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Hong Kong Protesters Descend on Airport, With Plans to Stay for Days

HONG KONG — Thousands of black-clad antigovernment protesters demonstrated at Hong Kong’s international airport on Friday, taking aim at both a global transit hub and the city’s closely guarded reputation for order and efficiency. The [...]

Kelly Craft was out of Canada for half her days as ambassador

Ambassador Kelly Knight Craft came under fire during a Senate hearing for her frequent travel away from Ottawa. | Alex Brandon/AP Photo foreign policy Trump U.N. nominee’s absences included 60 personal days and the equivalent of seven [...]

Cory Booker: I’m sorry it took Joe Biden 18 days to apologize for comments on segregationists

Sen. Cory A. Booker said he’s grateful former Vice President and 2020 Democratic presidential rival Joseph R. Biden apologized for his comments last month about segregationist senators, but said it shouldn’t have taken Mr. Biden more than [...]

Rouhani Says Iran Will Begin Enriching Uranium at Higher Level in Days

LONDON — Iran will “take the next step” on Sunday and begin to enrich uranium beyond the levels specified under its 2015 accord with the United States and other global powers, President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday, state news [...]

Amy Klobuchar outlines more than 100 agenda items for first 100 days in office

Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Tuesday outlined a comprehensive agenda for her first 100 days in office if elected president that entails acting unilaterally to roll back various Trump administration policies as well as pushing legislation in various [...]

Georgia sheriff’s booking photo released 5 days after arrest

ALMA, Ga. (AP) – The booking photo of a rural Georgia sheriff has been released five days after his arrest in response to an open records request. Prosecutors on May 29 charged Bacon County Sheriff Mark Cothren with elder abuse, battery [...]

Only 17 Days in Office, Opposition Candidate Saw Spending to ‘Spoil a Mayor’

ISTANBUL — Ekrem Imamoglu spent just 17 days as the mayor of Istanbul before the election council of Turkey annulled the vote and forced him from office. But the short peek he gained into the dealings of the mayor’s office — revealing [...]

House Democrats mark first 100 days with wins, stumbles

WASHINGTON (AP) – Newly elected Rep. Sharice Davids is most proud of setting up a congressional office in part of her Kansas district she said hadn’t seen one for years. For Georgia Rep. Lucy McBath, her biggest victory was passing [...]

Between Two Boeing Crashes, Days of Silence and Mistrust

What Mr. Haryo was describing, though he did not know it at the time, was a malfunction of MCAS, which automatically forces the plane’s nose down if data indicates that the jet is angled too sharply upward and might stall. Nurcahyo [...]

Dutch vote in provincial elections days after tram attack

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) – Dutch voters are casting ballots in regional elections that are seen as passing a midterm judgment on the ruling national coalition of Prime Minister Mark Rutte and could indirectly eliminate his majority [...]