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Ex-chief: Dallas cop kept on job to not tip him off to probe

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Police Department allowed an officer to continue patrolling for more than a year while investigating whether he ordered two people to be killed because it didn't want to tip h...

As other states close prisons, Nebraska may build a big one

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Across the nation officials are closing prisons as crime rates drop and views about drug use change, but not in Nebraska, where the governor is pushing for a new $230 million prison...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, March 5, the 64th day of 2021. There are 301 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 5,...

Taiwan, US creating partnership opportunities with Eswatini

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the U.S. are working with Eswatini to identify private sector opportunities to bolster the information technology industry in the Southern African country. T...

Coronavirus: Australia wants EU to 'review' Italy's vaccine block

Australia's prime minister on Friday said he "understands" why Italy blocked the planned export of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine. Nevertheless, Australia asked the European Commissi...

Canada lawyer says Trump comments shouldn't halt extradition

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Comments made by former U.S. President Donald Trump do not meet the standard to halt an extradition hearing of a senior executive for Chinese communications giant Hu...

Impeachment? Vindication? What comes next in Cuomo probe

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s attorney general has promised a thorough investigation of allegations that Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed at least two women. But if the investiga...

Review: An updated 'Coming 2 America' for a #MeToo world

Once upon a time, dear children, before you were born, they made a fairytale movie about a kingdom called Zamunda. “Coming to America,” starring Eddie Murphy at the height of his popularity and charis...

Foresee Pharmaceuticals Enters Exclusive License Agreement with Intas Pharmaceuticals for Commercialization in the United States

TAIPEI, March 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Foresee Pharmaceuticals (6576.TWO) ("Foresee") announced today that it has entered into an exclusive license agreement with Intas Pharmaceuticals ("...

The Latest: Sri Lanka approves Russia's Sputnik V vaccine

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka’s drug regulatory body has approved the Russian Sputnik V vaccine as the second available for use in the Indian Ocean island nation. The state minister...

EU blocks export of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines to Australia

The European Commission and Italy have blocked a shipment of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine destined for Australia after the pharmaceutical company did not fulfil its European Union contract commi...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ March 2 The Fort Worth Star-Telegram on the Texas governor's decision to lift...

Press groups call on Nicaragua to stop harassing media

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Committee to Protect Journalists and three other press freedom groups called on the government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega Wednesday to stop harassing and targeting me...

Texas schools, stores divided on masks as mandate ends

DALLAS (AP) — Now that Texas' mask mandate is ending, florist Lucy Alanis is reconsidering a rare treat she allowed herself in Dallas during the coronavirus pandemic: the occasional meal at a restaura...

Top official at swimming body FINA quits after 35 years

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Cornel Marculescu, the executive director of swimming's governing body FINA, resigned Wednesday after 35 years in charge in which the sport transformed its commercial appe...