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Carmen Balthrop, Soprano Known for Joplin Opera Role, Dies at 73
After winning a vocal competition in 1975, she starred in "Treemonisha," which ended up on Broadway. She also sang for a senator.
Tunisia's president to ignore parts of the constitution and rule by decree
Tunisia's president Kais Saied has declared that he will rule by decree and ignore parts of the constitution as he prepares to change the political system, prompting immediate opposition from rivals.
Apple rolls major Safari redesign out to Macs ahead of Monterey release
This week, Apple released Safari 15 for macOS Big Sur and Catalina.
China pledge to stop funding coal projects 'buys time for emissions target'
Xi Jinping's announcement that China will stop funding overseas coal projects could buy the world about three more months in the race to keep global heating to a relatively safe level of 1.5C, experts say.
TD Garden to require proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test for all guests over age of 12
The policy takes effect Sept. 30.
Fans will need more than tickets for a Bruins or Celtics home game this fall.
Some activists say that Biden's new plan for donating vaccines is not enough.
When President Biden announced in June that the United States would buy 500 million Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine doses for poorer nations, there was a gaping hole in his plan: To fund it, the administration quietly diverted hundreds of millions of dollars that had already been promised to countries for helping to get shots into people's arms.
Scotland proposes warnings for some class A drug users
Individuals caught in possession of class A drugs in Scotland could be issued with a police warning rather than facing prosecution, in a significant policy shift announced by the country's new lord advocate as a direct response to the ongoing drug death crisis.
Macron presses Biden for 'clarifications' over submarine snub
Macron was left furious by Australia's decision last week to ditch a 2016 deal to buy diesel submarines from France in favour of nuclear-powered ones from the United States and Britain.
Evergrande strikes deal to meet Chinese bond payment, but foreign dollar investors still up in air | CBC News
A teetering Chinese real estate developer unexpectedly struck an 11th-hour deal to pay what it owes to some of its domestic investors on Wednesday, but foreign investors still owed millions of U.S. dollars on Thursday have so far been left hanging.
Aukus row: Boris Johnson tells France to 'donnez-moi un break'
Boris Johnson has reopened the war of words with Paris over the Aukus defence and security deal, urging the French to "prenez un grip about this and donnez-moi un break".