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Oklahoma board urges governor to commute death sentence

Oklahoma board urges governor to commute death sentence

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma’s Pardon and Parole Board on Monday recommended the governor commute the death sentence of Julius Jones, who has maintained his innocence in a 1999 killing that has garnered national attention.
Egypt says Israeli prime minister to visit, hold talks

Egypt says Israeli prime minister to visit, hold talks

CAIRO (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett is to visit Egypt on Monday for talks with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt's office of the presidency said.
'Relief': Djokovic's bid for year Slam ends against Medvedev

'Relief': Djokovic's bid for year Slam ends against Medvedev

NEW YORK (AP) — A game from the end of his bid for what would have been the first calendar-year Grand Slam in men’s tennis since 1969, Novak Djokovic covered his face with a towel, hiding his tears during a changeover.

Lucky cat: Falling feline gets saved at Miami football game

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The most notable catch in Saturday's game between No. 22 Miami and Appalachian State didn’t even happen on the field. Wasn’t even a football. It was a cat.
Taliban: Women can study in gender-segregated universities

Taliban: Women can study in gender-segregated universities

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Women in Afghanistan can continue to study in universities, including at post-graduate levels, but classrooms will be gender-segregated and Islamic dress is compulsory, the Taliban government's new higher education minister

Police appeal order to turn over documents in 2010 cold case

MADISON, Conn. (AP) — Police in a wealthy Connecticut town where the 2010 killing of Barbara Hamburg remains unsolved are fighting a judge's order to turn over investigative files to two documentary filmmakers, including Hamburg's son.

Winner DQ for wearing wrong shoes at Vienna Marathon

VIENNA (AP) — Ethiopia’s Derara Hurisa was disqualified for wearing the wrong shoes after winning the Vienna Marathon on Sunday.

Forecasters: Tropical Storm Nicholas forms in Gulf of Mexico

MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami said Sunday that Tropical Storm Nicholas has formed in the Gulf of Mexico. Tropical storm warnings were issued for coastal Texas and the northeast coast of Mexico.
California voters: Less Republican and white than in 2003

California voters: Less Republican and white than in 2003

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — It's a familiar refrain among California's recall watchers: 2021 is not 2003. Yes, the state again is in the middle of a recall election that could remove the Democratic governor from office.
Iran to allow new memory cards in UN's nuclear site cameras

Iran to allow new memory cards in UN's nuclear site cameras

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran agreed Sunday to allow international inspectors to install new memory cards into surveillance cameras at its sensitive nuclear sites and to continue filming there, potentially averting a diplomatic showdown this week.