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IRS contractor charged with leaking tax return information of Trump, wealthy people

Sep. 29, 2023 23:37 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former contractor for the Internal Revenue Service was charged Friday with leaking tax information to news outlets about thousands of the country's wealthiest people. Charles Edward Littlejohn, 38, of Washington, D.C., is accused of stealing the tax return...

US contractor originally from Ethiopia arrested on espionage charges, Justice Department says

Sep. 22, 2023 03:45 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A contractor for the U.S. government has been arrested on espionage charges, accused of providing a foreign country classified information that he downloaded and printed from his work computer system, the Justice Department said Thursday. Abraham Teklu Lemma, who...

YouTube suspends Russell Brand from making money off the streaming site after sex assault claims

Sep. 19, 2023 16:47 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — YouTube said Tuesday that Russell Brand will no longer make money from the video streaming site after several women made allegations of sexual assault against the comedian-turned-influencer. The BBC removed some of Brand's material from its streaming archive, joining...

The remaining dates on comedian Russell Brand's tour are postponed after sexual assault allegations

Sep. 18, 2023 15:46 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British police said Monday that they had received a sexual assault allegation after media outlets published claims by several women against Russell Brand. Promoters postponed the remaining dates in a string of live gigs by the comedian, who denies the allegations. A...

Russian media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is on his way back home after concluding a trip to Russia's Far East

Sep. 17, 2023 04:08 AM EDT
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Russian media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is on his way back home after concluding a trip to Russia's Far East.

Security forces are seen across Iran as country prepares for anniversary of Mahsa Amini's death

Sep. 15, 2023 11:37 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Volunteer members of Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard could be seen on the streets Friday in western Iran as the country neared one year since 22-year-old Mahsa Amini died in police custody, prompting protests that challenged the country's theocratic...

State media in Vietnam say the death toll from a Hanoi apartment building has risen to 56

Sep. 13, 2023 09:52 AM EDT
HANOI (AP) — State media in Vietnam say the death toll from a Hanoi apartment building has risen to 56.

Talks between Putin and North Korea's Kim Jong Un end after 4-5 hours, Russian state media report

Sep. 13, 2023 05:31 AM EDT
MOSCOW (AP) — Talks between Putin and North Korea's Kim Jong Un end after 4-5 hours, Russian state media report.

One-on-one talks between Russia's Putin and North Korea's Kim conclude, Russian state media says

Sep. 13, 2023 03:45 AM EDT
MOSCOW (AP) — One-on-one talks between Russia's Putin and North Korea's Kim conclude, Russian state media says.

Putin, Kim sit down for talks at Russia's biggest domestic space launch center, Russian state media report

Sep. 13, 2023 01:37 AM EDT
MOSCOW (AP) — Putin, Kim sit down for talks at Russia's biggest domestic space launch center, Russian state media report.