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Some convictions overturned in terrorism case against Muslim scholar from Virginia

Jul. 19, 2024 13:34 PM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A judge has overturned a conviction carrying a life sentence for an Islamic scholar from Virginia who was found guilty of soliciting treason after the Sept. 11 attacks for encouraging followers to fight against the U.S. in Afghanistan. The ruling issued...

Pakistan says it arrested an al-Qaida leader who was a close aide to Osama bin Laden

Jul. 19, 2024 08:56 AM EDT

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan counterterrorism police have arrested an al-Qaida leader who was a close aide to Osama bin Laden, the mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks in the United States, officials said Friday. Deputy inspector general of police Usman Gondal identified...

'One screen, two movies': Conflicting conspiracy theories emerge from the Trump rally shooting

Jul. 18, 2024 09:20 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former president is wounded in a shooting, the gunman quickly neutralized, and all of it is caught on camera. But for those who don't believe their eyes, that's just the start of the story. For some supporters of Donald Trump, the failure of the Secret Service...

Biden's press conference will be a key test for him. But he's no master of the big rhetorical moment

Jul. 11, 2024 12:17 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has a fresh opportunity Thursday to try to prove to the American public that he’s capable of serving another four years after his shocking debate flop threw the future of his presidency into doubt. But Biden is not known as a master of the big rhetorical...

More than 3 million pass through US airport security in a day for the first time as travel surges

Jul. 08, 2024 11:35 AM EDT

More than 3 million people passed through U.S. airport security on Sunday, the first time that number of passengers have been screened in a single day as travel surges, according to the U.S. Transportation Security Administration. The record, which was widely predicted to happen at...

Giuliani is disbarred in New York as court finds he repeatedly lied about Trump's 2020 election loss

Jul. 02, 2024 19:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rudy Giuliani, the former New York City mayor, federal prosecutor and legal adviser to Donald Trump, was disbarred in New York on Tuesday after a court found he repeatedly made false statements about Trump's 2020 election loss. The Manhattan appeals court ruled...

Today in History: June 29, Apple releases first iPhone to consumers

Jun. 29, 2024 00:07 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, June 29, the 181st day of 2024. There are 185 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 29, 2007, the first version of the iPhone went on sale to the public; over 2.3 billion iPhones have been sold to date. ...

Ceremony marks start of rebuilding for Pittsburgh synagogue targeted in antisemitic mass shooting

Jun. 25, 2024 13:25 PM EDT

Second gentleman Douglas Emhoff and Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro were among the dignitaries marking the groundbreaking Sunday of a new structure replacing the Tree of Life synagogue, where 11 worshippers were murdered in 2018 in the deadliest act of antisemitism in U.S. history. ...

Who is Alex Jones? The conspiracist and dietary supplement salesman built an empire over decades

Jun. 14, 2024 18:24 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Alex Jones has pushed many conspiracy theories over the last three decades, including that the U.S. government was behind or failed to stop the Oklahoma City bombing and the 9/11 attacks. As the outlandish nature of his false claims grew, so did his media empire,...

Editorial Roundup: South Carolina

Jun. 13, 2024 07:18 AM EDT

Times and Democrat. June 11, 2024. Editorial: Clock ticking toward deadline for SC Real ID If you want a South Carolina REAL ID for U.S. domestic travel, you officially have less than a year to get it. The new federal identification requirements begin...