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EU slaps sanctions on 4 Russia officials over Navalny arrest

EU slaps sanctions on 4 Russia officials over Navalny arrest

BRUSSELS — The European Union on Tuesday imposed sanctions on four senior Russian officials over the jailing of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who is President Vladimir Putin’s most high-profile political foe.
Police won't charge Australian minister accused of rape

Police won't charge Australian minister accused of rape

CANBERRA, Australia — Police on Tuesday ruled out investigating an unnamed Australian Cabinet minister over an allegation that he raped a 16-year-old girl more than 30 years ago.
EXPLAINER: Japan to try US men accused of helping Ghosn flee

EXPLAINER: Japan to try US men accused of helping Ghosn flee

TOKYO — Two Americans suspected of helping former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn skip bail and escape to Lebanon in December 2019 have been extradited to Japan. Michael Taylor and his son Peter had been held in a suburban Boston jail since May.
Hong Kong resumes court hearing for 47 democracy activists

Hong Kong resumes court hearing for 47 democracy activists

HONG KONG — A court hearing for 47 democracy activists charged under Hong Kong's national security law resumed Tuesday, following a marathon session that was adjourned well past midnight after one defendant appeared to collapse and was taken away in
COVID-19 pandemic fuels attacks on health workers globally

COVID-19 pandemic fuels attacks on health workers globally

Two Nigerian nurses were attacked by the family of a deceased COVID-19 patient. One nurse had her hair ripped out and suffered a fracture. The second was beaten into a coma.
Nashville music club owners recall night the music died

Nashville music club owners recall night the music died

NASHVILLE — When frantic messages started trickling in that a tornado had hit a beloved music venue in Nashville, Mike Grimes told himself it couldn't possibly be that bad.
Cuomo allegations leave Democrats grappling with response

Cuomo allegations leave Democrats grappling with response

NEW YORK — Democrats across the country celebrated New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo as the face of governing competence as President Donald Trump fumbled his administration's response to the exploding pandemic last year.
In Peru, sterilization case against Fujimori goes to court

In Peru, sterilization case against Fujimori goes to court

LIMA, Peru — Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori is on trial for his role in a 1990s government program in which many Indigenous women in poor communities say they were forcibly sterilized, and some died or suffered serious injuries because of
CNN's Chris Cuomo says he 'obviously' can't cover brother

CNN's Chris Cuomo says he 'obviously' can't cover brother

NEW YORK — CNN host Chris Cuomo told viewers Monday that he “obviously” couldn't cover the stories surrounding his older brother, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has been accused of sexual harassment by three women.

Philippine president fires ambassador seen assaulting staff

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine president has dismissed his former ambassador to Brazil after she was seen on video physically abusing a Filipino member of her household staff.