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Belarus leader in Moscow for talks on closer ties

Apr. 22, 2021 13:22 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted his Belarusian counterpart on Thursday for talks on closer integration between the two ex-Soviet neighbors, discussions that were criticized by the Belarusian opposition. Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has...

Failed governor candidate Loren Culp to run for US House

Apr. 21, 2021 17:40 PM EDT

REPUBLIC, Wash. (AP) — Former Republican gubernatorial candidate Loren Culp will challenge U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse, a fellow Republican, in next year’s primary after Newhouse was one of 10 members of the House GOP who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump. ...

Putin vows a 'quick and tough' Russian response for its foes

Apr. 21, 2021 17:15 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday sternly warned the West against encroaching further on Russia's security interests, saying Moscow's response will be “quick and tough” and make the culprits bitterly sorry for their action. The warning during...

US ambassador to Belarus meets exiled opposition leader

Apr. 21, 2021 16:34 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — New United States ambassador to Belarus Julie Fisher met with the country's exiled opposition leader, Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, in neighboring Lithuania’s capital on Wednesday. The meeting took place in Vilnius, where Tsikhanouskaya moved under...

McCloskeys want grand jury to take a new look at their case

Apr. 21, 2021 14:40 PM EDT

A St. Louis husband and wife facing criminal charges for waving guns at racial injustice protesters last summer have told a judge they are concerned about Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner’s handling of their case and asked that it be sent back to the grand jury. “Due to...

Green Bay city attorney releases report on fall election

Apr. 21, 2021 12:04 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay's city attorney has released a report in response to questions about the integrity of the community's November election raised by Republican state lawmakers and other conservatives. Vanessa Chavez's 19-page report mirrors the city's...

Ohio Republicans aim to rename state park after Donald Trump

Apr. 21, 2021 11:36 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A GOP-backed bill introduced Monday would change the name of an Ohio state park to honor former President Donald Trump. The bill primarily sponsored by freshman state Rep. Mike Loychik to rename Mosquito Lake State Park to Donald J. Trump State...

In war-torn Syria, Assad makes bid for 4th presidential term

Apr. 21, 2021 10:44 AM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — President Bashar Assad formally announced Wednesday he will run for reelection in war-torn Syria, and was expected to win a fourth seven-year term in the largely symbolic May 26 vote. The elections would be the second held during the course of the...

Ohio Supreme Court takes case over voting machines purchase

Apr. 21, 2021 08:08 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A dispute over the purchase of voting machines tied to unfounded allegations of fraud in the 2020 presidential election has reached the Ohio Supreme Court. At issue before the high court is a feud over the purchase of Denver-based Dominion Voting...

Editorial Roundup: Minnesota

Apr. 21, 2021 01:14 AM EDT

St. Cloud Times. April 16, 2021. Editorial: We can’t let this happen again Last week, as the world had its eyes on Minnesota for a trial that could define the future of our criminal justice system, yet another Black man was killed by a Minnesota...