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Today's Headlines: Not turning the corner New! 2020-10-29 08:00:07As COVID-19 cases spike in the Midwest, President Trump's struggles on the campaign trail mount.

Pilot in 2019 Hawaii plane crash had a New! 2020-10-29 06:46:07Witnesses told investigators that the pilot of a plane that crashed on Oahu's North Shore, killing all 11 on board, had a history of pushing limits.

3 dead in suspected terrorist knife attack at New! 2020-10-29 05:44:05French anti-terrorism prosecutors are investigating a fatal knife attack at a church in the Mediterranean city of Nice.

South Korea's high court upholds ex-president's 17-year prison New! 2020-10-29 04:54:23South Korea’s top court has upheld a 17-year prison sentence for former President Lee Myung-bak, who was convicted of corruption.

He got a coronavirus vaccine in China, but New! 2020-10-29 04:30:35China has already injected hundreds of thousands of people with COVID-19 vaccines under an "emergency use" program. Its broad application has raise

Seeking to expand their influence, China and Russia 2020-10-28 16:10:49It could be a while before U.S. efforts to develop coronavirus vaccines benefit the developing world. China and Russia are trying to fill the void.

France and Germany impose new lockdowns to curb 2020-10-28 15:15:05France announced a full nationwide coronavirus lockdown and German officials imposed a partial four-week lockdown

Philadelphia officials pledge better responses to emergency calls, 2020-10-28 14:02:36Peaceful protests in Philadelphia give way to more unrest as some demonstrators clash with police over a Black man's fatal shooting by cops.

Poles join nationwide strike in revolt over abortion 2020-10-28 10:20:15People across Poland are vowing to stay off their jobs as part of a nationwide strike called to protest a court ruling on abortion.

Tanzania votes for president amid fears of election 2020-10-28 08:49:46Tanzanians are voting in a presidential election that the opposition warns is already compromised by manipulation, violence and an internet slowdown.

Today's Headlines: A championship with a 2020 twist 2020-10-28 08:00:46After a drought of more than three decades, the Dodgers won the World Series, but like much this year, it didn't follow the script.

Behind the story: From Nepal to Saudi Arabia, 2020-10-28 07:00:54The story behind the story of Nepalese workers and modern indentured servitude that has haunted a Times reporter for years.

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ECB hints at more stimulus in December as New! 2020-10-29 09:04:16The European Central Bank hinted that there could be more monetary stimulus coming to the euro zone as soon as December.

Three dead and several wounded after a terror New! 2020-10-29 08:13:57A man armed with a knife has killed two people and wounded several others at a church in the French city of Nice, police confirmed to NBC News.

Europe gears up for more economic pain as New! 2020-10-29 07:40:06The latest lockdowns could lead to higher unemployment, the permanent closure of many businesses and even more national debt. 

United Airlines to begin trial of free passenger New! 2020-10-29 07:00:01United will begin a trial of free passenger Covid tests on U.S.-London flights, an effort to spur international travel without quarantines.

Credit Suisse misses analyst expectations with a 38% New! 2020-10-29 04:53:35The Swiss bank it expected volatile market conditions to bolster its wealth management and investment banking businesses looking ahead.

Oil major Shell increases dividend as third-quarter earnings New! 2020-10-29 04:33:51Shell said it would raise its dividend to shareholders for the third quarter of 2020 and on an annual basis going forward.

Biden vs. Trump: Europe watches the U.S. election New! 2020-10-29 04:29:23Transatlantic ties have fractured since President Donald Trump arrived at the White House, but the EU hopes things may improve with the upcoming elect

ECB is set to hold fire and signal 2020-10-28 22:22:29Economic data is deteriorating once again, with the Flash PMI for the Eurozone hitting a four-month low.

Russia's central bank remains cautious on interest rate 2020-10-28 18:04:04The bank brought down its forecast for 2021, expecting economic growth to be between 3% and 4% next year and to be led by domestic consumption.

Germany, France announce new Covid restrictions as outbreaks 2020-10-28 16:32:35"We must act, and now, to avoid an acute national health emergency," German Chancellor Angela Merkel said.

Turkish leaders blast Charlie Hebdo as 'incorrigible French 2020-10-28 14:54:58The growing spat has seen Erdogan accuse Macron of Islamophobia and encourage Turks to boycott French products. Macron has in turn recalled France's

Watch live: Dr. Anthony Fauci discusses coronavirus developments 2020-10-28 14:41:52White House coronavirus advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci is scheduled to hold a discussion Wednesday with the the Journal of the American Medical Association

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France's Macron Visits Church in Nice After Decapitation New! 2020-10-29 17:27:20French President Emmanuel Macron thanked police officers outside a church in the French city of Nice, Thursday, October 29, hours after a knife-wieldi

La Nina Seen Continuing Into 2021, Affecting Temperature, New! 2020-10-29 17:09:42La Nina is expected to usher in drier and wetter conditions than normal in different parts of the world

Khalilzad Renews Afghan Peace Push as US Reduces New! 2020-10-29 17:08:25US peace envoy returns to Qatar, where negotiating teams representing Afghan government and Taliban insurgency have been holding talks

At Least 140 Migrants Drown Off Senegalese Coast New! 2020-10-29 16:37:35It is the deadliest incident involving migrants this year, according to the International Organization for Migration

Ivorian Refugees in Ghana Fear Increased Electoral Violence New! 2020-10-29 16:08:23Ivory Coast's 2010 election violence killed 3,000 people and sent thousands more fleeing into Ghana.  Now, many of thos

Argentine Police Evict Protesters Occupying Contested Land New! 2020-10-29 16:04:07Six police officers were injured and at least 30 people were arrested during operation south of the capital, Buenos Aires, according to authorities

Donors, Volunteers Step Up to Help One of New! 2020-10-29 16:03:00Some of Malaysia's most remote communities need donations of PPE and food

The Infodemic: The West Isn't Waging a 'War' New! 2020-10-29 15:54:22Fake news about the coronavirus can do real harm. Polygraph.info is spotlighting fact-checks from other reliable sources here​.

Ivorian Refugees in Ghana Fear Increase Electoral Violence New! 2020-10-29 15:24:13This year, President Ouattara is running for a controversial third term, prompting opposition parties to call for an election boycott and civil disobe

Pandemic Inspires Creative Teaching in Underprivileged Indian District New! 2020-10-29 08:29:34COVID-19 pandemic exposes India’s huge digital divide as millions of students without smart phones, computers or internet cannot take online cla

3 Dead in Knife Attack at French Church New! 2020-10-29 08:13:50It was the third attack in two months in France, which has grown increasingly tense during a furor over caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad that were

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Putin says Russian Covid-19 vaccines effective, eyes mass New! 2020-10-29 14:10:16

France raises its alert level to maximum after New! 2020-10-29 14:03:11Other confrontations and attacks were reported on Thursday in the southern city of Avignon and in the Saudi city of Jeddah, but it was not immediately

Putin says no plans for lockdown despite record New! 2020-10-29 14:01:03"We clearly understand how to act and therefore we are not planning to introduce sweeping restrictive measures, to launch a so-called nationwide lock

EU slams 'barbarity and fanaticism' after Nice attack New! 2020-10-29 13:23:35"I condemn the odious and brutal attack that has just taken place in Nice and I am with France with all my heart," European Commission president Urs

Kremlin, after French attacks, says wrong to kill New! 2020-10-29 12:14:51The Kremlin was commenting after a knife-wielding attacker shouting "Allahu Akbar" beheaded a woman and killed two other people in a suspected terro

Main knife attacks in France since 2015 New! 2020-10-29 12:10:40

France church attack: What we know and what New! 2020-10-29 11:36:23

Knife attacker in French city of Nice shouted New! 2020-10-29 11:10:06The man suspected of carrying out a fatal knife attack at a church in the southern French city of Nice kept shouting "Allahu Akbar" (God is Greatest

France's litany of deadly attacks: Timeline New! 2020-10-29 11:01:34The incident, which the Mediterranean city's mayor described as terrorism, took place less than two weeks after the beheading of middle school teache

Merkel decries populists who say coronavirus is harmless New! 2020-10-29 10:24:29"It is only with solidarity and transparency that we will be able to confront the pandemic," she told the Bundestag lower house of parliament, addin

Three dead as woman beheaded in France, gunman New! 2020-10-29 10:20:42A knife-wielding attacker beheaded a woman and killed two other people in a suspected terrorist attack at a church in the French city of Nice on Thurs

New French Covid lockdown may have to go New! 2020-10-29 09:48:59France's new national lockdown, aimed at curbing the resurgence of COVID-19, may have to be extended beyond its initial deadline of Dec. 1, governmen