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Aromatherapy spray manufactured in India found to contain bacteria that sickened four people in the US: CDC

Obama hits the stump in US battleground Virginia

Former US president Barack Obama was due to campaign Saturday in a neck-and-neck state election touted as a bellwether of public opinion on Joe Biden’s first year in the White House.

Inquiry into Baldwin shooting focuses on custody of gun

The police investigation into a fatal shooting with a prop gun fired by actor Alec Baldwin on a film set was focusing Saturday on the specialist in charge of the weapon and the assistant director who handed it to Baldwin.

Vermont marker recognises early African-American poet

Vermont has erected a historical marker recognising Lucy Terry Prince who wrote what is thought to be the oldest known poem by an African American.

The film industry and its unions provide guidelines on how to deal safely with prop guns on movie sets

Baldwin was told gun was ‘cold’ before movie set shooting

An assistant director of the film “Rust” told Alec Baldwin that the weapon he gave him was safe to use in the moments before the actor fatally shot a cinematographer, according to court documents in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

They (10 ambassadors to Turkey) must leave here the day they no longer know Turkey.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish prez accuses the envoys of “indecency”

“I have ordered our foreign minister to declare these 10 ambassadors as persona non grata as soon as possible,” Erdogan said, referring to a term used in diplomacy which signifies the first step before expulsion.

US ambassador among 10 envoys ordered to be expelled by Turkey’s Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday told his foreign minister to expel the ambassadors of 10 countries, including Germany and the United States, who appealed for the release of a jailed civil society leader.

Deal on Biden’s $2T plan edges closer; Harris is `confident’

President Joe Biden and Democratic leaders in Congress have edged close to a deal on their big package of social services and climate change strategies

N Korea slams US for supporting Taiwan in nod to ally China

Biden to meet Pope Francis amid some rifts with US bishops

Dems hope power of presidency can help Virginia gov’s race

Secrecy shrouds Afghan refugees sent by US to base in Kosovo

The US is welcoming tens of thousands of Afghans airlifted out of Kabul but has disclosed little publicly about a small group who remain overseas