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Plane carrying U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence returns to airport after striking bird

U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence's airplane struck a bird Tuesday on takeoff in New Hampshire, causing the pilot to return to the airport out...

Trump executive order bans military, government contractors from some diversity training

U.S. President Donald Trump issued an executive order on Tuesday that he said would ban the military, government contractors and federal grantees from...

How the U.S. saw 200,000 people die from COVID-19 in 8 months

The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus topped 200,000 Tuesday, a figure unimaginable eight months ago when the scourge first reached the world's...

German prosecutors open homicide case after hacker attack on hospital leaves woman dead

German prosecutors opened a homicide investigation on Friday into the case of a patient who died after a hospital in the western city...

Belarus candidate who fled to Lithuania urges continued pressure on Lukashenko

Belarus opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya demanded on Friday an international mission to document what she called "atrocities" during crackdowns on anti-government protests but said...

Taiwan scrambles air force as multiple Chinese jets buzz island

Taiwan scrambled fighter jets on Friday as multiple Chinese aircraft buzzed the island, including crossing the sensitive mid-line of the Taiwan Strait, in an escalation of...

Crackdown on QAnon conspiracy content is working, Twitter says

Twitter said Thursday it has reduced impressions on QAnon-related tweets by more than 50 per cent through its "work to deamplify content and accounts"...

U.S. judge blocks Postal Service changes that slowed mail, calling them ‘politically motivated’

A U.S. judge on Thursday blocked controversial Postal Service changes that have slowed mail nationwide, calling them "a politically motivated attack on the...

European Parliament votes to reject Belarus election, paving way for possible sanctions

Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko should no longer be recognized as president after November, when his term expires, the European Parliament said on Thursday,...

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