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  • 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
    Saturday, August 18 2018 11:47 PM EDT2018-08-19 03:47:51 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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  • 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
    Saturday, August 18 2018 11:47 PM EDT2018-08-19 03:47:37 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 >>
  • Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies at age 80

    Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies at age 80

    Saturday, August 18 2018 6:00 AM EDT2018-08-18 10:00:29 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 11:47 PM EDT2018-08-19 03:47:08 GMT
    Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan has died at the age of 80. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan has died at the age of 80. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general, has died.

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    Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general, has died.

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  • 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
    Saturday, August 18 2018 10:46 PM EDT2018-08-19 02:46:48 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 >>
  • Privacy group tells FTC Google tracking violated 2011 order

    Privacy group tells FTC Google tracking violated 2011 order

    Friday, August 17 2018 4:43 PM EDT2018-08-17 20:43:22 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 6:16 PM EDT2018-08-18 22:16:33 GMT
    A privacy group that lobbied the Federal Trade Commission to take action on Google nearly a decade ago says in a letter to the FTC that Google has violated the terms of a 2011 settlement because of practices...More >>
    A privacy group that lobbied the Federal Trade Commission to take action on Google nearly a decade ago says in a letter to the FTC that Google has violated the terms of a 2011 settlement because of practices exposed in an Associated Press report this week.More >>
  • Trump asks SEC to consider ending required quarterly reports

    Trump asks SEC to consider ending required quarterly reports

    Friday, August 17 2018 8:20 AM EDT2018-08-17 12:20:39 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 6:16 PM EDT2018-08-18 22:16:31 GMT
    Trump asks SEC to review the practicality of quarterly reports from major US corporations, says 6-month reporting system might be favorable.More >>
    Trump asks SEC to review the practicality of quarterly reports from major US corporations, says 6-month reporting system might be favorable.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 >>
  • 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 >>
  • The Latest: Moody's cuts Turkey's credit rating further

    The Latest: Moody's cuts Turkey's credit rating further

    Friday, August 17 2018 8:30 AM EDT2018-08-17 12:30:36 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 3:31 PM EDT2018-08-18 19:31:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). A man walks out of a currency exchange shop in Istanbul, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Beset by a weak currency and tension with the United States, Turkey is reaching out to Europe in an attempt to shore up relations with majo...(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). A man walks out of a currency exchange shop in Istanbul, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Beset by a weak currency and tension with the United States, Turkey is reaching out to Europe in an attempt to shore up relations with majo...
    Turkey's state-run news agency says a higher Turkish court has also rejected an appeal for the release from detention of an American pastor who is at the center of a Turkish-U.S. spat.More >>
    Turkey's state-run news agency says a higher Turkish court has also rejected an appeal for the release from detention of an American pastor who is at the center of a Turkish-U.S. spat.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 >>
  • Peru, Ecuador tighten requirements for Venezuela migrants

    Peru, Ecuador tighten requirements for Venezuela migrants

    Friday, August 17 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-08-17 22:29:44 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 5:36 AM EDT2018-08-18 09:36:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Martin Mejia, File). FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2018 file photo, Venezuelan citizens stand in a line outside of Foreign Ministry office in Lima, Peru. Peru announced on Friday, Aug. 17, that all Venezuelan citizens that want to travel to Peru wi...(AP Photo/Martin Mejia, File). FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2018 file photo, Venezuelan citizens stand in a line outside of Foreign Ministry office in Lima, Peru. Peru announced on Friday, Aug. 17, that all Venezuelan citizens that want to travel to Peru wi...
    Two South American nations are stiffening entry requirements for the flood of Venezuelans fleeing their nation's economic and humanitarian crisis, a move that could make their plight even more arduous.More >>
    Two South American nations are stiffening entry requirements for the flood of Venezuelans fleeing their nation's economic and humanitarian crisis, a move that could make their plight even more arduous.More >>
  • Judge tells US officials, ACLU to come up with asylum plan

    Judge tells US officials, ACLU to come up with asylum plan

    Friday, August 17 2018 6:19 PM EDT2018-08-17 22:19:50 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 3:40 AM EDT2018-08-18 07:40:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File). FILE. This July 26, 2018 file photo shows people lining up to cross into the United States to begin the process of applying for asylum near the San Ysidro port of entry in Tijuana, Mexico.A federal judge has extended a fr...(AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File). FILE. This July 26, 2018 file photo shows people lining up to cross into the United States to begin the process of applying for asylum near the San Ysidro port of entry in Tijuana, Mexico.A federal judge has extended a fr...
    A federal judge is calling on the U.S. government and the American Civil Liberties Union to come up with a plan to address the rights of parents and children to seek asylum.More >>
    A federal judge is calling on the U.S. government and the American Civil Liberties Union to come up with a plan to address the rights of parents and children to seek asylum.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 >>
  • Pakistani lawmakers elect Imran Khan as prime minister

    Pakistani lawmakers elect Imran Khan as prime minister

    Friday, August 17 2018 7:25 AM EDT2018-08-17 11:25:32 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 1:11 AM EDT2018-08-18 05:11:14 GMT
    (National Assembly, via AP). In this photo released by the National Assembly, the leader of Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf party Imran Khan, left, greets speaker of the National Assembly Asad Qaiser in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Pakistan'...(National Assembly, via AP). In this photo released by the National Assembly, the leader of Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf party Imran Khan, left, greets speaker of the National Assembly Asad Qaiser in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Pakistan'...
    Pakistani lawmakers gather in parliament to elect former cricket star turned politician Imran Khan as prime minister.More >>
    Pakistani lawmakers gather in parliament to elect former cricket star turned politician Imran Khan as prime minister.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 >>
  • 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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  • US officials: Ex-IS fighter accepted in US as refugee

    US officials: Ex-IS fighter accepted in US as refugee

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:10 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:10:54 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-08-17 22:22:48 GMT
    (U.S. Attorney's Office via AP). This undated photo provided by the U.S. Attorney's Office shows Omar Abdulsattar Ameen. The refugee from Iraq was arrested Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Northern California on a warrant alleging that he killed an Iraqi p...(U.S. Attorney's Office via AP). This undated photo provided by the U.S. Attorney's Office shows Omar Abdulsattar Ameen. The refugee from Iraq was arrested Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Northern California on a warrant alleging that he killed an Iraqi p...
    An Iraqi man arrested in California is accused of being a former Islamic State fighter and killing a police officer in Iraq after he qualified to be resettled in the U.S. as part of a refugee program.More >>
    An Iraqi man arrested in California is accused of being a former Islamic State fighter and killing a police officer in Iraq after he qualified to be resettled in the U.S. as part of a refugee program.More >>
  • 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 >>
  • 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 >>
  • Trump wants federal suit against opioid manufacturers

    Trump wants federal suit against opioid manufacturers

    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:00 PM EDT2018-08-16 17:00:49 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 12:42 PM EDT2018-08-17 16:42:27 GMT
    President Donald Trump is asking Attorney General Jeff Sessions to file a federal lawsuit against certain companies that supply and manufacture opioids in response to the nation's drug epidemic.More >>
    President Donald Trump is asking Attorney General Jeff Sessions to file a federal lawsuit against certain companies that supply and manufacture opioids in response to the nation's drug epidemic.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 >>
  • 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 >>
  • The Latest: Trump tweets support for pastor jailed in Turkey

    The Latest: Trump tweets support for pastor jailed in Turkey

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:50 AM EDT2018-08-16 12:50:23 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 4:25 AM EDT2018-08-17 08:25:50 GMT
    (Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as he shakes hands with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani prior to their talks at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Turkey...(Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as he shakes hands with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani prior to their talks at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Turkey...
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has spoken with French President Emmanuel Macron, during which Macron said that Turkey's economic stability is important for France.More >>
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has spoken with French President Emmanuel Macron, during which Macron said that Turkey's economic stability is important for France.More >>
  • Ugandan pop star, a government critic, faces military court

    Ugandan pop star, a government critic, faces military court

    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:27 AM EDT2018-08-16 10:27:03 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 4:11 AM EDT2018-08-17 08:11:40 GMT
    Ugandan pop star, an outspoken government critic, to face military court after clashes.More >>
    Ugandan pop star, an outspoken government critic, to face military court after clashes.More >>
  • Merkel, Putin share a headache: Donald Trump

    Merkel, Putin share a headache: Donald Trump

    Friday, August 17 2018 3:50 AM EDT2018-08-17 07:50:24 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 3:52 AM EDT2018-08-17 07:52:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, file). FILE - In this July 7, 2017 file photo Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel prior to the first working session on the first day of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, northern Ger...(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, file). FILE - In this July 7, 2017 file photo Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel prior to the first working session on the first day of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, northern Ger...
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russia's President Vladimir Putin will have plenty to talk about when they meet Saturday _ thanks in no small part to U.S. President Donald Trump.More >>
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russia's President Vladimir Putin will have plenty to talk about when they meet Saturday _ thanks in no small part to U.S. President Donald Trump.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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  • California considers limiting broad 'felony murder' law

    California considers limiting broad 'felony murder' law

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:12 AM EDT2018-08-16 06:12:50 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-08-17 04:21:52 GMT
    (California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation via AP). This Feb. 27, 2018 photo provided by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation shows Brandon Hein, who was 18 when he and three other teenagers were charged in the 1995...(California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation via AP). This Feb. 27, 2018 photo provided by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation shows Brandon Hein, who was 18 when he and three other teenagers were charged in the 1995...
    California lawmakers are considering limiting the state's "felony murder" rule that holds accomplices to the same standard as if they had personally committed the crime.More >>
    California lawmakers are considering limiting the state's "felony murder" rule that holds accomplices to the same standard as if they had personally committed the crime.More >>
  • 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 >>
  • Trump team takes aim at Omarosa book, threatens legal action against publisher

    Trump team takes aim at Omarosa book, threatens legal action against publisher

    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:48 PM EDT2018-08-17 01:48:46 GMT

    Omarosa's book publisher, Simon and Schuster, says Trump and his lawyers do not have a "viable legal claim."

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    Omarosa's book publisher, Simon and Schuster, says Trump and his lawyers do not have a "viable legal claim."

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  • India lawmaker dresses as Hitler to criticize prime minister

    India lawmaker dresses as Hitler to criticize prime minister

    Friday, August 10 2018 5:56 AM EDT2018-08-10 09:56:22 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:54 PM EDT2018-08-16 21:54:51 GMT
    An Indian lawmaker has appeared in Parliament dressed like Adolf Hitler with a toothbrush moustache and wearing a khaki coat with swastika symbols on his pocket and arm.More >>
    An Indian lawmaker has appeared in Parliament dressed like Adolf Hitler with a toothbrush moustache and wearing a khaki coat with swastika symbols on his pocket and arm.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 >>
  • 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 >>
  • Moscow bristles at US sanctions on Russian company

    Moscow bristles at US sanctions on Russian company

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:01 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:01:15 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:27 PM EDT2018-08-16 20:27:04 GMT
    Russia warned that the latest U.S. sanctions against a Russian company accused by Washington of breaching international restrictions on North Korea could undermine denuclearization talks with Pyongyang.More >>
    Russia warned that the latest U.S. sanctions against a Russian company accused by Washington of breaching international restrictions on North Korea could undermine denuclearization talks with Pyongyang.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 >>
  • 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 >>
  • 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 >>
  • Adopted 4-year-old girl won't be deported, immigration officials say

    Adopted 4-year-old girl won't be deported, immigration officials say

    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:59 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:59:17 GMT
    Following an outcry in the case of Angela Becarra, she will be allowed to stay in the country, an immigration official said. (Source: CNN)Following an outcry in the case of Angela Becarra, she will be allowed to stay in the country, an immigration official said. (Source: CNN)

    Immigration officials decided to reverse their earlier decision to deny the girl citizenship.

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    Immigration officials decided to reverse their earlier decision to deny the girl citizenship.

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  • 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 >>
  • Turkey braces for hard times amid currency crisis, US spat

    Turkey braces for hard times amid currency crisis, US spat

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:20 PM EDT2018-08-15 18:20:06 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:42 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:42:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). People wait at a currency exchange shop in Istanbul, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. The Turkish lira has nosedived in value in the past week, but some Turks are reacting with defiance to their plunging currency and an escalati...(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). People wait at a currency exchange shop in Istanbul, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. The Turkish lira has nosedived in value in the past week, but some Turks are reacting with defiance to their plunging currency and an escalati...
    Some Turks are reacting with defiance to their plunging currency and an escalating dispute with the United States, in an indication that they are ready to endure economic pain and risk further deterioration in a...More >>
    Some Turks are reacting with defiance to their plunging currency and an escalating dispute with the United States, in an indication that they are ready to endure economic pain and risk further deterioration in a Cold War-era alliance.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 >>
  • Could Virginia's 7th district turn blue? Hotly contested race a 'toss-up'

    Could Virginia's 7th district turn blue? Hotly contested race a 'toss-up'

    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:14 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:14:17 GMT

    Due to a recent shift, due largely in part to a referendum on President Donald Trump, the district has been labeled a "toss-up," by political analyses such as The Cook Political Report.

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    Due to a recent shift, due largely in part to a referendum on President Donald Trump, the district has been labeled a "toss-up," by political analyses such as The Cook Political Report.

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  • FCC shuts down Alex Jones' pirate flagship radio station

    FCC shuts down Alex Jones' pirate flagship radio station

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 7:53 PM EDT2018-08-15 23:53:57 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:01 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:01:07 GMT
    The Federal Communications Commission has shut down a pirate radio station that had served as the flagship outlet for conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.More >>
    The Federal Communications Commission has shut down a pirate radio station that had served as the flagship outlet for conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.More >>
  • Suspect says smashing Trump's star was 'right and just act'

    Suspect says smashing Trump's star was 'right and just act'

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:58 PM EDT2018-08-15 20:58:10 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:41 AM EDT2018-08-16 15:41:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File). FILE - This photo July 25, 2018 file photo shows Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame that was vandalized, in Los Angeles. The man accused of smashing Trump's star says his actions were a "rightful and just act...(AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File). FILE - This photo July 25, 2018 file photo shows Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame that was vandalized, in Los Angeles. The man accused of smashing Trump's star says his actions were a "rightful and just act...
    The man accused of smashing President Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame called it a "rightful and just act".More >>
    The man accused of smashing President Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame called it a "rightful and just act".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 >>
  • Passengers off quarantined American flight in Nashville; Huckabee jokes it's 'Russians'

    Passengers off quarantined American flight in Nashville; Huckabee jokes it's 'Russians'

    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:23 AM EDT2018-08-16 13:23:29 GMT

    Passengers were held on board an American flight at Nashville International Airport while it was determined whether they had been exposed to illness. 

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    Passengers were held on board an American flight at Nashville International Airport while it was determined whether they had been exposed to illness. 

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  • China sending trade envoy to Washington for talks

    China sending trade envoy to Washington for talks

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:25 PM EDT2018-08-16 02:25:06 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 7:00 AM EDT2018-08-16 11:00:53 GMT
    The two governments are poised to impose a new round of tariff hikes on $16 billion of each other's goods next week in their worsening conflict over Beijing's technology policy. (Source: Raycom Media, File)The two governments are poised to impose a new round of tariff hikes on $16 billion of each other's goods next week in their worsening conflict over Beijing's technology policy. (Source: Raycom Media, File)

    The two governments are poised to impose a new round of tariff hikes on $16 billion of each other's goods next week in their worsening conflict over Beijing's technology policy.

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    The two governments are poised to impose a new round of tariff hikes on $16 billion of each other's goods next week in their worsening conflict over Beijing's technology policy.

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  • 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 >>
  • 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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  • BREAKING

    GRAPHIC WARNING: Mayoral hopeful says he received racially charged threat

    GRAPHIC WARNING: Mayoral hopeful says he received racially charged threat

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:53 PM EDT2018-08-16 01:53:11 GMT
    "I am not going to walk around Shreveport looking over my shoulder," says District 3 Caddo Commissioner Steven Jackson, one of eight Shreveport mayoral candidates. (Source: KSLA News 12)"I am not going to walk around Shreveport looking over my shoulder," says District 3 Caddo Commissioner Steven Jackson, one of eight Shreveport mayoral candidates. (Source: KSLA News 12)

    One of Shreveport's eight mayoral candidates says a racially charged message has been delivered to his family home in the city's Allendale neighborhood. 

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    One of Shreveport's eight mayoral candidates says a racially charged message has been delivered to his family home in the city's Allendale neighborhood. 

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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 >>
  • Federal agency issues proposals for downsized Utah monuments

    Federal agency issues proposals for downsized Utah monuments

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:53 PM EDT2018-08-15 22:53:12 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:09 PM EDT2018-08-16 00:09:09 GMT
    (Francisco Kjolseth/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this May 8, 2017, file photo, Arch Canyon within Bears Ears National Monument in Utah is viewed. The U.S. government is issuing draft proposals for how it would like to manage two natio...(Francisco Kjolseth/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this May 8, 2017, file photo, Arch Canyon within Bears Ears National Monument in Utah is viewed. The U.S. government is issuing draft proposals for how it would like to manage two natio...
    The U.S. government on Wednesday issued proposals for managing two national monuments in Utah that were significantly downsized by President Donald Trump last year.More >>
    The U.S. government on Wednesday issued proposals for managing two national monuments in Utah that were significantly downsized by President Donald Trump last year.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 >>
  • Sign tries to shame Sam Adams brewery over Trump association

    Sign tries to shame Sam Adams brewery over Trump association

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 7:09 PM EDT2018-08-15 23:09:57 GMT

    The sign says “Shame!” and “Sam Adams (heart) Trump.” It’s a response to Jim Koch, the founder of Sam Adams producer Boston Beer Company, endorsing Trump’s tax cuts.

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    The sign says “Shame!” and “Sam Adams (heart) Trump.” It’s a response to Jim Koch, the founder of Sam Adams producer Boston Beer Company, endorsing Trump’s tax cuts.

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  • 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 >>
  • US, Mexico announce new strategies on cartels

    US, Mexico announce new strategies on cartels

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:52:22 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:47 PM EDT2018-08-15 22:47:59 GMT
    The new plans include putting greater emphasis on attacking cartels' financial infrastructure. (Source: Drug Enforcement Administration)The new plans include putting greater emphasis on attacking cartels' financial infrastructure. (Source: Drug Enforcement Administration)

    The new plans include putting greater emphasis on attacking cartels' financial infrastructure.

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    The new plans include putting greater emphasis on attacking cartels' financial infrastructure.

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  • 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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  • 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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  • China files WTO challenge to US tariffs on solar panels

    China files WTO challenge to US tariffs on solar panels

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:43 PM EDT2018-08-15 03:43:40 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:03 PM EDT2018-08-15 20:03:20 GMT
    (Color China Photo via AP). In this Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, photo, a man walks by a poster depicting a mural of U.S. President Donald Trump stating that all American costumers will be charged 25 percent more than others starting from the day president T...(Color China Photo via AP). In this Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, photo, a man walks by a poster depicting a mural of U.S. President Donald Trump stating that all American costumers will be charged 25 percent more than others starting from the day president T...
    China files WTO challenge to US solar tariffs.More >>
    China files WTO challenge to US solar tariffs.More >>
  • 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 >>
  • 4-year-old adopted girl faces deportation

    4-year-old adopted girl faces deportation

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:38 PM EDT2018-08-15 16:38:03 GMT
    Angela Beccara's application for citizenship was denied. Her parents are afraid the girl they adopted as a baby will be deported. (Source: KDVR/CNN)Angela Beccara's application for citizenship was denied. Her parents are afraid the girl they adopted as a baby will be deported. (Source: KDVR/CNN)

    Angela Beccara's application for citizenship was denied. Her parents are afraid the girl they adopted as a baby will be deported. 

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    Angela Beccara's application for citizenship was denied. Her parents are afraid the girl they adopted as a baby will be deported. 

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  • 6 million Georgia voters' records exposed: 'Could have easily been compromised'

    6 million Georgia voters' records exposed: 'Could have easily been compromised'

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:19 PM EDT2018-08-15 16:19:07 GMT

    Brian Kemp is the Republican nominee for governor in Georgia, where as secretary of state he oversaw the integrity of election systems that could have been easily breached.

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    Brian Kemp is the Republican nominee for governor in Georgia, where as secretary of state he oversaw the integrity of election systems that could have been easily breached.

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  • 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 >>
  • Twitter suspends conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for 1 week

    Twitter suspends conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for 1 week

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:43 PM EDT2018-08-15 03:43:31 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:25 AM EDT2018-08-15 14:25:15 GMT
    Twitter has suspended conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week. (Source: KEYE/WABC via CNN)Twitter has suspended conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week. (Source: KEYE/WABC via CNN)

    Twitter says it is suspending the account of the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week after he violated the company's rules against inciting violence.

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    Twitter says it is suspending the account of the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week after he violated the company's rules against inciting violence.

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  • 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 >>
  • Lavish court spending in poor West Virginia triggers scandal

    Lavish court spending in poor West Virginia triggers scandal

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:15 PM EDT2018-08-14 20:15:09 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:30 AM EDT2018-08-15 06:30:07 GMT
    (Craig Hudson /Charleston Gazette-Mail via AP). TAKES OUT REFERENCE OF CHIEF JUSTICE - West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Robin Davis enters the Supreme Court Chambers to announce her retirement before a news conference in the Supreme Court Chambers i...(Craig Hudson /Charleston Gazette-Mail via AP). TAKES OUT REFERENCE OF CHIEF JUSTICE - West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Robin Davis enters the Supreme Court Chambers to announce her retirement before a news conference in the Supreme Court Chambers i...
    In poor West Virginia, a scandal over spending by the state's Supreme Court has triggered a move by one branch of government to essentially fire another.More >>
    In poor West Virginia, a scandal over spending by the state's Supreme Court has triggered a move by one branch of government to essentially fire another.More >>
  • Judge sets deadline for Army specialist's citizenship ruling

    Judge sets deadline for Army specialist's citizenship ruling

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 8:27 PM EDT2018-08-15 00:27:33 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:29 AM EDT2018-08-15 06:29:30 GMT
    A federal judge says the U.S. government should decide whether to allow a recently discharged Army specialist to become a citizen within three weeks.More >>
    A federal judge says the U.S. government should decide whether to allow a recently discharged Army specialist to become a citizen within three weeks.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 >>
  • Somali-American wins Minnesota Democratic US House primary

    Somali-American wins Minnesota Democratic US House primary

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:48 PM EDT2018-08-15 02:48:02 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:27 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:27:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Monem File). FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2017, file photo, state Rep. Ilhan Omar is interviewed in her office two days after the 2017 Legislature convened in St. Paul, Minn. Somali-American legislator Ilhan Omar made history Tuesday, Aug. 14, ...(AP Photo/Jim Monem File). FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2017, file photo, state Rep. Ilhan Omar is interviewed in her office two days after the 2017 Legislature convened in St. Paul, Minn. Somali-American legislator Ilhan Omar made history Tuesday, Aug. 14, ...
    Somali-American legislator Ilhan Omar has made history by winning a Democratic congressional primary in a Minneapolis-area district so reliably liberal that her victory is likely her ticket to Congress.More >>
    Somali-American legislator Ilhan Omar has made history by winning a Democratic congressional primary in a Minneapolis-area district so reliably liberal that her victory is likely her ticket to Congress.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 >>
  • Somali-American nears new historic mark with primary win

    Somali-American nears new historic mark with primary win

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:47 PM EDT2018-08-15 02:47:56 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:05:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Monem File). FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2017, file photo, state Rep. Ilhan Omar is interviewed in her office two days after the 2017 Legislature convened in St. Paul, Minn. Somali-American legislator Ilhan Omar made history Tuesday, Aug. 14, ...(AP Photo/Jim Monem File). FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2017, file photo, state Rep. Ilhan Omar is interviewed in her office two days after the 2017 Legislature convened in St. Paul, Minn. Somali-American legislator Ilhan Omar made history Tuesday, Aug. 14, ...
    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 >>
  • 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 >>
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  • 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
    Saturday, August 18 2018 11:48 PM EDT2018-08-19 03:48:02 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 >>
  • 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
    Saturday, August 18 2018 11:47 PM EDT2018-08-19 03:47:57 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 >>
  • 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
    Saturday, August 18 2018 11:47 PM EDT2018-08-19 03:47:43 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 >>
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