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Judge blocks Texas law that gives police broad powers to arrest migrants who illegally enter US

Judge blocks Texas law that gives police broad powers to arrest migrants who illegally enter US

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday blocked a new Texas law that would give police broad powers to arrest migrants suspected of illegally entering the U.S.
A wildfire scorching the Texas Panhandle has grown to the largest in state history

A wildfire scorching the Texas Panhandle has grown to the largest in state history

CANADIAN, Texas (AP) — A wildfire spreading across the Texas Panhandle became the largest in state history Thursday, as a dusting of snow covered scorched grassland, dead cattle and burned out homes and gave firefighters a brief window of relief in d
Chad opposition leader was killed as he led attack on security agency in the capital, official says

Chad opposition leader was killed as he led attack on security agency in the capital, official says

N’DJAMENA, Chad (AP) — An opposition leader in Chad was among several people killed as he led an attack on the national security agency in the country's capital this week, the state prosecutor said Thursday.
Texas Sen. Cornyn announces run for GOP leader as scramble to succeed McConnell begins in the Senate

Texas Sen. Cornyn announces run for GOP leader as scramble to succeed McConnell begins in the Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Texas Sen. John Cornyn has informed his colleagues that he intends to run for Senate Republican leader, becoming the first senator to announce a campaign after Sen. Mitch McConnell said he will step down from the post in November.
EU to begin releasing billions of euros to Poland that were frozen over previous government policies

EU to begin releasing billions of euros to Poland that were frozen over previous government policies

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s powerful Commission announced on Thursday that it will begin releasing billions of euros to Poland that were frozen over the previous government’s policies that the bloc said amounted to widespread backsliding on
Putin warns that sending Western troops to Ukraine risks a global nuclear conflict

Putin warns that sending Western troops to Ukraine risks a global nuclear conflict

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed Thursday to fulfill Moscow’s goals in Ukraine and sternly warned the West against deeper involvement in the fighting, saying that such a move is fraught with the risk of a global nuclear conflict.
Wildfire grows into one of largest in Texas history as flames menace multiple small towns

Wildfire grows into one of largest in Texas history as flames menace multiple small towns

CANADIAN, Texas (AP) — A cluster of wildfires scorched the Texas Panhandle on Wednesday, including a blaze that grew into one of the largest in state history, as flames moved with alarming speed and blackened the landscape across a vast stretch of sm
Cristiano Ronaldo suspended for one match over alleged offensive gesture in Saudi league game

Cristiano Ronaldo suspended for one match over alleged offensive gesture in Saudi league game

Cristiano Ronaldo has been suspended for one match for making an alleged offensive gesture during a Saudi Arabia league game while playing for Al Nassr in the Saudi Pro League.
Texas man who long claimed innocence is executed for the slayings of 2, including cousin

Texas man who long claimed innocence is executed for the slayings of 2, including cousin

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas inmate who had long claimed his conviction more than 20 years ago was based on false testimony and questionable evidence was executed Wednesday evening for fatally shooting two people, including his cousin.
Supreme Court sets April arguments over whether Trump can be prosecuted for election interference

Supreme Court sets April arguments over whether Trump can be prosecuted for election interference

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to decide whether former President Donald Trump can be prosecuted on charges he interfered with the 2020 election and set a course for a quick resolution.