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Thai protesters' deadline passes, but PM says he won't quit

BANGKOK — Thailand’s government and the country’s pro-democracy movement appeared no closer to resolving their differences Saturday, as the protesters' deadline for Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha to step down came and went with no new action from e
Poland's president has coronavirus, apologizes to contacts

Poland's president has coronavirus, apologizes to contacts

WARSAW, Poland — Polish President Andrzej Duda says he feels well despite testing positive for the coronavirus, and he apologized Saturday to everyone who must quarantine because they had contact with him.
Fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh goes on despite US mediation

Fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh goes on despite US mediation

Rocket and artillery barrage hit residential areas in Nagorno-Karabakh on Saturday hours after the United States hosted top diplomats from Armenia and Azerbaijan for talks on settling their decades-long conflict over the region.
PG&E may cut power to over 1 million people in California

PG&E may cut power to over 1 million people in California

SAN FRANCISCO — Pacific Gas & Electric may cut power to over 1 million people on Sunday to prevent the chance of sparking wildfires as extreme fire weather returns to the region, the utility announced Friday.

US Navy: 2 onboard training plane killed in Alabama crash

FOLEY, Ala. — A U.S. Navy training plane that took off from Florida crashed Friday in an Alabama residential neighbourhood near the Gulf Coast, killing both people in the plane, authorities said.

Appeals court stays Wisconsin limits on gatherings

MADISON, Wis. — A Wisconsin appeals court on Friday temporarily blocked Gov. Tony Evers’ restrictions on indoor public gatherings pending appeal, dealing the Democratic governor a setback in his efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Dutch hospital airlifts patients to Germany amid virus surge

Dutch hospital airlifts patients to Germany amid virus surge

ALMERE, Netherlands — A bright yellow helicopter rose into a blue sky Friday carrying a COVID-19 patient from the Netherlands to a German intensive care unit, the first such international airlift since the pandemic first threatened to swamp Dutch hos
Family of slain Utah college student confronts her killer

Family of slain Utah college student confronts her killer

SALT LAKE CITY — Family members of a Utah college student who was found strangled and burned last year following a search for her that captured the nation's attention called the man who pleaded guilty to her murder a “monster” Friday as they confront
Poles vent fury at court's further restrictions on abortions

Poles vent fury at court's further restrictions on abortions

WARSAW, Poland — Thousands of protesters vented fury across Poland over a top court ruling that declared abortions of fetuses with congenital defects unconstitutional, effectively narrowing one of Europe’s strictest abortion laws.

China vows retaliation if US proceeds with Taiwan arms sale

BEIJING — China has vowed to retaliate if the U.S. proceeds with the sale of advanced weaponry to Taiwan worth more than a billion dollars.