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COVID-19 vaccine booster drive is faltering in the US

COVID-19 vaccine booster drive is faltering in the US

NEW YORK (AP) — The COVID-19 booster drive in the U.S. is losing steam, worrying health experts who have pleaded with Americans to get an extra shot to shore up their protection against the highly contagious omicron variant.
Avenatti now representing himself in case vs. Stormy Daniels

Avenatti now representing himself in case vs. Stormy Daniels

NEW YORK (AP) — Once-prominent California attorney Michael Avenatti took over representation of himself Tuesday at his latest criminal trial, setting the stage for him to directly confront former client and porn star Stormy Daniels over her claims th
2nd NYPD officer dies, days after Harlem shooting

2nd NYPD officer dies, days after Harlem shooting

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police officer gravely wounded last week in a Harlem shooting that killed his partner has also died of his injuries, the city’s police commissioner said Tuesday, adding to what she called “incalculable” grief within th
Judge leaves New York indoor mask mandate in place, for now

Judge leaves New York indoor mask mandate in place, for now

A New York appeals judge left the state’s indoor mask mandate in place Tuesday while Gov. Kathy Hochul’s administration appeals a lower court’s decision to overturn it.

Prosecutor: Killings of Canadians in Mexico due to gang debt

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A prosecutor in Mexico said Tuesday the killing of two Canadians at a Caribbean coast resort last week was motivated by debts between international gangs apparently dedicated to drug and weapons trafficking.
London police investigate Downing Street lockdown parties

London police investigate Downing Street lockdown parties

LONDON (AP) — The “partygate” scandal that threatens to derail U.K.

Ex-senator, presidential candidate deported to Haiti from US

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Former Haitian senator and presidential candidate Moïse Jean-Charles told The Associated Press on Tuesday that he was arrested in the U.S. and deported to Haiti.

Ugandan officials rearrest writer after court gives him bail

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A prominent Ugandan author jailed for nearly a month was freed on bail Tuesday but then was quickly rearrested by authorities, according to his attorney.
UAE, US intercept Houthi missile attack targeting Abu Dhabi

UAE, US intercept Houthi missile attack targeting Abu Dhabi

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates and the U.S.
Soldiers declare military junta in control in Burkina Faso

Soldiers declare military junta in control in Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — More than a dozen mutinous soldiers declared Monday on state television that a military junta had seized control of Burkina Faso after detaining the democratically elected president following a day of gunbattles in th