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Officials: Russian missile strike hits crowded shopping mall

Officials: Russian missile strike hits crowded shopping mall

SLOVIANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Scores of civilians were feared killed or wounded in a Russian missile strike Monday on a crowded shopping mall in Ukraine's central city of Kremenchuk, Ukrainian officials said.
Supreme Court's abortion ruling sets off new court fights

Supreme Court's abortion ruling sets off new court fights

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The fall of Roe v. Wade shifted the battleground over abortion to courthouses around the country Monday, as one side sought quickly to enact statewide bans and the other tried to block or at least delay such measures. The U.S.
NATO to boost rapid reaction force, Ukraine military support

NATO to boost rapid reaction force, Ukraine military support

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO allies will decide at a summit this week to increase the strength of their rapid reaction force nearly eightfold to 300,000 troops as part of their response to an “era of strategic competition," the military alliance's secretary-
WNBA star Brittney Griner ordered to trial Friday in Russia

WNBA star Brittney Griner ordered to trial Friday in Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — Shackled and looking wary, WNBA star Brittney Griner was ordered to stand trial Friday by a court near Moscow on cannabis possession charges, about 4 1/2 months after her arrest at an airport while returning to play for a Russian team.

1 dead, 10 injured as storm pummels southern Dutch city

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — One person was killed and about 10 injured Monday as a “weak tornado” ripped through a historic fishing town in the southern Netherlands, tearing the roofs off at least four houses and sending café furniture flying throu
UN chief: national selfishness delaying global oceans deal

UN chief: national selfishness delaying global oceans deal

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. AP’s earlier story follows below. LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Some countries has been holding up a global agreement on protecting the world’s oceans because of their “egoism," U.N.
Avalanche dethrone Lightning to win Stanley Cup for 3rd time

Avalanche dethrone Lightning to win Stanley Cup for 3rd time

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon could not find the words. Gabriel Landeskog cracked a smile and a joke.

Poisonous bite leads German police to farm with 110 snakes

BERLIN (AP) — Police in Germany said Sunday they discovered more than 110 dangerous snakes on a farm after a woman who lived there sought medical treatment for a poisonous bite.
At least 20 dead in South African club; cause not yet known

At least 20 dead in South African club; cause not yet known

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police are investigating the deaths of at least 20 people at a nightclub in the coastal town of East London early Sunday.

State TV: Iran launches rocket as nuclear talks to resume

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state television said on Sunday that Tehran has launched a solid-fueled rocket with a satellite carrier, a day after Iran and the European Union agreed to resume stalled talks over Iran's tattered nuclear deal with world p