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Appeals court orders another look at revised 'DACA'

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court Wednesday ordered a lower court review of Biden administration revisions to a program preventing the deportation of hundreds of thousands of immigrants...
Oct. 5, 2022

Hilary Swank talks filming new series while expecting twins

Hilary Swank has announced she's pregnant with twins and says that revelation might explain some of her actions on set of her new ABC series “ Alaska Daily.” “You don’t...
Oct. 5, 2022

Chicago man found guilty in murder of 6 family members

CHICAGO (AP) — A jury on Wednesday guilty of first-degree murder in the 2016 slayings of six members of his family — including two young boys — inside their Chicago...
Oct. 5, 2022

Georgia's Warnock outraises Walker as giving to Kemp jumps

ATLANTA (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock is maintaining his cash lead in Georgia over Republican challenger Herschel Walker, while incumbent GOP Gov. Brian Kemp's fundraising sharply accelerated over...
Oct. 5, 2022

Seoul: North Korea fires another missile toward sea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says North Korea has launched a ballistic missile toward its eastern waters. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said the launch was made...
Oct. 5, 2022

South Korea says North Korea has launched a ballistic missile toward its eastern waters, 2 days after previous launch

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says North Korea has launched a ballistic missile toward its eastern waters, 2 days after previous launch.
Oct. 5, 2022

Israel's Netanyahu hospitalized weeks before election

JERUSALEM (AP) — Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was hospitalized Wednesday after feeling unwell during the Jewish fasting day of Yom Kippur. Israel's public broadcaster Kan said Netanyahu, 72,...
Oct. 5, 2022

Climate change made summer drought 20 times more likely

Drought that stretched across three continents this summer — drying out large parts of Europe, the United States and China — was made 20 times more likely by climate change,...
Oct. 5, 2022

Nicaragua charging exiled opponents' relatives

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Exiled Nicaraguan economist Javier Álvarez received terrible news this week: his wife, daughter and son-in-law, jailed three weeks ago by the government of President Daniel Ortega,...
Oct. 5, 2022

Greece: Sailboat with 100 migrants sinks in high winds

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A large-scale rescue operation was underway off a southern Greek island where a sailboat carrying up to 100 migrants sank in high winds late Wednesday, authorities...
Oct. 5, 2022

Germany repatriates more nationals from camp in Syria

BERLIN (AP) — Germany brought home four women and seven children Wednesday from a camp in northeastern Syria where suspected members of the Islamic State group have been held, along...
Oct. 5, 2022

San Francisco mayor pledges again a crackdown on drug sales

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Mayor London Breed pledged for the second time in a year Wednesday to crack down on open-air opioid drug sales and rampant public drug...
Oct. 5, 2022

Senators call for stronger rules on off-the-books suspension

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Democratic senators urged the Education Department to strengthen regulations against excluding kids from class because of behaviors related to a disability — a practice known as...
Oct. 5, 2022

Lula receives fresh endorsements ahead of Brazil election

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva received two symbolic endorsements Wednesday as he seeks new allies ahead of an Oct. 30 runoff against...
Oct. 5, 2022

California water agencies offer Colorado River savings

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California water agencies that rely on the parched Colorado River said Wednesday they can reduce their use by one-tenth starting in 2023 in response to calls...
Oct. 5, 2022

Officer shoots armed man inside Chicago police station

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago police officer shot an armed man inside a police station on the city's West Side on Wednesday, just days after an officer shot a man...
Oct. 5, 2022

Wall Street's rally runs out of gas, leaving indexes lower

Stocks ended slightly lower on Wall Street as a gangbuster two-day rally ran out of gas. The S&P 500 ended 0.2% lower Wednesday after briefly heading into the green late...
Oct. 5, 2022

Ford offers $80 million to fight global authoritarianism

The Ford Foundation will commit $80 million over the next five years to work that strengthens nonprofits fighting against authoritarian regimes. Such groups are struggling in the face of governments...
Oct. 5, 2022

Alabama pastor indicted on charges of rape, sex abuse

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A south Alabama pastor was arrested Tuesday after being indicted on rape and sex abuse charges, news outlets reported. A grand jury indicted Gregory Renee Adams,...
Oct. 5, 2022

Spain, Germany discuss energy crisis before EU summit

MADRID (AP) — The leaders of Spain and Germany held talks in Spain Wednesday, two days before both participate in an European Union summit to discuss Europe’s energy crisis derived...
Oct. 5, 2022

Texas fire chief, volunteer firefighter killed in crash

DALHART, Texas (AP) — The chief of a Texas Panhandle volunteer fire department and one of his firefighters were killed when a tractor-trailer rig slammed head-on into their department sport...
Oct. 5, 2022

Officer shoots armed man shot inside Chicago police station

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago police officer shot an armed man inside a police station on the city's West Side on Wednesday, just days after an officer shot a man...
Oct. 5, 2022

Life sentence for killer of retired St. Louis police captain

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 26-year-old man was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison for killing a retired St. Louis police captain as he tried to stop a pawn shop...
Oct. 5, 2022

Boston Symphony Orchestra to embark on 4-city tour of Japan

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Symphony Orchestra is embarking on a four-city tour of Japan next month, for its first overseas engagements since before the coronavirus pandemic forced the cancellation...
Oct. 5, 2022

Florida's island dwellers dig out from Ian's destruction

ST. JAMES CITY, Fla. (AP) — Surrounded by Hurricane Ian’s destruction, many residents of one Florida island have stayed put for days without electricity or other resources while hoping the...
Oct. 5, 2022

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