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Senate confirms Merrick Garland to be US attorney general

Senate confirms Merrick Garland to be US attorney general

WASHINGTON — The Senate confirmed Merrick Garland on Wednesday to be the next U.S.
Turner Classic Movies Festival heads to TCM and HBO Max

Turner Classic Movies Festival heads to TCM and HBO Max

Don't worry about making the trip to Hollywood for the Turner Classic Movies Festival this year — it's coming straight to your living room.
Invalidations of Meghan's claims of racism hurt Black women

Invalidations of Meghan's claims of racism hurt Black women

CHICAGO — As Prince Harry and Meghan’s TV interview reverberates internationally, it’s left the more than 50 million viewers who tuned in grappling with the couple’s claims of racism and lack of support that the Duchess of Sussex says drove her to th
Libyan lawmakers confirm interim unity government

Libyan lawmakers confirm interim unity government

BENGHAZI, Libya — Libyan lawmakers confirmed a newly appointed interim government on Wednesday, in the hopes it will help unify the divided, war-wrecked North African country, and shepherd it through to elections at the end of the year.

Migrant community: Fire at Yemen hangar on Sunday killed 44

SANAA, Yemen — A fire that earlier this week tore through an overcrowded detention centre for migrants in Yemen’s rebel-held capital has killed at least 44 people, according to the latest death toll released Wednesday by the head of the Eritrean comm
Royal response fails to end anger over Meghan racism claims

Royal response fails to end anger over Meghan racism claims

LONDON — Buckingham Palace’s response to Prince Harry and Meghan’s allegations of racism and mistreatment has failed to quiet the controversy, with some observers criticizing the royal family for not forcefully condemning racism and suggesting the co
Russia slows down Twitter, part of social media clampdown

Russia slows down Twitter, part of social media clampdown

MOSCOW — Russian authorities said Wednesday they are slowing down the speed of uploading photos and videos to Twitter over its failure to remove banned content — part of growing efforts to curb social media platforms that have played a major role in

Israel's Netanyahu to visit Abu Dhabi on 1st official trip

JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will fly to the United Arab Emirates on Thursday, an official confirmed, a historic trip meant to cement new diplomatic ties between the Mideast nations and boost the embattled Israeli leader's re-electio
Complaints pour in over Morgan's comments, including from Meghan herself

Complaints pour in over Morgan's comments, including from Meghan herself

LONDON — Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has reportedly complained to Britain's ITV about presenter Piers Morgan's comments on her interview with Oprah Winfrey. That's according to the channel's news operation. The U.K.
Prosecutors oppose Ghislaine Maxwell's 3rd quest for bail

Prosecutors oppose Ghislaine Maxwell's 3rd quest for bail

NEW YORK — Prosecutors urged a judge to reject a third quest for bail by a British socialite charged with soliciting teenage girls in the 1990s for financier Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse.