Tag: Government appointments and nominations

Stitt taps Tulsa man for AG despite ‘not qualified’ rating

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OKLAHOMA CITY — A Tulsa attorney whom the American Bar Association rated as “ not qualified " to serve as a federal judge was...

Mississippi to file arguments in landmark abortion case

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JACKSON, Miss. — The Mississippi attorney general’s office is expected to file briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to outline the state’s...

South Africa’s jailed ex-leader to attend brother’s funeral

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JOHANNESBURG — Former South African president Jacob Zuma will be allowed to leave prison Thursday to attend his brother’s funeral. ...

UN rights body names panel to probe Israel, Palestinians

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GENEVA — The U.N.’s former top human rights official will be part of a new permanent panel investigating abuses in Israel, Gaza and the...

New prosecutor appointed in shooting of Rayshard Brooks

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ATLANTA — Georgia's attorney general announced Wednesday that he has appointed the head of a prosecutors' group to oversee the criminal case against the...

Watchdog: Little help from Trump officials in census probe

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A watchdog agency investigating the origins of a failed attempt to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census form was unable to question...

EXPLAINER: What caused South Africa’s week of rioting?

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JOHANNESBURG — South Africa has been rocked by the worst violence since the nation achieved democracy in 1994. Here is a closer look at...

A year out, $60M bribery scandal felt in business, politics

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — The arrests one year ago Wednesday of then-Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder and four associates in connection with an alleged $60...

AP Source: Biden to name fundraiser for UK ambassador

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is expected to nominate Democratic fundraiser Jane Hartley to serve as his ambassador to the United Kingdom, according to...

Sarah Sanders raises $4.2M for Arkansas governor bid

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders' campaign on Thursday said she has raised another $4.2 million for her bid...