DOPING-WADA WEIGHTLIFTING PROBE FINDS EVIDENCE OF DOPPELGANGERS PROVIDING SAMPLES

A three-year investigation into the International Weightlifting Federation has uncovered cases of suspected urine substitution and...

U.S. NUCLEAR PLANTS IN S. CAROLINA, MISSOURI FACE THE HIGHEST QUAKE RISKS -REPORT

WASHINGTON - The U.S. nuclear power reactors facing the highest risks of a meltdown from earthquakes are not in tremor-prone California,...

 
 
 

UK TO ENFORCE SANCTIONS ON RUSSIAN GRU OFFICERS OVER CYBER ATTACKS ON GERMANY

LONDON - Britain will enforce asset freezes and travel bans against two officers from Russia's military intelligence agency and one...

UNION CALLS FOR QUEBEC SLAUGHTERHOUSE TO BE CLOSED AFTER COVID-19 OUTBREAK

MONTREAL - A union is calling for a pork processing plant southeast of Quebec City to close after 40 workers tested positive for COVID-19.

 
 
 

U.S. FCC CALLS JUNE T-MOBILE NETWORK OUTAGE ‘A FAILURE'

WASHINGTON - Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai said Thursday a June nationwide T-Mobile outage was a "failure" and...

BRITISH SOCIALITE GHISLAINE MAXWELL DENIED UNDER OATH ANY UNDERAGE SEX BY EPSTEIN -U.S. COURT DOCUMENT

NEW YORK - British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell said under oath in 2016 that she had never witnessed "inappropriate underage activities"...

 
 
 

UAE CITIZENS ALLOWED TO STAY IN ISRAEL UP TO 90 DAYS WITHOUT VISA

DUBAI - Citizens of the United Arab Emirates will be able to stay in Israel for up to 90 days on a single visit under a visa exemption...

THAILAND REVOKES PROTEST BAN THAT BACKFIRED

BANGKOK - Thailand revoked an emergency decree on Thursday aimed at ending months of protests against Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha's...

 
 
 

POLISH COURT RULING AMOUNTS TO ALMOST TOTAL ABORTION BAN

WARSAW - Poland's Constitutional Tribunal ruled on Thursday that abortion due to fetal defects was unconstitutional, banning the most...

‘THEY WOULD HAVE CALLED ME BEIJING BARRY': OBAMA TAKES AIM AT TRUMP'S CHINESE BANK ACCOUNT

Former President Barack Obama returned to the campaign trail Wednesday with a blistering attack on Donald Trump with less than two...

 
 
 

GOLDMAN SACHS U.S. SETTLEMENT OVER MALAYSIA 1MDB SCANDAL TO LIFT DARK CLOUD

WASHINGTON - Goldman Sachs Malaysia, a unit of the Wall Street investment banking group, on Thursday pleaded guilty to U.S. Department...

BELARUS SAYS OPPOSITION PROTESTS ARE DEVELOPING INTO TERRORIST THREAT

MOSCOW - Belarus's interior ministry said on Thursday that opposition protests were developing into a terrorist threat.

 
 
 

SPAIN MULLS CURFEWS TO CONTAIN ‘OUT-OF-CONTROL' PANDEMIC

MADRID - Spain's health minister described a second wave of the coronavirus sweeping the county as "out of control" on Thursday as...

JUDGE DISMISSES ONE MURDER CHARGE AGAINST EX-POLICE OFFICER IN FLOYD DEATH

A judge dismissed the third-degree murder charge against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin but ruled that he still had...

 
 
 

HONG KONG FINES GOLDMAN SACHS RECORD $350 MILLION OVER 1MDB FAILINGS

HONG KONG - Hong Kong's markets watchdog on Thursday fined Goldman Sachs's Asian business $350 million for its role in Malaysia's multibillion-dollar...

GERMANY ISSUES TRAVEL WARNINGS AS COVID SURGES IN EUROPE

BERLIN/MADRID - Germany warned on Thursday against travel to neighboring countries, Belgium's foreign minister went into intensive...

 
 
 

GUNFIRE HEARD, FIRES BLAZE IN NIGERIA'S LAGOS AFTER PROTEST CRACKDOWN

LAGOS - Gunshots rang out and smoke rose from at least two fires in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos on Thursday as authorities struggled...

GOLDMAN SACHS UNIT PLEADS GUILTY TO U.S. CHARGES OVER ROLE IN 1MDB SCANDAL

Goldman Sachs Malaysia, a unit of the

 
 
 

KYRGYZSTAN DELAYS ELECTION FOR REFORM, HELPING JAPAROV

BISHKEK - Kyrgyzstan's parliament voted on Thursday to delay an election to await a constitutional reform promoted by acting president...

MODI'S PARTY, COURTING VOTES IN BIHAR STATE, PROMISES FREE COVID-19 VACCINES

KOLKATA/MUMBAI - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party on Thursday promised free doses of any future COVID-19 vaccine for the...

 
 
 



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 ...

Judge Drops A Murder Charge Against Former Officer Who Kneeled On George...

Judge Drops A Murder Charge Against Former Officer Who Kneeled On George Floyd's Neck

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who was captured on cell phone video kneeling on Floyd's neck for several minutes, still faces a higher charge of second-degree... Read more ...

Democrats to boycott Amy Coney Barrett hearing in effort to block nomination

Democrats to boycott Amy Coney Barrett hearing in effort to block nomination

Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee will boycott Thursday's vote to move forward on the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, the party's Senate... 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 ...

US workers file 787,000 new jobless claims amid COVID crisis

US workers file 787,000 new jobless claims amid COVID crisis

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell to 787,000 last week despite continued pressure on the labor market from the coronavirus pandemic, the feds said... 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 ...

Senate subpoenas Facebook, Twitter CEOs over handling of Post's Hunter Biden...

Senate subpoenas Facebook, Twitter CEOs over handling of Post's Hunter Biden story

Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey are being called to Capitol Hill to answer for their companies' censorship the New York Post's expose on the Biden familly's foreign business... Read more ...

Senate Judiciary Committee approves Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination

Senate Judiciary Committee approves Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to advance Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination to the Senate floor. The vote went forward despite a Democratic boycott of the... Read more ...

After dodging questions about court packing, Biden floats commission to...

After dodging questions about court packing, Biden floats commission to study judicial reforms

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said that if elected he will convene a bipartisan commission of constitutional scholars to examine judicial reforms, asserting that... Read more ...