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More than 200 hurt in night of clashes between Palestinians and police in Jerusalem
News/World: A night of heavy clashes between Palestinians and Israeli police at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound and elsewhere in Jerusalem left more than 200 Palestinians wounded, medics said Saturday, as the city braced for even more violence after weeks of unrest.
More than 100 injured as Palestinians and Israeli police clash at Al-Aqsa mosque, elsewhere in Jerusalem
News/World: Palestinian worshippers clashed with Israeli police late Friday at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, a major holy site sacred to Muslims and Jews, in an escalation of weeks of violence in Jerusalem that has reverberated across the region.
Indian PM under pressure to enact strict anti-COVID lockdown measures
News/World: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi faced growing pressure Friday to impose a strict nationwide lockdown, as a startling surge in coronavirus cases that has pummelled the country's health system shows no signs of abating.
WHO panel approves emergency use of China's Sinopharm vaccine
News/World: The World Health Organization gave emergency use authorization Friday to a COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by China's Sinopharm, potentially paving the way for millions of the doses to reach needy countries through a UN-backed program rolling out coronavirus vaccines.
Bird-like dinosaur could hunt in total darkness, pointing to thriving prehistoric 'nightlife'
News/Science: Under the cover of darkness in desert habitats about 70 million years ago, in what is today Mongolia and northern China, a gangly looking dinosaur employed excellent night vision and superb hearing to thrive as a menacing pint-sized nocturnal predator.
Dutch researchers train honeybees to detect COVID-19
News/World: Researchers in the Netherlands used the hypersensitive scent response of honeybees to teach them to react to the scent of the coronavirus. Scientists say the bees can detect the virus immediately, eliminating the wait for a standard test result, which can take hours or days.
China says there is little threat of rocket causing harm as it returns to Earth
News/Science: China says the upper stage of its Long March 5B rocket that launched the core module of its space station will mostly burn up on re-entry, posing little threat to people and property on the ground.
Derek Chauvin, 3 ex-officers now face federal charges related to killing of George Floyd
News/World: A federal grand jury has indicted the four former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd's arrest and death, accusing them of violating the Black man's constitutional rights as he was restrained face-down on the pavement and gasping for air, according to indictments unsealed Friday.
U.K. to offer adults under 40 alternative vaccines to AstraZeneca-Oxford over blood clot concerns
News/Health: People under 40 in Britain will no longer be given the AstraZeneca-Oxford coronavirus vaccine if another shot is available because of a link to rare, but serious, blood clots.
U.S. economy added 266,000 jobs last month as companies can't find enough workers
News/Business: America's employers added just 266,000 jobs last month, sharply lower than in March and a sign that some businesses are struggling to find enough workers as the economic recovery strengthens.
India PM facing pressure to impose harsh nationwide lockdown
News/World: With coronavirus cases surging to record levels, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is facing growing pressure to impose a nationwide lockdown to slow transmission and ease pressure on overwhelmed health-care systems.
Man charged with attempted murder after 2 Asian women attacked in San Francisco
News/World: A man who allegedly stabbed two elderly women without warning at a San Francisco bus stop Tuesday was charged with attempted murder in an attack that follows a number of others against Asian Americans nationwide, authorities announced Thursday.