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Hong Kong court jails Joshua Wong and other activists over Tiananmen rally

This is the first time prominent activists have been jailed over the peaceful candlelight vigil, which has been held annually…

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Eight killed as Myanmar security forces fire on ‘spring revolution’ protests

Protesters make the three-finger salute of resistance during an anti-coup demonstration in Yangon, Myanmar, on Tuesday, April 27. Police officers…

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North Korea lashes out at South Korea and US

In one statement, North Korea chided US President Joe Biden for saying, in a speech to Congress Thursday, Pyongyang’s nuclear…

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Al Qaeda promises ‘war on all fronts’ against America as Biden pulls out of Afghanistan

His name and that of his terrorist network, al Qaeda, came to define an era of US reaction and retribution…

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Amazon profit soars more than 200% in the first quarter

The tech giant on Thursday reported a whopping $8.1 billion in quarterly net income, up 224% from the same period…

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Meet the 12-year-old graduating high school and college in the same week

Now, one year later, Mike Wimmer, of Salisbury, is getting ready to graduate high school and college — in the…

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Britain is sending a huge naval force through some of the most tense waters in Asia

“When our Carrier Strike Group (CSG) sets sail next month, it will be flying the flag for Global Britain —…

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Yuh-jung Youn makes Oscars history

During her acceptance speech, Youn spoke about how she would watch the Oscars back home in South Korea, where she’s…

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Stocks sink on worries over higher taxes

All three major indexes closed deep in the red. The Dow (INDU) fell 0.9%, or 321 points. The broader S&P…

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Four killed in car bombing outside Pakistan hotel where Chinese ambassador was reportedly staying

Quetta is the capital of the province of Balochistan, near the Afghan border. The province has seen a decades-long insurgency…

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