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Live updates | Turkish president holds talks over NATO bids

Live updates | Turkish president holds talks over NATO bids

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey’s president says he is engaged in “telephone diplomacy” with foreign counterparts over the bids by Sweden and Finland to join NATO.
Police: Chicago shooting leaves 2 people dead, 8 wounded

Police: Chicago shooting leaves 2 people dead, 8 wounded

CHICAGO (AP) — Two people are dead and another eight wounded following a shooting in Chicago, authorities said. The shooting happened about 10:40 p.m. Thursday near a McDonald's restaurant on the city's Near North Side.
Key witness testifies in trial tied to Trump-Russia probe

Key witness testifies in trial tied to Trump-Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The star prosecution witness in the trial of a Hillary Clinton campaign lawyer testified Thursday that he was “100 percent confident” that the attorney told him he was not acting on behalf of a particular client when he presented in
Oklahoma abortion providers say services expected to stop

Oklahoma abortion providers say services expected to stop

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma lawmakers on Thursday approved a bill prohibiting all abortions with few exceptions, and providers said they would stop performing the procedure as soon as the governor signs the bill.

Famed racing sailboat attacked by gunmen off war-torn Yemen

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Hong Kong-flagged racing sailboat that led its skippers to win multiple contests around the world came under attack Thursday off the coast of war-torn Yemen, with its crew reportedly targeted by militants who fire
Illinois man convicted of giving son rifle he used to kill 4

Illinois man convicted of giving son rifle he used to kill 4

PEKIN, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois man faces up to three years in prison after being convicted of illegally giving his son an assault-style rifle he later used to shoot and kill four people in 2018 at a Waffle House in Tennessee.
Senate votes final congressional OK for $40B Ukraine aid

Senate votes final congressional OK for $40B Ukraine aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate overwhelmingly approved a $40 billion infusion of military and economic aid for Ukraine and its allies on Thursday as both parties rallied behind America’s latest, and quite possibly not last, financial salvo against Russ
Biden hails Sweden, Finland NATO bids as leaders visit US

Biden hails Sweden, Finland NATO bids as leaders visit US

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Thursday hailed the “momentous” applications of once-neutral Sweden and Finland to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine , as the three countries worked to add
Jordan king places 'erratic' half-brother under house arrest

Jordan king places 'erratic' half-brother under house arrest

JERUSALEM (AP) — Jordan's king has gone public with a royal rift with his half-brother and formalized the former crown prince's house arrest, calling him “erratic” in an unprecedented harshly worded letter published Thursday.
Grand jury indicts man in Buffalo supermarket shooting

Grand jury indicts man in Buffalo supermarket shooting

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The white man accused of killing 10 Black people at a supermarket in Buffalo appeared in court Thursday, standing silently during a brief proceeding attended by some relatives of the victims after a grand jury indicted him.