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Trump lawyers: Impeachment based on hatred, not facts

Trump lawyers: Impeachment based on hatred, not facts

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s impeachment lawyers accused Democrats of waging a campaign of “hatred” against the former president as they sped through their defence of his actions and fiery words before the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S.
Dwayne Johnson's 'surreal' look back in TV's "Young Rock"

Dwayne Johnson's 'surreal' look back in TV's "Young Rock"

LOS ANGELES — When Dwayne Johnson sold the idea for a TV comedy about his colorful and challenging early life to NBC a year ago, he was delighted to tell his parents that a version of their family was bound for the small screen.
Biden to slowly allow 25,000 people seeking asylum into US

Biden to slowly allow 25,000 people seeking asylum into US

SAN DIEGO — The Biden administration on Friday announced plans for tens of thousands of people who are seeking asylum and have been forced to wait in Mexico under a Trump-era policy to be allowed into the U.S.
Cuomo administration 'froze' over nursing home data requests

Cuomo administration 'froze' over nursing home data requests

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Gov.

Man charged with threats to politicians, media personalities

NEW YORK — A New York man faces charges alleging that he threatened past and present political figures and media personalities on social media, authorities announced Friday.
No execution: Courts side with inmate wanting pastor present

No execution: Courts side with inmate wanting pastor present

ATMORE, Ala. — An Alabama inmate won a reprieve from a planned lethal injection after the U.S. Supreme Court said the state must allow his personal pastor in the death chamber. Thursday's scheduled execution of Willie B.
Russia says it's ready for split if EU imposes new sanctions

Russia says it's ready for split if EU imposes new sanctions

MOSCOW — Russia is prepared for a split with the European Union if the EU imposes new crippling sanctions amid a dispute over the treatment of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, the nation's top diplomat warned Friday.
Nebraska Sen. Sasse bets political future on opposing Trump

Nebraska Sen. Sasse bets political future on opposing Trump

OMAHA, Neb. — When Ben Sasse heard that GOP activists in Nebraska were primed to censure him for insufficiently supporting Donald Trump, the Republican senator didn't try to talk them out it. Instead, he punched first.
Draghi says he has enough support to form Italy's new govt

Draghi says he has enough support to form Italy's new govt

ROME — Former European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi on Friday told Italy’s president that he has secured enough political support to form a new government The formation of a broad-based government of national unity was widely expected after most p

Tennessee man leaves $5 million to pet border collie

NASHVILLE — It won't be a dog's life for a Tennessee canine whose owner recently died. Lulu, an 8-year-old border collie, will be living the good life in Nashville after inheriting $5 million in her owner's will, WTVF-TV reported.