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Far-right Israeli minister visits sensitive Jerusalem holy site, threatening Gaza cease-fire talks

Far-right Israeli minister visits sensitive Jerusalem holy site, threatening Gaza cease-fire talks

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s far-right national security minister visited Jerusalem’s most sensitive holy site on Thursday morning, threatening to disrupt Gaza cease-fire talks.
US reporter Evan Gershkovich appears in court in Russia for second hearing on espionage charges

US reporter Evan Gershkovich appears in court in Russia for second hearing on espionage charges

YEKATERINBURG, Russia (AP) — Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich appeared in court in Russia on Thursday for the second hearing in his trial on espionage charges that he, his employer and the U.S. government vehemently deny.
Scottie Scheffler adjusts to links golf and his role as best player in the world

Scottie Scheffler adjusts to links golf and his role as best player in the world

TROON, Scotland (AP) — The first stage of Scottie Scheffler's rise to the top of golf felt like warp speed. He went from No. 15 in the world to No. 1 in the span of five tournaments , and that was before he won the Masters for the first time.
President Joe Biden tests positive for COVID-19 while campaigning in Las Vegas, has 'mild symptoms'

President Joe Biden tests positive for COVID-19 while campaigning in Las Vegas, has 'mild symptoms'

LAS VEGAS (AP) — President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 while traveling Wednesday in Las Vegas and is experiencing “mild symptoms” including “general malaise” from the infection, the White House said.
Thousands of Nebraskans with felony convictions could be denied voting rights under AG's opinion

Thousands of Nebraskans with felony convictions could be denied voting rights under AG's opinion

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Thousands of Nebraskans with felony convictions could be denied voting rights under an opinion from the state attorney general released Wednesday.
Panama says migration through border with Colombia is down since President Mulino took office

Panama says migration through border with Colombia is down since President Mulino took office

PANAMA CITY (AP) — Migration through the Darien Gap dividing Colombia and Panama has declined significantly this month since Panamanian President José Raúl Mulino took office and ordered authorities to get control of the dense jungle frontier, the co

A fire kills 16 people at a shopping mall in southwestern China

BEIJING (AP) — A fire at a shopping mall killed 16 people Wednesday in the southwestern Chinese city of Zigong, state media reported. Firefighters and rescuers responded to a fire call shortly after 6 p.m.

Syrian official who oversaw prison where alleged abuse took place arrested by US officials

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former Syrian military official who oversaw a prison where human rights officials say torture and abuse routinely took place has been arrested in Los Angeles, court documents show.
House Oversight panel subpoenas Secret Service director to testify on Trump assassination attempt

House Oversight panel subpoenas Secret Service director to testify on Trump assassination attempt

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican chairman of the House Oversight and Accountability Committee issued a subpoena Wednesday to Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatle compelling her to appear before the committee on Monday for what is scheduled to be
US military pier for carrying aid to Gaza will be dismantled after weather and security problems

US military pier for carrying aid to Gaza will be dismantled after weather and security problems

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S.