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Czech folk singer Hana Horka deliberately allowed herself to be exposed to the coronavirus and refused to get vaccinated, her son said.
"I haven’t quite processed it,” 19-year-old Zara Rutherford said after five months of circumnavigating the planet.
The motion for a new trial had been promised by Maxwell’s lawyers.
A long-awaited report on sexual abuse in Germany’s Munich diocese has faulted retired Pope Benedict XVI’s handling of four cases when he was archbishop.
New Zealand and Australia each sent military transport planes that were carrying water containers, kits for temporary shelters and generators.
The surprisingly fast piglets were the big cat's target at Kruger National Park in South Africa.
Authorities acknowledged that there is “no evidence” that pets can transmit the coronavirus to humans.
The preliminary results raised questions about Israel’s decision to offer a second booster shot — and fourth overall — to its over-60 population.
The Serbian tennis star was this week deported from Australia, thwarting his defense of the Australian Open title.
Ai Weiwei helped design the Bird's Nest stadium for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. It will also host the opening ceremony for Beijing’s Winter Olympics on Feb. 4.
A towering ash cloud since Saturday’s eruption prevented earlier flights.
Evidence suggests a prominent Jewish notary may have disclosed the secret hiding place of the Frank family to German occupiers to save his own family from Nazi concentration camps.
Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik goes to court Tuesday, after 10 years behind bars, claiming he is no longer a danger to society.
The eruption near Tonga also sparked a tsunami advisory for Hawaii and the United States' Pacific coast.
Queen Margrethe is Europe’s second longest reigning monarch after Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II.
“Polythene, food wrappers, plastic, other non-digestibles and water were the only things we could see in the post mortems.”
King Willem-Alexander’s announcement came as the Netherlands reckons with the grim sides of its history as a 17th-century colonial superpower.
The move comes a day after a judge denied Prince Andrew's motion to drop the sexual abuse lawsuit filed against him by Virginia Giuffre.
With the success of the Games and China’s national dignity at stake, Beijing is doubling down on its “zero-tolerance" COVID-19 policy.
The State Department says it supports an investigation into the death of 80-year-old Omar Asaad, who was arrested by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank.