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Ukraine expects EU-wide support for candidacy to join bloc

Ukraine expects EU-wide support for candidacy to join bloc

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian official overseeing the country’s push to join the European Union said Wednesday that she’s “100%” certain all 27 EU nations will approve Ukraine's EU candidacy during a summit this week.
Nearly $100K stolen from ex-NBA star Vince Carter’s home

Nearly $100K stolen from ex-NBA star Vince Carter’s home

ATLANTA (AP) — Nearly $100,000 in cash was taken in a weekend burglary at the Atlanta home of former NBA player Vince Carter, according to an incident report released Wednesday by Atlanta Police.
San Francisco subway train shooting kills 1, wounds another

San Francisco subway train shooting kills 1, wounds another

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One man was killed and another was wounded in a shooting on a subway train in San Francisco Wednesday morning that ended in the city's historically LGBTQ neighborhood just days before Pride celebrations, police said.
Tony Siragusa, who helped Ravens win Super Bowl, dies at 55

Tony Siragusa, who helped Ravens win Super Bowl, dies at 55

Tony Siragusa, the charismatic defensive tackle who helped lead a stout Baltimore defense to a Super Bowl title, has died. He was 55. Siragusa's broadcast agent, Jim Ornstein, confirmed the death Wednesday.
Afghanistan quake kills 1,000 people, deadliest in decades

Afghanistan quake kills 1,000 people, deadliest in decades

GAYAN, Afghanistan (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck a rugged, mountainous region of eastern Afghanistan early Wednesday, flattening stone and mud-brick homes and killing at least 1,000 people.
Nursing home owner whose residents suffered in Ida arrested

Nursing home owner whose residents suffered in Ida arrested

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The owner of seven Louisiana nursing homes whose residents suffered in squalid conditions after being evacuated to a warehouse as Hurricane Ida approached last year was arrested on Wednesday, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry
Bulgaria's no-confidence vote could hamper EU expansion

Bulgaria's no-confidence vote could hamper EU expansion

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Lawmakers in Bulgaria on Wednesday approved a no-confidence motion against the country’s minority coalition government that could topple the centrist prime minister and further stall efforts by Balkan countries to join the Euro
Man found not responsible for Times Square vehicle rampage

Man found not responsible for Times Square vehicle rampage

NEW YORK (AP) — A man who drove his car through crowds of people in Times Square in 2017, killing a young tourist and maiming helpless pedestrians, was cleared of responsibility Wednesday because of mental illness.
Congress alleges 'shadow' probe by Commanders owner Snyder

Congress alleges 'shadow' probe by Commanders owner Snyder

Washington Commanders owner Dan Snyder conducted a “shadow investigation” that sought to discredit former employees making accusations of workplace sexual harassment, hired private investigators to intimidate witnesses, and used an overseas lawsuit a
Israel lawmakers take 1st step toward dissolving parliament

Israel lawmakers take 1st step toward dissolving parliament

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli lawmakers voted in favor of dissolving parliament in a preliminary vote on Wednesday, setting the wheels in motion to send the country to its fifth national election in just over three years.