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Rescuers in Norway lose hope of finding landslide survivors

Rescuers in Norway lose hope of finding landslide survivors

COPENHAGEN — Norwegian authorities said Tuesday they have given up hope of finding survivors of a landslide that swept away homes in a residential area almost a week ago, killing seven people. Three people are still missing from the Dec.
Larry King, hospitalized with COVID, moved out of ICU

Larry King, hospitalized with COVID, moved out of ICU

LOS ANGELES — Veteran talk show host Larry King, suffering from COVID-19, has been moved out of the intensive care unit at a Los Angeles hospital and is breathing on his own, a spokesman said on Monday.
Tanya Roberts, Bond girl and '’70s Show' star, hospitalized

Tanya Roberts, Bond girl and '’70s Show' star, hospitalized

LOS ANGELES — Tanya Roberts, who captivated James Bond in “A View to a Kill” and later played Midge Pinciotti in the sitcom “That ’70s Show,” has been hospitalized after falling at her home.
Prosecutor: Wisconsin pharmacist thought vaccine was unsafe

Prosecutor: Wisconsin pharmacist thought vaccine was unsafe

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Asia Today: Thailand counts more virus cases, limits travel

Asia Today: Thailand counts more virus cases, limits travel

BANGKOK — Thailand reported 527 new coronavirus cases, most of them migrant workers who already were isolated, and the government said it was tightening movements of people around the country.
An 'orchard of bad apples' weighs on new Afghan peace talks

An 'orchard of bad apples' weighs on new Afghan peace talks

ISLAMABAD — Afghan negotiators are to resume talks with the Taliban on Tuesday aimed at finding an end to decades of relentless conflict even as hopes wane and frustration and fear grow over a spike in violence across Afghanistan that has combatants
South Korean tanker was boarded by armed Iran Guard forces

South Korean tanker was boarded by armed Iran Guard forces

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Armed Iranian Revolutionary Guard troops stormed a South Korean tanker and forced the ship to change course and travel to Iran, the vessel's owner said Tuesday, the latest maritime seizure by Tehran amid heightened tension
Former head of China state asset firm sentenced to death

Former head of China state asset firm sentenced to death

BEIJING — The former head of state-owned China Huarong Asset Management Co. Ltd. was sentenced to death Tuesday for bribe taking in one of the harshest punishments for economic crimes in recent years.
Hong Kong's top judge cautious on calls for judicial reform

Hong Kong's top judge cautious on calls for judicial reform

Hong Kong’s outgoing top judge said Tuesday that calls for reform of the city’s judiciary cannot be based on dissatisfaction with court rulings, as pro-Beijing figures and state-owned media step up criticism of the city’s legal system.
Where is Jack Ma, China's e-commerce pioneer?

Where is Jack Ma, China's e-commerce pioneer?

BEIJING — China’s best-known entrepreneur, e-commerce billionaire Jack Ma, made his fortune by taking big risks. The former English teacher founded Alibaba Group in 1999, when China had few internet users.