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Masoud Pezeshkian, a heart surgeon who rose to power in parliament, now Iran's president-elect 07/05/2024 11:22pm • DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) After the 2022 death of Mahsa Amini, Iranian lawmaker Masoud Pezeshkian wrote that it was unacceptable in the Islamic Republic to arrest a girl for her hijab and then hand over her dead body to her family. Days later, as nationwide protests and a bloody cr The Latest | Hamas says 'positive response' from mediators to its cease-fire amendments The Latest | Hamas says 'positive response' from mediators to its cease-fire amendments 07/05/2024 06:55pm • Hamas says amendments it proposed to the most recent U.S. plan for a cease-fire in Gaza have been met with a positive response by the mediators. However, the official Israeli position has not yet become clear, and no date for negotiations has been set, Hamas spokesperson Jihad Taha said Britain’s Labour Party has won enough seats to have a majority in the UK Parliament Britains Labour Party has won enough seats to have a majority in the UK Parliament 07/05/2024 12:06am • LONDON (AP) Britains Labour Party headed for a landslide victory Friday in a parliamentary election, an exit poll and partial returns indicated, as voters punished the governing Conservatives after 14 years of economic and political upheaval. As the sun rose, official results showed Labour ha Masoud Pezeshkian, a heart surgeon who rose to power in parliament, runs to be Iran's next president 07/04/2024 01:02am • DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) After the 2022 death of Mahsa Amini, Iranian lawmaker Masoud Pezeshkian wrote that it was unacceptable in the Islamic Republic to arrest a girl for her hijab and then hand over her dead body to her family. Days later as nationwide protests and a bloody cra Biden at 81: Often sharp and focused but sometimes confused and forgetful 07/03/2024 10:36pm • WASHINGTON (AP) President Joe Biden's conduct behind closed doors, in the Oval Office, on Air Force One and in meetings around the world is described in the same dual way by those who regularly see him in action. He is often sharp and focused. But he also has moments, particularly later in the Biden at 81: Often sharp and focused but sometimes confused and forgetful Biden at 81: Often sharp and focused but sometimes confused and forgetful 07/03/2024 10:25pm • WASHINGTON (AP) President Joe Biden's conduct behind closed doors, in the Oval Office, on Air Force One and in meetings around the world is described in the same dual way by those who regularly see him in action. He is often sharp and focused. But he also has moments, particularly later in the The Latest | Israel kills a top Hezbollah commander in Lebanon; group retaliates with rocket attacks The Latest | Israel kills a top Hezbollah commander in Lebanon; group retaliates with rocket attacks 07/03/2024 06:27pm • Israel killed a senior commander in the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah on Wednesday, the second top field leader killed in less than a month, and the group said it retaliated by firing scores of rockets at Israeli military positions near the border. The Israeli military estimated that around 100 Israel turbocharges West Bank settlement expansion with largest land grab in decades Israel turbocharges West Bank settlement expansion with largest land grab in decades 07/03/2024 02:16pm • JERUSALEM (AP) Israel has approved the largest seizure of land in the occupied West Bank in over three decades, a settlement tracking group said Wednesday, a move that is likely to worsen already soaring tensions linked to the war in Gaza. Israel's aggressive expansion in the West Bank reflects An Afghan woman wanted to be a doctor. Now she makes pickles as the Taliban restricts women's roles 07/03/2024 12:55am • KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) Frozan Ahmadzai is one of 200,000 Afghan women who have the Talibans permission to work. She should have graduated from university this year in pursuit of her dream of becoming a doctor, but the Taliban have barred women from higher education and excluded them from man The Latest | Palestinians flee Khan Younis as Israel says 1.9 million are crammed in central Gaza The Latest | Palestinians flee Khan Younis as Israel says 1.9 million are crammed in central Gaza 07/02/2024 06:46pm • Palestinians are streaming out of eastern Khan Younis, the second-largest city in Gaza, as an Israeli evacuation order affects roughly 250,000 people, the United Nations said Tuesday. Israels military estimated that around 1.9 million people more than 80% of all Palestinians in the Gaza Strip UN launches global road safety campaign in US with goal of halving the number of victims by 2030 07/01/2024 08:06pm • UNITED NATIONS (AP) The United Nations on Monday launched its global road safety campaign in the United States, which aims to halve the number of road-related victims worldwide by 2030. The two-year advertising campaign seeks to educate people on basic, but life-saving, safety measures, such as Puerto Rico will include status plebiscite in November's general elections 07/01/2024 07:20pm • SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) Gov. Pedro Pierluisi announced Monday that Puerto Ricos political status will be on the ballot in the general elections this November, and for the first time the islands current status as a U.S. territory will not be an option in the non-binding plebiscite. Voter Nine years after Obergefell, number of same-sex marriages has jumped in Maryland Nine years after Obergefell, number of same-sex marriages has jumped in Maryland 06/30/2024 11:17am • Same-sex couples could already get married in Maryland before the U.S. Supreme Court extended the right nationwide nine years ago, but the numbers have risen sharply since the ruling was handed down in Obergefell v. Hodges. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that there were about 4,400 same-sex mar The Latest | ‘Carry your son and run’: Gaza families describe fleeing Rafah under Israeli fire The Latest | Carry your son and run: Gaza families describe fleeing Rafah under Israeli fire 06/28/2024 04:56pm • Displaced Palestinian families in Gaza's south have fled what they said was intensifying Israeli fire in northern areas of Rafah to seek shelter elsewhere, describing a chaotic night as the sounds of fighting drew closer and prompted the difficult decision to evacuate. Just carry your son and ru School's out and NYC migrant families face a summer of uncertainty 06/28/2024 05:56am • NEW YORK (AP) When Damien Carchipulla started his first school year in New York City in September, the first grader's family was living in a Manhattan hotel for migrant families. In the 10 months since, the family of four from Ecuador has moved shelters three times under a policy Mayor Eric Adam
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