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Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: June 15 The Guardian on U.S. President Joe Biden, China and Europe: It is 50 year...

Aspiring journalist awarded Daniel Pearl scholarship

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A recent high school graduate whose love of music developed into a love of the written word and a passion for journalism was named Wednesday the 2021 recipient of a college sc...

France eases mask rules; will end nightly virus curfew

PARIS (AP) — France on Wednesday eased several COVID-19 restrictions, with authorities saying it's no longer always mandatory to wear masks outdoors, and halting an 8-month nightly coronavirus curfew ...

Review: Kevin Hart shows range in tearjerker ‘Fatherhood’

Kevin Hart can make us laugh and cry, it seems, even if the vehicle was practically engineered to bring on the waterworks. In “Fatherhood,” on Netflix on Friday, he plays a new dad whose wife dies sho...

Israel to halt nighttime 'mapping' of Palestinian homes

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it is reining in a controversial practice of conducting late-night raids of Palestinian homes in the West Bank aimed at gathering information about the house...

Greenpeace apologizes, local police slam Euro 2020 protester

MUNICH (AP) — Greenpeace has apologized and Munich police are investigating after a protester parachuted into the stadium and injured two people before Germany’s game against France at the European Ch...

Iowa man charged with killing family blamed masked intruder

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A 20-year-old man charged with killing his parents and younger sister in their family home in Iowa told police that a masked intruder was to blame for the homicides, according t...

COVID hits Ecuador doctors who delayed wedding to treat sick

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — They were a pair of young doctors in love who put off marriage to save lives. As the pandemic raged in Ecuador last year, they posted a social media photo of th...

China offers glimpse of Tibetan life without the Dalai Lama

LHASA, China (AP) — A brisk wind ruffles yellow prayer flags as dozens of Tibetans, some on crutches, circle a shrine in a time-honored Buddhist ritual. Across the street, a red banner spells out a ne...

The Latest: Moscow orders mandatory vaccine jabs for many

MOSCOW -- Authorities in Moscow and the surrounding region on Wednesday made COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory for those working in retail, education, health care, public transport and other trades that...

NY lifts more COVID-19 rules as it hits vaccination mark

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that 70% of adults in New York have received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine, a threshold he said the state would celebrate by easing many of its remaining so...

Kane in spotlight as City opens EPL title defense at Spurs

LONDON (AP) — Manchester City will open the Premier League season with a trip to Tottenham as part of a tough start to the champions' title defense. The league's 2021-22 schedule was...

Taiwanese aviation cop fired after comment likening his job to retired life

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese aviation police officer was fired on Wednesday (June 16) after the authorities became aware of his online comment likening his job to retired life, CNA reporte...

COVID: Political prisoners in India suffer under squalid conditions

Stan Swamy has been in jail for the past eight months. The 84-year-old suffers from Parkinson's disease and extreme loss of hearing, and has complained of not being able to eat properly and a body...

DHL adds Sustainable Marine Fuel option for Full-Container Load shipments

DHL Global Forwarding is offering to reduce its main haul carbon emissions with the use of Sustainable Marine Fuels for ocean freightCustomers can now decarbonize their complete ocean freight suppl...