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Editorial Roundup: United States

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: June 25 The Washington Post says GOP support for gun bill offers hope for more reform ...

Judge says NYC can't let noncitizens vote in city elections

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City can't let noncitizens vote for mayor and other city officials, a judge ruled Monday, siding with Republicans who challenged the measure as unconstitutional. ...

'I want my son back': Moroccan's father pleads with Putin

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — The father of a Moroccan man facing execution after being captured by Russia-backed separatists in Ukraine appealed Monday to Russian President Vladimir Putin to intervene, “as a...

How a Pakistani student who crossed into India ended up in prison

Last November, Abdul Samad, a ninth-grade student from Pakistan-administered Kashmir, accidentally crossed the de facto border between Pakistan and India and was apprehended by Indian authorities, his...

Prince Charles denies any wrongdoing over bags-of-cash claim

LONDON (AP) — Prince Charles' office has denied there was any wrongdoing in the heir to the British throne accepting bags full of cash as charity donations from a Qatari politician. ...

Prince Charles handled Qatar donations correctly, aides say

Following reports of Prince Charles taking €3 million ($3.17 million) in cash from a former Qatari prime minister, the UK royal's office said that the donations "were passed immediately ...

Brothers, basketball focus of Antetokounmpo family's 'Rise'

Giannis Antetokounmpo didn’t watch this year's NBA Finals. The series he dominated last year like few players have was too stressful to view as a fan. “Like, I get too tensed up, bec...

Belgium takes back mothers and children from Syria

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium's judicial authorities said on Tuesday they have repatriated six women of Belgian citizenship who were held in a Syrian detention camp for foreigners affiliated with Islamic St...

Denmark charges 3 with planning to carry out terror attack

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Three people have been charged with planning terrorist acts by acquiring weapons and bomb-making materials ”to be used in a terrorist attack in an unknown place in either De...

Ex-Pence aide gets GOP nod to run for secretary of state

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Secretary of State Holli Sullivan failed to get the Republican Party's nomination to run in the fall election, losing to a challenger Saturday who has called for more votin...

When pro-China elements took over the KMT

This is part two in a series on what Americans need to know about the KMT following Eric Chu’s visit and the re-opening of the KMT Washington office. Part one “What Americans need to know ...

Today in History: June 17, South Carolina church shooting

Today in History Today is Friday, June 17, the 168th day of 2022. There are 197 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 17...

Judge acquits key figures in Panama Papers scandal

PANAMA CITY (AP) — A Panamanian judge acquitted 39 people in a money laundering case Thursday, including lawyers Jurgen Mossack and Ramón Fonseca, who were key figures in the Panama Papers case. ...

Puerto Rico party to hold vote on its political future

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — With a possible plebiscite on statehood or independence for Puerto Rico looming, one of the island's two main parties said Thursday it will ask its members to reconsider o...

Cambodian ruling party sues politician for criticizing vote

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Prime Minister Hun Sen’s Cambodian People’s Party has sued the vice president of the opposition Candlelight Party for $1 million in compensation for comments he made in an ...