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Abortion ban takes effect in Tennessee, paused in Texas

Abortion ban takes effect in Tennessee, paused in Texas

NEW ORLEANS — A federal court Tuesday allowed Tennessee to ban abortions as early as six weeks into pregnancy, while a Texas judge temporarily blocked enforcement of that state's ban on virtually all abortions, in a flurry of activity set off at cour
Ghislaine Maxwell awaits sentence in Epstein sex abuse case

Ghislaine Maxwell awaits sentence in Epstein sex abuse case

NEW YORK (AP) — Ghislaine Maxwell, the jet-setting socialite who once consorted with royals, presidents and billionaires, was brought into a New York courtroom Tuesday in a prison uniform and with her ankles shackled to await her sentence for helping
Jan. 6 hearing features key witness from Trump White House

Jan. 6 hearing features key witness from Trump White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cassidy Hutchinson, a aide in Donald Trump’s White House, is making a surprise appearance Tuesday before the House committee investigating the Jan.
Court kills Flint water charges against ex-governor, others

Court kills Flint water charges against ex-governor, others

DETROIT (AP) — Charges against former Gov. Rick Snyder and others in the Flint water scandal must be dismissed after the Michigan Supreme Court said Tuesday that a judge had no power to issue indictments under a century-old, rarely used law.
Ex-GOP Rep. Fortenberry gets probation for lying to feds

Ex-GOP Rep. Fortenberry gets probation for lying to feds

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Former Republican U.S. Rep.
Scottish leader calls for new independence vote next year

Scottish leader calls for new independence vote next year

LONDON (AP) — Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon told lawmakers in Edinburgh Tuesday that she plans to hold a fresh referendum on Scotland's independence on Oct. 19, 2023.

Draghi: G-20 presidency says Putin won't go to Bali meeting

ELMAU, Germany (AP) — Italian Premier Mario Draghi says the Indonesian presidency of the Group of 20 nations has ruled out in-person participation by Russian President Vladimir Putin at the November meeting of the group in Bali. The Nov.

Fire kills 49 following riot attempt at prison in Colombia

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A fire at a prison in southwestern Colombia has killed at least 49 people and injured a dozen more, prison authorities reported Tuesday.
France's Macron: Russia cannot, should not win Ukraine war

France's Macron: Russia cannot, should not win Ukraine war

KREMENCHUK, Ukraine (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday that Russia “cannot and should not win” the war in Ukraine, as its terrible toll was on full view the day after a Russian missile strike hit a shopping mall, killing 18 people.
46 migrants found dead in abandoned trailer in San Antonio

46 migrants found dead in abandoned trailer in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Forty-six people were found dead after being abandoned in a tractor-trailer on a remote back road in San Antonio in the latest tragedy to claim the lives of migrants smuggled across the border from Mexico to the U.S.