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WWII plane fly-past honours Captain Tom Moore at funeral

WWII plane fly-past honours Captain Tom Moore at funeral

LONDON — A World War II-era plane flew Saturday over the funeral service of Captain Tom Moore to honour of the veteran who single-handedly raised millions of pounds for Britain's health workers by walking laps in his backyard.

Official: 42 abducted from Nigerian school 2 weeks ago freed

LAGOS, Nigeria — An official says 42 people including 27 students who were abducted two weeks ago from a school in northern Nigeria have been freed.
Myanmar police deploy early to crank up pressure on protests

Myanmar police deploy early to crank up pressure on protests

YANGON, Myanmar — Police in Myanmar escalated their crackdown on demonstrators against this month’s military takeover, deploying early and in force on Saturday as protesters sought to assemble in the country's two biggest cities and elsewhere.

House passes $1.9T pandemic bill on near party-line vote

WASHINGTON — The House approved a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill in a win for President Joe Biden, even as top Democrats tried assuring agitated progressives that they’d revive their derailed drive to boost the minimum wage.
House passes $1.9T pandemic bill on near party-line vote

House passes $1.9T pandemic bill on near party-line vote

WASHINGTON — The House approved a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill early Saturday in a win for President Joe Biden, even as top Democrats tried assuring agitated progressives that they’d revive their derailed drive to boost the minimum wage.
Lady Gaga's dogs recovered safely after theft, shooting

Lady Gaga's dogs recovered safely after theft, shooting

LOS ANGELES — Lady Gaga's two French bulldogs, which were stolen by thieves who shot and wounded the dog walker, were recovered unharmed Friday, Los Angeles police said.
Judge approves $650M Facebook privacy lawsuit settlement

Judge approves $650M Facebook privacy lawsuit settlement

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge on Friday approved a $650 million settlement of a privacy lawsuit against Facebook for allegedly using photo face-tagging and other biometric data without the permission of its users. U.S.
Globes org says it will recruit Black members after outcry

Globes org says it will recruit Black members after outcry

LOS ANGELES — The organization hosting the Golden Globes says it is developing a plan to recruit Black members after falling under sharp criticism for lacking diverse members.
LA firefighters rely on axe, luck to free Woods from crash

LA firefighters rely on axe, luck to free Woods from crash

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Explosion strikes Israeli-owned ship in Mideast amid tension

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — An explosion struck an Israeli-owned cargo ship sailing out of the Middle East on Friday, an unexplained blast renewing concerns about ship security in the region amid escalating tensions between the U.S. and Iran.