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Egypt swears in a new Cabinet as mounting economic challenges fuel public discontent

Egypt swears in a new Cabinet as mounting economic challenges fuel public discontent

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s new Cabinet was sworn in Wednesday as the country faces an ailing economy and raging conflicts in neighboring nations.
Stampede at religious event in India kills at least 116 people, mostly women and children

Stampede at religious event in India kills at least 116 people, mostly women and children

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Thousands of people at a religious gathering in India rushed to leave a makeshift tent, setting off a stampede Tuesday that killed at least 116 people and injured scores, officials said.
Judge delays Trump’s hush money sentencing until at least September after high court immunity ruling

Judge delays Trump’s hush money sentencing until at least September after high court immunity ruling

Former President Donald Trump’s sentencing in his hush money case has been postponed until at least September after the judge agreed Tuesday to weigh the possible impact of a new Supreme Court ruling on presidential immunity .
Colorado man gets 60 years for setting fire that killed a Senegalese family of 5

Colorado man gets 60 years for setting fire that killed a Senegalese family of 5

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado man was sentenced to 60 years in prison Tuesday for starting a house fire that killed five members of a Senegalese family, a crime which the victims’ friends and family say has forever changed their lives and their community,
Taiwan says China's coast guard has detained a Taiwanese fishing vessel and demands its release

Taiwan says China's coast guard has detained a Taiwanese fishing vessel and demands its release

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan said the Chinese coast guard boarded a Taiwanese fishing boat Tuesday before steering it to a port in mainland China, and demanded that Beijing release the vessel.
Indigenous activist Leonard Peltier denied parole for 1975 killings of 2 FBI agents serving warrants

Indigenous activist Leonard Peltier denied parole for 1975 killings of 2 FBI agents serving warrants

Indigenous activist Leonard Peltier, who has spent most of his life in prison since his conviction in the 1975 killings of two FBI agents in South Dakota, has been denied parole. The U.S.
UN experts say Russia violated international law by imprisoning Wall Street Journal reporter

UN experts say Russia violated international law by imprisoning Wall Street Journal reporter

GENEVA (AP) — U.N. human rights experts say Russia violated international law by imprisoning Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich and should release him “immediately.
Rep. Lloyd Doggett is first Democrat to publicly call for Biden to step down as party's nominee

Rep. Lloyd Doggett is first Democrat to publicly call for Biden to step down as party's nominee

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House Democratic lawmaker has become the first in the party to publicly call for President Joe Biden to step down as the Democratic nominee for president, citing Biden’s debate performance against Donald Trump failing to “effectiv
Judge issues ruling that protects a migrant shelter that Texas sought to close

Judge issues ruling that protects a migrant shelter that Texas sought to close

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — A Texas judge ruled against the state attorney general on Tuesday in his effort to shut down a migrant shelter in El Paso that he claimed encourages illegal migration. Judge Francisco X.
British Nurse Lucy Letby, already convicted of killing 7 babies, found guilty in attempted killing

British Nurse Lucy Letby, already convicted of killing 7 babies, found guilty in attempted killing

LONDON (AP) — A British neonatal nurse who is serving a life sentence for murdering seven babies and attempting to murder six others was convicted Tuesday of trying to kill another infant in her care.