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Alberta Premier Smith's new cabinet includes familiar faces in prominent roles

Alberta Premier Smith's new cabinet includes familiar faces in prominent roles

EDMONTON — Premier Danielle Smith reorganized the top tier of the Alberta government Friday, keeping some stalwarts while mixing, matching, creating and erasing job titles across a range of ministries in a new supersized cabinet.
GOP's Georgia challenge: Persuading Trump backers to vote

GOP's Georgia challenge: Persuading Trump backers to vote

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — On a crisp fall morning, eager volunteers fanned out in the leafy suburban Atlanta neighborhood to knock on doors, trying to persuade reluctant and skeptical conservatives to register to vote in next month's midterm elections .
US forest service worker arrested over planned Oregon burn

US forest service worker arrested over planned Oregon burn

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A U.S. Forest Service employee in Oregon was arrested this week by a county sheriff after a planned burn in a national forest spread onto private land.
Jan. 6 panel subpoenas Trump, demanding historic testimony

Jan. 6 panel subpoenas Trump, demanding historic testimony

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S.
Failing US nursing homes to face tougher federal penalties

Failing US nursing homes to face tougher federal penalties

WASHINGTON (AP) — The worst-of-the-worst nursing homes will face tougher penalties if conditions don't improve at their facilities, the Biden administration announced Friday.
Control of US Senate could come down to tight Nevada race

Control of US Senate could come down to tight Nevada race

A frenzied race for Nevada's U.S. Senate seat is shaping up to be one of the closest in the country and both candidates hope their messages on abortion, immigration, inflation or public safety will tip the balance in their favor.

Maine housing officials say House candidate's story is false

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A Republican congressional hopeful in a highly competitive Maine race is spreading misinformation about the state's housing policies, public housing directors said. Former Rep. Bruce Poliquin is challenging Democratic Rep.
Judge tosses challenge to Florida's 'Don't Say Gay' bill

Judge tosses challenge to Florida's 'Don't Say Gay' bill

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — For the second time in about a month, a lawsuit challenging Florida's so-called “don't say gay" legislation restricting teaching on gender identity and sexual orientation in schools has been dismissed by a federal judge. U.S.
Ukrainian forces bombard river crossing; Kherson a fortress

Ukrainian forces bombard river crossing; Kherson a fortress

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian forces bombarded Russian positions in the occupied and illegally annexed southern Kherson region, targeting resupply routes across a major river while inching closer Friday to a full assault on one of the first urban ar
Inside the subpoena: What the Jan. 6 panel wants from Trump

Inside the subpoena: What the Jan. 6 panel wants from Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Jan. 6 committee on Friday subpoenaed former President Donald Trump – an extraordinary but not unprecedented move as the panel works to wrap up its investigation of the 2021 Capitol insurrection .