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Inquest: Conflicting accounts of how young Black man died

Audio from an inquest into the shooting death of Derontae Martin offers widely conflicting accounts of how the young Black man died inside a rural Missouri home during a party...
Sep. 17, 2021

Dutch police hold man with crossbow after 2 fatally stabbed

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Two people were killed in a stabbing incident in the eastern Dutch town of Almelo and a suspect was detained by armed police, the town's...
Sep. 17, 2021

Thousands of Haitian migrants converge on Texas border town

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — Thousands of Haitian migrants have assembled under and around a bridge in a small Texas border town, presenting the Biden administration with a fresh and...
Sep. 17, 2021

While urging vaccination, WHO declines jab data on its staff

GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations' health agency, which has repeatedly urged the world to get vaccinated against COVID-19 and other illnesses, on Friday declined to say how many of...
Sep. 17, 2021

Detroit-area woman charged in assault on airline flight

ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — A woman accused of assaulting a woman and calling her a racial slur on a Spirit Airlines flight to Detroit was scheduled to be arraigned Friday...
Sep. 17, 2021

Lebanon's incoming government restarts central bank audit

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s incoming finance minister signed a contract on Friday with a New York-based company to conduct a forensic audit of the country’s central bank, a key demand...
Sep. 17, 2021

Boston's famous Skinny House sells for a nice fat price

BOSTON (AP) — Boston's famous Skinny House has sold for a nice fat price. The home in the city's North End hit the market in August for $1.2 million, and...
Sep. 17, 2021

Ex-deputy charged with manslaughter in white teen's death

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A former Arkansas sheriff's deputy was charged Friday with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a white teenager whose death has drawn the attention of national...
Sep. 17, 2021

Former Arkansas sheriff’s deputy charged with manslaughter in fatal shooting of white teenager during traffic stop

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Former Arkansas sheriff’s deputy charged with manslaughter in fatal shooting of white teenager during traffic stop.
Sep. 17, 2021

The Latest: UN says Taliban must form inclusive Afghan govt

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution stressing that Afghanistan’s new Taliban rulers need to establish an inclusive government with “the full, equal and meaningful...
Sep. 17, 2021

Poland's, Lithuania's PMs discuss higher security, migration

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The prime ministers of Poland and Lithuania said on Friday that tighter security at their borders with Belarus was the best way of easing pressure from...
Sep. 17, 2021

Apple, Google remove opposition app as Russian voting begins

MOSCOW (AP) — Facing Kremlin pressure, Apple and Google on Friday removed an opposition-created smartphone app that tells voters which candidates are likely to defeat those backed by Russian authorities,...
Sep. 17, 2021

Somalia accuses Djibouti of detaining ex-intelligence chief

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A tense political dispute between Somalia's president and prime minister threatened to broaden into a regional crisis on Friday after the president accused neighboring Djibouti of...
Sep. 17, 2021

UK court rules under-16s can get puberty blocking drugs

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Court of Appeal ruled Friday that doctors can prescribe puberty-blocking drugs to children under 16 without a parent’s consent, overturning a lower court’s decision that a...
Sep. 17, 2021

Biden, world leaders try to hammer out next steps on climate

President Joe Biden tried to hammer out the world's next steps against rapidly worsening climate change in a private, virtual session with a small group of other global leaders Friday,...
Sep. 17, 2021

Opposition unseats prime minister in Bahamas elections

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A new prime minister will soon lead the Bahamas as the archipelago struggles with a spike in COVID-19 cases, a crumbling economy and the...
Sep. 17, 2021

UN: Climate pledges put world on 'catastrophic pathway'

BERLIN (AP) — The world is on a “catastrophic pathway” toward a hotter future unless governments make more ambitious pledges to cut greenhouse gas emissions, the head of the United...
Sep. 17, 2021

Enbridge ordered to pay $3M for Line 3 groundwater leak

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota regulators have ordered Enbridge to pay more than $3 million for allegedly violating state environmental law by piercing a groundwater aquifer during construction of...
Sep. 17, 2021

Colombian teen draws, donates bird guide to raise awareness

Jacobo Rendon, 14, began setting out in March 2020 with his ornithologist mother on a mission to spot, count and record the birds they saw in their Colombian town of...
Sep. 17, 2021

Biden, other leaders meet to push for more action on climate

President Joe Biden tried to hammer out the world's next steps against rapidly worsening climate change in a private, virtual session with a small group of other global leaders Friday,...
Sep. 17, 2021

Israeli FM to visit Bahrain in first after diplomatic accord

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's foreign minister said Friday that he will visit Bahrain later this month, the first such visit by an Israeli minister to the Gulf country following a...
Sep. 17, 2021

Stocks fall on Wall Street, giving up a gain for the week

Stocks edged lower in morning trading on Wall Street Friday as the market heads for a weak ending to an up-and-down week of trading. Trading has been choppy throughout the...
Sep. 17, 2021

Doerr, Powers on fiction longlist for National Book Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Doerr, Richard Powers and Lauren Groff are among this years nominees on the National Book Awards' fiction longlist, which also includes Honorée Fanonne Jeffers' epic...
Sep. 17, 2021

Latest: FDA panel to offer recommendations on booster shots

WASHINGTON — Government advisers are debating whether to recommend extra doses of the Pfizer vaccine, a key step toward the Biden administration’s plan to dispense COVID-19 booster shots to most...
Sep. 17, 2021

2nd Dutch minister quits over handling of Kabul evacuations

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch defense minister quit Friday, a day after parliament passed a motion of censure against her for her handling of chaotic evacuations from Kabul...
Sep. 17, 2021

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