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Marine vet foils Arizona robbery by grabbing suspect's gun

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — A U.S. Marine Corps veteran who disarmed a teenage robbery suspect in an Arizona gas station by grabbing his gun says he was “doing what needed to be done." James ...

Bosnian Serb police drill seen as separatist 'provocation'

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnia’s Serb police on Friday held an “anti-terrorist” drill just outside the capital Sarajevo, in a move seen by many as another provocation by the Serb separatis...

Third bank robbed in Myanmar's largest city in three months

BANGKOK (AP) — Five men robbed a bank in Yangon on Friday, in at least the third major bank heist in Myanmar's largest city in just over three months, the military-installed government said, ...

Russia's Putin hosts Israeli PM Bennett

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed hope on Friday that new Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett would continue in the footsteps of his predecessor in maintaining close and “tru...

S Korea blocks army from appealing transgender soldier case

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s Justice Ministry on Friday blocked the army from appealing a landmark court ruling that said it unlawfully discharged the country’s first known transgender sold...

UN envoy: Myanmar is now in conflict, could be failed state

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. special envoy for Myanmar has warned that February's military takeover has led to armed conflict and if power isn’t returned to the people in a democratic way the countr...

Taiwanese officials criticize retired general for 'whitewashing' China's ADIZ incursions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese government officials on Wednesday (Oct. 20) denounced a retired general for "whitewashing" China's military incursions into its air defense identif...

Four Chinese fighter jets intrude into Taiwan’s ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four Chinese fighter jets entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Thursday (Oct. 21) during the day, marking the 12th intrusion this month. Two...

Desperate Haitians suffocate under growing power of gangs

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The video shows more than 30 men lined up in front of a crumbling structure in silence. Their heads are bowed as a man walks between them and swigs from a small bottle. So...

UN envoy: Myanmar is now in conflict, could be failed state

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. special envoy for Myanmar warned Thursday that the country already faces “an internal armed conflict” and if power isn’t returned to the people in a democratic way “we w...

Parties in federal salmon lawsuit seek pause in litigation

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Fishing and conservation groups on Thursday joined with the state of Oregon, the Nez Perce Tribe and the Biden administration to seek a pause in litigation challenging the latest...

No. 16 Wake Forest to face Army at Michie Stadium

No. 16 Wake Forest (6-0) at Army (4-2), Saturday at 12 p.m. EDT (CBS Sports Network). Line: Wake Forest by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Wa...

Memorial service in honor of Colin Powell set for Nov. 5

WASHINGTON (AP) — A memorial service for Colin L. Powell, the retired Army general and former secretary of state who died on Monday, will be held Nov. 5 at Washington National Cathedral, a spokeswoman...

Syria says it executed 24 for igniting deadly wildfires

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria has executed 24 people after convicting them on terrorism charges for igniting last year’s devastating wildfires, leaving three people dead and burning thousands of hectar...

China blacks out NBA Celtics games over Tibet, Xi comments

Broadcaster Tencent, Chinese partner to the US National Basketball Association (NBA), has blacked out access to all Boston Celtics games after one of the team's players accused the Chinese governm...