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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...

Misinformation thrives on video site popular with far-right

Nov. 03, 2022 20:13 PM EDT

Election misinformation is thriving on Rumble, a video sharing platform popular with some conservatives and far-right groups, according to research published Thursday. Nearly half of the videos suggested by the site in response to searches for common election-related terms came from...

Second 'We Build The Wall' fraud trial ends in conviction

Oct. 28, 2022 19:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Colorado businessman was convicted Friday of charges that he and others siphoned hundreds of thousands of dollars from an online fundraiser to build a wall along the U.S. southern border despite a promise to donors that every cent would go toward building the wall. ...

At retrial, jurors weigh 'We Build The Wall' fraud claims

Oct. 27, 2022 19:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For a second time this year, jurors get a chance to decide whether a Colorado businessman helped turn an online fundraiser to build a wall along the U.S. southern border into a cash cow for its creators. The jury in Manhattan federal court began deliberating the...

Retrial of Colorado man in border wall fraud case begins

Oct. 25, 2022 15:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for a Colorado man accused of cheating donors to a $25 million fund to build a wall along the southern U.S. border told jurors on Tuesday that they should question why his client's fraud trial is being held in New York, tapping into a theme that may have contributed to an...

Task 1 in Trump Organization trial: picking a neutral jury

Oct. 24, 2022 18:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s company went on trial Monday in a criminal tax case and the first task facing the court was a big one: picking a jury of New Yorkers who didn't have a strong opinion about the former president. About half of an initial pool of 132 prospective jurors...

Colorado businessman set for retrial over border wall fund

Oct. 24, 2022 00:19 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Colorado businessman returns to New York Monday for a retrial on charges that he cheated thousands of donors to a $25 million online crowdfunding “We Build The Wall” campaign to construct a wall along the southern U.S. border. Timothy Shea’s first trial...

Cheney: 1/6 panel won't let Trump turn testimony into circus

Oct. 23, 2022 16:38 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the Capitol riot won't give Donald Trump the chance to turn a possible live TV appearance of his subpoenaed testimony into a “circus” and “food fight” as lawmakers try to ensure he complies with their demands, the panel's vice chair said...

False election claims overwhelm local efforts to push back

Oct. 23, 2022 13:45 PM EDT

ESTANCIA, N.M. (AP) — Republican county commissioners in this swath of ranching country in New Mexico’s high desert have tried everything they can think of to persuade voters their elections are secure. They approved hand-counting of ballots from the primary election in their...

Jan. 6 panel subpoenas Trump, demanding historic testimony

Oct. 21, 2022 17:38 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol formally issued an extraordinary subpoena to Donald Trump on Friday, demanding testimony from the former president who lawmakers say “personally orchestrated” a multi-part effort to overturn the results...