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  • 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
    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:14 PM EDT2018-08-17 03:14:45 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 >>
  • 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
    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:14 PM EDT2018-08-17 03:14:41 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 >>
  • 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
    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:14 PM EDT2018-08-17 03:14:39 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 >>
  • Mattis says further Taliban assaults likely in weeks ahead

    Mattis says further Taliban assaults likely in weeks ahead

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:38 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:38:36 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:14 PM EDT2018-08-17 03:14:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). Afghan security forces arrive at the site of an attack by gunmen, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Gunmen besieged a compound belonging to the Afghan intelligence service in Kabul on Thursday, police said, as the c...(AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). Afghan security forces arrive at the site of an attack by gunmen, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Gunmen besieged a compound belonging to the Afghan intelligence service in Kabul on Thursday, police said, as the c...
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Taliban's deadly assault on the Afghan city of Ghazni is the kind of violence the insurgents are likely to repeat in the run up to parliamentary elections scheduled for...More >>
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Taliban's deadly assault on the Afghan city of Ghazni is the kind of violence the insurgents are likely to repeat in the run up to parliamentary elections scheduled for October.More >>
  • 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
    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:14 PM EDT2018-08-17 03:14:32 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 >>
  • 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
    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:14 PM EDT2018-08-17 03:14:24 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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  • 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
    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:14 PM EDT2018-08-17 03:14:20 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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  • 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
    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:14 PM EDT2018-08-17 03:14:18 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 >>
  • 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
    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:14 PM EDT2018-08-17 03:14:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File). FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2017, file photo, military units participate in the inaugural parade from the Capitol to the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. A U.S. official says the 2018 Veterans Day military para...(AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File). FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2017, file photo, military units participate in the inaugural parade from the Capitol to the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. A U.S. official says the 2018 Veterans Day military para...
    The Defense Department says the Veterans Day military parade ordered up by President Donald Trump won't happen in 2018.More >>
    The Defense Department says the Veterans Day military parade ordered up by President Donald Trump won't happen in 2018.More >>
  • US vows to work more closely with states to fight wildfires

    US vows to work more closely with states to fight wildfires

    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:54 PM EDT2018-08-16 20:54:31 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:14 PM EDT2018-08-17 03:14:14 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 >>
  • 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
    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:05 PM EDT2018-08-17 03:05:07 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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  • US and Chile agree to cooperate on cyber security

    US and Chile agree to cooperate on cyber security

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:21 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:21:46 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:56 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:56:28 GMT
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and his Chilean counterpart signed an agreement pledging closer cooperation in combating cyber threats.More >>
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and his Chilean counterpart signed an agreement pledging closer cooperation in combating cyber threats.More >>
  • 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
    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:53 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:53:46 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 >>
  • 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 >>
  • 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
    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:44 PM EDT2018-08-17 01:44:39 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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  • Kudlow: China is sending team to Washington to talk trade

    Kudlow: China is sending team to Washington to talk trade

    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:05 AM EDT2018-08-16 15:05:26 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:19 PM EDT2018-08-17 00:19:04 GMT
    Kudlow: China is sending trade envoy to Washington for trade talks this month.More >>
    Kudlow: China is sending trade envoy to Washington for trade talks this month.More >>
  • AP Interview: Los Angeles mayor: Trump doing 'racist things'

    AP Interview: Los Angeles mayor: Trump doing 'racist things'

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:41 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:41:44 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:07 PM EDT2018-08-17 00:07:55 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 >>
  • 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 8:08 PM EDT2018-08-17 00:08:15 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 >>
  • Georgia's Kemp wants verifiable voting, but not right away

    Georgia's Kemp wants verifiable voting, but not right away

    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:47 PM EDT2018-08-16 17:47:00 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 7:43 PM EDT2018-08-16 23:43:41 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 >>
  • Pompeo forms Iran Action Group to run policy after nuke deal

    Pompeo forms Iran Action Group to run policy after nuke deal

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

    The Latest: Kudlow: Chinese economy is 'terrible'

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

    The Latest: Jury sends 4 questions to Manafort judge

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

    Rent control fuels costliest fight on California 2018 ballot

    Sunday, August 12 2018 11:13 AM EDT2018-08-12 15:13:53 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-08-16 21:52:12 GMT
    Los Angeles-based health care nonprofit known for funding controversial ballot measures wages expensive battle with real estate industry over rent control in California.More >>
    Los Angeles-based health care nonprofit known for funding controversial ballot measures wages expensive battle with real estate industry over rent control in California.More >>
  • 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
    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-08-16 21:52:07 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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  • GOP buys Cuomo ticket to Canada after US greatness comment

    GOP buys Cuomo ticket to Canada after US greatness comment

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

    Montana governor touts ability to win in Trump country

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

    Melania Trump to address cyberbullying summit in Maryland

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

    Big question for Wisconsin Senate race focuses on megadonor

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

    Nevada Democrats hope Latinos can propel them to victory

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

    Trump lashes out after newspapers respond to his attacks

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

    Republicans blast Pearl Jam poster of burning White House

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

    Senate study faults government care of migrant children

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

    Pawlenty loss shows Minnesota GOP's reluctance to coronate

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

    GOP's McCarthy slams California Democrats, faces heckling

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

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

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

    Mattis says US will work more closely with Argentina

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

    Nuke talks uncertain, US hits shippers with NKorea sanctions

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

    Victory offers Muslim candidate new platform to oppose Trump

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

    Democrats avoid abuse allegations against party leader

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

    Turkey increases tariffs on some US goods, escalating feud

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

    The Latest: Trump connects Russia probe, action on Brennan

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Inside a super PAC that spends on everything but winning

    Inside a super PAC that spends on everything but winning

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    The Latest: Manafort jury deliberations to begin Thursday

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

    Educator upsets longtime Wisconsin state lawmaker

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

    Moderates are key to defeating Kobach in Kansas

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Gubernatorial candidate challenges mayor with chicken outfit

    Gubernatorial candidate challenges mayor with chicken outfit

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

    Ex-Trump campaign manager says Bloomberg is 2020 threat

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Kansas governor concedes, says he will endorse GOP nominee

    Kansas governor concedes, says he will endorse GOP nominee

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

    White House admits error for false claim on black employment

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

    Vermont nominates 1st US transgender candidate for governor

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

    Governors: Trump directive could hurt effort to save bird

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

    EPA challenged safety of administration mileage freeze

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

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

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

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  • Wisconsin Senate, governor's races feature Trump backers

    Wisconsin Senate, governor's races feature Trump backers

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

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

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

    Ex-White House aide says Trump trying to silence her

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

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

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

    Trump-Omarosa feud rooted in her allegations of racism

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

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

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

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  • The Latest: Radinovich wins Minnesota Democrat House primary

    The Latest: Radinovich wins Minnesota Democrat House primary

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

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

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

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

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

    Primaries marked by Democratic diversity, Trump's picks

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

    Pawlenty's Minnesota loss caps political career with a thud

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

    Evers wins Democratic primary, will face Walker

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

    Primary night takeaways: Diverse Democrats and Trump wins

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

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

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

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  • Kansas governor concedes GOP primary to secretary of state

    Kansas governor concedes GOP primary to secretary of state

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Ellison wins Minnesota attorney general Democratic primary

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

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

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

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  • No leaks: Cushy job offers for discarded Trump staffers

    No leaks: Cushy job offers for discarded Trump staffers

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

    Manafort chooses not to testify as defense rests its case

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

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

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

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  • Avenatti discusses policy views as he weighs 2020 bid

    Avenatti discusses policy views as he weighs 2020 bid

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

    Unaffiliated voters key to outcome of Kansas' GOP primary

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

    APNewsBreak: Johnson to make Libertarian bid for Senate seat

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

    Jimmy Carter backs Democrat in Georgia governor's race

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

    Pentagon spokeswoman under inspector general investigation

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

    Judge jails congressional candidate through election for DUI

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

    Mattis heard gunfire outside his hotel in Rio de Janeiro

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

    Mattis says Taliban's tactics endanger Afghan civilians

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

    Mattis: US needs Space Force to counter Russia, China

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

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

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

    Gates testimony dredges up Trump inaugural spending mystery

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • The Latest: Closing arguments Wednesday in Manafort trial

    The Latest: Closing arguments Wednesday in Manafort trial

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

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

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

    Times Up gives $750,000 for combatting sexual misconduct

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Trump's Harley boycott call roils Wisconsin primary

    Trump's Harley boycott call roils Wisconsin primary

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

    Reality White House: Trump, Omarosa trade insults, charges

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

    Assaults by Taliban raise questions about US plan for peace

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

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

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

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  • Prosecution rests in Manafort tax evasion and fraud trial

    Prosecution rests in Manafort tax evasion and fraud trial

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    State probe finds immigrant teens not currently being abused

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

    Taliban offensive exposes fragile US hopes for Afghan peace

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

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

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

    The Latest: Trump denies using racial slur on tapes

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

    Kansas GOP governor candidates dig in for long ballot fight

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

    Democrat Schrier advances in Washington's 8th District

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

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

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

    Appeals court tells EPA to stop sales of harmful pesticide

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Reports of election site hacking rankle Florida officials

    Reports of election site hacking rankle Florida officials

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

    Democrats look to longshot territory for midterm gains

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Collins' exit prompts GOP scramble, ballot questions

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

    Charlottesville anniversary: Peaceful protests, few arrests

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

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

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

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  • Woman behind Ellison allegations won't release alleged video

    Woman behind Ellison allegations won't release alleged video

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

    The Latest: Manafort judge closes court for sealed motion

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

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

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

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  • GOP congressman from New York charged with insider trading

    GOP congressman from New York charged with insider trading

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

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

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

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  • Trump tweet jabs Kasich; Ohio governor posts laughing Putin

    Trump tweet jabs Kasich; Ohio governor posts laughing Putin

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

    Omarosa says she secretly taped her firing, plays audio

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

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

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

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  • Ellison denies abuse allegations from ex-girlfriend

    Ellison denies abuse allegations from ex-girlfriend

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

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

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

    Newest US sanctions against Russia hit an economic nerve

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

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

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

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  • Pentagon chief Mattis defends his reversal on Space Force

    Pentagon chief Mattis defends his reversal on Space Force

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

    Education advocate aiming to unseat longtime Alaska rep

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

    The Latest: 1 arrest made in DC in Charlottesville protests

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

    Wildfire victims among those stung by Trump's trade war

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

    Steve Bannon weighs in on UK burqa debate, Boris Johnson

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

    Rain pouring, Trump rages on Twitter and hangs with bikers

    Saturday, August 11 2018 6:04 PM EDT2018-08-11 22:04:38 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 1:29 AM EDT2018-08-13 05:29:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump stands in the rain with members of Bikers for Trump and supporters after saying the Pledge of Allegiance, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, at the clubhouse of Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump stands in the rain with members of Bikers for Trump and supporters after saying the Pledge of Allegiance, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, at the clubhouse of Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.
    Trump rages on Twitter as rain dumped on his New Jersey golf club ahead of a "Bikers for Trump" gathering.More >>
    Trump rages on Twitter as rain dumped on his New Jersey golf club ahead of a "Bikers for Trump" gathering.More >>
  • Against all odds: Democrats pour money into longshot races

    Against all odds: Democrats pour money into longshot races

    Sunday, August 12 2018 10:53 AM EDT2018-08-12 14:53:53 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 1:03 AM EDT2018-08-13 05:03:54 GMT
    Donors pouring money into the November midterm elections are putting cash into races in places they never have before to help Democrats.More >>
    Donors pouring money into the November midterm elections are putting cash into races in places they never have before to help Democrats.More >>
  • Ige wins Hawaii Democratic governor primary

    Ige wins Hawaii Democratic governor primary

    Saturday, August 11 2018 2:16 AM EDT2018-08-11 06:16:39 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-08-13 04:44:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy, File). FILE - In this July 24, 2018, file photo, former U.S. Rep. Ed Case greets evening commuters while campaigning for the U.S. congressional seat representing urban Honolulu, in Honolulu. Hawaii voters head to the polls this...(AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy, File). FILE - In this July 24, 2018, file photo, former U.S. Rep. Ed Case greets evening commuters while campaigning for the U.S. congressional seat representing urban Honolulu, in Honolulu. Hawaii voters head to the polls this...
    Hawaii voters head to the polls this weekend for a primary election that will most likely settle the outcome of this year's major races.More >>
    Hawaii voters head to the polls this weekend for a primary election that will most likely settle the outcome of this year's major races.More >>
  • The Latest: White House blasts Omarosa for recording talks

    The Latest: White House blasts Omarosa for recording talks

    Sunday, August 12 2018 6:44 PM EDT2018-08-12 22:44:51 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-08-13 04:35:41 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...
    The White House is blasting former staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman for secretly recording a conversation with chief of staff John Kelly in the high-security Situation Room.More >>
    The White House is blasting former staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman for secretly recording a conversation with chief of staff John Kelly in the high-security Situation Room.More >>
  • Pence outlines US Space Force plan for 'next battlefield'

    Pence outlines US Space Force plan for 'next battlefield'

    Thursday, August 9 2018 11:53 AM EDT2018-08-09 15:53:39 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 12:29 AM EDT2018-08-13 04:29:55 GMT
    Vice President Mike Pence, right, stands outside the Department of Defense with Defense Secretary James Mattis. (Source: CNN)Vice President Mike Pence, right, stands outside the Department of Defense with Defense Secretary James Mattis. (Source: CNN)

    Vice President Mike Pence says the time has come to establish a new United States Space Force to ensure America's dominance in space amid heightened completion and threats from China and Russia.

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    Vice President Mike Pence says the time has come to establish a new United States Space Force to ensure America's dominance in space amid heightened completion and threats from China and Russia.

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  • The Latest: Ron Curtis wins Hawaii GOP nod for US Senate

    The Latest: Ron Curtis wins Hawaii GOP nod for US Senate

    Sunday, August 12 2018 4:06 AM EDT2018-08-12 08:06:29 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 11:13 PM EDT2018-08-13 03:13:48 GMT
    (Marie Eriel Hobro /Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP). A family squeezes together inside of a small voting booth at Kapolei High School in Kapolei, Hawaii., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. The winners of most of the Democratic Party's primary races in Hawaii t...(Marie Eriel Hobro /Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP). A family squeezes together inside of a small voting booth at Kapolei High School in Kapolei, Hawaii., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. The winners of most of the Democratic Party's primary races in Hawaii t...
    Former Congressman Ed Case says he believes his message that politicians in Washington need to work together resonated with voters.More >>
    Former Congressman Ed Case says he believes his message that politicians in Washington need to work together resonated with voters.More >>
  • Vote counting in Kansas GOP primary race enters final stage

    Vote counting in Kansas GOP primary race enters final stage

    Sunday, August 12 2018 10:58 AM EDT2018-08-12 14:58:59 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 6:13 PM EDT2018-08-12 22:13:19 GMT
    (Chris Neal/The Topeka Capital-Journal via AP). 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 against K...(Chris Neal/The Topeka Capital-Journal via AP). 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 against K...
    County election officials across Kansas are preparing to begin reviewing questionable mail-in ballots and provisional ballots to arrive at final official vote totals in the hotly contested Republican primary for...More >>
    County election officials across Kansas are preparing to begin reviewing questionable mail-in ballots and provisional ballots to arrive at final official vote totals in the hotly contested Republican primary for governor.More >>
  • GOP uncertain as Rep. Chris Collins ends re-election bid

    GOP uncertain as Rep. Chris Collins ends re-election bid

    Saturday, August 11 2018 11:14 AM EDT2018-08-11 15:14:22 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 11:55 AM EDT2018-08-12 15:55:45 GMT
    Republican U.S. Rep Chris Collins says he will no longer run for re-election after being charged with insider trading. (Source: CNN)Republican U.S. Rep Chris Collins says he will no longer run for re-election after being charged with insider trading. (Source: CNN)

    Republican U.S. Rep Chris Collins says he will no longer run for re-election after being charged with insider trading.

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    Republican U.S. Rep Chris Collins says he will no longer run for re-election after being charged with insider trading.

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  • Ex-congressman wins Hawaii Democratic primary for US House

    Ex-congressman wins Hawaii Democratic primary for US House

    Sunday, August 12 2018 5:45 AM EDT2018-08-12 09:45:50 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-08-12 15:12:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marco Garcia). Former U.S. Rep Ed Case, left, along with his wife Audrey Case, do last minute campaigning waving at passing cars, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, in Honolulu. Case is trying to succeed U.S. Rep Colleen Hanabusa, who is running for Ha...(AP Photo/Marco Garcia). Former U.S. Rep Ed Case, left, along with his wife Audrey Case, do last minute campaigning waving at passing cars, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, in Honolulu. Case is trying to succeed U.S. Rep Colleen Hanabusa, who is running for Ha...
    Former Congressman Ed Case is the Democratic Party's nominee to represent Honolulu in the U.S. House.More >>
    Former Congressman Ed Case is the Democratic Party's nominee to represent Honolulu in the U.S. House.More >>
  • New US sanctions could pitch Russia relations to new low

    New US sanctions could pitch Russia relations to new low

    Saturday, August 11 2018 9:29 AM EDT2018-08-11 13:29:11 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 11:05 AM EDT2018-08-12 15:05:46 GMT
    (Dmitry Astakhov, Sputnik, Government Pool Photo via AP). Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev speaks during a meeting in Kamchatka Peninsula region, Russian Far East, Russia, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Russia's prime minister sternly warned the United S...(Dmitry Astakhov, Sputnik, Government Pool Photo via AP). Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev speaks during a meeting in Kamchatka Peninsula region, Russian Far East, Russia, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Russia's prime minister sternly warned the United S...
    While the first wave of new US sanctions may have a limited impact on Russia, a second batch could hit its economy hard and send already tense relations into a tailspin.More >>
    While the first wave of new US sanctions may have a limited impact on Russia, a second batch could hit its economy hard and send already tense relations into a tailspin.More >>
  • In wake of critical book, Trump calls Omarosa 'a lowlife'

    In wake of critical book, Trump calls Omarosa 'a lowlife'

    Saturday, August 11 2018 12:09 AM EDT2018-08-11 04:09:20 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 9:44 AM EDT2018-08-12 13:44:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2017, file photo, Omarosa Manigault-Newman, then an aide to President Donald Trump, watches during a meeting with parents and teachers in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. The Whit...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2017, file photo, Omarosa Manigault-Newman, then an aide to President Donald Trump, watches during a meeting with parents and teachers in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. The Whit...
    Former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman says in a new book that she didn't want to believe President Donald Trump was racist but saw it with her own eyes.More >>
    Former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman says in a new book that she didn't want to believe President Donald Trump was racist but saw it with her own eyes.More >>
  • Memo shows Kavanaugh resisted indicting a sitting president

    Memo shows Kavanaugh resisted indicting a sitting president

    Saturday, August 11 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-08-11 04:25:02 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 8:34 AM EDT2018-08-12 12:34:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this Aug. 7, 2018, photo. President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, officiates at the swearing-in of Judge Britt Grant to take a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this Aug. 7, 2018, photo. President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, officiates at the swearing-in of Judge Britt Grant to take a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ...
    Newly released documents from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's time on the Ken Starr team investigating Bill Clinton reveal his resistance to issuing an indictment of a sitting president.More >>
    Newly released documents from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's time on the Ken Starr team investigating Bill Clinton reveal his resistance to issuing an indictment of a sitting president.More >>
  • The Latest: In wake of book, Trump calls Omarosa 'a lowlife'

    The Latest: In wake of book, Trump calls Omarosa 'a lowlife'

    Saturday, August 11 2018 4:46 PM EDT2018-08-11 20:46:38 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 6:01 AM EDT2018-08-12 10:01:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2017, file photo, Omarosa Manigault-Newman, then an aide to President Donald Trump, watches during a meeting with parents and teachers in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. The Whit...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2017, file photo, Omarosa Manigault-Newman, then an aide to President Donald Trump, watches during a meeting with parents and teachers in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. The Whit...
    Trump calls former White House staffer and fellow reality-TV star Omarosa Manigault Newman 'a lowlife'.More >>
    Trump calls former White House staffer and fellow reality-TV star Omarosa Manigault Newman 'a lowlife'.More >>
  • Wisconsin Democrats crowd in for chance to challenge Walker

    Wisconsin Democrats crowd in for chance to challenge Walker

    Saturday, August 11 2018 11:19 AM EDT2018-08-11 15:19:21 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 6:01 AM EDT2018-08-12 10:01:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Scott Bauer, File). FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks at a news conference in Madison, Wis. Eight Democrats are taking on Walker in the Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, as he seeks a third term, a sign of jus...(AP Photo/Scott Bauer, File). FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks at a news conference in Madison, Wis. Eight Democrats are taking on Walker in the Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, as he seeks a third term, a sign of jus...
    Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker has warned for months about a "blue wave" this fall, and Tuesday's primary will settle which Democrat tries to ride it.More >>
    Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker has warned for months about a "blue wave" this fall, and Tuesday's primary will settle which Democrat tries to ride it.More >>
  • AP analysis finds Democratic voters hold an enthusiasm edge

    AP analysis finds Democratic voters hold an enthusiasm edge

    Saturday, August 11 2018 12:29 AM EDT2018-08-11 04:29:50 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 6:01 AM EDT2018-08-12 10:01:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo). In this Aug. 7, 2018, photo, voters cast their ballots among an array of electronic voting machines in a polling station at the Noor Islamic Cultural Center, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, in Dublin, Ohio. An Associated Press analysi...(AP Photo/John Minchillo). In this Aug. 7, 2018, photo, voters cast their ballots among an array of electronic voting machines in a polling station at the Noor Islamic Cultural Center, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, in Dublin, Ohio. An Associated Press analysi...
    An Associated Press analysis has found that Democratic voters were more enthusiastic than Republicans in nearly a dozen federal special elections since Donald Trump took office.More >>
    An Associated Press analysis has found that Democratic voters were more enthusiastic than Republicans in nearly a dozen federal special elections since Donald Trump took office.More >>
  • Count of last Kansas governor primary ballots to stretch out

    Count of last Kansas governor primary ballots to stretch out

    Saturday, August 11 2018 9:44 AM EDT2018-08-11 13:44:13 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 6:00 PM EDT2018-08-11 22:00:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Hanna, File). FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2011, file photo, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, right, confers with Assistant Secretary of State Eric Rucker during a Kansas House Elections Committee hearing on Kobach's bill for cracking d...(AP Photo/John Hanna, File). FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2011, file photo, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, right, confers with Assistant Secretary of State Eric Rucker during a Kansas House Elections Committee hearing on Kobach's bill for cracking d...
    The counting of the last ballots in the tight and contentious Republican primary for Kansas governor will stretch out over the next week and still might not settle the race.More >>
    The counting of the last ballots in the tight and contentious Republican primary for Kansas governor will stretch out over the next week and still might not settle the race.More >>
  • Russian PM strongly warns US against ramping up sanctions

    Russian PM strongly warns US against ramping up sanctions

    Friday, August 10 2018 4:11 AM EDT2018-08-10 08:11:02 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 12:24 PM EDT2018-08-11 16:24:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File). FILE - In this March 13, 2018, file photo, police officers guard a cordon around a police tent covering a supermarket car park pay machine near the spot where former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found c...(AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File). FILE - In this March 13, 2018, file photo, police officers guard a cordon around a police tent covering a supermarket car park pay machine near the spot where former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found c...
    The Russian prime minister has sternly warned the United States against ramping up sanctions, warning that Russia will strike back with economic, political and "other" means.More >>
    The Russian prime minister has sternly warned the United States against ramping up sanctions, warning that Russia will strike back with economic, political and "other" means.More >>
  • Trump, at golf club, intent on projecting he's hard at work

    Trump, at golf club, intent on projecting he's hard at work

    Saturday, August 11 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-08-11 04:25:18 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 11:41 AM EDT2018-08-11 15:41:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump sits with first lady Melania Trump as he meets with business leaders, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump sits with first lady Melania Trump as he meets with business leaders, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.
    President Donald Trump may be spending time at his golf club in New Jersey, but he wants you to know it's not a vacation.More >>
    President Donald Trump may be spending time at his golf club in New Jersey, but he wants you to know it's not a vacation.More >>
  • Newspaper calls for war of words against Trump media attacks

    Newspaper calls for war of words against Trump media attacks

    Friday, August 10 2018 3:39 PM EDT2018-08-10 19:39:24 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 11:19 AM EDT2018-08-11 15:19:57 GMT
    A Boston newspaper is calling for a coordinated editorial response to President Donald Trump's frequent attacks on the news media.More >>
    A Boston newspaper is calling for a coordinated editorial response to President Donald Trump's frequent attacks on the news media.More >>
  • Little-known Democratic 2020 hopefuls make early Iowa visits

    Little-known Democratic 2020 hopefuls make early Iowa visits

    Saturday, August 11 2018 12:45 AM EDT2018-08-11 04:45:58 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 11:17 AM EDT2018-08-11 15:17:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Rep. John Delaney, D-Md., walks past a concession stand during a visit to the Iowa State Fair, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, in Des Moines, Iowa.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Rep. John Delaney, D-Md., walks past a concession stand during a visit to the Iowa State Fair, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, in Des Moines, Iowa.
    In Iowa, the dozen or so little-known Democrats who have begun visiting the early presidential nominating state sometimes go unrecognized while the party's stars and rising national figures stay away for now to...More >>
    In Iowa, the dozen or so little-known Democrats who have begun visiting the early presidential nominating state sometimes go unrecognized while the party's stars and rising national figures stay away for now to focus on midterms.More >>
  • Ethics panel warns lawmakers against product endorsements

    Ethics panel warns lawmakers against product endorsements

    Friday, August 10 2018 5:09 PM EDT2018-08-10 21:09:31 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 10:56 AM EDT2018-08-11 14:56:00 GMT
    The House Ethics Committee is updating its guidance against lawmakers advertising or endorsing products in which they have a financial interest.More >>
    The House Ethics Committee is updating its guidance against lawmakers advertising or endorsing products in which they have a financial interest.More >>
  • Banker: Chairman OK'd Manafort loans, eyed Trump cabinet job

    Banker: Chairman OK'd Manafort loans, eyed Trump cabinet job

    Friday, August 10 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-08-10 04:35:57 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 9:31 AM EDT2018-08-11 13:31:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Federal court is seen as the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort continues, in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Federal court is seen as the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort continues, in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018.

    Prosecutors in Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial say they expect to rest their case on Friday.

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    Prosecutors in Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial say they expect to rest their case on Friday.

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  • Washington US House race likely to feature 2 Democrats

    Washington US House race likely to feature 2 Democrats

    Friday, August 10 2018 8:03 PM EDT2018-08-11 00:03:07 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 9:10 AM EDT2018-08-11 13:10:38 GMT
    Democrat Kim Schrier is maintaining her lead for the second spot in Washington's 8th District Congressional primary election.More >>
    Democrat Kim Schrier is maintaining her lead for the second spot in Washington's 8th District Congressional primary election.More >>
  • Kobach's take-no-prisoners style at forefront in Kansas race

    Kobach's take-no-prisoners style at forefront in Kansas race

    Friday, August 10 2018 12:07 PM EDT2018-08-10 16:07:51 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 8:43 AM EDT2018-08-11 12:43:01 GMT
    (Chris Neal/The Topeka Capital-Journal via AP). Kansas Republican gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach and his wife Heather take the stage to thank their supporters and send them home for the night after problems with polls in Johnson County, Kan., dela...(Chris Neal/The Topeka Capital-Journal via AP). Kansas Republican gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach and his wife Heather take the stage to thank their supporters and send them home for the night after problems with polls in Johnson County, Kan., dela...
    Secretaries of state from middle America aren't generally household names. Kansas' Kris Kobach is the exception.More >>
    Secretaries of state from middle America aren't generally household names. Kansas' Kris Kobach is the exception.More >>
  • Kobach steps away from duties in contested Kansas vote count

    Kobach steps away from duties in contested Kansas vote count

    Friday, August 10 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-08-10 14:32:22 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 8:42 AM EDT2018-08-11 12:42:58 GMT
    (Chris Neal/The Topeka Capital-Journal via AP). Kansas Republican gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach and his wife Heather take the stage to thank their supporters and send them home for the night after problems with polls in Johnson County, Kan., dela...(Chris Neal/The Topeka Capital-Journal via AP). Kansas Republican gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach and his wife Heather take the stage to thank their supporters and send them home for the night after problems with polls in Johnson County, Kan., dela...

    An aide to Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer says Secretary of State Kris Kobach's promise to remove himself from further counting in their contested Republican primary race is not enough.

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    An aide to Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer says Secretary of State Kris Kobach's promise to remove himself from further counting in their contested Republican primary race is not enough.

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  • Roger Stone associate held in contempt in Russia probe

    Roger Stone associate held in contempt in Russia probe

    Friday, August 10 2018 1:50 PM EDT2018-08-10 17:50:30 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 3:38 AM EDT2018-08-11 07:38:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Paul Kamenar, attorney for Andrew Miller, joined by Peter Flaherty, chairman of the National Legal and Policy Center, left, talks to reporters after a federal judge found Miller in contempt for refusing to testify before...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Paul Kamenar, attorney for Andrew Miller, joined by Peter Flaherty, chairman of the National Legal and Policy Center, left, talks to reporters after a federal judge found Miller in contempt for refusing to testify before...
    An associate of Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone has been held in contempt of court for refusing to appear before a grand jury in the special counsel's Russia investigation.More >>
    An associate of Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone has been held in contempt of court for refusing to appear before a grand jury in the special counsel's Russia investigation.More >>
  • Lesser-known Democrats seek breakthrough in Iowa

    Lesser-known Democrats seek breakthrough in Iowa

    Friday, August 10 2018 4:09 PM EDT2018-08-10 20:09:31 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 12:50 AM EDT2018-08-11 04:50:40 GMT
    Lesser-known Democrats seek breakthrough in Iowa, while the party's stars and rising national figures stay away for now.More >>
    Lesser-known Democrats seek breakthrough in Iowa, while the party's stars and rising national figures stay away for now.More >>
  • AP Analysis: On enthusiasm, Democrats have advantage

    AP Analysis: On enthusiasm, Democrats have advantage

    Friday, August 10 2018 4:45 PM EDT2018-08-10 20:45:12 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 12:50 AM EDT2018-08-11 04:50:29 GMT
    An Associated Press analysis finds Democrats with a consistent enthusiasm advantage with nearly a dozen federal special elections now concluded ahead of the November midterms.More >>
    An Associated Press analysis finds Democrats with a consistent enthusiasm advantage with nearly a dozen federal special elections now concluded ahead of the November midterms.More >>
  • President Trump's summer getaway: Don't call it a vacation

    President Trump's summer getaway: Don't call it a vacation

    Friday, August 10 2018 2:08 PM EDT2018-08-10 18:08:19 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 12:32 AM EDT2018-08-11 04:32:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). The clubhouse of Trump National Golf Club is seen from the media van, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, Bedminster, N.J., before a President Donald Trump meets with state leaders about prison reform.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). The clubhouse of Trump National Golf Club is seen from the media van, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, Bedminster, N.J., before a President Donald Trump meets with state leaders about prison reform.
    President Donald Trump is spending his summer vacation _ wait, don't call it "vacation" _ at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey.More >>
    President Donald Trump is spending his summer vacation _ wait, don't call it "vacation" _ at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey.More >>
  • Kavanaugh in memo argued against indicting sitting president

    Kavanaugh in memo argued against indicting sitting president

    Friday, August 10 2018 4:14 PM EDT2018-08-10 20:14:32 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-08-11 04:31:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this Aug. 7, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, officiates at the swearing-in of Judge Britt Grant to take a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this Aug. 7, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, officiates at the swearing-in of Judge Britt Grant to take a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ...
    Confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to begin Sept. 4, Senate chairman says.More >>
    Confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to begin Sept. 4, Senate chairman says.More >>
  • In Iowa, Stormy Daniels' lawyer says Democrats must fight

    In Iowa, Stormy Daniels' lawyer says Democrats must fight

    Friday, August 10 2018 12:46 AM EDT2018-08-10 04:46:15 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-08-11 04:31:16 GMT
    (Zach Boyden-Holme/The Des Moines Register via AP). Michael Avenatti, the lawyer representing adult film actress Stormy Daniels, drinks a beer at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. Avenatti’s crusade for the porn actress t...(Zach Boyden-Holme/The Des Moines Register via AP). Michael Avenatti, the lawyer representing adult film actress Stormy Daniels, drinks a beer at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. Avenatti’s crusade for the porn actress t...
    Michael Avenatti, the lawyer for the porn actress taking on President Donald Trump, is taking his message to Iowa Democrats.More >>
    Michael Avenatti, the lawyer for the porn actress taking on President Donald Trump, is taking his message to Iowa Democrats.More >>
  • Some of ex-Pennsylvania congressman's convictions tossed

    Some of ex-Pennsylvania congressman's convictions tossed

    Thursday, August 9 2018 1:06 PM EDT2018-08-09 17:06:19 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 11:48 PM EDT2018-08-11 03:48:03 GMT
    A federal appeals court has overturned an ex-Pennsylvania congressman's bribery convictions but has let stand numerous other counts.More >>
    A federal appeals court has overturned an ex-Pennsylvania congressman's bribery convictions but has let stand numerous other counts.More >>
  • In book, Omarosa says Trump is a bigot, behaved 'like a dog'

    In book, Omarosa says Trump is a bigot, behaved 'like a dog'

    Friday, August 10 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-08-10 17:27:43 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 11:45 PM EDT2018-08-11 03:45:00 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...
    The White House is slamming a new book by ex-staffer Omarosa Manigault-Newman, calling her "a disgruntled former White House employee.".More >>
    The White House is slamming a new book by ex-staffer Omarosa Manigault-Newman, calling her "a disgruntled former White House employee.".More >>
  • CIA cables detail interrogation at base run by CIA director

    CIA cables detail interrogation at base run by CIA director

    Friday, August 10 2018 6:24 PM EDT2018-08-10 22:24:25 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 10:00 PM EDT2018-08-11 02:00:38 GMT
    The CIA has disclosed little about Haspel's 30-plus years with the agency, nearly all of it undercover. (Source: AP Photo/Alex Brandon)The CIA has disclosed little about Haspel's 30-plus years with the agency, nearly all of it undercover. (Source: AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Newly declassified documents released Friday offer more detail how an accused al-Qaida operative was stripped naked, repeatedly slammed against walls, waterboarded at a covert detention site that CIA Director Gina...

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    Newly declassified documents released Friday offer more detail how an accused al-Qaida operative was stripped naked, repeatedly slammed against walls, waterboarded at a covert detention site that CIA Director Gina Haspel briefly oversaw after 9/11.

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  • Speech group: @realDonaldTrump still blocking Twitter foes

    Speech group: @realDonaldTrump still blocking Twitter foes

    Friday, August 10 2018 9:29 PM EDT2018-08-11 01:29:09 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 9:30 PM EDT2018-08-11 01:30:37 GMT
    A free speech group says President Donald Trump is still blocking dozens of people from his Twitter account despite a court's ruling that doing so violates the First Amendment.More >>
    A free speech group says President Donald Trump is still blocking dozens of people from his Twitter account despite a court's ruling that doing so violates the First Amendment.More >>
  • The Latest: Omarosa calls Trump a bigot in upcoming book

    The Latest: Omarosa calls Trump a bigot in upcoming book

    Friday, August 10 2018 4:59 PM EDT2018-08-10 20:59:34 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 9:29 PM EDT2018-08-11 01:29:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2017, file photo, Omarosa Manigault-Newman, then an aide to President Donald Trump, watches during a meeting with parents and teachers in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. The Whit...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2017, file photo, Omarosa Manigault-Newman, then an aide to President Donald Trump, watches during a meeting with parents and teachers in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. The Whit...
    Former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman claims in a new book that she saw President Donald Trump behave "like a dog off the leash" at Mar-a-Lago events without his wife, first lady Melania Trump.More >>
    Former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman claims in a new book that she saw President Donald Trump behave "like a dog off the leash" at Mar-a-Lago events without his wife, first lady Melania Trump.More >>
  • The Latest: Memo shows Kavanaugh opposed indicting president

    The Latest: Memo shows Kavanaugh opposed indicting president

    Friday, August 10 2018 9:04 PM EDT2018-08-11 01:04:13 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 9:29 PM EDT2018-08-11 01:29:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this Aug. 7, 2018, photo. President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, officiates at the swearing-in of Judge Britt Grant to take a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this Aug. 7, 2018, photo. President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, officiates at the swearing-in of Judge Britt Grant to take a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ...
    New documents have been released from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's time on the Kenneth Starr team investigating Bill Clinton that reveal his resistance to issuing an indictment of a sitting president.More >>
    New documents have been released from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's time on the Kenneth Starr team investigating Bill Clinton that reveal his resistance to issuing an indictment of a sitting president.More >>
  • Florida Gov. wants proof from Sen. Nelson over hacking claim

    Florida Gov. wants proof from Sen. Nelson over hacking claim

    Friday, August 10 2018 4:14 PM EDT2018-08-10 20:14:59 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 7:11 PM EDT2018-08-10 23:11:02 GMT
    Florida Gov. Rick Scott is demanding that U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson provide proof to back up his statement that Russian operatives have penetrated some of his state's election systems.More >>
    Florida Gov. Rick Scott is demanding that U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson provide proof to back up his statement that Russian operatives have penetrated some of his state's election systems.More >>
  • The Latest: Manafort prosecutors expect to rest case Monday

    The Latest: Manafort prosecutors expect to rest case Monday

    Friday, August 10 2018 11:22 AM EDT2018-08-10 15:22:40 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-08-10 22:14:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Attorney Kevin Downing, left, gestures to the rest of the defense team for Paul Manafort, as the team leaves federal court for a lunch break during the trial of the former Trump campaign chairman, in Alexandria, Va., Thursd...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Attorney Kevin Downing, left, gestures to the rest of the defense team for Paul Manafort, as the team leaves federal court for a lunch break during the trial of the former Trump campaign chairman, in Alexandria, Va., Thursd...
    Prosecutors in Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial say they expect to rest their case on Friday.More >>
    Prosecutors in Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial say they expect to rest their case on Friday.More >>
  • DeVos proposes another rollback on for-profit college rules

    DeVos proposes another rollback on for-profit college rules

    Friday, August 10 2018 10:42 AM EDT2018-08-10 14:42:45 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 5:39 PM EDT2018-08-10 21:39:36 GMT
    The Trump administration plans to roll back another major Obama-era rule that was created to police the for-profit college industry.More >>
    The Trump administration plans to roll back another major Obama-era rule that was created to police the for-profit college industry.More >>
  • Secretly handmade for CIA: Pottery from Poland

    Secretly handmade for CIA: Pottery from Poland

    Friday, August 10 2018 1:53 PM EDT2018-08-10 17:53:34 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 5:20 PM EDT2018-08-10 21:20:01 GMT
    (Boleslawiec Artistic Handicrafts Cooperative via AP). In this undated photo made available on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 by the Boleslawiec Artistic Handicrafts Cooperative,  pieces of unique hand-painted pottery with the CIA logo recently made for the U.S...(Boleslawiec Artistic Handicrafts Cooperative via AP). In this undated photo made available on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 by the Boleslawiec Artistic Handicrafts Cooperative, pieces of unique hand-painted pottery with the CIA logo recently made for the U.S...
    It was secret handiwork done for the CIA by experts in Poland: painted tableware with the intelligence agency's logo.More >>
    It was secret handiwork done for the CIA by experts in Poland: painted tableware with the intelligence agency's logo.More >>
  • Trump says protesting NFL players should 'be cool!'

    Trump says protesting NFL players should 'be cool!'

    Friday, August 10 2018 9:22 AM EDT2018-08-10 13:22:21 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 5:17 PM EDT2018-08-10 21:17:09 GMT
    President Donald Trump is once again lashing out at football players who refuse to stand for the National Anthem in protest of racism and police brutality, claiming that "most of them are unable to define" what...More >>
    President Donald Trump is once again lashing out at football players who refuse to stand for the National Anthem in protest of racism and police brutality, claiming that "most of them are unable to define" what they're demonstrating against.More >>
  • DC's police and protesters prepare for white nationalists

    DC's police and protesters prepare for white nationalists

    Friday, August 10 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-08-10 15:42:35 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 4:52 PM EDT2018-08-10 20:52:08 GMT
    Government and police officials in the nation's capital say they are confident the city can manage to host this weekend's planned white nationalist rally without violence.More >>
    Government and police officials in the nation's capital say they are confident the city can manage to host this weekend's planned white nationalist rally without violence.More >>
  • Granite marking Trump's New Hampshire primary win smashed

    Granite marking Trump's New Hampshire primary win smashed

    Friday, August 10 2018 4:09 PM EDT2018-08-10 20:09:19 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 4:14 PM EDT2018-08-10 20:14:11 GMT
    First his Hollywood star, now his New Hampshire granite.More >>
    First his Hollywood star, now his New Hampshire granite.More >>
  • Primary settles most races in Democrat dominated Hawaii

    Primary settles most races in Democrat dominated Hawaii

    Friday, August 10 2018 10:17 AM EDT2018-08-10 14:17:45 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 1:59 PM EDT2018-08-10 17:59:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy, File). FILE - In this July 24, 2018, file photo, former U.S. Rep. Ed Case greets evening commuters while campaigning for the U.S. congressional seat representing urban Honolulu, in Honolulu. Hawaii voters head to the polls this...(AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy, File). FILE - In this July 24, 2018, file photo, former U.S. Rep. Ed Case greets evening commuters while campaigning for the U.S. congressional seat representing urban Honolulu, in Honolulu. Hawaii voters head to the polls this...
    Hawaii voters head to the polls this weekend for a primary election that will most likely settle the outcome of this year's major races.More >>
    Hawaii voters head to the polls this weekend for a primary election that will most likely settle the outcome of this year's major races.More >>
  • Serving on corporate board while in Congress? That could end

    Serving on corporate board while in Congress? That could end

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    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins, center, leaves federal court, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, in New York. Rep. Collins of western New York state has been indicted on charges that he used inside information about a biotechn...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins, center, leaves federal court, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, in New York. Rep. Collins of western New York state has been indicted on charges that he used inside information about a biotechn...
    Congressman Chris Collins' indictment on insider trading charges is drawing attention to the fact that members of Congress are not prohibited from serving on corporate boards as long as they don't receive...More >>
    Congressman Chris Collins' indictment on insider trading charges is drawing attention to the fact that members of Congress are not prohibited from serving on corporate boards as long as they don't receive compensation for doing so.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
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    (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 >>
  • Bodies of missing wife, daughters found in Colorado

    Bodies of missing wife, daughters found in Colorado

    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:05 AM EDT2018-08-16 08:05:05 GMT
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    The man's pregnant wife, 34-year-old Shanann Watts, and their two daughters, 4-year-old Bella and 3-year-old Celeste were reported missing Monday.The man's pregnant wife, 34-year-old Shanann Watts, and their two daughters, 4-year-old Bella and 3-year-old Celeste were reported missing Monday.

    Authorities say the husband of a missing family in Colorado has been arrested in connection with the case.

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    Authorities say the husband of a missing family in Colorado has been arrested in connection with the case.

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  • Record-breaking fire tornado killed California firefighter

    Record-breaking fire tornado killed California firefighter

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:10 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:10:35 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:04 PM EDT2018-08-17 03:04:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher,File). FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2018 file photo Gary Parmely, father of Jeremy Stoke of the Redding Fire Department, visits a memorial for his son, in Redding, Calif. Officials say Stoke the first firefighter to die battling a Nort...(AP Photo/John Locher,File). FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2018 file photo Gary Parmely, father of Jeremy Stoke of the Redding Fire Department, visits a memorial for his son, in Redding, Calif. Officials say Stoke the first firefighter to die battling a Nort...
    Officials say a firefighter who died helping people evacuate a Northern California blaze was killed by a fire tornado that at one point reached a temperature of 2,700 degrees Fahrenheit.More >>
    Officials say a firefighter who died helping people evacuate a Northern California blaze was killed by a fire tornado that at one point reached a temperature of 2,700 degrees Fahrenheit.More >>
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