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John Hinckley, who shot Reagan, to be freed from oversight

John Hinckley, who shot Reagan, to be freed from oversight

A federal judge said Monday that John Hinckley Jr., who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan four decades ago, can be freed from all remaining restrictions next year if he continues to follow those rules and remains mentally stable. U.S.

Texas GOP tries to protect US House seats under new maps

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Republicans proposed redrawn congressional maps Monday that would shore up their slipping dominance and bolster their nearly two dozen U.S. House members, while adding new districts in booming Austin and Houston.
Taliban, ex-Afghan government dispute ends with no UN speech

Taliban, ex-Afghan government dispute ends with no UN speech

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The dispute between Afghanistan’s new Taliban rulers and its former government over who should speak at the United Nations' annual meeting of world leaders finally has an answer: no one.
Scientists: Spanish volcano has entered 'low activity' phase

Scientists: Spanish volcano has entered 'low activity' phase

LOS LLANOS DE ARIDANE, Canary Islands (AP) — A Spanish island volcano that has buried more than 500 buildings and displaced over 6,000 people since last week lessened its activity on Monday, although scientists warned that it was too early to declare

Prosecutor seeks to resume ICC probe in Afghanistan

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court sought urgent clearance Monday from the court's judges to resume investigations of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Afghanistan, saying that under the cou
Strong quake hits Greek island of Crete; 1 dead, 9 injured

Strong quake hits Greek island of Crete; 1 dead, 9 injured

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of at least 5.
San Marino voters overwhelmingly back legal abortion

San Marino voters overwhelmingly back legal abortion

SAN MARINO (AP) — San Marino residents on Sunday voted overwhelmingly to legalize abortion, rejecting a 150-year-old law that had criminalized it and making the tiny republic the latest majority Catholic state to approve the procedure under certain c

Police: Utah football player killed in house party shooting

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A University of Utah football player has been killed in a shooting at a house party early Sunday, Salt Lake City police said.
Israeli troops kill 5 Palestinians in West Bank gunbattles

Israeli troops kill 5 Palestinians in West Bank gunbattles

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli troops conducted a series of arrest raids against suspected Hamas militants across the occupied West Bank early Sunday, sparking a pair of gun battles in which five Palestinians were killed and two Israeli soldiers were serio
Swiss seen approving same-sex marriage in referendum

Swiss seen approving same-sex marriage in referendum

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss voters appear to have decided by a clear margin to allow same-sex couples to marry, according to a projection after a national referendum on Sunday. The projection by the gfs.
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