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Multiple explosions rock eastern Ukraine city of Kharkiv

Oct. 07, 2022 18:53 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A series of explosions rocked the eastern Ukraine city of Kharkiv early Saturday, sending towering plumes of illuminated smoke into the sky and triggering a series of secondary explosions. There were no immediate reports of casualties The blasts...

New Biden counterterror strategy puts limits on drone use

Oct. 07, 2022 18:47 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Friday formally issued new guidance curtailing the use of armed drones outside of war zones as part of a new counterterrorism strategy that places a greater priority on protecting civilian lives. The new policies require presidential...

Michael Flynn’s ReAwaken roadshow recruits ‘Army of God'

Oct. 07, 2022 17:32 PM EDT

BATAVIA, N.Y. (AP) — By the time the red, white and blue-colored microphone had been switched off, the crowd of 3,000 had listened to hours of invective and grievance. “We’re under warfare,” one speaker told them. Another said she would “take a bullet for my nation,”...

Live Updates: Russia-Ukraine War

Oct. 07, 2022 16:53 PM EDT

KYIV — A Ukrainian official says the bodies of 530 people have been discovered in recaptured areas of Kharkiv region since Sept. 7. Ukraine's First Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs Yevhen Yenin said Friday the bodies included those 225 women, 257 men and 19 children, while 29...

Biden's 'Armageddon' talk edges beyond bounds of US intel

Oct. 07, 2022 15:49 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s warning that the world is at risk of a nuclear “Armageddon” was designed to send an unvarnished message that no one should underestimate the extraordinary danger if Russia deploys tactical nuclear weapons in its war against Ukraine, administration...

Biden's 'Armageddon' talk edges beyond bounds of US intel

Oct. 07, 2022 15:28 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s warning that the world is at risk of a nuclear “Armageddon” was designed to send an unvarnished message that no one should underestimate the extraordinary danger if Russia deploys tactical nuclear weapons in its war against Ukraine, administration...

Israeli army kills 2 Palestinians in West Bank amid tensions

Oct. 07, 2022 15:07 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli army fatally shot two Palestinian teenagers during confrontations in the occupied West Bank on Friday, the Palestinian Health Ministry said. The teenagers were among the more than 100 Palestinians killed in the territory so far in 2022 — the deadliest spasm of...

Thais mourn dozens, mainly kids, killed in day care attack

Oct. 07, 2022 12:20 PM EDT

UTHAI SAWAN, Thailand (AP) — Relatives wailed and collapsed in grief before the small coffins of children Friday after a fired police officer stormed a rural Thai day care center at naptime and massacred 36 people. At least 24 of the dead were children, mostly preschoolers. The...

Armenia, Azerbaijan hold talks in efforts to ease tensions

Oct. 07, 2022 03:36 AM EDT

PRAGUE (AP) — The leaders of Azerbaijan and Armenia have held talks in Prague in efforts to ease tensions between the two longtime adversaries. Armenia agreed to “facilitate a civilian EU mission alongside the border with Azerbaijan,” according to a joint statement released...

Analysis: Iran protests persist, becoming threat for Tehran

Oct. 07, 2022 02:29 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Protests in Iran over the death of a 22-year-old woman detained by the country's morality police have stretched into a third week, even after authorities disrupted the internet, deployed riot troops and attacked perceived enemies abroad. That...