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Armenian PM sees no way to settle conflict through diplomacy

Armenian PM sees no way to settle conflict through diplomacy

YEREVAN, Armenia — Armenia's prime minister said Wednesday that Azerbaijan's aggressive stance in the 25-day fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh leaves no room for diplomacy, and urged citizens to sign up as military volunteers to protect their country.
Divided reactions in US as pope backs same-sex civil unions

Divided reactions in US as pope backs same-sex civil unions

LGBTQ Catholics and their allies in the U.S.
Nigerian forces killed 12 peaceful protesters, Amnesty says

Nigerian forces killed 12 peaceful protesters, Amnesty says

LAGOS, Nigeria — Amnesty International said in a report Wednesday that Nigeria's security forces fired upon two large gatherings of peaceful protesters Tuesday night, killing 12 people calling for an end to police brutality.
Correction: Britain-UAE-Assault Allegations story

Correction: Britain-UAE-Assault Allegations story

LONDON — In a story first published Oct.
Francis becomes 1st pope to endorse same-sex civil unions

Francis becomes 1st pope to endorse same-sex civil unions

ROME — Pope Francis became the first pontiff to endorse same-sex civil unions in comments for a documentary that premiered Wednesday, sparking cheers from gay Catholics and demands for clarification from conservatives, given the Vatican’s official te
OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to plead to 3 criminal charges

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to plead to 3 criminal charges

WASHINGTON — Drugmaker Purdue Pharma, the company behind the powerful prescription painkiller OxyContin that experts say helped touch off an opioid epidemic, will plead guilty to federal criminal charges as part of a settlement of more than $8 billio
Giuliani caught in hotel bedroom scene in new ‘Borat’ film

Giuliani caught in hotel bedroom scene in new ‘Borat’ film

NEW YORK — Rudy Giuliani is shown with his hand down his pants after flirting with an actress playing a young woman pretending to be a television journalist in a scene in Sacha Baron Cohen's latest mockumentary, a sequel to his hit “Borat” film.
'Bad Hair' movie explores Black women and hairstyle messages

'Bad Hair' movie explores Black women and hairstyle messages

LOS ANGELES — Several scenes in the film “Bad Hair” were so horrifying that some cast members initially second-guessed their own use of hair weave or extensions.
Spain 1st in western Europe to hit 1 million virus cases

Spain 1st in western Europe to hit 1 million virus cases

BARCELONA, Spain — Spain became the first country in western Europe to accumulate more than 1 million confirmed COVID-19 infections on Wednesday as the nation of 47 million struggles to contain a resurgence of the virus.
Trump the dancer? His moves to 'YMCA' at rallies are a hit

Trump the dancer? His moves to 'YMCA' at rallies are a hit

TUCSON, Ariz. — He adjusts his coat. He gazes out at the crowd. And then he goes for it.