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Roberts declines Senate request to testify on court ethics

Roberts declines Senate request to testify on court ethics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chief Justice John Roberts has declined a request from the Senate Judiciary Committee to testify at a hearing next week on ethical standards at the court, instead providing the panel with a statement of ethics reaffirmed by the cour
Trump might use trial docs to scorch witnesses, DA says

Trump might use trial docs to scorch witnesses, DA says

NEW YORK (AP) — New York prosecutors have asked a judge to bar Donald Trump from using evidence from his criminal case to attack witnesses, citing what they say is the former president's history of making “harassing, embarrassing, and threatening sta
Trudeau says Canada to conduct airlifts out of Sudan, has two ships off its coast

Trudeau says Canada to conduct airlifts out of Sudan, has two ships off its coast

OTTAWA — A Canadian effort is underway to conduct airlifts out of Sudan and two military vessels have arrived off its coast, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday, as the government looked for a fragile ceasefire to help evacuation efforts in th
McCarthy edges Republicans closer to House debt vote

McCarthy edges Republicans closer to House debt vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans pushed their debt ceiling package toward a vote as soon as Wednesday as Speaker Kevin McCarthy and his leadership team huddled with key holdouts late into Tuesday evening, working to ensure they would have majority
Moon mission could boost Canadian health-care, climate efforts: Artemis II astronauts

Moon mission could boost Canadian health-care, climate efforts: Artemis II astronauts

OTTAWA — Four astronauts selected to orbit the moon say the Artemis II mission can help inform how Canada responds to food insecurity, health-care needs and climate adaptation in the Arctic.
Yoon opens state visit with spotlight on space, mega deals

Yoon opens state visit with spotlight on space, mega deals

WASHINGTON (AP) — South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol opened his state visit to Washington on Tuesday by touring a NASA facility with Vice President Kamala Harris as the Biden administration looks to deepen ties with a close ally that it sees as onl
Arizona county's new elections head shared voter fraud memes

Arizona county's new elections head shared voter fraud memes

PHOENIX (AP) — A rural Arizona county where leaders have embraced voting machine conspiracies on Tuesday hired an elections director who has promoted the false claims that voter fraud cost former President Donald Trump reelection in 2020.
Judge tosses felony charge against former parole chairperson

Judge tosses felony charge against former parole chairperson

RACINE, Wis. (AP) — A judge on Tuesday dropped a felony charge against the former chairperson of the Wisconsin Parole Commission.
Trial opens in E. Jean Carroll's rape lawsuit against Trump

Trial opens in E. Jean Carroll's rape lawsuit against Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — A nearly 30-year-old rape claim against Donald Trump went to trial Tuesday as jurors in the federal civil case heard a former advice columnist’s allegation of being attacked in a luxury department store dressing room.

Texas bill proposes up to $25K for armed school 'sentinels'

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas schools could offer stipends of up to $25,000 to staff members who add the role of armed campus “sentinels” to their regular duties under a proposal advanced Tuesday by state lawmakers in response to the Uvalde classroom at
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