Trump's lawyers urged a New York judge to refrain from imposing a gag order on the former president in a filing ahead of his upcoming criminal trial.
The trial in Vietnam's largest financial fraud case on record begins on Tuesday, with nearly 90 defendants accused of being part of a $12 billion scam, for which some of them risk the death penalty. The trial, expected to last until the end of April at the People's Court of Ho Chi Minh City, is part of a much wider campaign against corruption in the country which the leader of the ruling Communist Party, Nguyen Phu Trong, has pledged for years to stamp out, with no tangible results yet. The anti-graft drive has led in recent months to multiple high-profile arrests and the resignation of top figures, including the country's former president last year, but the trial for the chairwoman of real estate developer Van Thinh Phat Holdings Group is unprecedented for its scale, with thousands expected to be summoned and about two hundred lawyers participating in the proceedings, according to state media.
The Supreme Court made a momentous decision on Monday, but for Donald Trump it was an increasingly typical day. More legal activity, less campaigning for a second term.
Congressional leaders have invited the prime minister of Japan, Fumio Kishida, to address a joint meeting of Congress on April 11, saying the relationship between the U.S. and Japan has proven to be a force for good and a catalyst for prosperity. Leaders said global threats are endangering the peace and prosperity the U.S. and Japan have worked to establish, making the relationship between the two nations as important as ever. “We would be honored to host you at this historic event, which celebrates the friendship between Japan and the United States, and to hear your vision for the future of our two countries," it added.
A group of the biggest Republican megadonors are pouring millions into a handful of House primaries in a bid to influence the makeup of the House GOP.
The Republican-dominated Kentucky House voted Monday to remove any role for the state's Democratic governor in deciding who would occupy a U.S. Senate seat if a vacancy occurred in the home state of 82-year-old Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell. The legislation calls for a special election to fill any Senate vacancy from the Bluegrass State. The measure won overwhelming House passage to advance to the Senate, where the GOP also holds a supermajority.
New Zealand Prime Minister Christopher Luxon on Tuesday was forced to fly on a commercial flight to attend an ASEAN summit in Australia after a technical snag hit his military aircraft, with local media reporting the delay may impact his meetings. Luxon's flight was scheduled to take off from the national capital Wellington on Tuesday morning but a pre-flight maintenance check on the aircraft found a major electrical fault, New Zealand media reported. A spokesperson for Luxon's office confirmed the prime minister is on a commercial flight to Melbourne but did not provide details.
Allowing the Texas border enforcement law to go into effect would 'create chaos,' the Justice Department told the Supreme Court.
BOGOTÁ, Colombia (AP) — Migrants bound for the U.S. are once again crossing the Darien Gap in large numbers, officials in Colombia said on Monday, after being stranded for much of last week in a small town along the country's Caribbean coast due to a work stoppage by local boat captains. Johann Wachter Espitia, deputy mayor of Necoclí, said that 3,000 migrants have left the town since Friday on boats headed towards the Darien jungle, with another 400 people waiting and sleeping in tents, as they gather money to pay for their tickets. From Necoclí migrants board boats that take them to two remote villages, where the treacherous trails that cross the Darien Gap begin.
United Airlines expects its busiest spring break ever this year, even as travelers say they are concerned about rising costs.
It remains unclear whether turnout was depressed by voter apathy or an active desire to send a message to Iran’s theocracy.
Donald Trump can stay on Colorado's ballot, the Supreme Court ruled. It's Monday's news.
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida will address a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress on April 11, congressional leaders said in a statement on Monday. "This visit symbolizes both nations' commitment to peace and prosperity and to an international community that promotes democracy, security, and stability," the statement said. Kishida will meet with President Joe Biden at the White House on April 10 and the Japanese leader will be the guest of honor at a lavish state dinner at the executive mansion.
The New York Police Department has arrested a 23-year-old woman in connection with a performer being attacked last month while playing his cello at a Manhattan subway station.
Super Tuesday's long-awaited results will answer pressing questions in the already combative 2024 election cycle. Here's what to know ahead of Super Tuesday.
California’s mountain towns and ski resorts are digging out after a blockbuster blizzard buried them and major roads under several feet of snow.
Swedish armed forces joined NATO for exercises on Monday, contributing troops, helicopters and fighter jets as the alliance carries out its largest set of military drills since the end of the Cold War. Sweden is poised to join NATO, possibly within days, after gaining the final outstanding ratification last week. The exercises - involving over 20,000 troops from more than a dozen countries - are taking place in a high north being transformed by the accession of Sweden and Finland, who turned their backs on long histories of non-alignment after Russia invaded Ukraine two years ago.
After nearly 200 bodies were found stacked and rotting in a Colorado funeral home, lawmakers have proposed bills to overhaul the state's threadbare funeral home regulations, which failed to prevent a string of gruesome cases — from sold body parts to fake ashes. Rosales had passed away at age 63 from Alzheimer's, and her husband, George Rosales, had chosen the funeral home because they were friends with the operator.
Eyenovia acquired U.S. commercial rights of the drug last August from Formosa. The treatment, which contains potent topical steroid clobetasol propionate, is typically used to treat skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis. The steroid has so far not been used to treat eye diseases.
Israel and the main Palestinian aid agency traded accusations Monday of "terrorism" and torture, after the United States stepped up pressure for a halt in fighting between Israeli troops and Hamas militants.While mediators in Cairo persisted with efforts toward a Gaza truce, the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA) came under renewed attack from Israel, whose military accused it of employing "over 450 terrorists" belonging to groups including Hamas.