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Today in History: March 1, 7 Watergate figures indicted

Mar. 01, 2024 00:32 AM EST

Today in History Today is Friday, March 1, the 61st day of 2024. There are 305 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 1, 1974, seven people, including former Nixon White House aides H.R. Haldeman and John D. Ehrlichman, former...

With salacious testimony finished, legal arguments to begin over Fani Willis' future in Trump case

Mar. 01, 2024 00:09 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — After several days of extraordinary testimony, the judge in the Georgia election interference case against former President Donald Trump is set to hear arguments Friday over whether Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis should be removed from the prosecution over a romantic...

Judge in Trump's classified documents case expected to set trial date during crucial hearing

Mar. 01, 2024 00:08 AM EST

FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) — The federal judge overseeing the classified documents prosecution of Donald Trump is expected to set a trial date on Friday, a crucial decision that could affect whether the former president and leading Republican candidate faces a jury this year on charges that he...

Texts show prosecutor's ex-law partner gave info for effort to remove Fani Willis from election case

Feb. 29, 2024 20:36 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Attorneys for Donald Trump and other defendants in the Georgia election interference case hoped that lawyer Terrence Bradley would provide key testimony in support of their effort to remove Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis — and they had good reason for their optimism....

Pentagon leak suspect Jack Teixeira expected to plead guilty in federal case

Feb. 29, 2024 18:24 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Jack Teixeira, the Massachusetts Air National Guard member accused of leaking highly classified military documents on a social media platform, is expected to plead guilty in his federal case, according to court papers filed Thursday. Prosecutors asked the judge to...

Delaware judge cites 'evil' and 'extreme cruelty' in sentencing couple for torturing their sons

Feb. 29, 2024 18:19 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware woman who was convicted of torturing her two stepsons with the knowledge and help of their father was sentenced Thursday to 106 years in prison by a judge who called the abuse “the most extensive and persistent evil” he has ever seen. Mary Vinson,...

Career US diplomat abruptly admits to spying for communist Cuba for decades

Feb. 29, 2024 18:00 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — A former career U.S. diplomat told a federal judge Thursday he will plead guilty to charges of working for decades as a secret agent for communist Cuba, an unexpectedly swift resolution to a case prosecutors called one of the most brazen betrayals in the history of the U.S. foreign...

Texas prosecutor is fined for allowing murder charges against a woman who self-managed an abortion

Feb. 29, 2024 17:10 PM EST

A Texas prosecutor has been disciplined for allowing murder charges to be filed against a woman who self-managed an abortion in a case that sparked national outrage. Starr County District Attorney Gocha Ramirez agreed to pay a $1,250 fine and have his license held in a probated...

Jeffrey Epstein grand jury records from underage girl abuse probe to be released under Florida law

Feb. 29, 2024 14:44 PM EST

Grand jury transcripts from a 2006 Florida investigation into Jeffrey Epstein's abuse of dozens of underage girls will be released publicly later this year under legislation signed into law Thursday by Gov. Ron DeSantis. A local judge cited the new law in denying release of the records for now. ...

How a congressman’s challenge to New Jersey’s first lady is shaking up a key Senate race

Feb. 29, 2024 09:44 AM EST

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. (AP) — When New Jersey first lady Tammy Murphy walked up to Rep. Andy Kim last weekend to congratulate him with a handshake after the second of three consecutive wins in his bid for a U.S. Senate seat, the goodwill gesture represented a surprise within a surprise. ...