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    NOV. 19-25, 2021 From German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s final cabinet meeting and a new migrant camp in Bosnia to a French urban climber scaling a Frankfurt high-rise and a bomb in Mogadishu, Somalia, this photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published in the past week by The Associated Press from Europe and Africa. The...
    Nov. 19-25, 2021 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean. It was curated by AP photo editor Anita Baca in Mexico City. —- Follow AP visual journalism: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/apnews AP Images on Twitter: http://twitter.com/AP_Images AP Images blog: http://apimagesblog.com Copyright © 2021...
    Today in History Today is Friday, Nov. 26, the 330th day of 2021. There are 35 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 26, 1941, U.S. Secretary of State Cordell Hull delivered a note to Japan’s ambassador to the United States, Kichisaburo Nomura (kee-chee-sah-boor-oh noh-moo-rah), setting forth U.S. demands for “lasting and extensive...
    Nov. 19-25, 2021 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in Asia and Pacific. The gallery was curated by AP photo editor Masayo Yoshida in Tokyo. Follow AP visual journalism: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/apnews AP Images on Twitter: http://twitter.com/AP_Images AP Images blog: http://apimagesblog.com Copyright © 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This...
    ROME (AP) — National Geographic magazine’s famed green-eyed “Afghan Girl” has arrived in Italy as part of the West’s evacuation of Afghans following the Taliban takeover of the country, the Italian government said Thursday. The office of Premier Mario Draghi said Italy organized the evacuation of Sharbat Gulla after she asked to be helped to leave the country. The Italian...
    This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in the Middle East, Afghanistan & Pakistan Region between Nov. 18-24, 2021. This week’s selection includes scenes from across the region, including daily life in Afghanistan. Israel returned the bodies of two Palestinians after withholding them under its controversial policy of holding the...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story published November 20, 2021, about the global implications of the Biden administration’s climate legislation, The Associated Press misspelled the name of a climate and energy analyst. It is Zeke Hausfather. Copyright © 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
     Jimmy Kimmel roasted former President Donald Trump for his upcoming book, Our Journey Together, which will include captioned photos from his time in the White House. “The book was published by Donald Trump Jr., his son. DJTJ claims that his dad picked every single photo and wrote all the captions himself—which is exactly how my son’s preschool teacher describes his projects...
    THANKSGIVING will be here before we know it, but what does that mean for your daily dose of news? With the Thanksgiving festivities approaching, it's sure to throw normal business and distribution hours for a loop. 2Various news publications are changing their delivery times to adjust to ThanksgivingCredit: Getty Are newspapers published on Thanksgiving? Since journalists may want to enjoy...
    On Monday night, Jimmy Kimmel took aim at Trump’s ongoing press tour for his egregiously overpriced picture book—which included a sit-down interview with “the interminable” Mark Levin on Fox News, where the former president was asked a total of zero hard-hitting questions. “Before COVID flew in from the dust, came in from China—which, by the way, Dr. Fauci, who I...
    CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — In a story published November 19, 2021, about cash falling out of an armored truck onto a Southern California freeway, The Associated Press, citing information from the California Highway Patrol, erroneously reported that the truck was heading to an office of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. The FDIC says it doesn’t accept cash and the truck...
    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — In a story published November 19, 2021, about a possible gold mine in eastern Idaho, The Associated Press misspelled the name of a creek where water for drilling would come from. It is Corral Creek, not Coral Creek. Copyright © 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — In a story published Oct. 1, 2021, The Associated Press reported about how millions of internet addresses assigned to Africa are not serving Africa’s internet development. The story has been updated to further clarify that AFRINIC, the nonprofit that assigns the continent’s internet addresses, revoked addresses assigned to businessman Lu Heng because it determined his company...
    KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — In a story published Oct. 1, 2021, The Associated Press reported about how millions of internet addresses assigned to Africa are not serving Africa’s internet development. The story has been updated to further clarify that businessman Lu Heng’s lawsuit was not related to a criminal complaint against an official with AFRINIC, the nonprofit that assigns the...
    A police officer who was fired for donating $25 to a legal defense fund for Kyle Rittenhouse said he’s only more confident in his decision to support Rittenhouse after watching the Wisconsin teen’s murder trial unfold. William Kelly was terminated from the Norfolk Police Department in April after it was revealed that he donated to Rittenhouse’s defense. Now, the officer...
    ZURICH (AP) — Chelsea won the Champions League and England reached the European Championship final, but no Englishmen are on the shortlists for FIFA’s annual awards published on Monday. Jorginho, a double European champion with Chelsea and Italy, was joined by club teammate N’Golo Kanté among 11 candidates to be voted FIFA’s best player in the 2020-21 season. Lionel...
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iranian state media on Monday published photographs of the trial investigating the shootdown of a Ukrainian passenger jet in 2020 by the country’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard, trying to tamp down criticism of the largely closed-door proceeding. The Mizan news agency, an arm of the country’s judiciary, showed pictures of the inside of the military...
    One swing, two words and three seconds of a video was all it took from Tiger Woods to get everyone talking Sunday about his future on the golf course. Woods had not made a public comment about injuries from his Feb. 23 car accident in Los Angeles since May, and he didn’t have a lot to offer on Twitter. “Making...
    VIENNA (AP) — Austrians were enjoying a last day out in coffeehouses and at Christmas markets Sunday before the government imposes a nationwide lockdown to combat a growing fourth wave of coronavirus infections. The measures, which take effect Monday and are expected to last for a maximum of 20 days but will be reevaluated after 10, require people to stay...
    Daily Kos allows its members to be as anonymous as we like. We choose our own usernames, and we’re not required to provide our given names. As for the rest of our identities, we can reveal or keep back as much as we like. Even with that anonymity, when you publish a story on the site, it’s still your...
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has suspended the implementation of its federal vaccine mandate affecting roughly 80 million workers in the U.S. after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit granted a motion to stay its COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS). “On November 12, 2021, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit granted...
    When Bay Area author Tina Folsom completed her first paranormal romance novel in 2010, she was sure it contained all the right juicy hooks: Pages dripping with passion and intrigue … dark secrets … a pair of chilling murders … hot vampire sex. Unfortunately, more than 30 literary agents rejected the titillating “Samson’s Lovely Mortal.” Moreover, Folsom was told by...
    GENEVA (AP) — Roger Federer does not expect to return from his latest knee surgery in time for Wimbledon next June, the tennis great said in an interview published Wednesday by Swiss media. “The truth is that I’d be incredibly surprised to play Wimbledon,” the 40-year-old Federer told the Tribune de Geneve daily. Wimbledon starts June 27, and Federer has...
    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — In a story published October 5, 2021, about Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s speech about hydrogen to oil and gas executives, The Associated Press erroneously described the production of “blue” hydrogen. The process applies heat and steam to methane in natural gas to create hydrogen that a study found generates 20% more greenhouse gas emissions than...
    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Aiming to help sports write eligibility rules for transgender athletes, the IOC published advice Tuesday shifting the focus from individual testosterone levels and calling for evidence to prove when a performance advantage existed. No athlete should be excluded from competing based on an “unverified, alleged or perceived unfair competitive advantage due to their sex variations, physical...
    Princess Amalia of the Netherlands admits she is not ready to be queen in an authorised biography published today.  Amalia, 17, said she would ask her Argentine-born mother, Queen Maxima, 50, to step in temporarily if her father, King Willem-Alexander, 54, were to die suddenly. 'But I said to my father: you just keep on eating healthy and exercising a...
    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — People in the Netherlands can get to know their future queen a little better with the publication Tuesday of an authorized book about Princess Amalia three weeks before her 18th birthday. The book delves into Amalia’s school life, her occasional work at a beach bar, her love of horseback riding and her education plans. The...
    SKATEBOARDER Zane Timpson has died at the age of 26, reports say. Friends have paid tribute to the Californian, who was one of the rising stars in the skateboarding community and often showcased his skills to his thousands of Instagram followers. 1Rumors are circulating online that skateboarder Zane Timpson has diedCredit: Instagram/Zane Timpson Rumors are spreading online that Timpson has...
    ROME (AP) — Pope Francis has paid tribute to Catholic priests, nuns and laypeople who helped care for people with HIV and AIDS during the early period of the epidemic in the U.S. “at great risk to their profession and reputation.” Francis offered the words of praise in a letter to Michael O’Loughlin, national correspondent for the Jesuit magazine America,...
    BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium’s government is bringing forward a meeting to decide on tighter measures to control the spread of COVID-19 amid a rapid increase in infections and hospital admissions in the nation. The meeting, which was originally set for Friday, was moved up to Wednesday so that any measure approved midweek could be operational by the weekend, the...
    Wilbur Smith, a bestselling author who wrote dozens of adventure novels, has died at age 88. Smith died unexpectedly at his home in Cape Town, South Africa, on Saturday, his office said in an obituary posted on the website wilbursmithbooks.com. A cause of death was not provided. Smith was born in 1933 in Northern Rhodesia — now Zambia — and...
    Two directors of the environmental group Greenpeace, along with a climate activist, have filed a lawsuit against German automaker Volkswagen in Brunswick, claiming that the carmaker did not promote climate protection. Applicants claim that the carbon dioxide emitted by Volkswagen makes a significant contribution to the climate crisis and its consequences. They argue that the car manufacturer’s business model does...
    LONDON (AP) — Premier League clubs are set to be required to declare to the league when players and coaches are receiving supplemental payments from deals with companies linked to their team’s ownership. The rule change is being discussed by clubs as part of a tightening of financial regulations following the Saudi sovereign wealth fund’s takeover of Newcastle, people...
    NOVATO (CBS SF/BCN) — The city of Novato asked its residents this week to help redraw the boundaries for its city council districts by submitting their own maps. Every 10 years, new census data is used to help redraw district lines to reflect how the local population has changed and to ensure each district remains substantially equal in population, city...
    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The chief executive of the German Olympic committee said Friday she will step down as the organization faces a backlash over an attempt to identify the author of an anonymous letter which criticized how it was run. The letter was published in May by anonymous employees of the organization, known as the DOSB, and claimed there...
    LONDON (AP) — A former top aide to Prince Charles has quit as chief executive of the heir to the throne’s charitable foundation after allegations he offered to help a wealthy Saudi businessman who made a large donation secure a knighthood and British citizenship. The Prince’s Foundation said late Thursday that Michael Fawcett had resigned. Charles’ Clarence House Office said...
    (CNN)A new version of the COP26 draft agreement was published early on Friday and retains a reference to fossil fuels, despite a fierce campaign from major coal, oil and gas producers to water down the text. The draft is not final and will need all 197 parties in attendance to agree to it. The draft agreement, published by the COP26...
    NOV. 5 – 11, 2021 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images from North America made or published by The Associated Press in the past week. The selection was curated by AP photo editor Patrick Sison in New York. Follow AP visual journalism: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/apnews AP Images on Twitter: http://twitter.com/AP_Images AP Images blog: http://apimagesblog.com Copyright © 2021 The...
    Prosecutors have served notice that they’ll seek the death penalty for a Dallas man linked to 19 deaths. In court papers filed this week, Dallas County prosecutors say they’ll seek the ultimate penalty if jurors find Billy Chemirmir guilty of capital murder. Chemirmir is from Kenya and is a permanent U.S. resident. He has been in custody since March 2018...
    DALLAS (AP) — In a story published July 24, 2019, about prosecutors saying they would seek the death penalty against Billy Chemirmir, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Chemirmir was in the U.S. illegally. He was a permanent U.S. resident. Copyright © 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — An investigation has concluded that between 1970 and 2010 a culture of sexual misconduct, occasions of heavy drinking and incidents of bullying were common at the Danish Radio Girls’ Choir, made up of teenagers and young women. The report, whose findings were published Wednesday, were based on interviews with 129 former choir members. The choir’s...
    NEW YORK (AP) — Two Washington Post reporters are working on a biography of George Floyd, from his family history in the tobacco fields of North Carolina to his murder last year in Minneapolis by a white police officer. Viking announced Wednesday that “His Name Is George Floyd: One Man’s Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice,” by Robert...
    Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy was suspended from Twitter after he posted screenshots of an email exchange between himself and the editor-in-chief of Insider, the publication that recently published sexual allegations against the media entrepreneur. Portnoy posted an Instagram story on Tuesday announcing his suspension from Twitter and reposting the image that he says got him barred from the...
    LONDON (AP) — A British newspaper publisher on Tuesday began its court appeal against a judge’s ruling that it invaded the privacy of the Duchess of Sussex by publishing parts of a letter she wrote to her estranged father, arguing that she knew the letter would potentially be published. Publisher Associated Newspapers is fighting back against Meghan Markle, 40,...