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Placido Domingo apology prompts new accuser to step forward

February 26, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The words "I am truly sorry" have not been uttered often in the #MeToo era. more »»

 
 
 
China sentences Swedish bookseller to 10 years in prison

February 26, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — A court in eastern China has sentenced a Swedish seller of books that took a skeptical look at the ruling Communist Party to 10 years in prison for “illegally providing intelligenc... more »»

UN Security Council approves resolution on Yemen sanctions

February 26, 2020

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council approved a resolution Tuesday extending targeted sanctions for war-torn Yemen following contentious negotiations among the council's member nations. more »»

Vietnam dissident Buddhist monk Thich Quang Do dies at 91

February 26, 2020

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Thich Quang Do, a Buddhist monk who became the public face of religious dissent in Vietnam while the Communist government kept him in prison or under house arrest for more... more »»

Italy sees virus cases rise 45% in a day; deaths up to 11

February 25, 2020

ROME (AP) — Italy reported a 45% one-day increase in people infected with the coronavirus as other countries in Europe recorded their first cases Tuesday, producing evidence that travelers are... more »»

'Time is everything': World braces for spread of new virus

February 25, 2020

China's massive travel restrictions, house-to-house checks, huge isolation wards and lockdowns of entire cities bought the world valuable time to prepare for the global spread of the new virus. more »»

Coronavirus poses tough challenge for economic policymakers

February 25, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — The fast-moving coronavirus isn’t just confounding health officials. more »»

Officials: German man drove into Carnival crowd 'to kill'

February 25, 2020

BERLIN (AP) — A German man who drove his car into a crowd celebrating Carnival, injuring dozens of people including many children, is being investigated on suspicion of attempted murder,... more »»

Europe: Officials try to stem virus panic, keep borders open

February 25, 2020

BRUSSELS (AP) — At first glance, the response to the new virus outbreak in Europe appears to be all over the place. more »»

GOP and Dem senators voice concerns about US virus readiness

February 25, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators of both political parties questioned Tuesday whether the White House’s request for $. more »»

Italy sees virus cases rise 45%; 11 dead

February 25, 2020

ROME (AP) — Italy reported a 45% one-day increase in people infected with the coronavirus as other countries in Europe recorded their first cases Tuesday, producing evidence that travelers are... more »»

Slovakia's parliament rejects women's rights treaty

February 25, 2020

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia's lawmakers voted Tuesday to reject an international treaty on women's rights. more »»

Trump says without evidence Dems leak intel to hurt Sanders

February 25, 2020

NEW DELHI (AP) — President Donald Trump suggested on Tuesday that Democrats who don't want Bernie Sanders to win their party's presidential nomination tried to hurt the senator's chances by... more »»

Italy sees virus cases rise 45%, other nations get first

February 25, 2020

ROME (AP) — Italy reported a 45% one-day increase in people infected with the virus that originated in China as other countries in Europe recorded their first cases Tuesday, producing evidence... more »»

Spanish top court backs rapper in freedom of speech case

February 25, 2020

MADRID (AP) — Spain's Constitutional Court on Tuesday overturned a previous verdict that found a rapper guilty of exalting terrorism and humiliating victims of attacks in tweets. more »»

Italy sees 45% rise in virus cases, 10 deaths

February 25, 2020

ROME (AP) — The number of people in Italy infected with the new virus from China increased 45% in the last day and the number of deaths grew to 10, civil protection officials said Tuesday. more »»

Lawyer complains of prison treatment of WikiLeaks' Assange

February 25, 2020

LONDON (AP) — A lawyer for Julian Assange complained Tuesday that the WikiLeaks founder was handcuffed 11 times, stripped naked twice and had court papers taken away on the first day of a hearing... more »»

Iran says official who played down virus fears is infected

February 25, 2020

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The head of an Iranian government task force on the coronavirus who had urged the public not to overreact about its spread has tested positive for the illness... more »»

Mubarak, Egypt's autocrat ousted in uprising, dies at 91

February 25, 2020

CAIRO (AP) — Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian leader who was the autocratic face of stability in the Middle East for nearly 30 years before being forced from power in an Arab Spring uprising, died... more »»

Italy sees 27% more virus cases as Spain quarantines hotel

February 25, 2020

ROME (AP) — Italy reported a 27% increase in the number of coronavirus cases Tuesday and an infected doctor forced a hotel to be quarantined in Spain's Canary Islands, evidence that the epicenter... more »»

 
 
 

 

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