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South Korea says it fired warning shots after North Korean soldiers made 3rd temporary incursion

South Korea says it fired warning shots after North Korean soldiers made 3rd temporary incursion

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s military said Friday that it had fired warnings shots the previous day to repel North Korean soldiers who temporarily crossed the rivals’ land border for the third time this month.
Appeals court panel refuses to delay Trump ally Steve Bannon’s 4-month contempt prison sentence

Appeals court panel refuses to delay Trump ally Steve Bannon’s 4-month contempt prison sentence

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court panel on Thursday rejected longtime Donald Trump ally Steve Bannon's bid to stay out of prison while he fights his conviction for defying a subpoena from the House committee that investigated the U.S.
California voters lose a shot at checking state and local tax hikes at the polls

California voters lose a shot at checking state and local tax hikes at the polls

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Supreme Court on Thursday took the rare step of removing a measure from the November ballot that would have made it harder to raise taxes, siding with Gov.
15 shot after a 'sideshow' took over a peaceful Juneteenth celebration in Oakland, police say

15 shot after a 'sideshow' took over a peaceful Juneteenth celebration in Oakland, police say

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Fifteen people were shot after an illegal "sideshow” took over a peaceful Juneteenth celebration in Oakland, California, police said Thursday.
The Lakers are hiring JJ Redick as their new head coach, an AP source says

The Lakers are hiring JJ Redick as their new head coach, an AP source says

LOS ANGELES (AP) — JJ Redick is being hired as the head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, a person with knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press.
South Korea will consider supplying arms to Ukraine after Russia and North Korea sign strategic pact

South Korea will consider supplying arms to Ukraine after Russia and North Korea sign strategic pact

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Thursday that it would consider sending arms to Ukraine, a major policy change suggested after Russia and North Korea rattled the region and beyond by signing a pact to come to each other’s defense in the ev
Authorities arrest Alabama man wanted in connection with multiple homicides

Authorities arrest Alabama man wanted in connection with multiple homicides

MORRILTON, Ark. (AP) — An Alabama man wanted in connection with multiple homicides in Oklahoma has been apprehended in Arkansas, Arkansas State Police said Thursday. Stacy Lee Drake, 50, was taken into custody around 10 a.m.
Tropical Storm Alberto moves inland over northeast Mexico as season's first named storm

Tropical Storm Alberto moves inland over northeast Mexico as season's first named storm

TAMPICO, Mexico (AP) — Tropical Storm Alberto, the season’s first named storm, rumbled ashore early Thursday and moved inland over northeast Mexico, bringing heavy rains to the parched region and leaving at least three dead.
And then there was one: Mark Rutte. Romania's president withdraws from the race for NATO chief

And then there was one: Mark Rutte. Romania's president withdraws from the race for NATO chief

BRUSSELS (AP) — Romania’s president has withdrawn from the race to become NATO’s next secretary general, leaving outgoing Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte all but certain to head the world’s biggest military organization from October.
Swedish court acquits former Syrian army general accused of role in war crimes

Swedish court acquits former Syrian army general accused of role in war crimes

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Swedish court on Thursday acquitted a former Syrian army general accused of playing a role in war crimes in his home country more than a decade ago. Brig. Gen.
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