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  • Brennan considers legal action to stop clearance revocations

    Brennan considers legal action to stop clearance revocations

    Sunday, August 19 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-08-19 15:21:57 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 3:37 PM EDT2018-08-19 19:37:16 GMT
    Former CIA Director John Brennan says he is considering taking legal action to try to prevent President Donald Trump from stripping other current and former officials' security clearances.more>>
    Former CIA Director John Brennan says he is considering taking legal action to try to prevent President Donald Trump from stripping other current and former officials' security clearances.more>>
  • Annan leaves legacy of fighting for equality and rights

    Annan leaves legacy of fighting for equality and rights

    Saturday, August 18 2018 6:01 PM EDT2018-08-18 22:01:10 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-08-19 19:35:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Esther Htusan). FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2016 file photo, former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, second left, listens to a Rohingya religious and community leader in the Internally Displaced People's camps during a visit by the R...(AP Photo/Esther Htusan). FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2016 file photo, former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, second left, listens to a Rohingya religious and community leader in the Internally Displaced People's camps during a visit by the R...
    Kofi Annan left the United Nations more committed to combating poverty, promoting equality and fighting for human rights _ and until his death was speaking out about the turbulent world he saw moving from nations...more>>
    Kofi Annan left the United Nations more committed to combating poverty, promoting equality and fighting for human rights _ and until his death was speaking out about the turbulent world he saw moving from nations working together to growing nationalism.more>>
  • The Latest: The new alternative facts: 'Truth isn't truth'

    The Latest: The new alternative facts: 'Truth isn't truth'

    Sunday, August 19 2018 12:02 PM EDT2018-08-19 16:02:01 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-08-19 19:35:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump walks down the stairs as he arrives on Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, en route to Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump walks down the stairs as he arrives on Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, en route to Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.
    Move over, alternative facts. Now, truth isn't truth.more>>
    Move over, alternative facts. Now, truth isn't truth.more>>
  • Trump says his White House counsel not a 'RAT' like Nixon's

    Trump says his White House counsel not a 'RAT' like Nixon's

    Sunday, August 19 2018 8:47 AM EDT2018-08-19 12:47:16 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-08-19 19:35:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump walks down the stairs as he arrives on Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, en route to Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump walks down the stairs as he arrives on Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, en route to Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.
    President Donald Trump is insisting that White House lawyer Don McGahn isn't "a John Dean type 'RAT.'".more>>
    President Donald Trump is insisting that White House lawyer Don McGahn isn't "a John Dean type 'RAT.'".more>>
  • Church group's opposition stuns advocates of 'tort reform'

    Church group's opposition stuns advocates of 'tort reform'

    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:15 AM EDT2018-08-18 13:15:39 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-08-19 19:35:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Demillo). In this July 26, 2018 photo, an information booklet about a "tort reform" measure appearing on Arkansas' ballot sits on a table at a breakfast meeting of pastors in Little Rock, Arkansas. The Family Council Action Committee, ...(AP Photo/Andrew Demillo). In this July 26, 2018 photo, an information booklet about a "tort reform" measure appearing on Arkansas' ballot sits on a table at a breakfast meeting of pastors in Little Rock, Arkansas. The Family Council Action Committee, ...
    A so-called tort reform proposal on Arkansas' ballot that expected little trouble winning passage in deeply red Arkansas is running into a surprising obstacle from a reliable conservative ally.more>>
    A so-called tort reform proposal on Arkansas' ballot that expected little trouble winning passage in deeply red Arkansas is running into a surprising obstacle from a reliable conservative ally.more>>
  • AP source: Omarosa has video, audio, texts

    AP source: Omarosa has video, audio, texts

    Saturday, August 18 2018 12:30 AM EDT2018-08-18 04:30:17 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-08-19 19:35:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Television personality and former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman listens during an interview with The Associated Press, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Television personality and former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman listens during an interview with The Associated Press, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in New York.
    Omarosa Manigault Newman's stash of documentation is said to include video, emails, text message and other material.more>>
    Omarosa Manigault Newman's stash of documentation is said to include video, emails, text message and other material.more>>
  • Women win primaries in record numbers, look to November

    Women win primaries in record numbers, look to November

    Sunday, August 19 2018 7:32 AM EDT2018-08-19 11:32:18 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-08-19 19:35:17 GMT
    More women than ever before have won their primaries for governor, U.S. Senate and House this year _ setting a U.S. record and battles in November that could significantly increase the number of women in elected...more>>
    More women than ever before have won their primaries for governor, U.S. Senate and House this year _ setting a U.S. record and battles in November that could significantly increase the number of women in elected office and change the debate on key issues.more>>
  • Another trial looms for ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort

    Another trial looms for ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort

    Saturday, August 18 2018 8:15 AM EDT2018-08-18 12:15:45 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-08-19 19:35:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File). FILE - In this May 23, 2018, file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the Federal District Court after a hearing, in Washington. As jurors weigh Manafort’s fate in a sprawli...(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File). FILE - In this May 23, 2018, file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the Federal District Court after a hearing, in Washington. As jurors weigh Manafort’s fate in a sprawli...
    As jurors in Virginia weigh Paul Manafort's fate in a sprawling financial fraud case, the former Trump campaign chairman still has another, separate trial looming in the nation's capital.more>>
    As jurors in Virginia weigh Paul Manafort's fate in a sprawling financial fraud case, the former Trump campaign chairman still has another, separate trial looming in the nation's capital.more>>
  • US says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative

    US says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative

    Sunday, August 19 2018 7:26 AM EDT2018-08-19 11:26:45 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-08-19 19:35:07 GMT
    The Trump administration says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S. (Source: Pixabay)The Trump administration says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S. (Source: Pixabay)

    The Trump administration says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S.

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    The Trump administration says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S.

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  • Trump military parade plans unravel over costs

    Trump military parade plans unravel over costs

    Saturday, August 18 2018 12:45 AM EDT2018-08-18 04:45:25 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-08-19 19:35:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump salutes on his arrival on Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, en route to Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump salutes on his arrival on Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, en route to Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.
    The cancellation of President Donald Trump's Veterans Day parade came swiftly when senior White House and Pentagon leaders saw the estimated $92 million price tag play out in public.more>>
    The cancellation of President Donald Trump's Veterans Day parade came swiftly when senior White House and Pentagon leaders saw the estimated $92 million price tag play out in public.more>>
  • AP source: It's not just audio, Manigault Newman has video

    AP source: It's not just audio, Manigault Newman has video

    Friday, August 17 2018 5:39 PM EDT2018-08-17 21:39:40 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 3:32 PM EDT2018-08-19 19:32:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Television personality and former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman listens during an interview with The Associated Press, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Television personality and former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman listens during an interview with The Associated Press, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in New York.
    Omarosa Manigault Newman's stash of documentation is said to include video, emails, text message and other material.more>>
    Omarosa Manigault Newman's stash of documentation is said to include video, emails, text message and other material.more>>
  • Republican insurgent gives Wyoming Senate incumbent a fight

    Republican insurgent gives Wyoming Senate incumbent a fight

    Saturday, August 18 2018 11:46 AM EDT2018-08-18 15:46:43 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 1:42 PM EDT2018-08-19 17:42:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, file). FILE - In this March 20, 2018 file photo, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., right speaks with Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, after a Republican policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington.  Dave Dodson, a political newcomer an...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, file). FILE - In this March 20, 2018 file photo, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., right speaks with Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, after a Republican policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington. Dave Dodson, a political newcomer an...
    Wealthy businessman and political outsider Dave Dodson takes on low-key incumbent Sen. John Barrasso in Wyoming Republican primary.more>>
    Wealthy businessman and political outsider Dave Dodson takes on low-key incumbent Sen. John Barrasso in Wyoming Republican primary.more>>
  • Trump says he 'won't let' social media target conservatives

    Trump says he 'won't let' social media target conservatives

    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:48 AM EDT2018-08-18 13:48:43 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 1:04 PM EDT2018-08-19 17:04:53 GMT
    President Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. (Source: AP Photo/Pablo MartinPresident Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. (Source: AP Photo/Pablo Martin

    President Donald Trump is accusing social media companies of "totally discriminating against Republican/Conservative voices" and says he "we won't let that happen.".

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    President Donald Trump is accusing social media companies of "totally discriminating against Republican/Conservative voices" and says he "we won't let that happen.".

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  • Judge upholds delay of anti-segregation housing rule

    Judge upholds delay of anti-segregation housing rule

    Saturday, August 18 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-08-18 20:25:53 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 10:54 AM EDT2018-08-19 14:54:24 GMT
    A federal judge has upheld HUD's decision to delay an Obama-era antidiscrimination rule.more>>
    A federal judge has upheld HUD's decision to delay an Obama-era antidiscrimination rule.more>>
  • Cowboy turned lawmaker hopes to be South Dakota governor

    Cowboy turned lawmaker hopes to be South Dakota governor

    Saturday, August 18 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-08-18 15:21:56 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 9:28 AM EDT2018-08-19 13:28:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/James Nord). In this Aug. 10, 2018, photo, Democratic governor candidate Billie Sutton campaigns at a fair in Sioux Falls, S.D. Sutton is seeking to become the first Democrat elected South Dakota governor in over four decades.(AP Photo/James Nord). In this Aug. 10, 2018, photo, Democratic governor candidate Billie Sutton campaigns at a fair in Sioux Falls, S.D. Sutton is seeking to become the first Democrat elected South Dakota governor in over four decades.
    Billie Sutton planned to be a world champion saddle bronc rider, but a rodeo accident that claimed his career and ability to walk led to politics _ and he's giving Democrats hopes of capturing South Dakota governor...more>>
    Billie Sutton planned to be a world champion saddle bronc rider, but a rodeo accident that claimed his career and ability to walk led to politics _ and he's giving Democrats hopes of capturing South Dakota governor for the first time in over four decades.more>>
  • Minnesota Democrats endorse Ellison amid abuse allegation

    Minnesota Democrats endorse Ellison amid abuse allegation

    Saturday, August 18 2018 4:10 PM EDT2018-08-18 20:10:54 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 7:28 AM EDT2018-08-19 11:28:13 GMT
    (Alex Kormann/Star Tribune via AP). Rep. Keith Ellison addresses his campaign volunteers and supporters before sending them off on a door knocking campaign, Friday, Aug. 17, 2017 in Minneapolis. Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison said Friday he won't abandon...(Alex Kormann/Star Tribune via AP). Rep. Keith Ellison addresses his campaign volunteers and supporters before sending them off on a door knocking campaign, Friday, Aug. 17, 2017 in Minneapolis. Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison said Friday he won't abandon...
    Minnesota Democrats are endorsing Rep. Keith Ellison in his bid for state attorney general, despite an allegation of domestic abuse from an ex-girlfriend.more>>
    Minnesota Democrats are endorsing Rep. Keith Ellison in his bid for state attorney general, despite an allegation of domestic abuse from an ex-girlfriend.more>>
  • Pacifist, socialist leader David McReynolds dead at 88

    Pacifist, socialist leader David McReynolds dead at 88

    Saturday, August 18 2018 6:46 PM EDT2018-08-18 22:46:14 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 6:47 PM EDT2018-08-18 22:47:09 GMT
    Longtime pacifist and socialist activist David McReynolds has died at age 88. McReynolds died Friday in a hospital after suffering a fall in his New York City apartment.more>>
    Longtime pacifist and socialist activist David McReynolds has died at age 88. McReynolds died Friday in a hospital after suffering a fall in his New York City apartment.more>>
  • Justice lawyers try to halt Trump financial records release

    Justice lawyers try to halt Trump financial records release

    Friday, August 17 2018 5:29 PM EDT2018-08-17 21:29:36 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 6:16 PM EDT2018-08-18 22:16:30 GMT
    The Justice Department is asking a federal judge to let them file a legal appeal that could, for now, keep President Donald Trump's critics from gaining access to financial records related to his Washington hotel.more>>
    The Justice Department is asking a federal judge to let them file a legal appeal that could, for now, keep President Donald Trump's critics from gaining access to financial records related to his Washington hotel.more>>
  • Somali-American candidate: Wants to 'instill hope in people'

    Somali-American candidate: Wants to 'instill hope in people'

    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:40 AM EDT2018-08-18 13:40:38 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-08-18 20:38:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Baenen). In this Aug. 16, 2018 photo, Democrat Ilhan Omar, the nation's first Somali-American legislator who won her party's congressional primary in the race, talks during an interview at Peace Coffee in Minneapolis. Just two years ago,...(AP Photo/Jeff Baenen). In this Aug. 16, 2018 photo, Democrat Ilhan Omar, the nation's first Somali-American legislator who won her party's congressional primary in the race, talks during an interview at Peace Coffee in Minneapolis. Just two years ago,...
    Ilhan Omar, the Minnesota legislator heavily favored to become a new Muslim voice in Congress, says she wants to get people talking about the kind of nation the U.S. should be.more>>
    Ilhan Omar, the Minnesota legislator heavily favored to become a new Muslim voice in Congress, says she wants to get people talking about the kind of nation the U.S. should be.more>>
  • Kansas independent candidate wants to lure votes from Kobach

    Kansas independent candidate wants to lure votes from Kobach

    Friday, August 17 2018 3:26 PM EDT2018-08-17 19:26:41 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 4:02 PM EDT2018-08-18 20:02:48 GMT
    Kansas City-area businessman Greg Orman has submitted enough valid signatures to appear on the Nov. 6 ballot as an independent candidate for Kansas governor.more>>
    Kansas City-area businessman Greg Orman has submitted enough valid signatures to appear on the Nov. 6 ballot as an independent candidate for Kansas governor.more>>
  • Short sentence recommended for former Trump campaign adviser

    Short sentence recommended for former Trump campaign adviser

    Saturday, August 18 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-08-18 04:55:30 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-08-18 17:11:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 election, departs Capitol Hill following a closed door meeting in Washington. Pro...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 election, departs Capitol Hill following a closed door meeting in Washington. Pro...
    Prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller are recommending a short prison sentence for a former Trump campaign adviser who lied to the FBI during the Russia probe.more>>
    Prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller are recommending a short prison sentence for a former Trump campaign adviser who lied to the FBI during the Russia probe.more>>
  • DC judge: For now, no need to accept new DACA applications

    DC judge: For now, no need to accept new DACA applications

    Friday, August 17 2018 7:49 PM EDT2018-08-17 23:49:53 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 10:38 AM EDT2018-08-18 14:38:40 GMT
    A federal judge won't require the Trump administration to process new applications to a federal program that shields some young immigrants from deportation.more>>
    A federal judge won't require the Trump administration to process new applications to a federal program that shields some young immigrants from deportation.more>>
  • California governor grants pardons to 3 facing deportation

    California governor grants pardons to 3 facing deportation

    Friday, August 17 2018 8:50 PM EDT2018-08-18 00:50:01 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:41 AM EDT2018-08-18 13:41:29 GMT
    (Eric Paul Zamora/The Fresno Bee via AP). In this May 4, 2018 photo, Vanna In, center, poses for photos with two of his three children, Thanny, left, and Jeevin in Fresno, Calif. California Gov. Jerry Brown announced Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, he pardoned ...(Eric Paul Zamora/The Fresno Bee via AP). In this May 4, 2018 photo, Vanna In, center, poses for photos with two of his three children, Thanny, left, and Jeevin in Fresno, Calif. California Gov. Jerry Brown announced Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, he pardoned ...
    California Gov. Jerry Brown is pardoning three former prisoners who otherwise face deportation to Cambodia, including one who served six years for murder and has since become a youth pastor.more>>
    California Gov. Jerry Brown is pardoning three former prisoners who otherwise face deportation to Cambodia, including one who served six years for murder and has since become a youth pastor.more>>
  • Cuomo on his 'inartful' remark: 'Of course America is great'

    Cuomo on his 'inartful' remark: 'Of course America is great'

    Friday, August 17 2018 12:26 PM EDT2018-08-17 16:26:05 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:37 AM EDT2018-08-18 13:37:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File). FILE - In this May 10, 2018 file photo, Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference in New York. New York Gov. On Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, at a bill signing event in Manhattan, Cuomo said t...(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File). FILE - In this May 10, 2018 file photo, Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference in New York. New York Gov. On Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, at a bill signing event in Manhattan, Cuomo said t...
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he was "inartful" when he said America "was never that great.".more>>
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he was "inartful" when he said America "was never that great.".more>>
  • Manafort judge says he fears for jurors' safety

    Manafort judge says he fears for jurors' safety

    Saturday, August 18 2018 1:25 AM EDT2018-08-18 05:25:24 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:37 AM EDT2018-08-18 13:37:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Federal court is seen as the second day of jury deliberations begin in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, in Alexandria, Va., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Federal court is seen as the second day of jury deliberations begin in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, in Alexandria, Va., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018.

    The judge in former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's fraud trial is refusing to release the names of jurors.

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    The judge in former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's fraud trial is refusing to release the names of jurors.

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  • US ends Syria stabilization funding, cites more allied cash

    US ends Syria stabilization funding, cites more allied cash

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:10 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:10:55 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:12 AM EDT2018-08-18 13:12:00 GMT
    Nearly all of that money, initially pledged by former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in February, had been on hold and under review since he was fired in March. A small fraction of that amount was released in June. (Source: CNN)Nearly all of that money, initially pledged by former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in February, had been on hold and under review since he was fired in March. A small fraction of that amount was released in June. (Source: CNN)

    APNewsBreak: Citing increased contributions from anti-IS coalition partners, the Trump administration is ending funding for Syria stabilization projects as it moves to extricate itself from the conflict.

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    APNewsBreak: Citing increased contributions from anti-IS coalition partners, the Trump administration is ending funding for Syria stabilization projects as it moves to extricate itself from the conflict.

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  • US intensifies sanctions on Myanmar forces for rights abuses

    US intensifies sanctions on Myanmar forces for rights abuses

    Friday, August 17 2018 11:41 AM EDT2018-08-17 15:41:02 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 7:05 AM EDT2018-08-18 11:05:59 GMT
    The U.S. Treasury is slapping sanctions on Myanmar security forces for their alleged involvement in violent campaigns against ethnic minorities across the Southeast Asia nation.more>>
    The U.S. Treasury is slapping sanctions on Myanmar security forces for their alleged involvement in violent campaigns against ethnic minorities across the Southeast Asia nation.more>>
  • US to send hospital ship to Colombia amid refugee crisis

    US to send hospital ship to Colombia amid refugee crisis

    Friday, August 17 2018 7:49 PM EDT2018-08-17 23:49:56 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 6:44 AM EDT2018-08-18 10:44:54 GMT
    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Pentagon will send a hospital ship to Colombia to help cope with strains on medical systems caused by the Venezuelan refugee crisis.more>>
    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Pentagon will send a hospital ship to Colombia to help cope with strains on medical systems caused by the Venezuelan refugee crisis.more>>
  • Trump warns he'll revoke clearance of Justice Dept official

    Trump warns he'll revoke clearance of Justice Dept official

    Friday, August 17 2018 12:24 AM EDT2018-08-17 04:24:55 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 3:01 AM EDT2018-08-18 07:01:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump's admission that he is going after security clearances to punish those involved in the Russia probe underscores the president's willingness to use his executive power to try to derail the...more>>
    President Donald Trump's admission that he is going after security clearances to punish those involved in the Russia probe underscores the president's willingness to use his executive power to try to derail the investigation.more>>
  • Is the ever-weird Florida man becoming Florida politician?

    Is the ever-weird Florida man becoming Florida politician?

    Friday, August 17 2018 5:54 PM EDT2018-08-17 21:54:42 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 1:40 AM EDT2018-08-18 05:40:58 GMT
    (Phil Diederich/Sarasota Herald-Tribune via AP, File). In this Tuesday, July 17, 2018 file photo, Melissa Howard who is running for the District 73 State House seat being vacated by state Rep. Joe Gruters meets with voters during a "meet the candidates...(Phil Diederich/Sarasota Herald-Tribune via AP, File). In this Tuesday, July 17, 2018 file photo, Melissa Howard who is running for the District 73 State House seat being vacated by state Rep. Joe Gruters meets with voters during a "meet the candidates...
    Florida's penchant for the weird and strange may be spreading to its politicians.more>>
    Florida's penchant for the weird and strange may be spreading to its politicians.more>>
  • Short sentence recommended for former Trump campaign adviser

    Short sentence recommended for former Trump campaign adviser

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:00 PM EDT2018-08-18 02:00:00 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 12:57 AM EDT2018-08-18 04:57:42 GMT
    Prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller are recommending a short prison sentence for a former Trump campaign adviser who lied to the FBI during the Russia probe. (Source: Raycom Media)Prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller are recommending a short prison sentence for a former Trump campaign adviser who lied to the FBI during the Russia probe. (Source: Raycom Media)

    Prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller are recommending a short prison sentence for a former Trump campaign adviser who lied to the FBI during the Russia probe.

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    Prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller are recommending a short prison sentence for a former Trump campaign adviser who lied to the FBI during the Russia probe.

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  • Trump blames DC, as military parade plans unravel over costs

    Trump blames DC, as military parade plans unravel over costs

    Friday, August 17 2018 12:18 AM EDT2018-08-17 04:18:46 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 12:50 AM EDT2018-08-18 04:50:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File). FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2017, file photo, military units participate in the inaugural parade from the Capitol to the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. A U.S. official says the 2018 Veterans Day military para...(AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File). FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2017, file photo, military units participate in the inaugural parade from the Capitol to the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. A U.S. official says the 2018 Veterans Day military para...
    The Defense Department says the Veterans Day military parade ordered up by President Donald Trump won't happen in 2018.more>>
    The Defense Department says the Veterans Day military parade ordered up by President Donald Trump won't happen in 2018.more>>
  • Former Iowa Congressman Leonard Boswell dies

    Former Iowa Congressman Leonard Boswell dies

    Friday, August 17 2018 7:55 PM EDT2018-08-17 23:55:01 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 10:47 PM EDT2018-08-18 02:47:15 GMT
    Former Iowa Rep. Leonard Boswell has died following complications from a rare form of cancer.more>>
    Former Iowa Rep. Leonard Boswell has died following complications from a rare form of cancer.more>>
  • Alaska elections director says state is ready for primary

    Alaska elections director says state is ready for primary

    Friday, August 17 2018 9:20 PM EDT2018-08-18 01:20:00 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 9:20 PM EDT2018-08-18 01:20:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer). This Nov. 2, 2016, photo shows Alaska Division of Elections Director Josie Bahnke at her office in Juneau, Alaska. The division will not say how many of 100,000 voters who received notices about discrepancies in their addresses...(AP Photo/Becky Bohrer). This Nov. 2, 2016, photo shows Alaska Division of Elections Director Josie Bahnke at her office in Juneau, Alaska. The division will not say how many of 100,000 voters who received notices about discrepancies in their addresses...
    Alaska's elections director says the state is ready for Tuesday's primary, including having a supply of questioned ballot envelopes.more>>
    Alaska's elections director says the state is ready for Tuesday's primary, including having a supply of questioned ballot envelopes.more>>
  • US and Chile agree to cooperate on cyber security

    US and Chile agree to cooperate on cyber security

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:21 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:21:46 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 8:22 PM EDT2018-08-18 00:22:48 GMT
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and his Chilean counterpart signed an agreement pledging closer cooperation in combating cyber threats.more>>
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and his Chilean counterpart signed an agreement pledging closer cooperation in combating cyber threats.more>>
  • Trump attends Hamptons fundraiser hosted by hot dog magnate

    Trump attends Hamptons fundraiser hosted by hot dog magnate

    Friday, August 17 2018 1:50 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:50:58 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 8:20 PM EDT2018-08-18 00:20:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump, right, is greeted by John Raguso, left, a Gold Star Father, on the tarmac up his arrival at Francis S. Gabreski Airport in Westhampton, NY., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Raguso's son, Christopher R...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump, right, is greeted by John Raguso, left, a Gold Star Father, on the tarmac up his arrival at Francis S. Gabreski Airport in Westhampton, NY., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Raguso's son, Christopher R...
    President Donald Trump is in the Hamptons for a closed-door fundraiser being hosted by one of his closest friends.more>>
    President Donald Trump is in the Hamptons for a closed-door fundraiser being hosted by one of his closest friends.more>>
  • The Latest: Trump blames DC for military parade cancellation

    The Latest: Trump blames DC for military parade cancellation

    Friday, August 17 2018 8:20 AM EDT2018-08-17 12:20:36 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 8:12 PM EDT2018-08-18 00:12:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File). FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2017, file photo, military units participate in the inaugural parade from the Capitol to the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. A U.S. official says the 2018 Veterans Day military para...(AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File). FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2017, file photo, military units participate in the inaugural parade from the Capitol to the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. A U.S. official says the 2018 Veterans Day military para...
    President Donald Trump says he is canceling his plans for now for a military parade through the streets of Washington because the price was "ridiculously high.".more>>
    President Donald Trump says he is canceling his plans for now for a military parade through the streets of Washington because the price was "ridiculously high.".more>>
  • White House called toxins contamination 'PR nightmare'

    White House called toxins contamination 'PR nightmare'

    Monday, August 13 2018 1:38 AM EDT2018-08-13 05:38:00 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 8:00 PM EDT2018-08-18 00:00:48 GMT
    Officials are demanding that the EPA act quickly to clean up local water systems testing positive for dangerous levels of PFAS. (Source: Raycom Media)Officials are demanding that the EPA act quickly to clean up local water systems testing positive for dangerous levels of PFAS. (Source: Raycom Media)

    Officials are demanding that the EPA act quickly to clean up local water systems testing positive for dangerous levels of chemicals used in nonstick cookware, fast-food wrappers and much more.

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    Officials are demanding that the EPA act quickly to clean up local water systems testing positive for dangerous levels of chemicals used in nonstick cookware, fast-food wrappers and much more.

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  • Manafort judge says he's received threats, won't name jurors

    Manafort judge says he's received threats, won't name jurors

    Friday, August 17 2018 12:38 AM EDT2018-08-17 04:38:45 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-08-17 22:21:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Television cameras are set up outside of federal court as jury deliberations are set to begin in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Television cameras are set up outside of federal court as jury deliberations are set to begin in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018.

    The jury in the fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has ended its first day of deliberations.

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    The jury in the fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has ended its first day of deliberations.

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  • The Latest: 60 more ex-CIA officials criticize Trump

    The Latest: 60 more ex-CIA officials criticize Trump

    Friday, August 17 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-08-17 15:25:57 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 6:20 PM EDT2018-08-17 22:20:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., and then on to Southa...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., and then on to Southa...
    President Donald Trump says he expects to "quickly" revoke the security clearance for the Justice Department official whose wife worked for the firm that commissioned the dossier on Trump's ties to Russia.more>>
    President Donald Trump says he expects to "quickly" revoke the security clearance for the Justice Department official whose wife worked for the firm that commissioned the dossier on Trump's ties to Russia.more>>
  • The Latest: Manafort jury sent home for the weekend

    The Latest: Manafort jury sent home for the weekend

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:11 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:11:11 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-08-17 21:46:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Defense attorneys Richard Westling, left, Kevin Downing, and Thomas Zehnle, walk to federal court as jury deliberations begin in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, Aug. ...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Defense attorneys Richard Westling, left, Kevin Downing, and Thomas Zehnle, walk to federal court as jury deliberations begin in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, Aug. ...
    The jury has begun its second day of deliberations in the tax and bank fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.more>>
    The jury has begun its second day of deliberations in the tax and bank fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.more>>
  • Sessions: Judges costing taxpayers with immigration rulings

    Sessions: Judges costing taxpayers with immigration rulings

    Friday, August 17 2018 12:56 PM EDT2018-08-17 16:56:03 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-08-17 21:43:02 GMT
    U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is criticizing federal judges who've thwarted some of President Donald Trump's immigration policies.more>>
    U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is criticizing federal judges who've thwarted some of President Donald Trump's immigration policies.more>>
  • Clarification: Georgia-Voting Machines story

    Clarification: Georgia-Voting Machines story

    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:47 PM EDT2018-08-16 17:47:00 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-08-17 20:32:33 GMT
    (AP Photo Mike Stewart). FILE-In this Tuesday, May 22, 2018 photo, an electronic voting machine is shown during voting in the Georgia Primary, in Kennesaw, Ga. Georgia's top elections official, Secretary of State Brian Kemp, now the Republican nominee ...(AP Photo Mike Stewart). FILE-In this Tuesday, May 22, 2018 photo, an electronic voting machine is shown during voting in the Georgia Primary, in Kennesaw, Ga. Georgia's top elections official, Secretary of State Brian Kemp, now the Republican nominee ...
    Georgia's top election official looks to replace aging voting machines, but not in time for November's midterm elections.more>>
    Georgia's top election official looks to replace aging voting machines, but not in time for November's midterm elections.more>>
  • The Latest: Ellison says he won't quit race amid abuse claim

    The Latest: Ellison says he won't quit race amid abuse claim

    Friday, August 17 2018 1:35 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:35:53 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 3:18 PM EDT2018-08-17 19:18:16 GMT
    (Renee Jones Schneider/Star Tribune via AP). Rep. Keith Ellison speaks to supporters after winning the Democratic nomination for Attorney General during his primary party at Nomad World Pub, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in Minneapolis.(Renee Jones Schneider/Star Tribune via AP). Rep. Keith Ellison speaks to supporters after winning the Democratic nomination for Attorney General during his primary party at Nomad World Pub, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in Minneapolis.
    Rep. Keith Ellison says he won't quit Minnesota's race for attorney general despite a former girlfriend's claim that he physically abused her.more>>
    Rep. Keith Ellison says he won't quit Minnesota's race for attorney general despite a former girlfriend's claim that he physically abused her.more>>
  • Next mission for women with military service: Run for office

    Next mission for women with military service: Run for office

    Friday, August 17 2018 1:03 AM EDT2018-08-17 05:03:44 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 2:53 PM EDT2018-08-17 18:53:42 GMT
    Female veterans are campaigning to change Congress, where those with military experience account for just 1 in 5 lawmakers.more>>
    Female veterans are campaigning to change Congress, where those with military experience account for just 1 in 5 lawmakers.more>>
  • Trump help for Cruz could spell new twist for odd couple

    Trump help for Cruz could spell new twist for odd couple

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:40 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:40:50 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 1:38 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:38:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Will Weissert). In this Aug. 10, 2018 photo, Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, left, poses with Gary Malcik following a campaign stop in Temple, Texas. Cruz says he wouldn't be surprised if President Donald Trump comes to Texas to campaign for t...(AP Photo/Will Weissert). In this Aug. 10, 2018 photo, Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, left, poses with Gary Malcik following a campaign stop in Temple, Texas. Cruz says he wouldn't be surprised if President Donald Trump comes to Texas to campaign for t...
    Ted Cruz is locked in a potentially closer-than-expected battle for re-election and says he'd welcome President Donald Trump visiting Texas again before November, though he doesn't think he'll need the White...more>>
    Ted Cruz is locked in a potentially closer-than-expected battle for re-election and says he'd welcome President Donald Trump visiting Texas again before November, though he doesn't think he'll need the White House's coattails to win.more>>
  • After stumbles, Trump and McConnell forge bond for midterms

    After stumbles, Trump and McConnell forge bond for midterms

    Friday, August 17 2018 12:38 AM EDT2018-08-17 04:38:55 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 12:23 PM EDT2018-08-17 16:23:13 GMT
    Much has changed in the unlikely partnership between Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Donald Trump.more>>
    Much has changed in the unlikely partnership between Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Donald Trump.more>>
  • Phantom of the Courthouse: Manafort trial is Trump-free zone

    Phantom of the Courthouse: Manafort trial is Trump-free zone

    Friday, August 17 2018 12:33 AM EDT2018-08-17 04:33:45 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 11:54 AM EDT2018-08-17 15:54:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump listens during a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Washington. Trump is the phantom of U.S. District Courtroom 900. His name has rarely been uttered duri...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump listens during a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Washington. Trump is the phantom of U.S. District Courtroom 900. His name has rarely been uttered duri...
    President Donald Trump is the phantom of U.S. District Courtroom 900.more>>
    President Donald Trump is the phantom of U.S. District Courtroom 900.more>>
  • Mattis says further Taliban assaults likely in weeks ahead

    Mattis says further Taliban assaults likely in weeks ahead

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:38 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:38:36 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 11:54 AM EDT2018-08-17 15:54:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). Afghan security forces arrive at the site of an attack by gunmen, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Gunmen besieged a compound belonging to the Afghan intelligence service in Kabul on Thursday, police said, as the c...(AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). Afghan security forces arrive at the site of an attack by gunmen, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Gunmen besieged a compound belonging to the Afghan intelligence service in Kabul on Thursday, police said, as the c...
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Taliban's deadly assault on the Afghan city of Ghazni is the kind of violence the insurgents are likely to repeat in the run up to parliamentary elections scheduled for...more>>
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Taliban's deadly assault on the Afghan city of Ghazni is the kind of violence the insurgents are likely to repeat in the run up to parliamentary elections scheduled for October.more>>
  • Los Angeles mayor: Trump sows division, does 'racist things'

    Los Angeles mayor: Trump sows division, does 'racist things'

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:41 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:41:44 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 10:27 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:27:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Vogel). Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti talks during an interview with the Associated Press in Los Angeles on Thursday Aug. 16, 2018. Garcetti, who already has visited the important presidential states of Iowa and New Hampshire, told ...(AP Photo/Richard Vogel). Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti talks during an interview with the Associated Press in Los Angeles on Thursday Aug. 16, 2018. Garcetti, who already has visited the important presidential states of Iowa and New Hampshire, told ...
    AP Interview: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who is considering a 2020 presidential run, says President Donald Trump has done "plenty of racist things" to divide the nation while failing to deliver on health care...more>>
    AP Interview: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who is considering a 2020 presidential run, says President Donald Trump has done "plenty of racist things" to divide the nation while failing to deliver on health care reform and other promises.more>>
  • Dems say they'll sue if they don't get Kavanaugh documents

    Dems say they'll sue if they don't get Kavanaugh documents

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:48 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:48:02 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:18:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Cliff Owen). Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh walks to a meeting with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Cliff Owen). Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh walks to a meeting with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018.
    Senate Democrats say they will initiate a federal lawsuit if their requests for documents from Brett Kavanaugh's days as an aide to President George W. Bush are denied.more>>
    Senate Democrats say they will initiate a federal lawsuit if their requests for documents from Brett Kavanaugh's days as an aide to President George W. Bush are denied.more>>
  • FCC chair: White House called about Sinclair-Tribune deal

    FCC chair: White House called about Sinclair-Tribune deal

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:25 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:25:36 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 8:20 AM EDT2018-08-17 12:20:54 GMT
    FCC chairman tells Senate that WH called about scuttled Sinclair-Tribune deal.more>>
    FCC chairman tells Senate that WH called about scuttled Sinclair-Tribune deal.more>>
  • The Latest: Pentagon puts off military parade until 2019

    The Latest: Pentagon puts off military parade until 2019

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:23 PM EDT2018-08-17 00:23:36 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 8:17 AM EDT2018-08-17 12:17:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File). FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2017, file photo, military units participate in the inaugural parade from the Capitol to the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. A U.S. official says the 2018 Veterans Day military para...(AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File). FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2017, file photo, military units participate in the inaugural parade from the Capitol to the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. A U.S. official says the 2018 Veterans Day military para...
    The Defense Department says the Veterans Day military parade ordered up by President Donald Trump won't happen in 2018.more>>
    The Defense Department says the Veterans Day military parade ordered up by President Donald Trump won't happen in 2018.more>>
  • US vows to work more closely with states to fight wildfires

    US vows to work more closely with states to fight wildfires

    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:54 PM EDT2018-08-16 20:54:31 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 3:37 AM EDT2018-08-17 07:37:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, joined at right by Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., and Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., discuss ways to improve the health of the forests and how to reduce wildfires, on Capitol Hill in Washin...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, joined at right by Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., and Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., discuss ways to improve the health of the forests and how to reduce wildfires, on Capitol Hill in Washin...
    The Trump administration is pledging to work more closely with state and local officials to prevent wildfires and fight those choking California and other western states.more>>
    The Trump administration is pledging to work more closely with state and local officials to prevent wildfires and fight those choking California and other western states.more>>
  • US newspapers to Trump: We're not enemies of the people

    US newspapers to Trump: We're not enemies of the people

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:38 PM EDT2018-08-15 22:38:10 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 1:30 AM EDT2018-08-17 05:30:09 GMT
    President Donald Trump has signed a $716 billion defense policy bill named for Sen. John McCain after giving a speech that didn't reference the ailing senator once. (Source: CNN)President Donald Trump has signed a $716 billion defense policy bill named for Sen. John McCain after giving a speech that didn't reference the ailing senator once. (Source: CNN)

    America's newsrooms are pushing back at President Donald Trump's demonizing of the news media as the "enemy of the people".

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    America's newsrooms are pushing back at President Donald Trump's demonizing of the news media as the "enemy of the people".

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  • Recording: Omarosa offered $15,000 a month to be 'positive'

    Recording: Omarosa offered $15,000 a month to be 'positive'

    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:30 PM EDT2018-08-16 17:30:33 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 1:23 AM EDT2018-08-17 05:23:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Television personality and former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman listens during an interview with The Associated Press, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Television personality and former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman listens during an interview with The Associated Press, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in New York.
    Omarosa Manigault Newman has released another secret audio tape that she says proves President Donald Trump wanted to silence her after firing her from the White House.more>>
    Omarosa Manigault Newman has released another secret audio tape that she says proves President Donald Trump wanted to silence her after firing her from the White House.more>>
  • GOP divide emerges over Trump's Space Force

    GOP divide emerges over Trump's Space Force

    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:06 PM EDT2018-08-16 17:06:06 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-08-17 04:40:19 GMT
    Two House Republican leaders are backing President Donald Trump's proposed Space Force.more>>
    Two House Republican leaders are backing President Donald Trump's proposed Space Force.more>>
  • Phantom of the Courthouse: Manafort trial is Trump-free zone

    Phantom of the Courthouse: Manafort trial is Trump-free zone

    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-08-16 20:38:30 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-08-17 04:35:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump listens during a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Washington. Trump is the phantom of U.S. District Courtroom 900. His name has rarely been uttered duri...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump listens during a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Washington. Trump is the phantom of U.S. District Courtroom 900. His name has rarely been uttered duri...
    President Donald Trump is the phantom of U.S. District Courtroom 900.more>>
    President Donald Trump is the phantom of U.S. District Courtroom 900.more>>
  • Manafort jury ends first day of deliberations with questions

    Manafort jury ends first day of deliberations with questions

    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:30 AM EDT2018-08-16 04:30:18 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-08-17 04:35:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Defense attorney Kevin Downing, left, with Thomas Zehnle and Jay Nanavati, right, makes a statement to the media outside federal court after closing arguments and jury instructions ended in the trial of the former Donald Tr...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Defense attorney Kevin Downing, left, with Thomas Zehnle and Jay Nanavati, right, makes a statement to the media outside federal court after closing arguments and jury instructions ended in the trial of the former Donald Tr...

    The verdict, now in the hands of 12 jurors, will provide a measure of the special counsel's ability to make charges stick.

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    The verdict, now in the hands of 12 jurors, will provide a measure of the special counsel's ability to make charges stick.

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  • The Latest: Ex-intel leaders admonish Trump in joint letter

    The Latest: Ex-intel leaders admonish Trump in joint letter

    Thursday, August 16 2018 7:00 AM EDT2018-08-16 11:00:32 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-08-17 04:20:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - In this May 23, 2017, file photo, former CIA Director John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Intelligence Committee Russia Investigation Task Force. President Donald Trum...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - In this May 23, 2017, file photo, former CIA Director John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Intelligence Committee Russia Investigation Task Force. President Donald Trum...
    Trump revokes Brenan's clearance, links his decision to Russia probe of election meddling and potential collusion.more>>
    Trump revokes Brenan's clearance, links his decision to Russia probe of election meddling and potential collusion.more>>
  • Former US security leaders blast Trump for yanking clearance

    Former US security leaders blast Trump for yanking clearance

    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:50 AM EDT2018-08-16 04:50:48 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 12:19 AM EDT2018-08-17 04:19:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - In this May 23, 2017, file photo, former CIA Director John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Intelligence Committee Russia Investigation Task Force. President Donald Trum...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - In this May 23, 2017, file photo, former CIA Director John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Intelligence Committee Russia Investigation Task Force. President Donald Trum...

    Trump also threatened to yank the clearances of a handful of individuals, including former top intelligence and law enforcement officials, as well as a current member of the Justice Department.

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    Trump also threatened to yank the clearances of a handful of individuals, including former top intelligence and law enforcement officials, as well as a current member of the Justice Department.

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  • Pentagon delays Trump's military parade until at least 2019

    Pentagon delays Trump's military parade until at least 2019

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:16 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:16:40 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 12:14 AM EDT2018-08-17 04:14:31 GMT
    Military units participate in the inaugural parade from the Capitol to the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)Military units participate in the inaugural parade from the Capitol to the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

    A U.S. official says the Veterans Day military parade ordered up by President Donald Trump would cost about $92 million _ more than three times the maximum initial estimate.

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    A U.S. official says the Veterans Day military parade ordered up by President Donald Trump would cost about $92 million _ more than three times the maximum initial estimate.

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  • Senate confirms more Trump judges

    Senate confirms more Trump judges

    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:12 PM EDT2018-08-16 21:12:54 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:58 PM EDT2018-08-17 03:58:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., arrives at the chamber to begin work on a judicial confirmation, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., arrives at the chamber to begin work on a judicial confirmation, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018.
    The Senate is confirming so many new judges that President Donald Trump has more put more nominees on the circuit court bench in his first two years than other administrations.more>>
    The Senate is confirming so many new judges that President Donald Trump has more put more nominees on the circuit court bench in his first two years than other administrations.more>>
  • Libertarian Gary Johnson throws US Senate race in chaos

    Libertarian Gary Johnson throws US Senate race in chaos

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:47 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:47:46 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:35 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:35:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/ Russell Contreras). Former Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson talks to reporters on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, about his decision to join the U.S. Senate race in New Mexico.(AP Photo/ Russell Contreras). Former Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson talks to reporters on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, about his decision to join the U.S. Senate race in New Mexico.
    Former Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson says he's jumping into a U.S. Senate race in New Mexico because he wants to hold the nation's "most powerful Senate seat" to provide an independent swing vote.more>>
    Former Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson says he's jumping into a U.S. Senate race in New Mexico because he wants to hold the nation's "most powerful Senate seat" to provide an independent swing vote.more>>
  • Mattis aide to be nominated to head US Southern Command

    Mattis aide to be nominated to head US Southern Command

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:13 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:13:19 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:10 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:10:26 GMT
    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says his senior military assistant, Navy Vice Adm. Craig Faller, will be nominated to serve as the next head of U.S. Southern Command.more>>
    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says his senior military assistant, Navy Vice Adm. Craig Faller, will be nominated to serve as the next head of U.S. Southern Command.more>>
  • Trump seeks corporate lawyer for US attorney in California

    Trump seeks corporate lawyer for US attorney in California

    Thursday, August 16 2018 7:59 PM EDT2018-08-16 23:59:18 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:55 PM EDT2018-08-17 01:55:52 GMT
    President Donald Trump plans to nominate a former federal prosecutor who is now a partner at a major corporate law firm to head the U.S. attorney's office in San Francisco.more>>
    President Donald Trump plans to nominate a former federal prosecutor who is now a partner at a major corporate law firm to head the U.S. attorney's office in San Francisco.more>>
  • Kudlow: China is sending team to Washington to talk trade

    Kudlow: China is sending team to Washington to talk trade

    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:05 AM EDT2018-08-16 15:05:26 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:19 PM EDT2018-08-17 00:19:04 GMT
    Kudlow: China is sending trade envoy to Washington for trade talks this month.more>>
    Kudlow: China is sending trade envoy to Washington for trade talks this month.more>>
  • Pompeo forms Iran Action Group to run policy after nuke deal

    Pompeo forms Iran Action Group to run policy after nuke deal

    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:31 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:31:01 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:54 PM EDT2018-08-16 22:54:58 GMT
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is forming a special group to coordinate and run U.S. policy toward Iran as the Trump administration moves ahead with efforts to force changes in the Islamic Republic's behavior after...more>>
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is forming a special group to coordinate and run U.S. policy toward Iran as the Trump administration moves ahead with efforts to force changes in the Islamic Republic's behavior after withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal.more>>
  • The Latest: Kudlow: Chinese economy is 'terrible'

    The Latest: Kudlow: Chinese economy is 'terrible'

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:31 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:31:01 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:52 PM EDT2018-08-16 22:52:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks to the media after finishing interviews on the North Lawn of the White House, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks to the media after finishing interviews on the North Lawn of the White House, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Washington.
    Kudlow: Chinese economy is 'terrible' and 'just heading south'.more>>
    Kudlow: Chinese economy is 'terrible' and 'just heading south'.more>>
  • The Latest: Jury sends 4 questions to Manafort judge

    The Latest: Jury sends 4 questions to Manafort judge

    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:42 PM EDT2018-08-16 21:42:21 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:53 PM EDT2018-08-16 21:53:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Members of the media as set up outside of federal court as jury deliberations are set to begin in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Members of the media as set up outside of federal court as jury deliberations are set to begin in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018.
    The jury in the fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has submitted a note to the judge with four questions.more>>
    The jury in the fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has submitted a note to the judge with four questions.more>>
  • Rent control fuels costliest fight on California 2018 ballot

    Rent control fuels costliest fight on California 2018 ballot

    Sunday, August 12 2018 11:13 AM EDT2018-08-12 15:13:53 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-08-16 21:52:12 GMT
    Los Angeles-based health care nonprofit known for funding controversial ballot measures wages expensive battle with real estate industry over rent control in California.more>>
    Los Angeles-based health care nonprofit known for funding controversial ballot measures wages expensive battle with real estate industry over rent control in California.more>>
  • GOP buys Cuomo ticket to Canada after US greatness comment

    GOP buys Cuomo ticket to Canada after US greatness comment

    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:39 PM EDT2018-08-16 20:39:53 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-08-16 21:44:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File). FILE - In this May 10, 2018 file photo, Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference in New York. New York Gov. On Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, at a bill signing event in Manhattan, Cuomo said t...(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File). FILE - In this May 10, 2018 file photo, Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference in New York. New York Gov. On Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, at a bill signing event in Manhattan, Cuomo said t...
    Republicans have bought a bus ticket to Canada for Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who said America "was never that great.".more>>
    Republicans have bought a bus ticket to Canada for Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who said America "was never that great.".more>>
  • Montana governor touts ability to win in Trump country

    Montana governor touts ability to win in Trump country

    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:02 PM EDT2018-08-16 20:02:27 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:46 PM EDT2018-08-16 20:46:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Montana Gov. Steve Bullock speaks at the Des Moines Register Soapbox during a visit to the Iowa State Fair, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Des Moines, Iowa.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Montana Gov. Steve Bullock speaks at the Des Moines Register Soapbox during a visit to the Iowa State Fair, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Des Moines, Iowa.
    Montana's Democratic governor is in Iowa talking up his ability to win in Trump country, but he is still deflecting questions about a 2020 presidential run.more>>
    Montana's Democratic governor is in Iowa talking up his ability to win in Trump country, but he is still deflecting questions about a 2020 presidential run.more>>
  • Melania Trump to address cyberbullying summit in Maryland

    Melania Trump to address cyberbullying summit in Maryland

    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-08-16 15:25:41 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:48 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:48:25 GMT
    Melania Trump plans to address a cyberbullying summit in Maryland on Monday.more>>
    Melania Trump plans to address a cyberbullying summit in Maryland on Monday.more>>
  • Big question for Wisconsin Senate race focuses on megadonor

    Big question for Wisconsin Senate race focuses on megadonor

    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:00 PM EDT2018-08-16 17:00:32 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:48 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:48:19 GMT
    (Michelle Stocker/The Capital Times via AP, File). FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2017, file photo, Wisconsin state Sen. Leah Vukmir stands in the Senate chambers at the state Capitol in Madison. Vukmir, a Wisconsin state senator and close ally to Gov. Scott W...(Michelle Stocker/The Capital Times via AP, File). FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2017, file photo, Wisconsin state Sen. Leah Vukmir stands in the Senate chambers at the state Capitol in Madison. Vukmir, a Wisconsin state senator and close ally to Gov. Scott W...
    One of the biggest questions in Wisconsin's race for the U.S. Senate is what GOP megadonor Dick Uihlein will do.more>>
    One of the biggest questions in Wisconsin's race for the U.S. Senate is what GOP megadonor Dick Uihlein will do.more>>
  • Nevada Democrats hope Latinos can propel them to victory

    Nevada Democrats hope Latinos can propel them to victory

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:18 AM EDT2018-08-16 06:18:18 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:46 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:46:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). In this Aug. 15, 2018, photo, Maria Nieto, right, and Alma Romo, second from left, register people to vote in Las Vegas. Democrats in Nevada are working to register and engage Latino voters ahead of this year's midterms, hoping ...(AP Photo/John Locher). In this Aug. 15, 2018, photo, Maria Nieto, right, and Alma Romo, second from left, register people to vote in Las Vegas. Democrats in Nevada are working to register and engage Latino voters ahead of this year's midterms, hoping ...
    Nevada Democrats are working to register and engage Latino voters ahead of this year's midterms, hoping to re-create the big wins the state's Hispanic and immigrant community helped deliver in 2016.more>>
    Nevada Democrats are working to register and engage Latino voters ahead of this year's midterms, hoping to re-create the big wins the state's Hispanic and immigrant community helped deliver in 2016.more>>
  • Trump lashes out after newspapers respond to his attacks

    Trump lashes out after newspapers respond to his attacks

    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:05 AM EDT2018-08-16 15:05:24 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:30 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:30:26 GMT
    President Donald Trump is lashing out at the press as newspapers nationwide launch a coordinated pushback on his attacks against what he calls "fake news.".more>>
    President Donald Trump is lashing out at the press as newspapers nationwide launch a coordinated pushback on his attacks against what he calls "fake news.".more>>
  • Republicans blast Pearl Jam poster of burning White House

    Republicans blast Pearl Jam poster of burning White House

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:51 PM EDT2018-08-15 16:51:31 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:28 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:28:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump speaks in Utica, N.Y., Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, at a joint fundraising committee reception in Utica, N.Y.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump speaks in Utica, N.Y., Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, at a joint fundraising committee reception in Utica, N.Y.
    Republicans are condemning a poster by Pearl Jam that shows the White House in flames and a bald eagle pecking at a skeleton they say is meant to depict President Donald Trump.more>>
    Republicans are condemning a poster by Pearl Jam that shows the White House in flames and a bald eagle pecking at a skeleton they say is meant to depict President Donald Trump.more>>
  • Senate study faults government care of migrant children

    Senate study faults government care of migrant children

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:08 PM EDT2018-08-15 21:08:38 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:58 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:58:21 GMT
    A bipartisan Senate report says the government has made only incremental improvements to its troubled efforts to care for thousands of migrant children detained entering the U.S. without their parents.more>>
    A bipartisan Senate report says the government has made only incremental improvements to its troubled efforts to care for thousands of migrant children detained entering the U.S. without their parents.more>>
  • Pawlenty loss shows Minnesota GOP's reluctance to coronate

    Pawlenty loss shows Minnesota GOP's reluctance to coronate

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:56 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:56:09 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:18 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:18:49 GMT
    (Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP). Tim Pawlenty stands with his wife, Mary, background left, and running mate Michelle Fischbach as he concedes his run for governor at his election night gathering at Granite City Food and Brewery, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 201...(Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP). Tim Pawlenty stands with his wife, Mary, background left, and running mate Michelle Fischbach as he concedes his run for governor at his election night gathering at Granite City Food and Brewery, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 201...
    Minnesota voters have rejected Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty's quest to win back his old job, effectively ending the one-time presidential candidate's political career.more>>
    Minnesota voters have rejected Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty's quest to win back his old job, effectively ending the one-time presidential candidate's political career.more>>
  • GOP's McCarthy slams California Democrats, faces heckling

    GOP's McCarthy slams California Democrats, faces heckling

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 7:43 PM EDT2018-08-15 23:43:20 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-08-16 15:12:45 GMT
    (Renee C. Byer/The Sacramento Bee via AP). Congressman Kevin McCarthy, R-Bakersfield, answers questions during an event with the Public Policy Institute of California in Sacramento on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018.(Renee C. Byer/The Sacramento Bee via AP). Congressman Kevin McCarthy, R-Bakersfield, answers questions during an event with the Public Policy Institute of California in Sacramento on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018.
    House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy says his home state of California is out of touch with voters on everything from the gas tax increase to long lines at the Department of Motor Vehicles.more>>
    House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy says his home state of California is out of touch with voters on everything from the gas tax increase to long lines at the Department of Motor Vehicles.more>>
  • White House says it values diversity, won't disclose numbers

    White House says it values diversity, won't disclose numbers

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:25 PM EDT2018-08-15 19:25:36 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:08 AM EDT2018-08-16 15:08:12 GMT
    White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the White House values diversity, but would not say how many black staffers there are in the West Wing.more>>
    White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the White House values diversity, but would not say how many black staffers there are in the West Wing.more>>
  • Mattis says US will work more closely with Argentina

    Mattis says US will work more closely with Argentina

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:47 AM EDT2018-08-15 15:47:37 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:43 AM EDT2018-08-16 14:43:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, left, and Argentina's Defense Minister Oscar Raul Aguad shake hands in Buenos Aires, Argentina Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Mattis is on an official visit to several South American countr...(AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, left, and Argentina's Defense Minister Oscar Raul Aguad shake hands in Buenos Aires, Argentina Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Mattis is on an official visit to several South American countr...
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is pledging closer defense cooperation with Argentina.more>>
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is pledging closer defense cooperation with Argentina.more>>
  • Nuke talks uncertain, US hits shippers with NKorea sanctions

    Nuke talks uncertain, US hits shippers with NKorea sanctions

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:47 AM EDT2018-08-15 15:47:14 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:37 AM EDT2018-08-16 10:37:33 GMT
    The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on three companies it says are helping North Korea with illicit shipments of goods to fund its nuclear program.more>>
    The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on three companies it says are helping North Korea with illicit shipments of goods to fund its nuclear program.more>>
  • Victory offers Muslim candidate new platform to oppose Trump

    Victory offers Muslim candidate new platform to oppose Trump

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:56 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:56:22 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:26 AM EDT2018-08-16 10:26:43 GMT
    The nation's first Somali-American state legislator is poised to set the same historic mark.more>>
    The nation's first Somali-American state legislator is poised to set the same historic mark.more>>
  • Democrats avoid abuse allegations against party leader

    Democrats avoid abuse allegations against party leader

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:54 PM EDT2018-08-15 17:54:36 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:17 AM EDT2018-08-16 10:17:00 GMT
    (Renee Jones Schneider/Star Tribune via AP). Rep. Keith Ellison poses for a selfie with Jennifer Lindquist after winning the Democratic nomination for Attorney General during his primary party at Nomad World Pub, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in Minneapolis....(Renee Jones Schneider/Star Tribune via AP). Rep. Keith Ellison poses for a selfie with Jennifer Lindquist after winning the Democratic nomination for Attorney General during his primary party at Nomad World Pub, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in Minneapolis....
    Democratic Party Chairman Tom Perez says he's talked to deputy Keith Ellison about domestic abuse allegations that emerged ahead of Ellison winning his party's nomination for Minnesota attorney general.more>>
    Democratic Party Chairman Tom Perez says he's talked to deputy Keith Ellison about domestic abuse allegations that emerged ahead of Ellison winning his party's nomination for Minnesota attorney general.more>>
  • Turkey increases tariffs on some US goods, escalating feud

    Turkey increases tariffs on some US goods, escalating feud

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:14 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:14:45 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:36 AM EDT2018-08-16 07:36:00 GMT
    Turkey is increasing tariffs on imports of series of U.S. products, escalating a feud with the United States that has helped trigger a currency crisis.more>>
    Turkey is increasing tariffs on imports of series of U.S. products, escalating a feud with the United States that has helped trigger a currency crisis.more>>
  • The Latest: Trump connects Russia probe, action on Brennan

    The Latest: Trump connects Russia probe, action on Brennan

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:15 PM EDT2018-08-16 01:15:47 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:53 AM EDT2018-08-16 04:53:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders reads a statement from President Donald Trump announcing that he will remove the security clearance from former CIA Director John Brennan during the daily press briefing at th...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders reads a statement from President Donald Trump announcing that he will remove the security clearance from former CIA Director John Brennan during the daily press briefing at th...
    Former CIA director John Brennan says President Donald Trump's move to strip him of his national security clearance is "an abuse of power" by the president.more>>
    Former CIA director John Brennan says President Donald Trump's move to strip him of his national security clearance is "an abuse of power" by the president.more>>
  • Trump yanks ex-CIA chief's clearance, hitting vocal critic

    Trump yanks ex-CIA chief's clearance, hitting vocal critic

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:55 PM EDT2018-08-15 18:55:03 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-08-16 04:52:58 GMT
    President Donald Trump is revoking the security clearance of former Obama administration CIA director John Brennan. (Source: J. Scott Applewhite/AP)President Donald Trump is revoking the security clearance of former Obama administration CIA director John Brennan. (Source: J. Scott Applewhite/AP)

    President Donald Trump is revoking the security clearance of former Obama administration CIA director John Brennan.

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    President Donald Trump is revoking the security clearance of former Obama administration CIA director John Brennan.

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  • Inside a super PAC that spends on everything but winning

    Inside a super PAC that spends on everything but winning

    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-08-16 04:40:14 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:45 AM EDT2018-08-16 04:45:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File). FILE- This Feb. 28, 2018 file photo shows State Sen. Chris McDaniel, R-Ellisville, in Ellisville, Miss. The two billionaire mega donors poured $1.25 million into a super PAC that was supposed to supercharge McDaniel’s...(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File). FILE- This Feb. 28, 2018 file photo shows State Sen. Chris McDaniel, R-Ellisville, in Ellisville, Miss. The two billionaire mega donors poured $1.25 million into a super PAC that was supposed to supercharge McDaniel’s...
    Nearly $1.4 million raised and little to show for it: A look inside a super PAC that spends on everything but winning.more>>
    Nearly $1.4 million raised and little to show for it: A look inside a super PAC that spends on everything but winning.more>>
  • 'Manafort and his lies' at heart of case, prosecution argues

    'Manafort and his lies' at heart of case, prosecution argues

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:42:40 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-08-16 04:35:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Defense attorney Kevin Downing makes a statement to the media after leaving federal court in the trial of former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, in Alexandria, Va., Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. The defense has rest...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Defense attorney Kevin Downing makes a statement to the media after leaving federal court in the trial of former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, in Alexandria, Va., Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. The defense has rest...

    Paul Manafort is accused of hiding millions of dollars in income he received advising Ukrainian politicians, which the defense has tried to blame on his former deputy, Rick Gates.

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    Paul Manafort is accused of hiding millions of dollars in income he received advising Ukrainian politicians, which the defense has tried to blame on his former deputy, Rick Gates.

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  • Black Americans aren't buying Omarosa's turn against Trump

    Black Americans aren't buying Omarosa's turn against Trump

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:14 AM EDT2018-08-15 13:14:01 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:28 PM EDT2018-08-16 01:28:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Television personality and former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman listens during an interview with The Associated Press, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Television personality and former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman listens during an interview with The Associated Press, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in New York.
    Omarosa Manigault Newman's decision to turn on President Donald Trump after being fired isn't buying her much with a black community that mostly dislikes the president and never cared for her yearslong alliance...more>>
    Omarosa Manigault Newman's decision to turn on President Donald Trump after being fired isn't buying her much with a black community that mostly dislikes the president and never cared for her yearslong alliance with him.more>>
  • The Latest: Manafort jury deliberations to begin Thursday

    The Latest: Manafort jury deliberations to begin Thursday

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:34 AM EDT2018-08-15 14:34:08 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 7:20 PM EDT2018-08-15 23:20:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). A statue of "Justice" is seen at federal court as closing arguments are expected in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, in Alexandria, Va., Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). A statue of "Justice" is seen at federal court as closing arguments are expected in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, in Alexandria, Va., Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018.
    Prosecutors are presenting their closing argument in the financial fraud trial of onetime Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.more>>
    Prosecutors are presenting their closing argument in the financial fraud trial of onetime Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.more>>
  • Educator upsets longtime Wisconsin state lawmaker

    Educator upsets longtime Wisconsin state lawmaker

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:50 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:50:08 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 7:09 PM EDT2018-08-15 23:09:01 GMT
    A black woman who campaigned on improving education defeated a longtime Democratic state Rep. Fred Kessler in Tuesday's primary to take his seat representing the northern swath of Milwaukee County.more>>
    A black woman who campaigned on improving education defeated a longtime Democratic state Rep. Fred Kessler in Tuesday's primary to take his seat representing the northern swath of Milwaukee County.more>>
  • Moderates are key to defeating Kobach in Kansas

    Moderates are key to defeating Kobach in Kansas

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:33 PM EDT2018-08-15 21:33:13 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:47 PM EDT2018-08-15 22:47:19 GMT
    (Thad Allton/The Topeka Capital-Journal via AP, File). FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2018, file photo, Secretary of State Kris Kobach speaks during a news conference in Topeka, Kan. With Kobach as the Republican nominee for governor, Kansas Democrats may have...(Thad Allton/The Topeka Capital-Journal via AP, File). FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2018, file photo, Secretary of State Kris Kobach speaks during a news conference in Topeka, Kan. With Kobach as the Republican nominee for governor, Kansas Democrats may have...
    Democrats in Kansas got the opponent they wanted in Secretary of State Kris Kobach.more>>
    Democrats in Kansas got the opponent they wanted in Secretary of State Kris Kobach.more>>
  • Dems pick 'firsts,' GOP goes for Trump fave in primaries

    Dems pick 'firsts,' GOP goes for Trump fave in primaries

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:21 AM EDT2018-08-15 06:21:11 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:39 PM EDT2018-08-15 21:39:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Vermont Democratic gubernatorial candidate Christine Hallquist, center, a transgender woman and former utility executive, is greeted by her supporters during her election night party in Burlington, Vt., Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Vermont Democratic gubernatorial candidate Christine Hallquist, center, a transgender woman and former utility executive, is greeted by her supporters during her election night party in Burlington, Vt., Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.

    Democrats in Vermont have nominated the nation's first transgender candidate for governor, one of many firsts from Tuesday's primaries.

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    Democrats in Vermont have nominated the nation's first transgender candidate for governor, one of many firsts from Tuesday's primaries.

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  • Gubernatorial candidate challenges mayor with chicken outfit

    Gubernatorial candidate challenges mayor with chicken outfit

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:18 PM EDT2018-08-15 21:18:08 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:21 PM EDT2018-08-15 21:21:39 GMT
    A Rhode Island gubernatorial candidate brought a campaign volunteer in a chicken suit to challenge another contestant to primary debates.more>>
    A Rhode Island gubernatorial candidate brought a campaign volunteer in a chicken suit to challenge another contestant to primary debates.more>>
  • Ex-Trump campaign manager says Bloomberg is 2020 threat

    Ex-Trump campaign manager says Bloomberg is 2020 threat

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:30 AM EDT2018-08-15 14:30:55 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:56 PM EDT2018-08-15 20:56:40 GMT
    President Donald Trump's former campaign manager says Democrats need to nominate a Washington outsider to compete in 2020.more>>
    President Donald Trump's former campaign manager says Democrats need to nominate a Washington outsider to compete in 2020.more>>
  • WH insists Trump's no racist as he vilifies another minority

    WH insists Trump's no racist as he vilifies another minority

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:26:12 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:14 PM EDT2018-08-15 20:14:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump, center, is flanked by White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman, left, and  then-Housing and Urban Development Secretary-designate Ben Carson as he speaks ...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump, center, is flanked by White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman, left, and then-Housing and Urban Development Secretary-designate Ben Carson as he speaks ...

    Beyond their war of words, the row touched on several sensitive issues in Trump's White House, including a lack of racial diversity, security in the executive mansion and a culture that some there feel borders on paranoia.

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    Beyond their war of words, the row touched on several sensitive issues in Trump's White House, including a lack of racial diversity, security in the executive mansion and a culture that some there feel borders on paranoia.

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  • The Latest: Omarosa tells AP: 'I will not be silenced'

    The Latest: Omarosa tells AP: 'I will not be silenced'

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:56 AM EDT2018-08-14 11:56:44 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:13 PM EDT2018-08-15 20:13:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2017, file photo, Omarosa Manigault-Newman, then an aide to President Donald Trump, watches during a meeting with parents and teachers in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. The Whit...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2017, file photo, Omarosa Manigault-Newman, then an aide to President Donald Trump, watches during a meeting with parents and teachers in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. The Whit...

    President Donald Trump's campaign is filing an arbitration action against former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman alleging breach of a secrecy agreement.

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    President Donald Trump's campaign is filing an arbitration action against former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman alleging breach of a secrecy agreement.

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  • Kansas governor concedes, says he will endorse GOP nominee

    Kansas governor concedes, says he will endorse GOP nominee

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:14 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:14:40 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:56 PM EDT2018-08-15 19:56:32 GMT
    (Chris Neal/The Topeka Capital-Journal via AP, File). FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2018, file photo, Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer, left, alongside Lt. Gov. Tracey Mann, addresses the media at the Kansas Statehouse in Topeka, Kan., a day after his primary race aga...(Chris Neal/The Topeka Capital-Journal via AP, File). FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2018, file photo, Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer, left, alongside Lt. Gov. Tracey Mann, addresses the media at the Kansas Statehouse in Topeka, Kan., a day after his primary race aga...
    Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer says he will endorse Republican nominee for governor Kris Kobach after conceding in the state's GOP primary.more>>
    Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer says he will endorse Republican nominee for governor Kris Kobach after conceding in the state's GOP primary.more>>
  • White House admits error for false claim on black employment

    White House admits error for false claim on black employment

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:54 AM EDT2018-08-15 12:54:13 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:56 PM EDT2018-08-15 19:56:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders smiles as she speaks to the media during the daily press briefing at the White House, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in Washington. Sanders took questions about former White House st...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders smiles as she speaks to the media during the daily press briefing at the White House, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in Washington. Sanders took questions about former White House st...
    In a rare admission of error, the White House has walked back its false claim that President Donald Trump created three times as many jobs for African American workers than President Barack Obama.more>>
    In a rare admission of error, the White House has walked back its false claim that President Donald Trump created three times as many jobs for African American workers than President Barack Obama.more>>
  • Vermont nominates 1st US transgender candidate for governor

    Vermont nominates 1st US transgender candidate for governor

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:18 PM EDT2018-08-15 02:18:04 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:39 PM EDT2018-08-15 19:39:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Vermont Democratic gubernatorial candidate Christine Hallquist, holding clipboard, a transgender woman and former electric company executive, shakes hands with her supporters during her election night party in Burlington, Vt.,...(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Vermont Democratic gubernatorial candidate Christine Hallquist, holding clipboard, a transgender woman and former electric company executive, shakes hands with her supporters during her election night party in Burlington, Vt.,...
    Christine Hallquist, the first transgender candidate to win a major-party nomination for governor, will face Vermont Republican Gov. Phil Scott, who won his party's nomination to run for a second term.more>>
    Christine Hallquist, the first transgender candidate to win a major-party nomination for governor, will face Vermont Republican Gov. Phil Scott, who won his party's nomination to run for a second term.more>>
  • Governors: Trump directive could hurt effort to save bird

    Governors: Trump directive could hurt effort to save bird

    Monday, August 13 2018 1:07 AM EDT2018-08-13 05:07:43 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:58 PM EDT2018-08-15 16:58:35 GMT
    Some Western governors say a new Trump administration directive threatens to undermine a hard-won compromise aimed at saving a beleaguered bird scattered across their region.more>>
    Some Western governors say a new Trump administration directive threatens to undermine a hard-won compromise aimed at saving a beleaguered bird scattered across their region.more>>
  • EPA challenged safety of administration mileage freeze

    EPA challenged safety of administration mileage freeze

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:49 PM EDT2018-08-14 19:49:08 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:30 AM EDT2018-08-15 15:30:41 GMT
    The Environmental Protection Agency privately challenged the Trump administration's rationale for freezing Obama-era mileage standards, saying the proposal would actually increase U.S. highway deaths. (Source: Raycom Media)The Environmental Protection Agency privately challenged the Trump administration's rationale for freezing Obama-era mileage standards, saying the proposal would actually increase U.S. highway deaths. (Source: Raycom Media)

    Internal documents show the Environmental Protection Agency privately questioned the Trump administration's finding that freezing Obama-era mileage standards would make drivers safer.

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    Internal documents show the Environmental Protection Agency privately questioned the Trump administration's finding that freezing Obama-era mileage standards would make drivers safer.

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  • Wisconsin Senate, governor's races feature Trump backers

    Wisconsin Senate, governor's races feature Trump backers

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:16 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:16:13 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:29 AM EDT2018-08-15 14:29:24 GMT
    Republican Gov. Scott Walker will have to defeat Wisconsin's top education official to win a third term, while U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin faces a longtime state legislator as she tries to keep the seat under...more>>
    Republican Gov. Scott Walker will have to defeat Wisconsin's top education official to win a third term, while U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin faces a longtime state legislator as she tries to keep the seat under Democratic control.more>>
  • Defiant as Trump rages, Omarosa says she won't be silenced

    Defiant as Trump rages, Omarosa says she won't be silenced

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:41:41 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:06 AM EDT2018-08-15 13:06:30 GMT
    Omarosa remains defiant as Trump rages, says she won't be silenced even in face of legal challenge.more>>
    Omarosa remains defiant as Trump rages, says she won't be silenced even in face of legal challenge.more>>
  • Ex-White House aide says Trump trying to silence her

    Ex-White House aide says Trump trying to silence her

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:47 PM EDT2018-08-14 20:47:20 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:05 AM EDT2018-08-15 13:05:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Television personality and former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in New York. Manigault Newman declared she “will not be silenced” by ...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Television personality and former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in New York. Manigault Newman declared she “will not be silenced” by ...
    Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman says she "will not be silenced" by President Donald Trump, remaining defiant as her public feud with her former boss shifted from a war of words to a possible legal...more>>
    Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman says she "will not be silenced" by President Donald Trump, remaining defiant as her public feud with her former boss shifted from a war of words to a possible legal battle.more>>
  • Wisconsin state Sen. Vukmir to take on US Sen. Tammy Baldwin

    Wisconsin state Sen. Vukmir to take on US Sen. Tammy Baldwin

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:14 PM EDT2018-08-15 01:14:58 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 7:30 AM EDT2018-08-15 11:30:17 GMT
    (Tyger Williams/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP, File). FILE - In this July 26, 2018, file photo, Republican U.S. Senate candidates Leah Vukmir, right, and Kevin Nicholson debate in Milwaukee. Nicholson, running as an outsider, is running against Vuk...(Tyger Williams/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP, File). FILE - In this July 26, 2018, file photo, Republican U.S. Senate candidates Leah Vukmir, right, and Kevin Nicholson debate in Milwaukee. Nicholson, running as an outsider, is running against Vuk...
    The Republican primary for a Wisconsin U.S. Senate seat pits two loyalists to President Donald Trump who agree on most of the issues.more>>
    The Republican primary for a Wisconsin U.S. Senate seat pits two loyalists to President Donald Trump who agree on most of the issues.more>>
  • Trump-Omarosa feud rooted in her allegations of racism

    Trump-Omarosa feud rooted in her allegations of racism

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:40:50 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:26 AM EDT2018-08-15 08:26:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in New York. Manigault Newman declared she “will not be silenced” by President Donald Trump, rem...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in New York. Manigault Newman declared she “will not be silenced” by President Donald Trump, rem...

    The public conflict showed no signs of slowing, as Trump's presidential campaign filed arbitration action against Omarosa alleging she breached a confidentiality agreement.

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    The public conflict showed no signs of slowing, as Trump's presidential campaign filed arbitration action against Omarosa alleging she breached a confidentiality agreement.

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  • The Latest: Radinovich wins Minnesota Democrat House primary

    The Latest: Radinovich wins Minnesota Democrat House primary

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 5:30 PM EDT2018-08-14 21:30:09 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:32 AM EDT2018-08-15 06:32:53 GMT
    (John Hart/Wisconsin State Journal via AP). Marci Glaus holds her one-year-old son, Fredrick as she casts her vote during Wisconsin's primary election Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018 in Roxbury, Wis.Democrats are fighting to beat back Republican gains across th...(John Hart/Wisconsin State Journal via AP). Marci Glaus holds her one-year-old son, Fredrick as she casts her vote during Wisconsin's primary election Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018 in Roxbury, Wis.Democrats are fighting to beat back Republican gains across th...
    The Wisconsin Elections Commission says no major problems have been reported across the state as voters cast their ballots in the primary.more>>
    The Wisconsin Elections Commission says no major problems have been reported across the state as voters cast their ballots in the primary.more>>
  • Ex-Trump aides often find a soft landing for staying quiet

    Ex-Trump aides often find a soft landing for staying quiet

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:34:53 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:32 AM EDT2018-08-15 06:32:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2017 file photo, White House Director of communications for the Office of Public Liaison Omarosa Manigault Newman stands with the of leaders of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (H...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2017 file photo, White House Director of communications for the Office of Public Liaison Omarosa Manigault Newman stands with the of leaders of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (H...
    Trump's political organization often makes a place for displaced White House staffers who agree to keep quiet.more>>
    Trump's political organization often makes a place for displaced White House staffers who agree to keep quiet.more>>
  • Primary night: Dems go for diversity, GOP for Trump choices

    Primary night: Dems go for diversity, GOP for Trump choices

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:31:26 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:23 AM EDT2018-08-15 06:23:33 GMT
    'Blue wave' to be tested in Midwestern primaries across Wisconsin and Minnesota.more>>
    'Blue wave' to be tested in Midwestern primaries across Wisconsin and Minnesota.more>>
  • Primaries marked by Democratic diversity, Trump's picks

    Primaries marked by Democratic diversity, Trump's picks

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:42 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:42:21 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:14 AM EDT2018-08-15 06:14:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Vermont Democratic gubernatorial candidate Christine Hallquist, center, a transgender woman and former utility executive, is greeted by her supporters during her election night party in Burlington, Vt., Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Vermont Democratic gubernatorial candidate Christine Hallquist, center, a transgender woman and former utility executive, is greeted by her supporters during her election night party in Burlington, Vt., Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.
    Democrats in Vermont have nominated the nation's first transgender candidate for governor, one of many firsts from Tuesday's primaries.more>>
    Democrats in Vermont have nominated the nation's first transgender candidate for governor, one of many firsts from Tuesday's primaries.more>>
  • Pawlenty's Minnesota loss caps political career with a thud

    Pawlenty's Minnesota loss caps political career with a thud

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:39 PM EDT2018-08-15 03:39:19 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-08-15 06:00:04 GMT
    (Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this May 31, 2018, file photo, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty speaks at a news conference in St. Paul, Minn. Minnesota Democrats are settling a three-way battle for governor in a stacked primary el...(Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this May 31, 2018, file photo, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty speaks at a news conference in St. Paul, Minn. Minnesota Democrats are settling a three-way battle for governor in a stacked primary el...
    Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty's comeback bid fizzled in the Republican primary for his old job, as voters chose County Commissioner Jeff Johnson to face Democratic Rep. Tim Walz in the governor's race.more>>
    Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty's comeback bid fizzled in the Republican primary for his old job, as voters chose County Commissioner Jeff Johnson to face Democratic Rep. Tim Walz in the governor's race.more>>
  • Evers wins Democratic primary, will face Walker

    Evers wins Democratic primary, will face Walker

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:38 PM EDT2018-08-15 01:38:05 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:22 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:22:25 GMT
    (Michael Sears/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP, File). FILE - In this Thursday, July 12, 2018, file photo, four of the eight Democratic candidates for Wisconsin's governor, from left, Josh Made, Kelda Helen Roys, Paul R. Soglin and Kathleen Vinehout ...(Michael Sears/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP, File). FILE - In this Thursday, July 12, 2018, file photo, four of the eight Democratic candidates for Wisconsin's governor, from left, Josh Made, Kelda Helen Roys, Paul R. Soglin and Kathleen Vinehout ...
    Wisconsin's primary election will decide which Democrat challenges Republican Gov. Scott Walker this fall and whom Republicans back in a big-money race for U.S. Senate.more>>
    Wisconsin's primary election will decide which Democrat challenges Republican Gov. Scott Walker this fall and whom Republicans back in a big-money race for U.S. Senate.more>>
  • Primary night takeaways: Diverse Democrats and Trump wins

    Primary night takeaways: Diverse Democrats and Trump wins

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:50 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:50:35 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:17 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:17:17 GMT

    It was a night of firsts: the first openly transgender gubernatorial nominee, the first Somali-American major party nominee, the potential of the first black woman representing Connecticut in Congress.

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    It was a night of firsts: the first openly transgender gubernatorial nominee, the first Somali-American major party nominee, the potential of the first black woman representing Connecticut in Congress.

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  • Kansas governor concedes GOP primary to secretary of state

    Kansas governor concedes GOP primary to secretary of state

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 1:36 PM EDT2018-08-14 17:36:01 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:11 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:11:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Board of County Commissioners chairman Ed Eilert checks his cell phone following the Johnson County Board of Canvassers meeting, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in Olathe, Kan. County election officials across Kansas on Monday beg...(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Board of County Commissioners chairman Ed Eilert checks his cell phone following the Johnson County Board of Canvassers meeting, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in Olathe, Kan. County election officials across Kansas on Monday beg...

    Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has slightly widened his lead over Gov. Jeff Colyer in the state's Republican primary for governor.

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    Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has slightly widened his lead over Gov. Jeff Colyer in the state's Republican primary for governor.

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  • Steil, 'Iron Stache' to face off for Ryan seat in November

    Steil, 'Iron Stache' to face off for Ryan seat in November

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:20 PM EDT2018-08-15 03:20:42 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:10 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:10:09 GMT
    (Angela Major/The Janesville Gazette via AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2018, file photo, union iron worker Randy Bryce, a Democratic primary candidate in Wisconsin's 1st Congressional District, addresses supporters in Janesville. Bryce, a union iro...(Angela Major/The Janesville Gazette via AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2018, file photo, union iron worker Randy Bryce, a Democratic primary candidate in Wisconsin's 1st Congressional District, addresses supporters in Janesville. Bryce, a union iro...
    One of House Speaker Paul Ryan's former aides took a giant step Tuesday toward filling his old boss' seat in Congress, winning a Republican primary to advance to the November election against a union ironworker...more>>
    One of House Speaker Paul Ryan's former aides took a giant step Tuesday toward filling his old boss' seat in Congress, winning a Republican primary to advance to the November election against a union ironworker known for his mustache.more>>
  • Nominees for Franken's Minnesota seat reflect #MeToo's rise

    Nominees for Franken's Minnesota seat reflect #MeToo's rise

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:25:54 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:58 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:58:13 GMT
    (Dave Orrick/Pioneer Press via AP). In a Friday, June 1, 2018 photo, Minnesota state Sen. Karin Housley, R-St. Mary's Point, speaks to delegates at the Republican Party of Minnesota convention as her husband, NHL Hall of Famer Phil Housley, looks on in...(Dave Orrick/Pioneer Press via AP). In a Friday, June 1, 2018 photo, Minnesota state Sen. Karin Housley, R-St. Mary's Point, speaks to delegates at the Republican Party of Minnesota convention as her husband, NHL Hall of Famer Phil Housley, looks on in...
    The sudden downfall of Sen. Al Franken amid the rise of the #MeToo movement could set up a two-woman race for his seat, part of an unusual primary featuring both of Minnesota's Senate seats on the same ballot.more>>
    The sudden downfall of Sen. Al Franken amid the rise of the #MeToo movement could set up a two-woman race for his seat, part of an unusual primary featuring both of Minnesota's Senate seats on the same ballot.more>>
  • Ellison wins Minnesota attorney general Democratic primary

    Ellison wins Minnesota attorney general Democratic primary

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:17 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:17:03 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:57 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:57:48 GMT
    Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison decided to leave Congress for a chance to make a difference as his state's attorney general. (AP Photo/Wilson Ring File)Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison decided to leave Congress for a chance to make a difference as his state's attorney general. (AP Photo/Wilson Ring File)

    Rep. Keith Ellison, the deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee and first Muslim elected to Congress, won his party's nomination Tuesday for Minnesota attorney general in a race clouded in the final days by an ex-girlfriend's allegation of domestic abuse.

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    Rep. Keith Ellison, the deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee and first Muslim elected to Congress, won his party's nomination Tuesday for Minnesota attorney general in a race clouded in the final days by an ex-girlfriend's allegation of domestic abuse.

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  • No leaks: Cushy job offers for discarded Trump staffers

    No leaks: Cushy job offers for discarded Trump staffers

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:27 PM EDT2018-08-14 20:27:40 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:34:21 GMT
    President Donald Trump's political operation has made a regular practice of providing soft landing-pads for discarded staffers.more>>
    President Donald Trump's political operation has made a regular practice of providing soft landing-pads for discarded staffers.more>>
  • Manafort chooses not to testify as defense rests its case

    Manafort chooses not to testify as defense rests its case

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:26:28 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:00 PM EDT2018-08-15 03:00:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Members of the defense team for Paul Manafort, including Kevin Downing, left, Richard Westling, and Thomas Zehnle, walk to federal court as the trial of the former Trump campaign chairman continues, in Alexandria, Va., Mond...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Members of the defense team for Paul Manafort, including Kevin Downing, left, Richard Westling, and Thomas Zehnle, walk to federal court as the trial of the former Trump campaign chairman continues, in Alexandria, Va., Mond...

    Manafort's lawyers have not yet said whether they will call any witnesses or present other evidence in the case. They will have to disclose that information Tuesday as the case reaches its final stages.

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    Manafort's lawyers have not yet said whether they will call any witnesses or present other evidence in the case. They will have to disclose that information Tuesday as the case reaches its final stages.

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  • Avenatti discusses policy views as he weighs 2020 bid

    Avenatti discusses policy views as he weighs 2020 bid

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:28 PM EDT2018-08-14 18:28:10 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:34 PM EDT2018-08-15 01:34:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan). FILE - In this May 10, 2018 file photo, Michael Avenatti is interviewed on the Cheddar network, Thursday, May 10, 2018, in New York. Avenatti, the attorney taking on President Donald Trump on behalf of an adult film star, offe...(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan). FILE - In this May 10, 2018 file photo, Michael Avenatti is interviewed on the Cheddar network, Thursday, May 10, 2018, in New York. Avenatti, the attorney taking on President Donald Trump on behalf of an adult film star, offe...
    Michael Avenatti, the attorney taking on President Donald Trump on behalf of a porn actress, offered some details on his policy views as he weighs an outsider Democratic bid for the White House.more>>
    Michael Avenatti, the attorney taking on President Donald Trump on behalf of a porn actress, offered some details on his policy views as he weighs an outsider Democratic bid for the White House.more>>
  • Unaffiliated voters key to outcome of Kansas' GOP primary

    Unaffiliated voters key to outcome of Kansas' GOP primary

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 5:22 PM EDT2018-08-14 21:22:44 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 8:50 PM EDT2018-08-15 00:50:43 GMT
    Unaffiliated voters are at the center of an increasingly contentious battle over who won Kansas's GOP primary for governor with a few hundred votes separating the top two contenders.more>>
    Unaffiliated voters are at the center of an increasingly contentious battle over who won Kansas's GOP primary for governor with a few hundred votes separating the top two contenders.more>>
  • APNewsBreak: Johnson to make Libertarian bid for Senate seat

    APNewsBreak: Johnson to make Libertarian bid for Senate seat

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:57 PM EDT2018-08-14 18:57:28 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 8:41 PM EDT2018-08-15 00:41:43 GMT
    Former Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson is campaigning to unseat New Mexico's junior Democratic U.S. senator, seeking political opportunity in the space between Democrats and voters loyal to...more>>
    Former Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson is campaigning to unseat New Mexico's junior Democratic U.S. senator, seeking political opportunity in the space between Democrats and voters loyal to President Donald Trump.more>>
  • Jimmy Carter backs Democrat in Georgia governor's race

    Jimmy Carter backs Democrat in Georgia governor's race

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:08 AM EDT2018-08-14 15:08:06 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:55 PM EDT2018-08-14 23:55:31 GMT
    (Doug Strickland/Chattanooga Times Free Press via AP). Democratic candidate for governor Stacey Abrams speaks during a town hall forum at the Dalton Convention Center on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, in Dalton, Ga. Abrams is running against Republican candi...(Doug Strickland/Chattanooga Times Free Press via AP). Democratic candidate for governor Stacey Abrams speaks during a town hall forum at the Dalton Convention Center on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, in Dalton, Ga. Abrams is running against Republican candi...
    Former President Jimmy Carter joins Barack Obama in backing Democrat Stacey Abrams for Georgia governor; President Donald Trump endorsed Republican Brian Kemp.more>>
    Former President Jimmy Carter joins Barack Obama in backing Democrat Stacey Abrams for Georgia governor; President Donald Trump endorsed Republican Brian Kemp.more>>
  • Pentagon spokeswoman under inspector general investigation

    Pentagon spokeswoman under inspector general investigation

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:46 PM EDT2018-08-14 22:46:12 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:55 PM EDT2018-08-14 23:55:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this April 14, 2018, file photo, Pentagon chief spokesperson Dana W. White takes questions during a media availability at the Pentagon. The Pentagon confirms that White, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis’ public affa...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this April 14, 2018, file photo, Pentagon chief spokesperson Dana W. White takes questions during a media availability at the Pentagon. The Pentagon confirms that White, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis’ public affa...
    U.S. officials say Defense Secretary Jim Mattis' public affairs chief is being investigated after allegations she misused her authority, used her staff for personal business.more>>
    U.S. officials say Defense Secretary Jim Mattis' public affairs chief is being investigated after allegations she misused her authority, used her staff for personal business.more>>
  • Judge jails congressional candidate through election for DUI

    Judge jails congressional candidate through election for DUI

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-08-14 21:35:07 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:54 PM EDT2018-08-14 22:54:04 GMT
    Judge orders Georgia congressional candidate jailed through Election Day after DUI conviction.more>>
    Judge orders Georgia congressional candidate jailed through Election Day after DUI conviction.more>>
  • Mattis heard gunfire outside his hotel in Rio de Janeiro

    Mattis heard gunfire outside his hotel in Rio de Janeiro

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-08-14 22:23:09 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:46 PM EDT2018-08-14 22:46:41 GMT
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he heard gunfire early Tuesday during his stay in Rio de Janeiro.more>>
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he heard gunfire early Tuesday during his stay in Rio de Janeiro.more>>
  • Mattis says Taliban's tactics endanger Afghan civilians

    Mattis says Taliban's tactics endanger Afghan civilians

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:44 PM EDT2018-08-14 19:44:42 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:11 PM EDT2018-08-14 22:11:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). Afghan police officers search a vehicle at a checkpoint on the Ghazni highway, in Maidan Shar, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. A Taliban assault on Ghazni, a key city linking areas of Taliban influence barely 7...(AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). Afghan police officers search a vehicle at a checkpoint on the Ghazni highway, in Maidan Shar, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. A Taliban assault on Ghazni, a key city linking areas of Taliban influence barely 7...
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Taliban's usage of civilian homes as fighting positions is forcing Afghan government forces to move slowly in expelling the insurgents from the city of Ghazni.more>>
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Taliban's usage of civilian homes as fighting positions is forcing Afghan government forces to move slowly in expelling the insurgents from the city of Ghazni.more>>
  • Mattis: US needs Space Force to counter Russia, China

    Mattis: US needs Space Force to counter Russia, China

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 8:56 AM EDT2018-08-14 12:56:43 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 5:07 PM EDT2018-08-14 21:07:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres). U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis receives military honors before his meeting with Brazil's defense minister, in Brasilia, Brazil, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. Mattis has spent six days visiting South American countries, including...(AP Photo/Eraldo Peres). U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis receives military honors before his meeting with Brazil's defense minister, in Brasilia, Brazil, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. Mattis has spent six days visiting South American countries, including...
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is making a pitch to Brazil for building a closer defense partnership with the United States, including in space research.more>>
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is making a pitch to Brazil for building a closer defense partnership with the United States, including in space research.more>>
  • Secret audio? In Trump world, there's always a tape

    Secret audio? In Trump world, there's always a tape

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:26:03 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 5:07 PM EDT2018-08-14 21:07:42 GMT
    (Zach Pagano/NBC via AP). This image released by NBC Today shows reality TV personality and former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman during an interview on the "Today" show on Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in New York. Manigault Newman was promotin...(Zach Pagano/NBC via AP). This image released by NBC Today shows reality TV personality and former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman during an interview on the "Today" show on Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in New York. Manigault Newman was promotin...
    Omarosa's secret tapes not so shocking given that Trump himself, others do it, too.more>>
    Omarosa's secret tapes not so shocking given that Trump himself, others do it, too.more>>
  • Gates testimony dredges up Trump inaugural spending mystery

    Gates testimony dredges up Trump inaugural spending mystery

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:41:40 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 5:07 PM EDT2018-08-14 21:07:34 GMT
    (Dana Verkouteren via AP). This Aug. 7, 2018, courtroom sketch depicts Rick Gates, right, testifying during questioning in the bank fraud and tax evasion trial of Paul Manafort at federal court in Alexandria, Va. U.S. district Judge T.S. Ellis III pres...(Dana Verkouteren via AP). This Aug. 7, 2018, courtroom sketch depicts Rick Gates, right, testifying during questioning in the bank fraud and tax evasion trial of Paul Manafort at federal court in Alexandria, Va. U.S. district Judge T.S. Ellis III pres...

    Paul Manafort's longtime deputy has admitted he embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars from his boss and that he "possibly" was wrongfully reimbursed by Trump's inaugural committee.

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    Paul Manafort's longtime deputy has admitted he embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars from his boss and that he "possibly" was wrongfully reimbursed by Trump's inaugural committee.

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  • What to Watch: Minn., Wis. primaries test loyalty to Trump

    What to Watch: Minn., Wis. primaries test loyalty to Trump

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:41:31 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:30 PM EDT2018-08-14 20:30:25 GMT
    (Tyger Williams/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP, File). FILE - In this July 26, 2018, file photo, Republican U.S. Senate candidates Leah Vukmir, right, and Kevin Nicholson debate in Milwaukee. Nicholson, running as an outsider, is running against Vuk...(Tyger Williams/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP, File). FILE - In this July 26, 2018, file photo, Republican U.S. Senate candidates Leah Vukmir, right, and Kevin Nicholson debate in Milwaukee. Nicholson, running as an outsider, is running against Vuk...

    Voters in four states - Minnesota, Wisconsin, Vermont and Connecticut - head to the polls Tuesday.

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    Voters in four states - Minnesota, Wisconsin, Vermont and Connecticut - head to the polls Tuesday.

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  • The Latest: Closing arguments Wednesday in Manafort trial

    The Latest: Closing arguments Wednesday in Manafort trial

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:22 PM EDT2018-08-14 16:22:39 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:22 PM EDT2018-08-14 19:22:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Members of the defense team for Paul Manafort, including Kevin Downing, left, Richard Westling, and Thomas Zehnle, walk to federal court as the trial of the former Trump campaign chairman continues, in Alexandria, Va., Mond...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Members of the defense team for Paul Manafort, including Kevin Downing, left, Richard Westling, and Thomas Zehnle, walk to federal court as the trial of the former Trump campaign chairman continues, in Alexandria, Va., Mond...
    The defense in former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's tax and fraud trial has rested its case without calling any witnesses.more>>
    The defense in former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's tax and fraud trial has rested its case without calling any witnesses.more>>
  • Trump warns Cuomo: Anybody who runs against me 'suffers'

    Trump warns Cuomo: Anybody who runs against me 'suffers'

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:26:20 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:38 PM EDT2018-08-14 18:38:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump speaks in Utica, N.Y., Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, at a joint fundraising committee reception in Utica, N.Y.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump speaks in Utica, N.Y., Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, at a joint fundraising committee reception in Utica, N.Y.
    Trump dares Cuomo to challenge him in 2020, warns the Democratic governor of New York that "anybody that runs against Trump suffers".more>>
    Trump dares Cuomo to challenge him in 2020, warns the Democratic governor of New York that "anybody that runs against Trump suffers".more>>
  • Times Up gives $750,000 for combatting sexual misconduct

    Times Up gives $750,000 for combatting sexual misconduct

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:10 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:10:45 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:06 PM EDT2018-08-14 18:06:54 GMT
    (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP). FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2017, file photo, Fatima Goss Graves speaks at a discussion about sexual harassment and how to create lasting change from the scandal roiling Hollywood at United Talent Agency in Beverly Hill...(Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP). FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2017, file photo, Fatima Goss Graves speaks at a discussion about sexual harassment and how to create lasting change from the scandal roiling Hollywood at United Talent Agency in Beverly Hill...

    Among the grantees are organizations working toward increased education and outreach, as well as groups that offer targeted resources and services to specific demographics.

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    Among the grantees are organizations working toward increased education and outreach, as well as groups that offer targeted resources and services to specific demographics.

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  • Trump signs bill named for Sen. McCain, doesn't mention him

    Trump signs bill named for Sen. McCain, doesn't mention him

    Monday, August 13 2018 3:36 PM EDT2018-08-13 19:36:01 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:55 AM EDT2018-08-14 15:55:26 GMT
    President Donald Trump has signed a $716 billion defense policy bill named for Sen. John McCain after giving a speech that didn't reference the ailing senator once. (Source: CNN)President Donald Trump has signed a $716 billion defense policy bill named for Sen. John McCain after giving a speech that didn't reference the ailing senator once. (Source: CNN)

    President Donald Trump has signed a $716 billion defense policy bill named for Sen. John McCain after giving a speech that didn't reference the ailing senator once.

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    President Donald Trump has signed a $716 billion defense policy bill named for Sen. John McCain after giving a speech that didn't reference the ailing senator once.

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  • Trump's Harley boycott call roils Wisconsin primary

    Trump's Harley boycott call roils Wisconsin primary

    Monday, August 13 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:52:05 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:15 AM EDT2018-08-14 11:15:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Scott Bauer, File). FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks at a news conference in Madison, Wis. Eight Democrats are taking on Walker in the Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, as he seeks a third term, a sign of jus...(AP Photo/Scott Bauer, File). FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks at a news conference in Madison, Wis. Eight Democrats are taking on Walker in the Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, as he seeks a third term, a sign of jus...
    President Donald Trump's call for a boycott of Harley-Davidson motorcycles forced Gov. Scott Walker and other Republicans to either criticize the president or stick with the Milwaukee-based company just ahead the...more>>
    President Donald Trump's call for a boycott of Harley-Davidson motorcycles forced Gov. Scott Walker and other Republicans to either criticize the president or stick with the Milwaukee-based company just ahead the primary.more>>
  • Reality White House: Trump, Omarosa trade insults, charges

    Reality White House: Trump, Omarosa trade insults, charges

    Monday, August 13 2018 9:04 PM EDT2018-08-14 01:04:30 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:01 AM EDT2018-08-14 10:01:59 GMT
    President Donald Trump lashed out at Omarosa Manigault Newman Monday over book, recordings.more>>
    President Donald Trump lashed out at Omarosa Manigault Newman Monday over book, recordings.more>>
  • Assaults by Taliban raise questions about US plan for peace

    Assaults by Taliban raise questions about US plan for peace

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:25:41 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:48 AM EDT2018-08-14 08:48:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mohammad Anwar Danishyar). In this Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, photo, Afghan security personnel patrol in the city of Ghazni province west of Kabul, Afghanistan.  A Taliban assault on Ghazni, a key city linking areas of Taliban influence barely 75...(AP Photo/Mohammad Anwar Danishyar). In this Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, photo, Afghan security personnel patrol in the city of Ghazni province west of Kabul, Afghanistan. A Taliban assault on Ghazni, a key city linking areas of Taliban influence barely 75...

    A year after the Trump administration introduced its strategy for Afghanistan, the Taliban are asserting themselves on the battlefield even as U.S. officials talk up hopes for peace.

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    A year after the Trump administration introduced its strategy for Afghanistan, the Taliban are asserting themselves on the battlefield even as U.S. officials talk up hopes for peace.

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  • Prosecution rests in Manafort tax evasion and fraud trial

    Prosecution rests in Manafort tax evasion and fraud trial

    Monday, August 13 2018 3:00 PM EDT2018-08-13 19:00:46 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 1:53 AM EDT2018-08-14 05:53:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Members of the defense team for Paul Manafort, including Thomas Zehnle, left, Richard Westling, and Kevin Downing, walk to federal court as the trial of the former Trump campaign chairman continues, in Alexandria, Va., Mond...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Members of the defense team for Paul Manafort, including Thomas Zehnle, left, Richard Westling, and Kevin Downing, walk to federal court as the trial of the former Trump campaign chairman continues, in Alexandria, Va., Mond...

    Prosecutors on Monday rested their tax evasion and bank fraud case against Paul Manafort, a longtime Washington operator and President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman.

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    Prosecutors on Monday rested their tax evasion and bank fraud case against Paul Manafort, a longtime Washington operator and President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman.

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  • FBI fires Peter Strzok in wake of anti-Trump text messages

    FBI fires Peter Strzok in wake of anti-Trump text messages

    Monday, August 13 2018 11:47 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:47:02 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:57 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:57:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). FILE - In this July 12, 2018 file photo, FBI Deputy Assistant Director Peter Strzok is seated to testify before the the House Committees on the Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform during a hearing on "Oversight of FBI a...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). FILE - In this July 12, 2018 file photo, FBI Deputy Assistant Director Peter Strzok is seated to testify before the the House Committees on the Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform during a hearing on "Oversight of FBI a...
    The FBI has fired a longtime agent who once worked on special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation after he sent text messages criticizing President Donald Trump to a colleague.more>>
    The FBI has fired a longtime agent who once worked on special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation after he sent text messages criticizing President Donald Trump to a colleague.more>>
  • 14-year-old boy uses legal quirk to run for Vermont governor

    14-year-old boy uses legal quirk to run for Vermont governor

    Monday, August 13 2018 11:14 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:14:14 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:43 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:43:54 GMT
    (Buzz Kuhns/Ethan 2018 Campaign via AP). This undated photo provided by the Ethan 2018 Campaign shows Ethan Sonneborn, of Bristol, Vt., who is one of the four Vermont Democrats seeking the party nomination to run for governor in the Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2...(Buzz Kuhns/Ethan 2018 Campaign via AP). This undated photo provided by the Ethan 2018 Campaign shows Ethan Sonneborn, of Bristol, Vt., who is one of the four Vermont Democrats seeking the party nomination to run for governor in the Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2...
    One of the four Vermont Democrats seeking the party nomination to run for governor in the fall election isn't old enough to vote, let alone drive, but that isn't stopping him from running.more>>
    One of the four Vermont Democrats seeking the party nomination to run for governor in the fall election isn't old enough to vote, let alone drive, but that isn't stopping him from running.more>>
  • Trump warns Cuomo: Anybody who runs against me 'suffers'

    Trump warns Cuomo: Anybody who runs against me 'suffers'

    Monday, August 13 2018 6:48 PM EDT2018-08-13 22:48:43 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:38 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:38:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump speaks in Utica, N.Y., Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, at a joint fundraising committee reception in Utica, N.Y..(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump speaks in Utica, N.Y., Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, at a joint fundraising committee reception in Utica, N.Y..
    President Donald Trump is claiming that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo called and told him that he wouldn't challenge him for the presidency.more>>
    President Donald Trump is claiming that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo called and told him that he wouldn't challenge him for the presidency.more>>
  • State probe finds immigrant teens not currently being abused

    State probe finds immigrant teens not currently being abused

    Monday, August 13 2018 12:52 PM EDT2018-08-13 16:52:47 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:29 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:29:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Zachary Wajsgras). FILE - In this June 20, 2018 file photo, the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center is shown in Staunton, Va.  Virginia investigators say they’ve found no evidence of abuse at a detention facility after immigrant teens described...(AP Photo/Zachary Wajsgras). FILE - In this June 20, 2018 file photo, the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center is shown in Staunton, Va. Virginia investigators say they’ve found no evidence of abuse at a detention facility after immigrant teens described...
    APNewsBreak: Virginia investigators find no evidence of abuse at a detention facility after immigrant teens described being strapped to chairs with mesh bags with their heads covered.more>>
    APNewsBreak: Virginia investigators find no evidence of abuse at a detention facility after immigrant teens described being strapped to chairs with mesh bags with their heads covered.more>>
  • Taliban offensive exposes fragile US hopes for Afghan peace

    Taliban offensive exposes fragile US hopes for Afghan peace

    Monday, August 13 2018 1:43 PM EDT2018-08-13 17:43:51 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:28 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:28:37 GMT
    A year after the Trump administration introduced its strategy for Afghanistan, the Taliban are asserting themselves on the battlefield even as U.S. officials talk up hopes for peace.more>>
    A year after the Trump administration introduced its strategy for Afghanistan, the Taliban are asserting themselves on the battlefield even as U.S. officials talk up hopes for peace.more>>
  • Marco Rubio's next act won't include another run vs. Trump

    Marco Rubio's next act won't include another run vs. Trump

    Monday, August 13 2018 12:47 AM EDT2018-08-13 04:47:30 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:07 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:07:33 GMT
    After flaming out in the GOP presidential primary _ and enduring rival Donald Trump's taunts along the way _ Marco Rubio is entering his next act in politics.more>>
    After flaming out in the GOP presidential primary _ and enduring rival Donald Trump's taunts along the way _ Marco Rubio is entering his next act in politics.more>>
  • The Latest: Trump denies using racial slur on tapes

    The Latest: Trump denies using racial slur on tapes

    Monday, August 13 2018 7:35 AM EDT2018-08-13 11:35:21 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 10:22 PM EDT2018-08-14 02:22:18 GMT
    Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman is releasing an audio recording of a conversation she says she had with President Donald Trump after she was fired from the White House.more>>
    Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman is releasing an audio recording of a conversation she says she had with President Donald Trump after she was fired from the White House.more>>
  • Kansas GOP governor candidates dig in for long ballot fight

    Kansas GOP governor candidates dig in for long ballot fight

    Monday, August 13 2018 12:06 AM EDT2018-08-13 04:06:45 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 9:31 PM EDT2018-08-14 01:31:41 GMT
    County election officials across Kansas will begin reviewing provisional ballots from last week's primary to arrive at final official vote totals in the tight Republican race for governor.more>>
    County election officials across Kansas will begin reviewing provisional ballots from last week's primary to arrive at final official vote totals in the tight Republican race for governor.more>>
  • Democrat Schrier advances in Washington's 8th District

    Democrat Schrier advances in Washington's 8th District

    Monday, August 13 2018 8:08 PM EDT2018-08-14 00:08:40 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 9:31 PM EDT2018-08-14 01:31:32 GMT
    Democrat Kim Schrier has advanced in Washington's 8th District Congressional primary, seeking to be the first member of her party to ever win the seat.more>>
    Democrat Kim Schrier has advanced in Washington's 8th District Congressional primary, seeking to be the first member of her party to ever win the seat.more>>
  • Fox News to White House: Bill Shine is Trump's new image man

    Fox News to White House: Bill Shine is Trump's new image man

    Monday, August 13 2018 12:27 AM EDT2018-08-13 04:27:48 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 9:11 PM EDT2018-08-14 01:11:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE - In this April 24, 2017, file photo, then-Fox News co-president Bill Shine, leaves a New York restaurant. For years Shine carried out Roger Ailes’ orders, earning himself the nicknamed “the Butler” at Fox. Now, Shi...(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE - In this April 24, 2017, file photo, then-Fox News co-president Bill Shine, leaves a New York restaurant. For years Shine carried out Roger Ailes’ orders, earning himself the nicknamed “the Butler” at Fox. Now, Shi...
    Shifting from Fox News to the White House, Bill Shine takes on task of protecting Trump's image.more>>
    Shifting from Fox News to the White House, Bill Shine takes on task of protecting Trump's image.more>>
  • Appeals court tells EPA to stop sales of harmful pesticide

    Appeals court tells EPA to stop sales of harmful pesticide

    Friday, August 10 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-08-10 04:20:51 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 9:07 PM EDT2018-08-14 01:07:00 GMT
    A coalition of farmworkers and environmental groups sued last year after then-EPA chief Scott Pruitt reversed an Obama-era effort to ban chlorpyrifos, which is widely sprayed on citrus fruit, apples and other crops. (Source: CNN)A coalition of farmworkers and environmental groups sued last year after then-EPA chief Scott Pruitt reversed an Obama-era effort to ban chlorpyrifos, which is widely sprayed on citrus fruit, apples and other crops. (Source: CNN)

    The Environmental Protection Agency has been ordered to stop sales of a widely used pesticide within two months.

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    The Environmental Protection Agency has been ordered to stop sales of a widely used pesticide within two months.

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  • Trump, Omarosa trade insults, charges; reality TV rerun?

    Trump, Omarosa trade insults, charges; reality TV rerun?

    Monday, August 13 2018 12:27 AM EDT2018-08-13 04:27:57 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 9:05 PM EDT2018-08-14 01:05:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2017, file photo, Omarosa Manigault-Newman, then an aide to President Donald Trump, watches during a meeting with parents and teachers in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. The Whit...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2017, file photo, Omarosa Manigault-Newman, then an aide to President Donald Trump, watches during a meeting with parents and teachers in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. The Whit...

    Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman said she viewed the conversation about her firing as a "threat" and defended her decision to covertly record it and other White House conversations.

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    Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman said she viewed the conversation about her firing as a "threat" and defended her decision to covertly record it and other White House conversations.

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  • Reports of election site hacking rankle Florida officials

    Reports of election site hacking rankle Florida officials

    Monday, August 13 2018 8:38 PM EDT2018-08-14 00:38:46 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 8:52 PM EDT2018-08-14 00:52:02 GMT
    It may be child's play or signs of serious security problems, but either way Florida election officials are pushing back against reports that an 11-year-old hacked a replica of the state's election website.more>>
    It may be child's play or signs of serious security problems, but either way Florida election officials are pushing back against reports that an 11-year-old hacked a replica of the state's election website.more>>
  • Democrats look to longshot territory for midterm gains

    Democrats look to longshot territory for midterm gains

    Monday, August 13 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-08-13 05:02:31 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 7:30 PM EDT2018-08-13 23:30:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo). Hamilton County Clerk of Courts Aftab Pureval speaks at a fundraising event for his 1st House District campaign challenge to veteran Republican Rep. Steve Chabot at a supporters home, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Maineville, Ohi...(AP Photo/John Minchillo). Hamilton County Clerk of Courts Aftab Pureval speaks at a fundraising event for his 1st House District campaign challenge to veteran Republican Rep. Steve Chabot at a supporters home, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Maineville, Ohi...

    Democrats felt encouraged by the tight battle in last week's congressional special election in Ohio, which was considered to close to call, with a recount possible.

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    Democrats felt encouraged by the tight battle in last week's congressional special election in Ohio, which was considered to close to call, with a recount possible.

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  • The Latest: Trump asks if firing means end to Russia probe

    The Latest: Trump asks if firing means end to Russia probe

    Monday, August 13 2018 12:42 PM EDT2018-08-13 16:42:49 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-08-13 23:25:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). FILE - In this July 12, 2018 file photo, FBI Deputy Assistant Director Peter Strzok is seated to testify before the the House Committees on the Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform during a hearing on "Oversight of FBI a...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). FILE - In this July 12, 2018 file photo, FBI Deputy Assistant Director Peter Strzok is seated to testify before the the House Committees on the Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform during a hearing on "Oversight of FBI a...
    President Donald Trump is questioning whether special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian election interference and Trump's presidential campaign will be dropped now that the FBI has fired one of...more>>
    President Donald Trump is questioning whether special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian election interference and Trump's presidential campaign will be dropped now that the FBI has fired one of Mueller's former investigators.more>>
  • Democrats ramp up political push to win in GOP-heavy Arizona

    Democrats ramp up political push to win in GOP-heavy Arizona

    Monday, August 13 2018 10:15 AM EDT2018-08-13 14:15:37 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 7:20 PM EDT2018-08-13 23:20:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Melissa Daniels). In this June 30, 2018, photo, protesters rally at a Keep Families Together march at the Arizona state Capitol in Phoenix. The blue wave Democrats hope will crash into Arizona this November is creeping up in community centers...(AP Photo/Melissa Daniels). In this June 30, 2018, photo, protesters rally at a Keep Families Together march at the Arizona state Capitol in Phoenix. The blue wave Democrats hope will crash into Arizona this November is creeping up in community centers...
    The blue wave that Democrats hope will crash into Arizona this November is creeping up in community centers, library auditoriums and churches this summer.more>>
    The blue wave that Democrats hope will crash into Arizona this November is creeping up in community centers, library auditoriums and churches this summer.more>>
  • Collins' exit prompts GOP scramble, ballot questions

    Collins' exit prompts GOP scramble, ballot questions

    Monday, August 13 2018 2:49 PM EDT2018-08-13 18:49:08 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 6:49 PM EDT2018-08-13 22:49:46 GMT
    Congressman Chris Collins' decision not to seek re-election following an arrest on insider trading charges is prompting questions about how to remove the Republican's name from the November ballot _ and touching...more>>
    Congressman Chris Collins' decision not to seek re-election following an arrest on insider trading charges is prompting questions about how to remove the Republican's name from the November ballot _ and touching off a GOP scramble to replace him.more>>
  • Charlottesville anniversary: Peaceful protests, few arrests

    Charlottesville anniversary: Peaceful protests, few arrests

    Monday, August 13 2018 1:27 AM EDT2018-08-13 05:27:40 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 6:16 PM EDT2018-08-13 22:16:32 GMT
    Mourners embrace each other as they remember Heather Heyer who was killed during last year's Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va., Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018. (Source: AP Photo/Steve Helber)Mourners embrace each other as they remember Heather Heyer who was killed during last year's Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va., Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018. (Source: AP Photo/Steve Helber)

    The events held in both Charlottesville and Washington were part of a day of speeches, vigils and marches marking a year since one of the largest gatherings of white nationalists and other far-right extremists in a decade.

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    The events held in both Charlottesville and Washington were part of a day of speeches, vigils and marches marking a year since one of the largest gatherings of white nationalists and other far-right extremists in a decade.

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  • Woman behind Ellison allegations won't release alleged video

    Woman behind Ellison allegations won't release alleged video

    Monday, August 13 2018 6:09 PM EDT2018-08-13 22:09:51 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 6:13 PM EDT2018-08-13 22:13:28 GMT
    The woman who accused Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison of once physically abusing her says she won't release alleged video footage of the incident.more>>
    The woman who accused Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison of once physically abusing her says she won't release alleged video footage of the incident.more>>
  • The Latest: Manafort judge closes court for sealed motion

    The Latest: Manafort judge closes court for sealed motion

    Monday, August 13 2018 4:27 PM EDT2018-08-13 20:27:35 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 5:58 PM EDT2018-08-13 21:58:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Television cameras are set outside of federal court as the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort continues, in Alexandria, Va., Monday, Aug. 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Television cameras are set outside of federal court as the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort continues, in Alexandria, Va., Monday, Aug. 13, 2018.

    The prosecution has rested its bank fraud and tax evasion case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.

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    The prosecution has rested its bank fraud and tax evasion case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.

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  • GOP congressman from New York charged with insider trading

    GOP congressman from New York charged with insider trading

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 10:04 AM EDT2018-08-08 14:04:55 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 5:29 PM EDT2018-08-13 21:29:24 GMT
    Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of New York has been indicted on charges that he used inside information about a biotechnology company to make illicit stock trades. (Source: CNN)Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of New York has been indicted on charges that he used inside information about a biotechnology company to make illicit stock trades. (Source: CNN)

    Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of New York has been indicted on securities fraud charges.

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    Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of New York has been indicted on securities fraud charges.

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  • Trump tweet jabs Kasich; Ohio governor posts laughing Putin

    Trump tweet jabs Kasich; Ohio governor posts laughing Putin

    Monday, August 13 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-08-13 21:13:05 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 5:26 PM EDT2018-08-13 21:26:19 GMT
    President Donald Trump and Ohio Gov. John Kasich are trading jabs on Twitter days after a special congressional election the two Republicans tried to influence ended too close to call.more>>
    President Donald Trump and Ohio Gov. John Kasich are trading jabs on Twitter days after a special congressional election the two Republicans tried to influence ended too close to call.more>>
  • Omarosa says she secretly taped her firing, plays audio

    Omarosa says she secretly taped her firing, plays audio

    Sunday, August 12 2018 9:53 AM EDT2018-08-12 13:53:33 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 2:27 PM EDT2018-08-13 18:27:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2017, file photo, Omarosa Manigault-Newman, then an aide to President Donald Trump, watches during a meeting with parents and teachers in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. The Whit...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2017, file photo, Omarosa Manigault-Newman, then an aide to President Donald Trump, watches during a meeting with parents and teachers in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. The Whit...

    Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman says she secretly taped her firing by White House chief of staff John Kelly in the Situation Room.

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    Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman says she secretly taped her firing by White House chief of staff John Kelly in the Situation Room.

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  • Ellison denies abuse allegations from ex-girlfriend

    Ellison denies abuse allegations from ex-girlfriend

    Sunday, August 12 2018 4:18 PM EDT2018-08-12 20:18:57 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 2:27 PM EDT2018-08-13 18:27:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2016, file photo, U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., listens during a forum on the future of the Democratic Party, in Denver. On Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, Ellison denied an allegation from an ex-gir...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2016, file photo, U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., listens during a forum on the future of the Democratic Party, in Denver. On Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, Ellison denied an allegation from an ex-gir...
    An ex-girlfriend of Rep. Keith Ellison says the Minnesota Democrat emotionally and physically abused her, allegations that Ellison denies.more>>
    An ex-girlfriend of Rep. Keith Ellison says the Minnesota Democrat emotionally and physically abused her, allegations that Ellison denies.more>>
  • From Ailes to Trump: Meet Bill Shine, Trump's new image man

    From Ailes to Trump: Meet Bill Shine, Trump's new image man

    Sunday, August 12 2018 7:24 PM EDT2018-08-12 23:24:24 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 1:54 PM EDT2018-08-13 17:54:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE - In this April 24, 2017, file photo, then-Fox News co-president Bill Shine, leaves a New York restaurant. For years Shine carried out Roger Ailes’ orders, earning himself the nicknamed “the Butler” at Fox. Now, Shi...(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE - In this April 24, 2017, file photo, then-Fox News co-president Bill Shine, leaves a New York restaurant. For years Shine carried out Roger Ailes’ orders, earning himself the nicknamed “the Butler” at Fox. Now, Shi...
    From Ailes to Trump: Meet Bill Shine, Trump's new image man.more>>
    From Ailes to Trump: Meet Bill Shine, Trump's new image man.more>>
  • Newest US sanctions against Russia hit an economic nerve

    Newest US sanctions against Russia hit an economic nerve

    Monday, August 13 2018 12:29 AM EDT2018-08-13 04:29:09 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 11:40 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:40:42 GMT
    (Dmitry Astakhov, Sputnik, Government Pool Photo via AP). Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev speaks during a meeting in Kamchatka Peninsula region, Russian Far East, Russia, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Russia's prime minister sternly warned the United S...(Dmitry Astakhov, Sputnik, Government Pool Photo via AP). Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev speaks during a meeting in Kamchatka Peninsula region, Russian Far East, Russia, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Russia's prime minister sternly warned the United S...

    The Trump administration announcement of export restrictions in response to accusations Moscow used a nerve agent to poison a former Russian spy in Britain sent the ruble tumbling to a two-year low.

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    The Trump administration announcement of export restrictions in response to accusations Moscow used a nerve agent to poison a former Russian spy in Britain sent the ruble tumbling to a two-year low.

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  • Pentagon chief Mattis defends his reversal on Space Force

    Pentagon chief Mattis defends his reversal on Space Force

    Sunday, August 12 2018 6:09 PM EDT2018-08-12 22:09:46 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 11:04 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:04:23 GMT
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he's satisfied that creating a Space Force as a separate military service is the right way to reorganize the Pentagon's approach to space.more>>
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he's satisfied that creating a Space Force as a separate military service is the right way to reorganize the Pentagon's approach to space.more>>
  • Education advocate aiming to unseat longtime Alaska rep

    Education advocate aiming to unseat longtime Alaska rep

    Sunday, August 12 2018 11:23 AM EDT2018-08-12 15:23:27 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 9:38 AM EDT2018-08-13 13:38:27 GMT
    Alaska education advocate Alyse Galvin is among the wave of women candidates hoping to be elected to the U.S. House this fall.more>>
    Alaska education advocate Alyse Galvin is among the wave of women candidates hoping to be elected to the U.S. House this fall.more>>
  • The Latest: 1 arrest made in DC in Charlottesville protests

    The Latest: 1 arrest made in DC in Charlottesville protests

    Sunday, August 12 2018 10:27 PM EDT2018-08-13 02:27:47 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 7:21 AM EDT2018-08-13 11:21:20 GMT
    (Craig Hudson/Charleston Gazette-Mail via AP). Journalists photograph a type of smoke grenade placed by Antifa-activists in the middle of 17th street during the "Unite the Right 2" rally in Washington, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018.(Craig Hudson/Charleston Gazette-Mail via AP). Journalists photograph a type of smoke grenade placed by Antifa-activists in the middle of 17th street during the "Unite the Right 2" rally in Washington, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018.
    The police chief in Washington, D.C., says one person was arrested after a chaotic day of protests and counterprotests centered around a white nationalist rally in front of the White House.more>>
    The police chief in Washington, D.C., says one person was arrested after a chaotic day of protests and counterprotests centered around a white nationalist rally in front of the White House.more>>
  • Wildfire victims among those stung by Trump's trade war

    Wildfire victims among those stung by Trump's trade war

    Saturday, August 11 2018 10:54 AM EDT2018-08-11 14:54:20 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 6:30 AM EDT2018-08-13 10:30:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2017, file photo, an aerial view shows the devastation of the Coffey Park neighborhood after a wildfire swept through in Santa Rosa, Calif.  President Donald Trump’s tariffs on imported cons...(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2017, file photo, an aerial view shows the devastation of the Coffey Park neighborhood after a wildfire swept through in Santa Rosa, Calif. President Donald Trump’s tariffs on imported cons...
    President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported construction materials are making it more expensive to rebuild homes lost to wildfires and other natural disasters.more>>
    President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported construction materials are making it more expensive to rebuild homes lost to wildfires and other natural disasters.more>>
  • Steve Bannon weighs in on UK burqa debate, Boris Johnson

    Steve Bannon weighs in on UK burqa debate, Boris Johnson

    Sunday, August 12 2018 6:36 AM EDT2018-08-12 10:36:34 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 6:17 AM EDT2018-08-13 10:17:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, FILE). FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, June 21, 2018, Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson talks during a ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Warsaw, Poland. The chairman of Britain's governing Con...(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, FILE). FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, June 21, 2018, Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson talks during a ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Warsaw, Poland. The chairman of Britain's governing Con...
    Republican strategist Steve Bannon has weighed into Britain's burqa debate, defending former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson's comments that women who wear face-covering veils look like "letter boxes" and "bank...more>>
    Republican strategist Steve Bannon has weighed into Britain's burqa debate, defending former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson's comments that women who wear face-covering veils look like "letter boxes" and "bank robbers.".more>>
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