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Sahara's Polisario Front chief gets COVID treatment in Spain

Sahara's Polisario Front chief gets COVID treatment in Spain

MADRID — The man leading the Polisario Front in its fight for independence of Western Sahara is hospitalized in Spain for treatment of COVID-19, officials from Spain and the group said Thursday.
World leaders pledge climate co-operation despite other rifts

World leaders pledge climate co-operation despite other rifts

WASHINGTON — The leaders of Russia and China put aside their raw-worded disputes with U.S.

Mormon sex therapist ousted from faith for critiques

SALT LAKE CITY — A sex therapist in Utah who has publicly challenged her faith's policies on sexuality has been kicked out of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints following a disciplinary hearing.
Les McKeown, who fronted the Bay City Rollers, dies at 65

Les McKeown, who fronted the Bay City Rollers, dies at 65

LONDON — Les McKeown, the former lead singer of the 1970s Scottish pop sensation Bay City Rollers, has died suddenly at the age of 65, his family said Thursday.
Consumer Reports tricks Tesla to drive with no one at wheel

Consumer Reports tricks Tesla to drive with no one at wheel

SILVER SPRING, Md. — Consumer Reports said Thursday it was able to easily trick a Tesla into driving in the car's Autopilot mode with no one at the wheel. Its test came just days after a Tesla crashed in Texas, killing the two men in the car.

Bank of England reveals lobbying efforts of ex-PM Cameron

LONDON — The Bank of England published on Thursday a series of communications showing Britain's former prime minister, David Cameron making repeated efforts for a now-bankrupt financial firm to access a state-backed coronavirus financial support sche
Is this an 'Asterisk Oscars' or a sign of things to come?

Is this an 'Asterisk Oscars' or a sign of things to come?

In 93 years of existence, the Oscars have been postponed by shootings — the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. and the attempted killing of Ronald Reagan — and by a flood, when 1938 rainstorms overwhelmed the Los Angeles River.
Israel says Syrian missile was not aimed at nuclear reactor

Israel says Syrian missile was not aimed at nuclear reactor

JERUSALEM — The Israeli military said Thursday that a Syrian missile that reached deep into Israeli territory and set off air raid sirens near the country's top-secret nuclear reactor was the result of a misfire and not a deliberate attack.
Prince fans pay respects at Paisley Park 5 years after death

Prince fans pay respects at Paisley Park 5 years after death

CHANHASSEN, Minn. — Paisley Park, where Prince lived and worked, welcomed back select fans Wednesday to mark the fifth anniversary of his death from inside his creative sanctuary.
Czechs expel more Russians in dispute over 2014 depot blast

Czechs expel more Russians in dispute over 2014 depot blast

PRAGUE, Czech Republic — The Czech Republic on Thursday ordered 63 more Russian diplomats to leave the country, further escalating a dispute between the two nations over the alleged involvement of Russian spies in a massive ammunition depot explosion