TikTok fate in the balance as judge weighs app…

Lawyers for TikTok have pleaded with a U.S. judge to delay the Trump Administration’s ban of the video sharing program from app stores set to take effect at the end of Sunday

Arrests as police clash with Portland protesters

Police clashed with anti-racism protesters and pushed back members of the press in downtown Portland, Oregon into early Sunday morning, making more than 20 arrests.

Japanese Celeb Found Dead by Her Husband

A Japanese actress known as the female Sherlock Holmes has apparently killed herself—which, if confirmed, continues a spate of suicides among Japanese entertainers. Yuko Takeuchi was found at home Sunday by her husband without a note, but Variety reports that it looks like suicide. "It came all of a...

Pompeo speaks with NATO chief about Mediterranean…

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who is due to arrive in Greece on an official visit early Monday, has had a conversation on tensions in the eastern Mediterranean with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg

A chilly start for the French Open

With fewer spectators and drizzly weather the French Open - starting in September due to the coronavirus pandemic, got off to an underwhelming start on Sunday. David Doyle reports.

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...

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UN failures on coronavirus underscore the need…

A virus that has claimed nearly 1 million lives has underscored the failure of the United Nations to bring countries together to defeat it

Paris fashion eco-system on edge as shows…

In Paris a whole chain of businesses normally working overtime at the peak of fashion season is being upended due to the global crisis, as Edward Baran 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...

100,000 march in Belarus capital on 50th day of…

About 100,000 demonstrators marched in Belarus' capital calling for the authoritarian president's ouster, some wearing cardboard crowns to ridicule him

Clashes erupt between Armenia and Azerbaijan

World powers are urging an end to hostilities after clashes between Armenia and Azerbaijan broke out on Sunday. David Doyle reports.

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,...

Valentino closes Milan Fashion Week with lush…

It’s been a season of disruption at Milan Fashion Week

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.

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...

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UK university students furious over virus…

U.K. authorities are trying to contain COVID-19 outbreaks at universities as some students complained they were being “imprisoned” in their dormitories  Students at universities in Glasgow, Manchester and Edinburgh who have returned to campus in the past few weeks are being asked to self-isolate in their residence halls, with security guards at some schools preventing young people from leaving their buildings

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.

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...

French hospitals delay operations to cope with…

Hospitals in the Paris and Marseille regions are delaying some scheduled operations to free up space for COVID-19 patients as the French government tries to stem a rising tide of coronavirus infections

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.

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...

Conservatives lead in French Senate elections…

France’s main conservative party looked set to keep control of the Senate and the Greens made new gains in partial elections Sunday

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.

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,...

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French president says longtime Belarus leader…

France is stepping up the pressure on Belarus’ longtime leader Alexander Lukashenko, with President Emmanuel Macron telling a prominent French weekly that “Lukashenko must go.”

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.

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...