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Bureau of Land Management shrinks proposed size of controversial Idaho wind farm project

Jun. 10, 2024 23:21 PM EDT

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — The federal Bureau of Land Management’s preferred alternative for a proposed large-scale wind energy farm in southern Idaho would shrink its size by nearly half and move it farther from a national historic site. The proposed Lava Ridge wind farm has...

Has Israel followed the law in its war in Gaza? The US is due to render a first-of-its-kind verdict

May. 08, 2024 13:37 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing heat over its military support for Israel's war, the Biden administration is due to deliver a first-of-its-kind formal verdict this week on whether the airstrikes on Gaza and restrictions on delivery of aid have violated international and U.S. laws designed to spare...

US lawmakers urge release of Russia critic Kara-Murza on the anniversary of his imprisonment

Apr. 09, 2024 13:48 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of Congress on Tuesday called for the immediate release of Russian opposition figure Vladimir Kara-Murza Jr. as lawmakers marked the second anniversary of his imprisonment, part of the Kremlin’s sweeping crackdown on critics of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. ...