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Tibetans in exile vote in India for their political leader

Tibetans in exile vote in India for their political leader

DHARMSALA, India — Hundreds of Tibetans in exile braved the rain and cold Sunday in India’s northern city of Dharmsala, where the exiled government is based, and voted for their new political leader as the current officeholder’s five-year term nears
Asia Today: Australian states reimpose travel restrictions

Asia Today: Australian states reimpose travel restrictions

SYDNEY, Australia — More Australian states and territories are reimposing travel restrictions to prevent the spreading of the coronavirus from new outbreaks in New South Wales and Victoria states.

Two French soldiers killed during mission in Mali

PARIS — The French presidency announced that two French soldiers were killed Saturday in Mali when an improvised explosive device hit their armoured vehicle, five days after three others died in similar circumstances.
FBI: Nashville bomber sent material to 'acquaintances'

FBI: Nashville bomber sent material to 'acquaintances'

Before he blew himself up in a Christmas Day attack that devastated blocks of downtown Nashville, Anthony Warner sent materials about his views to people he knew, federal investigators said Saturday.
3rd body found after landslide in Norway; 7 still missing

3rd body found after landslide in Norway; 7 still missing

HELSINKI — Rescue teams searching for survivors four days after a landslide carried away homes in a Norwegian village found no signs of life Saturday amid the ruined buildings and debris.
More GOP lawmakers enlist in Trump effort to undo Biden win

More GOP lawmakers enlist in Trump effort to undo Biden win

WASHINGTON — A growing number of Republican lawmakers are joining President Donald Trump's extraordinary effort to overturn the election, pledging to reject the results when Congress meets next week to count the Electoral College votes and certify Pr
Paul Westphal, Hall of Famer and NBA champion, dies at 70

Paul Westphal, Hall of Famer and NBA champion, dies at 70

Paul Westphal, a Hall of Fame player who won a championship with the Boston Celtics in 1974 and later coached in the league and in college, died Saturday. He was 70.
Iran plans 20% uranium enrichment 'as soon as possible'

Iran plans 20% uranium enrichment 'as soon as possible'

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran said Saturday it plans to enrich uranium up to 20% at its underground Fordo nuclear facility “as soon as possible,” pushing its program a technical step away from weapons-grade levels as it increases pressure on the

After 50 years, hippies welcome in an Indiana county

LAGRANGE, Ind. — Peace, love — and LaGrange. LaGrange County, Indiana, has repealed a 1971 law that was intended to block huge gatherings like the 1969 Woodstock music festival in New York state.
India tests vaccine delivery system with nationwide trial

India tests vaccine delivery system with nationwide trial

NEW DELHI — India tested its COVID-19 vaccine delivery system with a nationwide trial on Saturday, as it prepares to roll out an inoculation program to stem the coronavirus pandemic.