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Today in History: April 14, Abraham Lincoln is fatally shot at Ford's Theatre

Apr. 14, 2024 00:02 AM EDT

Today is Sunday, April 14, the 105th day of 2024. There are 261 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 14, 1865, President Abraham Lincoln was shot and mortally wounded by John Wilkes Booth during a performance of “Our American Cousin” at...

Ukraine's military chief warns of 'significantly' worsening battlefield situation in the east

Apr. 13, 2024 13:06 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's military chief on Saturday warned that the battlefield situation in the industrial east has “significantly worsened in recent days,” as warming weather allowed Russian forces to launch a fresh push along several stretches of the more 1,000 km-long (620-mile)...

Russian soldiers who quit Putin's war get no hero’s welcome abroad as asylum claims surge

Apr. 12, 2024 15:02 PM EDT

ASTANA, Kazakhstan (AP) — If the choice was death or a bullet to the leg, Yevgeny would take the bullet. A decorated hero of Russia’s war in Ukraine, Yevgeny told his friend and fellow soldier to please aim carefully and avoid bone. The tourniquets were ready. The pain that...

House Speaker Mike Johnson is negotiating with White House to advance Ukraine aid

Apr. 12, 2024 11:38 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Mike Johnson is negotiating with the White House as he prepares for the treacherous task of advancing wartime funding for Ukraine and Israel through the House, a top House Republican said Thursday. House Republican Leader Steve Scalise told reporters...

Belgium launches probe into suspected Russian interference in upcoming EU elections

Apr. 12, 2024 09:51 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo announced on Friday an investigation into suspected Russian interference in June's Europe-wide elections, saying that his country’s intelligence service has confirmed the existence of a network trying to undermine support for Ukraine. ...

Nearly 12,000 homes are flooded in a Russian region bordering Kazakhstan as water levels keep rising

Apr. 12, 2024 08:03 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Nearly 12,000 houses have been flooded in a Russian region bordering Kazakhstan as water levels in the Ural River keep rising and threatening more deluge, authorities said Thursday. The floods sparked evacuations of thousands in the Orenburg region, located some...

Massive attack destroys one of Ukraine's largest power plants

Apr. 12, 2024 03:51 AM EDT

A massive missile and drone attack destroyed one of Ukraine's largest power plants and damaged others, officials said Thursday, part of a renewed Russian campaign targeting energy infrastructure. The Trypilska plant, which was the biggest energy supplier for the Kyiv, Cherkasy and...

House Speaker Mike Johnson is negotiating with White House to advance Ukraine aid

Apr. 11, 2024 21:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Mike Johnson is negotiating with the White House as he prepares for the treacherous task of advancing wartime funding for Ukraine and Israel through the House, a top House Republican said Thursday. House Republican Leader Steve Scalise told reporters...

House Speaker Mike Johnson negotiating with White House to advance Ukraine aid

Apr. 11, 2024 20:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Mike Johnson is negotiating with the White House as he prepares for the treacherous task of advancing wartime funding for Ukraine and Israel through the House, a top House Republican said Thursday. House Republican Leader Steve Scalise told reporters...

House Speaker Mike Johnson negotiating with White House to advance Ukraine aid

Apr. 11, 2024 20:05 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Mike Johnson is negotiating with the White House as he prepares for the treacherous task of advancing wartime funding for Ukraine and Israel through the House, a top House Republican said Thursday. House Republican Leader Steve Scalise told reporters...