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Israel's Netanyahu in court as parties weigh in on his fate

Israel's Netanyahu in court as parties weigh in on his fate

JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s corruption trial resumed Monday, with a key witness painting a picture of an image-obsessed Israeli leader forcing a prominent news site to flatter his family and smear his opponents.
Geffen Hall rebuild speeded due to virus, reopen in fall '22

Geffen Hall rebuild speeded due to virus, reopen in fall '22

NEW YORK — The New York Philharmonic and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts are accelerating the reconstruction of Geffen Hall because of the lull granted by the novel coronavirus pandemic and now plan to reopen the auditorium in fall of 2022, ab
Corporations gave over $50M to voting restriction backers

Corporations gave over $50M to voting restriction backers

WASHINGTON — When executives from Coca-Cola and Delta Air Lines spoke out against Georgia's new voting law as unduly restrictive last week, it seemed to signal a new activism springing from corporate America.
UK to ease lockdown next week, will test vaccine passports

UK to ease lockdown next week, will test vaccine passports

LONDON — Britain’s slow but steady march out of a three-month lockdown remains on track even as coronavirus cases surge elsewhere in Europe, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Monday, as he confirmed that businesses from barbers to bookstores wil
Turkey detains ex-admirals over statement on straits treaty

Turkey detains ex-admirals over statement on straits treaty

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish authorities on Monday detained 10 retired admirals after a group of more than 100 former top navy officers declared their commitment to an international shipping treaty, a statement that government officials tied to Turkey’s
Latest attack pushes US Capitol Police further toward crisis

Latest attack pushes US Capitol Police further toward crisis

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Capitol Police are struggling. One officer was killed and another injured when a driver slammed into them at a barricade Friday afternoon.

Thailand orders bar closings in capital to stop virus spread

BANGKOK — Officials in Thailand's capital on Monday ordered a two-week closure of all entertainment venues in three districts to try to limit the spread of the coronavirus from nightspots there.
Rescuers hampered by damaged roads, more rain in Indonesia

Rescuers hampered by damaged roads, more rain in Indonesia

LEMBATA, Indonesia — Rescuers were hampered by damaged bridges and roads and a lack of heavy equipment Monday after torrential rains caused multiple disasters on remote eastern Indonesian islands as well as in East Timor.
ISM survey: U.S. services surge to record high in March

ISM survey: U.S. services surge to record high in March

WASHINGTON — The U.S. services sector, which employs most Americans, recorded record growth in March as the easing of coronavirus restrictions released pent-up consumer demand.
Prayer vigil planned for stricken rapper DMX

Prayer vigil planned for stricken rapper DMX

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — A prayer vigil was planned for Monday outside the suburban New York hospital where rapper DMX remained on life support Sunday following a heart attack.
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