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Former Baltimore mayor expected to plead guilty to perjury

ANNAPOLIS, Md.
Burundi says president Nkurunziza has died of heart attack

Burundi says president Nkurunziza has died of heart attack

NAIROBI, Kenya — Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza has died of a heart attack at age 56, the government announced Tuesday, ending a 15-year-rule marked by deadly political violence and a historic withdrawal from the International Criminal Court.
US employers laid off 7.7 million workers in April

US employers laid off 7.7 million workers in April

BALTIMORE — U.S. employers laid off 7.7 million workers in April — a deep the economic hole that was created by the closure of thousands of offices, restaurants, stores and schools during the pandemic.
IBM quits facial recognition, joins call for police reforms

IBM quits facial recognition, joins call for police reforms

IBM is getting out of the facial recognition business, saying it's concerned about how the technology can be used for mass surveillance and racial profiling.
Feds commit $8.9M in foreign aid for reproductive health services amid COVID-19

Feds commit $8.9M in foreign aid for reproductive health services amid COVID-19

OTTAWA — Canada is dedicating $8.
France announces $16.9 billion in aid for aviation industry

France announces $16.9 billion in aid for aviation industry

PARIS — France’s government is pumping 15 billion euros ($16.
Sudan militia leader in custody on Darfur war crimes charges

Sudan militia leader in custody on Darfur war crimes charges

BANGUI, Central African Republic — In a significant breakthrough in the pursuit of justice for crimes in Darfur, Sudanese militia leader Ali Kushayb, who is charged with 50 crimes against humanity and war crimes in the devastating conflict, has been
Vienna Philharmonic purrs back to life after pandemic pause

Vienna Philharmonic purrs back to life after pandemic pause

The Vienna Philharmonic returned home, and its famous strings purred for the first time since March 10.
Prominent Bahrain rights activist Rajab released from prison

Prominent Bahrain rights activist Rajab released from prison

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Bahrain freed a prominent human rights activist Tuesday amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, allowing him to serve out the remainder of his internationally criticized prison sentence from home.
Police: Florida man lets 12-year-old drive Jeep 85 mph

Police: Florida man lets 12-year-old drive Jeep 85 mph

JUPITER, Fla. — A Florida man is facing felony charges after police said he let a 12-year-old girl drive his SUV and told her to speed because he wanted to be a “cool father” — even though he is not her dad.
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