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Pentagon: China's conducted spy balloon program for years

Feb. 08, 2023 17:09 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Chinese balloon shot down off the South Carolina coast was part of a large surveillance program that China has been conducting for “several years,” the Pentagon said Wednesday. When similar balloons passed over U.S. territory on four occasions during the...

Trump ex-lawyer Cohen meets again with New York prosecutors

Feb. 08, 2023 17:01 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen met again Wednesday with New York City prosecutors who have spent years examining the former president's financial dealings. Cohen stopped briefly to talk with reporters as he entered the Manhattan district attorney's...

Ex-Twitter execs deny pressure to block Hunter Biden story

Feb. 08, 2023 15:44 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Twitter executives conceded Wednesday they made a mistake by blocking a story about Hunter Biden, the president’s son, from the social media platform in the run-up to the 2020 election, but adamantly denied Republican assertions they were pressured by Democrats and law...

Biden rallies workers in Wisconsin after big speech

Feb. 08, 2023 15:29 PM EST

DeFOREST, Wis. (AP) — Fresh from his State of the Union address, President Joe Biden rallied supporters in Wisconsin on Wednesday, preparing for an expected reelection announcement this spring and trying to shore up the backing of working-class voters who have edged away from Democrats in recent...

Arkansas Gov. Sanders slams Biden for 'woke fantasies'

Feb. 08, 2023 00:41 AM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders painted a dystopian portrait of the country in her rebuttal to President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address Tuesday night, leaning heavily into Republican culture war issues and accusing Biden of pursuing “woke fantasies.” ...

State of the Union live updates: Latest on Biden's speech

Feb. 07, 2023 23:10 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Follow along for real-time updates on President Joe Biden's 2023 State of the Union address from The Associated Press. Live updates are brought to you by AP journalists at the White House, on Capitol Hill and beyond. ___ SAVORING THE MOMENT ...

UN nuclear chief underscores importance of Iran talks

Feb. 07, 2023 15:57 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — The head of the United Nations nuclear watchdog on Tuesday underscored the urgency of resuscitating diplomatic efforts to limit Iran’s nuclear program, saying the situation could quickly worsen if negotiations fail. Rafael Mariano Grossi, director general of the...

Conservative groups look beyond Trump for 2024 GOP nominee

Feb. 07, 2023 15:45 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Two major conservative groups have signaled they are open to supporting someone other than Donald Trump in the 2024 race for the White House, the latest sign from an increasingly vocal segment of the Republican Party that it’s time to move on from the former president. ...

Georgia panel: Reforms, resources needed for election review

Feb. 07, 2023 15:18 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — A process recently implemented by Georgia state lawmakers to examine how county officials handle elections is likely unsustainable without more resources or reforms, according to the panel that did the first review under the law. The provision in a sweeping 2021...

Today in History: FEB 5, Senate acquits Trump

Feb. 07, 2023 14:58 PM EST

Today in History Today is Sunday, Feb. 5, the 36th day of 2023. There are 329 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 5, 2020, the Senate voted to acquit President Donald Trump, bringing to a close the third presidential trial in...