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Six former Mississippi law enforcement officers who pleaded guilty to a long list of state and federal charges for torturing two Black men will be sentenced by a state judge Wednesday. Rankin County … more
A fire at a building in Hong Kong has killed at least five people and left another 11 injured. Police said they were still receiving calls from people inside the building asking for help. … more
South Koreans are voting for a new parliament in a hotly contested election that's seen as a referendum on conservative President Yoon Suk Yeol. The vote has raised worries about a deepening domestic … more
Istanbul Airport has made five new hires to provide a stress-free travel experience for anxious passengers: therapy dogs that are ready to offer support with snuggles, belly rubs and sloppy kisses. … more
The University of Edinburgh says Nobel prize-winning physicist Peter Higgs, who proposed the existence of the Higgs boson particle, has died at 94. Higgs predicted the existence of a new particle — … more
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — This week’s Champions League games will go ahead as scheduled despite an Islamic State terror threat, the governing body of European soccer said Tuesday. A media … more
Germany is strongly rejecting a case brought by Nicaragua at the United Nations’ top court accusing Berlin of facilitating breaches of the Geneva Convention and international humanitarian law by … more
Europe’s highest human rights court will rule on a group of landmark climate change cases aimed at forcing countries to meet international obligations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The … more
Cambodian authorities are investigating the abuse of monkeys at the famous Angkor UNESCO World Heritage Site. Officials say some YouTubers are physically abusing the macaques to earn cash by … more
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Millions of Indonesians are packing bus and train stations, airports and highways as they head to hometowns to celebrate Thursday's Eid al-Fitr festival with family. … more
The U.N. Security Council has revived the Palestinian Authority's hopes of joining the United Nations as a full member. But the United States says relations between Israel and the Palestinians are … more
While world leaders have expressed shock over Ecuadorian President Daniel Noboa’s decision to raid Mexico’s embassy, the unusual move — and Noboa’s relative silence about it — is unlikely … more
President Joe Biden is in Wisconsin to announce details of a new plan to help more than 30 million people with their student loan debt. The Democratic president is visiting Madison on Monday, a week … more
Panama has started the trial of 27 people charged in the worldwide “Panama Papers” money laundering case. Those on trial include the owners of the Mossack-Fonseca law firm that was at the heart … more
Iran’s foreign minister has accused the United States of giving Israel the “green light” for a strike on its consulate building in Syria that killed seven Iranian military officials, including … more
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is visiting Beijing to display the strength of ties with close diplomatic partner China amid Moscow's grinding war against Ukraine. The two continent-sized … more
Guerrilla fighters from Myanmar’s Karen ethnic minority are claiming to be close to seizing control of a major trading town bordering Thailand. Soldiers and civil servants loyal to the military … more
The Vatican has declared that sex change operations and surrogacy are grave threats to human dignity. A new document from the doctrine office puts them on par with abortion and euthanasia as … more
A senior Ukrainian official has denied Russian accusations that his country’s army fired drones at a nuclear reactor at Europe’s largest nuclear power plant. The Kremlin’s forces have been … more
Streams of Palestinians have filed into the southern Gaza city of Khan Younis to salvage what they could from the vast destruction left in the wake of Israel’s offensive. Displaced Palestinians … more
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