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UK court to rule on Assange bid to prevent US extradition
LONDON (AP) — Britain’s High Court is set to rule Monday on whether WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can take his fight against U.S. extradition to the U.K. Supreme Court. The decision is the latest step in Assange’s long battle to avoid being sent to the United States to face espionage charges over...
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US tells diplomats' families to leave Ukraine, weighs troop options
Tensions in Ukraine have been...
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‘They’ll go after children’: Donald Trump slams Jan 6 committee for Ivanka focus
Former President Donald Trump unloaded his frustrations on Democrats and the January 6 committee in particular during an interview with the...
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Britain says Russia seeking to replace Ukraine government
The British government on Saturday accused Russia of seeking to replace Ukraine’s government with a pro-Moscow administration, and said former Ukrainian lawmaker Yevheniy Murayev is being considered as a potential candidate. Murayev is head of the small pro-Russian party Nashi, which currently...
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German navy chief forced to resign after drawing criticism for saying Russia's Putin deserves respect
Germany's navy chief has been forced to resign from his post after drawing criticism from the German government and Ukraine over his remarks in support of Russian President Vladimir Putin. "I have asked Defense Minister Christine Lambrecht to relieve me from my duties with immediate effect," Vice...
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Shirley Chisholm: The first black woman to run for US president
After becoming the...
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Massive California wildfire triggers evacuations, closes highway
A 1,500-acre fire near the coastal community of Big Sur, California has triggered evacuations and the closure of the section of a major highway, state and local officials said on Saturday. Story continues below This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. The Colorado...
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Syria: Deadly fighting rages on between ISIL, Kurdish forces
Fighting raged for a third day on Saturday between ISIL (ISIS) and Kurdish forces in Syria after attackers stormed a prison housing members of the armed group in violence that has claimed more than 70 lives so far. The assault on the Ghwayran prison in the northern city of Hasakeh is one of ISIL’s...
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Former Arkansas Professor Pleads Guilty to Lying About China Patents
A former professor at the University of Arkansas (UA) on Friday pleaded guilty to one count of making a false statement to the FBI...
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1 NYPD officer killed, 1 severely injured in Harlem shooting
NEW YORK: A New York City police officer was killed and another critically wounded Friday night while answering a call about an argument between a woman and her adult son, officials said, making four officers shot in the city in as many days. Just three weeks into their jobs, Mayor Eric Adams — a...
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