Nation/World

Nation/World

Democratic debate lineup set at 20 candidates

The Democratic National Committee has announced that 20 candidates have qualified for the party's first presidential debates later this month.

U.S. extradition case against Assange set for next year

LONDON (AP) — A British court has set a date early next year for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to face a U.S. extradition attempt over his role in revealing classified government and military information.

White House press secretary Sanders leaving

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, whose tenure was marked by a breakdown in regular press briefings and questions about the administration's credibility, as well as her own, will leave her post at the end of the month, President Donald Trump announced.

Christensen Trial: Day Two

Day two of the trial of Brendt Christensen Thursday, June 13, 2019.

More labs retiring monkeys when studies finish

WESTFIELD, Wis. (AP) — Izzle, Timon, Batman, River and Mars spent years confined inside a lab, their lives devoted to being tested for the benefit of human health.

Lawmakers say doctored videos pose national security threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers and experts said Thursday that videos altered with artificial intelligence software pose a threat to national security and the 2020 U.S. election.

2nd Ebola death in Uganda after outbreak crosses border

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A second person infected with the Ebola virus has died in Uganda, the health ministry said Thursday, after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo.

Experts: Spy used AI-generated face to connect with targets

LONDON (AP) — Katie Jones sure seemed plugged into Washington's political scene. The 30-something redhead boasted a job at a top think tank and a who's-who network of pundits and experts, from the centrist Brookings Institution to the right-wing Heritage Foundation.

Ships operating in Gulf region urged to take caution

BERLIN (AP) — Governments and maritime agencies urged an abundance of caution Thursday for ships operating in the Persian Gulf region after two oil tankers were damaged in suspected attacks near the strategic Strait of Hormuz.

25 officers injured in Memphis after marshals kill fugitive

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Armed officers and an angry crowd faced off after a black man was fatally shot in a confrontation with U.S. marshals in a working-class Memphis neighborhood.

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