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Reporter faces trial in case seen as attack on press rights

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa journalist faces trial Monday on charges stemming from her coverage of a protest against racial injustice, a case that prosecutors have pursued despite international con...

The Latest: AP poll: Americans back Biden's virus response

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden has a 60% approval rating of his job performance from Americans and even more backing for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. That’s according to a new ...

BC-GLF--LPGA Tour Scores

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Taiwan, US creating partnership opportunities with Eswatini

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the U.S. are working with Eswatini to identify private sector opportunities to bolster the information technology industry in the Southern African country. T...

US: Russia blocks Syria chemical weapons use accountability

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States accused Syrian President Bashar Assad and his close ally Russia on Thursday of trying to block all efforts to hold Damascus accountable for using chemical weapo...

Ontario leader disappointed in Biden for not sharing vaccine

TORONTO (AP) — The leader of Canada’s most populous province expressed irritation Thursday with the U.S. refusal to ship vaccines north of the border, saying he'd hoped for a change of stance with a n...

Another Trump on the ballot? Lara Trump eyes Senate seat

RALEIGH, North Carolina (AP) — A Trump may be on the ballot next year — but not Donald Trump. The former president's daughter-in-law, Lara Trump, is eyeing the North Carolina Senate ...

Left-wing party wins Kosovo poll, needs ally to form cabinet

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Final results from Kosovo’s Feb. 14 early general election released on Thursday showed that a left-wing party has garnered the the most parliamentary seats, but has fallen shor...

Kuwait says its ruling emir flies to US for medical checks

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The 83-year-old ruling emir of Kuwait flew on Thursday to the United States for medical checks, state-run media reported, just months after he ascended the throne. ...

EXPLAINER: Why Ethiopia's deadly Tigray crisis is growing

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Civilians massacred. Journalists arrested. People starving to death. Ethiopia’s government is under growing pressure to allow the world to see firsthand what has occurred in its ...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ March 2 The Fort Worth Star-Telegram on the Texas governor's decision to lift...

US demands status of all Syrian detainees be made public

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States demanded Tuesday that the status of tens of thousands of civilians detained in Syria during the country’s 10-year conflict be made public, and that the bodies o...

Justice Dept. names acting US attorney in nation's capital

WASHINGTON (AP) — Channing Phillips, a Justice Department official during the Obama administration, will return as acting U.S. attorney in the nation’s capital, a Justice Department official told The ...

Cuomo avoids public amid outcry over harassment allegations

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has avoided public appearances for days as some members of his own party call for him to resign over sexual harassment allegations. The...

Biden choice for watchdog makes debut in nomination hearing

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — President Joe Biden's nominee to run the federal consumer watchdog agency is likely to be face hostile questioning from Republican Senators on Tuesday, but is likely to be confi...