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Top UN court rejects South African request for urgent measures to safeguard Rafah

Top UN court rejects South African request for urgent measures to safeguard Rafah

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The top UN court on Friday rejected a South African request to impose urgent measures to safeguard Rafah in the Gaza Strip, but also stressed that Israel must respect earlier measures imposed late last month at a prelimi
Body of deceased woman, 30 human cremains found at house after ex-funeral home owner evicted

Body of deceased woman, 30 human cremains found at house after ex-funeral home owner evicted

DENVER (AP) — The body of a woman who died in 2022 and the cremated remains of about 30 people were found at a rental house in Denver after the eviction of a former funeral home owner, Denver police said Friday.
Dispute may have led to the mass shooting after the Chiefs' Super Bowl parade, police say

Dispute may have led to the mass shooting after the Chiefs' Super Bowl parade, police say

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Delay of Senegal's Feb. 25 presidential election is ruled illegal, leaving date uncertain

Delay of Senegal's Feb. 25 presidential election is ruled illegal, leaving date uncertain

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Senegal’s top election authority on Thursday voided the government's postponement of a presidential election scheduled for Feb. 25 and its rescheduling for December, ruling that the moves were unconstitutional.
Venezuela orders UN human rights office to close, accusing it of anti-government activity

Venezuela orders UN human rights office to close, accusing it of anti-government activity

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s government on Thursday ordered the local United Nations office on human rights to suspend operations and gave its staff 72 hours to leave, accusing it of assisting coup plotters and terrorist groups.
Greece becomes first Orthodox Christian country to legalize same-sex civil marriage

Greece becomes first Orthodox Christian country to legalize same-sex civil marriage

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece on Thursday became the first Orthodox Christian country to legalize same-sex civil marriage , despite opposition from the influential, socially conservative Greek Church.
Rob Manfred says he will retire as baseball commissioner in January 2029 after 14 years

Rob Manfred says he will retire as baseball commissioner in January 2029 after 14 years

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said Thursday he will retire when his current term ends in January 2029.
Victor Wembanyama's 1st All-Star weekend awaits, and it'll be hectic for the Spurs rookie

Victor Wembanyama's 1st All-Star weekend awaits, and it'll be hectic for the Spurs rookie

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Victor Wembanyama’s first NBA All-Star experience will be hectic, just like everything else has seemed so far in his rookie season with the San Antonio Spurs.
In fiery testimony, Fani Willis hits back at misconduct claims that threaten future of Trump case

In fiery testimony, Fani Willis hits back at misconduct claims that threaten future of Trump case

ATLANTA (AP) — Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis took the witness stand Thursday and forcefully pushed back against what she described as “lies” about her romantic relationship with a special prosecutor during an extraordinary hearing over
FBI informant charged with lying about Joe and Hunter Biden's ties to Ukrainian energy company

FBI informant charged with lying about Joe and Hunter Biden's ties to Ukrainian energy company

WASHINGTON (AP) — An FBI informant has been charged with lying to his handler about ties between President Joe Biden, his son Hunter and a Ukrainian energy company.