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Houston police find boy dead in stolen SUV after dad killed

HOUSTON (AP) — A 2-year-old boy was found dead inside his family's SUV hours after a man fatally shot his dad at a Houston gas station, then stole the vehicle, police said Wednesday.
At UN, Biden, Truss seek to smooth over N Ireland divide

At UN, Biden, Truss seek to smooth over N Ireland divide

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden and U.K. Prime Minister Liz Truss declared themselves staunch allies Wednesday as they tried to patch up a divide over Brexit’s impact on peace in Northern Ireland .
Iran says it's ready for new nuclear deal but asks if US is

Iran says it's ready for new nuclear deal but asks if US is

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran’s president insisted Wednesday that his country is serious about reviving a deal meant to prevent it from acquiring a nuclear bomb but questioned whether Tehran could trust America's commitment to any eventual accord.
Russian separatists release 10, including 2 US veterans

Russian separatists release 10, including 2 US veterans

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Two U.S.
Man pleads guilty to dousing 'Bewitched' statue in red paint

Man pleads guilty to dousing 'Bewitched' statue in red paint

SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A man will be sentenced to 18 months of probation after pleading guilty to vandalizing the “Bewitched” statue by dousing the Salem, Massachusetts tourist attraction with red paint over the summer.
Biden: Russia 'shamelessly violated' UN Charter in Ukraine

Biden: Russia 'shamelessly violated' UN Charter in Ukraine

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Joe Biden declared at the United Nations on Wednesday that Russia has “shamelessly violated the core tenets” of the international body with its war in Ukraine as he summoned nations around the globe to stand firm in ba
Ex-cop Lane gets 3 years in plea deal for aiding Floyd death

Ex-cop Lane gets 3 years in plea deal for aiding Floyd death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A former Minneapolis police officer who pleaded guilty to a state charge of aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd was sentenced Wednesday to three years.
2 claim Mega Millions prize; 3rd-largest US lottery jackpot

2 claim Mega Millions prize; 3rd-largest US lottery jackpot

CHICAGO (AP) — Two people who wish to remain anonymous have claimed a $1.337 billion Mega Millions jackpot after a single ticket to the late July drawing was sold in a Chicago suburb, opting to take a lump sum payment of $780.
Report: Aussie rules player told to end partner's pregnancy

Report: Aussie rules player told to end partner's pregnancy

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Australian Football League says it is investigating “very serious allegations" made by Indigenous players who say they were racially abused by a head coach at Hawthorn in Melbourne.
Man sets himself on fire in apparent protest of Abe funeral

Man sets himself on fire in apparent protest of Abe funeral

TOKYO (AP) — A man set himself on fire near the Japanese prime minister's office in Tokyo early Wednesday in apparent protest against the state funeral planned next week for former leader Shinzo Abe, officials and media reports said.