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Pipeline opponents sue to shut down Minnesota construction

MINNEAPOLIS — Opponents of a pipeline project that crosses three states have asked a federal court to halt construction in Minnesota on allegations that U.S.
More COVID-19 vaccines in the pipeline as US effort ramps up

More COVID-19 vaccines in the pipeline as US effort ramps up

A huge U.S. study of another COVID-19 vaccine candidate got underway Monday as states continue to roll out scarce supplies of the first shots to a nation anxiously awaiting relief from the catastrophic outbreak.
Lori Loughlin released after prison term in college scam

Lori Loughlin released after prison term in college scam

“Full House” actor Lori Loughlin was released from prison Monday after spending two months behind bars for paying half a million dollars in bribes to get her two daughters into college.
UK warns of 'bumpy' post-Brexit transition despite deal

UK warns of 'bumpy' post-Brexit transition despite deal

LONDON — First came the Brexit trade deal. Now comes the red tape and the institutional nitty gritty.
Gibraltar’s border with Spain still in doubt after Brexit

Gibraltar’s border with Spain still in doubt after Brexit

BARCELONA, Spain — While corks may have popped in London and Brussels over the end to a four-year saga known as Brexit, there is one rocky speck of British soil still left in limbo.
Officials: Attacks across Afghanistan kill at least 5

Officials: Attacks across Afghanistan kill at least 5

KABUL — At least five people were killed in separate attacks across Afghanistan on Monday, officials said, raising further concerns about the fate of peace talks that have been suspended until at least next month.
Asia Today: Governor of hotspot Thai province infected

Asia Today: Governor of hotspot Thai province infected

BANGKOK — The governor of a province at the centre of an expanding COVID-19 outbreak in Thailand has been confirmed infected with the coronavirus after meeting with public health officials including the deputy prime minister.
Moderate 5.0 magnitude quake hits Croatia, damages buildings

Moderate 5.0 magnitude quake hits Croatia, damages buildings

ZAGREB, Croatia — A moderate earthquake hit central Croatia near the capital of Zagreb early Monday, triggering panic and damaging some buildings in towns south of the city. There were no immediate reports of injuries.

Russian fishing trawler sinks in Barents Sea, 17 missing

MOSCOW — A Russian fishing trawler sank Monday in the northern Barents Sea and 17 of its crew are still missing, emergency officials said. Two other crew members have been rescued.

Azerbaijan reports attack on its troops in Nagorno-Karabakh

MOSCOW — Azerbaijan's Defence Ministry said Monday its army units have been attacked by “an illegal Armenian armed group" in Nagorno-Karabakh, killing one Azerbaijani serviceman and wounding another.