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FBI Searches Florida Home of Gabby Petito’s Boyfriend

NORTH PORT, Fla. (AP) — FBI agents and police Monday searched the home of the boyfriend wanted for questioning in the death of 22-year-old Gabby Petito, whose body was discovered over the weekend at a Wyoming national park months after the couple set out on a cross-country road trip.

K-Pop Stars BTS Dip Into Global Diplomacy at UN Gathering

It was a United Nations speech that got attention like few others — a plug for vaccines, young people and the earth's well being from superstar K-pop band BTS.

OnlyFans Creator Arrested, Charged for Porn Content

BANGKOK — Police on Monday night arrested a 19-year-old adult video creator on pornography charges, following a threat to crack down on online materials considered to be obscene.

Body Found in Wyoming Believed To Be Gabrielle Petito

MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities say a body discovered Sunday in Wyoming is believed to be Gabrielle “Gabby” Petito, who disappeared while on a cross-country trek with a boyfriend who has been identified by authorities as a person of interest and is now being sought within a Florida nature preserve.

Emmys: ‘Crown,’ ‘Lasso,’ ‘Queen’s Gambit,’ Streaming Triumph

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix’s “The Crown” and “The Queen’s Gambit” combined with Apple TV+’s “Ted Lasso” to win top series honors at the Sunday’s Emmy Awards, a first for streaming services that cemented their rise to prominence in the television industry.

Gov’t Aims to Vaccinate 1 Million People, Starting on Mahidol Day

BANGKOK — The government said it will administer up to 1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines per day from Friday onward, in honor of King Rama X’s grandfather.

Taliban Officials in Kabul Order Female Workers to Stay Home

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Female employees in the Kabul city government have been told to stay home, with work only allowed for those who cannot be replaced by men, the interim mayor of Afghanistan’s capital said Sunday, detailing the latest restrictions on women by the new Taliban rulers.

Indonesia’s Most Wanted Militant Killed in Jungle Shootout

PALU, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s most wanted militant with ties to the Islamic State group was killed Saturday in a shootout with security forces, the Indonesian military said, in a sweeping counterterrorism campaign against extremists in the remote mountain jungles.

Myanmar Court Sets Oct. 1 for Suu Kyi Corruption Trial

BANGKOK (AP) — A trial of Myanmar’s ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi on corruption charges is set to begin on Oct. 1, a member of her legal team said Friday.

Pentagon Reverses Itself, Calls Deadly Kabul Strike an Error

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon retreated from its defense of a drone strike that killed multiple civilians in Afghanistan last month, announcing Friday that a review revealed that only civilians were killed in the attack, not an Islamic State extremist as first believed.

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