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Lukashenko's personality cult: anything but humble

Belarusian schoolchildren visit places associated with Alexander Lukashenko, the state film studio "Belarusfilm" is planning a movie about the strongman, and the ministry of justice has regi...

Trump says US presidents immune from charges in challenge to election case

WASHINGTON, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Donald Trump, seeking to dismiss the federal case accusing him of trying to overturn his loss in the 2020 presidential election, argued on Thursday that he cannot be pros...

Trump reaped over $100 million through fraud, New York says as trial starts

NEW YORK, Oct 2 (Reuters) - A defiant Donald Trump attacked New York's attorney general and the judge overseeing his civil fraud trial as it began on Monday, with a state lawyer accusing the forme...

Capitol rioter who attacked AP photographer and police officers is sentenced to 5 years in prison

WASHINGTON (AP) — A man who attacked an Associated Press photographer and threw a flagpole and smoke grenade at police officers guarding the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, was sentenced on Friday to fi...

Judge overseeing case to remove Trump from ballot agrees to order banning threats and intimidation

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado judge overseeing the first significant lawsuit to bar former President Donald Trump from the state's 2024 presidential ballot on Friday issued a protective order prohibiting...

Rupert Murdoch's surprise exit from Fox leaves son Lachlan in line of succession at media empire

NEW YORK (AP) — Magnate Rupert Murdoch's surprise announcement Thursday that he's stepping down as leader of his two companies leaves his son Lachlan firmly in line of succession at Fox and the rest o...

Trump says he always had autoworkers' backs. Union leaders say his first-term record shows otherwise

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — When former President Donald Trump visits Detroit next week, he’ll be looking to blunt criticisms from a United Auto Workers union leadership that has said a second term for him ...

Record number of Australians enroll to vote in referendum on Indigenous Voice to Parliament

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A record number of Australians enrolled to vote in a referendum that would create an Indigenous advocacy body, as the first ballots for constitutional change are set to be c...

Trump refuses to say in a TV interview how he watched the Jan. 6 attack unfold at the US Capitol

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump repeatedly declined in an interview aired Sunday to answer questions about whether he watched the Capitol riot unfold on television, saying he would “tell...

Texas AG Ken Paxton's impeachment trial is over. Here's what led to his acquittal and what's next

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The GOP-dominated Texas Senate acquitted fellow Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Saturday, putting him back in office and showing no political damage after a two-we...

Texas AG Ken Paxton was acquitted at his impeachment trial. He still faces legal troubles

DALLAS (AP) — For years, the powers and protections that come with being Texas’ top lawyer have helped Ken Paxton fend off ethics complaints, criminal charges and an FBI investigation. W...

A look at notable impeachments in US history, including Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s impeachment trial— in which he was acquitted Saturday on corruption allegations — is among several such proceedings that have occurred in U.S. history. ...

Prosecutors seek narrow gag order on Trump in federal election case after ‘inflammatory’ comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors are seeking an order that would prevent Donald Trump from making “inflammatory” and “intimidating” comments about witnesses, lawyers and other people involved in ...

Jury clears 3 men in the last trial tied to the plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

A jury acquitted three men Friday in the last trial connected to a plan to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a scheme that was portrayed as an example of homegrown terrorism on the eve of the 202...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked ...