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Judge orders Uganda's Bobi Wine freed from house arrest

Judge orders Uganda's Bobi Wine freed from house arrest

KAMPALA, Uganda — A judge ruled on Monday that Ugandan security forces cannot detain presidential challenger Bobi Wine inside his home, rebuking authorities for holding the candidate under house arrest following a disputed election.
AP source: Lawmakers threatened ahead of impeachment trial

AP source: Lawmakers threatened ahead of impeachment trial

WASHINGTON — Federal law enforcement officials are examining a number of threats aimed at members of Congress as the second trial of former President Donald Trump nears, including ominous chatter about killing legislators or attacking them outside of
Italian premier to offer resignation as government wobbles

Italian premier to offer resignation as government wobbles

ROME — Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte intends to offer his resignation on Tuesday, his office said Monday, a move seen as gamble that the embattled leader will get a fresh mandate from the president to try to forge a more viable coalition.
Watchdog probes if DOJ officials tried to overturn election

Watchdog probes if DOJ officials tried to overturn election

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department’s inspector general is launching an investigation to examine whether any former or current department officials “engaged in an improper attempt” to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election.
New milestone for Sidney Poitier: Namesake of a film school

New milestone for Sidney Poitier: Namesake of a film school

NEW YORK — In 1963, Sidney Poitier made a film in Arizona, “Lilies of the Field.” The performance led to a huge milestone: He became the first Black winner of a lead-acting Oscar.
Supreme Court ends Trump emoluments lawsuits

Supreme Court ends Trump emoluments lawsuits

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday brought an end to lawsuits over whether Donald Trump illegally profited off his presidency, saying the cases are moot now that Trump is no longer in office.
EU urges Navalny's release but no talk of Russia sanctions

EU urges Navalny's release but no talk of Russia sanctions

BRUSSELS — The European Union's foreign ministers on Monday condemned the arrest of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and the detention of thousands during protests backing the most well-known critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin but sto

Shell buys European electric car charging firm ubitricity

BERLIN — Oil and gas giant Shell is buying ubitricity, a major provider of electric vehicle charging points in Europe. Shell said Monday that it would buy a 100% stake in the Berlin-based startup, without disclosing the price.
Greece, France sign $2.8 billion fighter jet deal

Greece, France sign $2.8 billion fighter jet deal

ATHENS, Greece — Greece signed a 2.3 billion-euro ($2.8 billion) deal with France on Monday to purchase 18 Rafale fighter jets, as tensions remain high with neighbour Turkey.

Wilkerson's 'Caste' among finalists for book critics awards

NEW YORK — Isabel Wilkerson's “Caste,” an acclaimed biography of Malcolm X and fiction by Martin Amis and the late Randall Kenan are among this year's finalists for National Book Critics Circle prizes.