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Experts see Canada’s euthanasia laws as threat to disabled

TORONTO (AP) — Alan Nichols had a history of depression and other medical issues, but none were life-threatening. When the 61-year-old Canadian was hospitalized in June 2019 over fears he might be sui...

US unemployment claims rise by 14,000 to 262,000

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans who signed up for unemployment benefits rose last week to the highest level since November, though the U.S. job market continues to show signs of strength. ...

N Macedonia: Truck full of migrants overturns; 35 injured

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — A truck carrying Syrian migrants believed to have entered from neighboring Greece overturned on a road in North Macedonia, injuring 35 people, police said Thursday. ...

Mask mandates return in New Delhi as COVID-19 cases rise

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Indian capital reintroduced public mask mandates on Thursday as COVID-19 cases continue to rise across the country. The New Delhi government reinstituted a fine ...

Africa CDC in 'advanced' talks to obtain monkeypox vaccines

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Africa’s public health agency says the continent of 1.3 billion people still does not have a single dose of the monkeypox vaccine, but “very advanced discussions” are underway wi...

Insilico Medicine Announces New Investment Led by Aramco-backed Prosperity7 Ventures, bringing the total Series D Financing to $95 Million

HIGHLIGHTS: In challenging market conditions, Insilico Medicine closed Series D2 round, bringing the total Series D financing to $95 million from global investors with expertise in investing ...

New design highlights ‘Taiwan’ on international driving permit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new design of the international driving permit (IDP) for Taiwanese citizens features a large “TAIWAN” that makes it more distinguishable. The old versio...

North Korea claims disputed victory over virus, blames Seoul

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un declared victory over COVID-19 at a national meeting where his sister, in an especially combative speech, said Kim had suffered a fever himsel...

Taiwan adds 22,650 local COVID cases, 44 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) confirmed 22,650 local COVID cases on Thursday (Aug. 11). In addition, the center reported 44 deaths and 259 imported cases f...

New Zealand house prices finally fall from dizzying heights

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand house prices fell year-on-year for the first time in more than a decade, a report showed Thursday, as rising interest rates finally halted a dizzying boom th...

Georgia's Kemp seeks tax breaks, rebutting Abrams on economy

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia GOP Gov. Brian Kemp will unfurl his first major policy proposals of his reelection bid Thursday, pledging another state income tax rebate and revival of a long-dormant state pro...

Taveras career-high 5 RBIs, Rangers beat Astros 8-4 in 10

HOUSTON (AP) — Leody Taveras drove in a career-high five runs, including a bases-clearing double as part of a five-run 10th inning as the Texas Rangers beat the Houston Astros 8-4 on Wednesday night. ...

Canada opens world junior hockey with 5-2 win over Latvia

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Connor Bedard had a goal and an assist and Canada opened play in the postponed world junior hockey championship with a 5-2 victory over Latvia on Wednesday night. ...

Experts see Canada’s euthanasia laws as threat to disabled

TORONTO (AP) — Alan Nichols had a history of depression and other medical issues, but none were life-threatening. When the 61-year-old Canadian was hospitalized in June 2019 over fears he might be sui...

Guardians beat Tigers 3-2 after Detroit fires GM Al Avila

DETROIT (AP) — Steven Kwan hit a leadoff triple and scored to help Cleveland Guardians get off to a solid start and beat the Detroit Tigers 3-2 Wednesday night. A few hours before th...