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Oath Keeper claims she met with Secret Service before Capitol riot

21.02.2021, 20:10

WASHINGTON - A leader of the far-right "Oath Keepers" group charged in the deadly U.S. Capitol riots said she was in Washington on Jan. 6 to provide security for legislators and meet with Secret Service agents, according to a court filing.

German teachers, nursery workers could get vaccine sooner: health minister

21.02.2021, 20:05

FRANKFURT - Primary school teachers and nursery workers in Germany could get a COVID-19 vaccine sooner than originally planned, the country's Health Minister Jens Spahn said.

Northern Ireland parties take legal action against Brexit deal

21.02.2021, 20:01

DUBLIN - Members of Northern Ireland's two largest pro-British parties are set to take part in legal action challenging part of Britain's divorce deal with the European Union, the parties said on Sunday.

Spanish long jumper loses chance of win after officials' mistake

21.02.2021, 19:57

MADRID - A long jumper was reduced to tears when officials mistakenly erased her mark after a leap that could have brought her a gold medal at the Spanish athletics championships on Sunday.

New Zealand to push for tariff-free trade of COVID-19 essentials at APEC

21.02.2021, 19:41

WELLINGTON - New Zealand will use its platform as host of an Asia-Pacific trade group in coming months to seek a global approach to coronavirus vaccinations that would eliminate tariffs on goods needed to fight COVID-19.