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Austria orders nationwide lockdown for unvaccinated

Austria orders nationwide lockdown for unvaccinated

BERLIN (AP) — The Austrian government ordered a nationwide lockdown for unvaccinated people starting midnight Sunday to slow the fast spread of the coronavirus in the country.
Queen sprains back, won't attend Remembrance Sunday event

Queen sprains back, won't attend Remembrance Sunday event

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has sprained her back and will not attend the Remembrance Sunday service in central London to remember Britain’s war dead, Buckingham Palace said Sunday.
John Artis, co-defendant of 'Hurricane' Carter, dies at 75

John Artis, co-defendant of 'Hurricane' Carter, dies at 75

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — John Artis, who was wrongly convicted with boxer Rubin “Hurricane” Carter in a triple murder case made famous in a 1975 song by Bob Dylan and a 1999 film staring Denzel Washington, has died. He was 75. Artis died on Nov.
Battle among Ecuador prison gangs kills at least 68 inmates

Battle among Ecuador prison gangs kills at least 68 inmates

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — A prolonged gunbattle between rival gangs inside Ecuador’s largest prison killed at least 68 inmates and wounded 25 on Saturday, while authorities said it took most of the day to regain control at the Litoral Penitentiary, which
Federal court rejects Oklahoma death row inmates appeal

Federal court rejects Oklahoma death row inmates appeal

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal appeals court has rejected an appeal by four Oklahoma inmates to stay their executions scheduled over the next three months, including a planned lethal injection next week that has drawn international attention.
Beloved 'Dolphin Tale' star Winter died of twisted intestine

Beloved 'Dolphin Tale' star Winter died of twisted intestine

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Florida's most famous dolphin Winter, beloved by fans around the world and star of the movie “Dolphin Tale,” died of twisted intestines, according to necropsy results released by the aquarium Saturday.
South Dakota governor formally launches reelection campaign

South Dakota governor formally launches reelection campaign

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, who's considered a rising star in the Republican Party, formally launched her reelection campaign Friday.
Bannon indicted on contempt charges for defying 1/6 subpoena

Bannon indicted on contempt charges for defying 1/6 subpoena

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon, a longtime ally of former President Donald Trump, was indicted Friday on two counts of criminal contempt of Congress after he defied a subpoena from the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S.
Alzheimer's drug cited as Medicare premium jumps by $21.60

Alzheimer's drug cited as Medicare premium jumps by $21.60

WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare's “Part B” outpatient premium will jump by $21.60 next year, one of the largest increases ever. Officials said Friday a new Alzheimer's drug is responsible for about half of that.
Man who went to space with Shatner dies in plane crash

Man who went to space with Shatner dies in plane crash

HAMPTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A man who traveled to space with William Shatner last month was killed along with another person when the small plane they were in crashed in a wooded area of northern New Jersey, according to state police.