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Deal reached for ex-White House counsel McGahn's testimony

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former White House counsel Don McGahn will answer questions in private from the House Judiciary Committee in an apparent resolution of a longstandin dispute over his testimony, accor...

Times Square shooting suspect arrested in Florida

NEW YORK (AP) — A man suspected of shooting three bystanders in New York’s Times Square was arrested Wednesday in Florida, four days after the gunfire wounded people including a 4-year-old girl out to...

Taiwan Supreme Court confirms life sentence for dismemberment of Canadian

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Israeli-American citizen will have to spend his life in prison for the gruesome murder of a Canadian resident over a drug-related dispute following a decision by the Su...

Kremlin-imposed cuts at US Embassy leave thousands adrift

MOSCOW (AP) — Under Kremlin orders, the U.S. Embassy has stopped employing Russians, forcing the embassy to cut its consular staff by 75% and limit many of its services. The order we...

Indigenous New Zealand lawmaker censured for haka protest

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An Indigenous New Zealand lawmaker was thrown out of Parliament's debating chamber Wednesday for performing a Maori haka in protest at what he said were racist arguments...

Judge sentences co-founder of 'Students for Trump' to prison

NEW YORK (AP) — A co-founder of “Students for Trump” during the 2016 presidential campaign was sentenced to 13 months in prison Tuesday for posing as a lawyer to cheat people he found on the internet ...

Egypt plans Suez Canal expansion after vessel was grounded

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt on Tuesday announced plans to widen and deepen the southern part of the Suez Canal where a hulking vessel ran aground and closed off the crucial waterway in March. ...

Ex-Mauritania leader under house arrest on corruption charge

NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) — Mauritania's authorities placed former President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz under house arrest Tuesday as they investigate allegations of corruption, embezzlement and money ...

US job openings soar to highest level on record

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers posted a record number of available jobs in March, illustrating starkly the desperation of businesses seeking to find new workers as the economy expands. ...

Signs of optimism as NYC sees rise in tourism, bit by bit

NEW YORK (AP) — The once-deserted steps outside the Metropolitan Museum of Art are filling up with visitors again. Hotel lobbies are losing their desolate feel. Downtown, people are back to taking sel...

Army of fake fans boosts China’s messaging on Twitter

BRUSSELS (AP) — China’s ruling Communist Party has opened a new front in its long, ambitious war to shape global public opinion: Western social media. Liu Xiaoming, who recently ste...

Activists demand answers after Black baby killed in shootout

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Officials have not yet said who is responsible for the shot that killed a 3-month-old baby when his father died in a shootout with police on a highway last week in Mississippi. ...

US unions file first trade labor complaint against Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — U.S. and Mexican unions on Monday filed the first labor complaint against Mexico under the U.S.-Mexico-Canada free trade pact. The complaint argues that Mexico ha...

Retired Army colonel announces run against Liz Cheney

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A retired U.S. Army colonel from California says he will challenge Liz Cheney in next year's Republican U.S. House primary in Wyoming. Denton Knapp, of Trabuco ...

Cyclist killed in dispute; shooter dies in police gun battle

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Police officers fatally shot a man minutes after he killed a bicyclist during an argument near a South Carolina park Sunday morning, authorities said. David “...