South Sudan's rivals form unity government meant…

South Sudan has opened a new chapter in its fragile emergence from civil war with rival leaders forming a coalition government

Sanders warns Russia to stay out of 2020 campaign

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders warned Russia on Friday to stay out of the 2020 presidential race after U.S. officials had told him Moscow was trying to aid his campaign. Produced by Jonah Green.

Harry, Meghan Take a 'Parting Shot'

Ouch! Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have taken an apparent parting shot at the Queen over the "Sussex Royal" brand name, Fox News reports. The quasi-royal couple, who already agreed to ditch the name in compliance with Buckingham Palace, issued a statement with a little edge to it: "While there...

China's Coronavirus Battle Is Disrupting The…

China's struggle to contain the coronavirus has had consequences for the global automotive industry.

Italy towns close down amid virus case clusters…

A dozen Italian towns saw daily life disrupted after the deaths of two people infected with the virus from China and a pair of case clusters without direct links to the outbreak abroad

California cruise passengers won't let…

Passengers boarding a Carnival Cruise Line ship on a three-day voyage to the resort city of Ensenada on Mexico's Baja coast were unfazed by reports of the virus, but vowed to wash their hands.

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American-Style School Bus Haunts Prince Andrew

Peek outside Buckingham Palace, and you'll see a yellow school bus—with an ad on the side that's hard to ignore, the Guardian reports. "If you see this man please ask him to call the FBI to answer their questions," reads the ad along with two photos of Prince Andrew....

Morales Blocked From Running For A Seat In…

Bolivia's Supreme Electoral Tribunal rejected former President Evo Morales' candidacy Thursday because he's no longer a resident.

US leads training exercises in Africa amid focus…

The U.S. military’s annual counterterrorism exercise in West Africa is occurring in the shadow of possible U.S. troop cuts at a time when extremist attacks have reached a worrying new level in the region

Concerns grow over rising global spread of…

China reported a sharp decrease in new deaths and cases of the coronavirus on Saturday but a doubling of infections in South Korea and 10 new cases in Iran added to unease about its rapid spread and global reach. Edward Baran reports.

Coronavirus Spikes in S. Korea, Hits Italy and…

Almost 78,000 people around the globe have been hit with COVID-19, better known as the coronavirus , the AP reports, and South Korea is the latest nation to be slammed. Per CNN , more than 430 cases have been reported there as of Saturday, with two deaths so far; more than...

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar Resigns

A statement from the government said Varadkar tendered his resignation to the president Thursday evening.

Togo election could see president extend family's…

The West African nation of Togo is holding a presidential election amid concerns about how fair the vote will be and the likelihood the incumbent will win a fourth term

Philip Morris' campaign to "normalize" IQOS

A Stanford study found that Philip Morris' marketing of its IQOS tobacco device continues to stray substantially from its corporate standards on youth-oriented marketing. Fred Katayama reports.

Pompeo: This Deal May End 20 Years of Conflict

A seven-day "reduction in violence" begins Friday in Afghanistan between US troops and the Taliban, a move the BBC notes is meant to lead to a more permanent ceasefire. "After decades of conflict, we have come to an understanding with the Taliban," Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tweeted . "This is...

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Coronavirus Cases Almost Double In South Korea

South Korean officials announced they're implementing emergency measures in some cities because of the spike in cases.

Germany admits there's a far-right problem, but…

The rampage this week in Germany in which a gunman killed nine people with foreign backgrounds was the country's third deadly far-right attack in a matter of months

Wells Fargo to pay $3 bln for fake accounts

Wells Fargo reached a settlement Friday for a massive fake account scandal, in which it admitted to guilt and agreed to pay $3 billion to the Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission. Conway G. Gittens details the official announcement.

Treasures Abound on Canada's Legendary Wreck

When the flagship of a doomed 1845 expedition to find the Northwest Passage was discovered in Canada's Arctic in 2014, experts could hardly contain their glee at the thought of the artifacts lying in wait. They weren't disappointed. Some 350 items, including a 170-year-old wax seal boasting a fingerprint and...

Canadian Police May Leave First Nations Lands…

Canadian officials say the RCMP's offer is a "significant" step toward a "more peaceable arrangement."

At Trump's India rally, Modi bets on bolstering…

A festive mood has enveloped Ahmedabad, in India’s northwestern state of Gujarat ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting there on Monday with President Donald Trump, whom he's promised millions of adoring fans

Bloomberg offers to release 3 women from…

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg said on Friday that his company has identified three women bound by non-disclosure agreements regarding his past conduct and that they would be released from their accords if they choose. Freddie Joyner has more.

S. Korea Outbreak Quadruples in 2 Days

Confirmed cases of coronavirus in South Korea have doubled twice in two days. On Friday, authorities announced that 100 new cases had been detected, bringing the total to 204. The day prior, the country had confirmed 53 cases, most of them linked to a fringe religious group in the city...

Australia Opens Federal Inquiry Into Deadly…

The royal commission will be led by a retired chief of the Defence Force, a former federal judge and a climate change expert.

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UN: 100,000 civilians casualties in Afghanistan…

A U.N. report says Afghanistan passed a grim milestone with more than 100,000 civilians killed or hurt in the last 10 years since the international body began documenting casualties in a war that has raged for 18 years

Weinstein jury deadlocked on most serious sexual…

The jury in Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault trial in New York said on Friday they were deadlocked on the most serious criminal charges and suggested they were unanimous on the others leveled against the former Hollywood mogul.

Lesotho's PM Ordered Wife's Killing: Cops

Lesotho's prime minister will join his current wife in facing murder charges in the 2017 shooting death of his estranged wife—whenever he shows up to court. Thomas Thabane failed to appear in court on Friday, with his press secretary saying he'd been taken to doctors in neighboring South Africa...