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By Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press
In our news wrap Saturday, catastrophic flash floods across eastern Kentucky and wider Appalachia have killed at least 25 people, President Biden tests positive for COVID again in a rare rebound case, protestors storm Iraq's parliament for the second time…
Iraq’s elections will be held on Sunday, but members of the country’s protest movement are already planning on boycotting the event. They say that the election process is corrupt, with paramilitary wings of incumbent parties attacking opposition supporters. With low…
By Simona Foltyn
Marine Gen. Frank McKenzie, the top U.S. commander for the Middle East, has slipped into Iraq as the Trump administration works to salvage relations with Iraqi leaders and shut down the government's push for an American troop withdrawal. McKenzie is…
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
Hundreds of anti-government demonstrators in Iraq rejected Sunday the new prime minister-designate who was recently nominated by rival government factions. Demonstrators have long swore they would not accept a candidate chosen by Iraq's establishment.
By Samya Kullab, Associated Press
In our news wrap Monday, the Trump administration can deny permanent residence to immigrants who receive public benefits. The Supreme Court voted 5 to 4 to let the new green card policy take effect while lawsuits against it continue. Also,…
In our news wrap Friday, President Trump became the first sitting president to address the annual March for Life in Washington in person. He spoke to thousands of abortion opponents who flocked to the National Mall. Also, the Pentagon now…
In our news wrap Tuesday, an outbreak of viral pneumonia in China has spread to the United States. Federal health officials confirmed a Seattle-area man, now hospitalized in good condition, brought the virus back from a trip to China, where…
In our news wrap Monday, at least three people died and dozens were wounded after new battles broke out between anti-government protesters and security forces in Iraq. Demonstrators clogged Baghdad’s streets and threw rocks at security forces, who fired live…
In our news wrap Friday, at least 12 people died after a passenger jet in the central Asian country of Kazakhstan crashed shortly after take-off. The Bek Air plane, with 98 people aboard, smashed into a concrete wall and building.
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