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Iran's supreme leader presides over funeral for president and others killed in helicopter crash

Iran's supreme leader presides over funeral for president and others killed in helicopter crash

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's supreme leader presided over a funeral Wednesday for the country's late president, foreign minister and others killed in a helicopter crash, as tens of thousands later followed a procession of their caskets t
Norway, Ireland and Spain say they are recognizing a Palestinian state in a historic move

Norway, Ireland and Spain say they are recognizing a Palestinian state in a historic move

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Norway, Ireland and Spain said Wednesday they are recognizing a Palestinian state in a historic move that drew condemnation from Israel and jubilation from the Palestinians.
Sherpa guide Kami Rita climbs Mount Everest for his record 30th time, his second one this month

Sherpa guide Kami Rita climbs Mount Everest for his record 30th time, his second one this month

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Renowned Sherpa mountain guide Kami Rita scaled Mount Everest for a record 30th time Wednesday, completing his second climb this month to the top of the world. Rita reached the 8,849-meter (29,032-foot) summit at 7:49 a.m.
California lawmaker Vince Fong wins special election to finish ousted House Speaker McCarthy’s term

California lawmaker Vince Fong wins special election to finish ousted House Speaker McCarthy’s term

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vince Fong, a California State Assembly member backed by former President Donald Trump, won a special election Tuesday to complete the remainder of the term of deposed former U.S.
Georgia Justice Andrew Pinson beats challenger as 2 Republicans head to runoff in open US House seat

Georgia Justice Andrew Pinson beats challenger as 2 Republicans head to runoff in open US House seat

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia state Supreme Court incumbent has won an election that was unusually heated by the standards of the state's nonpartisan judicial elections, while voters in the state also advanced a former Donald Trump aide and a former state
Tornado devastates Iowa town, killing multiple people as powerful storms rip through Midwest

Tornado devastates Iowa town, killing multiple people as powerful storms rip through Midwest

GREENFIELD, Iowa (AP) — Multiple people died Tuesday and at least a dozen were injured when a powerful tornado tore through a small Iowa town, carving a bleak landscape of destroyed homes and businesses, shredded trees, smashed cars, and widely strew
Vietnam’s top security official To Lam confirmed as president

Vietnam’s top security official To Lam confirmed as president

BANGKOK (AP) — Vietnam’s top security official To Lam was confirmed Wednesday as the nation's new president.
Massie's role in failed bid to oust House speaker doesn't affect his victory in Kentucky GOP primary

Massie's role in failed bid to oust House speaker doesn't affect his victory in Kentucky GOP primary

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Rep.
Fani Willis and judge presiding over Georgia Trump election case defeat challengers

Fani Willis and judge presiding over Georgia Trump election case defeat challengers

ATLANTA (AP) — Two key players in the Georgia election interference case against former President Donald Trump have defeated challengers in Tuesday's election.
Judge dismisses felony convictions of 5 retired military officers in US Navy bribery case

Judge dismisses felony convictions of 5 retired military officers in US Navy bribery case

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed the felony convictions of five retired military officers who had admitted to accepting bribes from a Malaysian contractor nicknamed “Fat Leonard” in one of the Navy’s biggest corruption cases .