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Albania: Airport opens at former site of war refugee camp

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania opened a low-cost airport Sunday at the site of a former refugee camp to boost tourism in one of its poorest northeastern areas. The first domestic fli...

Rockets hit Iraqi air base, 2 security forces wounded

BAGHDAD (AP) — Multiple rockets hit an Iraqi airbase just north of the capital Baghdad Sunday, wounding two Iraqi security forces, Iraq's news agency said. It said at least two rock...

Passenger opened fire in shootout with San Antonio officer

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio police on Sunday said it was a passenger in the front seat who opened fire on an officer following a routine traffic stop, leading the wounded officer to fatally shoot t...

Facility for teen immigrant girls in Houston being closed

HOUSTON (AP) — A facility in Houston that housed girls who crossed U.S. border unaccompanied is being closed and the girls immediately moved, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Satu...

Police name man killed by officer during airport shootout

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Police in San Antonio on Saturday released the name of the man who fatally shot himself during a shootout with an officer outside San Antonio International Airport. ...

Gaetz friend was lightning rod for controversy in Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — It all started with a hunch by a central Florida prep school teacher about who had launched a politically motivated smear campaign against him, falsely alleging he was racist and ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, April 17, the 107th day of 2021. There are 258 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Apri...

Alaska to offer tourists COVID-19 vaccines starting June 1

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy said Friday that COVID-19 vaccines would be made available at key airports in the state starting June 1, in unveiling plans aimed at bolstering the stat...

Autopsy: Man killed self during airport shootout with police

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A handgun-wielding man who opened fire outside the San Antonio airport died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, not from police gunfire as officials initially said, according to a ...

2 men killed, officer wounded in San Antonio shootout

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Two men were killed and a woman and a San Antonio police officer were wounded in a shootout Friday following a routine traffic stop. Around 11:30 a.m., an officer ...

Police: 8 dead in shooting at FedEx facility in Indianapolis

Eight people were shot and killed in a late-night shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis, and the shooter killed himself, police said. Several other people were injured Thursday night when gu...

Croatian sailor tests positive for COVID 71 days after Taiwan arrival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (April 16) confirmed two COVID-19 infections, including a Croatian seaman who tested positive for the virus 7...

Reports: Multiple people shot at Indianapolis Fedex facility

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A shooting has been reported late Thursday at a Fedex facility in Indianapolis. The Indianapolis Star reports police issued a news release around 11:30 p.m. sayi...

Shortage of intubation drugs threatens Brazil health sector

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Reports are emerging of Brazilian health workers forced to intubate patients without the aid of sedatives, after weeks of warnings that hospitals and state governments risked run...

Chinese state media airs another forced confession amid broadcast row with Europe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s state-run news network CCTV-13 reported on Wednesday (April 14) that a man named Li Hengli (李享利) has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for allegedly endan...