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Russian journalist detained, charged over war criticism

Aug. 10, 2022 10:31 AM EDT

Russian authorities on Wednesday detained a former state TV journalist who quit after making an on-air protest against Moscow’s war in Ukraine, and charged her with spreading false information about Russia’s armed forces, her lawyer said on social media. Marina Ovsyannikova was...

Pakistan arrests close aide to ex-PM Khan on treason charge

Aug. 09, 2022 15:19 PM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani police Tuesday arrested a prominent politician from the party of former Prime Minister Imran Khan for allegedly attempting to incite soldiers to revolt against the top military leadership. The arrest of Shahbaz Gill, chief of staff at Khan's...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Aug. 05, 2022 21:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Sens. Chris Coons, D-Del., and Mike Rounds, R-S.D.; Bill Richardson, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md.; Rep. Nancy Mace, R-S.C.; Stacey Abrams,...

Belarus court gives another journalist a lengthy prison term

Aug. 03, 2022 12:03 PM EDT

TALINN, Estonia (AP) — A court in Belarus on Wednesday sentenced yet another independent journalist to a lengthy prison term, part of a continued government crackdown on opposition activists, critical media outlets and independent reporters. Iryna Slaunikava, 52-year-old...

Manchin demurs on Biden in 2024 and Dem majorities this year

Jul. 31, 2022 14:14 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Joe Manchin, one of the Democrats' most conservative and contrarian members, declined on Sunday to endorse Joe Biden if the president seeks a second term in 2024 and refused to say whether he wants Democrats to retain control of Congress after the November elections. ...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jul. 29, 2022 19:05 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Bill Cassidy, R-La.; Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Manchin. __ CBS’ “Face the Nation" — Manchin; Sen. Pat...

Russian journalist fined again for war criticism

Jul. 28, 2022 12:58 PM EDT

A former Russian state TV journalist who quit after making an on-air protest of Russia’s war in Ukraine was fined 50,000 rubles ($860) Thursday for discrediting the military. Marina Ovsyannikova was charged under a law, enacted after the Feb. 24 invasion of Ukraine, that penalizes...

UK crown court judge's sentencing broadcast for first time

Jul. 28, 2022 09:07 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A British judge jailed a man who killed his grandfather for life Thursday in the first crown court sentencing to be televised in Britain. Judge Sarah Munro's remarks were the first to be broadcast live on news channels after a change in law to allow cameras in...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jul. 22, 2022 18:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill.; Gov. Larry Hogan, R-Md.; former Vice President Al Gore; White House COVID-19 response coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Gore; Rep. Elaine Luria, D-Va.; Treasury...

Jan. 6 hearing dominates top TV networks — except one

Jul. 22, 2022 10:22 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — America's top television networks on Thursday turned prime time over to a gripping account of former President Donald Trump's actions during the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the U.S. Capitol — with one prominent exception. The top-rated news network, Fox News Channel,...