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China’s 1st Woman to Spacewalk Works 6 Hours Outside Station

BEIJING (AP) — Wang Yaping has become the first Chinese woman to conduct a spacewalk as part of a six-month mission to the country’s space station.

Scottish MPs Back New Independence Referendum Call

EDINBURGH, Scotland — Scottish lawmakers voted Tuesday to seek a new referendum on independence, presenting the British government with an unwelcome distraction as it prepares to push the European Union exit button.

With a Video Filmed in Secret, Trump Keeps Sowing Chaos

WASHINGTON (AP) — The video message that plunged Washington into chaos was filmed in secret.

3 Former US Army Soldiers Go on Trial in Contract Killing

NEW YORK — A former U.S. Army sniper and two other ex-American soldiers agreed to become contract killers for an international crime boss who wanted to settle a score with a real estate agent in the Philippines he thought had cheated him on a land deal, a prosecutor said Tuesday in opening statements at the trial of the three men.
An Ethiopian Boeing 737 Max 8 takes off in February from Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, Israel. Photo: LLBG Spotter / Wikimedia Commons

FAA Defends Reliance on Aircraft Makers to Certify Jets

WASHINGTON — Under fire from lawmakers on Capitol Hill over the two deadly Boeing crashes, the head of the Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday...

South Korea Downplays Rumors Over Kim Jong Un’s Health

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean officials reported no unusual activity in North Korea on Tuesday following unconfirmed media reports that leader Kim Jong Un was in fragile health after surgery.

3 Chinese Weightlifters Lose 2008 Olympic Titles for Doping

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Three Chinese women weightlifters have been stripped of Olympic titles for doping at their home 2008 Beijing Games.
An iguana that froze lies near a pool after falling from a tree in Boca Raton, Florida, on Thursday. Frank Cerabino / Twitter

It’s So Cold in Florida, Iguanas Are Falling From Trees

MIAMI BEACH, Florida — It's so cold in Florida that iguanas are falling from their perches in suburban trees.

US Moves Parts of Controversial Missile Defense to S. Korea

SEOUL, South Korea — U.S. missile launchers and other equipment needed to set up a controversial missile defense system have arrived in South Korea, the U.S. and South Korean militaries said Tuesday, a day after North Korea test-launched four ballistic missiles into the ocean near Japan.
Russian singer and entrepreneur Timur Yunusov, better known as Timati, drinks coffee at a newly opened Stars Coffee coffee shop in the former location of the Starbucks coffee shop in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022. Photo: Dmitry Serebryakov / AP

Stars Coffee, Anyone? Starbucks Successor Opening in Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — People in Moscow who were disappointed when Starbucks closed its coffee shops after Russia sent troops into Ukraine may now feel a caffeine jolt of hope: A nearly identical operation is opening in the capital.



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