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'Trial of the Chicago 7' takes top honours at SAG Awards

'Trial of the Chicago 7' takes top honours at SAG Awards

The starry cast of Aaron Sorkin’s 1960s courtroom drama “The Trial of the Chicago 7” took the top prize Sunday at a virtual Screen Actors Guild Awards where actors of colour , for the first time, swept the individual film awards.

Ferry sinks after colliding in Bangladesh; at least 25 dead

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Rescuers have recovered 25 bodies from a river outside Bangladesh's capital after a ferry collided with another vessel and capsized, an official said Monday.
Taiwan investigators ask public for photos of train wreck

Taiwan investigators ask public for photos of train wreck

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Prosecutors investigating Taiwan's worst railway disaster in seven decades appealed to the public Monday for any photographs they may have taken of the crash that killed at least 50 people last week.
Polish hospitals struggle with surge of virus patients

Polish hospitals struggle with surge of virus patients

BOCHNIA, Poland — Polish hospitals struggled over the Easter weekend with a massive number of people infected with COVID-19 following a huge surge in infections across Central and Eastern Europe in recent weeks.

Bangladesh enforcing weeklong lockdown amid virus surge

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Bangladesh is enforcing a lockdown for a week from Monday, shutting shopping malls and transportation, to help curb the spread of coronavirus as the rate of infections and deaths have increased in recent weeks.
India's daily virus cases soar past 100,000 for first time

India's daily virus cases soar past 100,000 for first time

NEW DELHI — India reported its biggest single-day spike in confirmed coronavirus cases since the pandemic began Monday, and officials in the hard-hit state home to Mumbai are resuming the closure of some businesses and places of worship in a bid to s
Exit polls point to first place for Bulgarian leader's party

Exit polls point to first place for Bulgarian leader's party

The centre -right GERB party led by Bulgaria's longtime prime minister appeared the likely winner of Sunday's parliamentary elections, with several exit polls pointing to it finishing first in a fractured political landscape.
Hymns through masks: Christians mark another pandemic Easter

Hymns through masks: Christians mark another pandemic Easter

VATICAN CITY — Christianity’s most joyous feast day was celebrated worldwide with the faithful spaced apart in pews and singing choruses of “Hallelujah” through face coverings on a second Easter Sunday marked by pandemic precautions.
Jordan's king sends tough message on dissent in royal family

Jordan's king sends tough message on dissent in royal family

JERUSALEM — Jordanian authorities said Sunday they foiled a “malicious plot” by a former crown prince to destabilize the kingdom with foreign support, contradicting the senior royal's claims that he was being punished for speaking out against corrupt
Capitol attack raises questions of security vs public access

Capitol attack raises questions of security vs public access

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers are trying to balance openness with safety after Friday’s attack within steps of the Capitol, a challenge for Congress, nearly three months after a mob stormed the seat of American democracy, to “make it as secure as it needs t
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