France charges three over neo-Nazi attack plot

PARIS (AFP) – Three members of a neo-Nazi group arrested in eastern France on suspicion of planning an attack on a masonic lodge have been charged, a judicial source said…

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An election win for British PM Johnson, but his strategies risk a breakup

LONDON (NYTIMES) – The great realignment of British politics accelerated this week, but it is pulling in starkly different directions north and south of the Scottish border. In England, Prime…

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Fate of Gates family mansion up in the air after divorce announcement

SEATTLE (NYTIMES) – As experts in philanthropy, finance, technology and global health scramble to predict what the divorce of Melinda and Bill Gates could mean for their industries, others are…

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In fight against Covid variants, some firms target T cell jabs

PARIS (AFP) – Getting Covid vaccines into the arms of the world’s population is an international priority, but will today’s jabs stay effective against virus variants that are spreading across…

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Southern India states lock down as country reports over 4,100 new COVID-19 deaths

Two southern states in India became the latest to declare lockdowns, as coronavirus cases surge at breakneck speed across the country and pressure mounts on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government…

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Alarm as German anti-maskers co-opt Nazi resister Sophie Scholl

BERLIN (AFP) – Sophie Scholl, the German resistance figure executed by the Nazis who was born 100 years ago on Sunday (May 9), has become an emblem of courage and…

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Colonial Pipeline halts U.S. operations after falling victim to cyberattack

By Staff Reuters Posted May 8, 2021 12:49 am     Updated May 8, 2021 12:53…

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Protesters demand justice for Mexico metro crash victims

MEXICO CITY (AFP) – Hundreds of protesters gathered in the Mexican capital on Friday (May 7)…

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Olympic official says Tokyo Games will go ahead, but admits opposition ‘a concern’

Top Olympic official John Coates said on Saturday that while Japanese sentiment turning against the Tokyo Games was a “concern”, he could foresee no scenario under which the sporting showpiece…

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Kamala Harris walks political tightrope in US border role

WASHINGTON (AFP) – US vice-presidents always yearn for a chance to share the spotlight, but when Kamala Harris got put in charge of the Mexico border mess, she might have…

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