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Serbian pop singer popular in Balkans dies of coronavirus

BELGRADE, Serbia — Djordje Balasevic, a Serbian singer who remained widely popular throughout the former Yugoslavia after the wars of the 1990s, has died after contracting the new coronavirus, state television reported Friday. He was 67.
South Carolina abortion law suspended 1 day after passage

South Carolina abortion law suspended 1 day after passage

COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina’s new law banning most abortions was suspended by a federal judge Friday on its second day in effect.
Alaska woman using outhouse attacked by bear, from below

Alaska woman using outhouse attacked by bear, from below

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An Alaska woman had the scare of a lifetime when using an outhouse in the backcountry and she was attacked by a bear, from below.
Trump repeats election claims in interviews, is unchallenged

Trump repeats election claims in interviews, is unchallenged

NEW YORK — In the first television interviews of his post-presidency, Donald Trump repeated his false claims that the election was stolen from him 10 times — each instance unprompted and unchallenged.
UK top court gives Uber drivers benefits in landmark ruling

UK top court gives Uber drivers benefits in landmark ruling

LONDON — Uber drivers in Britain are entitled to benefits like paid holidays and minimum wage, the country’s top court ruled Friday, in a decision that threatens the company’s business model and holds broad implications for the gig economy.
Britain's Prince Philip to stay in hospital through weekend

Britain's Prince Philip to stay in hospital through weekend

LONDON — Britain's Prince Philip is expected to stay in a London hospital for several more days after being admitted earlier this week in what Buckingham Palace described as “a precautionary measure.
Fat Boys member, radio host Prince Markie Dee dies at 52

Fat Boys member, radio host Prince Markie Dee dies at 52

NEW YORK — Prince Markie Dee, a member of the Fat Boys hip-hop trio who later formed his own band and became a well-known radio host, has died. He was 52.
It's final: Harry and Meghan won't return as working royals

It's final: Harry and Meghan won't return as working royals

LONDON — Buckingham Palace confirmed Friday that Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, will not be returning to royal duties, and Harry will give up his honorary military titles — a decision that makes formal, and final, the couple's split from the roya
US existing home sales, and prices, rise again in January

US existing home sales, and prices, rise again in January

Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes rose again last month, a sign that the housing market’s strong momentum from 2020 may be carrying over into this year. Existing U.S. home sales rose 0.

No cat-astrophe: Police find kittens in 'suspicious package'

NEW MIAMI, Ohio — A police bomb squad responding to a suspicious package call at an Ohio church made an unexpected discovery: six newborn kittens and their mother inside a duffel bag.