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Hollywood’s Captain Kirk, 90-year-old William Shatner, blasts off toward space on rocket built by Jeff Bezos' company

VAN HORN, Texas (AP) — Hollywood’s Captain Kirk, 90-year-old William Shatner, blasts off toward space on rocket built by Jeff Bezos' company.
Oct. 13, 2021

Bulgarian coal miners demand job security, fear changes

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Hundreds of Bulgarian coal miners and energy workers staged a protest on Wednesday to demand government guarantees for their jobs amid bids by the European Union...
Oct. 13, 2021

Union says film and television crews will start nationwide strike Monday if deal with studios, producers isn't reached

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Union says film and television crews will start nationwide strike Monday if deal with studios, producers isn't reached.
Oct. 13, 2021

UN says Sudanese migrant beaten, shot and killed in Libya

ROME (AP) — A Sudanese migrant was beaten, shot and killed in Libya after escaping from a government-run detention center in the North African country, the U.N. refugee agency said...
Oct. 13, 2021

Judge dismisses Fulton County ballot review case in Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — A judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit that alleged fraud in Georgia's most populous county during the 2020 election. The suit sought a review of some 147,000...
Oct. 13, 2021

Palestinians: 250 prisoners held by Israel on hunger strike

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — At least 250 Palestinian prisoners held by Israel have begun a hunger strike to protest their relocation to isolated cells, officials said Wednesday. The hunger...
Oct. 13, 2021

Stocks wobble as investors review earnings, inflation data

Stocks wobbled between small gains and losses in morning trading on Wall Street Wednesday as investors reviewed several big earnings reports and the latest data on inflation. The S&P 500...
Oct. 13, 2021

Amid flurry of Taliban diplomacy, Qatar stresses engagement

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar's foreign minister said isolating Afghanistan and its new Taliban rulers “will never be an answer” and argued Wednesday that engaging with the former...
Oct. 13, 2021

Stutzmann to follow Spano as Atlanta Symphony music director

Nathalie Stutzmann, the French-born contralto turned conductor, will succeed Robert Spano as music director of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra starting with the 2022-23 season and become the second woman to...
Oct. 13, 2021

Wildfire rages in Southern California coastal mountains

SOLVANG, Calif. (AP) — A major highway in Southern California coastal mountains remained closed Wednesday and evacuation orders were in place as a growing wildfire chewed through dry vegetation in...
Oct. 13, 2021

Attorney files another lawsuit against officer who killed 3

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — An attorney representing the families of three people who died at the hands of a former Wisconsin police officer filed another federal lawsuit against him Wednesday,...
Oct. 13, 2021

Florida woman charged with leaving little girl at hospital

MIAMI (AP) — A woman who told authorities she left her toddler with a stranger at a Miami hospital to keep her off the streets has been arrested on a...
Oct. 13, 2021

William Shatner, TV's Capt. Kirk, boards rocket for blastoff

VAN HORN, Texas (AP) — Hollywood's Captain Kirk, 90-year-old William Shatner, climbed aboard a rocket ship along with three fellow passengers for a real-life ride into space Wednesday, courtesy of...
Oct. 13, 2021

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