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Factory Leaks Disease That Afflicts ThousandsA Chinese pharmaceutical factory has apparently leaked an illness into the air and infected thousands of people, Global News reports. Chinese officials say the factory was producing vaccines for animals with brucellosis—also known as Malta fever or Mediterranean fever—when bacteria vented out and infected at least 3,245...
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Children play next to a man holding a banner showing children in a concentration camp and a paraphrase from a statement by Romanian President Klaus Iohannis that reads "Children get used to unpleasant things easily" during a protest in Bucharest, Romania, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. Several hundred Romanians, including many families with young children, held a protest in the country's capital against measures meant to curb the spread of the coronavirus, especially social distancing and the mandatory use of masks in schools. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Virus measures targeted by protesters despite case spikesHundreds of demonstrators gathered in London’s Trafalgar Square while protesters in Tel Aviv waved signs on beaches as Israel entered a new lockdown Saturday
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Member state flags fly outside the United Nations headquarters, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in New York.  With the COVID-19 pandemic still circling the globe, world leaders are skipping their annual gathering in New York and will make pre-recorded speeches this week on the state of a deeply divided world turned topsy-turvy. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Pandemic retools diplomacy as world leaders gather virtuallyWith the pandemic still in force, world leaders are skipping the annual U.N. General Assembly gathering in New York
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Charles, one of the carpenters puts the traditional final branch decoration during a show on the plaza in front of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, the day honoring European heritage, by reproducing for the public a section of the elaborate carpentry used when the edifice was built. The elaborate wooden beams went up in flames in a devastating April fire that also toppled the spire of the cathedral, now being renovated. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
Carpenters wow public with medieval techniques at Notre DameWith precision and prowess, a team of carpenters has used medieval techniques to raise up by hand a three-ton oak truss in front of Notre Dame Cathedral
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Ricin-Laced Package Is Addressed to TrumpLooks like a poison-filled package addressed to President Trump never made it as far as the White House mail room. Two law enforcement officials tell CNN it contained ricin, a toxic compound made from castor beans that can be fatal if inhaled or ingested. Little else is known, except it...
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Women with old Belarusian national flags march during an opposition rally to protest the official presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. Daily protests calling for the authoritarian president's resignation are now in their second month and opposition determination appears strong despite the detention of protest leaders. (AP Photo/TUT.by)
Rights group: More than 300 detained at Minsk women's marchPolice in the capital of Belarus have cracked down sharply on a women's protest march demanding the authoritarian president's resignation
The Associated Press8 hours ago
A woman holds a cross and a mobile phone during a protest in Bucharest, Romania, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. Several hundred Romanians, including many families with young children, held a protest in the country's capital against measures meant to curb the spread of the coronavirus, especially social distancing and the mandatory use of masks in schools. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Romanian families protest mandatory use of masks in schoolSeveral hundred Romanians, including many families with young children, have protested in the Bucharest against measures to curb the spread of coronavirus, especially social distancing and the mandatory use of masks in schools
The Associated Press8 hours ago
People sit outside on a street closed to traffic to try to reduce the spread of coronavirus so bars, cafes and restaurants can continue to stay open, in the Chinatown area of central London, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. Fresh nationwide lockdown restrictions in England appear to be on the cards soon as the British government targeted more areas Friday in an attempt to suppress a sharp spike in new coronavirus infections. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Police, protesters clash as London eyes tighter virus rulesPolice in London have clashed with protesters at a rally against coronavirus restrictions
The Associated Press10 hours ago
An oversized heart was formed from beer benches on the former parade ground of the Luitpold Barracks, in Munich, Germany, Saturday, Sept.19, 2020. In the middle are brewery carriages and guests of the organizer. The event was organized by the Munich Breweries Association because the Oktoberfest 2020 was cancelled due to the Corona pandemic. (Peter Kneffel//dpa via AP)
Coronavirus-wary Bavarians kick off toned-down OktoberfestOktoberfest celebrations got underway in Munich with the traditional tapping of a keg and the cry of “O’zapft is!”
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Navalny's Latest Pic Shows His 'Clear Path' to RecoveryWhat a difference a few weeks make. Alexei Navalny is not only out of his coma and communicating with family and medical staff in the Berlin hospital where he's being treated—he's also out of bed. Per Reuters , the 44-year-old Russian opposition leader, who it's now widely believed was poisoned...
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In this photo taken from a video published by Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny on his instagram account, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny walks down stairs in a hospital in Berlin, Germany, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. Navalny, who is being treated in a German hospital for suspected poisoning by a nerve agent, says on social media that he is recovering verbal and physical abilities despite despairing at first. (Navalny Instagram via AP)
Russia's Navalny says he's now more than 'technically alive'Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny says he is recovering his verbal and physical abilities at the German hospital where he is being treated for suspected poisoning but at first despaired at his condition
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FILE - In this Thursday Oct. 24, 2019 file photo, Jawar Mohammed speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at his house in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Ethiopia's most prominent opposition figure, Jawar Mohammed, and 23 other people have been charged with terrorism-related offenses, telecom fraud and other criminal activities, the attorney general's office announced Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene, File)
Ethiopia charges prominent opposition figure with terrorismEthiopia has charged its most prominent opposition figure, Jawar Mohammed, and 23 others with terrorism-related offenses and other crimes that could bring life in prison
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