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ICC judges authorize probe into Philippines' 'war on drugs'

ICC judges authorize probe into Philippines' 'war on drugs'

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — International Criminal Court judges on Wednesday authorized an investigation into the Philippines’ deadly “war on drugs” campaign, saying the crackdown “cannot be seen as a legitimate law enforcement operation.
Democrats Wu, Essaibi George to vie in Boston mayor’s race

Democrats Wu, Essaibi George to vie in Boston mayor’s race

BOSTON (AP) — Boston voters have for the first time narrowed the field of mayoral candidates to two women of color who will face off against each other in November.
5 takeaways after California governor handily defeats recall

5 takeaways after California governor handily defeats recall

California Gov. Gavin Newsom ably fended off a recall attempt from Republicans on Tuesday, changing the stakes of the contest from a referendum on his own performance and into a partisan fight over Trumpism and the coronavirus.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom beats back GOP-led recall

California Gov. Gavin Newsom beats back GOP-led recall

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov.
Wu advances in Boston mayor race; opponent too early to call

Wu advances in Boston mayor race; opponent too early to call

BOSTON (AP) — Democrat Michelle Wu has emerged the top vote-getter in a runoff election for the next mayor of Boston, but the race to decide her opponent in November is too early to call.
EXPLAINER: How California could recall Gov. Gavin Newsom

EXPLAINER: How California could recall Gov. Gavin Newsom

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California recall election that could remove first-term Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom from office wraps up Tuesday. Just over 8.
Haiti prosecutor asks judge to charge PM in assassination

Haiti prosecutor asks judge to charge PM in assassination

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A new chief prosecutor was sworn in Tuesday just hours after his predecessor asked a judge to charge Prime Minister Ariel Henry in the slaying of the president and to bar him from leaving Haiti, a move that could further
Dutch ditch social distancing, mandate COVID-19 passes

Dutch ditch social distancing, mandate COVID-19 passes

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Social distancing will end in the Netherlands on Sept.
FM says Taliban govt won't allow militant attacks on others

FM says Taliban govt won't allow militant attacks on others

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The foreign minister in Afghanistan’s new Taliban-run Cabinet on Tuesday said the government remains committed to its promises not to allow militants to use its territory to attack others.
Putin in self-isolation due to COVID cases in inner circle

Putin in self-isolation due to COVID cases in inner circle

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin entered self-isolation after people in his inner circle became infected with the coronavirus, the Kremlin said Tuesday, adding that the leader himself tested negative for COVID-19.