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Watchdog: Syrian air force responsible for chemical attacks

Watchdog: Syrian air force responsible for chemical attacks

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The global chemical weapons watchdog issued a report Wednesday blaming the Syrian air force for a series of chemical attacks using sarin and chlorine in late March 2017 on the central town of Latamneh.

John Prine's wife remembers late singer, praises caregivers

NASHVILLE — The wife of celebrated singer-songwriter John Prine said she was able to sit with her husband in the last hours of his life. Prine died Tuesday at 73 from complications of COVID-19.
Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee

Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee

WASHINGTON — Sen.
UK truck driver pleads guilty in deaths of 39 Vietnamese

UK truck driver pleads guilty in deaths of 39 Vietnamese

LONDON — A truck driver accused in the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants whose bodies were found inside a refrigerated container that had been hauled to England pleaded guilty to manslaughter Wednesday.
Prize-winning reporter writes book on Melania Trump

Prize-winning reporter writes book on Melania Trump

NEW YORK — A Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for The Washington Post has written an unauthorized biography of first lady Melania Trump. Mary Jordan's “The Art of Her Deal,” which draws upon more than 100 interviews, comes out June 16.

'Hawaii Five-0, 'Good Doctor' benefit from stay-at-homes

NEW YORK — Two television shows that were saying farewell last week — one permanently and the other for a few months — may have gained more viewers as people stayed home last week because of the coronavirus outbreak.
With no theatres, film fans find ways to gather virtually

With no theatres, film fans find ways to gather virtually

LOS ANGELES — There are 44 people in the Social Distance Movie Club's Slack channel, where co-workers at Crooked Media have had discussions about everything from a Dwayne Johnson earthquake film to Faye Dunaway’s turn as Joan Crawford in “Mommie Dear
With Johnson hospitalized, who's who in Britain's Cabinet?

With Johnson hospitalized, who's who in Britain's Cabinet?

LONDON — With British Prime Minister Boris Johnson hospitalized in intensive care after contracting the coronavirus, who's left to run the country? A look at the key players in Johnson's Cabinet: DOMINIC RAAB, FOREIGN SECRETARY AND FIRST SECRETARY OF
Quarantined drag queens land TV show in Israel

Quarantined drag queens land TV show in Israel

JERUSALEM — As Israel imposed a nationwide virus lockdown, shuttering theatres , clubs and bars, the country's drag queens found themselves confined to their homes, their elaborate wigs and glittery dresses languishing in the closet.

Fire at replica Prussian palace in Berlin quickly controlled

BERLIN — One person was injured after a fire broke out Wednesday at a replica of a Prussian palace being rebuilt on the city’s historic Unter den Linden boulevard, which was brought quickly under control, the fire department said.
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