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Pope apologizes after being quoted using vulgar term about gay men in talk about ban on gay priests

Pope apologizes after being quoted using vulgar term about gay men in talk about ban on gay priests

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis apologized Tuesday after he was quoted using a vulgar and derogatory term about gay men to reaffirm the Catholic Church’s ban on gay priests.
Judge denies request to restrict Trump statements about law enforcement in classified records case

Judge denies request to restrict Trump statements about law enforcement in classified records case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The judge overseeing Donald Trump's classified documents case in Florida on Tuesday denied prosecutors' request to bar the former president from making public statements that could endanger law enforcement agents participating in th
Biden campaign sends allies De Niro and first responders to Trump's NY trial to put focus on Jan. 6

Biden campaign sends allies De Niro and first responders to Trump's NY trial to put focus on Jan. 6

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's campaign on Tuesday showed up outside former President Donald Trump's New York City criminal hush money trial with actor Robert De Niro and a pair of former police officers in an effort to refocus the president
Israeli army says it used small munitions in Rafah airstrike, and fire was caused by secondary blast

Israeli army says it used small munitions in Rafah airstrike, and fire was caused by secondary blast

DEIR AL-BALAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Israeli military says an initial investigation into a strike that sparked a deadly weekend fire in a tent camp in the southern Gaza city of Rafah has found the blaze was caused by a secondary explosion.
Spain, Norway and Ireland formally recognize a Palestinian state as EU rift with Israel widens

Spain, Norway and Ireland formally recognize a Palestinian state as EU rift with Israel widens

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain, Norway and Ireland formally recognized a Palestinian state on Tuesday in a coordinated effort by the three western European nations to add international pressure on Israel to soften its devastating response to last year
Taiwan's legislature passes changes seen as favoring China, reducing president's power

Taiwan's legislature passes changes seen as favoring China, reducing president's power

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s opposition-controlled legislature passed changes on Tuesday that are seen as favoring China and diminishing the power of the island's president.
Netanyahu says deadly Israeli strike in Rafah was the result of a 'tragic mishap'

Netanyahu says deadly Israeli strike in Rafah was the result of a 'tragic mishap'

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that a “tragic mishap” was made in an Israeli strike in the southern Gaza city of Rafah that set fire to a camp housing displaced Palestinians and, according to local officials, ki
At least 13 killed in a stone quarry collapse in India’s northeast. 16 others remain missing

At least 13 killed in a stone quarry collapse in India’s northeast. 16 others remain missing

GUWAHATI, India (AP) — A stone quarry collapsed Tuesday in India’s northeast due to heavy rains triggered by a tropical storm, killing 13 quarry workers, officials said, while 16 remain missing.
North Korean rocket carrying its 2nd spy satellite explodes in mid-air

North Korean rocket carrying its 2nd spy satellite explodes in mid-air

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A rocket launched by North Korea to deploy the country's second spy satellite exploded shortly after liftoff Monday, state media reported, in a setback for leader Kim Jong Un's hopes to field satellites to monitor the U.S.
Rafael Nadal's possible French Open farewell draws fans from all over the world

Rafael Nadal's possible French Open farewell draws fans from all over the world

PARIS (AP) — They traveled from all over — from Europe and Oceania, from North America and South America — to be at Roland Garros on Monday, intent on watching Rafael Nadal play what turned out to be his only French Open match this year.
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