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FILE -- People look at a site damaged by Turkish airstrikes that hit an electricity station in the village of Taql Baql, in Hasakeh province, Syria, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. Turkish airstrikes on northern Syria over the weekend that killed and wounded a number of Syrian soldiers could pose a setback to the recent move toward a rapprochement between the two countries after 11 years of tension and hostility.

Turkish strikes on Kurds stoke tensions with Syria as well

FILE -- People look at a site damaged by Turkish airstrikes that hit an electricity station in the village of Taql Baql, in Hasakeh province, Syria, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. Turkish airstrikes on northern Syria over the weekend that killed and wounded a number of Syrian soldiers could pose a setback to the recent move toward a rapprochement between the two countries after 11 years of tension and hostility.

November 23, 2022, 8:22am Nation & World

Russia has pushed for years for a reconciliation between its ally, the Syrian government, and Turkey, which stood on opposing sides in Syria’s civil war. Recent weeks saw the first small signs of possible progress. Read story

Russian Duma approves key reading of LGBT ‘propaganda’ bill

November 23, 2022, 8:19am Nation & World

Russian lawmakers on Wednesday gave crucial second-reading approval to a bill that significantly expands restrictions on activities seen as promoting LGBT rights in the country. Read story

Scottish flags are held by demonstrators, outside the Supreme Court, in London, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. The U.K. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that Scotland does not have the power to hold a new referendum on independence without the consent of the British government.

UK top court rules against Scottish independence vote plan

Scottish flags are held by demonstrators, outside the Supreme Court, in London, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. The U.K. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that Scotland does not have the power to hold a new referendum on independence without the consent of the British government.

November 23, 2022, 8:17am Nation & World

The U.K. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that Scotland does not have the power to hold a new referendum on independence without the consent of the British government. The judgment is a setback for the Scottish government’s campaign to break away from the United Kingdom. Read story

Police commission rules L.A. officer broke policy in fatal department store shooting

November 23, 2022, 8:17am Nation & World

The Los Angeles police officer who inadvertently killed a teenage girl when he shot at an assailant in a North Hollywood department story late last year was justified in firing his weapon once, but was wrong to keep shooting, the city’s Police Commission ruled on Tuesday. Read story

CNN seeks dismissal of Trump suit over false election claim

November 23, 2022, 8:14am Nation & World

CNN asked a judge to toss out former President Donald Trump’s defamation suit against the network over its coverage of his 2020 election conspiracy theory and critical reports about his demeanor. Read story

Rescuers search for victims under the rubble of a building collapsed during Monday's earthquake in Cianjur, West Java, Indonesia, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. More rescuers and volunteers were deployed Wednesday in devastated areas on Indonesia's main island of Java to search for the dead and missing from an earthquake that killed hundreds of people.

Monsoon rains force halt in Indonesia quake rescue efforts

Rescuers search for victims under the rubble of a building collapsed during Monday's earthquake in Cianjur, West Java, Indonesia, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. More rescuers and volunteers were deployed Wednesday in devastated areas on Indonesia's main island of Java to search for the dead and missing from an earthquake that killed hundreds of people.

November 23, 2022, 8:14am Nation & World

Searchers in Indonesia on Wednesday rescued a 6-year-old boy who was trapped for two days under the rubble of his house, which collapsed in an earthquake that killed at least 271 people, as heavy monsoon rains lashed survivors in makeshift shelters and forced a suspension of rescue efforts. Read story

Villagers retrieve belongings while they wade through a flooded area, in Qambar Shahdadkot, in Sindh province, Pakistan.

Insurgency, neglect hurt flood relief in Pakistani province

Villagers retrieve belongings while they wade through a flooded area, in Qambar Shahdadkot, in Sindh province, Pakistan.

November 23, 2022, 6:03am Nation & World

Maryam Jamali should have been preparing for an economics exam. Instead, the teenager from the flood-hit Pakistani province of Baluchistan was helping organize postpartum clinics and shelter for people neglected by relief efforts. Read story

Judge backs full $49M jury award against Alex Jones in Texas

November 22, 2022, 4:13pm Nation & World

A Texas judge said Tuesday she will not lower a nearly $50 million punishment against Alex Jones that a jury handed down earlier this year over the Infowars host spreading false conspiracy theories about the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. Read story

Bolsonaro contests Brazil election, demands votes be anulled

November 22, 2022, 2:50pm Nation & World

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is contesting his defeat in the October election and calling on the electoral authority to annul votes cast on most of the nation’s electronic voting machines, citing a software bug that independent experts have said didn’t affect the reliability of results. Read story

A once-abandoned cotton gin factory that is being renovated into apartments stands beside Autauga Creek in Prattville, Ala., on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. The factory's history is tied up in slavery, and the project demonstrates the difficulty of telling complicated U.S. history.

Slavery’s ghost haunts cotton gin factory’s transformation

A once-abandoned cotton gin factory that is being renovated into apartments stands beside Autauga Creek in Prattville, Ala., on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. The factory's history is tied up in slavery, and the project demonstrates the difficulty of telling complicated U.S. history.

November 22, 2022, 2:07pm Nation & World

There’s no painless way to explain the history of a massive brick structure being renovated into apartments in this central Alabama city — a factory that played a key role in the expansion of slavery before the Civil War. Read story