ETSU hires Brenda Mock Brown as new women's hoops coach

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — East Tennessee State hired Brenda Mock Brown as the Buccaneers' new women's basketball coach Monday, one week after announcing Simon Harris was being fired over Title IX...

Bruins captain, future Hall of Famer Bergeron to return

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Bruins captain Patrice Bergeron is coming back for another season.Almost three months after he left the ice without any certainty that he would return, the five-time Selke...

Israel re-opens Gaza crossings as truce with Palestinians holds

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and James Mackenzie GAZA/JERUSALEM - Israel reopened border crossings into Gaza on Monday following an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire with the militant Islamic Jihad group that...

UN chief urges nuke powers to abide by no-first-use pledge

TOKYO (AP) — United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday urged countries with nuclear weapons to stick to their no-first-use commitment of their atomic arsenals, warning that the...

UN chief demands international access to Ukraine nuclear plant after new attack

- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Monday for international inspectors to be given access to the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant after Ukraine and Russia traded accusations over the...

Solomons leader did not attend U.S. war memorial service in "snub"

SYDNEY - Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare did not attend a weekend dawn service for a key World War Two battle organised by the United States, with local media reporting it as a...

More police promised for Chicago trains after fatal shooting

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Chicago police and transit officials on Saturday pledged additional security for the city's trains to stem a spike in violent crime after the shooting death of a passenger...

Norfolk to crack down on nightclub violence after shooting

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A nightclub shooting that wounded four people appears to be the last straw for officials in Norfolk.The Virginian-Pilot reports that city officials say they will ask businesses...

Chinese tourist hot spot Sanya imposes COVID lockdown

By Brenda Goh SHANGHAI -The southern Chinese resort city of Sanya imposed a lockdown on Saturday and restricted transport links to try to stem a COVID-19 outbreak that comes as some 80,000...

Blinken: China should not hold global concerns 'hostage'

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Saturday that China should not hold talks on important global matters such as the climate crisis “hostage,” after Beijing cut...

Taiwan says Chinese planes, ships carry out attack simulation exercise

By Yimou Lee TAIPEI - Chinese aircraft and warships practised on Saturday for an attack on Taiwan, island officials said, in retaliation for a visit there by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that...

ASEAN special envoy to Myanmar warns on further executions

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Efforts by Myanmar’s neighbors to help restore peace and normalcy to the strife-torn Southeast Asian nation were hindered by the country’s recent executions of four...

Employers added 528,000 jobs last month. Why does the econom…

The U.S. economy added 528,000 new jobs last month, while the unemployment rate fell to 3.5% — tying the pre-pandemic low, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday. But for many people,...

New Mexico authorities investigate killings of 3 Muslim men

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police in New Mexico’s largest city are trying to determine if the ambush shooting deaths of three Muslim men over the past nine months could be connected. Albuquerque...

Breonna Taylor supporters relieved by charges against police

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville activists put in long hours on phones and in the streets, working tirelessly to call for arrests in the fatal police shooting of Breonna Taylor — but it was...

The Inflation Reduction Act, explained

Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) speaks during a news conference in September 2021 on the “billions of dollars taxpayers could have saved if Medicare was allowed to directly negotiate the price of...

Ex-police Lt. arrested after fatally shooting DC officer

WASHINGTON (AP) — A retired police lieutenant has been arrested after police say he fatally shot a fellow law enforcement officer Thursday during a training exercise at a Washington D.C....

Pipeline developer pleads no contest in Pa. pollution cases

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The developer of a major pipeline system that connects the Marcellus Shale gas field in western Pennsylvania to an export terminal near Philadelphia pleaded no contest...

China actions around Taiwan unjustified, disproportionate and provocative

By David Brunnstrom PHNOM PENH -China's military drills around Taiwan in response to the U.S. house speaker's visit to the self-ruled island is a disproportionate and unjustified escalation, U.S....

Newcastle hands manager Eddie Howe new long-term deal

NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Newcastle has given manager Eddie Howe a new long-term contract less than a year after handing him the task of keeping the relegation-threatened club in the Premier...

Taiwan slams 'evil neighbour' China after missiles fly over island

By Yimou Lee and Sarah Wu TAIPEI - Taiwan condemned its "evil neighbour" on Friday after China fired multiple missiles into its surrounding waters, as many as four of which flew over the island's...

Three grain ships set to leave Ukraine; NATO chief says Russia must not win

By Yesim Dikmen and Pavel Polityuk ISTANBUL/KYIV - Three ships carrying a total of 58,041 tonnes of corn have been authorised to leave Ukrainian ports on Friday as part of a deal to unblock grain...

Argentina: Markets give tepid welcome to new economy chief

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The market welcomed Argentina’s new Economy Minister Sergio Massa on Thursday with what appeared to be a cautiously optimistic attitude amid questions about how he...

New Orleans to seek end of police department reform pact

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans officials will ask a federal judge to end a decade of court-ordered oversight of the city's police department, Mayor LaToya Cantrell announced Thursday, saying a...

Arizona county replaces elections boss after ballot problems

PHOENIX (AP) — Officials in an Arizona county that was plagued with issues during Tuesday's primaries have replaced their elections director and said he is no longer employed.Pinal County...

Italy approves anti-inflation package worth 17 billion euros-PM

ROME - Italy's government on Thursday approved an economic aid package worth 17 billion euros ($17.4 billion) to help shield firms and families from surging energy costs and consumer prices,...

Stuart Varney on Pelosi's Taiwan visit: Biden must deal with the aftermath

"Varney & Co." host Stuart Varney discussed the importance of Biden's leadership following House Speaker Pelosi's Taiwan visit, arguing the president "can't afford to look weak" as U.S.-China...

WATCH LIVE: Senate Democrats hold news conference on climate and tax bill

Democrats say the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 will invest approximately $300 billion in deficit reduction and $369 billion in energy and climate change programs over the next ten years.

Argentina's latest economy minister warns he is no magician

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina’s third economy minister in a month was sworn in Wednesday, and as his first order of business Sergio Massa sought to bring down sky-high expectations for...

Arizona county hit with voting problems, officials vow fixes

PHOENIX (AP) — Officials in an Arizona county are vowing to overhaul their election procedures after a shortage of some ballots at about two dozen voting sites during Tuesday's primary election...

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