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Former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos is in hospital with pneumonia

Former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos is in hospital with pneumonia

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos, the mother of the incumbent president and widow of an ousted dictator, has been hospitalized with pneumonia.
Small plane crashes near Nashville interstate and 5 people aboard were killed, police say

Small plane crashes near Nashville interstate and 5 people aboard were killed, police say

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Five people aboard a single-engine plane died when the aircraft crashed near an interstate highway in Nashville, Tennessee, authorities said. The pilot made an emergency call to John C. Tune Airport around 7:40 p.m.
Industrial fire and multiple explosions shoot debris into the air in Detroit suburb

Industrial fire and multiple explosions shoot debris into the air in Detroit suburb

CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Police warned people to stay away as an industrial fire with multiple explosions shook a northern Detroit suburb on Monday night.
Chinese coast guard blocks vessels off South China Sea shoal, causing a collision, Philippines says

Chinese coast guard blocks vessels off South China Sea shoal, causing a collision, Philippines says

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Chinese coast guard ships blocked Philippine vessels off a disputed South China Sea shoal on Tuesday causing a minor collision, in a confrontation that unfolded as regional leaders gathered for a summit in Australia where a
Donald Trump wins North Dakota Republican caucuses, adding to victories going into Super Tuesday

Donald Trump wins North Dakota Republican caucuses, adding to victories going into Super Tuesday

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Donald Trump won the North Dakota Republican presidential caucuses on Monday, adding to his string of victories heading into Super Tuesday.
China raises defense budget 7.2% as it pushes for global heft and regional tensions continue

China raises defense budget 7.2% as it pushes for global heft and regional tensions continue

BEIJING (AP) — China on Tuesday announced a 7.2% increase in its defense budget, which is already the world’s second-highest behind the United States at 1.6 trillion yuan ($222 billion), roughly mirroring the rise of the last year.
Gangs in Haiti try to seize control of main airport in newest attack on key government sites

Gangs in Haiti try to seize control of main airport in newest attack on key government sites

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Heavily armed gangs tried to seize control of Haiti’s main international airport on Monday, exchanging gunfire with police and soldiers in the latest attack on key government sites in an explosion of violence that include
France becomes the only country to explicitly guarantee abortion as a constitutional right

France becomes the only country to explicitly guarantee abortion as a constitutional right

PARIS (AP) — French lawmakers on Monday overwhelmingly approved a bill to enshrine abortion rights in France's constitution, making it the only country to explicitly guarantee a woman’s right to voluntarily terminate a pregnancy The historic move was
Supreme Court temporarily blocks Texas law that allows police to arrest migrants

Supreme Court temporarily blocks Texas law that allows police to arrest migrants

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas’ plan to arrest migrants who enter the U.S. illegally is headed to the Supreme Court in a legal showdown over the federal government’s authority over immigration.
Eagles center Jason Kelce retires after 13 NFL seasons and 1 Super Bowl ring

Eagles center Jason Kelce retires after 13 NFL seasons and 1 Super Bowl ring

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jason Kelce needed only seconds to burst into tears.