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Myanmar Canadian Pastor Verdict Canadian pastor David Lah, rear, is escorted by police to a township court for a hearing Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, in Yangon, Myanmar. The court have sentenced Lah to three months imprisonment after finding him guilty of violating a law intended to combat the spread of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Thein Zaw) (Thein Zaw
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Canadian pastor guilty of defying Myanmar's coronavirus law

YANGON, Myanmar -- A court on Thursday sentenced a Canadian pastor to three months imprisonment after finding him guilty of violating a law...

August 6, 2020 1:30 pm

North Korea Virus Lockdown In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, presides over an executive policy council meeting at the ruling Workers' Party in Pyongyang, North Korea, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP) (HOGP)

N. Korea's escalating virus response raises fear of outbreak

North Korea is quarantining thousands of people and shipping food and other aid to a southern city locked down over coronavirus worries,...

August 6, 2020 11:00 am

Dakota pipeline wins reprieve

WASHINGTON – The Dakota Access oil pipeline again staved off what would have been an unprecedented shutdown, with a court ruling...

August 6, 2020 1:00 am

Negligence examined in Beirut

BEIRUT – Investigators probing the deadly blast that ripped across Beirut focused Wednesday on possible negligence in the storage...

August 6, 2020 1:00 am