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Iraq names its third prime minister in ten weeks

2 minutes ago   |   National Post

BAGHDAD - Iraq's president named intelligence chief Mustafa al-Kadhimi as prime minister-designate on Thursday, the third person tapped to lead the country in just 10 weeks as...
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Iran's coronavirus death toll rises by 117 to reach 4,110 - health official

2 minutes ago   |   National Post

Iran's coronavirus death toll has risen by 117 to 4,110, Health Ministry spokesman Kianush Jahanpur said on Thursday.
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Saudi-led ceasefire in Yemen begins, raising hopes for peace

2 minutes ago   |   National Post

ADEN - A nationwide ceasefire in response to the global coronavirus outbreak went into effect in Yemen on Thursday, stirring hope for an end to the five-year-old war that has...
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Sen. Cruz to Saudis: "You're supposed to be our friends, so damn well act like it"

2 minutes ago   |   ABC

Senator Ted Cruz hopes Saudi Arabia will cut oil production to help out oil producers here.
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Hungary registers over 100 coronavirus cases in old people's home

20 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

BUDAPEST - Hungary has found more than 100 coronavirus infections in an old people's home in Budapest, Surgeon General Cecilia Muller told a news briefing on Thursday.
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Kremlin calls for coordinated joint action on global oil markets

20 minutes ago   |   National Post

MOSCOW - Russia wants coordinated joint action to stabilize global oil markets, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday ahead of a meeting between OPEC and non-OPEC...
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Turkish prosecutor appeals acquittal verdict in landmark protests trial

20 minutes ago   |   National Post

ISTANBUL - A Turkish prosecutor appealed the acquittal of philanthropist Osman Kavala and eight others over their alleged role in the 2013 Gezi Park protests, calling for...
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Democrats tread carefully in attacking Trump on coronavirus

20 minutes ago   |   National Post

For weeks, President Donald Trump has dominated television coverage with daily White House briefings on the coronavirus pandemic, declaring himself a "wartime president" and...
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African leaders rally around WHO head after Trump criticism

20 minutes ago   |   National Post

JOHANNESBURG - African leaders have rallied around the Ethiopian head of the World Health Organization after U.S. President Donald Trump criticized the United Nations agency...
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Biden vs. Trump: General election battle is now set

Biden vs. Trump: General election battle is now set

In Biden and Trump, voters will choose between two candidates with dramatically different prescriptions for health care, climate change, foreign policy and leadership in an era... Read more ...

Congress in standoff on virus aid, but first checks coming

Congress in standoff on virus aid, but first checks coming

For the next coronavirus aid package, the White House wants to pump $250 billion into a small business fund but opposes Democrats' proposal to tack on billions for protective... Read more ...

Body Of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend's Grandson Found: Police

Body Of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend's Grandson Found: Police

Gideon McKean was found less than a week after the 8-year-old and his mother, Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean, went missing while out on a canoe. Read more ...

Linda Tripp, who provided Lewinsky tapes against President Clinton, dies at 70

Linda Tripp, who provided Lewinsky tapes against President Clinton, dies at 70

Former Pentagon worker Linda Tripp, who provided tape-recorded conversations of former White House intern Monica Lewinsky about former President Bill Clinton, has died. Read more ...

Man accused of stabbing family feared coronavirus would kill them

Man accused of stabbing family feared coronavirus would kill them

A town of Waukesha man accused of stabbing four family members, killing two of them, said he did it because "the coronavirus was going to get them, so I had to kill them... Read more ...

Bernie Sanders drops out of 2020 race, leaving Biden as likely nominee

Bernie Sanders drops out of 2020 race, leaving Biden as likely nominee

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Trump quietly shuts down asylum at U.S. borders to fight virus

Trump quietly shuts down asylum at U.S. borders to fight virus

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Inmates In Washington State Protest After Fellow Prisoners Test Positive For...

Inmates In Washington State Protest After Fellow Prisoners Test Positive For COVID-19

More than 100 prisoners at Monroe Correctional Complex's minimum-security unit set off fire extinguishers in protest after six fellow inmates were diagnosed with COVID-19 in... Read more ...

Irish minister says people ‘will have to live alongside the virus' at some point

Irish minister says people ‘will have to live alongside the virus' at some point

Ireland's health minister expects to be advised on Friday to keep restrictions intended to slow the spread of the coronavirus in place for a period of weeks, but he suggests... Read more ...

OPEC and Russia Talk Oil Price Truce

OPEC and Russia Talk Oil Price Truce

In the first of two meetings, Saudi Arabia and Russia will decide on oil production cuts as global demand plunges. Read more ...