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UK is preparing human rights sanctions against Belarus

LONDON (AP) — Britain is preparing sanctions on individuals allegedly involved in human rights violations in Belarus, working with the...

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Saudi king’s rare address to UN showcases monarch in charge

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s King Salman made a rare address to the UN General Assembly on...

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Trump won’t commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump again declined to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the...

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Amnesty: Migrants face ‘vicious cycle of cruelty’ in Libya

CAIRO (AP) — Amnesty International said Thursday that thousands of Europe-bound migrants who were intercepted and returned to Libyan shores...

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Lebanon asks world’s help ‘trying to rise from its rubble’

BEIRUT (AP) — Facing an economic meltdown and other crises, Lebanon’s president on Wednesday asked for the world’s help to...

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Dismay over Breonna Taylor spills into America’s streets

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Anger, frustration and sadness over the decision not to charge Kentucky police officers for Breonna Taylor’s...

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At UN, Trump raps China for virus as US deaths top 200,000

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump urged world leaders to hold China accountable for the spread of the coronavirus, in...

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Does the coronavirus spread easily among children?

Does the coronavirus spread easily among children? It appears the virus can spread among children and teens, but how easily...

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Reports: Kuwait and the UAE in economic pain amid pandemic

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two oil-rich Arab Gulf states suffered severe economic blows on Wednesday, as a major...

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Late-stage study of first single-shot vaccine begins in US

Johnson & Johnson is beginning a huge final study to try to prove if a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine can protect...

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‘Bidin’ his time’: Joe Biden battles being chronically late

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden was running late. Again. On a recent Friday, he’d already apologized for the delayed...

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UK’s Johnson urges ‘spirit of togetherness’ to combat virus

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson appealed Tuesday for resolve and a “spirit of togetherness” through the winter...

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World leaders who skipped past UN meetings get their moment

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — He’s not recognized as a head of state by the country he’d be visiting. His diplomatic...

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Iran strikes defiant tone at UN under crushing US sanctions

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Grappling with a weakened economy and the Middle East’s worst coronavirus outbreak, Iran’s president...

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