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Britain turns over evidence to US in IS 'Beatles' case Britain says it has turned over to U.S. authorities evidence against two members of an alleged terror cell known as “the Beatles,” ending a drawn out legal battle to block the handover of the information
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this photo provided by the United Nations, Volkan Bozkir, president of the seventy-fifth session of the United Nations General Assembly, speaks, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, at U.N. Headquarters in New York. The U.N.'s first virtual meeting of world leaders started Tuesday with pre-recorded speeches from some of the planet's biggest powers, kept at home by the coronavirus pandemic that will likely be a dominant theme at their video gathering this year. (Eskinder Debebe/UN via AP)
Telling COVID's story: At UN, leaders spin virus storylinesAt the 75th annual United Nations General Assembly, world leaders are floating solutions to combating the coronavirus while sometimes criticizing other nations and arguing the U.N. itself needs reform
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A currency trader walks with documents at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020.Asian markets were mostly lower on Wednesday as investors kept a wary eye on how the coronavirus pandemic will affect the economic outlook.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Asian shares mixed as worries percolate over pandemicShares are mixed in Asia as investors keep a wary eye on how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting the economic outlook
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Poison Letter Suspect Enters Her PleaThe Canadian woman who allegedly mailed a toxic letter to the White House has been charged with threatening the US president, CTV News reports. Pascale Ferrier, 53, of Quebec appeared in a Buffalo, New York, courtroom Tuesday to plead not guilty. Ferrier, who is accused of sending envelopes containing the...
Newser2 hours ago
In this photo provided by the United Nations, Secretary-General António Guterres speaks during the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, at U.N. Headquarters in New York. The U.N.'s first virtual meeting of world leaders started Tuesday with pre-recorded speeches from some of the planet's biggest powers, kept at home by the coronavirus pandemic that will likely be a dominant theme at their video gathering this year. (Eskinder Debebe/UN via AP)
World leaders who skipped past UN meetings get their moment For some world leaders, the pandemic brings an opportunity
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Trump: 200K Death Toll Is 'a Shame'President Trump offered his thoughts Tuesday on the US reaching the grim milestone of 200,000 coronavirus-related deaths, calling it "a shame" in an appearance at the White House, the AP reports. “Well, I think it's a shame," he said in response to a reporter's question about the number, per...
Newser4 hours ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, July 15, 2020, file photo, Seattle Police officers walk past people holding signs and flags during a rally in support of police and other law enforcement officers, in front of City Hall in Seattle. The group was met by a small group of counter-protesters from Black Lives Matter and other groups. Seattle will reduce the police department’s budget and reallocate some money to community programs after the City Council voted Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, to override Mayor Jenny Durkan’s veto of adjustments to this year’s budget. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
Seattle City Council overrides mayor's veto of policing cutsSeattle will reduce the police department’s budget and reallocate some money to community programs after the City Council voted Tuesday evening to override Mayor Jenny Durkan’s veto of adjustments to this year’s budget
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Lauren Witzke celebrates after winning Delaware's Republican U.S. Senate primary, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, in Dover, Del. Witzke, a political newcomer, defeated attorney James DeMartino to become the GOP nominee for the seat currently held by Democrat Chris Coons. (Andre Lamar/The News Journal via AP)
GOP Senate candidate defends controversial Ginsburg memeRepublican U.S. Senate candidate Lauren Witzke is defending a controversial meme included in a Facebook post by her campaign after the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
The Associated Press6 hours ago
U.S. government executes former soldier who said obsession with witchcraft led him to kill Georgia nurseU.S. government executes former soldier who said obsession with witchcraft led him to kill Georgia nurse
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Attorney Benjamin Crump speaks alongside members of Dijon Kizzee's family during a news conference Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, Los Angeles. Dijon Kizzee, 29, "posed no threat" to deputies when they fired 19 shots at him, attorney Crump said at the news conference. Kizzee shot and killed by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies wasn't holding a gun when they opened fire, attorneys for his family said Tuesday, contradicting a claim that he had picked up a dropped weapon during a struggle. (AP Photo/Stefanie Dazio)
Attorney: Black man shot by LA deputies wasn't holding a gunAttorneys for a Black man shot and killed by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies says he wasn't holding a gun when they opened fire — contradicting an account from the department
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Man, 77, charged in 1974 murder of Texas teenage girlPolice say man was arrested and charged in the 1974 killing of a Texas teenage girl after nearly 50 years of investigation
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - In this July 22, 2020, file photo, Tyson Salomon, left, gets a pedicure outside Pampered Hands nail salon in Los Angeles. A steady drop in coronavirus cases across California cleared the way Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, for the wider reopening of businesses in nine counties, including much of the San Francisco Bay Area, the state's top health official said. Dr. Mark Ghaly, the state health secretary, said nail salons could also reopen with restrictions, though he cautioned that California's reopening must remain "slow and stringent" and residents cannot let their guard down as flu season arrives and cases rise in Europe and other parts of the U.S. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, File)
California reopens more widely as infections hit lowest rateA steady drop in coronavirus cases across California cleared the way in nine counties for the wider reopening of businesses, including most of the San Francisco Bay Area
The Associated Press9 hours ago
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