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Countries call for political solution to Yemen conflict at UN meeting

Eight countries on Thursday called for a political solution to end the conflict in Yemen, after an online high-level ministerial meeting to discuss the...
Antonio Manuel de Oliveira Guterres

UN chief calls for ‘a people’s vaccine’ available to all

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called for global cooperation on defeating the coronavirus pandemic and on vaccine development. "We need a vaccine...
Unicef Raises Alarm Over Displaced Children Amid Covid

UNICEF: 150m more children pushed into poverty due to pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic and related lockdown measures have pushed 150 million more children into poverty, according to analysis published by UNICEF and Save the...

Amazon bans sale of foreign seeds in US

In the wake of reports from across the US of people receiving mysterious, unsolicited packages of seeds, many of which originated in China, Amazon...

More than 50 arrested at Portland demonstration, police say

More than 50 people were arrested Saturday in Portland on a night in which "multiple fire bombs" were thrown at officers as demonstrations against...
Jacob Blake

Jacob Blake pleads not guilty to domestic abuse charges

A man shot in the back by a Wisconsin cop in an incident that sparked protests over police misconduct pleaded not guilty Friday to...

Biden blasts Trump for reportedly calling dead troops ‘suckers’

Joe Biden launched a fiery attack on President Donald Trump on Friday over reports that he privately called dead US soldiers "losers" and "suckers,"...
Donald Trump

Greed, hatred of Hillary drove Trump to seek Putin’s help, says Cohen

Greed - not treason - drove President Donald Trump to seek Vladimir Putin's help in the 2016 election, ex-Trump fixer Michael Cohen says...
Anthony Fauci

Disease expert Anthony Fauci undergoes vocal cord surgery

Dr. Anthony Fauci had surgery to remove a polyp on his vocal cord on Thursday, according to CNN's chief medical correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta. Gupta...
US swims against tide of trade globalization

U.S. abandoning globalization will hurt its businesses

U.S. multinational companies know that deglobalization of supply chains and de-coupling from China will affect their production capabilities in the United States and their...
Donald Trump

Trump wants to give nomination acceptance speech from the White House

While campaigning in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, President Donald Trump announced Monday that he plans to deliver his nomination acceptance speech at the White House, even...
WASHINGTON, March 3, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on March 3, 2020 shows flags on the U.S. Federal Reserve building in Washington D.C., the United States. The U.S. Federal Reserve lowered the target range for the federal funds rate by 50 basis points to a range of 1.00 percent to 1.25 percent, as the novel coronavirus disease poses "evolving risks" to economic activity, the central bank announced Tuesday. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

AMC reopens theaters in U.S. after five-month closure

AMC Theatres, the largest U.S. movie theater chain with Chinese conglomerate Wanda Group owning a majority stake, resumed theater operations at more than 100...
File photo taken on March 12, 2019 shows operating oil pumps in Luling of Texas, the United States. U.S. oil prices turned negative on April 20, 2020. West Texas Intermediate crude for May delivery shed more than 300 percent to settle at -37.63 U.S. dollars per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

Oil prices slip amid demand concerns, weak U.S. data

Oil prices sank on Thursday as market sentiment was dented by weaker-than-expected U.S. economic data and lingering demand worries. The West Texas...

U.S. dollar edges lower after disappointing jobless claims data

The U.S. dollar decreased modestly in late trading on Thursday after data showed the number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits jumped back above...
The spokesperson of the mutineers, Col. Maj. Ismael Wague (C) speaks during a press conference in Kati, near Bamako, Mali, on Aug. 19, 2020. Mali's mutinous soldiers on Wednesday announced the creation of the National Committee for the Salvation of the People (CNSP) to lead a political transition toward general elections following the resignation of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and the dissolution of the National Assembly and the government. (Photo by Habib Kouyate/Xinhua)

Bamako regains serenity after mutiny condemned by international community

The city of Bamako regained its serenity on Wednesday, after a mutiny at the Soundiata Keita military camp led to the forced resignation of...
People line up to enter the Costco supermarket which restricts customer flows amid the novel coronavirus outbreak in San Francisco Bay Area, the United States, March 16, 2020. The number of COVID-19 cases in United States has topped 4,600 as of Monday night, an increase of more than 1,000 in the past 24 hours, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. Six counties in northern California's Bay Area region, including San Francisco, on Monday announced a public health order requesting residents to stay at home except for essential

U.S. COVID-19 cases surpass 5.5 million – Johns Hopkins University

The total number of COVID-19 cases in the United States surpassed 5.5 million on Wednesday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering...

R Kelly’s manager accused of threatening shooting to block tell-all

Singer R Kelly's manager threatened to shoot up a Manhattan theater to prevent a screening of the tell-all docuseries "Surviving R Kelly" which was...
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UN offers virtual tours to its headquarters

Virtual tours to the UN Headquarters in New York are being offered to the general public amid the COVID-19 pandemic, said the UN Visitors...
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MLS side New York Red Bulls sign Ghana’s Samuel Tetteh on loan

Ghana forward Samuel Tetteh has joined Major League Soccer outfit New York Red Bulls on loan. The 24-year old moves to the United States from...
U.S. President Donald Trump

Nobel economic prize winner warns of upcoming greater recession in U.S.

Paul Krugman, a New York Times columnist, has warned that the United States seems to be headed for a greater recession compared with...

New York attorney general files lawsuit to dissolve pro-gun NRA

New York's attorney general on Thursday filed a lawsuit aimed at dissolving the National Rifle Association (NRA) over alleged financial mismanagement. Letitia James said the...

NASA astronauts make historic return to Earth aboard SpaceX capsule

Two US astronauts returned to Earth from the International Space Station on Sunday, ending a historic mission testing human space flight operations for SpaceX...

Former presidential candidate Herman Cain dies of coronavirus aged 74

Herman Cain, the businessman and former presidential candidate, died Thursday morning from coronavirus. He was 74. "He's entering the presence of the Savior he's served as...
The Long March-11 rocket, a solid propellant carrier developed by China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation, launches six small satellites into orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China on January 19. (Photo by Xie Shangguo from People’s Daily Online)

NASA successfully launches Mars rover Perseverance on first attempt

Thursday successfully launched its newest rover to Mars, in an ambitious mission seeking signs of past Martian life. "The Mars 2020 Perseverance rover, powered by...

Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. book eight-round boxing bout

Mike Tyson is getting back in the ring and he's not facing off against a scrub to get back into fighting shape. The 54-year-old boxing...
Donald Trump

Cohen lawsuit: Trump made ‘racist remarks’ against Mandela, Obama

Attorney General William Barr and the Justice Department are doing everything they can to prevent Michael Cohen from publishing a book that claims President...
People wait in line at a New York State Department of Health COVID-19 antibody testing center at Steve's 9th Street Market in Brooklyn, New York, the United States, on April 25, 2020. Global COVID-19 deaths surpassed 200,000 on Saturday afternoon, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University. A total of 200,698 people have died of the disease as of 1:50 p.m. (1750 GMT) among 2,865,938 cases worldwide, the CSSE data showed. The United States suffered the most fatalities at 52,782 as its total cases reached 924,576. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Xinhua)

Global COVID-19 cases top 15 million

Global confirmed COVID-19 cases topped 15 million on Wednesday, reaching 15,008,046 as of 12:35 p.m. (1635 GMT), according to the Center for Systems Science...
A trader works at New York Stock Exchange in New York, the United States, on March 3, 2020. U.S. stocks fell sharply in volatile trading on Tuesday despite the Federal Reserve's emergency interest-rate cut. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 785.91 points, or 2.94 percent, to 25,917.41. The S&P 500 went down 86.86 points, or 2.81 percent, to 3,003.37. The Nasdaq Composite Index fell 268.07 points, or 2.99 percent, to 8,684.09. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Xinhua)

U.S. stocks open mixed amid earnings, virus concerns

U.S. stocks opened mixed on Wednesday as investors digested a slew of earnings reports amid coronavirus concerns. Shortly after the opening bell,...
File photo taken on March 12, 2019 shows operating oil pumps in Luling of Texas, the United States. U.S. oil prices turned negative on April 20, 2020. West Texas Intermediate crude for May delivery shed more than 300 percent to settle at -37.63 U.S. dollars per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

Oil prices climb amid demand hopes

Oil prices gained on Tuesday as market sentiment was lifted after the European Union reached a deal on a massive coronavirus aid package. ...
A trader works at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, the United States, on Nov. 4, 2019. U.S. stocks ended higher on Monday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 114.75 points, or 0.42 percent, to 27,462.11. The S&P 500 rallied 11.36 points, or 0.37 percent, to 3,078.27. The Nasdaq Composite Index was up 46.80 points, or 0.56 percent, to 8,433.20. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

U.S. stocks open higher amid earnings

U.S. stocks opened higher on Tuesday as investors pored through a slew of earnings reports. Shortly after the opening bell, the Dow...