Tunisia’s political experiment threatens economic collapse | Washington

Tunisia’s political experiment threatens economic collapse | Washington

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White House: Russia’s Wagner received arms from North Korea | International

White House: Russia’s Wagner received arms from North Korea | International

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At Hanukkah event, Biden condemns ‘venom’ of antisemitism

At Hanukkah event, Biden condemns ‘venom’ of antisemitism

AP WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Monday expressed alarm about growing antisemitism in the United States and around the globe and vowed to fight back against the scourge. Speaking to guests gathered for a Hanukkah reception at the White House, Biden said “silence is complicity,” and added that it’s imperative that hate, violence … Read more

At Hanukkah event, Biden condemns ‘venom’ of antisemitism | Ap-top-news

At Hanukkah event, Biden condemns ‘venom’ of antisemitism | Ap-top-news

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Monday expressed alarm about growing antisemitism in the United States and around the globe and vowed to fight back against the scourge. Speaking to guests gathered for a Hanukkah reception at the White House, Biden said “silence is complicity,” and added that it’s imperative that hate, violence and … Read more

EXPLAINER: What can the Patriot missile do for Ukraine?

EXPLAINER: What can the Patriot missile do for Ukraine?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Patriot missile systems have long been a hot ticket item for the U.S. and allies in contested areas of the world as a coveted shield against incoming missiles. In Europe, the Middle East and the Pacific, they guard against potential strikes from Iran, Somalia and North Korea. So it was a critical … Read more

Oregon governor commutes all 17 of state’s death sentences

Oregon governor commutes all 17 of state’s death sentences

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Gov. Kate Brown announced Tuesday that she is commuting the sentences of all of the state’s 17 inmates awaiting execution, saying their death sentences will be changed to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Brown, a Democrat with less than a month remaining in office, said she was … Read more

Biden signs gay marriage law, calls it ‘a blow against hate’

Biden signs gay marriage law, calls it ‘a blow against hate’

WASHINGTON (AP) — A celebratory crowd of thousands bundled up on a chilly Tuesday afternoon to watch President Joe Biden sign gay marriage legislation into law, a joyful ceremony that was tempered by the backdrop of an ongoing conservative backlash over gender issues. “This law and the love it defends strike a blow against hate … Read more

LA racism scandal prompts new round of city council protests

LA racism scandal prompts new round of city council protests

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The City Council was disrupted Tuesday by another round of boisterous, foul-mouthed protests after a councilman facing widespread calls to resign for his involvement in a racism scandal defiantly returned to the chamber and took his seat. Councilman Kevin de Leon’s appearance prompted some council members to walk out amid shouting … Read more

New Zealand PM Ardern caught name-calling rival on hot mic

New Zealand PM Ardern caught name-calling rival on hot mic

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was caught on a hot mic Tuesday using a vulgarity against a rival politician in a rare misstep for a leader known for her skill at debating and calm, measured responses. After five years as prime minister, Ardern faces a tough election campaign in … Read more