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US: Ginsburg 1st woman to lie in state at Capitol

WASHINGTON  Late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg became the first woman, and first person of Jewish ancestry, to lie in state at the US Capitol Friday as mourners commemorated...

US coronavirus death toll hits 200,000: Johns Hopkins

WASHINGTON The number of people in the US who have died from COVID-19 surpassed the grim 200,000 milestone Tuesday, according to Johns Hopkins University data. The Maryland-based school recorded 200,005 deaths...

US detains suspect who allegedly mailed ricin to Trump

ANKARA US authorities have detained the person they suspect of sending a letter containing the poison ricin to President Donald Trump, reports said Sunday. Citing a federal law enforcement official, NBC...

Death toll from US wildfires hits 33

At least 33 people have been killed in wildfires that are raging along the US West Coast, according to multiple reports Sunday.  In California, where 3.3 million acres have burned...

Political funding drives American elections

TRENTON, Canada When America’s two major political parties sit down to plan strategy in their war to secure their candidates’ paths to the White House, there is an elephant sitting...

Package sent to Trump containing poison intercepted

WASHINGTON  Law enforcement officials reportedly intercepted a package containing poison ricin sent to US President Donald Trump earlier this week. Citing two officials familiar with the matter, CNN said two tests...

US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dead at 87

WASHINGTON US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died after a battle with pancreatic cancer, the court announced Friday. She was 87.   Ginsburg died in her Washington home from complications...

US: Early voting begins in 2020 race for White House

WASHINGTON  Early voting began in the US on Friday as the states of Minnesota, South Dakota, Virginia and Wyoming allowed voters to begin casting their ballots. Highlighting the importance of the...

US denies sending accused American spy to Venezuela

WASHINGTON An American citizen who was convicted and jailed in Venezuela on terrorism charges after being accused of being a spy was not sent by the US government, a senior...

Pentagon denies eyeing Greece for Incirlik replacement

WASHINGTON The Department of Defense on Tuesday denied comments from a senator who suggested the US was building up its capacity on a Greek island as a replacement for its...

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Archeologists discover sun disk in NW Turkey

EDIRNE, Turkey  Archeologists in northwestern Turkey discovered a sun disk on a rock altar Friday in the ancient Thracian settlements.  Engin Beksac, head of the art...

Mali swears in transitional president after coup

LOME, Togo Bah N'daw, the president of Mali's transition, was sworn in Friday on promises of good management of public resources and a merciless war...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – Sept. 26, 2020

ANKARA Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic and other news in Turkey and around the world.  Coronavirus...

Climate change denying school to African children: NGO

ANKARA Heavy floods because of climate change in sub-Sahara Africa have forced thousands of children from school or caused a delay to the start of...

EU downplays optimistic reports of Brexit breakthrough

LONDON  EU sources downplayed reports in the British media Friday that chances of a Brexit deal were looking more optimistic, the Guardian reported.EU chief negotiator...