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1/6 Takeaways: Angry Trump, dire legal warnings and ketchup

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Jan. 6 committee held a surprise hearing today delivering alarming new testimony about Donald Trump's angry, defiant and vulgar actions as he ignored repeated warnings against summoning the mob to the Capitol and then refused to intervene to stop the deadly ...

Abortion ban takes effect in Tennessee, paused in Texas

A federal court today allowed Tennessee to ban abortions as early as six weeks into pregnancy, while a Texas judge temporarily blocked enforcement of that state's ban on virtually all abortions, in a flurry of activity set off at courthouses across the U.S. by the overturning of Roe v. ...

Turkey lifting objections to Sweden, Finland joining NATO

MADRID (AP) — Finland's president says Turkey has agreed to lift its opposition to Sweden and Finland joining NATO, a breakthrough in an impasse clouding a leaders' summit in Madrid. President Sauli Niinistö says the three countries' leaders signed a joint agreement after talks today. He ...

Scrappers, YARS announce partnership campaign

NILES - The Mahoning Valley Scrappers and the 910th Airlift Wing at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station in Vienna announced a community engagement partnership campaign called "Operation Fly Together" that will promote the military unit. The marketing campaign will celebrate the C-130H aircraft ...

Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years for helping Epstein

NEW YORK (AP) — Ghislaine Maxwell, the jet-setting socialite who once consorted with royals, presidents and billionaires, was sentenced to 20 years in prison today for helping the financier Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse underage girls. The stiff sentence was the punctuation mark on a trial ...

Tue. 10:47 a.m.: Charges spiked against ex-governor, 8 others in Flint water

DETROIT (AP) — A judge had no authority to issue indictments in the Flint water scandal, the Michigan Supreme Court said this morning in an extraordinary decision that wipes out charges against former Gov. Rick Snyder, his health director and seven other people. It's an astonishing defeat ...