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Dutch court convicts tram shooter of deadly terror attack

Dutch court convicts tram shooter of deadly terror attack

A Dutch court convicted a radicalized Muslim man Friday of murder with a terrorist motive and sentenced him to life imprisonment for opening fire on a tram and killing four people last year.
Brazil's Bolsonaro strives to regain leadership amid virus

Brazil's Bolsonaro strives to regain leadership amid virus

RIO DE JANEIRO — After questioning the seriousness of COVID-19, defying his own health ministry's recommendations and denouncing a “certain hysteria,” Brazil's president is now projecting himself as leading the nation's response to the coronavirus cr
India hangs 4 men convicted for fatal New Delhi gang rape

India hangs 4 men convicted for fatal New Delhi gang rape

NEW DELHI — Four convicts were hanged Friday for the 2012 gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student on a moving bus in New Delhi.
Grammy-winning artist Lecrae distributes wash stations

Grammy-winning artist Lecrae distributes wash stations

ATLANTA — Grammy-winning hip hop recording artist Lecrae joined forces with non-profit organization Thursday to assemble and distribute portable hand-washing stations throughout Atlanta in areas with a high density of homeless people.
2 Americans imprisoned in Iran, Lebanon released

2 Americans imprisoned in Iran, Lebanon released

WASHINGTON — An American jailed for months in Lebanon was released from custody Thursday, while a Navy veteran was granted medical furlough from an Iran prison as the country struggles to curb the spread of coronavirus, U.S. officials said.
Iran furloughs imprisoned US Navy vet amid virus concerns

Iran furloughs imprisoned US Navy vet amid virus concerns

WASHINGTON — Iran has granted a medical furlough to a U.S. Navy veteran who has been imprisoned in for more than a year, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Thursday.
Cannes Film Festival postponed, potentially to June or July

Cannes Film Festival postponed, potentially to June or July

NEW YORK — France's Cannes Film Festival, arguably the world’s most prestigious film festival and cinema’s largest annual gathering, has postponed its 73rd edition due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Cautious optimism on Wall Street, markets rise with aid hope

Cautious optimism on Wall Street, markets rise with aid hope

NEW YORK — Stocks capped a wobbly day on Wall Street with solid gains Thursday, reflecting cautious optimism among investors that emergency action by the U.S.

Minnesota jury acquits sheriff's deputy in shooting death

STILLWATER, Minn. — A Minnesota sheriff's deputy was acquitted of second-degree manslaughter Thursday in the 2018 fatal shooting of a suicidal man who held a gun to his own head as he knelt in the street during a 40-minute standoff with police.
Museum scales back 25th anniversary of Oklahoma City bombing

Museum scales back 25th anniversary of Oklahoma City bombing

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum is planning to offer a recorded, one-hour television program in place of a live ceremony to mark the 25th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing due to concerns about the spread of the