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The joy of music returns for Grammy winners, performers

The joy of music returns for Grammy winners, performers

Beyoncé, Taylor Swift and Billie Eilish made history at the Grammy Awards. Just as joyously, dozens of creators largely sidelined for a year due to the pandemic got to make music again.
Partial list of nominees for the 93rd Academy Awards

Partial list of nominees for the 93rd Academy Awards

LOS ANGELES — A partial list of nominees for the 93rd Academy Awards: Best picture: “The Father”; “Judas and the Black Messiah”; “Mank”; “Minari”; “Nomadland”; “Promising Young Woman”; “Sound of Metal”; “The Trial of the Chicago 7.
Attacks on Chinese-run factories in Myanmar vex Beijing

Attacks on Chinese-run factories in Myanmar vex Beijing

BEIJING — Attacks on Chinese-run factories in Myanmar's biggest city drew demands Monday from Beijing for protection for their property and employees, while many in Myanmar expressed outrage over China's apparent lack of concern for those killed in p
Group reports health facilities looted in Ethiopia's Tigray

Group reports health facilities looted in Ethiopia's Tigray

KAMPALA, Uganda — Health facilities in Ethiopia’s embattled region of Tigray have been “looted, vandalized and destroyed in a deliberate and widespread attack on health care," the humanitarian group Doctors Without Borders said Monday.
2 key US Cabinet members visit Japan for China-focused talks

2 key US Cabinet members visit Japan for China-focused talks

TOKYO — Shared concerns about China's growing influence in the Indo-Pacific region will take centre stage when President Joe Biden's defence chief and secretary of state visit Japan for their first in-person talks with their Japanese counterparts.
Cheerleader's mom accused of making 'deepfakes' of rivals

Cheerleader's mom accused of making 'deepfakes' of rivals

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. — A Pennsylvania woman is accused of doctoring photos and video of her daughter's cheerleading rivals to try to get them kicked off the squad, officials said.
Iran warns election delays could slow nuclear deal moves

Iran warns election delays could slow nuclear deal moves

BRUSSELS — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday urged the United States to quickly rejoin the international agreement limiting Iran’s nuclear ambitions, warning that the Islamic Republic’s upcoming elections could stymie progress i
Australians rally at Parliament to demand justice for women

Australians rally at Parliament to demand justice for women

CANBERRA, Australia — Australians rallied in the capital and other cities Monday demanding justice for women and calling out misogyny and dangerous workplace cultures as the government reels from two rape allegations.
Flights cancelled during China's worst sandstorm in a decade

Flights cancelled during China's worst sandstorm in a decade

BEIJING — China’s capital and a wide swath of the country's north were enveloped Monday in the worst sandstorm in a decade, forcing the cancellation of hundreds of flights.
Swiss police raid over hack on U.S. security-camera company

Swiss police raid over hack on U.S. security-camera company

GENEVA — Swiss authorities on Monday confirmed a police raid at the home of a Swiss hacker who took credit for helping to break into a U.S.