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Taliban name deputy ministers, double down on all-male team

Taliban name deputy ministers, double down on all-male team

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban expanded their interim Cabinet by naming more ministers and deputies on Tuesday, but failed to appoint any women, doubling down on a hard-line course despite the international outcry that followed their initial p
UK police charge 3rd Russian in 2018 poisoning of ex-spy

UK police charge 3rd Russian in 2018 poisoning of ex-spy

LONDON (AP) — British police said Tuesday they are charging a third Russian suspect in the 2018 nerve agent attack on a former Russian agent in England.
George Holliday, who filmed Rodney King video, dies of COVID

George Holliday, who filmed Rodney King video, dies of COVID

LOS ANGELES (AP) — George Holliday, the Los Angeles plumber who shot grainy video of four white police officers beating Black motorist Rodney King in 1991, has died of complications of COVID-19, a friend said Monday.
Oklahoma sets 7 executions in 6 months; 1st since 2015

Oklahoma sets 7 executions in 6 months; 1st since 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma scheduled seven executions Monday in what would be the first lethal injections for the state since putting them on hold six years ago following a series of mishaps.
COVID has killed about as many Americans as the 1918-19 flu

COVID has killed about as many Americans as the 1918-19 flu

COVID-19 has now killed about as many Americans as the 1918-19 Spanish flu pandemic did — approximately 675,000. The U.S.

Man killed in shootout with police trying to serve warrants

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FBI searches Florida home of Gabby Petito's boyfriend

FBI searches Florida home of Gabby Petito's boyfriend

NORTH PORT, Fla. (AP) — FBI agents and police Monday swarmed the home of a young man wanted for questioning in the disappearance of his girlfriend, Gabby Petito, whose body was apparently discovered over the weekend at a Wyoming national park.

Houston officer dead, another injured while serving warrant

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston police officer has died and another was injured Monday morning during a shooting that also killed a 31-year-old man who the officers were attempting to arrest, authorities said.
Shooting at Russian university leaves 6 dead, 28 hurt

Shooting at Russian university leaves 6 dead, 28 hurt

MOSCOW (AP) — A student opened fire Monday at a university in Russia, leaving six people dead and 28 hurt, before being shot by police and detained, officials said.
India to resume exports of coronavirus vaccines in October

India to resume exports of coronavirus vaccines in October

NEW DELHI (AP) — India, the world's largest vaccine producer, will resume exports and donations of surplus coronavirus vaccines in October after halting them during a devastating surge in domestic infections in April, the health minister said Monday.