DR CONGO PARLIAMENT VOTES TO REMOVE PRIME MINISTER ILUNGA

Legislators pass a no-confidence vote against prime minister, collapsing the government amid power struggle.

ARE MEASURES TO STOP SPREAD OF COVID-19 FAILING?

Protesters have taken to the streets of Dutch cities to demonstrate against coronavirus lockdowns.

 
 
 

FED: US ECONOMIC RECOVERY HINGES ON ‘PROGRESS ON VACINATIONS'

Fed policymakers said path of economic recovery will depend on the course of the virus including vaccine drives.

PROUD BOYS LEADER ‘PROLIFIC' SNITCH FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT: REUTERS

Court transcript shows FBI agent and prosecutor saying Proud Boys leader Henry Tarrio helped convict 13 people.

 
 
 

BANGLADESH TO MOVE MORE ROHINGYA REFUGEES TO REMOTE ISLAND

Officials says the country will move 2,000 to 3,000 more refugees to Bhasan Char despite international criticism.

ITALY COULD HAVE SAVED 200 DROWNING MIGRANTS: UN COMMITTEE

Italy failed to protect 'right to life' of migrants who died when their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea in 2013.

 
 
 

RIOTS SPARKED BY COVID LOCKDOWN HIT LEBANON'S TRIPOLI FOR 3RD DAY

Angry protesters in country's 'poorest city' denounce enforcement of coronavirus lockdown with little gov't aid.

MALAYSIA ORDERS RELEASE OF PAKISTAN PLANE HELD OVER LEASE DISPUTE

A PIA passenger plane was ordered to be released after it was held in Kuala Lumpur nearly two weeks ago.

 
 
 

MESUT OZIL RULES OUT GERMANY COMEBACK

Former member of the German national football team says will never play for them again.

NO QUICK FIX FOR SEC IN CRACKING DOWN ON GAMESTOP-LIKE FRENZIES

Video game retailer's shares skyrocketed this week, turbocharged by bullish touts on Reddit and other online forums.

 
 
 

WHAT DOES JOE BIDEN'S PRESIDENCY MEAN FOR IRAN'S STOCK MARKET?

Iran's government encouraged people to jump into a red-hot market last year. Then the bubble burst.

ETHNIC GROUPS IN CENTRAL MALI SIGN ‘THREE PEACE AGREEMENTS'

Accords bring together Fulani and Dogon communities who have historic tensions over access to land and water.

 
 
 

DOZENS KILLED IN BUS CRASH IN WESTERN CAMEROON

At least 53 people killed and dozens of others wounded when a bus collided with a truck in West Region, says governor.

VACCINE SPAT HEATS UP AS ASTRAZENECA CONFIRMS PLANS FOR EU TALKS

Spat between AstraZeneca and the EU raises concerns about vaccine nationalism, as nations jockey for limited supplies.

 
 
 

TRAVELLERS TO UK FROM HIGH-RISK COVID-19 COUNTRIES TO QUARANTINE

People arriving must quarantine for 10 days in gov't-provided accommodation to stop new variants of the virus, PM says.

BOEING POSTS RECORD ANNUAL LOSS AND AGAIN DELAYS NEW 777X JET

Boeing Co posted a record $12bn annual loss on Wednesday.

 
 
 

‘NO HONEYMOON': PROGRESSIVES CALL FOR BIDEN TO MOVE LEFT

Progressives say pressure on Biden, who is beginning to lay out legislative goals, is key for their movement.

PALESTINIAN ELECTIONS: DEMOCRACY FOR NO ONE

There is much reason to believe the Palestinian elections scheduled for later this year will neither be free nor fair.

 
 
 

‘PSYCHOLOGICAL WAR': IRAN DISMISSES ISRAEL MILITARY ACTION THREAT

Senior Iranian official says the country is not worried about Israeli threats but will defend itself if necessary.

THE WEAPONISATION OF THE CAMBODIAN JUSTICE SYSTEM MUST STOP

The Cambodian government continues to persecute members of the opposition who criticise its corrupt policies.

 
 
 



Feds Get First Conviction in Plot to Kidnap Governor

Feds Get First Conviction in Plot to Kidnap Governor

One of six men accused of plotting to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer pleaded guilty Wednesday and agreed to testify against the other five suspects. Ty Garbin, a... Read more ...

Jennifer King named NFL's 1st Black female assistant position coach

Jennifer King named NFL's 1st Black female assistant position coach

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No Mardi Gras parades, so thousands make 'house floats'

No Mardi Gras parades, so thousands make 'house floats'

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Biden aims for most ambitious US effort on climate change

Biden aims for most ambitious US effort on climate change

President Joe Biden is undertaking the most ambitious effort ever to cut America's oil, gas and coal emissions and stave off the worst effects of climate change. Read more ...

January has been the deadliest month for COVID-19 with nearly 80,000 lives...

January has been the deadliest month for COVID-19 with nearly 80,000 lives lost so far in the US

The grim milestone underpins the growing demand from state officials for more vaccines so that Americans can be inoculated more quickly. Read more ...

'I couldn't believe it': Customer leaves huge tip for restaurant's entire staff

'I couldn't believe it': Customer leaves huge tip for restaurant's entire staff

The customer left a $2,021 cash tip and a note. Read more ...

FDA places all alcohol-based hand sanitizers from Mexico on 'import alert'

FDA places all alcohol-based hand sanitizers from Mexico on 'import alert'

Alcohol-based hand sanitizers from Mexico will now be subject to heightened scrutiny, and FDA staff may detain shipments. Read more ...

Inaugural poet, Harvard grad, Amanda Gorman to participate in Super Bowl...

Inaugural poet, Harvard grad, Amanda Gorman to participate in Super Bowl coin toss

Amanda Gorman will recite a poem about the impact of the three honorary Super Bowl captains. Read more ...

Walgreens stock spikes after tapping Starbucks exec Roz Brewer as new CEO

Walgreens stock spikes after tapping Starbucks exec Roz Brewer as new CEO

Walgreens' stock price got a boost Wednesday with Starbucks honcho Roz Brewer poised to take over as the pharmacy chain's new CEO. Shares in the Illinois-based drugstore giant... Read more ...

Mets name Zack Scott acting GM after Jared Porter firing

Mets name Zack Scott acting GM after Jared Porter firing

The Mets are moving forward with Zack Scott as their acting general manager, the team announced Wednesday, after they fired GM Jared Porter for sending lewd text messages to a... Read more ...