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Trump’s turbulent years in the White House culminate in Florida

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump has always had a habit of collecting objects. This was combined with more recent activities: breaking government record-keeping rules, carelessly handling classified information and promoting a chaotic transition as he refused to concede defeat in 2020. Now , a federal investigation into Trump’s handling of documents poses extraordinary legal and legal problems. political challenges for him. One of Trump’s national security advisers, John Bolton, says he and others often tried to explain the risks of exposing sensitive information, but it was not understood. Bolton says he thinks Trump likely viewed the documents as collectible “souvenirs.” .

Russia blames Ukraine for death of nationalist in car bombing

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s top counterintelligence agency has accused Ukrainian spy agencies of masterminding the murder of the daughter of a Russian nationalist ideologue. Russia’s Federal Security Service said on Monday that the murder of Darya Dugina was “prepared and carried out by Ukrainian special services”. Dugina was the daughter of Alexander Dugin. He is a Russian nationalist ideologue who has been described by some in the West as “Putin’s mastermind”. He accused the murder of having been perpetrated by a Ukrainian citizen who left Russia for Estonia after the murder. Ukraine has previously denied any involvement in the murder.

Police file terrorism charges against Pakistani Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani police have filed terrorism charges against former prime minister Imran Khan, heightening political tensions in the country as the ex-prime minister holds mass rallies to return to office. The terrorism charges follow a speech Khan gave in Islamabad over the weekend in which he pledged to prosecute police officers and a female judge and alleged that a close aide was tortured after his arrest. Khan himself was still free on Monday. His party said a court in Islamabad had issued a so-called “protection bond” for Khan for the next three days, preventing police from arresting him on the charges. Meanwhile, supporters gathered outside his home as the charges heightened political tensions in the nuclear-armed country.

3 Arkansas officers suspended after video captures beaten

MULBERRY, Ark. (AP) — Three Arkansas law enforcement officers have been suspended after video posted to social media showed a suspect being held down and beaten by police. Arkansas State Police said Sunday night they would investigate officers’ use of force earlier in the day outside a convenience store in Mulberry, about 140 miles northwest of Little Rock. State police say the man in the video, Randall Worcester, 27, of Goose Creek, South Carolina, was treated at a hospital for his injuries and then jailed in the county jail on multiple counts charges, including assault and battery and resisting arrest.

Stocks post large losses in early trading on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks fell sharply on Wall Street, extending market losses. The S&P 500 was down 1.6% in morning trade on Monday and more than 90% of stocks in the benchmark lost ground. He finished in the red last week, snapping a four-game winning streak. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Nasdaq also fell. Tech companies and retailers suffered some of the heaviest losses. AMC Entertainment and other movie theater operators fell after Cineworld said it was considering filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Signify Health soared after the Wall Street Journal reported announced that Amazon would make a bid for the company.

Watch: Top Democrats face off in Florida, New York

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tuesday’s primary election features two leading Florida Democrats vying for the right to face Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis. He’s a conservative rising star frequently mentioned as a great alternative to Donald Trump in the 2024 GOP presidential contest. In New York, the redistricting has left two longtime Democratic colleagues, Carolyn Maloney and Jerry Nadler, vying for the same headquarters. Oklahoma Republicans will choose between two Trump loyalists competing in a runoff to be their party’s nominee to replace retired GOP Senator Jim Inhofe. He has more than four years left in his term.

‘Time has stood still’: Ukrainians eager to return home as war drags on

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — As Russia’s war on Ukraine reaches its sixth month, many refugees are realizing bitterly that they won’t be returning home anytime soon. With bombings around a nuclear power plant and missiles threatening even the western regions of Ukraine, many refugees do not feel safe in their homes, even though these regions are under Ukrainian control. Although some plan to start a new life abroad, many are simply biding their time until they can return. Some are reluctantly enrolling their children in schools in Poland, Germany and elsewhere, fearing they will fall behind. Meanwhile, some professionals accept jobs below their skill levels simply trying to survive.

Back to school, with panic buttons: The post-Uvalde scramble

MISSION, Kan. (AP) – Schools are installing panic buttons to call for help during a shooting, as they scramble to reassure worried parents after this spring’s massacre in Uvalde, Texas, and ahead of the start of the school year. school. Panic buttons are mandatory in several states. The mother of a Parkland, Florida shooting victim is promoting the buttons, saying seconds count when tragedy strikes. But some school security experts have raised concerns that schools are engaging in a “security theatre” designed to reassure parents, while neglecting basic safeguards like ensuring staff lock down doors. doors.

New this week: “Me Time”, DJ Khaled and Sylvester Stallone

New entertainment releases this week include fresh music from DJ Khaled and his famous friends, an HBO documentary about Hurricane Katrina’s unending toll on New Orleans children, and a film featuring Sylvester Stallone as an elderly superhero. BritBox’s original titled miniseries “The Thief, His Wife and the Canoe” is based on the real-life story of a former prison officer whose plan for enrichment went far beyond what he promised his wife. And in “Samaritan,” 76-year-old Stallone pays a man of superhuman strength to live anonymously as a garbage collector.

The water of a Mayan village, future threatened by a Mexican train

VIDA Y ESPERANZA, Mexico (AP) — Mexico’s ambitious Mayan train project along the country’s Caribbean coast is threatening the indigenous Mayan people for whom it is named and dividing the communities it was meant to help. The project cuts a more than 110 km strip through the jungle between the resorts of Cancun and Tulum, on some of the most complex and fragile underground cave systems in the world, sparking protests from conservationists, archaeologists and cave divers. . But for the mostly Mayan inhabitants of the village of Vida y Esperanza, they fear polluting the caves that supply them with water, endangering their children and cutting their way.

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