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How a congressman’s challenge to New Jersey’s first lady is shaking up a key Senate race

Feb. 29, 2024 07:31 AM EST

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. (AP) — When New Jersey first lady Tammy Murphy walked up to Rep. Andy Kim last weekend to congratulate him with a handshake after his third consecutive win in his bid for a U.S. Senate seat, the goodwill gesture represented a surprise within a surprise. The...

NTSB report casts doubt on driver's claim that truck's steering locked in crash that killed cyclists

Feb. 28, 2024 21:52 PM EST

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — A newly released report on a fatal crash involving a pickup truck and a group of cyclists last year near Phoenix casts doubt about the driver's claim that the vehicle's steering locked up. The National Transportation Safety Board released a report Wednesday...

Honolulu bribery trial won't be postponed despite an investigation into a threat against a US judge

Feb. 28, 2024 21:29 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — An upcoming bribery trial against Honolulu’s former top prosecutor won’t be delayed despite an ongoing investigation into allegations that a defendant threatened the judge who had been presiding over the case, which prompted his unexpected recusal last month. ...

Hunter Biden in defiant deposition blasts GOP, insists he did not involve his father in business

Feb. 28, 2024 20:24 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hunter Biden was defiant Wednesday in a closed-door deposition on Capitol Hill, blasting a Republican impeachment inquiry into his father and the family's business affairs as a “house of cards” built on “lies” as he faced a battery of probing questions from lawmakers. ...

A former Georgia police officer and a current one are indicted in a fatal November 2022 shooting

Feb. 28, 2024 19:47 PM EST

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A current Georgia police officer and a former one have been indicted in the 2022 shooting death of a man inside his home in suburban Atlanta, authorities said Wednesday. A grand jury handed up charges of felony involuntary manslaughter and misdemeanor reckless...

Here's where all the cases against Trump stand as he campaigns for a return to the White House

Feb. 28, 2024 19:44 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — From allegations of plotting to overturn a lost election to illegally stowing classified documents at his Florida estate, former President Donald Trump faces four criminal indictments in four different cities as he vies to reclaim the White House. The cases,...

Supreme Court sets April arguments over whether Trump can be prosecuted for election interference

Feb. 28, 2024 18:41 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to decide whether former President Donald Trump can be prosecuted on charges he interfered with the 2020 election, calling into question whether his case could go to trial before the November election. While the court set a...

Supreme Court will decide if Trump can be prosecuted on election interference charges, indicating it will move quickly

Feb. 28, 2024 17:28 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court will decide if Trump can be prosecuted on election interference charges, indicating it will move quickly.

5 hockey players charged in Canada with sexual assault will have a jury trial

Feb. 28, 2024 16:51 PM EST

The five hockey players charged with sexual assault in Canada have asked for and been granted a trial by jury. Daniel Brown, one of the lawyers representing former NHL player Alex Formenton, confirmed the request for a jury trial in an email Wednesday to The Associated Press. ...

Mississippi ex-governor expected stake in firm that got welfare money, says woman convicted in fraud

Feb. 28, 2024 16:33 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Former Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant said at a party weeks before leaving office that he had been offered a financial stake in a company that received welfare money to try to develop a concussion drug and was connected to retired NFL quarterback Brett Favre, according to a...