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Edgar Wright explores ‘glam rock anomaly’ Sparks in doc

Edgar Wright explores ‘glam rock anomaly’ Sparks in doc

Ever heard of the band Sparks? If you haven’t, you’re not alone. If you have, it’s not unlikely that they’re one of your favourite bands.
Biden, Democrats hit gas on push for $15 minimum wage

Biden, Democrats hit gas on push for $15 minimum wage

WASHINGTON — The Democratic push to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour has emerged as an early flashpoint in the fight for a $1.
Collision of truck and bus kills 12 in central Russia

Collision of truck and bus kills 12 in central Russia

MOSCOW — Twelve people were killed and 11 others injured in the collision of a tractor-trailer and a minibus in central Russia.
Biden warns of growing cost of delay on economic aid plan

Biden warns of growing cost of delay on economic aid plan

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is warning of a steep and growing “cost of inaction” on his $1.
Indian farmers begin hunger strike amid fury against Modi

Indian farmers begin hunger strike amid fury against Modi

NEW DELHI — Indian farmers taking part in more than two months of protest against new agriculture laws began a daylong hunger strike Saturday, as they sought to reaffirm the peaceful nature of their movement following recent violent clashes with poli
UN urges countries to repatriate 27,000 children from Syria

UN urges countries to repatriate 27,000 children from Syria

CAMEROON, Cameroon — The U.N.
Vaccine rollout faces challenges in France's poorest region

Vaccine rollout faces challenges in France's poorest region

SAINT-DENIS, France — Samia Dridi, who was born, raised and works as a nurse in Saint-Denis, fears for her impoverished town, recalling how the coronavirus cut an especially deadly path through the diverse area north of Paris, a burial place for Fren
Police tighten Congress security in era of rising threats

Police tighten Congress security in era of rising threats

WASHINGTON — The House’s chief law enforcement officer is tightening security for travelling lawmakers as Congress reassesses safety in an era when threats against members were surging even before Donald Trump’s supporters attacked the Capitol.
China's first Hualong One nuclear reactor begins operations

China's first Hualong One nuclear reactor begins operations

BEIJING — China National Nuclear Corp. said its first nuclear power unit that uses Hualong One, a third-generation nuclear reactor, started commercial operations on Saturday.
No income, 2,000 mouths to feed: Lockdown squeezes Greek zoo

No income, 2,000 mouths to feed: Lockdown squeezes Greek zoo

ATHENS, Greece — It's feeding time at Greece's only zoo, and a capuchin monkey grabs as many mandarins as it can — even tucking one into his long, supple tail. It might be wise to stock up.