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Spacewalking astronauts prep station for new solar wings

Spacewalking astronauts prep station for new solar wings

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Spacewalking astronauts ventured out Sunday to install support frames for new, high-efficiency solar panels arriving at the International Space Station later this year.
UN Human Rights Office says 18 killed in Myanmar crackdown

UN Human Rights Office says 18 killed in Myanmar crackdown

YANGON, Myanmar — Security forces in Myanmar opened fire and made mass arrests Sunday as they sought to break up protests against the military’s seizure of power, and a U.N.

Cuomo asks state AG, top judge, to launch harassment probe

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has asked the state's attorney general and chief appeals court judge to jointly appoint an independent lawyer to investigate claims he sexually harassed at least two women who worked for him.
Israeli-owned ship docked in Dubai after mysterious blast

Israeli-owned ship docked in Dubai after mysterious blast

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — An Israeli-owned cargo ship that suffered a mysterious explosion in the Gulf of Oman came to Dubai's port for repairs Sunday, days after the blast that revived security concerns in Mideast waterways amid heightened tensi
Saudi Arabia says it intercepts missile attack over capital

Saudi Arabia says it intercepts missile attack over capital

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia said Saturday it intercepted a missile attack over its capital and bomb-laden drones targeting a southern province, the latest in a series of airborne assaults it has blamed on Yemen’s rebel Houthis.

Some upset in Cyprus over 'satanic' Eurovision song choice

NICOSIA, Cyprus — A man has been charged with uttering threats and causing a disturbance after barging onto the grounds of Cyprus’ public broadcaster to protest what he said was the country’s “blasphemous” entry into this year’s Eurovision song conte

11 killed in shooting attack in Mexico's Jalisco state

MEXICO CITY — Ten men and a boy were killed and a woman and another boy were wounded in a shooting attack on a home in western Mexico Saturday.
Virginia lawmakers vote to legalize marijuana in 2024

Virginia lawmakers vote to legalize marijuana in 2024

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia lawmakers gave final approval Saturday to a bill that will legalize marijuana for adult recreational use, but not until 2024, when retail sales of the drug would also begin.

Gunmen kill Islamic cleric, his son, student in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD — A trio of gunmen shot and killed a religious cleric, his teenage son and a student on the outskirts of Pakistan's capital Islamabad, police said, amid a rise in militant attacks.
'Not a good idea:' Experts concerned about pope trip to Iraq

'Not a good idea:' Experts concerned about pope trip to Iraq

VATICAN CITY — Infectious disease experts are expressing concern about Pope Francis’ upcoming trip to Iraq, given a sharp rise in coronavirus infections there, a fragile health care system and the unavoidable likelihood that Iraqis will crowd to see