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  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump's call to action distorted in debate

    8 days ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The House impeachment debate on Wednesday heard a distorted account of President Donald Trump's remarks to his supporters a week ago when he exhorted them to “fight like hell" before they swarmed the Capitol. REP. GUY RESCHENTHALER, ...

  • Spain: Judge orders incapacitated woman to get virus vaccine

    8 days ago

    (AP) BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A judge in northwest Spain has overruled a family's objections and decided to allow health authorities to administer a coronavirus vaccine to an incapacitated woman in a nursing home. The case appears to be the first ...

  • The Latest: McCarthy says Trump bears riot responsibility

    8 days ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the fallout from the attack of the U.S. Capitol by pro-Trump loyalists (all times local): 1:45 p.m. House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy says President Donald Trump “bears responsibility” for last week's storming of the ...

  • US to block cotton from China region targeted in crackdown

    8 days ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government announced Wednesday that it will halt imports of cotton and tomatoes from the Uighur region of China in its most sweeping action yet to pressure the Communist Party over its campaign against ethnic minorities. ...

  • Britain's Johnson pledges UK vaccine program will run 24-7

    8 days ago

    (AP) LONDON (AP) — Britain's coronavirus vaccine program will operate around the clock seven days a week “as soon as we can,” Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged Wednesday as the U.K. accelerates efforts to inoculate millions of its most vulnerable people ...

  • AP Top Health News at 1:40 p.m. EST

    8 days ago

    (AP) US COVID-19 deaths hit another one-day high at over 4,300 Defiance of virus dining bans grows as restaurants flounder Spain: Judge orders incapacitated woman to get virus vaccine China pandemic control goes rural ahead of Lunar New Year UK's Johnson ...

  • Gaza's Hamas rulers bar patients from US charity's hospital

    8 days ago

    (AP) GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza's Hamas rulers said Wednesday they would bar patients from the Palestinian territory from going to a field hospital opened by a U.S. charity in protest of what they say are insufficient services. The ...

  • AP Top Political News at 1:39 p.m. EST

    8 days ago

    (AP) McConnell racing away from Trump as impeachment vote nears Trump on verge of 2nd impeachment after Capitol siege Trump's Republican wall eroding ahead of impeachment vote Report: Companies donated $170M to GOP election objectors US to block cotton from China ...

  • Biden picks Samantha Power, former UN envoy, for US aid post

    8 days ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden announced Wednesday that he has picked Samantha Power, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations under President Barack Obama, to run the agency overseeing American foreign humanitarian and development aid. If confirmed by the ...

  • AP Top Headlines at 1:39 p.m. EST

    8 days ago

    (AP) If the House impeaches President Donald Trump, a Senate trial on whether to convict him of inciting insurrection seems all but certain to have to wait until Joe Biden’s presidential inauguration Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is moving abruptly away ...

  • AP Top News at 1:39 p.m. EST

    8 days ago

    (AP) The Latest: McConnell rejects emergency session for trial McConnell racing away from Trump as impeachment vote nears US COVID-19 deaths hit another one-day high at over 4,300 Anti-Semitism seen in Capitol insurrection raises alarms Defiance of virus dining bans grows ...

  • Trump on verge of 2nd impeachment after Capitol siege

    8 days ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is on the verge of being impeached for a second time in a fast-moving House vote, just a week after he encouraged loyalists to “fight like hell” against election results and then a mob ...

  • US sanctions controversial deputy of Iraqi paramilitaries

    8 days ago

    (AP) BAGHDAD (AP) — The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on an influential Iraqi militia leader and deputy of a powerful Iran-backed umbrella of mostly Shiite paramilitary groups, designating him a global terrorist figure. The move by the U.S. Treasury ...

  • AP Top News at 1:37 p.m. EST

    8 days ago

    (AP) The Latest: McConnell rejects emergency session for trial McConnell racing away from Trump as impeachment vote nears US COVID-19 deaths hit another one-day high at over 4,300 Anti-Semitism seen in Capitol insurrection raises alarms Defiance of virus dining bans grows ...

  • AP Top Headlines at 1:37 p.m. EST

    8 days ago

    (AP) If the House impeaches President Donald Trump, a Senate trial on whether to convict him of inciting insurrection seems all but certain to have to wait until Joe Biden’s presidential inauguration Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is moving abruptly away ...

  • AP Top Business News at 1:37 p.m. EST

    8 days ago

    (AP) Trump business backlash part of 'cancel culture,' son says Defiance of virus dining bans grows as restaurants flounder Report: Companies donated $170M to GOP election objectors US to block cotton from China region targeted in crackdown YouTube suspends Trump’s channel ...

  • AP Top Political News at 1:37 p.m. EST

    8 days ago

    (AP) McConnell racing away from Trump as impeachment vote nears Trump on verge of 2nd impeachment after Capitol siege Trump's Republican wall eroding ahead of impeachment vote Report: Companies donated $170M to GOP election objectors US to block cotton from China ...

  • House GOP leader McCarthy says Trump 'bears responsibility' for attack on Capitol, but says he opposes fast impeachment

    8 days ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — House GOP leader McCarthy says Trump 'bears responsibility' for attack on Capitol, but says he opposes fast impeachment.

  • AP Top News at 1:36 p.m. EST

    8 days ago

    (AP) The Latest: McConnell rejects emergency session for trial If the House impeaches President Donald Trump, a Senate trial on whether to convict him of inciting insurrection seems all but certain to have to wait until President-elect Joe Biden is inaugurated. ...

  • AP Top Political News at 1:36 p.m. EST

    8 days ago

    (AP) McConnell racing away from Trump as impeachment vote nears Trump on verge of 2nd impeachment after Capitol siege Trump's Republican wall eroding ahead of impeachment vote Report: Companies donated $170M to GOP election objectors US to block cotton from China ...

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