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  • Monkeypox cases rise 77% in UN agency's latest weekly count

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    (AP) GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization on Thursday reported a 77% weekly increase in the number of lab-confirmed monkeypox cases, to more than 6,000 worldwide, and two more deaths in parts of Africa where the virus has circulated for ...

  • Trial opens in deadly collapse of Italy's Morandi Bridge

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    (AP) GENOA, Italy (AP) — Fifty-nine people went on trial Thursday for the 2018 collapse of Genoa’s Morandi bridge, accused of manslaughter and other charges in the deaths of 43 people. The defendants include former executives and experts of the company ...

  • Extremists claim responsibility for Nigerian prison attack

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    (AP) ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an attack on a prison in Nigeria’s capital which freed nearly 900 inmates including 60 of its members. Nigerian security forces on Thursday continued to search for at ...

  • Sri Lanka's central bank raises key rates to curb inflation

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    (AP) COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s Central Bank has raised its key interest rates to their highest levels in more than 20 years to try to contain inflation that has added to the country’s economic woes. Recent price hikes ...

  • Embattled UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson agrees to resign

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    (AP) LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson finally succumbed to political reality Thursday and agreed to resign after the latest ethics scandal around his leadership led some 50 senior lawmakers to quit the government. Johnson had clung to power ...

  • AP Top Headlines at 7:13 a.m. EDT

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    (AP) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has agreed to resign, ending an unprecedented political crisis over his future Boris Johnson wanted to be like his hero Winston Churchill: a larger-than-life character who led Britain through a time of crisis Boris Johnson ...

  • AP Top News at 7:13 a.m. EDT

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    (AP) Embattled UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson agrees to resign Boris Johnson reached the top but was felled by his flaws From Brexit to Partygate, a timeline of Johnson's career Ukrainians cling to life at front line: 'We are patriots' Griner's ...

  • EU warns of dire climate season ahead with droughts, fires

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    (AP) BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's executive warned on Thursday that the continent is facing one of its toughest years when it comes to natural disasters like droughts and wildfires because of increasing climate change. With extremely dry weather hitting ...

  • Bulls run in Pamplona for 1st time since 2019; no one gored

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    (AP) PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) — The first bull run in three years took place Thursday at the San Fermín festival in the Spanish city of Pamplona. No one was gored, but several runners took knocks and hard falls as tens of ...

  • AP Top News at 7:04 a.m. EDT

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    (AP) Embattled UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson agrees to resign LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson agreed to resign Thursday after days of defections crippled the controversial leader and left him unable to govern. Johnson finally agreed to step ...

  • AP Top Headlines at 7:04 a.m. EDT

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    (AP) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has agreed to resign, ending an unprecedented political crisis over his future Boris Johnson wanted to be like his hero Winston Churchill: a larger-than-life character who led Britain through a time of crisis Boris Johnson ...

  • Are 4-day workweeks, flexible hours the future of full-time?

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    (AP) A four-day workweek sounds appealing to workers. Possibly alarming to employers. A bill introduced in the California legislature earlier this year proposed a regular pay rate for 32 hours of work per week, with overtime kicking in after that. The ...

  • AP Top News at 6:54 a.m. EDT

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    (AP) Embattled UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson agrees to resign LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson agreed to resign Thursday after days of defections crippled the controversial leader and left him unable to govern. Johnson finally agreed to step ...

  • AP Top Headlines at 6:54 a.m. EDT

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    (AP) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has agreed to resign, ending an unprecedented political crisis over his future Boris Johnson wanted to be like his hero Winston Churchill: a larger-than-life character who led Britain through a time of crisis Boris Johnson ...

  • Russia taking 'operational pause' in Ukraine, analysts say

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    (AP) KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Foreign analysts say Russia may be temporarily easing its offensive in Ukraine as the Russian military attempts to reassemble its forces for a renewed assault. On Wednesday, Russian forces made no claimed or assessed territorial gains ...

  • UK warship seizes advanced Iranian missiles bound for Yemen

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    (AP) DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A British Royal Navy vessel seized a sophisticated shipment of Iranian missiles in the Gulf of Oman earlier this year, officials said Thursday, pointing to the interdiction as proof of Tehran’s support for Yemen’s ...

  • German lawmakers back plan to expand renewable energy

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    (AP) BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers on Thursday approved a major package of reforms aimed at boosting the production of renewable power, as Chancellor Olaf Scholz warned that the country has for too long relied on energy supplies from Russia. The ...

  • Haiti's struggle worsened in year since slaying of president

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    (AP) PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A year has passed since President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated at his private home where an elite security team was supposed to protect him. Not only have authorities failed to identify and arrest all those who ...

  • AP Top Headlines at 6:49 a.m. EDT

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    (AP) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has agreed to resign, ending an unprecedented political crisis over his future Boris Johnson wanted to be like his hero Winston Churchill: a larger-than-life character who led Britain through a time of crisis Boris Johnson ...

  • AP Top News at 6:49 a.m. EDT

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    (AP) Embattled UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson agrees to resign LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson agreed to resign Thursday after days of defections crippled the controversial leader and left him unable to govern. Johnson finally agreed to step ...

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