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Tornadoes wrecking homes around south fueled by record highs

WETUMPKA, Ala. (AP) — Tornadoes damaged numerous homes, destroyed a fire station, briefly trapped people in a grocery store and ripped the roof off an apartment complex in Mississippi and...
Nov. 30, 2022

Indiana attorney general asks medical board to penalize doctor who spoke about abortion for 10-year-old Ohio rape victim

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana attorney general asks medical board to penalize doctor who spoke about abortion for 10-year-old Ohio rape victim.
Nov. 30, 2022

Spain starts new code to avoid sexism in ads for kids' toys

MADRID (AP) — Spain said Wednesday it's enacting a new ethics code to discourage toy manufacturers from using sexist stereotypes such as dolls for girls and action figures for boys...
Nov. 30, 2022

Zambian killed in Ukraine was employed as Russian mercenary

MOSCOW (AP) — A Zambian student who had been serving a prison sentence in Russia and died fighting alongside Russian troops in Ukraine had been employed by Russian mercenary group...
Nov. 30, 2022

US job openings fell in October to still-high level

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. job openings dropped in October but remained high, a sign that businesses became slightly less needy for workers as the Federal Reserve ramps up interest rates...
Nov. 30, 2022

Correction: The AP Interview-IMF Managing Director story

BERLIN (AP) — In a story published Nov. 29, 2022, about an interview with International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva, The Associated Press, based on information from Georgieva, erroneously...
Nov. 30, 2022

German gas importer Uniper seeks damages from Gazprom

BERLIN (AP) — German energy company Uniper said Wednesday it's suing Gazprom for damages over natural gas that hasn't been delivered since June, when the Russian supplier started reducing amounts...
Nov. 30, 2022

World Cup Viewer's Guide: Germany must win for last-16 shot

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — It's a simple task for Germany in its final game of group stage: beat Costa Rica on Thursday or the four-time World Cup champions will go...
Nov. 30, 2022

South Africans protest pending release of Hani's killer

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — More than a thousand people gathered outside the Kgosi Mampuru II prison in South Africa on Wednesday to protest against the pending release of Janusz...
Nov. 30, 2022

Bob Marley immersive experience to land in US next year

NEW YORK (AP) — A massive immersive experience celebrating Bob Marley is heading for its U.S. premiere early next year, complete with photographs, lots of music and even a pair...
Nov. 30, 2022

Buckingham Palace household member resigns amid race comment

LONDON (AP) — An honorary member of the Buckingham Palace household has resigned after repeatedly asking a Black woman who runs a charity for survivors of domestic abuse what country...
Nov. 30, 2022

German government mulls stake in Dutch grid operator TenneT

BERLIN (AP) — The German government said Wednesday it is considering taking a stake in Dutch grid operator TenneT, which has a large footprint in Germany. Germany already has a...
Nov. 30, 2022

Stocks waver on Wall Street ahead of speech by Fed chair

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are wavering in early trading on Wall Street ahead of a speech by Jerome Powell, the chair of the Federal Reserve, on the outlook for...
Nov. 30, 2022

Russian upper house Duma passes LGBTQ 'propaganda' bill

MOSCOW (AP) — The upper house of Russia's parliament on Wednesday unanimously approved a bill significantly expanding restrictions on activities seen as promoting LGBTQ rights in the country, the latest...
Nov. 30, 2022

1 injured by small blast at Ukrainian embassy in Madrid

MADRID (AP) — Spanish police are investigating reports of a small blast at the Ukrainian Embassy in Madrid on Wednesday, the Interior Ministry said. In a statement to media, the...
Nov. 30, 2022

'Necessary evil': France refires coal plant amid energy woes

SAINT-AVOLD, France (AP) — The end of France’s coal era seemed so certain last year that the operator of one of the country’s last coal-burning plants posted an upbeat educational...
Nov. 30, 2022

Dallas Habitat for Humanity helps staff purchase homes

Rebecca Thompson was about to sign a lease for an apartment with a friend in early 2020 when businesses started shutting down because of the COVID-19 pandemic. So instead, the...
Nov. 30, 2022

Palestinian man killed during Israeli raid in West Bank

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli troops on Wednesday shot and killed a Palestinian man during an arrest raid in the occupied West Bank, Palestinian officials announced, as a recent spike in...
Nov. 30, 2022

Spain insists no deaths on its soil during Melilla tragedy

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain’s interior minister on Wednesday flatly rejected new media allegations of possible deaths on Spanish soil during a June storming by migrants of the border fence...
Nov. 30, 2022

Wall Street is flat ahead of appearance by Fed chair

U.S. markets are flat ahead of a highly anticipated speech by the chair of the Federal Reserve that may give clues about future interest rate hikes. On the last trading...
Nov. 30, 2022

Freed Japan-China friendship group head says charges false

TOKYO (AP) — The former head of a Japan-China friendship group who recently returned to Japan from six years in a Beijing prison for what he said were false spying...
Nov. 30, 2022

US revises up last quarter's economic growth to 2.9% rate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite high interest rates and chronic inflation, the U.S. economy grew at a 2.9% annual rate from July through September, the government said Wednesday in an upgrade...
Nov. 30, 2022

Venezuelan publisher receives award from US book association

NEW YORK (AP) — One of Venezuela's few remaining independent publishers is being honored by the Association of American Publishers, the trade association announced Wednesday. Editorial Dahbar, which publishes books...
Nov. 30, 2022

Germany quits energy treaty, says it hampers climate goals

Germany has formally decided to abandon an international energy accord that fossil fuel companies had used to oppose measures against climate change, the country's energy minister said Wednesday. The move...
Nov. 30, 2022

Spain: Nigerian stowaways found on ship's rudder seek asylum

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The three Nigerian stowaways found on an oil tanker's rudder after an 11-day ocean voyage from Lagos, Nigeria to Las Palmas in the Canary Islands are...
Nov. 30, 2022

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