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Hong Kong teenage activist detained after reportedly planning to claim asylum at US consulate

4 hours 21 min ago
A 19-year-old Hong Kong activist facing secession charges under the city's national security law was detained Tuesday amid reports he planned to attempt to claim asylum at the United States consulate.

Sen. Cruz to Twitter CEO: Who the hell elected you?

8 hours 30 min ago
In a fiery exchange during a senate hearing on Big Tech, Senator Ted Cruz sparred with Twitter's CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey about the platform's role in elections.

Child loses arm and mother injured in Egypt shark attack

11 hours 4 min ago
A child has lost an arm and his mother suffered "deep wounds" in a shark attack in a marine reserve near the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.

McDonald's new pastries are here

11 hours 25 min ago
McDonald's finds itself struggling at breakfast, a part of the day it once dominated. So the chain is rolling out new bakery items Wednesday for the first time in nearly a decade.

Analysis: North Korea is going to be a major headache for whoever wins the US election

18 hours 48 min ago
As Barack Obama ended his 75th day as President of the United States, the engines of a massive North Korean rocket roared to life half a world away -- sparking one of the first major international crises of his administration.

Typhoon Molave makes landfall in Vietnam in the aftermath of deadly floods

20 hours 27 min ago
Typhoon Molave made landfall just south of the Vietnamese resort city Da Nang on Wednesday, lashing the coast with powerful rains and winds, and inflicting further misery on an area still reeling from widespread deadly flooding.

Australian PM calls Doha airport incident 'unacceptable'

21 hours 3 min ago
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison responded to an incident at Doha Airport where more than 18 women were subjected to compulsory intimate medical exams after a newborn was found abandoned in a trash can. CNN's Kristie Lu Stout reports.

Last-minute drama as Real Madrid avoids yet another defeat in the Champions League

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 23:38
A last-minute goal from Casemiro completed a stunning comeback from Real Madrid on Tuesday that earned the Spanish giants its first point of the new Champions League campaign.

At least three dead, including children, after boat sinks off French coast

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 21:28
At least three people have died, including children, after a boat capsized in French waters while trying to reach the UK, human rights monitoring group Channel Rescue said.

Harley-Davidson's ebike is here, just don't call it a Harley

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 20:26
Harley-Davidson, an aging brand that has faced shrinking sales over the past year, is starting an ebike company that it hopes could help it connect with a younger audience and grow its business.

US citizen abducted in Niger, State Department says

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 19:45
A US citizen has been abducted in Niger, the US State Department confirmed in a statement Tuesday.

Protests in Italy over anti-virus measures turn violent

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 19:19
Demonstrations took place in several cities of Northern Italy on Monday, following new restrictions to curb the country's second wave of Covid.

Former Belgian king meets daughter for first time since she became a royal

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 17:25
The former king of Belgium, Albert II, has met with his once-secret daughter, Princess Delphine, for the first time since she was recognized as a royal, after years of legal battles forced the ex-monarch to finally acknowledge fathering her more than five decades ago.

Tony Blair: The pandemic could push 49 million Africans into extreme poverty. Here's how other countries can help

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 15:20
It is now widely recognized that in Africa, the Covid-19 pandemic is on a different trajectory than much of the rest of the world, including the West. While relatively low levels of testing obscure the full picture, death rates have been significantly lower; health systems, while sometimes strained, have not been overwhelmed; and the latest serological studies suggest that while infection rates in Africa have been high, a great deal of these infections have been asymptomatic.

Calls to boycott French products grow in Muslim world after Macron backs Mohammed cartoons

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 15:12
Calls are growing in parts of the Muslim world to boycott French goods in protest after President Emmanuel Macron publicly defended cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed, which are considered blasphemous in Islam.

Why the image of first lady is judged so harshly

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 13:00
The role of first lady of the United States is one of the most visible public positions in the world. From the moment votes are counted, and often during campaigning in the preceding months, the spouse of a newly elected president is thrust into the spotlight, where she remains for the duration of his term.

India to sign defensive agreement with US following Himalayan standoff with China

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 09:46
The United States and India have reaffirmed their defensive and security relationship, as Washington continues to rally allies in Asia amid concerns over increased Chinese military activity in the region.