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Egyptian, Mexican, Moldovan exit in race for top post at WTO

Egyptian, Mexican, Moldovan exit in race for top post at WTO

GENEVA — World Trade Organization member countries on Friday trimmed a list of candidates vying to become the next director-general from eight to five.
Book 'em: Police find 'irreplaceable' tomes stolen in 2017

Book 'em: Police find 'irreplaceable' tomes stolen in 2017

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Police in Romania have uncovered a trove of “irreplaceable” books including first editions of works by Galileo Galilei and Isaac Newton that were stolen in a sophisticated 2017 heist from a warehouse in London, police and the
End of the runway? Fashion world mulls post-COVID future

End of the runway? Fashion world mulls post-COVID future

LONDON — It’s the September fashion week season, and in any other year London would be abuzz with fashionistas zipping across town in Mercedes Benzes, hobnobbing with celebrities at glittering catwalk shows before sipping champagne at late-night part
Van Morrison targets virus restrictions in 3 new songs

Van Morrison targets virus restrictions in 3 new songs

LONDON — Van Morrison has never been one to hold back over the years.
'Forrest Gump' author Winston Groom dead at 77

'Forrest Gump' author Winston Groom dead at 77

FAIRHOPE, Ala. — Winston Groom, the writer whose novel “Forrest Gump” was made into a six-Oscar winning 1994 movie that became a soaring pop cultural phenomenon, has died at age 77.

Couple wedded in Nebraska celebrates 85 years of marriage

OMAHA, Neb. — Ralph and Dorothy Kohler are celebrating their wedding anniversary — for the 85th time. WOWT-TV reports that he was just 17 and she was 16 when they tied the knot on Sept. 17, 1935, at the Burt County Courthouse in Tekamah, Nebraska.
Danish prince "fine" for Paris post after blood clot surgery

Danish prince "fine" for Paris post after blood clot surgery

COPENHAGEN — Prince Joachim, the younger son of Queen Margrethe of Denmark who underwent an emergency surgery in France in July for a blood clot in his brain, said Friday he was “eager to get started” as he arrived for his first work day at the Danis
FBI director says antifa is an ideology, not an organization

FBI director says antifa is an ideology, not an organization

WASHINGTON — FBI Director Chris Wray told lawmakers Thursday that antifa is an ideology, not an organization, delivering testimony that puts him at odds with President Donald Trump, who has said he would designate it a terror group.
House condemns racism against Asian Americans amid pandemic

House condemns racism against Asian Americans amid pandemic

WASHINGTON — The House voted Thursday to condemn racism against Asian Americans tied to the coronavirus outbreak, approving a Democratic resolution on a mostly party-line vote.
'Cheer' star Jerry Harris arrested on child porn charges

'Cheer' star Jerry Harris arrested on child porn charges

CHICAGO — Jerry Harris, the star of the Netflix documentary series “Cheer,” was arrested Thursday and charged with producing child pornography, three days after twin boys filed a lawsuit alleging he sent them sexually explicit photos of himself and c