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London police investigate Downing Street lockdown parties

LONDON — The “partygate” scandal that threatens to derail U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s administration deepened Tuesday as police opened an investigation into gatherings at government offices that allegedly violated COVID-19 lockdown rules. London’s Metropolitan Police Service has launched an inquiry into “a number of events” at Johnson’s Downing Street office and other government buildings […]

Winter welcome: Stranded drivers freed in Istanbul, Athens

ISTANBUL — Rescue crews in Istanbul and Athens dug through snow and ice Tuesday to clear paralyzed roads and rescue people stranded overnight in their cars after snowstorms and a massive cold front brought much of Turkey and Greece to a standstill. Two storm-related deaths were reported. Highways and roads in Istanbul became clogged Monday […]

Migrant abuses continue in Libya. So does EU border training

BRUSSELS — A confidential European Union military report calls for continuing a controversial EU program to train and equip Libya’s coast guard and navy despite growing concerns about their treatment of migrants, a mounting death toll at sea, and the continued lack of any central authority in the North African nation. The report, circulated to […]

Delay in creating new cybersecurity board prompts concern

RICHMOND, Va. — It’s a key part of President Joe Biden’s plans to fight major ransomware attacks and digital espionage campaigns: creating a board of experts that would investigate major incidents to see what went wrong and try to prevent the problems from happening again — much like a transportation safety board does with plane […]

Abortion opponents eye priorities as high court ruling looms

In the nearly two months since a conservative majority of justices on the Supreme Court indicated openness to dramatic new restrictions on abortion, money has poured into the political fundraising arm of the anti-abortion group Susan B. Anthony List. The organization secured $20 million in pledged financial contributions, five times more than it has had […]

GOP election rules advance, include releasing ballot images

PHOENIX — Lawmakers considering election bills heard Monday from a leading Republican candidate for Arizona governor and a number of people who worked on the Senate GOP’s partisan 2020 ballot review who urged the Legislature to adopt a series of bills changing the way elections are conducted. The Senate Government Committee advanced seven election bills […]

Soldiers declare military junta in control in Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — More than a dozen mutinous soldiers declared Monday on state television that a military junta had seized control of Burkina Faso after detaining the democratically elected president following a day of gunbattles in the capital of the West African country. The military coup in a nation that was once a bastion […]

DC, 3 states sue Google saying it invades users’ privacy

WASHINGTON — The District of Columbia and three states are suing Google for allegedly deceiving consumers and invading their privacy by making it nearly impossible for them to stop their location from being tracked. In the lawsuit filed Monday in a District of Columbia court, D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine alleges Google has “systematically” deceived […]

New space telescope reaches final stop million miles out

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The world’s biggest, most powerful space telescope arrived at its observation post 1 million miles from Earth on Monday, a month after it lifted off on a quest to behold the dawn of the universe. On command, the James Webb Space Telescope fired its rocket thrusters for nearly five minutes to […]

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Permanent funds generate record-high $1.3B for NM
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Bernalillo County seeks help at the jail
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Gov. begins push on hydrogen bill
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