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  • 3 decades later, Georgia man is charged with killing boy, 8

    MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A convicted sex offender has been arrested more than 30 years after an 8-year-old boy was found dead in the woods of an Atlanta suburb.
  • US diplomat worried about pandemic, food supply in N Korea

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — America’s No. 2 diplomat on Friday expressed sympathy for North Koreans facing hardships and food shortages linked to the coronavirus pandemic and renewed calls for the North to return to talks over its nuclear program.
  • Haitian president's hometown holds funeral amid violence

    CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti (AP) — The body of slain Haitian President Jovenel Moïse was returned to his hometown Friday for a private funeral amid heavy security following violent protests and fears of political volatility in the Caribbean nation.
  • Chief wants Kansas site included in unmarked graves search

    The leader of an American Indian tribe is concerned that a former Kansas boarding school will be left out of a federal initiative seeking to determine whether thousands of Native American children were buried at schools across the country in the 1800s and early 1900s.
  • UN Security Council slams decision to reopen Cyprus suburb

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council condemned the decision by Turkey and Turkish Cypriots to reopen a residential section of an abandoned suburb on Friday and called for “the immediate reversal" of this unilateral action, warning that it could raise tensions on the divided Mediterranean island.
  • Red tide uptick spurs respiratory warning at Florida beaches

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — People may experience respiratory problems because of a persistent bloom of toxic red tide off Florida's Gulf Coast, the National Weather Service said Friday.
  • Confederate bust moved from Tennessee Capitol building

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The bust of a Confederate general and early Ku Klux Klan leader that had been prominently displayed inside the Tennessee Capitol for decades — over objections from Black lawmakers and activists — was removed from its pedestal Friday.
  • Suspected rebels kill 16 in eastern Congo

    CHANICHANI, Congo (AP) — At least 16 people were killed and eight injured in an attack by suspected Allied Democratic Forces rebels in Congo’s North Kivu province, the military said.
  • EXPLAINER: Does suspension end Giuliani's career in law?

    CHICAGO (AP) — The days of practicing law for the mob-busting prosecutor turned point man for pushing Donald Trump’s false claims about the 2020 election may be over.
  • Stitt taps Tulsa man for AG despite 'not qualified' rating

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Tulsa attorney whom the American Bar Association rated as “ not qualified " to serve as a federal judge was tapped Friday by Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt to serve as the state's next attorney general.

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