Timeline of events leading to the impeachment of Texas Republican Attorney General Ken Paxton

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – A timeline of events that led to the impeachment of three-term Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, 60, on Saturday. The vote in the GOP-controlled Texas House of Representatives also means Paxton will be suspended from office immediately. 2015 Paxton takes over as attorney general after more than a decade in … Read more

Jill Biden will encourage women and young people to travel to the Middle East, North Africa, Europe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jill Biden will promote women and youth empowerment and attend a Jordanian royal wedding during an upcoming trip to the Middle East, North Africa and Europe. The first lady is due to leave on Wednesday for a six-day trip that will take her to Jordan, Egypt, Morocco and Portugal. His office first … Read more

South Carolina Republicans Hear 2024 Candidates Speak, Re-Elect State Party Chair

LEXINGTON, SC (AP) – South Carolina Republicans elected Drew McKissick to a fourth term as their chairman Saturday at a convention where some of the party’s 2024 presidential candidates made speeches to voters in the South’s first primary state. McKissick has led the party since 2017 in a state where the GOP holds every state … Read more

Justice Department seeks to delay Trump deposition if FBI agent fired over text messages

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department asked a judge Thursday to delay Donald Trump’s planned arrest in a lawsuit brought by an FBI agent who was fired over text messages critical of the former president. The government said in federal court that a judge should order Peter Strzok’s lawyers to take over from FBI Director … Read more

3 imprisoned Iranian female journalists were awarded the main prize of the United Nations

UNITED NATIONS (AP) – The United Nations announced Tuesday night that its top prize for press freedom has been awarded to three imprisoned Iranian women journalists “for their commitment to truth and accountability.” The winners are Nilufar Hamedi, who reported that 22-year-old Mahsa Amini died last September when the morality police detained her headscarf for … Read more

Gillum test. the campaign manager doesn’t remember the PR company

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – The former campaign manager for the Florida Democrat who nearly defeated Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis in 2018 testified Tuesday that he did not recall whether a public relations firm accused of illegally funneling campaign funds to the candidate in provision, worked. as a campaign seller. Federal prosecutors have subpoenaed Brandon Davis, … Read more

US Evacuates Diplomats Amid Fierce Fighting in Sudan

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. forces have carried out an unsustainable evacuation of U.S. embassy staff in Sudan, President Joe Biden said late Saturday, calling for an end to “relentless” violence there as two rival leaders battled for power in the African nation. Biden thanked the American troops who carried out the mission of withdrawing the … Read more

Japan’s prime minister has sent offerings to a controversial shrine in Tokyo

TOKYO (AP) – Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida made religious offerings Friday at a Tokyo shrine that China and the Koreas see as a symbol of Japan’s wartime militancy. Kishida has donned Shinto “masakaki” jewelry for Yasukuni Shrine’s biennial festival since he became prime minister in October 2021. The donations are seen as a gesture … Read more

Biden’s nomination for labor secretary is in doubt in the Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden’s nominee to be the next labor secretary, Julie Sue, will testify in the Senate on Thursday, with key Democrats reluctant to show support for her confirmation, creating uncertainty about her prospects in the narrowly divided chamber. Several moderate Democrats have not publicly said whether they will vote for Suh’s … Read more

McConnell: The GOP will not support replacing Feinstein on the panel

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell vowed Tuesday that Republicans will not allow Democrats to temporarily replace California Sen. Dianne Feinstein on the Senate Judiciary Committee, saying they only want a replacement to promote more partisan judges. McConnell called the effort to place a replacement on the panel as Feinstein recovers from the … Read more