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Thousands protest in Poland after abortion is almost entirely banned
Thousands protest in Poland after abortion is almost entirely banned

Thousands of people protested across Poland for the second day in a row, despite coronavirus restrictions, in response to the top court banning almost all grounds for abortion in the largely Roman Catholic country.


Polish President Duda infected with coronavirus; tennis star Swiatek goes into quarantine
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Polish President Andrzej Duda has tested positive for coronavirus and is subject to quarantine but is feeling good, officials announced on Saturday, as the country imposed fresh restrictions to try to stem a surge in the disease.


U.S. sets single-day record for COVID-19 cases during new surge
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The U.S. broke its daily record for new coronavirus infections on Friday as it reported at least 83,948 new cases due to outbreaks in virtually every part of the country, according to a Reuters tally.


Nigeria says dozens dead in unrest over police brutality
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Nigeria's president says 51 civilians have been killed in unrest following days of peaceful protests over police abuses, and he blames "hooliganism" for the violence while asserting that security forces have used "extreme restraint."


Colorado wildfire jumps Continental Divide, threatens mountain towns
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An explosive Colorado wildfire that has already forced the evacuation of several mountain communities and the closure of Rocky Mountain National Park blackened another 18,200 hectares on Thursday as it jumped the Continental Divide.


Gerald, the turkey who menaced a California neighbourhood, has finally been captured
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On Thursday Gerald, a grumpy turkey that has been attacking children and older residents in Oakland, Cali. for the past seven months, was finally captured and relocated outside the city.


British, EU negotiators reconvene for trade talks before Brexit transition period ends
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The chief negotiators of the United Kingdom and the European Union will meet on Friday for intensive negotiations on a last-minute trade deal that would stave off a tumultuous finale to the five-year Brexit crisis.


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Opinion: The U.S. Can't Afford To Ignore The Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict
Risks of a wider conflict are too high. The U.S. should use diplomacy to stop the fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan, writes Gen. Philip Breedlove, former NATO supreme commander in Europe.
Veggie Burgers Can Be Called Burgers, European Parliament Says
Despite pushback from Europe's largest farmer's association, the Parliament will allow vegetarian meat alternatives to use meat-like terms, including burger and steak.
Nigeria Protests Against Government Violence Reaches Tipping Point
NPR's Audie Cornish interviews Karen Attiah of
Sudan And Israel Agree To Normalize Relations In U.S.-Brokered Deal
The U.S. said earlier this week that it would remove Sudan from the state sponsors of terrorism list as part of the agreement.
Wales Imposes 'Firebreak Lockdown' As Coronavirus Cases Spike
"We know that if we do not act now, it will continue to accelerate," the leader of Wales said. Gatherings are banned between people from different households, both indoors and outside.
Coronavirus World Map: Tracking The Spread Of The Outbreak
A map of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths around the world. The respiratory disease has spread rapidly across six continents and has killed at least 1 million globally.
Over 120,000 People Remain Displaced 3 Years After Philippines' Marawi Battle
The government vowed to rebuild the city after the 2017 conflict with militants linked to ISIS. But more than 100,000 people are still in displacement camps, waiting for reconstruction.
Pompeo To Meet With Azerbaijan And Armenia's Foreign Ministers Amid Fierce Conflict
The U.S. Secretary of State is holding separate talks with the foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan in Washington on Friday, in an effort to halt the fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh.
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South Korean officials: 'no direct link' between flu vaccine and recent deaths
South Korean health officials have found "no direct link" between flu vaccinations and a spate of deaths of people who had been recently inoculated, they said late Friday.
Bellingcat: Russian scientists secretly developing Novichok nerve agent, and working with military intelligence
The investigative group Bellingcat has uncovered new details about Russia's development of the Novichok nerve agent, which was used against the former Russian agent Sergei Skripal in England in 2018 and the Russian opposition lead
Why Chileans want to kill their constitution
For a country at peace, Chile has seen plenty of recent turmoil. Churches were set ablaze and hundreds arrested during protests in the capital Santiago last weekend, nearly a year after at least 26 people died in fierce clashes ov
Journalist: Traffickers thrive on extreme poverty
Journalist and founder of The Azadi Project, Priyali Sur, speaks to CNN's Becky Anderson about extreme poverty and the rise of child trafficking in India during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Short-form video app Quibi is shutting down after just six months
Much like its content, Quibi didn't last very long.
Bitcoin surges after Paypal jumps into the cryptocurrency business
PayPal is launching its own cryptocurrency service, allowing people to buy, hold and sell digital currency on its site and applications.
Why it's so hard to dethrone Google
If you use the internet, Google is practically inescapable. This is most evident in how we search for almost everything online — so much so that "Google" is synonymous with search.
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Coronavirus: US cases reach record high amid new wave of infections
More than 83,000 new infections were reported on Friday, with deaths and hospital numbers also rising.
US election 2020: How Trump has changed the world
From fake news to how other countries see the US - here's a look at the president's global impact.
Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: 'Execution' video prompts war crime probe
A video posted on social media appears to show the execution of two Armenian prisoners by troops from Azerbaijan.
Virus to stay 'at least until next summer' - France's Macron
The French president's comments come as daily cases in several European countries reach new highs.
Osiris-Rex: Nasa probe risks losing asteroid sample after door jams
The Osiris-Rex spacecraft collected so much rock from asteroid Bennu that bits are leaking out.
Colorado fires: 'It's devastating... watching my community burn'
The Colorado wildfires have forced teacher CarrieAnn Fain to leave behind her dream home.
US Election 2020: Biden seeks to clarify remark on ending oil
The Democrat says he meant fossil fuel subsidies, as Mr Trump claims it was a serious gaffe.
Sudan-Israel relations agreed, Donald Trump announces
Sudan becomes the third Arab country in weeks to agree to normalise ties with its historical foe.
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Goodnight, and good luck
A valedictory note from Al Jazeera America on what we tried to bring to the online news landscape

A long road to reintegration for Rwandan ex-combatants
Despite programs aimed at helping former fighters recover and rebuild, many struggle to find their place in society

The Cabula 12: Brazils police war against the black community
Brazil's anti-police movement continues to fight for the soul of Cabula, even as death threats intensify

Nevada governor says he doesn't want Supreme Court consideration
Republican Brian Sandoval, reportedly under consideration by Obama for the nation's top court, says he's not interested

Elegy for a website where Native voices mattered
AJAM reported on tribal communities and offered coverage on Indian Country that few could match

As thousands enter Europe, EU flails in anti-smuggling efforts
Why did Frontex, the EU border agency, abruptly cancel a successful anti-smuggling pilot program in Greece?

New Orleanians see tourism bias in post-Katrina public transport
While 62 percent of transportation has been restored, locals say bus service has been left behind

The cancer cluster of Piketon, Ohio
How the legacy of the Cold War poisons people still

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Opinion: The U.S. Can't Afford To Ignore The Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict
Risks of a wider conflict are too high. The U.S. should use diplomacy to stop the fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan, writes Gen. Philip Breedlove, former NATO supreme commander in Europe.
Veggie Burgers Can Be Called Burgers, European Parliament Says
Despite pushback from Europe's largest farmer's association, the Parliament will allow vegetarian meat alternatives to use meat-like terms, including burger and steak.
Nigeria Protests Against Government Violence Reaches Tipping Point
NPR's Audie Cornish interviews Karen Attiah of
Sudan And Israel Agree To Normalize Relations In U.S.-Brokered Deal
The U.S. said earlier this week that it would remove Sudan from the state sponsors of terrorism list as part of the agreement.
Wales Imposes 'Firebreak Lockdown' As Coronavirus Cases Spike
"We know that if we do not act now, it will continue to accelerate," the leader of Wales said. Gatherings are banned between people from different households, both indoors and outside.
Coronavirus World Map: Tracking The Spread Of The Outbreak
A map of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths around the world. The respiratory disease has spread rapidly across six continents and has killed at least 1 million globally.
Over 120,000 People Remain Displaced 3 Years After Philippines' Marawi Battle
The government vowed to rebuild the city after the 2017 conflict with militants linked to ISIS. But more than 100,000 people are still in displacement camps, waiting for reconstruction.
Pompeo To Meet With Azerbaijan And Armenia's Foreign Ministers Amid Fierce Conflict
The U.S. Secretary of State is holding separate talks with the foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan in Washington on Friday, in an effort to halt the fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh.
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Coronavirus bears down on a small Montana town

Towns like Whitefish, Mont., once could afford to view the coronavirus as a distant big-city problem. Not anymore.


The U.N.'s World Food Program, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, keeps focus on reaching zero global hunger

The United Nations' World Food Program, recently named a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, is aiming for zero food hunger by 2030.


Evo Morales' party wins Bolivian election, but where does the exiled former president fit in?

The leftist Movement Toward Socialism party won a comeback victory in Bolivia, but it's unclear what Evo Morales' role is now, or if he'll return.


New forecasts show why masks are the easiest — and cheapest — way to save U.S. lives

If nearly all Americans would wear face masks when they leave their homes, they could save over 100,000 lives by the end of February, a study says.


In run-up to election, Trump attempts mediation between Armenia and Azerbaijan, Israel and Sudan

After avoiding the Armenia-Azerbaijan clashes of the last month, the Trump administration meets with parties to debate solutions.


Column One: What this West African village's Ebola fight can teach the U.S. about COVID-19

A reporter who covered an Ebola outbreak in West Africa discovers troubling parallels in the U.S. over the coronavirus, including conspiracy theories and denial.


Op-Ed: Barrett's confirmation would seal a Catholic court supermajority. It's all about timing

Polarized Christians and the end of Protestant hegemony have ushered Catholics onto the Supreme Court.


As Myanmar prepares to vote, a COVID-19 outbreak is exposing the country's meager progress

Five years after emerging from military rule, optimism over Myanmar's future is sinking over a troubled economy, a tarnished international image and an election that observers say won't be free or fair.


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Poland's president tests positive for COVID-19 as new cases in the country hit a record high
Poland's President Andrzej Duda has tested positive for COVID-19.

Nest of 100 to 200 'murder hornets' found in US - here's how scientists tracked them down
Scientists have discovered the first nest of so-called "murder hornets" in the US.

Trump ploy backfires as Israeli PM Netanyahu swerves invitation to criticise Biden
An attempt by Donald Trump to secure an election endorsement from the Israeli prime minister has backfired during a White House photo call.

US could have 500,000 COVID-19 deaths but universal mask use may save 130,000 lives - study
The number of coronavirus deaths in the US may reach half a million by the end of February - but universal mask wearing could save nearly 130,000 lives, according to a study.

Second COVID wave faster than the first, warns top European scientist
The coronavirus second wave is spreading more quickly than the first outbreak in spring, a top French scientist has warned, amid a growing resurgence of the virus across Europe.

Ireland's $1m thank you for Native American act of kindness during potato famine
Irish donations to a Native American community battling COVID-19 with limited resources have now topped $1m (£768,000).

Trump calls Sacha Baron Cohen a 'creep' after new Borat film embarrasses the president's lawyer
Donald Trump has labelled Sacha Baron Cohen "a phoney guy" and "a creep" after the British comedian featured the president's lawyer in his new Borat movie.

Terminator star Schwarzenegger feels 'fantastic' after latest heart surgery
Terminator star Arnold Schwarzenegger has told fans he feels "fantastic" after undergoing heart surgery.

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Politics key to views on COVID-19 in U.S., poll shows
In what is surely no surprise in a deeply divided America, it turns out that your political views play a large role in your attitude towards COVID-19 prevention efforts.

Famous birthdays for Oct. 24: Monica, Kevin Kline
Singer Monica turns 40 and actor Kevin Kline turns 73, among the famous birthdays for Oct. 24.

On This Day, Oct. 24: Civil rights icon Rosa Parks dies
On Oct. 24, 2005, civil rights icon Rosa Parks died at age 92.

Exercise boosts physical, mental well-being of older cancer survivors
Active older adults -- cancer survivors included -- are in better physical and mental health than their sedentary peers, a new study finds.

World Series: Dodgers dominate Rays in Game 3, grab 2-1 lead
The Los Angeles Dodgers cruised to a 6-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, to take a 2-1 lead in the World Series.

Washington fines Dwayne Haskins for violating team's COVID-19 protocols
The Washington Football Team fined second-year quarterback Dwayne Haskins for violating the team's coronavirus protocols.

NBA considering 72 games, pre-Christmas start for 2020-21 season
The NBA is eyeing a pre-Christmas Day start and a reduced regular-season schedule for the 2020-21 season.

Saints WR Emmanuel Sanders put on COVID-19 list, out vs. Panthers
The New Orleans Saints will be without top wide receivers Michael Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders for their game against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.

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Did America Have a ‘Good Relationship’ with Hitler? What Joe Biden Got Right and Wrong About That History During the Debate
Joe Biden said at the Oct. 22 debate that the U.S. "had a good relationship with Hitler before he, in fact, invaded Europe."
This Year’s World Series Isn’t the First Played During a Pandemic. Here’s What Happened to Baseball in 1918
Boston Red Sox historian Gordon Edes called it “the most joyless World Series ever"
How Joe Biden Built a Different Democratic Coalition
Standing outside a Walmart in Sterling Heights, Mich., the choice seemed simple to Heather Abro. She voted for President Donald Trump in 2016, “because I wanted to give someone who was not a politician a chance.” Besid
Minneapolis Residents Sue City Over Alleged Police Department Rollbacks
The lawsuit counters the widespread calls to defund police departments and take officers off the streets
The Supreme Court’s Alabama Ruling Could Disenfranchise Thousands of High Risk Voters
Alabama’s vote by mail laws and its ban on curbside voting puts a burden on disabled, elderly and other high-risk voters
Women Tend to Vote for Democratic Presidential Candidates More Than Men Do. Here’s How That Gender Gap First Came to Be
Other October polls had Biden up an average of 25 points among women—which would be a record in modern elections
Man Allegedly Affiliated with Far-Right ‘Boogaloo Bois’ Movement Accused of Firing on Minneapolis Police Station Amid Protests
(MINNEAPOLIS) — A Texas man who says he is affiliated with the Boogaloo Bois anti-government movement and is suspected of opening fire on a Minneapolis police station during a protest in May is facing riot charges, a federal
Donald Trump Uses Final Debate with Joe Biden to Dog Whistle His Attacks
This article is part of the The DC Brief, TIME’s politics newsletter. Sign up here to get stories like this sent to your inbox every weekday. Joe Biden did nothing to conceal how little respect he holds for his rival, Donald

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