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German court ends long-running trial over 2010 Love Parade

BERLIN — A German court on Monday closed a trial over the mass panic at the 2010 Love Parade techno music festival in which 21 people died, ending the proceedings without a verdict after 2 1/2 years.
Ex-Green Beret claims he led foiled raid into Venezuela

Ex-Green Beret claims he led foiled raid into Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela — A former Green Beret has taken responsibility for what he claimed was a failed attack Sunday aimed at overthrowing Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and that the socialist government said ended with eight dead.
Biden wins Kansas primary conducted with all-mail balloting

Biden wins Kansas primary conducted with all-mail balloting

TOPEKA, Kan. — Joe Biden has overwhelmingly won a Democratic presidential primary in Kansas that the state party conducted exclusively by mail because of the coronavirus pandemic.
With quirks and restrictions, many states lift lockdowns

With quirks and restrictions, many states lift lockdowns

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North and South Korean troops exchange fire along border

North and South Korean troops exchange fire along border

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — North and South Korean troops exchanged fire along their tense border on Sunday, the South’s military said, the first such incident since the rivals took unprecedented steps to lower front-line animosities in late 2018.
Kim reappears in public, ending absence amid health rumours

Kim reappears in public, ending absence amid health rumours

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made his first public appearance in 20 days as he celebrated the completion of a fertilizer factory near Pyongyang, state media said Saturday, ending an absence that had triggered global rum

Man arrested trying to quarantine on private Disney island

ORLANDO, Fla. — Florida deputies arrested a man who had been living out his quarantine on a shuttered Disney World island, telling authorities it felt like a “tropical paradise.
Stars deliver inspirational messages in Call to Unite event

Stars deliver inspirational messages in Call to Unite event

LOS ANGELES — Director Lee Daniels talked about past drug use and urged people not to give into the temptation to abuse drugs during the coronavirus pandemic, saying “You are not alone.

Lawyers: Egypt filmmaker who mocked president dies in prison

CAIRO — An Egyptian filmmaker detained without trial for over two years for making a music video that mocked President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi died Saturday at a maximum-security prison complex, two rights lawyers said.
Women’s soccer loses equal pay bid; other claims await trial

Women’s soccer loses equal pay bid; other claims await trial

A federal judge threw out the unequal pay claim by players on the U.S. women's national soccer team in a surprising loss for the defending World Cup champions but allowed their allegation of discriminatory working conditions to go to trial.