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Indonesia quake kills 7 in Java, jolts Bali; no tsunami risk

Indonesia quake kills 7 in Java, jolts Bali; no tsunami risk

MALANG, Indonesia — A strong earthquake killed at least seven people, injured 12 others and damaged more than 300 buildings on Indonesia’s main island of Java and shook the tourist hotspot of Bali, officials said Saturday.
Senate filibuster's racist past fuels arguments for its end

Senate filibuster's racist past fuels arguments for its end

WASHINGTON — Once obscure, the Senate filibuster is coming under fresh scrutiny not only because of the enormous power it gives a single senator to halt President Joe Biden’s agenda, but as a tool historically used for racism.
UK's Prince Philip honoured with 41-gun salutes after death

UK's Prince Philip honoured with 41-gun salutes after death

LONDON — Military teams across the U.K. and on ships at sea fired 41-gun salutes Saturday to mark the death of Prince Philip, honouring the former naval officer and husband of Queen Elizabeth II who they considered one of their own.
United Arab Emirates names 2 new astronauts, including woman

United Arab Emirates names 2 new astronauts, including woman

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The United Arab Emirates named the next two astronauts in its space program Saturday, including the country's first female astronaut.
Gaetz faces House ethics probe; federal investigation widens

Gaetz faces House ethics probe; federal investigation widens

WASHINGTON — The House Ethics Committee announced an investigation into Florida Rep.
High court halts Calif. virus rules limiting home worship

High court halts Calif. virus rules limiting home worship

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is telling California that it can’t enforce coronavirus-related restrictions that have limited home-based religious worship including Bible studies and prayer meetings.

Saudi Arabia says it executes 3 soldiers for 'high treason'

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia executed three soldiers Saturday it accused of committing “high treason,” without elaborating on which enemy the kingdom believed the men aided.

Apartment of Russian investigative journalist raided

MOSCOW — Russian authorities took a prominent investigative journalist in for questioning after searching his apartment, and the news website he works for said the actions were likely connected to a story about one of President Vladimir Putin’s close

After Amazon: Labor tries to regroup in wake of Alabama loss

WASHINGTON — Despite the strongest public support and the most sympathetic president in years, the American labour movement just suffered a stinging defeat -- again.
Trump addresses GOP as power to shape national debate wanes

Trump addresses GOP as power to shape national debate wanes

WASHINGTON — Former President Donald Trump insists he's enjoying his life off Twitter. The press releases his aides fire off on an increasingly frequent basis are more “elegant,” he says.