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Explosions rock Crimea in suspected Ukrainian attack

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Explosions and fires ripped through an ammunition depot in Russia-annexed Crimea on Tuesday in the second suspected Ukrainian attack on the peninsula in just over a week, forcing ...

Could Russian nationals be shut out of EU and Schengen?

My Russian acquaintance Artyom likes Finland. It has beautiful lakes, friendly people and clean air. He knows the country because he has been there several times. Artyom lives in St. Petersburg and no...

Jerusalem holds annual Pride Parade despite threats

JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of people attended the annual Jerusalem Pride Parade on Thursday amid heavy protection by Israeli police, who arrested three people suspected of threatening the event. ...

EU dallies on recognizing ASEAN COVID vaccine passports

The EU currently recognizes COVID passport certificates issued by only three countries from Southeast Asia, despite a surge in outbound travel from the region as pandemic restrictions are lifted. ...

Surge of desert surf parks stirs questions in dry California

Hours from the California coast, surfers are hoping one of the next spots where they can catch a wave is in the desert. At least four large surf lagoons are proposed for the region a...

Today's best, yesterday's stars set to shine at NBA All-Star

The NBA’s All-Star weekend is about fashion and fun, Saturday night slams and celebrating the very best in the game today. This year, it’s just as much about the stars of yesterday. ...

Live updates: New Hampshire sets 2nd 'booster blitz' day

CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire’s governor has announced another “booster blitz” for Jan. 8, aiming to give out about 10,000 coronavirus vaccine shots. The first one was held Dec. 11. ...

Oregon's biggest city has 'long way to go' repairing its rep

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland’s “badly damaged” reputation – marked by months of destructive protests, a homeless crisis and record year of homicides – is hurting the standing of Oregon’s largest cit...

Meyer turned to Carroll, Seahawks to help rebuild Jaguars

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Urban Meyer first started studying Pete Carroll nearly two decades ago. Meyer was taking over at Utah in 2003 and Carroll was about to lead USC to one of c...

Rural schools on Taiwan's Penghu Islands hold rare sports meet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Students from eight schools on Taiwan's Penghu Islands on Wednesday (April 28) competed in a joint sports event, the first of its kind ever held in the archipelagic co...

COVID offers Pakistan chance to focus on ecotourism

Pakistan has emerged as one of the most sought-after tourist destinations over the past few years. The South Asian nation topped several international travel lists such as Forbes' "The 10 coo...

Gulf Arab states launch new restrictions over virus fears

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Gulf Arab states on Thursday launched new restrictions over fears of the coronavirus resurging across their countries. With populations including ...

Southern Taiwan museum cultivates photogenic landscape

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The blooming flower field at Tainan Shan-Shang Garden and Old Waterwork Museum makes the museum an ideal travel destination for the coming Lunar New Year, according to Tai...

Taiwan's Kaohsiung one of New York Times' '52 places to love in 2021'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New York Times has listed the southern city of Kaohsiung as one of the best places to visit in 2021. The publication recently asked its readers to recommend travel ...

Trump, Pence and Reid react to death of Sheldon Adelson

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Billionaire casino mogul and Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson died Monday night at 87. Here are some reactions to his death: “Sheldon lived th...