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Oath Keepers' Rhodes guilty of Jan. 6 seditious conspiracy

Nov. 29, 2022 20:48 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes was convicted Tuesday of seditious conspiracy for a violent plot to overturn President Joe Biden’s election, handing the Justice Department a major victory in its massive prosecution of the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection. A...

Jury deliberates for 2nd day in Oath Keepers sedition case

Nov. 28, 2022 17:08 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal jury weighed seditious conspiracy charges against Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes and four associates for a second day without reaching a verdict Monday in a high-stakes trial stemming from the U.S. Capitol attack. Jurors are expected to resume their...

Montana man gets 3 years in prison for role in Capitol riot

Nov. 23, 2022 14:39 PM EST

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man who was among the first people to illegally enter the U.S. Capitol while Congress was certifying President Joe Biden's victory in the 2020 election has been sentenced to just over three years in federal prison. Joshua Hughes of East Helena was...

Today in History: November 16, Oklahoma wins statehood

Nov. 16, 2022 00:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Nov. 16, the 320th day of 2022. There are 45 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 16, 1914, the newly created Federal Reserve Banks opened in 12 cities. On this date: ...

Jan. 6 trial delayed after Oath Keepers' leader gets COVID

Oct. 24, 2022 20:11 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The trial of a far-right extremist group leader and four associates charged in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol was delayed on Monday after the Oath Keepers leader tested positive for the coronavirus. Jurors were supposed to begin hearing the fourth...

Oath Keepers trial: Jan. 6 was 'rebellion,' prosecutor says

Oct. 03, 2022 18:07 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The founder of the Oath Keepers extremist group and four associates planned an “armed rebellion” to keep President Donald Trump in power, a federal prosecutor contended Monday as the most serious case yet went to trial in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol. ...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Sep. 21, 2022 15:48 PM EDT

Greensboro News and Record. September 20, 2022. Editorial: The ACC walks away It wasn’t a question of whether, but when. As expected, the Atlantic Coast Conference is leaving Greensboro for Charlotte, and (as if this wound needed more salt) will...

US-UK relations enter new chapter as new PM, king settle in

Sep. 17, 2022 17:07 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — President Joe Biden arrived in London to pay his respects to Queen Elizabeth II at a time of transition in U.S.-U.K. relations, as both a new monarch and a new prime minister are settling in. The hawkish approach of Prime Minister Liz Truss to Russia and China puts...