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South African youth project pays tribute to Prince Philip

ORANGE FARM, South Africa (AP) — Young South Africans enthusiastically performed Zulu dancing and traditional African music as part of the lessons provided by the Jabulile Arts and Culture Society...
Apr. 15, 2021

BBC coverage of Philip's death draws record complaints

LONDON (AP) — The BBC’s coverage of the death of Prince Philip has drawn almost 110,000 complaints from the public, making it the most complained-about piece of television programming ever...
Apr. 15, 2021

Princes William, Harry won't walk side-by-side at funeral

LONDON (AP) — Prince William and Prince Harry won’t walk side-by-side Saturday as they follow their grandfather’s coffin into the church ahead of Prince Philip’s funeral, minimizing the chances of...
Apr. 15, 2021

Princes William and Harry won’t walk side-by-side behind their grandfather's coffin at Saturday's funeral in Windsor

LONDON (AP) — Princes William and Harry won’t walk side-by-side behind their grandfather's coffin at Saturday's funeral in Windsor.
Apr. 15, 2021

Both sides in the trial over the death of George Floyd finish presenting their cases, with closing arguments on Monday

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Both sides in the trial over the death of George Floyd finish presenting their cases, with closing arguments on Monday.
Apr. 15, 2021

EXPLAINER: Ex-officer on trial for Floyd death won't testify

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The former Minneapolis police officer charged with murder in George Floyd’s death said Thursday that he won't testify in his own defense, invoking his right to remain...
Apr. 15, 2021

EU chief Michel pledges 'unwavering support' to Ukraine

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union Council President expressed the 27-nation bloc's “unwavering support” for Ukraine Thursday, as the nation faces a major Russian military buildup on its eastern border...
Apr. 15, 2021

Correction: Virus Outbreak-Sikh Holiday story

LIBERTY, Missouri (AP) — In a story April 14, 2021, about the Vaisakhi holiday, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the Stockton Gurdwara Sahib member who talked about holiday preparations...
Apr. 15, 2021

Missouri city settles part in suit over Black inmate's death

CHARLESTON, Mo. (AP) — A southeastern Missouri city has agreed to pay $500,000 to settle its part in a lawsuit brought by the family of a Black man who died...
Apr. 15, 2021

EU Parliament committee backs Brexit trade deal

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union Parliament committees overwhelmingly backed the new trade deal between the 27-nation bloc and former member Britain Thursday, pushing it onward to the full legislature for...
Apr. 15, 2021

Germany sees record vaccinations amid hospital warning

BERLIN (AP) — German officials said Thursday that the country has set a new record for the number of COVID-19 vaccinations in a single day, even as authorities warned that...
Apr. 15, 2021

St Vincent fears COVID-19 outbreak with volcano evacuations

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent (AP) — Officials in St. Vincent said Thursday that they were extremely worried about a COVID-19 outbreak given the lack of water and more positive cases being...
Apr. 15, 2021

Divers aim to reach capsized vessel in search for survivors

PORT FOURCHON, La. (AP) — As 12 people remained missing from a capsized oil industry vessel, Coast Guard divers waited for a break in stormy weather Thursday that would allow...
Apr. 15, 2021

Global warming's extreme rains threaten Hawaii's coral reefs

HONOLULU (AP) — As muddy rainwater surged from Hawaii's steep seaside mountains and inundated residential communities last month, the damage caused by flooding was obvious — houses were destroyed and...
Apr. 15, 2021

Growers fret as Mexico moves to legalize marijuana

BADIRAGUATO, Mexico (AP) — For the first time that María can remember, half of her marijuana harvest is still in storage on her ranch in Mexico’s Sinaloa state months after...
Apr. 15, 2021

Clashes break out at student protest in northern Greek city

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Small groups of demonstrators clashed with police Friday in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki at the end of a march to protest a new law...
Apr. 15, 2021

Mideast's largest mall operator to expand amid vaccine hopes

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Middle East's largest operator of malls expects revenue and earnings to climb back to pre-pandemic levels by the end of next year and...
Apr. 15, 2021

The Latest: Iran finalizes deal for 60M doses of Sputnik V

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has finalized a deal with Russia to purchase 60 million doses of Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine. The state-run IRNA news agency reported Thursday that Iran’s ambassador...
Apr. 15, 2021

Lawyer: 290 relatives file for compensation in MH-17 downing

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A lawyer for relatives of people killed in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine told a court hearing Thursday that...
Apr. 15, 2021

Chauvin won't testify at murder trial in Floyd's death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The defense at the murder trial of former Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd rested its case Thursday without putting Chauvin on the stand,...
Apr. 15, 2021

EU's Borrell voices solidarity with US in SolarWinds hack

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union' foreign policy chief expressed “solidarity" with the U.S. Thursday in the wake of the so-called SolarWinds hack, a breach of federal government agencies and...
Apr. 15, 2021

The defense in the George Floyd murder case rests without putting former Officer Derek Chauvin on the stand

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The defense in the George Floyd murder case rests without putting former Officer Derek Chauvin on the stand.
Apr. 15, 2021

US stocks rise to records on more proof of economic recovery

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rallying toward records on Thursday after a suite of encouraging data showed how hungry Americans are to spend again, how fewer workers are...
Apr. 15, 2021

Africa CDC urges India to lift COVID vaccine export limits

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Africa's top health official said Thursday he wants to believe that India will lift export restrictions on COVID-19 vaccines as soon as possible, warning that “India...
Apr. 15, 2021

Blinken urges nations to add $2B more to UN vaccine program

GENEVA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken appealed Thursday for other countries to inject another $2 billion into a U.N.-backed program to ship coronavirus vaccines to the world’s...
Apr. 15, 2021

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