Poland activists vow largest protest yet over…

Women’s rights organizers are preparing for what they say will be the largest protest so far in over a week of mass nationwide street demonstrations in Poland

Apple's late 5G launch saw iPhone sales tumble

Sales of Apple's iPhones tumbled over the latest quarter as consumers waited for the firm to launch 5G models. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

New Zealanders Vote Yes on Euthanasia, No on…

New Zealanders have voted overwhelmingly in favor of legalizing euthanasia—and narrowly against legalizing marijuana for recreational use. The euthanasia proposal, which appeared as a referendum question on ballots in the country's Oct. 17 election, passed with around 66% of the vote, the Guardian reports. The law will take effect...

New arrest after France church attack, security…

A new suspect is in custody in the investigation into a gruesome attack by a Tunisian man who killed three people in a French church

Poland's abortion protests go global

Thousands of protesters in cities around the world have gathered in support of Poles who've taken to the streets after a court ruling further limited the country's restrictive abortion laws. Flora Bradley-Watson reports.

Macron: 'We Will Give In to Nothing'

At the site of the latest terrorist attack in France, President Emmanuel Macron insisted the nation will stand its ground. Three people were killed Thursday in knife attacks that began in a Catholic church in Nice. Police said the suspect, a 21-year-old Tunisian national, was shot by officers but survived....

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The Latest: Hong Kong raid leads to 100K…

Customs agents in the southern Chinese city of Hong Kong have seized 100,000 counterfeit face masks and arrested one person in what the government called the largest operation of its kind on record

Murder charges likely unwarranted for PA cops…

The Philadelphia police officers who shot and killed a Black man under mental duress should probably not be charged with murder, said Shaka Johnson on Thursday, a lawyer for the man's family. Johnson said police lacked training and equipment to handle the situation.

2 Weeks After Terror Attack in France, a New…

A knife attack at a church in Nice, France, has left three people dead and several others injured, with the mayor of the city declaring it has all the signs of a terror attack. The Washington Post and Guardian report the attack took place around 9am at and near the...

Japan picks Mitsubishi Heavy to develop own…

Japan says it has picked Mitsubishi Heavy Industries as a main contractor to develop the country’s own next-generation stealth fighter for launch in the 2030s

Biden up in the polls? Weren't they wrong in 2016?

[NFA] Opinion poll experts say there are good reasons to trust this year's polls more than those of 2016. Reuters polling editor Chris Kahn presents a few of them. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.

France Is Putting a 'Brutal Brake' on Virus

France's President Emmanuel Macron says the time has come to put a "brutal brake" on transmission of the coronavirus before the country's hospitals are completely overwhelmed. Macron announced Wednesday that a full national lockdown will begin Friday and last until at least Dec. 1, the Guardian reports. Daily deaths in...

Tanzania's president poised to be declared…

Tanzania’s president is poised to be declared the overwhelming winner of Wednesday’s election despite allegations of widespread fraud

Georgia sen., rival clash in heated debate

Georgia Republican Senator David Perdue and Democratic opponent Jon Ossoff attacked each other about their positions with regards to the coronavirus and other more personal issues during Wednesday night's televised debate.

Suspect Nabbed in Kidnap of US Journalist

An alleged former Taliban commander accused of kidnapping an American journalist in Afghanistan 12 years ago has been arrested and brought to the US. According to an indictment unsealed in Manhattan federal court Wednesday, 42-year-old Haji Najibullah faces charges including hostage taking, conspiracy, and kidnapping, and could get a life...

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Two same-sex couples in military marry in first…

Two lesbian couples have tied the knot in a mass wedding held by Taiwan’s military in a historic celebration with their peers

Stocks rebound with tech in the lead

U.S. stocks recovered on Thursday some of the steep losses seen the day before as investors gobbled up high-flying tech names in anticipation of strong quarterly results after the close, which Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google's parent Alphabet each delivered. Conway G. Gittens reports.

Trudeau: 'This Sucks. It Really, Really Does'

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau summed up 2020 in a single sentence in a press briefing Tuesday: "We are in the middle of an unprecedented global pandemic that really sucks," he said. In some parts of the country, new case numbers are now higher than they were during the first...

New Zealand votes to legalize euthanasia but not…

New Zealanders have voted in favor of legalizing euthanasia in a binding referendum

Fauci: U.S. headed 'in the wrong direction'

The White House coronavirus task force is singing a very different tune from the president, warning of a persistent and broad spread of COVID-19 in the western half of the United States. This report is produced by Jonah Green.

One of the World's Most Punishing Lockdowns Is…

In July, Melbourne, Australia, was recording upward of 700 new coronavirus infections daily. On Monday, that number was zero, triggering a Wednesday end to what the New York Times calls "one of the world’s longest and most severe lockdowns." For 111 days, the country's second-largest city was essentially frozen: 6,...

Pompeo wraps up anti-China tour of Asia in Vietnam

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has wrapped up a five-nation anti-China tour of Asia in Vietnam as the fierce American presidential election race enters its final stretch

Burkinabe dancers 'stand up' to a world in crisis

The theme of this year's Recreatrales music and dance event is "Standing Up", as the Burkinabe festival tackles the issues of rising violence and a global pandemic. Olivia Chan reports.

Australia: Women From 10 Flights Had 'Invasive…

A baby was born and abandoned at an airport in Doha, Qatar, and now officials are apologizing over their controversial attempt to find the mother amid the revelation that there may have been more women involved than initially reported. After a newborn girl was found Oct. 2 in a trash...

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3 politicians from India's ruling party killed in…

Assailants have shot and killed three politicians from India’s ruling party in Kashmir

Anne Hathaway discusses ‘The Witches’ role

Anne Hathaway has stepped into the role of the Grand High Witch in the latest version of Roald Dahl's 1983 novel "The Witches," but don't tell her sons.

Kazakhstan Not So Sour on Borat These Days

When the first Borat movie was released in 2006, the government of Kazakhstan, outraged by the portrayal of the country as an impoverished, anti-Semitic backwater, banned it and threatened to sue Sacha Baron Cohen. This time around, they've decided that there's no such thing as bad publicity. The Guardian reports...