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'Crucial' vote could move Italy to right; many might boycott

ROME (AP) — Italians will vote on Sunday in what is being billed as a crucial election as Europe reels from repercussions of Russia's war in Ukraine. For the first...
Sep. 22, 2022

AP Week in Pictures: Asia

Sept. 16-23, 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...
Sep. 22, 2022

Iran state TV suggests at least 26 dead from protests

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state television suggested that the death toll of protests over the death of a 22-year-old woman in police custody has risen to over two dozen,...
Sep. 22, 2022

Former Chinese deputy police minister sentenced for graft

BEIJING (AP) — A former deputy police minister who was accused of leading a crime gang of government officials was given a death sentence with a two-year reprieve Friday on...
Sep. 22, 2022

2 more whales die in Australia as stranding deaths reach 200

HOBART, Australia (AP) — Two more whales died Friday in Australia after a handful that had been refloated a day earlier stranded themselves again. About 200 pilot whales have now...
Sep. 22, 2022

Panama launch of futuristic oceanfront home goes sideways

COLON, Panama (AP) — The unveiling of a futuristic luxury model home on Panama's Caribbean coast tanked Thursday when the SeaPod Eco prototype perched above the water on a column...
Sep. 22, 2022

Alabama execution called off for time and medical concerns

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama officials called off the Thursday lethal injection of a man convicted in a 1999 workplace shooting because of time concerns and trouble accessing the inmate’s...
Sep. 22, 2022

Man missing for 17 days after Sichuan earthquake found alive

BEIJING (AP) — A man who was missing for 17 days after an earthquake in China’s southwest Sichuan province has been found alive, according to local media reports. The 28-year-old...
Sep. 22, 2022

Moscow-held regions of Ukraine vote whether to join Russia

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Voting began Friday in Moscow-held regions of Ukraine on referendums to become part of Russia, Russian-backed officials there said. The Kremlin-orchestrated referendums, which have been widely...
Sep. 22, 2022

Alabama calls off execution because of time concerns, trouble with vein access

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama calls off execution because of time concerns, trouble with vein access.
Sep. 22, 2022

Voting starts in occupied regions of Ukraine on referendums to join Russia in balloting labeled a sham by the West

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Voting starts in occupied regions of Ukraine on referendums to join Russia in balloting labeled a sham by the West.
Sep. 22, 2022

Revamped Detroit auto show now also features new flying tech

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit auto show has returned after a three-year absence with a roar. And a soar. Visitors to the prestigious North American International Auto Show, which kicked...
Sep. 22, 2022

Post-Fiona fuel disruptions spark fear in Puerto Rico

CAGUAS, Puerto Rico (AP) — A growing number of businesses, including grocery stores and gas stations, are temporarily closing across Puerto Rico as power outages caused by Hurricane Fiona drag...
Sep. 22, 2022

Powerful Hurricane Fiona roaring by Bermuda, then to Canada

SAN SALVADOR, Puerto Rico (AP) — Fiona, a Category 4 hurricane, pounded Bermuda with heavy rains and winds early Friday as it swept by the island on a route forecast...
Sep. 22, 2022

Inflation, unrest challenge Bangladesh's 'miracle economy'

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Standing in line to try to buy food, Rekha Begum is distraught. Like many others in Bangladesh, she is struggling to find affordable daily essentials like...
Sep. 22, 2022

After days focused on Ukraine, other concerns emerge at UN

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — After three days in which the war in Ukraine consumed world leaders at the United Nations, other conflicts and concerns are beginning to emerge. Some are...
Sep. 22, 2022

Today in History: September 23, Nixon's "Checkers" speech

Today in History Today is Friday, Sept. 23, the 266th day of 2022. There are 99 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 23, 1952, Sen...
Sep. 22, 2022

Chinese man gets 24 years for brutal group attack on women

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A court in northern China sentenced one man to 24 years in jail Friday for his role in a vicious attack on four women, as well...
Sep. 22, 2022

Panama luxury oceanfront home launch goes sideways

COLON, Panama (AP) — The unveiling of a futuristic luxury model home on Panama's Caribbean coast tanked Thursday when the SeaPod Eco prototype perched above the water on a column...
Sep. 22, 2022

Asian stocks slide for 3rd day on economic growth fears

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks fell for a third day Friday after more rate hikes by the Federal Reserve and other central banks to control persistent inflation spurred fears of...
Sep. 22, 2022

US Supreme Court says Alabama can carry out execution

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — A divided U.S. Supreme Court said Alabama can proceed Thursday night with the execution of an inmate convicted in a 1999 workplace shooting. Justices in a...
Sep. 22, 2022

Australian lawmakers pay tribute to queen, discuss republic

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian lawmakers on Friday paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II, with some also weighing in on the republic debate, after they returned to parliament from a...
Sep. 22, 2022

U.S. Supreme Court lifts injunction, says Alabama can execute inmate in 1999 slaying

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court lifts injunction, says Alabama can execute inmate in 1999 slaying.
Sep. 22, 2022

US aircraft carrier arrives in South Korea for joint drills

BUSAN, South Korea (AP) — The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan arrived in the South Korean port of Busan on Friday ahead of the two countries' joint military exercise...
Sep. 22, 2022

Repair work begins in some Alaska towns slammed by storm

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — There’s been significant damage to some roads and homes in parts of western Alaska following last weekend’s devastating coastal storm, Gov. Mike Dunleavy said Wednesday after...
Sep. 22, 2022

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