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UN council backs UN chief's peace effort in its first action

UN council backs UN chief's peace effort in its first action

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council on Friday unanimously adopted its first statement on Ukraine since Russia’s military action began on Feb.
Sheriff: Car linked to Alabama escapee, jail worker found

Sheriff: Car linked to Alabama escapee, jail worker found

FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Authorities in Tennessee say they have located an abandoned vehicle used by a man wanted in Alabama for murder and the jail official who disappeared with him.
Sri Lanka leader declares emergency amid protests

Sri Lanka leader declares emergency amid protests

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's president declared a state of emergency on Friday amid widespread public protests demanding his resignation over the country's worst economic crisis in recent memory.
Explosion damages hotel in Cuban capital; 8 deaths reported

Explosion damages hotel in Cuban capital; 8 deaths reported

HAVANA (AP) — A powerful explosion apparently caused by a gas leak blew away much of the outer walls from a five-star hotel in the heart of Cuba’s capital on Friday and officials reported at least eight people had died.
Jill Biden thanks US troops in Romania amid Ukraine war

Jill Biden thanks US troops in Romania amid Ukraine war

MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU AIR BASE, Romania (AP) — Delivering good cheer — and 5 gallons of ketchup — Jill Biden thanked U.S.
German firefighters 'free' high-school exam from locked safe

German firefighters 'free' high-school exam from locked safe

BERLIN (AP) — Firefighters in the western German town of Bocholt received an unusual distress call Friday from a local high school after teachers were unable to open a safe containing the questions for a final-year exam that students were due to take
Asian Games in China postponed over spread of COVID-19

Asian Games in China postponed over spread of COVID-19

Less than three months after Beijing hosted the Winter Olympics and Paralympics, the Olympic Council of Asia said Friday that this year's Asian Games are being postponed because of concerns over the spreading omicron variant of COVID-19 in the countr
GOP works to get out the vote after calling elections rigged

GOP works to get out the vote after calling elections rigged

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican David Perdue has made election fraud the centerpiece of his run for Georgia governor.
3 Israelis killed in stabbing attack near Tel Aviv

3 Israelis killed in stabbing attack near Tel Aviv

JERUSALEM (AP) — A pair of Palestinian attackers went on a stabbing rampage in a town near Tel Aviv on Thursday night, killing at least three people and wounding four others before fleeing in a vehicle, Israeli authorities said.
53 dead in China building collapse, search for trapped ends

53 dead in China building collapse, search for trapped ends

BEIJING (AP) — A building collapse one week ago in central China killed 53 people, state media reported Friday as the search of the large pile of debris ended after rescuers found 10 survivors.
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