Highlights of this day in history: John Brown raids Harper's Ferry; France's Marie Antoinette beheaded; John Paul II chosen as pope; Chile's ex-dictator Augusto Pinochet detained; 'Baby Jessica' rescued; Novelist James Michener dies. (Oct. 16)
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- The Hill
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday pledged an additional 1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines to African countries as well as an investment of at least $10 billion into the continent over the next three years.Xi made the pledges while speaking at the Eighth Ministerial Conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC). In his keynote address, Xi commemorated the decades-long diplomatic relationship China has shared with countries...
In our Two Americas series, here's a viewpoint you may never have considered: What if you never knew or learned your heritage and where you came from? That's the reality for many African Americans, who are now in pursuit of finding their history.
The ex-Paralympian is moved to a prison close to the parents of the woman he killed eight years ago.
A Chinese economist said the country should cut its Gini coefficient to 0.4 by 2025—close to current US levels.
U.S. officials have extremely low expectations as world powers resume negotiations with Iran to curb its nuclear program, believing the Iranians aren't yet ready to negotiate seriously, Axios is told.Driving the news: Senior officials in the U.S. intelligence community have assessed the new Iranian president, Ebrahim Raisi, thinks of his predecessor, Hassan Rouhani, as a weak accommodationist who negotiated a bad deal with the U.S. and other world powers in 2015.Stay on top of the latest market
- The Hill
Iran's foreign minister said there is "no way" to return to the 2015 nuclear deal unless the United States lifts the Trump-era sanctions imposed after the former president pulled the U.S. from the agreement in 2018.Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian made the comment in a statement on Monday as Tehran reenters negotiations for rejoining the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) after a roughly six-month delay.Washington and...
Joe Phaahla says South Africa is experienced in dealing with Covid variants, despite a surge in cases.
- The Guardian
Ex-president’s chaotic style resulted in presidential daily briefing being delivered more regularly to Mike Pence By the middle of Trump’s term in office, his briefings were reduced to two weekly sessions of 45 minutes each. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images Donald Trump’s “fact-free” approach to the presidency created unprecedented challenges for intelligence officials responsible for briefing him, according to a newly released account from the CIA. The 45th president’s chaotic an
- Associated Press
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he plans to pay a return visit to the United Arab Emirates in February as the two countries move to put years of tense relations behind them. Abu Dhabi’s powerful crown prince visited Ankara last week, making his first official trip to Turkey since 2012 and the highest-level visit by an Emirati official since relations between the two countries hit a low. Erdogan and the crown prince, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who’s seen as the facto leader and the force behind the UAE’s foreign policy posture, oversaw the signing of nearly a dozen cooperation deals during the visit, while a top Emirati official said the UAE has earmarked $10 billion for investment in Turkey.
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- Eat This, Not That!
The New York Times reports more than 775,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 and more than 48 million have had the virus. However, many others have likely had COVID but weren't tested or were asymptomatic and didn't realize they had it. While it's impossible to know if you've been infected without seeing a physician or getting tested, there are signs you've had it. COVID affects everyone differently, but according to virus and medical experts Eat This, Not That! Health spoke with, here are the
- Lebron Wire
Here is what the NBA had to say about the Indiana Pacers fans that LeBron James told referees to eject.
- NBC Sports Boston
Jake DeBrusk has requested a trade from the Bruins, so let's look at five potential teams that Boston could shop him to.
- Best Life
As you dream, your brain sifts through your memories, thoughts, and feelings. And while most people are aware that dreams can serve as a window into our cognitive states, fewer realize that they can also shed light onto aspects of our physical health. Experts from the Sleep Cycle Center (SCC) say that in particular, your dreams may be able to alert you to a potentially dangerous disorder that occurs in sleep. That's because as your brain subconsciously processes your physical symptoms, it can co
- Fighting Irish Wire
Not always the easiest to take the high road...
- Fighting Irish Wire
All the best to Brendon Clark!
- Fighting Irish Wire
That didn't take long...
- Footwear News
Saweetie in a jewel encrusted dress and pink stiletto heels for Pirelli 2022 calendar
- Daytona Beach News-Journal
If Ryan Newman's Cup career is indeed over, it was one of the more unique trajectories in NASCAR history.
Matt Lauer was fired due to a complaint of "inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace" on Nov. 29, 2017