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Ex-NYT columnist Kristof announces run for Oregon governor

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Former New York Times reporter and columnist Nicholas Kristof announced Wednesday he is running for governor of Oregon, the state where he grew up on a rural farm.
EU court tells Poland to pay $1.2M a day in judicial dispute

EU court tells Poland to pay $1.2M a day in judicial dispute

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union raised the stakes Wednesday in a standoff with Poland over judicial independence and the primacy of EU law, with the bloc's top court fining Poland $1.

Pope OKs Canada trip to help healing with Indigenous peoples

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican says Pope Francis has agreed to visit Canada to help ongoing efforts at reconciliation with Indigenous peoples following shocking revelations of the Catholic church’s role in the abuse and deaths of thousands of native
Soler, Braves overcome Morton injury, top Astros in Game 1

Soler, Braves overcome Morton injury, top Astros in Game 1

HOUSTON (AP) — A healthy swing by Jorge Soler powered the Atlanta Braves to a smashing start in the World Series.
Second NCAA gender equity report shows spending disparities

Second NCAA gender equity report shows spending disparities

The NCAA spends more on average on male athletes than female ones, particularly when it comes to the “mere handful of championships” viewed as revenue sources, according to a new report.
Officer convicted in fatal shooting of mentally ill man

Officer convicted in fatal shooting of mentally ill man

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California police officer was convicted Tuesday of assault with a firearm in the 2018 fatal shooting of an unarmed mentally ill man who was shot nine times while driving away from police in a wealthy San Francisco suburb.
Brazil senators recommend Bolsonaro face charges over COVID

Brazil senators recommend Bolsonaro face charges over COVID

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — A Brazilian Senate committee recommended on Tuesday that President Jair Bolsonaro face a series of criminal indictments for actions and omissions related to the world’s second highest COVID-19 death toll.
Blackhawks GM resigns, team fined after sexual assault probe

Blackhawks GM resigns, team fined after sexual assault probe

CHICAGO — The Chicago Blackhawks mishandled allegations that an assistant coach sexually assaulted a player during the team’s Stanley Cup run in 2010, according to an investigation commissioned by the franchise that cast a shadow over the NHL on Tues
Sudan's prime minister, detained after coup, returns home

Sudan's prime minister, detained after coup, returns home

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan's deposed prime minister and his wife were allowed to return home Tuesday, a day after they were detained when the military seized power in a coup, according to a statement issued by his office.

Iraqi officials: 11 killed in IS attack northeast of Baghdad

Baghdad (AP) — Gunmen from the Islamic State extremist group attacked a village northeast of Baghdad on Tuesday, killing at least 11 civilians and wounding six others, Iraqi security officials said.