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South Africans begin voting in an election seen as their country's most important in 30 years

South Africans begin voting in an election seen as their country's most important in 30 years

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africans began voting Wednesday in an election seen as their country’s most important in 30 years, and one that could put their young democracy in unknown territory.
Georgian parliament overrides presidential veto of the divisive foreign influence bill

Georgian parliament overrides presidential veto of the divisive foreign influence bill

TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — The Georgian parliament on Tuesday overrode a presidential veto of the “foreign agents” bill that has prompted weeks of massive protests by critics who say it will restrict media freedom and obstruct Georgia’s chances of joini
US Rep. Tony Gonzales of Texas fights off challenge from gun-rights activist in GOP runoff

US Rep. Tony Gonzales of Texas fights off challenge from gun-rights activist in GOP runoff

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Rep. Tony Gonzales of Texas narrowly won his primary Tuesday against a gun-rights activist who pushed the border congressman into a bruising runoff that threatened to unseat a U.S. House incumbent.
Former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra will be indicted for royal defamation, prosecutors say

Former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra will be indicted for royal defamation, prosecutors say

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai prosecutors said Wednesday former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra will be indicted for defaming the monarchy, three months after he was freed on parole on other charges.
Prosecutor says Trump tried 'to hoodwink voters' while defense attacks key witness in last arguments

Prosecutor says Trump tried 'to hoodwink voters' while defense attacks key witness in last arguments

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump engaged in a conspiracy “to hoodwink voters” in 2016, a prosecutor told jurors Tuesday during closing arguments in the former president’s hush money trial , while a defense lawyer branded the star witness as the “greatest
US-built pier will be removed from Gaza coast and repaired after damage from rough seas

US-built pier will be removed from Gaza coast and repaired after damage from rough seas

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S.
Transitional council in Haiti selects new prime minister for a country under siege by gangs

Transitional council in Haiti selects new prime minister for a country under siege by gangs

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Garry Conille was named Haiti’s new prime minister Tuesday evening, nearly a month after a coalition within a fractured transitional council had chosen someone else for the position.
US condemns loss of life, but says no policy changes after civilian deaths in Israeli strike

US condemns loss of life, but says no policy changes after civilian deaths in Israeli strike

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Tuesday condemned the loss of life of dozens of civilians as a result of an Israeli airstrike in Rafah, but said it is not planning any policy changes as a result of the Israeli actions.
Democrats plan to nominate Biden by virtual roll call to meet Ohio ballot deadline

Democrats plan to nominate Biden by virtual roll call to meet Ohio ballot deadline

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will be formally nominated as the Democratic presidential nominee through a virtual roll call ahead of the party’s official convention in Chicago in August — a maneuver that will allow Biden to appear on the Nove
A Kentucky family is left homeless for a second time by a tornado that hit the same location

A Kentucky family is left homeless for a second time by a tornado that hit the same location

BARNSLEY, Ky. (AP) — Devin Johnson's life was uprooted for a second time when a tornado flattened his home over the Memorial Day weekend — on the same lot in Kentucky where another twister left him homeless in 2021.
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