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Feds accuse Texas man of selling gun used to take hostages

Feds accuse Texas man of selling gun used to take hostages

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas man has been charged with a federal gun crime after authorities say he sold a gun to a man who held four hostages inside a Texas synagogue earlier this month before being fatally shot by the FBI, the Justice Department said Wedn

Man, teen charged with murder in death of Chicago girl, 8

CHICAGO (AP) — A teenage boy and man were charged Wednesday with murder in last weekend’s death of an 8-year-old Chicago girl who was shot in the head by a gunman targeting someone else on the city's Southwest Side.
AP sources: Justice Breyer to retire; Biden to fill vacancy

AP sources: Justice Breyer to retire; Biden to fill vacancy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Liberal Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is retiring, giving President Joe Biden an opening he has pledged to fill by naming the first Black woman to the high court, two sources told The Associated Press Wednesday.
Sen. Warnock reports $9.8M raised to Herschel Walker's $5.4M

Sen. Warnock reports $9.8M raised to Herschel Walker's $5.4M

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock's campaign said Wednesday that he raised a hefty $9.
Situation 'dire' as Coast Guard seeks 38 missing off Florida

Situation 'dire' as Coast Guard seeks 38 missing off Florida

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The U.S.
US-backed Syrian forces capture prison from IS after a week

US-backed Syrian forces capture prison from IS after a week

BEIRUT (AP) — U.S.-backed Kurdish-led forces said they wrestled control of the last section of a prison controlled by Islamic State militants and freed a number of child detainees used as human shields.

Iran arrests 17 pranksters over videos that 'spread panic'

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — In Tehran in recent weeks, men have smashed cream pies into the faces of hapless bystanders on metro escalators. Actors posing as private taxi drivers have opened fire on passengers with red paint guns.
India's Republic Day parade curtailed amid COVID-19

India's Republic Day parade curtailed amid COVID-19

NEW DELHI (AP) — Thousands of people braved a morning chill Wednesday on a ceremonial boulevard in India's capital to watch a display of the country’s military power and cultural diversity, but the colorful annual Republic Day spectacle was curtailed
Capsized boat found near Florida; 39 people missing

Capsized boat found near Florida; 39 people missing

MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard searched on Tuesday for 39 people missing for several days after a boat believed to be used for human smuggling capsized off Florida’s coast en route from the Bahamas.

Pelosi to seek reelection with Democratic majority at risk

LOS ANGELES (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Tuesday she will seek reelection, ending speculation that she would retire as Democrats face the threat of losing control of Congress in the 2022 midterms.