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Thousands march in Europe in the latest rallies against antisemitism stoked by the war in Gaza

BRUSSELS (AP) — Thousands of people have marched in the Belgian and German capitals to protest soaring antisemitism since the outbreak of the Israel-Hamas war. The demonstrations on Sunday in Brussels and Berlin were the latest in a series of rallies in European capitals that have expressed support for Jewish communities. Previous marches in Paris

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Thousands demonstrate against antisemitism in Berlin as Germany grapples with a rise in incidents

BERLIN (AP) — Several thousand people have demonstrated against antisemitism in Berlin as Germany grapples with a large increase in anti-Jewish incidents following Hamas’ attack on Israel two months ago. Police estimated that around 3,200 people gathered in the rain in the German capital, while organizers put the figure at 10,000. Participants in the protest,

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The Dodgers gave Shohei Ohtani $700 million to hit and pitch — but also because he can sell

By DAVID BRANDT AP Baseball Writer PHOENIX (AP) — Shohei Ohtani’s jaw-dropping $700 million, 10-year deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers has some similarities to other contracts for the world’s biggest sports stars, including soccer icons Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, along with NFL quarterback Patrick Mahomes. In terms of his marketability, experts point to

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Tennessee residents clean up after severe weekend storms killed 6 people and damaged neighborhoods

By KRISTIN M. HALL, PATRICK WHITTLE and GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Residents of central Tennessee communities slammed by deadly tornadoes this weekend described tragic and terrifying scenes in which one mobile home landed on top of another, roofs were ripped from houses and an entire church collapsed during a string

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Biden’s focus on bashing Trump takes a page from the winning Obama and Bush reelection playbooks

By WILL WEISSERT Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — For President Joe Biden, a centerpiece of his reelection campaign is trying to negatively define Donald Trump in the public’s eye. It’s a strategy that’s aimed at reminding voters about the confrontational nature of Trump’s first term and laying out what could happen if the front-runner for

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At UN climate talks, cameras are everywhere. Many belong to Emirati company with a murky history

By JON GAMBRELL Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — At the United Nations’ COP28 climate summit in Dubai, surveillance cameras seem to be everywhere you turn. And that has some worried. It’s unclear how the United Arab Emirates, an autocratic federation of seven sheikhdoms, uses the footage it gathers across its extensive network.

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Children of imprisoned Iranian activist Narges Mohammadi accept the Nobel Peace Prize on her behalf

By JARI TANNER and JAMES BROOKS Associated Press HELSINKI (AP) — The children of imprisoned Iranian activist Narges Mohammadi have accepted this year’s Nobel Peace Prize on her behalf in a ceremony in the Norwegian capital. Mohammadi is renowned for campaigning for women’s rights and democracy in her country. Ali and Kiana Rahmani, Mohammadi’s twin

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Ukraine’s Zelenskyy visits Argentina in a bid to win support from developing nations

By KARL RITTER Associated Press KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy witnessed the swearing-in on Sunday of Argentina’s new president, Javier Milei. It was the Ukrainian leader’s first official trip to Latin America as Kyiv continues to court support among developing nations for its 21-month-old fight against Russia’s invading forces. During Zelenskyy’s visit

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