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Family members follow the coffin during a procession arriving at St George’s Chapel for the funeral of Britain’s Prince Philip inside Windsor Castle in Windsor, England, on Saturday. Prince Philip died April 9 at the age of 99 after 73 years of marria

WINDSOR, England (AP): Sitting by herself at the funeral of Prince Philip on Saturday, Queen Elizabeth cut a regal but solitary figure: still the monarch, but now alone. The queen sat apart from family members at the simple but sombre ceremony at...
In this 1902 photo provided by York Museums Trust, the seared landscape is seen following the eruptions of La Soufrière, a volcano on the island of St Vincent in the Caribbean.

A group of nervous fish sellers got very close to La Soufrière, the volcano on the Caribbean island of St Vincent, on the morning of May 7, 1902. "The top of the mountain was covered in mist, and the foremost of them followed the path up to the...

TORONTO (AP): Ontario's premier retracted restrictions Saturday that banned playgrounds and allowed police to require anyone not at home to explain why they're out after a backlash from police forces, health officials and the public. The pandemic...

HAVANA (AP): Raul Castro said Friday he is resigning as head of Cuba’s Communist Party, ending an era of formal leadership by he and his brother Fidel Castro that began with the 1959 revolution. The 89-year-old Castro made the announcement Friday...

President of the Lay Magistrates Association of Jamaica (LMAJ) Dr Lynden Rose is encouraging citizens to report justices of the peace (JPs) operating in breach of the code of conduct to the office of the custos in their parish. “In terms of how...

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC): Former secretary general of the African Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries, Dr Patrick Gomes, says “very tough negotiations will be necessary depending on the priorities of countries and regions” as he welcomes...

NEW DELHI (AP) — The chief executive of Serum Institute of India, the world’s largest maker of vaccines and a critical supplier of the World Health Organization-backed COVAX facility, asked President Joe Biden on Twitter to lift the US...

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia reported its first death linked to the AstraZeneca shot on Friday. The 48-year-old woman was injected with the vaccine on April 8. That was hours before Australian authorities recommended people under the age...

WASHINGTON (AP): The Biden administration on Thursday announced the US is expelling 10 Russian diplomats and imposing sanctions against dozens of companies and people, holding the Kremlin accountable for interference in last year’s presidential...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP): Former Officer Derek Chauvin chose not to take the stand as testimony at his murder trial ended Thursday, passing up the chance to explain to the jury and the public for the first time what he was thinking when he pressed his knee...
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