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A key US inflation gauge stayed at a high 6.2% in September

A key US inflation gauge stayed at a high 6.2% in September

WASHINGTON (AP) — A measure of inflation that is closely monitored by the Federal Reserve remained painfully high last month, the latest sign that prices for most goods and services in the United States are still rising steadily .
As fentanyl drives overdose deaths, mistaken beliefs persist

As fentanyl drives overdose deaths, mistaken beliefs persist

Lillianna Alfaro was a recent high school graduate raising a toddler and considering joining the Army when she and a friend bought what they thought was the anti-anxiety drug Xanax in December 2020.
Federal government posts $3.9B surplus for April-to-August period

Federal government posts $3.9B surplus for April-to-August period

OTTAWA — The federal government posted a surplus of $3.9 billion for the first five months of its 2022-23 fiscal year.
EU revisits Balkans to win friends, seek more influence

EU revisits Balkans to win friends, seek more influence

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is in the midst of yet another goodwill trip through the Western Balkans to drum up support for the bloc and to make sure that Europe's historical tinderbox is not about to pick the side of hostile Russia or strateg

Swastikas daubed on signs at Buchenwald camp memorial site

BERLIN (AP) — Swastikas and other far-right symbols were daubed on signs at the national memorial complex that stands at the site of the former Buchenwald concentration camp in Germany, authorities said Friday.
Pakistani ex-PM Khan, supporters start march to Islamabad

Pakistani ex-PM Khan, supporters start march to Islamabad

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's former Prime Minister Imran Khan and thousands of supporters started a long-promised march on Friday to the nation's capital, Islamabad, to challenge the government of his successor and demand early elections.
Iran's elite technical university emerges as hub of protests

Iran's elite technical university emerges as hub of protests

The aging brick campus of the Sharif University of Technology, Iran’s elite technical school, has long been a magnet for the nation’s brightest minds, with a record of elevating its students to the highest reaches of society.
Fighting erupts at Cyprus migrant camp; 2 hurt, tents ablaze

Fighting erupts at Cyprus migrant camp; 2 hurt, tents ablaze

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Fighting broke out Friday between two groups at a migrant camp in Cyprus, a melee that left two people injured, set 20 tents ablaze and forced scores of families to flee the facility, officials said.

Legal threat over lithium mine in rare Nevada flower habitat

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Conservationists who won a court order against U.S. wildlife officials say they'll sue them again failing to protect a Nevada wildflower whose last remaining habitat could be destroyed by a lithium mine.

Zimbabwe's ruling party backs leader despite huge inflation

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's president on Friday officially opened a ruling party congress that is set to renominate him as the party's presidential candidate for next year's election, but soaring inflation and a government crackdown on dissent
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