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Greta Thunberg on 2 very surreal years of protest and fame

Greta Thunberg on 2 very surreal years of protest and fame

NEW YORK — In the first days of Greta Thunberg’s solitary sidewalk protest outside Swedish Parliament in August 2018, most walk right past her. Some pause and ask why she’s not in school.
Roles aren't for keeps on 'Crown,' even newcomer Princess Di

Roles aren't for keeps on 'Crown,' even newcomer Princess Di

LOS ANGELES — For viewers, “The Crown” offers a peek into a modern royal family’s life and times, or at least an engaging dramatization. For the cast, it’s meant the lofty equivalent of gig work as the Netflix series ticks through the decades.
Positive COVID-19 test sidelines FGL’s Tyler Hubbard at CMAs

Positive COVID-19 test sidelines FGL’s Tyler Hubbard at CMAs

NASHVILLE — Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard is the second artist so far that will miss a scheduled performance at the CMA Awards on Wednesday due to COVID-19.
Ukraine's president tests positive for COVID-19

Ukraine's president tests positive for COVID-19

MOSCOW — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy announced Monday that he has tested positive for the coronavirus and will be working in self-isolation while being treated.
Erdogan accepts Turkish finance minister's resignation

Erdogan accepts Turkish finance minister's resignation

ANKARA, Turkey — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accepted the resignation of his son-in-law from the position of finance minister, the Turkish leader's office announced Monday.
McCarrick: What's known about the abusive US ex-cardinal

McCarrick: What's known about the abusive US ex-cardinal

ROME — The Vatican on Tuesday will release its report into the rise and fall of ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, the once-influential American cardinal who was defrocked by Pope Francis in 2019 after a Vatican investigation confirmed decades of rumour
Austrian authorities raid suspected Islamic radicals

Austrian authorities raid suspected Islamic radicals

VIENNA — Investigators in several Austrian regions carried out raids early Monday on people and organizations suspected of supporting the Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas groups, prosecutors said.
GM recalls 217K vehicles to fix leak that can stop travel

GM recalls 217K vehicles to fix leak that can stop travel

DETROIT — General Motors is recalling more than 217,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. and Canada because transmission oil can leak, causing them to stop moving or possibly catch fire.
Many pay tribute to late 'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek

Many pay tribute to late 'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek

Notable reactions to the death of “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek: “Alex wasn’t just the best ever at what he did. He was also a lovely and deeply decent man, and I’m grateful for every minute I got to spend with him ...
Actors connect in 'subconscious' to play young, old Hokusai

Actors connect in 'subconscious' to play young, old Hokusai

TOKYO — A new film portraying the life of Edo-era painter and printer Hokusai features the artistry of two modern-day Japanese actors.