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Electrical problem strikes Iran's Natanz nuclear facility

Electrical problem strikes Iran's Natanz nuclear facility

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's Natanz nuclear site suffered a problem Sunday involving its electrical distribution grid just hours after starting up new advanced centrifuges that more quickly enrich uranium, state TV reported.

Official: Chinese vaccines' effectiveness low

BEIJING — In a rare admission of the weakness of Chinese coronavirus vaccines, the country's top disease control official says their effectiveness is low and the government is considering mixing them to give them a boost.
8 dead, dozens hurt as Indonesia quake shakes East Java

8 dead, dozens hurt as Indonesia quake shakes East Java

MALANG, Indonesia — A strong earthquake on Indonesia's main island of Java killed eight people, including a woman whose motorcycle was hit by falling rocks, and damaged more than 1,300 buildings, officials said Sunday. It didn't trigger a tsunami.
Trump addresses GOP as power to shape national debate wanes

Trump addresses GOP as power to shape national debate wanes

WASHINGTON — Former President Donald Trump insists he's enjoying his life off Twitter. The press releases his aides fire off on an increasingly frequent basis are more “elegant,” he says.
High court halts Calif. virus rules limiting home worship

High court halts Calif. virus rules limiting home worship

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is telling California that it can’t enforce coronavirus-related restrictions that have limited home-based religious worship including Bible studies and prayer meetings.
Charles: Royal family 'deeply grateful' for world's support

Charles: Royal family 'deeply grateful' for world's support

LONDON — Britain's Prince Charles offered a heartfelt tribute to his “dear Papa" on Saturday as Buckingham Palace offered the broad outlines of a royal funeral that will be attended by the family and broadcast to the world.
Fantasy no more: Blackmore 1st woman to win Grand National

Fantasy no more: Blackmore 1st woman to win Grand National

A Hollywood fantasy turned into reality on Saturday when Rachael Blackmore became the first female jockey to win Britain's grueling Grand National horse race, breaking down one of the biggest gender barriers in sports.

Stalled at first jab: Vaccine shortages hit poor countries

LONDON — As many as 60 countries, including some of the world's poorest, might be stalled at the first shots of their coronavirus vaccinations because nearly all deliveries through the global program intended to help them are blocked until as late as
Gaetz faces House ethics probe; federal investigation widens

Gaetz faces House ethics probe; federal investigation widens

WASHINGTON — The House Ethics Committee announced an investigation into Florida Rep.
Senate filibuster's racist past fuels arguments for its end

Senate filibuster's racist past fuels arguments for its end

WASHINGTON — Once obscure, the Senate filibuster is coming under fresh scrutiny not only because of the enormous power it gives a single senator to halt President Joe Biden’s agenda, but as a tool historically used for racism.