Tag: AP Top News

  • Mysterial is declared guilty at actor Danny Masterson’s rape trial

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge on Wednesday declared a mistrial after jurors said they were hopelessly deadlocked in the trial of “That ’70s Show” actor Danny Masterson.who was charged with three counts of rape. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Charlene F. Scientology played a supporting role. Masterson, 46, was accused of raping three women, […]

  • Bombed, Unbeaten: Ukraine’s capital shifts into survival mode

    KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Residents of Ukraine’s bombed-out capital held empty bottles for water and crowded into cafes for energy and warmth Thursday, defiantly switching into survival mode after fresh Russian missile strikes a day earlier flooded the city and most of the city. across the country in the dark. In scenes hard to believe […]

  • Holiday shopping begins as inflationary sentiment drops

    NEW YORK (AP) — While Black Friday will mark a return to familiar holiday shopping patterns, uncertainty remains. The US labor market remains strong, consumer spending is resilient and inflation is slowing. But higher prices for food, rent, gasoline and other household costs have weighed on shoppers. As a result, many are reluctant to spend […]

  • The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is attached to the Qatar World Cup

    DOHA, Qatar (AFP) – It was uncharted territory for the Israeli journalist. Wandering through the rustic market in Doha before the start of the World Cup, he spotted a Qatari man in his traditional headscarf and flowing white robe and asked for an interview. “any channel?” asked the Qatari. The journalist replied that he was […]

  • Robert Clary, latest star of “Hogan’s Heroes,” dies at 96

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robert Clary, the French-born survivor of Nazi concentration camps during World War II who played a feisty prisoner of war in the unlikely 1960s sitcom Hogan’s Heroes, has died. He was 96 years old. Clary died Wednesday of natural causes at his home in the Los Angeles area, his niece Brenda […]

  • Israel deploys remote-controlled automatic rifles in the West Bank

    ARAB REFUGEE CAMP, West Bank (AP) – In two volatile areas of the occupied West Bank, Israel has installed automatic weapons that can fire tear gas, stun grenades and sponge-tipped bullets at Palestinian protesters. Positioned above a crowded Palestinian refugee camp and in a restive West Bank city, the weapons use artificial intelligence to track […]

  • Biden hopes Putin will negotiate release of WNBA star Greiner

    President Joe Biden said Wednesday that he hopes Russian President Vladimir Putin will be more willing to negotiate the release of WNBA star Britney Grenier. Now that the US midterm elections are over. “My hope is that now that the election is over, Mr. Putin can discuss it with us and be willing to talk […]

  • Boris Johnson is out of the race to be the next UK Prime Minister

    London (AFP) – Former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson He announced on Sunday that he would not run to lead the Conservative Party, ending a short-lived, high-profile bid to return to the post of prime minister who ousted him just over three months ago. His withdrawal leaves former Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak the […]

  • Russian and Ukrainian forces prepare for a major battle in Kherson

    Kyiv, Ukraine (AFP) – Russian and Ukrainian forces appear to be preparing for a major battle for the strategic southern industrial port city of Kherson, in an area illegally annexed by Russian President Vladimir Putin and subject to martial law. Fighting and evacuations were reported in the Kherson region as Moscow tried to bomb the […]

  • US imposes sanctions on Malaysian wildlife smugglers

    WASHINGTON (Associated Press) – The United States on Friday targeted an alleged Malaysian wildlife smuggler and what officials described as his transnational criminal organization to impose financial penalties related to the illegal shipment of rhino horn, ivory and other specimens. The Treasury said Malaysian national Teo Boon Cheng, the alleged human smuggling organization and Malaysian […]