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Book 'em; Police find 'irreplaceable' tomes stolen in 2017

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Police in Romania have uncovered a trove of “irreplaceable” books including first editions of works by Galileo Galilei and Isaac Newton that were stolen in a sophisticated 2017 heist from a warehouse in London, police and the
Danish prince "fine" for Paris post after blood clot surgery

Danish prince "fine" for Paris post after blood clot surgery

COPENHAGEN — Prince Joachim, the younger son of Queen Margrethe of Denmark who underwent an emergency surgery in France in July for a blood clot in his brain, said Friday he was “eager to get started” as he arrived for his first work day at the Danis
Polish ruling party forming minority govt, rejects partners

Polish ruling party forming minority govt, rejects partners

An official with Poland's conservative governing party said Friday that the country's right-wing government coalition has collapsed.
'Forrest Gump' author Winston Groom dead at 77

'Forrest Gump' author Winston Groom dead at 77

FAIRHOPE, Ala. — Winston Groom, the writer whose novel “Forrest Gump” was made into a six-Oscar winning 1994 movie that became a soaring pop cultural phenomenon, has died at age 77.
FBI director says antifa is an ideology, not an organization

FBI director says antifa is an ideology, not an organization

WASHINGTON — FBI Director Chris Wray told lawmakers Thursday that antifa is an ideology, not an organization, delivering testimony that puts him at odds with President Donald Trump, who has said he would designate it a terror group.
House condemns racism against Asian Americans amid pandemic

House condemns racism against Asian Americans amid pandemic

WASHINGTON — The House voted Thursday to condemn racism against Asian Americans tied to the coronavirus outbreak, approving a Democratic resolution on a mostly party-line vote.
'Cheer' star Jerry Harris arrested on child porn charges

'Cheer' star Jerry Harris arrested on child porn charges

CHICAGO — Jerry Harris, the star of the Netflix documentary series “Cheer,” was arrested Thursday and charged with producing child pornography, three days after twin boys filed a lawsuit alleging he sent them sexually explicit photos of himself and c
Feds explored possibly charging Portland officials in unrest

Feds explored possibly charging Portland officials in unrest

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department explored whether it could pursue either criminal or civil rights charges against city officials in Portland, Oregon, after clashes erupted there night after night between law enforcement and demonstrators, a depart
With picnic baskets, Christian Siriano puts on backyard show

With picnic baskets, Christian Siriano puts on backyard show

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French rap songs investigated for allegedly racist content

PARIS — The Paris public prosecutor’s office opened an investigation Thursday into video clips and songs by popular French rapper Freeze Corleone for alleged racist content and hate speech.
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