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Montana Gov. Steve Bullock to run for Senate against Daines

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock to run for Senate against Daines

HELENA, Mont. — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock said Monday he will run against first-term Republican Sen. Steve Daines, giving Democrats a boost in their effort to take control of the Senate in November.
Sudan PM says he survived 'terror attack' in capital

Sudan PM says he survived 'terror attack' in capital

CAIRO — Sudan's prime minister said Monday he survived a “terror attack” after an explosion and gunfire targeted his motorcade in the capital Khartoum.
Zeppelin wins latest battle of the bands in `Stairway' fight

Zeppelin wins latest battle of the bands in `Stairway' fight

LOS ANGELES — A federal appeals court on Monday restored a jury verdict that found Led Zeppelin did not steal “Stairway to Heaven." The 9th U.S.
Madrid to close all schools for 2 weeks after virus spike

Madrid to close all schools for 2 weeks after virus spike

MADRID — Spain's health minister reported a sharp spike in coronavirus cases in and around Madrid and said all schools in the capital region, from kindergartens and universities, would close for two weeks starting Wednesday.
US begins troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, official says

US begins troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, official says

WASHINGTON — American troops have begun leaving Afghanistan for the initial troop withdrawal required in the U.S.-Taliban peace agreement, the U.S. military confirmed Monday, amid political chaos in Kabul that threatens the deal. Army Col.
Prison riots hit Italy amid virus; 6 die in overdose

Prison riots hit Italy amid virus; 6 die in overdose

ROME — Tensions in Italy's overcrowded prisons erupted Monday over new coronavirus containment measures, with riots in at least two dozen lock-ups and the deaths of six inmates who broke into an infirmary and overdosed on methadone.

Police jail woman who paid bail with marijuana-scented cash

ASHLAND, La. — A Louisiana woman was arrested on drug charges after police determined the $5,000 cash she used to post an inmate's bail had a “strong odor of marijuana.
Several lawmakers had contact with man at CPAC who got virus

Several lawmakers had contact with man at CPAC who got virus

WASHINGTON — The Capitol's attending physician said Monday that “several” members of Congress had contact with a person who attended a recent political conference and who subsequently developed COVID-19, the illness caused by the new coronavirus.
Trainers, vets, others charged in horse-drugging scheme

Trainers, vets, others charged in horse-drugging scheme

More than two dozen people, including the trainer of champion Maximum Security, have been charged in what authorities described Monday as a widespread international scheme to drug horses to make them race faster.
Harry, Meghan do their last royal job at Commonwealth event

Harry, Meghan do their last royal job at Commonwealth event

LONDON — Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, are making made their final appearance as senior royals at Westminster Abbey, joining Queen Elizabeth II and other members of Britain's royal family Monday for an annual Commonwealth Day service.