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Running Twitter may be much harder than Elon Musk thinks

May. 11, 2022 13:09 PM EDT

On Tuesday, Elon Musk said he would reverse Twitter’s ban of former President Donald Trump, who was booted in January 2021 for inciting violence at the U.S. Capitol, should he succeed in acquiring the social platform for $44 billion. But the day before, the Tesla CEO also said he...

Musk says he would reverse Twitter's ban of Donald Trump

May. 10, 2022 18:47 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Elon Musk said Twitter would reverse its ban of former President Donald Trump if his purchase of the social media company goes through, signaling just how permissive the platform could become toward free speech under his ownership. Speaking virtually at an auto...

EXPLAINER: Why Victory Day in Russia is different this year

May. 09, 2022 00:39 AM EDT

The invasion of Ukraine means that fewer Russian tanks and other military hardware will rumble through Moscow’s Red Square on Monday, when the country marks its victory over Nazi Germany in World War II. The patriotic fervor associated with the sacred holiday, however, could be as strong as ever....

Back with the banned: Do Twitter's exiles return under Musk?

Apr. 30, 2022 08:03 AM EDT

QAnon loyalists, COVID deniers, neo-Nazis and a former American president: The list of people banned from Twitter is long, but their exile could soon come to an end if Elon Musk's $44 billion offer for the platform is approved. Musk, the world’s richest man and the owner of SpaceX...

PBS' 'Ridley Road' holds lessons to America from '60s London

Apr. 29, 2022 12:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — It took eight long years for Sarah Solemani to get a murky part of Britain’s post-World War II history from the pages of a book to our TV screens. She had been impressed by Jo Bloom’s 2014 novel “Ridley Road” about a Jewish-led underground anti-fascist...

Canadian report warns of extremist infiltration in military

Apr. 25, 2022 15:43 PM EDT

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Canadian Armed Forces is not doing enough to detect and prevent white supremacists and other violent extremists from infiltrating the military, said a report released Monday by Defense Minister Anita Anand. The report comes after a yearlong review by a...

Tensions over race, religion in France's presidential race

Apr. 21, 2022 12:59 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — From attacks on “wokeism” to crackdowns on mosques, France’s presidential campaign has been especially challenging for voters of immigrant heritage and religious minorities, as discourse painting them as “the other” has gained ground across a swath of French society. ...

Live Updates | Russians fight in streets of Ukrainian town

Apr. 18, 2022 19:25 PM EDT

KVIV, Ukraine — A Ukrainian military official said street battles have begun and evacuation is impossible in the town of Kreminna. That's one of only two spots where the Ukrainians said the Russians managed to break through on Monday along a front stretching for hundreds of miles. ...

EXPLAINER: After failed Kyiv blitz, Russia focuses on east

Apr. 07, 2022 02:22 AM EDT

With Russian hopes for storming Kyiv and other major cities in northern Ukraine dashed by stiff resistance, Moscow has refocused its efforts on the country's east, seeking to make gains there and use them to dictate its terms in talks on ending the conflict. The Russian troops are...

Slovak far-right leader sentenced for sympathy to neo-Nazism

Apr. 05, 2022 10:21 AM EDT

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — An appeals court in Slovakia on Tuesday dismissed a lower court ruling that convicted the leader of a far-right party for the illegal use of neo-Nazi symbols. But the country's Supreme Court still found Marian Kotleba guilty of sympathizing with...