Pelosi to seek top U.S. House job again if Democrats keep majority

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will seek to continue to keep her position as the head of the U.S. House of Representatives if Democrats...

Seventh child dies as Cameroon reels from shooting attack on school

By Josiane Kouagheu and Blaise Eyong A 12-year-old girl died on Sunday from wounds sustained when gunmen stormed a school in the South West Region...

Police officer fired after shooting of couple in Illinois

By Brendan O'Brien A police officer in Waukegan, Illinois, was fired after he shot and killed an unarmed Black teenager and wounded the young man's...

‘Murder hornet’ nest vacuumed out of tree in Washington

A team of entomologists in full-body protective gear vacuumed Asian giant hornets out of a tree in Washington state on Saturday, eradicating the first...

Supreme Court nominee Barrett often sides with police in excessive force cases

By Andrew Chung and Lawrence Hurley In her three years as a federal appeals court judge, U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett has consistently...

Colorado wildfire kills couple and forces more evacuations

Residents remaining in Estes Park, in Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park, were told to evacuate their homes on Saturday as wind gusts fanned the...

Crews continue battling largest wildfires in Colorado history

By Keith Coffman Crews battling a string of wildfires in drought-stricken Colorado braced on Friday for the return of high winds that have stoked flames...

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Tyson Foods workers to replace some federal inspectors at U.S. beef plant

By Tom Polansek Tyson Foods <TSN.N> said on Tuesday it plans in January to replace more than a dozen federal inspectors at a large Kansas...

U.S. businesses splurge on insurance to protect against post-election chaos

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NY police arrest 30 amid protests after shooting in Philadelphia

By Kanishka Singh New York police arrested about 30 people as hundreds of protesters took to the streets in Brooklyn late on Tuesday following a...

Currency market volatility jumps before U.S. election outcome

Gauges for implied currency swings in the $6.6 trillion a day foreign exchange markets jumped to their highest levels in nearly seven months on...

Firm hired to audit Lebanon central bank has not received all requested info

Restructuring consultancy Alvarez & Marsal has yet to receive all the information it has requested to conduct a forensic audit of Lebanon's central bank,...