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Phew! Revolting spit and poo brews shown in Swedish exhibit

Phew! Revolting spit and poo brews shown in Swedish exhibit

MALMO, Sweden — Desperate for a drink? There is spit-fermented wine, liquor fermented in prison toilets, and a strong Scottish brew served from the mouth of a taxidermied squirrel.
Prague, Taipei deepen ties as controversial Czech visit ends

Prague, Taipei deepen ties as controversial Czech visit ends

TAIPEI, Taiwan — The mayors of Prague and Taipei announced new areas of co-operation for the two sister cities, including orchestra tours, on Friday as a Czech delegation concluded a weeklong visit to Taiwan that was bitterly criticized by China.
Thai students turn agitators for educational reform

Thai students turn agitators for educational reform

BANGKOK — She‘s 15, writes love stories and likes indie music and anime cartoons. So far so normal.
Whitmer: Gyms can open; contact sports resume, but unadvised

Whitmer: Gyms can open; contact sports resume, but unadvised

LANSING, Mich. — Gov.

Senior Cambodian opposition figure allowed back in politics

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — A prominent former opposition politician in Cambodia had his ban on political activities lifted Thursday after the government approved his request for political rehabilitation.
Judge kicks Kanye West off Virginia ballot for November

Judge kicks Kanye West off Virginia ballot for November

RICHMOND, Va. — A judge on Thursday ordered rapper Kanye West's name removed from presidential ballots in Virginia.
Alex Trebek expects to mark 2-year cancer survival in 2021

Alex Trebek expects to mark 2-year cancer survival in 2021

LOS ANGELES — Alex Trebek says he’s responding exceptionally well to treatment for pancreatic cancer and expects to mark his two-year survival next February.

'The Batman' shoot suspended after positive COVID-19 test

A member of production on “The Batman” has tested positive for COVID-19 and the U.K shoot has been temporarily suspended. A spokesperson for Warner Bros.
After a long slumber, U.S. cinemas awaken on pivotal weekend

After a long slumber, U.S. cinemas awaken on pivotal weekend

STAMFORD, Conn. — With the previews about to start, a trickle of masked moviegoers made their way into one of the first U.S. screenings of “Tenet” at the Bow Tie Majestic 6 in downtown Stamford, Connecticut.
Mideast's confirmed coronavirus death toll goes over 50,000

Mideast's confirmed coronavirus death toll goes over 50,000

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The confirmed death toll from the coronavirus passed 50,000 in the Middle East on Thursday, according to a count from The Associated Press based on official numbers provided by health authorities.
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