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Idaho to appeal 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling

Jul. 9, 2020 6:25 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. Brad Little said Thursday that he will appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court a ruling rejecting his request to put on hold a court order forcing the state to count online signatures for an initiative backers hope to get on the November ballot. The Republican governor announced the...

First phase of new tax processing system begins in Maryland

Jul. 6, 2020 11:19 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland’s comptroller office launched the first phase of the agency’s new tax processing system on Monday, Comptroller Peter Franchot said. The first phase of the $160 million system called Compass focuses on alcohol tax collection and license renewals. The...

This Feb. 29, 2020 photo provided by Melissa Hernandez shows the Hurricane Oyster Bar and Grill, a popular seafood restaurant known by its acronym

Legal woes for restaurant owner under tax investigation

Jul. 2, 2020 4:17 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The owner of a landmark seafood restaurant in the Florida Panhandle who is the target of a federal tax fraud investigation is facing new felony drunken driving charges and what may become a challenging effort to renew his liquor license later this summer. The new legal problems...

FILE - In this Thursday, June 25, 2020 file photo, Gov. Brad Little extended Stage 4 of Idaho's COVID-19 reopening plan, citing that metrics had not been met to move forward, during a news conference at the Statehouse, in Boise, Idaho. Little says two federal court rulings involving the state's ballot initiative process are

Idaho files emergency motion in ballot initiative lawsuit

Jul. 1, 2020 10:11 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho officials late Wednesday filed an emergency motion asking the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to put on hold a federal court’s order forcing the state to count online signatures for an initiative backers hope to get on the November ballot. The request said the emergency...

Judge orders online signatures accepted for Idaho initiative

Jun. 30, 2020 5:10 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday ordered Idaho officials to accept online signatures for an effort aimed at putting a $170 million education funding initiative on the November ballot. U.S. District Court Judge B. Lynn Winmill issued the order after Idaho balked at his order last week for...

Ex-city official charged in ongoing Atlanta corruption probe

Jun. 19, 2020 6:17 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A former high-ranking city official has been indicted in an ongoing federal investigation into corruption at Atlanta City Hall. Former commissioner of the Department of Watershed Management, Jo Ann Macrina, 63, is charged with conspiratorial bribery, bribery and tax evasion, federal...

In this picture taken on Thursday, June 11, 2020, Viktor Babariko, candidate presidential elections and the former head of Belgazprombank, speaks to media during a news conference in Minsk, Belarus. Belarusian authorities have taken control of a Russia-owned commercial bank that was led by a man who is now running to challenge Belarus’ authoritarian president. President Alexander Lukashenko, who is seeking a sixth term in the Aug. 9 election, has accused Belgazprombank chief executive Viktor Babariko of corruption and called him a “scoundrel.” (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

Top challenger in Belarusian presidential race detained

Jun. 18, 2020 3:35 PM EDT

Belarusian authorities on Thursday detained the former head of a Russia-owned commercial bank who has emerged as the top challenger to Belarus’ authoritarian leader in the August election, a move that drew thousands of protesters to the streets. President Alexander Lukashenko, who is seeking a sixth term...

People, wearing face masks to protect against coronavirus, sign to support potential presidential candidates in the upcoming presidential elections in Minsk, Belarus, Sunday, June 14, 2020. The presidential campaign is underway in Belarus despite the coronavirus outbreak after the parliament and government refused to postpone the election scheduled for August 9. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

Belarusian authorities raid Russia-owned bank

Jun. 15, 2020 11:23 AM EDT

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Belarusian authorities on Monday took control of a Russia-owned commercial bank that was led by a man who is now running to challenge Belarus' authoritarian leader. President Alexander Lukashenko, who is seeking a sixth term in an Aug. 9 election, has accused Belgazprombank chief...