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Japan to release radioactive Fukushima water into the sea

Japan to release radioactive Fukushima water into the sea

Last year, a Japanese government agency proposed releasing radioactive water from the stricken nuclear plant into the environment, as storage space runs out. "Our government has continued to stress th...

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Nothern Ireland steps up restrictions to curb COVID-19 spread

Nothern Ireland steps up restrictions to curb COVID-19 spread

United Kingdom health officials are meeting Wednesday to discuss whether to add other areas of northern England - including Manchester and Lancashire - to the country's highest virus risk tier, mea...

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Yemen's Houthis release United States nationals

Yemen's Houthis release United States nationals

Kash Patel, a deputy assistant to Trump who worked on the deal, told The Wall Street Journal that Loli had been held by the Houthis for about three years and Gidada was held captive for about a ye...

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Covaxin COVID-19 Vaccine Phase 2 Trials Halved

The new coronavirus vaccine comes two months after a similar move for Russia's first vaccine Sputnik V prompted widespread criticism from scientists both at home and overseas. The vaccine, called "S...

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Turkey will give Greece, Cyprus response, Erdogan - English

Turkey will give Greece, Cyprus response, Erdogan - English

In an announcement titled "Joe Biden's vision for Greek Americans and US-Greece Relations", Biden said if elected, he would strengthen ties with Greece and "will call out Turkish behaviour that is i...

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Kyrgyzstan president faces pressure to resign amid turmoil

Kyrgyzstan president faces pressure to resign amid turmoil

Parliament had earlier confirmed nationalist Japarov as premier for the second time, after Jeenbekov vetoed its previous decision on October 10 because of proxy voting by some legislators. Protesters ...

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Three decades after killing, Canadian police zero in on who did it

Three decades after killing, Canadian police zero in on who did it

Calvin Hoover, who Toronto police say was identified through DNA as the killer of Christine Jessop, 9. "This morning, two members of the Toronto Police Service came to my home and told me that they ...

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B.C. Election 2020: Voting in person during the COVID-19 pandemic

B.C. Election 2020: Voting in person during the COVID-19 pandemic

Because of the weekend and the Columbus Day holiday on Monday, voters began receiving those ballots on Tuesday and should expect to receive their ballot no later than Thursday, Oct. For voters who hav...

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Bombastic Trump calls Whitmer a 'dictator,' falsely claims she's unpopular in MI

Gretchen Whitmer . "These were very credible, and very serious threats to our elected officials and the public in general, and the swift actions taken by state and federal authorities this past week a...

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Europe Now Outpacing US in COVID Cases

Europe Now Outpacing US in COVID Cases

Europe's financial markets fell sharply Thursday on concerns that the new restrictions on swaths of the region's economy are already ending the nascent recovery from its sharpest recession in modern...

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At least six killed in attack on Pakistan oil workers

At least six killed in attack on Pakistan oil workers

The highway was temporarily shut down following the attack, as security forces launched a search operation in the area. "Such Cowardly acts by inimical elements to sabotage peace, stability and econ...

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New restrictions come in for Scotland's pubs, bars, restaurants and cafes

New restrictions come in for Scotland's pubs, bars, restaurants and cafes

Gyms can remain open for individual exercise. The temporary restrictions - which will be in place from 6pm on Friday until October 25 - also mean pubs, bars, restaurants and cafes elsewhere in Scotl...

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Twitter Outage Affects Users In US, Europe

Twitter Outage Affects Users In US, Europe

Twitter was not working Thursday afternoon, not allowing users to tweet or displaying new tweets after about 2:35 p.m. Update 7:18 pm ET: Currently, at least some Twitter functionality has been retu...

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Bureau County reports 4th COVID-19-related death in past 7 days

Bureau County reports 4th COVID-19-related death in past 7 days

Further data, including sorting cases by ZIP code, race and ethnicity, can be found on Clark County Public Health's COVID-19 website . 9,257 people have recovered from the virus. Provincial health ...

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France announces curfew in major cities as virus cases surge

France announces curfew in major cities as virus cases surge

Shops and public places will be shut in Paris and eight other French cities after 9pm local time starting this weekend, said French Prime Minister Jean Castex , adding that there were exemptions fo...

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China expels two health officials after a new virus outbreak

China expels two health officials after a new virus outbreak

Similar mass testing campaigns have taken place after the previous outbreak. The Qingdao Health Department said it started testing with "closer contact, closer contact, more routine contact" and is gr...

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New Saline County COVID Cases

New Saline County COVID Cases

Paul's Hospital had been declared over. BC has now seen 10,892 confirmed since the beginning of the pandemic. The new cases included four people in their 30s, five people in their 20s, three peopl...

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Roberta McCain, mother of late Sen. John McCain, dies at 108

Roberta McCain, mother of late Sen. John McCain, dies at 108

A spokesperson for Cindy McCain confirmed her mother-in-law died on Monday, although the cause of death was not immediately released. "It is with great sadness that I announce the death of my wond...

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Greece: Leader of neo-Nazi Golden Dawn group jailed for 13 years

Greece: Leader of neo-Nazi Golden Dawn group jailed for 13 years

Golden Dawn was blamed for orchestrating multiple attacks, mostly in Athens, against immigrants and left-wing activists, many resulting in serious injury. "I had hoped they would get 20 years", Fyssas...

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Top US journalist suspended after false Twitter hacking claims

Top US journalist suspended after false Twitter hacking claims

Scaramucci called Scully's suspension a "brutal outcome for a silly non political tweet" and argued that Scully is a victim of "cancel culture". The network, known for airing House and Senate floor...

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Unmasking Probe Found No Wrongdoing in Obama White House

Unmasking Probe Found No Wrongdoing in Obama White House

The department - both under Barr and Trump's previous attorney general, Jeff Sessions - has repeatedly turned to United States attorneys across the country to investigate matters of Republican concern...

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Pettis County COVID-19 hospitalizations increase

The update said the total number of cases is now at 300. The Highland County Health Department reported another spike in active COVID-19 cases in the county Wednesday night, including varying case c...

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China's Xi Jinping Says Troops Should Be 'Preparing for War'

China's Xi Jinping Says Troops Should Be 'Preparing for War'

Taiwan's government has denounced China , citing entrapment and manipulation, after Chinese state television aired a documentary showing a Taiwanese citizen confessing to visiting Hong Kong to suppor...

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Breonna Taylor's Boyfriend Kenneth Walker Says Police Didn't ID Themselves

Breonna Taylor's Boyfriend Kenneth Walker Says Police Didn't ID Themselves

Protesters marching after a grand jury decided not to bring homicide charges against police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor , in Louisville, Kentucky on September 26, 20...

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Amy Cooper, charged in Central Park case, made 2nd 911 call

Amy Cooper, charged in Central Park case, made 2nd 911 call

Plea deals between prosecutors and defendants are common in the United States, and may allow defendants to be treated with leniency. A day before the U.S. Amy Cooper risks one year behind bars for ...

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Johnson and Starmer clash over circuit-breaker lockdown

Johnson and Starmer clash over circuit-breaker lockdown

But the government has defended its decision, describing it as a very hard balance to protect health and jobs. The so-called circuit breaker was only supposed to last for roughly a month, but ultima...

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Kamala Harris versus Amy Coney Barrett: Prosecutorial grilling elicits a curious response

Kamala Harris versus Amy Coney Barrett: Prosecutorial grilling elicits a curious response

Republican Sens. Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska have said they oppose voting on any nominee before the election. So their priority is to limit the political price Democrats are tryin...

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'Patron Saint of the Internet': Catholic Church Beatifies Teenage Computer Prodigy

'Patron Saint of the Internet': Catholic Church Beatifies Teenage Computer Prodigy

Cardinal Agostino Vallini, the papal legate for its Assisi basilicas, kissed all of the boys mask-wearing parents, Andrea Acutis and Antonia Salzano, after studying the proclamation decreed by Pope F...

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Cyprus suspends scheme granting citizenship and visa-free travel through EU

Cyprus suspends scheme granting citizenship and visa-free travel through EU

An Al Jazeera documentary drove the Cypriot government to abolish its Citizenship Investment Programme (CIP), which offers foreign investors passports, authorities confirmed on Tuesday. She said tha...

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Ireland tightens COVID-19 curbs in counties bordering Northern Ireland

Ireland tightens COVID-19 curbs in counties bordering Northern Ireland

The Cabinet has tonight signed off Level Four restrictions for Cavan, Monaghan and Donegal meaning much tighter rules for those three counties compared to the rest of the country. The news comes only ...

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Texas early voting opens with long lines and waits

Texas early voting opens with long lines and waits

There was already a long line this morning at the Hamilton County Election Commission. So far, Elections BC has issued 670,033 vote-by-mail packages this election season. "It is possible that voters...

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Video shows neighbor alerting MI native of Nobel Prize win

Video shows neighbor alerting MI native of Nobel Prize win

Wilson knocked on Milgrom's door about 2:15 a.m.to get his colleague's attention, according to Stanford University . Milgrom formulated a more general theory of auctions that allows not only comm...

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Thailand Issues Emergency Decree Over Anti-Government Protests

Thailand Issues Emergency Decree Over Anti-Government Protests

Police spokesperson Kissana Phathanacharoen said the presence of protesters within 50 metres of Government House was illegal. Government spokesman Anucha Burapachaisri urged families to encourage th...

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Stolen artefacts returned to Pompeii after bringing 'CURSE' on a family

Stolen artefacts returned to Pompeii after bringing 'CURSE' on a family

The note said: " I wanted to have a piece of history that couldn't be bought ". In a letter she sent along with the package, Nicole insisted that the objects "bring bad luck", and that they have "so...

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UK PM Johnson Could Waive Brexit Trade Deal Deadline After Talks Progress

UK PM Johnson Could Waive Brexit Trade Deal Deadline After Talks Progress

A Downing Street spokesman told PA Johnson still believed an agreement could be reached, but failure to do so should hold "no fear". In response, a United Kingdom government source accused Brussels ...

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