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Libertarian group sues to block student debt cancellation

Sep. 27, 2022 14:50 PM EDT

A libertarian group in California filed a legal challenge to President Joe Biden’s plan for student debt cancellation on Tuesday, calling it an illegal overreach that would increase state tax burdens for some Americans who get their debt forgiven. The lawsuit, believed to be the...

Harris focuses Asia trip on security, adds tour to Korea DMZ

Sep. 27, 2022 10:02 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — In meeting after meeting with Asian leaders Tuesday, Vice President Kamala Harris emphasized the U.S. commitment to regional security and the White House disclosed that she would visit the Demilitarized Zone dividing the rival Koreas. An official said Harris would tour...

US carrier, S. Korea ships launch drills amid North's threat

Sep. 25, 2022 23:29 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A U.S. aircraft carrier and its battle group launched drills with South Korean warships off the Korean Peninsula’s east coast on Monday in their first such training in five years, a day after North Korea test-fired a short-range ballistic missile in a possible response...

South Korea says North Korea test-fired missile toward sea

Sep. 24, 2022 23:39 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile Sunday toward its eastern seas, extending a provocative streak in weapons testing as a U.S. aircraft carrier visits South Korea for joint military exercises in response to the North’s growing nuclear threat. ...

US aircraft carrier arrives in South Korea for joint drills

Sep. 23, 2022 01:09 AM EDT

BUSAN, South Korea (AP) — The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan arrived in the South Korean port of Busan on Friday ahead of the two countries' joint military exercise that aims to show their strength against growing North Korean threats. The joint drills will be...

Arbiter in Trump docs probe signals intent to move quickly

Sep. 20, 2022 20:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The independent arbiter tasked with inspecting documents seized in an FBI search of former President Donald Trump's Florida home said Tuesday he intends to push briskly through the review process and appeared skeptical of the Trump team's reluctance to say whether it believed...

UK's Truss says she'll slash taxes despite economic crisis

Sep. 20, 2022 11:35 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — U.K. Prime Minister Liz Truss said Tuesday that she’s ready to make “unpopular decisions” such as boosting bonuses for wealthy bankers in order to get the country's sluggish economy growing. Speaking before an emergency government budget statement on Friday,...

US aircraft carrier to visit S. Korea amid N. Korean threats

Sep. 19, 2022 07:42 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A U.S. aircraft carrier is to visit South Korea this week for its first joint training with South Korean warships in five years, officials said Monday, in an apparent show of force against increasing North Korean nuclear threats. The USS Ronald Reagan...

US-UK relations enter new chapter as new PM, king settle in

Sep. 17, 2022 17:07 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — President Joe Biden arrived in London to pay his respects to Queen Elizabeth II at a time of transition in U.S.-U.K. relations, as both a new monarch and a new prime minister are settling in. The hawkish approach of Prime Minister Liz Truss to Russia and China puts...

US judge in New Mexico remembered for work ethic, energy

Sep. 17, 2022 14:19 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. District Court Judge James A. Parker, who served in New Mexico for more than three decades and a had a courtroom named after him, has died. Parker died Friday at the age of 85, according to a statement from the U.S. District Court in New Mexico. A...