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43m ago

Heavy rains cause flooding in Portugal’s capital; 1 dead

In Lisbon, authorities have reported hundreds of incidents, from flooded streets, train stations and buildings. Some roads and tunnels have also been closed.
4h ago

Taliban carry out first public execution since Afghan takeover

The announcement underscored the intentions by Afghanistan’s new rulers to continue hard-line policies implemented since they returned to power in August 2021.
A member of the Taliban security forces stand guard at a checkpoint along a street in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, on Dec. 6, 2022.
A member of the Taliban security forces stand guard at a checkpoint along a street in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, on Dec. 6, 2022.
15h ago

Cyberattack on top Indian hospital highlights security risk

Health care workers couldn’t access patient reports because the servers that store laboratory data and patient records had been hacked and corrupted.
Savita Devi, left, tends to her sick daughter Srishtri Kumari, as they squat outside the All India Institute of Medical Sciences hospital
Savita Devi, left, tends to her sick daughter Srishtri Kumari, as they squat outside the All India Institute of Medical Sciences hospital
15h ago

Police in Canada say remains of 2 slain Indigenous women are likely to be in landfill — but they won't search the site

Winnipeg police said the remains of Morgan Harris, 39, and Marcedes Myran, 26, are believed to be at a landfill north of the city, but they said they wouldn’t search it because of potential hazards and conditions at the site.
It was announced that Jeremy Skibicki faces three more charges of first-degree murder.
It was announced that Jeremy Skibicki faces three more charges of first-degree murder.

Zelenskyy and 'the spirit of Ukraine' win Time’s 2022 Person of the Year

The magazine’s editors have chosen the Ukrainian president as the person who has had the most influence on the news over the past year.
TIME Person of the Year cover 2022
TIME Person of the Year cover 2022

New Zealand court rules against anti-vaccination parents of ill baby

The parents refused transfusions of blood for the baby unless it came from donors who were unvaccinated against Covid-19. Anti-vaccination groups have embraced their legal battle.
Anti-vaccination demonstrators supporting mother and father of a four-month-old baby that urgently needs a heart operation demonstrate outside the High Court in Auckland, New Zealand on Tuesday.
Anti-vaccination demonstrators supporting mother and father of a four-month-old baby that urgently needs a heart operation demonstrate outside the High Court in Auckland, New Zealand on Tuesday.
17h ago

Dig at U.K. housing site yields major 7th century treasures

Experts say a necklace, uncovered with other items near Northampton in central England, is part of the most significant early medieval burial of a woman ever found in the U.K.
A collection of pendants discovered as part of the necklace.
A collection of pendants discovered as part of the necklace.
19h ago

Moroccans celebrate historic World Cup win against Spain

The Atlas Lions are the only team from outside Europe or South America to make it to the quarterfinals in Qatar — and the first Arab team in World Cup history to make it to the last eight.
Moroccans celebrate their win over Spain in a World Cup soccer match, in Rabat, Morocco
Moroccans celebrate their win over Spain in a World Cup soccer match, in Rabat, Morocco
1d ago

Argentine Vice President Cristina Fernández convicted, sentenced in $1B fraud case

Fernández was convicted Tuesday and sentenced to six years in prison. The sentence isn’t firm until appeals are decided, a process that could take years.
Argentina's Vice President Cristina Fernandez at the 140th period of the Argentine Congress on March 1, 2022, in Buenos Aires.
Argentina's Vice President Cristina Fernandez at the 140th period of the Argentine Congress on March 1, 2022, in Buenos Aires.
1d ago

U.S. court dismisses suit against Saudi crown prince in Khashoggi killing

A federal judge heeded the U.S.'s motion to shield Prince Mohammed bin Salman from the lawsuit despite what he called “credible allegations of his involvement in Khashoggi’s murder."
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman welcomes President Joe Biden to Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on July 15, 2022.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman welcomes President Joe Biden to Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on July 15, 2022.

Russia blaming Ukraine for deadly drone attacks

Russia is blaming Ukraine for multiple drone attacks on airbases and warning the public that the country is under attack. NBC News’ Richard Engel has the latest on the conflict.
Russia blaming Ukraine for deadly drone attacks
Russia blaming Ukraine for deadly drone attacks