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Officials: Astroworld victims died from compression asphyxia

Officials: Astroworld victims died from compression asphyxia

HOUSTON (AP) — The 10 people killed at the Astroworld music festival in Houston all died from compression asphyxia during a massive crowd surge in which attendees were packed so tightly that many could not breathe or move their arms, officials announ
At least 5 dead as Midwest rocked by hurricane-force winds

At least 5 dead as Midwest rocked by hurricane-force winds

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AP sources: Senate Dems’ immigration bid suffers key setback

AP sources: Senate Dems’ immigration bid suffers key setback

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate parliamentarian has said a Democratic effort to let millions of immigrants remain temporarily in the U.S.

Michael Cohen sues Trump claiming retaliatory imprisonment

Michael Cohen claimed in a new lawsuit Thursday that Donald Trump retaliated against him for writing a tell-all memoir, saying his abrupt return to federal prison last year endangered his life and amounted to punishment for criticizing the president.

Israeli man killed in West Bank when gunmen fires on car

JERUSALEM (AP) — At least one Palestinian gunman opened fire Thursday night at a car filled with Jewish seminary students next to a West Bank settlement outpost, killing an Israeli man and lightly wounding two other people, Israeli officials said.

US Naval site in Italy locked down on report of shooting

MILAN (AP) — A U.S. Navy support site in Naples, Italy, was on put lockdown Thursday after reports of gunfire on the premises. Base spokesman Lt. Cmdr. Matthew Comer said the Naples support site was put on lockdown around 6:25 p.m.
BEHIND THE LENS: Chronicling a warming world

BEHIND THE LENS: Chronicling a warming world

DATE: Various times in 2021 PLACES: Nidderau, Germany; Dhanbad, India; Sequoia Crest, Calif.; Limni, Greece; Suesca, Colombia PHOTOGRAPHERS: Michael Probst; Altaf Qadri; Noah Berger; Thodoris Nikolaou; Fernando Vergara.
Prosecution rests case against Kim Potter in Wright death

Prosecution rests case against Kim Potter in Wright death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors on Thursday rested their case against Kim Potter, the suburban Minneapolis police officer charged in the shooting death of Black motorist Daunte Wright , setting the stage for a defense that will have Potter directly ad

Prosecutors: Police mishandled banquet hall investigation

MIAMI (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped the case against one of the suspects in a deadly mass shooting at a Miami-Dade County banquet hall because detectives improperly obtained a confession after he asked for an attorney.

Sweden to end vaccine pass exemption for Nordic neighbors

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish authorities said Thursday that citizens from fellow Nordic countries will have to show a valid COVID-19 vaccination certificate when entering Sweden starting next week. As of Dec.