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Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee

Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee

WASHINGTON — Sen.
Watchdog: Syrian air force responsible for chemical attacks

Watchdog: Syrian air force responsible for chemical attacks

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The global chemical weapons watchdog issued a report Wednesday blaming the Syrian air force for a series of chemical attacks using sarin and chlorine in late March 2017 on the central town of Latamneh.

UK truck driver pleads guilty in deaths of 39 Vietnamese

LONDON — A truck driver accused in the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants whose bodies were found inside a refrigerated container in England pleaded guilty to manslaughter Wednesday.

Wall Street opens higher as global markets remain unsettled

NEW YORK — Stocks climbed on Wall Street at the opening of trading Wednesday. Maybe this time it will last. A big gain for the S&P 500 suddenly vanished the day before, and trading remained unsettled around the world Wednesday.
Prize-winning reporter writes book on Melania Trump

Prize-winning reporter writes book on Melania Trump

NEW YORK — A Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for The Washington Post has written an unauthorized biography of first lady Melania Trump. Mary Jordan's “The Art of Her Deal,” which draws upon more than 100 interviews, comes out June 16.
Democrats want additions to Trump $250B emergency virus aid

Democrats want additions to Trump $250B emergency virus aid

WASHINGTON — Congressional Democratic leaders proposed Wednesday adding hundreds of billions of dollars for health care, state and local governments, and food stamps to $250 billion in fresh emergency aid President Donald Trump wants to help small bu

'Hawaii Five-0, 'Good Doctor' benefit from stay-at-homes

NEW YORK — Two television shows that were saying farewell last week — one permanently and the other for a few months — may have gained more viewers as people stayed home last week because of the coronavirus outbreak.
With no theatres, film fans find ways to gather virtually

With no theatres, film fans find ways to gather virtually

LOS ANGELES — There are 44 people in the Social Distance Movie Club's Slack channel, where co-workers at Crooked Media have had discussions about everything from a Dwayne Johnson earthquake film to Faye Dunaway’s turn as Joan Crawford in “Mommie Dear
Wuhan ends lockdown; Virus strains medical workers to limits

Wuhan ends lockdown; Virus strains medical workers to limits

LONDON — After 76 days in lockdown, the Chinese city at the heart of the global pandemic reopened Wednesday and tens of thousands immediately hopped on trains and planes to leave.
With Johnson hospitalized, who's who in Britain's Cabinet?

With Johnson hospitalized, who's who in Britain's Cabinet?

LONDON — With British Prime Minister Boris Johnson hospitalized in intensive care after contracting the coronavirus, who's left to run the country? A look at the key players in Johnson's Cabinet: DOMINIC RAAB, FOREIGN SECRETARY AND FIRST SECRETARY OF