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Indian opposition party holds street protest demanding jobs

NEW DELHI (AP) — Youth members of India's main opposition Congress party clashed with police during a street protest Friday demanding jobs as the country’s economy recovers from a coronavirus...
Sep. 17, 2021

Woman charged with killing 3 young girls in New Zealand

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A 40-year-old woman was charged Friday with killing three young girls in a crime that has shocked New Zealand. Police did not immediately identify the...
Sep. 17, 2021

Justice Department reviewing policies on transgender inmates

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is reviewing its policies on housing transgender inmates in the federal prison system after protections for transgender prisoners were rolled back in the Trump...
Sep. 17, 2021

Black Iowa police chief faces backlash after bringing change

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — The first Black police chief in Waterloo, Iowa, is facing intense opposition from some current and former officers as he works with city leaders to reform...
Sep. 17, 2021

Campaigners press for next German leader to act on climate

BERLIN (AP) — Environmental campaigners pressed Friday for Germany's next chancellor to take strong action against climate change, including by bringing forward the country's coal phase-out and banning new gasoline...
Sep. 17, 2021

New government in Lebanon renews central bank audit

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s incoming finance minister signed a contract on Friday with a New-York-based company to conduct a forensic audit of the country’s central bank, a key demand of...
Sep. 17, 2021

Boeing to build Navy aircraft at MidAmerica, invest $200M

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Chicago-based aerospace giant Boeing Co. will invest $200 million to begin manufacturing the U.S. Navy's latest unmanned aircraft at MidAmerica St. Louis Airport in a project...
Sep. 17, 2021

Poland's, Lithuania's PMs to discuss migration, security

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Lithuanian Prime Minister Ingrida Simonyte is coming to Poland for talks Friday that include the region’s security in the face of migrant pressure on the two...
Sep. 17, 2021

The Latest: Germany awards its leader of Afghanistan airlift

The Latest on Afghanistan: BERLIN — Germany’s president has bestowed one of the country’s highest awards to the commander who led the evacuation of Germans and some Afghans from Kabul...
Sep. 17, 2021

Japan governing party begins race to pick Suga successor

TOKYO (AP) — The race is on for the next Japanese prime minister. Official election campaigning began Friday for the new head of Japan’s governing Liberal Democratic Party, who typically...
Sep. 17, 2021

South Africa: Top court upholds ex-president's jail sentence

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's highest court on Friday denied an application by former president Jacob Zuma to rescind his sentence of 15 months in jail for contempt of court...
Sep. 17, 2021

British computing inventor Clive Sinclair dies at 81

LONDON (AP) — Clive Sinclair, the British inventor and entrepreneur who arguably did more than anyone else to inspire a whole generation of children into a life-long passion for computers...
Sep. 17, 2021

Latest: Sri Lanka extends lockdown until Oct. 1

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka on Friday extended the COVID-19 lockdown by another two weeks amid pressure from medical experts. The current lockdown was to end on Tuesday. A...
Sep. 17, 2021

Lebanon signs contract for forensic audit of central bank

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s incoming finance minister signed a contract on Friday with a New-York-based company to conduct a forensic audit of the country’s central bank, a key demand of...
Sep. 17, 2021

Navalny app removed from online stores as Russian polls open

MOSCOW (AP) — An app created by allies of imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny disappeared from Apple and Google stores on Friday as polls opened across Russia for three...
Sep. 17, 2021

Danes wants to ban some inmates from entering a romance

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Danish government wants to ban prisoners serving a life sentence from entering a romantic relationship and says that they “should not have the opportunity to...
Sep. 17, 2021

World shares advance on mixed economic data

World shares were mostly higher on Friday as investors assessed a hodge-podge of economic data. Benchmarks rose in Frankfurt, Paris, Tokyo and Hong Kong but fell in Sydney. U.S. futures...
Sep. 17, 2021

Faeroese salmon exporter joins chorus, condemns dolphin hunt

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — One of the Faeroe Islands’ largest farmed salmon exporters has condemned the slaughter of a large number of white-sided dolphins on the North Atlantic archipelago as...
Sep. 17, 2021

2 charged with murder of N Ireland journalist Lyra McKee

LONDON (AP) — Police have charged two men with the murder of Lyra McKee, a Northern Irish journalist shot dead as she covered rioting in Londonderry in 2019. The Police...
Sep. 17, 2021

Trial begins over COVID outbreak in Austrian ski resort

VIENNA (AP) — A civil trial opened Friday in Austria over the government's handling of a coronavirus outbreak at an Alpine ski resort during the early stages of the pandemic...
Sep. 17, 2021

Woman sues for right to freeze her eggs in Beijing

BEIJING (AP) — After almost two years, an unmarried woman suing for the right to freeze her eggs in Beijing is getting her case heard in court Friday in a...
Sep. 17, 2021

Cambodia vaccinating 6-to-11-year-olds before schools reopen

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia began vaccinating 6-to-11-year-olds Friday so students can safely return to schools that have been closed for months due to the coronavirus. Prime Minister Hun...
Sep. 17, 2021

Albania Parliament approves new female-dominated Cabinet

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s Assembly, or parliament, on Friday approved Cabinet dominated by women, aiming to bring the country back to economic growth focusing on tourism and agriculture, infrastructure...
Sep. 17, 2021

Virus fallout, slow internet worry businesses in German vote

GOLSSEN, Germany (AP) — A mill owner in eastern Germany hopes the next government will restore supply chains disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic. A brewer in the country’s south wants...
Sep. 17, 2021

Latest: China reports 62 new cases, 1 billion vaccinated

BEIJING -- China has reported another 62 cases of COVID-19, even as the number of Chinese citizens fully vaccinated has topped 1 billion. All but one of the cases was...
Sep. 16, 2021

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