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Border Patrol apprehensions of Haitian migrants in Miami and Puerto Rico have been on the rise since May, according to an intelligence alert obtained by Yahoo News.
Turkey’s new push for separate Turkish Cypriot and Greek Cypriot states on ethnically divided Cyprus shows a desire to control the whole of the east Mediterranean island nation, the Cypriot Cypriot president charged Friday. Addressing the United Nations General Assembly, President Nicos Anastasiades blasted the “absurdity” of Turkish and Turkish Cypriot arguments that efforts to reunify Cyprus as a federation — in line with UN decisions — have been exhausted.
Richard Stuart, a longtime Republican state senator in Virginia, got three days' notice this summer to help pull together a weekday campaign event for Glenn Youngkin, the GOP candidate for governor. The crowd was eager to meet Youngkin, the businessman and political newcomer hoping to break a 12-year GOP losing streak in statewide elections and keep Democratic candidate and former governor Terry McAuliffe from a second term. “I am seeing more enthusiasm than I've seen for a statewide Republican candidate since I can remember,” said Stuart, who's represented his district since 2008.
McCaffrey, the NFL's yards-from-scrimmage leader, suffered the injury in Carolina's Thursday night victory at Houston.
The Daihatsu Motor Company, best-known for its popular kei cars and vans in Japan, made a short-lived attempt to sell highway vehicles in the United States. The Rocky name was used mostly in Japan and North America, while the rest of the world knew this truck as the Feroza or Sportrak. Toyota, which owned enough of Daihatsu to have veto power over business decisions in 1990, eventually took full control of the company in 2016.
British police said on Friday they had released under investigation a man held over the murder of a teacher in a London park last week that has provoked an outburst of public grief and anger over the issue of violence against women. Sabina Nessa, 28, left her home in south London on the evening of Sept. 17 to make the short walk through a local park to a bar where she was due to meet a friend. Vigils are planned both in the local area and across Britain later on Friday evening, both to remember Nessa and to highlight violence against women.
A bicyclist in Australia caught footage of a magpie attacking him while he was pedaling by Lake Burley Griffin in the Canberra suburb of Barton.According to Sitthixay Ditthavong, who said he recorded this video on September 23, the magpie was a resident of Bowen Park, next to the lake.“This is why Japan’s Ambassador to Australia calls the #magpie ‘the bird of terror’,” he commented in an Instagram post.According to an expert quoted by nine.com.au, magpies are a lot more likely to attack cyclists than pedestrians, and they usually attack to protect their territory. Credit: Sitthixay Ditthavong via Storyful
Students in Florida will not have to quarantine if they're asymptomatic and an Oregon teacher is placed on leave after protesting vaccine mandate in blackface.
Jay Powell and Janet Yellen testifying before the House
Stocks gave back gains after equities' best day since July, with some volatility returning to markets as regulatory concerns in China at least temporarily offset optimism over the U.S. economic recovery.
Madrid-based Pecado Films will produce “A la cara,” the second feature from director Javier Marco and screenwriter Belén Sánchez-Arévalo whose debut, “Josephine,” world premiered to acclaim at San Sebastian this week. Written by Marco and Sánchez-Arévalo and to be directed by Marco, the duo’s sophomore outing will continue the action of their same-titled 13-minute film […]
Three years after his retirement as a player, San Antonio Spurs legend Manu Ginobili will join their front office as a special advisor to basketball operations, the team announced in a press release on Friday.
The FCC has sent out the first checks from its Emergency Connectivity Fund, an effort to help close the "homework gap" at schools by covering the cost of computers and internet services. Thousands of school districts, in every state plus D.C., Guam and Puerto Rico, will split this first $1.2 billion distribution, and there's still lots more to come.
The Finnish Film Foundation, which receives its funding through the Ministry of Education and Culture from lottery and pool funds allocated for promoting film art, is facing new budget cuts. Its CEO, Lasse Saarinen, speaks to Variety about his battle to minimize the damage. The cut of 440,000 euros ($515,000) introduced this year might be […]
Kate Middleton meets US Open Champion Emma Raducanu and congratulates her on her surprise success. The Duches of Cambridge tells Raducanu and her team how "seriously impressive" the victory was.
Bada bing! HBO Max is letting anyone in the U.S. watch Season 1 of groundbreaking Jersey crime drama “The Sopranos” — for free in the app — for a limited time. The promo is timed for the release of film prequel “The Many Saints of Newark” on Oct. 1 simultaneously in theaters and on HBO […]
Former world number one Andy Murray's hopes of making a first ATP semi-final in two years were ended by top-seeded Hubert Hurkacz in the last-eight in Metz on Friday.
Marvel filed four lawsuits on Friday seeking to block comic book creators and their heirs from seizing control of copyrights to such major characters as Spider-Man and Doctor Strange. The move comes after heirs of several Marvel authors filed dozens of termination notices with the U.S. Copyright Office, seeking to end Marvel’s licenses to the […]
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The chief financial officer of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has reached a deal with prosecutors to resolve US charges that saw her detained in Canada for nearly three years, the US Justice department indicated Friday.