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 2021-03-03 08:20 

Washington Times

Myanmar authorities charge Associated Press journalist...

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - Authorities in Myanmar have charged Associated Press journalist Thein Zaw and five other members of the media with violating a public order law that could see them imprisoned for up to three years, a lawyer said Tuesday. The six wer...

 2021-03-03 08:20 

WTOP

Myanmar authorities charge Associated Press journalist...

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Authorities in Myanmar have charged Associated Press journalist Thein Zaw and five other members of the......

 2021-03-03 08:18 

Washington Times

Seychelles bids to reach COVID 'herd immunity' by mid-March...

VICTORIA, Seychelles (AP) - The president of Seychelles says he hopes enough residents will soon be vaccinated against COVID-19 to stop the spread of the virus in the Indian Ocean island nation. Seychelles began vaccinations in January, and by the end of ...

 2021-03-03 08:18 

WTOP

Seychelles bids to reach COVID 'herd immunity' by mid-March...

VICTORIA, Seychelles (AP) — The president of Seychelles says he hopes enough residents will soon be vaccinated against COVID-19 to......

 2021-03-03 08:18 

US News & World Report

Seychelles Bids to Reach COVID 'Herd Immunity' by Mid-March...

The president of Seychelles says he hopes enough residents will soon be vaccinated against COVID-19 to stop the spread of the virus....

 2021-03-03 08:16 

US News & World Report

Britain to Ease Listing Rules to Buttress London After Brexit...

By Huw JonesLONDON (Reuters) - Britain will modernise its listing rules to attract more high-growth and "blank cheque" SPAC company flotations to......

 2021-03-03 08:06 

Washington Times

Fukushima chief: No need to extend decommissioning target...

TOKYO (AP) - The head of the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant says there's no need to extend the current target to finish its decommissioning in 30-40 years despite uncertainties about melted fuel inside the plant's three reactors. Ten years after ...

 2021-03-03 08:06 

WTOP

Fukushima chief: No need to extend decommissioning target...

TOKYO (AP) — The head of the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant says there's no need to extend the current target......

 2021-03-03 08:01 

The Daily Signal

Sen. Marsha Blackburn on Why $1.9 Trillion in COVID-19 'Relief' Isn't That...

Sen. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., says Democrats' $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill, among other things, has "only about 10%" that actually deals with the pandemic while providing... Read More The post Sen. Marsha Blackburn on Why $1.9 Trillion in COV...

 2021-03-03 08:00 

Washington Post

Psaki's clean-up of her misfired claim about sanctioning a nation's leader...

The White Press Secretary originally said the United States...

 2021-03-03 08:00 

Washington Times

Myanmar forces use violence again against protesters...

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - Police used tear gas and rubber bullets again Wednesday to violently disperse protesters against last month's military takeover. Multiple reports from several cities and towns, difficult to independently confirm, said police als...

 2021-03-03 08:00 

WTOP

Myanmar forces use violence again against protesters...

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Police used tear gas and rubber bullets again Wednesday to violently disperse protesters against last month's......

 2021-03-03 08:00 

NPR

Like 'Peanut Brittle': Mississippi Water Crisis Highlights Infrastructure Problems...

The water outages in Jackson, Miss. began Feb. 15 as a winter storm swept across the state. An untold number of residents are still without clean water weeks later....

 2021-03-03 07:56 

VOA

At Least Seven Bolivian Students Dead, and Five Others Seriously Injured After University Railing Collapse...

Bolivia's special crime unit is investigating the circumstances of the death of at least seven students, who fell from their fourth-floor university building after a metal railing collapsed. Five other students were seriously injured in Tuesday's ...

 2021-03-03 07:45 

Washington Times

IS claims killing of 3 female media workers in Afghanistan...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the killing of three women working for a local radio and TV station in eastern Afghanistan, the latest in a spike in targeted killings across the war-tor country. Dozens of p...

 2021-03-03 07:45 

WTOP

IS claims killing of 3 female media workers in Afghanistan...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the killing of three women working for a......

 2021-03-03 07:43 

VOA

Peru will Receive a Second Vaccine Wednesday to Battle COVID-19...

Peru is getting another weapon in its battle against the spread of COVID-19 on Wednesday. President Francisco Sagasti said his country will receive the first batch of 50,000 doses of coronavirus vaccines from the pharmaceutical company Pfizer Wednesday ev...

 2021-03-03 07:40 

Washington Times

Annual NFL women's forum enhancing career opportunities...

When Sam Rapoport envisioned conducting virtually the NFL's fifth annual Women's Career in Football Forum, she shuddered. How could the networking, hands-on communications and camaraderie the event has encompassed occur during the COVID-19 pandemi...

 2021-03-03 07:40 

WTOP

Annual NFL women's forum enhancing career opportunities...

When Sam Rapoport envisioned conducting virtually the NFL's fifth annual Women's Career in Football Forum, she shuddered. How could the......

 2021-03-03 07:28 

Washington Times

US forces: Rockets hit airbase in Iraq hosting US troops...

BAGHDAD (AP) - At least 10 rockets targeted a military base in western Iraq that hosts U.S.-led coalition troops on Wednesday, the coalition and the Iraqi military said. It was not immediately known if there were any casualties. The rockets struck Ain al-...

 2021-03-03 07:26 

Washington Times

AP PHOTOS: Livestock-guarding dogs breed Turkish pride...

SIVAS, Turkey (AP) - For 30 years, Huseyin Yildiz has bred powerful shepherd dogs in Turkey's central Anatolian province of Sivas, home of the livestock-guarding Kangal canines that are a source of pride for the country. Yet the breed of animal that T...

 2021-03-03 07:26 

WTOP

AP PHOTOS: Livestock-guarding dogs breed Turkish pride...

SIVAS, Turkey (AP) — For 30 years, Huseyin Yildiz has bred powerful shepherd dogs in Turkey's central Anatolian province of......

 2021-03-03 07:24 

WTOP

US forces say 10 rockets have hit Ain al-Asad airbase in Iraq hosting American troops; no information on any casualties...

BAGHDAD (AP) — US forces say 10 rockets have hit Ain al-Asad airbase in Iraq hosting American troops; no information......

 2021-03-03 07:22 

Washington Times

US forces say 10 rockets have hit Ain al-Asad airbase in Iraq hosting American troops; no informatio...

BAGHDAD (AP) - US forces say 10 rockets have hit Ain al-Asad airbase in Iraq hosting American troops; no information on any casualties....

 2021-03-03 07:20 

Washington Times

Kenya receives receives 1 million vaccines from COVAX...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Kenya has received just over 1 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine in the first batch from the global COVAX initiative that was created to ensure that low- and middle-income countries have fair access to vaccines. Some 1.02 million d...

 2021-03-03 07:20 

WTOP

Kenya receives receives 1 million vaccines from COVAX...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya has received just over 1 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine in the first batch......

 2021-03-03 07:12 

Washington Post

Live updates: Global school closures 'catastrophic education emergency' warns U.N....
 2021-03-03 07:10 

Washington Times

Maine to start vaccinating people 60 and older...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Maine is set to expand eligibility for the coronavirus vaccine to people who are 60 and older on Wednesday. State officials announced in late February that Maine will use an age-based eligibility system to deliver the vaccines. Main...

 2021-03-03 07:01 

WTOP

Deadly Calif. crash on route for illegal border crossings...

HOLTVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Barely a mile from where an SUV packed with 25 people struck a tractor-trailer — killing......

 2021-03-03 06:57 

Washington Times

Deadly Calif. crash on route for illegal border crossings...

HOLTVILLE, Calif. (AP) - Barely a mile from where an SUV packed with 25 people struck a tractor-trailer - killing 13 inside - a cemetery with unmarked bricks is a burial ground for migrants who died crossing the border from Mexico to remote California des...

 2021-03-03 06:54 

VOA

Japan Billionaire Offers Space Seats to Moon...

It's the sort of chance that comes along just once in a blue Moon: a Japanese billionaire is throwing open a private lunar expedition to eight people from around the world. Yusaku Maezawa, an online fashion tycoon, was announced in 2018 as the first m...

 2021-03-03 06:53 

WTOP

Suns overcome Booker's ejection, hold off Lakers 114-104...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dario ari scored 10 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter, Mikal Bridges added 19......

 2021-03-03 06:49 

WTOP

Australian AG Porter denies rape accusation, won't resign...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's attorney-general denied having sexual contact with a 16-year-old who had accused him of raping her......

 2021-03-03 06:45 

Washington Times

The Latest: AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine arrives in Taiwan...

TAIPEI, Taiwan - The first batch of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine has arrived in Taiwan. Taiwan has signed contracts securing 10 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine, 5.05 million doses of the Moderna vaccine and 4.76 million doses of vaccines th...

 2021-03-03 06:45 

WTOP

The Latest: AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine arrives in Taiwan...

TAIPEI, Taiwan — The first batch of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine has arrived in Taiwan. Taiwan has signed contracts securing 10......

 2021-03-03 06:45 

Washington Times

Asian shares advance despite Wall Street retreat...

BANGKOK (AP) - Stocks advanced in Asia on Wednesday after a wobbly day on Wall Street, when the S&P 500 gave back most of its gains from a day earlier. Hong Kong led the advance, gaining 2.4%. Tokyo, Seoul, Shanghai and Sydney also were higher. Investors ...

 2021-03-03 06:45 

WTOP

Asian shares advance despite Wall Street retreat...

BANGKOK (AP) — Stocks advanced in Asia on Wednesday after a wobbly day on Wall Street, when the S&P 500......

 2021-03-03 06:42 

VOA

Cambodian Opposition Leaders Given 'Outrageously Harsh' Prison Sentences for Allegedly Plotting Coup...

A Phnom Penh court has sentenced nine senior leaders of the dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party to 20-plus years in prison for allegedly plotting a coup in 2019. The sentence, delivered Monday, means they are effectively banned from ever returning ho...

 2021-03-03 06:32 

VOA

Sudan Marks Milestone with Historic Bank Wire Transfer...

The first wire transfer between Sudan and a U.S.-based bank was completed successfully last week ending more than 20 years of economic isolation....

 2021-03-03 06:29 

NPR

San Francisco Reopens Indoor Dining, Gyms As Coronavirus Cases Drop...

Residents will be able to enjoy many indoor and outdoor activities for the first time in months, including dining, movie theaters, amusement parks and recreational sports....

 2021-03-03 06:24 

WTOP

Intense preparation paves way for pontiff to meet ayatollah...

BAGHDAD (AP) — In Iraq's holiest city, a pontiff will meet a revered ayatollah and make history with a message......

 2021-03-03 06:20 

Washington Times

Intense preparation paves way for pontiff to meet ayatollah...

BAGHDAD (AP) - In Iraq's holiest city, a pontiff will meet a revered ayatollah and make history with a message of coexistence in a place plagued by bitter divisions. One is the chief pastor of the world-wide Catholic Church, the other a pre-eminent fi...

 2021-03-03 06:18 

Washington Times

In Mississippi, small-town bluesman keeps aging music alive...

BENTONIA, Miss. (AP) - With calloused hands, Jimmy "Duck" Holmes plucks an old acoustic guitar at the juke joint his parents started more than 70 years ago. He checks the cafe's inventory: jars of pickled eggs, beef jerky, pork hocks. He tends...

 2021-03-03 06:18 

WTOP

In Mississippi, small-town bluesman keeps aging music alive...

BENTONIA, Miss. (AP) — With calloused hands, Jimmy "Duck" Holmes plucks an old acoustic guitar at the juke joint his......

 2021-03-03 06:12 

WTOP

Japan searches for 5 crew from capsized Chinese fishing boat...

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese coast guard personnel were searching Wednesday for five crewmembers missing from a Chinese fishing boat that......

 2021-03-03 06:08 

Washington Times

Biden faces steep challenges to reach renewable energy goals...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - President Joe Biden wants to change the way the U.S. uses energy by expanding renewables, but he will need to navigate a host of challenges - including the coronavirus pandemic and restoring hundreds of thousands of lost jobs - to g...

 2021-03-03 06:08 

WTOP

Biden faces steep challenges to reach renewable energy goals...

President Joe Biden wants to change the way the U.S. uses energy by expanding renewables, but he will need to navigate a host of challenges — including the coronavirus pandemic and restoring hundreds of thousands of lost jobs — to get it done....

 2021-03-03 06:05 

Washington Times

Australian AG Porter denies rape accusation, won't resign...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - Australia's attorney-general denied having sexual contact with a 16-year-old who had accused him of raping her 33 years ago and said Wednesday he would not resign as the nation's top law officer. Christian Porter instead...

 2021-03-03 06:03 

Washington Times

Australia's Attorney-General Christian Porter denies having sexual contact with rape accuser and say...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - Australia's Attorney-General Christian Porter denies having sexual contact with rape accuser and says he will not resign....

 2021-03-03 06:03 

WTOP

Australia's Attorney-General Christian Porter denies having sexual contact with rape accuser and says he will not resign...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's Attorney-General Christian Porter denies having sexual contact with rape accuser and says he will not......

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