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Head of group for exiled Belarusians found hanged in Ukraine

Head of group for exiled Belarusians found hanged in Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A Belarusian activist who ran a group in Ukraine helping Belarusians fleeing persecution was found dead in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, local police said Tuesday.
Afghan official: Acting defense minister targeted in attack

Afghan official: Acting defense minister targeted in attack

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A powerful explosion rocked an upscale neighborhood of Afghanistan's capital Tuesday in an attack that apparently targeted the country's acting defense minister. At least 10 people were wounded, a health official said.
Officer dead, suspect killed in violence outside Pentagon

Officer dead, suspect killed in violence outside Pentagon

WASHINGTON (AP) — An officer died after being stabbed Tuesday during a burst of violence at a transit station outside the Pentagon, and a suspect was shot by law enforcement and died at the scene, officials said.
Thousands flee homes as heat wave fuels Greek wildfire

Thousands flee homes as heat wave fuels Greek wildfire

TATOI, Greece (AP) — Thousands of people fled their homes north of Athens on Tuesday as a wildfire broke out of the forest and reached residential areas. The hurried evacuations took place as Greece grappled with its worst heat wave in decades.
DeSantis won't move on masks as Florida COVID wards swell

DeSantis won't move on masks as Florida COVID wards swell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis refused to back down from his stance against mask mandates on Tuesday, even as the state broke its record again for COVID-19 hospitalizations.
At least 3 wounded in Sweden shooting amid rise in violence

At least 3 wounded in Sweden shooting amid rise in violence

HELSINKI (AP) — At least three people have been wounded in a shooting in the southern Swedish city of Kristianstad, police said. No suspects have been detained yet, Swedish media reported.
NYC will require vaccination proof for indoor dining, gyms

NYC will require vaccination proof for indoor dining, gyms

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City will soon require proof of COVID-19 vaccinations for anyone who wants to dine indoors at a restaurant, see a performance or go to the gym, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday, making it the first big city in the U.S.
Tanks but no tanks! German fined for WWII weapons arsenal

Tanks but no tanks! German fined for WWII weapons arsenal

BERLIN (AP) — A German court on Tuesday convicted an 84-year-old man of illegal weapons possession for having a personal arsenal that included a tank, a flak cannon and multiple other items of World War II-era military equipment.
Children stopped at border likely hit record-high in July

Children stopped at border likely hit record-high in July

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The number of children traveling alone who were picked up at the Mexican border by U.S.
US hits 70% vaccination rate -- a month late, amid a surge

US hits 70% vaccination rate -- a month late, amid a surge

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