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GOP pursues court order over rejected signature check motion

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — One week before North Carolina election officials begin processing by-mail ballots in the closely watched Southern swing state, the GOP is pursuing its latest legal challenge...
Sep. 30, 2022

Amid rising seas, island nations push for legal protection

APIA, Samoa (AP) — When and if an island nation fully submerges due to rising seas, what happens to the nationalities of its citizens? This and other related questions are...
Sep. 30, 2022

Kurdish exiles back Iran protests but deny organizing them

SULIMANIYAH, Iraq (AP) — Dara Qureshi scrolls through the contacts on his phone, each name an alias for activists across the border in neighboring Iran, where protests have been raging...
Sep. 30, 2022

West rejects Putin's claim it sabotaged Baltic gas pipelines

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday accused the West of sabotaging Russia-built natural gas pipelines under the Baltic Sea to Germany, a charge vehemently denied by...
Sep. 30, 2022

House OKs short-term spending package to avert government shutdown, aid Ukraine; bill next goes to Biden for signature

WASHINGTON (AP) — House OKs short-term spending package to avert government shutdown, aid Ukraine; bill next goes to Biden for signature.
Sep. 30, 2022

Morocco fumes over Adidas design of Algerian soccer jersey

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — The Moroccan government called on sports apparel company Adidas to pull off the market its new jersey collection for Algeria’s national soccer team, alleging that the...
Sep. 30, 2022

In Ian's wake, worried families crowdsource rescue efforts

Many people whose loved ones stayed behind in the pathway of Hurricane Ian are crowdsourcing rescue efforts as they grapple with the helplessness of waiting and not knowing. In TikTok...
Sep. 30, 2022

Missouri man pleads guilty in deaths of 2 Wisconsin brothers

HARRISONVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A northwest Missouri man pleaded guilty Friday to killing two brothers from Wisconsin after they came to his farm in 2019 to collect a debt from...
Sep. 30, 2022

Live Updates: Emergency services suspended as Ian nears

The Latest on Hurricane Ian: CHARLESTON S.C. — Charleston County emergency services were suspended Friday as officials prepared for Hurricane Ian to make landfall on South Carolina's coast. In a...
Sep. 30, 2022

Nevada governor orders prison head to resign after escape

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The head of Nevada's Department of Corrections has resigned at the request of Gov. Steve Sisolak in the wake of an escape by a convicted bombmaker...
Sep. 30, 2022

New murder charge for North Dakota man who ran over teen

A North Dakota man accused in the fatal hit-and-run of a teenager after a small-town street dance is now charged with murder, after prosecutors say he intentionally ran over the...
Sep. 30, 2022

Nevada governor orders corrections secretary to resign after botched inmate escape that went unreported for 4 days

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada governor orders corrections secretary to resign after botched inmate escape that went unreported for 4 days.
Sep. 30, 2022

Gunfire heard in Burkina Faso, sparking fears of new coup

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Gunfire rang out in Burkina Faso's capital and the state broadcaster went off the air Friday, sparking fears that another coup attempt could be underway...
Sep. 30, 2022

Man who survived Rittenhouse shooting seeks name change

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — The man who survived a shooting by Kyle Rittenhouse that left two others dead during a Wisconsin protest in 2020 has filed a secret petition to...
Sep. 30, 2022

Right-wing leader in Italy slams Europe on energy policy

MILAN (AP) — Italian right-wing leader Matteo Salvini on Friday criticized Germany and other European Union nations for not working together on a common response to the energy crisis but...
Sep. 30, 2022

Wall Street drifts near 2022 low as dismal week, month close

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street is drifting around its worst levels in almost two years Friday as the end nears for what's been a miserable month for markets around...
Sep. 30, 2022

Vermont dispensaries to begin selling recreational marijuana

Vermont dispensaries are set to begin selling marijuana for recreational use, though only three will be ready to do so on opening weekend. FLORA Cannabis in Middlebury, Mountain Girl Cannabis...
Sep. 30, 2022

Sailor found not guilty of setting fire that destroyed ship

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Navy judge has ruled a sailor was not guilty of setting a fire that destroyed the USS Bonhomme Richard in San Diego in 2020. The...
Sep. 30, 2022

Live Updates: Parts of Charleston underwater as Ian nears

The Latest on Hurricane Ian: CHARLESTON S.C. — Many areas on Charleston’s downtown peninsula were underwater midday Friday and officials reported widespread power outages across the historic city as Hurricane...
Sep. 30, 2022

Sailor found not guilty of setting 2020 fire that destroyed $1.2 billion Navy warship in San Diego

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Sailor found not guilty of setting 2020 fire that destroyed $1.2 billion Navy warship in San Diego.
Sep. 30, 2022

Indonesian police kill militant suspected in farmers' deaths

PALU, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s elite counterterrorism police have killed a militant who was believed responsible for the killings of Christian farmers on Sulawesi island and was the last remaining...
Sep. 30, 2022

NATO chief: War in Ukraine at “a pivotal moment;” Putin’s land grab is “the most serious escalation" since war began

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO chief: War in Ukraine at “a pivotal moment;” Putin’s land grab is “the most serious escalation" since war began.
Sep. 30, 2022

Iran says it has arrested 9 foreigners over protests

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran’s intelligence ministry says it has arrested nine foreigners over recent anti-hijab protests sweeping the country. In a statement carried by the state-run news...
Sep. 30, 2022

Iran's intelligence ministry says it has arrested nine foreigners over recent anti-hijab protests sweeping the country

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's intelligence ministry says it has arrested nine foreigners over recent anti-hijab protests sweeping the country.
Sep. 30, 2022

NATO chief rejects Russia’s “illegal and illegitimate” annexation of 4 parts of Ukraine

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO chief rejects Russia’s “illegal and illegitimate” annexation of 4 parts of Ukraine.
Sep. 30, 2022

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