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Today in History: December 13, George W. Bush claims victory

Dec. 13, 2022 00:05 AM EST

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Dec. 13, the 347th day of 2022. There are 18 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 13, 2000, Republican George W. Bush claimed the presidency a day after the U.S. Supreme Court shut down further...

Turkish strikes on US Kurd allies resonate in Ukraine war

Dec. 03, 2022 12:48 PM EST

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Biden administration officials are toughening their language toward NATO ally Turkey as they try to talk Turkish President Recep Erdogan out of launching a bloody and destabilizing ground offensive against American-allied Kurdish forces in neighboring Syria. ...

Salt, drought decimate buffaloes in Iraq's southern marshes

Nov. 23, 2022 05:13 AM EST

CHIBAYISH, Iraq (AP) — Abbas Hashem fixed his worried gaze on the horizon — the day was almost gone and still, there was no sign of the last of his water buffaloes. He knows that when his animals don't come back from roaming the marshes of this part of Iraq, they must be dead. ...

Bush calls Zelenskyy ‘tough dude,’ says Ukraine can win

Nov. 16, 2022 18:25 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Former President George W. Bush called Ukraine's president a “tough dude” on Wednesday, saying he believes Volodymyr Zelenskyy can win the war against Russia — as long as they get the support they need. “Absolutely they can win, they're winning,” Bush said...

Lawyer: Saddam's relative has no role in IS killings in Iraq

Nov. 13, 2022 10:16 AM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — The late Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein's great-nephew has no links with the Islamic State group but was sent back to Iraq as part of a political deal with Lebanese authorities, his lawyer said Sunday. Bushra al-Khalil told The Associated Press that her client, Abdullah...

Watches, daggers and cricket ice cream: Asian summit treats

Nov. 11, 2022 00:06 AM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — A custom wristwatch from Cambodian leader Hun Sen at the ASEAN summit in Phnom Penh, a foot-long dagger at the G-20 meetings in Bali, and cricket ice cream and Thai noodles with worm sauce at the APEC talks in Bangkok. World leaders have a surfeit of swag and...

Today in History: November 8, Hitler's "Beer-Hall Putsch"

Nov. 08, 2022 00:36 AM EST

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Nov. 8, the 312th day of 2022. There are 53 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 8, 1923, Adolf Hitler launched his first attempt at seizing power in Germany with a failed coup in Munich...

Today in History: November 5, Fort Hood shooting kills 13

Nov. 05, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, Nov. 5, the 309th day of 2022. There are 56 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 5, 2009, a shooting rampage at the Fort Hood Army post in Texas left 13 people dead; Maj. Nidal Hasan, an...