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Israeli raid leaves 4 Palestinians dead in West Bank camp

Sep. 28, 2022 15:58 PM EDT

JENIN REFUGEE CAMP, West Bank (AP) — At least four Palestinians were killed and 44 wounded during an Israeli military raid Wednesday into the Jenin refugee camp in the West Bank, the Palestinian Health Ministry reported, marking the deadliest episode since Israel escalated a crackdown on the...

New Mexico settles wrongful death suit over veteran's death

Sep. 28, 2022 12:58 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A wrongful death lawsuit filed against the New Mexico Department of Health after a Vietnam War veteran contracted COVID-19 at a veterans’ home has been settled for $300,000. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports that 75-year-old Rickey Lee Widener of Ruidoso died...

Moscow patriarch: Russian war dead have their sins forgiven

Sep. 27, 2022 15:54 PM EDT

Russian soldiers who die in the line of duty in Ukraine have all of their sins forgiven, the patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church proclaimed in a sermon, comparing their sacrificial death to that of Jesus. The assertion, made on Sunday, ratchets up Moscow Patriarch Kirill's...

Ukraine warns of 'nuclear terrorism' after strike near plant

Sep. 19, 2022 20:45 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A Russian missile blasted a crater close to a nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine on Monday, damaging nearby industrial equipment but not hitting its three reactors. Ukrainian authorities denounced the move as an act of “nuclear terrorism.” The missile...

Queen's death is reminder of disappearing WWII generation

Sep. 17, 2022 10:45 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The long goodbye for Queen Elizabeth II is a reminder of a broader truth playing out with little fanfare across Britain: The nation is bidding farewell to the men and women who fought the country’s battles during World War II. The queen, who served as a mechanic and...

Today in History: September 17, Camp David Accords

Sep. 17, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, Sept. 17, the 260th day of 2022. There are 105 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 17, 1978, after meeting at Camp David, Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin (men-AH’-kem BAY’-gihn)...

Queen's death is reminder of disappearing WWII generation

Sep. 16, 2022 14:27 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The long goodbye for Queen Elizabeth II is a reminder of a broader truth playing out with little fanfare across Britain: The nation is bidding farewell to the men and women who fought the country’s battles during World War II. The queen, who served as a mechanic and...

Amnesty says 6 from minority Shiite family killed by Taliban

Sep. 16, 2022 10:34 AM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A leading international rights group released a harrowing report Friday about six members of an extended minority Shiite family in Afghanistan who were brutally killed by the Taliban earlier this summer. It accused Afghanistan's new rulers of blatant disregard of human rights and...

Stories of UK's disappearing World War II generation

Sep. 16, 2022 09:22 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The death of Queen Elizabeth II is a reminder that the World War II generation is aging. Like the queen, even the youngest veterans of the war are now nearing their 100th birthdays, and a steady stream of obituaries tells the story of a disappearing generation. Here...

Cease-fire holds between Armenia and Azerbaijan

Sep. 15, 2022 15:28 PM EDT

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — A cease-fire between Armenia and Azerbaijan held Thursday following two days of fighting that killed 176 soldiers from both sides. Armen Grigoryan, the secretary of Armenia’s Security Council, said the truce brokered thanks to international mediation took...