgender comments
13 World October 27, 2021 12:55 PM The world promised to cut greenhouse gas emissions. These countries aren't meeting their targets.
14 World October 21, 2021 11:15 AM Former US president Donald Trump launches social media platform Truth Social
15 World October 7, 2021 11:55 AM US judge temporarily blocks Texas’ near-total abortion ban in blow to contentious law
16 World September 11, 2021 5:55 AM Biden announces new US vaccine mandates to ‘turn the tide of Covid-19’
17 World December 1, 2021 1:16 PM First confirmed US case of Omicron coronavirus variant detected in California
18 World September 28, 2021 8:50 AM R. Kelly found guilty of all charges in racketeering and sex trafficking trial
19 World October 29, 2021 6:44 AM US vs. China: How the world's two biggest emitters stack up on climate
20 World October 6, 2021 8:28 AM Physics Nobel rewards work on complex systems, like climate
21 World September 12, 2021 6:36 AM Cristiano Ronaldo: plane banner protest as striker returns to Manchester United
22 World September 24, 2021 9:55 AM Mars Rover Grabs First Rock Sample, a ‘Truly Historic Moment’ and Major Step in Hunt for Alien Life
23 World September 18, 2021 7:14 AM Dozens killed in Mideast conflict that recalls 2014 Gaza war
24 World September 21, 2021 11:10 AM Moderna says Covid-19 vaccine protection wanes, makes case for booster
25 World September 11, 2021 2:43 AM 'Feeling free': Women criminalised by Mexico's abortion bans celebrate ruling
26 World September 17, 2021 1:12 AM Afghan killed by drone praised by co-workers in US aid group
27 World October 21, 2021 11:16 AM Nikolas Cruz pleads guilty to 17 counts of murder in 2018 Parkland school shooting
28 World December 19, 2021 7:44 AM Six Children Die Falling To their death from air-blown play tent
29 World September 14, 2021 5:01 AM Death and suffering in Iraq a painful legacy of 9/11 attacks
30 World October 26, 2021 11:09 AM Japan's Princess Mako marries non-royal boyfriend Kei Komuro
31 World September 29, 2021 7:12 AM Manhunt for Brian Laundrie in Florida wetlands scaled back; FBI collects items for 'DNA matching'
32 World September 12, 2021 9:45 AM Alabama man dies of cardiac event after 43 hospitals with full ICUs turned him away
33 World September 10, 2021 4:01 AM US-China relations: Xi Jinping and Joe Biden call aims to stop competition from becoming conflict
34 World October 27, 2021 12:53 PM 20,000 Pounds of Trash Removed From Pacific Garbage Patch: ‘Holy mother of god. It worked!’
35 World September 28, 2021 12:20 AM PG&E Charged With Manslaughter In California Wildfire
36 World November 13, 2021 3:25 AM South Africa’s last apartheid president F. W. de Klerk dies
37 World October 3, 2021 10:47 AM Alito hits out at ‘intimidation’ in defence of supreme court’s Texas abortion ruling
38 World December 10, 2021 6:24 AM Myanmar troops massacres Woman and Children
39 World October 8, 2021 4:43 AM Ukrainian flight attendants can now wear comfortable in-flight uniforms
40 World September 17, 2021 1:24 AM The murder of Fikile: the woman who took on a coal mine
41 World September 21, 2021 11:38 AM US extends travel restrictions at Mexican and Canadian land borders as it makes plans to allow fully vaccinated foreign visitors to fly to America
42 World December 27, 2021 11:34 PM 19-Year-Old Girl Who Was Raped, kidnapped, held in bondage, found by police
43 World September 21, 2021 11:45 AM 600 more Homeland Security agents sent to Del Rio, Texas, amid Haitian migrant crisis: What we know
44 World September 11, 2021 2:44 AM Moderna working on booster to combine Covid-19 vaccine with a flu shot
45 World December 24, 2021 9:39 AM Thousands of flights cancelled just before Christmas Eve
46 World October 8, 2021 7:22 AM Sydney Australia ready to exit lockdown during concerns over faster reopening plans
47 World October 1, 2021 4:04 AM US to declare 23 species, including ivory-billed woodpecker, officially extinct
48 World September 9, 2021 8:29 AM Beatings, buried videos a pattern at Louisiana State Police
49 World September 16, 2021 11:50 PM Afghan women soccer players enter Pakistan
50 World September 17, 2021 4:26 AM Oxygen Therapy May Slow the Hallmarks of Alzheimer’s According to New Study
51 World September 21, 2021 11:08 AM US to lift restrictions on fully vaccinated international travellers in November
52 World September 22, 2021 11:17 AM Facebook Oversight Board seeks clarity on review system for high-profile users
53 World December 18, 2021 2:30 AM Capitol rioter who attacked police is sentenced to more than 5 years in prison
54 World December 10, 2021 11:09 AM Supreme Court issues ruling on Texas abortion law
55 World November 6, 2021 3:16 AM How did a $3 billion US Navy submarine hit an undersea mountain?
56 World November 19, 2021 10:42 PM Kyle Rittenhouse found not guilty on all charges
57 World September 5, 2021 7:26 AM Taliban special forces bring abrupt end to women’s protest
58 World September 10, 2021 4:02 AM Covid-19 cases rise in Australia's Victoria as regions exit lockdown
59 World September 7, 2021 3:03 AM Biden marks Labor Day delivering sandwiches to union members
60 World October 1, 2021 5:34 AM What Italy's famous hermit did next
61 World September 9, 2021 6:27 AM Naked cartoon on Flying Dog beer label rejected by NC alcohol board for ‘bad taste’
62 World November 6, 2021 3:10 AM Chinese spy Xu Yanjun convicted of trying to steal US aviation trade secrets from GE Aviation
63 World September 11, 2021 11:05 AM ‘Not even modestly good control’: Fauci says US Covid cases 16 times too high to end pandemic
64 World October 15, 2021 7:12 AM Robert Durst: US millionaire sentenced to life for murder
65 World January 9, 2022 3:45 AM Seven killed after giant rocks fall on boats in Brazil
66 World September 13, 2021 1:29 PM 9/11 families to President Biden: Don't come to our memorial events
67 World September 13, 2021 1:29 PM 20 Years Later, 2 More 9/11 Victims Have Been Identified Using New Technology
68 World October 21, 2021 11:00 AM 'Water's Soul': Massive white sculpture makes a statement in New York harbour
69 World September 20, 2021 6:01 AM SpaceX gets ready to launch first all-civilian crew to orbit
70 World October 16, 2021 1:28 PM Fatal stabbing of British lawmaker David Amess called terrorist incident by UK police
71 World September 20, 2021 5:28 AM Pfizer recalls all lots of anti-smoking drug over carcinogen presence
72 World January 16, 2022 3:23 AM Asian Woman pushed into subway train dead at Times Square
73 WORLD September 13, 2021 1:52 AM Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson wants to drink tequila with his lookalike
74 World September 19, 2021 2:17 AM Hundreds rally in Nepalese capital for women’s rights
75 World September 12, 2021 7:00 AM US hopes to start COVID boosters on Sept. 20
76 World September 8, 2021 9:03 AM Taliban form all-male Afghan government of old guard members
77 World September 20, 2021 5:47 AM UN chief warns China, US to avoid Cold War
78 World October 8, 2021 7:24 AM Nobel Prize Awarded for Research About Temperature and Touch
79 World January 9, 2022 5:18 AM Student kills 4, wounds 7 with father's gun at east Michigan high school
80 WORLD September 13, 2021 10:17 AM Indiana health officials announce COVID-19 testing expansion
81 World September 12, 2021 9:44 AM Bush warns of domestic extremism, appeals to ‘nation I know’
82 World October 15, 2021 7:31 AM Hundreds more flee as lava spreads on Spain's La Palma
83 WORLD September 13, 2021 10:03 AM UN health chief: World can start dreaming of pandemic's end
84 World September 18, 2021 1:52 AM A Town Near Rome is Selling Old Homes for $1, a Trend Across Italy in Many Beautiful Villages
85 World September 29, 2021 7:11 AM A woman on TikTok wasn't afraid to show her death. In the process, she helped others live.
86 World September 12, 2021 5:57 AM US drone strike mistakenly targeted Afghan aid worker, investigation finds
87 World January 8, 2022 9:05 AM ‘We can’t ignore reality’: Colorado fires highlight urgency of US climate legislation
88 World September 12, 2021 7:02 AM Haibatullah Akhundzada: Shadowy Taliban supreme leader whose son was suicide bomber
89 WORLD September 13, 2021 10:06 AM Delta puts Australia's Covid-19 reopening schedule in doubt
90 World October 8, 2021 7:24 AM More than 150 global business leaders call for end of death penalty
91 World October 7, 2021 11:32 AM Please stop singing 'racist' dog-eating songs
92 World September 10, 2021 3:33 AM The Latest: Pakistan says Afghanistan in crisis helps no one
93 World October 9, 2021 3:50 AM Big Problem when Indians can't prove family died from Covid
94 World September 21, 2021 11:14 AM Body found in Wyoming is 'consistent' with missing Gabby Petito
95 World September 22, 2021 11:02 AM 20-year-old gas station clerk fatally shot after asking customer to wear a face mask
96 World October 14, 2021 12:41 AM As Puerto Rico's power crisis worsens, lawmakers probing outages seek answers
97 World December 14, 2021 1:51 AM At least 74 dead, Kentucky tornado one of the deadliest in history
98 World December 7, 2021 3:51 AM Teenager shootings in Denver suburb renew focus on gun violence
99 World October 15, 2021 8:04 AM Gabby Petito died of strangulation. Far too many other women have, too
100 World December 18, 2021 2:20 AM Pfizer's child-sized vaccine fails to produce expected immunity in younger kids; company adds third dose to trials
101 World September 11, 2021 10:11 AM The Taliban want to lay down the law. Far outside Kabul, rural Afghans just want to get paid
102 World September 22, 2021 11:12 AM Willie Garson, 'Sex and the City' actor, dead at 57
103 World September 21, 2021 11:43 AM Australia has lost one-third of its koalas in the past three years
104 World September 22, 2021 11:16 AM Don't buy Chinese phones, throw them away if you have, Lithuania says
105 World September 11, 2021 1:38 AM US marks 20 years since 9/11, in shadow of Afghan war’s end
106 World September 17, 2021 1:18 AM Facebook steps up fight against climate misinformation – but critics say effort falls short
107 World September 22, 2021 11:15 AM Magnitude 6 earthquake strikes near Melbourne, tremors rattle southeast Australia
108 World September 21, 2021 11:47 AM Britney Spears back on Instagram after break to celebrate engagement
109 World December 14, 2021 2:14 AM Dawson Springs mother clutched her 2 kids in bed when the storm lifted her mattress into the air
110 World September 24, 2021 9:54 AM Meet the defiant Afghan athletes vowing to fight the Taliban's ban on women's sports
111 World September 21, 2021 11:20 AM Funerals held for 9 victims of Russian school attack
112 World September 11, 2021 4:11 AM Sept 11 attacks fuse photographer and survivor in trauma
113 World September 20, 2021 5:39 AM TikTok faces EU probe over personal data transfers to China
114 World October 2, 2021 1:37 AM Princess Mako wedding announcement stirs up media frenzy in Japan
115 World October 30, 2021 11:46 AM Lawyers for MH17 victims intimidated during Dutch trial: RTL News
116 World October 1, 2021 4:08 AM Biden administration cancels another $5.8B in student loan debt: Here's who qualifies
117 World October 9, 2021 3:52 AM Hong Kong University to remove 'Pillar of Shame' Tiananmen Square sculpture
118 World November 6, 2021 2:30 AM Congress passes $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill, delivering major win for Biden
119 World September 28, 2021 8:51 AM U.S. expels nearly 4,000 Haitians in 9 days as part of deportation blitz
120 World December 5, 2021 7:26 AM Death of bullied Utah girl draws anger over suicides, racism
121 World September 11, 2021 2:45 AM Chinese businessman gets 2 years in prison for exporting US marine tech to China
122 World October 1, 2021 4:06 AM Drawings by boxing legend Muhammad Ali up for auction
123 World September 10, 2021 9:50 AM WHO seeks Covid-19 vaccines for poor nations, 'not empty promises'
124 World January 9, 2022 5:25 AM Ahmaud Arbery’s killers get life in prison; no parole for father, son
125 World September 23, 2021 2:23 AM Brian Laundrie and Gabby Petito were involved in an incident in Wyoming restaurant in late August, witnesses say
126 World September 18, 2021 5:59 AM Indonesian authorities to brief relatives before releasing Sriwijaya Air crash preliminary report
127 WORLD September 14, 2021 4:55 AM Taiwan scrambles jets against renewed Chinese military activity
128 World September 24, 2021 9:32 AM Fashion editor Richard Buckley, husband to designer Tom Ford, dies at 72
129 World September 6, 2021 7:44 AM Taliban stop planes of evacuees from leaving but unclear why
130 World August 31, 2021 11:03 AM Taliban hail victory with gunfire after last U.S. troops leave Afghanistan
131 World September 11, 2021 5:53 AM Mexico's top court decriminalises abortion in 'watershed moment'
132 World October 10, 2021 1:04 AM How Instagram led to two teens' eating disorders
133 WORLD September 14, 2021 4:48 AM More than $1 billion in aid pledged for Afghanistan as country faces 'most perilous hour'
134 World September 13, 2021 1:28 PM Peru: Abimael Guzmán, head of Shining Path insurgency, dies
135 World September 15, 2021 5:09 AM The death toll from flooding in Western Europe has crossed 180, as rescuers dig in
136 World September 14, 2021 9:21 AM Here’s why Biden is sticking with the U.S. exit from Afghanistan
137 World September 18, 2021 6:10 AM Taliban says women can study at university but classes must be segregated
138 World January 22, 2022 11:01 AM Arnold Schwarzenegger unhurt in Los Angeles Multi-Car accident
139 World September 28, 2021 12:59 AM Law Expert Wonders Why A Grand Jury Isn’t Mulling Sedition Charges Against Steve Bannon
140 World September 10, 2021 4:04 AM Ethel Kennedy opposes parole for husband RFK's assassin, Sirhan Sirhan
141 World October 1, 2021 6:42 AM Russia to host first royal wedding in more than a century
142 World September 13, 2021 1:33 AM America mourns on 20th anniversary of 9/11 terror attacks
143 World September 10, 2021 9:51 AM France to give free access to contraception for women aged up to 25
144 World September 20, 2021 5:05 AM Jackie Mason, who went from rabbi to stand-up comedy star, dies at 93
145 World December 14, 2021 3:56 AM Capitol attack panel recommends Mark Meadows for criminal prosecution
146 World September 11, 2021 2:46 AM AstraZeneca vaccine creator: Many may not need booster shots
147 World September 11, 2021 5:51 AM Biden says he is sure China will try to work out arrangement with Taliban
148 WORLD September 14, 2021 9:59 AM These are the 4 things I want from iPhone 13
149 World October 21, 2021 11:11 AM Novak Djokovic will need to be vaccinated to play Australian Open: minister
150 World October 7, 2021 12:11 PM Sweden, Denmark halt Moderna's Covid-19 shot for younger people
151 WORLD September 11, 2021 3:58 AM Who to blame for Taliban takeover? Former Afghan envoy points finger at Kabul
152 World November 26, 2021 6:05 AM What country has the most civilian guns?
153 World September 18, 2021 3:53 AM Relatives of victims mark 5th anniversary of MH17 downing
154 World October 15, 2021 7:11 AM China-Taiwan tensions are raising fears of a conflict. In Taipei, however, people don't seem worried
155 World October 16, 2021 4:16 AM 'Ghost towns': China's millions of empty homes
156 World September 12, 2021 7:00 AM Apple still reliant on one core product as it nudges $3tn hurdle
157 WORLD September 13, 2021 10:01 AM Covid-19 vaccines hold strong against Delta, protection waning in older adults
158 World September 6, 2021 7:11 AM What happened to US military equipment left behind in Afghanistan?
159 World December 16, 2021 10:33 AM Details paint Trump's coup attempt in horrifying new light
160 World September 20, 2021 5:09 AM SpaceX landing: Inspiration crew of 'non-astronauts' splashes down in Atlantic Ocean off Florida
161 World October 29, 2021 6:48 AM America's economic recovery hits a major roadblock
162 World September 11, 2021 5:50 AM 9/11 changed aviation security forever. Will coronavirus and bioterrorism fuel new threats?
163 World September 14, 2021 9:38 AM Dallas police say violent crime is down in the city as criminologists share analysis on new plan
164 World September 20, 2021 11:49 AM Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine works in kids ages 5 to 11
165 World September 29, 2021 7:17 AM Drowning girl statue causes a stir in Spain
166 World September 21, 2021 11:17 AM American astronauts get date to launch from U.S. soil for the first time in almost 10 years
167 World November 14, 2021 3:07 AM Chris Daughtry postpones shows following the sudden death of his daughter
168 World September 7, 2021 3:57 AM Victorious Taliban focus on governing after US withdrawal
169 World September 14, 2021 10:13 AM Afghan All-Girls Robotics Team Offered College Scholarships, Says Oklahoma Mom Who Helped Them Escape Taliban
170 World November 28, 2021 5:34 AM Security forces fire tear gas at protesters
171 World September 21, 2021 11:12 AM Thousands flee as lava spewing from volcano on Spain's La Palma island destroys houses
172 World September 12, 2021 7:04 AM Sinovac to trial COVID-19 vaccine in South African children in global study
  Story 4909 -   Thursday August 26, 2021
12 U.S. Service Members Killed In Explosions Outside Kabul's Airport
12 U.S. service members and more than 60 Afghans were killed in explosions at the Kabul airport. Two blasts ripped through crowds trying to enter the American-controlled facility on Thursday, disrupting the final push of the U.S.-led evacuation effort. The bomb attack was followed by an assault by gunmen from Islamic State’s regional affiliate, according to the Pentagon. Fifteen U.S. service members were injured, the Pentagon said. The U.S. ...
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  Story 4908 -   Sunday August 22, 2021
Hurricane Grace hits Mexico's Gulf coast, dissipates; 8 dead
VERACRUZ, Mexico — Hurricane Grace swept onto Mexico’s Gulf coast as a major Category 3 storm and moved inland Saturday, drenching coastal and inland areas in its second landfall in the country in two days. At least eight people died, authorities said. The storm had lost power while crossing over the Yucatan Peninsula on Thursday, swirling through Mexico’s main tourist strip, but it rapidly drew strength from the relatively warm Gulf of Mexic ...
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  Story 4907 -   Sunday August 22, 2021
US soldier carries baby over barbed wire at Kabul airport
More viral imagery out of Afghanistan showed a baby being lifted over a barbed wire wall and into a U.S. Marine's arms. The baby has since been reunited with its father, according to the U.S. Marine Corps. The baby's family asked U.S. troops to give medical care to their child, so the baby was treated at a hospital before reuniting with its father, Pentagon spokesperson John Kirby said at a Friday press briefing. “I think this was a very hu ...
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  Story 4906 -   Sunday August 22, 2021
British military: 7 Afghans killed in chaos at Kabul airport
KABUL, Afghanistan — A panicked crush of people trying to enter Kabul’s international airport killed seven Afghan civilians in the crowds, the British military said Sunday, showing the danger still posed to those trying to flee the Taliban’s takeover of the country. The deaths come as a new, perceived threat from the Islamic State group affiliate in Afghanistan has seen U.S. military planes do rapid, diving combat landings at the airport surr ...
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  Story 4905 -   Saturday August 21, 2021
'Nobody should go through this;' Delta variant hits young'
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Healthy and in their 30s, Christina and Josh Tidmore figured they were low-risk for COVID-19, and with conflicting viewpoints filling their social media feeds and social circles, they decided to wait to get vaccinated. On July 20, Josh came home from work with a slight cough they initially thought was sinus trouble. On Aug. 11, he died of COVID-19 at a north Alabama hospital as Christina Tidmore witnessed a doctor and her t ...
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  Story 4904 -   Saturday August 21, 2021
3 US senators announce positive Covid tests Thursday
Three US senators -- Angus King of Maine, Roger Wicker of Mississippi and John Hickenlooper of Colorado -- announced separately Thursday they have tested positive for Covid-19. All three have been vaccinated. King, an independent who caucuses with the Democrats, said in a statement that he was tested Thursday morning after he "began feeling mildly feverish" on Wednesday. "While I am not feeling great, I'm definitely feeling much better t ...
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  Story 4903 -   Saturday August 21, 2021
'Unprecedented' rain falls for first time in recorded history at Greenland's ice sheet summit
It rained for several hours at the summit of Greenland's ice sheet on Saturday, marking the first time in recorded history the area has experienced rain and at a time when temperatures there rose above freezing in an extremely rare occurrence. The rainfall occurred at the highest point on the country's ice sheet, according to the National Snow and Ice Date Center. The weather was observed at Greenland's Summit Station, which is 10,551 feet ab ...
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  Story 4902 -   Friday August 20, 2021
A billion children at 'extreme risk' from climate impacts – Unicef
Almost half the world’s 2.2 billion children are already at “extremely high risk” from the impacts of the climate crisis and pollution, according to a report from Unicef. The UN agency’s head called the situation “unimaginably dire”. Nearly every child around the world was at risk from at least one of these impacts today, including heatwaves, floods, cyclones, disease, drought, and air pollution, the report said. But 1 billion children live in ...
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  Story 4901 -   Friday August 20, 2021
Afghanistan reports of torture and killing contradict Taliban's promises
Evidence of Taliban killings, detentions and intimidation is emerging across Afghanistan, ominously contradicting the hardline Islamist group’s promise earlier this week not to take revenge against its opponents. With reports of the Taliban going door to door searching for those who worked with the former Afghan government or western countries, claims have also emerged of Taliban fighters torturing and killing members of an ethnic minority in ...
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  Story 4900 -   Tuesday August 17, 2021
Haiti mourners tell of church collapse horror during quake
TOIRAC, Haiti, Aug 17 - When the ground began to tremble during a church funeral service in the small village of Toirac in southern Haiti, Kettney Francois was trampled in the frantic stampede to escape. Fellow mourners pulled her out from the crush of people and carried her outside, but her teenage daughter and elderly mother were not so lucky. They were among the hundreds of people killed when a devastating earthquake struck Haiti early on ...
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  Story 4899 -   Tuesday August 17, 2021
Food stamp benefits to increase by more than 25% in October
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s administration has approved a significant and permanent increase in the levels of food aid available to needy families — the largest single increase in the program’s history. Starting in October, average benefits for food stamps — officially known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP — will rise more than 25 percent above pre-pandemic levels. The increased assistance will be available in ...
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  Story 4898 -   Tuesday August 17, 2021
Billions spent on Afghan army ultimately benefited Taliban
WASHINGTON — Built and trained at a two-decade cost of $83 billion, Afghan security forces collapsed so quickly and completely — in some cases without a shot fired — that the ultimate beneficiary of the American investment turned out to be the Taliban. They grabbed not only political power but also U.S.-supplied firepower — guns, ammunition, helicopters and more. The Taliban captured an array of modern military equipment when they overran Afg ...
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  Story 4897 -   Tuesday August 17, 2021
Taliban announces 'amnesty,' urges women to join government
KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban declared an “amnesty” across Afghanistan and urged women to join its government Tuesday, trying to calm nerves across a tense capital city that only the day before saw chaos at its airport as people tried to flee their rule. The comments by Enamullah Samangani, a member of the Taliban’s cultural commission, represent the first comments on governance from a federal level across the country after their blitz acr ...
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  Story 4896 -   Thursday August 12, 2021
New Zealand to slowly re-open to the world from early 2022
— New Zealand will open its doors to vaccinated travelers from low risk countries from early 2022, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Thursday, signaling a tentative relaxation of the country's strict pandemic border controls. In a speech on Thursday morning, Ardern said the government would ramp up New Zealand's Covid-19 vaccination program in preparation for a phased re-opening. "Our ultimate goal is to get to quarantine-free travel fo ...
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  Story 4895 -   Thursday August 12, 2021
Biden team is seeking ways to address rising energy prices
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s administration is moving at home and abroad to try to address concerns about rising energy prices slowing the nation’s recovery from the pandemic-induced recession. National security adviser Jake Sullivan on Wednesday called on the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries to move faster to restore global supply of petroleum to pre-pandemic levels, and the White House asked the Federal Trade Commissi ...
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  Story 4894 -   Tuesday August 10, 2021
Mexico and U.S. vow to expand cooperation to address immigration in high-level talks
MEXICO CITY, Aug 10 - Top Mexican and U.S. officials discussed increasing bilateral cooperation to address immigration during a meeting in Mexico City, the Mexican foreign ministry said in a statement on Tuesday evening. Mexican Foreign Ninister Marcelo Ebrard met in Mexico City with U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan and the National Security Council's senior director for the Western ...
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  Story 4893 -   Tuesday August 10, 2021
Wildfire rips through Algeria, killing 42 people including soldiers
ALGIERS, Aug 10 - Forest fires in Algeria killed 42 people on Tuesday, including 25 soldiers deployed to help put out the blaze, the government said, as thick clouds of smoke covered much of the mountainous Kabylie region east of the capital. Dozens of separate fires have raged through forest areas across northern Algeria since Monday night and Interior Minister Kamel Beldjoud accused arsonists of igniting the flames, without providing more d ...
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  Story 4892 -   Tuesday August 10, 2021
Ethiopia urges citizens to join armed forces as conflict spreads
NAIROBI, Aug 10 - Ethiopia's government on Tuesday urged citizens to join the fight against resurgent Tigrayan forces now pushing beyond their own region in a nine-month-old war that has sparked a major refugee crisis. The call to arms came in a statement from the office of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed: "Now is the right time for all capable Ethiopians who are of age to join the Defence Forces, Special Forces and militias to show your patriotism ...
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  Story 4891 -   Tuesday August 10, 2021
Melbourne COVID lockdown extended for week after 20 new cases reported
CANBERRA, Aug 11 - Australia's second-biggest city Melbourne will stay locked down for a second week after reporting 20 new COVID-19 cases as it struggles to stamp out infections caused by the highly infectious Delta variant of the pandemic. Melbourne had been due to exit the lockdown on Thursday, the sixth for its five million people in stop-start battles against the coronavirus also seen elsewhere across the country have triggered frustrati ...
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  Story 4890 -   Tuesday August 10, 2021
Bangladesh vaccinating Rohingya refugees amid virus surge
DHAKA,Bangladesh — Bangladesh’s government and aid agencies started vaccinating Rohingya refugees Tuesday as a virus surge raises health risks in the sprawling, cramped camps where more than 1 million people who fled Myanmar are sheltering. The highly transmissible delta variant is driving an infection surge across Bangladesh, with around 20,000 infections and 200 deaths recorded so far in Cox’s Bazar district, the southern region bordering M ...
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  Story 4889 -   Tuesday August 10, 2021
China upholds Canadian's death sentence as Huawei case looms
BEIJING — A Chinese court on Tuesday rejected a Canadian drug convict’s appeal of a death sentence in what appeared to be an effort to step up pressure on Canada to release a detained executive of tech giant Huawei. The Canadian government condemned the ruling and appealed to China to grant clemency to Robert Schellenberg. His sentence was abruptly increased from a 15-year prison term to death after the Dec. 1, 2018, arrest of Meng Wanzhou on ...
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  Story 3889 -   Monday August 9, 2021
'We have zero years left to avoid dangerous climate change', expert says
As the world battles historic droughts, landscape-altering wildfires and deadly floods, a landmark report from global scientists says the window is rapidly closing to cut our reliance on fossil fuels and avoid catastrophic changes that would transform life as we know it. The state-of-the-science report from the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says the world has rapidly warmed 1.1 degrees Celsius higher than pre-indust ...
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  Story 3888 -   Sunday August 8, 2021
'Trainspotting' turned a spotlight on Scotland's heroin problem. 25 years on, it's Europe's drug death capital
It's one of the most famous monologues in cinematic history: "Choose life," says Ewan McGregor in the 1996 film adaptation of "Trainspotting," Irvine Welsh's gritty novel about a group of drug addict friends living in Edinburgh. "But why would I want to do a thing like that?" continues McGregor's character Mark Renton. "I chose not to choose life. I chose somethin' else. And the reasons? There are no reasons. Who needs reasons when you've got ...
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  Story 3887 -   Saturday August 7, 2021
Survivors of acid attacks in Mexico unite to push for change
MEXICO CITY — Elisa Xolalpa has had three daughters and found a job she enjoys since a former boyfriend tried to destroy her life by tossing acid on her when she was 18. Two decades later, she is still seeking justice. Survivors of acid attacks like Xolalpa are banding together and raising their voices in Mexico despite the country’s high rates of violence, which often targets women, and staggering levels of impunity. “I thought I was the ...
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  Story 3886 -   Saturday August 7, 2021
US now averaging 100,000 new COVID-19 infections a day
The U.S. is now averaging 100,000 new COVID-19 infections a day, returning to a milestone last seen during the winter surge in yet another bleak reminder of how quickly the delta variant has spread through the country. The U.S. was averaging about 11,000 cases a day in late June. Now the number is 107,143. It took the U.S. about nine months to cross the 100,000 average case number in November before peaking at about 250,000 in early January ...
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  Story 3885 -   Friday August 6, 2021
China doubles down on baseless 'US origins' Covid conspiracy as Delta outbreak worsens
Hong Kong As Beijing grapples with a worsening outbreak of the Delta variant, an outlandish conspiracy theory linking the origin of the coronavirus to the United States military has gained renewed traction in China. The wholly unfounded theory, which claims the virus may have been leaked from a US Army lab, has been repeatedly promoted by Chinese officials and state media since March last year. But over the past week, Beijing has doubled do ...
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  Story 3884 -   Thursday August 5, 2021
'We lost Greenville': Wildfire decimates California town
GREENVILLE, California — A 3-week-old wildfire engulfed a tiny Northern California mountain town, leveling most of its historic downtown and leaving blocks of homes in ashes as crews braced for another explosive run of flames Thursday amid dangerous weather. The Dixie Fire, swollen by bone-dry vegetation and 40 mph gusts, raged through the northern Sierra Nevada community of Greenville on Wednesday. A gas station, church, hotel, museum and ba ...
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  Story 3883 -   Thursday August 5, 2021
Hiroshima marks 76th anniversary of US atomic bombing
TOKYO — Hiroshima on Friday marked the 76th anniversary of the world’s first atomic bombing, as the mayor of the Japanese city urged global leaders to unite to eliminate nuclear weapons, just as they are united against the coronavirus. Mayor Kazumi Matsui urged world leaders to commit to nuclear disarmament as seriously as they tackle the pandemic that the international community recognizes as “threat to humanity.” “Nuclear weapons, develo ...
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  Story 3882 -   Thursday August 5, 2021
'You are in imminent danger and you MUST leave now'
A newly ignited fire in Northern California has forced thousands of residents to evacuate their homes as the US fights 96 large active fires that have scorched nearly two million acres. The River Fire, raging in Nevada and Placer counties in California, has destroyed or damaged an estimated 40 structures since it started Wednesday, CalFire Deputy Chief Jim Hudson said during a news briefing. It has already torn through 1,400 acres and was not ...
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  Story 3881 -   Thursday August 5, 2021
U.S. approves potential sales of howitzers to Taiwan -Pentagon
WASHINGTON, Aug 4 - The U.S. State Department approved the potential sale of 40 155mm M109A6 Medium Self-Propelled Howitzer artillery systems to Taiwan in a deal valued at up to $750 million, the Pentagon said on Wednesday. This comes after a series of arms sales last year that included drones and coastal missile defenses meant to upgrade the island's capabilities and discourage a Chinese invasion. The Biden administration has approved other ...
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