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New Mexico governor set to sign recreational marijuana bill

New Mexico governor set to sign recreational marijuana bill

SANTA FE, N.M. — New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham was set Monday to sign legislation that will legalize recreational marijuana use and sales in the state, making it the seventh since last November to do so.
Russia puts feminist activist on trial for pornography

Russia puts feminist activist on trial for pornography

MOSCOW — A feminist artist went on trial Monday in Russia on charges of disseminating pornography after she shared artwork online depicting female bodies.
Merkel's bloc spars over who will run for German chancellor

Merkel's bloc spars over who will run for German chancellor

BERLIN — The head of Chancellor Angela Merkel's party, Armin Laschet, on Monday rallied his party's leadership behind his bid to become the centre -right candidate to be Germany's next leader.
Drivers wanted: Record demand at Uber as vaccinations rise

Drivers wanted: Record demand at Uber as vaccinations rise

Uber is offering sign-up bonuses and other incentives for drivers as it faces record demand for rides and meal delivery.
Paris police hunt for gunman who killed person near hospital

Paris police hunt for gunman who killed person near hospital

Paris police are hunting for a gunman who opened fire Monday near a hospital in the wealthy 16th district of the French capital, killing one person and injuring another.
Investigation finds Syria likely behind 2018 chlorine attack

Investigation finds Syria likely behind 2018 chlorine attack

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — An investigation by the global chemical weapons watchdog found “reasonable grounds to believe” that a Syrian air force military helicopter dropped a chlorine cylinder on a Syrian town in 2018, sickening 12 people, the Organiz

Syrian on trial in Germany for killing man, injuring another

BERLIN — A Syrian man went on trial Monday accused of killing a German man and seriously injuring another in an attack last year that prosecutors said was motivated by Islamic extremist ideology. The trial of Abdullah A.H.H.
Prince Philip vs Philip of 'The Crown': Fact and fiction

Prince Philip vs Philip of 'The Crown': Fact and fiction

LOS ANGELES — In “The Crown,” a dishy naval officer captures the heart of a future queen. But he chafes at playing royal second fiddle and crosses the boundaries of decorum and, maybe, fidelity.
Huawei, HSBC agree on document deal for extradition case

Huawei, HSBC agree on document deal for extradition case

HONG KONG — Chinese telecommunications equipment firm Huawei said Monday that it has reached an agreement with HSBC in Hong Kong to obtain documents that its chief financial office Meng Wanzhou hopes will help prevent her extradition to the U.S.
Chilly weather doesn't dampen UK joy at lockdown easing

Chilly weather doesn't dampen UK joy at lockdown easing

LONDON — People across Britain flocked to shed shaggy locks and browse for clothes, books and other “non-essential” items as shops, gyms, hairdressers, restaurant patios and beer gardens reopened Monday after months of lockdown.