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Drag queen blasts GOP candidate for Arizona governor

Drag queen blasts GOP candidate for Arizona governor

PHOENIX (AP) — Kari Lake, the frontrunner in the Republican primary for Arizona governor, condemned the growing cultural clout of drag queens, jumping into the latest social grievance taking hold on the right.
Saudi crown prince visits Egypt ahead of Biden Mideast trip

Saudi crown prince visits Egypt ahead of Biden Mideast trip

CAIRO (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in Cairo on Monday on the first leg of a Middle East tour that comes ahead of U.S. President Joe Biden’s trip to the region next month.

Mali government says jihadi rebels kill 132 civilians

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Recent attacks by jihadi rebels in central Mali have killed 132 civilians, the government announced Monday.
Boris Johnson has sinus operation at London hospital

Boris Johnson has sinus operation at London hospital

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson had an operation on his sinuses under general anaesthetic on Monday, his office said.
Title IX: Ann Meyers Drysdale shares how law shaped her life

Title IX: Ann Meyers Drysdale shares how law shaped her life

(Editor's Note: Ann Meyers Drysdale was the first woman to receive an athletic scholarship at UCLA.
Fitzpatrick a winner again at Brookline as U.S. Open champion

Fitzpatrick a winner again at Brookline as U.S. Open champion

BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — A playoff was looming Sunday in the U.S. Open, just like it always does at The Country Club, when Matt Fitzpatrick sized up his shot from a bunker left of the 18th fairway.
World swimming bans transgender athletes from women's events

World swimming bans transgender athletes from women's events

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — World swimming’s governing body has effectively banned transgender women from competing in women’s events, starting Monday.
Ex-rebel in slim win to be Colombia's1st leftist president

Ex-rebel in slim win to be Colombia's1st leftist president

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Former rebel Gustavo Petro narrowly won a runoff election over a political outsider millionaire Sunday, ushering in a new era of politics for Colombia by becoming the country's first leftist president.

Witnesses say more than 200 killed in Ethiopia ethnic attack

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Witnesses in Ethiopia said Sunday that more than 200 people, mostly ethnic Amhara, have been killed in an attack in the country’s Oromia region and are blaming a rebel group, which denies it.
1 firefighter dead after Philadelphia building collapse

1 firefighter dead after Philadelphia building collapse

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — One firefighter has died after being trapped in a building that caught fire in Philadelphia and then collapsed early Saturday, fire officials said.