Cambodian king pardons 4 imprisoned land rights activists 2018-08-21T03:37:19Z 2018-08-21T01:53:53Z 2018-08-21T03:37:13Z A prominent leader of Cambodia's land rights movement and three activists who were imprisoned with her have been freed under a royal pardon.
Poland bans Ukraine activist from Europe, raising questions 2018-08-21T03:37:13Z 2018-08-20T14:14:40Z 2018-08-21T03:37:09Z Poland has used its powers as a European Union member to ban a Ukrainian human rights activist from all 26 countries in Europe's Schengen area, saying she poses a security threat. Trump ready to ease rules on coal-fired power plants 2018-08-21T03:37:10Z 2018-08-20T18:08:21Z 2018-08-21T03:37:06Z The Trump administration is set to roll back a key piece of President Barack Obama's efforts to slow global warming, proposing regulations that give states wide authority to determine how to restrict greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired power plants.
MTV launches drive to get young people to vote 2018-08-21T03:36:35Z 2018-08-20T15:03:11Z 2018-08-21T03:36:33Z MTV is launching a drive to get young people registered and voting this fall, the first time the youth-centric network is doing so in a non-presidential election year. Los Angeles authorities looking into Asia Argento allegation 2018-08-21T03:36:11Z 2018-08-20T02:37:31Z 2018-08-21T03:36:11Z The New York Times reports that Italian actress Asia Argento _ one of the most prominent activists of the #MeToo movement _ recently settled a lawsuit filed against her by a young actor and musician who said she sexually assaulted him.
AP sources: Prosecutors preparing charges against Cohen 2018-08-21T03:33:06Z 2018-08-20T17:18:17Z 2018-08-21T03:33:03Z Two people familiar with the federal investigation of Michael Cohen say prosecutors are preparing criminal charges against the former Donald Trump lawyer that could be brought before the end of the month.
Watergate wisdom? Cohen lawyer turns to Nixon turncoat 2018-08-21T03:33:03Z 2018-08-20T21:38:36Z 2018-08-21T03:32:59Z Michael Cohen's lawyer says he has been having frequent chats with John Dean, the former White House counsel who turned on President Richard Nixon. The Latest: EPA to reveal rule changes on coal-fired plants 2018-08-21T03:10:34Z 2018-08-21T00:33:48Z 2018-08-21T03:10:32Z The Trump administration is set to announce plans to roll back the centerpiece of President Barack Obama's efforts to slow global warming.
Trump elevates Brennan in proxy fight over Mueller probe 2018-08-21T01:50:47Z 2018-08-20T22:53:34Z 2018-08-21T01:50:44Z President Donald Trump is capitalizing on the silence of special counsel Robert Mueller, attempting to elevate one of his most outspoken critics as the public face of the Russia probe. FBI probes computer hacks in California House campaigns 2018-08-21T00:55:36Z 2018-08-20T23:48:34Z 2018-08-21T00:55:33Z The FBI launched investigations after two Southern California Democratic House candidates were targeted by computer hackers. Kavanaugh in memo pushed graphic sex questions for Clinton 2018-08-21T00:44:27Z 2018-08-20T17:58:22Z 2018-08-21T00:44:23Z Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh once advised Ken Starr and others investigating Bill Clinton not to give the president "any break" in questions regarding the details of his relationship with Monica Lewinsky. Stacey Abrams' record complicates 'radical' label from GOP 2018-08-21T00:44:23Z 2018-08-20T20:03:25Z 2018-08-21T00:44:19Z Stacey Abrams is running for Georgia as a progressive who's knows how to negotiate with Republicans to get things done.
Trump predicts immigration issue will power GOP in midterms 2018-08-21T00:44:18Z 2018-08-20T19:08:29Z 2018-08-21T00:44:16Z President Donald Trump is using a White House event to pay tribute to federal immigration officials, returning to the fight over the U.S. southern border.
The Latest: Dem seeks vote to restrain Trump on clearances 2018-08-21T00:44:06Z 2018-08-20T21:23:31Z 2018-08-21T00:44:03Z The ranking Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee has filed an amendment to spending legislation that would prevent President Donald Trump from arbitrarily revoking security clearances.
No verdict in Manafort trial after 3 days of deliberations 2018-08-21T00:43:59Z 2018-08-20T04:17:36Z 2018-08-21T00:43:56Z Jury deliberations expected to resume in financial fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. UK asks for more Russia sanctions after poisoning case 2018-08-21T00:40:40Z 2018-08-21T00:38:50Z 2018-08-21T00:40:21Z The United Kingdom is asking the Trump administration to impose further sanctions on Russia in response to accusations Moscow used a nerve agent to poison a former Russian spy in Britain.
Annan leaves legacy of fighting for equality and rights 2018-08-21T00:35:45Z 2018-08-18T22:01:09Z 2018-08-21T00:35:34Z Kofi Annan left the United Nations more committed to combating poverty, promoting equality and fighting for human rights _ and until his death was speaking out about the turbulent world he saw moving from nations working together to growing nationalism.
The Latest: The new alternative facts: 'Truth isn't truth' 2018-08-21T00:35:18Z 2018-08-19T16:01:59Z 2018-08-21T00:35:06Z Move over, alternative facts. Now, truth isn't truth.
Democrats challenge independent bid for Kansas governor 2018-08-21T00:00:05Z 2018-08-20T23:38:35Z 2018-08-20T23:59:59Z A lawyer for a Democratic legislative leader is challenging businessman Greg Orman's right to appear on the November ballot as an independent candidate for Kansas governor.
Fearful of losing Roe, left pushes Schumer for action 2018-08-20T23:34:22Z 2018-08-20T15:18:46Z 2018-08-20T23:34:20Z Left-wing groups criticizing Sen. Schumer for not forcing wavering Democrats into line against Kavanaugh.
Trump sends mean tweets, first lady talks positivity online 2018-08-20T23:00:40Z 2018-08-20T14:18:37Z 2018-08-20T23:00:12Z Melania Trump is encouraging technology and social media companies to provide more opportunities for children to share ideas on how to be good citizens online. Trump says he 'won't let' social media target conservatives 2018-08-20T23:00:29Z 2018-08-18T13:48:43Z 2018-08-20T23:00:03Z President Donald Trump is accusing social media companies of "totally discriminating against Republican/Conservative voices" and says he "we won't let that happen.".
Trump assails Mueller following Times report 2018-08-20T22:51:09Z 2018-08-20T04:22:37Z 2018-08-20T22:50:33Z President Donald Trump is blasting a New York Times story reporting that the White House counsel has been cooperating with the special counsel's investigation.
West Virginia Senate OKs rules for impeachment trials 2018-08-20T21:37:32Z 2018-08-20T21:33:37Z 2018-08-20T21:37:26Z The West Virginia Senate has passed rules addressing the impeachment trial of three state Supreme Court justices in a spending scandal.
Trump administration less concerned about conserving oil 2018-08-20T21:34:25Z 2018-08-20T04:22:51Z 2018-08-20T21:34:19Z Pointing to petroleum alternatives, Trump administration says it's less concerned about conserving oil than in the past.
Giuliani clarifies his 'truth isn't truth' puzzler 2018-08-20T21:30:13Z 2018-08-20T04:22:46Z 2018-08-20T21:29:59Z 'Truth isn't truth': Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani explains why he's wary about pushing the president into an interview with special counsel. Melania Trump planning solo international swing to Africa 2018-08-20T21:19:20Z 2018-08-20T20:03:29Z 2018-08-20T21:19:15Z Melania Trump is planning her first big solo international swing as first lady with a trip to several African countries in October.
Steve Bannon wants GOP to rally behind Trump 2018-08-20T21:15:30Z 2018-08-20T04:43:00Z 2018-08-20T21:14:55Z Sounding alarms about the midterm elections, former adviser Steve Bannon says Republicans must rally behind Trump to survive.
The Latest: Trump notes border agent's 'perfect English' 2018-08-20T21:04:51Z 2018-08-20T20:33:28Z 2018-08-20T21:04:48Z President Donald Trump invited a U.S. Border Patrol agent to the podium during a White House event to pay tribute to federal immigration officials, joking the agent could speak "perfect English.".
Record number of women have won major party primaries 2018-08-20T18:23:46Z 2018-08-20T04:17:48Z 2018-08-20T18:23:36Z One for the books: Record number of women have won major party primaries for 2018 elections.
Trump dares Brennan to sue because his clearance was revoked 2018-08-20T17:59:24Z 2018-08-20T04:27:37Z 2018-08-20T17:59:14Z Former CIA Director John Brennan says he is considering taking legal action to try to prevent President Donald Trump from stripping other current and former officials' security clearances.
Another trial looms for ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort 2018-08-20T17:44:21Z 2018-08-18T12:15:42Z 2018-08-20T17:44:08Z As jurors in Virginia weigh Paul Manafort's fate in a sprawling financial fraud case, the former Trump campaign chairman still has another, separate trial looming in the nation's capital. US says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative 2018-08-20T15:13:22Z 2018-08-19T11:26:44Z 2018-08-20T15:13:22Z The Trump administration says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S.
Trump military parade plans unravel over costs 2018-08-20T14:24:26Z 2018-08-18T04:45:19Z 2018-08-20T14:24:26Z The cancellation of President Donald Trump's Veterans Day parade came swiftly when senior White House and Pentagon leaders saw the estimated $92 million price tag play out in public. Austria spy agency denies that it's being frozen out 2018-08-20T13:43:12Z 2018-08-20T13:43:06Z 2018-08-20T13:43:08Z The head of Austria's BVT spy agency is denying that there has been any significant reduction in cooperation with its foreign partners following a misconduct probe that sparked a political storm earlier this year. MTV launches drive to get young people to vote 2018-08-20T13:08:54Z 2018-08-20T13:08:06Z 2018-08-20T13:08:44Z MTV is launching a drive to get young people registered and voting this fall, the first time the youth-centric network is doing so in a non-presidential election year. South Africa opens inquiry into corruption during Zuma rule 2018-08-20T11:44:23Z 2018-08-20T11:43:00Z 2018-08-20T11:44:17Z A South African commission charged with probing allegations of widespread corruption under the government of former President Jacob Zuma started its first public hearings on Monday in Johannesburg.
New premier Imran Khan pledges to restore Pakistan's economy 2018-08-20T11:13:15Z 2018-08-19T19:32:19Z 2018-08-20T11:13:10Z Pakistan's newly elected prime minister Imran Khan Sunday has said that the country is in the worst economic condition it has seen and pledged to cut government expenditure, end corruption and repatriate public funds. Bolton tells Netanyahu that Iran nuclear deal was 'wretched' 2018-08-20T08:05:36Z 2018-08-20T07:57:48Z 2018-08-20T08:05:32Z President Trump's national security adviser bemoans 'wretched' Iranian nuclear deal in talks with Israeli PM.
Steve Bannon says GOP must rally behind Trump to survive 2018-08-20T04:37:45Z 2018-08-20T00:07:30Z 2018-08-20T04:37:45Z Sounding alarms about the midterm elections, former adviser Steve Bannon says Republicans must rally behind President Donald Trump to survive. Brennan considers legal action to stop clearance revocations 2018-08-20T04:31:01Z 2018-08-19T15:21:56Z 2018-08-20T04:30:58Z Former CIA Director John Brennan says he is considering taking legal action to try to prevent President Donald Trump from stripping other current and former officials' security clearances.
Trump says his White House counsel not a 'RAT' like Nixon's 2018-08-20T04:25:10Z 2018-08-19T12:47:14Z 2018-08-20T04:25:05Z President Donald Trump is insisting that White House lawyer Don McGahn isn't "a John Dean type 'RAT.'".
Giuliani on hazards of Trump interview: 'Truth isn't truth' 2018-08-20T04:25:00Z 2018-08-19T22:12:24Z 2018-08-20T04:24:53Z 'Truth isn't truth': Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani explains why he's wary about pushing the president into an interview with special counsel. Women win primaries in record numbers, look to November 2018-08-20T04:09:07Z 2018-08-19T11:32:18Z 2018-08-20T04:09:07Z More women than ever before have won their primaries for governor, U.S. Senate and House this year _ setting a U.S. record and battles in November that could significantly increase the number of women in elected office and change the debate on key issues. Cuomo says Trump fools the country, but not New York 2018-08-19T23:13:23Z 2018-08-19T18:52:08Z 2018-08-19T23:13:21Z New York Governor says President Donald Trump has fooled many people in this country, but not New Yorkers.
AP source: Omarosa has video, audio, texts 2018-08-19T21:48:45Z 2018-08-18T04:30:16Z 2018-08-19T21:48:39Z Omarosa Manigault Newman's stash of documentation is said to include video, emails, text message and other material.
AP source: It's not just audio, Manigault Newman has video 2018-08-19T19:48:28Z 2018-08-17T21:39:38Z 2018-08-19T19:48:21Z Omarosa Manigault Newman's stash of documentation is said to include video, emails, text message and other material.
Church group's opposition stuns advocates of 'tort reform' 2018-08-19T19:35:27Z 2018-08-18T13:15:36Z 2018-08-19T19:35:21Z A so-called tort reform proposal on Arkansas' ballot that expected little trouble winning passage in deeply red Arkansas is running into a surprising obstacle from a reliable conservative ally.
Republican insurgent gives Wyoming Senate incumbent a fight 2018-08-19T17:42:52Z 2018-08-18T15:46:40Z 2018-08-19T17:42:47Z Wealthy businessman and political outsider Dave Dodson takes on low-key incumbent Sen. John Barrasso in Wyoming Republican primary. Judge upholds delay of anti-segregation housing rule 2018-08-19T14:54:28Z 2018-08-18T20:25:53Z 2018-08-19T14:54:24Z A federal judge has upheld HUD's decision to delay an Obama-era antidiscrimination rule.
Cowboy turned lawmaker hopes to be South Dakota governor 2018-08-19T13:28:41Z 2018-08-18T15:21:52Z 2018-08-19T13:28:37Z Billie Sutton planned to be a world champion saddle bronc rider, but a rodeo accident that claimed his career and ability to walk led to politics _ and he's giving Democrats hopes of capturing South Dakota governor for the first time in over four decades.
Minnesota Democrats endorse Ellison amid abuse allegation 2018-08-19T11:28:18Z 2018-08-18T20:10:52Z 2018-08-19T11:28:12Z Minnesota Democrats are endorsing Rep. Keith Ellison in his bid for state attorney general, despite an allegation of domestic abuse from an ex-girlfriend.
Pakistan's Imran Khan sworn in as prime minister 2018-08-19T00:21:26Z 2018-08-18T05:45:10Z 2018-08-19T00:21:23Z Pakistan's cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan has been sworn in as prime minister after his party won the most votes in last month's election despite protests by opposition parties, which accuse the security services of intervening on his behalf. Pacifist, socialist leader David McReynolds dead at 88 2018-08-18T22:47:48Z 2018-08-18T22:46:13Z 2018-08-18T22:47:08Z Longtime pacifist and socialist activist David McReynolds has died at age 88. McReynolds died Friday in a hospital after suffering a fall in his New York City apartment. Justice lawyers try to halt Trump financial records release 2018-08-18T22:16:32Z 2018-08-17T21:29:36Z 2018-08-18T22:16:28Z The Justice Department is asking a federal judge to let them file a legal appeal that could, for now, keep President Donald Trump's critics from gaining access to financial records related to his Washington hotel.
Somali-American candidate: Wants to 'instill hope in people' 2018-08-18T20:38:35Z 2018-08-18T13:40:35Z 2018-08-18T20:38:35Z Ilhan Omar, the Minnesota legislator heavily favored to become a new Muslim voice in Congress, says she wants to get people talking about the kind of nation the U.S. should be. Kansas independent candidate wants to lure votes from Kobach 2018-08-18T20:02:49Z 2018-08-17T19:26:40Z 2018-08-18T20:02:46Z Kansas City-area businessman Greg Orman has submitted enough valid signatures to appear on the Nov. 6 ballot as an independent candidate for Kansas governor.
Short sentence recommended for former Trump campaign adviser 2018-08-18T17:12:00Z 2018-08-18T04:55:29Z 2018-08-18T17:11:55Z Prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller are recommending a short prison sentence for a former Trump campaign adviser who lied to the FBI during the Russia probe. DC judge: For now, no need to accept new DACA applications 2018-08-18T14:38:49Z 2018-08-17T23:49:53Z 2018-08-18T14:38:40Z A federal judge won't require the Trump administration to process new applications to a federal program that shields some young immigrants from deportation.
California governor grants pardons to 3 facing deportation 2018-08-18T13:41:29Z 2018-08-18T00:49:58Z 2018-08-18T13:41:27Z California Gov. Jerry Brown is pardoning three former prisoners who otherwise face deportation to Cambodia, including one who served six years for murder and has since become a youth pastor.
Cuomo on his 'inartful' remark: 'Of course America is great' 2018-08-18T13:37:32Z 2018-08-17T16:26:04Z 2018-08-18T13:37:28Z New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he was "inartful" when he said America "was never that great.".
Manafort judge says he fears for jurors' safety 2018-08-18T13:37:12Z 2018-08-18T05:25:18Z 2018-08-18T13:37:04Z The judge in former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's fraud trial is refusing to release the names of jurors. US ends Syria stabilization funding, cites more allied cash 2018-08-18T13:12:03Z 2018-08-17T14:10:55Z 2018-08-18T13:12:00Z APNewsBreak: Citing increased contributions from anti-IS coalition partners, the Trump administration is ending funding for Syria stabilization projects as it moves to extricate itself from the conflict. US intensifies sanctions on Myanmar forces for rights abuses 2018-08-18T11:06:46Z 2018-08-17T15:41:01Z 2018-08-18T11:05:57Z The U.S. Treasury is slapping sanctions on Myanmar security forces for their alleged involvement in violent campaigns against ethnic minorities across the Southeast Asia nation. US to send hospital ship to Colombia amid refugee crisis 2018-08-18T10:44:58Z 2018-08-17T23:49:55Z 2018-08-18T10:44:52Z Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Pentagon will send a hospital ship to Colombia to help cope with strains on medical systems caused by the Venezuelan refugee crisis.
Trump warns he'll revoke clearance of Justice Dept official 2018-08-18T07:01:02Z 2018-08-17T04:24:44Z 2018-08-18T07:01:01Z President Donald Trump's admission that he is going after security clearances to punish those involved in the Russia probe underscores the president's willingness to use his executive power to try to derail the investigation. Mali opposition leader rejects presidential runoff result 2018-08-18T06:17:09Z 2018-08-17T18:26:27Z 2018-08-18T06:17:07Z Mali's opposition leader Soumaila Cisse says he rejects results proclaiming incumbent President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita the winner of a runoff presidential election.
Is the ever-weird Florida man becoming Florida politician? 2018-08-18T05:41:02Z 2018-08-17T21:54:41Z 2018-08-18T05:40:57Z Florida's penchant for the weird and strange may be spreading to its politicians.
Pakistani lawmakers elect Imran Khan as prime minister 2018-08-18T05:11:14Z 2018-08-17T11:25:30Z 2018-08-18T05:11:14Z Pakistani lawmakers gather in parliament to elect former cricket star turned politician Imran Khan as prime minister. Short sentence recommended for former Trump campaign adviser 2018-08-18T04:57:43Z 2018-08-18T02:00:00Z 2018-08-18T04:57:41Z Prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller are recommending a short prison sentence for a former Trump campaign adviser who lied to the FBI during the Russia probe.
Trump blames DC, as military parade plans unravel over costs 2018-08-18T04:50:45Z 2018-08-17T04:18:45Z 2018-08-18T04:50:45Z The Defense Department says the Veterans Day military parade ordered up by President Donald Trump won't happen in 2018. Former Iowa Congressman Leonard Boswell dies 2018-08-18T02:46:54Z 2018-08-17T23:55:00Z 2018-08-18T02:45:05Z Former Iowa Rep. Leonard Boswell has died following complications from a rare form of cancer.
Alaska elections director says state is ready for primary 2018-08-18T01:20:15Z 2018-08-18T01:19:58Z 2018-08-18T01:20:15Z Alaska's elections director says the state is ready for Tuesday's primary, including having a supply of questioned ballot envelopes. US and Chile agree to cooperate on cyber security 2018-08-18T00:23:09Z 2018-08-16T19:21:45Z 2018-08-18T00:22:47Z U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and his Chilean counterpart signed an agreement pledging closer cooperation in combating cyber threats.
Trump attends Hamptons fundraiser hosted by hot dog magnate 2018-08-18T00:20:50Z 2018-08-17T17:50:55Z 2018-08-18T00:20:47Z President Donald Trump is in the Hamptons for a closed-door fundraiser being hosted by one of his closest friends.
The Latest: Trump blames DC for military parade cancellation 2018-08-18T00:12:12Z 2018-08-17T12:20:34Z 2018-08-18T00:12:02Z President Donald Trump says he is canceling his plans for now for a military parade through the streets of Washington because the price was "ridiculously high.".
White House called toxins contamination 'PR nightmare' 2018-08-18T00:00:57Z 2018-08-13T05:37:53Z 2018-08-18T00:00:45Z Toxics used in nonstick cookware, fast-food wrappers and much more are turning up in public water systems in dozens of states.
Manafort judge says he's received threats, won't name jurors 2018-08-17T22:21:04Z 2018-08-17T04:38:43Z 2018-08-17T22:21:03Z The jury in the fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has ended its first day of deliberations.
The Latest: 60 more ex-CIA officials criticize Trump 2018-08-17T22:20:02Z 2018-08-17T15:25:54Z 2018-08-17T22:20:01Z President Donald Trump says he expects to "quickly" revoke the security clearance for the Justice Department official whose wife worked for the firm that commissioned the dossier on Trump's ties to Russia.
The Latest: Manafort jury sent home for the weekend 2018-08-17T21:47:39Z 2018-08-17T14:11:08Z 2018-08-17T21:46:06Z The jury has begun its second day of deliberations in the tax and bank fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. Sessions: Judges costing taxpayers with immigration rulings 2018-08-17T21:43:01Z 2018-08-17T16:56:03Z 2018-08-17T21:42:58Z U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is criticizing federal judges who've thwarted some of President Donald Trump's immigration policies.
Clarification: Georgia-Voting Machines story 2018-08-17T20:32:35Z 2018-08-16T17:46:58Z 2018-08-17T20:32:32Z Georgia's top election official looks to replace aging voting machines, but not in time for November's midterm elections.
The Latest: Ellison says he won't quit race amid abuse claim 2018-08-17T19:18:22Z 2018-08-17T17:35:52Z 2018-08-17T19:18:15Z Rep. Keith Ellison says he won't quit Minnesota's race for attorney general despite a former girlfriend's claim that he physically abused her. Next mission for women with military service: Run for office 2018-08-17T18:53:46Z 2018-08-17T05:03:43Z 2018-08-17T18:53:39Z Female veterans are campaigning to change Congress, where those with military experience account for just 1 in 5 lawmakers.
Trump help for Cruz could spell new twist for odd couple 2018-08-17T17:38:36Z 2018-08-17T14:40:48Z 2018-08-17T17:38:26Z Ted Cruz is locked in a potentially closer-than-expected battle for re-election and says he'd welcome President Donald Trump visiting Texas again before November, though he doesn't think he'll need the White House's coattails to win. Trump wants federal suit against opioid manufacturers 2018-08-17T16:42:30Z 2018-08-16T17:00:48Z 2018-08-17T16:42:26Z President Donald Trump is asking Attorney General Jeff Sessions to file a federal lawsuit against certain companies that supply and manufacture opioids in response to the nation's drug epidemic.
'Respect' indeed: Aretha flipped man's song into epic anthem 2018-08-17T16:36:03Z 2018-08-16T19:57:51Z 2018-08-17T16:36:00Z It's easy to forget that "Respect" wasn't originally Aretha Franklin's song, but the Queen of Soul sang it like it was made for her, and for only her. After stumbles, Trump and McConnell forge bond for midterms 2018-08-17T16:23:16Z 2018-08-17T04:38:54Z 2018-08-17T16:23:11Z Much has changed in the unlikely partnership between Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Donald Trump. Moroccan feminist activist arrested amid abortion campaign 2018-08-17T16:03:43Z 2018-08-17T15:41:11Z 2018-08-17T16:03:41Z A prominent Moroccan feminist who campaigns for abortion access and LGBT rights has been arrested for alleged public drinking and disturbance of order.
Phantom of the Courthouse: Manafort trial is Trump-free zone 2018-08-17T15:54:47Z 2018-08-17T04:33:42Z 2018-08-17T15:54:46Z President Donald Trump is the phantom of U.S. District Courtroom 900.
Mattis says further Taliban assaults likely in weeks ahead 2018-08-17T15:54:45Z 2018-08-17T02:38:34Z 2018-08-17T15:54:39Z U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Taliban's deadly assault on the Afghan city of Ghazni is the kind of violence the insurgents are likely to repeat in the run up to parliamentary elections scheduled for October.
Los Angeles mayor: Trump sows division, does 'racist things' 2018-08-17T14:28:37Z 2018-08-16T19:41:41Z 2018-08-17T14:27:16Z AP Interview: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who is considering a 2020 presidential run, says President Donald Trump has done "plenty of racist things" to divide the nation while failing to deliver on health care reform and other promises.
Dems say they'll sue if they don't get Kavanaugh documents 2018-08-17T14:18:51Z 2018-08-16T19:47:59Z 2018-08-17T14:18:50Z Senate Democrats say they will initiate a federal lawsuit if their requests for documents from Brett Kavanaugh's days as an aide to President George W. Bush are denied. FCC chair: White House called about Sinclair-Tribune deal 2018-08-17T12:20:57Z 2018-08-16T18:25:35Z 2018-08-17T12:20:53Z FCC chairman tells Senate that WH called about scuttled Sinclair-Tribune deal.
The Latest: Pentagon puts off military parade until 2019 2018-08-17T12:17:50Z 2018-08-17T00:23:33Z 2018-08-17T12:17:47Z The Defense Department says the Veterans Day military parade ordered up by President Donald Trump won't happen in 2018. Ugandan pop star, a government critic, faces military court 2018-08-17T08:11:40Z 2018-08-16T10:27:02Z 2018-08-17T08:11:39Z Ugandan pop star, an outspoken government critic, to face military court after clashes.
India's Vajpayee, who set off nuke race and peace, has died 2018-08-17T08:11:33Z 2018-08-16T12:30:21Z 2018-08-17T08:11:29Z Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies after a prolonged illness.
US vows to work more closely with states to fight wildfires 2018-08-17T07:37:19Z 2018-08-16T20:54:29Z 2018-08-17T07:37:19Z The Trump administration is pledging to work more closely with state and local officials to prevent wildfires and fight those choking California and other western states. US newspapers to Trump: We're not enemies of the people 2018-08-17T05:30:13Z 2018-08-15T22:38:09Z 2018-08-17T05:30:07Z America's newsrooms are pushing back at President Donald Trump's demonizing of the news media as the "enemy of the people".
Recording: Omarosa offered $15,000 a month to be 'positive' 2018-08-17T05:23:45Z 2018-08-16T17:30:31Z 2018-08-17T05:23:43Z Omarosa Manigault Newman has released another secret audio tape that she says proves President Donald Trump wanted to silence her after firing her from the White House. GOP divide emerges over Trump's Space Force 2018-08-17T04:40:22Z 2018-08-16T17:06:05Z 2018-08-17T04:40:17Z Two House Republican leaders are backing President Donald Trump's proposed Space Force.
Phantom of the Courthouse: Manafort trial is Trump-free zone 2018-08-17T04:35:44Z 2018-08-16T20:38:28Z 2018-08-17T04:35:40Z President Donald Trump is the phantom of U.S. District Courtroom 900.
Manafort jury ends first day of deliberations with questions 2018-08-17T04:35:09Z 2018-08-16T04:30:14Z 2018-08-17T04:35:05Z Jurors are set to begin deliberations in the financial fraud trial of Paul Manafort.
The Latest: Ex-intel leaders admonish Trump in joint letter 2018-08-17T04:20:31Z 2018-08-16T11:00:28Z 2018-08-17T04:20:31Z Trump revokes Brenan's clearance, links his decision to Russia probe of election meddling and potential collusion.
Former US security leaders blast Trump for yanking clearance 2018-08-17T04:19:58Z 2018-08-16T04:50:43Z 2018-08-17T04:19:58Z Trump revokes Brenan's clearance, links his decision to Russia probe of election meddling and potential collusion. Pentagon delays Trump's military parade until at least 2019 2018-08-17T04:14:33Z 2018-08-16T18:16:39Z 2018-08-17T04:14:29Z A U.S. official says the Veterans Day military parade ordered up by President Donald Trump would cost about $92 million _ more than three times the maximum initial estimate.
Senate confirms more Trump judges 2018-08-17T03:58:39Z 2018-08-16T21:12:52Z 2018-08-17T03:58:39Z The Senate is confirming so many new judges that President Donald Trump has more put more nominees on the circuit court bench in his first two years than other administrations.
Libertarian Gary Johnson throws US Senate race in chaos 2018-08-17T02:35:33Z 2018-08-16T19:47:41Z 2018-08-17T02:35:27Z Former Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson says he's jumping into a U.S. Senate race in New Mexico because he wants to hold the nation's "most powerful Senate seat" to provide an independent swing vote. Mattis aide to be nominated to head US Southern Command 2018-08-17T02:10:26Z 2018-08-16T19:13:19Z 2018-08-17T02:10:26Z Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says his senior military assistant, Navy Vice Adm. Craig Faller, will be nominated to serve as the next head of U.S. Southern Command. Trump seeks corporate lawyer for US attorney in California 2018-08-17T01:55:55Z 2018-08-16T23:59:18Z 2018-08-17T01:55:51Z President Donald Trump plans to nominate a former federal prosecutor who is now a partner at a major corporate law firm to head the U.S. attorney's office in San Francisco. Kudlow: China is sending team to Washington to talk trade 2018-08-17T00:19:03Z 2018-08-16T15:05:25Z 2018-08-17T00:19:03Z Kudlow: China is sending trade envoy to Washington for trade talks this month. Pompeo forms Iran Action Group to run policy after nuke deal 2018-08-16T22:54:57Z 2018-08-16T16:31:01Z 2018-08-16T22:54:57Z Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is forming a special group to coordinate and run U.S. policy toward Iran as the Trump administration moves ahead with efforts to force changes in the Islamic Republic's behavior after withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal.
The Latest: Kudlow: Chinese economy is 'terrible' 2018-08-16T22:52:17Z 2018-08-16T18:30:57Z 2018-08-16T22:52:03Z Kudlow: Chinese economy is 'terrible' and 'just heading south'.
The Latest: Jury sends 4 questions to Manafort judge 2018-08-16T21:53:50Z 2018-08-16T21:42:19Z 2018-08-16T21:53:45Z The jury in the fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has submitted a note to the judge with four questions. Rent control fuels costliest fight on California 2018 ballot 2018-08-16T21:52:16Z 2018-08-12T15:13:50Z 2018-08-16T21:52:10Z Los Angeles-based health care nonprofit known for funding controversial ballot measures wages expensive battle with real estate industry over rent control in California.
GOP buys Cuomo ticket to Canada after US greatness comment 2018-08-16T21:44:29Z 2018-08-16T20:39:51Z 2018-08-16T21:44:29Z Republicans have bought a bus ticket to Canada for Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who said America "was never that great.".
Montana governor touts ability to win in Trump country 2018-08-16T20:47:38Z 2018-08-16T20:02:23Z 2018-08-16T20:47:38Z Montana's Democratic governor is in Iowa talking up his ability to win in Trump country, but he is still deflecting questions about a 2020 presidential run. Melania Trump to address cyberbullying summit in Maryland 2018-08-16T19:48:36Z 2018-08-16T15:25:41Z 2018-08-16T19:48:25Z Melania Trump plans to address a cyberbullying summit in Maryland on Monday.
Big question for Wisconsin Senate race focuses on megadonor 2018-08-16T19:48:32Z 2018-08-16T17:00:30Z 2018-08-16T19:48:18Z One of the biggest questions in Wisconsin's race for the U.S. Senate is what GOP megadonor Dick Uihlein will do.
Nevada Democrats hope Latinos can propel them to victory 2018-08-16T18:47:36Z 2018-08-16T06:18:15Z 2018-08-16T18:46:03Z Nevada Democrats are working to register and engage Latino voters ahead of this year's midterms, hoping to re-create the big wins the state's Hispanic and immigrant community helped deliver in 2016. Trump lashes out after newspapers respond to his attacks 2018-08-16T18:30:28Z 2018-08-16T15:05:23Z 2018-08-16T18:30:25Z President Donald Trump is lashing out at the press as newspapers nationwide launch a coordinated pushback on his attacks against what he calls "fake news.".
Republicans blast Pearl Jam poster of burning White House 2018-08-16T18:28:16Z 2018-08-15T16:51:29Z 2018-08-16T18:28:07Z Republicans are condemning a poster by Pearl Jam that shows the White House in flames and a bald eagle pecking at a skeleton they say is meant to depict President Donald Trump. Senate study faults government care of migrant children 2018-08-16T16:58:27Z 2018-08-15T21:08:37Z 2018-08-16T16:58:21Z A bipartisan Senate report says the government has made only incremental improvements to its troubled efforts to care for thousands of migrant children detained entering the U.S. without their parents.
Pawlenty loss shows Minnesota GOP's reluctance to coronate 2018-08-16T16:18:49Z 2018-08-15T05:56:04Z 2018-08-16T16:18:49Z 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.
GOP's McCarthy slams California Democrats, faces heckling 2018-08-16T15:12:47Z 2018-08-15T23:43:15Z 2018-08-16T15:12:41Z House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy says his home state of California is out of touch with voters on everything from the gas tax increase to long lines at the Department of Motor Vehicles. White House says it values diversity, won't disclose numbers 2018-08-16T15:08:33Z 2018-08-15T19:25:36Z 2018-08-16T15:08:11Z White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the White House values diversity, but would not say how many black staffers there are in the West Wing.
Mattis says US will work more closely with Argentina 2018-08-16T14:43:15Z 2018-08-15T15:47:34Z 2018-08-16T14:42:58Z U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is pledging closer defense cooperation with Argentina.
UN panel calls on Bahrain to release activist Nabeel Rajab 2018-08-16T13:26:40Z 2018-08-16T13:21:52Z 2018-08-16T13:25:24Z UN panel says Bahrain should immediately release imprisoned activist Nabeel Rajab. Nuke talks uncertain, US hits shippers with NKorea sanctions 2018-08-16T10:37:44Z 2018-08-15T15:47:12Z 2018-08-16T10:37:31Z The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on three companies it says are helping North Korea with illicit shipments of goods to fund its nuclear program.
Victory offers Muslim candidate new platform to oppose Trump 2018-08-16T10:26:58Z 2018-08-15T05:56:18Z 2018-08-16T10:26:38Z The nation's first Somali-American state legislator is poised to set the same historic mark.
Democrats avoid abuse allegations against party leader 2018-08-16T10:17:00Z 2018-08-15T17:54:34Z 2018-08-16T10:17:00Z Democratic Party Chairman Tom Perez says he's talked to deputy Keith Ellison about domestic abuse allegations that emerged ahead of Ellison winning his party's nomination for Minnesota attorney general.
Turkey increases tariffs on some US goods, escalating feud 2018-08-16T07:36:06Z 2018-08-15T04:14:43Z 2018-08-16T07:35:55Z 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.
The Latest: Trump connects Russia probe, action on Brennan 2018-08-16T04:53:38Z 2018-08-16T01:15:45Z 2018-08-16T04:53:35Z Former CIA director John Brennan says President Donald Trump's move to strip him of his national security clearance is "an abuse of power" by the president. Trump yanks ex-CIA chief's clearance, hitting vocal critic 2018-08-16T04:52:59Z 2018-08-15T18:55:02Z 2018-08-16T04:52:58Z President Donald Trump is revoking the security clearance of former Obama administration CIA director John Brennan.
Inside a super PAC that spends on everything but winning 2018-08-16T04:46:39Z 2018-08-16T04:40:12Z 2018-08-16T04:45:11Z Nearly $1.4 million raised and little to show for it: A look inside a super PAC that spends on everything but winning.
'Manafort and his lies' at heart of case, prosecution argues 2018-08-16T04:35:47Z 2018-08-15T04:42:37Z 2018-08-16T04:35:47Z Closing arguments set in Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial after defense decides not to call any witnesses.
Black Americans aren't buying Omarosa's turn against Trump 2018-08-16T01:28:03Z 2018-08-15T13:13:58Z 2018-08-16T01:28:03Z Omarosa Manigault Newman's decision to turn on President Donald Trump after being fired isn't buying her much with a black community that mostly dislikes the president and never cared for her yearslong alliance with him. Georgia woman facing 'longest sentence' for leaking to media 2018-08-16T00:42:32Z 2018-08-15T19:33:00Z 2018-08-16T00:42:26Z Prosecutors say Georgia woman facing the 'longest sentence' ever for leaking to the news media.
The Latest: Manafort jury deliberations to begin Thursday 2018-08-15T23:20:29Z 2018-08-15T14:34:05Z 2018-08-15T23:20:28Z Prosecutors are presenting their closing argument in the financial fraud trial of onetime Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. Educator upsets longtime Wisconsin state lawmaker 2018-08-15T23:09:20Z 2018-08-15T04:50:08Z 2018-08-15T23:09:01Z 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.
Moderates are key to defeating Kobach in Kansas 2018-08-15T22:47:19Z 2018-08-15T21:33:10Z 2018-08-15T22:47:19Z Democrats in Kansas got the opponent they wanted in Secretary of State Kris Kobach.
Dems pick 'firsts,' GOP goes for Trump fave in primaries 2018-08-15T21:40:04Z 2018-08-15T06:21:05Z 2018-08-15T21:39:51Z Democrats in Vermont have nominated the nation's first transgender candidate for governor, one of many firsts from Tuesday's primaries. Gubernatorial candidate challenges mayor with chicken outfit 2018-08-15T21:21:42Z 2018-08-15T21:18:06Z 2018-08-15T21:21:39Z A Rhode Island gubernatorial candidate brought a campaign volunteer in a chicken suit to challenge another contestant to primary debates. Ex-Trump campaign manager says Bloomberg is 2020 threat 2018-08-15T20:56:55Z 2018-08-15T14:30:55Z 2018-08-15T20:56:39Z President Donald Trump's former campaign manager says Democrats need to nominate a Washington outsider to compete in 2020.
The Latest: White House says Turkey treated pastor 'badly' 2018-08-15T20:53:24Z 2018-08-15T08:27:21Z 2018-08-15T20:53:21Z Turkish media reports say a Turkish court has rejected an appeal for the release of an American pastor from detention.
WH insists Trump's no racist as he vilifies another minority 2018-08-15T20:14:14Z 2018-08-14T04:26:09Z 2018-08-15T20:14:14Z 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' 2018-08-15T20:13:47Z 2018-08-14T11:56:40Z 2018-08-15T20:13:40Z President Donald Trump is calling his former adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman a "dog.".
Kansas governor concedes, says he will endorse GOP nominee 2018-08-15T19:57:26Z 2018-08-15T05:14:37Z 2018-08-15T19:56:31Z Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer says he will endorse Republican nominee for governor Kris Kobach after conceding in the state's GOP primary.
White House admits error for false claim on black employment 2018-08-15T19:56:36Z 2018-08-15T12:54:11Z 2018-08-15T19:56:11Z In a rare admission of error, the White House has walked back its false claim that President Donald Trump created three times as many jobs for African American workers than President Barack Obama. Vermont nominates 1st US transgender candidate for governor 2018-08-15T19:39:40Z 2018-08-15T02:18:01Z 2018-08-15T19:39:36Z 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. New Amnesty International leader's 1st move targets Zimbabwe 2018-08-15T17:28:07Z 2018-08-15T13:14:06Z 2018-08-15T17:28:07Z New Amnesty International leader's 1st move targets Zimbabwe, 'injustices of the past'. Governors: Trump directive could hurt effort to save bird 2018-08-15T16:58:40Z 2018-08-13T05:07:42Z 2018-08-15T16:58:32Z 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. EPA challenged safety of administration mileage freeze 2018-08-15T15:30:44Z 2018-08-14T19:49:07Z 2018-08-15T15:30:39Z Internal documents show the Environmental Protection Agency privately questioned the Trump administration's finding that freezing Obama-era mileage standards would make drivers safer.
Wisconsin Senate, governor's races feature Trump backers 2018-08-15T14:29:26Z 2018-08-15T05:16:08Z 2018-08-15T14:29:23Z 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.
Defiant as Trump rages, Omarosa says she won't be silenced 2018-08-15T13:07:52Z 2018-08-15T04:41:33Z 2018-08-15T13:06:24Z Omarosa remains defiant as Trump rages, says she won't be silenced even in face of legal challenge.
Ex-White House aide says Trump trying to silence her 2018-08-15T13:06:44Z 2018-08-14T20:47:17Z 2018-08-15T13:05:12Z 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.
Wisconsin state Sen. Vukmir to take on US Sen. Tammy Baldwin 2018-08-15T11:30:34Z 2018-08-15T01:14:56Z 2018-08-15T11:30:15Z The Republican primary for a Wisconsin U.S. Senate seat pits two loyalists to President Donald Trump who agree on most of the issues.
Trump-Omarosa feud rooted in her allegations of racism 2018-08-15T08:26:15Z 2018-08-15T04:40:34Z 2018-08-15T08:26:15Z Trump's feud with Omarosa Manigault Newman takes a legal turn even as it remains rooted in accusations of racism.
The Latest: Radinovich wins Minnesota Democrat House primary 2018-08-15T06:32:52Z 2018-08-14T21:30:05Z 2018-08-15T06:32:52Z The Wisconsin Elections Commission says no major problems have been reported across the state as voters cast their ballots in the primary.
Ex-Trump aides often find a soft landing for staying quiet 2018-08-15T06:32:02Z 2018-08-15T04:34:44Z 2018-08-15T06:32:02Z 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 2018-08-15T06:30:06Z 2018-08-14T20:15:05Z 2018-08-15T06:30:06Z 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.
Primary night: Dems go for diversity, GOP for Trump choices 2018-08-15T06:23:33Z 2018-08-14T04:31:22Z 2018-08-15T06:23:33Z 'Blue wave' to be tested in Midwestern primaries across Wisconsin and Minnesota.
The Latest: New Mexico defendant in immigration custody 2018-08-15T06:20:22Z 2018-08-13T21:38:05Z 2018-08-15T06:20:18Z 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 2018-08-15T06:14:02Z 2018-08-15T05:42:12Z 2018-08-15T06:13:59Z 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 2018-08-15T06:00:03Z 2018-08-15T03:39:14Z 2018-08-15T06:00:03Z 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 wins Minnesota Democratic US House primary 2018-08-15T05:27:39Z 2018-08-15T02:48:01Z 2018-08-15T05:27:39Z 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 2018-08-15T05:22:24Z 2018-08-15T01:38:03Z 2018-08-15T05:22:24Z 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 2018-08-15T05:11:04Z 2018-08-14T17:36:00Z 2018-08-15T05:11:01Z 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 2018-08-15T05:10:10Z 2018-08-15T03:20:39Z 2018-08-15T05:10:08Z 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.
Primary night takeaways: Diverse Democrats and Trump wins 2018-08-15T05:00:15Z 2018-08-15T04:50:30Z 2018-08-15T05:00:12Z Primary night takeaways: Diverse Democrats win as Trump dominates the GOP.
Nominees for Franken's Minnesota seat reflect #MeToo's rise 2018-08-15T04:58:12Z 2018-08-14T04:25:51Z 2018-08-15T04:58:12Z 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 2018-08-15T04:57:48Z 2018-08-14T04:17:01Z 2018-08-15T04:57:47Z 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. No leaks: Cushy job offers for discarded Trump staffers 2018-08-15T04:34:21Z 2018-08-14T20:27:39Z 2018-08-15T04:34:21Z President Donald Trump's political operation has made a regular practice of providing soft landing-pads for discarded staffers.
Cubs' Ben Zobrist ejected after lobbying for robo-umps 2018-08-15T03:51:47Z 2018-08-15T00:52:37Z 2018-08-15T03:51:45Z 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 2018-08-15T03:00:21Z 2018-08-14T04:26:26Z 2018-08-15T03:00:12Z Trial of longtime Washington operator Paul Manafort turning from prosecution to his defense team.
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