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In video call, Biden presses China's Xi on Russia support

In video call, Biden presses China's Xi on Russia support

WASHINGTON (AP) — Key figures for a war half a world away, President Joe Biden and China’s Xi Jinping spoke for nearly two hours on Friday as the White House looked to deter Beijing from providing military or economic assistance for Russia’s invasion
Taliban release 3 Afghan TV staffers detained over media ban

Taliban release 3 Afghan TV staffers detained over media ban

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban have released three employees of Afghanistan's largest television station who were detained over a report that the country's new rulers had banned all broadcasts of foreign drama series, a channel executive said
UK regulator revokes license of Russia-backed broadcaster RT

UK regulator revokes license of Russia-backed broadcaster RT

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s communications regulator on Friday revoked the license of the state-funded Russian broadcaster RT amid concern that its coverage of the war in Ukraine was biased.
Rescuers search theater rubble as Russian attacks continue

Rescuers search theater rubble as Russian attacks continue

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Rescue workers searched for survivors Thursday in the ruins of a theater blown apart by a Russian airstrike in the besieged city of Mariupol , while scores of Ukrainians across the country were killed in ferocious urban attacks o
Moderna seeks FDA authorization for 4th dose of COVID shot

Moderna seeks FDA authorization for 4th dose of COVID shot

WASHINGTON (AP) — Drugmaker Moderna asked the Food and Drug Administration on Thursday to authorize a fourth shot of its COVID-19 vaccine as a booster dose for all adults.
Convict: Lorenzen Wright's ex-wife recruited him for killing

Convict: Lorenzen Wright's ex-wife recruited him for killing

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A former Navy sailor and convicted killer testified Thursday that Lorenzen Wright’s ex-wife asked him and another man to kill the former NBA player nearly 12 years ago in Atlanta.
NTSB: 13-year-old drove pickup in Texas crash that killed 9

NTSB: 13-year-old drove pickup in Texas crash that killed 9

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Bulgarian police detain ex-PM Boyko Borissov after EU probe

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgaria’s former Prime Minister Boyko Borissov was detained Thursday in a nationwide police operation following probes by the EU prosecutor’s office.
House votes to further restrict Russian trade after invasion

House votes to further restrict Russian trade after invasion

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted overwhelmingly Thursday to suspend normal trade relations with Russia and Belarus, preparing for President Joe Biden to enact higher tariffs on more products and further weaken the Russian economy in response to its
American among civilians killed in Russian attack in Ukraine

American among civilians killed in Russian attack in Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department confirmed Thursday that an American citizen was killed in a Russian attack on the Ukrainian city of Chernihiv.