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North Korean troops killed missing S.Korean official, burned body, Seoul says

8 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   3 articles

SEOUL - North Korean troops shot dead a South Korean fisheries official who went missing earlier this week, before dousing his body in oil and setting it on fire in what was...
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A Hong Kong protester's farewell note and failed escape

8 minutes ago   |   National Post

HONG KONG - Wong Wai-yin's wife feared the worst after reading his short farewell letter.
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Ontario fall pandemic preparedness plan roll out continues today

8 minutes ago   |   National Post

TORONTO - Premier Doug Ford is expected to continue the roll out of his fall pandemic preparedness plan today.
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With throne speech pledge, Liberals signal new approach on child care

8 minutes ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - It was in a recent meeting with child-care experts that Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland made some heads turn.
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Finland says pandemic spread points to ‘accelerating phase'

8 minutes ago   |   National Post

HELSINKI - Finland warned on Thursday the COVID-19 pandemic was expanding again more rapidly in the country, after several months of relative calm, and was heading in an...
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Anger in Marseille after French government orders COVID bar closures

8 minutes ago   |   National Post

PARIS - Civic leaders in Marseille reacted with anger on Thursday to the closure of the city's bars and restaurants, saying they had not been consulted by the French government...
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UK PM Johnson has faith in top medical officer - health minister

24 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   3 articles

LONDON - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has faith in his top medical adviser, health minister Matt Hancock said on Thursday, after reports said the government had sought...
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EU says Belarus' Lukashenko not legitimate president

24 minutes ago   |   National Post

BRUSSELS - President Alexander Lukashenko is not the legitimate president of Belarus, the European Union said on Thursday, saying his abrupt swearing-in on Wednesday went...
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Russia reports 6,595 new coronavirus cases, 149 deaths

24 minutes ago   |   National Post

MOSCOW - Russia on Thursday reported 6,595 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, its highest daily increase since July 12.
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Myanmar's ‘maximum containment' COVID plan pushed to brink as virus surges

24 minutes ago   |   National Post

YANGON - Myanmar has quarantined tens of thousands of people to prevent a coronavirus outbreak from overwhelming its fragile healthcare system but public health experts and...
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'We have officer down': Officer SHOT as gunfire rings out in Louisville amid...

'We have officer down': Officer SHOT as gunfire rings out in Louisville amid protests over Breonna Taylor charges

A police officer in Louisville has been shot amid chaotic protests over the lack of murder charges for the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor, with footage from the scene showing... Read more ...

Anger, tears for protesters seeking justice for Breonna Taylor

Anger, tears for protesters seeking justice for Breonna Taylor

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Angry, confused and shedding tears, demonstrators who spent months calling for justice in the fatal police shooting of Breonna Taylor resumed their protests... Read more ...

California moves to end sales of new gas-powered cars

California moves to end sales of new gas-powered cars

California would be the first U.S. state with such a rule, though Germany and France are among 15 other countries that have a similar requirement. Read more ...

GOP Senate report on Biden's son alleges conflict of interest, provides no...

GOP Senate report on Biden's son alleges conflict of interest, provides no evidence of wrongdoing

Two Republican-led Senate committees issued a politically charged report alleging that the work Joe Biden's son did in Ukraine constituted a conflict of interest for the Obama... Read more ...

Reports: 2 Louisville police officers shot, but unclear if tied to protests

Reports: 2 Louisville police officers shot, but unclear if tied to protests

Police in Louisville, Kentucky, say two officers have been shot. Read more ...

Heat top Celtics, move a game from NBA Finals

Heat top Celtics, move a game from NBA Finals

The youngest player on the floor helped the Miami Heat move a game away from the NBA Finals. Read more ...

Grand jury indicts 1 police officer in the killing of Breonna Taylor

Grand jury indicts 1 police officer in the killing of Breonna Taylor

A grand jury has indicted one officer on criminal charges six months after Breonna Taylor was fatally shot by police in Kentucky. The jury presented its decision against fired... Read more ...

Deflategate 2.0? NFL's Tyrod Taylor suffered PUNCTURED LUNG as pre-game...

Deflategate 2.0? NFL's Tyrod Taylor suffered PUNCTURED LUNG as pre-game painkilling injection goes badly wrong

Los Angeles Chargers starting quarterback Tyrod Taylor suffered a punctured lung when his team doctor tried to administer a painkilling injection just seconds before the start... Read more ...

Missouri governor, wife test positive for COVID-19

Missouri governor, wife test positive for COVID-19

"At this time, the Governor feels healthy and is displaying no symptoms, and the First Lady has mild symptoms," his office said. Read more ...

President Trump won't commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses

President Trump won't commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses

President Donald Trump on Wednesday declined to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Nov. 3 presidential election. Read more ...