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Haiti faces fresh instability as PM comes under scrutiny

Haiti faces fresh instability as PM comes under scrutiny

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti’s government is starting to crumble as Prime Minister Ariel Henry faces increased scrutiny from authorities investigating the president’s slaying, with Henry firing the justice minister late Wednesday, just hours af
Biden announces Indo-Pacific alliance with UK, Australia

Biden announces Indo-Pacific alliance with UK, Australia

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that the United States is forming a new Indo-Pacific security alliance with Britain and Australia that will allow for greater sharing of defense capabilities — including helping equip Australi
France says head of Islamic State in Sahara has been killed

France says head of Islamic State in Sahara has been killed

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — France's president announced the death of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara's leader late Wednesday, calling Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahrawi's killing “a major success” for the French military after more than eight years fighting ext
Ex-cop's murder conviction reversed in 911 caller's death

Ex-cop's murder conviction reversed in 911 caller's death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Supreme Court on Wednesday threw out the third-degree murder conviction of a former Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot a woman who had called 911 to report a possible rape behind her home.
Officials: Police in Elijah McClain hometown racially biased

Officials: Police in Elijah McClain hometown racially biased

DENVER (AP) — A civil rights investigation that was launched amid outrage over the death of Elijah McClain — a Black man put into a chokehold during an encounter with suburban Denver police two years ago — found a deeply engrained culture of racially
Ex-House Speaker settles child sexual abuse payments suit

Ex-House Speaker settles child sexual abuse payments suit

YORKVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Once powerful former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert and a man who accused him of child sexual abuse reached a tentative out-of-court settlement Wednesday over Hastert’s refusal to pay $1.
States learning how many Afghan evacuees coming their way

States learning how many Afghan evacuees coming their way

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Wednesday began notifying governors and state refugee coordinators across the country about how many Afghan evacuees from among the first group of nearly 37,000 arrivals are slated to be resettled in thei
Kim Jong Un's sister warns of 'destruction' of S.Korean ties

Kim Jong Un's sister warns of 'destruction' of S.Korean ties

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Wednesday criticized South Korea's president and threatened a “complete destruction” of bilateral relations after both countries tested ballistic missiles hours apart
Milley defends calls to Chinese as effort to avoid conflict

Milley defends calls to Chinese as effort to avoid conflict

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S.
Pope: No place for politics in Biden Communion flap

Pope: No place for politics in Biden Communion flap

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis said Wednesday that Catholic bishops must minister with “compassion and tenderness,” not condemnation, to politicians who support abortion rights and warned that clerics shouldn’t let politics enter into que