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GOP signals unwillingness to part with Trump after riot

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Donald Trump has lost his social media megaphone, the power of government and the unequivocal support of his party's elected leaders. But a week after leaving the White House i...

Angry Indian farmers prepare for massive Republic Day rally

NEW DELHI (AP) — Thousands of tractors lined up on the outskirts of New Delhi on Monday, ready to swarm the Indian capital in a protest against new agriculture reform laws that have triggered a growin...

India: Frontline workers optimistic about vaccination drive

India started its mass COVID-19 vaccination campaign on January 16 and aims to inoculate at least 300 million people out of its 1.3 billion population by July. The authorities decided to vaccinate fr...

One county, worlds apart: Bridging the political divide

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — She fired up her laptop to scour the internet for bits from right-wing websites and conspiratorial YouTube channels. The inauguration of Joe Biden was just day...

Year after lockdown, Wuhan dissident more isolated than ever

WUHAN, China (AP) — One year after lockdown, Wuhan has long since sprung back to life — but Zhu Tao remains bunkered in his 14th-floor apartment, spending his days doomscrolling through news, playing ...

Austin Romine, Cubs finalize $1.5 million, 1-year contract

CHICAGO (AP) — The Cubs finalized a $1.5 million, one-year contract with catcher Austin Romine on Saturday. Chicago had been looking for a backup catcher since the Cubs traded Victor...

The Latest: UK doctors want review of Pfizer shot timetable

LONDON — Britain’s main doctors’ organization says it is concerned about the U.K.’s decision to give people a second dose of coronavirus vaccine up to 12 weeks after the first, rather than the shorter...

AP source: Cubs, C Romine agree to $1.5 million, 1-year deal

CHICAGO (AP) — The Cubs added a veteran catcher, agreeing to a $1.5 million, one-year contract with Austin Romine, a person with direct knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Friday. ...

In a first for Spain, Jesuits admit to decades of sex abuse

MADRID (AP) — The first comprehensive internal inquiry on sex abuse allegations by a religious order in Spain has identified 81 children and 37 adult victims by 96 Jesuits since the late 1920s, a much...

With new album, Epik High endures in South Korea music scene

SEOUL (AP) — Popular South Korean hip-hop trio Epik High was working on a song called “End of the World” before the pandemic hit last year. Now, the band's frontman Tablo says, “I wish that this song ...

Timeline: China's COVID-19 outbreak and lockdown of Wuhan

WUHAN, China (AP) — The Chinese city of Wuhan is looking back on a year since it was placed under a 76-day lockdown beginning Jan. 23, 2020. It was the most extreme step taken up to that point against...

Saleh's Jets path shaped by 9/11: 'I'm supposed to be here'

NEW YORK (AP) — Robert Saleh was trudging along in his professional life nearly 20 years ago, trying to find satisfaction and direction. His brother's harrowing experience during the...

Lebanon central bank governor denies transfer of capital

BEIRUT (AP) — The governor of Lebanon's Central Bank denied on Thursday that he had made any transfers of the bank's funds following a probe by Swiss authorities into money laundering and embezzlement...

Australian geneticist debunks China's mink theory of Covid origin

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Australian geneticist is disputing claims by China that minks may have been the source of the Wuhan coronavirus and puts to rest any notion that the pandemic started at...

China: Alibaba founder Jack Ma appears for first time since government crackdown

Jack Ma, the founder of China's largest e-commerce company Alibaba, on Wednesday made his first public appearance since October when he spoke to a group of teachers online. The Jack Ma Foundation...