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UK rail strike strands commuters, pits workers against govt

UK rail strike strands commuters, pits workers against govt

LONDON (AP) — Tens of thousands of railway workers walked off the job in Britain on Tuesday, bringing the train network to a crawl in the country’s biggest transit strike for three decades.
Israel to dissolve parliament, call 5th election in 3 years

Israel to dissolve parliament, call 5th election in 3 years

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s weakened coalition government announced Monday that it would dissolve parliament and call new elections, setting the stage for the possible return to power of former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu or another period of pro

Independent Al Gross says he's ending Alaska House bid

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Al Gross, an independent running for Alaska's only U.S. House seat, said late Monday that he is ending his campaign.
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.