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Virus disrupting Rio's Carnival for first time in a century

Virus disrupting Rio's Carnival for first time in a century

RIO DE JANEIRO — A cloud of uncertainty that has hung over Rio de Janeiro throughout the coronavirus pandemic has been lifted, but gloom remains — the annual Carnival parade of flamboyant samba schools won’t be held in February.
N. Korea's Kim apologizes over shooting death of S. Korean

N. Korea's Kim apologizes over shooting death of S. Korean

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un apologized Friday over the killing of a South Korea official who was apparently trying to defect near the rivals’ disputed sea boundary, saying he’s “very sorry” about the incident, South Ko
Aging Norwegian king admitted to Oslo hospital

Aging Norwegian king admitted to Oslo hospital

COPENHAGEN — Norway’s 83-year-old King Harald V was admitted to the main hospital in Oslo on Friday with breathing difficulties, the Norwegian palace said. It added that he tested negative for COVID-19.

Princess Eugenie, Jack Brooksbank, expecting first child

LONDON — Princess Eugenie and her husband, Jack Brooksbank, are expecting a child next year, Buckingham Palace said Friday.
'No easy answer': Many ask what next in Breonna Taylor case

'No easy answer': Many ask what next in Breonna Taylor case

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Pac-12 football to start Nov. 6; Mt. West targets Oct. 24

Pac-12 football to start Nov. 6; Mt. West targets Oct. 24

The Pac-12 is set to kickoff a seven-game football season Nov. 6 after it followed the Big Ten in overturning an August decision to punt on playing in the fall because of concerns about COVID-19.
Evel Knievel's son suing Disney over 'Toy Story 4' character

Evel Knievel's son suing Disney over 'Toy Story 4' character

LAS VEGAS — Evel Knievel's son is on a collision course with the Walt Disney Co. and Pixar over a movie daredevil character named Duke Caboom.
Justice Dept. expected to file antitrust action vs. Google

Justice Dept. expected to file antitrust action vs. Google

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is expected to bring an antitrust action against Google in coming weeks, focusing on its dominance in online search and whether it was used to stifle competition and hurt consumers, a person familiar with the matte
California is ready to pull the plug on gas vehicles

California is ready to pull the plug on gas vehicles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California will ban the sale of new gasoline-powered passenger cars and trucks in 15 years, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday, establishing a timeline in the nation's most populous state that could force U.S.
Patriots owner Kraft cleared of massage parlour sex charge

Patriots owner Kraft cleared of massage parlour sex charge

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida prosecutors dropped a misdemeanour charge against New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft on Thursday after courts blocked their use of video that allegedly shows him paying for massage parlour sex.
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