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Feds commit $8.9M in foreign aid for reproductive health services amid COVID-19

Feds commit $8.9M in foreign aid for reproductive health services amid COVID-19

OTTAWA — Canada is dedicating $8.
France announces $16.9 billion in aid for aviation industry

France announces $16.9 billion in aid for aviation industry

PARIS — France’s government is pumping 15 billion euros ($16.
Sudan militia leader in custody on Darfur war crimes charges

Sudan militia leader in custody on Darfur war crimes charges

BANGUI, Central African Republic — In a significant breakthrough in the pursuit of justice for crimes in Darfur, Sudanese militia leader Ali Kushayb, who is charged with 50 crimes against humanity and war crimes in the devastating conflict, has been
Vienna Philharmonic purrs back to life after pandemic pause

Vienna Philharmonic purrs back to life after pandemic pause

The Vienna Philharmonic returned home, and its famous strings purred for the first time since March 10.
Prominent Bahrain rights activist Rajab released from prison

Prominent Bahrain rights activist Rajab released from prison

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Bahrain freed a prominent human rights activist Tuesday amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, allowing him to serve out the remainder of his internationally criticized prison sentence from home.
Police: Florida man lets 12-year-old drive Jeep 85 mph

Police: Florida man lets 12-year-old drive Jeep 85 mph

JUPITER, Fla. — A Florida man is facing felony charges after police said he let a 12-year-old girl drive his SUV and told her to speed because he wanted to be a “cool father” — even though he is not her dad.
AP Exclusive: The Dalai Lama to release 1st album in July

AP Exclusive: The Dalai Lama to release 1st album in July

NEW YORK — Stressed out while working at a bank in New Zealand, Junelle Kunin began searching for music paired with teachings from the Dalai Lama to calm herself down and allow herself to focus. But she couldn’t find it online.
Israeli model Bar Refaeli signs plea bargain for tax evasion

Israeli model Bar Refaeli signs plea bargain for tax evasion

JERUSALEM — Israeli top model Bar Refaeli signed a plea bargain agreement with authorities on Tuesday to settle a long-standing tax evasion case against her and her family.

Hay and Guadalajara book events honoured with Asturias awards

MADRID — The Hay Festival of Literature and Arts and the Guadalajara International Book Fair will be sharing this year's Princess of Asturias Awards of Communication and Humanities, the foundation named after the heir to the Spanish throne announced

Golfer Gary Player gets $5 million in legal dispute with son

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Hall of Fame golfer Gary Player will get $5 million and the rights to his name and likeness back from a company operated by one of his sons, according to court documents filed in Florida.