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Biden White House seeks to turn page on Trump

Biden White House seeks to turn page on Trump

WASHINGTON — The end of former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial opens a new chapter for his successor in the White House.
Powerful Japan quake sets off landslide, minor injuries

Powerful Japan quake sets off landslide, minor injuries

TOKYO — Residents in northeastern Japan on Sunday cleaned up clutter and debris in stores and homes after a strong earthquake set off a landslide on a highway, damaged buildings and parts of bullet train lines and caused power blackouts for thousands
Burmese in Japan march in protest of military coup

Burmese in Japan march in protest of military coup

TOKYO — Thousands of people from Myanmar living in Japan marched in downtown Tokyo on Sunday to protest the military coup back home, some holding photos of ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi and signs deploring the loss of human rights.
Firefighters battle Afghan-Iran border blaze for a 2nd day

Firefighters battle Afghan-Iran border blaze for a 2nd day

KABUL — Firefighters struggled for a second day Sunday to battle a massive fire that began when a fuel tanker exploded at a major crossing in Afghanistan’s western Herat province on the Iranian border, officials said.
Indian rescuers find 11 more bodies after glacier flooding

Indian rescuers find 11 more bodies after glacier flooding

NEW DELHI — Rescuers searching muck-filled ravines and valleys for survivors after the sudden collapse of a Himalayan glacier triggered massive flooding in northern India a week ago found 11 more bodies on Sunday, raising the death toll to 49.
United Arab Emirates publishes first photo from Mars probe

United Arab Emirates publishes first photo from Mars probe

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The United Arab Emirates on Sunday published the first image for its Mars probe now circling the red planet. The picture, taken Wednesday, shows sunlight just coming across the surface of Mars.
China fires back at US allegations of lack of transparency

China fires back at US allegations of lack of transparency

BEIJING — China fired back at the U.S. on Sunday over allegations from the White House that Beijing withheld some information about the coronavirus outbreak from World Health Organization investigators.
Japan formally approves its first COVID-19 vaccine

Japan formally approves its first COVID-19 vaccine

TOKYO — Japan on Sunday formally approved its first COVID-19 vaccine and said it would start nationwide inoculations within days, but months behind the U.S. and many other countries.
Trump acquitted, denounced in historic impeachment trial

Trump acquitted, denounced in historic impeachment trial

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump was acquitted Saturday of inciting the horrific attack on the U.S. Capitol, concluding a historic impeachment trial that spared him the first-ever conviction of a current or former U.S.
GOP's McConnell: Trump morally responsible for Jan. 6 attack

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

WASHINGTON — In his speech Saturday 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.