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Nearly 200 Rohingya people land by boat in Indonesia's Aceh

World - Tue, 03/28/2023 - 02:10
More than 180 Rohingya Muslims landed in Indonesia's Aceh province on Monday, officials said, the latest among hundreds who have fled by boat from desperate conditions in Myanmar and in camps in Bangladesh.

Five planets line up with Moon in night sky

Science & Nature - Mon, 03/27/2023 - 23:38
Mercury, Jupiter, Venus, Uranus, Mars and the Moon aligned in an arc across the evening sky.

Elian Gonzalez's new chapter as a Cuban lawmaker

World - Mon, 03/27/2023 - 22:50
More than two decades after he was found clinging to an inner tube in the Straits of Florida, Elián González is taking on his most high profile role since the bitter custody battle that returned him to Cuba.

Analysis: Why Israel's instability matters to the US

World - Mon, 03/27/2023 - 21:12
• Netanyahu says he will delay his judicial overhaul. But will that be enough for protesters? • Live Updates: Netanyahu not backing down over 'need for reform' • In Pictures: Protests erupt in Israel over judicial reform • Video: 'Never seen anything like this': CNN reporter on protests

Humza Yousaf wins race to replace Sturgeon as Scotland's next leader

World - Mon, 03/27/2023 - 19:00
Scottish nationalists picked Humza Yousaf to be the country's next leader on Monday after a bitterly fought contest that exposed deep divisions in his party over policy and a stalled independence campaign.

Lebanon reverses decision on Daylight Saving, amid confusion on two different timezones

World - Mon, 03/27/2023 - 16:44
Lebanon's government has walked back a controversial decision to delay winter clock changes by a month, after last week's announcement by caretaker Prime Minister Najib Mikati sparked exasperation and confusion in a country already gripped by economic crisis.

The teen who set off on a 20,000-mile cycle ride without asking his parents

World - Mon, 03/27/2023 - 13:46
He'd longed to go on a "crazy adventure" for years, and as Liam Garner's high school graduation day grew closer, the teenager was more determined than ever to make his escape.

Climate change: trees grow for extra month as planet warms - study

Science & Nature - Mon, 03/27/2023 - 13:13
Scientists compared recent tree growth with detailed notes from a 19th Century Ohio farmer

Jet lag hits differently depending on your travel direction. Here are 6 tips to get over it

World - Mon, 03/27/2023 - 12:33
After a few difficult years of lockdowns and travel restrictions, people are finally winging their way across the globe again; families are being reunited and sights are being seen.

How the Fed's latest rate increase will affect your bank savings

World - Mon, 03/27/2023 - 11:36
Banking has been top of mind for many people in the wake of some surprise bank failures and moves by US regulators to boost confidence in the financial system.

Commercial real estate is in trouble. Why you should be paying attention

World - Mon, 03/27/2023 - 11:24
Economists are growing concerned about the $20 trillion commercial real estate (CRE) industry.

Myanmar junta throws huge military parade days after new US sanctions

World - Mon, 03/27/2023 - 06:10
Myanmar's ruling military paraded an arsenal of weapons in the capital Naypyidaw on Monday, in a grand display of force days after the United States imposed fresh sanctions against the junta for inflicting "pain and suffering on the people of Burma."

Nearly 8 million driver license numbers and passport numbers stolen in Australia

World - Mon, 03/27/2023 - 05:20
Digital payments and lending firm Latitude Holdings said on Monday that 7.9 million Australian and New Zealand driver license numbers were stolen in a large-scale information theft on March 16.

North Korea launches at least two unidentified ballistic missile into waters off eastern Korean peninsula

World - Mon, 03/27/2023 - 02:13
North Korea launched at least one unidentified ballistic missile into the waters off the east coast of the Korean peninsula on Monday morning local time, according to South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Japan wants 85% of male workers to take paternity leave. But fathers are too afraid to take it

World - Mon, 03/27/2023 - 00:26
A child riding on his father's shoulders smiles as they stroll through a park lined with yellow autumn-touched leaves -- that is the typical image of a Japanese "ikumen".

Israeli political crisis deepens as Netanyahu fires judicial overhaul dissenter

World - Sun, 03/26/2023 - 23:45
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fired Defense Minister Yoav Gallant after he dramatically broke ranks and called for a pause in the government's controversial drive to overhaul Israel's court system.

England hands Ukraine defeat on emotional night at Wembley Stadium

World - Sun, 03/26/2023 - 19:03
The sight of Ukrainian flags flying along Wembley Way -- the road approaching the iconic Wembley Stadium -- took on extra significance Sunday as Ukraine faced England in its Euro 2024 qualifier.

At least 28 migrants die as boats sink off Tunisia

World - Sun, 03/26/2023 - 16:58
At least 19 migrants from sub-Saharan Africa died when their boat sank off the coast of Tunisia as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to Italy, a human rights group said on Sunday.

Amtrak begins to restore service after server issues force cancellations

World - Sun, 03/26/2023 - 16:24
Amtrak is restoring service after a slew of train cancellations, primarily in the Midwest due to "a rail-industry control system that continues to experience intermittent communications issues," according to Amtrak spokesperson W. Kyle Anderson.

Lebanon wakes up in two different timezones

World - Sun, 03/26/2023 - 16:03
Already facing one of the world's worst economic crises, the Lebanese people have a fresh challenge after waking up in two different timezones.
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