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Senate GOP probe: No systemic fraud in Michigan election

Jun. 23, 2021 09:30 AM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Senate Republicans who investigated Michigan's 2020 presidential election for months concluded there was no widespread or systemic fraud and urged the state attorney general to consider probing people who have made false allegations about the results in Antrim County...

Iran likely had failed rocket launch, preparing for another

Jun. 23, 2021 09:06 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran likely conducted a failed launch of a satellite-carrying rocket in recent days and now appears to be preparing to try again, the country's latest effort to advance its space program amid tensions with the West over its tattered nuclear deal. ...

US takes down Iran-linked news sites, alleges disinformation

Jun. 23, 2021 02:26 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — American authorities seized a range of Iran’s state-linked news website domains they accused of spreading disinformation, the U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday, a move that appeared to be a far-reaching crackdown on Iranian media amid heightened...

Too early to declare who won 8-way primary for Manhattan DA

Jun. 23, 2021 01:17 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — On TV dramas, cases brought by the Manhattan district attorney usually wrap up in about an hour. Figuring out who’s likely to be the borough’s next district attorney in real life will take a bit longer. A winner in the Democratic primary for the...

Today in History

Jun. 23, 2021 00:06 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, June 23, the 174th day of 2021. There are 191 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On June 23, 1972, President Richard Nixon signed Title IX barring discrimination on the...

Michigan county seeks vote recount sought by Trump backers

Jun. 22, 2021 17:31 PM EDT

CHEBOYGAN, Mich. (AP) — A rural northern Michigan county sought state permission Tuesday to recount its 2020 presidential election ballots and hire an outside firm to look for evidence of voting machine tampering. The Cheboygan County Board of...

International criticism of Nicaragua crackdown grows

Jun. 22, 2021 16:10 PM EDT

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — International criticism of Nicaragua's government grew on Tuesday after another night of arrests in Managua. Fifty-nine countries at the United Nations Human Rights Council signed onto a statement expressing concern over arbitrary arrests and the restriction of...

New HBO docu-series centers on Pahrump TV news station

Jun. 22, 2021 16:07 PM EDT

PAHRUMP, Nev. (AP) — A TV station in southern Nevada is the subject of an upcoming HBO program. The cable network announced Tuesday that KPVM-TV in Pahrump will be featured in a six-part, half-hour documentary series. “Small Town News: KPVM...

France's Sarkozy faces jail term in campaign financing trial

Jun. 22, 2021 14:23 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The trial of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy concluded Tuesday in Paris, after a month during which the court sought to determine whether he broke laws on campaign financing in his unsuccessful 2012 re-election bid. The verdict is to be delivered...

Should reporters challenge or ignore election disbelievers?

Jun. 22, 2021 13:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Negrin's campaign to ban “election deniers” from television news failed to achieve his original goal, which was to prevent a significant number of Americans from believing the lie that Donald Trump didn't lose the presidential election to Joe Biden. ...