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Canadian ordered to stand trial in France for 1980 bombingFrance’s court of appeal has said that a Lebanese-Canadian academic wanted in connection with a 1980 bombing outside a Paris synagogue must stand trial
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Russia fines US-funded broadcaster under foreign agent lawA Russian court has fined U.S.-funded broadcaster Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty $14,600 for violating the country's law on foreign agents
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FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, file photo, people wait in front of an Apple store in Munich, before the worldwide launch of the iPhone 6s. A European Union high court on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 ruled in favor of technology giant Apple and Ireland in its dispute with the EU over 13 billion euros, 15 billion US dollars in back taxes. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, File)
Apple urges security upgrade to iPhones, iPadsApple is urging iPhone and iPad users to update their devices to fix security flaws that might have been “actively exploited” by hackers
The Associated Press22 minutes ago
FILE - A scooter drives by the Palais des Festivals at the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern France, on May 7, 2018. The Cannes Film Festival, canceled altogether last year by the pandemic, is postponing this year’s edition from May to July in hopes of having an in-person festival. Cannes organizers announced Wednesday that this year’s Cannes will now take place July 6-17, about two months after its typical period. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP, File)
Cannes Film Festival, canceled in 2020, is postponed to JulyThe Cannes Film Festival, canceled altogether last year by the pandemic, is postponing this year’s edition from May to July in hopes of having an in-person festival
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The Latest: UAlbany men's basketball on temporary pauseThe University at Albany men’s basketball team has been placed on a temporary pause following a presumptive positive COVID-19 test within the team’s Tier 1 personnel
The Associated Press52 minutes ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, file photo, protesting farmers are seen amid tear gas smoke fired by police in an attempt to stop them from marching to the capital during India's Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi, India. A sea of tens of thousands of farmers riding tractors and horses stormed India’s historic Red Fort this week, a dramatic escalation of their protests, which are posing a major challenge to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri, File)
EXPLAINER: Why India's farmers are revolting against PM ModiA sea of tens of thousands of farmers riding tractors and horses stormed India’s historic Red Fort this week — a dramatic escalation of their protests, which are posing a major challenge to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government
The Associated Press56 minutes ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019,  EU and Chinese flags at the Europa building in Brussels. China’s European Union envoy on Wednesday Jan. 27, 2021, is urging the 27-nation European bloc to deepen its ties with his country even further and says he hopes the EU’s desire for “strategic autonomy” will guide its foreign policy in the future .(John Thys/FILE via AP)
China envoy urges EU to develop its 'strategic autonomy'China’s European Union envoy is urging the 27-nation bloc to deepen its ties with his country even further and says he hopes the EU’s desire for “strategic autonomy” will guide its foreign policy in the future
The Associated Press1 hour ago
This undated photo provided by Dr. Greg Skomal in January 2021 shows a shortfin mako shark. In a study published on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, researchers found the abundance of oceanic sharks and rays has dropped more than 70% between 1970 and 2018. (Greg Skomal via AP)
Empty seas: Oceanic shark populations dropped 71% since 1970A new study in the journal Nature documents a steep decline in global shark and ray numbers in the past half century
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Transportation Secretary nominee Pete Buttigieg speaks during a Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Washington. (Stefani Reynolds/Pool via AP)
Biden pick for transportation, Buttigieg, advances in SenateA Senate panel has easily advanced President Joe Biden’s nomination of Pete Buttigieg to be transportation secretary, setting up a final confirmation vote for a key role in Biden’s push to rebuild the nation’s infrastructure and confront climate change
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A person points on a tablet computer in Karlsruhe, Germany, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. The German government on Wednesday agreed on a strategy to boost the use of data for commercial purposes and signed a deal with state education authorities to fund laptops for teachers who have to work from home because of the virus lockdown. (Uli Deck/dpa via AP)
Pushed by pandemic, Germany seeks to boost technology useThe German government has agreed on a strategy to boost the use of data for commercial purposes and signed a deal with state education authorities to fund laptops for teachers
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A couple with their dog walk in front of the Liberty monument in central capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. Cyprus' health minister Constantinos Ioannou said that the first to re-open as of Feb. 1st will be hair and beauty salons followed a week later by retail stores, shopping malls and elementary schools. Students in their final year of high school will also go back to classes on Feb. 8. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
Cyprus to start loosening COVID-19 lockdown next monthCyprus’ health minister says a steady decrease in new coronavirus infections three weeks into a nationwide lockdown is allowing for the start of the gradual, targeted lifting of closures and restrictions
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, left, leaves 10 Downing Street for the House of Commons for the weekly Prime Ministers Questions in London, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021.  Britain’s official death toll in the coronavirus pandemic has passed 100,000. The unwanted milestone was reached Tuesday as the government considered imposing hotel quarantines on international travelers to stop new virus variants reaching the country. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
UK's Johnson hopes schools in England can reopen on March 8British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has indicated that the coronavirus lockdown in England will remain in place until at least March 8 as he ruled out any imminent return to school for most students
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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