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Migrant caravan on way to U.S. grows in New! 2021-10-27 17:56:28A growing migrant caravan set out early after a day of rest on its trek across southern Mexico.

U.S. limits immigration arrests at schools and 'protected' New! 2021-10-27 17:28:23U.S. immigration authorities will limit arrests at schools, hospitals and other so-called protected areas under new Homeland Security guidelines.

Nor'easter cuts power to over half a million New! 2021-10-27 15:09:41A nor’easter that battered the Atlantic coast with hurricane-force winds leaves more than half a million customers without power in New England.

What is a wealth tax, and how would New! 2021-10-27 12:26:59To help pay for his big economic and social agenda, President Biden is looking to go where the big money is, and that's billionaires.

Buck the system: In Italy, old towns eager 2021-10-27 11:09:08As the COVID-19 pandemic changes working patterns, rural Italian towns are offering cut-price homes to lure new residents. Even Americans are buying.

U.S. issues its first passport with 'X' as 2021-10-27 10:13:26The U.S. has issued its first passport with an 'X' gender designation, a milestone in the recognition of people who don’t identify as male or

U.S. asks British court to permit extradition of 2021-10-27 09:27:42The U.S. asks Britain’s High Court to overturn a judge’s decision that WikiLeaks' Julian Assange should not be extradited to face espiona

Today's Headlines: L.A. workers have more time to 2021-10-27 08:00:32City workers have until Dec. 18 to get their COVID shots. Then they could face 'corrective action.'

America 'on fire': Facebook watched as Trump post 2021-10-27 07:47:19Internal Facebook documents reveal a country 'on fire' in the days after controversial social media posts from then-President Trump last year.

A cyberattack forces gas stations across Iran to 2021-10-26 08:49:06An apparent cyberattack shut down a government system managing Iran's fuel subsidies and left angry motorists stranded in long lines at gas stations.

As anti-vaccine comments began proliferating, Facebook froze 2021-10-26 08:20:26Despite having found ways to reduce COVID-19 vaccine misinformation on its platform, Facebook delayed acting on suggestions from its own researchers.

Today's Headlines: Historic storm replenishes and rehydrates — 2021-10-26 08:00:26The major storm marked a welcome change for a parched California after a year of heat and drought with so little rain.

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Poland ordered to pay 1 million euros a New! 2021-10-27 13:36:01Poland on Wednesday was ordered to pay 1 million euros ($1.16 million) for every day it fails to comply with a ruling from the EU's top court.

Nvidia's $40 billion takeover of Arm faces in-depth New! 2021-10-27 12:09:51The European Commission, the executive arm of the EU, has launched an "in-depth investigation" into Nvidia's acquisition of U.K. chip designer Arm.

UK finance minister outlines spending plans for a New! 2021-10-27 12:03:17Multi-billion pound spending on health care services and transport were among the plans British Finance Minister Rishi Sunak announced on Wednesday.

Commercial flights that fly 'entirely on hydrogen' planned 2021-10-27 09:38:01Route would see aircraft fly between the cities of London and Rotterdam.

Supercar manufacturer McLaren announces CEO Mike Flewitt is 2021-10-27 07:58:34McLaren CEO Mike Flewitt is stepping down after more than eight years in charge of the supercar company.

Synthetic fuels are the future of F1, says 2021-10-27 05:36:47The former world champion made his comments during CNBC's recent Sustainable Future Forum.

Deutsche Bank posts fifth straight quarter of profit 2021-10-27 03:33:35Deutsche Bank reported a fall in revenue at its investment banking unit on Wednesday, but still managed to beat expectations.

$2.35 billion tidal lagoon project with underwater turbines 2021-10-26 09:20:56Recent years have seen a number of new developments centered around tidal power take shape.

Climate tech start-ups have raised a record $32 2021-10-26 07:32:15Technology companies working on combating climate change have raised a record breaking $32 billion so far this year, according to a report published T

A start-up says its voice recognition tech beats 2021-10-26 06:43:36Researchers have become increasingly concerned about bias in the algorithms powering speech recognition services.

Wealth management boom helps UBS report $2.3 billion 2021-10-26 04:58:37UBS has beaten analyst expectations in the third quarter as its wealth management division continues to outperform.

Google search rival Ecosia launches $405 million VC 2021-10-26 04:28:29The so-called World Fund will invest in the "next generation" of founders looking to tackle climate change, Ecosia said.

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China, Russia Working Together on Security Threats in New! 2021-10-27 17:28:10Eyes in Beijing and Moscow are trained on Central Asia, prompted by the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan. The security threat in Afghanistan and the

Iran Agrees to Resume Nuclear Talks New! 2021-10-27 14:53:14Iran said Wednesday it would resume talks with world powers about its nuclear development program by the end of November.  The U.S. State Depar

La Palma Eruptions Continue for 38th Day  New! 2021-10-27 14:51:48The Cumbre Vieja volcano continued erupting Wednesday for the 38th consecutive day, and geologists say it could continue for as long as three months.

With Cases Soaring, Russia Re-imposes COVID Restrictions New! 2021-10-27 12:32:00In an effort to stop a 4th wave of COVID, Russian authorities have decided to halt commercial activity and social gatherings. Russia’s

German Parliament to End ‘Epidemic Situation’ 2021-10-27 09:53:42Leaders of Germany’s newly-installed Bundestag – the lower house parliament – said Wednesday they will not extend the "epidemic sit

British Court to Rule on Assange Extradition Request 2021-10-26 21:52:00British Court to Rule on Assange Extradition Request

British Court to Rule on US Extradition of 2021-10-26 18:36:47A British court will consider this week whether Julian Assange, founder of the Wikileaks website, can be extradited to the United States on charges of

Turkey Threatens New Attack Against Kurdish Fighters in 2021-10-26 15:18:00Turkey is threatening to launch a new military operation against Syrian Kurdish forces after a deadly attack in Syrian territory where Turkish forces

German Parliament Elects New Speaker as Merkel Steps 2021-10-26 14:32:15For the first time since last month’s elections, Germany’s lower house of parliament, the Bundestag, met Tuesday and elected a new speaker

UK's Queen Elizabeth Pulls Out of COP26 Following 2021-10-26 14:09:57Britain's Queen Elizabeth has pulled out of the COP26 conference in Glasgow next week after she was advised by doctors to rest, Buckingham Palace sai

COP26 Climate Summit: What’s at Stake for Planet 2021-10-26 13:17:36Global pledges to cut greenhouse gas emissions are just a fraction of what’s needed to prevent catastrophic global warming, according to a new r

COP26 Climate Summit: What’s At Stake For Planet 2021-10-26 12:35:00Global pledges to cut greenhouse gas emissions are just a fraction of what’s needed to prevent catastrophic global warming. That’s the war

Europe News Headlines,

Pope to visit Canada after indigenous school scandal New! 2021-10-27 14:25:57

Pandemic hit on jobs worse than thought: UN New! 2021-10-27 11:49:57

Germany to end national 'epidemic' situation next month 2021-10-27 11:01:40

WHO seeks 'additional clarifications' from Bharat Biotech for 2021-10-27 04:16:43 The World Health Organisation's technical advisory group on Tuesday sought "additional clarifications" from Bharat Biotech for its Covid-19 vaccin

Google honours Otto Wichterle, the inventor of contact 2021-10-27 03:50:41

Dismissed: Germany's Merkel becomes caretaker chancellor 2021-10-26 20:38:03Angela Merkel took a step closer to political retirement Tuesday after receiving her formal dismissal certificate from the post of chancellor after 16

2 key US Senators back India's S-400 deal, 2021-10-26 19:08:53Two influential US Senators wrote to President Joe Biden on Tuesday urging him to waive impending sanctions on India for buying S-400 air defence syst

Poland to upgrade army using funding methods first 2021-10-26 16:06:59POLAND-MILITARY/ (PIX)Poland to upgrade army using funding methods first deployed to fight COVID

Switzerland recommends Covid-19 booster shots for people over 2021-10-26 12:57:55

Greece: Search for missing migrants after dinghy sinks 2021-10-26 10:26:21Greece was the main entry point for refugees and migrants entering the European Union during the 2015-16 crisis but the number of arrivals has dropped

Police arrest 150 people globally in dark web 2021-10-26 10:24:21

Pandemic will end when world chooses to end 2021-10-25 03:55:37