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Netanyahu rival hires anti-Trump Lincoln Project foundersA rival to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the March elections is getting some American campaign help
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Navalny Detained as He Arrives Back in RussiaAlexei Navalny, a leading Kremlin political opponent, was taken into custody Sunday just after returning to Russia from Germany, where he was recovering from a poisoning . Navalny had just told journalists in Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport: "This is the best day in the past five months. Everyone is asking me if...
Newser1 hour ago
People stand at the bottom of a giant screen streaming a Fendi fashion live show during the Milan's fashion week in Milan, Italy, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
Prada intros anti-uniform during all-digital Fashion Week Luxury is fighting for survival and attention in this new world of rotating lockdowns, where virtually no one has anywhere to go
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Nurse Monica Calazans, 54, shows her vaccination card after being the first Brazilian to receive the COVID-19 vaccine produced by China’s Sinovac Biotech Ltd, at the Hospital das Clinicas in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Carla Carniel)
Brazil’s health agency approves the use of two vaccinesBrazil’s health regulator on Sunday approved the urgent use of coronavirus vaccines made by Sinovac and AstraZeneca, enabling Latin America’s largest nation to begin an immunization program that’s been subject to months of delay and political disputes
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2020 file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a Security Council meeting at United Nations headquarters.  Abbas has announced that the first presidential and parliamentary elections since 2006 will be held later in 2021. The voting is seen as a key step in mending a rift between Abbas’ Fatah party that rules the West Bank and the Islamic militant group Hamas that controls the Gaza Strip. ( (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Palestinian president briefs Egypt, Jordan on election planPalestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has hosted the Egyptian and Jordanian intelligence chiefs in the West Bank to brief them on plans to hold the first Palestinian elections in 14 years
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Honduran migrants clash with Guatemalan soldiers in Vado Hondo, Guatemala, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. Guatemalan authorities estimated that as many as 9,000 Honduran migrants crossed into Guatemala as part of an effort to form a new caravan to reach the U.S. border. (AP Photo/Sandra Sebastian)
Guatemala forces stall migrant caravan with tear gas, batonsGuatemalan police and soldiers have used tear gas and wielded batons and shields against a group of Honduran migrants that tried to push through their roadblock
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Members of the West Virginia National Guard monitor statewide efforts to distribute COVID-19 vaccines Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, at the National Guard Joint Forces headquarters in Charleston, W.Va. West Virginia has emerged an unlikely success in the nation's otherwise chaotic vaccine rollout. Officials also credit a 50-person command center at the state's National Guard headquarters just outside the capital of Charleston. (AP Photo/John Raby)
Biden vows rapid steps to battle virus after inaugurationPresident-elect Joe Biden plans immediate moves to curb the coronavirus pandemic within days after he’s sworn in Wednesday
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, May 31, 2011 file photo, people stand in the garden of the Rodin museum in Paris. There is a ray of light for Parisians who, like the rest of the French nation this weekend, begin to observe a tightened coronavirus curfew. The famous Rodin Museum sculpture garden reopened to visitors on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. Though the rococo museum, showcasing the world’s largest collection of Rodin sculptures, remains closed, visitors are now able to enter the sculpture-filled surrounding gardens that overlooked the gold dome of Les Invalides monument. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere, File)
Rodin Museum sculpture garden reopens to publicThere is a ray of light for Parisians who, like the rest of the French nation this weekend, begin to observe a tightened coronavirus curfew
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - This Nov. 15, 2020 file photo, shows a general view of the Givat Hamatos Israeli settlement in east Jerusalem. Israeli authorities on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, advanced plans to build an additional 780 homes in West Bank settlements, an anti-settlement monitoring group said, in a last-minute surge of approvals before the friendly Trump administration leaves office later this week. Peace Now said that over 90% of the homes lay deep inside the West Bank, which the Palestinians seek as the heartland of a future independent state. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean, File)
Israel OKs hundreds of settlement homes in last-minute pushIsraeli authorities say they have advanced plans to build nearly 800 homes in West Bank settlements
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Switzerland To Let Voters Decide on Lockdown PowerSwitzerland will hold a referendum on whether the country's government should have the power to impose lockdowns and other measures used to slow the spread of COVID in the country. Per the Wall Street Journal , the vote could be held as soon as June and comes amid disagreement over whether...
Newser6 hours ago
US military says its troop removal from Somalia is completeThe U.S. military says its troop withdrawal from Somalia is complete, in one of the last actions of President Donald Trump’s presidency
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Italy's South Tyrol again flouts Rome over virus closuresThe autonomous province of South Tyrol with its German-speaking majority is flouting Rome’s decision to put it under partial lockdown starting Sunday
The Associated Press6 hours ago
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