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New York AG says Trump's company misled banks, tax officials

Jan. 19, 2022 01:54 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York attorney general’s office late Tuesday told a court its investigators had uncovered evidence that former President Donald Trump’s company used “fraudulent or misleading” asset valuations to get loans and tax benefits. The court filing said state...

Rudy Giuliani among Trump allies subpoenaed by Jan. 6 panel

Jan. 19, 2022 00:15 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the U.S. Capitol insurrection issued subpoenas to Rudy Giuliani and other members of Donald Trump’s legal team who filed bogus legal challenges to the 2020 election that fueled the lie that race had been stolen from the former president. ...

Rudy Giuliani among Trump allies subpoenaed by Jan. 6 panel

Jan. 18, 2022 20:00 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the U.S. Capitol insurrection issued subpoenas Tuesday to Rudy Giuliani and other members of Donald Trump’s legal team who filed bogus legal challenges to the 2020 election that fueled the lie that race had been stolen from the former...

FBI, US agencies look beyond indictments in cybercrime fight

Jan. 18, 2022 17:39 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI and other federal agencies are increasingly looking to counter cyber threats through tools other than criminal indictments, the head of the bureau's cyber division said in an interview with The Associated Press. Arrests and indictments of foreign...

In unusual move, Gov. DeSantis submits redistricting map

Jan. 18, 2022 17:15 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has submitted a proposal to reshape the state's congressional map and carve up districts held by Black Democrats, as the Republican takes the unusual step of inserting himself into the redistricting process. The proposed...

Nessel expands on why feds should probe fake GOP electors

Jan. 18, 2022 16:32 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel expanded Tuesday on why she believes it's better for federal authorities to criminally investigate 16 Republicans who falsely claimed they were Michigan's presidential electors. GOP officials in seven states submitted...

Colombia's Ingrid Betancourt announces presidential run

Jan. 18, 2022 15:55 PM EST

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombian politician Ingrid Betancourt, who was held as a hostage for six years by the country's largest guerrilla group, said on Tuesday that she will be running for her country’s presidency. She enters a crowded field of candidates in which Gustavo Petro a leftist...

Justices suggest Boston should have flown 'Christian flag'

Jan. 18, 2022 13:28 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court justices seemed to have little doubt Tuesday that Boston was wrong to refuse to fly a banner described as a Christian flag outside City Hall. Arguments at the high court appeared to unite justices on the left and right in favor of Harold Shurtleff, a...

Sen. Tim Scott memoir 'America' coming out in August

Jan. 18, 2022 08:39 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Tim Scott has a memoir out this summer that he says will explain the two words that have shaped his life: hope and redemption. “No matter how great the darkness, these truths always light the way home,” the South Carolina Republican said in a statement...

Malta legislator becomes 3rd female EU Parliament president

Jan. 18, 2022 06:52 AM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — Roberta Metsola, a Christian Democrat from Malta, was elected president of the European Union’s parliament Tuesday, putting women in three of the four biggest jobs in the 27-nation bloc. Metsola succeeds Italian Socialist David Sassoli, who died last week. She is...