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Pirates attack Turkish ship off W. Africa; kill 1, kidnap 15

ANKARA, Turkey — Armed pirates attacked a Turkish cargo ship off the West African coast, kidnapping 15 sailors and killing one of them, officials said Sunday as Turkey sought to recover the captured crew.

Dutch arrest alleged Canadian drug baron on Interpol warrant

AMSTERDAM — A suspected Canadian drug baron has been arrested in the Netherlands on an Interpol warrant, according to Dutch and Australian police.
Trapped for 2 weeks, 11 workers rescued from China gold mine

Trapped for 2 weeks, 11 workers rescued from China gold mine

BEIJING — Eleven workers trapped for two weeks inside a Chinese gold mine were brought safely to the surface on Sunday, a landmark achievement for an industry long-blighted by disasters and high death tolls.
UK vaccination drive expands as virus toll nears 100,000

UK vaccination drive expands as virus toll nears 100,000

LONDON — Britain is expanding a coronavirus vaccination program that has seen almost 6 million people get the first of two doses — even as the country’s death toll in the pandemic approaches 100,000.

Indonesia to deport Russian social media star who held party

DENPASAR, Indonesia — A Russian social media celebrity was being deported from Indonesia on Sunday after he held a party at a luxury hotel on the resort island of Bali attended by more than 50 people despite coronavirus restrictions.
3,000 arrested at protests demanding Navalny's release

3,000 arrested at protests demanding Navalny's release

MOSCOW — Russian police arrested more than 3,000 people Saturday in nationwide protests demanding the release of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, the Kremlin's most prominent foe, according to a group that counts political detentions.

Arizona sheriff's office investigating fatal tour bus crash

KINGMAN, Ariz. — An Arizona sheriff's office was investigating a tour bus crash that killed one person and injured dozens of others, including five seriously, officials said Saturday.
Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87

Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87

LOS ANGELES — Larry King, the suspenders-sporting everyman whose broadcast interviews with world leaders, movie stars and ordinary Joes helped define American conversation for a half-century, died Saturday. He was 87.
UK doctors seek review of 12-week gap between vaccine doses

UK doctors seek review of 12-week gap between vaccine doses

LONDON — A major British doctors' group says the U.K.
Schumer: Trump impeachment trial to begin week of Feb. 8

Schumer: Trump impeachment trial to begin week of Feb. 8

WASHINGTON — Opening arguments in the Senate impeachment trial for Donald Trump over the Capitol riot will begin the week of Feb. 8, the first time a former president will face such charges after leaving office.