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$2.4M to be paid to man shot in eye during Floyd protests

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minneapolis man who lost an eye when he was hit by a projectile fired by police during protests that followed George Floyd's killing will get a $2.4 million settlement. ...

Opinion: The cyberwar over Ukraine is like nothing we've seen before

On day three after Russian tanks began invading Ukraine, one of the country's deputy prime ministers and minister of digital transformation, published a call for arms on Twitter. But in his tweet,...

Kazakhstan activists recall path from protest to bloodshed

ALMATY, Kazakhstan (AP) — The mass protests in Kazakhstan began peacefully over the New Year's weekend, with marchers denouncing a sharp rise in fuel prices. They spread quickly from the western part ...

Israel issues first sentence in mob attack on Arab driver

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — An Israeli court on Wednesday sentenced a man to one year in prison for his involvement in a mob attack on an Arab motorist during a spasm of communal violence last year. ...

Iowa man arraigned on 7 charges for Jan. 6 US Capitol attack

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa man charged earlier for his participation in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol was arraigned Tuesday on a new federal indictment that includes a felony count that...

Police: Teen set fatal Colorado house fire after phone theft

DENVER (AP) — One of three teens accused of setting a house fire that killed five recent immigrants from Senegal last year admitted to starting the fire and targeting the house because he believed the...

Radicalization's path: In case studies, finding similarities

In the months before he was charged with storming the Capitol, Doug Jensen was sharing conspiracy theories he'd consumed online. But it hadn’t always been that way, says his brother, who recalls how h...

TikTok to be in congressional hotseat over school-trashing content

WASHINGTON, Oct 25 (Reuters) - TikTok will face questions about content that may have led children and teens to steal from or vandalize school bathrooms and other facilities when it and other large so...

A first-ever gold - and a lesson - in Olympic skateboarding

TOKYO (AP) — Had the first-ever Olympic skateboarding champion ridden his board out of the venue where he made history Sunday at the Tokyo Games, he quickly would have come face-to-face with clear evi...

Rights group: Facebook amplified Myanmar military propaganda

Facebook's recommendation algorithm amplifies military propaganda and other material that breaches the company's own policies in Myanmar following a military takeover in February, a new report by the ...

Myanmar anti-coup protesters launch 'Easter egg strike'

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Anti-coup demonstrators in Myanmar, adept at finding themes to tie together protests nationwide, took to the streets on Sunday holding painted eggs in a nod to Easter. ...

Mexican president defends record on women's issues

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's President Andrés Manuel López Obrador tried to focus attention Monday on the high number of women in his cabinet, and not on the fact he has refused to break with a governo...

Suspected Israeli settlers vandalize Palestinian cars

JERUSALEM (AP) — Suspected Israeli settlers vandalized several vehicles belonging to Palestinian workers in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday in broad daylight in an incident caught by security camera...

AP-NORC poll: Few in US say democracy is working very well

WASHINGTON (AP) — Only a fragment of Americans believe democracy is thriving in the U.S., even as broad majorities agree that representative government is one of the country's bedrock principles, acco...

State lawmaker charged with entering Capitol in riot resigns

A West Virginia state lawmaker resigned Saturday as he faces charges of entering a restricted area of the U.S. Capitol after he livestreamed himself with rioters. In a letter, Repub...