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Deutsche Welle journalist sentenced in Belarus to 20 days

MOSCOW (AP) — German international broadcaster Deutsche Welle says one of its freelance correspondents has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in Belarus.
Nepal scales back Hindu chariot festival amid virus surge

Nepal scales back Hindu chariot festival amid virus surge

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A drastically truncated version of a Hindu chariot festival took place Saturday in Nepal's capital amid strict COVID-19 restrictions, following an agreement by organizers and authorities that prevented a repeat of violent conf
Israel strike in Gaza destroys building with AP, other media

Israel strike in Gaza destroys building with AP, other media

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — An Israeli airstrike targeted and destroyed a high-rise building in Gaza City that housed offices of The Associated Press and other media outlets hours after another Israeli air raid on a densely populated refugee camp ki

Detroit tourism seeks rebound after year lost to pandemic

DETROIT (AP) — Timothy Tharp has owned businesses in Detroit long enough to remember when parts of downtown resembled a ghost town.
Heart study: Low- and regular-dose aspirin safe, effective

Heart study: Low- and regular-dose aspirin safe, effective

An unusual study that had thousands of heart disease patients enroll themselves and track their health online as they took low- or regular-strength aspirin concludes that both doses seem equally safe and effective for preventing additional heart prob
Surgery to prevent strokes in heart patients recommended worldwide: Canadian doctor

Surgery to prevent strokes in heart patients recommended worldwide: Canadian doctor

A simple surgery to remove unnecessary tissue in the heart could prevent strokes in patients with a common condition that requires them to take blood thinners, says the Canadian lead author of a study involving about 4,800 people in 27 countries. Dr.
Masks off, Poles cheer reopening of bars and restaurants

Masks off, Poles cheer reopening of bars and restaurants

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poles pulled off their masks, hugged their friends and made toasts to their regained freedom as restaurants, bars and pubs reopened for the first time in seven months and the government dropped a requirement for people to cover
'Well, that's it.' 96-year-old DJ bids farewell in Hong Kong

'Well, that's it.' 96-year-old DJ bids farewell in Hong Kong

HONG KONG (AP) — After more than seven decades in radio, a 96-year-old Hong Kong DJ bid farewell to his listeners Saturday with “Time to Say Goodbye,” sung by Sarah Brightman and Andrea Bocelli. “Well that’s it.
Kardashians reveal mystery behind Nori's Black Book

Kardashians reveal mystery behind Nori's Black Book

NEW YORK (AP) — Kardashian fans were tickled by a big reveal: A California government worker is behind a mystery social media handle that's been cranking out droll posts from North West's point of view since Kim's eldest was born seven years ago.
Israeli military accused of using media to trick Hamas

Israeli military accused of using media to trick Hamas

JERUSALEM (AP) — Early Friday, just after midnight, the Israeli military put out an ominous statement to the media: “IDF air and ground troops are currently attacking in the Gaza Strip.