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Ecuador, Peru to elect presidents amid strengthened pandemic

Apr. 09, 2021 08:25 AM EDT

LIMA, Peru (AP) — A surging coronavirus pandemic that has brought on new lockdown measures and exacerbated fatigue in Ecuador and Peru has left many voters generally indifferent to the names they will see on the ballots Sunday, when the neighboring South American nations are set to choose...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Apr. 07, 2021 18:10 PM EDT

Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: ___ Aril 7 The South Florida Sun Sentinel on honoring the legacy of U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings: It’s rare that a politician in Florida is so popular that he’s...

Cuomo aide says he slammed door shut before groping her

Apr. 07, 2021 17:05 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An aide who accused New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of groping her at his official residence told a newspaper in her first public interview it was a frightening physical encounter in which the Democrat slammed a door and said “I don’t care” when she warned someone might...

Longtime US Rep. Alcee Hastings dies at 84; Entered Congress after his impeachment as judge

Apr. 07, 2021 11:08 AM EDT
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Longtime US Rep. Alcee Hastings dies at 84; Entered Congress after his impeachment as judge.

US Rep. Alcee Hastings dies at 84; was impeached as judge

Apr. 06, 2021 16:01 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Rep. Alcee Hastings, the fiercely liberal longtime Florida congressman who was dogged throughout his tenure by an impeachment that ended his fast-rising judicial career, died Tuesday. He was 84. Hastings' death was confirmed by his chief of...

Gaetz sex probe suddenly threatens a speedy Washington rise

Apr. 03, 2021 10:37 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Compared with most congressional newbies, it didn't take Rep. Matt Gaetz long. Phone calls from the president. Rides aboard Air Force One. Hundreds of television appearances. A darling in conservative circles. Yet barely four years after arriving in...

Ivey declines to discuss election plans

Apr. 02, 2021 18:54 PM EDT

CAMDEN, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Friday declined to say if she will seek another term in office in 2022. Ivey, 76, said it was not the time to discuss the matter when asked by an al.com reporter if she will run for re-election. ...

Michigan board censures GOP regent for 'witches' comment

Apr. 02, 2021 13:55 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The University of Michigan's governing board on Friday censured a Republican regent who called the state's female Democratic leaders “witches” whom the GOP would prepare for a “burning at the stake” in the 2022 election. Ron Weiser, who...

New York ethics agency's role in Cuomo allegations unclear

Apr. 01, 2021 20:26 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — As impeachment investigators in the New York legislature and the attorney general’s office take the lead in investigating allegations of power abuses and improprieties by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, it remains to be seen what role might be played by the state's...

Arizona history -April 4-10

Mar. 31, 2021 13:42 PM EDT

Sunday, April 4 On this date in 1825, Charles T. Hayden, founder of Tempe and father of Sen. Carl T. Hayden, was born. On this date in 1917, fire caused by a kerosene lamp destroyed all but two buildings in the mining town of Ajo. Citizens saved a...