Indian couple run street-side classes for poor…

An Indian couple are conducting free classes for underprivileged children on a sidewalk in New Delhi

U.S. to fire off new sanctions over Iran: source

The United States on Monday will sanction more than two dozen people and entities involved in Iran's nuclear, missile and conventional arms programs, a senior U.S. official said, putting teeth behind U.N. sanctions on Tehran that Washington argues have resumed despite the opposition of allies and adversaries. Gloria Tso reports.

Canada Comes Up With No-Nose COVID-19 Test

Looks like Canada might just save you from the dreaded nasal swab. Officials in British Columbia say a new COVID-19 test allows school children to "swirl, gargle and spit" a saline solution instead of enduring a swab up the nose, the Guardian reports. "It is one of the first of...

At least 10 dead in residential building collapse…

A residential building that was due for repairs has collapsed in central India, killing at least 10 people

'FinCEN' reports say big banks moved dirty money

Several global banks moved large sums of allegedly illicit funds over a period of nearly two decades, despite red flags about the origins of the money, BuzzFeed and other media reported on Sunday, citing confidential documents submitted by banks to the U.S. government. Libby Hogan reports.

BuzzFeed Has Dug Up Damning Bank Documents

The new Panama Papers are out, and they're just as ugly—if not worse. Leaked government documents show that big banks are laundering untold trillions of dollars for shady operators around the world and getting away with it, BuzzFeed reports. JPMorgan Chase and HSBC appear to be among the banks...

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Asia Today: India adds 87K cases, New Zealand…

India has recorded nearly 87,000 new coronavirus infections as it edges closer to the United States in having the most cases in the world

Trump's plan 'exercise in raw political power…

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden urged Senate Republicans not to vote on any candidate nominated to the Supreme Court as the November election approaches, calling his rival Donald Trump's plan an "exercise in raw political power."

Woman Shooting Snapchat Video Falls Out Into…

A woman gave freeway drivers a little surprise Saturday when she spilled out of a moving car while shooting a Snapchat video—right into the next lane, the Guardian reports. British police said her misadventure began at about 1:30am as she hung out of the front passenger door on...

Plaque symbolizing Thai democracy removed in less…

A plaque honoring struggles for democracy in Thailand has been removed less than 24 hours after it was installed by anti-government protesters at a historic royal field in the capital

Floating Hope cheers up Czechs

Britain's violinist Daniel Hope played at a floating stage in Prague on Saturday bringing some joy of live music to Czechs weary of soaring numbers of coronavirus cases in the recent spike.

Factory Leaks Disease That Afflicts Thousands

A Chinese pharmaceutical factory has apparently leaked an illness into the air and infected thousands of people, Global News reports. Chinese officials say the factory was producing vaccines for animals with brucellosis—also known as Malta fever or Mediterranean fever—when bacteria vented out and infected at least 3,245...

Whale swims free of crocodile-filled Australian…

A humpback whale has found its way back to sea weeks after it apparently got lost in a murky, crocodile-infested river in northern Australia

TikTok avoids shutdown

[NFA] U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he supported a deal in principle that would allow TikTok to continue to operate in the United States, even as it appeared to conflict with his earlier order for China's ByteDance to divest the video app. Emer McCarthy reports.

Ricin-Laced Package Is Addressed to Trump

Looks like a poison-filled package addressed to President Trump never made it as far as the White House mail room. Two law enforcement officials tell CNN it contained ricin, a toxic compound made from castor beans that can be fatal if inhaled or ingested. Little else is known, except it...

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Born to prevent war, UN at 75 faces deeply…

The United Nations was born out of the devastation of World War II to save succeeding generations from war

Australia heads for lowest virus count in three…

Australia looked set to record its lowest daily increase in new coronavirus cases in three months on Sunday as a hard lockdown in the city of Melbourne brought the country's virus epicentre down sharply. Emer McCarthy reports.

Navalny's Latest Pic Shows His 'Clear Path' to…

What a difference a few weeks make. Alexei Navalny is not only out of his coma and communicating with family and medical staff in the Berlin hospital where he's being treated—he's also out of bed. Per Reuters , the 44-year-old Russian opposition leader, who it's now widely believed was poisoned...

UN chief: No UN support for reimposing Iran…

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the United Nations will not support reimposing sanctions on Iran as the United States is demanding until he gets a green light from the Security Council

Lebanese attempt to flee, claim asylum in Cyprus

For years the desperate migrants who boarded small boats on Lebanon's northern coast were mostly Syrians or Palestinians. But with Lebanon in freefall, it's citizens have started joining the ranks of those fleeing for Europe. Joe Davies reports.

Lawyer Says She Witnessed Trump Offer to Pardon…

A London court has been told in detail that President Trump offered Julian Assange a deal for a pardon through a Republican congressman. Jennifer Robinson, Assange's lawyer, provided a witness statement in which she said she was there when Dana Rohrabacher, a Republican House member at the time, presented the...

March of 100,000 marks week 7 of Belarus protests

Tens of thousands of Belarusians calling for the authoritarian president to resign marched through the capital as the country's wave of protests entered its seventh week

Trump supports deal to allow TikTok to continue…

U.S. President Donald Trump said he will approve a deal that will allow TikTok to continue to operate in the United States after threatening to ban the Chinese-owned app in August.

Red Bull Heir Faces Charges, If Police Can Find…

Red Bull heir Vorayuth "Boss" Yoovidhya isn't free to return to Thailand after all. Two months after charges were dropped against the 38-year-old accused of killing a Bangkok motorcycle cop in a 2012 hit-and-run —a move critics called an example of impunity offered to the wealthy and connected—the country...

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Thousands march in Berlin in support of refugees…

Thousands of people have marched in Berlin demanding that the government do more to help migrants stuck in Greece, many of whom have been made homeless since fires ravaged the country’s largest refugee camp

Protestors express 'dissent' outside McConnell…

Protesters gathered outside the home of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Saturday, calling on him to delay efforts to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death on Friday of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

The Car Was Going 93mph. The Driver Was Taking a…

Police in Canada say a man has been charged over a July incident in which he was allegedly snoozing away as his apparently self-driving car traveled more than 93mph. Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers were alerted around 4pm on July 9 to a Tesla Model S speeding down the highway...