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Israel’s third election in 11 months has new complication: coronavirus fears

Israel’s chief election officer this week briefed lawmakers on her agency’s pop-up precautions, a possible glimpse at how the outbreak could alter normal procedures...
Stephen Moore, visiting fellow at the Heritage Foundation.

UN envoy says Libya truce nearly broke down amid fighting

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Libya on Friday denounced the near breakdown of a fragile truce between the country’s warring sides, citing...
The new Peugeot 208 is the spiritual successor to the legendary and much-loved Peugeot 205

Venezuelans seeking asylum present unique challenge to Trump administration

His youngest daughter was not. Branyerly, alone and penniless, returned across the Rio Grande, to Matamoros.“It’s hard to understand how my victory in winning...
This photo provided by Fox shows, Taraji P. Henson, left, as Cookie Lyon and Jussie Smollett as Jamal Lyon in the "My Bad Parts" episode of the television series, "Empire."

CBP sends U.S.-bound asylum seekers with HIV/AIDS to Mexico under Trump’s MPP

“I’m just sitting here getting sicker without help,” Fernanda said last week from a migrant shelter on the outskirts of this border city.Until...
Louise Wood, of West Kirby, Merseyside, called NHS 111 for advice about her daughter Clara

Japan’s Abe faces mounting anger over school closures, lack of virus testing

But there is also frustration and unease that doctors simply cannot get patients tested for the pneumonia-like virus, a problem that may be causing...
No. 5 Auburn upset top-seeded North Carolina to advance to the Elite 8 in just some of the Sweet 16 action Friday night. (Associated Press)

Mayor Pete Buttigieg has stirred pride in Malta, his ancestral homeland

“Maybe more than one-quarter,” Mayor Paul Buttigieg said while leading an informal tour of the village, on the Maltese island of Gozo. The tour...
Fossilized fish, mammals, insects, marine reptiles, and part of a Triceratops lay piled atop one another, preserving for eternity the moment a 30-foot wall of water pummeled the landscape and buried all living creatures in its path. An artist

Iraq protests: furtive love and forbidden grief

BAGHDAD — Holding the rose stem between forefinger and thumb, the shy 18-year-old knew his gift had to be secret. They’d met at...

Italy coronavirus outbreak: Life in the ‘red zone’

“We’re all going to get it,” said 22-year-old Claudi Ghidoni, sitting at a plastic table with two friends, the first time she said she’s...

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