EUROPEANS GET 'RIGHT TO REPAIR' FOR SOME ELECTRICAL GOODS

Companies that sell refrigerators, washers, hairdryers or TVs in the European Union will need to ensure those appliances can be repaired...

GIRL DIES AFTER BEING CANED DURING 'EXORCISM' IN SRI LANKA

Police in Sri Lanka say they have arrested two people in connection with the death of a 9-year-old girl who was repeatedly beaten during...

 
 
 

AUSTRALIAN PRIME MINISTER STANDS BY MINISTER ACCUSED OF RAPE

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is standing by an unnamed Cabinet minister after an anonymous letter was sent alleging the...

ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER BENJAMIN NETANYAHU ACCUSES IRAN OF ATTACKING ISRAELI-OWNED CARGO SHIP IN GULF OF OMAN LAST WEEK

 
 
 

PRO-DEMOCRACY ACTIVISTS BROUGHT TO COURT IN HONG KONG

Hong Kong police have brought 47 pro-democracy activists to court on charges of conspiracy to commit subversion under the national...

AP PHOTOS: 1 MONTH IN MYANMAR UNDER MILITARY CONTROL

The hopes of building a robust democracy in Myanmar were shattered when the powerful military toppled the elected government of Aung...

 
 
 

AUSTRALIAN STATE BANS PLASTIC DRINKING STRAWS AND STIRRERS

An Australian state has become the first in the country to ban some single-used plastic items including drinking straws, stir sticks...

SUGA'S PR CHIEF RESIGNS AFTER MEAL TIED TO JAPAN BROADCASTER

The public relations chief for Japan's prime minister has resigned after she acknowledged she had a $700 dinner paid for by a broadcaster

 
 
 

SYRIA REPORTS ISRAELI MISSILE ATTACK NEAR CAPITAL, DAMASCUS

Syrian state media is reporting that the country's air defenses were activated in the capital Damascus and its southern suburbs to...

ASSOCIATED PRESS JOURNALIST DETAINED BY POLICE IN MYANMAR

An Associated Press journalist has been detained by police while covering protests against the military coup in Myanmar

 
 
 

PURIM CELEBRATIONS THREATEN FRESH VIRUS OUTBREAK IN ISRAEL

Mass gatherings have taken place in Jerusalem as Israelis celebrated the Jewish holiday of Purim in violation of coronavirus restrictions

FIRE KILLS 3 CHILDREN IN SYRIAN CAMP HOUSING IS FAMILIES

The U.N. children's agency says a fire in a camp housing families of members of the Islamic State group killed three children and injured...

 
 
 

THAI MARCHERS LINK THEIR DEMOCRACY CAUSE TO MYANMAR PROTESTS

A new faction of Thailand's pro-democracy movement has staged a protest march, linking their cause with that of demonstrators in Myanmar...

UN SAYS 15 EUROPE-BOUND MIGRANTS DIE AT SEA OFF LIBYA

A U.N. spokeswoman says at least 15 African migrants drowned when their boat capsized off the Libyan coast

 
 
 

U.N. HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICE SAYS THE CRACKDOWN ON PROTESTERS BY MYANMAR AUTHORITIES HAS LEFT AT LEAST 18 DEAD

UN WARNS OF MASS FAMINE IN YEMEN AHEAD OF DONOR CONFERENCE

A U.N. humanitarian agency has warned that more than 16 million people in Yemen would go hungry this year, with already some half a...

 
 
 

POPE PRAYS FOR LIBERATION OF 317 KIDNAPPED NIGERIAN STUDENTS

Pope Francis is praying for the quick release of 317 schoolgirls in Nigeria so they can return to their families

U.S. IS 'GRAVELY CONCERNED' BY REPORTS OF ABUSES IN ETHIOPIA

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the U.S. is “gravely concerned by reported atrocities and the overall deteriorating situation”...

 
 
 

NEWSPAPER PHOTOGRAPHER ATTACKED, SERIOUSLY HURT IN FRANCE

A newspaper in northeast France says one of its photographers was attacked and seriously injured while reporting on a suspected outbreak...

ROOSTER KILLS INDIAN MAN DURING BANNED COCKFIGHT

A man has been killed by a rooster with a blade tied to its leg during an illegal cockfight in southern India

 
 
 



Senate Democrats prepare to advance the $1.9 trillion stimulus plan without...

Senate Democrats prepare to advance the $1.9 trillion stimulus plan without a $15-an-hour minimum wage

Summary List Placement Senate Democrats are preparing to advance the $1.9 trillion stimulus bill this week as efforts to push through a $15-per-hour minimum wage with a new tax... Read more ...

Cuomo accuser says the governor is refusing 'to acknowledge or take...

Cuomo accuser says the governor is refusing 'to acknowledge or take responsibility for his predatory behavior'

Summary List Placement A former aide who accused New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment slammed his apology statement as insufficient on Monday and said the governor... Read more ...

Trump, Melania got COVID-19 vaccine before leaving White House

Trump, Melania got COVID-19 vaccine before leaving White House

Former President Donald Trump and former first lady Melania Trump were vaccinated for COVID-19 in January, Read more ...

Cuomo hires Woody Allen lawyer as NY attorney general moves forward with...

Cuomo hires Woody Allen lawyer as NY attorney general moves forward with investigation into sexual harassment allegations

Summary List Placement New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration has hired a criminal defense attorney to take point on the dueling scandals facing the high profile... Read more ...

Why did J.J. Watt sign with Cardinals? Former Texans star finds good...

Why did J.J. Watt sign with Cardinals? Former Texans star finds good contract, great fit in Arizona

The Cardinals have faith J.J. Watt will be an elite defender and remain a healthy producer through the 2022 season, while offering $23 million guaranteed to lure the former... Read more ...

Jamie Dimon says 'gangbuster' growth is in store for the US but too much...

Jamie Dimon says 'gangbuster' growth is in store for the US but too much fiscal stimulus is a risk

Summary List Placement The world's largest economy looks to be set for a "gangbuster" pace of expansion through next year but US officials should be cautious about unleashing... Read more ...

Father and son charged in Ghosn escape are handed over to Japan

Father and son charged in Ghosn escape are handed over to Japan

An American father and son accused of helping former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn flee Japan were handed over on Monday to Japanese authorities for extradition from the... Read more ...

Jen Psaki won't directly say where Biden's ‘red line' is on sexual...

Jen Psaki won't directly say where Biden's ‘red line' is on sexual misconduct claims

White House press secretary Jen Psaki reiterated President Biden's support for an independent investigation into sexual harassment allegations against Gov. Andrew Cuomo on... Read more ...

Nine-year-old girl dies during exorcism

Nine-year-old girl dies during exorcism

A 9-year-old girl was beaten to death with a cane during an exorcism in Sri Lanka, police said. The girl's mother and the woman she hired to drive an evil spirt out of the girl... Read more ...

NC getting 80,000 doses of Johnson & Johnson's vaccine on Wednesday

NC getting 80,000 doses of Johnson & Johnson's vaccine on Wednesday

More than 4 million doses of Johnson and Johnson's single-dose coronavirus vaccine were on their way to hospitals across the country Monday, and thousands will arrive in North... Read more ...