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  • Johnson voices caution over next lockdown easing in England

    LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave a strong hint Saturday that the next planned relaxation of coronavirus restrictions in England this month will be delayed as a result of the spread of the delta variant first identified in India.
  • Iran hard-liners target sole moderate in presidential debate

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's seven presidential candidates offered starkly different views Saturday in the country's final debate, with hard-liners describing those seeking ties with the West as “infiltrators” and the race's sole moderate warning a hard-line government would only bring more sanctions for the Islamic Republic.
  • The Latest: Biden and Germany's Merkel meet 1-on=1 at summit

    The Latest on the Group of Seven nations meeting being held in England:
  • Shootout between Kashmir rebels, Indian police kills 4

    SRINAGAR, India (AP) — A heated gunbattle between militants and Indian police broke out Saturday in the disputed region of Kashmir, killing at least two police and two civilians, officials said.
  • Israeli police say woman with knife shot dead in West Bank

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say a private security guard at a checkpoint near Jerusalem shot and killed a woman on Saturday who allegedly planned to carry out a stabbing attack.
  • Teachers wary of new laws limiting instruction on race

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — As middle school teacher Brittany Paschall assembled a lesson plan on the history of the Negro Baseball Leagues, she wondered how she might have to go about it differently next year under a new Tennessee state law that prohibits teaching certain concepts of race and racism.
  • Iran nuclear talks aimed at reset, face major challenges

    VIENNA (AP) — Talks between Iran and global powers restarted Saturday with the goal of trying to restore a landmark agreement to contain Iranian nuclear development that the Trump administration abandoned in 2018.
  • French far-left chief floured in march against far right

    PARIS (AP) — A French far-left leader got a faceful of flour at the start of a Paris march Saturday against “the ideas of the far right,” days after the French president was slapped while greeting a crowd.
  • Suspected Brazil crime gang leader killed in police clash

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — One of Brazil’s most wanted criminal suspects was killed in a police operation Saturday in Rio de Janeiro, police said.
  • North Macedonia: Police find 20 Bangladeshi migrants in van

    SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Police in North Macedonia said officers discovered a group of 20 Bangladeshi migrants packed in a van on a major highway near the border with Serbia.

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