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Rocket from Gaza kills 2; Israel topples 6-story building

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A rocket launched from Gaza killed two Thai workers in southern Israel on Tuesday, police said, hours after Israeli airst...
17:26 18 May 2021

US envoy: Fear of Taliban conquering Kabul are overblown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Predictions that the Taliban will quickly overrun Afghan government forces and conquer Kabul once U.S. and coalition forces have ful...
17:16 18 May 2021

‘Shared roots’: West Virginia senators key to Biden agenda

WASHINGTON (AP) — He’s known her for as long as he can remember, once challenging “Shel” to a heart-pumping zipline race down a rugged mountaintop....
16:36 18 May 2021

Vote? Not yet. Invest? Yes. Fidelity launches teen accounts

NEW YORK (AP) — Looking to draw in the next generation of investors, Fidelity Investments is launching a new type of account for teenagers to save, sp...
14:29 18 May 2021

UK job market improving as lockdown measures are eased

LONDON (AP) — Further evidence emerged Tuesday to show that the British economy is recovering strongly, with the number of people on payroll increasin...
14:13 18 May 2021

Israeli police: 2 killed in strike launched from Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A strike launched from Gaza on Tuesday killed two Thai workers inside a packaging plant in southern Israel, police said, ...
12:30 18 May 2021

Israeli medics: 10 wounded, 4 seriously, in strike from Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A strike launched from Gaza on Tuesday wounded 10 people in southern Israel, four of them seriously, Israeli medics repor...
11:57 18 May 2021

Palestinians go on strike as Israel, Hamas trade fire

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinians across Israel and the occupied territories went on strike in a rare collective action against Israel’s polic...
10:23 18 May 2021

Report says Myanmar internet a ‘virtual battlefield’

BANGKOK (AP) — Myanmar’s military rulers are seeking to limit access to the internet to an internal network of only “whitelisted” sites to quash oppos...
10:11 18 May 2021

Israel, Hamas trade fire in Gaza; Palestinians go on strike

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel carried out a wave of airstrikes on what it said were militant targets in Gaza, leveling a six-story building, and...
9:14 18 May 2021

Israel, Hamas trade fire in Gaza as war rages on

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel carried out a wave of airstrikes on what it said were militant targets in Gaza, leveling a six-story building in d...
6:55 18 May 2021

Gambling bill dies as Alabama legislative session ends

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers on Monday ended the 2021 legislative session without a vote on a gambling bill, and Gov. Kay Ivey indicated ...
5:15 18 May 2021

Amid threats to members, House to vote on new security

WASHINGTON (AP) — Colorado Rep. Jason Crow, a former Army Ranger who served three tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, says it took time for him to stop con...
4:09 18 May 2021

Prison group sues to keep immigrant detention center open

SEATTLE (AP) — Private prison corporation GEO Group has sued Washington state, saying a new law mandating the closure of the immigrant detention cente...
3:07 18 May 2021

Biden boosting world vaccine sharing commitment to 80M doses

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Monday that the U.S. will share an additional 20 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines with the world in the c...
2:09 18 May 2021

Asia shares rise despite ongoing pandemic, inflation worries

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose Tuesday, partly on bargain-hunting from the recent global market falls amid continuing pessimism about the conronavirus...
2:07 18 May 2021

Biden raises cease-fire, civilian toll in call to Netanyahu

President Joe Biden expressed support for a cease-fire between Israel and Gaza’s militant Hamas rulers in a call to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Ne...
0:28 18 May 2021

AP source: NTSB chairman to step down at end of June

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board will step down from his position at the end of June, and the Biden administ...
0:13 18 May 2021

California places Tesla’s ‘Full Self-Driving’ under review

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s Department of Motor Vehicles is reviewing whether Tesla is violating a state regulation by advertising its vehicles as...
0:02 18 May 2021

Canadian National’s $33.6B bid to buy US railroad hits snag

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Regulators on Monday dealt a procedural blow to Canadian National’s $33.6 billion plan to acquire Kansas City Southern railroad....
23:40 17 May 2021

Black elite family drama ‘Our Kind of People’ set for fall

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Affluent and well-connected Black families are the focus of “Our Kind of People,” a new Fox drama series from “Empire” creator Lee ...
22:20 17 May 2021

Arizona sheriff’s immigration patrols to cost public $200M

PHOENIX (AP) — The costs to taxpayers from a racial profiling lawsuit stemming from former Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s immigration patrols in metro Phoenix a...
22:02 17 May 2021

Biden plan would pick winners, losers in move to green jobs

WASHINGTON (AP) — In Georgia, school bus-maker Blue Bird has visions of going from selling a few hundred electric buses annually to 15,000. In Michiga...
19:43 17 May 2021

Cuomo set to earn $5M from book on COVID-19 crisis

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo disclosed Monday that he was paid a $3.1 million advance to write his COVID-19 leadership book last yea...
19:29 17 May 2021

Walz, legislative leaders reach $52 billion budget deal

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The leaders of the Minnesota Legislature and Democratic Gov. Tim Walz announced a $52 billion deal for the state’s next two-yea...
17:28 17 May 2021

At Athens Varsity, answer to ‘What’ll ya have?’ is bulldozer

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Chili dogs, onion rings and frosted orange milkshakes could soon be in shorter supply for students at the University of Georgia....
17:05 17 May 2021

Indiana ending enhanced pandemic jobless aid next month

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana is dropping out of a federal program that provides an extra $300 in weekly payments to unemployed workers and other progra...
16:04 17 May 2021

US officials seek big fines against more airline passengers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are continuing to pursue large penalties against a few airline passengers accused of disrupting flights....
14:46 17 May 2021

Downtown stores, businesses await their customers’ return

NEW YORK (AP) — In many downtown areas where companies closed their offices and commuting ground to a halt, sandwich shops, bakeries and other small b...
12:07 17 May 2021

Israeli strikes hit Gaza tunnels as diplomats work for truce

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Israeli military unleashed a wave of heavy airstrikes on the Gaza Strip early Monday, saying it destroyed 15 kilomete...
11:56 17 May 2021