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2 Indian fighter jets crash, killing pilot

Jan. 28, 2023 03:38 AM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — Two Indian air force jets crashed in the central state of Madhya Pradesh on Saturday, killing one pilot, officials said. The Indian air force said on Twitter the aircraft were on routine operational training mission. One of the three pilots involved sustained...

South Dakota's Noem breaks news conference tradition

Jan. 27, 2023 18:13 PM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem has yet to make herself available to the Capitol press during the first three weeks of the state's legislative session, breaking with a decades-old ritual of South Dakota governors holding a weekly news conference to publicly discuss their...

Editorial Roundup: South Dakota

Jan. 27, 2023 11:44 AM EST

Madison Daily Leader. January 25, 2023. Editorial: Can we avoid a “Santos” In S.D.? Rep. George Santos is a member of the United States House of Representatives, representing New York’s Third Congressional District. He was elected on a platform of lies. This...

Journalists convicted of revealing Finland defense secrets

Jan. 27, 2023 07:41 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Two investigative journalists for a major daily newspaper in Finland were convicted Friday of revealing national defense secrets in a 2017 article that prosecutors said included information from classified documents, Finnish media said. The prosecution...

Murdoch pulls plug on possible merger of News Corp., Fox

Jan. 25, 2023 07:19 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Rupert Murdoch has pulled the plug on a proposal to bring back together his News Corp. and Fox Corp., saying the merger isn't coming at the right time for shareholders. In similar statements Tuesday, the companies said their boards received letters from Murdoch...

Journalist deaths jumped 50% in 2022, led by Ukraine, Mexico

Jan. 24, 2023 10:29 AM EST

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Killings of journalists around the world jumped by 50% in 2022 compared to the previous year, driven largely by attacks in Ukraine, Mexico and Haiti. According to a report Tuesday by the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists, at least 67 news...

Moroccan lawmakers denounce European Parliament criticism

Jan. 23, 2023 15:13 PM EST

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — The Moroccan Parliament decided Monday to reconsider its ties with the European Parliament and subject them to a comprehensive evaluation after the EU legislature criticized the state of press freedoms in Morocco. The decision followed an extraordinary joint...

Kuwait's government resigns amid struggle with assembly

Jan. 23, 2023 11:38 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Kuwait's government resigned on Monday amid a power struggle with the Arab Gulf country's assembly less than four months after parliamentary elections delivered a mandate for change. The state-run KUNA news agency confirmed the resignation, which...

Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Jan. 23, 2023 07:11 AM EST

Dubuque Telegraph Herald. January 18, 2023. Editorial: Iowa Senate change could have chilling effect on public access A change in the Iowa Senate last year appears even more immutable as the opening of the current legislative session revealed a more permanent home for...

News outlets join to oppose gag order in Idaho stabbing case

Jan. 20, 2023 17:43 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Twenty-two regional and national news organizations have formed a coalition to ask a judge to narrow a gag order in the case against a man accused of killing four University of Idaho students. The coalition, which includes The Associated Press, contends that...