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Oklahoma panel advances convicted killer's commutation

Oklahoma panel advances convicted killer's commutation

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma's Pardon and Parole Board voted 3-1 on Monday to advance death row inmate Julius Jones' request for a reduced sentence, setting up the possibility that he could avoid lethal injection.
Attack on Saudi oil site fuels upward march for crude prices

Attack on Saudi oil site fuels upward march for crude prices

BANGKOK — Oil prices remained elevated Monday as Saudi Arabian oil facilities were targeted by drone strikes just days after the largest crude exporting nations in the world said they would not increase output.
Pope weighed Iraq virus risk but believes God will protect

Pope weighed Iraq virus risk but believes God will protect

Pope Francis said Monday he weighed the risks of a high-profile trip to Iraq during the coronavirus pandemic, but said he decided to go ahead with it after much prayer and belief that God would look out for the Iraqis who might get exposed.
Lebanon's army chief warns economic crisis is hurting troops

Lebanon's army chief warns economic crisis is hurting troops

BEIRUT — Lebanon’s army chief warned Monday that soldiers are hurting from the severe economic crisis engulfing the country, voicing rare criticism from the military of a ruling class that has done little to try and resolve a monthslong political dea
With virus aid in sight, Democrats debate filibuster changes

With virus aid in sight, Democrats debate filibuster changes

WASHINGTON — With President Joe Biden on the verge of his first big legislative victory, a key moderate Democrat says he's open to changing Senate rules that could allow for more party-line votes to push through other parts of the White House’s agend
Revealing Harry, Meghan interview reverberates across UK

Revealing Harry, Meghan interview reverberates across UK

LONDON — Britain and its royal family absorbed the tremors Monday from a sensational television interview with Prince Harry and Meghan, in which the couple said they encountered racist attitudes and a lack of support that drove the duchess to thought
The Naked Cowboy arrested while performing at Bike Week

The Naked Cowboy arrested while performing at Bike Week

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — A Times Square performer known as the Naked Cowboy was arrested on a misdemeanour charge of resisting arrest without violence and cited for panhandling while working a gig at Bike Week in Daytona Beach, Florida.
The Latest: Estimated 17.1 million watched royals interview

The Latest: Estimated 17.1 million watched royals interview

MONTECITO, Calif. — The latest on Oprah Winfrey's interview with Meghan and Harry, their first since stepping away from royal life. All times Pacific Standard Time: 9:15 p.m.
Malala takes her passions to the small screen with Apple

Malala takes her passions to the small screen with Apple

NEW YORK — Malala Yousafzai is a Nobel laureate known around the world for her activism, but she's also a cartoon fan, and is taking her love of television and film to Apple TV+.
Syrian president, wife test positive for coronavirus

Syrian president, wife test positive for coronavirus

DAMASCUS, Syria — Syrian President Bashar Assad and his wife have tested positive for the coronavirus, the president's office said Monday, with both having only mild symptoms of the illness.
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