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Trump inaugural committee head accused of being UAE agent

Jul. 20, 2021 22:54 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The chair of former President Donald Trump's 2017 inaugural committee was arrested Tuesday on charges alleging he secretly conspired to influence U.S. policy to benefit the United Arab Emirates, even while he was seeking a position as an American diplomat. ...

Key events in the history of Haiti

Jul. 07, 2021 17:31 PM EDT

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Dec. 6. 1492 — Christopher Columbus lands on a Caribbean island that the Indigenous Tainos called Quisqueya. The Spanish enslave the Tainos and rename it Isla Espanola, shortened to Hispaniola. 1697 — Spain cedes the western third of the...

Netanyahu's moving out, but not soon enough for critics

Jun. 20, 2021 13:00 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Benjamin Netanyahu says he and his family will move out of Israel's official prime minister's residence by July 10, nearly a month after he was ousted from office following a record 12-year reign. That's not nearly soon enough for critics who have long...

Biden inauguration priest resigns California university post

May. 13, 2021 19:04 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The Jesuit priest who presided over an inaugural Mass for President Joe Biden has resigned his position as president of Santa Clara University in Northern California, college officials said, after an investigation found he engaged in inappropriate, alcohol-fueled...