Warnock or Walker? Georgia’s run-off to settle last Senate seat

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia voters decide the final Senate contest on Tuesday in the country, choosing between Democratic Senator Raphael Warnock and Republican soccer legend Herschel Walker after a four-week blitz that drew a flood of outside spending toward an increasingly personal fight. This year’s runoff has lower stakes than both in 2021, when wins … Read more

Arizona certifies 2022 election despite GOP complaints

PHOENIX (AP) — Top Arizona officials have certified the midterm elections results on Monday, formalizing Democrats’ victories over Republicans who falsely claimed the 2020 election was rigged. The certification opens a five-day window for formal electoral challenges. Republican Kari Lake, who lost the gubernatorial race, is expected to file a lawsuit in the coming days … Read more

Warnock or Walker? Georgia’s run-off to settle last Senate seat

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia voters on Tuesday are expected to decide the final Senate contest in the country, choosing between Democratic Senator Raphael Warnock and Republican soccer legend Herschel Walker after a four-week blitz that drew a flood of outside spending toward an increasingly personal fight. This year’s runoff has lower stakes than both in … Read more

Ex-Miami U.S. Rep. David Rivera arrested in Venezuela probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Miami congressman who signed a $50 million consulting contract with Venezuela’s socialist government was arrested on Monday for money laundering and representing a foreign government without registering. David Rivera, a Republican who served from 2011 to 2013, was arrested at the Atlanta airport, said Marlene Rodriguez, spokeswoman for the U.S. … Read more

Avenatti sentenced to 14 years in prison in California fraud case

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Incarcerated attorney Michael Avenatti was sentenced Monday to 14 years in prison in Southern California and ordered to pay more than $10 million in restitution after he admitted to cheating four of his clients out of millions of dollars. The sentence should be consecutive to the five years in prison … Read more

Russia fires more missiles, claims Kyiv hit its airbases

Kyiv, Ukraine — Moscow unleashed another massive missile barrage in Ukraine on Monday, hitting homes and buildings and killing civilians, hours after the Kremlin claimed Ukrainian drones hit two airbases deep inside Russian territory. The unprecedented attack in Russia threatened a major escalation in the nine-month war because it hit an airfield housing bombers capable … Read more