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Separatists in Iran kill up to 19, including Guard commander

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iranian state-linked media reported late Friday that up to 19 people, including a commander in the paramilitary Revolutionary Guard, were killed in an attack by armed separatists on a police base in the eastern city

Russia vetoes UN resolution calling its referendums illegal

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia vetoed a U.N.
Putin illegally annexes Ukraine land; Kyiv seeks NATO entry

Putin illegally annexes Ukraine land; Kyiv seeks NATO entry

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin signed treaties Friday to illegally annex more occupied Ukrainian territory in a sharp escalation of his war.
Gunfire heard in Burkina Faso, sparking fears of new coup

Gunfire heard in Burkina Faso, sparking fears of new coup

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Gunfire rang out in Burkina Faso's capital and the state broadcaster went off the air Friday, sparking fears that another coup attempt could be underway nine months after the democratically elected president was ouste
Ian lashes South Carolina as Florida surveys devastation

Ian lashes South Carolina as Florida surveys devastation

CHARLESTON, S.C.
House OKs bill to avert government shutdown, aid Ukraine

House OKs bill to avert government shutdown, aid Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-led House passed a short-term spending bill on Friday that finances the federal government through mid-December and provides another infusion of military and economic aid to Ukraine as lawmakers acted to avert a parti
US hits Russia with new sanctions over Ukraine,tensions soar

US hits Russia with new sanctions over Ukraine,tensions soar

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and its allies hit back at Russia’s annexation of four Ukrainian regions on Friday, slapping sanctions on more than 1,000 people and companies including arms supply networks, as Moscow and the West escalated an alr
Nevada governor orders prison head to resign after escape

Nevada governor orders prison head to resign after escape

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The head of Nevada's Department of Corrections has resigned at the request of Gov. Steve Sisolak in the wake of an escape by a convicted bombmaker that went unreported for four days.
Sailor found not guilty of setting fire that destroyed ship

Sailor found not guilty of setting fire that destroyed ship

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Navy judge has ruled a sailor was not guilty of setting a fire that destroyed the USS Bonhomme Richard in San Diego in 2020. The ruling Friday came after a nine-day trial at Naval Base San Diego.
Suicide bomber strikes Kabul education center, killing 19

Suicide bomber strikes Kabul education center, killing 19

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber struck an education center in a Shiite area of the Afghan capital on Friday, killing 19 people and wounding 27, including teenagers who were taking university practice entry exams, a Taliban spokesman said.