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Hong Kong cardinal, Taiwan at papal funeral, but not China Hong Kong cardinal, Taiwan at papal funeral, but not China 01/04/2023 11:29pm • BEIJING (AP) The attendance of both the former bishop of Hong Kong and an adviser to Taiwan's leader at this week's funeral for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI highlights the Vatican's uneasy relationship with communist-ruled China. The Chinese government, which does not have formal diplomatic ties w Bolivia: Spanish, Chilean lawmakers meddled in local affairs Bolivia: Spanish, Chilean lawmakers meddled in local affairs 01/04/2023 06:36pm • LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) A Spanish lawmaker said Wednesday he was formally kicked out of Bolivia as he was getting ready to leave the South American country after he had traveled there to demand the release of opposition leader Luis Fernando Camacho. The foreign affairs ministry said it filed diplom Facing migration flood, US resumes services at Cuba embassy Facing migration flood, US resumes services at Cuba embassy 01/04/2023 04:05pm • HAVANA (AP) Grappling with the biggest flood of Cuban migrants in decades, the United States reopened their long-closed legal pathway on Wednesday by resuming all visa services at its embassy in Havana. Hundreds of thousands of Cubans desperate to leave the island's flailing economy and reunite Israel's new government unveils plan to weaken Supreme Court Israel's new government unveils plan to weaken Supreme Court 01/04/2023 02:53pm • JERUSALEM (AP) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus justice minister on Wednesday unveiled the new governments long-promised overhaul of the judicial system that aims to weaken the country's Supreme Court. Critics accused the government of declaring war against the legal system, sayi Best Family-Friendly Diets 01/02/2023 07:00pm • The importance of family mealsFamily meals are important. They connect one another. It's a time to sit together without distractions, check-in on school, work and more. Studies have shown family mealtime increases positive social skills, school engagement and decreases the frequency of negative beha Thousands of veterans deluge VA with claims for toxic exposure benefits, health care Thousands of veterans deluge VA with claims for toxic exposure benefits, health care 01/02/2023 08:13am • This content was republished with permission from WTOPs news partners at Maryland Matters. Sign up for Maryland Matters free email subscription today. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is processing claims at the fastest rate in its history, hoping to avoid a significant backlog as hu Dems, GOP have distinct priorities for 2023: AP-NORC poll Dems, GOP have distinct priorities for 2023: AP-NORC poll 01/01/2023 08:00am • WASHINGTON (AP) Eva Guzman's expenses have swelled, but she feels comfortable financially thanks to the savings she and her late husband stockpiled for a rainy day. Nevertheless, the 80-year-old retired library clerk in San Antonio limits trips to the grocery store, adjusts the thermostat to sav Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2022 Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2022 12/31/2022 08:46am • One would have to go back hundreds of years to find a monarch who reigned longer than Queen Elizabeth II. In her 70 years on the throne, she helped modernize the monarchy across decades of enormous social change, royal marriages and births, and family scandals. For most Britons, she was the only mon Court in Myanmar again finds Suu Kyi guilty of corruption Court in Myanmar again finds Suu Kyi guilty of corruption 12/30/2022 11:11am • BANGKOK (AP) A court in military-ruled Myanmar convicted the countrys ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi of corruption Friday, sentencing her to seven years in prison in the last of a string of criminal cases against her, a legal official said. The courts action leaves her with a total of 33 Brazil will have first Indigenous woman chief for key post Brazil will have first Indigenous woman chief for key post 12/30/2022 10:32am • RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) Brazils President-elect Luiz Incio Lula da Silva announced Thursday that Snia Guajajara will head up a new Ministry of Indigenous Peoples, with a mandate to oversee policies ranging from land demarcation to health care. Guajajara was elected to Congress in October. She Peter Franchot: Honored to serve as Md. comptroller, but a ‘little burnt out’ Peter Franchot: Honored to serve as Md. comptroller, but a little burnt out 12/29/2022 12:56pm • This content was republished with permission from WTOPs news partners at Maryland Matters. Sign up forMaryland Matters free email subscriptiontoday. Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot has been in the limelight for nearly four decades. Some voters said the charismatic Democrat would Sesame will join the major food allergens list on January 1, FDA says Sesame will join the major food allergens list on January 1, FDA says 12/29/2022 06:31am • Starting January 1, sesame will join the list of major food allergens defined by law, according to the US Food and Drug Administration. The change comes as a result of the Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education and Research Act, or FASTER Act, which was signed into law in April 2021. The FD Column: Tales from the PGA Tour after fractured year in golf 12/27/2022 09:42am • Behind the ropes in the Bahamas were a pair of longtime PGA professionals. One was David Young, getting ready to retire after 20 years at Sleepy Hollow in New York. The other was Mike Thomas, now retired from Harmony Landing in Kentucky. Both are the only swing coaches Cameron Young and Justin Thoma Commanders' loss to 49ers was chaotic but their playoff path is simple Commanders' loss to 49ers was chaotic but their playoff path is simple 12/24/2022 07:20pm • Commanders' loss to 49ers was crazy but the playoff path is simple originally appeared on NBC Sports WashingtonFor the first half in Week 16, the Commanders and 49ers played an even matchup. It was encouraging for Ron Rivera's side.In the clash's last 30 minutes — and particularly the fin New law ends COVID-19 vaccine mandate for US troops New law ends COVID-19 vaccine mandate for US troops 12/23/2022 02:58pm • WASHINGTON (AP) U.S. military forces around the world will no longer be required to get the COVID-19 vaccine, after the mandate was lifted under an $858 billion defense spending bill passed by Congress and signed into law Friday by President Joe Biden. The department has 30 days to work out the
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