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United Arab Emirates names 2 new astronauts, including woman

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates named the next two astronauts in its space program Saturday,...

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Stalled at first jab: Vaccine shortages hit poor countries

LONDON (AP) — As many as 60 countries, including some of the world’s poorest, might be stalled at the first...

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Positive atmosphere, little progress in Iran nuclear talks

BERLIN (AP) — Nascent talks aimed at bringing the United States back into the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran broke...

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US to keep migrant families in hotels as amid rush for space

Migrant families will be held at hotels in the Phoenix area in response to a growing number of people crossing...

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Iran frees South Korean ship it held amid dispute over funds

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A South Korean oil tanker held for months by Iran amid a dispute over...

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Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, dies at 99

LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip, the irascible and tough-minded husband of Queen Elizabeth II who spent more than seven decades...

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Iraq blames public for new virus record, urges vaccinations

Iraq’s Health Ministry has warned of “dire consequences” ahead because citizens are not heeding coronavirus prevention measures, after the country...

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Iran, 5 powers take stock of drive to revive nuclear deal

VIENNA (AP) — Iran and the five world powers that remain in a foundering 2015 nuclear deal plan to hold...

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Countries worldwide hit new records for virus cases, deaths

Ambulances filled with breathless patients lined up in Brazil as nations around the world set new records Thursday for COVID-19...

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Loud debates, fun banter: Mideast finds outlet in Clubhouse

BEIRUT (AP) — They are boisterous, argumentative and at times downright hilarious. Hundreds of thousands of people in the Arab...

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Analysis: Attack on Iran ship off Yemen escalates shadow war

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An attack this week on an Iranian cargo ship that is said to serve...

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Expert: Lack of oxygen killed George Floyd, not drugs

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — George Floyd died of a lack of oxygen from being pinned to the pavement with a knee on his...

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UK infections drop about 60% amid vaccinations, lockdown

LONDON (AP) — The UK’s COVID-19 vaccination program is beginning to break the link between infection and serious illness or...

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Inside secret Syria talks aimed at freeing American hostages

Last summer, two US officials ventured into hostile territory for a secret high-stakes meeting with American adversaries. The Syrian government...

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