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AP source: Lawmakers threatened ahead of impeachment trial

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal law enforcement officials are examining a number of threats aimed at members of Congress as the second trial of former President Donald Trump nears, including ominous chatter...

Thousands take to streets protesting Brazil's Bolsonaro

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Thousands of Brazilians took the streets for a second day on Sunday to call for the impeachment of President Jair Bolsonaro, who is under fire for his government's response to ra...

19 burned bodies found near Mexico-US border town

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — Mexican authorities say they have found 19 shot and burned bodies near a town across the Rio Grande from Texas in an area that has seen violent territorial disputes betw...

Tribute to Japan’s Kamifurano flower fields blooming in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A landscaped meadow in a park in Taipei’s Beitou District meant to be an homage to the famed Kamifurano flower fields in Japan will be open to the public from Tuesda...

US police weigh officer discipline after rally, Capitol riot

For two Virginia police officers who posed for a photo during the deadly U.S. Capitol insurrection, the reckoning has been swift and public: They were identified, charged with crimes and arrested. ...

Coronavirus: Dutch COVID curfew protests turn violent

Clashes broke out on Sunday in Amsterdam, Eindhoven and Stein, a small city near the Dutch-Belgium border, over the introduction of a nationwide curfew to curtail the spread of the coronavirus. The v...

Judge: Kenosha shooter can't associate with supremacists

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — An 18-year-old Illinois teen charged with fatally shooting two people during a protest in southeastern Wisconsin last year is prohibited from associating with known white supremac...

Supporters' words may haunt Trump at impeachment trial

WASHINGTON (AP) — The words of Donald Trump supporters who are accused of participating in the deadly U.S. Capitol riot may end up being used against him in his Senate impeachment trial as he faces th...

China law empowers coast guard to use force amid disputes

BEIJING (AP) — China has authorized its coast guard to fire on foreign vessels and destroy structures on features it claims, potentially raising the possibility of clashes with regional maritime rival...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Jan. 23, the 23rd day of 2021. There are 342 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 2...

China authorizes coast guard to fire on foreign vessels if needed

China passed a law on Friday that for the first time explicitly allows its coast guard to fire on foreign vessels, a move that could make the contested waters around China more choppy. China has ma...

Why the WHO's COVID inquiry will get us nowhere

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — The world seemed awfully surprised earlier this month when China denied entry to a group of World Health Organization (WHO) inspectors looking into the cause of the Wuh...

No charges against Indianapolis police in Black man's death

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — No criminal charges will be filed against four Indianapolis police officers in the fatal shooting of a Black man hours after a fifth officer shot and killed another Black man, pros...

Lawsuit: NRA's rhetoric spurred deadly synagogue shooting

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The son of a couple killed in a Pittsburgh synagogue attack that killed 11 worshippers is suing the National Rifle Association, arguing the group’s inflammatory rhetoric led to the v...

Biden's executive actions for economic relief at a glance

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden signed a pair of executive orders Friday aimed at offering a quick dose of relief to an economy still being hammered by the coronavirus. Both measures were largel...