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Mexican authorities: Thieves killed American, 2 Australians to steal their truck

Mexican authorities: Thieves killed American, 2 Australians to steal their truck

Mexico City —  Thieves killed two Australians and an American on a surfing trip to Mexico to steal their truck, particularly because they wanted the tires, authorities said Sunday. Baja California state prosecutors released grisly details of the slayings but have not yet officially confirmed the identity of the bodies. They said family members of ...

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Biden: All jailed journalists should be released

Biden: All jailed journalists should be released

WASHINGTON —  U.S. President Joe Biden has called for the release of all imprisoned journalists — including three American reporters — who have been jailed over their work, in a Friday statement commemorating World Press Freedom Day. “Journalism should not be a crime anywhere on Earth,” Biden said in the statement. “On World Press Freedom ...

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Harvey Weinstein to be retried after rape conviction overturned

Harvey Weinstein to be retried after rape conviction overturned

Harvey Weinstein will be retried in New York, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office said in court on Wednesday, a week after the state’s highest court threw out his 2020 rape conviction. The once-powerful movie mogel appeared in court before Judge Curtis Farber more than four years after his conviction was hailed as a milestone for ...

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Biden calls on Putin to release journalists Gershkovich, Kurmasheva jailed in Russia

Biden calls on Putin to release journalists Gershkovich, Kurmasheva jailed in Russia

U.S. President Joe Biden called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to release American journalists Evan Gershkovich and Alsu Kurmasheva from Russian prisons, during the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner Saturday in Washington. “Journalism is clearly not a crime,” Biden said. “Putin should release Evan and Alsu immediately.” Gershkovich, a Russian correspondent for The Wall Street ...

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Though migration affects both US and Mexico, Mexican politicians rarely mention it

Though migration affects both US and Mexico, Mexican politicians rarely mention it

brighton, colorado —  Republican activists gathered in a school lunchroom last month to hear political pitches from candidates and agreed on the top issue in the Denver suburbs these days: immigration. The area has been disrupted by the arrival of largely Venezuelan migrants coming north through Mexico, they said. Virtually everyone in the meeting said ...

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Planned Biden-Erdogan meeting at White House postponed, Turkish official says

Planned Biden-Erdogan meeting at White House postponed, Turkish official says

ANKARA —  President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s planned meeting with U.S. President Joe Biden, set for May 9 at the White House, has been postponed because of changes in the Turkish leader’s schedule, a Turkish official said on Friday. A new date will soon be set, the official said, requesting anonymity. The White House had not ...

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No longer a US priority, is Afghanistan a Central Asia problem now?

No longer a US priority, is Afghanistan a Central Asia problem now?

Washington —  Afghanistan’s Central Asian neighbors are holding out hope that America, based on its pledges at September’s C5+1 summit, will expand its role in this neighborhood. The wish list includes delivering more humanitarian assistance to the Afghan people, facilitating the expansion of trade, and combating the threats of terrorism emanating from Afghanistan. Officials speaking ...

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Officials: US plans  billion aid package for Ukraine

Officials: US plans $1 billion aid package for Ukraine

The United States is planning to send a military aid package valued at up to $1 billion immediately after a supplemental funding bill under discussion in the Senate is passed and signed into law, two defense officials tell VOA. The package drawn from U.S. military stockpiles will include ammunition for HIMARS and 155 mm rounds, ...

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Opening statements expected Monday at Trump’s criminal trial

Opening statements expected Monday at Trump’s criminal trial

Opening arguments are set to start Monday at the New York trial of Donald Trump, the first criminal case ever brought against a former U.S. president. In addressing the 12-member jury, prosecutors are likely to allege that Trump schemed in 2016 — just ahead of his successful White House campaign — to hide hush money ...

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Pakistan protests ‘erroneous’ US sanctions on Chinese firms over missile program allegations

Pakistan protests ‘erroneous’ US sanctions on Chinese firms over missile program allegations

Islamabad —  Pakistan criticized the United States on Saturday for penalizing four international companies on charges they are aiding its ballistic missile program. “Pakistan rejects political use of export controls,” said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Mumtaz Zahra Baloch. The reaction came a day after Washington imposed sanctions on three Chinese companies and one Belarus-based firm for ...

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