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Debate about the role of Amsterdam’s city fathers in the slave trade has been going on for years, but it has gained more attention following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis


A man smiles beneath his protective face mask after receiving a box of donated food intended residents of the Corona neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) 

A mid-stage study suggests the drug may help mild to moderately ill COVID-19 patients clear the virus sooner. There were hints the drug might help avoid hospitalization.


Workers wearing protective gears disinfect as a precaution against the new coronavirus at the subway station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, March 11, 2020. (Kim Sun-woong/Newsis via AP) 

World Health Organization said that Iran and Italy are the new front lines of the battle against the virus that started in China and added that it's not too late for countries to act


Coco Gauff of the U.S. celebrates after defeating Japan's Naomi Osaka in their third round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man) 

Coco Gauff plays nothing like what her age — still just 15 — or her ranking — 67th and rapidly rising — would suggest


Coffins of Gen. Qassem Soleimani and others who were killed in Iraq by a U.S. drone strike, are carried on a truck surrounded by mourners during a funeral procession, in the city of Kerman, Iran, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. (AP Photo) 

Emergency crews performed CPR on others as people wailed in the background, crying out to God


In this Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, file photo, Qassem Soleimani, commander of Iran's Quds Force, attends an annual rally commemorating the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution, in Tehran, Iran.  

Russia's Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova suggested that Trump ordered the strike with one eye on his re-election campaign


People pose for photos to celebrate upcoming New Year in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon) 

Revelers around the globe are bidding farewell to a decade that will be remembered for the rise of social media, the #MeToo movement and, of course, President Trump


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During a visit to London on Tuesday, Trump spoke of possible military action toward the North and revived his "rocket man" nickname for North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un



The Benin-born singer is the voice of a new project aimed at financially empowering millions of women



UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has grudgingly asked the European Union late Saturday to delay Brexit after the British Parliament refused to back his divorce deal before scrutinising the details


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