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Olympian injured in downtown Los Angeles attack

Olympian injured in downtown Los Angeles attack

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former Olympic volleyball player was attacked Friday in downtown Los Angeles when a man threw a metal object at her face in an assault that fractured multiple bones in her face and left one of her eyes swollen shut, the athlete s
Six things to watch during Biden's trip to the Middle East

Six things to watch during Biden's trip to the Middle East

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will confront a kaleidoscope of challenges when he travels to the Middle East this week, his first trip there since taking office.
Japan ruling party wins big in polls in wake of Abe's death

Japan ruling party wins big in polls in wake of Abe's death

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's governing party and its coalition partner scored a major victory in a parliamentary election Sunday imbued with meaning after the assassination of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe amid uncertainty about how his loss may affect pa
15 killed in Russian strike in Ukraine, 20 believed trapped

15 killed in Russian strike in Ukraine, 20 believed trapped

Dozens of Ukrainian emergency workers scrambled Sunday to pull people out of the rubble after a Russian rocket attack smashed into apartment buildings in eastern Ukraine, killing at least 15 people

South Africa police say 14 dead in bar shooting in Soweto

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A mass shooting at a tavern in Johannesburg's Soweto township has killed 14 people and left three others in critical condition, according to police.
Abe's body arrives in Tokyo as country mourns ex-PM's death

Abe's body arrives in Tokyo as country mourns ex-PM's death

The body of Japan’s former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was returned to Tokyo on Saturday after he was fatally shot during a campaign speech in western Japan a day earlier
Biden speaks to sister of US executive detained in Russia

Biden speaks to sister of US executive detained in Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden spoke by phone Friday with the sister of Paul Whelan, an American who has been imprisoned in Russia for more than three years, according to the White House.
Ruling clears Louisiana to enforce near-total abortion ban

Ruling clears Louisiana to enforce near-total abortion ban

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana can now enforce its ban on almost all abortions under a judge’s order issued Friday amid a flurry of court challenges to state “trigger” laws crafted to take effect when the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade .
UN fails to extend aid deliveries to Syrian rebel-held area

UN fails to extend aid deliveries to Syrian rebel-held area

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council failed to extend humanitarian aid deliveries to 4.
Impassioned Biden signs order on abortion access

Impassioned Biden signs order on abortion access

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden delivered impassioned remarks Friday condemning the “extreme” Supreme Court majority that ended a constitutional right to abortion and pleading with Americans upset by the decision to “vote, vote, vote vote” in N