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Taiwan's Hsinchu Police department releases anti-fraud face masks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Hsinchu City Police Department has launched limited-edition "anti-fraud" masks designed with catchy decorations and slogans to teach people how to handle sca...

Arizona sues Biden to keep school anti-mask rules

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey sued the Biden administration on Friday over its demand that the state stop sending millions in federal COVID-19 relief money to schools that don't have mask req...

Man who exposed buttocks on flight charged for plane ruckus

NEW YORK (AP) — An Irish man on a Delta flight from Dublin to New York refused to wear a mask, threw a can that hit another passenger, and pulled down his pants and exposed his buttocks to a flight at...

Youngkin: For now, listen to principals on school masks

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin said Friday he’s confident his administration will win a court battle over his executive order allowing parents to opt out of school mask mandates f...

Business attorney to be University of Wisconsin's president

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin System leaders on Friday chose Jay Rothman, a Milwaukee business attorney with no experience administrating higher education, as the next president running...

Latin America, Asia latest to get hit with omicron surge

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — In Costa Rica, officials are encouraging those infected with the coronavirus to skip voting in upcoming national elections. On the other side of the world, Beijing is locki...

Giuliani associate gets year in prison in foreign donor case

NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida man who helped Rudy Giuliani seek damaging information against Joe Biden in Ukraine was sentenced to a year and a day in prison and fined $10,000 Friday in an unrelated campa...

Poland's ex-president Solidarity leader Walesa has COVID

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s former president and former Solidarity pro-democracy movement leader, Lech Walesa, said Friday that he has COVID-19. The 78-year-old Nobel Peace Prize...

Eva Longoria Bastón's doc looks at Chávez, De La Hoya fight

Boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya wanted to make a documentary about his 1996 fight against Julio César Chávez. It was coming up on 25 years since the “Ultimate Glory” showdown and he figured the time wa...

Taiwan Investigation Bureau warns of multi-layered scheme to spread false news

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A large number of false social media accounts have been creating and spreading false news in Taiwan, the Ministry of Justice Investigation Bureau (MJIB) warned on Friday (...

Alaska governor: Work with Murkowski endures after Trump nod

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy said he doesn't see his acceptance of former President Donald Trump's endorsement as hurting his relationship with the state's senior U.S. se...

Croswell, Horchler lead No. 21 Providence over Georgetown

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Providence coach Ed Cooley wasn't sure what to expect from his team after five days locked in hotel rooms in quarantine and two days of practice following a COVID-19 outbreak. ...

Rittenhouse seeks return of gun used during Kenosha protest

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Kyle Rittenhouse, the Illinois man acquitted of fatally shooting two men and wounding a third during street protests in Kenosha in 2020, is seeking the return of the gun and other...

US charges 2nd key suspect in killing of Haiti's president

MIAMI (AP) — A Haitian-Chilean businessman considered a key suspect in the killing of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse appeared in U.S. federal court on Thursday and was accused of providing weapons to...

Kentucky congressman against mandates says he has COVID-19

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky congressman who has been critical of pandemic mask and vaccine mandates said he has tested positive for COVID-19. Rep. Thomas Massie, a Republican f...