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WNBA star Brittney Griner ordered to trial Friday in Russia

WNBA star Brittney Griner ordered to trial Friday in Russia

Shackled and looking wary, WNBA star Brittney Griner was ordered Monday to stand trial by a court near Moscow on cannabis possession charges, about 4 1/2 months after her arrest at an airport while returning to play for a Russian team
Instagram and Facebook remove posts offering abortion pills

Instagram and Facebook remove posts offering abortion pills

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook and Instagram have begun promptly removing posts that offer abortion pills to women who may not be able to access them following a Supreme Court decision that stripped away constitutional protections for the procedure.
2 priests killed in northern Mexico buried in village

2 priests killed in northern Mexico buried in village

CEROCAHUI, Mexico (AP) — Two Jesuit priests killed last week in remote mountains of northern Mexico were buried Monday in the lawn of the church where a gunman attacked them last week. The Revs.
What to watch in primaries in Colorado, Illinois, elsewhere

What to watch in primaries in Colorado, Illinois, elsewhere

NEW YORK (AP) — Seven states are set to host primary elections Tuesday as the nation comes to terms with last week's stunning Supreme Court ruling eliminating the constitutional right to an abortion.

AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EDT

G-7 leaders confer with Zelenskyy, prep new aid for Ukraine ELMAU, Germany (AP) — Leading economic powers conferred by video link with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Monday as they underscored their commitment to Ukraine for the long haul

Lyles edges Knighton for the national title in the 200

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Noah Lyles pulled in front of teenage sensation Erriyon Knighton at the finish to win the 200 meters at the U.S. track and field championships Sunday.
Sydney McLaughlin does it again, breaks own world record

Sydney McLaughlin does it again, breaks own world record

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Olympic champion Sydney McLaughlin broke her own world record in the 400-meter hurdles at the U.S. outdoor track and field championships Saturday.
Mercury, Charles agree to part ways after 18 games

Mercury, Charles agree to part ways after 18 games

PHOENIX (AP) — Tina Charles' stint in the desert was a short one. The Phoenix Mercury announced Saturday they agreed to terms on a contract divorce with Charles after 18 games.

Army private's plea shelved internet fantasy chat defense

NEW YORK (AP) — An Army private charged with plotting to murder members of his unit overseas with help from a secretive violent anarchist group was planning a defense calling it all an internet fantasy before pleading guilty just before trial, court

Lawyer charged with trying to bribe cop in marijuana case

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts lawyer has pleaded not guilty to federal charges he tried to bribe the Medford police chief to get help in opening a recreational marijuana dispensary on behalf of a client.