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Russia says it's ready for split if EU imposes new sanctions

Russia says it's ready for split if EU imposes new sanctions

MOSCOW — Russia is prepared for a split with the European Union if the EU imposes new crippling sanctions amid a dispute over the treatment of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, the nation's top diplomat warned Friday.
Nebraska Sen. Sasse bets political future on opposing Trump

Nebraska Sen. Sasse bets political future on opposing Trump

OMAHA, Neb. — When Ben Sasse heard that GOP activists in Nebraska were primed to censure him for insufficiently supporting Donald Trump, the Republican senator didn't try to talk them out it. Instead, he punched first.
Draghi says he has enough support to form Italy's new govt

Draghi says he has enough support to form Italy's new govt

ROME — Former European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi on Friday told Italy’s president that he has secured enough political support to form a new government The formation of a broad-based government of national unity was widely expected after most p
Tennessee man leaves $5 million to pet border collie

Tennessee man leaves $5 million to pet border collie

NASHVILLE — It won't be a dog's life for a Tennessee canine whose owner recently died. Lulu, an 8-year-old border collie, will be living the good life in Nashville after inheriting $5 million in her owner's will, WTVF-TV reported.
Fox hosts Dobbs, Bartiromo strike back in voting fraud suit

Fox hosts Dobbs, Bartiromo strike back in voting fraud suit

Three Fox News hosts — Maria Bartiromo, Lou Dobbs and Jeanine Pirro — are seeking the dismissal of claims against them and their employer as part of a $2.7 billion libel lawsuit brought by the voting technology company Smartmatic.
For her directorial debut, Robin Wright found ‘Land’

For her directorial debut, Robin Wright found ‘Land’

Robin Wright used to joke that her directorial debut had already been made. It was called “Blue Valentine,” it starred Michelle Williams and Ryan Gosling as a couple falling apart, it came out in 2010 and it was directed by Derek Cianfrance, not her.
Teen's Civil War reenacting chicken found in Alabama

Teen's Civil War reenacting chicken found in Alabama

CULLMAN, Ala. — A Mississippi teen who lost his Civil War-reenacting pet chicken Peep outside a Cracker Barrel restaurant in Alabama was reunited with the bird courtesy of a farmer who helped find the fowl.
Singer Ricky Martin joins efforts to build Pulse memorial

Singer Ricky Martin joins efforts to build Pulse memorial

ORLANDO, Fla. — Singer Ricky Martin will be a spokesman for a foundation that is building a memorial and museum to honour the 49 victims who died during a massacre at a gay Florida nightclub nearly five years ago, foundation officials said Thursday.
Singer fined by German court for son's stage performance

Singer fined by German court for son's stage performance

BERLIN — A Bavarian court found a folk singer guilty Friday of violating Germany's strict child labour laws for having his 4-year-old son perform on stage with him during an evening concert.
Democrats pushing Biden's COVID-19 bill through House panels

Democrats pushing Biden's COVID-19 bill through House panels

WASHINGTON — Democrats pushed half of President Joe Biden’s $1.