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US, Pakistan face each other again on Afghanistan threats

By NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Taliban's takeover of Kabul has deepened the mutual distrust between the U.S. and Pakistan, putative allies who have tangled over Afghanistan. But both sides still need each other. As the Biden administration looks for new ways ...

Lawyers to urge no restrictions for Reagan shooter Hinckley

By BEN FINLEY Associated Press Lawyers for John Hinckley Jr., the man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan, are scheduled to argue in court Monday that the 66-year-old should be freed from restrictions placed on him after he moved out of a Washington hospital in 2016. Since ...

At UN, turmoil in Haiti, Ethiopia draws global concern

By SALLY HO Associated Press The speeches may be scripted, but the U.N. General Assembly can sometimes be the only direct window into the regional challenges that command global concern. On Saturday, world leaders were speaking on behalf of some of the most unstable and unsettling ...

WVU students finish 2nd year running concert series

By LORI L. RILEY, Times West Virginian FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) — An idea that started as a way to take advantage of Palatine Park's beauty has become a multi-faceted boon for several parties. It started when Marion County Administrator Kris Cinalli began looking into ways to provide ...

Russia says it’s in sync with US, China, Pakistan on Taliban

By EDITH M. LEDERER Asssociated Press UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States, China, Russia and Pakistan are working together to ensure that Afghanistan's new Taliban rulers keep their promises, especially to form a genuinely representative government and prevent extremism from ...

Man drives from Ohio hoping to help Haitian friend at border

By SARAH BLAKE MORGAN Associated Press DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — As Haitian migrants stepped off a white U.S. Border Patrol van in the Texas border city of Del Rio after learning they'd be allowed to stay in the country for now, a man in a neon yellow vest stood nearby and quietly surveyed ...