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Russia, US exchange accusations over Ukraine at UN

Russia, US exchange accusations over Ukraine at UN

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia accused the West on Monday of “whipping up tensions” over Ukraine and said the U.S. had brought “pure Nazis” to power in Kyiv as the U.N.

No venue change for trial of ex-NFL star's killer

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana judge refused Monday to move the scheduled April retrial of the man who fatally shot former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith in 2016.
Brentford gives Eriksen comeback chance; City signs Alvarez

Brentford gives Eriksen comeback chance; City signs Alvarez

LONDON — With a thumbs up to the camera, Christian Eriksen revealed the team for his return to soccer, almost eight months after collapsing from cardiac arrest at the European Championship.

US federal prisons on lockdown after 2 Texas inmates killed

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal prison system has been placed on a nationwide lockdown after two inmates were killed and two others were injured Monday during a gang altercation at a federal penitentiary in Texas. The incident happened around 11:30 a.
'Call me up!' Jill Biden tells govs' spouses in unity pitch

'Call me up!' Jill Biden tells govs' spouses in unity pitch

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jill Biden on Monday urged spouses of the nation’s governors to keep working together and with her on issues she says transcend politics, such as her efforts to help military families and supporting research into a cure for cancer.
Mandate to vaccinate New Orleans schoolchildren kicking in

Mandate to vaccinate New Orleans schoolchildren kicking in

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As school systems across the U.S.
Judge rejects plea deal for man who killed Ahmaud Arbery

Judge rejects plea deal for man who killed Ahmaud Arbery

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A federal judge rejected a plea agreement Monday that would have averted a hate crimes trial for the man convicted of murdering Ahmaud Arbery .
California moves to dismantle nation's largest death row

California moves to dismantle nation's largest death row

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom, who three years ago placed a moratorium on executions, now is moving to dismantle the United States' largest death row by moving all condemned inmates to other prisons within two years.

Prosecution completes case at Michael Avenatti fraud trial

NEW YORK (AP) — The government rested its case on Monday at a trial where jurors have heard allegations that California lawyer Michael Avenatti stole nearly $300,000 in book proceeds from porn star Stormy Daniels to pay employees at his debt-ridden l
African Union suspends Burkina Faso after coup last week

African Union suspends Burkina Faso after coup last week

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — The African Union has suspended Burkina Faso until constitutional order is restored in the West African country, the organization announced in a tweet on Monday.