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Trump's lawyers call for dismissal of classified documents case, citing presidential immunity

Feb. 23, 2024 00:28 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump's legal team filed multiple motions Thursday night urging a Florida judge to dismiss the criminal case charging him with illegally retaining classified documents, claiming in part that presidential immunity protects him from prosecution — an...

California man arrested and accused of threatening Arizona election worker after 2022 vote

Feb. 22, 2024 22:21 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A San Diego man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of leaving threatening messages on the personal cellphone of an Arizona election worker he accused of rigging the 2022 election results, federal prosecutors said. The 52-year-old was charged with one count of...

Negligence or scapegoating? Trial of 'Rust' armorer begins in fatal shooting by Alec Baldwin

Feb. 22, 2024 22:17 PM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Prosecutors sought to pin blame on a movie weapons supervisor for bringing live ammunition on set and “unprofessional and sloppy” work that contributed to the fatal shooting of a cinematographer by Alec Baldwin during production of the film “Rust,” as the first trial...

Utah man sues Maduro over trauma caused by nearly two years of imprisonment in Venezuela

Feb. 22, 2024 21:27 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — A Utah man imprisoned for nearly two years in Venezuela has sued President Nicolás Maduro, accusing the leftist leader of heading a “criminal enterprise” that kidnaps, tortures and unjustly imprisons American citizens. The complaint filed Thursday in Miami federal...

Ex-FBI source accused of lying about Bidens and having Russian contacts is returned to US custody

Feb. 22, 2024 20:55 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former FBI informant who claims to have links to Russian intelligence and is charged with lying about a multimillion-dollar bribery scheme involving President Joe Biden's family was again taken into custody Thursday in Las Vegas, two days after a judge released him. ...

Man who intentionally drove his truck into a Muslim family, killing 4, gets life sentence in Canada

Feb. 22, 2024 19:58 PM EST

LONDON, Ontario (AP) — A man found guilty of using his pickup truck to kill four members of a Muslim family was sentenced Thursday to life in prison as a Canadian judge ruled that the actions of the admitted white nationalist amounted to terrorism. Nathaniel Veltman has also been...

US is imposing more than 500 new sanctions on Russia's war machine, indicts Russian businessmen

Feb. 22, 2024 19:20 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department plans to impose more than 500 new sanctions on Russia and its war machine on Friday as the U.S. vows to keep up its financial pressure on Moscow with the war entering its third grueling year. The sanctions represent the largest single...

What to know about New York and Arizona’s fight over extraditing suspect in grisly hotel killing

Feb. 22, 2024 18:51 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A man wanted in the killing of a woman found bludgeoned to death with an iron in a Manhattan hotel was apprehended in Arizona this week. But in a legal twist, Arizona officials are balking at sending him to New York to answer to authorities. The top prosecutor in...

A Michigan toddler's shooting highlights new gun storage law and other states' strategies

Feb. 22, 2024 18:34 PM EST

A Michigan man is the first person to face charges under the state's new law requiring gun owners to keep weapons in locked storage containers around minors. The case is bringing attention to similar state laws across the U.S. and prosecutors' determination of when to bring criminal...

A man accused of stabbing another passenger on a Seattle to Las Vegas flight charged with assault

Feb. 22, 2024 17:39 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man who witnesses say stabbed another passenger on an airline flight and told authorities he intended to kill the victim has been charged with assault with a dangerous weapon. The man made an improvised weapon by wrapping rubber bands around several pens. ...