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Dozens detained in Armenia during anti-government protests

Police in the Armenian capital have detained dozens of people during protests against the country’s prime minister, who is being...

Workers install 192 crystals on Times Square New Year’s ball

NEW YORK (AP) — Workers installed 192 glittering Waterford crystal triangles on Times Square’s New Year’s Eve ball Sunday in...

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WEEKLY ENERGY RECAP: December 18, 2020

Author:  Sat, 2020-12-19 19:38 RIYADH: Oil prices continued to rise for the seventh week in a row, and made another weekly gain that will make the...

How the pandemic stole Christmas but Santa Claus got it back

Every Christmas season for the last 16 years, Tom Carmody has dressed as Santa Claus and "ho, ho, ho-ed" his way into the hearts...

Suspect in Japan anime studio fire charged with murder

Japanese prosecutors have formally filed murder charges against a suspect in a deadly fire at a Kyoto anime studio last year, after it was...

Nigerian government: Military has rescued all kidnapped schoolboys

More than 300 schoolboys who were abducted last week in northwestern Nigeria have been freed, according to the Nigerian government. CNN's Arwa Damon reports.

Arizona migrant border deaths on track for record amid heat

DOUGLAS, Ariz. (AP) — Heat exposure killed 19-year-old Cesar de la Cruz on an Arizona trail in July during his trek up from southern...

UK experts ‘highly confident’ that a new coronavirus variant is more contagious

• UK travel ban: These countries have imposed new restrictions • LIVE UPDATES: New variant could raise bar for herd immunity, BioNTech CEO says • Taiwan...

Get a first look at the Times Square New Year’s Eve lights

Get a close up look at the Times Square 2021 lights as the new year approaches.

Ohio mayor calls for ‘immediate termination’ of officer who shot and killed a Black man ‘who had committed no crime’

The mayor of Columbus, Ohio, on Wednesday called for the "immediate termination" of a city police officer in the killing of a Black man...

United Airlines latest to require negative coronavirus test for flights from London

United Airlines on Thursday became the fourth major airline with routes between London and the New York metropolitan area to require passengers show proof...