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  • 4 Indian men charged with rape, murder of nine-year-old girl
    2021-08-29 21:35:49 UTC
    New Delhi — A priest and three other men were charged with the gang rape and murder of a so-called “lower-caste” nine-year-old girl, Indian police said, in a case that sparked days of protests in the capital, New Delhi. The girl was allegedly a...

  • U.S. Strike Blew Up Multiple ISIS-K Suicide Bombers in Kabul
    2021-08-29 17:24:50 UTC
    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A U.S. drone strike blew up a vehicle carrying “multiple suicide bombers” from Afghanistan’s Islamic State affiliate on Sunday before they could attack the ongoing military evacuation at Kabul’s international airport, Ame...

  • Marchers Across US Call on Congress to Bolster Voting Rights
    2021-08-28 23:35:49 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of voting rights advocates rallied across the country Saturday to call for sweeping federal laws that would wipe out voting restrictions advancing in some Republican-controlled states that could make it harder to cast a...

  • Biden Considers Other Options if Iran Nuke Diplomacy Fails
    2021-08-28 05:06:23 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden told Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Friday that diplomacy was his first option, but he would consider other options if his effort to revive the Iran nuclear deal fails. Biden made the comments as...

  • US Launches Air Strike Targeting ISIS-K in Afghanistan
    2021-08-28 03:05:16 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting swiftly on President Joe Biden’s promise to retaliate for the deadly suicide bombing at Kabul airport, the U.S. military said it used a drone strike to kill a member of the Islamic State group’s Afghanistan affiliate Satur...

  • Robert F. Kennedy’s Assassin Granted Parole
    2021-08-27 21:43:38 UTC
    SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. Sen. Robert F. Kennedy’s assassin was granted parole Friday after two of RFK’s sons spoke in favor of Sirhan Sirhan’s release and prosecutors declined to argue he should be kept behind bars. The decision was a major victor...

  • Biden Administration Eviction Moratorium Blocked by US Supreme Court
    2021-08-27 18:57:51 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court’s conservative majority is allowing evictions to resume across the United States, blocking the Biden administration from enforcing a temporary ban that was put in place because of the coronavirus pandemic. Th...

  • Apple Makes App Store Payment Rules Concessions
    2021-08-27 18:55:36 UTC
    BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Apple has agreed to let developers of iPhone apps email their users about cheaper ways to pay for digital subscriptions and media by circumventing a commission system that generates billions of dollars annually for the iPho...

  • Judge Blocks Florida Governor’s Order Banning Mask Mandates
    2021-08-27 18:54:07 UTC
    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — School districts in Florida may impose mask mandates, a judge said Friday, ruling that Gov. Ron DeSantis overstepped his authority by issuing an executive order banning the mandates. Leon County Circuit Judge John ...

  • Cristiano Ronaldo Returns to Manchester United, Will “Set Premier League on Fire”
    2021-08-27 18:53:17 UTC
    The 36-year-old Juventus striker is set to return to his former club 12 years after leaving for Real Madrid. Former United winger Cristiano Ronaldo had spoken to Pep Guardiola about his role at Man City, and it is understood the Portugal captai...

  • Iran’s legend, Ali Dael reacts as Cristiano Ronaldo equals his goal record
    2021-08-27 18:13:47 UTC
    Iran’s legendary striker, Ali Daei has sent a message to Portugal superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo after the Juventus man equalled the record for most international goals in men’s football. Ronaldo scored twice from the spot to help Portugal draw 2...

  • Who Are Islamic State Affiliate Khorasan?
    2021-08-27 16:30:39 UTC
    The bombings at Kabul airport show central Asia's Islamic State affiliate, IS-K, is a major security threat in Afghanistan and globally. The group has a record of lethal attacks and finds the Taliban too moderate. What many had feared happened ...

  • New Zealand Maximum Response After a Single Community Covid-19 Case Was Detected
    2021-08-27 06:25:51 UTC
    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — By early next week, New Zealanders should know if their government’s strict new lockdown is working to stamp out its first coronavirus outbreak in six months. A successful effort could again make the nation’s viru...

  • US Census Undercount Latino City in Arizona, Despite Population Increase
    2021-08-27 06:25:11 UTC
    SOMERTON, Ariz. (AP) — It’s a Thursday evening in Somerton, Arizona, and parents and students packed inside a middle school gym are roaring for the school’s wrestling team at decibels that test the eardrum. The young wrestlers are seventh and e...

  • Kabul's Airport Hits by Explosions, Dozens of Civilians and 13 U.S. Troops Killed
    2021-08-27 06:24:25 UTC
    KABUL, Afghanistan — Two suicide bombers and gunmen attacked crowds of Afghans flocking to Kabul’s airport Thursday, transforming a scene of desperation into one of horror in the waning days of an airlift for those fleeing the Taliban takeover. ...

  • Biden Promises Retaliation for Attacks in Kabul
    2021-08-27 06:23:38 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is pressing ahead with the evacuation of Americans and others from Afghanistan after attacks that killed at least 12 U.S. servicemembers and dashed hopes of ending the 20-year U.S. war without further bloodshe...

  • Delta's Unvaccinated Employees Must Pay More For Health Care
    2021-08-25 21:38:55 UTC
    CHICAGO, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Delta Air Lines on Wednesday said employees will have to pay $200 more every month for their company-sponsored healthcare plan if they choose to not vaccinate against COVID-19. The move to add a surcharge to health i...

  • Gaza's Uncertain Future
    2021-08-25 06:53:12 UTC
    BEIT HANOUN, Gaza Strip (AP) — The electricity is out again tonight in what’s left of Zaki and Jawaher Nassir’s neighborhood. But from the shell of their sitting room, its wall blown open by Israeli missiles, twilight and a neighbor’s fire are eno...

  • Afghanistan War Ends with A Humiliating Fiasco
    2021-08-19 04:22:40 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The warnings were clear: The Afghan government would likely fall once U.S. troops pulled out. But intelligence agencies and ultimately President Joe Biden missed how quickly it would happen, losing weeks that could have been used...

  • Corte Madera Fire - WARNING & Shelter in Place for Homes and Businesses
    2021-08-18 17:48:32 UTC
    CORTE MADERA, CA — A Corte Madera fire has triggered shelter-in-place orders for homes and businesses within a quarter mile of Koch Road down to Wildflower Drive, Central Marin Police said in a news release. The shelter orders issued at 9:16 a....

  • Taliban Vows to Respect Women’s Rights
    2021-08-17 19:31:33 UTC
    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban vowed Tuesday to respect women’s rights, forgive those who fought them and ensure Afghanistan does not become a haven for terrorists as part of a publicity blitz aimed at reassuring world powers and a fearful ...

  • German Soccer Great Gerd Müller Dies at 75
    2021-08-16 07:42:45 UTC
    BERLIN, Aug 15 (Reuters) - Former West Germany striker Gerd Mueller, one of the game's greatest goalscorers who was nicknamed "Bomber der Nation", has died at the age of 75, his former club Bayern Munich said on Sunday. Mueller netted 68 goals ...

  • US Political Collapse in Afghanistan: Taliban Seize Power
    2021-08-15 19:59:51 UTC
    KABUL — It is simply dizzying the speed at which events are unfolding – earlier this week US officials were cautioning that it would be months before Kabul might fall. It’s turned out to be days. Extraordinary scenes of Afghanistan's military ...

  • Taliban in Kabul: Afghan President Flees
    2021-08-15 19:59:18 UTC
    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan’s embattled president left the country Sunday, joining his fellow citizens and foreigners in a stampede fleeing the advancing Taliban and signaling the end of a 20-year Western experiment aimed at remaking Afg...

  • Lionel Messi in Tears as He Bids Farewell to FC Barcelona
    2021-08-10 00:01:21 UTC
    BARCELONA - Lionel Messi wept on Sunday as he bade farewell to his boyhood team FC Barcelona and confirmed he was talking with French club Paris St Germain over a possible move. The 34-year-old Argentine's emotional news conference followed Bar...