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  • WHO: Global Risk of Omicron Variant Is “Very High”
    2021-11-29 21:58:59 UTC
    <p>GENEVA (AP) &mdash; The World Health Organization warned Monday that the global risk from the omicron variant is &ldquo;very high&rdquo; based on the early evidence, saying the mutated coronavirus could lead to surges with &ldquo;severe consequ...

  • France Is Inducting Josephine Baker Into Its Pantheon
    2021-11-29 21:56:29 UTC
    PARIS (AP) — France is inducting Josephine Baker — Missouri-born cabaret dancer, French World War II spy and civil rights activist — into its Pantheon, the first Black woman honored in the final resting place of France’s most revered luminaries. ...

  • Which Teams Have Qualified for World Cup 2022?
    2021-11-29 01:07:13 UTC
    <h2><p><a href="https://www.global-gathering.com/opinions/19315">FIFA WORLD MEN&#39;S RANKING</a></p></h2><p><a href="https://www.global-gathering.com/opinions/19315"><img alt="Ajax-loader" src="https://www.global-gathering.com/system/images/29326...

  • New Version of Coronavirus Spread to More Countries
    2021-11-28 03:50:41 UTC
    LONDON (AP) — The new potentially more contagious omicron variant of the coronavirus popped up in more European countries on Saturday, just days after being identified in South Africa, leaving governments around the world scrambling to stop the sp...

  • Father and Son Arrested in Murder Investigation of Ahmaud Arbery
    2021-11-25 02:23:00 UTC
    SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — More than two months after a black man was shot to death while jogging on a Sunday afternoon, Georgia investigators concluded that the facts show enough evidence to jail a white father and son on charges of felony murder and a...

  • 3 White Men Found Guilty Of Ahmaud Arbery's Murder
    2021-11-25 02:18:46 UTC
    BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) &mdash; Three men were convicted of murder Wednesday in the killing of <a href="https://www.global-gathering.com/news/19217"><strong>Ahmaud Arbery</strong></a>, the Black man who was running empty-handed through a Georgia subdi...

  • India Plans to Pass New Bill to Ban "Private Cryptocurrencies"
    2021-11-24 01:30:23 UTC
    <p>Capital, people, and the ideas they create flow to where they are treated the best. If more restrictive regimes choose to crack down on these items, free-market economies should move to the embrace them with open arms.</p><hr><p>Mumbai &ndash; ...

  • With respect, Mr President: Sir, you are an idiot.
    2021-11-23 23:04:05 UTC
    BRUSSELS — It doesn't actually matter whether Donald Trump just described Germany as "bad" or "evil." Either way, it gives us the opportunity to return the insult. With respect, Mr President: Sir, you are an idiot. It is above all the stup...

  • FBI Boss Hid Key Evidence in Malcolm X Assassination
    2021-11-19 01:24:58 UTC
    <p>NEW YORK (AP) &mdash; More than half a century after the assassination of Malcolm X, two of his convicted killers were exonerated Thursday after decades of doubt about who was responsible for the civil rights icon&rsquo;s death.</p><p>Manhattan...

  • Denmark to Wear “Human Rights Messages” at Qatar's World Cup
    2021-11-18 02:46:27 UTC
    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark’s national soccer team will wear “human rights messages” on their training clothes at next year’s World Cup in Qatar. Denmark earned a spot in the tournament last month. In the wake of qualification, the Danis...

  • Portugal's Hopes for 2022 World Cup Took a Big Blow
    2021-11-14 22:43:44 UTC
    <p>Cristiano Ronaldo&#39;s hopes for the 2022 World Cup took a big blow as Serbia clinched an automatic berth to the tournament in a comeback 2-1 win over Portugal in their Group A qualifier on Sunday.</p><p>A 90th-minute header by half-time subst...

  • Bayern Munich: For Money, We'll Wash Anything Clean
    2021-11-11 23:04:40 UTC
    BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich fans have been stepping up their public criticism of the club for its ties to World Cup host Qatar. Bayern supporters displayed a huge banner during the team’s home game on Saturday, criticizing the club for what the...

  • Mix-Up at Fertility Clinic: Couples Gave Birth to Each Others’ Babies
    2021-11-09 02:34:02 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two California couples gave birth to each others’ babies after a mix-up at a fertility clinic and spent months raising children that weren’t theirs before swapping the infants, according to a lawsuit filed Monday in Los Angeles....

  • Obama Touts Climate Commitments: "We Can't Afford Hopelessness"
    2021-11-09 00:16:54 UTC
    GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Barack Obama expressed confidence at U.N. climate talks Monday that the Biden administration will ultimately get its $555 billion climate package through Congress, and faulted U.S. rivals China and Russia for what he calle...

  • Democrats Wrestle Over Infrastructure, Social Bills
    2021-11-06 00:33:51 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Democrats abruptly postponed an expected House vote Friday on their 10-year, $1.85 trillion social and environment measure, as infighting between progressives and moderates once again sidetracked the pillar of President Joe B...

  • The Relentless Rise of CO2
    2021-11-04 01:27:16 UTC
    GLASGOW, Scotland — It's wheels up for 120 heads of states who convened at the global gathering in Glasgow to kick off this critical climate change summit to try to begin to put in place mechanisms to finally honor pledges made, to turn 'blah blah...

  • Biden Urges Democrats To Finish The Job
    2021-11-04 00:54:53 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — US President Joe Biden said Wednesday the Democrats’ setbacks in Tuesday’s elections underscore that the party needs to “produce for the American people,” but he pushed back against the notion that the off-year election results w...

  • Noma in Copenhagen has been named the best restaurant in the world for 2021
    2021-10-23 23:51:28 UTC
    For the fifth time, Noma in Copenhagen has been named the best restaurant in the world for 2021 Danish restaurants performed well this year in the World's 50 Best Restaurants, as Geranium (also in Copenhagen) finished in second. René Redzepi...

  • Questions and Answers | When Baldwin Pulled Trigger
    2021-10-23 23:44:13 UTC
    SANTA FE, New Mexico (AP) — Alec Baldwin fatally shot a cinematographer on a New Mexico film set with a gun a crew member had assured the actor was safe, a tragic mistake that came hours after some workers walked off the job to protest conditions ...

  • Standing Ovations: EU Without Merkel as Paris Without Eiffel Tower
    2021-10-23 00:47:46 UTC
    BRUSSELS — Angela Merkel is still Germany’s chancellor, and might be still when European Union leaders meet again, yet they gave her a big farewell party at Friday’s EU summit. Even Barack Obama made a cameo video appearance. Before the leaders...

  • Trump Supporter Tells Joe Manchin 'Stay Tough Buddy'
    2021-10-22 06:09:54 UTC
    Washington, D.C. – Republicans and their donors are rallying around Sen. Joe Manchin, the West Virginia Democrat and Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, Democrat of Arizona, who effectively blocking the U.S. President Joe Biden's agenda and are in a fierce battl...

  • Crimes Against Humanity: Brazil Senate Calls for Charging Bolsonaro
    2021-10-22 05:06:43 UTC
    BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazilian senators met into Tuesday night discussing a report that will recommend President Jair Bolsonaro be indicted on criminal charges for allegedly bungling the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and pushing the countr...

  • Colin Powell dies of COVID-19 Complications, He Was 84
    2021-10-18 16:31:30 UTC
    WASHIINGTON (AP) — Colin Powell, who served Democratic and Republican presidents in war and peace but whose sterling reputation was forever stained when he went before the U.N. and made faulty claims to justify the U.S. war in Iraq, died Monday of...

  • Facebook Targets Europe For Hiring Drive
    2021-10-18 16:30:01 UTC
    Facebook said it plans to hire 10,000 workers in the European Union over the next five years to work on a new computing platform that promises to connect people virtually but could raise concerns about privacy and the social platform gaining more ...

  • California Woman Finds More Than 90 Rattlesnakes Under Her Home
    2021-10-17 05:32:37 UTC
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Al Wolf is used to clearing one or two snakes from under houses but recently was called by a woman who said she had seen rattlesnakes scurry under her Northern California house and was surprised to find more than 90 rattlesnak...