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  • Tue, 03 Nov 2020 13:14

    Our Miracle': Girl in Turkey rescued four days after deadly quake

    IZMIR, Turkey (Reuters) - A young girl was rescued from the rubble of a collapsed building in the western Turkish city of Izmir on Tuesday, more than 90 hours after a deadly earthquake which killed at least 107 people.

  • Tue, 03 Nov 2020 13:05

    France considers new Paris curfew as lockdown rules are flouted

    PARIS (Reuters) - France could reimpose a night curfew on Paris, and possibly the Ile-de-France region around the capital, amid government frustration that too many people are ignoring a new lockdown as COVID-19 infections spiral higher.

  • Tue, 03 Nov 2020 13:00

    Premier Oil creditors approve merger with Chrysaor

    LONDON (Reuters) - A sufficient number of creditors of indebted Premier Oil PMO.L have approved a proposed merger with private equity backed Chrysaor to create the British North Sea's biggest oil and gas producer, Premier said on Tuesday.

  • Tue, 03 Nov 2020 12:46

    UK to pilot new COVID-19 mass testing approach in Liverpool

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will launch a COVID-19 mass testing pilot scheme in the northwest city of Liverpool this week, offering everyone tests whether or not they have symptoms, in an attempt to find a new way to use testing to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Tue, 03 Nov 2020 12:39

    Americans go to polls after tumultuous campaign marked by division, coronavirus

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Americans headed to the polls on Tuesday to decide whether incumbent Donald Trump or challenger Joe Biden will be elected president, after a tumultuous four years under the businessman-turned-politician that have left the country as deeply polarized as at any time in its recent history.

  • Mon, 02 Nov 2020 15:29

    Vatican moves to clarify pope's comments on civil union laws

    VATICAN CITY - The Vatican says comments by Pope Francis on civil union laws in a documentary last month were taken out of context and did not signal a change in Church doctrine on homosexuals or support for same-sex marriage.

  • Mon, 02 Nov 2020 15:25

    QAnon received earlier boost from Russian accounts on Twitter, archives show

    - Russian government-backed social media accounts nurtured the QAnon conspiracy theory in its infancy, earlier than previously reported, according to interviews with current and former Twitter executives and archives of tweets from suspended accounts.

  • Mon, 02 Nov 2020 15:21

    French pupils remember slain teacher as anti-Macron protests persist overseas

    PARIS - Schools across France held a minute’s silence on Monday in memory of Samuel Paty, the teacher beheaded by a Chechen teenager who wanted to avenge his use of cartoons mocking the Prophet Mohammad during a class on freedom of expression.

  • Mon, 02 Nov 2020 15:16

    Israeli settlers pray for Trump re-election at biblical tomb

    HEBRON, West Bank - Jewish settler leaders prayed on Monday for U.S. President Donald Trump’s re-election, citing his support for Israel, during a ceremony at a biblical tomb in the occupied West Bank that has been a flashpoint of conflict with the Palestinians.