Polish ruling party forming minority govt…

An official with Poland’s conservative governing party says the country’s right-wing coalition has collapsed

ByteDance plans TikTok IPO to win deal - sources

China's ByteDance is reportedly planning a U.S. initial public offering of TikTok Global, the new company that will operate the popular short video app, should its proposed deal be cleared by the U.S. government. Ciara Lee reports

The Car Was Going 93mph. The Driver Was Taking a…

Police in Canada say a man has been charged over a July incident in which he was allegedly snoozing away as his apparently self-driving car traveled more than 93mph. Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers were alerted around 4pm on July 9 to a Tesla Model S speeding down the highway...

UN food chief urges rich to help keep millions…

The World Food Program chief warns that millions of people are closer to starvation because of the deadly combination of conflict, climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic

Hurricane Sally wreaks havoc in Florida

The remnants of Hurricane Sally dumped more than a foot of rain on parts of Alabama, Florida, and Georgia on Thursday, killed at least one person, washed out bridges and roads and left hundreds of thousands without power and others with ruined homes.

Aides: Here's How Navalny Was Poisoned

The German government says there is "unequivocal proof" that Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny was poisoned with a Novichok nerve agent—and Navalny's aides say they have now found the source. An Instagram post shared Thursday shows aides searching Navalny's hotel room in the Siberian city of Tomsk after he...

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The Latest: Global virus cases top 30 million…

Confirmed cases of the coronavirus have topped 30 million worldwide, according to a Johns Hopkins University tally

Caixabank, Bankia agree merger terms

Spain's Caixabank and Bankia have set out terms for a merger that will create the country's largest lender. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

Say Hello to Slovenia's New Tribute to Melania

Same stump, slightly different first lady. After an arson attack "conceptualized as criticism" of President Trump, a wooden statue of Melania Trump burned down near her hometown in Slovenia on the Fourth of July has been replaced with a sturdier bronze version, according to one of the artists who helped...

Peru president faces impeachment vote amid…

Peruvian President Martín Vizcarra’s job is on the line Friday as opposition lawmakers push through an impeachment hearing criticized as a hasty and poorly timed ouster attempt in one of the countries hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic

Visby's COVID-19 test gets FDA approval

Silicon Valley startup Visby Medical has received Emergency Use Authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for a portable COVID-19 test kit, the first company to do so. Gloria Tso reports.

Barbados to Queen: Buh-Bye

Barbados is shedding its colonial tradition and with it its head of state, Queen Elizabeth II. The government for the Caribbean island nation, which gained independence from Britain in 1966, said Wednesday that it would transition from a constitutional monarchy to a republic with a Barbadian head of state. The...

Apprehensive Thais await major political rally in…

A two-day rally this weekend is jangling nerves in Bangkok, with apprehension about how far student demonstrators will go in pushing demands for reform of Thailand’s monarchy and how the authorities might react

As fires burn, Bolsonaro touts Brazil's…

As data shows fires raging in Brazil's Amazon rainforest and Pantanal wetlands with historic force, President Jair Bolsonaro said Thursday (September 17) that Brazil "should be congratulated for the way it preserves its environment." Libby Hogan reports.

Trump Changes Story on Assassinating Assad

President Trump slammed former Defense Secretary James Mattis Tuesday—but also backed up a report he had criticized Bob Woodward for writing in 2018. Trump told Fox & Friends that he wanted to assassinate Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in 2017, but Mattis objected. "I would have rather taken him out....

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Asia Today: India's coronavirus cases jump by…

India’s coronavirus cases have jumped by more than 96,000 cases, showing little sign of leveling

Kneeboarder rides Florida's floodwaters

Eyewitness video captured a person kneeboarding as a vehicle drove through flooded streets in Florida's Navarre neighborhood on Wednesday, after storm Sally wreaked havoc.

Anti-Maskers Face a Spooky Punishment

Indonesia is dealing out spooky punishments to anti-maskers, some of whom have been forced to dig graves, sit in coffins, and stay in "haunted" houses. "There are only three available gravediggers at the moment, so I thought I might as well put these people to work with them," says Suyono,...

Lawyer says Assange charged under broad…

An American constitutional law expert says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been charged under a U.S. law that is “extraordinarily broad” and has been used for politically motivated prosecutions

Wall St. rocked by historically high jobless…

The Dow ended lower for the first time in five sessions amid a broad-based sell across Wall Street after data showed high levels of weekly jobless claims. Conway G. Gittens has more.

Navalny Posts First Photo After Poisoning

The news about Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been getting better from the hospital, and Tuesday brings the most optimistic update yet—from Navalny himself. The 44-year-old posted a photo of himself on Instagram from his hospital room in Germany with his wife and two medical workers, reports NBC...

Mexican president vows to pay US water debt…

Mexico's president has vowed to repay the country's water debt to the United States, even if it means asking farmers in Mexican states along the U.S. border to pitch in

Russia trying to 'denigrate' Biden campaign -Wray

FBI Director Christopher Wray on Thursday warned that Russia is interfering in the 2020 U.S. presidential election with a steady stream of misinformation aimed at Democrat Joe Biden as well as sapping Americans' confidence in the election process.

'Reckless' US Woman Blamed for Outbreak in Germany

An American resident in Germany could face what authorities say will be a "hefty fine" after being blamed for a wave of coronavirus infections. Authorities say the woman, who works in a hotel resort for American troops stationed in Germany, went on a pub crawl soon after returning from a...

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Man of 'Hotel Rwanda' fame denied bail in…

A Rwandan court has denied bail to Paul Rusesabagina, whose story inspired the film “Hotel Rwanda,” saying the terrorism charges against him are serious and he should remain in detention for another month

Slow-moving Sally drenches southeast states

[NFA] Storm Sally on Thursday dumped more than a foot of rain on parts of Alabama, Florida and Georgia, killed at least one person, washed out bridges and roads and left hundreds of thousands without power. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.

Israel Makes Move That Puts a 'Heavy Price on Us…

At the end of this week, Israel will head into familiar territory, though it's a landscape the country didn't want to reenter. CNN and the Jerusalem Post report that, starting Friday at 2pm local time, the nation will start its second general lockdown, with rigid restrictions similar to those imposed...