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  • Harassment, bullying claims dog Cuomo, once a pandemic star

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, whose televised coronavirus briefings won plaudits last spring, is now fighting for his political life amid accusations of sexual harassment, bullying and undercounting virus deaths connected to the state's nursing homes.
  • Philippine president fires ambassador seen assaulting staff

    MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine president has dismissed his former ambassador to Brazil after she was seen on video physically abusing a Filipino member of her household staff.
  • Indonesia's Sinabung Volcano spews high column of ash

    MEDAN, Indonesia - Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung was erupting Tuesday, sending volcanic materials as high as 5,000 metres (16,400 feet) into the sky and depositing ash on nearby villages.
  • Asian stocks mixed after Wall St. rises

    BEIJING - Asian stock markets were mixed Tuesday after Wall Street rose as a wave of investor concern about possible higher interest rates receded.
  • AP News in Brief at 11:04 p.m. EST

    Tensions over vaccine equity pit rural against urban America
  • UN chief: Appeal for Yemen raises 'disappointing' $1.7B

    CAIRO - A United Nations appeal for aid to Yemen to alleviate the world’s worst humanitarian disaster raised some $1.7 billion Monday— a result the U.N. chief called “disappointing.”
  • The Latest: Brazil health officials urge lockdowns, curfews

    SAO PAULO — Brazilian health officials are urging nationwide lockdowns and curfews because hospitals are running short of intensive-care unit beds as COVID-19 claims more than 1,000 lives each day in the country.
  • CNN's Chris Cuomo says he 'obviously' can't cover brother

    NEW YORK - CNN host Chris Cuomo told viewers Monday that he “obviously” couldn't cover the stories surrounding his older brother, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who is accused of sexual harassment by two women who work in state government and a third who he allegedly encountered at a wedding.
  • In Peru, sterilization case against Fujimori goes to court

    LIMA, Peru - Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori is on trial for his role in a 1990s government program in which many Indigenous women in poor communities say they were forcibly sterilized, and some died or suffered serious injuries because of infection.
  • Romney knocked unconscious in fall, but 'doing better'

    WASHINGTON - Sen. Mitt Romney said Monday that he was knocked unconscious in a fall over the weekend, but he was “doing better.”

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