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Myanmar beauty queen facing junta threat leaves Thailand for Canada

Tue, 09/27/2022 - 22:01
A beauty queen from Myanmar who took refuge in Thailand after criticizing her home country's ruling military junta has left Bangkok for Canada where she is expected to seek asylum, Thai immigration officials told CNN.

Tens of thousands evacuated as Typhoon Noru makes landfall in Vietnam's Da Nang

Tue, 09/27/2022 - 19:18
Typhoon Noru made landfall near Vietnam's popular beach resort city of Da Nang on Wednesday morning, bringing powerful winds and heavy rain as tens of thousands of people were evacuated.

Analysis: The Truss tax plan in the UK cushions the wealthy while pushing borrowers toward a financial cliff

Tue, 09/27/2022 - 17:03
After tumbling to a record low against the dollar, the British pound stabilized Tuesday, rising more than 1% to $1.08.

Stocks finish mixed, but Dow and S&P hit lowest levels since November 2020

Tue, 09/27/2022 - 13:08
Stocks opened higher Tuesday morning, snapping a five-day losing streak and a steep selloff that sent the Dow into a bear market the previous day.

Blinken says US will try to help Iranians maintain access to internet amid blackouts

Tue, 09/27/2022 - 12:21
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Tuesday that the Biden administration "will certainly look for ways to facilitate technology services being made accessible to people in Iran" amid widespread internet outages during the nationwide unrest.

Mystery leaks hit Russian undersea gas pipelines to Europe

Tue, 09/27/2022 - 09:17
European countries on Tuesday raced to investigate unexplained leaks in two Russian gas pipelines running under the Baltic Sea near Sweden and Denmark, infrastructure at the heart of an energy crisis since Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Mali basketball players apologize after mixed zone fight

Tue, 09/27/2022 - 09:09
Two basketball players from Mali have apologized for fighting in the mixed zone following the team's 81-68 defeat against Serbia at the Women's World Cup.

Dutch cyclist plans appeal after assault conviction

Tue, 09/27/2022 - 08:47
Dutch cyclist Mathieu van der Poel will appeal a court conviction for assaulting two teenage girls in a Sydney hotel on Saturday, according to his lawyer.

New US home sales bounce back in August

Tue, 09/27/2022 - 08:33
New home sales bounced back in August despite high prices and rising mortgage rates that have pushed some buyers away.

McDonald's is selling Happy Meals to adults — with a twist

Tue, 09/27/2022 - 07:02
The Hamburglar is back at McDonald's. But this time, it's just for adults.

Asia's richest man sees growing isolation for China

Tue, 09/27/2022 - 03:22
Indian billionaire Gautam Adani says that China "will feel increasingly isolated" and the "foremost champion of globalization" would find it hard to bounce back from a period of economic weakness.

First on CNN: 71% of workers say their pay isn't keeping up with inflation

Tue, 09/27/2022 - 03:04
There is growing evidence that Americans are struggling to keep up with crushing inflation.

Japan holds controversial state funeral for assassinated leader Shinzo Abe

Tue, 09/27/2022 - 01:43
Japan bids farewell to former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in an elaborate state funeral Tuesday, despite public opposition to the cost of the event as the country grapples with their late leader's legacy.

Death toll in Bangladesh boat tragedy rises to 61

Tue, 09/27/2022 - 01:29
The death toll from the sinking of an overcrowded ferry carrying Hindu devotees in northern Bangladesh climbed to 61 on Tuesday, with many passengers still missing two days after the disaster.

Kamala Harris to visit Korean Demilitarized Zone Thursday

Mon, 09/26/2022 - 20:08
Vice President Kamala Harris will visit the Korean Demilitarized Zone that divides North and South Korea on Thursday as part of her visit to South Korea, a White House official said.

Philippines to shut 175 offshore gambling firms, deport 40,000 Chinese workers

Mon, 09/26/2022 - 19:24
The Philippines will stop operations of 175 offshore gambling firms and deport about 40,000 Chinese workers, a justice ministry official said on Monday, part of a crackdown on the notoriously opaque online gaming industry.

One of Russia's most elusive oligarchs admits to creating Wagner mercenaries in 2014, reversing years of denials

Mon, 09/26/2022 - 12:48
• LIVE UPDATES: Lavrov: 'Formalized' Russian territories would have Kremlin's 'full protection' • Opinion: Putin's biggest weakness • Polish venue cancels Pink Floyd co-founder's shows after controversial Ukraine letter

Expect big holiday sales on everything but the bling

Mon, 09/26/2022 - 11:39
Retailers have already signaled big sales are coming for the holidays — with one major, sparkly exception.

Cuba legalizes same-sex marriage

Mon, 09/26/2022 - 10:22
Cuba has legalized same-sex marriage after Cubans voted in favor of a family code that increased protections for minorities on the island, the country's National Electoral Council announced on Monday.

Meloni claims victory to become Italy's most far-right prime minister since Mussolini

Mon, 09/26/2022 - 09:33
• How Giorgia Meloni and her far-right party became a driving force in Italian politics • Opinion: The political charmer who repacked Italy's far-right