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  • Ghana mourns Annan, grandson of tribal chiefs to UN chief

    Ghana mourns Annan, grandson of tribal chiefs to UN chief

    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:47 AM EDT2018-08-18 13:47:00 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 1:59 AM EDT2018-08-19 05:59:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this Tuesday March 29, 2005 file photo United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan addresses a news conference at the United Nations. Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this Tuesday March 29, 2005 file photo United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan addresses a news conference at the United Nations. Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol...
    Ghana mourns Kofi Annan, the grandson of tribal chiefs who became the world's top diplomat.More >>
    Ghana mourns Kofi Annan, the grandson of tribal chiefs who became the world's top diplomat.More >>
  • Republican insurgent gives Wyoming Senate incumbent a fight

    Republican insurgent gives Wyoming Senate incumbent a fight

    Saturday, August 18 2018 11:46 AM EDT2018-08-18 15:46:40 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 11:48 PM EDT2018-08-19 03:48:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, file). FILE - In this March 20, 2018 file photo, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., right speaks with Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, after a Republican policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington.  Dave Dodson, a political newcomer an...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, file). FILE - In this March 20, 2018 file photo, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., right speaks with Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, after a Republican policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington. Dave Dodson, a political newcomer an...
    Wealthy businessman and political outsider Dave Dodson takes on low-key incumbent Sen. John Barrasso in Wyoming Republican primary.More >>
    Wealthy businessman and political outsider Dave Dodson takes on low-key incumbent Sen. John Barrasso in Wyoming Republican primary.More >>
  • Church group's opposition stuns advocates of 'tort reform'

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

    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:15 AM EDT2018-08-18 13:15:36 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 11:47 PM EDT2018-08-19 03:47:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Demillo). In this July 26, 2018 photo, an information booklet about a "tort reform" measure appearing on Arkansas' ballot sits on a table at a breakfast meeting of pastors in Little Rock, Arkansas. The Family Council Action Committee, ...(AP Photo/Andrew Demillo). In this July 26, 2018 photo, an information booklet about a "tort reform" measure appearing on Arkansas' ballot sits on a table at a breakfast meeting of pastors in Little Rock, Arkansas. The Family Council Action Committee, ...
    A so-called tort reform proposal on Arkansas' ballot that expected little trouble winning passage in deeply red Arkansas is running into a surprising obstacle from a reliable conservative ally.More >>
    A so-called tort reform proposal on Arkansas' ballot that expected little trouble winning passage in deeply red Arkansas is running into a surprising obstacle from a reliable conservative ally.More >>
  • Minnesota Democrats endorse Ellison amid abuse allegation

    Minnesota Democrats endorse Ellison amid abuse allegation

    Saturday, August 18 2018 4:10 PM EDT2018-08-18 20:10:52 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 11:47 PM EDT2018-08-19 03:47:48 GMT
    (Alex Kormann/Star Tribune via AP). Rep. Keith Ellison addresses his campaign volunteers and supporters before sending them off on a door knocking campaign, Friday, Aug. 17, 2017 in Minneapolis. Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison said Friday he won't abandon...(Alex Kormann/Star Tribune via AP). Rep. Keith Ellison addresses his campaign volunteers and supporters before sending them off on a door knocking campaign, Friday, Aug. 17, 2017 in Minneapolis. Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison said Friday he won't abandon...
    Minnesota Democrats are endorsing Rep. Keith Ellison in his bid for state attorney general, despite an allegation of domestic abuse from an ex-girlfriend.More >>
    Minnesota Democrats are endorsing Rep. Keith Ellison in his bid for state attorney general, despite an allegation of domestic abuse from an ex-girlfriend.More >>
  • Another trial looms for ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort

    Another trial looms for ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort

    Saturday, August 18 2018 8:15 AM EDT2018-08-18 12:15:42 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 11:47 PM EDT2018-08-19 03:47:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File). FILE - In this May 23, 2018, file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the Federal District Court after a hearing, in Washington. As jurors weigh Manafort’s fate in a sprawli...(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File). FILE - In this May 23, 2018, file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the Federal District Court after a hearing, in Washington. As jurors weigh Manafort’s fate in a sprawli...
    As jurors in Virginia weigh Paul Manafort's fate in a sprawling financial fraud case, the former Trump campaign chairman still has another, separate trial looming in the nation's capital.More >>
    As jurors in Virginia weigh Paul Manafort's fate in a sprawling financial fraud case, the former Trump campaign chairman still has another, separate trial looming in the nation's capital.More >>
  • Cowboy turned lawmaker hopes to be South Dakota governor

    Cowboy turned lawmaker hopes to be South Dakota governor

    Saturday, August 18 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-08-18 15:21:52 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 11:47 PM EDT2018-08-19 03:47:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/James Nord). In this Aug. 10, 2018, photo, Democratic governor candidate Billie Sutton campaigns at a fair in Sioux Falls, S.D. Sutton is seeking to become the first Democrat elected South Dakota governor in over four decades.(AP Photo/James Nord). In this Aug. 10, 2018, photo, Democratic governor candidate Billie Sutton campaigns at a fair in Sioux Falls, S.D. Sutton is seeking to become the first Democrat elected South Dakota governor in over four decades.
    Billie Sutton planned to be a world champion saddle bronc rider, but a rodeo accident that claimed his career and ability to walk led to politics _ and he's giving Democrats hopes of capturing South Dakota governor...More >>
    Billie Sutton planned to be a world champion saddle bronc rider, but a rodeo accident that claimed his career and ability to walk led to politics _ and he's giving Democrats hopes of capturing South Dakota governor for the first time in over four decades.More >>
  • Pakistan's Imran Khan sworn in as prime minister

    Pakistan's Imran Khan sworn in as prime minister

    Saturday, August 18 2018 1:45 AM EDT2018-08-18 05:45:10 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 8:21 PM EDT2018-08-19 00:21:23 GMT
    (National Assembly, via AP). In this photo released by the National Assembly, the leader of Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf party Imran Khan,speaks at the National Assembly in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Pakistani lawmakers on Friday elected f...(National Assembly, via AP). In this photo released by the National Assembly, the leader of Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf party Imran Khan,speaks at the National Assembly in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Pakistani lawmakers on Friday elected f...
    Pakistan's cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan has been sworn in as prime minister after his party won the most votes in last month's election despite protests by opposition parties, which accuse the security...More >>
    Pakistan's cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan has been sworn in as prime minister after his party won the most votes in last month's election despite protests by opposition parties, which accuse the security services of intervening on his behalf.More >>
  • Pacifist, socialist leader David McReynolds dead at 88

    Pacifist, socialist leader David McReynolds dead at 88

    Saturday, August 18 2018 6:46 PM EDT2018-08-18 22:46:13 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 6:47 PM EDT2018-08-18 22:47:08 GMT
    Longtime pacifist and socialist activist David McReynolds has died at age 88. McReynolds died Friday in a hospital after suffering a fall in his New York City apartment.More >>
    Longtime pacifist and socialist activist David McReynolds has died at age 88. McReynolds died Friday in a hospital after suffering a fall in his New York City apartment.More >>
  • Somali-American candidate: Wants to 'instill hope in people'

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

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

    Kansas independent candidate wants to lure votes from Kobach

    Friday, August 17 2018 3:26 PM EDT2018-08-17 19:26:40 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 4:02 PM EDT2018-08-18 20:02:46 GMT
    Kansas City-area businessman Greg Orman has submitted enough valid signatures to appear on the Nov. 6 ballot as an independent candidate for Kansas governor.More >>
    Kansas City-area businessman Greg Orman has submitted enough valid signatures to appear on the Nov. 6 ballot as an independent candidate for Kansas governor.More >>
  • Short sentence recommended for former Trump campaign adviser

    Short sentence recommended for former Trump campaign adviser

    Saturday, August 18 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-08-18 04:55:29 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-08-18 17:11:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 election, departs Capitol Hill following a closed door meeting in Washington. Pro...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 election, departs Capitol Hill following a closed door meeting in Washington. Pro...
    Prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller are recommending a short prison sentence for a former Trump campaign adviser who lied to the FBI during the Russia probe.More >>
    Prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller are recommending a short prison sentence for a former Trump campaign adviser who lied to the FBI during the Russia probe.More >>
  • Modi says India will send manned flight into space by 2022

    Modi says India will send manned flight into space by 2022

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:49 PM EDT2018-08-15 03:49:09 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 11:19 AM EDT2018-08-18 15:19:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade). Commuters move past an illuminated Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus station building on the eve of Independence day in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade). Commuters move past an illuminated Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus station building on the eve of Independence day in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi says India will send a manned flight into space by 2022.More >>
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi says India will send a manned flight into space by 2022.More >>
  • Cuomo on his 'inartful' remark: 'Of course America is great'

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

    Friday, August 17 2018 12:26 PM EDT2018-08-17 16:26:04 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:37 AM EDT2018-08-18 13:37:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File). FILE - In this May 10, 2018 file photo, Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference in New York. New York Gov. On Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, at a bill signing event in Manhattan, Cuomo said t...(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File). FILE - In this May 10, 2018 file photo, Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference in New York. New York Gov. On Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, at a bill signing event in Manhattan, Cuomo said t...
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he was "inartful" when he said America "was never that great.".More >>
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he was "inartful" when he said America "was never that great.".More >>
  • Manafort judge says he fears for jurors' safety

    Manafort judge says he fears for jurors' safety

    Saturday, August 18 2018 1:25 AM EDT2018-08-18 05:25:18 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:37 AM EDT2018-08-18 13:37:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Kevin Downing, left, and Thomas Zehnle, with the defense team for Paul Manafort, leave federal court during the second day of jury deliberations in the trial of the former Trump campaign chairman, in Alexandria, Va., Friday...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Kevin Downing, left, and Thomas Zehnle, with the defense team for Paul Manafort, leave federal court during the second day of jury deliberations in the trial of the former Trump campaign chairman, in Alexandria, Va., Friday...
    The judge in former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's fraud trial is refusing to release the names of jurors.More >>
    The judge in former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's fraud trial is refusing to release the names of jurors.More >>
  • Trump warns he'll revoke clearance of Justice Dept official

    Trump warns he'll revoke clearance of Justice Dept official

    Friday, August 17 2018 12:24 AM EDT2018-08-17 04:24:44 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 3:01 AM EDT2018-08-18 07:01:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump's admission that he is going after security clearances to punish those involved in the Russia probe underscores the president's willingness to use his executive power to try to derail the...More >>
    President Donald Trump's admission that he is going after security clearances to punish those involved in the Russia probe underscores the president's willingness to use his executive power to try to derail the investigation.More >>
  • Mali opposition leader rejects presidential runoff result

    Mali opposition leader rejects presidential runoff result

    Friday, August 17 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-08-17 18:26:27 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 2:17 AM EDT2018-08-18 06:17:07 GMT
    Mali's opposition leader Soumaila Cisse says he rejects results proclaiming incumbent President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita the winner of a runoff presidential election.More >>
    Mali's opposition leader Soumaila Cisse says he rejects results proclaiming incumbent President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita the winner of a runoff presidential election.More >>
  • Pakistani lawmakers elect Imran Khan as prime minister

    Pakistani lawmakers elect Imran Khan as prime minister

    Friday, August 17 2018 7:25 AM EDT2018-08-17 11:25:30 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 1:11 AM EDT2018-08-18 05:11:14 GMT
    (National Assembly, via AP). In this photo released by the National Assembly, the leader of Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf party Imran Khan, left, greets speaker of the National Assembly Asad Qaiser in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Pakistan'...(National Assembly, via AP). In this photo released by the National Assembly, the leader of Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf party Imran Khan, left, greets speaker of the National Assembly Asad Qaiser in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Pakistan'...
    Pakistani lawmakers gather in parliament to elect former cricket star turned politician Imran Khan as prime minister.More >>
    Pakistani lawmakers gather in parliament to elect former cricket star turned politician Imran Khan as prime minister.More >>
  • Short sentence recommended for former Trump campaign adviser

    Short sentence recommended for former Trump campaign adviser

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:00 PM EDT2018-08-18 02:00:00 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 12:57 AM EDT2018-08-18 04:57:41 GMT
    Prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller are recommending a short prison sentence for a former Trump campaign adviser who lied to the FBI during the Russia probe.More >>
    Prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller are recommending a short prison sentence for a former Trump campaign adviser who lied to the FBI during the Russia probe.More >>
  • Former Iowa Congressman Leonard Boswell dies

    Former Iowa Congressman Leonard Boswell dies

    Friday, August 17 2018 7:55 PM EDT2018-08-17 23:55:00 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 10:45 PM EDT2018-08-18 02:45:05 GMT
    Former Iowa Rep. Leonard Boswell has died following complications from a rare form of cancer.More >>
    Former Iowa Rep. Leonard Boswell has died following complications from a rare form of cancer.More >>
  • Alaska elections director says state is ready for primary

    Alaska elections director says state is ready for primary

    Friday, August 17 2018 9:19 PM EDT2018-08-18 01:19:58 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 9:20 PM EDT2018-08-18 01:20:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer). This Nov. 2, 2016, photo shows Alaska Division of Elections Director Josie Bahnke at her office in Juneau, Alaska. The division will not say how many of 100,000 voters who received notices about discrepancies in their addresses...(AP Photo/Becky Bohrer). This Nov. 2, 2016, photo shows Alaska Division of Elections Director Josie Bahnke at her office in Juneau, Alaska. The division will not say how many of 100,000 voters who received notices about discrepancies in their addresses...
    Alaska's elections director says the state is ready for Tuesday's primary, including having a supply of questioned ballot envelopes.More >>
    Alaska's elections director says the state is ready for Tuesday's primary, including having a supply of questioned ballot envelopes.More >>
  • Manafort judge says he's received threats, won't name jurors

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

    Friday, August 17 2018 12:38 AM EDT2018-08-17 04:38:43 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-08-17 22:21:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Defense attorneys Richard Westling, left, Kevin Downing, and Thomas Zehnle, walk to federal court as jury deliberations begin in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, Aug. ...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Defense attorneys Richard Westling, left, Kevin Downing, and Thomas Zehnle, walk to federal court as jury deliberations begin in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, Aug. ...
    The jury in the fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has ended its first day of deliberations.More >>
    The jury in the fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has ended its first day of deliberations.More >>
  • The Latest: Manafort jury sent home for the weekend

    The Latest: Manafort jury sent home for the weekend

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:11 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:11:08 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-08-17 21:46:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Defense attorneys Richard Westling, left, Kevin Downing, and Thomas Zehnle, walk to federal court as jury deliberations begin in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, Aug. ...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Defense attorneys Richard Westling, left, Kevin Downing, and Thomas Zehnle, walk to federal court as jury deliberations begin in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, Aug. ...
    The jury has begun its second day of deliberations in the tax and bank fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.More >>
    The jury has begun its second day of deliberations in the tax and bank fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.More >>
  • Clarification: Georgia-Voting Machines story

    Clarification: Georgia-Voting Machines story

    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:46 PM EDT2018-08-16 17:46:58 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-08-17 20:32:32 GMT
    (AP Photo Mike Stewart). FILE-In this Tuesday, May 22, 2018 photo, an electronic voting machine is shown during voting in the Georgia Primary, in Kennesaw, Ga. Georgia's top elections official, Secretary of State Brian Kemp, now the Republican nominee ...(AP Photo Mike Stewart). FILE-In this Tuesday, May 22, 2018 photo, an electronic voting machine is shown during voting in the Georgia Primary, in Kennesaw, Ga. Georgia's top elections official, Secretary of State Brian Kemp, now the Republican nominee ...
    Georgia's top election official looks to replace aging voting machines, but not in time for November's midterm elections.More >>
    Georgia's top election official looks to replace aging voting machines, but not in time for November's midterm elections.More >>
  • The Latest: Ellison says he won't quit race amid abuse claim

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

    Friday, August 17 2018 1:35 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:35:52 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 3:18 PM EDT2018-08-17 19:18:15 GMT
    (Renee Jones Schneider/Star Tribune via AP). Rep. Keith Ellison speaks to supporters after winning the Democratic nomination for Attorney General during his primary party at Nomad World Pub, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in Minneapolis.(Renee Jones Schneider/Star Tribune via AP). Rep. Keith Ellison speaks to supporters after winning the Democratic nomination for Attorney General during his primary party at Nomad World Pub, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in Minneapolis.
    Rep. Keith Ellison says he won't quit Minnesota's race for attorney general despite a former girlfriend's claim that he physically abused her.More >>
    Rep. Keith Ellison says he won't quit Minnesota's race for attorney general despite a former girlfriend's claim that he physically abused her.More >>
  • Next mission for women with military service: Run for office

    Next mission for women with military service: Run for office

    Friday, August 17 2018 1:03 AM EDT2018-08-17 05:03:43 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 2:53 PM EDT2018-08-17 18:53:39 GMT
    Female veterans are campaigning to change Congress, where those with military experience account for just 1 in 5 lawmakers.More >>
    Female veterans are campaigning to change Congress, where those with military experience account for just 1 in 5 lawmakers.More >>
  • Could Brazil's da Silva really run? It's not likely

    Could Brazil's da Silva really run? It's not likely

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:55 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:55:57 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-08-17 18:22:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andre Penner, File). FILE - In this April 7, 2018 file photo, former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva looks on before speaking to supporters outside the Metal Workers Union headquarters in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil. Da Silva ...(AP Photo/Andre Penner, File). FILE - In this April 7, 2018 file photo, former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva looks on before speaking to supporters outside the Metal Workers Union headquarters in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil. Da Silva ...
    Now that former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has registered his candidacy for president, experts say there is a narrow but unlikely path by which authorities could allow him to run.More >>
    Now that former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has registered his candidacy for president, experts say there is a narrow but unlikely path by which authorities could allow him to run.More >>
  • Trump help for Cruz could spell new twist for odd couple

    Trump help for Cruz could spell new twist for odd couple

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:40 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:40:48 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 1:38 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:38:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Will Weissert). In this Aug. 10, 2018 photo, Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, left, poses with Gary Malcik following a campaign stop in Temple, Texas. Cruz says he wouldn't be surprised if President Donald Trump comes to Texas to campaign for t...(AP Photo/Will Weissert). In this Aug. 10, 2018 photo, Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, left, poses with Gary Malcik following a campaign stop in Temple, Texas. Cruz says he wouldn't be surprised if President Donald Trump comes to Texas to campaign for t...
    Ted Cruz is locked in a potentially closer-than-expected battle for re-election and says he'd welcome President Donald Trump visiting Texas again before November, though he doesn't think he'll need the White...More >>
    Ted Cruz is locked in a potentially closer-than-expected battle for re-election and says he'd welcome President Donald Trump visiting Texas again before November, though he doesn't think he'll need the White House's coattails to win.More >>
  • After stumbles, Trump and McConnell forge bond for midterms

    After stumbles, Trump and McConnell forge bond for midterms

    Friday, August 17 2018 12:38 AM EDT2018-08-17 04:38:54 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 12:23 PM EDT2018-08-17 16:23:11 GMT
    Much has changed in the unlikely partnership between Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Donald Trump.More >>
    Much has changed in the unlikely partnership between Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Donald Trump.More >>
  • Phantom of the Courthouse: Manafort trial is Trump-free zone

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

    Friday, August 17 2018 12:33 AM EDT2018-08-17 04:33:42 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 11:54 AM EDT2018-08-17 15:54:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump listens during a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Washington. Trump is the phantom of U.S. District Courtroom 900. His name has rarely been uttered duri...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump listens during a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Washington. Trump is the phantom of U.S. District Courtroom 900. His name has rarely been uttered duri...
    President Donald Trump is the phantom of U.S. District Courtroom 900.More >>
    President Donald Trump is the phantom of U.S. District Courtroom 900.More >>
  • Mattis says further Taliban assaults likely in weeks ahead

    Mattis says further Taliban assaults likely in weeks ahead

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:38 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:38:34 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 11:54 AM EDT2018-08-17 15:54:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). Afghan security forces arrive at the site of an attack by gunmen, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Gunmen besieged a compound belonging to the Afghan intelligence service in Kabul on Thursday, police said, as the c...(AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). Afghan security forces arrive at the site of an attack by gunmen, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Gunmen besieged a compound belonging to the Afghan intelligence service in Kabul on Thursday, police said, as the c...
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Taliban's deadly assault on the Afghan city of Ghazni is the kind of violence the insurgents are likely to repeat in the run up to parliamentary elections scheduled for...More >>
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Taliban's deadly assault on the Afghan city of Ghazni is the kind of violence the insurgents are likely to repeat in the run up to parliamentary elections scheduled for October.More >>
  • Los Angeles mayor: Trump sows division, does 'racist things'

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

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:41 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:41:41 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 10:27 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:27:16 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 >>
  • Former comedian appointed Slovenia's premier designate

    Former comedian appointed Slovenia's premier designate

    Friday, August 17 2018 9:50 AM EDT2018-08-17 13:50:39 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 10:17 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:17:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darko Bandic, File). FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017 file photo, Slovenian presidential candidate Marjan Sarec talks to the media in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Marjan Sarec, a former comedian whose party finished second in Slovenia's parliamen...(AP Photo/Darko Bandic, File). FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017 file photo, Slovenian presidential candidate Marjan Sarec talks to the media in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Marjan Sarec, a former comedian whose party finished second in Slovenia's parliamen...
    A former comedian whose party finished second in Slovenia's parliamentary election has been appointed prime minister designate.More >>
    A former comedian whose party finished second in Slovenia's parliamentary election has been appointed prime minister designate.More >>
  • Ugandan pop star, a government critic, faces military court

    Ugandan pop star, a government critic, faces military court

    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:27 AM EDT2018-08-16 10:27:02 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 4:11 AM EDT2018-08-17 08:11:39 GMT
    Ugandan pop star, an outspoken government critic, to face military court after clashes.More >>
    Ugandan pop star, an outspoken government critic, to face military court after clashes.More >>
  • India's Vajpayee, who set off nuke race and peace, has died

    India's Vajpayee, who set off nuke race and peace, has died

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:30 AM EDT2018-08-16 12:30:21 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 4:11 AM EDT2018-08-17 08:11:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ajit Kumar, File). FILE - In this Jan. 15, 1999 file photo, Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, center, meets with delegations ahead of Eid al-Fitr in New Delhi, India. India's top leaders and politicians are on Thursday, Aug. 16, 201...(AP Photo/Ajit Kumar, File). FILE - In this Jan. 15, 1999 file photo, Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, center, meets with delegations ahead of Eid al-Fitr in New Delhi, India. India's top leaders and politicians are on Thursday, Aug. 16, 201...
    Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies after a prolonged illness.More >>
    Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies after a prolonged illness.More >>
  • 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 17:30:31 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 1:23 AM EDT2018-08-17 05:23:43 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 >>
  • 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 20:38:28 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-08-17 04:35:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump listens during a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Washington. Trump is the phantom of U.S. District Courtroom 900. His name has rarely been uttered duri...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump listens during a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Washington. Trump is the phantom of U.S. District Courtroom 900. His name has rarely been uttered duri...
    President Donald Trump is the phantom of U.S. District Courtroom 900.More >>
    President Donald Trump is the phantom of U.S. District Courtroom 900.More >>
  • Manafort jury ends first day of deliberations with questions

    Manafort jury ends first day of deliberations with questions

    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:30 AM EDT2018-08-16 04:30:14 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-08-17 04:35:05 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...
    Jurors are set to begin deliberations in the financial fraud trial of Paul Manafort.More >>
    Jurors are set to begin deliberations in the financial fraud trial of Paul Manafort.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 11:00:28 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-08-17 04:20:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - In this May 23, 2017, file photo, former CIA Director John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Intelligence Committee Russia Investigation Task Force. President Donald Trum...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - In this May 23, 2017, file photo, former CIA Director John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Intelligence Committee Russia Investigation Task Force. President Donald Trum...
    Trump revokes Brenan's clearance, links his decision to Russia probe of election meddling and potential collusion.More >>
    Trump revokes Brenan's clearance, links his decision to Russia probe of election meddling and potential collusion.More >>
  • Former US security leaders blast Trump for yanking clearance

    Former US security leaders blast Trump for yanking clearance

    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:50 AM EDT2018-08-16 04:50:43 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 12:19 AM EDT2018-08-17 04:19:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - In this May 23, 2017, file photo, former CIA Director John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Intelligence Committee Russia Investigation Task Force. President Donald Trum...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - In this May 23, 2017, file photo, former CIA Director John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Intelligence Committee Russia Investigation Task Force. President Donald Trum...
    Trump 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 >>
  • 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 19:47:41 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:35 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:35:27 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 >>
  • 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 21:42:19 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:53 PM EDT2018-08-16 21:53:45 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 15:13:50 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-08-16 21:52:10 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 >>
  • City tweaks sign for Paul Manafort Drive amid son's trial

    City tweaks sign for Paul Manafort Drive amid son's trial

    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-08-16 21:44:56 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:49 PM EDT2018-08-16 21:49:29 GMT
    A Connecticut city has tweaked its sign for Paul Manafort Drive because the name agitated some residents.More >>
    A Connecticut city has tweaked its sign for Paul Manafort Drive because the name agitated some residents.More >>
  • GOP buys Cuomo ticket to Canada after US greatness comment

    GOP buys Cuomo ticket to Canada after US greatness comment

    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:39 PM EDT2018-08-16 20:39:51 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-08-16 21:44:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File). FILE - In this May 10, 2018 file photo, Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference in New York. New York Gov. On Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, at a bill signing event in Manhattan, Cuomo said t...(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File). FILE - In this May 10, 2018 file photo, Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference in New York. New York Gov. On Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, at a bill signing event in Manhattan, Cuomo said t...
    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 20:02:23 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:47 PM EDT2018-08-16 20:47:38 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 >>
  • Pakistan's ruling party suspends lawmaker for assault

    Pakistan's ruling party suspends lawmaker for assault

    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:50 AM EDT2018-08-16 15:50:30 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:56 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:56:28 GMT
    Pakistan's ruling party of Imran Khan suspends newly elected lawmaker over video of him beating up a citizen.More >>
    Pakistan's ruling party of Imran Khan suspends newly elected lawmaker over video of him beating up a citizen.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 17:00:30 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:48 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:48:18 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 06:18:15 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:46 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:46:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). In this Aug. 15, 2018, photo, Maria Nieto, right, and Alma Romo, second from left, register people to vote in Las Vegas. Democrats in Nevada are working to register and engage Latino voters ahead of this year's midterms, hoping ...(AP Photo/John Locher). In this Aug. 15, 2018, photo, Maria Nieto, right, and Alma Romo, second from left, register people to vote in Las Vegas. Democrats in Nevada are working to register and engage Latino voters ahead of this year's midterms, hoping ...
    Nevada Democrats are working to register and engage Latino voters ahead of this year's midterms, hoping to re-create the big wins the state's Hispanic and immigrant community helped deliver in 2016.More >>
    Nevada Democrats are working to register and engage Latino voters ahead of this year's midterms, hoping to re-create the big wins the state's Hispanic and immigrant community helped deliver in 2016.More >>
  • Republicans blast Pearl Jam poster of burning White House

    Republicans blast Pearl Jam poster of burning White House

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:51 PM EDT2018-08-15 16:51:29 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:28 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:28:07 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 >>
  • 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 05:56:04 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 >>
  • Mali's president wins runoff vote with more than 67 percent

    Mali's president wins runoff vote with more than 67 percent

    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:55 AM EDT2018-08-16 10:55:18 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:12 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:12:20 GMT
    Mali's president wins runoff election with more than 67 percent of the vote.More >>
    Mali's president wins runoff election with more than 67 percent of the vote.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 23:43:15 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-08-16 15:12:41 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 >>
  • New Malaysian government repeals law banning 'fake news'

    New Malaysian government repeals law banning 'fake news'

    Thursday, August 16 2018 7:40 AM EDT2018-08-16 11:40:14 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:22 AM EDT2018-08-16 13:22:34 GMT
    Malaysia's new government has repealed a widely criticized law prohibiting "fake news," in a move hailed as a landmark moment for human rights by a group of Southeast Asian lawmakers.More >>
    Malaysia's new government has repealed a widely criticized law prohibiting "fake news," in a move hailed as a landmark moment for human rights by a group of Southeast Asian lawmakers.More >>
  • Polish president vetoes law on EU Parliament elections

    Polish president vetoes law on EU Parliament elections

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:06 AM EDT2018-08-16 12:06:22 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:10 AM EDT2018-08-16 12:10:26 GMT
    The Polish president has vetoed a law on elections to the European Union Parliament that would have benefited large political parties and made it harder for small parties to reach a threshold to get seats.More >>
    The Polish president has vetoed a law on elections to the European Union Parliament that would have benefited large political parties and made it harder for small parties to reach a threshold to get seats.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 05:56:18 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:26 AM EDT2018-08-16 10:26:38 GMT
    (Mark Vancleave/Star Tribune via AP). Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar celebrates with her children after her Congressional 5th District primary victory, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in Minneapolis.(Mark Vancleave/Star Tribune via AP). Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar celebrates with her children after her Congressional 5th District primary victory, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in Minneapolis.
    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 17:54:34 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 >>
  • Cambodia's ruling party swept seats, official results show

    Cambodia's ruling party swept seats, official results show

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:31 PM EDT2018-08-16 03:31:48 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:26 AM EDT2018-08-16 06:26:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Heng Sinith, File). FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2018, file photo, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen gestures while speaking in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, at the polling place near his home on the day of the general elec...(AP Photo/Heng Sinith, File). FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2018, file photo, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen gestures while speaking in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, at the polling place near his home on the day of the general elec...
    Final results show Cambodia's ruling party swept the elections last month for the National Assembly, ensuring long-ruling Prime Minister Hun Sen another term but reinforcing skepticism of the vote's legitimacy.More >>
    Final results show Cambodia's ruling party swept the elections last month for the National Assembly, ensuring long-ruling Prime Minister Hun Sen another term but reinforcing skepticism of the vote's legitimacy.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 18:55:02 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.More >>
    President Donald Trump is revoking the security clearance of former Obama administration CIA director John Brennan.More >>
  • 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 04:40:12 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:45 AM EDT2018-08-16 04:45:11 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 04:42:37 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-08-16 04:35:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Members of the defense team for Paul Manafort, including Thomas Zehnle, left, Brian Ketcham, and Kevin Downing, leave federal court during a break of the trial of former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, in Alex...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Members of the defense team for Paul Manafort, including Thomas Zehnle, left, Brian Ketcham, and Kevin Downing, leave federal court during a break of the trial of former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, in Alex...
    Closing arguments set in Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial after defense decides not to call any witnesses.More >>
    Closing arguments set in Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial after defense decides not to call any witnesses.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 14:34:05 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 7:20 PM EDT2018-08-15 23:20:28 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 21:33:10 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 06:21:05 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:39 PM EDT2018-08-15 21:39:51 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 >>
  • Gubernatorial candidate challenges mayor with chicken outfit

    Gubernatorial candidate challenges mayor with chicken outfit

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:18 PM EDT2018-08-15 21:18:06 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 20:56:39 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 04:26:09 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:14 PM EDT2018-08-15 20:14:14 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 ...
    Just like old times: Trump and Omarosa spar over whether he used the N-word, other allegations in her new book.More >>
    Just like old times: Trump and Omarosa spar over whether he used the N-word, other allegations in her new book.More >>
  • 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 11:56:40 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:13 PM EDT2018-08-15 20:13:40 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 is calling his former adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman a "dog.".More >>
    President Donald Trump is calling his former adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman a "dog.".More >>
  • Kansas governor concedes, says he will endorse GOP nominee

    Kansas governor concedes, says he will endorse GOP nominee

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:14 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:14:37 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:56 PM EDT2018-08-15 19:56:31 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 >>
  • 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 02:18:01 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:39 PM EDT2018-08-15 19:39:36 GMT
    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 >>
  • Zimbabwe president urges court to toss opposition challenge

    Zimbabwe president urges court to toss opposition challenge

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:12 AM EDT2018-08-15 09:12:26 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:43 PM EDT2018-08-15 18:43:14 GMT
    Lawyers representing Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa have filed papers urging the country's Constitutional Court to throw out an opposition challenge to his election.More >>
    Lawyers representing Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa have filed papers urging the country's Constitutional Court to throw out an opposition challenge to his election.More >>
  • 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 05:16:08 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:29 AM EDT2018-08-15 14:29:23 GMT
    (Amber Arnold/Wisconsin State Journal via AP). Tony Evers, with his wife, Kathy, speaks after his win in Wisconsin's Democratic gubernatorial primary election during an event at Best Western Premier Park Hotel in Madison, Wis., Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.(Amber Arnold/Wisconsin State Journal via AP). Tony Evers, with his wife, Kathy, speaks after his win in Wisconsin's Democratic gubernatorial primary election during an event at Best Western Premier Park Hotel in Madison, Wis., Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.
    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 >>
  • 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 01:14:56 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 7:30 AM EDT2018-08-15 11:30:15 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 04:40:34 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...
    Trump's feud with Omarosa Manigault Newman takes a legal turn even as it remains rooted in accusations of racism.More >>
    Trump's feud with Omarosa Manigault Newman takes a legal turn even as it remains rooted in accusations of racism.More >>
  • 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 21:30:05 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:32 AM EDT2018-08-15 06:32:52 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 04:34:44 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:32 AM EDT2018-08-15 06:32:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2017 file photo, White House Director of communications for the Office of Public Liaison Omarosa Manigault Newman stands with the of leaders of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (H...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2017 file photo, White House Director of communications for the Office of Public Liaison Omarosa Manigault Newman stands with the of leaders of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (H...
    Trump's political organization often makes a place for displaced White House staffers who agree to keep quiet.More >>
    Trump's political organization often makes a place for displaced White House staffers who agree to keep quiet.More >>
  • Lavish court spending in poor West Virginia triggers scandal

    Lavish court spending in poor West Virginia triggers scandal

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:15 PM EDT2018-08-14 20:15:05 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:30 AM EDT2018-08-15 06:30:06 GMT
    In poor West Virginia, a scandal over spending by the state's Supreme Court has triggered a move by one branch of government to essentially fire another.More >>
    In poor West Virginia, a scandal over spending by the state's Supreme Court has triggered a move by one branch of government to essentially fire another.More >>
  • 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 04:31:22 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:23 AM EDT2018-08-15 06:23:33 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...
    '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 05:42:12 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:13 AM EDT2018-08-15 06:13:59 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 03:39:14 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-08-15 06:00:03 GMT
    (Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this May 31, 2018, file photo, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty speaks at a news conference in St. Paul, Minn. Minnesota Democrats are settling a three-way battle for governor in a stacked primary el...(Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this May 31, 2018, file photo, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty speaks at a news conference in St. Paul, Minn. Minnesota Democrats are settling a three-way battle for governor in a stacked primary el...
    Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty's comeback bid fizzled in the Republican primary for his old job, as voters chose County Commissioner Jeff Johnson to face Democratic Rep. Tim Walz in the governor's race.More >>
    Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty's comeback bid fizzled in the Republican primary for his old job, as voters chose County Commissioner Jeff Johnson to face Democratic Rep. Tim Walz in the governor's race.More >>
  • Somali-American wins Minnesota Democratic US House primary

    Somali-American wins Minnesota Democratic US House primary

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:48 PM EDT2018-08-15 02:48:01 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:27 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:27:39 GMT
    Somali-American legislator Ilhan Omar has made history by winning a Democratic congressional primary in a Minneapolis-area district so reliably liberal that her victory is likely her ticket to Congress.More >>
    Somali-American legislator Ilhan Omar has made history by winning a Democratic congressional primary in a Minneapolis-area district so reliably liberal that her victory is likely her ticket to Congress.More >>
  • Evers wins Democratic primary, will face Walker

    Evers wins Democratic primary, will face Walker

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:38 PM EDT2018-08-15 01:38:03 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:22 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:22:24 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 >>
  • 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 17:36:00 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:11 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:11:01 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.More >>
    Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has slightly widened his lead over Gov. Jeff Colyer in the state's Republican primary for governor.More >>
  • 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 03:20:39 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:10 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:10:08 GMT
    (Angela Major/The Janesville Gazette via AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2018, file photo, union iron worker Randy Bryce, a Democratic primary candidate in Wisconsin's 1st Congressional District, addresses supporters in Janesville. Bryce, a union iro...(Angela Major/The Janesville Gazette via AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2018, file photo, union iron worker Randy Bryce, a Democratic primary candidate in Wisconsin's 1st Congressional District, addresses supporters in Janesville. Bryce, a union iro...
    One of House Speaker Paul Ryan's former aides took a giant step Tuesday toward filling his old boss' seat in Congress, winning a Republican primary to advance to the November election against a union ironworker...More >>
    One of House Speaker Paul Ryan's former aides took a giant step Tuesday toward filling his old boss' seat in Congress, winning a Republican primary to advance to the November election against a union ironworker known for his mustache.More >>
  • Somali-American nears new historic mark with primary win

    Somali-American nears new historic mark with primary win

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:47 PM EDT2018-08-15 02:47:54 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:05:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Monem File). FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2017, file photo, state Rep. Ilhan Omar is interviewed in her office two days after the 2017 Legislature convened in St. Paul, Minn. Somali-American legislator Ilhan Omar made history Tuesday, Aug. 14, ...(AP Photo/Jim Monem File). FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2017, file photo, state Rep. Ilhan Omar is interviewed in her office two days after the 2017 Legislature convened in St. Paul, Minn. Somali-American legislator Ilhan Omar made history Tuesday, Aug. 14, ...
    The nation's first Somali-American state legislator is poised to set the same historic mark.More >>
    The nation's first Somali-American state legislator is poised to set the same historic mark.More >>
  • 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 04:50:30 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:00 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:00:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Cheryl Senter, File). FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, Vermont Gov. Phil Scott speaks before signing a gun restrictions bill on the steps of the Statehouse in Montpelier, Vt. Scott, despite a backlash from his base over gun restrict...(AP Photo/Cheryl Senter, File). FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, Vermont Gov. Phil Scott speaks before signing a gun restrictions bill on the steps of the Statehouse in Montpelier, Vt. Scott, despite a backlash from his base over gun restrict...
    Primary night takeaways: Diverse Democrats win as Trump dominates the GOP.More >>
    Primary night takeaways: Diverse Democrats win as Trump dominates the GOP.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 04:25:51 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:58 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:58:12 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 04:17:01 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:57 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:57:47 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...
    Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison decided to leave Congress for a chance to make a difference as his state's attorney general, but an ex-girlfriend's late accusation of domestic abuse clouded what had been his race to...More >>
    Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison decided to leave Congress for a chance to make a difference as his state's attorney general, but an ex-girlfriend's late accusation of domestic abuse clouded what had been his race to lose.More >>
  • 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 20:27:39 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 04:26:26 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:00 PM EDT2018-08-15 03:00:12 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...
    Trial of longtime Washington operator Paul Manafort turning from prosecution to his defense team.More >>
    Trial of longtime Washington operator Paul Manafort turning from prosecution to his defense team.More >>
  • 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 18:28:09 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:34 PM EDT2018-08-15 01:34:36 GMT
    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 >>
  • Uganda opposition figure held after anti-president protest

    Uganda opposition figure held after anti-president protest

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:41 AM EDT2018-08-14 07:41:30 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:29 PM EDT2018-08-15 01:29:42 GMT
    An official says a prominent opposition figure has been detained following violent clashes Monday night that allegedly started when the president's motorcade was pelted with stones.More >>
    An official says a prominent opposition figure has been detained following violent clashes Monday night that allegedly started when the president's motorcade was pelted with stones.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 21:22:41 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 8:50 PM EDT2018-08-15 00:50:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Board of County Commissioners chairman Ed Eilert talks with 1st District Commissioner Ron Shaffer, left, during the Johnson County Board of Canvassers meeting, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in Olathe, Kan. County election offici...(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Board of County Commissioners chairman Ed Eilert talks with 1st District Commissioner Ron Shaffer, left, during the Johnson County Board of Canvassers meeting, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in Olathe, Kan. County election offici...
    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 00:41:42 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 15:08:03 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:55 PM EDT2018-08-14 23:55:30 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 >>
  • 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 >>
  • 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 04:41:27 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:30 PM EDT2018-08-14 20:30:20 GMT
    (Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this Saturday, June 2, 2018, file photo, minutes after receiving the Republican Party endorsement for governor, Jeff Johnson pauses behind the stage, in Duluth, Minn. Johnson has been supportive of Pre...(Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this Saturday, June 2, 2018, file photo, minutes after receiving the Republican Party endorsement for governor, Jeff Johnson pauses behind the stage, in Duluth, Minn. Johnson has been supportive of Pre...
    What to Watch: Primaries test allegiances to Trump as voters go to polls in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Vermont and Connecticut.More >>
    What to Watch: Primaries test allegiances to Trump as voters go to polls in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Vermont and Connecticut.More >>
  • 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 16:22:36 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:22 PM EDT2018-08-14 19:22:25 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 >>
  • Poland sets Oct 21 as the date for key local elections

    Poland sets Oct 21 as the date for key local elections

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:16 AM EDT2018-08-14 11:16:33 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:21 AM EDT2018-08-14 11:21:38 GMT
    The Polish government announced that a first round of voting in local elections this fall will take place Oct. 21, with a runoff in mayoral races Nov. 4.More >>
    The Polish government announced that a first round of voting in local elections this fall will take place Oct. 21, with a runoff in mayoral races Nov. 4.More >>
  • 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 15:52:01 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:15 AM EDT2018-08-14 11:15:30 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 >>
  • 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 19:00:44 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 1:53 AM EDT2018-08-14 05:53:03 GMT
    A bank executive says he found several red flags with Paul Manafort's finances while the former Trump campaign chairman was being considered for $16.5 million in bank loans.More >>
    A bank executive says he found several red flags with Paul Manafort's finances while the former Trump campaign chairman was being considered for $16.5 million in bank loans.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 15:14:11 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:43 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:43:51 GMT
    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 >>
  • 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 04:47:26 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:07 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:07:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - In this July 19, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump greets Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., left, and Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. during a luncheon in the State Dinning Room of the White House in Washingt...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - In this July 19, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump greets Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., left, and Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. during a luncheon in the State Dinning Room of the White House in Washingt...
    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 >>
  • 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 04:06:43 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 9:31 PM EDT2018-08-14 01:31:38 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 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 00:08:39 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 9:31 PM EDT2018-08-14 01:31:31 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 >>
  • 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 00:38:45 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 8:52 PM EDT2018-08-14 00:52:01 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 05:02:28 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 7:30 PM EDT2018-08-13 23:30:28 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 look to longshot territory for midterm gains.More >>
    Democrats look to longshot territory for midterm gains.More >>
  • 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 16:42:47 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-08-13 23:25:03 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 14:15:35 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 7:20 PM EDT2018-08-13 23:20:12 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 18:49:07 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 6:49 PM EDT2018-08-13 22:49:44 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 >>
  • 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 22:09:50 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 20:27:32 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 5:58 PM EDT2018-08-13 21:58:27 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.
    A Chicago-based bank lost $11.8 million because it had to write off a significant portion of two loans it made to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.More >>
    A Chicago-based bank lost $11.8 million because it had to write off a significant portion of two loans it made to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.More >>
  • Teacher candidacies surge in wake of spring walkouts

    Teacher candidacies surge in wake of spring walkouts

    Monday, August 13 2018 12:07 PM EDT2018-08-13 16:07:02 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-08-13 21:43:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). In this Monday, June 18, 2018 photo, Jennifer Samuels, a teacher and a Democratic candidate for the Arizona House of Representatives in LD15, speaks to other teacher candidates and constituents at a campaign event in Scotts...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). In this Monday, June 18, 2018 photo, Jennifer Samuels, a teacher and a Democratic candidate for the Arizona House of Representatives in LD15, speaks to other teacher candidates and constituents at a campaign event in Scotts...
    Many of the teachers who converged on their state capitols in protest this past spring are hoping to soon return _ this time as lawmakers.More >>
    Many of the teachers who converged on their state capitols in protest this past spring are hoping to soon return _ this time as lawmakers.More >>
  • 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 14:04:54 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 5:29 PM EDT2018-08-13 21:29:23 GMT
    Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of New York has been indicted on securities fraud charges.More >>
    Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of New York has been indicted on securities fraud charges.More >>
  • 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 21:13:04 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 5:26 PM EDT2018-08-13 21:26:18 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 >>
  • Evangelist seeks prayer for yoga-practicing Oregon governor

    Evangelist seeks prayer for yoga-practicing Oregon governor

    Thursday, August 9 2018 8:04 PM EDT2018-08-10 00:04:32 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 2:58 PM EDT2018-08-13 18:58:28 GMT
    The evangelist Franklin Graham recently asked thousands of people at an Oregon rally to pray for the state's Democratic governor, saying she should be a Christian.More >>
    The evangelist Franklin Graham recently asked thousands of people at an Oregon rally to pray for the state's Democratic governor, saying she should be a Christian.More >>
  • Ellison denies abuse allegations from ex-girlfriend

    Ellison denies abuse allegations from ex-girlfriend

    Sunday, August 12 2018 4:18 PM EDT2018-08-12 20:18:55 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 2:27 PM EDT2018-08-13 18:27:48 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 >>
  • Germany's Merkel slaps down talk of working with leftists

    Germany's Merkel slaps down talk of working with leftists

    Monday, August 13 2018 9:50 AM EDT2018-08-13 13:50:28 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 10:53 AM EDT2018-08-13 14:53:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Miriam Karout). German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denis Zvizdic, left, address the media during a joint press conference as part of a meeting at the chancellery in ...(AP Photo/Miriam Karout). German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denis Zvizdic, left, address the media during a joint press conference as part of a meeting at the chancellery in ...
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has slapped down an ally's suggestion that her conservatives could work with the post-communist Left Party in the country's east, an idea that appals many on the right.More >>
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has slapped down an ally's suggestion that her conservatives could work with the post-communist Left Party in the country's east, an idea that appals many on the right.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 15:23:26 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 >>
  • 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 14:54:14 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 6:30 AM EDT2018-08-13 10:30:40 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 >>
  • Malians vote in presidential runoff amid attacks, threats

    Malians vote in presidential runoff amid attacks, threats

    Sunday, August 12 2018 5:05 AM EDT2018-08-12 09:05:58 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 4:46 AM EDT2018-08-13 08:46:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Baba Ahmed, File). FILE- In this Monday July 16, 2018, file photo a supporter of Soumaila Cisse, Opposition Presidential candidate with Union for the Republic and Democracy party hold a poster that reads '' Together lets restore hope'', durin...(AP Photo/Baba Ahmed, File). FILE- In this Monday July 16, 2018, file photo a supporter of Soumaila Cisse, Opposition Presidential candidate with Union for the Republic and Democracy party hold a poster that reads '' Together lets restore hope'', durin...
    Malians are voting in a second round presidential election between incumbent Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and opposition leader Soumaila Cisse.More >>
    Malians are voting in a second round presidential election between incumbent Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and opposition leader Soumaila Cisse.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 06:16:34 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-08-13 04:44:40 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: 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 08:06:23 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 11:13 PM EDT2018-08-13 03:13:46 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 14:58:58 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 6:13 PM EDT2018-08-12 22:13:18 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 15:14:21 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 11:55 AM EDT2018-08-12 15:55:44 GMT
    Republican U.S. Rep Chris Collins says he will no longer run for re-election after being charged with insider trading.More >>
    Republican U.S. Rep Chris Collins says he will no longer run for re-election after being charged with insider trading.More >>
  • 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 09:45:46 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-08-12 15:12:04 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 >>
  • 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 04:25:00 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 8:34 AM EDT2018-08-12 12:34:48 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 >>
  • 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 15:19:18 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 6:01 AM EDT2018-08-12 10:01:24 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 04:29:48 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 6:01 AM EDT2018-08-12 10:01:11 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 13:44:10 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 6:00 PM EDT2018-08-11 22:00:53 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 >>
  • Romanian expats stage huge anti-govt protest in Bucharest

    Romanian expats stage huge anti-govt protest in Bucharest

    Friday, August 10 2018 8:21 AM EDT2018-08-10 12:21:41 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 11:54 AM EDT2018-08-11 15:54:38 GMT
    Romanians who live abroad have begun an anti-government protest in Bucharest, urging the left-wing government to resign and call an early election.More >>
    Romanians who live abroad have begun an anti-government protest in Bucharest, urging the left-wing government to resign and call an early election.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 04:45:55 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 11:17 AM EDT2018-08-11 15:17:19 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 >>
  • 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 04:35:53 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 9:31 AM EDT2018-08-11 13:31:28 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 >>
  • Zimbabwe's opposition challenges election results in court

    Zimbabwe's opposition challenges election results in court

    Friday, August 10 2018 9:58 AM EDT2018-08-10 13:58:36 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 9:30 AM EDT2018-08-11 13:30:40 GMT
    Zimbabwe's main opposition party challenges results of 1st post-Mugabe election in court.More >>
    Zimbabwe's main opposition party challenges results of 1st post-Mugabe election in court.More >>
  • 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 00:03:06 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 9:10 AM EDT2018-08-11 13:10:36 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 >>
  • UN experts: Armed groups threaten Libya political transition

    UN experts: Armed groups threaten Libya political transition

    Friday, August 10 2018 8:34 PM EDT2018-08-11 00:34:15 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 8:55 AM EDT2018-08-11 12:55:38 GMT
    UN experts say "predatory behavior" by armed groups in Libya poses a direct threat to forming a national government and ending lawlessness that has fueled Islamic militancy, human trafficking and instability in the...More >>
    UN experts say "predatory behavior" by armed groups in Libya poses a direct threat to forming a national government and ending lawlessness that has fueled Islamic militancy, human trafficking and instability in the wider region.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 16:07:48 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 8:43 AM EDT2018-08-11 12:43:00 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 14:32:19 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 8:42 AM EDT2018-08-11 12:42:57 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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 17:50:28 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 04:50:27 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 >>
  • 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 20:14:30 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 04:46:12 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 >>
  • St. Louis DA victory latest for Black Lives Matter movement

    St. Louis DA victory latest for Black Lives Matter movement

    Friday, August 10 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-08-10 14:32:17 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 7:45 PM EDT2018-08-10 23:45:14 GMT
    Ouster of veteran St. Louis prosecutor latest victory for Black Lives Matter voters, activists focused on the ballot.More >>
    Ouster of veteran St. Louis prosecutor latest victory for Black Lives Matter voters, activists focused on the ballot.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 20:14:58 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 7:11 PM EDT2018-08-10 23:11:01 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 15:22:36 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-08-10 22:14:45 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 >>
  • 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 20:09:18 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 >>
  • APNewsBreak: Outsourcing critic's brand sells foreign parts

    APNewsBreak: Outsourcing critic's brand sells foreign parts

    Friday, August 10 2018 12:36 AM EDT2018-08-10 04:36:03 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 3:04 PM EDT2018-08-10 19:04:05 GMT
    Indiana Senate candidate Mike Braun rails against foreign outsourcing on the campaign trail, even as his own company continues to sell its trademarked brand of auto accessories, many of which are made in China.More >>
    Indiana Senate candidate Mike Braun rails against foreign outsourcing on the campaign trail, even as his own company continues to sell its trademarked brand of auto accessories, many of which are made in China.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 14:17:41 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 1:59 PM EDT2018-08-10 17:59:32 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 >>
  • Missouri Republicans slam House GOP primary winner: 'Vile'

    Missouri Republicans slam House GOP primary winner: 'Vile'

    Friday, August 10 2018 1:38 PM EDT2018-08-10 17:38:05 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 1:49 PM EDT2018-08-10 17:49:46 GMT
    Missouri Republican leaders are condemning the winner of a GOP primary for a northwest Missouri seat who has said on a radio show that "Hitler was right" and promoted conspiracies about Jewish "cabals" that torture...More >>
    Missouri Republican leaders are condemning the winner of a GOP primary for a northwest Missouri seat who has said on a radio show that "Hitler was right" and promoted conspiracies about Jewish "cabals" that torture children.More >>
  • The Latest: Zimbabwe opposition challenges election in court

    The Latest: Zimbabwe opposition challenges election in court

    Friday, August 10 2018 11:27 AM EDT2018-08-10 15:27:33 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 11:45 AM EDT2018-08-10 15:45:45 GMT
    The Latest: Zimbabwe opposition challenges election in court, alleging fraud; seeks fresh vote.More >>
    The Latest: Zimbabwe opposition challenges election in court, alleging fraud; seeks fresh vote.More >>
  • Governor's demand pushes Kobach out of Kansas vote count

    Governor's demand pushes Kobach out of Kansas vote count

    Thursday, August 9 2018 2:48 PM EDT2018-08-09 18:48:33 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 10:29 AM EDT2018-08-10 14:29:30 GMT
    APNewsBreak: Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach's lead over Gov. Jeff Colyer in the Republican primary has been cut more than half after election officials discovered a mistake in the listing for one county's...More >>
    APNewsBreak: Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach's lead over Gov. Jeff Colyer in the Republican primary has been cut more than half after election officials discovered a mistake in the listing for one county's results in the state's tally.More >>
  • Washington US House race may feature 2 Democrats

    Washington US House race may feature 2 Democrats

    Thursday, August 9 2018 8:34 PM EDT2018-08-10 00:34:34 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 9:20 AM EDT2018-08-10 13:20:00 GMT
    A progressive Democrat has edged into the second spot in the race for the 9th Congressional District.More >>
    A progressive Democrat has edged into the second spot in the race for the 9th Congressional District.More >>
  • Indonesian president picks cleric as running mate in 2019

    Indonesian president picks cleric as running mate in 2019

    Friday, August 10 2018 1:21 AM EDT2018-08-10 05:21:04 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 7:33 AM EDT2018-08-10 11:33:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, center left, and his running mate Ma'ruf Amin, center right, walk together prior to formal registration as candidates for the 2019 presidential election in Jakarta, Indonesia. Friday...(AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, center left, and his running mate Ma'ruf Amin, center right, walk together prior to formal registration as candidates for the 2019 presidential election in Jakarta, Indonesia. Friday...
    Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has formally registered as a candidate in 2019 elections and has chosen a conservative Islamic cleric as his running mate.More >>
    Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has formally registered as a candidate in 2019 elections and has chosen a conservative Islamic cleric as his running mate.More >>
  • Zimbabwe opposition leader charged after asylum bid fails

    Zimbabwe opposition leader charged after asylum bid fails

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 5:47 AM EDT2018-08-08 09:47:27 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 2:13 AM EDT2018-08-10 06:13:55 GMT
    A Zimbabwean lawyer says that senior opposition official Tendai Biti has been arrested.More >>
    A Zimbabwean lawyer says that senior opposition official Tendai Biti has been arrested.More >>
  • Prosecutors shift focus to fraud charges in Manafort trial

    Prosecutors shift focus to fraud charges in Manafort trial

    Thursday, August 9 2018 12:30 AM EDT2018-08-09 04:30:29 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 12:32 AM EDT2018-08-10 04:32:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). The defense team for Paul Manafort, including Kevin Downing, front left, and Thomas Zehnle, front right, arrive at federal court for the continuation of the trial of the former Trump campaign chairman, in Alexandria, Va., W...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). The defense team for Paul Manafort, including Kevin Downing, front left, and Thomas Zehnle, front right, arrive at federal court for the continuation of the trial of the former Trump campaign chairman, in Alexandria, Va., W...
    After Gates' testimony ends, prosecutors present more evidence of fraud against Manafort.More >>
    After Gates' testimony ends, prosecutors present more evidence of fraud against Manafort.More >>
  • Florida officials want info about election hacking claims

    Florida officials want info about election hacking claims

    Thursday, August 9 2018 7:54 PM EDT2018-08-09 23:54:47 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 9:38 PM EDT2018-08-10 01:38:02 GMT
    Florida officials want more information from the U.S. Senate supporting claims made by Sen. Bill Nelson that Russian operatives have penetrated some of his state's election systems.More >>
    Florida officials want more information from the U.S. Senate supporting claims made by Sen. Bill Nelson that Russian operatives have penetrated some of his state's election systems.More >>
  • False missile alert plays key role in Hawaii governor race

    False missile alert plays key role in Hawaii governor race

    Thursday, August 9 2018 3:45 PM EDT2018-08-09 19:45:53 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 9:13 PM EDT2018-08-10 01:13:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy, File). FILE - In this June 13, 2018 file photo, Hawaii lawmakers applaud after Gov. David Ige, who is running for a second term in office, signed legislation in Honolulu. Ige faces a stiff challenge in the Democratic primary on...(AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy, File). FILE - In this June 13, 2018 file photo, Hawaii lawmakers applaud after Gov. David Ige, who is running for a second term in office, signed legislation in Honolulu. Ige faces a stiff challenge in the Democratic primary on...
    Gov. David Ige faces a stiff challenge in the Democratic primary from U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa.More >>
    Gov. David Ige faces a stiff challenge in the Democratic primary from U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa.More >>
  • Dems pounce on GOP lawmaker's downfall, blast 'cesspool'

    Dems pounce on GOP lawmaker's downfall, blast 'cesspool'

    Thursday, August 9 2018 10:42 AM EDT2018-08-09 14:42:47 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 8:36 PM EDT2018-08-10 00:36:04 GMT
    (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...
    House Democrats are linking the insider trading indictment of a Republican congressman to a broader culture of corruption they say is fostered by President Donald Trump.More >>
    House Democrats are linking the insider trading indictment of a Republican congressman to a broader culture of corruption they say is fostered by President Donald Trump.More >>
  • The Latest: Bank exec unaware of Manafort's alleged lies

    The Latest: Bank exec unaware of Manafort's alleged lies

    Thursday, August 9 2018 10:42 AM EDT2018-08-09 14:42:56 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 5:51 PM EDT2018-08-09 21:51:28 GMT
    (Dana Verkouteren via AP). This courtroom sketch depicts former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, left, listening with his lawyer Kevin Downing to testimony from government witness Rick Gates as Manafort's trial continues at federal court i...(Dana Verkouteren via AP). This courtroom sketch depicts former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, left, listening with his lawyer Kevin Downing to testimony from government witness Rick Gates as Manafort's trial continues at federal court i...
    Prosecutors in Paul Manafort's trial say the judge incorrectly admonished them in front of the jury and they want him to correct the error.More >>
    Prosecutors in Paul Manafort's trial say the judge incorrectly admonished them in front of the jury and they want him to correct the error.More >>
  • Michigan twins from different parties advance in election

    Michigan twins from different parties advance in election

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 11:05 AM EDT2018-08-08 15:05:32 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 5:14 PM EDT2018-08-09 21:14:38 GMT
    Twin sisters from different political parties are a step closer to public office in western Michigan.More >>
    Twin sisters from different political parties are a step closer to public office in western Michigan.More >>
  • Instead of tax cuts, GOP candidates motivate with anxiety

    Instead of tax cuts, GOP candidates motivate with anxiety

    Thursday, August 9 2018 12:43 AM EDT2018-08-09 04:43:57 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-08-09 20:32:43 GMT
    In primary season, GOP candidates turn from tax cuts to anxiety as a way of motivating voters.More >>
    In primary season, GOP candidates turn from tax cuts to anxiety as a way of motivating voters.More >>
  • The Latest: Congressman to remain on ballot despite charges

    The Latest: Congressman to remain on ballot despite charges

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 8:34 PM EDT2018-08-09 00:34:50 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-08-09 18:22:23 GMT
    (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...
    Republican Rep. Chris Collins says he will remain on the ballot running for re-election in New York as he fights charges that he used inside information about a biotechnology company to make illicit stock trades.More >>
    Republican Rep. Chris Collins says he will remain on the ballot running for re-election in New York as he fights charges that he used inside information about a biotechnology company to make illicit stock trades.More >>
  • North Dakota Senate hopefuls chase the veterans' vote

    North Dakota Senate hopefuls chase the veterans' vote

    Thursday, August 9 2018 11:38 AM EDT2018-08-09 15:38:43 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 1:36 PM EDT2018-08-09 17:36:16 GMT
    In North Dakota, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp and Rep. Kevin Cramer are arguing over who is the better friend to veterans.More >>
    In North Dakota, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp and Rep. Kevin Cramer are arguing over who is the better friend to veterans.More >>
  • Gay, Native American Democrat busts candidate mold in Kansas

    Gay, Native American Democrat busts candidate mold in Kansas

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 10:20 AM EDT2018-08-08 14:20:01 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 12:58 PM EDT2018-08-09 16:58:01 GMT
    Sharice Davids has shattered the mold for a congressional primary winner from Kansas as the state's first Native American and gay nominee for Congress.More >>
    Sharice Davids has shattered the mold for a congressional primary winner from Kansas as the state's first Native American and gay nominee for Congress.More >>
  • Trump Jr. remains defiant, combative amid Russia probe

    Trump Jr. remains defiant, combative amid Russia probe

    Thursday, August 9 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-08-09 04:31:48 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 12:05 PM EDT2018-08-09 16:05:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Raoux, File). FILE - In this July 18, 2018, file photo Donald Trump Jr. speaks at a rally for Florida gubernatorial candidate Rep. Ron DeSantis in Orlando, Fla. President Donald Trump remains ensconced at his New Jersey golf club, growin...(AP Photo/John Raoux, File). FILE - In this July 18, 2018, file photo Donald Trump Jr. speaks at a rally for Florida gubernatorial candidate Rep. Ron DeSantis in Orlando, Fla. President Donald Trump remains ensconced at his New Jersey golf club, growin...
    Unbowed and unapologetic, Donald Trump Jr. maintains defiance in face of Russia probe.More >>
    Unbowed and unapologetic, Donald Trump Jr. maintains defiance in face of Russia probe.More >>
  • Romania expatriates arrive home before anti-gov't protest

    Romania expatriates arrive home before anti-gov't protest

    Thursday, August 9 2018 7:39 AM EDT2018-08-09 11:39:09 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 10:38 AM EDT2018-08-09 14:38:41 GMT
    Romanians who live abroad have begun arriving back home for an anti-government protest where they will call for the left-wing government to resign and early elections.More >>
    Romanians who live abroad have begun arriving back home for an anti-government protest where they will call for the left-wing government to resign and early elections.More >>
  • Famous Nevada pimp running for office loses brothel license

    Famous Nevada pimp running for office loses brothel license

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 4:11 PM EDT2018-08-08 20:11:29 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 9:27 AM EDT2018-08-09 13:27:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this April 27, 2018, file photo, owner Dennis Hof, left, jokes with madam Sonja Bandolik at the Love Ranch brothel in Crystal, Nev. County officials in Nevada have yanked a brothel license from the state's most f...(AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this April 27, 2018, file photo, owner Dennis Hof, left, jokes with madam Sonja Bandolik at the Love Ranch brothel in Crystal, Nev. County officials in Nevada have yanked a brothel license from the state's most f...
    Brothel owner turned politician Dennis Hof has lost his license for one of his brothels after failing to apply for a renewal and pay fees on time.More >>
    Brothel owner turned politician Dennis Hof has lost his license for one of his brothels after failing to apply for a renewal and pay fees on time.More >>
  • Trump's lawyers respond to latest offer from special counsel

    Trump's lawyers respond to latest offer from special counsel

    Thursday, August 9 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-08-09 04:31:56 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 9:16 AM EDT2018-08-09 13:16:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this May 29, 2018, file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, waves to people during White House Sports and Fitness Day on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Giuliani, says...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this May 29, 2018, file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, waves to people during White House Sports and Fitness Day on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Giuliani, says...
    Trump's lawyers respond to latest interview proposal from Mueller's investigators.More >>
    Trump's lawyers respond to latest interview proposal from Mueller's investigators.More >>
  • Senator: Russia has breached Florida state election systems

    Senator: Russia has breached Florida state election systems

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 8:09 PM EDT2018-08-09 00:09:43 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 6:41 AM EDT2018-08-09 10:41:35 GMT
    Florida's Democratic senator says Russian operatives have penetrated some of his state's election systems ahead of this year's midterms.More >>
    Florida's Democratic senator says Russian operatives have penetrated some of his state's election systems ahead of this year's midterms.More >>
  • Republicans promote fear, not tax cuts, in key elections

    Republicans promote fear, not tax cuts, in key elections

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 6:13 PM EDT2018-08-08 22:13:24 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 2:22 AM EDT2018-08-09 06:22:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete). Troy Balderson, Republican candidate for Ohio's 12th Congressional District, speaks to a crowd of supporters during an election night party Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, in Newark, Ohio.(AP Photo/Jay LaPrete). Troy Balderson, Republican candidate for Ohio's 12th Congressional District, speaks to a crowd of supporters during an election night party Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, in Newark, Ohio.
    Republicans in many midterm election battlegrounds are trying to maintain their congressional majorities by stoking certain voters' anxieties about liberal Democrats and their policies.More >>
    Republicans in many midterm election battlegrounds are trying to maintain their congressional majorities by stoking certain voters' anxieties about liberal Democrats and their policies.More >>
  • Michigan attorney set to be first Muslim woman in Congress

    Michigan attorney set to be first Muslim woman in Congress

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 1:51 PM EDT2018-08-08 17:51:12 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 12:51 AM EDT2018-08-09 04:51:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Al Goldis, File). FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008, file photo, Rashida Tlaib, a Democrat, is photographed outside the Michigan Capitol in Lansing, Mich. In the primary election Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, Democrats pick former Michigan state...(AP Photo/Al Goldis, File). FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008, file photo, Rashida Tlaib, a Democrat, is photographed outside the Michigan Capitol in Lansing, Mich. In the primary election Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, Democrats pick former Michigan state...
    Former Michigan legislator Rashida Tlaib wins Democratic nomination to run unopposed for US House seat, setting her up to become first Muslim woman elected to Congress.More >>
    Former Michigan legislator Rashida Tlaib wins Democratic nomination to run unopposed for US House seat, setting her up to become first Muslim woman elected to Congress.More >>
  • Gates, star witness against Manafort, concludes testimony

    Gates, star witness against Manafort, concludes testimony

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 12:47 AM EDT2018-08-08 04:47:24 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-08-09 04:40:13 GMT
    (Dana Verkouteren via AP). This courtroom sketch depicts defense lawyer Kevin Downing asking questions of Rick Gates, as former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, bottom front left, listens during Manafort's trial on bank fraud and tax evasi...(Dana Verkouteren via AP). This courtroom sketch depicts defense lawyer Kevin Downing asking questions of Rick Gates, as former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, bottom front left, listens during Manafort's trial on bank fraud and tax evasi...
    Questioning of Manafort protege focuses on his own crimes, an extramarital affair and plea deal.More >>
    Questioning of Manafort protege focuses on his own crimes, an extramarital affair and plea deal.More >>
  • Like father, like son: Trump Jr. defiant about Russia probe

    Like father, like son: Trump Jr. defiant about Russia probe

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 5:06 PM EDT2018-08-08 21:06:41 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-08-09 04:40:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Raoux, File). FILE - In this July 18, 2018, file photo Donald Trump Jr. speaks at a rally for Florida gubernatorial candidate Rep. Ron DeSantis in Orlando, Fla. President Donald Trump remains ensconced at his New Jersey golf club, growin...(AP Photo/John Raoux, File). FILE - In this July 18, 2018, file photo Donald Trump Jr. speaks at a rally for Florida gubernatorial candidate Rep. Ron DeSantis in Orlando, Fla. President Donald Trump remains ensconced at his New Jersey golf club, growin...
    Donald Trump Jr. is embracing his role as his father's emissary, beloved on the right as the swaggering embodiment of the Make America Great Again agenda.More >>
    Donald Trump Jr. is embracing his role as his father's emissary, beloved on the right as the swaggering embodiment of the Make America Great Again agenda.More >>
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  • Republican insurgent gives Wyoming Senate incumbent a fight

    Republican insurgent gives Wyoming Senate incumbent a fight

    Saturday, August 18 2018 11:46 AM EDT2018-08-18 15:46:40 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 11:48 PM EDT2018-08-19 03:48:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, file). FILE - In this March 20, 2018 file photo, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., right speaks with Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, after a Republican policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington.  Dave Dodson, a political newcomer an...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, file). FILE - In this March 20, 2018 file photo, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., right speaks with Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, after a Republican policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington. Dave Dodson, a political newcomer an...
    Wealthy businessman and political outsider Dave Dodson takes on low-key incumbent Sen. John Barrasso in Wyoming Republican primary.More >>
    Wealthy businessman and political outsider Dave Dodson takes on low-key incumbent Sen. John Barrasso in Wyoming Republican primary.More >>
  • Church group's opposition stuns advocates of 'tort reform'

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

    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:15 AM EDT2018-08-18 13:15:36 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 11:47 PM EDT2018-08-19 03:47:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Demillo). In this July 26, 2018 photo, an information booklet about a "tort reform" measure appearing on Arkansas' ballot sits on a table at a breakfast meeting of pastors in Little Rock, Arkansas. The Family Council Action Committee, ...(AP Photo/Andrew Demillo). In this July 26, 2018 photo, an information booklet about a "tort reform" measure appearing on Arkansas' ballot sits on a table at a breakfast meeting of pastors in Little Rock, Arkansas. The Family Council Action Committee, ...
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