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Taiwan opens Hong Kong migration office in rebuke to Beijing

Taiwan opens Hong Kong migration office in rebuke to Beijing

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwan on Wednesday opened an office to facilitate migration from Hong Kong following China’s passage of a national security law for the former British colony seen as sharply restricting political opposition and freedom of speech.
Lebanon’splea to skeptical expats: Come visit,bring cash

Lebanon’splea to skeptical expats: Come visit,bring cash

BEIRUT — With Beirut’s airport partially reopening from a three-month virus shutdown, the government is hoping thousands of Lebanese expatriates will return for the summer — and bring dollars desperately needed to prop up the crashing economy.

Mexico's legacy airline Aeromexico files for bankruptcy

MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s oldest legacy airline, Aeromexico, said Tuesday it has filed for Chapter 11 reorganization, a form of bankruptcy in which the carrier can keep operating while its debts and obligations are sorted out.
PM Modi says virus status 'critical,' warns of carelessness

PM Modi says virus status 'critical,' warns of carelessness

NEW DELHI — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a live address Tuesday that the country's coronavirus death rate is under control, but that the country is at a “critical juncture.
1 of 2 Oklahoma officers shot during traffic stop dies

1 of 2 Oklahoma officers shot during traffic stop dies

TULSA, Okla. — One of the two Tulsa, Oklahoma, police officers who were shot during a traffic stop has died, authorities said Tuesday. Police Chief Wendell Franklin said Sgt. Craig Johnson died Tuesday.

Gas explosion at clinic in Iranian capital kills 19

TEHRAN, Iran — An explosion from a gas leak in a medical clinic in northern Tehran killed 19 people, Iranian state TV reported Tuesday.
Rudolfo Anaya, ‘godfather’ of Chicano literature, dies at 82

Rudolfo Anaya, ‘godfather’ of Chicano literature, dies at 82

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — Rudolfo Anaya, a writer who helped launch the 1970s Chicano Literature Movement with his novel “Bless Me, Ultima,” a book celebrated by Latinos, has died at 82.

Wisconsin family saves bear swimming with head stuck in bin

BLOOMER, Wis. — A Wisconsin family helped save a young bear that was struggling to breathe while swimming in a lake with its head caught in a plastic food container.
Airbus shedding 15,000 jobs, mostly in Europe

Airbus shedding 15,000 jobs, mostly in Europe

PARIS — Battered by the coronavirus pandemic, European aircraft manufacturer Airbus said Tuesday that it must eliminate 15,000 jobs, mostly in Europe, to safeguard its future and warned of more thin years ahead.
Judge temporarily blocks tell-all book by Trump's niece

Judge temporarily blocks tell-all book by Trump's niece

A tell-all book by President Donald Trump’s niece cannot be published until a judge decides the merits of claims by the president’s brother that its publication would violate a pact among family members, a judge said Tuesday.