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Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd cases likely to air on Court TV - 08/13/2020

New York (tca/dpa) - Court TV is likely to get a few million witnesses for the prosecution. In a bombshell disclosure, the true-life crime channel announced Tuesday in a statement that it plans to...

Cuba keeps Havana airport closed as coronavirus cases spike - 08/09/2020

Havana (dpa/tca) - After several weeks in which the coronavirus epidemic seemed under control, the reopening of the economy has caused a spike in cases in Havana, forcing the government to keep...

London calls on Paris to stop migrants from crossing English Channel - 08/08/2020

London - By Christoph Meyer, - The British government wants Paris to adopt tougher measures to prevent migrants from crossing the Channel in small boats, an official said on Saturday. France should...

Bayer posts multibillion-euro loss following costly legal settlement - 08/04/2020

Frankfurt - German pharmaceutical giant Bayer made a net loss of 9.5 billion euros (11.2 billion dollars) in the second quarter as the cost of legal battles over its glyphosate-based weedkillers...

Nissan expects 670-billion-yen annual net loss due to pandemic - 07/29/2020

Tokyo - Nissan Motor forecasts a net loss of 670 billion yen (6.35 billion dollars) for the current financial year due to slumping sales amid the coronavirus pandemic, the company said on Tuesday....

Lombardy president faces probe over medical supply deal with relative - 07/26/2020

Rome - The leader of the Italian region worst-hit by the novel coronavirus pandemic is under investigation for alleged fraud over a medical supplies deal with a company controlled by his...

Iraqi forces searching for German curator kidnapped in Baghdad - 07/21/2020

Baghdad ) - A German curator has been kidnapped in Baghdad, the Iraqi Interior Ministry confirmed on Tuesday. Interior Minister Othman Al-Ghanmi has given directives for security forces to intensify...

The rich are flying again — in the comfort of their private jets - 07/20/2020

Los Angeles (tca/dpa) - The pandemic has sent demand for commercial airline flights into a tailspin, but business is soaring for the private jet companies that fly corporate bigwigs and deep-pocketed...

Shark grabs 10-year-old Australian boy from fishing boat in Tasmania - 07/17/2020

Canberra (dpa) - A 10-year-old boy was injured on Friday after being grabbed from a fishing boat by a shark about 5 kilometres off the north-western coast of Tasmania in Australia. The boy suffered...

Executives of Washington's NFL team accused of sexual harassment - 07/17/2020

New York (tca/dpa) - Washington has more to clean up than the name of its team. The Washington Post reports that 15 women allege sexual harassment and verbal abuse by former employees of the...
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