Trump lawyers mix up Michigan and Minnesota in bungled voter fraud claim – National

U.S. President Donald Trump‘s lawyers mixed up two states while trying to claim he should’ve won a third this week, in an unforced bungling of an affidavit filed in court. The error played out in the middle of the outgoing president’s increasingly desperate attempts to overturn the results of the election he lost to […]

Johnny Depp loses libel claim, U.K. judge says ‘wife beater’ story did not defame him – National

A British court ruled Monday against Johnny Depp in his libel case against the owner of the Sun tabloid newspaper, which labelled him a “wife beater.” Justice Andrew Nicol said that the defendants had proved that what they published was “substantially true” during a high-profile trial in London over the summer that included lurid […]

Health workers slam Trump’s ‘malicious’ claim doctors profiting from coronavirus deaths – National

U.S. President Donald Trump’s repeated false claim that American doctors and hospitals are profiting from coronavirus deaths is being called “malicious” and “baseless” by top medical associations. Trump has made the claim twice in the past week, most recently on Friday at a campaign rally in Waterford Township, Mich. Read more: Trump splits with […]

Austria corrects Trump’s ‘forest city’ claim: ‘We don’t have exploding trees’ – National

The Austrian government has spoken up to correct U.S. President Donald Trump’s claim that people in its country live in “forest cities.” Trump recently cited Austria and other European countries as models of good forest management that U.S. states like California, which has seen devastating wildfires lately, should learn from. Read more: Finland baffled […]

Tiger on the loose? Deputy’s claim triggers major search in Tennessee – National

If you catch a tiger by the tail — or simply catch a glimpse of it from a safe distance — please take a photo and give police a call. Authorities in Knoxville, Tenn., launched a major man tiger hunt on Thursday after a Knox County sheriff’s deputy reported seeing one very out-of-place predator […]