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Judge halts Tiktok ban hours before it was set to go into effect


Created: Sun, 27 Sep 2020 21:29:35 -0400

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A more comprehensive ban remains scheduled for November, about a week after the presidential election.

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Suspect in Paris stabbings targeted Charlie Hebdo, official says


Created: Sun, 27 Sep 2020 16:04:01 -0400

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The newspaper, which routinely mocks religious figures of all kinds, decided to republish the caricatures the day before the trial into the 2015 attacks opened earlier this month.

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Transcript: American Airlines CEO Doug Parker on "Face the Nation"


Created: Sun, 27 Sep 2020 12:16:01 -0400

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The following is a transcript of an interview with American Airlines CEO Doug Parker that aired Sunday, September 27, 2020, on "Face the Nation."

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Transcript: Don McGahn on "Face the Nation"


Created: Sun, 27 Sep 2020 12:15:27 -0400

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The following is a transcript of an interview with former White House Counsel Don McGahn that aired Sunday, September 27, 2020, on "Face the Nation."

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Transcript: Mark Meadows on "Face the Nation"


Created: Sun, 27 Sep 2020 11:27:54 -0400

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The following is a transcript of an interview with White House chief of staff Mark Meadows that aired Sunday, September 27, 2020, on "Face the Nation."

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Julian Assange fighting extradition to U.S. in London court


Created: Sat, 26 Sep 2020 21:55:02 -0400

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared this week at a London court to fight extradition to the U.S. where he faces charges of releasing secret government documents. Meanwhile, new details of his personal life have also been released. Elizabeth Palmer reports.

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Ukraine plane crash kills 26; lone survivor praised for "heroism"


Created: Sat, 26 Sep 2020 14:58:49 -0400

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Ukraine's president visited the lone survivor of the crash in a military hospital, posting a picture of the 20-year-old.

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Australia begins disposal of over 350 dead whales after mass stranding


Created: Sat, 26 Sep 2020 14:29:12 -0400

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Officials were able to rescue 108 whales from the nation's largest-ever mass beaching.

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London police break up protest against COVID-19 restrictions


Created: Sat, 26 Sep 2020 13:01:00 -0400

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Police said they intervened because the demonstrators refused to comply with the social-distancing rules they were there to protest.

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Angelina Jolie donates to 6-year-olds’ lemonade stand raising money for Yemen


Created: Sat, 26 Sep 2020 10:50:56 -0400

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Two young philanthropists in London selling lemonade to raise money for Yemen got a generous contribution from one Hollywood star. Imtiaz Tyab speaks to the pair of 6-year-olds behind “Lemonade for YemenAid.”

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Terror probe after 2 stabbed at former Charlie Hebdo office in Paris


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 19:46:41 -0400

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"I saw a guy that was in his 30s or 40s with an axe in his hand who was walking behind a victim covered in blood," a witness said.

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Two people stabbed in Paris near former headquarters of Charlie Hebdo


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 19:30:19 -0400

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A stabbing attack in Paris left two people hospitalized in critical condition. The attack occurred near the former office of Charlie Hebdo, and authorities are investigating the assailant's ties to Islamic extremist groups. Charlie D'agata reports.

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U.S. envoy says the U.N. "should be cheering us," not criticizing


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 16:15:00 -0400

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"To my disgust and astonishment, each country used the opportunity to really be very negative about the United States," Trump's U.N. ambassador tells CBS News.

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Rat awarded medal for sniffing out dozens of landmines


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 13:17:56 -0400

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Magawa is the first rat to win the award.

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U.K. reports record number of new virus cases


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 13:15:38 -0400

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London, home to almost 9 million people, is being labelled an "area of concern."

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380 secret detention camps reportedly found in China


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 10:10:53 -0400

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More of the facilities resemble prisons, an Australian think tank says.

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Saudis warn of oil slick near decaying tanker, but offer no evidence


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 09:21:06 -0400

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Yemen's civil war has turned a 45-year-old, crude-filled supertanker into a ticking environmental time bomb, but politics makes it hard to judge the length of the fuse.

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Knife attack near former Charlie Hebdo office in Paris


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 08:56:21 -0400

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At least two people were slashed in a knife attack near the former Charlie Hebdo newspaper office in Paris, where Islamic extremists murdered 12 people five years ago. Charlie D'Agata reports.

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2 wounded in knife attack at former Charlie Hebdo office in Paris


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 08:00:00 -0400

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French police confirm suspect taken into custody after attack outside former office of satirical newspaper targeted in 2015 massacre.

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South Korea says Kim apologized for official's "unfortunate" killing


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 06:07:25 -0400

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The North Korean dictator has purportedly told South Korea he's "very sorry" about the incident at sea. It would be an unprecedented apology.

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Vladimir Putin nominated for Nobel Peace Prize


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 17:24:17 -0400

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President Trump has also been nominated for the prize this year.

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Police raid finds more than 300K used condoms being packed for resale


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 13:46:36 -0400

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The factory's owner, a 34-year-old woman, reportedly confessed they bought the used condoms from someone else.

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Julian Assange's fiancée opens up about their sons, secret relationship


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 10:23:53 -0400

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Going public with their relationship now, when Assange could be looking at decades of U.S. prison time, is a calculated emotional appeal to the British court.

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Julian Assange secretly fathered two children while evading arrest. His children’s mother speaks out


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 09:05:46 -0400

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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange secretly fathered two young children during his seven years claiming asylum in London’s Ecuadorian Embassy. Elizabeth Palmer sat down with Stella Moris, Assange's fiancee, who started out as one of his lawyers.

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Saudi Arabian dissidents launch opposition party to end "repression"


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 07:33:18 -0400

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The group of exiled Saudis in the U.K., the U.S. and elsewhere say their goal is to avert "absolute dictatorship and pave the way for democracy."

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North Korea accused of shooting, burning man found adrift in sea


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 04:31:02 -0400

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Officials in South Korea say the man, a government official who disappeared off a patrol boat, may have been trying to defect.

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Poisoned Russian opposition leader released from German hospital


Created: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 15:24:33 -0400

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It's not yet clear whether Alexei Navalny could suffer long-term effects from the Novichok nerve agent, but he's already back to mocking Putin.

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United Kingdom imposes new restrictions as COVID-19 cases spike


Created: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 11:31:32 -0400

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New coronavirus cases are skyrocketing across the U.K. and now Prime Minister Boris Johnson is rolling out new restrictions to slow the outbreak. Holly Williams reports.

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U.K. leader tightens up COVID restrictions as virus surges back


Created: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 10:57:00 -0400

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"This is the moment when we must act," Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned Britons as hit pubs and restaurants with new rules.

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Belarus' authoritarian leader inaugurated in ceremony kept secret


Created: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 10:49:05 -0400

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Germany called the move by "Europe's last dictator" to assume his 6th term in office quietly, "very telling."

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Russia arrests cult leader claiming to be reincarnation of Jesus


Created: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 09:56:31 -0400

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Detained by armed troops in a large operation, "Vissarion" apparently realized he was Jesus after losing his job as a traffic cop.

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At least 380 whales dead in mass stranding in Australia


Created: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 09:01:00 -0400

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There are only about 30 of the long-finned pilot whales from the pod still alive, and rescuers are racing to save as many as possible.

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China's Xi, Russia's Putin push back at Trump during annual UNGA


Created: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 21:03:00 -0400

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China's Xi Jinping responded to President Trump's comments about the coronavirus and warned that China will not "engage in zero sum game."

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Trump and other world leaders won't attend UNGA in person this year


Created: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 15:06:44 -0400

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The U.N.'s annual meeting of world leaders will be almost fully virtual.

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U.S. reimposes "public charge" wealth test for immigrants


Created: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 14:31:51 -0400

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Advocates have warned that the policy deters immigrant communities from accessing critical government assistance during the pandemic.

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Amid anti-COVID efforts, South Africa "didn't have a flu season"


Created: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 13:52:12 -0400

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One senior public health official credits basic measures like masks and hand washing with giving South Africa a virtually flu-free year.

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Russia touts nuclear-powered icebreaker as proof "the Arctic is ours"


Created: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 11:51:21 -0400

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The 570-foot-long "Arktika" is designed to smash Putin's Russia a path of "sovereignty" through ice 9 feet deep in the sensitive northern region.

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Hundreds of elephants may have died from toxic algae, officials say


Created: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 11:26:00 -0400

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More than 330 elephants in the Sergona area in Southern Africa died this summer, and climate change likely played a role, but there are still unanswered questions.

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"Very high" risk of Julian Assange attempting suicide, expert says


Created: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 10:37:27 -0400

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A psychiatrist who's interviewed Assange about 20 times says the WikiLeaks founder has shown "severe depression" and "psychotic symptoms."

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Race to save hundreds of stranded pilot whales as death toll tops 90


Created: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 10:22:00 -0400

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Scores of volunteers are struggling to dislodge almost 200 of the animals from a sandbar off the Australian island of Tasmania.

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Opera canceled after audience protests lack of social distance


Created: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 21:21:30 -0400

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The incident comes as a debate is raging in Spain over inequality after the Madrid regional government placed under partial lockdown some poor neighborhoods.

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Woman arrested for allegedly sending ricin to White House


Created: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 21:11:16 -0400

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She was caught at the New York-Canada border, apparently trying to get into the U.S. and was carrying a gun, CBS News has learned.

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Space Force deploys its 1st squadron outside of the U.S.


Created: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 19:50:32 -0400

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The "core space operators" deployed by the U.S. military's controversial newest branch aren't in orbit, they're in Qatar.

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NYPD officer accused of acting as agent of the Chinese government


Created: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 17:30:00 -0400

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According to prosecutors, Baimadajie Angwang, 33, was reporting on the activity of Tibetan immigrants in New York City.

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Hundreds of whales stranded on sandbar off Australian island


Created: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 15:50:00 -0400

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At least 25 of the animals have died, and there's a frantic effort to rescue about 250 more stuck in a shallow Tasmanian harbor.

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Europeans face prospect of 2nd lockdowns as COVID cases surge


Created: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 14:28:03 -0400

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Some U.K. regions are already locked down again, as the government warns daily infections could hit 50,000 without action.

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Poisoned opposition leader demands his clothes back from Russia


Created: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 10:05:27 -0400

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Alexei Navalny, still hospitalized in Germany after poisoning with a Novichok nerve agent, says Russia kept his clothes, which are "very important" evidence.

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"Completely preserved" ice age bear emerges from melting permafrost


Created: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 09:30:00 -0400

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Reindeer herders in Russia's Arctic discovered the "first find of its kind" carcass of a uniquely well-preserved, ice age cave bear.

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U.S. says Iran sanctions back on, but the world is ignoring Washington


Created: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 08:59:00 -0400

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Even America's closest allies say Trump administration "incapable" of reimposing sanctions, so how far will White House go it alone?

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U.N. report about global warming warns of "life-or-death situation"


Created: Sun, 07 Oct 2018 23:00:00 -0400

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Preventing an extra single degree of heat could make a difference in the next few decades for multitudes of people and ecosystems on Earth

Read more: U.N. report about global warming warns of "life-or-death situation"

 
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