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Hong Kong publisher's national security trial postponed

Hong Kong publisher's national security trial postponed

HONG KONG (AP) — The trial of a Hong Kong newspaper publisher who was arrested in a crackdown on a pro-democracy movement was postponed Thursday after the territory's leader asked China to effectively block him from hiring a British defense lawyer.
Jury convicts man in killings of 8 from another Ohio family

Jury convicts man in killings of 8 from another Ohio family

WAVERLY, Ohio — Jurors convicted a man Wednesday in the killings of eight people from another Ohio family after weighing his denials and other testimony against the word of witnesses, including his brother and mother, who previously pleaded guilty fo
Mistrial declared in actor Danny Masterson's rape trial

Mistrial declared in actor Danny Masterson's rape trial

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge declared a mistrial Wednesday after jurors said they were hopelessly deadlocked at the trial of “That ’70s Show” actor Danny Masterson , who was charged with three rapes. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Charlaine F.
Jiang Zemin, who guided China's economic rise, dies

Jiang Zemin, who guided China's economic rise, dies

BEIJING (AP) — Jiang Zemin, who led China out of isolation after the army crushed the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests in 1989 and supported economic reforms that led to a decade of explosive growth, died Wednesday. He was 96.
Buckingham Palace household member resigns amid race comment

Buckingham Palace household member resigns amid race comment

LONDON (AP) — An honorary member of the Buckingham Palace household has resigned after repeatedly asking a Black woman who runs a charity for survivors of domestic abuse what country she “came from,'' despite her insistence she was a British national

Ex-UConn player wins appeal over middle finger incident

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court Wednesday reinstated the appeal of a former University of Connecticut women's soccer player who lost her scholarship after she gave the middle finger to a television camera as the Huskies celebrated winning a 2
IS says leader Abu al-Hassan al-Qurayshi killed in battle

IS says leader Abu al-Hassan al-Qurayshi killed in battle

BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of the Islamic State group, Abu al-Hassan al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi, was killed in battle recently, the group’s spokesman said in audio released Wednesday. He gave no further details.
Taliban: 10 killed in bombing of Afghan religious school

Taliban: 10 killed in bombing of Afghan religious school

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A bomb blast hit a religious school in northern Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing at least 10 students, a Taliban official said.
Hakeem Jeffries elected to lead House Dems' next generation

Hakeem Jeffries elected to lead House Dems' next generation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Emboldened House Democrats ushered in a new generation of leaders on Wednesday with Rep.
Penalty asked for doctor who spoke of 10-year-old's abortion

Penalty asked for doctor who spoke of 10-year-old's abortion

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's Republican attorney general on Wednesday asked the state medical licensing board to discipline an Indianapolis doctor who has spoken publicly about providing an abortion to a 10-year-old rape victim who traveled from Ohi
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