Gov's race: Dems doubt Kemp's claim of 'insurmountable lead' 2018-11-15T14:22:34Z 2018-11-15T05:19:33Z 2018-11-15T14:22:27Z Over protests by Democrats, Republican Brian Kemp claims an 'insurmountable lead in race to be Georgia's next governor.
Trump administration defends its case against CNN's Acosta 2018-11-15T14:22:22Z 2018-11-15T05:29:06Z 2018-11-15T14:22:15Z Justice Department tells court that Acosta deserves to lose White House credentials, but CNN calls it censorship.
House Republicans elect McCarthy as leader with eye to 2020 2018-11-15T14:19:49Z 2018-11-15T05:29:36Z 2018-11-15T14:19:41Z House Republicans elect McCarthy as leader as they ponder a comeback in 2020.
Federal judge says Florida voters can fix ballot signature 2018-11-15T14:19:21Z 2018-11-15T08:09:07Z 2018-11-15T14:19:13Z Florida's bumpy recount election reaches a pivotal point Thursday as most counties across the state complete reviews that could determine the next senator and governor in one of America's top political battlegrounds.
After arrest, Michael Avenatti denies LA domestic violence 2018-11-15T14:15:03Z 2018-11-15T06:20:22Z 2018-11-15T14:14:50Z Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti is denying allegations that he committed domestic violence.
US, China rivalry challenging entwined Asia-Pacific region 2018-11-15T14:14:32Z 2018-11-15T02:19:22Z 2018-11-15T14:14:24Z U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says America seeks cooperation, not control, in its commitment to the Indo-Pacific region.
After midterms, Democratic hopefuls eye early-voting states 2018-11-15T14:14:23Z 2018-11-14T23:08:50Z 2018-11-15T14:14:04Z Following the midterm elections, Democrats pondering 2020 presidential bids are pivoting from campaigning for other candidates across the country to refocusing on their own efforts, including making moves in early-voting states like South Carolina.
The Latest: Singapore PM says China-US rivalry 'awkward' 2018-11-15T14:14:21Z 2018-11-15T05:49:03Z 2018-11-15T14:14:00Z U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says another U.S.-North Korean summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is likely after the beginning of the year.
Nielsen's DHS replacement to face same border challenges 2018-11-15T14:14:19Z 2018-11-15T05:30:55Z 2018-11-15T14:13:57Z Kirstjen Nielsen's eventual replacement at the Department of Homeland Security still won't be able to get around immigration law and court challenges that thwart Trump's hard-line agenda.
Mattis hails troops' border mission as "very good training" 2018-11-15T14:14:15Z 2018-11-15T05:29:00Z 2018-11-15T14:13:45Z Mattis compares today's border mission for US troops to one against Pancho Villa in 1916. FIFA boss says he doesn't know why prosecutor was suspended 2018-11-15T14:04:11Z 2018-11-15T00:58:52Z 2018-11-15T14:04:01Z FIFA president Gianni Infantino says he doesn't know why the lead investigator into corruption within the organization was suspended from that role.
The Latest: Federal judge lets voters fix ballot signature 2018-11-15T14:03:53Z 2018-11-15T12:59:07Z 2018-11-15T14:03:37Z A federal judge is giving thousands of voters in Florida until this weekend to fix their ballots due to mismatched signatures.
Next generation of biotech food heading for grocery stores 2018-11-15T13:04:57Z 2018-11-14T05:18:46Z 2018-11-15T13:03:51Z First foods made from gene-edited plants getting close to the grocery aisles, a different technology than today's GMOs but will shoppers buy?.
CIA considered using 'truth serum' on post-9/11 detainees 2018-11-15T13:04:46Z 2018-11-14T05:13:03Z 2018-11-15T13:03:37Z CIA considered giving a 'truth serum' to post-9/11 detainees, creating another ethical dilemma for medical personnel. Draft EPA study finds newer nonstick compound may be harmful 2018-11-15T13:02:19Z 2018-11-14T22:59:00Z 2018-11-15T13:02:07Z The Environmental Protection Agency says long-term exposure to a chemical compound used in nonstick coatings appears to be dangerous even in minute amounts.
The Latest: Navalny hails European court victory 2018-11-15T12:41:12Z 2018-11-15T10:29:08Z 2018-11-15T12:41:03Z The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Russian authorities' arrests of opposition leader Alexei Navalny were politically driven.
Amazon ends suspense over HQ by picking New York, DC suburb 2018-11-15T11:54:12Z 2018-11-14T05:38:25Z 2018-11-15T11:54:03Z Amazon says it will split its much-anticipated new offices between New York and a suburb of Washington, DC.
US panel warns against government purchase of Chinese tech 2018-11-15T11:53:50Z 2018-11-14T14:18:43Z 2018-11-15T11:53:42Z A congressional advisory panel says the purchase of internet-linked devices manufactured in China leaves the United States vulnerable to security breaches that could put critical infrastructure at risk.
Georgia's Kemp claims 'insurmountable lead;' Dems cast doubt 2018-11-15T11:45:15Z 2018-11-14T05:18:35Z 2018-11-15T11:45:07Z After two federal court rulings and a flurry of legal filings over a 24-hour period, uncertainty still hangs over Georgia's midterm elections, including the still undecided race for governor.
The Latest: Bloomberg: Leader's GOP women claim misleading 2018-11-15T10:44:38Z 2018-11-14T13:38:54Z 2018-11-15T10:44:39Z Republican Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio says the GOP lost its House majority in the midterm election because it didn't deliver on promises to secure the U.S.-Mexico border, fund President Donald Trump's wall and replace the Obama health law.
Bitter Florida recount: Lawsuits pile up, machines overheat 2018-11-15T09:10:29Z 2018-11-14T05:38:55Z 2018-11-15T09:10:29Z Florida's recount battle will head back to a courtroom on Wednesday as lawyers for Democrats ask a federal judge to set aside the state law that mandates that a vote be thrown out if signatures on mail ballot envelopes don't match signatures on file.
Missing elite Chinese university alumni spark outcry 2018-11-15T07:32:49Z 2018-11-15T01:08:57Z 2018-11-15T07:32:49Z Students and alumni of several Chinese universities are sounding the alarm over the apparent detention of more than a dozen young labor activists who have been missing since the weekend.
Defense chief's resignation pushes Israel toward election 2018-11-15T06:56:15Z 2018-11-14T08:08:31Z 2018-11-15T06:56:15Z The Israeli military says it has shot at and captured a Palestinian who approached the Gaza perimeter fence and hurled grenades into Israel.
White House claims right to exclude 'grandstanding' Acosta 2018-11-15T06:28:04Z 2018-11-14T16:59:52Z 2018-11-15T06:28:04Z President Donald Trump's administration claims it has "broad discretion" to regulate access to the White House as it fends off a legal challenge from CNN and other outlets over the revocation of journalist Jim Acosta's "hard pass.".
Trump backs 1st major rewrite of sentencing laws in decades 2018-11-15T06:25:44Z 2018-11-14T16:59:02Z 2018-11-15T06:25:44Z President Donald Trump is planning to support the first major rewrite of the nation's criminal justice sentencing laws in a generation.
Michael Avenatti arrested in LA on domestic violence charge 2018-11-15T06:25:33Z 2018-11-14T23:28:56Z 2018-11-15T06:25:33Z A law enforcement official says Michael Avenatti is in police custody in Los Angeles following an allegation of domestic violence.
GOP senator should explain 'hanging' remark, challenger says 2018-11-15T06:05:29Z 2018-11-15T05:29:49Z 2018-11-15T06:05:29Z A black Democratic challenger says a white Republican U.S. senator from Mississippi needs to fully explain her comment about a "public hanging.".
The Latest: Avenatti released after domestic violence charge 2018-11-15T05:52:58Z 2018-11-15T00:09:15Z 2018-11-15T05:52:58Z Vermont Democrats have cancelled several events with Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti following his arrest over allegations of domestic violence.
Trump ally McCarthy to lead House GOP, work to win majority 2018-11-15T05:52:16Z 2018-11-14T05:09:28Z 2018-11-15T05:52:16Z Speaker's gavel out of reach, Rep. Kevin McCarthy poised to take over a shrunken House GOP caucus. Utah Republican behind in tight race sues to halt vote count 2018-11-15T05:51:45Z 2018-11-14T20:09:10Z 2018-11-15T05:51:45Z Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love is suing to halt vote counting in the race where she is trailing her Democratic challenger. Trump aide departs West Wing after rebuke from first lady 2018-11-15T04:03:11Z 2018-11-14T23:50:31Z 2018-11-15T04:03:06Z Deputy national security adviser Mira Ricardel is leaving the White House, one day after first lady Melania Trump's office issued an extraordinary statement calling for her dismissal. Newcomer Andy Kim beats GOP Rep. MacArthur in New Jersey 2018-11-15T02:53:44Z 2018-11-14T20:09:03Z 2018-11-15T02:53:44Z A Democratic former national security aide to Barack Obama and political newcomer has defeated two-term Republican incumbent Rep. Tom MacArthur in New Jersey's 3rd District.
Challenger: Mississippi senator's 'hanging' comment harmful 2018-11-15T02:23:07Z 2018-11-15T00:52:35Z 2018-11-15T02:23:07Z A black Democratic challenger says a white Republican U.S. senator from Mississippi needs to fully explain her comment about a "public hanging.".
Cartel member testifies against 'El Chapo' at US trial 2018-11-15T02:10:52Z 2018-11-14T18:08:41Z 2018-11-15T02:10:53Z A U.S. judge has admonished the lawyer for Mexican drug smuggler El Chapo after an opening statement that riled Mexican presidents by accusing them of taking bribes.
Pence says Myanmar's handling of Rohingya 'without excuse' 2018-11-15T02:02:20Z 2018-11-14T07:38:36Z 2018-11-15T02:02:20Z US Vice President Pence says Myanmar's handling of Rohingya was 'without excuse,' but Suu Kyi rebuffs criticism.
FBI examining more video in search for Wisconsin teen 2018-11-15T01:35:17Z 2018-11-14T20:09:23Z 2018-11-15T01:35:17Z The FBI is examining additional surveillance video taken from an expanded area around the Wisconsin home where a couple was shot and killed and their 13-year-old daughter was apparently abducted. Mattis defends use of military on US-Mexico border 2018-11-15T01:10:40Z 2018-11-14T18:19:17Z 2018-11-15T01:10:40Z Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is defending the use of active duty troops on the U.S.-Mexican border, saying that in some ways it providing good training for war.
Pelosi unfazed as unhappy Dems claim votes to block her rise 2018-11-15T01:10:30Z 2018-11-14T17:58:59Z 2018-11-15T01:10:30Z Nancy Pelosi is challenging fellow Democrats trying to block her from becoming the new House speaker to produce a nominee who could defeat her.
Judge, ballot counters racing to election finale in Maine 2018-11-15T00:53:52Z 2018-11-14T21:48:59Z 2018-11-15T00:53:52Z A federal judge has heard arguments aimed at stopping Maine's ranked-balloting system, even as election staffers scanned votes to determine the winner of last week's congressional race. German prosecutors seek to lift immunity of far-right leader 2018-11-15T00:51:33Z 2018-11-14T16:41:05Z 2018-11-15T00:51:33Z German prosecutors have opened a probe into potentially illegal campaign donations sent to a prominent far-right politician. US believes missing American journalist is alive in Syria 2018-11-15T00:21:51Z 2018-11-14T22:19:04Z 2018-11-15T00:21:48Z State Department says Missing US journalist Austin Tice is believed to be alive and held captive in Syria.
Lawyers seek 'Apprentice' tapes in Trump immigration suit 2018-11-15T00:20:09Z 2018-11-14T14:28:39Z 2018-11-15T00:20:05Z Lawyers alleging President Donald Trump's decision to end special protections shielding certain immigrants from deportation was racially motivated are seeking unaired footage from his reality TV show "The Apprentice" to try to bolster their case.
Justice legal opinion backs Whitaker's naming as acting AG 2018-11-14T23:33:50Z 2018-11-14T15:08:45Z 2018-11-14T23:33:47Z The Justice Department has issued an internal legal opinion supporting the legality of Matthew Whitaker's appointment as acting attorney general. Flake vows to oppose judges unless Mueller bill gets a vote 2018-11-14T23:27:10Z 2018-11-14T17:28:39Z 2018-11-14T23:27:10Z Senate Republicans are facing renewed pressure to pass legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller, with a handful of GOP senators urging their leadership to hold a vote. US government: 3 SKorean firms to pay $236M in bid-rig plot 2018-11-14T23:23:42Z 2018-11-14T19:28:57Z 2018-11-14T23:23:42Z The Justice Department says three South Korean companies have agreed to pay $236 million to settle allegations they were part of a bid-rigging scheme that overcharged the U.S. military for fuel at bases in South Korea. Whitaker's failed renovation missed affordable housing goal 2018-11-14T22:08:54Z 2018-11-14T17:28:48Z 2018-11-14T22:08:54Z A city of Des Moines official says a failed apartment-rehabilitation project by acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker was a missed opportunity to preserve affordable housing in a key neighborhood.
AP sources: President Trump mulling a wide-ranging shake-up 2018-11-14T21:03:20Z 2018-11-14T05:09:21Z 2018-11-14T21:03:20Z AP sources: Trump weighs wide-ranging shakeup that could include Homeland Security, Interior and Commerce. Postal Service's red ink for 12th year as letter mail drops 2018-11-14T20:40:10Z 2018-11-14T15:19:00Z 2018-11-14T20:40:08Z The U.S. Postal Service is reporting a financial loss for the 12th straight year, citing declining mail volume as well as the costs of its pension and health care obligations.
Trumps to skip Kennedy Center Honors for 2nd straight year 2018-11-14T20:19:04Z 2018-11-13T22:38:45Z 2018-11-14T20:19:04Z For the second straight year, President Donald Trump will not be attending the Kennedy Center Honors celebrating cultural achievement. New allegations that Colombia prosecutor covered up bribes 2018-11-14T20:13:21Z 2018-11-14T18:58:42Z 2018-11-14T20:13:19Z A dramatic recording from beyond the grave has led to allegations that Colombia's chief prosecutor tried to cover up bribery payments that were part of Latin America's biggest corruption scandal, prompting calls for his resignation. Democrat Harder upsets California GOP US Rep. Denham 2018-11-14T19:31:58Z 2018-11-14T02:38:19Z 2018-11-14T19:31:58Z Democrat Josh Harder has upset four-term Republican Rep. Jeff Denham in California's Central Valley farm belt.
The Latest: Hungary opposition wants Gruevski extradition 2018-11-14T17:50:38Z 2018-11-14T15:28:46Z 2018-11-14T17:50:38Z The Hungarian government says the former prime minister of Macedonia, who fled his country to avoid a prison sentence, has requested asylum. More leeway for states to expand inpatient mental health 2018-11-14T17:12:49Z 2018-11-13T16:08:50Z 2018-11-14T17:12:45Z The Trump administration allowing states to seek Medicaid funds to expand inpatient mental health.
Macedonia ex-leader requests asylum in Hungary 2018-11-14T17:00:43Z 2018-11-14T15:58:42Z 2018-11-14T17:00:41Z The Hungarian government says the former prime minister of Macedonia, who fled his country to avoid a two-year prison term for corruption, has requested asylum.
The Latest: Gov. Scott to step down from elections board 2018-11-14T16:56:11Z 2018-11-14T12:38:43Z 2018-11-14T16:56:11Z Florida's recount battle will head back to a courtroom on Wednesday as lawyers for Democrats ask a federal judge to set aside the state law that mandates that a vote be thrown out if signatures on mail ballot envelopes don't match signatures on file. Expensive APEC summit sows division in host Papua New Guinea 2018-11-14T15:44:00Z 2018-11-14T03:31:24Z 2018-11-14T15:44:00Z After three decades of promoting free trade as a panacea to poverty, the APEC grouping of nations that includes the U.S. and China is holding its lavish annual leaders meeting in the country that can least afford it.
Things to know about Michelle Obama's book, arena tour 2018-11-14T15:16:40Z 2018-11-13T18:51:18Z 2018-11-14T15:16:25Z Former first lady Michelle Obama is kicking off her book tour at Chicago's United Center, home of the Bulls and Blackhawks. CNN sues Trump, demanding return of Acosta to White House 2018-11-14T14:49:05Z 2018-11-13T14:58:37Z 2018-11-14T14:48:53Z CNN is suing the Trump administration, demanding that correspondent Jim Acosta's press pass to cover the White House be returned.
Amazon's NYC home in 'opportunity zone' for Trump tax break 2018-11-14T14:42:17Z 2018-11-14T06:38:25Z 2018-11-14T14:42:16Z Amazon's new home in New York City is in an 'opportunity zone' offering developers a big tax break. But is it deserved?.
Bloomberg likely to decide on 2020 bid by early next year 2018-11-14T14:03:28Z 2018-11-14T05:09:13Z 2018-11-14T14:03:22Z 'Do I have a chance?' Bloomberg expects to decide on 2020 run by early next year. CIA considered potential truth serum for terror suspects 2018-11-14T13:31:40Z 2018-11-13T19:08:55Z 2018-11-14T13:31:39Z Shortly after 9/11, the CIA considered a drug that it thought might work like a truth serum and force terror suspects to give up information about potential impending attacks against the United States.
Melania Trump publicly calls for White House aide's firing 2018-11-14T09:00:41Z 2018-11-13T20:58:02Z 2018-11-14T09:00:40Z In an extraordinary move, Melania Trump is publicly calling for the dismissal of a top White House National Security Council official. Bolton says tape doesn't link Saudi prince to critic's death 2018-11-14T07:50:32Z 2018-11-13T22:18:18Z 2018-11-14T07:50:32Z Trump's national security adviser says people who have listened to an audio recording of the killing of a Saudi journalist do not think it implicates the Saudi crown prince in his death. US trial of Mexican drug lord "El Chapo" gets underway 2018-11-14T07:13:13Z 2018-11-13T04:08:12Z 2018-11-14T07:13:13Z A U.S. jury is set to hear an epic tale about the notorious Mexican drug lord known as 'El Chapo".
Florida official known for missteps in recount cross hairs 2018-11-14T06:26:33Z 2018-11-13T19:39:23Z 2018-11-14T06:26:32Z At the center of Florida's vote recount storm is an elections supervisor with a checkered past whose Democratic-dominated county has been the target of protests and accusations, including by President Donald Trump, that something fraudulent is afoot.
Trump calls on Florida Democrat to concede, implies fraud 2018-11-14T06:24:12Z 2018-11-13T08:08:18Z 2018-11-14T06:24:12Z Florida's election recount of its Senate and governor's races is chugging along as more irregularities are uncovered.
Amazon goes bicoastal, will open HQs in New York, DC suburb 2018-11-14T05:29:16Z 2018-11-13T11:48:40Z 2018-11-14T05:29:16Z A person familiar with the plans say Amazon will split its second headquarters between Long Island City in New York and Crystal City in northern Virginia.
Only on AP: Bloomberg charts aggressive timeline on 2020 bid 2018-11-14T05:23:52Z 2018-11-13T21:08:19Z 2018-11-14T05:23:52Z All in for Democrats this fall, Bloomberg charts aggressive timeline for himself on 2020.
The Latest: Gillum says claims of fraud undermine democracy 2018-11-14T05:23:47Z 2018-11-13T20:58:09Z 2018-11-14T05:23:47Z U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says President Donald Trump and Gov. Rick Scott are attempting to bully Florida election officials out of doing their jobs. Julian Castro meets with supporters about potential 2020 run 2018-11-14T05:23:27Z 2018-11-13T23:08:10Z 2018-11-14T05:23:25Z Democrat Julian Castro is meeting with potential supporters about running for president in 2020. Stung by election losses, House GOP weighs leadership choice 2018-11-14T05:23:20Z 2018-11-14T01:58:09Z 2018-11-14T05:23:18Z Stung by election losses, House GOP weighs leadership choice amid frustration and finger-pointing. Trump eyeing staffing shakeup in Cabinet and at White House 2018-11-14T05:23:06Z 2018-11-13T17:39:35Z 2018-11-14T05:23:06Z According to people with knowledge of the issue, President Donald Trump has soured on Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and she is expected to leave her job as soon as this week.
Amid legal wrangling, Georgia election uncertainty lingers 2018-11-14T04:51:31Z 2018-11-13T04:51:51Z 2018-11-14T04:51:31Z A turning point could be near in the Georgia governor's race that remains undecided a week after Election Day, with Republicans hoping county officials certify election results and Democrats asking a federal judge for a delay.
Whitaker abandoned taxpayer-funded project in Iowa in 2016 2018-11-14T04:12:11Z 2018-11-13T23:03:10Z 2018-11-14T04:12:11Z Acting attorney general abandoned taxpayer-subsidized building project in Iowa in 2016.
Trump picks retired general for ambassador to Saudi Arabia 2018-11-14T03:52:03Z 2018-11-14T00:39:00Z 2018-11-14T03:52:02Z A retired four-star general is President Donald Trump's pick to be U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia.
Republican who lost US House race seeks to impound ballots 2018-11-14T03:51:15Z 2018-11-14T03:48:44Z 2018-11-14T03:51:14Z A New Mexico Republican who lost her bid for a U.S. House seat is seeking to impound absentee ballots in a key county that decided the race to the Democrat. Appointment of acting attorney general challenged in court 2018-11-14T03:43:53Z 2018-11-13T15:40:13Z 2018-11-14T03:43:53Z Maryland is challenging the appointment of Matthew Whitaker as the new U.S. acting attorney general.
Democrats eye US Senate seat in Republican-led Mississippi 2018-11-14T03:43:14Z 2018-11-13T18:43:24Z 2018-11-14T03:43:14Z Republican U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker says critics are misrepresenting a "public hanging" comment made by his Mississippi colleague.
Trump right and wrong on 'French' wine tariffs 2018-11-14T03:42:06Z 2018-11-13T22:08:03Z 2018-11-14T03:42:04Z Trump is partly right but far from completely correct when he says that France's "big tariffs" make it hard for American vintners to sell their wines here: Wrong because customs duties on imported wines are applied not by France but by the European Union. Lawmakers near prison reform deal, but Trump support crucial 2018-11-14T00:42:04Z 2018-11-13T15:19:02Z 2018-11-14T00:42:05Z Congressional aides and advocacy groups say lawmakers are close to an agreement on legislation designed to boost rehabilitation efforts for federal prisoners and give judges more discretion when sentencing some non-violent offenders. Dems: Latino turnout up 174 percent over '14 in early voting 2018-11-14T00:41:31Z 2018-11-13T22:40:14Z 2018-11-14T00:41:32Z The Democratic Party says a $30 million investment in engaging Latino and other minority voters helped the Democrats achieve a net gain of 34 House seats and improve on 2014 turnout numbers.
The Latest: Lawyer: El Chapo wasn't running violent cartel 2018-11-14T00:18:36Z 2018-11-13T15:28:59Z 2018-11-14T00:18:36Z The notorious Mexican drug lord known as "El Chapo" is being tried in New York City amid intense security measures.
Trump picks replacement for Kavanaugh's appeals court seat 2018-11-13T23:12:32Z 2018-11-13T20:04:55Z 2018-11-13T23:12:29Z President Donald Trump is nominating administration official Neomi Rao to fill the appeals court seat previously held by Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
Congressman in tight race sues over ranked-voting system 2018-11-13T23:03:39Z 2018-11-13T15:23:27Z 2018-11-13T23:03:39Z Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin and three other voters are suing over Maine's new voting system used for the first time in U.S. House and Senate elections.
The Latest: Ocasio-Cortez speaks at Pelosi's office protest 2018-11-13T23:03:35Z 2018-11-13T17:18:51Z 2018-11-13T23:03:33Z Democratic Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York has joined about 200 climate-change activists as they stage a protest at the office of House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi.
House newcomers get first taste of Washington's power games 2018-11-13T22:09:45Z 2018-11-13T05:48:35Z 2018-11-13T22:09:45Z Incoming House members get do's and don'ts as they prepare for new Congress. Premier: Romania ready for EU presidency amid EU criticism 2018-11-13T22:03:16Z 2018-11-13T21:11:33Z 2018-11-13T22:03:14Z Romania's prime minister dismisses suggestions that the country is not prepared to take over the rotating presidency of the European Union next year.
Slovak president condemns questioning of protest organizers 2018-11-13T21:43:37Z 2018-11-13T19:19:00Z 2018-11-13T21:43:36Z Slovakia's president has condemned a move by the country's police, which started questioning the organizers of recent massive anti-government protests over allegations of staging a coup and corruption.
The Latest: Ginsburg, 85, back to work at Supreme Court 2018-11-13T21:25:00Z 2018-11-13T21:11:54Z 2018-11-13T21:24:59Z Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is back in the building.
Trump rips Macron over trade, wine, his low approval ratings 2018-11-13T19:59:45Z 2018-11-13T13:48:56Z 2018-11-13T19:59:46Z President Donald Trump is suggesting France would have been vanquished in both world wars if not for the U.S. Missouri teacher suspended after student dresses as Klansman 2018-11-13T19:47:53Z 2018-11-13T19:29:29Z 2018-11-13T19:47:52Z A southern Missouri school district has suspended a teacher who oversaw a class presentation in which a ninth-grader dressed as a member of the Ku Klux Klan. US sanctions 4 Hezbollah operatives over action in Iraq 2018-11-13T19:33:39Z 2018-11-13T19:29:09Z 2018-11-13T19:33:39Z The Trump administration has imposed sanctions on four operatives linked to the Iran-backed Lebanese militant group Hezbollah over its actions in Iraq. FBI report shows 17 percent spike in hate crimes in 2017 2018-11-13T19:27:50Z 2018-11-13T15:52:57Z 2018-11-13T19:27:49Z The FBI says hate crimes reports were up about 17 percent in 2017, marking a rise for the third year in a row.
Italian journalists protest against governing party insults 2018-11-13T19:03:44Z 2018-11-13T15:18:42Z 2018-11-13T19:03:43Z Italian journalists have protested across the country against insults from prominent figures in the governing 5-Star Movement.
Mattis says he'll visit US-Mexico border 2018-11-13T18:44:13Z 2018-11-13T17:08:56Z 2018-11-13T18:44:11Z Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he plans to visit the U.S.-Mexico border, where troops are helping erect barriers and performing other tasks in support of border security.
Ginsburg, 85, improving after fall but misses court session 2018-11-13T18:44:11Z 2018-11-13T15:45:50Z 2018-11-13T18:44:09Z U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is missing a brief court session while she recovers from a fall and three broken ribs. Medicare expands access to in-home support for seniors 2018-11-13T18:02:17Z 2018-11-09T06:17:37Z 2018-11-13T18:02:16Z Some 'Medicare Advantage' insurance plans to offer broader array of in-home support services next year.
Why wait? Democrats openly flirt with 2020 White House bids 2018-11-13T17:42:27Z 2018-11-13T05:41:50Z 2018-11-13T17:42:27Z The 2020 presidential election is 2 years away, but several Democrats see little incentive to mask their ambitions. Supreme Court to hear Virginia GOP's districting appeal 2018-11-13T16:38:43Z 2018-11-13T15:03:59Z 2018-11-13T16:38:43Z The Supreme Court will hear an appeal by Virginia Republicans who are trying to preserve state legislative districts that have been struck down by a lower court as racially discriminatory.
Government funding, border wall await lame-duck Congress 2018-11-13T16:25:14Z 2018-11-13T05:39:02Z 2018-11-13T16:25:14Z Congress begins lame-duck session facing debates over funding the government and Trump's border wall.
More races go to Democrats, including Senate seat in Ariz. 2018-11-13T15:24:11Z 2018-11-13T05:38:34Z 2018-11-13T15:24:11Z Democrats chalk up more victories, firming up grip on the U.S. House and statehouses.
Whitaker will consult with ethics officials over recusal 2018-11-13T15:05:09Z 2018-11-13T01:22:12Z 2018-11-13T15:05:00Z Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker will consult with Justice Department ethics officials about "matters that may warrant recusal". Roger Stone associate expects to be charged in Mueller probe 2018-11-13T15:05:07Z 2018-11-12T22:48:04Z 2018-11-13T15:04:58Z An associate of longtime Trump confidant Roger Stone says he expects to be indicted by a federal grand jury in the special counsel's Russia investigation. US analysts locate secret North Korean missile sites 2018-11-13T15:04:58Z 2018-11-12T15:28:51Z 2018-11-13T15:04:56Z U.S. analysts say they have located more than half of an estimated 20 secret North Korean missile development facilities. US colleges attracting fewer new students from abroad 2018-11-13T15:04:03Z 2018-11-13T05:08:30Z 2018-11-13T15:04:03Z A new report finds that fewer international students are heading to U.S. colleges. Utah latest state to legalize medical pot, expand Medicaid 2018-11-13T14:43:48Z 2018-11-09T23:08:27Z 2018-11-13T14:43:49Z Utah has joined more than 30 other states in legalizing medical marijuana by passing a ballot measure that was opposed by influential Mormon leaders.
Facebook blocks fake accounts but election battle goes on 2018-11-13T12:44:57Z 2018-11-07T10:57:37Z 2018-11-13T12:44:55Z Facebook blocks more accounts to fight meddling during US midterm elections.
'Public hanging' remark puts spotlight on Miss. Senate race 2018-11-13T12:03:29Z 2018-11-12T05:19:01Z 2018-11-13T12:03:29Z A white Republican U.S. senator in Mississippi was seen in a newly published video praising someone by saying "If he invited me to a public hanging, I'd be on the front row".
Pence, Abe agree on North Korea sanctions, new trade talks 2018-11-13T10:32:12Z 2018-11-13T02:58:18Z 2018-11-13T10:32:12Z Pence and Abe meet to discuss bilateral trade and touch base on their policies on North Korea before regional summits. Afghan leader tells US audience that Taliban not winning war 2018-11-13T07:21:45Z 2018-11-12T18:38:21Z 2018-11-13T07:21:44Z Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is denying the Taliban is winning the war in Afghanistan despite a continuing wave of deadly militant attacks and signs the militants are expanding areas under their control.
Judge: Sides in Florida recount should 'ramp down' rhetoric 2018-11-13T07:12:11Z 2018-11-12T05:49:05Z 2018-11-13T07:12:11Z Mishaps, protests and litigation overshadow vote recount in Florida's pivotal races for governor and U.S. Senate, recalling the 2000 presidential fiasco.
Liz Cheney poised for ascent into Republican leadership 2018-11-13T06:04:56Z 2018-11-12T19:38:24Z 2018-11-13T06:04:56Z Wyoming's lone congresswoman, Liz Cheney, is poised to follow in her father's footsteps by becoming a member of House Republican leadership.
Picking up another seat, Dems ride high on slow roll of wins 2018-11-13T05:43:00Z 2018-11-12T23:08:15Z 2018-11-13T05:43:01Z A week later, Democrats' midterm success sinking in.
Trump largely alone as world leaders take aim at nationalism 2018-11-13T05:42:37Z 2018-11-12T05:18:35Z 2018-11-13T05:42:36Z Amid WWI commemoration, Trump largely alone as world leaders take aim at nationalism.
Trump complains about allies' spending after France trip 2018-11-13T05:39:44Z 2018-11-12T12:48:45Z 2018-11-13T05:39:43Z Fresh from a trip to France where his brand of "nationalism" drew rebuke from his hosts, President Donald Trump says "much was accomplished" in his meetings, but is raising a familiar complaint about American allies' spending on defense.
Congress returns to new dynamic, GOP shutdown threat 2018-11-13T05:25:20Z 2018-11-12T22:38:53Z 2018-11-13T05:25:20Z Congress returns to a changed political landscape Tuesday as newly-elected lawmakers arrive in Washington to elect new leadership as incumbents square off for one final legislative sprint.
Zinke '100 percent confident' he'll be cleared in probes 2018-11-13T05:13:18Z 2018-11-13T01:38:09Z 2018-11-13T05:13:19Z U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke tells The Associated Press he's "100 percent confident" no wrongdoing will be found in pending ethics investigations that stirred speculation he could get ousted from President Donald Trump's Cabinet. Ousted Minnesota Republican faults McCain for losing House 2018-11-13T05:13:05Z 2018-11-12T18:38:01Z 2018-11-13T05:13:05Z A recently defeated Republican congressman says the late Sen. John McCain's vote against repealing the Affordable Care Act is to blame for the Democratic takeover of the House. Democrat Kyrsten Sinema wins Arizona US Senate seat 2018-11-13T04:22:10Z 2018-11-13T00:58:43Z 2018-11-13T04:22:08Z Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema has won Arizona's open U.S. Senate seat.
The Latest: Gillum angry about emailed votes, Trump tweet 2018-11-13T02:09:24Z 2018-11-12T15:19:09Z 2018-11-13T02:09:24Z Gov. Rick Scott wants a judge to order law enforcement to impound Broward County's voting machines and ballots when they're not being used during the Florida recount.
Kemp-Abrams feud highlights new landscape in divided Georgia 2018-11-13T01:32:10Z 2018-11-12T05:39:23Z 2018-11-13T01:32:09Z Acrimony in Georgia governor's race between Republican Kemp and Democrat Abrams highlights growing political diversity of the Deep South state.
The Latest: New guidelines issued for Georgia mail ballots 2018-11-12T23:52:38Z 2018-11-12T14:58:57Z 2018-11-12T23:52:38Z Kemp's campaign says concession in Georgia governor's race by Abrams is 'long overdue'.
Democratic coalition won back House, fell short elsewhere 2018-11-12T23:51:38Z 2018-11-12T05:18:55Z 2018-11-12T23:51:37Z Democratic coalition that won back the House with massive voter turnout still came up short elsewhere. Macedonian police issue arrest warrant for former PM 2018-11-12T21:48:45Z 2018-11-12T19:38:22Z 2018-11-12T21:48:45Z Macedonian police have issued an arrest warrant for the country's former prime minister, who has been convicted to serve a two-year prison sentence over corruption-related charges.
Military vet Ojeda announces 2020 presidential campaign 2018-11-12T20:51:37Z 2018-11-12T14:18:47Z 2018-11-12T20:51:37Z West Virginia state Sen. Richard Ojeda, retired paratrooper, announces blue-collar campaign for the 2020 presidency.
Democrats seek ways to protect Mueller probe from Whitaker 2018-11-12T19:51:25Z 2018-11-12T05:30:25Z 2018-11-12T19:51:24Z Congressional Democrats plan actions to protect Mueller probe from any efforts by acting attorney general to undercut it.
The Latest: Trump ruled out cemetery motorcade as disruptive 2018-11-12T19:33:40Z 2018-11-12T01:59:16Z 2018-11-12T19:33:38Z White House says Trump motorcade to cemetery would have disrupted Paris roadways.
Democratic state gains may mean tighter gun, looser pot laws 2018-11-12T19:33:16Z 2018-11-11T13:58:27Z 2018-11-12T19:33:12Z Health coverage, gun control and education funding likely to get more attention with Democratic wins in state elections. In Paris, Trump the 'nationalist' stood apart from others 2018-11-12T18:32:56Z 2018-11-11T10:12:08Z 2018-11-12T18:32:51Z President Donald Trump is joining French President Emmanuel Macron and other world leaders to the mark 100 years since the end of World War I.
Chinese 'gait recognition' tech IDs people by how they walk 2018-11-12T17:31:50Z 2018-11-06T02:45:48Z 2018-11-12T17:31:48Z A Chinese technology startup has begun selling software that recognizes people by their body shape and how they walk, enabling identification when faces are hidden from cameras.
In Georgia, black voters see echoes of voter suppression 2018-11-12T16:01:10Z 2018-11-11T05:48:09Z 2018-11-12T16:01:08Z At one Atlanta precinct, a four-hour wait to vote echoes of a long history of voter suppression.
White House: Cemetery motorcade would have disrupted roads 2018-11-12T15:22:26Z 2018-11-11T05:50:27Z 2018-11-12T15:22:26Z Trump visit to US cemetery in northern France canceled because of weather. Democrats eye Trump's tax returns but expect a long fight 2018-11-12T15:19:40Z 2018-11-09T06:07:41Z 2018-11-12T15:19:39Z Getting President Donald Trump's tax returns is a top priority for Democrats now that they've won the House, but there's no guarantee the administration would comply with a request to turn them over.
Democrat Abrams files new suit in Georgia governor's race 2018-11-12T15:04:50Z 2018-11-11T23:58:28Z 2018-11-12T15:04:48Z Another lawsuit has been filed in Georgia's unsettled race for governor.
Tight race in Georgia shines light on voting restrictions 2018-11-12T14:32:08Z 2018-11-10T17:58:19Z 2018-11-12T14:32:08Z A tight race for Georgia governor shines a light on the state's voting restrictions, many of which were carried out by the Republican candidate while he served as secretary of state.
Trump says 7 to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom 2018-11-12T14:09:39Z 2018-11-10T18:18:28Z 2018-11-12T14:09:39Z President Donald Trump has chosen Antonin Scalia, Babe Ruth, Elvis Presley, two former NFL Players, the wife of a major Republican Party donor and Republican U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Whitaker may have violated group's tax-exempt status 2018-11-12T13:52:03Z 2018-11-12T00:28:29Z 2018-11-12T13:52:04Z Acting Attorney General Matthew G. Whitaker repeatedly chided Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential campaign while speaking for a group barred by its tax-exempt status from opposing political candidates. Ukraine rebel regions vote in ballot that West calls bogus 2018-11-12T11:31:55Z 2018-11-11T07:28:02Z 2018-11-12T11:31:54Z Residents of the eastern Ukraine regions controlled by Russia-backed separatist rebels are voting for local governments in elections denounced by Kiev and the West.
After testy tweet, Trump calls French president good friend 2018-11-12T08:50:52Z 2018-11-10T11:08:00Z 2018-11-12T08:50:51Z President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron are seeking to diffuse tensions over comments by both leaders that threatened to cast a shadow over a weekend celebration marking 100 years since the end of World War I. Schumer: FAA too slow tackling airline seat size concerns 2018-11-12T08:28:51Z 2018-11-11T07:08:01Z 2018-11-12T08:28:50Z The Senate's top Democrat says the Federal Aviation Administration isn't moving fast enough to roll out a plan to stop airlines from shrinking passengers' seats.
Another Keystone XL setback: environmental review ordered 2018-11-12T07:19:01Z 2018-11-09T13:48:02Z 2018-11-12T07:19:01Z Environmentalists praise fed court decision to block Keystone pipeline for environmental review.
The Latest: Trump pays tribute to Americans who died in WWI 2018-11-12T05:54:28Z 2018-11-11T22:48:56Z 2018-11-12T05:54:28Z President Donald Trump paid tribute to U.S. and allied soldiers killed in World War I during "a horrible, horrible war" that marked America's emergence as a world power.
Longtime California GOP congressman loses seat to executive 2018-11-12T05:53:57Z 2018-11-11T02:07:54Z 2018-11-12T05:53:57Z Democrat Harley Rouda has upset 15-term Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher in California's Orange County.
Florida election recount continues amid tensions, litigation 2018-11-12T05:53:18Z 2018-11-11T05:08:05Z 2018-11-12T05:53:18Z Elections workers around Florida on Sunday have begun the massive task of recounting ballots in the U.S. Senate and governor races after the secretary of state ordered a new review.
Critics rebuke Mississippi senator's 'public hanging' remark 2018-11-12T05:22:26Z 2018-11-11T23:39:22Z 2018-11-12T05:22:24Z A white U.S. senator in Mississippi has praised someone by saying: "If he invited me to a public hanging, I'd be on the front row".
Schumer: Dems set to push bill protecting Mueller probe 2018-11-12T05:22:06Z 2018-11-11T19:08:25Z 2018-11-12T05:22:05Z Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is pledging to tie a measure to protect special counsel Robert Mueller to must-pass legislation if acting attorney general Matthew Whitaker does not recuse himself from oversight of the probe.
Florida, Georgia testing strength of new Dem coalition 2018-11-12T03:22:05Z 2018-11-11T18:43:42Z 2018-11-12T03:22:06Z With Florida and Georgia undecided, strength of Democrats' Trump-era coalition unclear.
The Latest: Leaders discuss Ukraine elections at Paris meet 2018-11-12T02:12:02Z 2018-11-11T08:08:06Z 2018-11-12T02:12:00Z Poland is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its rebirth as an independent state with a multitude of events across the country, including marches and the national hymn being sung publicly in more than 600 towns.
The Latest: Trump, Macron try to project unity 2018-11-12T01:42:29Z 2018-11-10T11:07:52Z 2018-11-12T01:42:30Z President Donald Trump is assuring that the United States will "help" with European defense but repeated his insistence that nations on the continent pay their fair share.
Poland marks centenary of its national rebirth at end of WWI 2018-11-12T01:11:11Z 2018-11-11T09:58:08Z 2018-11-12T01:11:11Z Poland is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its rebirth as an independent state with a multitude of event across the country, including marches and the national hymn being sung publicly in more than 600 towns.
Special session canceled after West Virginia justice resigns 2018-11-12T00:19:07Z 2018-11-11T05:51:48Z 2018-11-12T00:19:08Z West Virginia Supreme Court justice recently convicted of federal criminial charges stepping down on eve of special legislative session that was to consider his removal.
Kemp pushes Abrams to concede in Georgia gubernatorial race 2018-11-11T23:59:29Z 2018-11-11T05:18:27Z 2018-11-11T23:59:26Z Republican Brian Kemp is pushing for Democrat Stacey Abrams to concede Georgia's governor's race as civil rights groups urge her to keep fighting.
Clarification: WWI-Trump-Cemetery story 2018-11-11T20:18:35Z 2018-11-10T21:27:46Z 2018-11-11T20:18:35Z Trump visit to US cemetery in northern France canceled because of weather.
50 years in, Chisholm's historic victory offers inspiration 2018-11-11T19:01:17Z 2018-11-11T16:18:19Z 2018-11-11T19:01:18Z New faces in Congress that include Ayanna Pressley, Lucy McBath, Jahana Hayes, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar and others might want to look at Shirley Chisholm for inspiration and example.
Michelle Obama had miscarriage, used IVF to conceive girls 2018-11-11T16:59:31Z 2018-11-09T12:38:35Z 2018-11-11T16:59:29Z Michelle Obama says she felt "lost and alone" after suffering a miscarriage 20 years ago and.
Future seems uncertain for Trump's acting attorney general 2018-11-11T16:02:55Z 2018-11-10T05:27:21Z 2018-11-11T16:02:55Z President Donald Trump is moving to distance himself from Matthew Whitaker, his choice for acting attorney general.
Whitaker may have violated group's tax-exempt status 2018-11-11T13:31:36Z 2018-11-10T05:37:59Z 2018-11-11T13:31:34Z Acting Attorney General Matthew G. Whitaker repeatedly chided Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential campaign while he was speaking for a group that is barred by its tax-exempt status from opposing political candidates.
'Magic' campaign lands 17 black women on Houston courts 2018-11-11T06:01:09Z 2018-11-10T15:48:29Z 2018-11-11T06:01:03Z The Houston area's courts are going to be a lot more diverse thanks to a group of 17 African-American women and their "magic". West Virginia high court scandal: convicted justice resigns 2018-11-11T05:26:51Z 2018-11-11T00:48:13Z 2018-11-11T05:26:21Z West Virginia's governor says he's accepted letter of resignation from suspended state Supreme Court justice who was convicted last month of 11 federal criminal charges. Sinema continues to inch ahead in slow Arizona vote count 2018-11-11T05:25:55Z 2018-11-11T00:57:51Z 2018-11-11T05:25:53Z Democrat Kyrsten Sinema continues to inch ahead in slow Arizona vote count.
China, US sparring continues over South China Sea 2018-11-11T05:23:13Z 2018-11-10T05:41:49Z 2018-11-11T05:23:11Z China has bluntly told the United States to stop sending its ships and military aircraft close to islands Beijing claims in the disputed South China Sea.
Recounts ordered in Florida Senate, governor races 2018-11-11T05:22:08Z 2018-11-10T12:29:07Z 2018-11-11T05:22:08Z Unofficial vote tallies in Florida's elections are due by midday Saturday. US to stop refueling of Saudi aircraft in Yemen war 2018-11-10T21:48:31Z 2018-11-09T23:41:39Z 2018-11-10T21:48:28Z U.S. officials say the Pentagon is moving to stop refueling Saudi Arabian aircraft fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen.
UK ex-minister says other officials may resign over Brexit 2018-11-10T20:31:11Z 2018-11-10T12:47:31Z 2018-11-10T20:31:11Z A former U.K. minister says others may step down from the government to protest Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plan.
Nothing unusual about vote count in Arizona dragging on 2018-11-10T20:01:29Z 2018-11-09T18:17:22Z 2018-11-10T20:01:29Z Every election, it takes weeks for Arizona to count its ballots.
Trump's new move to limit asylum challenged in court 2018-11-10T18:31:29Z 2018-11-10T05:51:05Z 2018-11-10T18:31:29Z Trump issues an order to deny asylum to migrants who enter the country illegally through the U.S.-Mexico border; the ACLU challenges in court.
The Latest: Border Patrol says it detained 50,000 in October 2018-11-10T16:52:22Z 2018-11-09T14:48:00Z 2018-11-10T16:52:22Z President Donald Trump has signed a proclamation to deny asylum to migrants who enter the United States illegally through the U.S.-Mexico border.
Rome mayor found not guilty in case of City Hall appointment 2018-11-10T14:59:23Z 2018-11-10T12:07:35Z 2018-11-10T14:59:23Z Rome's embattled mayor is in court for the last day of her trial for allegedly lying over a City Hall appointment that could decide her political fate.
The Latest: Trump tweets in Whitaker's defense in turnabout 2018-11-10T14:11:09Z 2018-11-09T18:10:12Z 2018-11-10T14:11:07Z Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he expects President Donald Trump to nominate a new attorney general "pretty quickly" after Trump fired Jeff Sessions earlier this week.
GOP candidate called 'Bigfoot erotica' devotee wins race 2018-11-10T12:32:08Z 2018-11-07T20:51:02Z 2018-11-10T12:32:09Z Despite being labeled a "devotee of Bigfoot erotica," a Republican candidate easily won a closely watched congressional race in Virginia.
Florida finds itself again at center of election controversy 2018-11-10T12:28:52Z 2018-11-09T05:47:42Z 2018-11-10T12:28:53Z Possible recounts loom in Florida races for governor, US Senate as Republicans hold razor-thin leads in both contests.
2 Koreas complete the disarming of 22 guard posts 2018-11-10T11:47:53Z 2018-11-10T10:07:30Z 2018-11-10T11:47:54Z Officials say the North and South Korean militaries completed withdrawing troops and firearms from 22 front-line guard posts as they continue to implement a wide-ranging agreement reached in September to reduce tensions.
China warns US to avoid islands it claims in South China Sea 2018-11-10T07:09:38Z 2018-11-09T06:27:35Z 2018-11-10T07:09:39Z Even as the United States and China butt heads over trade, their top diplomats and defense chiefs will be meeting in Washington Friday looking to tamp down tensions on other issues.
Whitaker led group that may have violated tax-exempt status 2018-11-10T06:19:04Z 2018-11-10T01:47:18Z 2018-11-10T06:19:05Z Acting Attorney General Matthew G. Whitaker repeatedly chided Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential campaign while he was speaking for a group that is barred by its tax-exempt status from opposing political candidates.
Trump moves to limit asylum; new rules challenged in court 2018-11-10T05:52:08Z 2018-11-09T05:57:37Z 2018-11-10T05:52:08Z The Trump administration says it will deny asylum to migrants who enter the country illegally.
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