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Newcomer ousts longtime prime minister in Grenada elections

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A newcomer to politics has ousted Grenada’s longest serving prime minister in a tight general elections on the eastern Caribbean island. Dickon Mitchell’...

Ex-US Vice President Mike Pence denounces Tehran 'brutality'

MANZA, Albania (AP) — Former U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday denounced the Iranian regime for “brutality” and urged the Biden administration not to renew a nuclear deal with Tehran, saying ...

Iran arrests suspect allegedly plotting with French spy ring

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian authorities have arrested a person accused of having a link to two French citizens being held on espionage charges, state television reported Thursday. Th...

Jan. 6 hearing doesn't change many minds in Philly suburbs

BENSALEM, Pa. (AP) — When he was in elementary school, Dan Pigott just happened to be visiting Washington with his parents in 1973 as the Watergate hearings were underway. He managed to get a seat to ...

Dutch appeals court convicts Ethiopian of war 1970s crimes

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch appeals court upheld Wednesday the conviction and life sentence of a 67-year-old Ethiopian-Dutch man who was found guilty of war crimes committed under a brutal M...

Alaska's unusual House primary draws Palin, Santa, 46 others

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska voters are facing an election unlike any they’ve seen, with 48 candidates running to succeed the man who had held the state's only U.S. House seat for 49 years. ...

Iran exiles claim disrupting Tehran's surveillance cameras

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Government-run surveillance cameras around Iran's capital reportedly were “disrupted” Thursday, while an exile group claimed it hacked into over 5,000 cameras around...

'Triangle of Sadness' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Fest

CANNES, France (AP) — Swedish director Ruben Ostlund’s class warfare comedy “Triangle of Sadness” won the Palme d’Or at the 75th Cannes Film Festival on Saturday, giving Ostlund one of cinema’s most p...

'Triangle of Sadness': Biting social satire delights Cannes

CANNES, France (AP) — Fashion models, Instagram influencers and Russian oligarchs collide on a yacht — and some very extreme sickness ensues — in Ruben Östlund's “Triangle of Sadness,” a social satire...

Former national security adviser Robert McFarlane dies at 84

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former White House national security adviser Robert C. McFarlane, a top aide to President Ronald Reagan who pleaded guilty to charges for his role in an illegal arms-for-hostages dea...

Party first: How the CCP weighs down the Chinese navy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese state television aired footage of day-and-night exercises by China's navy along its coast in an apparent show of strength after recent drills by the U.S. and J...

Burkina Faso tribunal sentences ex-leader Compaore to life

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — A Burkina Faso military tribunal has sentenced ex-President Blaise Compaore to life imprisonment for complicity in the murder of his predecessor Thomas Sankara in 1987...

Sri Lanka reforms anti-terror law as EU reviews trade scheme

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan lawmakers on Tuesday approved reforms to a harsh anti-terror law that rights groups have long criticized, as the country looks to shore up its trade relations with...

Iran state TV shows dissidents' images after apparent hack

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Multiple channels of Iran's state television broadcast images on Thursday showing the leaders of an exiled dissident group and a graphic calling for the death of the...

New approach to teaching race in school divides New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — A proposal to overhaul New Mexico’s social studies standards has stirred debate over how race should be taught in schools, with thousands of parents and teachers weighing in on chan...