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World’s oldest known person, a French nun, dies at 118

Jan. 18, 2023 12:46 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — A French nun who was believed to be the world’s oldest person but had been reportedly growing weary of the burdens of age has died a few weeks before her 119th birthday, her nursing home in southern France said Wednesday. Lucile Randon, known as Sister André, was...

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

Jan. 16, 2023 20:09 PM EST

Indianapolis Business Journal. January 13, 2023. Editorial: Property tax legislation is good idea that needs more time, study We’re intrigued by Rep. Peggy Mayfield’s bill that aims to reduce the number of smaller businesses that pay the personal property...

Local media reports a 72-seat passenger airplane has crashed in Nepal

Jan. 15, 2023 01:23 AM EST
NEW DELHI (AP) — Local media reports a 72-seat passenger airplane has crashed in Nepal.

UFC President Dana White seen on video slapping his wife

Jan. 04, 2023 02:48 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — UFC President Dana White was seen on video released by TMZ slapping his wife, Anne, while the two were on vacation in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, last month. White told TMZ in an interview Tuesday he was “embarrassed” and concerned for how his three children were...

Time of triumph for GOP turns into 'distraction' with Santos

Dec. 29, 2022 16:02 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — It should be a time of triumph for Republicans ready to take back control of the House in the new Congress next week, but their leaders are struggling with an embarrassing distraction about one of their own: What to do about George Santos? Weeks after winning a...

A fire burning through a Cambodian hotel casino on the border with Thailand has killed at least 10, local media report

Dec. 28, 2022 22:49 PM EST
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A fire burning through a Cambodian hotel casino on the border with Thailand has killed at least 10, local media report.

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Dec. 28, 2022 18:34 PM EST

Charlotte Observer/Raleigh New & Observer. December 23, 2022. Editorial: A new GOP star may be rising, and it’s bad news for North Carolina Almost everything North Carolina congressman Dan Bishop does seems to be about attention. Running...

Journalists in Somalia slam government restrictions, arrests

Dec. 23, 2022 04:09 AM EST

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Journalists in Somalia say the government is further restricting their work amid a significant military offensive against the al-Shabab extremist group, with a new directive to submit content for approval before publication. In the latest incident, police in...

Police: 2 dead after shooting at NC law firm office

Dec. 20, 2022 17:50 PM EST

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Two men are dead after a shooting at a North Carolina law firm office on Monday afternoon, police said. Goldsboro police spokesperson LaToya Henry said officers went to the Riddle & Brantley law firm around 4 p.m. and found two men dead with apparent...

Journalist suspensions widen rift between Twitter and media

Dec. 18, 2022 02:54 AM EST

Elon Musk's abrupt suspension of several journalists who cover Twitter widens a growing rift between the social media site and media organizations that have used the platform to build their audiences. Individual reporters with The New York Times, The Washington Post, CNN, Voice of...