[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..
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.
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.
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.
Around 20,000 people protested in Thailand's capital on Saturday against the government of former coup leader and Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, with many demonstrators also calling for reforms to the monarchy.
[NFA] Voters in Minnesota, Virginia, South Dakota and Wyoming began casting in-person ballots on Friday. In Virginia, elections officials in Fairfax and Arlington counties reported heavy turnout, with lines out the door. This report produced by..
[NFA] The White House on Friday announced nearly $13 billion in aid to Puerto Rico to help it recover from a hurricane that ravaged the island three years ago, leading President Trump's critics to question his timing as he looks to woo Hispanic voters..
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says people should get tested if they've been exposed to COVID-19, even if they have no symptoms. Which reverses guidance posted last month, at odds with the agency's scientists, according to the New..
France's LVMH faces an uphill battle in walking away from its $16 billion deal to buy U.S. jeweler Tiffany, with legal experts noting most mergers which end up in court are renegotiated rather than dissolved. Fred Katayama reports.
A federal judge has blocked controversial changes to the United States postal service, saying they were "a politically motivated attack" that had slowed the nation's mail and likely would slow the delivery of ballots in the upcoming presidential..
The Trump administration will ban WeChat and video-sharing app TikTok from U.S. app stores starting Sunday night, a move that will block Americans from downloading the Chinese-owned platforms over concerns they pose a national security threat. Fred..
Analysts and security officials say they are watching for signs that North Korea may use an upcoming holiday to unveil new weapons or test fire a submarine-launched ballistic missile, after a flurry of activity was detected at a naval base. Emer..
An old rivalry between Christian factions who fought each other in Lebanon's civil war has flared again on the street and in political debate. It's renewing fears of fresh unrest as the nation grapples with its worst crisis since the conflict. Adam..
China's ByteDance is reportedly planning a U.S. initial public offering of TikTok Global, the new company that will operate the popular short video app, should its proposed deal be cleared by the U.S. government. Ciara Lee reports
The remnants of Hurricane Sally dumped more than a foot of rain on parts of Alabama, Florida, and Georgia on Thursday, killed at least one person, washed out bridges and roads and left hundreds of thousands without power and others with ruined homes.
As data shows fires raging in Brazil's Amazon rainforest and Pantanal wetlands with historic force, President Jair Bolsonaro said Thursday (September 17) that Brazil "should be congratulated for the way it preserves its environment." Libby Hogan..
[NFA] Storm Sally on Thursday dumped more than a foot of rain on parts of Alabama, Florida and Georgia, killed at least one person, washed out bridges and roads and left hundreds of thousands without power. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.
There are plans to sharply increase production of diagnostic tests, adding a hundred million a month by the end of the year. But experts warn some faster tests are less accurate than the lab ones. Caroline Malone reports.
FBI Director Christopher Wray on Thursday warned that Russia is interfering in the 2020 U.S. presidential elections with a steady stream of misinformation aimed at Democrat Joe Biden as well as sapping Americans' confidence in the election process...
TikTok, already under scrutiny over its Chinese ownership and threatened with a possible ban by U.S. President Donald Trump, is facing another major challenge: how to handle content around its first U.S. presidential election. This report produced by..
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday a COVID-19 vaccine shouldn't be delivered one day early or one day later than it is ready and politics should not interfere in the development or distribution of a safe vaccine.
China's ByteDance faces an uphill struggle to convince the White House to allow it to keep majority ownership of its popular short video app TikTok in the United States, according to former national security officials and regulatory lawyers. Fred..
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio delayed the start of in-person learning at public schools for a second time for most students on Thursday as the city grapples with how to safely reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Singapore has the lowest coronavirus case fatality count globally, with just 27 deaths among the more than 57,000 people who have been infected with COVID-19 in the Southeast Asian island. So why is that the case? Emer McCarthy reports.
Qantas Airways said a seven-hour scenic flight over Australia's Outback and Great Barrier Reef had sold out in 10 minutes, as it joined a growing trend in Asia offering sightseeing "flights to nowhere" that take off and land at the same airport...
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden warned the United Kingdom that it must honour the Northern Irish peace deal as it extracts itself from the European Union or there would be no U.S. trade deal. Adam Reed reports.
Chinese consumers are rushing to buy smartphones from Huawei featuring its high-end Kirin chips, fearing curbs on the firm's access to U.S. technology will soon cut off production of its premium handsets. Ciara Lee reports