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Police declared an unlawful assembly and issued a dispersal order to sometimes unruly and violent crowds in downtown Los Angeles early Wednesday morning to celebrate the Dodgers’ World Series victory. The unlawful assembly was declared in the area of Eighth Street to Pico Boulevard and Broadway and Figueroa Street, the Los Angeles Police Department tweeted …

Speaking at a hearing in the Australian Senate on Wednesday morning, Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne said that 13 Australian citizens were among those removed from the flights and forced to undergo “grossly inappropriate” inspections while transiting through Qatar on October 2. It was not clear how many women were searched in total. An Australian …

The mission team received images sent by the spacecraft last Thursday that revealed the sample collection head was full of surface material — so much so that a flap was wedged open by rocks, allowing particles to escape into space. The team canceled scheduled maneuvers for the spacecraft that would have been used to estimate …

When technology becomes important for a country’s development, governments should balance the advance of technology with openness and autonomy. With the rapid development of information technology, the world has entered the digital age. Digitisation, networking and artificial intelligence (AI) are the most important developments in the new era. The development of new technologies has made …

US President Donald Trump said Friday he has not been a fan of Sacha Baron Cohen — even before a clip from the British comedian’s new Borat movie forced his lawyer Rudy Giuliani into an awkward explanation. Asked about the clip — which shows Giuliani in a faked “interview” with an attractive and flirtatious young …

Data on the Covid-19 drug remdesivir show that it has only modest benefits and isn’t a “home run,” former US Health and Human Services official-turned whistleblower Dr. Rick Bright said Thursday. The US Food and Drug Administration approved remdesivir Thursday to treat hospitalized Covid-19 patients — the first drug to be approved for coronavirus.  Bright said it’s not an …

Getty Images The Los Angeles Dodgers took down the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 1 of the 2020 World Series on Tuesday. After Game 1’s final out, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts announced who his starter would be for Wednesday’s Game 2. The lucky individual? Right-hander Tony Gonsolin, who amassed a 2.60 ERA and a 6.57 …

The US is set to execute a female federal inmate for the first time in 67 years, Donald Trump’s justice department has said. Lisa Montgomery, who strangled a Missouri woman in 2004 and stole her unborn baby, is scheduled to die by lethal injection at the US penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana, on 8 December. …

Hispanics and Black Americans are dying at a disproportionate rate due to Covid-19, a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found. The study published Friday in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly report looked at the shifting demographics of deaths from the pandemic over the summer. Between May and August, 114,411 …

Athens will be the seat of the World Health Organization (WHO) Office for Quality of Healthcare and Patient Safety, according to an announcement on Friday by Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias and WHO’s regional director for Europe, Hans Kluge, after their meeting in Copenhagen. The new WHO office will serve the needs of European countries, with …