Man who pleaded guilty in Michigan governor kidnap plot sentenced to 4 years

- A man who pleaded guilty to participating in an elaborate plot to kidnap Michigan's governor was sentenced to four years in prison after he served as a key witness in the trial of two...

Sedition Trial of Oath Keepers to Get Underway

Jury selection begins on Tuesday in the case of Stewart Rhodes, the leader of the far-right militia group, and four other members charged with seditious conspiracy in the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.

From Yale to jail: Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes' path

PHOENIX (AP) — Long before he assembled one of the largest far-right anti-government militia groups in U.S. history, before his Oath Keepers stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, Stewart...

Biden to make remarks Tuesday on election transparency bill

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Joe Biden will deliver remarks on Tuesday about a bill that would require super PACs and certain other groups to disclose donors who contributed $10,000 or more during...

Russian-backed separatists in Kherson say they will hold vote on joining Russia

MOSCOW - Russian-installed officials in the Kherson region of Ukraine said they have decided to hold a referendum on joining Russia and have urged the Kremlin to give its permission as soon as...

Russian parliament toughens punishment for crimes during mobilisation

MOSCOW - Russia's parliament on Tuesday approved a bill to toughen punishments for a host of crimes such as desertion, damage to military property and insubordination if they are committed during...

Putin ally backs separatist referendums in Ukraine

By Guy Faulconbridge and Felix Light LONDON -One of Russian President Vladimir Putin's most senior security officials on Tuesday hailed proposals by Moscow-backed separatists to hold referendums...

Factbox-Oath Keepers facing seditious conspiracy trial in U.S. Capitol attack

By Chris Gallagher - Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes and four other defendants linked to the far-right militia group are set to go on trial next week on charges of seditious conspiracy...

U.S. ambassador to Russia will attend Gorbachev funeral

WASHINGTON - U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan will attend the funeral of the last Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev in Moscow on Saturday, a State Department spokesperson said on...

Biden to host Pacific Island leaders in September

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Joe Biden will host leaders of Pacific Island nations at a Sept. 28-29 gathering in Washington, the White House said in a statement on Friday. By Gloria Dickie and...

U.S. is seriously underestimating the consequences of CO2

By Gloria Dickie and Simon Jessop LONDON - The U.S. government is drastically underestimating the social cost of carbon dioxide emissions, which is 3.6 times higher than the estimate currently...

Oath Keepers Lawyer Arrested On January 6-Related Charges

Kellye SoRelle, the militia group’s general counsel, was charged with conspiracy to obstruct the joint session of Congress on January 6.

Oath Keepers lawyer charged with obstruction in connection with January 6

A lawyer with close ties to the right-wing militia group the Oath Keepers has been charged with four counts related to the January 6, 2021, US Capitol attack, including conspiracy to obstruct the...

Oath Keeper emotional as he accepts 2nd plea deal in Jan. 6 seditious conspiracy case

Federal prosecutors on Friday secured a second guilty plea with a member of the Oath Keepers militia group charged in the government's Jan. 6 seditious conspiracy case.

Texas man is found guilty in first jury trial over Capitol riot and now faces up to 60 years in prison

Guy Reffitt was a member of ‘Three Percenters’, a militia group named after American colonists who defeated the British during the Revolutionary War.

Proud Boys leader arrested and charged in Capitol riot conspiracy

In January, the founder of the far-right militia group the Oath Keepers, Elmer Stewart Rhodes, was indicted and arrested.

Oath Keepers Cached Weapons for Jan. 6 Capitol Attack, Prosecutors Say

The right-wing militia group was prepared to move a stash of firearms and equipment from a Virginia hotel to rioters last year, prosecutors said, painting the most detailed portrait yet of the...

Oath Keepers leader jailed on Capitol attack charges

WASHINGTON — The founder and leader of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group remained in jail after his first court appearance on Friday, a day after his arrest on charges he plotted with...

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