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Hunter Biden seeks federal probe of Trump allies over laptop

Feb. 01, 2023 23:02 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer for President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter, asked the Justice Department in a letter Wednesday to investigate close allies of former President Donald Trump and others who accessed and disseminated personal data from a laptop that a computer repair shop owner says was...

Bannon's lawyers ask to quit wall case, citing 'differences'

Jan. 12, 2023 14:28 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Steve Bannon’s lawyers want out of his border-wall fraud case, telling a judge Thursday that he is unwilling to speak with them directly and that they have “irreconcilable" differences about how to proceed. Bannon, a conservative rabble-rouser and longtime ally...

Brazil and Jan. 6 in US: Parallel attacks, but not identical

Jan. 09, 2023 22:28 PM EST

Enraged protesters broke into government buildings that are the very symbol of their country’s democracy. Driven by conspiracy theories about their candidate's loss in the last election, they smashed windows, sifted through the desks of lawmakers and trashed the highest offices in the land in a...

Facebook parent Meta will pay $725M to settle user data case

Dec. 23, 2022 18:20 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook’s corporate parent has agreed to pay $725 million to settle a lawsuit alleging the world’s largest social media platform allowed millions of its users’ personal information to be fed to Cambridge Analytica, a firm that supported Donald Trump’s victorious...

EXPLAINER: How Trump ignored advisers, spread election lies

Dec. 21, 2022 05:40 AM EST

The executive summary of the House Jan. 6 committee’s report documents how then-President Donald Trump was repeatedly warned by those closest to him — Cabinet members, campaign officials and even family members — that claims he had lost his reelection due to fraud were false. But Trump spread...

New Mexico officials certify statewide election results

Nov. 29, 2022 18:26 PM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's state Canvassing Board certified results from the midterm election on Tuesday in a 3-0 vote amid praise for election administrators and poll workers. The board meeting at the state Capitol building was the culmination a once-routine election...

Today in History: November 12, Stalin takes control

Nov. 12, 2022 00:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Saturday, Nov. 12, the 316th day of 2022. There are 49 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 12, 1927, Josef Stalin became the undisputed ruler of the Soviet Union as Leon Trotsky was expelled from...