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Trump ally Bannon asks the Supreme Court to delay his 4-month prison sentence on contempt charges

Trump ally Bannon asks the Supreme Court to delay his 4-month prison sentence on contempt charges

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon, a longtime ally of former President Donald Trump, asked the Supreme Court on Friday to delay his prison sentence while he fights his convictions for defying a subpoena from the House committee that investigated the att
The Supreme Court upholds a gun control law intended to protect domestic violence victims

The Supreme Court upholds a gun control law intended to protect domestic violence victims

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Friday upheld a federal gun control law that is intended to protect victims of domestic violence.
NY prosecutors urge judge to keep gag order blocking Trump from criticizing jurors who convicted him

NY prosecutors urge judge to keep gag order blocking Trump from criticizing jurors who convicted him

NEW YORK (AP) — Manhattan prosecutors are urging the judge overseeing Donald Trump’s criminal hush money case to uphold a gag order that bars the former president from criticizing jurors, court staff or members of the prosecution that convicted him.
Prosecution rests in the trial of a woman accused of killing her Boston police officer boyfriend

Prosecution rests in the trial of a woman accused of killing her Boston police officer boyfriend

BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors rested Friday in the case of a woman accused of hitting her Boston police officer boyfriend with her SUV and leaving him for dead in a snowbank.
EU nations agree to start membership negotiations next week with Ukraine and Moldova

EU nations agree to start membership negotiations next week with Ukraine and Moldova

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union agreed Friday to start membership negotiations with embattled Ukraine and Moldova, another step in the nations' long journey to move closer to the West and mute Russia's influence.
South Korea summons Russian ambassador as tensions rise with North Korea

South Korea summons Russian ambassador as tensions rise with North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea summoned the Russian ambassador to protest the country’s new defense pact with North Korea on Friday, as border tensions continued to rise with vague threats and brief, seemingly accidental incursions by North Ko
Historic flooding in southern China kills 47, with more floods feared in coming days

Historic flooding in southern China kills 47, with more floods feared in coming days

BEIJING (AP) — At least 47 people have died as downpours in southern China’s Guangdong province caused historic flooding and slides, state media reported Friday, while authorities warned of more extreme weather ahead in other parts of the country.
Appeals court panel refuses to delay Trump ally Steve Bannon’s 4-month contempt prison sentence

Appeals court panel refuses to delay Trump ally Steve Bannon’s 4-month contempt prison sentence

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court panel on Thursday rejected longtime Donald Trump ally Steve Bannon's bid to stay out of prison while he fights his conviction for defying a subpoena from the House committee that investigated the U.S.
California voters lose a shot at checking state and local tax hikes at the polls

California voters lose a shot at checking state and local tax hikes at the polls

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Supreme Court on Thursday took the rare step of removing a measure from the November ballot that would have made it harder to raise taxes, siding with Gov.
15 shot after a 'sideshow' took over a peaceful Juneteenth celebration in Oakland, police say

15 shot after a 'sideshow' took over a peaceful Juneteenth celebration in Oakland, police say

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Fifteen people were shot after an illegal "sideshow” took over a peaceful Juneteenth celebration in Oakland, California, police said Thursday.
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