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Russian military recruiter shot amid fear of Ukraine call-up

Sep. 26, 2022 09:52 AM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A young man shot a Russian military officer at close range at an enlistment office Monday, in an unusually bold attack reflecting resistance to the Russian leadership's efforts to mobilize hundreds of thousands of men to wage war on Ukraine. The shooting comes...

Amid protests, Iran’s Guard strikes Kurdish groups in Iraq

Sep. 26, 2022 09:39 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard on Monday unleashed a wave of drone strikes and artillery, targeting what Tehran says are bases of Iranian Kurdish separatists in northern Iraq, a semiofficial news agency reported. It was the second such...

Cordarrelle Patterson rumbles Falcons past Seahawks 27-23

Sep. 25, 2022 21:06 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — After more than a week away from home, Cordarrelle Patterson wasn’t about to head back to Atlanta as one of two winless teams in the NFL. “We’ve been away for eight days. I told them there’s no way I’m coming home with a ‘L,’” Patterson said. “My...

Occupied Ukraine holds Kremlin-staged vote on joining Russia

Sep. 23, 2022 17:03 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A Kremlin-orchestrated referendum got underway Friday in occupied regions of Ukraine that sought to make them part of Russia, with some officials carrying ballots to apartment blocks accompanied by gun-toting police. Kyiv and the West condemned it as a rigged election whose...

TVA seeks help combating looters of cultural resources

Sep. 17, 2022 10:19 AM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Archaeological looting is a serious problem on the Tennessee Valley Authority’s vast land holdings in a seven-state area where an estimated 12,500 archaeological sites have been identified. It’s possible there could be three times that many sites,...

Ukraine's military claims downing Iran drone used by Russia

Sep. 14, 2022 00:58 AM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's military claimed Tuesday for the first time that it encountered an Iranian-supplied suicide drone used by Russia on the battlefield, showing the deepening ties between Moscow and Tehran as the Islamic Republic's tattered nuclear deal with world powers hangs in the...

Armenia, Azerbaijan report 99 troops killed in border clash

Sep. 13, 2022 21:05 PM EDT

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Fighting on the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan killed about 100 troops Tuesday as attacks on both sides fed fears of broader hostilities breaking out between the longtime adversaries. Armenia said at least 49 of its soldiers were killed; Azerbaijan...

Ethiopia's economy struggles as war reignites in Tigray

Sep. 13, 2022 06:09 AM EDT

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Once home to one of Africa’s fastest-growing economies, Ethiopia is struggling as the war in its Tigray region has reignited and weary citizens far from the front are pleading for peace. Ethiopians are experiencing the highest inflation in a decade, foreign...

US B-52 bombers fly over Middle East amid tensions with Iran

Sep. 05, 2022 03:55 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United States military said Monday it flew a pair of nuclear-capable B-52 long-distance bombers over the Middle East in a show of force, the latest such mission in the region as tensions remain high between Washington and Tehran. The bombers...

How a Tampa Bay man survived vicious alligator attack

Sep. 04, 2022 03:11 AM EDT

BRANDON, Fla. (AP) — Juan Carlos La Verde was swimming in Lake Thonotosassa when he hit something hard. “It all happened very quickly, but I remember feeling the scales, the tongue and the teeth of this huge animal that looked like a Jurassic beast,” said La Verde, 34. ...