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Massive fire breaks out at oil refinery near Iran's capital

Massive fire breaks out at oil refinery near Iran's capital

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A massive fire broke out Wednesday night at the oil refinery serving Iran's capital, sending thick plumes of black smoke over Tehran. It wasn't immediately clear if there were injuries.
'Stand your ground' defense rejected in iguana killing

'Stand your ground' defense rejected in iguana killing

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A judge has rejected the “stand your ground” defense of a Florida man who said he beat an iguana to death only after it attacked him, biting him on the arm.
2 charged in Miami Beach; no arrests in other shootings

2 charged in Miami Beach; no arrests in other shootings

MIAMI (AP) — Police have charged two suspects with attempted murder in a shooting that wounded two people on Ocean Drive in Miami Beach, but suspects remained elusive Wednesday in two other attacks that left more people dead and wounded in Miami over
Democrat Melanie Stansbury wins US House race in New Mexico

Democrat Melanie Stansbury wins US House race in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Democrat Melanie Stansbury won election to Congress for New Mexico on Tuesday with a campaign closely tied to initiatives of the Biden administration.
Herzog, scion of prominent Israeli family, elected president

Herzog, scion of prominent Israeli family, elected president

JERUSALEM (AP) — Isaac Herzog, a veteran politician and the scion of a prominent Israeli family, was elected president Tuesday, a largely ceremonial role that is meant to serve as the nation’s moral compass and promote unity.
Leibovitz photo fronts memoir by business leader Indra Nooyi

Leibovitz photo fronts memoir by business leader Indra Nooyi

NEW YORK (AP) — After decades of photographing rock stars, movie stars and heads of state, Annie Leibovitz has added a business leader to her portfolio: Former PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi.
Jordan refers 2 to security court over alleged foreign plot

Jordan refers 2 to security court over alleged foreign plot

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan has referred the cases of two former senior officials accused of taking part in a foreign plot linked to the half-brother of King Abdullah II to a national security court, the official Petra news agency reported Tuesday.
2 charged in Miami Beach shooting, DaBaby detained, released

2 charged in Miami Beach shooting, DaBaby detained, released

MIAMI (AP) — Grammy-nominated rapper DaBaby was detained for questioning in a shooting that wounded two people in Miami and later released, officials said Tuesday. Police said two suspects are now charged in the case.
Firefighter kills colleague, wounds another at fire station

Firefighter kills colleague, wounds another at fire station

SANTA CLARITA, Calif.
Teen shoves bear that swatted family dog in California yard

Teen shoves bear that swatted family dog in California yard

BRADBURY, Calif. (AP) — Hailey Morinico didn't hesitate when she saw a large bear facing off with her family dogs from the top of a wall in their Southern California backyard.