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Progressive ousts Biden-backed Schrader in Oregon primary

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Seven-term U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader, a centrist who was endorsed by President Joe Biden, has been ousted in the Democratic primary in Oregon by progressive challenger...
May. 27, 2022

Police waited 48 minutes in school before pursuing shooter

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Students trapped inside a classroom with a gunman repeatedly called 911 during this week’s attack on a Texas elementary school, including one who pleaded, “Please send...
May. 27, 2022

Trump election probe grand jury to hear from Raffensperger

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's secretary of state is expected to appear next week before a special grand jury in an investigation into whether former President Donald Trump and others illegally...
May. 27, 2022

Hacked Brazil airport screens show porn to travelers

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil’s airport authority Infraero said Friday it has notified the Federal Police over an apparent hack into electronic displays at an airport in Rio de Janeiro...
May. 27, 2022

Montana schools chief cited in case of illegal bus passing

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana’s top schools administrator has been cited in the case of a pickup truck that illegally passed a school bus while it was stopped to pick...
May. 27, 2022

Pakistan rights activist gets bail in army defamation case

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani women’s rights activist was granted preemptive bail Friday in a move that protects her from arrest after the army accused her of slandering the country’s...
May. 27, 2022

Biden renews sanctions license for Chevron in Venezuela

MIAMI (AP) — The Biden administration has renewed a license partially exempting Chevron from sanctions on Venezuela so it can keep operating in the oil-rich, socialist-run nation. The license issued...
May. 27, 2022

Cops investigate swastika painted on Black Missouri church

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A black swastika was painted on the outside wall of an historically Black church in southwestern Missouri and police are investigating the vandalism as a hate...
May. 27, 2022

California investigating sick and dying brown pelicans

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wildlife authorities are trying to determine why large numbers of California brown pelicans are being found sick and dying. Hundreds of the pelicans, which are a...
May. 27, 2022

Iran seizes 2 Greek tankers in Persian Gulf as tensions rise

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard seized two Greek oil tankers Friday in helicopter-launched raids in the Persian Gulf, officials said. The action appeared to be...
May. 27, 2022

Police waited 45 minutes in school before pursuing shooter

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Nearly 20 officers stood for about 45 minutes in the hallway outside the adjoining Texas classrooms where the gunman killed students and teachers this week before...
May. 27, 2022

Authorities: Teen sneaks loaded gun into SC holding facility

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A 13-year-old arrested for having a loaded gun at a South Carolina mall apparently sneaked a second loaded weapon into the facility where he was taken,...
May. 27, 2022

Despite ample school security plan, Texas shooter found gaps

Robb Elementary School had measures in place to prevent this kind of violence. A fence lined the school property. Teachers were ordered to keep classroom doors closed and locked. Students...
May. 27, 2022

Alaska's largest natural gas utility being sold for $800M

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The owner of the largest natural gas utility in Alaska said it is selling the company to Canada-based TriSummit Utilities Inc. for $800 million. AltaGas Ltd...
May. 27, 2022

Fitch Ratings warns of elections' impact on Lebanese economy

BEIRUT (AP) — A leading international credit ratings agency warned Friday that the results of this month’s parliamentary elections in Lebanon make it difficult for any coalition to have a...
May. 27, 2022

Live updates | Chechen leader: Poland is next after Ukraine

The Kremlin-backed leader of Russia’s southern province of Chechnya has posted a video in which he warns that Poland could be next after Ukraine. Ramzan Kadyrov, who is famous for...
May. 27, 2022

Idaho trial for Chad and Lori Daybell delayed to January

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A woman charged in Idaho with killing her two youngest children and her new husband’s previous wife will be tried alongside her husband and their trial...
May. 27, 2022

Oregon ballot fiasco highlights 'invisible' election chiefs

OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — Voters in an Oregon county where a ballot-printing error delayed primary results for nearly two weeks have elected the same county clerk five times in...
May. 27, 2022

New head of Italian bishops launches sex abuse query

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The new president of the Italian Conference of Bishops on Friday said he would launch an independent inquiry on sex abuse by Catholic clergy in Italy,...
May. 27, 2022

5 dead after Pennsylvania house explosion; 2 injured

POTTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A house exploded northwest of Philadelphia, killing five people and leaving two others injured, authorities said Friday. Officials had earlier said four people died and others...
May. 27, 2022

Cyprus gets rid of required COVID-19 tests for visitors

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Travelers to Cyprus will no longer be required to show either a valid COVID-19 vaccination or a recovery certificate and won’t need to produce a negative...
May. 27, 2022

Building collapse death toll in southwest Iran rises to 26

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Rescue teams at the site of a 10-story collapsed building in southwestern Iran pulled seven more bodies from the rubble on Friday, bringing the death toll...
May. 27, 2022

Iran seizes 2 Greek tankers in Persian Gulf, tensions spike

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard seized two Greek oil tankers on Friday in the Persian Gulf, just after Athens assisted the U.S. in seizing an...
May. 27, 2022

Biggest aid convoy since cease-fire nears Ethiopia's Tigray

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The biggest convoy of aid since Ethiopia’s government declared a unilateral “humanitarian cease-fire” in the country’s long-encircled Tigray region two months ago has departed for Tigray,...
May. 27, 2022

Correction: Philanthropy-Darren Walker story

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story published May 25, 2022, about France honoring Darren Walker, the president of the Ford Foundation, The Associated Press incorrectly referred to the National...
May. 27, 2022

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