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PARIS (AP) — The U.K. and France are at loggerheads again over fishing rights in the English Channel. It’s the latest post-Brexit spat between the two countries. The U.K. announced Tuesday that it had approved only 12 out of 47 new license applications for small French boats to fish in its territorial waters. Paris warned

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court term that begins next week is already full of contentious cases, including fights over abortion and guns. But the justices still have a lot of blank space on their calendar, with four more months of arguments left to fill. As is typical, hundreds of cases have piled up over

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal appeals court says a Georgia city did not violate the constitutional rights of a Sons of Confederate Veterans group when it banned the Confederate battle flag from its annual parade honoring veterans of American wars. Richard Leake and Michael Dean sued the Atlanta suburb of Alpharetta in 2019 after city

SAN MARINO (AP) — Women’s rights activists are cheering after San Marino, a tiny republic of 33,000 people nestled in central Italy, became the latest Catholic state to legalize abortion. They say the overwhelming “yes” vote would bring the microstate into the 21st century.  Some 77% of votes cast Sunday favored making abortion legal in

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ry Russo-Young knew she had a story worth hearing, but it was one she was struggling to tell. As a youngster, Russo-Young was at the heart of a legal fight that drew headlines in 1990s America. The two mothers who raised her in New York, including one biological parent, were sued

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A panel sponsored by the United Nations said aid to Afghanistan should be made conditional to ensure women’s rights are protected under its new Taliban rulers. Since taking control over the country last month, the Taliban have restricted older girls’ access to secondary school and have named an all-male

LONDON (AP) — Netflix says it has bought the works of Roald Dahl, the late British author of celebrated children’s books such as “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” The video streaming giant said Wednesday that it acquired the Roald Dahl Story Co., which manages the rights to author’s characters and stories. No financial terms were

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia and Nicaragua have presented arguments before the International Court of Justice in a long running dispute over what the Nicaraguan government alleges are violations of its sovereignty in the western Caribbean. The case was initiated by Nicaragua in 2013, and reached its public sittings stage Monday as lawyers for both

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Some 7,000 people have gathered in Ukrainian capital for the annual March for Equality in support of the rights of the country’s LGBT community. Participants announced eight demands for Ukrainian authorities, including legalization of civil partnerships for LGBT people and the creation of laws against LGBT hate crimes.  In a statement,

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says people who decide not to get a COVID-19 vaccine might be making the wrong choice, but he defends their right to choose. Speaking a day after holding a news conference to condemn vaccine mandates, DeSantis agreed Tuesady that vaccines save lives. The comments came a