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Facebook board upholds Trump suspension

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Former President Donald Trump won’t return to Facebook — for now. The social network’s quasi-independent Oversight Board voted to uphold his ban from the platform after his account was suspended four months ago for inciting violence…

AP PHOTOS: Scenes of violence at U.S. Capitol shock world

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pro-Trump protesters breached the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday afternoon, violently clashing with law enforcement as lawmakers were gathered inside to formalize President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in November’s presidential election. Law enforcement instructed lawmakers to retrieve masks from…

Trump says Barr resigning, will leave before Christmas

Attorney General William Barr, one of President Donald Trump’s staunchest allies, is departing amid lingering tension over the president’s baseless claims of election fraud and the investigation into President-elect Joe Biden’s son.

Georgia audit to trigger hand tally of presidential vote

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s secretary of state on Wednesday announced an audit of presidential election results that he said would be done with a full hand tally of ballots because the margin is so tight. Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said at a news conference Wednesday that his office wants the process to begin by […]

Obama Endorses Espy in Mississippi; Trump Backs Hyde-Smith

BY EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Democrat trying to unseat a Republican U.S. senator in Mississippi said Wednesday that he has received his “biggest endorsement yet,” from former President Barack Obama. “Mike Espy has a…

Trump vows not to participate in virtual debate with Biden

By ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump says he won't participate in next week’s debate with Democratic nominee Joe Biden if it's virtual. Debate organizers announced Thursday that the debate would be virtual because of Trump's…

Top Trump aide Kellyanne Conway to leave White House

By JONATHAN LEMIRE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — One of President Donald Trump’s most influential and longest-serving advisers, Kellyanne Conway, says she will be leaving the White House at the end of the month. Conway was Trump’s campaign manager during…

Trump floats election 'delay' amid claims of voting fraud

By Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is for the first time floating a “delay" to November's presidential election. And he's making unsubstantiated allegations that increased mail-in voting will result in fraud. The dates of federal elections are…

Trump budget boosts military, slashes social safety nets

(NBC News) — President Trump's $4.8 trillion dollar budget plan was released Monday. It boosts military spending and provides more funds for a wall along the Mexico border, but cuts food stamps, farm subsidies and student loans. House Speaker Nancy…

Not Guilty: Split Senate acquits Trump of impeachment

By LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Senate has acquitted President Donald Trump of impeachment, ending only the third presidential trial in American history with votes that split the country and tested civic…

Trump suggests some flavored vapes may be pulled from market

By Associated Press PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump says the federal government will soon announce a new strategy to tackle underage vaping, promising, "We're going to protect our families, we're going to protect our children, and we're going to…

Pelosi OKs drafting of impeachment articles against Trump

By LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK, The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday that the House is moving forward to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. Pelosi delivered the historic announcement as Democrats push…

President Trump's Visit To Mississippi

The president took part in the opening of a new civil rights museum today in Mississippi, where some of this country's biggest civil rights battles were fought. But the president's visit brought protests - and a boycott by a key…

Governor Seeking Federal Disaster Help

Governor Phil Bryant is trying to get to Mississippi counties federal disaster assistance. Yesterday Governor Bryant officially requested President Donald Trump declares the April 30th tornadoes in homes and Montgomery counties Disasters. Bryant also asks Trump to approve assistance to…

No Ban, No Wall Rally Set For Tuesday

People along the Coast plan to speak out against President Trump's actions to build a wall and ban travel. University of Southern Mississippi's Gulf Park Campus will host a rally tonight as a way for residents to stand in solidarity,…