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  • EXPLAINER: Why are people protesting across Colombia?

    BUCARAMANGA, Colombia - Thousands of Colombians have protested across the country against a government they feel has long ignored their needs, allowed corruption to run rampant and is so out of touch that it proposed tax increases during the coronavirus pandemic.
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    Major US pipeline halts operations after ransomware attack
  • Beefed-up Israel police clash with Palestinians in Jerusalem

    JERUSALEM - Israeli police on Saturday clashed with Palestinian protesters outside Jerusalem's Old City during the holiest night of Ramadan, in a show of force that threatened to deepen the holy city's worst religious unrest in several years. Earlier, police blocked busloads of pilgrims headed to Jerusalem to worship.
  • Police: 3 hurt in Florida mall shooting, suspects in custody

    MIAMI - A shooting at an upscale South Florida shopping mall that began as a fight between two groups of people left three people injured Saturday afternoon and sent mall patrons fleeing and ducking for cover, police and local news reports said.
  • Beefed-up Israel police clash with Palestinians in Jerusalem

    JERUSALEM - Israeli police on Saturday clashed with Palestinian protesters outside Jerusalem's Old City during the holiest night of Ramadan in a show of force that threatened to deepen the holy city's worst religious unrest in several years. Earlier, police blocked busloads of pilgrims headed to Jerusalem to worship.
  • Scottish government sets stage for another independence vote

    LONDON - The Scottish National Party won its fourth straight parliamentary election on Saturday and insisted it will push on with another referendum on Scotland's independence from the U.K. even though it failed by one seat to secure a majority.
  • GOP delegates in Virginia to choose nominee for governor

    ANNANDALE, Va. - Tens of thousands of Virginia Republicans, sometimes waiting in long lines of cars, cast ballots Saturday to choose nominees for governor and other statewide offices at a drive-thru nominating convention.
  • Lloyd Price, singer and early rock influence, dies at 88

    NEW YORK - Singer-songwriter Lloyd Price, an early rock ’n roll star and enduring maverick whose hits included such up-tempo favourites as “Lawdy Miss Clawdy,” “Personality” and the semi-forbidden “Stagger Lee,” has died. He was 88.
  • UN condemns killing of Mexican border journalist

    MEXICO CITY - The U.N. Human Rights agency on Saturday condemned the killing this week of an online journalist in Mexico’s northern border state of Sonora.
  • Maryland governor pardons 34 victims of racial lynching

    TOWSON, Md. - Maryland's governor on Saturday posthumously pardoned 34 victims of racial lynching in the state dating between 1854 and 1933, saying they were denied legal due process against the allegations they faced.

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