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Iran denies being involved in attack on Salman Rushdie – (Associated Press)
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian government official denied on Monday that Tehran was involved in the assault on author Salman Rushdie, in remarks that were the country's first public comments on the attack.

Boredom, loneliness plague Ukrainian youth near front line – (Associated Press)
SLOVIANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Anastasiia Aleksandrova doesn’t even look up from her phone when the thunder of nearby artillery booms through the modest home the 12-year-old shares with her grandparents on the outskirts of Sloviansk in eastern Ukraine.

PM Modi pledges to make India developed country in 25 years – (Associated Press)
NEW DELHI (AP) — The prime minister on Monday pledged to work with vigor to turn poverty-ridden India into a developed country in the next 25 years.

Northeastern farmers face new challenges with severe drought – (Associated Press)
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Vermont farmer Brian Kemp is used to seeing the pastures at Mountain Meadows Farm grow slower in the hot, late summer, but this year the grass is at a standstill. That's “very nerve-wracking” when you're grazing 600 to 700 cattle, said…

AP-NORC poll: Many in US doubt their own impact on climate – (Associated Press)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are less concerned now about how climate change might impact them personally — and about how their personal choices affect the climate — than they were three years ago, a new poll shows, even as a wide majority still believe climat…

Cheney and Murkowski: Trump critics facing divergent futures – (Associated Press)
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — They hail from their states' most prominent Republican families. They have been among the GOP's sharpest critics of former President Donald Trump.

New Zealand river's personhood status offers hope to Māori – (Associated Press)
WHANGANUI, New Zealand (AP) — The Whanganui River is surging into the ocean, fattened from days of winter rain and yellowed from the earth and clay that has collapsed into its sides. Logs and debris hurtle past as dusk looms.

Anne Heche dies of crash injuries after life support removed – (Associated Press)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anne Heche, the Emmy-winning film and television actor whose dramatic Hollywood rise in the 1990s and accomplished career contrasted with personal chapters of turmoil, died of injuries from a fiery car crash.

US Congress members meet Taiwan leader amid China anger – (Associated Press)
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen met Monday with a delegation of U.S. Congress members in a further sign of support among American lawmakers for the self-governing island that China claims as its own territory.

Strike four: Facebook misses election misinfo in Brazil ads – (Associated Press)
Facebook failed to detect blatant election-related misinformation in ads ahead of Brazil’s 2022 election, a new report from Global Witness has found, continuing a pattern of not catching material that violates its policies the group describes as “alarming.”

EXCLUSIVE Ukraine's Zelenskiy tells Russia "just stop the bombing" before more ceasefire talks – (Reuters)
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Tuesday Russia must stop bombing Ukrainian cities before meaningful talks on a ceasefire could start, as a first round of negotiations this week had yielded scant progress.

'Putin was wrong. We were ready,' Biden will say in State of the Union address – (Reuters)
U.S. President Joe Biden will say on Tuesday that the West was ready for Russian President Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine and his administration is prepared with a plan to fight inflation, according to excerpts of his State of the Union address.

Apple stops product sales in Russia, adding to pressure from shippers, car makers – (Reuters)
American big brands including Apple, Google, Ford and Harley-Davidson on Tuesday stopped sales and distanced themselves from Russia because of the invasion of Ukraine, joining a growing list of companies from shippers to car makers to energy companies shunnin…

MLB and players fail to reach labor agreement, league cancels games – (Reuters)
Major League Baseball (MLB) and its players union failed to reach a labor agreement by the league's Tuesday deadline and as a result, MLB has cancelled the first two series of the regular season, Commissioner Rob Manfred said.

U.S. House panel hits Pro-Trump lawyers with subpoenas over U.S. Capitol riot – (Reuters)
The congressional committee investigating the deadly Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol said on Tuesday it had issued subpoenas to six people who promoted false claims that the 2020 presidential election was fraudulent and participated in, or encouraged…

Top U.S. Senate Republican signals support for Biden on Ukraine – (Reuters)
U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that Republicans largely support President Joe Biden's actions toward Russia over its invasion of Ukraine, but that lawmakers have hit a snag in efforts to agree on aid to Kyiv.

U.S. Supreme Court mulls 'pill mill' doctors' opioid convictions – (Reuters)
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday wrestled with the circumstances under which doctors can be convicted of operating as drug dealers under the cover of their medical practices to illegally distribute opioid painkillers and other dangerous narcotics.

Republican Greg Abbott faces conservative challengers in Texas primary election – (Reuters)
Republican Texas Governor Greg Abbott will try to hold off challengers on his right flank on Tuesday to set up a likely November election against Democratic former Congressman Beto O'Rourke as the state holds the first nominating contest of the U.S. midterms.

Russian isolation intensifies as Ukraine fighting rages – (Reuters)
Moscow faced increasing isolation on Tuesday as President Vladimir Putin showed no sign of stopping an invasion of Ukraine, where fierce fighting and Russian bombardment have killed dozens and sparked a refugee crisis.

Maps: Russia invades Ukraine – (Reuters)
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine began with attacks by land, sea and air


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