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Nagorno-Karabakh fighting continues despite truce efforts

Nagorno-Karabakh fighting continues despite truce efforts

YEREVAN, Armenia — Armenia and Azerbaijan reported more fighting on Tuesday over the separatist territory of Nagorno-Karabakh, where clashes have continued for over three weeks despite two attempts at establishing a cease-fire.
UK to infect healthy volunteers in vaccine research trial

UK to infect healthy volunteers in vaccine research trial

LONDON — Danica Marcos wants to be infected with COVID-19.
From 'role models' to sex workers: Kenya's child labour rises

From 'role models' to sex workers: Kenya's child labour rises

NAIROBI, Kenya — The teenage girls cannot remember how many men they have had to sleep with in the seven months since COVID-19 closed their schools, or how many of those men used protection.
Police: Houston officer killed in shooting, another wounded

Police: Houston officer killed in shooting, another wounded

HOUSTON — A Houston police officer was killed and a teenager and another officer were wounded Tuesday when a man opened fire on law enforcement responding to a domestic disturbance call, authorities said.
Photo altered to Ice Cube, 50 Cent in 'Trump 2020' hats

Photo altered to Ice Cube, 50 Cent in 'Trump 2020' hats

An altered photo of rappers Ice Cube and 50 Cent in hats that appear to show support for President Donald Trump circulated widely on social media Tuesday, fueled in part by a tweet by Eric Trump.
San Francisco Conservatory buys Opus 3 Artists agency

San Francisco Conservatory buys Opus 3 Artists agency

With much of the classical music industry shuttered by the novel coronavirus pandemic, one of the leading management agencies has been acquired by an unusual buyer in an unconventional transaction.
European nations mixed in their response to virus spikes

European nations mixed in their response to virus spikes

Countries across Europe are battling coronavirus infection spikes with new lockdowns, curfews, face mask orders and virus tracking smart phone apps.
39 Chinese are Thailand's 1st foreign tourists in 7 months

39 Chinese are Thailand's 1st foreign tourists in 7 months

BANGKOK — Thailand’s tourist industry took a modest step toward reviving its coronavirus-battered fortunes Tuesday by welcoming 39 visitors who flew in from Shanghai, the first such arrivals since regular travellers were banned almost seven months ag
Sweden bans Huawei, ZTE from 5G, calls China biggest threat

Sweden bans Huawei, ZTE from 5G, calls China biggest threat

Sweden is banning Chinese tech companies Huawei and ZTE from building new high-speed wireless networks after a top security official called China one of the country's biggest threats.
Justice Dept. files landmark antitrust case against Google

Justice Dept. files landmark antitrust case against Google

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department on Tuesday sued Google for antitrust violations, alleging that it abused its dominance in online search and advertising to stifle competition and harm consumers.