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Lawyers Want Giuliani Investigated, License Suspended

NEW YORK — A lawyers' group filed an ethics complaint against Rudy Giuliani with New York's courts, calling for him to be investigated and his law license...

Biden Ordering Stopgap Help as Talks Start on Big Aid Plan

BALTIMORE — President Joe Biden plans to take executive action Friday to provide a stopgap measure of financial relief to millions of Americans while Congress begins...

All 1st-Dose Appointments Postponed at 15 NYC Vaccine Sites

NEW YORK — Fifteen COVID-19 vaccination hubs run by New York City are postponing all first-dose appointments and other sites have stopped making new appointments as...

EU Court Says Bulgaria Can Make Knock-off Cypriot Halloumi Cheese

NICOSIA -- In a blow to Cyprus' treasured and allegedly trademark protected halloumi cheese - white cheese that doesn't melt when fried - the European Court of Justice (ECJ) said Bulgarian companies can make a faux product called BBQloumi.

Strong Earthquake, 5.3 on the Richter Scale, Shakes Cyprus

NICOSIA – An earthquake stuck Cyprus at 4:30 in the afternoon local time on Thursday, Jan. 21, which was felt in Nicosia, Limassol, Larnaca, and Famagusta, according to early reports.

In COVID-19 Second Lockdown, Cyprus Hopes March Travel Reopening

NICOSIA - Despite being locked down a second time - exempt airports and ports - in a bid to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, Cyprus is looking toward allowing travelers to return in March for an early kickstart to the tourism high season.

Greece Still the Only EU Country with "Green" Zones on ECDC Pandemic Map

AMSTERDAM -- Greece continues to be the only country in the European Union with 'green' zones in the revised pandemic maps released by the European Centre for Disease...

FDA Approves 1st Long-Acting HIV Drug Combo, Monthly Shots

U.S. regulators have approved the first long-acting drug combo for HIV, monthly shots that can replace the daily pills now used to control infection with the AIDS virus.

Tooth Or Consequences: Even During a Pandemic, Avoiding the Dentist Can Be Bad for Your Oral Health

Dental care remains critical for tens of millions of Americans, even during the pandemic. More than one-quarter of U.S. adults live with untreated tooth decay, with nearly half...

February at the SNFCC

ATHENS -- At the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC), every day is an opportunity for discovery. Explore the paths of the Stavros Niarchos Park and details of the...

Dubai Halts Live Entertainment Amid Surge in Virus Cases

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Dubai's tourism department Thursday announced an immediate halt to all live entertainment at hotels and restaurants, a day after...

Portugal Halts Flights to UK Over Virus Variant

LISBON, Portugal -- Portugal is stopping flights to and from the United Kingdom from Saturday, blaming a COVID-19 variant first identified in the U.K. for a devastating surge in...

German Virus Death Toll Tops 50,000 Even as Infections Sink

BERLIN — More than 50,000 people have died after contracting the coronavirus in Germany, a number that has risen swiftly over recent weeks even as infection figures are...

Florida Begins to Restrict COVID Vaccine to State Residents

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida's top health officer says coronavirus vaccinations will be restricted for only state residents amid “extremely limited” supplies...