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FILE - Former President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign event at the South Carolina Statehouse, Jan. 28, 2023, in Columbia, S.C. Trump and his allies have been put on notice by a prosecutor, but the warning didn't come from anyone at the Justice Department. It's from a Georgia prosecutor who indicates she is likely to seek criminal charges soon in a two-year election subversion probe.

Trump investigations: Georgia prosecutor ups anticipation

FILE - Former President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign event at the South Carolina Statehouse, Jan. 28, 2023, in Columbia, S.C. Trump and his allies have been put on notice by a prosecutor, but the warning didn't come from anyone at the Justice Department. It's from a Georgia prosecutor who indicates she is likely to seek criminal charges soon in a two-year election subversion probe.

January 30, 2023, 9:15am Nation & World

Former President Donald Trump and his allies have been put on notice by a prosecutor, but the warning didn’t come from anyone at the Justice Department. Read story

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, left, and Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry hold a press conference in Cairo, Egypt, Monday Jan. 30, 2023.

Blinken urges Israel-Palestinian calm as violence soars

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, left, and Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry hold a press conference in Cairo, Egypt, Monday Jan. 30, 2023.

January 30, 2023, 8:46am Nation & World

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken urged Israel and the Palestinians on Monday to ease tensions following a spike in violence that has put the region on edge. The bloodshed has alarmed the Biden administration as it attempts to find common ground with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's new right-wing… Read story

Social media platforms have worsened fentanyl crisis, Spokane County sheriff tells panel led by McMorris Rodgers

January 30, 2023, 8:16am Northwest

Amid a nationwide surge in drug overdoses caused by fentanyl and other synthetic opioids, private messaging platforms have made it harder for law enforcement to track sellers of deadly counterfeit pills, Spokane County’s sheriff told a panel of Republican lawmakers Wednesday. Read story

Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak speaks during a Q&A session at Teesside University in Darlington, north-east England, Monday Jan. 30, 2023.

UK’s Sunak defends handling of ethics breaches in government

Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak speaks during a Q&A session at Teesside University in Darlington, north-east England, Monday Jan. 30, 2023.

January 30, 2023, 8:16am Nation & World

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak defended his record on integrity and decisiveness Monday, amid criticism of the way he has handled ethics scandals involving senior Conservatives. Read story

New U.S. ambassador to Moscow meets with Russian deputy FM

January 30, 2023, 8:15am Nation & World

New U.S. ambassador to Moscow Lynne Tracy on Monday met with a Russian deputy foreign minister, officials said. Read story

South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol, right, shakes hands with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg during a meeting at the presidential office in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Jan. 30, 2023.

NATO chief urges Seoul to send military support to Ukraine

South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol, right, shakes hands with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg during a meeting at the presidential office in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Jan. 30, 2023.

January 30, 2023, 8:08am Nation & World

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg on Monday called for South Korea to provide direct military support to Ukraine, saying Kyiv is in urgent need of weapons to fight off the prolonged Russian invasion. Read story

FILE - An Amtrak train emerges from the Baltimore and Potomac Tunnel in Baltimore,  Sept. 15, 2015. The tunnel is finally slated to be replaced with help from the $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure legislation championed by Biden, and he plans to visit on Monday to talk about the massive investment.

For ‘Amtrak Joe’ Biden, Baltimore rail tunnel visit personal

FILE - An Amtrak train emerges from the Baltimore and Potomac Tunnel in Baltimore,  Sept. 15, 2015. The tunnel is finally slated to be replaced with help from the $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure legislation championed by Biden, and he plans to visit on Monday to talk about the massive investment.

January 30, 2023, 7:46am Politics

Ulysses S. Grant was still president when workers finished the Baltimore and Potomac Tunnel, which connected Philadelphia and Washington through rail travel for the first time. Read story

FILE - Netherland's Prime Minister Mark Rutte, left, speaks with U.S. President Joe Biden during a round table meeting at a NATO summit in Madrid, Spain, June 29, 2022. Biden is set to host Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte for talks. The U.S. administration is looking to persuade the Netherlands to further limit China's access to advanced semiconductors with export restrictions.

China accuses Washington of abusing export controls

FILE - Netherland's Prime Minister Mark Rutte, left, speaks with U.S. President Joe Biden during a round table meeting at a NATO summit in Madrid, Spain, June 29, 2022. Biden is set to host Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte for talks. The U.S. administration is looking to persuade the Netherlands to further limit China's access to advanced semiconductors with export restrictions.

January 30, 2023, 7:44am Business

China’s government on Monday criticized U.S. controls on technology exports as a trade violation, after Japan and the Netherlands agreed to join Washington in limiting Beijing’s access to materials to make advanced processor chips they say can be used in weapons. Read story