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Tanzania's president cancels Independence Day celebrations

Dec. 06, 2022 05:21 AM EST

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Tanzania’s president, Samia Suluhu Hassan, has canceled Independence Day celebrations scheduled for Friday and directed that the budget instead be used to build dormitories for children with special needs. The 61st Independence Day event was to cost...

Thousands join nationalist march on Polish Independence Day

Nov. 11, 2022 14:16 PM EST

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Tens of thousands in Warsaw marched peacefully Friday in a yearly Independence Day march organized by Polish nationalist groups that included some anti-Ukrainian and anti-European Union slogans. The march is controversial because it’s led by far-right groups...

South Dakota candidates rally base ahead of Election Day

Nov. 07, 2022 18:35 PM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem planned a Monday reelection rally featuring a video message from former President Donald Trump in a final push to turn out voters in the heavily-Republican western part of the state, while her Democratic challenger, state lawmaker Jamie...

Search for solutions drives race to save Utah salt flats

Nov. 03, 2022 19:47 PM EDT

WENDOVER, Utah (AP) — In the Utah desert, a treeless expanse of pristine white salt crystals has long lured daredevil speed racers, filmmakers and social media-obsessed tourists. It’s so flat that on certain days, visitors swear they can see the curvature of the earth. The...

Dem rival: WVa GOP Rep. Miller's forum absence stands out

Nov. 03, 2022 11:47 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Carol Miller repeatedly passed on opportunities to engage with her main opponent to discuss issues with voters in her West Virginia district, instead taking a more direct route. While Miller appeared at an event with Democrat...