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Malaysia’s king rejects PM’s proposal to declare emergency
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysia's king on Sunday rejected a proposal by embattled Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin to declare a state of emergency to...
reddit | World | 7 hrs ago
Lafayette middle-schooler threatened with arrest over missed Zoom sessions
A Lafayette parent wants state truancy laws changed after he received a letter from his son’s middle school, threatening the child with arrest for missing 90 minutes of classes on Zoom.
reddit | World | 8 hrs ago
Absentee voting hits record level in Alabama. As of this week, more than 145,000 absentee votes have already been cast
Alabamians are voting by absentee ballot in record numbers this year after pandemic rules made it easier to do so, even lining up on Saturdays to cast votes.
reddit | World | 8 hrs ago
Coronavirus: Italy shuts cinemas, gyms and pools in Covid fight
Bars and restaurants will also have to close early as the number of infections continues to rise.
bbc | World | 9 hrs ago
Doha airport in Qatar 'examined women internally' after newborn baby found
Thirteen Australians were reportedly among those inspected after a newborn was found in Doha, Qatar.
bbc | World | 9 hrs ago
A family that raised $2 million for their baby's life-saving medical treatment has received it for free
A Canadian family that spent months frantically raising millions of dollars for a one-time gene therapy treatment to save their daughter's life has received the treatment for free.
reddit | World | 9 hrs ago
Possible Veronica Guerin murder weapon found in Spanish drug raid
Revolver recovered during police raid on Alicante villa of Irish trafficker John Gilligan
theguardian | World | 9 hrs ago
Venezuela opposition figure López has secretly fled, family says
Leopoldo López left Spanish embassy in Caracas ‘of his own free will’ and on way to Madrid
theguardian | World | 10 hrs ago
It's Official: Solar Is the Cheapest Electricity in History
Tough break for fossil fuels.
reddit | World | 10 hrs ago
Europe's streets empty again
With infections rising across Europe, tighter Covid restrictions are being enforced.
bbc | World | 10 hrs ago
'Deep down, he's a terrified little boy': Bob Woodward, John Bolton and others on Trump
The authors of recent exposés, including Mary Trump and Anthony Scaramucci, on the president, his time in office – and what they expect to happen at the polls
theguardian | World | 10 hrs ago
Seychelles election: Wavel Ramkalawan in landmark win
The opposition wins the presidency for the first time since independence from the UK.
bbc | World | 10 hrs ago
Dr Fauci: Covid vaccine result could come by end of 2020
The US government scientist says we should know if a vaccine is "safe and effective" by December.
bbc | World | 10 hrs ago
US reports second-highest day of coronavirus cases since the pandemic began. The highest day was Friday
As the fall surge continues, the United States has reported its second-highest day of new Covid-19 cases, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
reddit | World | 11 hrs ago
The lynx effect: Iberian cat claws its way back from brink of extinction
A 20-year project to reintroduce the species across the peninsula has seen their numbers rise to 855
theguardian | World | 11 hrs ago
Nuclear weapons treaty: Campaigners hail new era for nuclear disarmament
A 50th nation ratifies a key UN treaty and it will come into force - but five major powers are missing.
bbc | World | 11 hrs ago
Australia demands answers after women taken from Qatar Airways flight and strip-searched
Thirteen Australians reportedly among women taken off flight at Doha and subjected to medical examination after newborn found abandoned in airport
theguardian | World | 12 hrs ago
UFC champion Nurmagomedov retires after victory
Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov retires from the UFC after beating Justin Gaethje in the second round in Abu Dhabi.
bbc | World | 12 hrs ago
Fighting tyranny with milk tea: the young rebels joining forces in Asia
Activists in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Thailand have formed a novel international alliance to defy authoritarian rule
theguardian | World | 12 hrs ago
Into the night: why walking in the dark is good for the soul
Shorter days don’t have to put a stop to walking trips, as our writer finds on a night-time ramble on the South Downs
theguardian | World | 13 hrs ago
The pioneering women who took on Hitler … and Fleet Street
Foreign correspondent was deemed ‘no job for a female’ between the wars. A new book celebrates the lives of the journalists who proved otherwise
theguardian | World | 14 hrs ago
Refusing to wear a mask in Ethiopia could cost you two years in jail
Ethiopia can jail people for up to two years if they deliberately violate restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of Covid-19, the attorney general's office said, amid concern that citizens are becoming lax after a state of emergency was lifted.
reddit | World | 14 hrs ago
NASA to announce 'exciting new discovery' about the moon on Monday
Oh, there's a flying telescope involved, too.
reddit | World | 14 hrs ago
Bail out our musicians or risk losing them for ever, say classical music stars
Conductor Sir Simon Rattle and violinist Tamsin Little are among those warning that struggling artists will be forced to give up
theguardian | World | 15 hrs ago
Woman shot by officer seeks justice from hospital bed
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A Black woman who was shot and wounded inside a vehicle by a police officer who also fatally shot her 19-year-old boyfriend on Satuday told about 200 people gathered at an...
reddit | World | 15 hrs ago
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