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Today in History

Jan. 23, 2022 00:08 AM EST

Today in History Today is Sunday, Jan. 23, the 23rd day of 2022. There are 342 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 23, 2020, Chinese state media said the city of Wuhan would be shutting down outbound flights and trains,...

Tracking Biden's 1st-year progress delivering on promises

Jan. 19, 2022 08:02 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — During his first year in office, President Joe Biden took action on a number of his key campaign promises, from rebuilding U.S. alliances globally to distributing vaccines across America and the world. But others remain works in progress or dependent on Congress...

Today in History

Jan. 17, 2022 00:04 AM EST

Today in History Today is Monday, Jan. 17, the 17th day of 2022. There are 348 days left in the year. This is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 17, 1961, President Dwight D. Eisenhower delivered his farewell address in...

European Parliament President David Sassoli dies at age 65

Jan. 11, 2022 09:37 AM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — David Sassoli, an Italian journalist who worked his way up in politics while defending the downtrodden and oppressed to become president of the European Union’s parliament, died in an Italian hospital on Tuesday at 65. European Council President Charles Michel...

Rights group verifies Polish senator was hacked with spyware

Jan. 06, 2022 14:27 PM EST

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Amnesty International said Thursday it has independently confirmed that powerful spyware from the Israeli surveillance software maker NSO Group was used to hack a Polish senator multiple times in 2019 when he was running the opposition’s parliamentary election campaign. ...

Putin wishes Russians happier new year, hails their strength

Dec. 31, 2021 09:34 AM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday wished Russians positive changes in the new year, hailing their solidarity and strength in the face of tough challenges like the coronavirus pandemic. In a televised address broadcast just before midnight in each of...

Russian court shuts renowned rights group

Dec. 28, 2021 12:38 PM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s highest court on Tuesday shut down one of the country’s oldest and most prominent human rights organizations, the latest move in a relentless crackdown on rights activists, independent media and opposition supporters. The Supreme Court's ruling to close...

Russian court slaps Google, Meta with massive fines

Dec. 24, 2021 12:20 PM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — A Moscow court on Friday slapped Google with a nearly $100 million fine and also fined Facebook’s parent company Meta $27 million over their failure to delete content banned by local law, as Russia seeks to step up pressure on technology giants. The Tagansky...

Putin to the West: 'It is not us who threaten anyone'

Dec. 23, 2021 14:11 PM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin urged the West on Thursday to “immediately” meet Russia's demand for security guarantees precluding NATO's expansion to Ukraine, saying the U.S. is “on the threshold of our home.” Speaking during a marathon annual news...

AP Week in Pictures: Global

Dec. 18, 2021 03:00 AM EST

Dec. 11-17, 2021 From Daria Navalnaya, the daughter of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny, holding her father's portrait at the European Parliament, in Strasbourg, France, where she received the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought Award, the European Union's top human rights...