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Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Sep. 23, 2022 19:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — National security adviser Jake Sullivan; Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Sullivan; Reps. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., and Nancy Mace, R-S.C. __ CBS’ “Face the...

US allows tech firms to boost internet access in Iran

Sep. 23, 2022 15:26 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — American tech firms will be allowed to expand their business in Iran, where most internet access has been cut off in response to anti-government protests, the Treasury Department said Friday. Iran has been cracking down on demonstrators protesting the death of...

Biden: Russia's Ukraine abuses 'make your blood run cold'

Sep. 21, 2022 22:09 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Joe Biden declared at the United Nations on Wednesday that Russia has “shamelessly violated the core tenets” of the international body with its war in Ukraine as he summoned nations around the globe to stand firm in backing the Ukrainian resistance. ...

Russian separatists release 10, including 2 US veterans

Sep. 21, 2022 17:37 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Two U.S. military veterans who disappeared three months ago while fighting Russia with Ukrainian forces were among 10 prisoners, including five British nationals, released by Russian-backed separatists as part of a prisoner exchange mediated by Saudi Arabia, officials said...

One year later, growing global perils as Biden returns to UN

Sep. 20, 2022 18:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — President Joe Biden is confronting no shortage of difficult issues as he travels to New York for the annual gathering of world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly. The Russian war in Ukraine is at a critical juncture. European fears that a recession could be just...

At UN, Truss aims to show UK can still lead on world stage

Sep. 20, 2022 17:55 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — British Prime Minister Liz Truss, a politician often compared to “Iron Lady” Margaret Thatcher, is presenting herself to the world as a steely leader for tough times. The new prime minister has come to the United Nations to argue that in an increasingly...

Musk to seek exemption from Iran sanctions for Web access

Sep. 20, 2022 17:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elon Musk's hope to operate his satellite internet firm in Iran requires permission from the Treasury Department, which said Tuesday it welcomes applications to support internet freedom in the country that is largely isolated from Wwestern economies. The Tesla...

4 Ukrainian regions schedule votes this week to join Russia

Sep. 20, 2022 17:40 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian-controlled regions of eastern and southern Ukraine announced plans Tuesday to start voting this week to become integral parts of Russia. The Kremlin-backed efforts to swallow up four regions could set the stage for Moscow to escalate the war following Ukrainian...

Biden meets with families of Whelan, Griner at White House

Sep. 17, 2022 00:59 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden met Friday with family members of WNBA star Brittney Griner and another American detained in Russia, Paul Whelan, the first face-to-face encounter that the president has had with the relatives. In a statement after the meetings, which were held...

Albanian police force open Iranian Embassy after expulsions

Sep. 08, 2022 14:43 PM EDT

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian special forces police forced the door of the Iranian Embassy in Tirana on Thursday and officers surrounded the compound in which it stands, shortly after the last staff members left the building following the government's order to expel them. The...