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US warns of military response to rocket attack on Iraq base

US warns of military response to rocket attack on Iraq base

WASHINGTON — The White House warned that the U.S.

Arkansas lawmakers send governor near-total abortion ban

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas lawmakers on Wednesday approved legislation banning nearly all abortions, sending the bill to a Republican governor who has expressed reservations about the move.
Health minister condemns blast at Dutch virus test centre

Health minister condemns blast at Dutch virus test centre

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A blast caused by a “homemade device” smashed windows at a coronavirus testing centre in a small Dutch town early Wednesday, police said.
Man injures 8 with axe in Sweden before being shot, arrested

Man injures 8 with axe in Sweden before being shot, arrested

STOCKHOLM — A man armed with an axe attacked and injured eight people in a southern Swedish town Wednesday before being shot and arrested, police said. Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said a possible terrorist motive was being investigated.
Detectives look at SUV's 'black box' from Tiger Woods crash

Detectives look at SUV's 'black box' from Tiger Woods crash

LOS ANGELES — Detectives are looking at data from the so-called “black box” of Tiger Woods' SUV to get a clearer picture of what occurred during the Southern California rollover crash that seriously injured the golf star, authorities said Wednesday.
Camilla says hospitalized Prince Philip is 'slightly' better

Camilla says hospitalized Prince Philip is 'slightly' better

LONDON — Prince Philip is “slightly improving” and the royal family is keeping its fingers crossed for the hospitalized royal's recovery, his daughter-in-law Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, said Wednesday.
Lawmakers can't cite local examples of trans girls in sports

Lawmakers can't cite local examples of trans girls in sports

Legislators in more than 20 states have introduced bills this year that would ban transgender girls from competing on girls’ sports teams in public high schools.
Facebook lifts ban on US political, social issue ads

Facebook lifts ban on US political, social issue ads

Facebook says it is lifting its ban on political and social-issue ads put in place after the 2020 U.S. presidential election. Political candidates, groups and others will be able to place ads on Facebook and Instagram beginning on Thursday.
Pandemic puts 1 in 3 nonprofits in financial jeopardy

Pandemic puts 1 in 3 nonprofits in financial jeopardy

NEW YORK — More than one-third of U.S.
Greece: Thousands spend night outdoors after powerful quake

Greece: Thousands spend night outdoors after powerful quake

ATHENS, Greece — Fearful of returning to their homes, thousands of people in central Greece were spending the night outdoors late Wednesday after a powerful earthquake, felt across the region, damaged homes and public buildings.