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Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy speaks to the media during a news conference in Kyiv, Ukraine, Wednesday, May 20, 2020. At the press conference marking Zelenskiy's one year in office, the president answered questions about domestic affairs, foreign policy and his main achievements. (Sergey Dolzhenko/Pool Photo via AP)

Ukraine to investigate leaked tapes with ex-president, Biden

May. 20, 2020 3:00 PM EDT

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said Wednesday that prosecutors have opened a criminal inquiry into leaked tapes that allegedly feature the country's former leader discussing conditions for a $1 billion loan with former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden. The tapes, which are yet...

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Sherburne County Sheriff Office shows Zacarias Moussaoui. Moussaou, the only man ever convicted in a U.S. court for a role in the Sept. 11 attacks now says he is renouncing terrorism, Al-Qaida and the Islamic State.   In a handwritten court motion Moussaoui filed with the federal court in Alexandria last April 2020, Moussaoui wrote, “Ï denounce, repudiate Usama bin Laden as a useful idiot of the CIA/Saudi. I also proclaim unequivocally my opposition to any terrorist action, attack, propaganda against the U.S.”  (Sherburne County, Minn., Sheriff's Office via AP, File)

Sept. 11 convict now says he renounces terrorism, bin Laden

May. 20, 2020 11:19 AM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The only man ever convicted in a U.S. court for a role in the Sept. 11 attacks now says he is renouncing terrorism, al-Qaida and the Islamic State. Zacarias Moussaoui is serving a life sentence at a federal prison in Colorado after narrowly escaping the death penalty at his 2006...

This undated image released by the House Judiciary Committee from documents provided by Lev Parnas to the committee in the impeachment probe against President Donald Trump, shows a photo of Lev Parnas with Rudy Giuliani. Parnas, a close associate of Trump's personal lawyer Giuliani is claiming Trump was directly involved in the effort to pressure Ukraine to investigate Democratic rival Joe Biden. Trump on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, repeated denials that he is acquainted with Parnas, despite numerous photos that have emerged of the two men together.(House Judiciary Committee via AP)

In recording Trump asks how long Ukraine can resist Russians

May. 14, 2020 2:48 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump inquired how long Ukraine would be able to resist Russian aggression without U.S. assistance during a 2018 meeting with donors that included the indicted associates of his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani. “How long would they last in a fight with...

FILE - In this May 30, 2012, file photo, Rudy Crew, former head of schools in New York City and candidate for Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber's first Chief Education Officer, speaks at Earl Boyles Elementary School in Portland, Ore. One of Georgia’s largest school districts is likely to be led by the former leader of New York City's school system. The DeKalb County school board members on Thursday, April 23, 2020, named Crew as their sole finalist to lead the 96,000-student district. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)

In flip, Georgia system nixes ex-leader of New York schools

May. 12, 2020 6:45 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — One of Georgia’s largest school districts won't be hiring the former leader of school systems in New York City and Miami after board members were faced with complaints about his past record. DeKalb County school board members on Monday voted 4-3 to reject a contract for Rudy Crew to...

FILE - In this May 30, 2012, file photo, Rudy Crew, former head of schools in New York City and candidate for Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber's first Chief Education Officer, speaks at Earl Boyles Elementary School in Portland, Ore. One of Georgia’s largest school districts is likely to be led by the former leader of New York City's school system. The DeKalb County school board members on Thursday, April 23, 2020, named Crew as their sole finalist to lead the 96,000-student district. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)

Georgia district picks ex-leader of New York, Miami schools

Apr. 23, 2020 5:24 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — One of Georgia's largest school districts is likely to be led by the former leader of New York City's school system. The DeKalb County school board members on Thursday named Rudy Crew as their sole finalist to lead the suburban Atlanta district, which has 96,000 students. Crew has had...

FILE - This Nov. 12, 1999 file photo shows restaurateur Sirio Maccioni, owner of Le Cirque 2000, standing inside the celebrated French restaurant in New York. Maccioni, who opened the celebrated French restaurant Le Cirque in New York and watched it grow into arguably Manhattan’s favorite dining room of the rich and famous, has died in Italy. He was 88. Maccioni's son, Mauro, told The Associated Press that his father died in the family's villa in Tuscany early Monday, April 20, 2020. He had suffered from the effects of a stroke and Alzheimer’s disease, the son said. (AP Photo/Jim Cooper, File)

Sirio Maccioni, who opened famed eatery Le Cirque, dies

Apr. 20, 2020 3:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Italian restaurateur Sirio Maccioni, who opened the celebrated French restaurant Le Cirque and watched it grow into arguably Manhattan’s favorite dining room of the rich and famous, has died in Italy. He was 88. Maccioni's son, Mauro, told The Associated Press that his father died in...

FILE - This March 29, 2018, file photo shows the Facebook logo on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York's Times Square. Facebook, Google and other platforms are taking unprecedented steps to protect public health as potentially dangerous coronavirus misinformation spreads around the world. In a possible first, Facebook removed a post by Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro that touted unproven viral benefits of a malaria drug, while Twitter nixed an associated video. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Tech companies step up fight against bad coronavirus info

Apr. 15, 2020 4:00 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Potentially dangerous coronavirus misinformation has spread from continent to continent like the pandemic itself, forcing the world’s largest tech companies to take unprecedented action to protect public health. Facebook, Google and others have begun using algorithms, new rules and...

Giuliani associates' trial delayed until 2021

Apr. 15, 2020 12:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A trial for two associates of Rudy Giuliani charged with using foreign money to make illegal campaign contributions to U.S. politicians to influence policy was postponed Wednesday to February 2021. The men — Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman — pleaded not guilty after their October...

Illinois Editorial Roundup:

Apr. 14, 2020 3:52 PM EDT

April 12, 2020 The (Champaign) News-Gazette No kings here On March 17, Illinois held a primary election, one of three states to do so. The election was held after Gov. J.B. Pritzker, in an effort to stem the spread of the coronavirus, had closed schools, restaurants and bars and banned mass gatherings....

Prosecutors defend seizures in Giuliani associates' case

Apr. 13, 2020 8:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida man cannot hide his electronic devices and their contents from prosecutors after he tried to send them to his lawyers before he was arrested on charges that he conspired with associates of Rudy Giuliani to make illegal campaign contributions, prosecutors told a judge Monday. The...