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American sought after ‘So I raped you’ Facebook message detained in France on 2021 warrant

American sought after ‘So I raped you’ Facebook message detained in France on 2021 warrant

LYON, France (AP) — An American accused of sexually assaulting a Pennsylvania college student in 2013 and later sending her a Facebook message that said, “So I raped you,” has been detained in France after a three-year search.
German court convicts prominent far-right politician for using a Nazi slogan, imposes a fine

German court convicts prominent far-right politician for using a Nazi slogan, imposes a fine

HALLE, Germany (AP) — A court on Tuesday convicted one of the best-known figures in the far-right Alternative for Germany party of using a Nazi slogan in a speech and ordered him to pay a fine.
Appeals court upholds gag order in Trump hush money trial, Cohen gives more testimony

Appeals court upholds gag order in Trump hush money trial, Cohen gives more testimony

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York appeals court on Tuesday upheld the gag order in Donald Trump's hush money trial, finding that the judge “properly determined” that Trump’s public statements “posed a significant threat to the integrity of the testimony of
The Latest | Court upholds gag order against Trump in hush money case

The Latest | Court upholds gag order against Trump in hush money case

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s fixer-turned-foe returned to the witness stand and could face a bruising round of questioning from the former president’s lawyers as soon as Tuesday.
Georgian lawmakers approve a divisive foreign influence bill that has sparked weeks of protests

Georgian lawmakers approve a divisive foreign influence bill that has sparked weeks of protests

TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Georgian lawmakers on Tuesday approved a “foreign influence” bill that sparked weeks of mass protests, with critics seeing it as a Russian-style threat to free speech and the country’s aspirations to join the European Union.
2 French prison officers killed and 3 injured in an attack on a prison van in Normandy

2 French prison officers killed and 3 injured in an attack on a prison van in Normandy

PARIS (AP) — Two French prison officers were killed and three others seriously injured in a brazen attack on their convoy in Normandy on Tuesday during which an inmate escaped, officials said.
Russian president Putin to make a state visit to China this week

Russian president Putin to make a state visit to China this week

BEIJING (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin will make a two-day state visit to China this week, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said Tuesday. Putin will meet Chinese leader Xi Jinping during his visit starting on Thurday, it said.
Blinken visits Ukraine to tout US support for Kyiv's fight against Russia's advances

Blinken visits Ukraine to tout US support for Kyiv's fight against Russia's advances

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in Kyiv on Tuesday in an unannounced diplomatic mission to reassure Ukraine that it has American support as it struggles to defend against increasingly intense Russian attacks .
Crews conduct controlled demolition on Baltimore bridge span as cleanup continues at collapse site

Crews conduct controlled demolition on Baltimore bridge span as cleanup continues at collapse site

BALTIMORE (AP) — Crews set off a network of linked explosives Monday to break down the largest remaining span of the collapsed Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore, and with a boom, the steel section came down.
'Make sure it doesn't get released;' Star witness Michael Cohen implicates Trump in hush money case

'Make sure it doesn't get released;' Star witness Michael Cohen implicates Trump in hush money case

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's fixer-turned-foe, Michael Cohen , directly implicated the former president in a hush money scheme Monday, telling jurors that his celebrity client approved hefty payouts to stifle stories about sex that he feared could