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Japan's PM vows Olympics will be proof of victory over virus

Japan's PM vows Olympics will be proof of victory over virus

TOKYO — Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga vowed Monday to get the pandemic under control and hold the already postponed Olympics this summer with ample coronavirus protection.
SKorean court gives Samsung scion prison term over bribery

SKorean court gives Samsung scion prison term over bribery

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Billionaire Samsung scion Lee Jae-yong is heading back to prison after a South Korean court sentenced him to two and a half years over his involvement in a 2016 corruption scandal that spurred massive protests and ousted S
Phil Spector, famed music producer and murderer, dies at 81

Phil Spector, famed music producer and murderer, dies at 81

LOS ANGELES — Phil Spector, the eccentric and revolutionary music producer who transformed rock music with his “Wall of Sound” method and who later was convicted of murder, has died. He was 81.
Heavily fortified statehouses around US see small protests

Heavily fortified statehouses around US see small protests

Small groups of right-wing protesters — some of them carrying rifles — gathered outside heavily fortified statehouses around the country Sunday, outnumbered by National Guard troops and police brought in to prevent a repeat of the violence that erupt
Kremlin critic Navalny detained after landing in Moscow

Kremlin critic Navalny detained after landing in Moscow

MOSCOW — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was arrested Sunday at a Moscow airport as he tried to enter the country from Germany, where he had spent five months recovering from nerve agent poisoning that he blames on the Kremlin.

In inaugural address, Biden will appeal to national unity

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden will deliver an appeal to national unity when he is sworn in Wednesday and plans immediate moves to combat the coronavirus pandemic and undo some of President Donald Trump’s most controversial policies, his inco
Uganda's opposition rejects Museveni's reelection as 'fraud'

Uganda's opposition rejects Museveni's reelection as 'fraud'

KAMPALA, Uganda — A day after Uganda's longtime leader was declared winner of the country's presidential election, the opposition party dismissed the results as “fraud” and called for the release of their leader, Bobi Wine, who has been allegedly und
Dog and goat serving as mayor raise money for a playground

Dog and goat serving as mayor raise money for a playground

FAIR HAVEN, Vt. — A goat and a dog who were each elected mayor have helped raise money to renovate a Vermont community playground.
Indonesian teams find more bodies from quake that killed 78

Indonesian teams find more bodies from quake that killed 78

MAMUJU, Indonesia — Indonesian rescuers on Sunday retrieved more bodies from the rubble of homes and buildings toppled by a strong earthquake, raising the death toll to 78, while military engineers managed to reopen ruptured roads to clear access for
Iran asks watchdog not to publish 'unnecessary' nuke details

Iran asks watchdog not to publish 'unnecessary' nuke details

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran urged the United Nations' nuclear watchdog to avoid publishing “unnecessary” details on Tehran’s nuclear program, state TV reported Sunday, a day after Germany, France and Britain said Tehran has “no credible civilian use” for its