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Iran overturns death sentence of rapper famous for lyrics about the death of protester Mahsa Amini Iran overturns death sentence of rapper famous for lyrics about the death of protester Mahsa Amini 06/22/2024 03:07pm • DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Iran's Supreme Court overturned the death sentence of a government critic and a popular hip-hop artist, Toomaj Salehi who came to fame over his lyrics about the death in police custody of Mahsa Amini in 2022 his lawyer Amir Raisian said Saturday. In a pos A year ago, Russian mercenary chief Yevgeny Prigozhin challenged the Kremlin with a mutiny 06/22/2024 12:03am • On a lazy summer weekend a year ago, Russia was jolted by the stunning news of an armed uprising. The swaggering chief of a Kremlin-sponsored mercenary army seized a military headquarters in the south and began marching toward Moscow to oust the Defense Ministrys leaders, accusing them of starvin Shiny monolith removed from mountains outside Las Vegas. How it got there still is a mystery Shiny monolith removed from mountains outside Las Vegas. How it got there still is a mystery 06/21/2024 06:32pm • LAS VEGAS (AP) A strange monolith found jutting out of the rocks in a remote mountain range near Las Vegas has been taken down by authorities. How it got there is still unsolved. It remains unknown how the item got to its location or who might be responsible, Las Vegas police said Friday Democrats put a spotlight on more than 1 million pensions saved under a 2021 law Democrats put a spotlight on more than 1 million pensions saved under a 2021 law 06/21/2024 04:11pm • WASHINGTON (AP) As the general election nears, Democrats are keen to remind union voters in Pennsylvania that pensions for many workers have been preserved as part of a coronavirus pandemic-era aid package that keeps on giving. As of Friday, the White House said, more than 1 million union worke FACT FOCUS: Associated Press video manipulated to make it appear Slovak flags banned at soccer match FACT FOCUS: Associated Press video manipulated to make it appear Slovak flags banned at soccer match 06/21/2024 01:38pm • Manipulated video from an Associated Press report circulated on the eve of the match between Slovakia and Ukraine at this years European Championship, with the false claim that Slovak flags had been banned from all games because of their similarity to the Russian flag. UEFA has banned the Rus What’s left for the Supreme Court to decide? Here’s the list. Whats left for the Supreme Court to decide? Heres the list. 06/21/2024 10:40am • WASHINGTON (AP) The Supreme Court is headed into its final week with about a quarter of the cases heard this year still undecided, including ones that could reshape the law on everything from abortion to social media. The justices are also still weighing whether former President Donald Trump is Trump is proposing to make tips tax-free. What would that mean for workers? Trump is proposing to make tips tax-free. What would that mean for workers? 06/21/2024 12:13am • WASHINGTON (AP) Former President Donald Trump's new proposal to exclude tips from federal taxes is getting strong reviews from some Republican lawmakers, though major questions remain about the impact of the policy and how it would work. What's certain is that a change in the taxation of tips w Peace must be a priority, say Catholic leaders on anniversary of priests' violent deaths in Mexico Peace must be a priority, say Catholic leaders on anniversary of priests' violent deaths in Mexico 06/20/2024 10:20pm • MEXICO CITY (AP) Two years have passed since a leader of one of Mexicos organized crime gangs stormed into a Catholic church in the remote Tarahumara mountains and fatally shot two Jesuit priests. Among many faith leaders nationwide, the pain unleashed on June 20, 2022 when the Revs. Javi TikTok accuses federal agency of 'political demagoguery' in legal challenge against potential US ban TikTok accuses federal agency of 'political demagoguery' in legal challenge against potential US ban 06/20/2024 05:56pm • TikTok disclosed a letter Thursday that accused the Biden administration of engaging in political demagoguery during high-stakes negotiations between the government and the company as it sought to relieve concerns about its presence in the U.S. The letter sent to David Newman, a top offici Change Healthcare to start notifying customers who had data exposed in cyberattack 06/20/2024 05:04pm • Change Healthcare is starting to notify hospitals, insurers and other customers that they may have had patient information exposed in a massive cyberattack. The company also said Thursday that it expects to begin notifying individuals or patients in late July. Change Healthcare, a subsidiary of heal OpenAI co-founder Sutskever sets up new AI company devoted to 'safe superintelligence' OpenAI co-founder Sutskever sets up new AI company devoted to 'safe superintelligence' 06/20/2024 03:00pm • The Associated Press (AP) Ilya Sutskever, one of the founders of OpenAI who was involved in a failed effort to push out CEO Sam Altman, said he's starting a safety-focused artificial intelligence company. Sutskever, a respected AI researcher who left the ChatGPT maker last month, said in a soci Putin signs deals with Vietnam in bid to shore up ties in Asia to offset Moscow's growing isolation Putin signs deals with Vietnam in bid to shore up ties in Asia to offset Moscow's growing isolation 06/20/2024 12:51pm • HANOI, Vietnam (AP) Russian President Vladimir Putin signed at least a dozen deals with his Vietnamese counterpart on Thursday and offered to supply fossil fuels, including natural gas, to Vietnam during a state visit that comes as Moscow is seeking to bolster ties in Asia to offset its growing Russia hammers Ukraine's power grid again and Kyiv's drones target more enemy oil depots Russia hammers Ukraine's power grid again and Kyiv's drones target more enemy oil depots 06/20/2024 07:46am • KYIV, Ukraine (AP) Russia resumed its aerial pounding of Ukraines power grid and Kyivs forces again targeted Russian oil facilities with cross-border drone strikes, seeking to curb each other's ability to fight in a war that is now in its third year, officials said Thursday. With no major Today in History: June 20, Queen Victoria takes the throne 06/20/2024 12:10am • Today in History Today is Thursday, June 20, the 172nd day of 2024. There are 194 days left in the year. Todays Highlight in History: On June 20, 1837, Queen Victoria acceded to the British throne following the death of her uncle, King William IV. On this date: In 1782, Congress approved the Libyans want an end to country's divisions and feuding politicians to hold elections, UN envoy says 06/19/2024 10:54pm • UNITED NATIONS (AP) Libyans from rival regions and all walks of life are fed up with the countrys divisions and want political players to end their years-long impasse and agree to hold national elections, a key step to peace in the oil-rich north African country, the U.N. deputy representativ
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