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Spanish top court backs rapper in freedom of speech case

MADRID — Spain's constitutional Court on Tuesday overturned a previous verdict that found a rapper guilty of exalting terrorism and humiliating victims of attacks in tweets.

IOC member casts doubt on postponing or moving Tokyo Games

TOKYO — A senior member of the International Olympic Committee said Tuesday that if it proves too dangerous to hold the Olympics in Tokyo this summer because of the coronavirus outbreak, organizers are more likely to cancel it altogether than to post
Drugmaker Mallinckrodt reaches $1.6B opioid settlement

Drugmaker Mallinckrodt reaches $1.6B opioid settlement

The generic drugmaker Mallinckrodt has a tentative $1.6 billion deal to settle lawsuits over its role in the U.S. opioid crisis, it announced Tuesday. The deal is intended to end hundreds of lawsuits faced by the company over opioids.
Mubarak, Egypt's autocrat ousted in uprising, dies at 91

Mubarak, Egypt's autocrat ousted in uprising, dies at 91

CAIRO — Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian leader who was the autocratic face of stability in the Middle East for nearly 30 years before being forced from power in an Arab Spring uprising, died Tuesday, state-run TV announced. He was 91.
Iran says official who played down virus fears is infected

Iran says official who played down virus fears is infected

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The head of an Iranian government task force on the coronavirus who had urged the public not to overreact about its spread has tested positive for the illness himself, authorities said Tuesday, as new cases emanating fro
IOC member casts doubt on postponing or moving Tokyo Games

IOC member casts doubt on postponing or moving Tokyo Games

TOKYO — A senior member of the International Olympic Committee said Tuesday that if it proves too dangerous to hold the Olympics in Tokyo this summer because of the coronavirus outbreak, organizers are more likely to cancel it altogether than to post
Dior invokes #MeToo in feminist-inspired fashion show

Dior invokes #MeToo in feminist-inspired fashion show

“Consent, Consent, Consent” flashed the neon set lights at Dior's latest ready-to-wear show in Paris.
Review: 'Driving While Black' opens road to civil rights

Review: 'Driving While Black' opens road to civil rights

“Driving While Black: African American Travel and the Road to Civil Rights,” Liveright/W.W. Norton, by Gretchen Sorin Chuck Berry had his Cadillac. Scholar W.E.B. Du Bois drove his 1920s convertible.
Trump defends Modi, refuses to weigh in on citizenship law

Trump defends Modi, refuses to weigh in on citizenship law

NEW DELHI — Defending the host who has showered him with pageantry, President Donald Trump refused Tuesday to speak out publicly against an Indian citizenship law pushed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi that has sparked deadly protests over discrimina
As Bernie Sanders surges, Texas liberals take their own shot

As Bernie Sanders surges, Texas liberals take their own shot

SAN ANTONIO — Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren endorsed her, Texas' largest labour union is on her side and she surpassed $1 million in donors.