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Maxwell, Epstein were 'partners in crime,' prosecutor says

Maxwell, Epstein were 'partners in crime,' prosecutor says

NEW YORK (AP) — Ghislaine Maxwell and Jeffrey Epstein were “partners in crime” in the sexual abuse of teenage girls, a prosecutor said Monday, while Maxwell’s lawyers said she was being made a scapegoat for a man’s bad behavior as the British sociali

Barbados prepares to bid farewell to queen as head of state

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Caribbean island of Barbados on Monday prepared to wave goodbye to Queen Elizabeth II as head of state as it cuts ties with its colonial past and becomes a republic for the first time in history.
WHO warns that new virus variant poses 'very high' risk

WHO warns that new virus variant poses 'very high' risk

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization warned Monday that the global risk from the omicron variant is “very high” based on the early evidence, saying the mutated coronavirus could lead to surges with “severe consequences.
Jan. 6 panel sets contempt vote for former DOJ official

Jan. 6 panel sets contempt vote for former DOJ official

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee investigating the Jan.
Talks to revive Iran nuclear deal resume; US stays distant

Talks to revive Iran nuclear deal resume; US stays distant

VIENNA (AP) — Negotiators in Vienna resumed talks Monday over reviving Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, with the United States taking part at arm's length as in previous rounds since the Trump administration pulled out of the accord three
Acquitted and in demand, Rittenhouse ponders what's next

Acquitted and in demand, Rittenhouse ponders what's next

KENOSHA, Wis.

Oh! Christmas tree? Cardboard display is the talk of a town

ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — It has been called beautiful, awesome and brilliant, a transcendent work of art that reimagines the holiday experience with local touches of the Jersey Shore.
On 2nd try, Swedes elect 1st female prime minister Andersson

On 2nd try, Swedes elect 1st female prime minister Andersson

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Magdalena Andersson, who last week was Sweden’s first female prime minister for a few hours before resigning because a budget defeat made a coalition partner quit, was on elected again on Monday as the Nordic nation's head
Actress Lindsay Lohan announces engagement in Instagram post

Actress Lindsay Lohan announces engagement in Instagram post

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Actress Lindsay Lohan has told her followers on Instagram that she's engaged.
Leftist claims victory in Honduran vote, setting up showdown

Leftist claims victory in Honduran vote, setting up showdown

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Leftist opposition candidate Xiomara Castro claimed victory in Honduras’ presidential election Sunday, setting up a showdown with the National Party which said its candidate had won a vote that could end the conservative