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BEIJING – Torrents of murky brown water gushed past the train window, flowing fast through the subway tunnel. Inside, passengers stood on top of seats, clutching their phones overhead as the muddy tide rose past their chests. Some gasped for air. Others sent desperate last messages to family…

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The U.S. borders with Canada and Mexico will remain closed at land and ferry crossings for at least another month as the pandemic continues to pose a threat to “human life or national interests,” federal officials said Wednesday.

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For a century, the Indian Council of Medical Research was a little known government body quietly studying illnesses in New Delhi. But during the pandemic, it’s taken on a role akin to Anthony Fauci’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases in the U.S. – a powerful position that…

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Iran raised the possibility that talks to rescue its nuclear deal with world powers could extend beyond August, when President Hassan Rouhani is set to be replaced by a hard-line successor, urging the U.S. to take the “political decision” needed to finalize a deal.

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MEXICO CITY – A Mexico City metro accident that killed 26 people in May was caused by flaws in the rail line’s construction, according to a city-commissioned report, opening billionaire Carlos Slim’s infrastructure firm to scrutiny.

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MAGWAN PORTH, England — President Joe Biden joined the leaders of other leading democracies on the white sands of Carbis Bay in England on Friday, posing for the traditional “family photo” and opening their annual Group of Seven summit with meetings focused largely on ending the coronavirus …

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WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden is likely to receive a warm welcome from European leaders when he arrives in the United Kingdom on Wednesday to begin a seven-day trip to three countries, and it’s no secret why.

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WASHINGTON – The U.S. State Department loosened its travel warnings for nations around the world, including France, Canada and Germany, in a move that could loosen airline restrictions for people wanting to go overseas as the coronavirus pandemic eases in parts of the world.

The reigning Mrs. World has returned her crown of her own accord after she injured the winner of the Mrs. Sri Lanka beauty pageant over the Sri Lankan winner’s marital status, organizers said on Wednesday.

At least 51 people were killed when a train collided with a truck and derailed in eastern Taiwan on Friday, officials said, noting that the death toll may rise as recovery efforts continue.

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Russian lawmakers approved a raft of new measures restricting political activity and protests as well as tightening control over the Internet in what analysts say is a response to simmering popular discontent and fears of more pressure from the U.S.

HONG KONG –Hong Kong media mogul and activist Jimmy Lai has been allowed to leave prison under strict conditions after the Hong Kong Supreme Court granted the 73-year-old a bail request on Wednesday following 20 days in detention.