• India Hits New Milestone, Surpasses 5 Million Coronavirus Cases

    India Hits New Milestone, Surpasses 5 Million Coronavirus Cases0

    NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s coronavirus confirmed cases crossed 5 million on Wednesday, still soaring and testing the country’s feeble health care system in tens of thousands of impoverished towns and villages. The Health Ministry reported 90,123 new cases in the past 24 hours, raising the nation’s confirmed total to 5,020,359, about 0.35% of its

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  • Putin Critic Navalny Shares Hospital Photo Of Himself, Plans Return To Russia

    Putin Critic Navalny Shares Hospital Photo Of Himself, Plans Return To Russia0

    BERLIN (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Tuesday posted a picture of himself from his hospital bed in Germany where he’s recuperating from being poisoned with a nerve agent, wryly joking about being able to breathe on his own. “Hi, this is Navalny,” he wrote in the Russian-language post on Instagram in the

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  • Lebanese Protesters Clash With Army Near Presidential Palace

    Lebanese Protesters Clash With Army Near Presidential Palace0

    BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese soldiers on Saturday fired rubber bullets and live rounds in the air to disperse hundreds of protesters trying to march to the presidential palace during an anti-government demonstration. Tension is high in Lebanon following last month’s devastating explosion at Beirut’s port that killed nearly 200 people, and after another mysterious and

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  • Iran Executes 27-Year-Old Wrestler After Trump Asked For Leniency

    Iran Executes 27-Year-Old Wrestler After Trump Asked For Leniency0

    TEHRAN (AP) — Iranian state TV on Saturday reported that the country’s authorities executed a wrestler for allegedly murdering a man, after President Donald Trump asked for the 27-year-old condemned man’s life to be spared. State TV quoted the chief justice of Fars province, Kazem Mousavi, as saying: “The retaliation sentence against Navid Afkari, the

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  • Antarctica Is Still Free Of COVID-19. Can It Stay That Way?

    Antarctica Is Still Free Of COVID-19. Can It Stay That Way?0

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — At this very moment a vast world exists that’s free of the coronavirus, where people can mingle without masks and watch the pandemic unfold from thousands of miles away. That world is Antarctica, the only continent without COVID-19. Now, as nearly 1,000 scientists and others who wintered over on the ice are

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  • Bahrain To Normalize Its Relationship With Israel, Trump Says

    Bahrain To Normalize Its Relationship With Israel, Trump Says0

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Bahrain has become the latest Arab nation to agree to normalize ties with Israel as part of a broader diplomatic push by President Donald Trump and his administration to fully integrate the Jewish state into the Middle East. Trump announced the agreement on Friday, following a three-way phone call he had with

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