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China's FM visits Kiribati, where fishing ground is at stake

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — China's foreign minister was due Friday to visit the remote Pacific nation of Kiribati, where the future of a vast fishing ground is at stake...
May. 26, 2022

Japan's landmark capsules coming down to sit in museums

TOKYO (AP) — Nakagin Capsule Tower, a building tucked away in a corner of downtown Tokyo that is made up of boxes stacked on top of each other, is an...
May. 26, 2022

China FM visits Kiribati where fishing ground is at stake

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — China's foreign minister was due to visit the remote Pacific nation of Kiribati on Friday where the future of a vast fishing ground is at...
May. 26, 2022

Aguilera, Hanks, De Niro and more light up Cannes amfAR gala

ANTIBES, France (AP) — Robert De Niro was the honored guest at the 28th annual amfAR Gala Cannes, where one lucky guest won an auction to have lunch with the...
May. 26, 2022

Gunman's final 90 minutes fuel questions about police delays

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — It was 11:28 a.m. when the Ford pickup slammed into a ditch behind the low-slung Texas school and the driver jumped out carrying an AR-15-style rifle...
May. 26, 2022

Correction: Texas School Shooting-What We Know

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — In a story published May 25, 2022, about the Texas school shooting, The Associated Press erroneously reported the age of Layla Salazar. She is 11, not 10.
May. 26, 2022

Correction: Texas-School-Shooting-Victims

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — In a story published May 25, 2022, about the Texas school shooting, The Associated Press erroneously reported the age of Layla Salazar. She is 11, not 10.
May. 26, 2022

AP Week in Pictures: Asia

May 20-26, 2022 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in Asia and Pacific. The gallery was curated by AP...
May. 26, 2022

Live updates | Mayor: Some 1,500 killed in Sievierodonetsk

KYIV, Ukraine — The Ukrainian city of Sievierodonetsk is the center of fierce fighting in the east. Mayor Oleksandr Stryuk says it’s holding out even though a Russian reconnaissance and...
May. 26, 2022

Parole recommended for California follower of Charles Manson

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California parole panel recommended the release of Patricia Krenwinkel for the first time Thursday, more than five decades after she and other followers of cult...
May. 26, 2022

Feds stop boat with 1,400 pounds of meth by US-Canada border

SEATTLE (AP) — U.S. authorities say they stopped a small boat carrying a large shipment of methamphetamine after they saw it riding low in the water near the Canadian border...
May. 26, 2022

Mexican court injuntion against plan to employ Cuban doctors

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A judge in Mexico issued a preliminary injunction Thursday against plans by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to hire about 500 specialized doctors from Cuba. According...
May. 26, 2022

Correction: Buffalo-Supermarket Shooting-Body Armo story

In a story published May 26, 2022, about body armor The Associated Press erroneously reported that it’s illegal under federal law for a convicted felon to buy body armor. The...
May. 26, 2022

Rights group sues over US denying Afghans humanitarian entry

BOSTON (AP) — A Boston civil rights group is challenging the U.S. government's denial of humanitarian relief to scores of Afghans fleeing from the Taliban. The American Civil Liberties Union...
May. 26, 2022

Florida gov signs condo safety bill after building collapse

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida will require statewide recertification of condominiums over three stories tall under new legislation Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law Thursday as a response to...
May. 26, 2022

Brokenhearted husband dies after wife slain in Texas rampage

Fourth-grade teacher Irma Garcia was killed in her Texas classroom on Tuesday, massacred along with her co-teacher and 19 students. Two days later, a family member says her brokenhearted husband...
May. 26, 2022

Live updates | Zelenskyy wants more launch rocket systems

KYIV, Ukraine — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy pleaded with the West on Thursday to send multiple launch rocket systems to Ukraine as soon as possible to give it a chance...
May. 26, 2022

Indian novel 'Tomb of Sand' wins International Booker Prize

LONDON (AP) — Indian writer Geetanjali Shree and American translator Daisy Rockwell won the International Booker Prize on Thursday for “Tomb of Sand,” a vibrant novel with a boundary-crossing 80-year-old...
May. 26, 2022

Kevin Spacey to face 4 sex assault charges in Britain

LONDON (AP) — British prosecutors said Thursday they had authorized police to charge actor Kevin Spacey with four counts of sexual assault against three men, an announcement that came as...
May. 26, 2022

Lease terms for California offshore wind projects released

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Biden administration has released the lease terms for offshore wind projects that would place hundreds of turbines in California's coastal waters — the first such...
May. 26, 2022

Judge tosses statements defendant made in 1972 murder case

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — A judge has thrown out statements that a 77-year-old Minnesota man charged in the stabbing death of a 15-year-old suburban Chicago girl nearly half a century...
May. 26, 2022

Correction: Buffalo-Supermarket Shooting-Body Armor story

In a story published May 18, 2022, about mass shooters wearing body armor, The Associated Press erroneously reported that a suspect who wore armor during a 2021 Philadelphia shooting had...
May. 26, 2022

Federal judge: South Dakota violating voter registration act

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A judge ruled Thursday that South Dakota is violating federal laws by failing to make it easier to vote. U.S. District Judge Lawrence Piersol of...
May. 26, 2022

NRA stages big gun show in Texas days after school massacre

HOUSTON (AP) — The National Rifle Association begins its annual convention in Houston on Friday, and leaders of the powerful gun-rights lobbying group are gearing up to “reflect on” --...
May. 26, 2022

Video of Brazil cops gassing man draws fury after his death

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The asphhyxiation death of a Black man shown in a video being held by two officers of Brazil's Federal Highway Police inside an SUV's smoke-filled...
May. 26, 2022

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