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Sudanese general tightens grip on power, 2 weeks after coup

Sudanese general tightens grip on power, 2 weeks after coup

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s top general reappointed himself as head of the army-run interim governing body on Thursday, a sign that he's tightening his grip on the country two weeks after he led a coup against civilian leaders. The move by Gen.
South Africa's last apartheid president, F.W. de Klerk, dies

South Africa's last apartheid president, F.W. de Klerk, dies

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — F.W. de Klerk, who shared the Nobel Peace Prize with Nelson Mandela and as South Africa’s last apartheid president oversaw the end of the country’s white minority rule, has died aged 85.

Remains found in Texas in 1980 finally identified as teen

STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) — A body found along an interstate in Texas 41 years ago has finally been identified as a 14-year-old girl missing from Minnesota, according to sheriff's officials.
Dems call for censure of GOP congressman over violent video

Dems call for censure of GOP congressman over violent video

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ten House Democrats, led by the co-chairs of the Democratic Women's Caucus, said Wednesday that they will introduce a House resolution to censure Rep. Paul Gosar , R-Ariz.
SpaceX crew launch marks 600 space travelers in 60 years

SpaceX crew launch marks 600 space travelers in 60 years

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX rocket carried four astronauts into orbit Wednesday night, including the 600th person to reach space in 60 years.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's son sentenced for stabbing neighbor

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's son sentenced for stabbing neighbor

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The son of basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was sentenced to six months in jail for stabbing a Southern California neighbor with a hunting knife during an argument over trash cans, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Judge OKs $626 million settlement in Flint water litigation

Judge OKs $626 million settlement in Flint water litigation

DETROIT (AP) — A judge on Wednesday approved a $626 million settlement for Flint residents and others who were exposed to lead-contaminated water.
AG releases interview transcripts in Cuomo harassment probe

AG releases interview transcripts in Cuomo harassment probe

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Over an 11-hour interview with investigators last July, former New York Gov.
China climate envoy: China, US, pledge to boost cooperation

China climate envoy: China, US, pledge to boost cooperation

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — China and the United States have pledged to increase cooperation on climate action at U.N. talks in Glasgow, China's climate envoy said Wednesday.
Rittenhouse says first man he shot threatened to kill him

Rittenhouse says first man he shot threatened to kill him

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Sobbing so hard at one point that the judge called a break, Kyle Rittenhouse took the stand at his murder trial Wednesday and said he was under attack when he shot three men during a night of turbulent protests in Kenosha.