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  • Man injured in Beirut port explosion dies, 14 months later

    BEIRUT (AP) — A Lebanese man who was critically injured in the massive explosion at Beirut’s port last year has died, nearly 14 months after the blast, his family said Tuesday.
  • Macron wants Europeans to boost defense, be 'respected'

    PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday that Europeans must boost their defense plans and make themselves “respected,” as France opens talks with the United States to try to restore confidence after a submarine dispute led to a major diplomatic crisis.
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    GOP blocks bill to keep government going; new try ahead
  • Jan. 6 trials slowed by mounting evidence in US Capitol riot

    In the nearly nine months since Jan. 6, federal agents have tracked down and arrested more than 600 people across the United States believed to have joined in the riot at the U.S. Capitol.
  • #Arab - lives - matter sparks calls for more policing in Israel

    ABU SNAN, Israel (AP) — Arab citizens of Israel are seeking to raise awareness about the spiraling rate of violent crime in their communities under the hashtag “Arab lives matter,” but unlike a similar campaign in the United States, they are calling for more policing, not less.
  • Hundreds of migrants arrive in Lampedusa amid steep influx

    LAMPEDUSA, Sicily (AP) — A rusty, overloaded fishing boat carrying 686 people arrived at an Italian island port amid new diplomatic efforts by Mediterranean governments to seek more European help in handling migrant arrivals.
  • American siblings return home after China lifts exit ban

    BEIJING (AP) — A pair of American siblings have returned home after China lifted an exit ban following Canada’s release of a top Chinese tech executive who had been wanted in the U.S. on fraud charges.
  • Apartment building explosion in Sweden injures up to 20

    HELSINKI (AP) — A powerful explosion in an apartment building in the Swedish city of Goteborg injured up to 20 people Tuesday, three of them seriously, and forced the evacuation of hundreds more, police and rescue workers said.
  • Biden nominates 9 candidates for federal prosecutor posts

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is nominating nine lawyers to run U.S. attorney’s offices across the country, a diverse group of candidates in the latest round of picks for the top law enforcement positions.
  • Guinea's junta releases transition charter toward elections

    CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Guinea’s military junta has released a transitional charter that outlines the missions and duties of the transitional government and bars any members of the junta from running in elections that will eventually return the West African nation to civilian rule.

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