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UK judge says newspaper invaded Meghan's privacy with letter

UK judge says newspaper invaded Meghan's privacy with letter

LONDON — A newspaper invaded the Duchess of Sussex’s privacy by publishing a personal letter to her estranged father, a British judge ruled Thursday, in a major victory for the royal in her campaign against what she sees as media intrusion.
New trial in ex-football hero's killing can't be for murder

New trial in ex-football hero's killing can't be for murder

NEW ORLEANS — The new trial for the man convicted of manslaughter in the 2016 shooting death of a former NFL player following a traffic dispute cannot include a murder charge, a Louisiana judge has ruled.
US jobless claims fall slightly to 793,000 with layoffs high

US jobless claims fall slightly to 793,000 with layoffs high

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell slightly last week to 793,000, evidence that job cuts remain high despite a substantial decline in new confirmed viral infections.
Morgan Wallen tells fans not to defend his racist language

Morgan Wallen tells fans not to defend his racist language

NASHVILLE — Country star Morgan Wallen asked fans not to downplay the racist language he was caught saying on camera and said that he accepted the punishments he faced.
Mars mission inspires growing fan base back in China

Mars mission inspires growing fan base back in China

BEIJING — Cui Tingting dyed her hair Mars red for the arrival of China’s spacecraft at the planet known in Chinese as the Fire Star.
Berlin festival announces this year's competition film slate

Berlin festival announces this year's competition film slate

BERLIN — The Berlin International Film Festival on Thursday announced 15 films that are part of this year's competition and will compete for the top Golden and Silver Bear awards.
Trial highlights: Harrowing footage, focus on Trump's words

Trial highlights: Harrowing footage, focus on Trump's words

WASHINGTON — House Democrats opened their first day of arguments in former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial with searing footage of the U.S.
Mavs' Cuban relents on anthem after NBA reiterates policy

Mavs' Cuban relents on anthem after NBA reiterates policy

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban relented Wednesday and the national anthem will be played before home games this season after the NBA reiterated its “longstanding league policy” to include the song.
Biden in call with China's Xi raises human rights, trade

Biden in call with China's Xi raises human rights, trade

Joe Biden on Wednesday held his first call as president with Xi Jinping, pressing the Chinese leader about trade and Beijing's crackdown on democracy activists in Hong Kong as well as other human rights concerns.
Trump trial video shows vast scope, danger of Capitol riot

Trump trial video shows vast scope, danger of Capitol riot

WASHINGTON — Prosecutors unveiled chilling new security video in Donald Trump’s impeachment trial on Wednesday, showing the mob of rioters breaking into the Capitol, smashing windows and doors and searching menacingly for Vice-President Mike Pence an