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World News (March 1, 2021)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s crown prince likely approved the killing of U.S.-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, according to a newly declassified U.S. intelligence report that instantly ratcheted up pressure on the Biden administration to hold the kingdom accountable for a murder that drew...

World News (February 15, 2021)

LONDON (AP) — Huawei took U.K. bank HSBC to court to get it to hand over documents, in a new legal maneuver by the Chinese technology company fighting to stop its chief financial officer from being extradited to the U.S. from Canada. Huawei applied at the U.K. High Court for...

World News (November 15, 2020)

LIMA, Peru (AP) — University student Yessenia Medina was trying to concentrate on her virtual Psychology class when a stunning headline popped up on her screen: Peru’s Congress had voted to oust the nation’s popular president. Furious, the 23-year-old joined the thousands of students, workers and others protesting this week,...

World News (October 30, 2020)

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo wrapped up a five-nation, anti-China tour of Asia in Vietnam on Friday with a call for regional unity to counter Beijing’s growing assertiveness, as the fierce American presidential election race entered its final stretch. With just four days left in...

World News (October 15, 2020)

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian attempt to broker a cease-fire to end the worst outbreak of hostilities over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh in more than a quarter-century has failed to get any traction, with rivals Azerbaijan and Armenia trading blame for new attacks. The failure of the truce that...

World News (September 30, 2020)

MOSCOW (AP) — Searchers combing the area where a Ukrainian military aircraft crashed found two more bodies, bringing the death toll to 26. One person survived. The plane, a twin-turboprop Antonov-26 belonging to the Ukrainian Air Force, was carrying a crew of seven and 20 cadets of a military aviation...

World News (September 15, 2020)

TEHRAN (AP) — Iranian state TV reported that the country’s authorities executed a wrestler for allegedly murdering a man, after President Donald Trump asked for the 27-year-old condemned man’s life to be spared. State TV quoted the chief justice of Fars province, Kazem Mousavi, as saying: “The retaliation sentence against...

World News (March 30, 2020)

Seoul, South Korea (AP)- South Korean prosecutors began reviewing whether to formally charge a man arrested last week on allegations that he operated secret chatrooms where he posted sexually abusive videos of blackmailed women in return for cryptocurrency payments. The allegations have triggered an intense public uproar and soul-searching over...

World News (February 28, 2020)

  NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein was convicted Monday of rape and sexual assault against two women and was led off to prison in handcuffs, sealing his dizzying fall from powerful Hollywood studio boss to archvillain of the #MeToo movement. The 67-year-old Weinstein had a look of resignation on his...

World News (February 14, 2020)

CHICAGO (AP) — Actor Jussie Smollett was indicted for a second time on charges of lying to police about a racist and anti-gay attack he allegedly staged on himself in downtown Chicago, renewing a divisive criminal case that drew worldwide attention last year. The indictment came from a special prosecutor...