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Weinstein jury back to work with signs of split over charges

NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors at Harvey Weinstein’s New York City rape trial are set to resume deliberations Monday after signaling they are at odds on the top charges in...
Feb. 24, 2020

Auschwitz Museum upset at scene in Amazon series "Hunters"

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The museum of the Nazi German Auschwitz death camp is objecting to a scene in a new TV series that shows a murderous game of human...
Feb. 24, 2020

Protests, prayers in Indian capital ahead of Trump's visit

NEW DELHI (AP) — As President Donald Trump was being feted by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the west Indian city of Ahmedabad on Monday, Hindu nationalist and communist...
Feb. 24, 2020

Canary Islands' airports reopen as wind and sandstorm ease

MADRID (AP) — All airports on Spain's Canary Islands had reopened Monday after authorities said the worst is over from strong winds that have thickened the air with sand and...
Feb. 24, 2020

Iran lawmaker says 50 dead from new virus in city of Qom

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A staggering 50 people have died in the Iranian city of Qom from the new coronavirus this month, a lawmaker was quoted as saying...
Feb. 24, 2020

Iran lawmaker says 50 dead from new virus in Qom; is at 50

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A staggering 50 people have died in the Iranian city of Qom from the new coronavirus this month, a lawmaker was quoted as saying...
Feb. 24, 2020

China postpones key political meetings because of virus

BEIJING (AP) — China announced Monday it has postponed its most important political meetings of the year because of the outbreak of the new virus, a significant step for an...
Feb. 24, 2020

German Carnival floats take aim at racism in wake of attack

BERLIN (AP) — Biting commentary on racism in Germany featured prominently Monday among Carnival floats in western cities, hastily put together in the aftermath of a deadly far-right attack last...
Feb. 24, 2020

Zimbabwe's rural elderly battle hunger amid severe drought

MUDZI, Zimbabwe (AP) — Living alone in Zimbabwe’s arid Mudzi district, Leah Tsiga's best friend is her cat. But when it comes to food, each has to look for their...
Feb. 24, 2020

UN chief issues 7-point 'call to action' on human rights

GENEVA (AP) — The head of the United Nations issued a “call to action” on Monday to countries, businesses and all people to help renew and revive human rights across...
Feb. 24, 2020

Italy tries to contain virus as neighbors fear its spread

CODOGNO, Italy (AP) — Police manned checkpoints around quarantined towns in Italy's north on Monday as authorities sought to contain the COVID-19 virus that has made Italy the focal point...
Feb. 24, 2020

China postpones key political meeting because of virus

BEIJING (AP) — China announced Monday it has postponed its most important political meeting of the year because of the outbreak of the new virus. The move indicates the importance...
Feb. 24, 2020

World shares smacked as new virus cases jump outside China

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares skidded, oil prices sank and the price of gold surged on Monday as the number of people infected or killed by the viral outbreak that began...
Feb. 24, 2020

Iran news agency: Death toll from new virus in Qom is at 50

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's semiofficial ILNA news agency is reporting that the death toll from the new coronavirus in the city of Qom is 50. The report...
Feb. 24, 2020

Iran's semiofficial ILNA news agency is reporting that the death toll from the new coronavirus in the city of Qom is 50

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's semiofficial ILNA news agency is reporting that the death toll from the new coronavirus in the city of Qom is 50.
Feb. 24, 2020

Extradition hearing to begin for WikiLeaks founder Assange

LONDON (AP) — Supporters of Julian Assange gathered Monday outside a high-security London courthouse, where a judge is set to begin hearing a U.S. extradition case against the WikiLeaks founder...
Feb. 24, 2020

China postpones most important annual political assembly because of virus outbreak

BEIJING (AP) — China postpones most important annual political assembly because of virus outbreak.
Feb. 24, 2020

Former French prime minister and wife go on trial for fraud

PARIS (AP) — He could have been president of France. Instead, former Prime Minister Francois Fillon is going on trial to face fraud charges after he used public funds to...
Feb. 24, 2020

South Korea reports 70 more cases of virus, bringing total to 833

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea reports 70 more cases of virus, bringing total to 833.
Feb. 24, 2020

Iran says 4 more died of new virus; total death toll at 12

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state TV says the death toll in the country from the new coronavirus has risen to 12, after four more people died. The TV quoted...
Feb. 24, 2020

Iranian state TV says the death toll in the country from the new coronavirus is now 12, after four more people died

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state TV says the death toll in the country from the new coronavirus is now 12, after four more people died.
Feb. 24, 2020

K League season kick off postponed because of viral outbreak

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean soccer authorities have indefinitely postponed the start of the 2020 domestic season. The K League made the announcement after an emergency meeting in...
Feb. 24, 2020

India pours on the pageantry with colorful welcome for Trump

AHMEDABAD, INDIA (AP) — India poured on the pageantry with a joyful, colorful welcome for President Donald Trump who on Monday kicked off a whirlwind 36-hour visit that emphasizes pageantry...
Feb. 24, 2020

Love of basketball put Bryant, others on final fatal flight

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The six passengers traveling with Kobe Bryant and his daughter in the helicopter that crashed into a Southern California mountainside last month were joined by their...
Feb. 24, 2020

Timeline of events for the Kobe Bryant helicopter crash

A timeline of events for the helicopter crash that killed former Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant and eight others: Sunday, Jan. 26 The helicopter carrying Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter,...
Feb. 24, 2020

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