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Israel claims responsibility for airstrikes in Syria

Sun, 08/25/2019 - 04:56
The Israeli military said it foiled an imminent large-scale attack by Iranian forces and Shiite militia on targets in northern Israel, with a series of airstrikes carried out near the Syrian capital Damascus.

Why protests are becoming increasingly faceless

Sun, 08/25/2019 - 03:20
Hong Kong protesters clash with police United drops Chicago-Hong Kong route

The Amazon is on fire. Here's why you should care

Sat, 08/24/2019 - 21:45
The record wildfires raging in the Amazon region could permanently change the ecosystem there, accelerating climate change across the planet.

Trump lunches with Macron amid tension on tariffs

Sat, 08/24/2019 - 15:23
President Trump's first stop during the G7 summit in France was lunch with his host, French President Emmanuel Macron.

Romance scam 'targeted women worldwide'

Sat, 08/24/2019 - 11:08
The Japanese woman and a man claiming to be a US Army captain stationed in Syria started communicating in March 2016 on an international social network.

World's first floating nuclear rig departs for maiden voyage

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 23:36
The controversial Russian floating nuclear power station will travel over 3,000 miles to the small Arctic town of Pevek.

Hong Kong protesters form human chain across city

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 17:05
Protesters formed a human chain across Hong Kong Friday evening in a show of solidarity for the city's pro-democracy protest movement that continues to gain traction almost three months after it began.

Furor over Taylor Swift's 'London Boy' song

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 16:56
Taylor Swift is in love again, ladies and gentlemen, and this time it's with a nation.

France opens Epstein rape investigation

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 14:19
The Paris prosecutor's office has opened an investigation into Jeffrey Epstein, it confirmed on Friday.

Putin orders response to US missile test

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 12:31
Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his military to prepare a "symmetrical response" to a recent US test of a cruise missile, the Kremlin said in a statement Friday.

These smart shorts tell you how to improve your workout

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 10:21
Wearable technology has made big strides in recent years, from fitness trackers and smartwatches to shoes that vibrate to give you directions, tops that soak up air pollution, and a jacket that doubles as a solar-powered phone charger. Levi's and Tommy Hilfiger are among the brands getting in on the act.

YouTube shuts down 210 channels posting about Hong Kong

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 09:36
Google announced Thursday that it had disabled 210 YouTube channels that were uploading videos "in a coordinated manner" about the ongoing protests in Hong Kong.

Pakistan to UNICEF: Drop Priyanka Chopra

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 07:38
Pakistan has demanded that Indian actress Priyanka Chopra be stripped of her UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador role, saying that her "support for war" and the Indian government amid heightened tensions in the disputed region of Kashmir make a "mockery" of the position.

Asian markets edge higher before Powell's speech

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 07:33
Asian markets mostly moved cautiously higher Friday as investors awaited Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's speech for clues on whether the US central bank will cut interest rates in the future.

UK consulate staffer detained for 'solicitation of prostitution,' Chinese media reports

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 05:51
A Hong Kong citizen working for the British consulate, who has not been heard from for two weeks, was detained in China for "solicitation of prostitution," China's state-run tabloid Global Times reported on Thursday.