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Blac Youngsta Is Ready For A Drake Presidency, Tory Lanez Respond

Blac Youngsta says Drake has his vote for President of the United States should he ever decide to run. America is still reeling from the effects of having a celebrity President- Donald Trump as the country prepares to swear in its 46th President Joe Biden while also battling an ongoing crisis as republican voters decry …

China hikes taxes on Australian wine amid political tension

China slaps 200% tax on Australia wine amid tensionsChina has added wine to the growing list of Australian goods barred from its markets in a trade war against Australia over disputes including its support for an investigation into the origin of the coronavirusBy JOE McDONALD AP Business WriterNovember 27, 2020, 2:55 PM• 3 min readShare …

Black man killed by security guards is buried in Brazil

Black man killed by security guards is buried in BrazilA Black man who died while being beaten by supermarket security guards has been buried following protests that echoed those of the racial justice movement in the United StatesBy DÉBORA ÁLVARES Associated PressNovember 21, 2020, 9:21 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe …

Europe, US ‘climate guardian’ satellite to monitor oceans

Europe, US ‘climate guardian’ satellite to monitor oceansA satellite jointly developed by Europe and the United States being launched this weekend will greatly help scientists keep track of global sea level rise, one of the most daunting effects of climate changeBy FRANK JORDANS Associated PressNovember 20, 2020, 4:22 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to …

Hungary to purchase air defense systems from US, Norway

Hungary to purchase air defense systems from US, NorwayHungary has agreed to purchase NASAMS air defense systems from U.S. arms manufacturer Raytheon Technologies and Norwegian defense company KongsbergByThe Associated PressNovember 19, 2020, 4:38 PM• 2 min read BUDAPEST, Hungary — Hungary has agreed to purchase NASAMS air defense systems from U.S. arms manufacturer Raytheon Technologies …

UN atomic watchdog: Iran now operating Natanz centrifuges

UN atomic watchdog: Iran now operating Natanz centrifugesThe head of the U.N. atomic watchdog agency says Iran has begun operating centrifuges installed at an underground site, but that they had been moved from another facility so that the country’s overall uranium-enriching capabilities have not increasedBy DAVID RISING Associated PressNovember 18, 2020, 1:30 PM• 3 min …

China defends food import controls to curb virus

China defends food import controls to curb virusChina’s government is defending anti-coronavirus controls that have disrupted imports of beef, poultry and fish from the United States, New Zealand and other trading partnersByThe Associated PressNovember 18, 2020, 12:16 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article3:30NOTIFIED: Nov. 18, 2020Catch up on the developing stories …

Iran’s president calls on Biden to return to nuclear deal

Iran’s president calls on Biden to return to nuclear dealIran’s president has called on President-elect Joe Biden to return the United States to Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powersByThe Associated PressNovember 8, 2020, 1:23 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressIn this photo released by the official website of the …

Election observer says no evidence for Trump’s fraud claims

Election observer says no evidence for Trump’s fraud claimsThe head of an international delegation monitoring the U.S. election says his team has no evidence to support President Donald Trump’s claims about alleged fraud involving mail-in absentee ballotsByThe Associated PressNovember 5, 2020, 1:37 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BERLIN — The …

Ahold Delhaize online sales soar amid global pandemic

Ahold Delhaize online sales soar amid global pandemicGlobal retailer Ahold Delhaize says soaring online sales amid the global coronavirus pandemic boosted earnings in the third quarterByThe Associated PressNovember 4, 2020, 11:42 AM• 2 min read THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Soaring online sales amid the global coronavirus pandemic boosted global retailer Ahold Delhaize’s earnings in the …

Bulgaria signs 5G deal with US excluding Chinese firms

Bulgaria signs 5G deal with US excluding Chinese firmsBulgaria has joined other Balkan countries in signing an agreement with the United States on high-speed wireless network security aimed at excluding Chinese hardware providersByThe Associated PressOctober 24, 2020, 12:37 PM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article SOFIA, Bulgaria — Bulgaria has joined other …

Erdogan confirms Russian S-400 tests despite US objections

Erdogan confirms Russian S-400 tests despite US objectionsTurkey’s president has confirmed the country tested its Russian-made missile defense system, despite objections from the United StatesByThe Associated PressOctober 23, 2020, 12:59 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressTurkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks to the media, in Istanbul, Friday, Oct. 23, …

UN envoy hails early agreements in Libya talks

UN envoy hails early agreements in Libya talksThe U.N. envoy for Libya says the two warring factions have agreed on issues that “directly impact the lives and welfare of the Libyan people,” and said work toward cementing a cease-fire in the restive North African country will continueBy JAMEY KEATEN Associated PressOctober 21, 2020, 4:47 PM• …

Hospital: Palestinian official Erekat in critical condition

Hospital: Palestinian official Erekat in critical conditionAn Israeli hospital says senior Palestinian official Saeb Erekat is in critical condition and breathing with a ventilator after his coronavirus infection worsened overnightByThe Associated PressOctober 19, 2020, 2:34 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressFILE – In this Oct. 28, 2019 file photo, …

Putin proposes yearlong extension of nuclear pact with US

Putin proposes yearlong extension of nuclear pact with USRussian President Vladimir Putin has made a strong call to save his country’s last existing nuclear arms control pact with the United States, proposing to extend it at least for one yearBy VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated PressOctober 16, 2020, 2:54 PM• 5 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail …

North Korea unveils new weapons at military parade

North Korea unveils new weapons at military paradeNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un has warned that his country would fully mobilize its nuclear force if threatened as he took center stage at a military parade that unveiled what appeared to be a new intercontinental ballistic missile and other weaponsBy KIM TONG-HYUNG Associated PressOctober 11, 2020, …

Many in migrant caravan bused back to Honduran border

Many in migrant caravan bused back to Honduran borderHundreds of Honduran migrants who had entered Guatemala this week without registering are being bused back to their country’s border by authorities after running into a large roadblockBy SONIA PÉREZ D. Associated PressOctober 4, 2020, 2:18 AM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated …

Ex-governor from northern Mexico pleads guilty in US court

Ex-governor from northern Mexico pleads guilty in US courtA former northern Mexico governor has pleaded guilty to money laundering in a United States federal courtByThe Associated PressJune 18, 2020, 5:26 PM1 min read1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article4:56News headlines today: June 18, 2019Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.ABCNews.com MEXICO CITY …

South Sudan takes key step forward in peace agreement

South Sudan takes key step forward in peace agreementSouth Sudan says the president and his former rival have reached agreement on a key next step in the country’s peace deal that ended five years of civil warBy MAURA AJAK Associated PressJune 17, 2020, 4:25 PM2 min read2 min read JUBA, South Sudan — South Sudan’s …

EU, US display differences over Serbia-Kosovo negotiation

EU, US display differences over Serbia-Kosovo negotiationKosovo’s president has hailed the United States for its leadership role in negotiations to normalize ties with its former wartime foe SerbiaBy SYLEJMAN KLLOKOQI Associated PressJune 16, 2020, 5:01 PM4 min read4 min read PRISTINA, Kosovo — Kosovo’s president on Tuesday hailed the United States for its leadership role …

Cape Verde may send suspect to US without extradition treaty

Cape Verde may send suspect to US without extradition treatyA Colombian businessman linked to the Venezuelan government who is wanted in the United States could be extradited from the Cape Verde islands even though Washington and the West African country have no bilateral extradition treatyByThe Associated PressJune 15, 2020, 1:02 PM2 min read2 min read …

Spanish award honors Turkish economist wary of globalization

Spanish award honors Turkish economist wary of globalizationTurkish economist Dani Rodrik, whose studies have warned about the flip side of economic globalization, will be this year’s recipient of the Princess of Asturias Social Sciences AwardByThe Associated PressJune 11, 2020, 1:09 PM2 min read2 min read MADRID — Turkish economist Dani Rodrik, whose studies have warned …

Floyd killing finds echoes of abuse in South Africa, Kenya

Floyd killing finds echoes of abuse in South Africa, KenyaThe killing of George Floyd in the United States has drawn comparisons of police abuses in South Africa and KenyaBy GERALD IMRAY and TOM ODULA Associated PressJune 11, 2020, 1:07 PM5 min read5 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article CAPE TOWN, South Africa — …

Taliban say they are readying for talks with Kabul leaders

Taliban say they are readying for talks with Kabul leadersTaliban officials say they have started putting together their agenda for negotiations with the Kabul political leadership, though no date has yet been set for the talksBy KATHY GANNON Associated PressJune 8, 2020, 12:42 PM3 min read3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleFILE – …

German minister on relations with US: ‘It’s complicated’

German minister on relations with US: 'It's complicated'Germany’s top diplomat says ties with the United States are “complicated” and he fears America’s domestic discord could further fuel international tensionsByThe Associated PressJune 7, 2020, 10:21 AM2 min read2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleGerman Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, wears a face mask to protect …

China’s exports and imports fall amid coronavirus woes

China's exports and imports fall amid coronavirus woesChina’s exports and imports both fell in May as the coronavirus and trade tensions with the U.S. weighed on demand at home and abroadByThe Associated PressJune 7, 2020, 8:33 AM1 min read1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articlePeople wearing face masks to protect against the new …

UN rights official: Philippine anti-terror bill worrying

UN rights official: Philippine anti-terror bill worryingA U_N_ human rights official says new anti-terrorism legislation passed by the Philippine Congress that allows extended detention of suspects without warrants and relaxes human rights safeguards is “very worrying.”By JIM GOMEZ Associated PressJune 4, 2020, 3:59 PM3 min read3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleFILE – …

Cambodian leader denies China’s navy granted basing rights

Cambodian leader denies China's navy granted basing rightsCambodia’s leader has declared that China has not been given exclusive rights to use a naval base on the country’s southern coast, and that warships from all nations, including the United States, are welcome to dock thereBy SOPHENG CHEANG Associated PressJune 1, 2020, 2:32 PM3 min read3 min …

Israeli army says it killed suspected Palestinian attacker

Israeli army says it killed suspected Palestinian attackerThe Israeli military says soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian after he attempted to run over them with his vehicleByThe Associated PressMay 29, 2020, 2:35 PM1 min read1 min read JERUSALEM — The Israeli military said soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian after he attempted to run over …

Chinese lawmakers endorse Hong Kong national security law

Chinese lawmakers endorse Hong Kong national security lawChina’s legislature has endorsed a national security law for Hong Kong that has triggered new protests in the territory and strained relations with the United States and BritainBy JOE McDONALD Associated PressMay 28, 2020, 3:16 PM4 min read4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article5:49News headlines today: …