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Iraqi cleric orders followers to continue protest in Baghdad

Iraqi cleric orders followers to continue protest in Baghdad

BAGHDAD (AP) — Influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr told his followers Wednesday to continue their sit-in inside Iraq’s government zone, and called for the dissolution of the parliament and early elections.
Atlanta's image challenged by facts of 1906 race massacre

Atlanta's image challenged by facts of 1906 race massacre

ATLANTA (AP) — Everyone who moves through downtown Atlanta today passes places where innocent Black men and women were pulled from trolleys, shot in their workplaces, chased through the streets and beaten to death by a mob of 10,000 white men and boy
Iran, US, EU to send envoys to Vienna for nuclear talks

Iran, US, EU to send envoys to Vienna for nuclear talks

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran, the United States and the European Union said Wednesday they would send representatives to Vienna amid what appears to be a last-ditch effort at reviving talks over Tehran's tattered 2015 nuclear deal with world powers.
Pelosi departs Taiwan after visit that fueled US-China rift

Pelosi departs Taiwan after visit that fueled US-China rift

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi departed Taiwan on Wednesday after meeting with the president and other officials in a visit that heightened tensions with China.
Friends of Japanese journalist demand his release in Myanmar

Friends of Japanese journalist demand his release in Myanmar

TOKYO (AP) — Friends of Toru Kubota, a Japanese journalist detained in military-ruled Myanmar while covering a protest, called for his immediate release Wednesday and an online petition has collected more than 41,000 signatures.
Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers loses state Senate bid

Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers loses state Senate bid

PHOENIX (AP) — Republican Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers lost his bid for a state Senate seat after refusing then-President Donald Trump’s pleas to help overturn the 2020 election results and testifying before Congress about the efforts.
Kansas voters resoundingly protect their access to abortion

Kansas voters resoundingly protect their access to abortion

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Trump loyalist wins GOP nod to oversee Arizona elections

Trump loyalist wins GOP nod to oversee Arizona elections

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona lawmaker who embraces election conspiracies and was endorsed by former President Donald Trump has won the Republican primary for the top elections post in the presidential battleground.
Michigan GOP Rep. Meijer, who voted to impeach Trump, loses

Michigan GOP Rep. Meijer, who voted to impeach Trump, loses

NEW YORK (AP) — Michigan Republican Rep. Peter Meijer lost Tuesday to a primary challenger backed by former President Donald Trump as he and two other Republican U.S. House members who voted to impeach Trump fought to hang onto their seats.
Jonathan Nez, Buu Nygren advance in Navajo presidential race

Jonathan Nez, Buu Nygren advance in Navajo presidential race

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Voters on the country's largest Native American reservation have advanced incumbent Jonathan Nez and Buu Nygren to the general election for the Navajo Nation presidency in November.