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Kevin Spacey to face jury in New York trial over alleged assault

Jury selection is scheduled to begin on Thursday in Manhattan.
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In this file photo, actor Kevin Spacey leaves the Central Criminal Court in London, Britain, on July 14, 2022.
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Iran airs video with 2 French citizens it claims were spying

Iran has published video showing two French citizens purportedly confessing to acting on behalf of a French security service
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Gambia urgently recalls syrups blamed for 66 child deaths

Gambia has launched an urgent door-to-door campaign to remove cough and cold syrups blamed for the deaths of more than 60 children from kidney injury in the tiny West African country
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Thai police: More than 30 killed in childcare center attack

Authorities say a former police officer killed at least 24 children and 11 adults in a gun and knife attack that began at a child care center in Thailand
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The Thai national flag files in Bangkok, Thailand, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. More than 30 people, primarily children, were killed Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, when a gunman opened fire in a childcare center in northeastern Thailand, authorities said. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit, File)
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Ukraine leader says Putin wouldn't survive nuclear attack

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says it's “hard to say” whether the risk of nuclear war has increased with his military's territorial gains
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Spain: Train crash driver says he couldn´t avert accident

The driver of a train that crashed in Spain in 2013, killing 80 people, has told a court he braked but couldn´t avoid the accident
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FILE - Emergency personnel work at the site of a train which was derailed in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, on Thursday, July 25, 2013. A trial has begun in Spain on Wednesday Oct. 5, 2022 for the 2013 train accident that killed 80 passengers and injured 145 others. Prosecutors are seeking four-year prison sentences for the train driver and for a former security director at the rail infrastructure company, ADIF after the long-distance train derailed and crashed against a concrete wall while traveling over the speed limit. (AP Photo/ Lalo Villar, File)
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Sri Lanka begins crucial debt restructuring talks with China

Sri Lanka’s government has started debt restructuring discussions with China, an important step toward finalizing an International Monetary Fund rescue of the island nation from a severe economic crisis
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Sri Lanka's President Ranil Wickremesinghe meets Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida at Akasaka Palace state guest house in Tokyo Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022. (Kiyoshi Ota/Pool Photo via AP)
26 minutes ago

France fights winter shortages with new energy-saving drive

Under the watchword “Every gesture counts,” France's government is detailing an energy-saving drive to get the country through the winter without gas from Russia
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French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech at the Sub-Prefecture in Saint-Nazaire after a visit at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm, off the coast of the Guerande peninsula in western France, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. (Stephane Mahe/Pool photo via AP)
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N.Korea flies warplanes near S.Korea after missile launches

South Korea says North Korea flew 12 warplanes near their mutual border on Thursday, prompting South Korea to launch 30 military planes in response
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In am image taken from video, flames and smoke rise from a military airbase Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022, in Gangnueng, South Korea. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said no injuries were reported from the explosion which involved a short-range Hyumoo-2 missile. (Kim Hee Soo via AP)
37 minutes ago

With division at home, UK's Truss seeks to thaw EU relations

After an acrimonious divorce and years of bickering, Britain’s government looks like it wants to make up with the European Union
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FILE - Britain's Prime Minister Liz Truss makes a speech at the Conservative Party conference at the ICC in Birmingham, England, Oct. 5, 2022. After an acrimonious divorce and years of bickering, Britain’s government looks like it wants to make up with the European Union. On Thursday, Oct. 6 Truss travels to the Czech Republic to attend the first meeting of the European Political Community, an initiative of French President Emmanuel Macron that brings together EU members and countries outside the union. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file)
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Greece: 21 dead, dozens missing, after 2 migrant ships sink

Bodies are floating amid splintered wreckage in the water off a Greek island as the death toll from the sinking of two migrant boats in Greek waters rises to 21, with many still missing
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Authorities and local residents save a migrant during a large-scale rescue operation on the island of Kythira, some 225 kilometers (140 miles) south of Athens, early Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. The operation is underway off a southern Greek island where a sailboat carrying up to 100 migrants sank in high winds. The coast guard said its vessels, private boats and a rescue helicopter were involved in the effort off the coast of the island of Kythira. (Ippolytos Prekas/kythera.news via AP)
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South Korea says 12 North Korean warplanes have flown near their border, prompting it to launch warplanes in response

South Korea says 12 North Korean warplanes have flown near their border, prompting it to launch warplanes in response
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Live Updates: Russia-Ukraine War

The U.S. has deployed its international development chief to Ukraine, the highest-ranking American official to visit the country since Russia illegally annexed the four regions
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USAID Administrator Samantha Power in Kyiv, Ukraine, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. The head of the U.S. Agency for International Development, Samantha Power, traveled to Kyiv to hold meetings with government officials and residents. She said the U.S. would provide an additional $55 million to repair heating pipes and other equipment. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky, Pool)
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Europe's leaders gather in Prague but Russia isn't invited

Leaders from around 44 countries are gathering to launch a “European Political Community” aimed at boosting security and economic prosperity across the continent
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FILE - Visitors walk by a replica of the Brandenberg Gate and the Berlin wall at Mini-Europe in Brussels, Tuesday May 11, 2004. With the entrance of ten new members to the EU on May 1, 2004, Mini-Europe faced having to expand as well. Leaders from more than 40 countries will gather Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, in Prague, to launch a "European Political Community" aimed at boosting security and economic prosperity across the continent, but critics claim the new forum is an attempt to put the brakes on European Union enlargement. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)
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Russian rockets slam into Ukrainian city near nuclear plant

A regional leader says seven Russian rockets have slammed into residential buildings in the southern Ukrainian city of Zaporizhzhia, killing one person and trapping at least five in the city close to Europe’s biggest nuclear power plant
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A Ukrainian police officer takes pictures of destroyed Russian equipment placed in an area at the recaptured town of Lyman, Ukraine, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
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Israel's Netanyahu leaves hospital after overnight stay

Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been released from a Jerusalem hospital, his party said, a day after he was admitted complaining of chest pains
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FILE - Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks to right-wing opposition party members, at the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem, June 14, 2021. Netanyahu was hospitalized on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022, after feeling unwell during the Jewish fasting day of Yom Kippur. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo, File)
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Judge fines Lebanese bank heist figure, issues travel ban

A Lebanese judge has fined and issued a six-month travel ban to a woman who stormed her bank with a fake pistol and forcefully withdrew her trapped savings
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Lebanese Sali Hafez, center, accompanied by activists looks at her phone after breaking into a BLOM Bank branch brandishing what she later said was a toy pistol and taking $13,000 from her trapped savings accopunt, in Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022. Lebanon's cash-strapped banks have imposed strict limits on withdrawals of foreign currency since 2019, tying up the savings of millions of people. About three-quarters of the population has slipped into poverty as the tiny Mediterranean country's economy continues to spiral. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
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Dozens dead after mass shooting at child-care center in Thailand

A shooting occurred on Thursday at a child-care center, local police said.
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This handout picture taken and released by the Royal Thai Police on Oct. 6, 2022 shows National Police Chief Damrongsak Kittiprapat, second from right, speaking with a police operation team northern Thai province of Nong Bua Lam Phu.
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Europe's leaders gather in Prague but Russia isn't invited

Leaders from around 44 countries are gathering to launch a “European Political Community” aimed at boosting security and economic prosperity across the continent
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FILE - Visitors walk by a replica of the Brandenberg Gate and the Berlin wall at Mini-Europe in Brussels, Tuesday May 11, 2004. With the entrance of ten new members to the EU on May 1, 2004, Mini-Europe faced having to expand as well. Leaders from more than 40 countries will gather Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, in Prague, to launch a "European Political Community" aimed at boosting security and economic prosperity across the continent, but critics claim the new forum is an attempt to put the brakes on European Union enlargement. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)
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Solomon Islands leader rules out China base in his country

The Solomon Islands prime minister has assured Australia that he would not “endanger his country” by allowing China to establish a naval base in the South Pacific
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Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, right, and Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare shake hands ahead of a bilateral meeting at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. (Lukas Coch/AAP Image via AP)
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Pilots strike cancels flights at German carrier Eurowings

A pilots strike at budget airline Eurowings has forced the German carrier to cancel hundreds of flights
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Eurowings aircrafts are parked at the airport in Stuttgart, Germany, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. A pilots strike at budget airline Eurowings has forced the German carrier to cancel hundreds of flights Thursday. The airline said about half of its 500 daily flights would be nixed, affecting tens of thousands of passengers in Germany and elsewhere in Europe. (Bernd Weissbrod/dpa via AP)
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Police in Thailand say more than 30 people have been killed in a shooting at a child care center

Police in Thailand say more than 30 people have been killed in a shooting at a child care center
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Russian rockets slam into Ukrainian city near nuclear plant

A regional leader says seven Russian rockets have slammed into residential buildings in the southern Ukrainian city of Zaporizhzhia, killing two people and trapping at least five in the city close to Europe’s biggest nuclear power plant
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Destroyed Russian equipment is placed in an area at the recaptured town of Lyman, Ukraine, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
October 06

Attackers kill 18 in attack on city hall in southern Mexico

Mexican authorities say attackers have gunned down a mayor, his father and 16 others in the southern state of Guerrero
October 06
October 06

EXPLAINER: Russia's military woes mount amid Ukraine attacks

Even as the Kremlin moved to absorb parts of Ukraine in a sharp escalation of the conflict, the Russian military suffered new defeats that highlighted its deep problems on the battlefield and opened rifts at the top of the Russian government
October 06
FILE - From left, Moscow-appointed head of Kherson Region Vladimir Saldo, Moscow-appointed head of Zaporizhzhia region Yevgeny Balitsky, Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, Denis Pushilin, leader of self-proclaimed of the Donetsk People's Republic and Leonid Pasechnik, leader of self-proclaimed Luhansk People's Republic pose for a photo during a ceremony to sign the treaties for four regions of Ukraine to join Russia, at the Kremlin in Moscow, on Sept. 30, 2022. (Grigory Sysoyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP, File)
October 06

At least 15 dead as 2 migrant boats sink in Greek waters

At least 15 people have died after two boats carrying migrants sank in Greek waters in separate incidents
October 06
Authorities and local residents take part in a large-scale rescue operation on the island of Kythira, some 225 kilometers (140 miles) south of Athens, early Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. The operation is underway off a southern Greek island where a sailboat carrying up to 100 migrants sank in high winds. The coast guard said its vessels, private boats and a rescue helicopter were involved in the effort off the coast of the island of Kythira. (Ippolytos Prekas/kythera.news via AP)
October 06

Sydney beats 1950 rainfall record with 3 wet months to spare

Australia’s largest city, Sydney, has been soaked by its wettest year on record with almost three months of expected above-average rain to spare
October 06
A commuter waits in the rain in Sydney, Australia, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. Sydney notched up its wettest year in over 160 years of records, Weatherzone's Andrew Miskelly said, recording 2199.8mm at 1.10pm. The previous record was 2194mm in 1950. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
October 06

Myanmar sentences Japanese journalist to prison on 2 charges

A court in military-ruled Myanmar has sentenced a Japanese journalist to prison after he filmed an anti-government protest in July
October 06
FILE - An image of Toru Kubota, a Japanese journalist detained in Myanmar while covering a protest, is displayed at the Japan Press Club in Tokyo on Aug. 3, 2022 as his friends gathered at the club calling for his immediate release. Diplomat says Myanmar court gives 10-year prison sentence to Japanese journalist who filmed anti-government protest. (AP Photo/Yuri Kageyama, File)
October 06

Climate Migration: Floods displace villagers in Indonesia

For years, the tide would flood Asiyah's home along the northern coast of Java, Indonesia
October 06
October 05

Diplomat says Myanmar court gives 10-year prison sentence to Japanese journalist who filmed anti-government protest

Diplomat says Myanmar court gives 10-year prison sentence to Japanese journalist who filmed anti-government protest
October 05
October 05

By the Numbers: Philippines lottery jackpot

A look at the lottery jackpot in the Philippines that had 433 winners, drawing scrutiny after a surprising sequence of numbers made up the winning ticket.
October 05
VIDEO: By the Numbers: Philippines lottery jackpot
October 05

Detained Iranian-American, 85, leaves Iran for major surgery

An 85-year-old Iranian-American detained for six years in Iran on what the U.S. says were specious charges left the country and was flown to Oman and then to the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday for urgent medical treatment
October 05
Baquer Namazi, an 85-year-old Iranian-American held by Iran over internationally criticized spying charges leaves the country Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022, for Oman, officials said, after increasing pressure to free him amid his struggles with poor health. His 50-year-old son, however, remains in Iran. (The Namazi family via AP)
October 05

Putin signs annexation of Ukrainian regions as losses mount

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the final papers to annex four regions of Ukraine while his military struggled to control the new territory
October 05
Ukrainian soldiers fire, on the front line in the Kharkiv region, Ukraine, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022. (AP Photo/Andrii Marienko)
October 05

Mexico pledges to bring 2nd lawsuit against gun dealers

The Mexican government plans to bring another lawsuit against U.S. companies it claims are responsible for the flow of illegal weapons into Mexico
October 05
Foreign Minister of Mexico Marcelo Ebrard addresses the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
October 05

Russia retreats as Ukraine reclaims territory in south, east

ABC News’ Britt Clennett and contributor Mick Mulroy break down Ukraine’s latest victories as the country continues to push Russian troops back in parts of the country.
October 05
VIDEO: Russia retreats as Ukraine reclaims territory in south, east
October 05

Lula receives fresh endorsements ahead of Brazil election

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has received two symbolic endorsements Wednesday ahead of a tight election on Oct. 30
October 05
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro, who is running for reelection, speaks in front of one of the leaders of the ruralist parliamentary bench, Deputy Nelson Ned, during a meeting with political allies ahead of the second round of presidential elections at the presidential residence, Alvorada palace, in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022. The run-off is set for Oct. 30. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
October 05

South Korea says North Korea has launched a ballistic missile toward its eastern waters, 2 days after previous launch

South Korea says North Korea has launched a ballistic missile toward its eastern waters, 2 days after previous launch
October 05
October 05

Nicaragua charging exiled opponents' relatives

Exiled Nicaraguan economist Javier Álvarez received terrible news this week: his wife, daughter and son-in-law, jailed three weeks ago by the government of President Daniel Ortega, had been formally charged with serious crimes back in Nicaragua
October 05
FILE - Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega speaks during the inauguration ceremony of a highway overpass in Managua, Nicaragua, March 21, 2019. Exiled Nicaraguan economist Javier Álvarez received terrible news this first week of Oct. 2022: his wife, daughter and son-in-law, jailed three weeks ago by the government of President Daniel Ortega, have been formally charged with serious crimes back in Nicaragua. (AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga, File)
October 05

Israel's Netanyahu hospitalized weeks before election

Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been hospitalized after feeling unwell during the Jewish fasting day of Yom Kippur
October 05
FILE - Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks to right-wing opposition party members, at the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem, June 14, 2021. Netanyahu was hospitalized on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022, after feeling unwell during the Jewish fasting day of Yom Kippur. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo, File)
October 05

Germany repatriates more nationals from camp in Syria

Germany says it has brought home four women and seven children from a camp in northeastern Syria where suspected members of the Islamic State group have been held
October 05
October 05

Spain, Germany discuss energy crisis before EU summit

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has hosted German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, two days before a European Union summit to discuss Europe’s energy crisis derived from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
October 05
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, left, speaks alongside German Chancellor Olaf Scholz during a summit in A Coruna, Spain, Wednesday Oct. 5, 2022. Leaders of Spain and Germany are meeting in northwestern Spain for a one-day summit focusing on Europe's energy crisis and consequences of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. (M.Dylan/Europa Press via AP)
October 05

Ukraine nuclear workers recount abuse, threats from Russians

Workers at the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant are recounting fears of being abducted and tortured or killed by Russian forces who seized control of the facility and the city of Enerhodar
October 05
Serhiy Shvets, an employee at Europe's largest Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant, talks to the Associated Press in his apartment in Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. Shvets is among workers from the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant recounting their fears of being abducted and tortured or killed by Russian forces occupying the facility and the city of Enerhodar. (AP Photo/Hanna Arhirova)
October 05

US envoy blames Houthis for failure to extend cease-fire

The U.S. envoy to Yemen has blamed Houthi leaders for the recent failure to extend the country’s cease-fire agreement
October 05
FILE - Armed Houthi fighters attend the funeral procession of Houthi rebel fighters who were killed in recent fighting with forces of Yemen's internationally recognized government, in Sanaa, Yemen, Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021. The U.S. envoy to Yemen on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022, blamed rebel Houthi leaders for the recent failure to extend the country's cease-fire agreement, accusing them of making last-minute ‘maximalist demands' that derailed constructive negotiations. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)
October 05

An astronaut’s goodbye, Somalia drought and Tashlikh: World in Photos, Oct. 5

A look at the top photos from around the globe.
October 05
VIDEO: An astronaut’s goodbye, Somalia drought and Tashlikh: World in Photos, Oct. 5
October 05

Ethiopia, Tigray head invited to peace talks in South Africa

The leader of Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region and the federal government have been invited to peace talks in South Africa this weekend as part of a pan-African effort to end one of the world’s most overlooked wars
October 05
FILE - In this image from video, Tigray's regional president Debretsion Gebremichael speaks during an interview in Mekele, in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia on July 7, 2021. The leader of Ethiopia's embattled Tigray region and the federal government have been invited to peace talks in South Africa in early October 2022 as part of a pan-African effort, according to a letter seen Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022 by The Associated Press. (AP Photo)
October 05

Bank to provide $2.5 billion to flood-ravaged Pakistan

Pakistan's Finance Ministry says the Asian Development Bank will provide $2.5 billion in aid to the impoverished flood-affected country, where climate-induced deluges of rain have killed nearly 1,700 people since-mid- June
October 05
Children play outside their tent at a relief camp, in Jaffarabad, a district in the southwestern Baluchistan province, Pakistan, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022. Almost 3 million children in Pakistan may miss at least one semester because of flood damage to schools, officials said Thursday, following heavy monsoon rains likely worsened by climate change. (AP Photo/Zahid Hussain)
October 05

23 hostages from Nigeria passenger train reported freed

Nigerian authorities say more than 20 people who were abducted from a passenger train have regained their freedom after more than six months
October 05
October 05

Nigeria regulator seeks $70M penalty in lawsuit against Meta

A Nigerian advertising regulator has sued Meta, accusing the owner of Facebook and WhatsApp of publishing unauthorized ads
October 05
FILE - A car passes Facebook's new Meta logo on a sign at the company headquarters, on Oct. 28, 2021, in Menlo Park, Calif. A Nigerian advertising regulator has sued Meta, accusing the owner of Facebook and WhatsApp of publishing unauthorized ads. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)
October 05

1 Palestinian killed, 1 fugitive surrenders in Israel raid

Israeli troops have exchanged fire with Palestinians during an arrest raid in the occupied West Bank, killing one Palestinian and forcing the surrender of another
October 05
Israeli soldiers surround a Palestinian house during a raid in the village of Deir al-Hatab, near the West Bank city of Nablus, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022. The Palestinian Health Ministry says a Palestinian man has been killed by Israeli army fire as troops raided the village in the occupied West Bank. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
October 05

At least 133 have reportedly been killed as anti-government protests spread in Iran

The protests come after a 22-year-old woman died in the custody of Iranian morality police.
October 05
VIDEO: At least 133 have reportedly been killed as anti-government protests spread in Iran