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News organizations press Biden and Trump to commit to debates

April 14, 2024, 7:00 AM EDT A dozen national news organizations are calling on the presumptive presidential nominees to commit to debates ahead of the November election. In a joint statement Sunday, the news outlets pressed the candidates, without naming President Joe Biden or former President Donald Trump, to pledge their participation in the debates scheduled by the nonpartisan Commission on Presidential Debates. “Though it is too early for invitations to be extended to any candidates, it ...

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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. says he has ruled out Libertarian run for president

April 13, 2024, 9:06 PM WEST DES MOINES, IA -- Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has ruled out a run as a Libertarian candidate to assist in his efforts to get on the ballots in all 50 states -- a marked change from his prior posture, where he kept the door open. "We're not gonna have any problems getting on the ballot ourselves so we won't be running Libertarian," he told ABC News Kennedy spoke from West Des Moines, Iowa, where his campaign was taking a vict ...

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Scoop: Biden told Bibi U.S. won't support an Israeli counterattack on Iran

6 hours ago President Biden told Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a call on Saturday that the U.S. won't support any Israeli counterattack against Iran, a senior White House official told Axios. Why it matters: Biden and his senior advisers are highly concerned an Israeli response to Iran's attack on Israel would lead to a regional war with catastrophic consequences, U.S. officials said. Iran launched attack drones and missiles against Israel on Saturday night local time in r ...

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Biden pledges G7 response, U.S. support for Israel after Iran attacks

April 14, 2024 12:30 AM EDT Updated 6 hours ago WASHINGTON, April 13 (Reuters) - President Joe Biden on Saturday condemned Iranian attacks on military facilities in Israel, pledged a coordinated G7 diplomatic response and said the United States had helped Israel take down "nearly all" of the attacking drones and missiles. Biden, who cut short a trip to Delaware and returned to Washington earlier on Saturday to meet with advisers about the attack, said U.S. forces and facilities had ...

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Iran has launched drone attacks at Israel, U.S. officials say

Published Sat, Apr 13 2024 4:18 PM EDT Updated 30 Min Ago Iran on Saturday launched attacks against Israel, according to U.S. officials, escalating long-standing tensions between the two nations that have the potential to trigger a regional war. "Iran has begun an airborne attack against Israel," National Security Council spokesperson Adrienne Watson said in a Saturday statement. "The United States will stand with the people of Israel and support their defense against these thr ...

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Police took possession of E. Jean Carroll's unregistered gun after her testimony in Trump defamation trial

April 12, 2024, 7:33 PM MST By Katherine Doyle Police in New York took possession of a gun belonging to writer E. Jean Carroll in February after she said during testimony in her defamation lawsuit against former President Donald Trump that she had an unlicensed firearm at home, according to a police report obtained by NBC News. The chief of police in Warwick, New York, visited Carroll at her home on Feb. 15 “to discuss some open issues,” the report states, including Carroll’s disclosure of the ...

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House GOP vows Israel vote after Iran attack amid bipartisan pressure on aid package

04/13/2024 07:07 PM EDT House Majority Leader Steve Scalise said on Saturday that the chamber will vote on Israel legislation next week in the wake of Iran launching an aerial attack. “In light of Iran’s unjustified attack on Israel, the House will move from its previously announced legislative schedule next week to instead consider legislation that supports our ally Israel and holds Iran and its terrorist proxies accountable,” Scalise said. The brief statement didn’t address what House Repu ...

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Michael Cohen calls Trump a "petulant man child" in response to Truth Social attack

Published April 13, 2024 4:22PM (EDT) Donald Trump is currently being held under the guidelines of a gag order issued by Judge Juan Merchan, which prohibits "making or directing others to make public statements about known or reasonably foreseeable witnesses concerning their potential participation in the investigation or in this criminal proceeding." But days before his New York criminal trial, he seems to have done just that. In a post to Truth Social on Saturday, Trump writes, ...

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Biden wins Wyoming's caucuses, with Democrats in Alaska still to get their say in the nomination

Updated 1:16 PM EDT, April 13, 2024 JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — President Joe Biden nudged further ahead in the Democratic nomination for reelection by winning the party caucuses in Wyoming and was the only choice on the ballot later Saturday in Alaska. As two of the least populated states, Alaska and Wyoming play minuscule roles in both intraparty and general election voting in presidential election years. Biden effectively clinched the Democratic nomination on March 12 with the Georgia primary a ...

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Trump says he would testify in upcoming hush money trial

Published Fri, Apr 12 2024 5:55 PM EDT Updated 14 Min Ago Donald Trump said Friday that he would testify under oath in his criminal hush money trial, which is set to begin in New York on Monday. “All I can do is tell the truth,” said Trump, who is charged with 34 counts of falsifying business records, “and the truth is that there’s no case.” The presumptive Republican presidential nominee spoke at a press conference with House Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La., at Trump’s Florida resort home Mar-a ...

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'The damage is done': Ruben Gallego says repealing Arizona's near-total abortion ban now would be too little, too late

59 min ago - April 14, 2024, 2:26 PM EDT PHOENIX — Democratic Rep. Ruben Gallego argued this week that a potential repeal of Arizona’s 1864 abortion law is not a viable long-term solution to secure abortion rights for the women of Arizona. “The da ... (NBC News)

Trump seeks to use NY hush money trial to delay criminal case over classified document handling in FL

2 hrs ago - Published 11:35 AM EDT, Sun April 14, 2024 CNN — Former President Donald Trump is using his first criminal trial, set to begin Monday in New York, to try to delay facing a jury over more serious federal charges in Florida. In the latest effort ... (CNN Politics)

G7 leaders condemn Iran, warn of risk of escalation

4 hrs ago - April 14, 2024 1:13 PM EDT Updated 2 hours ago [1/2] G7 leaders discuss Iranian attack on Israel over a video meeting in this picture obtained from social media, Brussels, Belgium, April 14, 2024. Charles Michel via X/via REUTERS ROME, April 14 (Reut ... (Reuters)

House Speaker Mike Johnson says he will push for aid to Israel and Ukraine this week

4 hrs ago - BY STEPHEN GROVES Updated 9:44 AM PDT, April 14, 2024 WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Mike Johnson said Sunday he will try to advance wartime aid for Israel this week as he attempts the difficult tasJohnson told Fox News Channel’s “Sun ... (Associated Press)

Sen. Kelly says Arizona abortion ruling is 'all because of Donald Trump'

5 hrs ago - 04/14/24 1:12 PM ET Sen. Mark Kelly (D-Ariz.) said on Sunday that last week’s Arizona Supreme Court ruling banning nearly all abortions in the state is a result of actions former President Trump took while in office. “Let me start by saying ... (The Hill)

GOP push emerges to keep George Santos away from the Capitol

5 hrs ago - 4 hours ago A group of House Republicans from New York wants to strip expelled former Rep. George Santos (R-N.Y.) of many of the privileges he enjoys as a former member of Congress. Why it matters: It's a response to Santos making a surprise appeara ... (Axios)

'Correct a black mark in US history': former prisoners of Abu Ghraib get day in court

7 hrs ago - Sun 14 Apr 2024 07.00 EDT The first trial to contend with the post-9/11 abuse of detainees in US custody begins on Monday, in a case brought by three men who were held in the US-run Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq. The jury trial, in a federal court in Vi ... (The Guardian)

Top Democrat slams Trump's latest abortion position: 'Women are not going to be conned'

8 hrs ago - April 14, 2024, 10:19 AM A top Democrat on Sunday slammed former President Donald Trump after he sought to clarify his view on abortion bans as a state issue and said the various local laws were working "very brilliantly." "American women are not go ... (ABC News)

Chicago shooting kills 8-year-old girl and wounds 10 people including small children, police say

8 hrs ago - Updated 9:36 AM CDT, April 14, 2024 CHICAGO (AP) — Eleven people standing outside a family gathering Saturday night were shot including a young girl who was killed in what Chicago police believe was gang-related violence on the city’s South ... (AP)

News organizations press Biden and Trump to commit to debates

12 hrs ago - April 14, 2024, 7:00 AM EDT A dozen national news organizations are calling on the presumptive presidential nominees to commit to debates ahead of the November election. In a joint statement Sunday, the news outlets pressed the candidates, without n ... (NBC News)

Biden pledges G7 response, U.S. support for Israel after Iran attacks

13 hrs ago - April 14, 2024 12:30 AM EDT Updated 6 hours ago WASHINGTON, April 13 (Reuters) - President Joe Biden on Saturday condemned Iranian attacks on military facilities in Israel, pledged a coordinated G7 diplomatic response and said the United States had h ... (Reuters)

Scoop: Biden told Bibi U.S. won't support an Israeli counterattack on Iran

14 hrs ago - 6 hours ago President Biden told Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a call on Saturday that the U.S. won't support any Israeli counterattack against Iran, a senior White House official told Axios. Why it matters: Biden and his senior ad ... (Axios)

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. says he has ruled out Libertarian run for president

15 hrs ago - April 13, 2024, 9:06 PM WEST DES MOINES, IA -- Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has ruled out a run as a Libertarian candidate to assist in his efforts to get on the ballots in all 50 states -- a marked change from his prior p ... (ABC News)

Trump goes after the judge and prosecutors in his hush money case in last rally before trial begins

20 hrs ago - BY JOSH BOAK AND JONATHAN J. COOPER Updated 6:23 PM PDT, April 13, 2024 SCHNECKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump on Saturday lit into New York prosecutors and the criminal hush money case they brought against him during his last r ... (Associated Press)

Executor of O.J. Simpson's estate plans to fight payout to the families of Brown and Goldman

20 hrs ago - LAS VEGAS (AP) — The executor of O.J. Simpson’s estate says he will work to prevent a payout of a $33.5 million judgment awarded by a California civil jury nearly three decades ago in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the families of Simpso ... (Associated Press)

Liz Cheney Rebukes Marjorie Taylor Greene's Putin Rant

20 hrs ago - By Rachel Dobkin Weekend Reporter On Friday, former Representative Liz Cheney, a Wyoming Republican, rebuked Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene's rant defending Russian President Vladimir Putin. It has been a little over two years since Putin laun ... (Newsweek)

House GOP vows Israel vote after Iran attack amid bipartisan pressure on aid package

23 hrs ago - 04/13/2024 07:07 PM EDT House Majority Leader Steve Scalise said on Saturday that the chamber will vote on Israel legislation next week in the wake of Iran launching an aerial attack. “In light of Iran’s unjustified attack on Israel, the Ho ... (Politico)

Westfield Bondi mall attack: Sydney knife suspect identified by police

23 hrs ago - Westfield Bondi mall attack: Sydney knife suspect identified by police 11 minutes ago By Jay Savage, Katy Watson and Simon Atkinson,in Sydney A knife-wielding man who killed six people in a Sydney shopping centre before being shot dead has been ident ... (bbc)

Michael Cohen calls Trump a "petulant man child" in response to Truth Social attack

Yesterday - Published April 13, 2024 4:22PM (EDT) Donald Trump is currently being held under the guidelines of a gag order issued by Judge Juan Merchan, which prohibits "making or directing others to make public statements about known or reasonably foreseeable ... (Salon)

Biden wins Wyoming's caucuses, with Democrats in Alaska still to get their say in the nomination

Yesterday - Updated 1:16 PM EDT, April 13, 2024 JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — President Joe Biden nudged further ahead in the Democratic nomination for reelection by winning the party caucuses in Wyoming and was the only choice on the ballot later Saturday in Alask ... (AP)

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