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  • At least 6 injured in cargo ship fire at Manila wharf

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A fire and a powerful blast ripped through a small cargo ship docked to refuel in the Philippine capital of Manila on Saturday, injuring at least six people and igniting a blaze in a nearby riverside slum that gutted dozens of shanties, officials said.
  • Russian COVID-19 cases spike 47% in a week

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s national coronavirus taskforce on Saturday reported that the country’s tally of daily new infections has risen by nearly 50% over the past week and more than doubled in Moscow.
  • Saudi Arabia says hajj to be limited to 60,000 in kingdom

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says this year's hajj pilgrimage will be limited to no more than 60,000 people, all of them from within the kingdom, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
  • Algeria votes for new parliament but activists plan boycott

    ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerians vote Saturday for a new parliament in an election with a majority of novice independent candidates running under new rules meant to satisfy demands of pro-democracy protesters and open the way to a “new Algeria.”
  • The Latest: Johnson meets with EU leaders amid Brexit spat

    The Latest on the Group of Seven nations meeting being held in England:
  • 13 hurt in downtown Austin shooting; suspect not in custody

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A shooting in a busy entertainment district in downtown Austin, Texas injured 13 people early Saturday, and police said the suspected shooter was not in custody.
  • China's wandering elephants on the move again

    BEIJING (AP) — China’s famed wandering elephants are on the move again, heading southwest while a male who broke from the herd is still keeping his distance.
  • China, US diplomats clash over human rights, pandemic origin

    BEIJING (AP) — Top U.S. and Chinese diplomats appear to have had another sharply worded exchange, with Beijing saying it told the U.S. to cease interfering in its internal affairs and accusing Washington of politicizing the search for the origin of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Seized House records show just how far Trump admin would go

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump has made no secret of his long list of political enemies. It just wasn't clear until now how far he would go to try to punish them.
  • US tourist wounded in beach killings in Cancún, Mexico

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — A U.S. tourist was wounded in a shooting attack Friday that killed two men at a beach in Mexico’s Caribbean coast resort of Cancún.

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