Latest News

Pipe company pleads guilty in worker's 2018 electrocution death in Johnstown
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 11:49:00Z

Sep. 27-PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Butler County-based Insight Pipe Contracting pleaded guilty in federal court Friday to willfully violating a federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulation, leading to a worker's death by electrocution, Acting U.S. Attorney Stephen R. Kaufman has announced. The worker, Christopher J. Diaz, 30, of Butler, was killed on April 12, 2018, at a work ...

Shooting leaves one man dead in Denton neighborhood, police say
Shooting leaves one man dead in Denton neighborhood, police say
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 11:37:26Z

A man died from gunshot wounds in a Denton, Texas neighborhood, police said.

Google, in fight against record EU fine, slams regulators for ignoring Apple
Google, in fight against record EU fine, slams regulators for ignoring Apple
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 11:17:36Z

Alphabet unit Google on Monday criticised EU antitrust regulators for ignoring rival Apple as it launched a bid to get Europe's second-highest court to annul...

Palestinian officers go on trial over death of Abbas critic
Palestinian officers go on trial over death of Abbas critic
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 11:14:37Z

A Palestinian military court on Monday began the trial of 14 security officers charged with beating to death a prominent critic of President Mahmoud Abbas...

Explainer-What happens when the U.S. federal government shuts down?
Explainer-What happens when the U.S. federal government shuts down?
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 11:05:16Z

Washington is racing to avert a partial government shutdown that could lead to furloughs for hundreds of thousands of federal workers in the middle of a...

Pfizer begins study of oral drug for prevention of COVID-19
Pfizer begins study of oral drug for prevention of COVID-19
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 11:00:14Z

The company and its rivals, including U.S.-based Merck & Co Inc and Swiss pharmaceutical Roche Holding AG, have been racing to develop the first antiviral...

Federal authorities cash in on safety box seizures as owners fight back
Federal authorities cash in on safety box seizures as owners fight back
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 11:00:00Z

Married couple Jeni Pearsons and Michael Store aren't wealthy.

China: 2 Canadians in prisoner swap freed for health reasons
China: 2 Canadians in prisoner swap freed for health reasons
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 10:59:03Z

Two Canadians detained in late 2019 who were allowed to return to Canada in a prisoner swap were released on bail for health reasons, China's Foreign...

Binance to stop Singapore users buying or trading crypto on main platform
Binance to stop Singapore users buying or trading crypto on main platform
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 10:57:47Z

Binance, one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges, said on Monday that users in Singapore would no longer be allowed buy and trade...

Prosecutor seeks to resume ICC probe in Afghanistan
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 10:57:07Z

The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court sought urgent clearance Monday from the court's judges to resume investigations of war crimes and...

Nature campaigners urge Albania to stop hydropower plants
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 10:52:01Z

Wildlife campaigners on Monday called on the Albanian government to stop the construction of two hydropower plants in a protected nature area in the north of...

Morphew changed details tied to wife's disappearance, warrant says
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 10:47:00Z

Sep. 27-ANDERSON - During numerous interviews with law enforcement officials about the disappearance of his wife, Barry Morphew repeatedly changed his story....

Two transgender women win seats in German parliament
Two transgender women win seats in German parliament
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 10:42:28Z

Two German politicians from the Greens have made history by becoming the first transgender women to win parliamentary seats in Sunday's national election...

Vietnam COVID-19 epicentre may have 40% more unrecorded cases - report
Vietnam COVID-19 epicentre may have 40% more unrecorded cases - report
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 10:31:11Z

Authorities in Vietnam's biggest city are urging the government to recognise positive rapid tests for COVID-19 to present a clearer picture of its outbreak, ...

Were crimes reported near your Fort Worth home or workplace? Find out using this map.
Were crimes reported near your Fort Worth home or workplace? Find out using this map.
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 10:30:00Z

The map includes filters for different offenses, and selecting a filter allows users to focus on the occurrences of that crime.

Meet Columbus
Meet Columbus' new (police) boss
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 10:20:35Z

Columbus' new director of public safety begins work today, bringing decades of law enforcement experience to the agency overseeing the police department.Get ...

Japan to lift state of emergency in all regions at end of month - NHK
Japan to lift state of emergency in all regions at end of month - NHK
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 10:16:21Z

TOKYO (Reuters) -Japan plans to lift its COVID-19 state of emergency, which covers 19 prefectures, in all of the regions at the end of September, broadcaster...

Police release name of boy, 16, who they say died after being shot overnight in Hartford
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 10:14:00Z

Police have released the name of a 16-year-old who police said was fatally shot as he walked down a Hartford street overnight. Wildemar Santiago of Johnson...

Moment of truth for U.S. Congress on government funding, debt, Biden agenda
Moment of truth for U.S. Congress on government funding, debt, Biden agenda
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 10:13:23Z

The U.S. Congress faces a showdown on Monday over government spending and debt, opening a week that could also include action on President Joe Biden's...

UK mulls calling in army to help ease gas shortage at pumps
UK mulls calling in army to help ease gas shortage at pumps
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 10:12:48Z

Lines of cars formed at some British gas stations for a fourth day on Monday, as the government mulled sending in the army to help ease supply disruption...

AI navigation startup Phiar lands ex-Google manager, funding from Telenav
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 10:10:37Z

Phiar, a startup aiming to enhance in-car navigation systems by overlaying directions on real-time video, announced on Monday that Google's head of Android...

Relief, anxiety as U.S. parents confront emotional back to school
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 10:06:48Z

Kelly Toth was "very relieved" when her four sons went back to school in person at the end of August after more than a year of pandemic restrictions. As...

D.C.
D.C.'s spike in gun violence is being linked partly to rundown properties
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 10:01:53Z

Angela Washington was the last line of defense for residents at the Oak Hill Apartments in Southeast besieged by gun violence. Then, on the evening of Sept. ...

Scientists: Spanish volcano has entered
Scientists: Spanish volcano has entered 'low activity' phase
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 09:16:56Z

A Spanish island volcano that has buried more than 500 buildings and displaced over 6,000 people since it erupted last week stopped releasing large clouds of...

S.Korea to vaccinate 12 to 17 year-olds, give boosters to elderly
S.Korea to vaccinate 12 to 17 year-olds, give boosters to elderly
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 09:12:41Z

South Korea said on Monday it would begin inoculations next month for children aged 12 to 17 and offer COVID-19 vaccine booster shots to those 75 years and...

The Maryland General Assembly passed sweeping policing reforms. Here's what goes into effect first.
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 09:00:00Z

Soon, when someone dies at the hands of police in Maryland, a new team of independent investigators will show up at the scene and sort out what happened. And...

Gabby Petito: Dispatch recordings show Utah police were told male struck female
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 08:16:45Z

Minutes after Utah police were told about a report of a man striking a woman and taking off in a white Ford Transit van with Florida plates, officers pulled ...

Small study shows antibody growth from AstraZeneca, Sputnik Light COVID-19 vaccine mix
Small study shows antibody growth from AstraZeneca, Sputnik Light COVID-19 vaccine mix
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 08:10:09Z

A small-scale clinical study of the combined use of the AstraZeneca and Sputnik Light vaccines against COVID-19 has shown strong antibody growth in a...

Citi launches tech hub in Bahrain to develop its digital platforms
Citi launches tech hub in Bahrain to develop its digital platforms
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 07:47:00Z

Citi launched on Monday a global technology hub at its Bahrain offices, the first of its kind in the region and with the aim of employing 1,000 coders over...

Monsoon rain may worsen floods in Thailand, Bangkok prepares
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 07:35:36Z

Seasonal monsoon rains may worsen flooding that has already badly affected about a third of Thailand, officials said Monday as flood gates and pumping...

Strong quake rattles Greek island of Crete; 1 dead
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 07:02:50Z

A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.8 struck the southern Greek island of Crete Monday morning, killing one person and injuring several...

Asian shares mixed as virus fears cloud economic outlook
Asian shares mixed as virus fears cloud economic outlook
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 06:43:34Z

Asian shares were mixed Monday, as fears of further waves of coronavirus outbreaks clouded the economic outlook for the region, tempering gains. Japan's...

Google in court to appeal EU
Google in court to appeal EU's 2018 Android antitrust case
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 06:23:55Z

Google is heading to a top European Union court Monday to appeal a record EU antitrust penalty imposed for stifling competition through the dominance of its ...

Thailand to reopen to more vaccinated visitors from November
Thailand to reopen to more vaccinated visitors from November
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 06:22:11Z

Thailand will waive its mandatory quarantine requirement in Bangkok and nine regions from Nov. 1 to vaccinated arrivals, authorities said on Monday, as the...

Factbox-German "traffic light" coalition seen as most likely
Factbox-German "traffic light" coalition seen as most likely
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 06:15:36Z

After Olaf Scholz's centre-left Social Democrats came first, they said they would seek to form a coalition with the Greens and the FDP. The SPD and the...

China
China's Xiaomi engaging expert to assess Lithuania censorship claims
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 06:14:11Z

SHANGHAI (Reuters) -Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp said on Monday it is engaging a third-party expert to assess claims from Lithuania's government that...

China power crunch spreads, shutting factories and dimming growth outlook
China power crunch spreads, shutting factories and dimming growth outlook
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 06:04:37Z

Widening power shortages in China have halted production at numerous factories including many supplying Apple and Tesla, while some shops in the northeast...

The Latest: New Zealand to allow home isolation to travelers
The Latest: New Zealand to allow home isolation to travelers
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 05:54:23Z

New Zealand's prime minister says the government will start a pilot program of home-isolation for overseas travelers, ahead of what she expects to be increasing vaccination levels. Currently New Zealanders have to quarantine in hotels for two weeks when they return home from abroad. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday a pilot program that will allow New Zealanders to quarantine at home will include 150 business travelers who arrive between Oct. 30 and Dec. 8.

Some Apple, Tesla suppliers suspend production in China amid power pinch
Some Apple, Tesla suppliers suspend production in China amid power pinch
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 05:48:19Z

Two major Taiwanese chipmakers, however, said their China facilities are operating as normal. The development comes as tight coal supplies in China and...

Messaging platform Signal
Messaging platform Signal 'fully back up', resolves hosting outage
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 05:47:37Z

The outage affected users around the globe, including the United States, Australia, and Germany, according to user complaints posted on Downdetector, while...

HSBC shares climb in Hong Kong as release of Huawei exec seen easing tensions
HSBC shares climb in Hong Kong as release of Huawei exec seen easing tensions
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 05:44:21Z

Hong Kong-listed shares of HSBC rose by the most in four months on Monday as the release of an executive at telecoms company Huawei fuelled hopes the global ...

Louisiana mom accused of throwing children off bridge, held on murder charge
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 05:35:17Z

A mother from Shreveport, Louisiana, has been accused of throwing two of her young children off a bridge on Friday killing one and leaving the other in...

What you need to know about the coronavirus right now
What you need to know about the coronavirus right now
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 05:24:41Z

Australian authorities announced plans on Monday to gradually reopen locked-down Sydney, unveiling a two-tiered system that will give citizens inoculated for...

Analysis: Europe
Analysis: Europe's IPO market roars back to life but where are the SPACs?
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 05:11:17Z

European stock market listings have come back with a bang after the summer lull but blank cheque firms are nowhere to be seen. So far this quarter, 42...

New Zealand to begin letting people isolate at home as it looks to ease border curbs
New Zealand to begin letting people isolate at home as it looks to ease border curbs
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 05:08:11Z

New Zealand is to begin allowing small numbers of vaccinated travellers to isolate at home instead of in state-run quarantine facilities as part of a phased ...

Global vaccines project to revamp rules after Britain got more than Botswana
Global vaccines project to revamp rules after Britain got more than Botswana
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 05:06:48Z

In March, as wealthy Britain led the world in vaccination rates and almost half its people had received a shot, the organisation meant to ensure fair global ...

Electric supercars need to lose weight, power up and cool down
Electric supercars need to lose weight, power up and cool down
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 05:05:10Z

Speed has always been paramount for supercar makers, and now they're in the race of their lives to go electric before climate policy cuts their combustion...

Judge will consider ending restrictions for John Hinckley
Judge will consider ending restrictions for John Hinckley
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 05:00:28Z

Lawyers are scheduled to meet in federal court on Monday to discuss whether John Hinckley Jr., the man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan...

Cryptocurrency exchanges rush to cut ties with Chinese users after fresh crackdown
Cryptocurrency exchanges rush to cut ties with Chinese users after fresh crackdown
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 04:26:57Z

Cryptocurrency exchanges and providers of crypto services are scrambling to sever business ties with mainland Chinese clients, after Beijing last Friday...

Analysis: China
Analysis: China's green car credit system to be replaced as country pursues carbon neutrality
  • US
  • 2021-09-27 04:08:25Z

China may replace its green car credit system with a new policy focusing more broadly on reducing carbon emissions, industry executives say. One option...


Top News: US