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Dr David Fowler, a retired forensic pathologist and former chief medical examiner for the state of Maryland testifies as Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill presides yesterday in the trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin at the Hennepin C

MINNEAPOLIS (AP): George Floyd died of a sudden heart rhythm disturbance as a result of his heart disease, a forensic pathologist testified for the defense Wednesday at former Officer Derek Chauvin’s murder trial, contradicting experts who said...

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP): More than a dozen men broke into a US-run orphanage in Haiti’s capital, killed the security guard and then raped two girls and a woman, the manager told The Associated Press on Tuesday. The incident occurred late Sunday...

GEORGE TOWN (CMC): An estimated 24,000 voters in this British overseas territory voted yesterday to elect a new government in an election that was originally scheduled for May 26. However, Premier Alden McLaughlin had asked Governor Martyn Roper...

KINGSTOWN (AP): Leaders of volcano-wracked St Vincent said Tuesday that water is running short as heavy ash contaminates supplies, and they estimated that the Eastern Caribbean island will need hundreds of millions of dollars to recover from the...

NEW DELHI (AP): The Indian city of Pune is running out of ventilators as gasping coronavirus patients crowd its hospitals. Social media is full of people searching for beds, while relatives throng pharmacies looking for antiviral medicines that...

LONDON (AP): Britain began offering coronavirus vaccinations to anyone over 45 on Tuesday after hitting its target of giving at least one dose to everyone over 50 by the middle of April. Despite the good news, Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former officer Derek Chauvin was justified in pinning George Floyd to the ground because of his frantic resistance, a use-of-force expert testified for the defence Tuesday, contradicting a parade of...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa suspended giving Johnson & Johnson vaccine shots Tuesday as a “precautionary measure” and the company delayed its European vaccine rollout following an FDA decision to pause the jabs while very...

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Indian city of Pune is running out of ventilators as gasping coronavirus patients crowd its hospitals. Social media is full of people searching for beds, while relatives throng pharmacies looking for antiviral medicines...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is recommending a “pause” in using the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots. In a joint statement Tuesday, the...
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