Man arrested near Vice President Kamala Harris’ official residence
18 March 2021 | 12:11 pm
Police in Washington were tipped off by an intelligence bulletin that the subject "may be carrying an AR-15" rifle. The suspect was charged with carrying a dangerous weapon and large-capacity ammunition feeding device.
14 Jul 2021
Thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets in recent days in protest at food shortages and rising prices. The Cuban Interior Ministry said it "mourns the death" of Diubis Laurencio Tejeda.
25 Jul 2021
A man was shot dead during protests that started in several cities in Iran over ongoing water shortages. Iranian authorities blamed his death on "rioters."
22 Jul 2021
The scam tried to get cryptocurrency for access to the Twitter accounts of celebrities such as Elon Musk, Barack Obama and Joe Biden. A Florida teenager masterminded the elaborate scam.
26 Jul 2021
Fifty competitors from 11 US states take part in the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation World Elk Calling Championships, trying to bark, bugle and mew their way to the top with imitations of elk sounds. During the rut, hunters use a variety of bull and cow elk noises to find and lure away their targets.
9 Aug 2021
Manchester City fans react to the news that the club has signed Jack Grealish for a British record fee reported to be £100 million. "I think it's a fantastic decision," one fan says, while another adds, "I think it's a top signing."
20 Aug 2021
In northern Nigeria some men keep hyenas as pets or perform with them at festivals - but one traditional leader says the culture is dying as it clashes with modern ideas about animal welfare.
23 Aug 2021
The US vice president's visit to Singapore and Vietnam is seen as a test of the Biden administration's ability to reassure key allies of its resolve. The trip comes as US forces withdraw from Afghanistan.
25 Aug 2021
Vice President Kamala Harris says the US will find new ways to "raise the pressure on Beijing", accusing China of bullying in the hotly disputed Asian waters for the second time in two days. China claims almost all of the resource-rich South China Sea, through which trillions of dollars in shipping trade passes annually, with competing claims from four Southeast Asian states including Vietnam. Harris made the comments on a visit to Vietnam to stress US commitment to Asia, a trip critics have slammed as tone-deaf given the parallels with the superpower's evacuations from Saigon and Kabul.
26 Aug 2021
Kamala Harris became the first US vice president to visit Vietnam. She has urged action against "bullying" by Beijing amid tensions in the South China Sea.
26 Aug 2021
Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has been offered to Manchester City, according to media reports in Italy on Thursday (August 26). The 36 year-old Portuguese player has been linked away from Juventus over the last few weeks and is out of contract next summer. According to Sky Italy, Ronaldo's agent Jorge Mendes is looking for a club who would be willing to take on his substantial wages and pay Juventus a near $30 million transfer fee.
2 Sep 2021
With a precise and delicate touch, Debonheur Koli paints the nails of his clients in his nail salon in Bangui, the capital of Central African Republic. While the manicure and pedicure industry in the West is dominated by women, in Bangui, it's man's work.
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UWCL Final: Asisat Oshoala seeks to end 'rollercoaster' year with repeat win
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The recent leak of a confidential US Supreme Court document has confirmed the conservative-majority court's intention to overturn Roe v. Wade, the decision that has guaranteed access to abortion throughout the United States for nearly 50 years. Such a decision would have an unprecedented impact on 75 million women of childbearing age. But at the instigation of the Republican Party, some parts of the US, such as the states of Texas and Oklahoma, are already turning into a medical desert for women who seek a termination. Our correspondents Valérie Defert and Pierrick Leurent report on the "post-Roe America".
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An alleged coup attempt in the West African nation sheds light on the tensions facing the interim government of Colonel Assimi Goita. Yet, despite sanctions and isolation, Malians still back the military.
56 mins ago
With energy prices soaring, Germany's parliament has approved the €9 per month ticket plan for public transport over the next three months. But the plan has its detractors.
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