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China dismisses complaints over quarantining US diplomats

Sep. 30, 2022 05:44 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China on Friday dismissed complaints from two U.S. congressmembers over the quarantining of American diplomats and their family members under the country’s strict COVID-19 regulations. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Mao Ning said China “adopts a science-based and...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Sep. 20, 2022 17:54 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Sept. 20 The Washington Post on the Kigali Amendment: It’s rare for a climate change measure to win full-throated support from industry groups, environmental activists and lawmakers from...

Biden, other VIPs lie low as spotlight stays on late Queen

Sep. 19, 2022 05:42 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — American presidents usually make a splash when they travel abroad, holding the spotlight and quickly becoming the center of attention. Not this time. For U.S. President Joe Biden and other presidents, prime ministers and dignitaries, there were no...

Attack raises doubts about Argentine VP's security protocols

Sep. 03, 2022 15:41 PM EDT

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Every day for the past two weeks, the routine was the same: Argentina’s powerful Vice President Cristina Fernández was met by a crowd of feverish supporters who wanted to touch their leader. And every day she obliged and approached them. But on...

2 Air France pilots suspended after fighting in cockpit

Aug. 29, 2022 08:54 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Fisticuffs in the cockpit, leaving a leaky engine running while cruising over Africa -- Air France pilots are under scrutiny after recent incidents that have prompted French investigators to call for tougher safety protocols. Two Air France pilots were suspended after...

Chile hospital integrates Native medicine, birth to death

Aug. 27, 2022 09:17 AM EDT

OSORNO, Chile (AP) — In labor with her first child last month, Lucia Hernández Rumian danced around her hospital room while her husband played the kultrun, a ritual drum. She turned down pain medication from the hospital’s staff to get massages and oil rubdowns instead from her...

Amid COVID worries, fist bumps for Biden — with exceptions

Jul. 13, 2022 17:08 PM EDT

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The White House said President Joe Biden would try to limit physical contact during his Middle East trip because of concern about rising COVID-19 cases — but the president swiftly reverted to his old-school, back-slapping ways after landing in Israel on Wednesday. ...

NATO nations sign accession protocols for Sweden, Finland

Jul. 05, 2022 10:50 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The 30 NATO allies signed off on the accession protocols for Sweden and Finland on Tuesday, sending the membership bids of the two nations to the alliance capitals for legislative approvals — and possible political trouble in Turkey. The move further increases...

The 30 NATO allies have signed off on the accession protocols for Sweden and Finland

Jul. 05, 2022 05:34 AM EDT
BRUSSELS (AP) — The 30 NATO allies have signed off on the accession protocols for Sweden and Finland.