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Jordanian prince makes first public appearance since arrest

Jordanian prince makes first public appearance since arrest

AMMAN, Jordan — Jordan's Prince Hamzah on Sunday made his first public appearance since he was placed under house arrest last week, reciting Quranic verses together with King Abdullah II at the graves of their forefathers.
Chloé Zhao becomes 1st woman of colour to win top DGA honour

Chloé Zhao becomes 1st woman of colour to win top DGA honour

Chloé Zhao’s “Nomadland” continued its tour of dominance through awards season Saturday night, when Zhao took top honours at the 73rd annual Directors Guild Association Awards.
Religious leaders recall Prince Philip's spiritual curiosity

Religious leaders recall Prince Philip's spiritual curiosity

LONDON — Churches in Britain held services Sunday to remember Prince Philip as people of many religions reflected on a man whose gruff exterior hid a strong personal faith and deep curiosity about others’ beliefs.

Benin's president seeks re-election after violent protests

COTONOU, Benin — Benin's voters cast ballots Sunday in a presidential election that has been marred by violent demonstrations as incumbent leader Patrice Talon ran for a second term despite once pledging he would not.

John Naisbitt, author of bestseller 'Megatrends,' dies at 92

BERLIN — The American author John Naisbitt, whose 1982 bestselling book “Megatrends” was published in dozens of countries, has died. He was 92.
Bouquet-bearing public honours Philip, ignoring COVID warning

Bouquet-bearing public honours Philip, ignoring COVID warning

LONDON — British authorities have implored people to stay away from royal palaces as they mourn the death of Prince Philip in this time of COVID-19, but they keep coming.
Thailand hits new daily record with nearly 1,000 virus cases

Thailand hits new daily record with nearly 1,000 virus cases

BANGKOK — Thailand’s Health Ministry warned Sunday that restrictions may need to be tightened to slow the spread of a fresh coronavirus wave, as the country hit a daily record for new cases.
Severe storm damages buildings in Florida Panhandle

Severe storm damages buildings in Florida Panhandle

PANAMA CITY, Fla.
Reports: Myanmar forces kill 82 in single day in city

Reports: Myanmar forces kill 82 in single day in city

YANGON, Myanmar — At least 82 people were killed in one day in a crackdown by Myanmar security forces on pro-democracy protesters, according to reports Saturday from independent local media and an organization that keeps track of casualties since the
21 Chinese coal miners trapped by underground flood

21 Chinese coal miners trapped by underground flood

BEIJING — Rescuers on Sunday were trying to reach 21 coal miners who were trapped by an underground flood in China's northwest, a state news agency reported. The mine in Hutubi County in the Xinjiang region flooded at about 6:10 p.m.