Avi Ohayon (GPO)/Handout/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — President Joe Biden and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sat down together Wednesday for the first time since Netanyahu returned to office — a discussion in which Biden made clear the two leaders would be discussing the “hard issues” amid U.S.-Israeli tensions. The topics of conversation […]

WTVD (PITTSBORO, N.C.) — A North Carolina man has been arrested and charged in connection with the death of his 34-year-old wife, who was found in Jordan Lake last month, according to the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office. Omar Matthew Ibrahim Drabick, 34, has been charged with first-degree murder and concealment of an unnatural death in the […]

ABC News (MIDLAND, Texas) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, before unveiling his new energy plan in Midland, Texas, criticized Donald Trump for calling Florida’s six-week abortion ban “terrible,” with DeSantis in a new interview accusing his 2024 Republican rival of being “a different candidate today than he was” in 2016. “He claimed to be pro-life. He […]

Charles O’Rear/Getty Images (OKLAHOMA CITY) — After 48 years, a man who says he was wrongfully convicted of murder has officially had his case dismissed. Glynn Simmons was 22 when he was convicted of first-degree murder in the 1974 death of Carolyn Sue Rogers at a local liquor store. Simmons is now 70. He received a […]

Thinkstock/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Ray Epps, a former Oath Keeper member who became the target of Jan. 6 conspiracy theories spread by many Republicans, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a misdemeanor charge for his involvement in the attacks at the U.S. Capitol. The Justice Department charged Epps on Monday with a single misdemeanor count of disorderly and […]

ABC News (NEW YORK) — New York City police seized fentanyl and weapons on Wednesday during a search of a house in Queens where a 10-year-old lives, officials said. Police executed a search warrant and found more than 5 pounds of suspected cocaine with traces of fentanyl; more than 2 pounds of suspected heroin with traces […]

Scott Olson/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Former President Donald Trump’s campaign on Wednesday defended his record from criticism from other Republican leaders on the issue of abortion in the wake of Trump denouncing rival Ron DeSantis for signing a six-week ban in Florida. In an interview that aired Sunday on NBC, Trump declined to say whether — […]

Scott Olson/Getty Images (ATLANTA) — The Fulton County district attorney’s office has secured pro-Trump attorney Lin Wood as a witness in its Georgia election interference case against former President Donald Trump and 18 others, according to a court filing Wednesday. Other witnesses for the state include Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, former Georgia Lieutenant Governor […]

Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Air Force Gen. Charles “CQ” Brown Jr. was confirmed on Wednesday night with overwhelming bipartisan support in the Senate and will become only the second Black chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, which is America’s top military officer. Brown was confirmed by a vote of 83-11. […]

Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images (WILMINGTON, Del.) — A federal magistrate judge on Wednesday denied Hunter Biden’s effort to avoid appearing in person at his arraignment on federal gun charges, ordering him to appear at a hearing scheduled for Oct. 3. Judge Christopher Burke wrote that the president’s son “should be treated just as […]

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