US Records Over 2,000 COVID-19 Deaths In A Day After Three Months: Report.

The United States has recorded more than 2,000 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours, the highest number of daily fatalities in three months, Johns Hopkins University's real-time tally showed Thursday.

Global COVID-19 Cases Surpass 19 Million With Over 700,000 Deaths: Report.

Coronavirus cases worldwide passed 19 million Thursday, as European nations imposed new travel restrictions and containment measures with fears growing over a second wave of infections.

Iran Is No. 1 Sponsor of Terrorism, U.S. Ambassador To UN Says Ahead Of Arms Embargo Extension

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations on August 6 called Iran “the world’s number 1 sponsor of terrorism” a day after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the United States plans to hold a UN Security Council vote next week to extend an arms em...

US Senate Passes Bill To Ban TikTok On Government-Issued Devices.

The United States Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a bill banning the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok on government devices.

U.S. Justice Department Seeks Seizure Of Ukrainian Tycoon's Property

The United States is seeking to seize real estate belonging to a powerful Ukrainian tycoon with links to President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.

New York Sues To Dissolve US Gun Lobby Group NRA Over Financial Fraud.

The state of New York sued the National Rifle Association and its leader Wayne LaPierre Thursday for financial fraud and misconduct, aiming to dissolve the powerful US conservative lobby.

Saudi Crown Prince Sent «Hit Squad» To Kill Ex-Spy In Canada: Lawsuit.

A former senior Saudi intelligence official said in a US lawsuit Thursday that the country's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman tried to have him assassinated in 2018, just weeks after dissident...

Ohio governor tests positive for coronavirus ahead of meeting with Trump.

DeWine, 73, said he didn't know how he contracted the coronavirus and he's already been keeping his distance from family and staff. DeWine said he feels fine with no symptoms.

Vigil held at Vancouver Art Gallery to remember those killed in Beirut explosion.

About 50 people gathered to sing the Lebanese national anthem, light candles and talk about their loved ones back home.

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Coronavirus: Africa now over 3M cases, but millions still untested.

The virus has now spread beyond major cities "into distant hinterlands" where few health resources exist and reaching care could take days.

Sri Lanka's Ruling Alliance Wins «Super Majority» In Paliamentary Poll.

The party of Sri Lanka's ruling Rajapaksa brothers secured a two thirds majority in a parliamentary election that should help strengthen their grip on power.

Twitter, Facebook Take Steps To Curb Poll Manipulation By State Media.

Twitter and Facebook on Thursday announced moves to thwart efforts to deceive or divide voters as the US nears a contentious presidential election.

Canadians may see onion shortage due to expanded recall: expert.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says Thomson International is expanding its recall of red onions to include the yellow, white and sweet yellow varieties.

Russia to cut spending on annexed Crimea

The costs will be reduced in the next two years.


UK Reimposes Quarantine For Travellers From Belgium, Bahamas.

Britain on Thursday reimposed quarantine for travellers from Andorra, Belgium and the Bahamas following a spike in coronavirus cases in these countries.

US Delivers First Batch Of Food, Water, Medical Supplies To Beirut.

The US military on Thursday delivered a first batch of food, water and medical supplies to Lebanon, two days after a massive explosion devastated Beirut and left hundreds of thousands homeless.

Trump Reimposes 10% Tariff On Canadian Aluminium Imports.

President Donald Trump on Thursday announced he has reimposed a 10 percent tariff on Canadian aluminum imports, saying that the key US trading partner is "taking advantage of us."

Agricultural production in Ukraine in H1 decreases by almost 19%.

Crop production fell by 56.8%.

More European Nations Tighten Curbs As Global COVID-19 Deaths Top 7 Lakh.

More countries across Europe imposed new travel restrictions and containment measures on Thursday with fears growing over a second wave of coronavirus infections as global deaths from the pandemic...

Microsoft Eyes Entire Global Operations Of TikTok In Talks: Report.

Microsoft has expanded its talks on TikTok to a potential deal that would include buying the global operations of the fast-growing video-sharing app, the Financial Times reported Thursday.

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European Union Releases $39 Million Emergency Aid For Beirut Blasts.

The European Union announced Thursday that it had released 33 million euros to finance emergency aid for Lebanon and mobilised material resources, including an Italian hospital ship, to help relief...

U.S. to reimpose tariff on some Canadian aluminum products, Trump says

The U.S. president made the announcement as he touted his administration "Buy American" policies at a Whirlpool Corp. manufacturing plant in Ohio.

U.S. senators put German port on notice for involvement in Russia's Nord Stream 2

The letter serves as formal legal notice.

Caroline Flack died by suicide after learning of prosecution, inquest finds.

Coroner says fact that assault case was set to ‘play out in press’ was ‘incredibly difficult for her’

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