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US terror designation for Yemen rebels raises famine fears

US terror designation for Yemen rebels raises famine fears

CAIRO — The Trump administration’s out-the-door decision to designate Yemen’s Iranian-backed rebels as a terror organization sparked confusion in aid agencies and warnings from the United Nations and senior Republicans on Monday that it could have a
Bar association seeks Giuliani ban over 'combat' remarks

Bar association seeks Giuliani ban over 'combat' remarks

NEW YORK — Rudy Giuliani is facing possible expulsion from the New York State Bar Association over incendiary remarks he made to President Donald Trump’s supporters last week before they violently stormed the U.S. Capitol.
House speeding to impeach Trump for Capitol 'insurrection'

House speeding to impeach Trump for Capitol 'insurrection'

WASHINGTON — Poised to impeach, the House sped ahead Monday with plans to oust President Donald Trump from office, warning he is a threat to democracy and pushing the vice-president and Cabinet to act even more quickly in an extraordinary effort to r
Right-wing app Parler booted off internet over ties to siege

Right-wing app Parler booted off internet over ties to siege

The conservative-friendly social network Parler was booted off the internet Monday over ties to last week’s siege on the U.S.
Michigan bans open carry of guns inside state capitol

Michigan bans open carry of guns inside state capitol

LANSING, Mich. — A state panel on Monday banned the open carry of guns in Michigan’s Capitol, a week after an armed mob rioted in the U.S. Capitol and following a plot last year to storm the statehouse.
Going big: US dispensing shots at stadiums and fairgrounds

Going big: US dispensing shots at stadiums and fairgrounds

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Judge sets May sentencing for Michael Avenatti in Nike case

NEW YORK — Michael Avenatti will be sentenced in May for his conviction on charges of trying to extort $25 million from Nike, a judge said Monday. Judge Paul G.
FBI warns of plans for nationwide armed protests next week

FBI warns of plans for nationwide armed protests next week

WASHINGTON — The FBI is warning of plans for armed protests at all 50 state capitals and in Washington, D.C., in the days leading up to President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, stoking fears of more bloodshed after last week's deadly siege at the U.
Illinois House speaker 'suspends' campaign for retention

Illinois House speaker 'suspends' campaign for retention

SPRINGFIELD, Ill.
Trump hits Cuba with new terrorism sanctions in waning days

Trump hits Cuba with new terrorism sanctions in waning days

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Monday re-designated Cuba as a “state sponsor of terrorism,” hitting the country with new sanctions that could hamstring President-elect Joe Biden's promise to renew relations with the communist-governed islan