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Pence family rabbit, Marlon Bundo, dies

Jan. 16, 2022 11:45 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Pence family rabbit, Marlon Bundo, has died. Mike Pence’s daughter, Charlotte Pence Bond, bade farewell Saturday on Twitter to the beloved family pet, The Indianapolis Star reported. “Marlon, you came into our lives at just the moment we...

TIMELINE: Djokovic's failed bid to play in Australian Open

Jan. 16, 2022 03:52 AM EST

Novak Djokovic’s attempt to play in the Australian Open despite being unvaccinated against COVID-19 came to an end when a court upheld a government minister's rejection of his visa. The unanimous ruling from three Federal Court judges in Melbourne on Sunday came the day before...

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott tweets that all hostages are safe after standoff inside Dallas-area synagogue

Jan. 15, 2022 22:41 PM EST
COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott tweets that all hostages are safe after standoff inside Dallas-area synagogue.

Aegean Airlines suspends Beirut flights after plane damage

Jan. 15, 2022 16:32 PM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — Greece’s dominant Aegean Airlines said Saturday it has suspended its flights to and from Lebanon’s capital pending an investigation into the causes of damage to the fuselage of one of its aircraft discovered after it landed in Beirut. The damage to the external...

Delaware man charged with trespassing in Capitol riot

Jan. 15, 2022 15:57 PM EST

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A fifth person with ties to Delaware has been arrested on federal charges associated with the insurrectionist riot at the U.S. Capitol last year. The News Journal reports that Jeffrey Schaefer was arrested Thursday on four charges related to trespassing in...

White House: Russia prepping pretext for Ukraine invasion

Jan. 15, 2022 00:10 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. intelligence officials have determined a Russian effort is underway to create a pretext for its troops to further invade Ukraine, and Moscow has already prepositioned operatives to conduct “a false-flag operation” in eastern Ukraine, according to the White House. ...

TIMELINE: Novak Djokovic's bid to compete at Australian Open

Jan. 14, 2022 20:27 PM EST

Novak Djokovic's attempt to stave off deportation and be allowed to play in the Australian Open despite not being vaccinated against COVID-19 is headed for a legal hearing the day before he is scheduled to begin his title defense at a Grand Slam tournament he's won a record nine times. ...

FACT FOCUS: Posts mislead on nonprofit vaccine rules

Jan. 14, 2022 17:38 PM EST

Critics of vaccine requirements are misrepresenting policy changes taken by Make-A-Wish Foundation and a Ronald McDonald House Charities facility to protect the children and families they serve from coronavirus. Both nonprofits have enforced COVID-19 vaccine rules in recent months,...

Lawsuit: Google, Facebook CEOs colluded in online ad sales

Jan. 14, 2022 16:41 PM EST

Newly unredacted documents from a state-led antitrust lawsuit against Google accuse the search giant of colluding with rival Facebook to manipulate online advertising sales. The CEOs of both companies were aware of the deal and signed off on it, the lawsuit alleges. The original,...

Column: Djokovic whiffed on 2 shots, 3 if you count booster

Jan. 14, 2022 16:06 PM EST

After more than a week of lies, hypocrisy, partisan bickering, bureaucratic bumbling and the inevitably idiotic comparison to the crucifixion of Jesus — by his own father, no less — the Novak Djokovic story still boils down to this: He threw away a chance to make history at the...