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As impeachment vote draws near, McConnell revealing little

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seldom has Mitch McConnell signaled so little about such a consequential vote. While many expect the Senate's top Republican to back acquitting former President Do...

Italy: Ex-EU bank chief Mario Draghi sworn in as PM

Former European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi was sworn in on Saturday as Italy's new prime minister. The 73-year-old economist, credited by some with having saved the euro, will now be charged...

Kosovo early vote amid pandemic, stalled Serbia talks

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo, one of Europe's poorest and youngest countries, is set to hold an early general election Sunday amid the coronavirus pandemic, an economic downturn and stalled negotiat...

Mario Draghi formally accepts invitation to be Italy's PM

Economist Mario Draghi, once the head of the European Central Bank, confirmed on Friday he had enough support to form a new ruling coalition in Italy. The country is at a critical juncture as it batt...

Man pleads guilty to driving through crowd at Jones rally

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man who drove his three-wheeled motorcycle through a crowd of supporters of then-U.S. Sen. Doug Jones, injuring one woman, has pleaded guilty to reckless endangerm...

Fetterman makes it official: He'll run for US Senate in 2022

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s larger-than-life lieutenant governor, the 6-foot-8, bald and tattooed John Fetterman, will run for U.S. Senate, making the announcement Monday after kicking off ...

WVa lawmaker faces fresh criticism for discrimination stance

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Republican lawmaker in West Virginia who resigned after posting an anti-gay slur but then was re-elected is drawing fresh criticism for an extended online diatribe opposing ...

Italy's Draghi wins support of 2 rival parties for new govt

MILAN (AP) — Italian Premier-designate Mario Draghi on Saturday secured preliminary support from two key parties for forming a new government that will decide how to spend more than 200 billion euros ...

Italy: PM-designate Draghi secures support of two rival parties

Italian Premier-designate Mario Draghi on Saturday secured preliminary support from two key parties to form a new government, as he ended three days of talks with representatives of Italian political ...

Biden's dilemma in virus aid fight: Go big or go bipartisan

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s push for a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill is forcing an internal reckoning that pits his instincts to work toward a bipartisan deal against the demands of a...

Draghi wins support of ex-Italian PM who triggered crisis

MILAN (AP) — The former Italian premier who triggered the collapse of a successor's government threw his support Friday behind former bank chief Mario Draghi to head up Italy's next government, which ...

Swedish PM makes minor govt reshuffle to replace deputy PM

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Prime Minister Stefan Lofven on Friday tapped a new deputy head of his center-left minority government after the departure of Green Party leader Isabella Lovin, who last year said she...

Japan’s ruling party sets up working group for Taiwan policies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan’s governing Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) will launch a working group next week tasked with discussing policies toward Taiwan, reports said Friday (Feb. 5). ...

India has high hopes ties with US will deepen under Biden

NEW DELHI (AP) — India has high hopes its ties with the United States will deepen under President Joe Biden, who was a key proponent of the 2008 civil nuclear deal between the countries and whose new ...

Fake accounts gain traction as they praise China, mock US

A pro-China network of fake and imposter accounts found a global audience on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter to mock the U.S. response to the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the deadly riot in Washington t...