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2 Saudi royals, others officials investigated for fraud

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia's top military commander in its yearslong war in Yemen and his prince son have been removed from their posts along with other officials as part of an anti-corruption investigation, the kingdom said early Tue
Liberty announces investigation into Falwell's tenure

Liberty announces investigation into Falwell's tenure

RICHMOND, Va. — Liberty University is opening an independent investigation into Jerry Falwell Jr.
Macron starts Lebanon trip by meeting iconic Lebanese diva

Macron starts Lebanon trip by meeting iconic Lebanese diva

BEIRUT — French President Emmanuel Macron returned to Lebanon on Monday, a country in the midst of an unprecedented crisis, for a two-day visit and a schedule packed with events and political talks aimed at charting a way out for the country.

Kanye West stays on Iowa ballot as challenges dismissed

Rapper Kanye West will remain on the Iowa ballot as a candidate for president after a state panel on Monday rejected two challenges to his candidacy.
Berkshire Hathaway takes stakes in Japanese trading houses

Berkshire Hathaway takes stakes in Japanese trading houses

TOKYO — Billionaire investor Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway said Monday it has taken stakes of just over 5% in five major Japanese trading houses in what it says is a long-term investment.
John Oliver: Name sewage plant for me, I'll give to charity

John Oliver: Name sewage plant for me, I'll give to charity

Comedian John Oliver upped the stakes in a tongue-in-cheek spat with a Connecticut city, offering to donate $55,000 to charity if officials follow through on a joke to name its sewage treatment plant after him.
India says China's military made moves near disputed border

India says China's military made moves near disputed border

SRINAGAR, India — India said Monday its soldiers thwarted “provocative” movements by China’s military near a disputed border in the Ladakh region months into the rival nations’ deadliest standoff in decades.
First direct Israel-UAE flight lands in Abu Dhabi amid deal

First direct Israel-UAE flight lands in Abu Dhabi amid deal

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — A Star of David-adorned El Al plane flew from Israel to the United Arab Emirates on Monday, carrying a high-ranking American and Israeli delegation to Abu Dhabi in the first-ever direct commercial passenger flight be
Former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee dies at age 84

Former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee dies at age 84

NEW DELHI — Former President Pranab Mukherjee, a senior leader of India's Congress party who served in multiple Cabinets during five decades in politics, has died. He was 84. Mukherjee had emergency surgery for a blood clot in his brain on Aug.
Lady Gaga dominates at MTV VMAs, The Weeknd wins top award

Lady Gaga dominates at MTV VMAs, The Weeknd wins top award

NEW YORK — Lady Gaga cleaned house at the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards, while The Weeknd took home the top prize — and both pop stars sent important messages to viewers about the current state of the world: “Wear a mask" and “Justice for Jacob Blake a