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MV Asphalt Princess: Suspected Hijackers Leave Ship off UAE

Men who boarded and seized a ship in the Gulf of Oman have left the vessel and all those remaining on board are safe,...

World View: Biles Quits Games, Olympics News, Racism of Rioters, More

Jul 28, 2021 The Associated Press The Rundown Olympic champ Biles withdraws from all-around competition TOKYO (AP) — Simone Biles will not defend her Olympic title. The American...

US: Officers Offer Harrowing Accounts at 1st Jan. 6 Committee Hearing

By Cristina Marcos and Rebecca Beitsch - Officers who defended the Capitol during the Jan. 6 insurrection offered powerful and often emotional testimony before...

World View: KKK Murder Plot, US Capitol Riot Probe Begins, NK...

Jul 27, 2021 The Associated Press   The Rundown AP Exclusive: Grab him up, take him to the river: Inside a KKK murder plot PALATKA, Fla. (AP) — Joseph...

Robert Moses, Prominent U.S. Civil Rights Activist, dies at 86

Moses championed Black voter registration, improving math education for children The Associated Press Robert Parris Moses, a civil rights activist who endured beatings and jail...

World View: COVID Leaves Indians Broke, Fauci Says US Going Backwards,...

July 26, 2021   Without health insurance, many Indians drown in debt as COVID-19 treatment costs pile up. Anthony Fauci says the U.S. is...

US: Critical Race Theory Becomes Focus of Midterms

Critical race theory increasingly looks like it will play a major role in the 2022 midterm elections as Republicans ramp up efforts on culture...

First Group of Evacuated Afghans Going to Virginia

The Biden administration plans to send the first group of Afghans - who are being evacuated amid threats to their lives for helping U.S....

China Flood Death Toll Rises

The official death toll from central China’s devastating floods has risen to 33, as the public began to ask questions about the readiness of...

Heat Shatters Vision of Pacific North-West as Climate Refuge

People sleep at a cooling shelter set up during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland on 27 June. Photograph: Maranie Staab/Reuters Residents of the region,...

World View: Asia Corona Deaths Rising, Inside China’s Biggest Prison, More

Jul 22, 2021 AP Morning Wire Good morning. Here is today's selection of top stories from The Associated Press at this hour to begin the U.S....

Bezos Donates $100 million Each to CNN Contributor Van Jones and...

By Oliver Darcy, CNN BusinesS New York (CNN Business)Jeff Bezos, the Amazon (AMZN) founder and world's wealthiest man, said Tuesday after flying to the edge...

World View: US Life Expectancy Down, Drug War has Imprisoned Millions...

Jul 21, 2021 . The Associated Press The Rundown US life expectancy in 2020 saw biggest drop since WWII NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. life expectancy fell by a...

International Outrage Over Spyware Use for Data Retreaval

Guardian- Revelations about the use of spying tools sold to governments by NSO Group sparked furious political rows across the world on Monday after...

Amazon’s Bezos Scores Successful Space Flight Aboard New Shepard Rocket

By Paul Rincon Science editor, BBC News website Billionaire Jeff Bezos blasted into space on Tuesday, in the first crewed flight of his rocket ship, New...

World View: India Covid Death 10X Official Figures, US Burning, Olympics...

Jul 20, 2021 The Associated Press The Rundown Research: India's deaths during pandemic 10X official toll NEW DELHI (AP) — India's excess deaths during the pandemic could be...

Former Nat. Security Official: Trump, Republican Party Bigger Threat to US...

Former Trump administration official Miles Taylor has slammed the Republican Party, arguing that the GOP represents a greater threat to the country than U.S.-designated...

Forbes Claims Trump Made $2.4B During Presidency, Lost $200M

In April 2017, Press Secretary Sean Spicer took the podium in the White House briefing room and announced that the president was donating his...

World View: US Fires, German Floods, Japan Olympics, More

July 19, 2021 AP Morning Wire Good morning from The Hague. Dangerous conditions are complicating firefighters’ efforts to battle wildfires in the Western United States, While...

Kremlin Papers: Putin’s Plot to Put Trump in White House

Exclusive: Documents suggest Russia launched secret multi-agency effort to interfere in US democracy Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump. The documents appear to confirm the Kremlin...

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