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Myanmar military court gives reporter 3-year prison term

BANGKOK (AP) — A 51-year-old reporter for a now-banned online and broadcast news agency in Myanmar was sentenced Wednesday by a military court to three years in prison for his reporting, his employer said.
SOCAN Awards to toast 24 people who boosted Canadian content

SOCAN Awards to toast 24 people who boosted Canadian content

TORONTO — The late Pierre Elliott Trudeau and famed producer Bob Ezrin, along with 22 others who raised the profile of Canadian-made music, will be toasted at this year's SOCAN Awards.

Greek soccer fans barge into Acropolis to mark league win

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Fans of the Greek soccer team Olympiakos forced their way into the grounds of the ancient Acropolis in Athens Wednesday during celebrations for winning this year’s championship.
Phylicia Rashad to lead Howard College of Fine Arts

Phylicia Rashad to lead Howard College of Fine Arts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Famed actor Phylicia Rashad is returning to her alma mater as the new dean of the Howard University College of Fine Arts.
Hearing on Jan. 6 violence exposes stark partisan divisions

Hearing on Jan. 6 violence exposes stark partisan divisions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans sought to shift the narrative on the violent Jan.

Police: Woman posed as student to promote Instagram page

MIAMI (AP) — A 28-year-old woman who wanted to promote her Instagram page attempted to blend in with students at a Miami-area high school, police said.
Internal emails reveal WHO knew of sex abuse claims in Congo

Internal emails reveal WHO knew of sex abuse claims in Congo

BENI, Congo (AP) — When Shekinah was working as a nurse’s aide in northeastern Congo in January 2019, she said, a World Health Organization doctor offered her a job investigating Ebola cases at double her previous salary — with a catch.
CNN's Sanjay Gupta worries about a muddled pandemic message

CNN's Sanjay Gupta worries about a muddled pandemic message

NEW YORK (AP) — At this stage in the pandemic, CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta is concerned that Americans are not getting clear enough messages about what they should or shouldn't be doing to keep themselves and others protected.
Transat extends flight suspension until end of July due to COVID travel restrictions

Transat extends flight suspension until end of July due to COVID travel restrictions

MONTREAL — Air Transat has extended the suspension of its flights until July 29, due to continued travel restrictions in Canada and abroad.
Treasure trove of rock memorabilia includes Kurt Cobain hair

Treasure trove of rock memorabilia includes Kurt Cobain hair

NEW YORK (AP) — Guitars from Eddie Van Halen, Eric Clapton and Aerosmith as well as autographed memorabilia from The Beatles and even strands of hair from Kurt Cobain are some of the highlights of an online rock ‘n’ roll auction that ends over the we