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Kenya starts to return the 429 bodies of doomsday cult victims to families

By EVELYNE MUSAMBI Associated Press NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Kenyan government on Tuesday began handing over 429 bodies of members of a doomsday cult at the center of a legal case that has shocked the country. Exhumed bodies from a vast rural area in coastal Kenya have shown signs of ...

China to challenge Biden’s electric vehicle plans at the WTO

BEIJING (AP) — China filed a World Trade Organization complaint against the U.S. on Tuesday over what it says are discriminatory requirements for electric vehicles subsidies. Starting this year, U.S. car buyers are not eligible for tax credits of $3,750 to $7,500 if critical minerals or ...

Ukraine ramps up spending on homemade weapons to help repel Russia

By HANNA ARHIROVA Associated Press KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine needs any edge it can get to repel Russia from its territory. One emerging bright spot is its small but fast-growing defense industry, which the government is flooding with money in hopes that a surge of homemade weapons and ...

How EU deforestation laws are reordering the world of coffee

By ANIRUDDHA GHOSAL Associated Press BUON MA THUOT, Vietnam (AP) — Le Van Tam is no stranger to how the vagaries of global trade can determine the fortunes of small coffee farmers like him. He first planted coffee in a patch of land outside Buon Ma Thuot city in Vietnam's Central Highland ...