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Blinken to meet with senior Russian as Ukraine tensions soar

Blinken to meet with senior Russian as Ukraine tensions soar

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Antony Blinken will meet with his Russian counterpart in Switzerland this week as tensions between the U.S. and Russia escalate over a possible Russian invasion of Ukraine, the State Department said Tuesday.

Opera singer accepts insanity plea in Mar-a-Lago breach

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Ex-NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio won't run for governor

Ex-NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio won't run for governor

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday he will not run for governor, but will instead devote himself to fighting inequality in New York.
Satellite photos show aftermath of Abu Dhabi oil site attack

Satellite photos show aftermath of Abu Dhabi oil site attack

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Satellite photos obtained by The Associated Press on Tuesday appear to show the aftermath of a fatal attack on an oil facility in the capital of the United Arab Emirates claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels.

Maltese legislator elected European Parliament president

BRUSSELS (AP) — Christian Democrat Roberta Metsola of Malta was elected president of the European Union’s parliament Tuesday, taking over for a 2 1/2-year term following the death of Socialist David Sassoli last week.
Djokovic's deportation exposes Australian border debate

Djokovic's deportation exposes Australian border debate

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Weary after two years of some of the harshest COVID-19 border restrictions in the world, many Australians wanted Novak Djokovic kicked out of their country for traveling to a tennis tournament in their country without bein
Sudanese forces open fire on anti-coup protesters, killing 7

Sudanese forces open fire on anti-coup protesters, killing 7

CAIRO (AP) — Sudanese security forces opened fire on protesters Monday, killing at least seven people and wounding around 100 others in the country's capital in one of the deadliest days since an October military coup, activists said.

Twin earthquakes in western Afghanistan kill at least 22

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Two earthquakes rattled Afghanistan's western Badghis province along the border with Turkmenistan on Monday afternoon, killing at least 22 people, a local official said.
Texas rabbi says he, 2 hostages escaped synagogue standoff

Texas rabbi says he, 2 hostages escaped synagogue standoff

COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — The rabbi of a Texas synagogue said Monday that he threw a chair at the gunman and then escaped with two other hostages after a 10-hour standoff, crediting past security training for getting himself and his congregation out

Ex-Guinean President Conde flown abroad for medical care

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Former Guinean President Alpha Conde left the country for medical treatment in the United Arab Emirates after spending more than four months in the custody of the military junta that overthrew him, witnesses said Monday.