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Vatican to start monthly newspaper by and with the poor

ROME (AP) — The Vatican newspaper is starting a new monthly edition dedicated to the poor and people on the margins, aimed at not only telling their stories but involving them in the paper's productio...

Schwarber, Realmuto go deep vs Musgrove in Phils' 6-2 win

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Big swings by Kyle Schwarber and J.T. Realmuto of the Philadelphia Phillies put an end to Joe Musgrove's unbeaten start to 2022. Schwarber hit a two-run homer and Re...

Novavax' Nuvaxovid™ COVID-19 Vaccine Receives Emergency Use Authorization in Taiwan for Use in Individuals Aged 18 and Over

The EUA in Taiwan allows Novavax to begin fulfilling its commitment to the COVAX Facility GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a biotechnology company dedi...

Myanmar minister joins Southeast Asian defense meeting

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Myanmar’s defense minister, under sanctions from the United States, Britain and other countries for abuses committed by his country’s military, was welcomed Wednesday to an...

Leftist's election to test Colombia's alliance with US

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — It’s one of the United States’ few enduring alliances in an often-turbulent Latin America, one built around a decades-long partnership combating the nation’s drug cartels. ...

No charges for North Carolina police officers in shooting

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina prosecutor has decided against filing charges against officers who shot and killed a knife-wielding man. His widow and activists called for more training in de-es...

Police, civil rights group in $336K accord over 2020 protest

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A city and two law enforcement agencies in a North Carolina county will pay $336,000 to a group of plaintiffs to settle a lawsuit stemming from a 2020 protest in which demonstrato...

Officials: Man dies in custody after shots fired into home

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A man taken into police custody in North Carolina after officers investigated reports of shots fired into a home has died, authorities said. Charlotte-Mecklen...

NBA's Montrezl Harrell facing felony marijuana charge

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Charlotte Hornets forward Montrezl Harrell is facing a felony drug charge after authorities said they found vacuum-sealed bags of marijuana in his car during a traffic stop. ...

Teen charged in shooting that injured 3 people at NC mall

GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — A 17-year-old boy has been charged in a shooting that wounded three people at a North Carolina mall, police said. Two men and a woman were taken to a hospital w...

Washington justices: Race a factor in analyzing police stops

SEATTLE (AP) — A person’s race and ethnicity must be taken into account when deciding whether they were free to leave an encounter with police, the Washington Supreme Court said Thursday in its latest...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: June 3 The New York Times calls for an independent investigation into the killing of journalist Shi...

South African pastor found guilty of treason, racist plot

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African court has convicted a pastor of plotting to overthrow the government and to kill thousands of Black people in the country. Harry Johannes Knoesen...

As Britons thank Queen Elizabeth for 70 years, monarchy looks to future

While millions watched the Platinum Jubilee festivities to thank Queen Elizabeth and reflect on her 70 years on the British throne, for the monarchy itself, the four-day celebrations have also very mu...

Slovakian parliament delegation arrives in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Deputy Speaker of the Slovakian parliament, Milan Laurencik, arrived in Taiwan on Sunday morning (June 5) at 7:21 a.m. Laurencik is leading a delegation of legislat...