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IOC's Bach slips up and refers to Japanese as 'Chinese'

IOC's Bach slips up and refers to Japanese as 'Chinese'

TOKYO (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach referred to his Japanese hosts as Chinese when he appeared in public on Tuesday for the first time since arriving in Tokyo last week.

Mexico: 68 activists, 43 journalists killed since late 2018

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government said Monday that 68 human rights and environmental activists have been killed during the current administration, and 43 journalists have been murdered.
Texas Democrats leave state to try to stop GOP voting bill

Texas Democrats leave state to try to stop GOP voting bill

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democrats in the Texas Legislature on Monday bolted for Washington, D.C.

Iraqi health officials say 50 die in coronavirus ward fire

BAGHDAD (AP) — A fire swept through a coronavirus ward in southern Iraq, killing at least 50 people and injuring dozens more, Iraqi medical officials said late Monday.
Florida city weighs how to honor lost souls at 'holy site'

Florida city weighs how to honor lost souls at 'holy site'

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Death toll at Miami-area condo collapse site climbs to 94

Death toll at Miami-area condo collapse site climbs to 94

MIAMI (AP) — The death toll in the Miami-area condominium collapse climbed to 94 Monday as officials planned to step up security at the site to make sure the personal possessions of the victims are preserved for their families.
Florida suspect in Haiti president killing deepens mystery

Florida suspect in Haiti president killing deepens mystery

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The arrest of a failed Haitian businessman living in Florida who authorities say was a key player in the killing of Haiti’s president deepened the mystery Monday into an already convoluted plot surrounding the assassinati
Biden calls Cuba 'remarkable' protests a 'call for freedom'

Biden calls Cuba 'remarkable' protests a 'call for freedom'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Monday called protests in Cuba “remarkable" and a “clarion call for freedom,” praising thousands of Cubans who took the streets to protest food shortages and high prices amid the coronavirus crisis — one of th
Top US commander in Afghanistan relinquishes post

Top US commander in Afghanistan relinquishes post

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan relinquished his position at a ceremony in the capital Kabul on Monday, taking the United States a step closer to ending its 20-year war.
Pfizer to discuss COVID-19 vaccine booster with US officials

Pfizer to discuss COVID-19 vaccine booster with US officials

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pfizer says it plans to meet with top U.S.