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Live Updates | Release of video of Tyre Nichols' beating

Jan. 27, 2023 22:55 PM EST

The Latest on the release of a Memphis Police Department video showing the beating of Tyre Nichols, who later died. WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are both condemning the Memphis police beating of Tyre Nichols that ended in his death. ...

McVay, LA Rams hire former Jets OC Mike LaFleur

Jan. 27, 2023 21:44 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams hired former New York Jets offensive coordinator Mike LaFleur on Friday to join Sean McVay's quest to fix one of the least productive offenses in the league. LaFleur spent the past two years with the Jets in his first stint as an NFL...

AP-Week in Pictures: Global / Jan. 21-27, 2023

Jan. 27, 2023 21:07 PM EST

Jan. 21-27, 2023 From an abortion rights demonstrator and an anti-abortion demonstrator facing off in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, to people of Chinese descent in Asia celebrating the lunar New Year of the Rabbit, to a boy standing amid dead fish on the shore of the...

Pelosi attack video shows struggle and savage hammer swing

Jan. 27, 2023 19:41 PM EST

Video released Friday shows the husband of former U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi struggling with his assailant for control of a hammer moments before he was struck in the head during a brutal attack in the couple's San Francisco home last year. Police body-camera footage shows David...

FDA moves to ease rules for blood donations from gay men

Jan. 27, 2023 19:33 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is moving to further ease restrictions on blood donations from gay and bisexual men and other groups that typically face higher risks of HIV. The Food and Drug Administration on Friday announced draft guidelines that would do away with the current...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jan. 27, 2023 18:41 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Ben Crump, who represents the family of Tyre Nichols; Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill.; Rep. Mike Turner, R-Ohio. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio; former Defense Secretary Robert Gates. ...

Man gets prison for attacking Capitol officer who later died

Jan. 27, 2023 17:37 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A New Jersey man who joined a mob's attack on the U.S. Capitol was sentenced Friday to more than six years in prison for using pepper spray to assault police officers, one of whom died a day after the siege. Julian Khater didn't mention the death of Capitol Police...

Musk, top Biden aides meet in Washington, talk electric cars

Jan. 27, 2023 17:23 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk and a pair of top aides to President Joe Biden met in Washington on Friday to discuss the electric vehicle industry and the broader goal of electrification. Musk and Biden did not meet, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said. ...

Man who claimed he had bomb near Capitol pleads guilty

Jan. 27, 2023 16:09 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A man who caused evacuations and an hourslong standoff with police on Capitol Hill when he claimed he had a bomb in his pickup truck outside the Library of Congress pleaded guilty on Friday to a charge of threatening to use an explosive. Floyd Ray Roseberry, of...

Biden picks Zients as his next White House chief of staff

Jan. 27, 2023 10:34 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden announced Jeff Zients as his next White House chief of staff on Friday, tapping an experienced technocrat who headed his administration's response to the COVID-19 pandemic as Biden prepares for a reelection bid while facing an onslaught of investigations from...