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Fugitive extradited from Singapore to face sentencing after 20 years on the run

November 22, 2022, 8:13am Nation & World

A woman who was a fugitive from federal authorities for 20 years appeared in court in Oakland, California, for the first time after being extradited from Singapore, U.S. prosecutors said. Read story

A Safe Horizon PSA about the Adult Survivors Act plays in Times Square during a press conference on the new law, Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in New York. Sexual assault victims in New York will get a one-time opportunity to sue their abusers starting Thursday under a new law expected to bring a wave of litigation against prison guards, middle managers, doctors and a few prominent figures including former President Donald Trump.

Wave of sex abuse lawsuits seen as NY opens door for victims

A Safe Horizon PSA about the Adult Survivors Act plays in Times Square during a press conference on the new law, Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in New York. Sexual assault victims in New York will get a one-time opportunity to sue their abusers starting Thursday under a new law expected to bring a wave of litigation against prison guards, middle managers, doctors and a few prominent figures including former President Donald Trump.

November 22, 2022, 8:11am Nation & World

Sexual assault victims in New York will get a one-time opportunity to sue over their abuse starting Thursday, under a new law expected to bring a wave of allegations against prison guards, middle managers, doctors and a few prominent figures including former President Donald Trump. Read story

FILE - An aerial photo shows the thousand-year-old Monastery of Caves, also known as Kiev Pechersk Lavra, the holiest site of Eastern Orthodox Christians taken through morning fog during a sunrise in Kyiv, Ukraine, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. Ukraine's counter-intelligence service, police and the country's National Guard on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022 searched the Pechersk Lavra monastic complex, one of the most famous Orthodox Christian sites in the capital, Kyiv, after a priest spoke favorably about Russia - Ukraine's invader - during a service there.

Ukraine searches monastic complex, prompts anger in Moscow

FILE - An aerial photo shows the thousand-year-old Monastery of Caves, also known as Kiev Pechersk Lavra, the holiest site of Eastern Orthodox Christians taken through morning fog during a sunrise in Kyiv, Ukraine, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. Ukraine's counter-intelligence service, police and the country's National Guard on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022 searched the Pechersk Lavra monastic complex, one of the most famous Orthodox Christian sites in the capital, Kyiv, after a priest spoke favorably about Russia - Ukraine's invader - during a service there.

November 22, 2022, 8:10am Churches & Religion

Ukraine’s counter-intelligence service, police officers and the country’s National Guard on Tuesday searched one of the most famous Orthodox Christian sites in the capital, Kyiv, after a priest spoke favorably about Russia – Ukraine’s invader – during a service. Read story

Musician Ryan Cassata reads the name of 28-year-old victim Daniel Davis Aston, a bartender killed at Club Q in Colorado Springs, Colo., at the Transgender Day of Remembrance event in West Hollywood, Calif., Sunday night, Nov. 20, 2022.

Mother, friends, performers among dead at Colorado gay club

Musician Ryan Cassata reads the name of 28-year-old victim Daniel Davis Aston, a bartender killed at Club Q in Colorado Springs, Colo., at the Transgender Day of Remembrance event in West Hollywood, Calif., Sunday night, Nov. 20, 2022.

November 22, 2022, 8:09am Nation & World

A loving boyfriend. A 28-year-old bartender who loved to perform. A mother visiting from a small town who enjoyed hunting. These are among the victims of the rampage at an LGBTQ club in Colorado Springs that left five people dead and 17 others with gunshot wounds. Read story

Suspect sought after 4 killed at Oklahoma marijuana farm

November 22, 2022, 8:09am Nation & World

Authorities have “a suspect in mind” after four people were found dead and one injured at a marijuana farm in rural Oklahoma, but no arrests have been announced. Read story

Rescuers carry the body of a victim recovered from under the rubble at a village affected by an earthquake-triggered landslide in Cianjur, West Java, Indonesia, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. The earthquake has toppled buildings on Indonesia's densely populated main island, killing a number of people and injuring hundreds.

Indonesian rescuers search through rubble of quake; 268 dead

Rescuers carry the body of a victim recovered from under the rubble at a village affected by an earthquake-triggered landslide in Cianjur, West Java, Indonesia, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. The earthquake has toppled buildings on Indonesia's densely populated main island, killing a number of people and injuring hundreds.

November 22, 2022, 8:08am Nation & World

Indonesian rescuers used jackhammers, circular saws and sometimes their bare hands Tuesday to shift the rubble of flattened buildings as they searched for the dead and missing from an earthquake that killed at least 268 people. Read story

Turkey hits new Syria offensive; Russia urges restraint

November 22, 2022, 8:07am Nation & World

Turkey’s president again hinted at a possible new ground offensive in Syria against Kurdish militants on Tuesday, as Syrian forces denounced new airstrikes and Russia urged restraint and called on Ankara to avoid an escalation. Read story

Barrett Hudson took seven bullets in the back but still escaped the Club Q shooting

November 22, 2022, 8:04am Nation & World

As more details emerge around what happened inside Club Q, the Colorado Springs gay nightclub that late Saturday night became the scene of Colorado’s latest mass shooting when five people were killed, a man who identified himself as a survivor of the attack has shared a harrowing story on social… Read story

A cannabis supporter holds a piece of cannabis during a demonstration outside the Government House in Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. Thailand made it legal to cultivate and possess marijuana for medicinal purposes earlier this year, but lax regulations allowed the growth of a recreational marijuana industry, and the demonstrators don't want the rules against it to be strengthened again.

Thai marijuana boosters rally to keep drug decriminalized

A cannabis supporter holds a piece of cannabis during a demonstration outside the Government House in Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. Thailand made it legal to cultivate and possess marijuana for medicinal purposes earlier this year, but lax regulations allowed the growth of a recreational marijuana industry, and the demonstrators don't want the rules against it to be strengthened again.

November 22, 2022, 8:04am Nation & World

Wearing T-shirts emblazoned with marijuana motifs and handling out samples, around 200 backers of Thailand’s liberalized marijuana regulations rallied Tuesday at Government House in Bangkok to protest the possible rollback of the drug’s recent decriminalization. Read story

A man adjusts his mask on the street of Beijing, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. China on Sunday announced its first new death from COVID-19 in nearly half a year as strict new measures are imposed in Beijing and across the country to ward against new outbreaks.

China district enacts COVID lockdown

A man adjusts his mask on the street of Beijing, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. China on Sunday announced its first new death from COVID-19 in nearly half a year as strict new measures are imposed in Beijing and across the country to ward against new outbreaks.

November 21, 2022, 8:15pm Nation & World

The southern Chinese metropolis of Guangzhou locked down its largest district Monday as it tries to tamp down a major COVID-19 outbreak, suspending public transit and requiring residents to present a negative test if they want to leave their homes. Read story