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Rioters ignore pleas for calm as violence flares in Belfast

Rioters ignore pleas for calm as violence flares in Belfast

BELFAST, United Kingdom — Police in Northern Ireland deployed water cannons for the first time in six years Thursday as they tried to disperse protesters who hurled stones, fireworks and gasoline-filled bottles at officers during another night of vio
Biden orders gun control actions - but they show his limits

Biden orders gun control actions - but they show his limits

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden put on a modest White House ceremony Thursday to announce a half-dozen executive actions to combat what he called an “epidemic and an international embarrassment” of gun violence in America.

Chauvin trial puts Court TV's revival in the public eye

NEW YORK — Scott Tufts believes the media world is not complete without Court TV. If he's ever going to prove his point, now is the time.
Kentucky limits no-knock warrants after Breonna Taylor death

Kentucky limits no-knock warrants after Breonna Taylor death

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear signed a partial ban on no-knock warrants Friday after months of demonstrations set off by the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor in her home during a botched police raid last year.
Boeing sues subcontractor over work on Air Force One planes

Boeing sues subcontractor over work on Air Force One planes

FORT WORTH, Texas — Boeing is suing a subcontractor it hired for work on new Air Force One planes used to carry the president, saying the company ran into financial problems and missed deadlines.
Philip, in role with no job description, was queen’s bedrock

Philip, in role with no job description, was queen’s bedrock

LONDON — When Prince Philip married the heir to the British throne, he knew he was stepping into virtually uncharted territory. There was no official role for the husband of a sovereign queen, no constitutional duty or legal responsibility.
Japan imposes new virus measures in Tokyo ahead of Olympics

Japan imposes new virus measures in Tokyo ahead of Olympics

TOKYO — Japan announced Friday that it will raise the coronavirus alert level in Tokyo to allow tougher measures to curb the rapid spread of a more contagious variant ahead of the Summer Olympics.
UK mourns Prince Philip; leaders honour his service to queen

UK mourns Prince Philip; leaders honour his service to queen

LONDON — World leaders and people on the street honoured Prince Philip’s life of service to his wife, Queen Elizabeth II, and the British nation Friday after hearing of the death of a man who had been by the monarch’s side longer than most of them ha
Wholesale prices up 1% in March, energy leads the way again

Wholesale prices up 1% in March, energy leads the way again

SILVER SPRING, Md. — Wholesale prices jumped again in March pushed by another big increase in energy prices, the government reported Friday.
Myanmar junta limits internet, seizes satellite TV dishes

Myanmar junta limits internet, seizes satellite TV dishes

YANGON, Myanmar — An information blackout under Myanmar's military junta worsened Thursday as fiber broadband service, the last legal way for ordinary people to access the internet, became intermittently inaccessible on several networks.