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Lam defends freezing of publisher’s assets as safety measure

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday defended the freezing of pro-democracy publisher Jimmy Lai’s assets as a necessary move under ...
7:30 18 May 2021

Russia’s northernmost base projects its power across Arctic

NAGURSKOYE, Russia (AP) — During the Cold War, Russia’s Nagurskoye airbase was little more than a runway, a weather station and a communications outpo...
7:18 18 May 2021

Ransomware hits AXA units in Asia, Irish healthcare

BANGKOK (AP) — The Thai affiliate of Paris-based insurance company AXA said Tuesday it is investigating a ransomware attack by Russian-speaking cyberc...
7:02 18 May 2021

EXPLAINER: Are Israel, Hamas committing war crimes in Gaza?

JERUSALEM (AP) — More than a week into their fourth war, Israel and the Hamas militant group already face allegations of possible war crimes in Gaza. ...
7:00 18 May 2021

Hong Kong’s new bishop wants differing views respected

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s incoming Roman Catholic bishop Stephen Chow called for respect for different views as he prepares to lead a diocese that ...
6:52 18 May 2021

Rugby uses eye-tracking technology to tackle concussions

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A “shadow trial” of advanced eye-tracking technology will be conducted in the Super Rugby Trans-Tasman tournament in Au...
6:46 18 May 2021

Bangladesh arrests journalist known for unearthing graft

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Police in Bangladesh’s capital have arrested a journalist known for her strong reporting against official corruption in the S...
6:45 18 May 2021

Colts change offseason schedule by cutting deal with players

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich is always considering new approaches to finish the job....
6:38 18 May 2021

Israel, Hamas trade fire in Gaza as war enters 2nd week

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...
6:31 18 May 2021

Former jailer seeks clemency for one death row inmate

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — If Richard Moore is executed, he will have some say in how he goes — the electric chair or the firing squad....
6:20 18 May 2021

Durst jurors to get refresher in deaths tied to millionaire

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — After an unprecedented 14-month recess in the murder trial of multimillionaire Robert Durst, the judge in the case welcomed b...
5:08 18 May 2021

Haase hits 2 HRs, Mize strong into 8th, Tigers drop Mariners

SEATTLE (AP) — Eric Haase hit two home runs, Casey Mize took a two-hit shutout into the eighth inning and the Detroit Tigers beat the Seattle Mariners...
5:06 18 May 2021

US report: Allies of El Salvador’s president deemed corrupt

MIAMI (AP) — Allies of Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele, including his Cabinet chief, have been included in a list of senior officials in Central Ame...
4:22 18 May 2021

Montreal’s Price, Gallagher prep for postseason in minors

MONTREAL (AP) — Montreal Canadiens players Carey Price and Brendan Gallagher returned to the minor leagues on Monday night for a one-game stint in an ...
4:10 18 May 2021

Supreme Court to take up major abortion rights challenge

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Monday to a showdown over abortion in a case that could dramatically alter nearly 50 years of rulings on ab...
2:12 18 May 2021

California will stay masked for another month

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California won’t lift its mask requirement until June 15 to give the public and businesses time to prepare and ensure cases ...
23:57 17 May 2021

The Latest: Conn. plans ‘signing bonus’ to boost job seeking

HARTFORD, Conn. — As some states set plans to a pandemic $300 weekly supplemental unemployment benefit as a way to encourage people to find work, Conn...
23:27 17 May 2021

Ransomware hits AXA units in Asia, hurts Ireland healthcare

PARIS (AP) — Cybercriminals have hit four Asian subsidiaries of the Paris-based insurance company AXA with a ransomware attack, impacting operations i...
23:18 17 May 2021

Jaguars sign 6th-rounder Jalen Camp, waive Ryquell Armstead

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars signed sixth-round draft pick Jalen Camp on Monday and waived third-year running back Ryquell Armst...
22:23 17 May 2021

Playoff format could help end Canada’s Stanley Cup drought

Nick Foligno was 5 when his father made his longest playoff run with Toronto and he remembers it like it was yesterday....
22:01 17 May 2021

The Latest: Biden expresses ‘support’ for Gaza cease-fire

WASHINGTON — The White House says President Joe Biden has expressed “support” for a cease-fire during a call to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netany...
21:47 17 May 2021

Lawyer: US approves release of oldest Guantanamo prisoner

WASHINGTON (AP) — A 73-year-old from Pakistan who is the oldest prisoner at the Guantanamo Bay detention center was notified on Monday that he has bee...
21:16 17 May 2021

EXPLAINER: The Supreme Court takes a major abortion case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed on Monday to decide a major abortion case that could dramatically alter decades of rulings on abortion righ...
19:52 17 May 2021

Republican North Las Vegas mayor running for Nevada governor

LAS VEGAS (AP) — North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee announced Monday he’s running for governor next year, challenging incumbent Democrat Steve Sisolak....
19:29 17 May 2021

Sassuolo forward Raspadori gets 1st call up to Italy’s squad

ROME (AP) — Sassuolo’s 21-year-old forward Giacomo Raspadori received his first call-up to Italy’s national team Monday when coach Roberto Mancini nam...
18:55 17 May 2021

EXPLAINER: How Ohio’s Vax-a-Million lottery will work

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — With the first drawing for Ohio’s Vax-a-Million lottery system scheduled for May 26, state officials announced a change to the p...
18:41 17 May 2021

Arson arrest made in LA wildfire that forced evacuations

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An arson suspect was arrested in connection with a Los Angeles wildfire that forced evacuations in canyons where thick vegetation h...
18:24 17 May 2021

Prosecutor says trial in Iowa student’s death won’t be easy

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — A prosecutor warned prospective jurors Monday that the trial of a Mexican national charged in the 2018 fatal stabbing of a Univ...
18:20 17 May 2021

US sanctions Myanmar military and junta leaders for attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. placed more members of Myanmar’s ruling military junta on a financial blacklist Monday for the deadly attacks against civil...
16:44 17 May 2021

Emirates Air faced “tough year” as virus looms over travel

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Passenger levels for the Middle East’s largest airlines plummeted by 70% last year and it furloughed more than a qu...
16:33 17 May 2021