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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange stops in Bangkok on his way to a US court and later freedom

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange stops in Bangkok on his way to a US court and later freedom

BANGKOK (AP) — A plane carrying Julian Assange landed Tuesday in Bangkok for refueling, as the WikiLeaks founder was on his way to enter a plea deal with the U.S.
UN-backed contingent of foreign police arrives in Haiti as Kenya-led force prepares to face gangs

UN-backed contingent of foreign police arrives in Haiti as Kenya-led force prepares to face gangs

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The first U.N.-backed contingent of foreign police arrived in Haiti on Tuesday, nearly two years after the troubled Caribbean country urgently requested help to quell a surge in gang violence.
South Korea says North Korea is again flying balloons toward the South, probably carrying trash

South Korea says North Korea is again flying balloons toward the South, probably carrying trash

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said North Korea was flying balloons likely carrying trash across the border Tuesday for a second straight day, despite South Korea’s threat to retaliate with anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts at border areas.
More than 500 people have been charged with federal crimes under the gun safety law Biden signed

More than 500 people have been charged with federal crimes under the gun safety law Biden signed

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 500 people — some linked to transnational cartels and organized crime rings — have been charged with gun trafficking and other crimes under the landmark gun safety legislation President Joe Biden signed two years ago Tuesd
Israel's high court orders the army to draft ultra-Orthodox men, rattling Netanyahu's government

Israel's high court orders the army to draft ultra-Orthodox men, rattling Netanyahu's government

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled unanimously that the military must begin drafting ultra-Orthodox men for compulsory service, a landmark decision that could lead to the collapse of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s governing
International court seeks arrest of Russian officials over attacks on Ukrainian civilian targets

International court seeks arrest of Russian officials over attacks on Ukrainian civilian targets

The International Criminal Court issued arrest warrants Tuesday for Russia’s former defense minister and its military chief of staff for attacking civilian targets in Ukraine.
Iran's supreme leader calls for 'maximum' turnout for presidential election as voter apathy high

Iran's supreme leader calls for 'maximum' turnout for presidential election as voter apathy high

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran’s supreme leader called Tuesday for “maximum” voter turnout in this week's presidential election to “overcome the enemy," denouncing politicians who he described as believing that everything good comes from the
A Chinese lunar probe returns to Earth with the world's first samples from the far side of the moon

A Chinese lunar probe returns to Earth with the world's first samples from the far side of the moon

BEIJING (AP) — China's Chang'e 6 probe returned on Earth on Tuesday with rock and soil samples from the little-explored far side of the moon in a global first. The probe landed in northern China on Tuesday afternoon in the Inner Mongolian region.
Missouri, Kansas judges temporarily halt much of President Biden's student debt forgiveness plan

Missouri, Kansas judges temporarily halt much of President Biden's student debt forgiveness plan

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Federal judges in Kansas and Missouri on Monday together blocked much of a Biden administration student loan repayment plan that provides a faster path to cancellation and lower monthly payments for millions of borrowers.
Missouri, Kansas judges temporarily halt much of President Biden's student debt forgiveness plan

Missouri, Kansas judges temporarily halt much of President Biden's student debt forgiveness plan

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Federal judges in Kansas and Missouri on Monday together blocked much of a Biden administration student loan repayment plan that provides a faster path to cancellation and lower monthly payments for millions of borrowers.
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