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Justice Dept. seeks to unseal search warrant of Trump home

By ERIC TUCKER and MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department has asked a court to unseal the search warrant the FBI received before searching the Florida estate of former President Donald Trump, Attorney General Merrick Garland…

Trump says FBI conducting search of Mar-a-Lago estate

By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Former President Donald Trump says the FBI is conducting a search of his Mar-a-Lago estate. Spokespeople for the FBI and the Justice Department did not return messages seeking comment Monday evening. Trump…

Biden to reinstate COVID travel rules, add South Africa

Two White House officials say President Joe Biden on Monday will formally reinstate COVID-19 travel restrictions on non-U.S. travelers from Brazil, Ireland, United Kingdom and 26 other European countries that allow travel across open borders.

Trump pardons Mississippi physician convicted of bribery

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - One of the people pardoned during Donald Trump's final hours as president is a Mississippi physician who pleaded guilty to a federal bribery charge in 2012. Dr. Robert S. Corkern led Batesville Hospital Management, which handled…

No-go for Joe Exotic: Trump pardon list omits ‘Tiger King’

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – One name missing in President Donald Trump’s flurry of pardons is “Tiger King” Joe Exotic. The zookeeper-turned-reality-TV-star is now serving a 22-year federal prison sentence in Texas. His backers were so confident in a pardon that they readied a limousine and a hair and wardrobe team for Joe Exotic, whose real […]

Sources: Trump expected to issue around 100 pardons

Experts say some pardons Trump could issue would lower his approval rating even more. (CNN) — Before leaving office Wednesday, President Trump is planning a pardoning spree as one of his final acts. Sources say Trump is expected to grant clemency to nearly 100 people after an intense lobbying campaign by former administration officials, political […]

Pence rules out invoking 25th Amendment on Trump

Vice President Mike Pence is ruling out invoking the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump from power, less than a week after the president fomented the violent insurrection at the Capitol.

Twitter bans President Donald Trump

By TALI ARBEL Twitter says it is banning President Donald Trump from its platform, citing “risk of further incitement of violence.” The social media giant said Friday: “After close review of recent Tweets from the realDonaldTrump account and the context…

Biden’s transition gets green light

By ZEKE MILLER, DAVID EGGERT and COLLEEN LONG Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - After weeks of delay, the federal government has recognized President-elect Joe Biden as the “apparent winner” of the Nov. 3 election and given the green light for…

Biden wins White House

By JONATHAN LEMIRE and ZEKE MILLER WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, positioning himself to lead a nation gripped by historic pandemic and a confluence…

Race to 270: Tight presidental race narrowing down

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden was pushing closer to the 270 Electoral College votes needed to carry the White House, securing victories in the “blue wall” battlegrounds of Wisconsin and Michigan and narrowing President Donald Trump’s path. With just a handful of states still up for grabs, Trump tried to press his case in court in […]

President Donald Trump wins Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — President Donald Trump has won in Mississippi, with its six electoral votes. The state’s red voting history meant neither Trump nor former Vice President Joe Biden campaigned heavily in person in Mississippi, which went strongly for…

The Latest: 2nd presidential debate is officially canceled

WASHINGTON (AP) - The second presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden is officially off. The nonpartisan Commission on Presidential Debates confirmed Friday that the Oct. 15 faceoff would be scrapped. The decision was made a day…