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UK chooses Cornish village as site for G-7 summit in June

LONDON (AP) — The British government has chosen an English village on the coast of Cornwall as the site for the next annual summit of leading industrial nations, saying Prime Minister Boris Johnson wi...

Hugues Fabrice Zango breaks world indoor triple jump record

AUBIERE, France (AP) — Hugues Fabrice Zango broke the world indoor triple jump record with an effort of 18.07 meters on his sixth and final attempt on Saturday. He added 15 centimete...

European powers press Iran to back off latest nuclear move

BERLIN (AP) — Germany, France and Britain pressed Iran on Saturday to back off the latest planned violation of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, saying that Tehran has “no credible civilian use...

Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Saturday, January 16, 2021 _____ City/Town, Country;Saturday's Weather Condition;Saturday's High Temp (C);Saturday's Low Temp (C);Su...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Saturday, January 16, 2021 _____ City/Town, Country;Saturday's Weather Condition;Saturday's High Temp (F);Saturday's Low Temp (F);Su...

Italian skier Bassino takes 1st-run lead in GS, Shiffrin 4th

KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia (AP) — Marta Bassino posted the fastest time in the opening run of a women’s World Cup giant slalom on Saturday, positioning herself for a third win this season. ...

Trump's presidency not just a blip in US foreign policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden’s plan to scrap President Donald Trump’s vision of “America First” in favor of “diplomacy first” will depend on whether he's able to regain the trust of all...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Jan. 16, the 16th day of 2021. There are 349 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 1...

'This is not a game': Global virus death toll hits 2 million

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The global death toll from COVID-19 topped 2 million Friday, crossing the threshold amid a vaccine rollout so immense but so uneven that in some countries there is real hope o...

Russia withdrawing 300 military instructors from CAR

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia has informed the United Nations that it is sending home 300 military instructors it sent to the Central African Republic to help train its army, which was facing an offens...

MATCHDAY: Desperate Chelsea goes to stubborn Fulham in EPL

A look at what’s happening around European soccer on Saturday: ENGLAND After a six-game run featuring four losses, Chelsea's expensively assembled team has dropped ...

Lindsey Horan back with US after recovering from COVID-19

Lindsey Horan says she felt miserable when she caught COVID-19 late last year but she's grateful it wasn't worse. The 26-year-old midfielder was set to accompany the U.S. national te...

Rebels kill 1 UN peacekeeper in Central African Republic

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — At least one peacekeeper was killed and another two were injured on Friday in two successive attacks by armed rebels near the town of Grimari in Central African...

UN hopes to take first step to elect next chief by Jan. 31

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly and Security Council are expected to take the first step toward electing the next head of the global organization this month. Assembly...

$500K in Bitcoin sent from France to US far-right groups

PARIS (AP) — A French computer programmer transferred more than $500,000 in Bitcoin to far-right activists just before his death last month, including some involved in last week’s riot in Washington, ...