With first case, Latin America prepares for COVID…

With Brazil reporting the first case of the COVID-19 virus, neighboring countries and other nations around Latin America are attempting to block the possible arrival of the virus

Afghan refugee dreams of boxing in Olympics

A young Afghan refugee living in Portugal is attempting to achieve in 10 months what normally takes years of preparation - qualifying to box in the Olympics. Libby Hogan reports.

Trump Addresses Nation Over Coronavirus

President Trump held a presser about the coronavirus Wednesday as the US announced its first case of unknown origin—meaning the person had apparently not traveled abroad or come on contact with a confirmed case, the Washington Post reports. As for Trump, he's putting Mike Pence on the case. "I'm...

Hong Kong Offers Its Residents Cash Amid Protests…

Hong Kong has been rocked by protests and now faces coronavirus fears. It's offering adult residents money to revive its economy.

China slams US over 'attack' on its candidate to…

A Chinese ambassador has derided a U.S. “attack” against China's candidate to head the specialized U.N. agency that monitors and tracks intellectual property such as patents, trademarks and industrial designs, a lucrative and crucial part of the growing digital age

Trump says coronavirus risk in U.S. is low; CDC…

President Donald Trump told Americans on Wednesday that the risk from coronavirus remained "very low," and placed Vice President Mike Pence in charge of the U.S. response to the looming global health crisis. This report produced by Chris Dignam.

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Clooney Reacts to Nespresso-Linked Child Labor…

George Clooney has been Nespresso's brand ambassador since 2006, but after an investigation claimed to find six of the company's Guatemalan coffee suppliers use child labor, the actor is expressing regret. Per Deadline and CNN , he says he joined Nespresso's sustainability advisory board seven years ago (along with the Rainforest...

Aid Groups Plan To Halt Assistance To…

A State Department official told Reuters that providers plan to suspend assistance programs if Houthi rebels don't stop interfering in aid operations.

Virus fears keep guests trapped in sunny…

More than 100 guests could be released in coming hours from a 4-star resort in Spain's Canary Islands that's been under lock-down over fears of a further spread of the new coronavirus

At least six dead, including gunman, in Milwaukee…

A gunman opened fire at the Molson Coors Beverage Co brewing complex in Milwaukee on Wednesday, killing five employees before he was found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot, Police Chief Alfonso Morales said.

American Teens Who Face Life in Italy Go on Trial

Two American teens were arrested in Italy over the summer for allegedly killing a Rome police officer in the aftermath of a drug deal gone wrong. On Wednesday, their trial in the Italian capital began, ABC News reports. Gabriel Natale-Hjorth, 19, and Finnegan Elder, now 20, face charges of aggravated...

Egypt Holds Military Funeral To Bury Former…

Footage broadcast by state TV showed soldiers marching down the street ahead of a horse-drawn carriage carrying Mubarak's coffin.

Lawyer says Assange shouldn't face 'political…

A lawyer for Julian Assange has argued that the WikiLeaks founder should not be sent to the United States because a U.K.-U.S. treaty bans extradition for political offenses

Trump blames stock drop on Democratic candidates…

When asked by a reporter during a news conference Wednesday, U.S. President Donald Trump attributed the drop in the stock market to both the Democratic presidential field and the spread of the coronavirus.

Hidden Doorway From 17th Century Found in…

Historians have made a surprise discovery during restoration work at the UK House of Commons: a long-forgotten passageway built for a king and used by the country's first prime minister and other political luminaries of the past. The passage, built for Charles II's coronation procession, wasn't exactly secret. A plaque...

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13 Killed In Ongoing Protests In New Delhi

Hundreds have been injured and more than a dozen killed in northeastern New Delhi amid ongoing protests against India's citizenship law.

UK offers guarantee over evidence in Grenfell…

Britain’s attorney general has offered a guarantee not to use oral comments from witnesses testifying before the Grenfell Tower Inquiry in subsequent prosecutions over the fire that killed 72 people

Multiple deaths after shooting at Molson Coors…

Milwaukee police were responding to a "critical incident" at the Molson Coors Beverage Co facility on Wednesday, with local media reporting a mass shooting that caused multiple casualties. Jillian Kitchener has more.

His Daughter Froze to Death. She Wasn't the Only…

If you've grown somewhat numb to the nine-year-old Syrian civil war, this week's headlines may be enough to give you a jolt: "Syria's worst humanitarian catastrophe in its ... civil war is now unfolding," proclaims Vox . "Children Freeze to Death as Attack Prompts Largest Exodus of Syrian War," writes the New...

Scottish Parliament Approves First Stage Of Free…

Scotland's Parliament passed The Period Products (Free Provision) Scotland Bill, but its author says there should be more discussion about funding it.

Spain takes first European moves against Plácido…

The Spanish government has canceled performances by Plácido Domingo in Madrid as cracks formed in the steadfast support that European opera houses have shown for the tenor amid sexual misconduct allegations in the United States

Trump puts VP Mike Pence 'in charge' of U.S…

Following a meeting with the CDC and other federal officials involved in the U.S. government's response to the spread of the coronavirus, President Trump announced Wednesday evening that U.S.Vice President Mike Pence will be in charge of the U.S. response to the coronavirus outbreak.

Report: Coronavirus Is Now on 6 Continents

The coronavirus epidemic is now truly global, with infections or suspected infections on every continent except Antarctica. Authorities in Brazil say a man in Sao Paolo who recently returned from Italy is believed to have the virus and they are awaiting the results of a second test to confirm the...

Xi Jinping Facing Test To Steer China Through…

While he's faced major international issues before, China's president is facing a new challenge with the coronavirus outbreak.

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World powers: 'serious concerns' about Iran's…

The world powers that remain party to the nuclear deal with Iran expressed "serious concerns" about Tehran's violations of the pact at a meeting in Vienna, while acknowledging that time was running out to find a way to salvage it

Trump campaign says it is suing New York Times…

President Donald Trump's re-election campaign said on Wednesday it was filing a libel suit accusing the New York Times of intentionally publishing a false opinion article that suggested Russia and the Trump campaign had an overarching deal in the 2016 U.S. election. This report produced by Chris Dignam.

Singer Duffy Says She Was Raped, Held Captive

British pop singer Duffy has revealed the disturbing reason she has been out of the public eye for so long. The Welsh singer, who shot to fame with debut album Rockferry in 2008, says she was "raped and drugged and held captive over some days" and has been recovering from...