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Pro-Navalny 'flashlight' protests light up Russian cities

Pro-Navalny 'flashlight' protests light up Russian cities

MOSCOW — Supporters of imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny came out to residential courtyards and shined their cellphone flashlights Sunday in a display of unity, despite efforts by Russian authorities to extinguish the illuminated pr
Good dogs! 20 years of covering Westminster Kennel Club show

Good dogs! 20 years of covering Westminster Kennel Club show

NEW YORK — To every sport, there’s a season, a spot on the calendar that fans mark for the big event. World Series, October. College hoops, March. Indy 500, Memorial Day. For dog owners, it’s right around Valentine’s Day.
UK hits target: Gives at least 1 vaccine shot to 15 million

UK hits target: Gives at least 1 vaccine shot to 15 million

LONDON — The U.K.
After impeachment acquittal, Trump remains dominant in GOP

After impeachment acquittal, Trump remains dominant in GOP

NEW YORK — The Republican Party still belongs to Donald Trump. After he incited a deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol last month, the GOP considered purging the norm-shattering former president.
GOP's McConnell: Trump morally responsible for Jan. 6 attack

GOP's McConnell: Trump morally responsible for Jan. 6 attack

WASHINGTON — In his speech from the Senate floor, Sen. Mitch McConnell delivered a scalding denunciation of Donald Trump, calling him “morally responsible” for the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Egypt: Archaeologists unearth ancient beer factory in Abydos

Egypt: Archaeologists unearth ancient beer factory in Abydos

CAIRO — American and Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed what could be the oldest known beer factory at one of the most prominent archaeological sites of ancient Egypt, a top antiquities official said Saturday.
Lebanon administers 1st vaccines to health workers, elderly

Lebanon administers 1st vaccines to health workers, elderly

BEIRUT — Lebanon administered Sunday its first jabs of COVID-19 vaccine, with an intensive care unit physician and a well-known 93-year-old comedian becoming the first to receive Pfizer-BioNTech doses.
Turkey says 13 of its citizens killed by militants in N.Iraq

Turkey says 13 of its citizens killed by militants in N.Iraq

ANKARA, Turkey — Troops have found the bodies of 13 Turkish citizens abducted by Kurdish insurgents in a cave complex in northern Iraq, the Turkish defence minister said Sunday.
Germany tightens border checks to keep out virus variants

Germany tightens border checks to keep out virus variants

BERLIN — Germany on Sunday implemented tight border controls on its frontiers with the Czech Republic and Austria’s Tyrol province in an effort to stem the spread of more contagious coronavirus variants.
2 impeachment trials, 2 escape hatches for Donald Trump

2 impeachment trials, 2 escape hatches for Donald Trump

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump's first impeachment trial centred on a phone call Americans never heard with the leader of a country very far away. The trial went on for two weeks of he-said-she-said.