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Joni Mitchell joining Neil Young in protest over Spotify

NEW YORK (AP) — Joni Mitchell said Friday she is seeking to remove all of her music from Spotify in solidarity with Neil Young, who ignited a protest against the streaming service for airing a podcast...

EXPLAINER: Russia's risky options beyond full Ukraine attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin appears to be preparing to launch an invasion of Ukraine, with more than 100,000 troops positioned around the country. Certainly, the U.S. believes t...

EXPLAINER: Russia's risky options beyond full Ukraine attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin appears to be preparing to launch an invasion of Ukraine, with more than 100,000 troops positioned around the country. Certainly, the U.S. believes t...

No peace in Myanmar 1 year after military takeover

BANGKOK (AP) — The army takeover in Myanmar a year ago that ousted Aung San Suu Kyi not only unexpectedly aborted the country's fledgling return to democracy: It also brought a surprising level of pop...

Taiwan's Winter Olympic team will not attend ceremonies in Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Olympic team will not be joining in the opening or closing ceremonies of Beijing’s Winter Olympics, per a statement released by the government on Frid...

Ottawa police get reinforcements as anti-vax convoy arrives

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Police in Canada’s capital have called in reinforcements as a planned anti-vaccine mandate protest began to swell in numbers. Several thousand people are expe...

Slain Mexican reporter described vulnerability in last show

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Mexican journalist Lourdes Maldonado dedicated her last program to a fellow journalist one day after he was gunned down outside his home, and then she described her own vulnerab...

3 indicted in fire at Wendy's after Rayshard Brooks killing

ATLANTA (AP) — Three people have been indicted on arson charges in the burning of the Wendy's restaurant in Atlanta where a police officer fatally shot Rayshard Brooks in June 2020. ...

Japan to push controversial mine for UNESCO World Heritage

TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Friday that Japan will recommend a former gold mine on Sado Island for a UNESCO World Heritage list, despite protests from South Korea that the site is i...

US Congressman Chris Smith joins China's 'Genocide Games' protest in Washington

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A protest was staged outside the Chinese embassy in Washington D.C. on Thursday (Jan. 27) to bring attention to human rights abuses in China ahead of the Beijing Winter Ol...

Kyle Rittenhouse heads to court to get gun used in shootings

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin judge was set to hear arguments Friday on whether prosecutors should return to Kyle Rittenhouse the assault-style rifle he used to shoot three people during a street p...

Kim Jones back on runway as Fendi channels celestial Rome

PARIS (AP) — The name Kim Jones dominated Paris fashion for a second week running as the indefatigable Briton who designs for Dior Men’s returned to the runway for his latest couture collection for Fe...

Crowd in Ontario cheers on anti-vaccine mandate truck convoy

TORONTO (AP) — Crowds cheered, waved flags and hoisted signs in Ontario on Thursday as parts of a convoy of truckers headed for Ottawa to protest the Canadian government’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for...

Workers at Amazon NYC warehouse get go-ahead for union vote

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon workers have lined up enough support to vote on whether to unionize a New York City warehouse, federal labor officials said this week in a big step forward after a setback this ...

China demands US halt Olympics 'interference'

BEIJING (AP) — China is demanding the U.S. end “interference” in the Beijing Winter Olympics, which begin next week, in an apparent reference to a diplomatic boycott imposed by Washington and some of ...