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Russians rush for flights out amid partial reservist call-up

Large numbers of Russians have rushed to book one-way tickets out of the country after Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a partial mobilization of military reservists for the war in Ukraine.

$250M stolen from food program during pandemic, feds say

“This $250 million is the floor,” Andy Luger, the U.S. attorney for Minnesota, said at a news conference. “Our investigation continues.”

Hurricane Fiona leaves 1 dead in Puerto Rico, governor says

Hurricane Fiona left at least one dead and millions without power in Puerto Rico, Gov. Pedro Pierluisi said Monday afternoon, warning that the storm, which poured more than 30 inches of rain in some areas, will continue to soak the island the rest of the day.

Britain, world mourns Queen Elizabeth II at funeral

In a country known for pomp and pageantry, the first state funeral since Winston Churchill’s was filled with spectacle.

Northern California firefighters make major progress

Conditions at the Mosquito Fire about 110 miles northeast of San Francisco were “looking a whole heck of a lot better,” according to fire spokesman Scott McLean.

Gun advocates fight for bump stocks in latest court hearing

A federal appeals court was told there is no basis in federal law for a Trump administration ban on bump stocks — devices that enabled a shooter to kill dozens in Las Vegas in 2017.

Charles III formally proclaimed king, sons appear together

Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, joined Prince William and Princess Kate at Windsor Castle to view floral tributes left by the public in honor of the princes’ grandmother.

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