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Belgian passport now reads like Tintin cartoon book, sort of

BRUSSELS (AP) — If ever a Belgian was in need of a passport over the past century, it was intrepid cartoon journalist Tintin as he traveled the world looking to stamp out trouble. Now, he will be traveling with every Belgian going overseas.

Norway king ill after meeting virus-positive minister

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway’s 84-year-old King Harald V will take a few days off with cold symptoms, the palace said Friday, a day after meeting with Foreign Minister Anniken Huitfeldt who later tested positive for the coronavirus.
Man executed for 1996 killing after Supreme Court clears way

Man executed for 1996 killing after Supreme Court clears way

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama executed an inmate by lethal injection for a 1996 murder on Thursday after a divided U.S.
Oklahoma executes man for 2001 slayings of 2 hotel workers

Oklahoma executes man for 2001 slayings of 2 hotel workers

McALESTER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma executed a man Thursday for the brutal slayings of two hotel workers during a robbery in 2001.
Police: Suspect in custody after wounding 3 Houston officers

Police: Suspect in custody after wounding 3 Houston officers

HOUSTON (AP) — A suspect led Houston police on a chase Thursday that ended with him wounding three officers in a shootout, stealing a car and barricading himself inside a home for hours before surrendering, authorities said.
Coast Guard suspends search for migrants off Florida

Coast Guard suspends search for migrants off Florida

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Coast Guard said it suspended its rescue operations at sunset Thursday after announcing earlier that afternoon that it had found four additional bodies in its search for dozens of migrants lost at sea off Florida.
Stormy Daniels and Avenatti meet again, as adversaries

Stormy Daniels and Avenatti meet again, as adversaries

NEW YORK (AP) — Stormy Daniels took her star turn on the witness stand Thursday at California lawyer Michael Avenatti’s trial, telling a jury she was “very, very angry” and felt “betrayed and stupid” when she was told that the lawyer she had teamed u
New lawsuit filed in mass shooting at Michigan school

New lawsuit filed in mass shooting at Michigan school

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (AP) — A new lawsuit was filed in Michigan on Thursday over the shooting at Oxford High School that killed four students and wounded six other students and a teacher.

Iran state TV shows dissidents' images after apparent hack

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Multiple channels of Iran's state television broadcast images on Thursday showing the leaders of an exiled dissident group and a graphic calling for the death of the country's supreme leader, an incident that author

Jordanian military kills 27 in shootout with Syria smugglers

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The Jordanian military said Thursday that troops have killed 27 suspected smugglers attempting to enter the country from neighboring Syria.