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 2021-01-17 09:20 

Washington Times

Navalny plans to return to Russia after recovery in Germany...

BERLIN (AP) - Leading Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny plans to fly home to Russia on Sunday after recovering in Germany from his poisoning in August with a nerve agent. Navalny announced Wednesday that he would return, despite Russian authorities' threa...

 2021-01-17 08:58 

Washington Times

Iran asks watchdog not to publish 'unnecessary' nuke details...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran urged the United Nations' nuclear watchdog to avoid publishing "unnecessary"; details on Tehran's nuclear program, state TV reported Sunday, a day after Germany, France and Britain said Tehran has "no credible c...

 2021-01-17 08:28 

US News & World Report

'Extreme Urgent Need': Starvation Haunts Ethiopia's Tigray...

Starvation is threatening the survivors of more than two months of fighting in Ethiopia's Tigray region....

 2021-01-17 08:28 

Washington Times

'Extreme urgent need': Starvation haunts Ethiopia's Tigray...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - From "emaciated" refugees to crops burned on the brink of harvest, starvation threatens the survivors of more than two months of fighting in Ethiopia's Tigray region. The first humanitarian workers to arrive after pleadin...

 2021-01-17 08:11 

Washington Times

EXPLAINER: Italy faces a political crisis amid a pandemic...

MILAN (AP) - Former Italian Premier Matteo Renzi is testing his already low popularity by provoking a political crisis that could bring down Italy's coalition government at a critical juncture in the coronavirus pandemic. Renzi orchestrated the resign...

 2021-01-17 08:11 

US News & World Report

EXPLAINER: Italy Faces a Political Crisis Amid a Pandemic...

Former Italian Premier Matteo Renzi is testing his already low popularity by provoking a political crisis that could bring down the government at yet another critical juncture in the fight against the pandemic....

 2021-01-17 08:11 

WTOP

EXPLAINER: Italy faces a political crisis amid a pandemic...

MILAN (AP) — Former Italian Premier Matteo Renzi is testing his already low popularity by provoking a political crisis that......

 2021-01-17 08:01 

Washington Times

Statehouses, US capital brace for potentially violent week...

The threat of extremist groups descending on state capitals in a series of demonstrations Sunday prompted governors to roll out a massive show of force and implement tight security measures at statehouses across the country. Fencing, boarded-up windows an...

 2021-01-17 08:01 

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Statehouses, US capital brace for potentially violent week...

The threat of extremist groups descending on state capitals in a series of demonstrations Sunday prompted governors to roll out......

 2021-01-17 08:01 

Washington Times

ALS survivor revamps foundation to cope with pandemic impact...

LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla. (AP) - To honor the birth of his daughter, Kevin Swan had the image of a watch tattooed on his left wrist hands permanently frozen at 5:27 p.m., the exact time 2-year-old Elliott Monroe Swan came into the world on Feb. 21, 2018. "...

 2021-01-17 08:01 

Washington Times

Bookstore and museum teaches that Black history is diverse...

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - She is Black, she is American and she has ancestral roots in Africa, but Gigi Best-Richardson does not refer to herself as African American. "I choose to tell people I am part of the African diaspora," Best-Richardson said. "...

 2021-01-17 07:50 

VOA

COVID Vaccines Open Door for Cancer Treatments, Others...

The new tools scientists are deploying to fight the COVID-19 pandemic may soon go to work against cancer, autoimmune diseases and other illnesses.The vaccines from drug companies Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech use a new way to train the body's immune sys...

 2021-01-17 07:49 

VOA

Capitol Chaos Brings Unwelcome Memories for New Americans...

The deadly siege of the U.S. Capitol delivered a sobering lesson to Gigi Mei, who graduated last May from Columbia University in New York."Democracy is really fragile, and it takes a lot of efforts and energy," said Mei, a 25-year-old from China. ...

 2021-01-17 07:45 

Washington Times

Vaccine skepticism hurts East European anti-virus efforts...

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) - Vaccines from the West, Russia or China? Or none at all? That dilemma faces nations in southeastern Europe, where coronavirus vaccination campaigns are off to a slow start - overshadowed by heated political debates and conspiracy t...

 2021-01-17 07:45 

WTOP

Vaccine skepticism hurts East European anti-virus efforts...

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Vaccines from the West, Russia or China? Or none at all? That dilemma faces nations in......

 2021-01-17 07:38 

Washington Post

Man fatally shot Friday evening in Prince George's, police say...

Victim was wounded Friday and died Saturday, according to police....

 2021-01-17 07:30 

Washington Times

Official: Gunmen kill two women judges in Afghan capital...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Gunmen fired on a car in northern Kabul on Sunday, killing two women judges who worked for Afghanistan's high court and wounding the driver, a court official said. It was the latest attack in the Afghan capital during peace t...

 2021-01-17 07:30 

WTOP

Official: Gunmen kill two women judges in Afghan capital...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Gunmen fired on a car in northern Kabul on Sunday, killing two women judges who worked......

 2021-01-17 07:20 

WTOP

Edler-Davis scores 22, CSU Bakersfield beats Hawaii 83-72...

HONOLULU (AP) — Justin Edler-Davis had 22 points and seven rebounds to help CSU Bakersfield beat Hawaii 83-72 on Saturday......

 2021-01-17 07:07 

US News & World Report

U.S. Capitals Gird for Pro-Trump Armed Protests as FBI Flags Risk of Violence...

By Nathan Layne and Patricia Zengerle(Reuters) - Protesters are expected to descend on statehouses across the United States on Sunday in support of......

 2021-01-17 07:00 

Washington Post

Russian opposition leader Navalny again tests Kremlin: Supporters await return while officials threaten arrest...

Alexei Navalny has pledged to return Sunday from Berlin, where he was treated for a near-fatal poisoning in August in Russia....

 2021-01-17 06:41 

Washington Times

Report: Images show latest 'attack' on Ethiopia refugee camp...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - New satellite images of a refugee camp in Ethiopia's embattled Tigray region show more than 400 structures have been badly damaged in what a research group believes is the latest "intentional attack" by fighters. The repo...

 2021-01-17 06:41 

WTOP

Report: Images show latest 'attack' on Ethiopia refugee camp...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — New satellite images of a refugee camp in Ethiopia's embattled Tigray region show more than 400......

 2021-01-17 06:31 

US News & World Report

The Latest: Pakistan Approves Oxford-AstraZeneca Vaccine...

Pakistan's planning minister says the country's drug regulatory authority has approved the use of Oxford-AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine and the government is trying to make it available by the first quarter of the year....

 2021-01-17 06:31 

Washington Times

The Latest: Pakistan approves Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine...

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's planning minister says the country's drug regulatory authority has approved the use of Oxford-AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine and the government is trying to make it available by the first quarter of the year. Asad Umar, ...

 2021-01-17 06:31 

WTOP

The Latest: Pakistan approves Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine...

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan's planning minister says the country's drug regulatory authority has approved the use of Oxford-AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine and......

 2021-01-17 06:19 

Washington Times

Players in lockdown after positive virus cases in Australia...

Grand Slam champions are among the 47 players in hard lockdown after four positive tests for COVID-19 emerged from two of the charter flights bringing players, staff, officials and media to Australia for the first tennis major of the season. Some players ...

 2021-01-17 06:19 

WTOP

Players in lockdown after positive virus cases in Australia...

Grand Slam champions are among the 47 players in hard lockdown after four positive tests for COVID-19 emerged from two......

 2021-01-17 06:19 

US News & World Report

Players in Lockdown After Positive Virus Cases in Australia...

A group of 47 elite tennis players preparing for the Australian Open will be confined to their hotel rooms for the next 14 days....

 2021-01-17 06:05 

Washington Times

Deaths, self-immolation draw scrutiny on China tech giants...

HONG KONG (AP) - E-commerce workers who kept China fed during the coronavirus pandemic, making their billionaire bosses even richer, are so unhappy with their pay and treatment that one just set himself on fire in protest. China's internet industries ...

 2021-01-17 06:05 

WTOP

Deaths, self-immolation draw scrutiny on China tech giants...

HONG KONG (AP) — E-commerce workers who kept China fed during the coronavirus pandemic, making their billionaire bosses even richer,......

 2021-01-17 06:02 

Washington Times

East St. Louis cleanup highlights environmental racism issue...

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) - Some residents are concerned that toxic chemicals may be polluting their air. Black people make up half the confirmed COVID-19 cases in St. Clair County but are only about 30% of the population. And citizens of East St. Louis h...

 2021-01-17 06:01 

Washington Times

Mason City family's ice rink ensures fun for kids amid virus...

MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) - Brothers Russell and Henry Fistler are avid skaters and love to play hockey, so when they found out they were getting a skating rink at home, they were both on board with the idea. "I was really excited," said Henry, 9. Rus...

 2021-01-17 06:01 

Washington Times

E. Nebraska credit union tries interactive teller machines...

SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb. (AP) - Move over, traditional automated teller machines. The Siouxland Federal Credit Union installed a set of five new interactive teller machines (ITMs) at its South Sioux City branch in November. The machines, which are staffed b...

 2021-01-17 06:01 

Washington Times

Zug Island mill still operates with fraction of workforce...

DETROIT (AP) - Great Lakes Works, the century-plus old blast furnaces that made the steel that built America, is mostly idle now, but the mill - despite social media rumors - has a little life left in it yet. But steel making in metro Detroit - and Americ...

 2021-01-17 06:01 

Washington Times

Lincoln's 1st 'luxury, high-rise' gets update...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - "Sky Park Manor was the first luxury, high-rise apartment building constructed in Lincoln." That's a description included in a 2016 application seeking to have the 12-story building placed on the National Register of Histo...

 2021-01-17 06:01 

Washington Times

Law enforcement finds virus protections not always possible...

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) - Jeffrey Demetri's work shift now begins with a squirt of hand sanitizer and a thermometer. For months now during the novel coronavirus pandemic, Demetri and fellow Sioux City Police officers must take their temperature before t...

 2021-01-17 06:00 

WTOP

UN says breakthrough achieved in Libya transition talks...

CAIRO (AP) — The top U.N. official for Libya said Saturday an advisory committee for representatives of Libya's different regions......

 2021-01-17 05:56 

WTOP

CS Northridge tops CS Fullerton 86-85...

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Brendan Harrick and Darius Brown II scored 25 points apiece as Cal State Northridge narrowly defeated......

 2021-01-17 05:56 

WTOP

Markstrom records shutout, Flames top Canucks 3-0...

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Sean Monahan, Dillon Dube and Matthew Tkachuk scored power-play goals and Jacob Markstrom' made 32 saves......

 2021-01-17 05:52 

WTOP

Pacioretty lifts Golden Knights past Ducks in OT...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Max Pacioretty scored 7 seconds into overtime to give the Vegas Golden Knights a 2-1 victory......

 2021-01-17 05:48 

WTOP

NHL Glance...

All Times EST NHL Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 2 2 0 0 4......

 2021-01-17 05:45 

US News & World Report

No. 1 Gonzaga Overcomes Slow Start, Beats Saint Mary's 73-59...

Corey Kispert had 17 points and five rebounds and No. 1 Gonzaga overcame a slow start with a surge to end the first half, pulling away late to beat rival Saint Mary's 73-59 for its 18th straight victory spanning the past two seasons....

 2021-01-17 05:44 

WTOP

Lillard helps Blazers rally for a 112-106 win over Hawks...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 36 points and the Portland Trail Blazers rebounded from a first-half deficit to......

 2021-01-17 05:44 

WTOP

Ravens' season ends with Jackson in locker room, 17-3 loss...

Lamar Jackson was knocked out of the game with a concussion, leaving a Ravens comeback bid as futile in Baltimore's 17-3 loss over the Buffalo Bills....

 2021-01-17 05:42 

WTOP

U.S. team capsizes in America's Cup challenger series...

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — United States challenger American Magic dramatically capsized in a sudden squall while leading Italy's Luna......

 2021-01-17 05:42 

Washington Times

U.S. team capsizes in America's Cup challenger series...

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) - United States challenger American Magic dramatically capsized in a sudden squall while leading Italy's Luna Rossa on the third day of racing in the America's Cup challenger series. American Magic was chasing its first ...

 2021-01-17 05:39 

VOA

At Least 9,000 Honduran Migrants Cross into Guatemala...

At least 9,000 migrants from Honduras crossed into Guatemala on Saturday in a caravan that began one day earlier, hoping to reach the United States in the early days of new administration.Initially, police at checkpoints set up along the highway in both H...

 2021-01-17 05:25 

WTOP

US Figure Skating Championships Results...

By The Associated Press Saturday At Orleans Arena Las Vegas Senior Men Short Program 1. Nathan Chen, Salt Lake Figure......

 2021-01-17 05:20 

Washington Times

Mexico publishes heavily edited probe of exonerated general...

MEXICO CITY (AP) - One day after Mexico angered U.S. officials by publishing an entire 751-page U.S. case file against former Defense Secretary Salvador Cienfuegos, the Mexican prosecutors who exonerated him released their own version - but with so many p...

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