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Trump trial

Defense rests without ex-President Trump taking the witness stand in his New York hush money trial

Donald Trump’s lawyers rested their defense Tuesday without the former president taking the witness stand in his New York hush money criminal trial, moving the case ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, May 21, 2024 10:51 am

Gun background checks

Judge blocks Biden administration from enforcing new gun sales background check rule in Texas

A federal judge has blocked the Biden administration from enforcing a new rule in Texas that would require firearms dealers to run background checks on buyers at ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, May 21, 2024 10:44 am

Red Lobster

Red Lobster seeks bankruptcy protection days after closing dozens of restaurants

Red Lobster, the casual dining chain that brought seafood to the masses with inventions like popcorn shrimp and “endless” seafood deals, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy ... Read more

by Associated Press, Monday, May 20, 2024 4:34 pm

iran

Iran’s president, foreign minister die in helicopter crash at moment of high tensions in Mideast

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and the country’s foreign minister were found dead Monday hours after their helicopter crashed in fog, leaving the Islamic Republic without two key ... Read more

by Associated Press, Monday, May 20, 2024 4:11 pm

Julian Assange

WikiLeaks founder Assange wins right to appeal against an extradition order to the US

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can appeal an extradition order to the United States on espionage charges, a London court ruled Monday — a decision likely to further ... Read more

by Associated Press, Monday, May 20, 2024 4:03 pm

Trump hush money trial

Prosecution rests in Trump’s hush money case, and defense now gets its turn to call witnesses

Prosecutors rested their hush money case against Donald Trump on Monday, turning it over to the former president’s lawyers for a chance to call witnesses. The prosecution’s ... Read more

by Associated Press, Monday, May 20, 2024 2:36 pm

houston

Power restored to most hit by deadly Houston storm with full service expected by Wednesday

Houston area residents affected by deadly storms last week received some good news as officials said power was restored Sunday to a majority of the hundreds of ... Read more

by Associated Press, Monday, May 20, 2024 9:15 am

Netanyahu

ICC prosecutor seeks arrest warrant for Israeli and Hamas leaders, including Netanyahu

The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said Monday he is seeking arrest warrants for Israeli and Hamas leaders, including Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin ... Read more

by Associated Press, Monday, May 20, 2024 8:51 am

houston

Hot weather poses new risk as thousands remain without power after deadly Houston storm

As the Houston area works to clean up and restore power to hundreds of thousands after deadly storms left at least seven people dead, it will do ... Read more

by Associated Press, Saturday, May 18, 2024 10:16 pm

Billy Graham

The late Rev. Billy Graham immortalized in statue unveiled at US Capitol

A bronze sculpture of the late Rev. Billy Graham was unveiled at the U.S. Capitol on Thursday, with Christianity’s most prolific evangelist once known as “America’s Pastor” ... Read more

by Associated Press, Friday, May 17, 2024 4:21 pm

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