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Vatican to push for religious freedom as China deal extended

15 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

VATICAN CITY/BEIJING - The Vatican and China on Thursday renewed an agreement on the appointment of bishops in China and the Vatican promised to push the communist government...
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Gunfire heard in Ikoyi neighborhood of Nigeria's Lagos - witness

15 minutes ago   |   National Post

LAGOS - Gunshots rang out in the affluent Ikoyi neighborhood of Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos on Thursday, a witness told Reuters.
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Hariri, designated Lebanon's PM again, vows to halt collapse

15 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

BEIRUT - Lebanese veteran politician Saad al-Hariri was named prime minister for a fourth time on Thursday and pledged to form a new government that can tackle the country's...
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Coronavirus cases in the Netherlands climb by more than 9,000, a new record

15 minutes ago   |   National Post

AMSTERDAM - The number of coronavirus infections in the Netherlands climbed by more than 9,000 in 24 hours, a new record, data released by the National Institute for Public...
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Russia grants whistleblower Edward Snowden permanent residency rights - TASS

29 minutes ago   |   National Post

MOSCOW - Russia has granted U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden permanent residency rights, the TASS news agency cited Snowden's lawyer Anatoly Kucherena as saying on Thursday.
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Weather disasters opening U.S. eyes to climate threats - Al Gore

29 minutes ago   |   National Post

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Ahead of U.S. election, Europe eyes an ally in climate change fight

29 minutes ago   |   National Post

BRUSSELS/WASHINGTON - For countries hoping to avoid the worst of climate change, next month's U.S. presidential election will be pivotal in determining the course of global...
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India's West Bengal hits record daily COVID-19 cases amid festival

1 hour ago   |   National Post

KOLKATA/MUMBAI - The Indian state of West Bengal reported its biggest daily tally of new COVID-19 infections as thousands of people thronged the streets for a major Hindu...
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China extends deal with Vatican on bishops by two years

1 hour ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

BEIJING - China and the Vatican have decided to extend a deal on the appointment of Roman Catholic bishops in China by another two years, the Chinese foreign ministry said on...
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U.S. intelligence agencies say Iran, Russia have tried to meddle in 2020 election

1 hour ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - U.S. Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe has accused both Russia and Iran of trying to interfere with the 2020 presidential election, drawing swift...
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Record numbers are voting by mail. Here's when states can start processing...

Record numbers are voting by mail. Here's when states can start processing those ballots

In several critical battleground states, officials aren't allowed to start processing early ballots until on or just before Election Day. Read more ...

Face to face: President Trump, former Vice President Biden to debate Thursday

Face to face: President Trump, former Vice President Biden to debate Thursday

President Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden are set to square off in their final debate Thursday, one of the last high-profile opportunities for the trailing incumbent... Read more ...

CDC redefines COVID-19 close contact, adds brief encounters

CDC redefines COVID-19 close contact, adds brief encounters

Health officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Wednesday redefined what counts as "close contact" with someone with COVID-19 to include briefer but... Read more ...

Brandon Lowe belts 2 homers as Rays win Game 2 of World Series

Brandon Lowe belts 2 homers as Rays win Game 2 of World Series

Kevin Cash was well aware his best player during the regular season was in a Gary Sanchez-like funk ever since the postseason opened. Yet when the Rays' manager filled out the... Read more ...

Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe announces that Russia and...

Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe announces that Russia and Iran are taking 'specific actions to influence public opinion relating to our elections'

Summary List Placement This story is breaking. Check back for updates. Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe announced on Wednesday that Iran and Russia have "taken... Read more ...

2020 NH 1st District debate: Qualified immunity and addressing bad police...

2020 NH 1st District debate: Qualified immunity and addressing bad police officers

Rep. Chris Pappas and his Republican challenger Matt Mowers talk about police reform, including qualified immunity and how bad officers can be held more directly responsible... Read more ...

Maryland man admits to leaving threatening letter for voters, charged

Maryland man admits to leaving threatening letter for voters, charged

The letter also threatened violence against Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris and gun control advocates. Read more ...

Dramatic video shows California police officer pulling woman from fiery crash

Dramatic video shows California police officer pulling woman from fiery crash

A police officer is seen on video pulling a woman from an overturned car that was engulfed in flames. Read more ...

5 questions we have ahead of Thursday's final Trump-Biden debate

5 questions we have ahead of Thursday's final Trump-Biden debate

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, meet on the debate stage for the second and final time Thursday night in Tennessee. The 90-minute... Read more ...

Intelligence officials announce attempts by Iran, Russia to influence election

Intelligence officials announce attempts by Iran, Russia to influence election

U.S. intelligence officials said two foreign actors, Russia and Iran have made attempts to influence the 2020 election on Wednesday. Read more ...