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French protesters decry bill outlawing use of police images

French protesters decry bill outlawing use of police images

PARIS — Tens of thousands of critics of a proposed security law that would restrict the filming of police officers protested across France on Saturday, and officers in Paris who were advised to behave responsibly during the demonstrations repeatedly

Rough rescue: Storms, broken plane force layover for turtles

BOSTON — They might have gotten there faster by walking, but at any rate, these endangered turtles had a lot to be thankful for on Thanksgiving.
Asia Today: Speed of viral spread causes concern in S. Korea

Asia Today: Speed of viral spread causes concern in S. Korea

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — South Korea reported more than 500 new coronavirus cases for the third straight day on Saturday, the fastest spread of infections the country has seen since the early days of the pandemic.
Biden's win means some Guantanamo prisoners may be released

Biden's win means some Guantanamo prisoners may be released

WASHINGTON — The oldest prisoner at the Guantanamo Bay detention centre went to his latest review board hearing with a degree of hope, something that has been scarce during his 16 years locked up without charges at the U.S. base in Cuba.

Clashes with cleric's supporters kill 5 in southern Iraq

BAGHDAD — Supporters of a firebrand Iraqi cleric shot dead five people on Saturday, according to medical officials, in overnight clashes with anti-government protesters in southern Iraq.
UK, EU resume face-to-face trade talks with time running out

UK, EU resume face-to-face trade talks with time running out

LONDON — Teams from Britain and the European Union resumed face-to-face talks on a post-Brexit trade deal Saturday, with both sides sounding gloomy about striking an agreement in the little time that remains.
High court takes up census case, as other count issues loom

High court takes up census case, as other count issues loom

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's attempt to exclude people living in the country illegally from the population count used to divvy up congressional seats is headed for a post-Thanksgiving Supreme Court showdown.
Kashmir people vote in local polls amid cold and security

Kashmir people vote in local polls amid cold and security

SRINAGAR, India — Hundreds of thousands of people in Indian-controlled Kashmir voted Saturday amid tight security and freezing cold temperatures in the first phase of local elections, the first since New Delhi revoked the disputed region’s semiautono
India farmers press on with protest despite offer to talk

India farmers press on with protest despite offer to talk

NEW DELHI — Thousands of farmers in and around the Indian capital on Saturday pressed on with their protest against agricultural legislation they said could devastate crop prices, while the government sought talks with their leaders.
Europe's Christmas dilemma: risk empty chairs next year?

Europe's Christmas dilemma: risk empty chairs next year?

BRUSSELS — Please leave a chair empty at this year's family Christmas dinner as a precaution, or face the possibility of having that chair empty forever.