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Federal agents arrest rapper who was on the run for months

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — U.S. Marshals in Tennessee have arrested a Georgia rapper who was wanted for nearly three months after violating his probation by melting off his court-ordered ankle monitor and disappearing, according to authorities.
Voting underway in coronavirus-affected Dutch election

Voting underway in coronavirus-affected Dutch election

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Socially distanced voters cast their ballots Monday in churches, conference centres and even the national parliament on the first day of a Dutch general election that has been spread over three days to allow people to vote sa
Myanmar junta orders martial law in large area of Yangon

Myanmar junta orders martial law in large area of Yangon

YANGON, Myanmar — Myanmar’s ruling junta has declared martial law in a wide area of the country’s largest city, as security forces killed dozens of protesters over the weekend in an increasingly lethal crackdown on resistance to last month’s military
State TV: Iran inaugurates new underground missile facility

State TV: Iran inaugurates new underground missile facility

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard on Monday inaugurated a new underground facility designated for missile storage, the country's state TV reported. The report quotes Guard commander Gen.
Chicago parish fiercely backs priest after sex abuse claims

Chicago parish fiercely backs priest after sex abuse claims

CHICAGO — When her teenage son was murdered outside a church in 2006, Pam Bosley contacted ministers around Chicago, hoping someone would help make sense of it. Only one wrote back.
Where to stream the best picture Oscar nominees

Where to stream the best picture Oscar nominees

Normally, Academy Award nominations mean an Oscar bump in box office. This year, streaming services and digital rental platforms may get a bounce. Many of this year's best-picture nominees have already been released on various home-viewing platforms.
Vatican bars gay union blessing, says God 'can't bless sin'

Vatican bars gay union blessing, says God 'can't bless sin'

ROME — The Vatican declared Monday that the Catholic Church won't bless same-sex unions since God “cannot bless sin.
EU takes legal action vs UK over Brexit deal delays

EU takes legal action vs UK over Brexit deal delays

The divorce between the U.K. and the EU is turning nastier by the day.
Oscars surprises, snubs include Glenn Close, ‘Da 5 Bloods’

Oscars surprises, snubs include Glenn Close, ‘Da 5 Bloods’

It’s a rare year when most of the Oscar nomination surprises are good ones, but 2020 was also a rare year for moviegoing and awards campaigns.
Riz Ahmed, Leslie Odom Jr, others react to Oscar nominations

Riz Ahmed, Leslie Odom Jr, others react to Oscar nominations

LOS ANGELES — Reactions from some of the nominees for the 93rd Academy Awards: —— “I owe Sam everything for this role. I leaned into Sam Cooke’s signature confidence and signature swagger to make this believable.