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India says Twitter knowingly not complying with local laws

NEW DELHI — (AP) — The standoff between the Indian government and Twitter escalated Wednesday when the country’s technology minister accused the social media giant of deliberately not complying with local laws. Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Twitter has chosen “the path of deliberate defiance” when it comes to...
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The Latest: Kremlin official says summit 'will not be easy'

GENEVA — (AP) — The latest on the U.S.-Russia summit in Geneva:. GENEVA — A spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin cautioned that Putin's talks with U.S. President Joe Biden “will not be easy” or likely yield any breakthroughs. Putin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said a few hours before the Russia-U.S....
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Chicago mass shooting: 5 hurt, 1 critically, after shots fired in West Garfield Park

CHICAGO — At least five people were injured Tuesday night when gunfire erupted in Chicago’s West Garfield Park neighborhood, authorities said. According to WBBM-TV and the Chicago Sun-Times, the incident occurred shortly before 9:30 p.m. on West Monroe Street. A shooter or shooters opened fire on a group of people, wounding a 29-year-old woman and four men, ages 40, 39, 38 and 33, the Sun-Times reported.
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LEADING OFF: Diamondbacks can match dubious road record

A look at what’s happening around the majors today:. The beleaguered Arizona Diamondbacks have dropped 21 straight on the road, one short of the major league record. Arizona can match a dubious mark shared by the 1963 New York Mets and 1943 Philadelphia Athletics when it plays the San Francisco Giants at Oracle Park. Merrill Kelly (2-6, 5.14 ERA) pitches for the Diamondbacks against Anthony DeSclafani (6-2, 3.09), who tossed a two-hit shutout versus Washington last Friday.
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Utah’s Hogle Zoo welcomes new baby zebra, Archie

SALT LAKE CITY — An adorable new baby has arrived at Utah’s Hogle Zoo. According to The Salt Lake Tribune, Hartmann’s mountain zebras Poppy and Scooby welcomed a male foal, Archie, on May 31. “Archie is named after Arches National Park, and will join his 5-month-old big brother, Zion, in...
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Lebanon's crisis threatens one of its few unifiers, the army

BEIRUT — (AP) — Since the civil war, through wars with Israel, militant bombings and domestic turmoil, Lebanese have considered their military as an anchor for stability, one of the only institutions standing above the country’s divisions. But the military is now threatened by Lebanon's devastating financial collapse, one of...
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Betts homer in front of 52,078 leads Dodgers over Phillies

LOS ANGELES — (AP) — Mookie Betts hit a go-ahead home run in the seventh inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-3 Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium before the largest crowd to attend a professional sports league game in the United States since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
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6-year-old boy shot dead in Florida; 7 detained

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A 6-year-old boy died Tuesday after he suffered a gunshot wound to the head in Florida, authorities said. According to ActionNewsJax, the incident occurred about 7:30 p.m. at a home on Allene Road in Jacksonville’s Dinsmore neighborhood. Emergency crews attempted to save the child but pronounced him dead at the scene, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said.
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The Latest: India's Taj Mahal reopens as new infections slow

NEW DELHI — India is reopening its famed marvel of love, the Taj Mahal, and several other monuments as the number of new coronavirus infections continues to decline. District Magistrate Prabhu Narain Singh said 650 tourists with online bookings will be allowed a day to visit the white marble Taj Mahal from Wednesday. Temperatures will be checked at the gates, face masks must be worn and social distancing norms must be observed.
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Australia's highest court upholds foreign interference law

CANBERRA, Australia — (AP) — Australia’s highest court on Wednesday rejected a challenge to foreign interference laws in a case that involved a U.S. conservative political organization and free speech arguments. China has condemned the laws introduced in 2018 that are widely seen as a means of preventing covert Chinese...
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Texas family welcomes third baby with same birthday

TEXARKANA, Texas — Well, this certainly makes planning for birthday parties much easier. A Texas family welcomed their fourth child last week. Three of them have the same birthday in June, including Helen, the latest addition, KTAL reported. “We were able to kind of wait a little bit long enough...