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Today in History

Jun. 15, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, June 15, the 166th day of 2021. There are 199 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 15, 1215, England’s King John put his seal to Magna Carta (“the Great...

St. Louis man who waved rifle at protest running for Senate

May. 18, 2021 21:00 PM EDT

Mark McCloskey, a St. Louis personal injury lawyer who gained national attention after he and his wife waved guns at racial injustice protesters who marched near their home last summer, said Tuesday he will run for the U.S. Senate in 2022. McCloskey made the announcement...

Ex-lawmaker, lawyer pay $20,000 to The Detroit News

May. 05, 2021 17:58 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit News said a former state lawmaker and his lawyer agreed to pay $20,000 to settle a lawsuit against the newspaper. Ex-Rep. Todd Courser had filed a defamation lawsuit against the News for a 2015 report about efforts to cover up an affair with...

Australia's leader makes Cabinet moves after sex scandals

Mar. 29, 2021 01:16 AM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's leader on Monday reassigned some key members of his Cabinet and launched a new taskforce as he tries to address a series of sexual misconduct scandals that have rocked his government. Prime Minister Scott Morrison removed embattled...

Australia PM wants more women in politics after new scandal

Mar. 22, 2021 23:26 PM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister said on Tuesday he was shocked and disgusted by the latest sex scandal to rock his government and vowed to do more to attract women into politics. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said a lawmaker’s staff member at...

EXPLAINER: What’s the background of Senate hopeful Greitens?

Mar. 22, 2021 22:41 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, who resigned in June 2018 amid a sex scandal, criminal charges and ethics investigations, announced Monday that he will seek the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in 2022. Here is an explanation of some of the legal and ethical...

Ex-Missouri Gov. Greitens announces 2022 US Senate bid

Mar. 22, 2021 22:40 PM EDT

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Eric Greitens, the former Navy SEAL officer who rose quickly to become Missouri governor before scandal forced him out of office just a year and a half into his tenure, announced Monday that he will run for the Senate seat being vacated by fellow Republican Roy Blunt. ...