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Hubert Germain dies at 101; helped free France from Nazis

PARIS (AP) — Hubert Germain, the last of an elite group of decorated French fighters who helped liberate France from Nazi control in World War II, has died. He was...
Oct. 15, 2021

Man who texted threats to reporter's family pleads guilty

NEW YORK (AP) — A California man pleaded guilty Friday to threatening harm in text messages sent during the attack on the Capitol to a New York-based family member of...
Oct. 15, 2021

UN extends Haiti political mission after US-China dispute

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Friday evening to extend the U.N. political mission in Haiti after a dispute between China which has no diplomatic relations...
Oct. 15, 2021

Former Boeing test pilot pleads not guilty in 737 Max case

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A former Boeing test pilot pleaded not guilty Friday to charges that he deceived regulators by withholding information about a key system that played a...
Oct. 15, 2021

Thousands march in Puerto Rico, outraged over power outages

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — More than 4,000 people outraged over ongoing power outages in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico marched Friday to decry how the lack of...
Oct. 15, 2021

QAnon figure says he's running for Congress in Arizona

PHOENIX (AP) — Ron Watkins, a prolific promoter of false conspiracies about the 2020 election who is closely tied to the QAnon movement, says he is running for Congress as...
Oct. 15, 2021

Witness: Giuliani associate never delivered campaign funds

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt testified at a trial Friday, describing how his enthusiastic pursuit of big contributions from a Rudy Giuliani associate he met...
Oct. 15, 2021

Correction: France-Obit-Germain story

PARIS (AP) — In a story published October 12, 2021, about the death of French World War II fighter Hubert Germain, The Associated Press erroneously reported that he was a...
Oct. 15, 2021

The Latest: Arizona universities to comply with mandate

PHOENIX — Arizona’s three state universities will comply with federal mandates for government contractors and require their employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by Dec. 8 unless granted exemptions,...
Oct. 15, 2021

El Salvador explores bitcoin mining powered by volcanoes

BERLIN, El Salvador (AP) — At a geothermal power plant near El Salvador’s Tecapa volcano, 300 computers whir inside a trailer as they make complex mathematical calculations day and night...
Oct. 15, 2021

Central African Republic leader offers cease-fire to rebels

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — President Faustin Archange Touadera declared a unilateral cease-fire Friday with the armed rebel groups that have threatened to overthrow him once already this year...
Oct. 15, 2021

Family of man killed by Minnesota deputies demands new probe

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The family of a Black man a federal task force shot to death this summer wants a new, independent investigation into the shooting after prosecutors decided not...
Oct. 15, 2021

Correction: Mexico-Disappeared story

CUAUTLA, Mexico (AP) — In a story published October 14, 2021, about the search for missing people in Mexico, The Associated Press erroneously reported the title of Angélica Durán-Martínez. She...
Oct. 15, 2021

El Salvador explores bitcoin mining powered by volcanos

BERLIN, El Salvador (AP) — At a geothermal power plant near El Salvador’s Tecapa volcano, 300 computers whir inside a trailer as they make complex mathematical calculations day and night...
Oct. 15, 2021

States can reserve COVID-19 shots for younger kids next week

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials are setting the stage for a national COVID-19 vaccination campaign for younger children, inviting state officials to order doses before the shots are...
Oct. 15, 2021

Hundreds march in Puerto Rico, outraged over power outages

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — More than a thousand people outraged over ongoing power outages in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico prepared to march Friday to decry how...
Oct. 15, 2021

Sheriff: Teacher had marijuana edibles in student prize box

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An elementary school teacher in South Carolina surrendered to authorities Friday after being accused of having marijuana edibles in a student prize box in her classroom...
Oct. 15, 2021

Climate activists resume weeklong protest at Capitol

WASHINGTON (AP) — Indigenous groups and other environmental activists marched to the Capitol Friday as they continued a weeklong protest demanding that Congress and the Biden administration stop new fossil...
Oct. 15, 2021

Vice president: Brazil ending Amazon deployment of soldiers

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's Vice President Hamilton Mourão said on Friday that a deployment of soldiers to the Amazon rainforest will end, just weeks before the global climate conference...
Oct. 15, 2021

Sudan PM announces steps to move out of political crisis

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s prime minister on Friday announced a series of steps for his country’s transition to democracy less than a month after a coup attempt rocked its leadership...
Oct. 15, 2021

Kids in California county care sleeping on floor in building

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A central California county executive has pledged immediate changes after a news report revealed that vulnerable children removed from their families were living in deplorable conditions...
Oct. 15, 2021

The Latest: Nevada concerned by rural vaccination rates

RENO, Nev. — Nevada health officials say rural areas with low vaccination rates remain the biggest concern, but overall COVID-19 trends continue to improve statewide, with a test positivity rate...
Oct. 15, 2021

California OKs new protections for leatherback sea turtles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California has added the Pacific leatherback sea turtle to its endangered species list, guaranteeing more protections for a rapidly dwindling population. The California Fish and Game...
Oct. 15, 2021

Stocks end higher, giving S&P 500 its best week since July

Stocks ended higher again on Wall Street Friday, giving the S&P 500 its best week since July. The benchmark index added 0.7% and ended the week up 1.8%. Encouraging reports...
Oct. 15, 2021

Southern Baptist leader resigns amid rifts over sex abuse

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A top Southern Baptist Convention administrator is resigning amid internal rifts over how to handle an investigation into the SBC's response to sexual abuse, a decision...
Oct. 15, 2021

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