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Viral video of Mississippi arrest sparks investigation

JACKSON, Miss (AP) — An incident involving a white Mississippi Highway Patrol officer and three Black men is under investigation after a viral video showed the officer putting a handcuffed man into a ...

Iraq cleric's followers camped out in parliament for 2nd day

BAGHDAD (AP) — With mattresses strewn about, food trucked in and protesters playacting as lawmakers, hundreds of followers of an influential Shiite cleric were camped out Sunday inside the Iraqi parli...

Ukraine war hangs over UN meeting on nukes treaty's legacy

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — There was already plenty of trouble to talk about when a major U.N. meeting on the landmark Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty was originally supposed to happen in 2020. ...

Biden's global promises held back by politics at home

WASHINGTON (AP) — Soon after taking office, President Joe Biden went to State Department headquarters to tell the rest of the world that the United States could be counted on again after four years of...

Luria, Kinzinger put careers on line in Jan. 6 investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Reps. Elaine Luria and Adam Kinzinger, who will lead questioning in the closing summer hearing of the Jan. 6 committee on Thursday night, are from different parties but agree emphati...

Biden ends trip with U.S.-Saudi relations on the mend but few other wins

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, July 16 (Reuters) - President Joe Biden and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman took a step to mending their troubled relationship with a fist bump, but the U.S. leader left t...

China exploits search engines to advance propaganda

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has manipulated search engines to shape people’s perceptions and spread the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) propaganda, according to U.S. research group,...

No reruns: Committee tries new approach to break through

NEW YORK (AP) — As television programming goes, expectations were widespread that the Jan. 6 committee hearings would essentially be reruns. Instead, they have been much more. The fi...

Fed's Powell facing rising criticism for inflation missteps

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell won praise for his deft leadership during the maelstrom of the pandemic recession. As threats to the U.S. economy have mounted, though, Powell has...

China defends 'zero-COVID' after US envoy warns of costs

BEIJING (AP) — China on Friday defended its tough “zero-COVID” policy after the U.S. ambassador said it was causing serious damage to the global economy and foreign business sentiment. ...

Brookings president resigns amid FBI foreign lobbying probe

The president of the Brookings Institution resigned Sunday amid a federal investigation into whether he illegally lobbied on behalf of the wealthy Persian Gulf nation of Qatar. Retir...

FBI seizes retired general's data related to Qatar lobbying

The FBI has seized the electronic data of a retired four-star general who authorities say made false statements and withheld “incriminating” documents about his role in an illegal foreign lobbying cam...

Biden, Bolsonaro to hold first meeting amid election worries

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden became concerned that his Brazilian counterpart was going to skip this week’s summit in Los Angeles, so he dispatched a close adviser to personally del...

Don't call us pro-China, Taiwan opposition chief says in U.S.

TAIPEI, June 7 (Reuters) - It is wrong to label Taiwan's main opposition party the Kuomintang (KMT) as being pro-China as it has always been pro-U.S. and is dedicated to defending the island thoug...

Taiwan’s KMT chair Eric Chu arrives in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) arrived in the U.S. on Friday (June 3) on a visit to inaugurate a liaison office for the opposition party as it seeks to bolster i...