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Wong sworn in as Singapore's fourth prime minister, as Lee Hsien Loong bows out after 20 years

Wong sworn in as Singapore's fourth prime minister, as Lee Hsien Loong bows out after 20 years

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Singapore’s deputy leader Lawrence Wong was sworn in Wednesday as the nation’s fourth prime minister in a carefully planned political succession designed to ensure continuity and stability in the Asian financial hub.
Canadian historian Michael Ignatieff wins Spain's Princess of Asturias Award for Social Sciences

Canadian historian Michael Ignatieff wins Spain's Princess of Asturias Award for Social Sciences

MADRID (AP) — Canadian historian and writer Michael Ignatieff has won Spain’s Princess of Asturias Award for Social Sciences for his “critical reflections on the major conflicts of our time,” prize organizers said Wednesday.
Swiss court convicts a former interior minister of Gambia for crimes against humanity

Swiss court convicts a former interior minister of Gambia for crimes against humanity

GENEVA (AP) — Switzerland’s top criminal court on Wednesday convicted a former interior minister of Gambia for crimes against humanity over his role in repression committed by the west African country’s security forces under its longtime dictator, a
Incumbent Brandon Scott prevails in Baltimore mayor’s race primary

Incumbent Brandon Scott prevails in Baltimore mayor’s race primary

BALTIMORE (AP) — Incumbent Brandon Scott handily beat out one of his predecessors in Baltimore’s Democratic primary for mayor Tuesday, all but ensuring a second term in office.
Maryland state Sen. Sarah Elfreth wins Maryland Democratic congressional primary

Maryland state Sen. Sarah Elfreth wins Maryland Democratic congressional primary

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland state Sen. Sarah Elfreth defeated former U.S. Capitol police officer Harry Dunn in a crowded congressional Democratic primary on Tuesday. Elfreth prevailed in a primary with 22 candidates to replace outgoing Rep.
US Rep. Carol Miller defeats Jan. 6 rioter Derrick Evans for GOP nomination in West Virginia

US Rep. Carol Miller defeats Jan. 6 rioter Derrick Evans for GOP nomination in West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Congresswoman Carol Miller has held off a challenge from convicted Jan. 6 riot participant Derrick Evans to win the Republican primary for her U.S. House seat in West Virginia.
Biden administration is sending $1 billion more in weapons, ammo to Israel, congressional aides say

Biden administration is sending $1 billion more in weapons, ammo to Israel, congressional aides say

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration has told key lawmakers it is sending a new package of more than $1 billion in arms and ammunition to Israel, three congressional aides said Tuesday.
Brad Knott, backed by Trump, wins Republican runoff for North Carolina congressional district

Brad Knott, backed by Trump, wins Republican runoff for North Carolina congressional district

RALEIGH, N.C.
Army whistleblower who exposed alleged Australian war crimes in Afghanistan is sentenced to prison

Army whistleblower who exposed alleged Australian war crimes in Afghanistan is sentenced to prison

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — An Australian judge sentenced a former army lawyer to almost six years in prison on Tuesday for leaking to the media classified information that exposed allegations of Australian war crimes in Afghanistan.
Colorado Avalanche try to forge ahead after losing Valeri Nichushkin to six-month suspension

Colorado Avalanche try to forge ahead after losing Valeri Nichushkin to six-month suspension

DENVER (AP) — The nameplate above the locker for Valeri Nichushkin has already been removed at the Colorado Avalanche's practice facility. It could be just for now — or possibly for good.