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 2020-10-30 04:57 

CNN

[ US ]

There are 9.9 million Americans who are not up-to-date on their rent or mortgage payments. Here's how you can get help now...

The economic downturn caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has created widespread housing insecurity for renters, homeowners and the homeless population in the US. CNN's Impact Your World has gathered some resources for those facing housing insecurity or h...

 2020-10-30 04:57 

Reuters

[ World ]

Australia's active COVID-19 cases hit four-month low...

Australian officials said on Friday there just under 200 active cases of COVID-19 in the country, the lowest number in more than four months and well down from a peak of just over 8,000 in mid-August....

 2020-10-30 04:56 

Al Jazeera

Three from India's governing BJP party killed in Kashmir attack...

Suspected rebels shoot dead three members of the Hindu nationalist party, two days after new land laws were enacted....

 2020-10-30 04:55 

The Times of India

140 dead in weekend migrant ship sinking off Senegal...

A weekend migrant shipwreck off Senegal has left at least 140 people dead, making it the deadliest so far this year, the International Organization for Migration confirmed Thursday....

 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 04:38 

NBC News

Searchers in western Alaska look for 7 who went missing while seal hunting...

Search teams in western Alaska have looked for more than a week for seven boaters who went missing while seal hunting. They were last seen on Oct. 20....

 2020-10-30 04:37 

Al Jazeera

UK, New Zealand say citizens also tested invasively in Qatar...

Women on 10 flights out of Doha were physically examined as authorities looked for the mother of an abandoned newborn....

 2020-10-30 04:36 

Sydney Morning Herald

Trump, Biden spruik competing COVID messages as pandemic hits new daily record...

With five days left in the campaign, the candidates held duelling rallies in Florida to win over Latinos and seniors - groups vulnerable in the covid second wave....

 2020-10-30 04:35 

RTHK News

Same-sex couples marry in Taiwan military wedding...

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 have legalised same-sex marriage, with more than 4,000 such couples marrying since t...

 2020-10-30 04:35 

RTHK News

China vows to open up 'on a higher level'...

A Beijing official on Friday dismissed speculation that China is moving away from its open door policy with its efforts to push the domestic economy.Han Wenxiu, the deputy director of the Office of the Central Economic and Financial Affairs Commission, sa...

 2020-10-30 04:28 

Reuters

[ World ]

India records 48,648 new coronavirus cases...

India saw a daily spurt of 48,648 coronavirus infections, taking its tally to 8.09 million, health ministry data showed on Friday....

 2020-10-30 04:25 

Al Jazeera

North Korea blames Seoul for killing of fisheries official...

The South Korean man was fatally shot by the North's military while adrift in the North Korean side of the Yellow Sea....

 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 04:20 

Deutsche Welle

Coronavirus digest: US surpasses 90,000 daily infections...

The US has recorded its highest-ever single-day rise in infections, crossing the 90,000 mark while the European Commission has shelled out 220 million to help member states with cross-border transfer of patients....

 2020-10-30 04:18 

dpa

Formula One returns to Imola and the ghosts of the past...

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 2020-10-30 04:18 

dpa

Australia's bush fire report calls for greater prime minister action...

Top Stories from around the globe brought to you by dpa International....

 2020-10-30 04:13 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Adam Goodes might speak to Australia's cricketers on Black Lives Matter, says Langer...

Australian cricket coach Justin Langer leaves the door open for his team taking a knee — but says he wants advice from people like Adam Goodes on the best way to condemn racial discrimination....

 2020-10-30 04:00 

China.org.cn

Singapore to allow entry of visitors from Chinese mainland...

Singapore will permit the entry of short-term visitors from the Chinese mainland and if they test negative of COVID-19, they don't need to serve a 14-day isolation, said the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) on Thursday....

 2020-10-30 04:00 

China.org.cn

Olympic champion Chen brings Fujian victory at Chinese badminton championships...

Olympic gold medalist Chen Long helped Fujian beat Zhejiang 5-0 in the men's group event of the ongoing 2020 Chinese Badminton Championships here on Thursday....

 2020-10-30 04:00 

China.org.cn

14 more test positive in south Xinjiang...

Fourteen people in Shufu County of Kashgar Prefecture, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, local authorities said....

 2020-10-30 04:00 

China.org.cn

US hits record high average daily COVID-19 cases...

The United States hit a record high average daily COVID-19 cases of over 74,000 on Wednesday, setting a new high since the onset of the pandemic in the country, according to the data of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated on ...

 2020-10-30 04:00 

China.org.cn

Refurbished site of centuries-old screen wall...

The tourist site of the color-glazed Nine-Dragon Wall, a famous cultural relic dating back to the Ming dynasty (1368-1644) in the city of Datong, north China's Shanxi Province, has reopened to the public with an expanded area and more facilities, acco...

 2020-10-30 04:00 

China.org.cn

Key CPC session draws 15-year roadmap for China's modernization...

The Communist Party of China (CPC) has charted the course for China's development in the next 15 years to guide the country's march towards modernization....

 2020-10-30 04:00 

China.org.cn

Annual Kolkata film festival postponed...

The annual Kolkata International Film Festival in India has been postponed from the scheduled Nov. 5-12 to January due to the impact from the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-10-30 04:00 

China.org.cn

CPC Central Committee holds press conference on latest plenary session...

A Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee press conference started Friday morning, introducing and elaborating on the guiding principles of the 19th CPC Central Committee's fifth plenary session that concluded Thursday....

 2020-10-30 04:00 

China.org.cn

Oil giant ExxonMobil to cut 1,900 jobs...

Oil giant ExxonMobil said Thursday that the company would cut 1,900 jobs, mostly at its Houston offices....

 2020-10-30 04:00 

China.org.cn

China proposes development targets for 14th Five-Year Plan period...

The fifth plenary session of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China concluded Thursday proposed major social and economic development targets for the 14th Five-Year Plan period (2021-2025)....

 2020-10-30 04:00 

China.org.cn

Beijing Ducks edge Fujian Sturgeons in CBA...

The Beijing Ducks got an 80-71 win over the Fujian Sturgeons in the sixth round of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league here on Thursday....

 2020-10-30 04:00 

China.org.cn

EU leaders condemn 'terrorist attacks' in France...

The leaders of the European Union (EU) issued a joint statement Thursday condemning "terrorist attacks" in France, after the latest one in Nice left at least three dead and several injured....

 2020-10-30 04:00 

China.org.cn

France raises security threat level to highest...

The Knife-wielding man who on Thursday attacked worshipers at a church in the French city of Nice was a Tunisian national who entered France from Italy in early October, France's anti-terrorism prosecutor Jean-Francois Ricard said at a press conferenc...

 2020-10-30 04:00 

China.org.cn

China lodges solemn representations over Canadian warship's sailing through Taiwan Strait...

China has lodged solemn representations with Canada on the sailing of a Canadian warship through the Taiwan Strait and its provocative actions during the passage, a spokesperson for China's Ministry of National Defense said Thursday....

 2020-10-30 04:00 

China.org.cn

China plans more meteorological satellites...

China plans to develop a new generation of more advanced Fengyun meteorological satellites in the next five years, as part of its efforts to provide better meteorological services to global users, official sources said....

 2020-10-30 04:00 

China.org.cn

ECB leaves key rates unchanged...

The European Central Bank (ECB) on Thursday decided to leave key interest rates unchanged and signaled that it stands ready to ramp up pandemic response in its December meeting....

 2020-10-30 04:00 

China.org.cn

Apple reports Q4 results...

Apple on Thursday announced financial results for its fiscal 2020 fourth quarter ended Sept. 26 with record revenue of 64.7 billion U.S. dollars, up by 1 percent year on year....

 2020-10-30 04:00 

China.org.cn

China builds 3 world-class airport clusters...

China has achieved comprehensive progress in the civil airport sector with a major move forward in building world-class airport clusters, said a senior civil aviation official Thursday....

 2020-10-30 04:00 

China.org.cn

Beijing plans for better infant care services...

Beijing plans to build at least 34 representative care institutions for infants between 2020 and 2025, local authorities said on Thursday....

 2020-10-30 04:00 

China.org.cn

Doumbouya's double lifts Meizhou over Zhejiang in China League One...

Lonsana Doumbouya scored twice as Meizhou Hakka beat Zhejiang Greentown 4-2 on Thursday in Chinese Football League A, the country's second-division league....

 2020-10-30 04:00 

China.org.cn

China urges US to stop concocting lies, undermining ties...

China on Thursday urged some senior U.S. officials to stop concocting lies and undermining the relations between the two countries....

 2020-10-30 04:00 

China.org.cn

China urges US to fulfil obligations under int'l anti-crime conventions...

China on Thursday expressed firm opposition to the United States slandering China's efforts to hunt down fugitives and recover illicit money, urging the U.S. to fulfil its obligations under international anti-crime and anti-corruption conventions....

 2020-10-30 04:00 

Washington Post

The war in the Caucasus nears a bloody tipping point...

The battles between Armenia and Azerbaijan have claimed thousands of lives and may escalate further....

 2020-10-30 03:50 

CNN

[ US ]

Philadelphia City Council passes bill banning use of tear gas, rubber bullets and pepper spray during protests...

The bill, which passed 14-3 Thursday, came in response to violence between protesters and police after George Floyd's death in Minneapolis." name="twitter:description...

 2020-10-30 03:42 

AP

Asia Today: Japan crosses 100,000 cases, 9 months after 1st...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's coronavirus cases have topped 100,000, nine months after the first case was found in mid-January, the health ministry said Friday.The country confirmed 808 new cases on......

 2020-10-30 03:36 

Washington Post

New Zealand votes to legalize euthanasia — but not marijuana...

Two referendum questions were put to voters alongside Oct. 17 elections where Jacinda Ardern won a second term....

 2020-10-30 03:33 

Reuters

[ World ]

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...

 2020-10-30 03:28 

Deutsche Welle

New Zealanders vote to legalize euthanasia but not cannabis...

The law that allows for assisted suicide will go into effect in one year's time. The Oceania country will become the sixth in the world to legalize the procedure....

 2020-10-30 03:27 

Al Jazeera

'Madman' digs for decades to bring water to dry Indian village...

Laungi Bhuiya ignores taunts by villagers to dig a 3-km canal from nearby hills to bring water to his parched village....

 2020-10-30 03:24 

Sydney Morning Herald

COVID, civil unrest and warp speed: watch two months of the US election in 16 minutes...

The Campaign presents a quick-fire montage of sound bites, speeches, tweets, controversies and trivialities that defined the US media coverage of the 2020 US election campaign....

 2020-10-30 02:55 

Sky News

New Zealand votes to legalise euthanasia - but not marijuana...

New Zealand has voted to legalise euthanasia, but looks set to reject a legal bid to allow the recreational use of marijuana....

 2020-10-30 02:29 

Al Jazeera

New Zealand votes 'yes' to legalisation of euthanasia...

Preliminary results show more than 65.2 percent in favour of allowing people with terminal illnesses to end their lives....

 2020-10-30 02:22 

Sky News

The horrific detail of the Nice knife attack has shocked this city to its core...

They are of course profoundly sad, but there is also something really quite beautiful about the vigils that follow these terrible events....

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