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Singapore to rule on execution of disabl...

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) – Singapore’s highest court will decide on Tuesday the fate of a Malaysian on death row who is believed to be mentally disabled, his family and a human rights group said on Friday . The Court of Appeal hearing was originally scheduled for November 10, a day before Nagaenthran K. Dharmalingam […]

Asian Stock Markets Crash as Traders Wat...

By JOE McDONALD, AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) – Asian stock markets sank on Friday as traders saw an increase in coronavirus cases in Europe and disease checks that threaten to disrupt trade and travel. Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Sydney fell. US markets were closed Thursday for a public holiday. Austria imposed a 10-day […]

South African scientists detect new vari...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) – A new variant of the coronavirus has been detected in South Africa which scientists say is cause for concern due to its high number of mutations and rapid spread among young people in Gauteng, the most populous province in the country, Health Minister Joe Phaahla said Thursday. The coronavirus evolves as it […]

Egypt unveils a renovated “Avenue of the

By HAGGAG SALAMA, Associated Press Luxor, Egypt (AP) – Egyptian authorities on Thursday unveiled an ancient, renovated 3,000-year-old promenade in the city of Luxor, the latest government project undertaken to showcase the country’s archaeological treasures. Egypt has struggled to revive its tourism industry, battered by years of political turmoil following the 2011 popular uprising that […]

Ahmaud Arbery’s mother: grateful for her

BRUNSWICK, Ga (AP) – Ahmaud Arbery’s mother woke up on Thursday with a very important new blessing on Thanksgiving Day. But there will always be an empty chair at family celebrations. It’s a reminder that while she believes justice was served when the three white men who helped shoot her son were convicted Wednesday of […]

Biden wishes Americans a happier, closer...

NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) – President Joe Biden on Thursday wished Americans a closer-to-normal Happy Thanksgiving, the second celebrated in the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic, in remarks welcoming the resumption of holiday traditions by millions of families – including his own. “As we give thanks for what we have, we also hold in our hearts […]

Grandmother Arrested Over Baby Death Aft...

GRISWOLD, Connecticut (AP) – Days after a Griswold mother was charged with suffocating her 6-week-old son, her own mother was also arrested in the child’s death, police said Thursday. the state. Linda Kennison, 58, was being held on $ 250,000 bond after her arrest Wednesday for risking injuring a child. It was not immediately clear […]

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AP-US-VIRUS-EPIDEMIC Families struggle to plan the 2nd Thanksgiving pandemic The second Thanksgiving of the COVID-19 pandemic comes as a resurgent virus has pushed new infections in the United States to 95,000 a day and caused alarming increases in hospitals in Michigan, Minnesota, Colorado and Arizona. American families face dilemmas over gatherings that have become laden […]