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 2020-10-30 04:50 

AP

Bangladeshi floating hospital treats flood-ravaged community...

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — In late July, volunteers from a Bangladeshi charity started getting calls seeking support from people from the country's vast coastal region that had been flooded for......

 2020-10-30 04:41 

AP

Election emerges as referendum on race relations in America...

DETROIT (AP) — Every day feels like a raw wound for Omari Barksdale.His sister, Laneeka Barksdale, died of COVID-19 in late March in Detroit — and since then, so have more than 226,000......

 2020-10-30 04:32 

AP

On virus, Trump and health advisers go their separate ways...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A multi-state coronavirus surge in the countdown to Election Day has exposed a clear split between President Donald Trump's bullish embrace of a return to normalcy and urgent......

 2020-10-30 04:24 

AP

An Election Day role for National Guard? Maybe, but limited...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal laws and long-standing custom generally leave the U.S. military out of the election process. But President Donald Trump's unsubstantiated warnings about widespread voting......

 2020-10-30 04:24 

AP

Two same-sex couples in military marry in first for Taiwan...

TAOYUAN, Taiwan (AP) — Two lesbian couples tied the knot in a mass wedding held by Taiwan's military on Friday in a historic celebration with their peers.Taiwan is the only place in Asia to......

 2020-10-30 04:19 

Reuters Canada

Instagram pauses 'recent' search listings on U.S. site to stop fake election news...

Facebook Inc's Instagram said on Thursday it was making changes to its image sharing platform for U.S. users to prevent the spread of misinformation around the Nov. 3 presidential election....

 2020-10-30 04:09 

AP

As virus surges, Trump rallies keep packing in thousands...

WASHINGTON (AP) — There are no crowds at Disneyland, still shut down by the coronavirus. Fewer fans attended the World Series this year than at any time in the past century. Big concerts are......

 2020-10-30 04:01 

AP

Biden returns to Iowa; Trump plays defense in Mich., Wis....

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — When Joe Biden was last in Iowa, his campaign was on the verge of collapse and he was soundly trounced in the caucuses by a former Indiana mayor nearly 40 years his junior.......

 2020-10-30 03:58 

Reuters

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BP to shut Australian oil refinery, switch to fuel import terminal...

BP plc plans to stop producing fuel in Australia and will convert its Kwinana oil refinery, the biggest of the country's four, into a fuel import terminal, thanks to tough competition in the Asian market, the global major said on Friday....

 2020-10-30 03:58 

UPI

Coyotes renounce rights to controversial draft pick Mitchell Miller...

The Arizona Coyotes renounced the rights to draft pick Mitchell Miller after learning more about his history of assault and racism as a juvenile, the team announced Thursday....

 2020-10-30 03:57 

Reuters

Australia needs national response to 'alarming' disaster future: enquiry...

Australia needs national coordination of disaster responses, a change to laws to allow country-wide state of emergencies and simplified climate-change projections, an enquiry into its worst bushfire season in a generation found on Friday....

 2020-10-30 03:56 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Australia needs national response to 'alarming' disaster future: enquiry...

Australia needs national coordination of disaster responses, a change to laws to allow country-wide state of emergencies and simplified climate-change projections, an enquiry into its worst bushfire season in a generation found on Friday....

 2020-10-30 03:53 

Reuters

Battleground Pennsylvania urges counties not to delay counting mail-in ballots...

Pennsylvania officials on Thursday urged local election offices to begin counting mail-in ballots on Election Day, after several Republican-led counties in the battleground state said they would not start tabulating the votes until a day later....

 2020-10-30 03:53 

Reuters

Trump and Biden clash on COVID-19 as they hold rallies in battleground state Florida...

President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden showcased their contrasting approaches to the resurgent coronavirus pandemic as they rallied supporters on Thursday in the battleground state of Florida with the clock winding down to Election Day....

 2020-10-30 03:53 

Reuters

So what if Biden is up in the polls? Weren't they wrong last time?...

Whenever President Donald Trump is confronted with polls he does not like, especially the torrent of national data showing him trailing Democratic challenger Joe Biden in public support, the president's response is usually the same: Fake news....

 2020-10-30 03:52 

Reuters

Japan eases travel curbs for China, eight others...

Japan has eased travel curbs for China, Australia, South Korea and six other countries and regions, Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said on Friday, as Tokyo steps up efforts to revive its economy while preventing the spread of the novel coronavirus....

 2020-10-30 03:50 

Reuters

[ UK ]

RPT-UPDATE 1-BP to shut Australian oil refinery, switch to fuel import terminal...

BP plc plans to stop producing fuel in Australia and will convert its Kwinana oil refinery, the biggest of the country's four, into a fuel import terminal, thanks to tough competition in the Asian market, the global major said on Friday....

 2020-10-30 03:50 

Reuters

RPT-UPDATE 1-BP to shut Australian oil refinery, switch to fuel import terminal...

BP plc plans to stop producing fuel in Australia and will convert its Kwinana oil refinery, the biggest of the country's four, into a fuel import terminal, thanks to tough competition in the Asian market, the global major said on Friday....

 2020-10-30 03:50 

Reuters

Japan eases travel curbs for China, eight others...

Japan has eased travel curbs for China, Australia, South Korea and six other countries and regions, Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said on Friday, as Tokyo steps up efforts to revive its economy while preventing the spread of the novel coronavirus....

 2020-10-30 03:49 

Reuters

BP to shut Australian oil refinery, switch to fuel import terminal...

BP plc plans to stop producing fuel in Australia and will convert its Kwinana oil refinery, the biggest of the country's four, into a fuel import terminal, thanks to tough competition in the Asian market, the global major said on Friday....

 2020-10-30 03:47 

Reuters

[ UK ]

UPDATE 1-BP to shut Australian oil refinery, switch to fuel import terminal...

* BP's Australian rivals also consider shutting plants (Adds BP comments, details; paragraphs 2-6)...

 2020-10-30 03:47 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-BP to shut Australian oil refinery, switch to fuel import terminal...

BP plc plans to stop producing fuel in Australia and will convert its Kwinana oil refinery, the biggest of the country's four, into a fuel import terminal, thanks to tough competition in the Asian market, the global major said on Friday....

 2020-10-30 03:46 

Reuters

Task force sees 'unrelenting' COVID-19 spread; daily U.S. cases up by record 91,000...

The White House coronavirus task force warned that much of the country is in the grips of an "unrelenting"; surge in COVID-19 cases and urged tough countermeasures, as the number of U.S. infections reported on Thursday hit a new daily record of mor...

 2020-10-30 03:46 

AP

Ryan, Falcons avenge earlier loss to Panthers, 25-17...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Matt Ryan threw for 281 yards and ran for a touchdown, Younghoe Koo made four field goals and the Atlanta Falcons held on to beat the Carolina Panthers 25-17 on Thursday......

 2020-10-30 03:46 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Rugby-All Blacks don't see Wallabies new boys as weak link: Cane...

Australia's Noah Lolesio and Irae Simone will make their test debuts against New Zealand in Saturday's opening Tri-Nations clash and while the duo will be put under pressure All Blacks captain Sam Cane does not see their inexperience as a weak lin...

 2020-10-30 03:46 

Reuters

Brewers decline option on ex-MVP Braun...

The Milwaukee Brewers declined a mutual option on the contract of former National League Most Valuable Player Ryan Braun on Thursday, potentially putting an end to his career....

 2020-10-30 03:45 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Japan's new climate goals lift prospects for crippled nuclear industry...

Japan's move to embrace a climate target of carbon neutrality by 2050 could open the way for the beleaguered nuclear industry to fire up again, nearly a decade after the Fukushima disaster shut down most of the country's reactors....

 2020-10-30 03:45 

AP

Illinois judge to rule on Rittenhouse extradition to Kenosha...

CHICAGO (AP) — The mother of a 17-year-old accused of killing two demonstrators in Kenosha, Wisconsin, is among those slated to testify Friday during a hearing in Illinois to decide if her son......

 2020-10-30 03:44 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Taiwanese indigenous drag queens fight stigma one wig at a time...

At a rowdy gay bar in Taipei, 28-year old Vilian ends a Friday night drag show by putting on a traditional tribal tunic over his white silk negligee and dancing to an aboriginal song that has become a rallying call for Taiwan's indigenous minority....

 2020-10-30 03:43 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Mourinho unimpressed by fringe players in Antwerp defeat...

Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho said the disappointing performances of his fringe players in Thursday's 1-0 Europa League loss to Royal Antwerp would make it...

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