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Georgia's ex-president arrested after returning home

Georgia's ex-president arrested after returning home

TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Former President Mikheil Saakashvili was arrested after returning to Georgia, the government said Friday, a move that came as the ex-leader sought to mobilize supporters ahead of national municipal elections seen as critical t
Judge: Arbery's mental health records can't be used at trial

Judge: Arbery's mental health records can't be used at trial

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Ahmaud Arbery’s mental health records can’t be used as trial evidence by the white men who chased and killed the 25-year-old Black man as he was running in their neighborhood, a Georgia judge ruled Friday.
California pushes 1st US vaccine mandate for schoolchildren

California pushes 1st US vaccine mandate for schoolchildren

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California Gov.

UN says Ethiopia has no legal right to expel 7 UN officials

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations informed Ethiopia on Friday that it has no legal right to expel seven U.N. officials whom it accused of “meddling” in the country’s affairs.

Helicopter and plane collide midair in Arizona; 2 killed

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — A helicopter and a single-engine plane collided in midair over suburban Phoenix Friday and the two people aboard the copter died after it crashed into a brush field near a municipal airport, officials said.

Explosive souvenir in rucksack prompts German airport alert

BERLIN (AP) — A 28-year-old man in Germany faces a hefty bill after trying to catch a flight at Munich airport Thursday with a live mortar shell in his rucksack.
Justice Kavanaugh tests positive for COVID, has no symptoms

Justice Kavanaugh tests positive for COVID, has no symptoms

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says Justice Brett Kavanaugh has tested positive for COVID-19. The high court said in a press release Friday that Kavanaugh has no symptoms and has been fully vaccinated since January.
Romanian hospital blaze kills at least 7 COVID-19 patients

Romanian hospital blaze kills at least 7 COVID-19 patients

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A hospital fire in the Romanian port city of Constanta killed at least seven COVID-19 patients Friday, prompting concerns over the state of the country's ageing health care infrastructure amid the pandemic.
Democrats struggle to save Biden $3.5T bill, no deal struck

Democrats struggle to save Biden $3.5T bill, no deal struck

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite a long night of frantic negotiations, Democrats were still struggling late Thursday to reach a deal on President Joe Biden’s $3.5 trillion government overhaul. Late-night votes were called off, with action to resume Friday.
Mayor apologizes for backing mask critics' Holocaust imagery

Mayor apologizes for backing mask critics' Holocaust imagery

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The mayor of Alaska's largest city apologized Thursday for his comments supporting some residents' use of Holocaust imagery to liken a proposed citywide mask mandate to the oppression of Jewish people in Nazi Germany.