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Verdict against young artists in Sudan stirs controversy

CAIRO — A Sudanese court's decision to send five young artists to prison has stirred controversy both in Sudan and abroad, with activists and rights groups calling for judicial reforms following last year's pro-democracy uprising that toppled longtim
Judge agrees to delay US gov't restrictions on WeChat

Judge agrees to delay US gov't restrictions on WeChat

NEW YORK — A judge has approved a request from a group of U.S. WeChat users to delay looming federal government restrictions that could effectively make the popular app nearly impossible to use.

Buffett inducted into Mississippi Songwriters Hall of Fame

PASCAGOULA, Miss. — Jimmy Buffett, Mac McAnally and the late B.B. King are among the latest inductees to the Mississippi Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Trump backs proposed deal to keep TikTok operating in US

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump said Saturday he's given his “blessing” to a proposed deal that would see the popular video-sharing app TikTok partner with Oracle and Walmart and form a U.S. company.
Media celebrates Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's life, legacy

Media celebrates Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's life, legacy

NEW YORK — Across television and streaming services, the life and legacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was already front and centre Saturday, a day after her death at 87.
Pogacar crushes Roglic to seal Tour de France title

Pogacar crushes Roglic to seal Tour de France title

LA PLANCHE DES BELLES FILLES, France — In an incredible climax to the Tour de France, Tadej Pogacar crushed fellow Slovenian Primoz Roglic in the last stage Saturday before the finish in Paris, all but guaranteeing that he'll win the title at cycling
Homes burned as winds push California fire into desert floor

Homes burned as winds push California fire into desert floor

JUNIPER HILLS, Calif.
Former Japanese PM Abe visits controversial Tokyo shrine

Former Japanese PM Abe visits controversial Tokyo shrine

TOKYO — Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he has visited a shrine viewed by China and both Koreas as a symbol of wartime aggression.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice, died Friday at her home in Washington. She was 87.
Ginsburg, a feminist icon memorialized as the Notorious RBG

Ginsburg, a feminist icon memorialized as the Notorious RBG

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg moved slowly. When court was in session, she often had her head down, sometimes leading visitors to think she was asleep. She once acknowledged that she did occasionally nod off.