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Trump 'feeling well' amid 'concerning' health reports

WASHINGTON US President Donald Trump said Saturday he is "feeling well" after reports claimed that the next 48 hours would be "critical" for his health. In a tweet, Trump praised the...

US coronavirus death toll hits 200,000: Johns Hopkins

WASHINGTON The number of people in the US who have died from COVID-19 surpassed the grim 200,000 milestone Tuesday, according to Johns Hopkins University data. The Maryland-based school recorded 200,005 deaths...

US: Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

ANKARA US President Donald Trump on Wednesday was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for brokering the controversial normalization deal between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Israel.  The nomination was...

Over objections, Trump set to visit Kenosha, Wisconsin

ANKARA  US President Donald Trump has confirmed his visit to the Midwestern city of Kenosha, Wisconsin despite repeated calls for reconsideration from local authorities. "If I didn’t INSIST on having the...

Kamala Harris accepts nomination for vice president

BOGOTA, Colombia  Speaking from an empty convention hall, California Senator Kamala Harris accepted her party’s historic nomination Wednesday to be its vice-presidential candidate on the third night of the Democratic...

Democrats officially pick Biden as presidential nominee

BOGOTA, Colombia  After a virtual roll call vote which contrasted with the animated ritual of delegates shouting their state’s numbers in a ballroom, Joe Biden was officially selected to be...

Lawsuit claims Saudi prince sent hit team to Canada

TRENTON, Canada  Saudi Arabia’s crown prince dispatched a hit squad to Canada to kill a former top Saudi intelligence agent, a lawsuit filed Thursday in a US district court claims.   In...

Foreign students must leave US if studying online: ICE

WASHINGTON Foreign students in the US on student visas will have to leave the country if their schools move to hold online classes this fall amid the coronavirus, Immigration and...

US could see 100,000 daily coronavirus cases: Fauci

WASHINGTON The US could see as many as 100,000 new coronavirus infections daily, the nation's top infectious disease expert told a Senate hearing Tuesday. "We are now having 40,000+ new cases...

Free trade pact would bolster US-Turkish ties: Senator

WASHINGTON An eventual free trade agreement between the US and Turkey would serve to greatly enhance bilateral relations and fast-track cooperation in Africa, Senator Lindsey Graham said Wednesday.  Addressing the Turkey-US...

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Ex-DHS staffer says he penned anti-Trump op-ed, book

WASHINGTON  A former Department of Homeland Security (DHS) staffer announced Wednesday he was behind a scathing anonymous 2018 New York Times op-ed and 2019 book...

'COVID-19 has claimed lives of at least 1,500 nurses'

GENEVA  At least 1,500 nurses in more than 40 countries have died of COVID-19, the International Council of Nurses (ICN) said Wednesday.    “The figure, which...

Turkey rescues over 100 asylum seekers in Aegean Sea

MUGLA/AYDIN, Turkey Turkey's coast guard rescued over 100 asylum seekers pushed back to Turkish waters in the Aegean Sea by Greek coast guard boats, security...

Iranian students protest in front of French embassy

TEHRAN  Large numbers of university students gathered in front of France’s embassy in the Iranian capital Wednesday to protest against recent blasphemous remarks by French...

Barcelona stun Juventus 2-0 in Italy

ANKARA  Spanish football club Barcelona beat Italy’s Juventus 2-0 Wednesday in a UEFA Champions League Group G match in the Italian city of Turin.  French forward...