China calls on India to honor pledge, return…

China's military says it hopes India will make good on its pledge to swiftly return a Chinese soldier found lost along their mountainous border where the sides have been locked in a tense standoff

Intel agrees to sell memory unit for $9 bln

Intel has agreed to sell its NAND memory chip business to SK Hynix Inc for $9 billion in an all-cash deal that would propel the South Korean chipmaker to second in the global rankings. Libby Hogan reports.

Man Who Used Narwhal Tusk to Stop Attack Granted…

It's extremely rare for a murderer to win a pardon in Britain. It's even rarer for a narwhal tusk to be involved. Steven Gallant, a 42-year-old inmate who used the tusk to confront a knife-wielding man who had stabbed two people to death in London last year, has been approved...

Argentina hits 1 million cases as virus slams…

Argentina has reached a grim milestone as the nation surpassed 1 million coronavirus cases

Ghislaine Maxwell can't keep Epstein testimony…

A U.S. appeals court on Monday dealt Ghislaine Maxwell a blow by refusing to block the release of a deposition she gave concerning her relationship with the late financier and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Gloria Tso reports.

France Raids Homes, Detains Students in Teacher's…

French police raided dozens of homes Monday in a search for suspected radicals and took more people into custody in the slaying of a teacher who had shown cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in class. The raids go beyond the investigation of the slaying of Samuel Paty, 47. The teacher...

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Guinea's opposition leader claims election…

Guinea’s opposition candidate Cellou Dalein Diallo has declared himself the winner of the West African country’s presidential election before the official results have been announced

'I would raise $1 billion in one day' -Trump

Speaking at a campaign rally in Prescott, Arizona, U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said he would be "the greatest fundraiser in history" if he were to trade government favors for campaign contributions.

WH's Top Counterterrorism Official Had Secret…

American journalist Austin Tice disappeared in Syria eight years ago, and is believed to have been a captive there since. Now, in what Bloomberg calls a "rare sign of diplomacy," sources say the White House's top counterterrorism official has traveled there for secret talks to negotiate for the release of...

Retirees rally in Belarus against authoritarian…

About 3,000 retirees rallied in the Belarusian capital of Minsk to demand the resignation of authoritarian Presdent Alexander Lukashenko as mass protests of a disputed election continue in the country

Trump: Dr. Fauci has made 'bad calls'

President Donald Trump on Monday told reporters that the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Dr. Anthony Fauci, has made "bad calls" when it comes to the handling of COVID-19 in the United States.

India May Not Catch US on COVID After All

Last month, India seemed well on track to surpass the US in the total number of COVID cases. Now, that seems less certain. The US has 8.1 million cases but is seeing a renewed uptick in daily numbers. India has 7.5 million cases, but its daily total is...

Nigeria's anti-police protesters storm prison…

Nigeria’s protests against police brutality turned violent Monday when a crowd stormed a prison and freed some inmates in Benin in southern Nigeria

Bolivia's socialists claim victory in…

Bolivia's socialist candidate Luis Arce looks set to win the country's presidential election without the need for a run-off, an unofficial count indicated on Monday, putting the leftwing party of Evo Morales on the brink of a return to power. Colette Luke has the latest.

China's Economy May Do What No Other's Can

A nation reporting its quarterly GDP numbers isn't typically scintillating news. But China's new data is generating big headlines because observers see COVID lessons at play. Beijing reported Monday that GDP grew at 4.9% in the third quarter when compared to the previous year, reports CNBC . That now has...

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EU to link national COVID-19 tracing apps together

The European Commission said the EU-wide system devised to link national COVID-19 tracing apps was launched Monday in its latest effort to slow down the coronavirus pandemic and to salvage freedom of movement across the bloc

The world's top Longboarders 'hang ten' for…

Twelve of the world's top Longboarders took to Kelly Slater's wavepool in the California desert on Sunday (October 18) for the Cuervo Surf Ranch Classic one-off charity event.

Peru's Nazca Lines Reveal a Massive Cat

Peru's Nazca lines are still revealing new geoglyphs. The latest is a huge cat that dates back to 200-100 BC and measures more than 121 feet across, per the Guardian . "The figure was scarcely visible and was about to disappear because it’s situated on quite a steep slope that’s prone...

South Africa's health minister gets COVID-19, as…

South Africa’s health minister Dr. Zweli Mkhize has announced that he and his wife have tested positive for COVID-19 and warned of a possible resurgence of the disease in the country

CVS to hire 15,000 to help with COVID-19, flu

U.S. pharmacy chain CVS Health said it will hire 15,000 employees in the fourth quarter of this year as the onset of winter could fuel a resurgence in the spread of COVID-19 and flu cases. Conway G. Gittens reports.

China: We're Ready to Start Detaining Americans

Chinese officials say they're ready for a dangerous game of tit-for-tat, the Wall Street Journal reports. They're telling Washington that China may round up US nationals there unless charges against Chinese military-affiliated scholars in America are dropped. The warnings, sent through several channels—including Beijing's US Embassy—began this summer...

Supreme Court to hear case over border wall…

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear the Trump administration’s appeal of a lower court ruling that it improperly diverted money to build portions of the border wall with Mexico

A Michelin-starred meal on a Ferris wheel

Hit by a plunge in turnover after foreign tourists vanished, Michelin-starred Hungarian restaurant Costes has staged a skyline dining event on the Budapest Eye ferris wheel to generate sales in a coronavirus-proof environment.

Bangladesh's Death Penalty for Rape Isn't Enough…

From now on, rapists could face the death penalty in Bangladesh. The government is making the change in the face of public outrage over a series of well-publicized attacks on women, the New York Times reports, though human rights groups said the change in the law won't solve the problem....

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High court to review two cases involving Trump…

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear two cases involving Trump administration policies at the U.S.-Mexico border: one about a policy that makes asylum-seekers wait in Mexico for U.S. court hearings and a second about the administration’s use of money to fund the border wall

NZ's next parliament will be most diverse ever

[NFA] New Zealand's next parliament is set to be the most inclusive ever, with several people of color, members from the rainbow communities and a high number of women. Emer McCarthy reports.

Ardern Wins NZ Reelection Amid a 'Major Shift'

She first gained international attention for her empathy while handling the 2019 Christchurch mosque shootings and the White Island volcano eruption . Then she led New Zealand out of the worst of the coronavirus outbreak. Now, another victory for Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern: She's won her reelection bid, in a landslide....