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politics / Tue, May 30, 2023 7:15 PM

US military complains of unsafe, aggressive move by Chinese fighter jet

The U.S. military says a Chinese fighter jet flew aggressively close to a U.S. reconnaissance aircraft over the South China Sea, forcing the...

politics / Tue, May 30, 2023 6:25 PM

UN nuclear chief urges Russia and Ukraine to ban attacks at Europe's largest nuclear power plant

The U_N_ nuclear chief says the world is fortunate a nuclear accident hasn’t happened in Ukraine and is asking Moscow and Kyiv to commit to...

politics / Tue, May 30, 2023 6:12 PM

GOP chairman moves to hold FBI director Wray in contempt over Biden doc

Republicans in Congress are locked in an escalating fight with the director of the FBI

politics / Tue, May 30, 2023 5:56 PM

Utah Republican Chris Stewart planning to resign from Congress, AP source says

U.S. Rep. Chris Stewart is expected to announce Wednesday that he’s leaving Congress due to his wife’s illness

politics / Tue, May 30, 2023 5:52 PM

No sign of Mississippi governor fulfilling pledge on campaign funds tied to welfare case

Financial documents show no sign that Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves has fulfilled his pledge to give away campaign donations from people charged...

politics / Tue, May 30, 2023 5:44 PM

New US aid package for Ukraine will total about $300 million and include munitions for drones

U.S. officials say a military aid package for Ukraine that is expected to be announced this week will total up to $300 million, and will include...

politics / Tue, May 30, 2023 5:43 PM

Minnesota governor signs bill legalizing recreational marijuana starting in August

Minnesota’s governor has legalized recreational marijuana for people over 21 starting in August

politics / Tue, May 30, 2023 5:26 PM

Phoenix becomes largest US city to successfully challenge 2020 census numbers

Phoenix has become the largest U.S. city to successfully challenge its population count from the 2020 census

politics / Tue, May 30, 2023 4:56 PM

Russian lawmakers introduce draft bill to ban gender-affirming surgery

Russian lawmakers have introduced a draft bill imposing a ban on gender-affirming surgery, the latest move in the Kremlin-orchestrated crackdown...

politics / Tue, May 30, 2023 2:34 PM

Debt limit deal is in place, but budget deficit is still a multi-decade challenge for US government

Even with new spending restraints included in the congressional debt limit deal, the U.S. government’s deficits are still on course to keep...

politics / Tue, May 30, 2023 2:30 PM

Malta says it didn't find migrant boat in distress alerted by NGOs

Authorities on the European island nation of Malta have contested accusations made by a group of nongovernmental organizations a day earlier...

politics / Tue, May 30, 2023 2:18 PM

UK government fights demand to hand over Boris Johnson's messages to COVID-19 inquiry

When Boris Johnson was U.K. prime minister, he established an independent inquiry into his government’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic

politics / Tue, May 30, 2023 1:39 PM

US says ‘the time is now’ for Sweden to join NATO and for Turkey to get new F-16s

U_S_ Secretary of State Antony Blinken says the “time is now” for Turkey to drop its objections to Sweden joining NATO but says the Biden...

politics / Tue, May 30, 2023 1:19 PM

Nevada fight over leaky irrigation canal and groundwater more complicated than appears on surface

A federal appeals court has breathed new life into a rural Nevada town's unusual bid to halt government repairs to an aging irrigation canal that...

politics / Tue, May 30, 2023 12:44 PM

Why do Kosovo-Serbia tensions persist?

Tensions between Serbia and Kosovo have flared anew this week after Kosovo’s police raided Serb-dominated areas in the region’s north and seized...

politics / Tue, May 30, 2023 12:35 PM

Ukraine's economy shows 'resilience' from Russian attacks, IMF says as it backs aid

International Monetary Fund has signed off on an initial loan of $900 million and raised its estimate for the country’s economic growth

politics / Tue, May 30, 2023 12:17 PM

Woman who threatened Nancy Pelosi with hanging during Capitol riot gets over 2 years in prison

A Pennsylvania restaurant owner who screamed death threats directed at then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi while storming the U.S. Capitol has been...

politics / Tue, May 30, 2023 12:10 PM

US bombers fly over Bosnia in sign of support amid continued secessionist threats

A pair of U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers has flown low over Sarajevo and several other Bosnian cities as a sign of support amid continued...

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