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politics / Thu, Jan 20, 2022 11:57 AM

CIA: Most 'Havana syndrome' cases not linked to US adversary

U_S_ officials say the CIA believes it's unlikely that Russia or another foreign adversary is using microwaves or other forms of directed energy...

politics / Thu, Jan 20, 2022 11:54 AM

'Peril' co-author Robert Costa moves from Post to CBS News

CBS News announced the hiring of Robert Costa of The Washington Post as the network's chief election and campaign correspondent

politics / Thu, Jan 20, 2022 11:44 AM

UN approves resolution condemning Holocaust denial

The U_N_ General Assembly has approved an Israeli-sponsored resolution condemning any denial of the Holocaust and urging all nations and social...

politics / Thu, Jan 20, 2022 11:40 AM

Court bolsters defendant's right to cross-examine witnesses

The Supreme Court has bolstered a criminal defendant’s right to cross-examine prosecution witnesses

politics / Thu, Jan 20, 2022 11:03 AM

Portugal draws fire with plan for COVID-positive voters

Portugal’s government is under fire over its preparations for people infected with COVID-19 to vote in an upcoming snap election

politics / Thu, Jan 20, 2022 10:37 AM

US drops case against MIT professor accused of ties to China

The Justice Department has dropped its case against a Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor charged last year with hiding work he did...

politics / Thu, Jan 20, 2022 10:32 AM

Russia announces sweeping naval drills amid Ukraine tensions

Russia has announced sweeping naval drills in several parts of the world this month, and claims the West is plotting “provocations” in neighboring...

politics / Thu, Jan 20, 2022 10:18 AM

1 million French get 1st vaccine shot ahead of new virus law

France’s government spokesman says more than 1 million adults have got their first vaccine shot over the past month

politics / Thu, Jan 20, 2022 9:59 AM

Indonesia wants to use G20 presidency to aid COVID rebound

Indonesia’s leader says the country that holds the presidency of the Group of 20 biggest economies this year is seeking to strengthen global...

politics / Thu, Jan 20, 2022 9:42 AM

Turkey's central bank ends string of interest rate cuts

Turkey’s central bank has kept a key interest rate unchanged, halting a string of rate cuts that triggered a currency crisis and sent prices...

politics / Thu, Jan 20, 2022 8:53 AM

UK lawmaker says Johnson critics face government 'blackmail'

A lawmaker from Britain’s governing Conservatives has accused the government of blackmailing opponents of Prime Minister Boris Johnson

politics / Thu, Jan 20, 2022 8:38 AM

Testing times for Australian Open amid COVID-19 pandemic

The safety protocols for COVID-19 have been a touchy subject at the Australian Open

politics / Thu, Jan 20, 2022 7:58 AM

German actor Hardy Kruger, star of adventure movies, dies

Hardy Kruger, considered one of post-war Germany’s best actors, has died at 93

politics / Thu, Jan 20, 2022 7:55 AM

German FM: Diplomats shared blame for Holocaust

Germany’s foreign minister says that the country’s diplomats during the Nazi era shared blame for the Holocaust and she wants more training for...

politics / Thu, Jan 20, 2022 7:53 AM

Prosecutor: Norway mass killer still 'a very dangerous man'

A prosecutor in Norway says a far-right extremist who killed 77 people in 2011 still is “a very dangerous man” and should not be released

politics / Thu, Jan 20, 2022 7:04 AM

Thailand loosens entry restrictions as omicron worries ease

Thailand will ease entry requirements for vaccinated visitors from all countries next month as concerns about the omicron variant of the...

politics / Thu, Jan 20, 2022 5:50 AM

Democrats' elections bill offered voting changes and more

The sweeping elections bill that has collapsed in the Senate dealt with much more than voting changes

politics / Thu, Jan 20, 2022 5:18 AM

Germany expects COVID-19 cases to peak in mid-February

Germany’s health minister expects the number of coronavirus infections in the country to keep rising for several weeks reaching hundreds of...

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