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Biden feels heat on emissions goal as climate summit nears

Biden feels heat on emissions goal as climate summit nears

WASHINGTON — As President Joe Biden convenes a virtual climate summit on Thursday with 40 world leaders, he faces a vexing task: how to put forward a nonbinding but symbolic goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that will have a tangible impact on
AP source: Guantanamo prisoners now getting COVID-19 vaccine

AP source: Guantanamo prisoners now getting COVID-19 vaccine

WASHINGTON — Prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay detention centre can begin getting the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as Monday, a senior defence official told The Associated Press, months after a plan to inoculate them was scuttled over outrage that many Ame
Putin foe Navalny sent to prison hospital amid hunger strike

Putin foe Navalny sent to prison hospital amid hunger strike

MOSCOW — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who is in the third week of a hunger strike while behind bars, was moved to a hospital in another prison after his doctor said he could be near death, his lawyer said Monday.
Prosecutor: FedEx shooter didn't have 'red flag' hearing

Prosecutor: FedEx shooter didn't have 'red flag' hearing

INDIANAPOLIS — A former employee who shot and killed eight people at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis never appeared before a judge for a hearing under Indiana's “red flag” law, even after his mother called police last year to say her son might commi
NASA's Mars helicopter takes flight, 1st for another planet

NASA's Mars helicopter takes flight, 1st for another planet

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA’s experimental helicopter Ingenuity rose into the thin air above the dusty red surface of Mars on Monday, achieving the first powered flight by an aircraft on another planet.
EU estimates 150,000 Russian troops near Ukraine's borders

EU estimates 150,000 Russian troops near Ukraine's borders

BRUSSELS — The European Union's foreign policy chief has estimated that more than 150,000 Russian troops have already amassed for the biggest military buildup ever near Ukraine's borders and that it will only take “a spark” to set off a confrontation
Albanian man with knife wounds 5 at mosque in Tirana

Albanian man with knife wounds 5 at mosque in Tirana

TIRANA, Albania — An Albanian man with a knife wounded five people Monday at a mosque in the capital, police said, as investigators tried to determine a motive for the attack.
Japan asks Myanmar junta to release arrested journalist

Japan asks Myanmar junta to release arrested journalist

TOKYO — Japan's government said Monday it is asking Myanmar to release a Japanese journalist who was arrested by security forces in its largest city of Yangon the previous day.
India's capital to lock down amid explosive virus surge

India's capital to lock down amid explosive virus surge

New Delhi imposed a weeklong lockdown Monday night to prevent the collapse of the Indian capital's health system, which authorities said had been pushed to its limit amid an explosive surge in coronavirus cases.
Johnson scraps Delhi trip; UK puts India on virus 'red list'

Johnson scraps Delhi trip; UK puts India on virus 'red list'

LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has called off a trip to New Delhi amid surging coronavirus cases in India, as the U.K. imposed a travel ban on most visitors from the vast Asian nation.