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Pentagon to build up US bases in Guam and Australia to meet China challenge

Mon, 11/29/2021 - 22:24
The Pentagon will focus on building up bases in Guam and Australia to better prepare the US military to counter China, a senior defense official said on Monday.

Shopping online this holiday season? Why you need to protect yourself

Mon, 11/29/2021 - 20:51
Cyber Monday is here, and while millions of Americans will be looking for the best deals the internet has to offer, cyber criminals will be hard at work looking to target online shoppers.

Opinion: She returned to Kabul after the Taliban shot her, then had to flee again

Mon, 11/29/2021 - 19:38
Five years ago, Breshna Musazai was studying law at the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul. Her future seemed bright. She was attending the best university in Afghanistan, a coed institution offering an American-style education and was on a full scholarship provided by the US government.

Facing shortages, Canada taps its strategic reserves of maple syrup

Mon, 11/29/2021 - 18:42
Amid shortages, Canada is tapping into its strategic reserves. This time, for maple syrup.

Sweden's lawmakers elect the country's first female Prime Minister -- again

Mon, 11/29/2021 - 16:01
Swedish lawmakers have again elected Magdalena Andersson to the role of prime minister -- days after she resigned from the post -- and she is set once more to become the first female leader in the country's history.

Virgil Abloh, artistic director for Louis Vuitton and Off-White founder, dies of cancer at 41

Mon, 11/29/2021 - 13:17
Virgil Abloh, the acclaimed menswear designer for Louis Vuitton and founder and CEO of Off-White, died Sunday of cancer, according to a post from his verified Instagram account. He was 41.

These countries have found cases of the Omicron Covid-19 variant so far

Mon, 11/29/2021 - 12:35
Nations around the world are racing to identify how many cases of the Omicron Covid-19 variant they have, as fears over the new strain force governments to shutter borders and revisit restrictions.

Honduras set for woman president as leftist Castro storms towards victory

Mon, 11/29/2021 - 11:57
Honduran presidential candidate Xiomara Castro headed for a landslide win in Sunday's election, declaring victory as supporters danced outside her offices to celebrate the left's return to power 12 years after her husband was ousted in a coup.

Lebanese protesters block roads over economic meltdown

Mon, 11/29/2021 - 11:51
Demonstrators, some of them burning tires, blocked roads across parts of Lebanon on Monday in protest at the country's economic meltdown, days after the Lebanese pound sank to new lows.

Macao casino shares tumble after police arrest Suncity founder

Mon, 11/29/2021 - 11:46
Macao casino stocks slid on Monday, rattled by the arrests of 11 people over alleged links to cross-border gambling and money laundering, with the founder of the gaming hub's biggest junket operator among those detained.

Taiwan scrambles fighters to see off Chinese warplanes as Xi meets top brass

Mon, 11/29/2021 - 03:45
Taiwan's air force scrambled again on Sunday to warn away 27 Chinese aircraft that entered its air defense zone, Taiwan's Defense Ministry said, the latest increase in tensions across the Taiwan Strait as China's President met his top generals.

Safe and alive, but 'traumatized,' the future of these Afghan women athletes is very uncertain

Mon, 11/29/2021 - 02:39
They are safe and alive, and have the prospect of new lives in the United Kingdom, but for 130 Afghan female football players and their families it's an existence still full of uncertainty.

Opinion: Boris Johnson and Emmanuel Macron are locked in a post-Brexit duel

Sun, 11/28/2021 - 19:08
Once again, vulnerable people yearning for a better life find themselves caught in a distasteful game of political ping pong between wealthy Western nations.

Peru's president pledges support for those affected by 7.5-magnitude earthquake

Sun, 11/28/2021 - 18:43
Peru's President vowed support for those affected by a 7.5-magnitude earthquake early Sunday morning, leaving structural damage in the northern part of the country.

Peruvian mummy that's at least 800 years old found by archeologists in Lima

Sun, 11/28/2021 - 17:05
A mummy estimated to be between 800 and 1,200 years old has been unearthed by archeologists in Peru, at a site near the country's capital city of Lima.

Covid-struck Czech President appoints new Prime Minister from inside a glass box

Sun, 11/28/2021 - 16:34
When the Czech President Milos Zeman formally appointed Petr Fiala as the country's new Prime Minister on Sunday, he did so sitting inside an acrylic glass box accompanied by health workers covered head to toe in hazmat suits.