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  • Primaries marked by Democratic diversity, Trump's picks

    Primaries marked by Democratic diversity, Trump's picks

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:21 AM EDT2018-08-15 06:21:05 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:32 AM EDT2018-08-15 07:32:43 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.
    Democrats in Vermont have nominated the nation's first transgender candidate for governor, one of many firsts from Tuesday's primaries.
  • EPA challenged safety of administration mileage freeze

    EPA challenged safety of administration mileage freeze

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:49 PM EDT2018-08-14 19:49:07 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:32 AM EDT2018-08-15 07:32:38 GMT
    Internal documents show the Environmental Protection Agency privately questioned the Trump administration's finding that freezing Obama-era mileage standards would make drivers safer.
    Internal documents show the Environmental Protection Agency privately questioned the Trump administration's finding that freezing Obama-era mileage standards would make drivers safer.
  • Turkey increases tariffs on some US imports, escalating feud

    Turkey increases tariffs on some US imports, escalating feud

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:14 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:14:43 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:32 AM EDT2018-08-15 07:32:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). People line up at a currency exchange shop in Istanbul, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.The Turkish lira has nosedived in value in the past week over concerns about Erdogan's economic policies and after the United States slapped s...(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). People line up at a currency exchange shop in Istanbul, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.The Turkish lira has nosedived in value in the past week over concerns about Erdogan's economic policies and after the United States slapped s...
    Turkey is increasing tariffs on imports of series of U.S. products, escalating a feud with the United States that has helped trigger a currency crisis.
    Turkey is increasing tariffs on imports of series of U.S. products, escalating a feud with the United States that has helped trigger a currency crisis.
  • Ex-White House aide says Trump trying to silence her

    Ex-White House aide says Trump trying to silence her

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:47 PM EDT2018-08-14 20:47:17 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:13 AM EDT2018-08-15 07:13:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Television personality and former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in New York. Manigault Newman declared she “will not be silenced” by ...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Television personality and former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in New York. Manigault Newman declared she “will not be silenced” by ...
    Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman says she "will not be silenced" by President Donald Trump, remaining defiant as her public feud with her former boss shifted from a war of words to a possible legal...
    Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman says she "will not be silenced" by President Donald Trump, remaining defiant as her public feud with her former boss shifted from a war of words to a possible legal battle.
  • 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 3:12 AM EDT2018-08-15 07:12:31 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.
    Trump's feud with Omarosa Manigault Newman takes a legal turn even as it remains rooted in accusations of racism.
  • 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 3:11 AM EDT2018-08-15 07:11:57 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.
    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.
  • 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 3:06 AM EDT2018-08-15 07:06:48 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.
    Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer says he will endorse Republican nominee for governor Kris Kobach after conceding in the state's GOP primary.
  • Little-known official ends ex-Gov. Pawlenty's comeback bid

    Little-known official ends ex-Gov. Pawlenty's comeback bid

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:56 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:56:04 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:06 AM EDT2018-08-15 07:06:42 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.
    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.
  • 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.
    The Wisconsin Elections Commission says no major problems have been reported across the state as voters cast their ballots in the primary.
  • 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 2:32 AM EDT2018-08-15 06:32:39 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.
    The Republican primary for a Wisconsin U.S. Senate seat pits two loyalists to President Donald Trump who agree on most of the issues.
  • Black schoolteacher beats longtime Wisconsin state lawmaker

    Black schoolteacher beats longtime Wisconsin state lawmaker

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:50 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:50:08 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:32 AM EDT2018-08-15 06:32:35 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.
    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.
  • 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 2:32 AM EDT2018-08-15 06:32:33 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...
    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.
  • 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.
    Trump's political organization often makes a place for displaced White House staffers who agree to keep quiet.
  • 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.
    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.
  • Closing arguments set in Manafort's financial fraud trial

    Closing arguments set in Manafort's financial fraud trial

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:42:37 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:28 AM EDT2018-08-15 06:28:06 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.
    Closing arguments set in Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial after defense decides not to call any witnesses.
  • 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.
    'Blue wave' to be tested in Midwestern primaries across Wisconsin and Minnesota.
  • The Latest: New Mexico defendant in immigration custody

    The Latest: New Mexico defendant in immigration custody

    Monday, August 13 2018 5:38 PM EDT2018-08-13 21:38:05 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:20 AM EDT2018-08-15 06:20:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Morgan Lee). Siraj Ibn Wahhaj, center, confers with one of his attorneys at a first appearance in New Mexico district court in Taos, N.M., on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, on accusations of child abuse and abducting his son from the boy's mother. ...(AP Photo/Morgan Lee). Siraj Ibn Wahhaj, center, confers with one of his attorneys at a first appearance in New Mexico district court in Taos, N.M., on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, on accusations of child abuse and abducting his son from the boy's mother. ...
    Prosecutors say children who were found at a ramshackle New Mexico compound were trained to use firearms and learned other tactical techniques as they prepared to get rid of teachers, law enforcement and other...
    Prosecutors say children who were found at a ramshackle New Mexico compound were trained to use firearms and learned other tactical techniques as they prepared to get rid of teachers, law enforcement and other institutions that were considered corrupt.
  • 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.
    Democrats in Vermont have nominated the nation's first transgender candidate for governor, one of many firsts from Tuesday's primaries.
  • 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.
    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.
  • Somali-American nears new historic mark with primary win

    Somali-American nears new historic mark with primary win

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:56 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:56:18 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:58 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:58:51 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.
    The nation's first Somali-American state legislator is poised to set the same historic mark.
  • 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.
    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.
  • 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.
    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.
  • 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.
    Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has slightly widened his lead over Gov. Jeff Colyer in the state's Republican primary for governor.
  • 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...
    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.
  • Governors: Trump directive could hurt effort to save bird

    Governors: Trump directive could hurt effort to save bird

    Monday, August 13 2018 1:07 AM EDT2018-08-13 05:07:42 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:08 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:08:05 GMT
    Some Western governors say a new Trump administration directive threatens to undermine a hard-won compromise aimed at saving a beleaguered bird scattered across their region.
    Some Western governors say a new Trump administration directive threatens to undermine a hard-won compromise aimed at saving a beleaguered bird scattered across their region.
  • White House called toxins contamination 'PR nightmare'

    White House called toxins contamination 'PR nightmare'

    Monday, August 13 2018 1:37 AM EDT2018-08-13 05:37:53 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:07 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:07:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke). In this Aug. 1, 2018 photo, Lauren Woehr hands her 16-month-old daughter Caroline, held by her husband Dan McDowell, a cup filled with bottled water at their home in Horsham, Pa. In Horsham and surrounding towns in eastern Penns...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke). In this Aug. 1, 2018 photo, Lauren Woehr hands her 16-month-old daughter Caroline, held by her husband Dan McDowell, a cup filled with bottled water at their home in Horsham, Pa. In Horsham and surrounding towns in eastern Penns...
    Toxics used in nonstick cookware, fast-food wrappers and much more are turning up in public water systems in dozens of states.
    Toxics used in nonstick cookware, fast-food wrappers and much more are turning up in public water systems in dozens of states.
  • 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.
    Primary night takeaways: Diverse Democrats win as Trump dominates the GOP.
  • 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.
    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.
  • 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...
    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.
  • Defiant as Trump rages, Omarosa says she won't be silenced

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

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:41:33 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:46 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:46:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Television personality and former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in New York. Manigault Newman declared she “will not be silenced” by ...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Television personality and former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in New York. Manigault Newman declared she “will not be silenced” by ...
    Omarosa remains defiant as Trump rages, says she won't be silenced even in face of legal challenge.
    Omarosa remains defiant as Trump rages, says she won't be silenced even in face of legal challenge.
  • 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.
    President Donald Trump's political operation has made a regular practice of providing soft landing-pads for discarded staffers.
  • 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 12:00 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:00:53 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.
    Just like old times: Trump and Omarosa spar over whether he used the N-word, other allegations in her new book.
  • 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 12:00 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:00:31 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.".
    President Donald Trump is calling his former adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman a "dog.".
  • Cubs' Ben Zobrist ejected after lobbying for robo-umps

    Cubs' Ben Zobrist ejected after lobbying for robo-umps

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 8:52 PM EDT2018-08-15 00:52:37 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:51 PM EDT2018-08-15 03:51:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Banks). Chicago Cubs' Ben Zobrist (18) argues a strike call with umpire Phil Cuzzi (10) during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in Chicago.(AP Photo/David Banks). Chicago Cubs' Ben Zobrist (18) argues a strike call with umpire Phil Cuzzi (10) during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in Chicago.
    Ben Zobrist told plate umpire Phil Cuzzi he would prefer an "electronic strike zone" before being ejected in the eighth inning of the Chicago Cubs' 7-0 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers.
    Ben Zobrist told plate umpire Phil Cuzzi he would prefer an "electronic strike zone" before being ejected in the eighth inning of the Chicago Cubs' 7-0 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers.
  • 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.
    Trial of longtime Washington operator Paul Manafort turning from prosecution to his defense team.
  • 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.
    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.
  • 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.
    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.
  • 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...
    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.
  • Jordanian immigrant gets death for Houston 'honor killings'

    Jordanian immigrant gets death for Houston 'honor killings'

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:43 PM EDT2018-08-14 19:43:32 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 8:28 PM EDT2018-08-15 00:28:45 GMT
    A Jordanian immigrant has been sentenced to death in Texas for the fatal shootings of his son-in-law and daughter's best friend in what prosecutors described as honor killings.
    A Jordanian immigrant has been sentenced to death in Texas for the fatal shootings of his son-in-law and daughter's best friend in what prosecutors described as honor killings.
  • 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.
    Former President Jimmy Carter joins Barack Obama in backing Democrat Stacey Abrams for Georgia governor; President Donald Trump endorsed Republican Brian Kemp.
  • Pentagon spokeswoman under inspector general investigation

    Pentagon spokeswoman under inspector general investigation

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:46 PM EDT2018-08-14 22:46:09 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:55 PM EDT2018-08-14 23:55:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this April 14, 2018, file photo, Pentagon chief spokesperson Dana W. White takes questions during a media availability at the Pentagon. The Pentagon confirms that White, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis’ public affa...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this April 14, 2018, file photo, Pentagon chief spokesperson Dana W. White takes questions during a media availability at the Pentagon. The Pentagon confirms that White, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis’ public affa...
    U.S. officials say Defense Secretary Jim Mattis' public affairs chief is being investigated after allegations she misused her authority, used her staff for personal business.
    U.S. officials say Defense Secretary Jim Mattis' public affairs chief is being investigated after allegations she misused her authority, used her staff for personal business.
  • 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.
    Judge orders Georgia congressional candidate jailed through Election Day after DUI conviction.
  • Mattis heard gunfire outside his hotel in Rio de Janeiro

    Mattis heard gunfire outside his hotel in Rio de Janeiro

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-08-14 22:23:07 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:46 PM EDT2018-08-14 22:46:40 GMT
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he heard gunfire early Tuesday during his stay in Rio de Janeiro.
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he heard gunfire early Tuesday during his stay in Rio de Janeiro.
  • Mattis says Taliban's tactics endanger Afghan civilians

    Mattis says Taliban's tactics endanger Afghan civilians

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:44 PM EDT2018-08-14 19:44:41 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:11 PM EDT2018-08-14 22:11:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). Afghan police officers search a vehicle at a checkpoint on the Ghazni highway, in Maidan Shar, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. A Taliban assault on Ghazni, a key city linking areas of Taliban influence barely 7...(AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). Afghan police officers search a vehicle at a checkpoint on the Ghazni highway, in Maidan Shar, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. A Taliban assault on Ghazni, a key city linking areas of Taliban influence barely 7...
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Taliban's usage of civilian homes as fighting positions is forcing Afghan government forces to move slowly in expelling the insurgents from the city of Ghazni.
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Taliban's usage of civilian homes as fighting positions is forcing Afghan government forces to move slowly in expelling the insurgents from the city of Ghazni.
  • Mattis: US needs Space Force to counter Russia, China

    Mattis: US needs Space Force to counter Russia, China

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 8:56 AM EDT2018-08-14 12:56:41 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 5:07 PM EDT2018-08-14 21:07:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres). Brazil's Defense Minister Joaquim Silva e Luna, left, walks with U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, after their meeting in Brasilia, Brazil, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. Mattis has spent six days visiting South American countries,...(AP Photo/Eraldo Peres). Brazil's Defense Minister Joaquim Silva e Luna, left, walks with U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, after their meeting in Brasilia, Brazil, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. Mattis has spent six days visiting South American countries,...
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is making a pitch to Brazil for building a closer defense partnership with the United States, including in space research.
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is making a pitch to Brazil for building a closer defense partnership with the United States, including in space research.
  • Secret audio? In Trump world, there's always a tape

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

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:26:01 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 5:07 PM EDT2018-08-14 21:07:40 GMT
    (Zach Pagano/NBC via AP). This image released by NBC Today shows reality TV personality and former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman during an interview on the "Today" show on Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in New York. Manigault Newman was promotin...(Zach Pagano/NBC via AP). This image released by NBC Today shows reality TV personality and former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman during an interview on the "Today" show on Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in New York. Manigault Newman was promotin...
    Omarosa's secret tapes not so shocking given that Trump himself, others do it, too.
    Omarosa's secret tapes not so shocking given that Trump himself, others do it, too.
  • Gates testimony dredges up Trump inaugural spending mystery

    Gates testimony dredges up Trump inaugural spending mystery

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:41:38 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 5:07 PM EDT2018-08-14 21:07:32 GMT
    (Dana Verkouteren via AP). This Aug. 7, 2018, courtroom sketch depicts Rick Gates, right, testifying during questioning in the bank fraud and tax evasion trial of Paul Manafort at federal court in Alexandria, Va. U.S. district Judge T.S. Ellis III pres...(Dana Verkouteren via AP). This Aug. 7, 2018, courtroom sketch depicts Rick Gates, right, testifying during questioning in the bank fraud and tax evasion trial of Paul Manafort at federal court in Alexandria, Va. U.S. district Judge T.S. Ellis III pres...
    Paul Manafort's longtime deputy has admitted he embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars from his boss _ and that he "possibly" was wrongfully reimbursed by Trump's inaugural committee.
    Paul Manafort's longtime deputy has admitted he embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars from his boss _ and that he "possibly" was wrongfully reimbursed by Trump's inaugural committee.
  • 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.
    What to Watch: Primaries test allegiances to Trump as voters go to polls in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Vermont and Connecticut.
  • 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.
    The defense in former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's tax and fraud trial has rested its case without calling any witnesses.
  • Trump warns Cuomo: Anybody who runs against me 'suffers'

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

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

    Times Up gives $750,000 for combatting sexual misconduct

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:10 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:10:42 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:06 PM EDT2018-08-14 18:06:52 GMT
    (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP). FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2017, file photo, Fatima Goss Graves speaks at a discussion about sexual harassment and how to create lasting change from the scandal roiling Hollywood at United Talent Agency in Beverly Hill...(Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP). FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2017, file photo, Fatima Goss Graves speaks at a discussion about sexual harassment and how to create lasting change from the scandal roiling Hollywood at United Talent Agency in Beverly Hill...
    A fund dedicated to aiding victims of sexual harassment and assault is giving $750,000 in grants to local organizations across the country.
    A fund dedicated to aiding victims of sexual harassment and assault is giving $750,000 in grants to local organizations across the country.
  • 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
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 1:02 PM EDT2018-08-14 17:02:47 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.
    Los Angeles-based health care nonprofit known for funding controversial ballot measures wages expensive battle with real estate industry over rent control in California.
  • Trump signs bill named for Sen. McCain, doesn't mention him

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

    Monday, August 13 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-08-13 19:35:57 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:55 AM EDT2018-08-14 15:55:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump talks with Maj. Gen. Walter Piatt as they watch an air assault exercise at Wheeler-Sack Army Air Field in Fort Drum, N.Y., Monday, Aug. 13, 2018,(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump talks with Maj. Gen. Walter Piatt as they watch an air assault exercise at Wheeler-Sack Army Air Field in Fort Drum, N.Y., Monday, Aug. 13, 2018,
    President Donald Trump has signed a $716 billion defense policy bill named for Sen. John McCain after giving a speech that didn't reference the ailing senator once.
    President Donald Trump has signed a $716 billion defense policy bill named for Sen. John McCain after giving a speech that didn't reference the ailing senator once.
  • Activist compares Beijing's rule in Hong Kong to colonialism

    Activist compares Beijing's rule in Hong Kong to colonialism

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:56 AM EDT2018-08-14 07:56:36 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:13 AM EDT2018-08-14 14:13:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vincent Yu). Pro-independence activist Andy Chan, left, is surrounded by journalists as he leaves Foreign Correspondents Club after delivering his speech in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Chan gave a speech to foreign journalists whose as...(AP Photo/Vincent Yu). Pro-independence activist Andy Chan, left, is surrounded by journalists as he leaves Foreign Correspondents Club after delivering his speech in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Chan gave a speech to foreign journalists whose as...
    A Hong Kong independence activist decried Beijing's rule as modern-day colonialism in a speech to a foreign journalists' association that defied the Chinese government's demand to cancel the event.
    A Hong Kong independence activist decried Beijing's rule as modern-day colonialism in a speech to a foreign journalists' association that defied the Chinese government's demand to cancel the event.
  • 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.
    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.
  • 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...
    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.
  • Reality White House: Trump, Omarosa trade insults, charges

    Reality White House: Trump, Omarosa trade insults, charges

    Monday, August 13 2018 9:04 PM EDT2018-08-14 01:04:24 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:01 AM EDT2018-08-14 10:01:58 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 ...
    President Donald Trump lashed out at Omarosa Manigault Newman Monday over book, recordings.
    President Donald Trump lashed out at Omarosa Manigault Newman Monday over book, recordings.
  • Assaults by Taliban raise questions about US plan for peace

    Assaults by Taliban raise questions about US plan for peace

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:25:38 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:48 AM EDT2018-08-14 08:48:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mohammad Anwar Danishyar). In this Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, photo, Afghan security personnel patrol in the city of Ghazni province west of Kabul, Afghanistan.  A Taliban assault on Ghazni, a key city linking areas of Taliban influence barely 75...(AP Photo/Mohammad Anwar Danishyar). In this Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, photo, Afghan security personnel patrol in the city of Ghazni province west of Kabul, Afghanistan. A Taliban assault on Ghazni, a key city linking areas of Taliban influence barely 75...
    Taliban's ability to attack is raising questions about US plan for ending war in Afghanistan.
    Taliban's ability to attack is raising questions about US plan for ending war in Afghanistan.
  • Now with power to long rule China, Xi beset by challenges

    Now with power to long rule China, Xi beset by challenges

    Sunday, August 12 2018 9:11 PM EDT2018-08-13 01:11:12 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:33 AM EDT2018-08-14 07:33:23 GMT
    Just months after clearing the way to rule in perpetuity, China's president and ruling Communist Party leader Xi Jinping is beset by a wave of economic, foreign policy and domestic political challenges.
    Just months after clearing the way to rule in perpetuity, China's president and ruling Communist Party leader Xi Jinping is beset by a wave of economic, foreign policy and domestic political challenges.
  • 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.
    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.
  • Rival Korea leaders to meet in Pyongyang in September

    Rival Korea leaders to meet in Pyongyang in September

    Sunday, August 12 2018 9:36 PM EDT2018-08-13 01:36:25 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 1:23 AM EDT2018-08-14 05:23:41 GMT
    The rival Koreas have begun high-level talks to set the date and the venue for a third summit between their leaders.
    The rival Koreas have begun high-level talks to set the date and the venue for a third summit between their leaders.
  • FBI fires Peter Strzok in wake of anti-Trump text messages

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

    Monday, August 13 2018 11:47 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:47:00 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:57 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:57:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). FILE - In this July 12, 2018 file photo, FBI Deputy Assistant Director Peter Strzok is seated to testify before the the House Committees on the Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform during a hearing on "Oversight of FBI a...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). FILE - In this July 12, 2018 file photo, FBI Deputy Assistant Director Peter Strzok is seated to testify before the the House Committees on the Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform during a hearing on "Oversight of FBI a...
    The FBI has fired a longtime agent who once worked on special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation after he sent text messages criticizing President Donald Trump to a colleague.
    The FBI has fired a longtime agent who once worked on special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation after he sent text messages criticizing President Donald Trump to a colleague.
  • 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.
    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.
  • Trump warns Cuomo: Anybody who runs against me 'suffers'

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

    Monday, August 13 2018 6:48 PM EDT2018-08-13 22:48:42 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:38 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:38:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump speaks in Utica, N.Y., Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, at a joint fundraising committee reception in Utica, N.Y..(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump speaks in Utica, N.Y., Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, at a joint fundraising committee reception in Utica, N.Y..
    President Donald Trump is claiming that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo called and told him that he wouldn't challenge him for the presidency.
    President Donald Trump is claiming that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo called and told him that he wouldn't challenge him for the presidency.
  • State probe finds immigrant teens not currently being abused

    State probe finds immigrant teens not currently being abused

    Monday, August 13 2018 12:52 PM EDT2018-08-13 16:52:45 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:29 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:29:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Zachary Wajsgras). FILE - In this June 20, 2018 file photo, the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center is shown in Staunton, Va.  Virginia investigators say they’ve found no evidence of abuse at a detention facility after immigrant teens described...(AP Photo/Zachary Wajsgras). FILE - In this June 20, 2018 file photo, the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center is shown in Staunton, Va. Virginia investigators say they’ve found no evidence of abuse at a detention facility after immigrant teens described...
    APNewsBreak: Virginia investigators find no evidence of abuse at a detention facility after immigrant teens described being strapped to chairs with mesh bags with their heads covered.
    APNewsBreak: Virginia investigators find no evidence of abuse at a detention facility after immigrant teens described being strapped to chairs with mesh bags with their heads covered.
  • Taliban offensive exposes fragile US hopes for Afghan peace

    Taliban offensive exposes fragile US hopes for Afghan peace

    Monday, August 13 2018 1:43 PM EDT2018-08-13 17:43:50 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:28 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:28:37 GMT
    A year after the Trump administration introduced its strategy for Afghanistan, the Taliban are asserting themselves on the battlefield even as U.S. officials talk up hopes for peace.
    A year after the Trump administration introduced its strategy for Afghanistan, the Taliban are asserting themselves on the battlefield even as U.S. officials talk up hopes for peace.
  • 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.
    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.
  • The Latest: Trump denies using racial slur on tapes

    The Latest: Trump denies using racial slur on tapes

    Monday, August 13 2018 7:35 AM EDT2018-08-13 11:35:18 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 10:22 PM EDT2018-08-14 02:22:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2017, file photo, Omarosa Manigault, then-director of communications for the White House Office of Public Liaison, center, speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, befo...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2017, file photo, Omarosa Manigault, then-director of communications for the White House Office of Public Liaison, center, speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, befo...
    Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman is releasing an audio recording of a conversation she says she had with President Donald Trump after she was fired from the White House.
    Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman is releasing an audio recording of a conversation she says she had with President Donald Trump after she was fired from the White House.
  • 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.
    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.
  • 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.
    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.
  • Fox News to White House: Bill Shine is Trump's new image man

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

    Monday, August 13 2018 12:27 AM EDT2018-08-13 04:27:45 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 9:11 PM EDT2018-08-14 01:11:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE - In this April 24, 2017, file photo, then-Fox News co-president Bill Shine, leaves a New York restaurant. For years Shine carried out Roger Ailes’ orders, earning himself the nicknamed “the Butler” at Fox. Now, Shi...(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE - In this April 24, 2017, file photo, then-Fox News co-president Bill Shine, leaves a New York restaurant. For years Shine carried out Roger Ailes’ orders, earning himself the nicknamed “the Butler” at Fox. Now, Shi...
    Shifting from Fox News to the White House, Bill Shine takes on task of protecting Trump's image.
    Shifting from Fox News to the White House, Bill Shine takes on task of protecting Trump's image.
  • Appeals court tells EPA to stop sales of harmful pesticide

    Appeals court tells EPA to stop sales of harmful pesticide

    Friday, August 10 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-08-10 04:20:49 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 9:06 PM EDT2018-08-14 01:06:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). FILE - In this May 16, 2018 file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on budget on Capitol Hill in Washington. A federal appeals court has ruled ...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). FILE - In this May 16, 2018 file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on budget on Capitol Hill in Washington. A federal appeals court has ruled ...
    The Environmental Protection Agency has been ordered to stop sales of a widely used pesticide within two months.
    The Environmental Protection Agency has been ordered to stop sales of a widely used pesticide within two months.
  • Trump, Omarosa trade insults, charges; reality TV rerun?

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

    Monday, August 13 2018 12:27 AM EDT2018-08-13 04:27:55 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 9:05 PM EDT2018-08-14 01:05:18 GMT
    Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman is drawing fire from President Donald Trump's allies and national security experts for admitting that she secretly recorded her firing by chief of staff John...
    Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman is drawing fire from President Donald Trump's allies and national security experts for admitting that she secretly recorded her firing by chief of staff John Kelly in the high-security Situation Room.
  • 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.
    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.
  • 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.
    Democrats look to longshot territory for midterm gains.
  • 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...
    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.
  • 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.
    The blue wave that Democrats hope will crash into Arizona this November is creeping up in community centers, library auditoriums and churches this summer.
  • 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...
    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.
  • Charlottesville anniversary: Peaceful protests, few arrests

    Charlottesville anniversary: Peaceful protests, few arrests

    Monday, August 13 2018 1:27 AM EDT2018-08-13 05:27:33 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 6:16 PM EDT2018-08-13 22:16:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Demonstrators march near the White House on the one year anniversary of the Charlottesville "Unite the Right" rally, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Demonstrators march near the White House on the one year anniversary of the Charlottesville "Unite the Right" rally, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, in Washington.
    Events to mark the anniversary of the deadly violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, were largely peaceful, with police making just a handful of arrests.
    Events to mark the anniversary of the deadly violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, were largely peaceful, with police making just a handful of arrests.
  • 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.
    The woman who accused Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison of once physically abusing her says she won't release alleged video footage of the incident.
  • 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.
    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.
  • 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.
    Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of New York has been indicted on securities fraud charges.
  • 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.
    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.
  • Omarosa says she secretly taped her firing, plays audio

    Omarosa says she secretly taped her firing, plays audio

    Sunday, August 12 2018 9:53 AM EDT2018-08-12 13:53:30 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 2:27 PM EDT2018-08-13 18:27:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2017, file photo, Omarosa Manigault-Newman, then an aide to President Donald Trump, watches during a meeting with parents and teachers in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. The Whit...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2017, file photo, Omarosa Manigault-Newman, then an aide to President Donald Trump, watches during a meeting with parents and teachers in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. The Whit...
    Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman says she secretly taped her firing by White House chief of staff John Kelly in the Situation Room.
    Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman says she secretly taped her firing by White House chief of staff John Kelly in the Situation Room.
  • 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.
    An ex-girlfriend of Rep. Keith Ellison says the Minnesota Democrat emotionally and physically abused her, allegations that Ellison denies.
  • From Ailes to Trump: Meet Bill Shine, Trump's new image man

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

    Sunday, August 12 2018 7:24 PM EDT2018-08-12 23:24:21 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 1:54 PM EDT2018-08-13 17:54:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE - In this April 24, 2017, file photo, then-Fox News co-president Bill Shine, leaves a New York restaurant. For years Shine carried out Roger Ailes’ orders, earning himself the nicknamed “the Butler” at Fox. Now, Shi...(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE - In this April 24, 2017, file photo, then-Fox News co-president Bill Shine, leaves a New York restaurant. For years Shine carried out Roger Ailes’ orders, earning himself the nicknamed “the Butler” at Fox. Now, Shi...
    From Ailes to Trump: Meet Bill Shine, Trump's new image man.
    From Ailes to Trump: Meet Bill Shine, Trump's new image man.
  • Israel protests to Romania after tourists beaten by police

    Israel protests to Romania after tourists beaten by police

    Monday, August 13 2018 1:08 PM EDT2018-08-13 17:08:38 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 1:12 PM EDT2018-08-13 17:12:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Riot police use a water canon during a charge to clear the square during protests outside the government headquarters, in Bucharest, Romania, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Romanians who live abroad are staging an anti-government prote...(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Riot police use a water canon during a charge to clear the square during protests outside the government headquarters, in Bucharest, Romania, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Romanians who live abroad are staging an anti-government prote...
    Israel's embassy has protested an incident involving four Israeli tourists who were dragged out of a taxi and beaten during a recent protest that degenerated into violence.
    Israel's embassy has protested an incident involving four Israeli tourists who were dragged out of a taxi and beaten during a recent protest that degenerated into violence.
  • Newest US sanctions against Russia hit an economic nerve

    Newest US sanctions against Russia hit an economic nerve

    Monday, August 13 2018 12:29 AM EDT2018-08-13 04:29:06 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 11:40 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:40:40 GMT
    (Dmitry Astakhov, Sputnik, Government Pool Photo via AP). Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev speaks during a meeting in Kamchatka Peninsula region, Russian Far East, Russia, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Russia's prime minister sternly warned the United S...(Dmitry Astakhov, Sputnik, Government Pool Photo via AP). Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev speaks during a meeting in Kamchatka Peninsula region, Russian Far East, Russia, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Russia's prime minister sternly warned the United S...
    Hitting an economic nerve: Newest US sanctions get a rise out of Russia, a drop in the ruble.
    Hitting an economic nerve: Newest US sanctions get a rise out of Russia, a drop in the ruble.
  • Pentagon chief Mattis defends his reversal on Space Force

    Pentagon chief Mattis defends his reversal on Space Force

    Sunday, August 12 2018 6:09 PM EDT2018-08-12 22:09:45 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 11:04 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:04:22 GMT
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he's satisfied that creating a Space Force as a separate military service is the right way to reorganize the Pentagon's approach to space.
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he's satisfied that creating a Space Force as a separate military service is the right way to reorganize the Pentagon's approach to space.
  • 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.
    Alaska education advocate Alyse Galvin is among the wave of women candidates hoping to be elected to the U.S. House this fall.
  • The Latest: 1 arrest made in DC in Charlottesville protests

    The Latest: 1 arrest made in DC in Charlottesville protests

    Sunday, August 12 2018 10:27 PM EDT2018-08-13 02:27:41 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 7:21 AM EDT2018-08-13 11:21:20 GMT
    The police chief in Washington, D.C., says one person was arrested after a chaotic day of protests and counterprotests centered around a white nationalist rally in front of the White House.
    The police chief in Washington, D.C., says one person was arrested after a chaotic day of protests and counterprotests centered around a white nationalist rally in front of the White House.
  • 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.
    President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported construction materials are making it more expensive to rebuild homes lost to wildfires and other natural disasters.
  • Steve Bannon weighs in on UK burqa debate, Boris Johnson

    Steve Bannon weighs in on UK burqa debate, Boris Johnson

    Sunday, August 12 2018 6:36 AM EDT2018-08-12 10:36:33 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 6:17 AM EDT2018-08-13 10:17:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, FILE). FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, June 21, 2018, Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson talks during a ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Warsaw, Poland. The chairman of Britain's governing Con...(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, FILE). FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, June 21, 2018, Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson talks during a ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Warsaw, Poland. The chairman of Britain's governing Con...
    Republican strategist Steve Bannon has weighed into Britain's burqa debate, defending former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson's comments that women who wear face-covering veils look like "letter boxes" and "bank...
    Republican strategist Steve Bannon has weighed into Britain's burqa debate, defending former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson's comments that women who wear face-covering veils look like "letter boxes" and "bank robbers.".
  • 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.
    Malians are voting in a second round presidential election between incumbent Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and opposition leader Soumaila Cisse.
  • Rain pouring, Trump rages on Twitter and hangs with bikers

    Rain pouring, Trump rages on Twitter and hangs with bikers

    Saturday, August 11 2018 6:04 PM EDT2018-08-11 22:04:34 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 1:29 AM EDT2018-08-13 05:29:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump stands in the rain with members of Bikers for Trump and supporters after saying the Pledge of Allegiance, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, at the clubhouse of Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump stands in the rain with members of Bikers for Trump and supporters after saying the Pledge of Allegiance, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, at the clubhouse of Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.
    Trump rages on Twitter as rain dumped on his New Jersey golf club ahead of a "Bikers for Trump" gathering.
    Trump rages on Twitter as rain dumped on his New Jersey golf club ahead of a "Bikers for Trump" gathering.
  • 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.
    Donors pouring money into the November midterm elections are putting cash into races in places they never have before to help Democrats.
  • 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.
    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.
  • The Latest: White House blasts Omarosa for recording talks

    The Latest: White House blasts Omarosa for recording talks

    Sunday, August 12 2018 6:44 PM EDT2018-08-12 22:44:50 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-08-13 04:35:39 GMT
    The White House is blasting former staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman for secretly recording a conversation with chief of staff John Kelly in the high-security Situation Room.
    The White House is blasting former staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman for secretly recording a conversation with chief of staff John Kelly in the high-security Situation Room.
  • Pence outlines US Space Force plan for 'next battlefield'

    Pence outlines US Space Force plan for 'next battlefield'

    Thursday, August 9 2018 11:53 AM EDT2018-08-09 15:53:38 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 12:29 AM EDT2018-08-13 04:29:54 GMT
    Vice President Mike Pence says the time has come to establish a new United States Space Force to ensure America's dominance in space amid heightened completion and threats from China and Russia.
    Vice President Mike Pence says the time has come to establish a new United States Space Force to ensure America's dominance in space amid heightened completion and threats from China and Russia.
  • 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.
    Former Congressman Ed Case says he believes his message that politicians in Washington need to work together resonated with voters.
  • Russia: Hunger-striking filmmaker's health satisfactory

    Russia: Hunger-striking filmmaker's health satisfactory

    Saturday, August 11 2018 10:54 AM EDT2018-08-11 14:54:30 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 10:37 PM EDT2018-08-13 02:37:00 GMT
    (AP Photo, file). FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 file photo, Oleg Sentsov gestures as the verdict is delivered, as he stands behind bars at a court in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. The lawyer for a hunger-striking Ukrainian filmmaker imprisoned in Russ...(AP Photo, file). FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 file photo, Oleg Sentsov gestures as the verdict is delivered, as he stands behind bars at a court in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. The lawyer for a hunger-striking Ukrainian filmmaker imprisoned in Russ...
    Russia's prison system is contradicting claims about the worsening condition of Oleg Sentsov, a Ukrainian filmmaker imprisoned on a terrorism conviction who has been on a hunger strike for 90 days.
    Russia's prison system is contradicting claims about the worsening condition of Oleg Sentsov, a Ukrainian filmmaker imprisoned on a terrorism conviction who has been on a hunger strike for 90 days.
  • Blast in northern Syria kills at least 36; cause unclear

    Blast in northern Syria kills at least 36; cause unclear

    Sunday, August 12 2018 5:37 AM EDT2018-08-12 09:37:07 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 8:26 PM EDT2018-08-13 00:26:35 GMT
    Syrian activists say explosion in village near Turkish border kills at least 18, collapses building.
    Syrian activists say explosion in village near Turkish border kills at least 18, collapses building.
  • 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...
    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.
  • 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.
    Republican U.S. Rep Chris Collins says he will no longer run for re-election after being charged with insider trading.
  • Trump praises Kanye West after Kimmel appearance

    Trump praises Kanye West after Kimmel appearance

    Friday, August 10 2018 9:07 AM EDT2018-08-10 13:07:03 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 11:23 AM EDT2018-08-12 15:23:42 GMT
    Kanye West was silent when it comes to whether he thinks President Donald Trump cares for black people.
    Kanye West was silent when it comes to whether he thinks President Donald Trump cares for black people.
  • US ambassador urges UK to back Trump on Iran nuke deal

    US ambassador urges UK to back Trump on Iran nuke deal

    Sunday, August 12 2018 9:08 AM EDT2018-08-12 13:08:15 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 11:16 AM EDT2018-08-12 15:16:09 GMT
    The U.S. ambassador in London is urging Britain to back President Donald Trump in pulling out of the Iran nuclear agreement, saying a united front is the best way to persuade Tehran to change course.
    The U.S. ambassador in London is urging Britain to back President Donald Trump in pulling out of the Iran nuclear agreement, saying a united front is the best way to persuade Tehran to change course.
  • 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.
    Former Congressman Ed Case is the Democratic Party's nominee to represent Honolulu in the U.S. House.
  • New US sanctions could pitch Russia relations to new low

    New US sanctions could pitch Russia relations to new low

    Saturday, August 11 2018 9:29 AM EDT2018-08-11 13:29:08 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 11:05 AM EDT2018-08-12 15:05:44 GMT
    (Dmitry Astakhov, Sputnik, Government Pool Photo via AP). Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev speaks during a meeting in Kamchatka Peninsula region, Russian Far East, Russia, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Russia's prime minister sternly warned the United S...(Dmitry Astakhov, Sputnik, Government Pool Photo via AP). Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev speaks during a meeting in Kamchatka Peninsula region, Russian Far East, Russia, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Russia's prime minister sternly warned the United S...
    While the first wave of new US sanctions may have a limited impact on Russia, a second batch could hit its economy hard and send already tense relations into a tailspin.
    While the first wave of new US sanctions may have a limited impact on Russia, a second batch could hit its economy hard and send already tense relations into a tailspin.
  • In wake of critical book, Trump calls Omarosa 'a lowlife'

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

    Saturday, August 11 2018 12:09 AM EDT2018-08-11 04:09:17 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 9:44 AM EDT2018-08-12 13:44:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2017, file photo, Omarosa Manigault-Newman, then an aide to President Donald Trump, watches during a meeting with parents and teachers in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. The Whit...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2017, file photo, Omarosa Manigault-Newman, then an aide to President Donald Trump, watches during a meeting with parents and teachers in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. The Whit...
    Former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman says in a new book that she didn't want to believe President Donald Trump was racist but saw it with her own eyes.
    Former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman says in a new book that she didn't want to believe President Donald Trump was racist but saw it with her own eyes.
  • The Latest: Death toll from Syria blast climbs to 36

    The Latest: Death toll from Syria blast climbs to 36

    Sunday, August 12 2018 9:43 AM EDT2018-08-12 13:43:17 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 9:43 AM EDT2018-08-12 13:43:46 GMT
    (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP). This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Syrian White Helmet civil defense workers extinguishing a fire ...(Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP). This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Syrian White Helmet civil defense workers extinguishing a fire ...
    Syrian opposition activists say a mysterious blast in the country's north has killed at least 36 people, including children.
    Syrian opposition activists say a mysterious blast in the country's north has killed at least 36 people, including children.
  • 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.
    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.
  • The Latest: In wake of book, Trump calls Omarosa 'a lowlife'

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

    Saturday, August 11 2018 4:46 PM EDT2018-08-11 20:46:35 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 6:01 AM EDT2018-08-12 10:01:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2017, file photo, Omarosa Manigault-Newman, then an aide to President Donald Trump, watches during a meeting with parents and teachers in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. The Whit...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2017, file photo, Omarosa Manigault-Newman, then an aide to President Donald Trump, watches during a meeting with parents and teachers in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. The Whit...
    Trump calls former White House staffer and fellow reality-TV star Omarosa Manigault Newman 'a lowlife'.
    Trump calls former White House staffer and fellow reality-TV star Omarosa Manigault Newman 'a lowlife'.
  • 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.
    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.
  • 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.
    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.
  • Serving on corporate board while in Congress? That could end

    Serving on corporate board while in Congress? That could end

    Friday, August 10 2018 9:22 AM EDT2018-08-10 13:22:11 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 5:25 AM EDT2018-08-12 09:25:19 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...
    Congressman Chris Collins' indictment on insider trading charges is drawing attention to the fact that members of Congress are not prohibited from serving on corporate boards as long as they don't receive...
    Congressman Chris Collins' indictment on insider trading charges is drawing attention to the fact that members of Congress are not prohibited from serving on corporate boards as long as they don't receive compensation for doing so.
  • Tense confrontation amid peaceful vigils in Charlottesville

    Tense confrontation amid peaceful vigils in Charlottesville

    Saturday, August 11 2018 10:54 PM EDT2018-08-12 02:54:54 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 4:31 AM EDT2018-08-12 08:31:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Helber). A protester confronts riot gear-clad police on the campus of the University of Virginia during a rally to mark the anniversary of last year's Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018.(AP Photo/Steve Helber). A protester confronts riot gear-clad police on the campus of the University of Virginia during a rally to mark the anniversary of last year's Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018.
    The city of Charlottesville marked the anniversary of last summer's white supremacist violence that sent ripples through the country with largely peaceful vigils, but police had a brief confrontation with students...
    The city of Charlottesville marked the anniversary of last summer's white supremacist violence that sent ripples through the country with largely peaceful vigils, but police had a brief confrontation with students angry over their heavy presence.
  • Tense confrontation amid peaceful vigils in Charlottesville

    Tense confrontation amid peaceful vigils in Charlottesville

    Saturday, August 11 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-08-11 04:44:20 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 10:31 PM EDT2018-08-12 02:31:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Helber). Susan Bro, mother of Heather Heyer who was killed during last year's Unite the Right rally, speaks with reporters at the spot where her daughter was killed in Charlottesville, Va., Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. The governor has declar...(AP Photo/Steve Helber). Susan Bro, mother of Heather Heyer who was killed during last year's Unite the Right rally, speaks with reporters at the spot where her daughter was killed in Charlottesville, Va., Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. The governor has declar...
    Police are blocking off streets and mobilizing hundreds of officers for the anniversary of a deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, alarming activists who plan to rally against the hatred that...
    Police are blocking off streets and mobilizing hundreds of officers for the anniversary of a deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, alarming activists who plan to rally against the hatred that shocked the nation.
  • 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.
    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.
  • Avenatti pitch in Iowa: 'When they go low ... we hit harder'

    Avenatti pitch in Iowa: 'When they go low ... we hit harder'

    Saturday, August 11 2018 12:29 AM EDT2018-08-11 04:29:32 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 4:33 PM EDT2018-08-11 20:33:08 GMT
    (Chris Zoeller/Globe-Gazette via AP). Michael Avenatti speaks at the Iowa Democratic Wing Ding at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Avenatti, the self-styled provocateur taking on the president on behalf of porn actress Stor...(Chris Zoeller/Globe-Gazette via AP). Michael Avenatti speaks at the Iowa Democratic Wing Ding at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Avenatti, the self-styled provocateur taking on the president on behalf of porn actress Stor...
    The self-styled provocateur taking on Donald Trump for porn actress Stormy Daniels has brought his presidential pitch to Iowa, telling Democrats: "When they go low, I say we hit harder.".
    The self-styled provocateur taking on Donald Trump for porn actress Stormy Daniels has brought his presidential pitch to Iowa, telling Democrats: "When they go low, I say we hit harder.".
  • Russian PM strongly warns US against ramping up sanctions

    Russian PM strongly warns US against ramping up sanctions

    Friday, August 10 2018 4:10 AM EDT2018-08-10 08:10:59 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 12:24 PM EDT2018-08-11 16:24:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File). FILE - In this March 13, 2018, file photo, police officers guard a cordon around a police tent covering a supermarket car park pay machine near the spot where former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found c...(AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File). FILE - In this March 13, 2018, file photo, police officers guard a cordon around a police tent covering a supermarket car park pay machine near the spot where former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found c...
    The Russian prime minister has sternly warned the United States against ramping up sanctions, warning that Russia will strike back with economic, political and "other" means.
    The Russian prime minister has sternly warned the United States against ramping up sanctions, warning that Russia will strike back with economic, political and "other" means.
  • 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.
    Romanians who live abroad have begun an anti-government protest in Bucharest, urging the left-wing government to resign and call an early election.
  • Trump, at golf club, intent on projecting he's hard at work

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

    Saturday, August 11 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-08-11 04:25:13 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 11:40 AM EDT2018-08-11 15:40:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump sits with first lady Melania Trump as he meets with business leaders, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump sits with first lady Melania Trump as he meets with business leaders, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.
    President Donald Trump may be spending time at his golf club in New Jersey, but he wants you to know it's not a vacation.
    President Donald Trump may be spending time at his golf club in New Jersey, but he wants you to know it's not a vacation.
  • Newspaper calls for war of words against Trump media attacks

    Newspaper calls for war of words against Trump media attacks

    Friday, August 10 2018 3:39 PM EDT2018-08-10 19:39:23 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 11:19 AM EDT2018-08-11 15:19:57 GMT
    A Boston newspaper is calling for a coordinated editorial response to President Donald Trump's frequent attacks on the news media.
    A Boston newspaper is calling for a coordinated editorial response to President Donald Trump's frequent attacks on the news media.
  • 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...
    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.
  • Ethics panel warns lawmakers against product endorsements

    Ethics panel warns lawmakers against product endorsements

    Friday, August 10 2018 5:09 PM EDT2018-08-10 21:09:30 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 10:55 AM EDT2018-08-11 14:55:59 GMT
    The House Ethics Committee is updating its guidance against lawmakers advertising or endorsing products in which they have a financial interest.
    The House Ethics Committee is updating its guidance against lawmakers advertising or endorsing products in which they have a financial interest.
  • 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.
    Prosecutors in Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial say they expect to rest their case on Friday.
  • 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.
    Zimbabwe's main opposition party challenges results of 1st post-Mugabe election in court.
  • 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.
    Democrat Kim Schrier is maintaining her lead for the second spot in Washington's 8th District Congressional primary election.
  • 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.
    Secretaries of state from middle America aren't generally household names. Kansas' Kris Kobach is the exception.
  • 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.
    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.
  • 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.
    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.
  • 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.
    Lesser-known Democrats seek breakthrough in Iowa, while the party's stars and rising national figures stay away for now.
  • 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.
    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.
  • President Trump's summer getaway: Don't call it a vacation

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

    Friday, August 10 2018 2:08 PM EDT2018-08-10 18:08:15 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 12:32 AM EDT2018-08-11 04:32:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). The clubhouse of Trump National Golf Club is seen from the media van, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, Bedminster, N.J., before a President Donald Trump meets with state leaders about prison reform.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). The clubhouse of Trump National Golf Club is seen from the media van, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, Bedminster, N.J., before a President Donald Trump meets with state leaders about prison reform.
    President Donald Trump is spending his summer vacation _ wait, don't call it "vacation" _ at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey.
    President Donald Trump is spending his summer vacation _ wait, don't call it "vacation" _ at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey.
  • 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.
    Confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to begin Sept. 4, Senate chairman says.
  • 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.
    Michael Avenatti, the lawyer for the porn actress taking on President Donald Trump, is taking his message to Iowa Democrats.
  • Some of ex-Pennsylvania congressman's convictions tossed

    Some of ex-Pennsylvania congressman's convictions tossed

    Thursday, August 9 2018 1:06 PM EDT2018-08-09 17:06:18 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 11:48 PM EDT2018-08-11 03:48:02 GMT
    A federal appeals court has overturned an ex-Pennsylvania congressman's bribery convictions but has let stand numerous other counts.
    A federal appeals court has overturned an ex-Pennsylvania congressman's bribery convictions but has let stand numerous other counts.
  • In book, Omarosa says Trump is a bigot, behaved 'like a dog'

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

    Friday, August 10 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-08-10 17:27:41 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 11:44 PM EDT2018-08-11 03:44:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2017, file photo, Omarosa Manigault-Newman, then an aide to President Donald Trump, watches during a meeting with parents and teachers in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. The Whit...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2017, file photo, Omarosa Manigault-Newman, then an aide to President Donald Trump, watches during a meeting with parents and teachers in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. The Whit...
    The White House is slamming a new book by ex-staffer Omarosa Manigault-Newman, calling her "a disgruntled former White House employee.".
    The White House is slamming a new book by ex-staffer Omarosa Manigault-Newman, calling her "a disgruntled former White House employee.".
  • CIA cables detail interrogation at base run by CIA director

    CIA cables detail interrogation at base run by CIA director

    Friday, August 10 2018 6:24 PM EDT2018-08-10 22:24:24 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 10:00 PM EDT2018-08-11 02:00:36 GMT
    Newly declassified documents released Friday offer more detail how an accused al-Qaida operative was stripped naked, repeatedly slammed against walls, waterboarded at a covert detention site that CIA Director Gina...
    Newly declassified documents released Friday offer more detail how an accused al-Qaida operative was stripped naked, repeatedly slammed against walls, waterboarded at a covert detention site that CIA Director Gina Haspel briefly oversaw after 9/11.
  • Millions in limbo as nativist anger roils Indian state

    Millions in limbo as nativist anger roils Indian state

    Friday, August 10 2018 6:26 AM EDT2018-08-10 10:26:15 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 9:42 PM EDT2018-08-11 01:42:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Anupam Nath). People whose names were left out in the National Register of Citizens (NRC) draft stand to collect forms to file appeals in Mayong, 45 kilometers (28 miles) east of Gauhati, India, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. A draft list of citizens...(AP Photo/Anupam Nath). People whose names were left out in the National Register of Citizens (NRC) draft stand to collect forms to file appeals in Mayong, 45 kilometers (28 miles) east of Gauhati, India, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. A draft list of citizens...
    Thousands of people left off a draft list of Indian citizens are preparing to file appeals across the northeastern state of Assam, wading into a process that many fear could lead to detention or expulsion.
    Thousands of people left off a draft list of Indian citizens are preparing to file appeals across the northeastern state of Assam, wading into a process that many fear could lead to detention or expulsion.
  • Speech group: @realDonaldTrump still blocking Twitter foes

    Speech group: @realDonaldTrump still blocking Twitter foes

    Friday, August 10 2018 9:29 PM EDT2018-08-11 01:29:08 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 9:30 PM EDT2018-08-11 01:30:36 GMT
    A free speech group says President Donald Trump is still blocking dozens of people from his Twitter account despite a court's ruling that doing so violates the First Amendment.
    A free speech group says President Donald Trump is still blocking dozens of people from his Twitter account despite a court's ruling that doing so violates the First Amendment.
  • The Latest: Omarosa calls Trump a bigot in upcoming book

    The Latest: Omarosa calls Trump a bigot in upcoming book

    Friday, August 10 2018 4:59 PM EDT2018-08-10 20:59:31 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 9:29 PM EDT2018-08-11 01:29:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2017, file photo, Omarosa Manigault-Newman, then an aide to President Donald Trump, watches during a meeting with parents and teachers in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. The Whit...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2017, file photo, Omarosa Manigault-Newman, then an aide to President Donald Trump, watches during a meeting with parents and teachers in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. The Whit...
    Former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman claims in a new book that she saw President Donald Trump behave "like a dog off the leash" at Mar-a-Lago events without his wife, first lady Melania Trump.
    Former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman claims in a new book that she saw President Donald Trump behave "like a dog off the leash" at Mar-a-Lago events without his wife, first lady Melania Trump.
  • The Latest: Memo shows Kavanaugh opposed indicting president

    The Latest: Memo shows Kavanaugh opposed indicting president

    Friday, August 10 2018 9:04 PM EDT2018-08-11 01:04:12 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 9:29 PM EDT2018-08-11 01:29:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this Aug. 7, 2018, photo. President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, officiates at the swearing-in of Judge Britt Grant to take a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this Aug. 7, 2018, photo. President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, officiates at the swearing-in of Judge Britt Grant to take a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ...
    New documents have been released from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's time on the Kenneth Starr team investigating Bill Clinton that reveal his resistance to issuing an indictment of a sitting president.
    New documents have been released from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's time on the Kenneth Starr team investigating Bill Clinton that reveal his resistance to issuing an indictment of a sitting president.
  • Arbitrary arrests, abuse the new norm in Nicaragua

    Arbitrary arrests, abuse the new norm in Nicaragua

    Friday, August 10 2018 9:27 AM EDT2018-08-10 13:27:36 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 9:00 PM EDT2018-08-11 01:00:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco). In this July 27, 2018 photo, a university student who did not want to be identified for fear of reprisals from the government shows his scars, the product of surgery to extract a bullet from his shoulder, in Managua, Nicaragu...(AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco). In this July 27, 2018 photo, a university student who did not want to be identified for fear of reprisals from the government shows his scars, the product of surgery to extract a bullet from his shoulder, in Managua, Nicaragu...
    Arbitrary arrests, abuse the new norm in Nicaragua as government cracks down on unrest.
    Arbitrary arrests, abuse the new norm in Nicaragua as government cracks down on unrest.
  • 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.
    Ouster of veteran St. Louis prosecutor latest victory for Black Lives Matter voters, activists focused on the ballot.
  • 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.
    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.
  • 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.
    Prosecutors in Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial say they expect to rest their case on Friday.
  • DeVos proposes another rollback on for-profit college rules

    DeVos proposes another rollback on for-profit college rules

    Friday, August 10 2018 10:42 AM EDT2018-08-10 14:42:44 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 5:39 PM EDT2018-08-10 21:39:36 GMT
    The Trump administration plans to roll back another major Obama-era rule that was created to police the for-profit college industry.
    The Trump administration plans to roll back another major Obama-era rule that was created to police the for-profit college industry.
  • Secretly handmade for CIA: Pottery from Poland

    Secretly handmade for CIA: Pottery from Poland

    Friday, August 10 2018 1:53 PM EDT2018-08-10 17:53:30 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 5:20 PM EDT2018-08-10 21:20:00 GMT
    (Boleslawiec Artistic Handicrafts Cooperative via AP). In this undated photo made available on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 by the Boleslawiec Artistic Handicrafts Cooperative,  pieces of unique hand-painted pottery with the CIA logo recently made for the U.S...(Boleslawiec Artistic Handicrafts Cooperative via AP). In this undated photo made available on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 by the Boleslawiec Artistic Handicrafts Cooperative, pieces of unique hand-painted pottery with the CIA logo recently made for the U.S...
    It was secret handiwork done for the CIA by experts in Poland: painted tableware with the intelligence agency's logo.
    It was secret handiwork done for the CIA by experts in Poland: painted tableware with the intelligence agency's logo.
  • Trump says protesting NFL players should 'be cool!'

    Trump says protesting NFL players should 'be cool!'

    Friday, August 10 2018 9:22 AM EDT2018-08-10 13:22:20 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 5:17 PM EDT2018-08-10 21:17:08 GMT
    President Donald Trump is once again lashing out at football players who refuse to stand for the National Anthem in protest of racism and police brutality, claiming that "most of them are unable to define" what...
    President Donald Trump is once again lashing out at football players who refuse to stand for the National Anthem in protest of racism and police brutality, claiming that "most of them are unable to define" what they're demonstrating against.
  • DC's police and protesters prepare for white nationalists

    DC's police and protesters prepare for white nationalists

    Friday, August 10 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-08-10 15:42:34 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 4:52 PM EDT2018-08-10 20:52:07 GMT
    Government and police officials in the nation's capital say they are confident the city can manage to host this weekend's planned white nationalist rally without violence.
    Government and police officials in the nation's capital say they are confident the city can manage to host this weekend's planned white nationalist rally without violence.
  • 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.
    First his Hollywood star, now his New Hampshire granite.
  • 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.
    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.
  • Serving on corporate board while in Congress? That could end

    Serving on corporate board while in Congress? That could end

    Friday, August 10 2018 12:10 AM EDT2018-08-10 04:10:49 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 1:33 PM EDT2018-08-10 17:33:29 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...
    Congressman Chris Collins' indictment on insider trading charges is drawing attention to the fact that members of Congress are not prohibited from serving on corporate boards as long as they don't receive...
    Congressman Chris Collins' indictment on insider trading charges is drawing attention to the fact that members of Congress are not prohibited from serving on corporate boards as long as they don't receive compensation for doing so.
  • Soccer activist says political rhetoric stirs racist chants

    Soccer activist says political rhetoric stirs racist chants

    Friday, August 10 2018 8:13 AM EDT2018-08-10 12:13:48 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 12:22 PM EDT2018-08-10 16:22:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rob Harris). Herman Ouseley, chairman of English soccer anti-discrimination group entitled Kick It Out, poses for a photo after an interview with The Associated Press in London, Wednesday Aug. 8, 2018.(AP Photo/Rob Harris). Herman Ouseley, chairman of English soccer anti-discrimination group entitled Kick It Out, poses for a photo after an interview with The Associated Press in London, Wednesday Aug. 8, 2018.
    In the struggle to eradicate discrimination from soccer, so much still frustrates the man at the forefront in England.
    In the struggle to eradicate discrimination from soccer, so much still frustrates the man at the forefront in England.
  • US judge halts deportation, threatens Sessions with contempt

    US judge halts deportation, threatens Sessions with contempt

    Thursday, August 9 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-08-09 21:46:36 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 11:24 AM EDT2018-08-10 15:24:32 GMT
    A federal judge halts a deportation in progress and threatens to hold Attorney General Jeff Sessions in contempt if the mother and daughter aren't returned to the U.S.
    A federal judge halts a deportation in progress and threatens to hold Attorney General Jeff Sessions in contempt if the mother and daughter aren't returned to the U.S.
  • Abortion activists vow to press fight despite Argentina loss

    Abortion activists vow to press fight despite Argentina loss

    Thursday, August 9 2018 2:04 AM EDT2018-08-09 06:04:30 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 11:00 AM EDT2018-08-10 15:00:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). Pro-choice activists gather around a bonfire to keep warm as celebratory fireworks go off in the distance from a gathering of pro-life activists, as they all wait outside Congress for lawmakers to vote on an abortion bill ...(AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). Pro-choice activists gather around a bonfire to keep warm as celebratory fireworks go off in the distance from a gathering of pro-life activists, as they all wait outside Congress for lawmakers to vote on an abortion bill ...
    Argentina's Senate has rejected a bill to legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy _ an issue that bitterly divides the homeland of Pope Francis.
    Argentina's Senate has rejected a bill to legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy _ an issue that bitterly divides the homeland of Pope Francis.
  • Court orders ban on harmful pesticide, says EPA violated law

    Court orders ban on harmful pesticide, says EPA violated law

    Thursday, August 9 2018 2:00 PM EDT2018-08-09 18:00:14 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 10:37 AM EDT2018-08-10 14:37:18 GMT
    A federal appeals court has ruled that the Trump administration endangered public health by keeping a top-selling pesticide chlorpyrifos on the market, despite extensive scientific evidence that even tiny levels of...
    A federal appeals court has ruled that the Trump administration endangered public health by keeping a top-selling pesticide chlorpyrifos on the market, despite extensive scientific evidence that even tiny levels of exposure could harm babies' brains.
  • 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...
    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.
  • For now, Army suspends discharges of immigrant recruits

    For now, Army suspends discharges of immigrant recruits

    Thursday, August 9 2018 12:54 AM EDT2018-08-09 04:54:11 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 10:19 AM EDT2018-08-10 14:19:33 GMT
    The U.S. Army has temporarily suspended discharges of immigrant reservists and recruits who were promised a pathway to citizenship when they enlisted,.
    The U.S. Army has temporarily suspended discharges of immigrant reservists and recruits who were promised a pathway to citizenship when they enlisted,.
  • 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.
    A progressive Democrat has edged into the second spot in the race for the 9th Congressional District.
  • Kavanaugh's Bush White House role emerges in new documents

    Kavanaugh's Bush White House role emerges in new documents

    Thursday, August 9 2018 1:04 PM EDT2018-08-09 17:04:43 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 5:13 AM EDT2018-08-10 09:13:43 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 ...
    The first group of White House documents related to the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to be a Supreme Court justice have been released.
    The first group of White House documents related to the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to be a Supreme Court justice have been released.
  • Koreas prepare for summit as North asks US to ease sanctions

    Koreas prepare for summit as North asks US to ease sanctions

    Thursday, August 9 2018 3:38 AM EDT2018-08-09 07:38:19 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 4:22 AM EDT2018-08-10 08:22:04 GMT
    Seoul says the rival Koreas have agreed on high-level talks next Monday to prepare for a leaders' summit.
    Seoul says the rival Koreas have agreed on high-level talks next Monday to prepare for a leaders' summit.
  • Muslim cleric: Grandson found buried at New Mexico compound

    Muslim cleric: Grandson found buried at New Mexico compound

    Thursday, August 9 2018 1:54 AM EDT2018-08-09 05:54:10 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 2:27 AM EDT2018-08-10 06:27:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Morgan Lee). Lucas Morton arrives in court to plead not guilty to child abuse charges in state district court in Taos, N.M., Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. Morton was arrested Friday in a raid on a disheveled living compound where authorities say t...(AP Photo/Morgan Lee). Lucas Morton arrives in court to plead not guilty to child abuse charges in state district court in Taos, N.M., Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. Morton was arrested Friday in a raid on a disheveled living compound where authorities say t...
    A man who lives in the tiny New Mexico community where authorities found 11 hungry children and the body of a small boy at a compound recalls helping men at the site with electrical work.
    A man who lives in the tiny New Mexico community where authorities found 11 hungry children and the body of a small boy at a compound recalls helping men at the site with electrical work.
  • Leaflets dropped over Syria's Idlib call for reconciliation

    Leaflets dropped over Syria's Idlib call for reconciliation

    Thursday, August 9 2018 10:17 AM EDT2018-08-09 14:17:11 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 1:37 AM EDT2018-08-10 05:37:04 GMT
    Activists: Syrian military drops leaflets over rebel-held Idlib province, urges residents to reconcile with government.
    Activists: Syrian military drops leaflets over rebel-held Idlib province, urges residents to reconcile with government.
  • Trump, state officials discuss efforts to help ex-inmates

    Trump, state officials discuss efforts to help ex-inmates

    Thursday, August 9 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-08-09 20:53:36 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 12:43 AM EDT2018-08-10 04:43:10 GMT
    President Donald Trump is discussing prison reform with governors and state attorneys general at his New Jersey golf club.
    President Donald Trump is discussing prison reform with governors and state attorneys general at his New Jersey golf club.
  • 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.
    After Gates' testimony ends, prosecutors present more evidence of fraud against Manafort.
  • Member of Congress, member of corporate board? It's allowed

    Member of Congress, member of corporate board? It's allowed

    Thursday, August 9 2018 4:36 PM EDT2018-08-09 20:36:40 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-08-10 04:12:21 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...
    The indictment of Rep. Chris Collins on insider trading charges is drawing new attention to the freedom members of Congress have to serve on corporate boards or to buy and sell stock in industries they're...
    The indictment of Rep. Chris Collins on insider trading charges is drawing new attention to the freedom members of Congress have to serve on corporate boards or to buy and sell stock in industries they're responsible for overseeing.
  • 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.
    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.
  • 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.
    Gov. David Ige faces a stiff challenge in the Democratic primary from U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa.
  • 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.
    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.
  • Latina press officer Helen Aguirre Ferre leaves White House

    Latina press officer Helen Aguirre Ferre leaves White House

    Thursday, August 9 2018 12:54 PM EDT2018-08-09 16:54:37 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 8:17 PM EDT2018-08-10 00:17:00 GMT
    Helen Aguirre Ferre, one of the most prominent Latinos serving in the White House, has left her job as director of media affairs.
    Helen Aguirre Ferre, one of the most prominent Latinos serving in the White House, has left her job as director of media affairs.
  • New Russia sanctions over poisoning of former spy, daughter

    New Russia sanctions over poisoning of former spy, daughter

    Thursday, August 9 2018 12:30 AM EDT2018-08-09 04:30:15 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 8:01 PM EDT2018-08-10 00:01:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File). FILE - In this March 13, 2018, file photo, police officers guard a cordon around a police tent covering a supermarket car park pay machine near the spot where former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found c...(AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File). FILE - In this March 13, 2018, file photo, police officers guard a cordon around a police tent covering a supermarket car park pay machine near the spot where former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found c...
    US imposing new sanctions against Russia over fatal poisoning in Britain.
    US imposing new sanctions against Russia over fatal poisoning in Britain.
  • Dallas mayor pro tem pleads guilty to accepting bribes

    Dallas mayor pro tem pleads guilty to accepting bribes

    Thursday, August 9 2018 12:55 PM EDT2018-08-09 16:55:25 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 7:37 PM EDT2018-08-09 23:37:53 GMT
    Federal prosecutors say Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway accepted more than $450,000 in kickbacks and bribes, through gambling, trips to Las Vegas and other cities, and a phony consulting agreement.
    Federal prosecutors say Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway accepted more than $450,000 in kickbacks and bribes, through gambling, trips to Las Vegas and other cities, and a phony consulting agreement.
  • Carla Provost is named Border Patrol's first female chief

    Carla Provost is named Border Patrol's first female chief

    Thursday, August 9 2018 11:02 AM EDT2018-08-09 15:02:54 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-08-09 21:55:17 GMT
    Carla Provost is named the U.S. Border Patrol's first female chief in its 94-year-history.
    Carla Provost is named the U.S. Border Patrol's first female chief in its 94-year-history.
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    APNewsBreak: US, Mexico to announce new plans on cartels

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    Experts: Hail damage is worse, but climate role uncertain

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