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  • Kremlin critic, facing new charge, sounds alarm on Interpol

    Kremlin critic, facing new charge, sounds alarm on Interpol

    Monday, November 19 2018 6:51 AM EST2018-11-19 11:51:37 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 7:53 PM EST2018-11-20 00:53:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). From left, an aide to the Russian Prosecutor General Mikhail Alexandrov, Russian Prosecutor General spokesman Alexander Kurennoi, and an aide to the Russian Prosecutor General Nikolai Atmoniev attend a news conference in Mosc...(AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). From left, an aide to the Russian Prosecutor General Mikhail Alexandrov, Russian Prosecutor General spokesman Alexander Kurennoi, and an aide to the Russian Prosecutor General Nikolai Atmoniev attend a news conference in Mosc...
    Russian prosecutors have announced a new criminal case against Kremlin critic Bill Browder and said he might be behind the death of his former employee in a Russian prison.
    Russian prosecutors have announced a new criminal case against Kremlin critic Bill Browder and said he might be behind the death of his former employee in a Russian prison.
  • Democratic senators sue over Whitaker's appointment as AG

    Democratic senators sue over Whitaker's appointment as AG

    Monday, November 19 2018 11:21 AM EST2018-11-19 16:21:56 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 7:52 PM EST2018-11-20 00:52:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker gestures after speaking at the Dept. of Justice's Annual Veterans Appreciation Day Ceremony, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at the Justice Department in Washington.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker gestures after speaking at the Dept. of Justice's Annual Veterans Appreciation Day Ceremony, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at the Justice Department in Washington.
    Three Democratic senators have filed a lawsuit challenging the appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general.
    Three Democratic senators have filed a lawsuit challenging the appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general.
  • White House to restore Acosta's pass, with a warning

    White House to restore Acosta's pass, with a warning

    Monday, November 19 2018 9:11 AM EST2018-11-19 14:11:46 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 7:52 PM EST2018-11-20 00:52:51 GMT
    The Trump administration is threatening to again suspend White House press credentials for CNN reporter Jim Acosta.
    The Trump administration is threatening to again suspend White House press credentials for CNN reporter Jim Acosta.
  • Trump sets off storm by criticizing retired Navy admiral

    Trump sets off storm by criticizing retired Navy admiral

    Monday, November 19 2018 6:11 PM EST2018-11-19 23:11:58 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 7:52 PM EST2018-11-20 00:52:45 GMT
    President Donald Trump has ignited a firestorm of criticism and charges that he is politicizing the military by faulting a war hero for not capturing al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden sooner.
    President Donald Trump has ignited a firestorm of criticism and charges that he is politicizing the military by faulting a war hero for not capturing al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden sooner.
  • Freshman Dems face thorny first vote: Yes or no on Pelosi

    Freshman Dems face thorny first vote: Yes or no on Pelosi

    Monday, November 19 2018 6:32 PM EST2018-11-19 23:32:08 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 7:52 PM EST2018-11-20 00:52:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this Nov. 15, 2018, photo, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., leaves a news conference at the Capitol in Washington. Pelosi’s bid to return as House speaker is putting newly elected Democrats in a spot. The...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this Nov. 15, 2018, photo, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., leaves a news conference at the Capitol in Washington. Pelosi’s bid to return as House speaker is putting newly elected Democrats in a spot. The...
    It's the big question confronting newly elected House Democrats: Will you vote for Nancy Pelosi?.
    It's the big question confronting newly elected House Democrats: Will you vote for Nancy Pelosi?.
  • The Latest: Renault board to meet after Ghosn arrest

    The Latest: Renault board to meet after Ghosn arrest

    Monday, November 19 2018 5:21 AM EST2018-11-19 10:21:33 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 7:43 PM EST2018-11-20 00:43:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File). FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2017, file photo, Carlos Ghosn, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., speaks at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Nissan said Monday, Nov. ...(AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File). FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2017, file photo, Carlos Ghosn, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., speaks at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Nissan said Monday, Nov. ...
    Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn to be dismissed for underreporting income.
    Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn to be dismissed for underreporting income.
  • Volatile stock market spooking some older workers, retirees

    Volatile stock market spooking some older workers, retirees

    Monday, November 19 2018 1:31 AM EST2018-11-19 06:31:34 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 7:43 PM EST2018-11-20 00:43:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey). Attorney Mark Patterson poses in his law firm's offices Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. The recent turbulence in the U.S. stock markets is spooking older workers and retirees, a group that was hit particularly har...(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey). Attorney Mark Patterson poses in his law firm's offices Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. The recent turbulence in the U.S. stock markets is spooking older workers and retirees, a group that was hit particularly har...
    Recent turbulence in the U.S. stock markets is spooking some older workers and retirees, a group that was hit particularly hard during the most recent financial crisis.
    Recent turbulence in the U.S. stock markets is spooking some older workers and retirees, a group that was hit particularly hard during the most recent financial crisis.
  • In year of Democratic hopes, GOP comes out on top in Florida

    In year of Democratic hopes, GOP comes out on top in Florida

    Monday, November 19 2018 12:23 AM EST2018-11-19 05:23:18 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 7:35 PM EST2018-11-20 00:35:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Cannon, Phelan M. Ebenhack). This combination of November 2018 photo shows Andrew Gillum, left, the Democratic candidate for governor, and  Republican candidate Ron DeSantis. On Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, Gillum ended his hard-fought camp...(AP Photo/Steve Cannon, Phelan M. Ebenhack). This combination of November 2018 photo shows Andrew Gillum, left, the Democratic candidate for governor, and Republican candidate Ron DeSantis. On Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, Gillum ended his hard-fought camp...
    In the year Florida's Democrats talked ambitious of ending 20-year journey in political exile, Republicans come out on top for governor and even pick up a US Senate seat.
    In the year Florida's Democrats talked ambitious of ending 20-year journey in political exile, Republicans come out on top for governor and even pick up a US Senate seat.
  • In threat to Pelosi, 16 Dems say they'll back new leadership

    In threat to Pelosi, 16 Dems say they'll back new leadership

    Monday, November 19 2018 2:21 PM EST2018-11-19 19:21:55 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 6:34 PM EST2018-11-19 23:34:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., talks to reporters during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., talks to reporters during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018.
    Sixteen maverick Democrats have released a letter saying they'll vote for "new leadership" when the House picks new leaders in January.
    Sixteen maverick Democrats have released a letter saying they'll vote for "new leadership" when the House picks new leaders in January.
  • Trump's refugee director changing jobs

    Trump's refugee director changing jobs

    Monday, November 19 2018 3:52 PM EST2018-11-19 20:52:05 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 6:34 PM EST2018-11-19 23:34:48 GMT
    Head of Trump administration's Office of Refugee Resettlement is leaving his post.
    Head of Trump administration's Office of Refugee Resettlement is leaving his post.
  • Trump, first lady accept official White House Christmas tree

    Trump, first lady accept official White House Christmas tree

    Monday, November 19 2018 2:01 PM EST2018-11-19 19:01:55 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 6:34 PM EST2018-11-19 23:34:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump receive the White House Christmas Tree, at the North Portico of the White House, in Washington, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. The North Carolina-grown 19 1/2-foot-tall Fraser ...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump receive the White House Christmas Tree, at the North Portico of the White House, in Washington, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. The North Carolina-grown 19 1/2-foot-tall Fraser ...
    President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have received the official White House Christmas tree.
    President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have received the official White House Christmas tree.
  • Record 43 Latinos to serve in Congress

    Record 43 Latinos to serve in Congress

    Monday, November 19 2018 11:51 AM EST2018-11-19 16:51:43 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 6:34 PM EST2018-11-19 23:34:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File). FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 5, 2018 file photo, Gil Cisneros, a Democratic candidate who is running for a U.S. House seat in California's 39th District, speaks during a campaign stop in Buena Park, Calif. Cisneros captur...(AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File). FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 5, 2018 file photo, Gil Cisneros, a Democratic candidate who is running for a U.S. House seat in California's 39th District, speaks during a campaign stop in Buena Park, Calif. Cisneros captur...
    The representation of Latinos in Congress increased once again after California Democrat Gil Cisneros defeated Republican Young Kim for a House seat.
    The representation of Latinos in Congress increased once again after California Democrat Gil Cisneros defeated Republican Young Kim for a House seat.
  • New assessment: 'Little clear progress' in Afghanistan war

    New assessment: 'Little clear progress' in Afghanistan war

    Monday, November 19 2018 4:01 PM EST2018-11-19 21:01:50 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 6:34 PM EST2018-11-19 23:34:31 GMT
    A new assessment of U.S.-led efforts to compel the Taliban to negotiate a peace deal in Afghanistan says there has been "little clear progress" in recent months.
    A new assessment of U.S.-led efforts to compel the Taliban to negotiate a peace deal in Afghanistan says there has been "little clear progress" in recent months.
  • Trump critic Hurd keeps Texas US House seat for Republicans

    Trump critic Hurd keeps Texas US House seat for Republicans

    Monday, November 19 2018 3:11 PM EST2018-11-19 20:11:50 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 6:34 PM EST2018-11-19 23:34:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/File). FILE - This combination of file photos shows candidates for Texas' 23rd District Congressional seat in the November 2018 election from left, incumbent GOP Rep. Will Hurd and Democrat Gina Ortiz Jones. Ortiz Jones has headed to Washingt...(AP Photo/File). FILE - This combination of file photos shows candidates for Texas' 23rd District Congressional seat in the November 2018 election from left, incumbent GOP Rep. Will Hurd and Democrat Gina Ortiz Jones. Ortiz Jones has headed to Washingt...
    Rep. Will Hurd, one of few Republican critics of President Donald Trump in Congress, has narrowly won his re-election bid in a sprawling Texas congressional district that has been a perennial battleground.
    Rep. Will Hurd, one of few Republican critics of President Donald Trump in Congress, has narrowly won his re-election bid in a sprawling Texas congressional district that has been a perennial battleground.
  • Trump waffles on pledge to keep chief of staff John Kelly

    Trump waffles on pledge to keep chief of staff John Kelly

    Monday, November 19 2018 12:41 AM EST2018-11-19 05:41:26 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 6:34 PM EST2018-11-19 23:34:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). President Donald Trump answers a question from a member of the media as he leaves the White House, Saturday Nov. 17, 2018, in Washington, en route to see fire damage in California.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). President Donald Trump answers a question from a member of the media as he leaves the White House, Saturday Nov. 17, 2018, in Washington, en route to see fire damage in California.
    White House chief of staff receives praise and criticism from Trump, but not a pledge to keep him on the job.
    White House chief of staff receives praise and criticism from Trump, but not a pledge to keep him on the job.
  • Trump draws criticism for faulting war hero on bin Laden

    Trump draws criticism for faulting war hero on bin Laden

    Monday, November 19 2018 6:02 PM EST2018-11-19 23:02:18 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 6:12 PM EST2018-11-19 23:12:51 GMT
    President Donald Trump is drawing heavy criticism for faulting a war hero for not capturing al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden sooner.
    President Donald Trump is drawing heavy criticism for faulting a war hero for not capturing al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden sooner.
  • Ron Chernow to speak at White House correspondents' dinner

    Ron Chernow to speak at White House correspondents' dinner

    Monday, November 19 2018 12:53 PM EST2018-11-19 17:53:40 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 5:22 PM EST2018-11-19 22:22:57 GMT
    The White House Correspondents' Association says noted author Ron Chernow will address its annual dinner next April, breaking from its tradition of featuring an entertainer following comedian Michelle Wolf's...
    The White House Correspondents' Association says noted author Ron Chernow will address its annual dinner next April, breaking from its tradition of featuring an entertainer following comedian Michelle Wolf's anti-Trump performance this year.
  • The Latest: White House to fully restore CNN reporter's pass

    The Latest: White House to fully restore CNN reporter's pass

    Monday, November 19 2018 4:21 PM EST2018-11-19 21:21:51 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 5:02 PM EST2018-11-19 22:02:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). CNN's Jim Acosta speaks to journalists on the North Lawn upon returning back to the White House in Washington, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Kelly ordered the White House to immediately return ...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). CNN's Jim Acosta speaks to journalists on the North Lawn upon returning back to the White House in Washington, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Kelly ordered the White House to immediately return ...
    The Trump administration will fully restore Jim Acosta's White House credentials, but has warned the CNN reporter that he must follow a series of rules at future news conferences.
    The Trump administration will fully restore Jim Acosta's White House credentials, but has warned the CNN reporter that he must follow a series of rules at future news conferences.
  • Legal groups argue in court against Trump asylum ban

    Legal groups argue in court against Trump asylum ban

    Monday, November 19 2018 2:41 PM EST2018-11-19 19:41:48 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 4:33 PM EST2018-11-19 21:33:19 GMT
    Legal groups suing the Trump administration over its ban on asylum for anyone who crosses the U.S.-Mexico border illegally have argued their case before a federal judge in San Francisco.
    Legal groups suing the Trump administration over its ban on asylum for anyone who crosses the U.S.-Mexico border illegally have argued their case before a federal judge in San Francisco.
  • US adds Russian-born South African to financial blacklist

    US adds Russian-born South African to financial blacklist

    Monday, November 19 2018 12:31 PM EST2018-11-19 17:31:50 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 3:42 PM EST2018-11-19 20:42:10 GMT
    The United States has blacklisted a Russian-born South African national accused of working with companies that helped North Korea evade sanctions and launder millions of dollars.
    The United States has blacklisted a Russian-born South African national accused of working with companies that helped North Korea evade sanctions and launder millions of dollars.
  • Putin mulls Russian response to US exit from nuclear pact

    Putin mulls Russian response to US exit from nuclear pact

    Monday, November 19 2018 2:02 PM EST2018-11-19 19:02:02 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 3:35 PM EST2018-11-19 20:35:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). Russian President Vladimir Putin listens to Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, during an event marking the completion of one of the phases of the Turkish Stream natural gas pipeline, in Istanbul, Monday, Nov. 19, 20...(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). Russian President Vladimir Putin listens to Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, during an event marking the completion of one of the phases of the Turkish Stream natural gas pipeline, in Istanbul, Monday, Nov. 19, 20...
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has gathered top military officials to discuss a response to the planned U.S. withdrawal from a key nuclear arms pact.
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has gathered top military officials to discuss a response to the planned U.S. withdrawal from a key nuclear arms pact.
  • Trump says 'no reason' for him to hear Khashoggi death tape

    Trump says 'no reason' for him to hear Khashoggi death tape

    Monday, November 19 2018 12:53 AM EST2018-11-19 05:53:55 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 3:15 PM EST2018-11-19 20:15:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel). A woman holds a poster during the funeral prayers in absentia for Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi who was killed last month in the Saudi Arabia consulate, in Istanbul, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusog...(AP Photo/Emrah Gurel). A woman holds a poster during the funeral prayers in absentia for Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi who was killed last month in the Saudi Arabia consulate, in Istanbul, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusog...
    Slaying of Saudi journalist, the subject of an upcoming government report, a dilemma for Trump.
    Slaying of Saudi journalist, the subject of an upcoming government report, a dilemma for Trump.
  • Democrats gear up for more digital spending in 2020

    Democrats gear up for more digital spending in 2020

    Saturday, November 17 2018 2:10 AM EST2018-11-17 07:10:45 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 3:03 PM EST2018-11-19 20:03:50 GMT
    One of the largest outside Democratic groups says ramped-up spending on digital advertising played a key role in battleground races where seats were taken away from Republicans during the recent midterms.
    One of the largest outside Democratic groups says ramped-up spending on digital advertising played a key role in battleground races where seats were taken away from Republicans during the recent midterms.
  • Trump signs bill to elevate cybersecurity mission at DHS

    Trump signs bill to elevate cybersecurity mission at DHS

    Friday, November 16 2018 2:42 PM EST2018-11-16 19:42:52 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 3:03 PM EST2018-11-19 20:03:46 GMT
    President Donald Trump is signing legislation that elevates cybersecurity work within the Department of Homeland Security.
    President Donald Trump is signing legislation that elevates cybersecurity work within the Department of Homeland Security.
  • Next generation of biotech food heading for grocery stores

    Next generation of biotech food heading for grocery stores

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 12:18 AM EST2018-11-14 05:18:46 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 1:45 PM EST2018-11-19 18:45:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Federica Narancio). Fred Gmitter, a geneticist at the University of Florida Citrus Research and Education Center, right, visits a citrus grower in an orange grove affected by citrus greening disease in Fort Meade, Fla., on Sept. 27, 2018. "If...(AP Photo/Federica Narancio). Fred Gmitter, a geneticist at the University of Florida Citrus Research and Education Center, right, visits a citrus grower in an orange grove affected by citrus greening disease in Fort Meade, Fla., on Sept. 27, 2018. "If...
    First foods made from gene-edited plants getting close to the grocery aisles, a different technology than today's GMOs but will shoppers buy?.
    First foods made from gene-edited plants getting close to the grocery aisles, a different technology than today's GMOs but will shoppers buy?.
  • Trump uses derisive nickname for Rep. Adam Schiff in tweet

    Trump uses derisive nickname for Rep. Adam Schiff in tweet

    Sunday, November 18 2018 3:21 PM EST2018-11-18 20:21:22 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 1:45 PM EST2018-11-19 18:45:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). President Donald Trump answers a question from a member of the media as he leaves the White House, Saturday Nov. 17, 2018, in Washington, en route to see fire damage in California.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). President Donald Trump answers a question from a member of the media as he leaves the White House, Saturday Nov. 17, 2018, in Washington, en route to see fire damage in California.
    President Donald Trump is using a derisive nickname for Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff after the congressman said the appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general was unconstitutional.
    President Donald Trump is using a derisive nickname for Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff after the congressman said the appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general was unconstitutional.
  • In defeat, Abrams emerges as leading voting rights advocate

    In defeat, Abrams emerges as leading voting rights advocate

    Monday, November 19 2018 12:21 AM EST2018-11-19 05:21:34 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 1:23 PM EST2018-11-19 18:23:05 GMT
    (Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP). Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams makes remarks during a press conference at the Abrams Headquarters in Atlanta, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. Democrat Stacey Abrams says she will file a federa...(Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP). Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams makes remarks during a press conference at the Abrams Headquarters in Atlanta, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. Democrat Stacey Abrams says she will file a federa...
    Indignant over loss, Georgia's Stacey Abrams emerges as leading advocate for voting rights.
    Indignant over loss, Georgia's Stacey Abrams emerges as leading advocate for voting rights.
  • Prison inmate death after run-in with staff ruled homicide

    Prison inmate death after run-in with staff ruled homicide

    Sunday, November 18 2018 12:03 AM EST2018-11-18 05:03:17 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 1:17 PM EST2018-11-19 18:17:36 GMT
    (Illinois Department of Corrections via AP). This undated photo provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows Larry Earvin, a former inmate at Western Illinois Correctional Center in Mt Sterling, Ill. Ervian died in May from blunt trauma to ...(Illinois Department of Corrections via AP). This undated photo provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows Larry Earvin, a former inmate at Western Illinois Correctional Center in Mt Sterling, Ill. Ervian died in May from blunt trauma to ...
    The death of an inmate following an incident at Western Illinois Correctional Center in May has been ruled a homicide.
    The death of an inmate following an incident at Western Illinois Correctional Center in May has been ruled a homicide.
  • Harry Reid's political machine keeps humming in Nevada

    Harry Reid's political machine keeps humming in Nevada

    Monday, November 19 2018 12:22 AM EST2018-11-19 05:22:48 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 12:44 PM EST2018-11-19 17:44:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Scott Sonner, File). FILE - In this April 3, 2018, file photo, former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid speaks during a joint appearance with former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry during a lecture series at the University of Nevada, Reno....(AP Photo/Scott Sonner, File). FILE - In this April 3, 2018, file photo, former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid speaks during a joint appearance with former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry during a lecture series at the University of Nevada, Reno....
    Harry Reid may no longer lead Senate Democrats in Washington, but the political machine he built in Nevada has Republicans on the run.
    Harry Reid may no longer lead Senate Democrats in Washington, but the political machine he built in Nevada has Republicans on the run.
  • Another House win caps Democratic rout in California

    Another House win caps Democratic rout in California

    Sunday, November 18 2018 12:00 AM EST2018-11-18 05:00:59 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 12:06 PM EST2018-11-19 17:06:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File). FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 5, 2018 file photo, Gil Cisneros, a Democratic candidate who is running for a U.S. House seat in California's 39th District, speaks during a campaign stop in Buena Park, Calif. Cisneros captur...(AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File). FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 5, 2018 file photo, Gil Cisneros, a Democratic candidate who is running for a U.S. House seat in California's 39th District, speaks during a campaign stop in Buena Park, Calif. Cisneros captur...
    Democrat Gil Cisneros wins GOP-held US House seat in Southern California, cements stunning political realignment that leaves vast swath of Los Angeles metro area under Democratic control.
    Democrat Gil Cisneros wins GOP-held US House seat in Southern California, cements stunning political realignment that leaves vast swath of Los Angeles metro area under Democratic control.
  • Neighbors wage shadow campaigns in New Hampshire for 2020

    Neighbors wage shadow campaigns in New Hampshire for 2020

    Monday, November 19 2018 1:11 AM EST2018-11-19 06:11:26 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 12:04 PM EST2018-11-19 17:04:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File). FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., gives her victory speech at a Democratic election watch party in Boston. Even before they announce their White House intentions, New Hampshire’s am...(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File). FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., gives her victory speech at a Democratic election watch party in Boston. Even before they announce their White House intentions, New Hampshire’s am...
    Neighbors wage shadow campaigns in New Hampshire as 2020 presidential contest looms.
    Neighbors wage shadow campaigns in New Hampshire as 2020 presidential contest looms.
  • Barack Obama surprise guest at Michelle Obama's book show

    Barack Obama surprise guest at Michelle Obama's book show

    Sunday, November 18 2018 12:00 AM EST2018-11-18 05:00:54 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 11:34 AM EST2018-11-19 16:34:48 GMT
    Barack Obama surprise guest at Michelle Obama's book show.
    Barack Obama surprise guest at Michelle Obama's book show.
  • The Latest: Senator: 'Smoking gun' against prince would help

    The Latest: Senator: 'Smoking gun' against prince would help

    Sunday, November 18 2018 10:01 AM EST2018-11-18 15:01:04 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 10:46 AM EST2018-11-19 15:46:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel). The members of Arab-Turkish Media Association and friends hold posters as they attend funeral prayers in absentia for Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi who was killed last month in the Saudi Arabia consulate, in Istanbul, Friday, Nov...(AP Photo/Emrah Gurel). The members of Arab-Turkish Media Association and friends hold posters as they attend funeral prayers in absentia for Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi who was killed last month in the Saudi Arabia consulate, in Istanbul, Friday, Nov...
    President Donald Trump says there's "no reason" for him to listen to an audio recording of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.
    President Donald Trump says there's "no reason" for him to listen to an audio recording of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.
  • Hong Kong protest leaders warn of threat to civil rights

    Hong Kong protest leaders warn of threat to civil rights

    Sunday, November 18 2018 10:01 PM EST2018-11-19 03:01:24 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 10:34 AM EST2018-11-19 15:34:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vincent Yu). Occupy Central leaders, from right, Tanya Chan, Chan Kin Man, Benny Tai, Chu Yiu Ming and Lee Wing Tat shout slogans before entering a court in Hong Kong, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. Nine leaders of the 2014 Hong Kong pro-democracy mo...(AP Photo/Vincent Yu). Occupy Central leaders, from right, Tanya Chan, Chan Kin Man, Benny Tai, Chu Yiu Ming and Lee Wing Tat shout slogans before entering a court in Hong Kong, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. Nine leaders of the 2014 Hong Kong pro-democracy mo...
    Three leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests in 2014 and six others on trial for their involvement in the demonstrations that paralyzed the financial district for several weeks but failed to win concessions.
    Three leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests in 2014 and six others on trial for their involvement in the demonstrations that paralyzed the financial district for several weeks but failed to win concessions.
  • South African minister notes worry about graft prosecutions

    South African minister notes worry about graft prosecutions

    Monday, November 19 2018 7:02 AM EST2018-11-19 12:02:20 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 9:15 AM EST2018-11-19 14:15:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe). Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan appears at the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture in Johannesburg, South Africa. Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. Gordhan is expected to reveal details surrounding former preside...(AP Photo/Themba Hadebe). Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan appears at the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture in Johannesburg, South Africa. Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. Gordhan is expected to reveal details surrounding former preside...
    Cabinet minister in South Africa cites concerns that efforts to prosecute people allegedly involved in corruption under former president Zuma are falling short.
    Cabinet minister in South Africa cites concerns that efforts to prosecute people allegedly involved in corruption under former president Zuma are falling short.
  • African singer makes persecution of fellow albinos visible

    African singer makes persecution of fellow albinos visible

    Sunday, November 18 2018 1:11 PM EST2018-11-18 18:11:12 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 8:22 AM EST2018-11-19 13:22:38 GMT
    Singer and albino activist Salif Keita has dedicated a benefit concert to a 5-year-old albino girl who was kidnapped, tortured and killed in Mali in May.
    Singer and albino activist Salif Keita has dedicated a benefit concert to a 5-year-old albino girl who was kidnapped, tortured and killed in Mali in May.
  • US panel warns against government purchase of Chinese tech

    US panel warns against government purchase of Chinese tech

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 9:18 AM EST2018-11-14 14:18:43 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 6:53 AM EST2018-11-19 11:53:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong). In this Sept. 16, 2018, photo, American flags are displayed together with Chinese flags on top of a trishaw in Beijing.  A congressional advisory panel says the purchase of internet-linked devices manufactured in China leaves the ...(AP Photo/Andy Wong). In this Sept. 16, 2018, photo, American flags are displayed together with Chinese flags on top of a trishaw in Beijing. A congressional advisory panel says the purchase of internet-linked devices manufactured in China leaves the ...
    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.
    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.
  • Pence, Xi trade barbs in speeches at Pacific summit

    Pence, Xi trade barbs in speeches at Pacific summit

    Friday, November 16 2018 9:10 PM EST2018-11-17 02:10:09 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 6:32 AM EST2018-11-19 11:32:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, Pool). A limousine carrying Chinese President Xi Jinping travels in a motorcade along the newly-dedicated Independence Drive Boulevard in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, Pool). A limousine carrying Chinese President Xi Jinping travels in a motorcade along the newly-dedicated Independence Drive Boulevard in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018.
    China's president says the world faces a choice of cooperation or confrontation in a speech to a summit of leaders that is divided by tensions stemming from increased U.S. protectionism.
    China's president says the world faces a choice of cooperation or confrontation in a speech to a summit of leaders that is divided by tensions stemming from increased U.S. protectionism.
  • 1st black Democratic nominee for Florida governor concedes

    1st black Democratic nominee for Florida governor concedes

    Sunday, November 18 2018 1:10 AM EST2018-11-18 06:10:55 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 4:54 AM EST2018-11-19 09:54:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Cannon, Phelan M. Ebenhack). This combination of November 2018 photo shows Andrew Gillum, left, the Democratic candidate for governor, and  Republican candidate Ron DeSantis. On Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, Gillum ended his hard-fought camp...(AP Photo/Steve Cannon, Phelan M. Ebenhack). This combination of November 2018 photo shows Andrew Gillum, left, the Democratic candidate for governor, and Republican candidate Ron DeSantis. On Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, Gillum ended his hard-fought camp...
    'Stay tuned': Andrew Gillum, Florida's first black nominee for governor, concedes hard-fought race against Republican Ron DeSantis but vows to remain politically active.
    'Stay tuned': Andrew Gillum, Florida's first black nominee for governor, concedes hard-fought race against Republican Ron DeSantis but vows to remain politically active.
  • Pacific summit ends with no communique as China, US differ

    Pacific summit ends with no communique as China, US differ

    Saturday, November 17 2018 11:10 PM EST2018-11-18 04:10:57 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 2:14 AM EST2018-11-19 07:14:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Aaron Favila). Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center, gestures beside Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, left, and Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill during the Leaders Electrification Project meeting as part of the APE...(AP Photo/Aaron Favila). Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center, gestures beside Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, left, and Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill during the Leaders Electrification Project meeting as part of the APE...
    A meeting of world leaders in Papua New Guinea highlighted divisions between global powers the U.S. and China and a growing competition for influence in the usually neglected South Pacific.
    A meeting of world leaders in Papua New Guinea highlighted divisions between global powers the U.S. and China and a growing competition for influence in the usually neglected South Pacific.
  • Trump on Khashoggi death tape: 'No reason for me to hear it'

    Trump on Khashoggi death tape: 'No reason for me to hear it'

    Sunday, November 18 2018 1:40 AM EST2018-11-18 06:40:53 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 1:01 AM EST2018-11-19 06:01:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). President Donald Trump answers questions from members of the media as he leaves the White House, Saturday Nov. 17, 2018, in Washington, en route to see fire damage in California. At far left is White House press secretary S...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). President Donald Trump answers questions from members of the media as he leaves the White House, Saturday Nov. 17, 2018, in Washington, en route to see fire damage in California. At far left is White House press secretary S...
    Death of Saudi journalist, the subject of an upcoming government report, a dilemma for Trump.
    Death of Saudi journalist, the subject of an upcoming government report, a dilemma for Trump.
  • Trump pondering Kelly's status, 3-5 Cabinet changes

    Trump pondering Kelly's status, 3-5 Cabinet changes

    Sunday, November 18 2018 1:00 AM EST2018-11-18 06:00:51 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 12:46 AM EST2018-11-19 05:46:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump talks with FEMA Administrator Brock Long, Jody Jones, Mayor of Paradise, and California Gov. Jerry Brown, second from right during a visit to a neighborhood impacted by the wildfires, Saturday, Nov. 17, 201...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump talks with FEMA Administrator Brock Long, Jody Jones, Mayor of Paradise, and California Gov. Jerry Brown, second from right during a visit to a neighborhood impacted by the wildfires, Saturday, Nov. 17, 201...
    Trump acknowledges Californians suffering from twin tragedies, devastating wildfires and a mass shooting at a bar.
    Trump acknowledges Californians suffering from twin tragedies, devastating wildfires and a mass shooting at a bar.
  • Trump says report on Khashoggi's death coming in 2 days

    Trump says report on Khashoggi's death coming in 2 days

    Saturday, November 17 2018 1:50 AM EST2018-11-17 06:50:18 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 12:45 AM EST2018-11-19 05:45:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel). The members of Arab-Turkish Media Association and friends hold posters as they attend funeral prayers in absentia for Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi who was killed last month in the Saudi Arabia consulate, in Istanbul, Friday, Nov...(AP Photo/Emrah Gurel). The members of Arab-Turkish Media Association and friends hold posters as they attend funeral prayers in absentia for Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi who was killed last month in the Saudi Arabia consulate, in Istanbul, Friday, Nov...
    U.S. intelligence officials have concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.
    U.S. intelligence officials have concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.
  • As Florida recount ends, Sen. Nelson concedes race to Scott

    As Florida recount ends, Sen. Nelson concedes race to Scott

    Sunday, November 18 2018 4:01 PM EST2018-11-18 21:01:50 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 12:35 AM EST2018-11-19 05:35:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File). FILE- In this Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, file photo Republican Senate candidate Rick Scott speaks with his wife Ann by his side at an election watch party in Naples, Fla. Scott is leading incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson in the s...(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File). FILE- In this Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, file photo Republican Senate candidate Rick Scott speaks with his wife Ann by his side at an election watch party in Naples, Fla. Scott is leading incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson in the s...
    Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson, a Florida political icon whose career highlight may have been a trip on the space shuttle, conceded his bitterly close re-election bid to Republican Rick Scott on Sunday.
    Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson, a Florida political icon whose career highlight may have been a trip on the space shuttle, conceded his bitterly close re-election bid to Republican Rick Scott on Sunday.
  • In defeat, Abrams casts aside traditional expectations

    In defeat, Abrams casts aside traditional expectations

    Saturday, November 17 2018 2:20 PM EST2018-11-17 19:20:39 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 12:23 AM EST2018-11-19 05:23:12 GMT
    (Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP). Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams makes remarks during a press conference at the Abrams Headquarters in Atlanta, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. Democrat Stacey Abrams says she will file a federa...(Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP). Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams makes remarks during a press conference at the Abrams Headquarters in Atlanta, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. Democrat Stacey Abrams says she will file a federa...
    Stacey Abrams broke the rules of politics until the very end.
    Stacey Abrams broke the rules of politics until the very end.
  • Reid machine keeps humming in Nevada, even in his retirement

    Reid machine keeps humming in Nevada, even in his retirement

    Sunday, November 18 2018 12:21 PM EST2018-11-18 17:21:13 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 12:23 AM EST2018-11-19 05:23:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Scott Sonner, File). FILE - In this April 3, 2018, file photo, former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid speaks during a joint appearance with former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry during a lecture series at the University of Nevada, Reno....(AP Photo/Scott Sonner, File). FILE - In this April 3, 2018, file photo, former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid speaks during a joint appearance with former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry during a lecture series at the University of Nevada, Reno....
    Harry Reid may no longer lead Senate Democrats in Washington, but the political machine he built in Nevada has Republicans on the run.
    Harry Reid may no longer lead Senate Democrats in Washington, but the political machine he built in Nevada has Republicans on the run.
  • The Latest: Embattled Florida elections official to resign

    The Latest: Embattled Florida elections official to resign

    Sunday, November 18 2018 4:21 PM EST2018-11-18 21:21:15 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 12:22 AM EST2018-11-19 05:22:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). FILE- In this Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, file photo Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., is joined by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., left, at a news conference at the Capitol in Washington. Florida Republican Gov. Rick ...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). FILE- In this Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, file photo Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., is joined by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., left, at a news conference at the Capitol in Washington. Florida Republican Gov. Rick ...
    U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson says in giving up his re-election bid that "things worked out a little differently than ... I had hoped.".
    U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson says in giving up his re-election bid that "things worked out a little differently than ... I had hoped.".
  • Activists detained after boarding palm oil tanker off Spain

    Activists detained after boarding palm oil tanker off Spain

    Saturday, November 17 2018 7:30 PM EST2018-11-18 00:30:54 GMT
    Sunday, November 18 2018 9:12 PM EST2018-11-19 02:12:43 GMT
    Greenpeace says six of its activists boarded a tanker transporting Indonesian palm oil in the Gulf of Cadiz and were detained by its captain.
    Greenpeace says six of its activists boarded a tanker transporting Indonesian palm oil in the Gulf of Cadiz and were detained by its captain.
  • Election shows how gerrymandering is difficult to overcome

    Election shows how gerrymandering is difficult to overcome

    Saturday, November 17 2018 10:20 AM EST2018-11-17 15:20:30 GMT
    Sunday, November 18 2018 4:04 PM EST2018-11-18 21:04:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic). William Marx, points to projected images of the old congressional districts of Pennsylvania on top, and the new re-drawn districts on the bottom, while standing in the classroom where he teaches civics in Pittsburgh on Friday...(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic). William Marx, points to projected images of the old congressional districts of Pennsylvania on top, and the new re-drawn districts on the bottom, while standing in the classroom where he teaches civics in Pittsburgh on Friday...
    The midterm elections have provided a case study on the consequences of how congressional and state legislative districts are drawn.
    The midterm elections have provided a case study on the consequences of how congressional and state legislative districts are drawn.
  • The Latest: DeSantis: No reaction to race he declared 'over'

    The Latest: DeSantis: No reaction to race he declared 'over'

    Saturday, November 17 2018 5:40 PM EST2018-11-17 22:40:37 GMT
    Sunday, November 18 2018 4:03 PM EST2018-11-18 21:03:20 GMT
    Democrat Andrew Gillum is officially ending his bid for Florida governor, congratulates Republican opponent Ron DeSantis.
    Democrat Andrew Gillum is officially ending his bid for Florida governor, congratulates Republican opponent Ron DeSantis.
  • Recount adds to Florida's reputation for bungling elections

    Recount adds to Florida's reputation for bungling elections

    Saturday, November 17 2018 9:20 AM EST2018-11-17 14:20:36 GMT
    Sunday, November 18 2018 3:33 PM EST2018-11-18 20:33:23 GMT
    (Jacob Langston/Orlando Sentinel via AP). Orange County Elections workers go through the hand recount of ballots at the Orange County Supervisor of Elections office in Orlando, Fla., Friday morning, Nov. 16, 2018.(Jacob Langston/Orlando Sentinel via AP). Orange County Elections workers go through the hand recount of ballots at the Orange County Supervisor of Elections office in Orlando, Fla., Friday morning, Nov. 16, 2018.
    Latest Florida recount adds to state's reputation for bungling elections.
    Latest Florida recount adds to state's reputation for bungling elections.
  • GOP Legislatures try to curb Democratic governors' power

    GOP Legislatures try to curb Democratic governors' power

    Saturday, November 17 2018 11:20 AM EST2018-11-17 16:20:37 GMT
    Sunday, November 18 2018 11:54 AM EST2018-11-18 16:54:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andy Manis File). FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2017 file photo, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker addresses a joint session of the Legislature in the Assembly chambers at the state Capitol in Madison, Wis. Braced for a new era of divided government, lam...(AP Photo/Andy Manis File). FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2017 file photo, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker addresses a joint session of the Legislature in the Assembly chambers at the state Capitol in Madison, Wis. Braced for a new era of divided government, lam...
    Braced for a new era of divided government, lame-duck Republicans who have long controlled two upper Midwest states are priming last-ditch laws to advance their conservative agenda or to weaken the influence of...
    Braced for a new era of divided government, lame-duck Republicans who have long controlled two upper Midwest states are priming last-ditch laws to advance their conservative agenda or to weaken the influence of Democratic governors-elect.
  • The Latest: APEC leaders fail to agree on final communique

    The Latest: APEC leaders fail to agree on final communique

    Sunday, November 18 2018 2:10 AM EST2018-11-18 07:10:55 GMT
    Sunday, November 18 2018 9:22 AM EST2018-11-18 14:22:09 GMT
    (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP). Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right, speaks with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison during a bilateral meeting at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, S...(Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP). Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right, speaks with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison during a bilateral meeting at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, S...
    Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says leaders at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting in Papua New Guinea were unable to agree on a final communique.
    Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says leaders at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting in Papua New Guinea were unable to agree on a final communique.
  • The Latest: Trump tours wildfire-ravaged Malibu area

    The Latest: Trump tours wildfire-ravaged Malibu area

    Saturday, November 17 2018 2:50 PM EST2018-11-17 19:50:34 GMT
    Sunday, November 18 2018 9:13 AM EST2018-11-18 14:13:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump waves as he arrives on Air Force One at Beale Air Force Base for a visit to areas impacted by the wildfires, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at Beale Air Force Base, Calif.  He is followed by House Majority Leader...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump waves as he arrives on Air Force One at Beale Air Force Base for a visit to areas impacted by the wildfires, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at Beale Air Force Base, Calif. He is followed by House Majority Leader...
    President Donald Trump has arrived in Chico, California, as he surveys wildfire devastation.
    President Donald Trump has arrived in Chico, California, as he surveys wildfire devastation.
  • Turkey keeps 1 activist under arrest, releases 12 others

    Turkey keeps 1 activist under arrest, releases 12 others

    Sunday, November 18 2018 3:41 AM EST2018-11-18 08:41:05 GMT
    Sunday, November 18 2018 4:31 AM EST2018-11-18 09:31:48 GMT
    Turkey's official news agency says one person has been arrested in an investigation over allegations of supporting mass anti-government protests in 2013 with links to a prominent philanthropist.
    Turkey's official news agency says one person has been arrested in an investigation over allegations of supporting mass anti-government protests in 2013 with links to a prominent philanthropist.
  • Kemp asks for unity in Georgia as Abrams promises lawsuit

    Kemp asks for unity in Georgia as Abrams promises lawsuit

    Saturday, November 17 2018 9:40 AM EST2018-11-17 14:40:52 GMT
    Sunday, November 18 2018 4:15 AM EST2018-11-18 09:15:31 GMT
    (Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP). Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams makes remarks during a press conference at the Abrams Headquarters in Atlanta, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. Democrat Stacey Abrams says she will file a federa...(Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP). Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams makes remarks during a press conference at the Abrams Headquarters in Atlanta, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. Democrat Stacey Abrams says she will file a federa...
    Democrat Stacey Abrams has ended 10 days of post-election drama in Georgia's closely watched race for governor.
    Democrat Stacey Abrams has ended 10 days of post-election drama in Georgia's closely watched race for governor.
  • Trump: Sending cleric to Turkey 'not under consideration'

    Trump: Sending cleric to Turkey 'not under consideration'

    Saturday, November 17 2018 10:30 AM EST2018-11-17 15:30:28 GMT
    Sunday, November 18 2018 4:12 AM EST2018-11-18 09:12:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). President Donald Trump answers questions from members of the media as he leaves the White House, Saturday Nov. 17, 2018, in Washington, en route to see fire damage in California.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). President Donald Trump answers questions from members of the media as he leaves the White House, Saturday Nov. 17, 2018, in Washington, en route to see fire damage in California.
    President Donald Trump says extraditing a Turkish-born Muslim cleric whom Turkey blames for engineering a 2016 military coup attempt is "not under consideration.''.
    President Donald Trump says extraditing a Turkish-born Muslim cleric whom Turkey blames for engineering a 2016 military coup attempt is "not under consideration.''.
  • C. African Republic militia leader turned over to tribunal

    C. African Republic militia leader turned over to tribunal

    Saturday, November 17 2018 2:10 PM EST2018-11-17 19:10:33 GMT
    Sunday, November 18 2018 3:23 AM EST2018-11-18 08:23:31 GMT
    The International Criminal Court says a commander in a Central African Republic militia has been arrested and turned over to the court to face charges that include murder and torture.
    The International Criminal Court says a commander in a Central African Republic militia has been arrested and turned over to the court to face charges that include murder and torture.
  • The Latest: US signs up to bring power to Papua New Guinea

    The Latest: US signs up to bring power to Papua New Guinea

    Friday, November 16 2018 11:50 PM EST2018-11-17 04:50:13 GMT
    Sunday, November 18 2018 1:23 AM EST2018-11-18 06:23:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein). U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the APEC CEO Summit at the Pacific Explorer cruise ship docked in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein). U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the APEC CEO Summit at the Pacific Explorer cruise ship docked in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018.
    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has met with the head of Taiwan's delegation to an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting.
    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has met with the head of Taiwan's delegation to an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting.
  • Florida's 1st black nominee for gov challenged GOP dominance

    Florida's 1st black nominee for gov challenged GOP dominance

    Saturday, November 17 2018 5:20 PM EST2018-11-17 22:20:50 GMT
    Sunday, November 18 2018 1:03 AM EST2018-11-18 06:03:02 GMT
    With just hours to go, most Florida counties had finished their hand recount in the state's contentious U.S. Senate race.
    With just hours to go, most Florida counties had finished their hand recount in the state's contentious U.S. Senate race.
  • Trump sees wildfire areas, consoles those harmed by shooting

    Trump sees wildfire areas, consoles those harmed by shooting

    Saturday, November 17 2018 12:30 PM EST2018-11-17 17:30:33 GMT
    Sunday, November 18 2018 12:41 AM EST2018-11-18 05:41:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump boards Air Force One for a trip to visit areas impacted by the California wildfires, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump boards Air Force One for a trip to visit areas impacted by the California wildfires, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md.
    The killer wildfire in Northern California and the recent country-music bar shooting hundreds of miles south are drawing President Donald Trump to the state on Saturday.
    The killer wildfire in Northern California and the recent country-music bar shooting hundreds of miles south are drawing President Donald Trump to the state on Saturday.
  • Democrat Cisneros nabs GOP House seat in Southern California

    Democrat Cisneros nabs GOP House seat in Southern California

    Saturday, November 17 2018 9:21 PM EST2018-11-18 02:21:04 GMT
    Sunday, November 18 2018 12:14 AM EST2018-11-18 05:14:37 GMT
    Democrat Gil Cisneros captures a Republican-held U.S. House seat in Southern California, capping a Democratic rout in which the party picked up six state congressional seats.
    Democrat Gil Cisneros captures a Republican-held U.S. House seat in Southern California, capping a Democratic rout in which the party picked up six state congressional seats.
  • The Latest: US intel says prince ordered Khashoggi killing

    The Latest: US intel says prince ordered Khashoggi killing

    Friday, November 16 2018 7:30 PM EST2018-11-17 00:30:08 GMT
    Sunday, November 18 2018 12:12 AM EST2018-11-18 05:12:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel). The members of Arab-Turkish Media Association and friends attend funeral prayers in absentia for Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi who was killed last month in the Saudi Arabia consulate, in Istanbul, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. Turkey's ...(AP Photo/Emrah Gurel). The members of Arab-Turkish Media Association and friends attend funeral prayers in absentia for Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi who was killed last month in the Saudi Arabia consulate, in Istanbul, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. Turkey's ...
    U.S. intelligence officials have concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.
    U.S. intelligence officials have concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.
  • Trump says written responses go to Mueller team next week

    Trump says written responses go to Mueller team next week

    Saturday, November 17 2018 2:10 AM EST2018-11-17 07:10:37 GMT
    Saturday, November 17 2018 11:21 PM EST2018-11-18 04:21:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump answers a reporters question about the investigation of special counsel Robert Mueller during a signing ceremony of the "Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act," in the Oval Office of the Whit...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump answers a reporters question about the investigation of special counsel Robert Mueller during a signing ceremony of the "Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act," in the Oval Office of the Whit...
    President Donald Trump says he has answered written questions from special counsel Robert Mueller but hasn't yet submitted them.
    President Donald Trump says he has answered written questions from special counsel Robert Mueller but hasn't yet submitted them.
  • Trump jumps in to offer aid to Democrat Pelosi's speaker bid

    Trump jumps in to offer aid to Democrat Pelosi's speaker bid

    Saturday, November 17 2018 2:10 AM EST2018-11-17 07:10:28 GMT
    Saturday, November 17 2018 10:12 PM EST2018-11-18 03:12:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018.
    Nancy Pelosi faces opposition from a small, but vocal group of House Democrats in her bid to return as speaker of the House.
    Nancy Pelosi faces opposition from a small, but vocal group of House Democrats in her bid to return as speaker of the House.
  • New black officers, court officials rethinking US policing

    New black officers, court officials rethinking US policing

    Saturday, November 17 2018 8:50 AM EST2018-11-17 13:50:26 GMT
    Saturday, November 17 2018 5:42 PM EST2018-11-17 22:42:48 GMT
    (Ector County Texas Sheriff's Office via AP). This undated photo provided by the Ector County Texas Sheriff's Office shows Samuel Little. A Texas prosecutor says Little, convicted in three California murders but long suspected in dozens of deaths, now ...(Ector County Texas Sheriff's Office via AP). This undated photo provided by the Ector County Texas Sheriff's Office shows Samuel Little. A Texas prosecutor says Little, convicted in three California murders but long suspected in dozens of deaths, now ...
    A new wave of black law enforcement officers and court officials elected in the midterms could help bring changes to the U.S. justice system.
    A new wave of black law enforcement officers and court officials elected in the midterms could help bring changes to the U.S. justice system.
  • William Goldman, Oscar winner for 'Butch Cassidy,' has died

    William Goldman, Oscar winner for 'Butch Cassidy,' has died

    Friday, November 16 2018 1:00 PM EST2018-11-16 18:00:24 GMT
    Saturday, November 17 2018 5:11 PM EST2018-11-17 22:11:27 GMT
    (AP Photo, File). FILE - In this March 28, 1977 file photo, William Goldman accepts his Oscar at Academy Awards in Los Angeles, for screenplay from other medium for "All The President's Men." Goldman, the Oscar-winning screenplay writer of “Butch Cassi...(AP Photo, File). FILE - In this March 28, 1977 file photo, William Goldman accepts his Oscar at Academy Awards in Los Angeles, for screenplay from other medium for "All The President's Men." Goldman, the Oscar-winning screenplay writer of “Butch Cassi...
    Oscar-winning screenplay writer of "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" and "All the President's Men" William Goldman has died at age 87.
    Oscar-winning screenplay writer of "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" and "All the President's Men" William Goldman has died at age 87.
  • CNN's Acosta back at White House after judge's ruling

    CNN's Acosta back at White House after judge's ruling

    Friday, November 16 2018 1:02 AM EST2018-11-16 06:02:43 GMT
    Saturday, November 17 2018 3:01 PM EST2018-11-17 20:01:33 GMT
    A judge is expected to announce whether he will order the Trump administration to return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta.
    A judge is expected to announce whether he will order the Trump administration to return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta.
  • Florida starts painstaking hand recount in US Senate race

    Florida starts painstaking hand recount in US Senate race

    Friday, November 16 2018 12:41 AM EST2018-11-16 05:41:24 GMT
    Saturday, November 17 2018 2:55 PM EST2018-11-17 19:55:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). Palm Beach County Supervisor Of Elections Susan Bucher points at a tally sheet as she speaks to members of the media at the Supervisor of Elections office after the deadline for a recount was reached, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, i...(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). Palm Beach County Supervisor Of Elections Susan Bucher points at a tally sheet as she speaks to members of the media at the Supervisor of Elections office after the deadline for a recount was reached, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, i...
    Bitter US Senate battle in Florida headed to legally required hand recount, while contest for Florida governor appears to be over.
    Bitter US Senate battle in Florida headed to legally required hand recount, while contest for Florida governor appears to be over.
  • The Latest: Kemp says Georgia race over, state to look ahead

    The Latest: Kemp says Georgia race over, state to look ahead

    Friday, November 16 2018 5:30 PM EST2018-11-16 22:30:43 GMT
    Saturday, November 17 2018 11:55 AM EST2018-11-17 16:55:48 GMT
    (AP Fotos/John Amis, archivo). En esa combinación de imágenes del 20 de mayo de 2018 se muestra a los candidatos a gobernador del estado de Georgia, Stacey Abrams (izquierda) y Brian Kemp, en Atlanta.(AP Fotos/John Amis, archivo). En esa combinación de imágenes del 20 de mayo de 2018 se muestra a los candidatos a gobernador del estado de Georgia, Stacey Abrams (izquierda) y Brian Kemp, en Atlanta.
    Democrat Stacey Abrams says she can't win the Georgia governor's race, effectively ending her challenge to Republican Brian Kemp.
    Democrat Stacey Abrams says she can't win the Georgia governor's race, effectively ending her challenge to Republican Brian Kemp.
  • DeVos wants to change campus rules on sexual misconduct

    DeVos wants to change campus rules on sexual misconduct

    Saturday, November 17 2018 2:20 AM EST2018-11-17 07:20:33 GMT
    Saturday, November 17 2018 10:43 AM EST2018-11-17 15:43:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke). In this Sept. 17, 2018 photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks during a student town hall at National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. DeVos is proposing a major overhaul to the way colleges handle complaints of sexual...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke). In this Sept. 17, 2018 photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks during a student town hall at National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. DeVos is proposing a major overhaul to the way colleges handle complaints of sexual...
    DeVos is proposing overhauling the way colleges handle complaints of sexual misconduct.
    DeVos is proposing overhauling the way colleges handle complaints of sexual misconduct.
  • Trump: EPA's acting chief will be named to post permanently

    Trump: EPA's acting chief will be named to post permanently

    Saturday, November 17 2018 2:20 AM EST2018-11-17 07:20:27 GMT
    Saturday, November 17 2018 10:33 AM EST2018-11-17 15:33:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). EPA acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler, smiles as he is recognized by President Donald Trump during a Medal of Freedom ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. Also pictured is Educat...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). EPA acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler, smiles as he is recognized by President Donald Trump during a Medal of Freedom ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. Also pictured is Educat...
    President Donald Trump says he will name EPA's acting head, Andrew Wheeler, to the permanent post at the agency.
    President Donald Trump says he will name EPA's acting head, Andrew Wheeler, to the permanent post at the agency.
  • Lawyer for WikiLeaks' Assange says he would fight charges

    Lawyer for WikiLeaks' Assange says he would fight charges

    Saturday, November 17 2018 2:10 AM EST2018-11-17 07:10:19 GMT
    Saturday, November 17 2018 9:32 AM EST2018-11-17 14:32:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File). FILE - In this May 19, 2017, file photo, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange greets supporters from a balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy in London. The Justice Department inadvertently named Assange in a court filing in an ...(AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File). FILE - In this May 19, 2017, file photo, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange greets supporters from a balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy in London. The Justice Department inadvertently named Assange in a court filing in an ...
    US court filing raises questions about charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
    US court filing raises questions about charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
  • US official: US intel says prince ordered Khashoggi killing

    US official: US intel says prince ordered Khashoggi killing

    Friday, November 16 2018 8:21 AM EST2018-11-16 13:21:54 GMT
    Saturday, November 17 2018 8:01 AM EST2018-11-17 13:01:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel). The members of Arab-Turkish Media Association and friends attend funeral prayers in absentia for Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi who was killed last month in the Saudi Arabia consulate, in Istanbul, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. Turkey's ...(AP Photo/Emrah Gurel). The members of Arab-Turkish Media Association and friends attend funeral prayers in absentia for Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi who was killed last month in the Saudi Arabia consulate, in Istanbul, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. Turkey's ...
    Funeral prayers have been held in Istanbul for journalist Jamal Khashoggi more than a month after his slaying at the Saudi Consulate.
    Funeral prayers have been held in Istanbul for journalist Jamal Khashoggi more than a month after his slaying at the Saudi Consulate.
  • California GOP ponders way forward after stunning losses

    California GOP ponders way forward after stunning losses

    Friday, November 16 2018 1:02 AM EST2018-11-16 06:02:48 GMT
    Saturday, November 17 2018 7:47 AM EST2018-11-17 12:47:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo). U.S. Rep. Mimi Walters, R-Calif., left, watches results from other races with her daughter, Caroline Walters, in Irvine, Calif., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Walters faces Democratic candidate Katie Porter in the race for the Califo...(AP Photo/Alex Gallardo). U.S. Rep. Mimi Walters, R-Calif., left, watches results from other races with her daughter, Caroline Walters, in Irvine, Calif., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Walters faces Democratic candidate Katie Porter in the race for the Califo...
    A string of stunning losses has set off a fresh round of Republican soul-searching in California, where the party has been drifting toward irrelevance for years.
    A string of stunning losses has set off a fresh round of Republican soul-searching in California, where the party has been drifting toward irrelevance for years.
  • Tiny Rhode Island polling place saw 1 voter after all

    Tiny Rhode Island polling place saw 1 voter after all

    Thursday, November 15 2018 10:49 AM EST2018-11-15 15:49:31 GMT
    Saturday, November 17 2018 7:46 AM EST2018-11-17 12:46:38 GMT
    A polling place that Rhode Island elections officials initially said did not get a single voter during the midterm elections did get one voter after all.
    A polling place that Rhode Island elections officials initially said did not get a single voter during the midterm elections did get one voter after all.
  • Dem struggle over Pelosi bid, with no end game in sight

    Dem struggle over Pelosi bid, with no end game in sight

    Friday, November 16 2018 3:29 AM EST2018-11-16 08:29:47 GMT
    Saturday, November 17 2018 3:40 AM EST2018-11-17 08:40:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., arrives to face reporters at a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., arrives to face reporters at a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018.
    Pelosi claims "overwhelming support" among fellow Democrats for 2nd act as House speaker.
    Pelosi claims "overwhelming support" among fellow Democrats for 2nd act as House speaker.
  • Amazon ends suspense over HQ by picking New York, DC suburb

    Amazon ends suspense over HQ by picking New York, DC suburb

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 12:38 AM EST2018-11-14 05:38:25 GMT
    Saturday, November 17 2018 3:14 AM EST2018-11-17 08:14:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews). A sea gull flies off holding fish scraps near a former dock facility, with "Long Island" painted on old transfer bridges at Gantry State Park in the Long Island City section of the Queens Borough in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 1...(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews). A sea gull flies off holding fish scraps near a former dock facility, with "Long Island" painted on old transfer bridges at Gantry State Park in the Long Island City section of the Queens Borough in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 1...
    Amazon says it will split its much-anticipated new offices between New York and a suburb of Washington, DC.
    Amazon says it will split its much-anticipated new offices between New York and a suburb of Washington, DC.
  • Abrams ends Georgia governor bid, says she'll file lawsuit

    Abrams ends Georgia governor bid, says she'll file lawsuit

    Friday, November 16 2018 6:09 AM EST2018-11-16 11:09:54 GMT
    Saturday, November 17 2018 3:10 AM EST2018-11-17 08:10:52 GMT
    Democrat Stacey Abrams is considering an unprecedented legal challenge in the unresolved Georgia governor's race that could leave the state's Supreme Court deciding whether to force another round of voting.
    Democrat Stacey Abrams is considering an unprecedented legal challenge in the unresolved Georgia governor's race that could leave the state's Supreme Court deciding whether to force another round of voting.
  • Trump says will name EPA's acting chief to post permanently

    Trump says will name EPA's acting chief to post permanently

    Friday, November 16 2018 2:20 PM EST2018-11-16 19:20:37 GMT
    Saturday, November 17 2018 2:22 AM EST2018-11-17 07:22:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump listens to a question during a signing ceremony of the "Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act," in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump listens to a question during a signing ceremony of the "Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act," in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump says he will name EPA's acting head, Andrew Wheeler, to the permanent post at the agency.
    President Donald Trump says he will name EPA's acting head, Andrew Wheeler, to the permanent post at the agency.
  • Trump says he 'very easily' answered Mueller questions

    Trump says he 'very easily' answered Mueller questions

    Friday, November 16 2018 1:10 PM EST2018-11-16 18:10:19 GMT
    Saturday, November 17 2018 2:22 AM EST2018-11-17 07:22:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). President Donald Trump acknowledges applause as speaks during a conference supporting veterans and military families through partnership at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washingto...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). President Donald Trump acknowledges applause as speaks during a conference supporting veterans and military families through partnership at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washingto...
    President Donald Trump says he has answered written questions from special counsel Robert Mueller; Hasn't yet submitted them.
    President Donald Trump says he has answered written questions from special counsel Robert Mueller; Hasn't yet submitted them.
  • DeVos proposes overhaul to campus sexual misconduct rules

    DeVos proposes overhaul to campus sexual misconduct rules

    Friday, November 16 2018 9:51 AM EST2018-11-16 14:51:10 GMT
    Saturday, November 17 2018 2:20 AM EST2018-11-17 07:20:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke). In this Sept. 17, 2018 photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks during a student town hall at National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. DeVos is proposing a major overhaul to the way colleges handle complaints of sexual...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke). In this Sept. 17, 2018 photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks during a student town hall at National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. DeVos is proposing a major overhaul to the way colleges handle complaints of sexual...
    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is proposing overhauling the way colleges handle complaints of sexual misconduct.
    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is proposing overhauling the way colleges handle complaints of sexual misconduct.
  • GOP prepares to subpoena Comey, Lynch before losing power

    GOP prepares to subpoena Comey, Lynch before losing power

    Friday, November 16 2018 3:00 PM EST2018-11-16 20:00:17 GMT
    Saturday, November 17 2018 2:13 AM EST2018-11-17 07:13:26 GMT
    Republicans who have spent the last two years arguing that there was bias in President Barack Obama's Justice Department are preparing to subpoena two key witnesses in the final weeks of their majority.
    Republicans who have spent the last two years arguing that there was bias in President Barack Obama's Justice Department are preparing to subpoena two key witnesses in the final weeks of their majority.
  • WikiLeaks' Assange faces charges; lawyer says he'd fight

    WikiLeaks' Assange faces charges; lawyer says he'd fight

    Friday, November 16 2018 2:19 AM EST2018-11-16 07:19:43 GMT
    Saturday, November 17 2018 1:51 AM EST2018-11-17 06:51:57 GMT
    The Justice Department inadvertently named Julian Assange in a court filing in an unrelated case that raised immediate questions about whether the WikiLeaks founder had been charged under seal.
    The Justice Department inadvertently named Julian Assange in a court filing in an unrelated case that raised immediate questions about whether the WikiLeaks founder had been charged under seal.
  • Free speech threat seen in prosecuting WikiLeaks' Assange

    Free speech threat seen in prosecuting WikiLeaks' Assange

    Friday, November 16 2018 3:50 PM EST2018-11-16 20:50:16 GMT
    Saturday, November 17 2018 12:03 AM EST2018-11-17 05:03:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Egill Bjarnason). WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Kristinn Hrafnsson poses for a photograph in Reykjavik, Iceland on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. Hrafnsson says that the news that Julian Assange, WikiLeaks’ founder, faces unspecified charges in the Unite...(AP Photo/Egill Bjarnason). WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Kristinn Hrafnsson poses for a photograph in Reykjavik, Iceland on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. Hrafnsson says that the news that Julian Assange, WikiLeaks’ founder, faces unspecified charges in the Unite...
    Academics, civil rights lawyers and journalists worry that an attempt to put Assange behind bars could damage America's First Amendment protection for free speech.
    Academics, civil rights lawyers and journalists worry that an attempt to put Assange behind bars could damage America's First Amendment protection for free speech.
  • Supreme Court challenge filed to Whitaker appointment

    Supreme Court challenge filed to Whitaker appointment

    Friday, November 16 2018 5:30 PM EST2018-11-16 22:30:22 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 11:04 PM EST2018-11-17 04:04:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Acting United States Attorney General Matt Whitaker, center, departs following a Medal of Freedom ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Acting United States Attorney General Matt Whitaker, center, departs following a Medal of Freedom ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018.
    A prominent Washington lawyer is leading an effort to lure the Supreme Court into the dispute over the appointment of Matthew Whitaker as the new U.S. acting attorney general.
    A prominent Washington lawyer is leading an effort to lure the Supreme Court into the dispute over the appointment of Matthew Whitaker as the new U.S. acting attorney general.
  • Trump honors GOP donor, 6 others with presidential award

    Trump honors GOP donor, 6 others with presidential award

    Friday, November 16 2018 1:22 AM EST2018-11-16 06:22:52 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 9:14 PM EST2018-11-17 02:14:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2016, file photo, former mayor of New York City Rudy Giuliani, kisses Miriam Adelson's hand as he arrives for the presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Tru...(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2016, file photo, former mayor of New York City Rudy Giuliani, kisses Miriam Adelson's hand as he arrives for the presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Tru...
    President Donald Trump has chosen Miriam Adelson, the wife of powerful Republican donor Sheldon Adelson, to receive a Presidential Medal of Freedom.
    President Donald Trump has chosen Miriam Adelson, the wife of powerful Republican donor Sheldon Adelson, to receive a Presidential Medal of Freedom.
  • The Latest: CNN's Acosta returns to White House after ruling

    The Latest: CNN's Acosta returns to White House after ruling

    Friday, November 16 2018 10:40 AM EST2018-11-16 15:40:18 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 8:50 PM EST2018-11-17 01:50:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). CNN's Jim Acosta gestures as he leaves federal court in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, following a hearing on a legal challenge against President Donald Trump's administration over the revocation of his White Hous...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). CNN's Jim Acosta gestures as he leaves federal court in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, following a hearing on a legal challenge against President Donald Trump's administration over the revocation of his White Hous...
    A federal judge in Washington is ordering the Trump administration to immediately return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta.
    A federal judge in Washington is ordering the Trump administration to immediately return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta.
  • Dem's lobbying work draws GOP ire in Mississippi Senate race

    Dem's lobbying work draws GOP ire in Mississippi Senate race

    Friday, November 16 2018 12:51 AM EST2018-11-16 05:51:29 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 8:25 PM EST2018-11-17 01:25:38 GMT
    (AP Foto/Rogelio V. Solis). La senadora republicana por Mississippi Cindy Hyde-Smith hace campaña en Madison, Mississippi, 6 de noviembre de 2018. Hyde-Smith provocó un escándalo al elogiar a alguien en un video y decir que "si me invitara a un ahorcam...(AP Foto/Rogelio V. Solis). La senadora republicana por Mississippi Cindy Hyde-Smith hace campaña en Madison, Mississippi, 6 de noviembre de 2018. Hyde-Smith provocó un escándalo al elogiar a alguien en un video y decir que "si me invitara a un ahorcam...
    Spokesman for Democratic challenger Mike Espy says Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith embarrasses Mississippi when she talks in video about making voting "just a little more difficult" for "liberal folks".
    Spokesman for Democratic challenger Mike Espy says Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith embarrasses Mississippi when she talks in video about making voting "just a little more difficult" for "liberal folks".
  • Mrs. Obama says 'Access Hollywood' tape led her to speak out

    Mrs. Obama says 'Access Hollywood' tape led her to speak out

    Friday, November 16 2018 4:29 AM EST2018-11-16 09:29:48 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 8:22 PM EST2018-11-17 01:22:13 GMT
    (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP). Former first lady Michelle Obama, left, and Tracee Ellis Ross speak at the "Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama" event at the Forum on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Inglewood, Calif.(Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP). Former first lady Michelle Obama, left, and Tracee Ellis Ross speak at the "Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama" event at the Forum on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Inglewood, Calif.
    Michelle Obama says she felt anxious before giving her emotional New Hampshire speech two years ago condemning President Donald Trump for bragging about sexually assaulting a woman.
    Michelle Obama says she felt anxious before giving her emotional New Hampshire speech two years ago condemning President Donald Trump for bragging about sexually assaulting a woman.
  • US to accuse Iran of violating chemical weapons treaty

    US to accuse Iran of violating chemical weapons treaty

    Friday, November 16 2018 5:00 PM EST2018-11-16 22:00:09 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 8:13 PM EST2018-11-17 01:13:40 GMT
    The Trump administration is poised to accuse Iran of violating an international treaty that bars the production and use of chemical weapons.
    The Trump administration is poised to accuse Iran of violating an international treaty that bars the production and use of chemical weapons.
  • Suspected Russian hackers impersonate State Department aide

    Suspected Russian hackers impersonate State Department aide

    Friday, November 16 2018 5:50 PM EST2018-11-16 22:50:12 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 8:03 PM EST2018-11-17 01:03:56 GMT
    U.S. cybersecurity experts say hackers impersonating a State Department official have targeted U.S. government agencies, businesses and think tanks in an attack that bears similarity to past campaigns linked to...
    U.S. cybersecurity experts say hackers impersonating a State Department official have targeted U.S. government agencies, businesses and think tanks in an attack that bears similarity to past campaigns linked to Russia.
  • Ethics panel rebukes lawmakers in harassment cases

    Ethics panel rebukes lawmakers in harassment cases

    Friday, November 16 2018 3:30 PM EST2018-11-16 20:30:01 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 7:34 PM EST2018-11-17 00:34:04 GMT
    The House Ethics Committee has found that Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen of Nevada made persistent and unwanted advances toward three women required to interact with him as part of their job.
    The House Ethics Committee has found that Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen of Nevada made persistent and unwanted advances toward three women required to interact with him as part of their job.
  • Trump says he should have gone to Arlington on Veterans Day

    Trump says he should have gone to Arlington on Veterans Day

    Friday, November 16 2018 4:43 PM EST2018-11-16 21:43:09 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 5:25 PM EST2018-11-16 22:25:43 GMT
    President Donald Trump says he should have visited Arlington National Cemetery to commemorate Veterans Day.
    President Donald Trump says he should have visited Arlington National Cemetery to commemorate Veterans Day.
  • Political 'veteran' at age 36 eyed for Trump chief of staff

    Political 'veteran' at age 36 eyed for Trump chief of staff

    Friday, November 16 2018 4:00 PM EST2018-11-16 21:00:18 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 4:11 PM EST2018-11-16 21:11:20 GMT
    Nick Ayers could almost be confused for a college fraternity brother as he flashes a broad grin in a selfie taken with Mike Pence just moments after the Indiana governor was named Donald Trump's running mate.
    Nick Ayers could almost be confused for a college fraternity brother as he flashes a broad grin in a selfie taken with Mike Pence just moments after the Indiana governor was named Donald Trump's running mate.
  • AP source: Mueller probe to go on, Whitaker tells Graham

    AP source: Mueller probe to go on, Whitaker tells Graham

    Friday, November 16 2018 12:29 AM EST2018-11-16 05:29:41 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 3:24 PM EST2018-11-16 20:24:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker speaks at the Dept. of Justice's Annual Veterans Appreciation Day Ceremony, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at the Justice Department in Washington.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker speaks at the Dept. of Justice's Annual Veterans Appreciation Day Ceremony, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at the Justice Department in Washington.
    AP source: Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker has told Sen. Lindsey Graham that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation will proceed.
    AP source: Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker has told Sen. Lindsey Graham that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation will proceed.
  • US negotiating possible "resolution" in Russian agent case

    US negotiating possible "resolution" in Russian agent case

    Friday, November 16 2018 1:32 PM EST2018-11-16 18:32:34 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 3:24 PM EST2018-11-16 20:24:14 GMT
    New court papers reveal that a woman accused of being a Russian agent is in negotiations with federal prosecutors about a "potential resolution" to her case.
    New court papers reveal that a woman accused of being a Russian agent is in negotiations with federal prosecutors about a "potential resolution" to her case.
  • House passes bill to drop legal protections for gray wolves

    House passes bill to drop legal protections for gray wolves

    Friday, November 16 2018 1:10 PM EST2018-11-16 18:10:16 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 3:04 PM EST2018-11-16 20:04:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dawn Villella, File). FILE - In this July 16, 2004, file photo, a gray wolf is seen at the Wildlife Science Center in Forest Lake, Minn. The Republican-controlled House has passed a bill to drop legal protections for gray wolves across the lo...(AP Photo/Dawn Villella, File). FILE - In this July 16, 2004, file photo, a gray wolf is seen at the Wildlife Science Center in Forest Lake, Minn. The Republican-controlled House has passed a bill to drop legal protections for gray wolves across the lo...
    The House has passed a bill to drop legal protections for gray wolves across the lower 48 states, reopening a lengthy battle over the predator species.
    The House has passed a bill to drop legal protections for gray wolves across the lower 48 states, reopening a lengthy battle over the predator species.
  • Supreme Court to hear arguments in census dispute

    Supreme Court to hear arguments in census dispute

    Friday, November 16 2018 1:53 PM EST2018-11-16 18:53:19 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 2:54 PM EST2018-11-16 19:54:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this July 16, 2018, file photo, Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross speaks to employees of the Department of Commerce in Washington. The Supreme Court is allowing a trial over the decision to add...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this July 16, 2018, file photo, Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross speaks to employees of the Department of Commerce in Washington. The Supreme Court is allowing a trial over the decision to add...
    The Supreme Court says it will hear arguments over the evidence a federal judge can consider in the lawsuit over the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
    The Supreme Court says it will hear arguments over the evidence a federal judge can consider in the lawsuit over the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
  • Graham poised to lead Judiciary panel after Grassley switch

    Graham poised to lead Judiciary panel after Grassley switch

    Friday, November 16 2018 12:29 PM EST2018-11-16 17:29:59 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 2:00 PM EST2018-11-16 19:00:05 GMT
    Republican Sen. Charles Grassley of Iowa says he had decided to serve as chairman of the Senate Finance Committee in the next Congress rather than continue as the lead Republican on the Judiciary Committee.
    Republican Sen. Charles Grassley of Iowa says he had decided to serve as chairman of the Senate Finance Committee in the next Congress rather than continue as the lead Republican on the Judiciary Committee.
  • After midterms success, Democrats develop 2020 strategies

    After midterms success, Democrats develop 2020 strategies

    Friday, November 16 2018 2:00 AM EST2018-11-16 07:00:04 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 1:53 PM EST2018-11-16 18:53:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2018, file photo, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif. attends a Senate Judiciary Committee meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. Their campaigns are not yet official, but some Democrats are ...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2018, file photo, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif. attends a Senate Judiciary Committee meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. Their campaigns are not yet official, but some Democrats are ...
    Their campaigns are not yet official, but some Democrats are beginning to frame the 2020 fight on their terms.
    Their campaigns are not yet official, but some Democrats are beginning to frame the 2020 fight on their terms.
  • William Goldman, Oscar winner for 'Butch Cassidy,' has died

    William Goldman, Oscar winner for 'Butch Cassidy,' has died

    Friday, November 16 2018 11:10 AM EST2018-11-16 16:10:50 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 1:02 PM EST2018-11-16 18:02:38 GMT
    (AP Photo, File). FILE - In this March 28, 1977 file photo, William Goldman accepts his Oscar at Academy Awards in Los Angeles, for screenplay from other medium for "All The President's Men." Goldman, the Oscar-winning screenplay writer of “Butch Cassi...(AP Photo, File). FILE - In this March 28, 1977 file photo, William Goldman accepts his Oscar at Academy Awards in Los Angeles, for screenplay from other medium for "All The President's Men." Goldman, the Oscar-winning screenplay writer of “Butch Cassi...
    Oscar-winning screenplay writer of "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" and "All the President's Men" William Goldman has died.
    Oscar-winning screenplay writer of "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" and "All the President's Men" William Goldman has died.
  • VA seeks to reduce GI Bill payment delays after IT woes

    VA seeks to reduce GI Bill payment delays after IT woes

    Thursday, November 15 2018 10:49 AM EST2018-11-15 15:49:38 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 10:00 AM EST2018-11-16 15:00:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie, left, lowers his head after placing a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery on Veterans Day, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, in Arlington, Va.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie, left, lowers his head after placing a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery on Veterans Day, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, in Arlington, Va.
    The Department of Veterans Affairs says it will try to speed up payments of college aid to veterans after delays due to IT problems.
    The Department of Veterans Affairs says it will try to speed up payments of college aid to veterans after delays due to IT problems.
  • The Latest: At least 55,000 ballots in Senate hand recount

    The Latest: At least 55,000 ballots in Senate hand recount

    Thursday, November 15 2018 7:59 AM EST2018-11-15 12:59:07 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 8:34 AM EST2018-11-16 13:34:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson). Susan Bucher, Supervisor of Elections walks near ballot boxes at the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections office during a recount on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, in West Palm Beach, Fla.(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson). Susan Bucher, Supervisor of Elections walks near ballot boxes at the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections office during a recount on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, in West Palm Beach, Fla.
    A federal judge is giving thousands of voters in Florida until this weekend to fix their ballots due to mismatched signatures.
    A federal judge is giving thousands of voters in Florida until this weekend to fix their ballots due to mismatched signatures.
  • Correction: Ailing Iranian-American detained in Iran story

    Correction: Ailing Iranian-American detained in Iran story

    Thursday, November 15 2018 8:49 PM EST2018-11-16 01:49:36 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 8:34 AM EST2018-11-16 13:34:32 GMT
    The family and attorney of an Iranian-American dual national held in Tehran say his health is rapidly deteriorating and are appealing to the Iranian authorities to allow him to leave for medical treatment.
    The family and attorney of an Iranian-American dual national held in Tehran say his health is rapidly deteriorating and are appealing to the Iranian authorities to allow him to leave for medical treatment.
  • Heated Georgia gov's race: Absentee ballots in the spotlight

    Heated Georgia gov's race: Absentee ballots in the spotlight

    Friday, November 16 2018 12:45 AM EST2018-11-16 05:45:11 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 6:01 AM EST2018-11-16 11:01:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Amis). A woman holds a sign as state troopers look on during a protest in the rotunda of the state capitol building Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Atlanta.  Several protesters, including a state senator, have been arrested during a demonstra...(AP Photo/John Amis). A woman holds a sign as state troopers look on during a protest in the rotunda of the state capitol building Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Atlanta. Several protesters, including a state senator, have been arrested during a demonstra...
    In heated Georgia governor's race, counties across state begin court-ordered process of reviewing absentee ballots, counting those previously rejected.
    In heated Georgia governor's race, counties across state begin court-ordered process of reviewing absentee ballots, counting those previously rejected.
  • North Korea tests new weapon amid stalled nuclear diplomacy

    North Korea tests new weapon amid stalled nuclear diplomacy

    Thursday, November 15 2018 7:09 PM EST2018-11-16 00:09:59 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 5:13 AM EST2018-11-16 10:13:01 GMT
    North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un has observed a successful testing of a "newly developed high-tech tactical" weapon.
    North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un has observed a successful testing of a "newly developed high-tech tactical" weapon.
  • Democrat Porter flips GOP House seat in Southern California

    Democrat Porter flips GOP House seat in Southern California

    Thursday, November 15 2018 8:52 PM EST2018-11-16 01:52:26 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 3:32 AM EST2018-11-16 08:32:22 GMT
    Katie Porter has seized a Republican-held U.S. House seat in the heart of California's Reagan country; 5th GOP seat in the state to go to Democrats.
    Katie Porter has seized a Republican-held U.S. House seat in the heart of California's Reagan country; 5th GOP seat in the state to go to Democrats.
  • US cutting counterterror forces in Africa

    US cutting counterterror forces in Africa

    Thursday, November 15 2018 4:42 PM EST2018-11-15 21:42:26 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 3:13 AM EST2018-11-16 08:13:37 GMT
    The Pentagon says it is reducing its counterterrorism forces in Africa and is studying whether to make similar moves elsewhere in the world.
    The Pentagon says it is reducing its counterterrorism forces in Africa and is studying whether to make similar moves elsewhere in the world.
  • Senate lets Bahrain weapon sale proceed; Yemen unease grows

    Senate lets Bahrain weapon sale proceed; Yemen unease grows

    Thursday, November 15 2018 1:29 PM EST2018-11-15 18:29:30 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 2:48 AM EST2018-11-16 07:48:11 GMT
    The Senate has blocked legislation to stop an estimated $300 million in arms sales to Bahrain.
    The Senate has blocked legislation to stop an estimated $300 million in arms sales to Bahrain.
  • AP source: Whitaker told Graham that Mueller probe to go on

    AP source: Whitaker told Graham that Mueller probe to go on

    Thursday, November 15 2018 5:30 PM EST2018-11-15 22:30:09 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 2:11 AM EST2018-11-16 07:11:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker speaks at the Dept. of Justice's Annual Veterans Appreciation Day Ceremony, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at the Justice Department in Washington.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker speaks at the Dept. of Justice's Annual Veterans Appreciation Day Ceremony, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at the Justice Department in Washington.
    AP source: Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker told Sen. Lindsey Graham that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation will proceed.
    AP source: Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker told Sen. Lindsey Graham that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation will proceed.
  • Trump aide ousted by first lady says service was 'an honor'

    Trump aide ousted by first lady says service was 'an honor'

    Thursday, November 15 2018 6:03 PM EST2018-11-15 23:03:01 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 2:04 AM EST2018-11-16 07:04:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this Nov. 13, 2018, photo, Deputy National Security Adviser Mira Ricardel, right, watches as President Donald Trump arrives for a Diwali ceremonial lighting of the Diya in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Tuesday, Nov. 1...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this Nov. 13, 2018, photo, Deputy National Security Adviser Mira Ricardel, right, watches as President Donald Trump arrives for a Diwali ceremonial lighting of the Diya in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Tuesday, Nov. 1...
    A White House aide pushed out by first lady Melania Trump says it's been "an honor" to serve in President Donald Trump's administration.
    A White House aide pushed out by first lady Melania Trump says it's been "an honor" to serve in President Donald Trump's administration.
  • Judge allows Mueller case against Russian company to proceed

    Judge allows Mueller case against Russian company to proceed

    Thursday, November 15 2018 12:09 PM EST2018-11-15 17:09:27 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 1:12 AM EST2018-11-16 06:12:47 GMT
    A federal judge has refused to dismiss a special counsel indictment against a Russian company accused of interfering in the 2016 presidential election.
    A federal judge has refused to dismiss a special counsel indictment against a Russian company accused of interfering in the 2016 presidential election.
  • Bitter battle for Florida Senate seat goes to hand recount

    Bitter battle for Florida Senate seat goes to hand recount

    Thursday, November 15 2018 3:09 AM EST2018-11-15 08:09:07 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 12:46 AM EST2018-11-16 05:46:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson). Susan Bucher, Supervisor of Elections walks near ballot boxes at the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections office during a recount on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, in West Palm Beach, Fla.(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson). Susan Bucher, Supervisor of Elections walks near ballot boxes at the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections office during a recount on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, in West Palm Beach, Fla.
    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.
    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.
  • Absentee ballots reviewed in heated Georgia governor's race

    Absentee ballots reviewed in heated Georgia governor's race

    Thursday, November 15 2018 12:19 AM EST2018-11-15 05:19:33 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 12:46 AM EST2018-11-16 05:46:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore). Sen. Nikema Williams (D-Atlanta) is arrested by capitol police during a protest over election ballot counts in the rotunda of the state capitol building Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Atlanta.(AP Photo/John Bazemore). Sen. Nikema Williams (D-Atlanta) is arrested by capitol police during a protest over election ballot counts in the rotunda of the state capitol building Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Atlanta.
    Over protests by Democrats, Republican Brian Kemp claims an 'insurmountable lead in race to be Georgia's next governor.
    Over protests by Democrats, Republican Brian Kemp claims an 'insurmountable lead in race to be Georgia's next governor.
  • How Democrats will rule: Roadmap drafted for House overhaul

    How Democrats will rule: Roadmap drafted for House overhaul

    Thursday, November 15 2018 8:19 PM EST2018-11-16 01:19:41 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 12:45 AM EST2018-11-16 05:45:37 GMT
    House Democrats unveiled a draft rules package Thursday for how they would govern the chamber as the majority in the new Congress next year.
    House Democrats unveiled a draft rules package Thursday for how they would govern the chamber as the majority in the new Congress next year.
  • Women elected in record numbers in state legislative races

    Women elected in record numbers in state legislative races

    Thursday, November 15 2018 3:29 PM EST2018-11-15 20:29:31 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 12:05 AM EST2018-11-16 05:05:03 GMT
    State legislatures across the country will include more than 2,000 women for the first time next year, and women could be the majority of lawmakers in the lower chambers in both Colorado and Nevada.
    State legislatures across the country will include more than 2,000 women for the first time next year, and women could be the majority of lawmakers in the lower chambers in both Colorado and Nevada.
  • Video: GOP senator spoke of 'difficult' voting for liberals

    Video: GOP senator spoke of 'difficult' voting for liberals

    Thursday, November 15 2018 12:29 AM EST2018-11-15 05:29:49 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 10:11 PM EST2018-11-16 03:11:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). Mike Espy who is seeking to unseat appointed U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., and serve the last two years of the six-year term vacated when Republican Thad Cochran retired for health reasons, speaks before the leadersh...(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). Mike Espy who is seeking to unseat appointed U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., and serve the last two years of the six-year term vacated when Republican Thad Cochran retired for health reasons, speaks before the leadersh...
    A black Democratic challenger says a white Republican U.S. senator from Mississippi needs to fully explain her comment about a "public hanging.".
    A black Democratic challenger says a white Republican U.S. senator from Mississippi needs to fully explain her comment about a "public hanging.".
  • CIA considered using 'truth serum' on post-9/11 detainees

    CIA considered using 'truth serum' on post-9/11 detainees

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 12:13 AM EST2018-11-14 05:13:03 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 9:22 PM EST2018-11-16 02:22:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jon Elswick). A portion of a once-classified CIA report that disclosed the existence of a drug research program dubbed "Project Medication" is photographed in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. Shortly after 9/11, the CIA considered using a ...(AP Photo/Jon Elswick). A portion of a once-classified CIA report that disclosed the existence of a drug research program dubbed "Project Medication" is photographed in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. Shortly after 9/11, the CIA considered using a ...
    CIA considered giving a 'truth serum' to post-9/11 detainees, creating another ethical dilemma for medical personnel.
    CIA considered giving a 'truth serum' to post-9/11 detainees, creating another ethical dilemma for medical personnel.
  • Pelosi claims 'overwhelming support' for 2nd act as speaker

    Pelosi claims 'overwhelming support' for 2nd act as speaker

    Thursday, November 15 2018 12:09 PM EST2018-11-15 17:09:21 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 9:01 PM EST2018-11-16 02:01:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., arrives to face reporters at a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., arrives to face reporters at a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018.
    House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says she has "overwhelming support" among fellow Democrats to become the next House speaker, and says: "I intend to win the speakership with Democratic votes.''.
    House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says she has "overwhelming support" among fellow Democrats to become the next House speaker, and says: "I intend to win the speakership with Democratic votes.''.
  • EPA official arrested on felony ethics charges in Alabama

    EPA official arrested on felony ethics charges in Alabama

    Thursday, November 15 2018 2:59 PM EST2018-11-15 19:59:39 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 8:52 PM EST2018-11-16 01:52:39 GMT
    The Trump administration's top environmental official for the Southeast has been arrested on Alabama state ethics charges related to a scheme to help a coal company avoid paying for a toxic waste cleanup.
    The Trump administration's top environmental official for the Southeast has been arrested on Alabama state ethics charges related to a scheme to help a coal company avoid paying for a toxic waste cleanup.
  • Forest Service chief vows to rid agency of sexual harassment

    Forest Service chief vows to rid agency of sexual harassment

    Thursday, November 15 2018 5:19 PM EST2018-11-15 22:19:45 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 8:22 PM EST2018-11-16 01:22:24 GMT
    The new chief of the U.S. Forest Service faced tough questions from a congressional panel over her plan to curb abuse within its ranks.
    The new chief of the U.S. Forest Service faced tough questions from a congressional panel over her plan to curb abuse within its ranks.
  • The Latest: Judge delays ruling over White House press pass

    The Latest: Judge delays ruling over White House press pass

    Thursday, November 15 2018 1:39 PM EST2018-11-15 18:39:44 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 8:20 PM EST2018-11-16 01:20:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). CNN's Jim Acosta walks into federal court in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, to attend a hearing on legal challenge against President Donald Trump's administration. Trump's administration contends it has "broad dis...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). CNN's Jim Acosta walks into federal court in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, to attend a hearing on legal challenge against President Donald Trump's administration. Trump's administration contends it has "broad dis...
    A federal judge has delayed until Friday a ruling on whether the Trump administration has to return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta.
    A federal judge has delayed until Friday a ruling on whether the Trump administration has to return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta.
  • US, China rivalry challenging entwined Asia-Pacific region

    US, China rivalry challenging entwined Asia-Pacific region

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 9:19 PM EST2018-11-15 02:19:22 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 8:04 PM EST2018-11-16 01:04:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue, Pool). U.S. Vice President Mike Pence listens to Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, not seen, in Singapore, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. Pence is Singapore to attend the 33rd ASEAN summit.(AP Photo/Bernat Armangue, Pool). U.S. Vice President Mike Pence listens to Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, not seen, in Singapore, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. Pence is Singapore to attend the 33rd ASEAN summit.
    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says America seeks cooperation, not control, in its commitment to the Indo-Pacific region.
    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says America seeks cooperation, not control, in its commitment to the Indo-Pacific region.
  • Judge delays ruling on CNN reporter's White House credential

    Judge delays ruling on CNN reporter's White House credential

    Thursday, November 15 2018 12:29 AM EST2018-11-15 05:29:06 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 7:01 PM EST2018-11-16 00:01:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). CNN's Jim Acosta walks into federal court in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, to attend a hearing on legal challenge against President Donald Trump's administration. Trump's administration contends it has "broad dis...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). CNN's Jim Acosta walks into federal court in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, to attend a hearing on legal challenge against President Donald Trump's administration. Trump's administration contends it has "broad dis...
    Justice Department tells court that Acosta deserves to lose White House credentials, but CNN calls it censorship.
    Justice Department tells court that Acosta deserves to lose White House credentials, but CNN calls it censorship.
  • Melania Trump OK with criticism over anti-bullying campaign

    Melania Trump OK with criticism over anti-bullying campaign

    Thursday, November 15 2018 4:59 PM EST2018-11-15 21:59:38 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 6:50 PM EST2018-11-15 23:50:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). First lady Melania Trump speaks at the Family Online Safety Institute annual conference in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). First lady Melania Trump speaks at the Family Online Safety Institute annual conference in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018.
    Melania Trump says she "remains committed to tackling" online bullying even though she has been criticized for it.
    Melania Trump says she "remains committed to tackling" online bullying even though she has been criticized for it.
  • South Dakota turkeys head to White House seeking pardons

    South Dakota turkeys head to White House seeking pardons

    Thursday, November 15 2018 5:39 PM EST2018-11-15 22:39:32 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 5:53 PM EST2018-11-15 22:53:04 GMT
    A pair of South Dakota turkeys will make their way to the nation's capital in the hopes of receiving presidential pardons and avoiding ending up as Thanksgiving dinner at the White House.
    A pair of South Dakota turkeys will make their way to the nation's capital in the hopes of receiving presidential pardons and avoiding ending up as Thanksgiving dinner at the White House.
  • Trump visits Marines, talks at veterans' event

    Trump visits Marines, talks at veterans' event

    Thursday, November 15 2018 12:19 PM EST2018-11-15 17:19:18 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 5:41 PM EST2018-11-15 22:41:08 GMT
    President Donald Trump is paying a visit to the Marine Barracks in Washington to meet with troops who responded to a September fire at a public housing complex.
    President Donald Trump is paying a visit to the Marine Barracks in Washington to meet with troops who responded to a September fire at a public housing complex.
  • Pentagon: Troop contingent on border 'pretty much peaked'

    Pentagon: Troop contingent on border 'pretty much peaked'

    Thursday, November 15 2018 12:29 AM EST2018-11-15 05:29:00 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 5:41 PM EST2018-11-15 22:41:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte). Migrants traveling with a caravan hoping to reach the U.S. border, wait to board a bus in La Concha, Mexico, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. Buses and trucks are carrying some migrants into the state of Sinaloa along the Gulf of Cali...(AP Photo/Marco Ugarte). Migrants traveling with a caravan hoping to reach the U.S. border, wait to board a bus in La Concha, Mexico, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. Buses and trucks are carrying some migrants into the state of Sinaloa along the Gulf of Cali...
    Mattis compares today's border mission for US troops to one against Pancho Villa in 1916.
    Mattis compares today's border mission for US troops to one against Pancho Villa in 1916.
  • ICE head denounces political vitriol, apologizes for tweet

    ICE head denounces political vitriol, apologizes for tweet

    Thursday, November 15 2018 12:54 PM EST2018-11-15 17:54:14 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 5:12 PM EST2018-11-15 22:12:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Ronald Vitiello, the nominee to become assistant secretary of Homeland Security for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, appears for his confirmation hearing before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs C...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Ronald Vitiello, the nominee to become assistant secretary of Homeland Security for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, appears for his confirmation hearing before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs C...
    The acting head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says the morale of his employees suffers because of the bitter political climate.
    The acting head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says the morale of his employees suffers because of the bitter political climate.
  • Trump seeks confirmation of new US ambassador to Iraq

    Trump seeks confirmation of new US ambassador to Iraq

    Thursday, November 15 2018 4:29 PM EST2018-11-15 21:29:42 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 5:12 PM EST2018-11-15 22:12:34 GMT
    President Donald Trump asks the Senate to approve a new US ambassador to Iraq.
    President Donald Trump asks the Senate to approve a new US ambassador to Iraq.
  • Influential president of Human Rights Campaign stepping down

    Influential president of Human Rights Campaign stepping down

    Thursday, November 15 2018 11:09 AM EST2018-11-15 16:09:34 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 4:54 PM EST2018-11-15 21:54:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Cliff Owen). In this Sept. 15, 2018 photo, Chad Griffin, president of the Human Rights Campaign, poses for photographers at the HRC's National Dinner in Washington. Griffin, the influential gay rights activist who helped turn the Human Rights...(AP Photo/Cliff Owen). In this Sept. 15, 2018 photo, Chad Griffin, president of the Human Rights Campaign, poses for photographers at the HRC's National Dinner in Washington. Griffin, the influential gay rights activist who helped turn the Human Rights...
    Chad Griffin, the influential gay rights activist who helped turn the Human Rights Campaign into a powerful political force, is stepping down as the organization's president.
    Chad Griffin, the influential gay rights activist who helped turn the Human Rights Campaign into a powerful political force, is stepping down as the organization's president.
  • Democrat flips US House seat in Maine ranked balloting

    Democrat flips US House seat in Maine ranked balloting

    Thursday, November 15 2018 3:24 PM EST2018-11-15 20:24:50 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 4:37 PM EST2018-11-15 21:37:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Joel Page). FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018 file photo, Democrat Jared Golden, left, joined by wife Isobel, right, speaks to supporters as they wait for results in the 2nd Congressional District election in Lewiston, Maine. Election officials dec...(AP Photo/Joel Page). FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018 file photo, Democrat Jared Golden, left, joined by wife Isobel, right, speaks to supporters as they wait for results in the 2nd Congressional District election in Lewiston, Maine. Election officials dec...
    A Democrat who finished behind Republican Rep. Bruce Poliquin in the first round of balloting has come from behind to flip the seat in Maine's 2nd Congressional District.
    A Democrat who finished behind Republican Rep. Bruce Poliquin in the first round of balloting has come from behind to flip the seat in Maine's 2nd Congressional District.
  • FIFA boss says he doesn't know why prosecutor was suspended

    FIFA boss says he doesn't know why prosecutor was suspended

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 7:58 PM EST2018-11-15 00:58:52 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 4:34 PM EST2018-11-15 21:34:35 GMT
    FIFA president Gianni Infantino says he doesn't know why the lead investigator into corruption within the organization was suspended from that role.
    FIFA president Gianni Infantino says he doesn't know why the lead investigator into corruption within the organization was suspended from that role.
  • Draft EPA study finds newer nonstick compound may be harmful

    Draft EPA study finds newer nonstick compound may be harmful

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 5:59 PM EST2018-11-14 22:59:00 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 4:32 PM EST2018-11-15 21:32:36 GMT
    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 Environmental Protection Agency says long-term exposure to a chemical compound used in nonstick coatings appears to be dangerous even in minute amounts.
  • Lawyer in stalled coal bailout argues for energy appointment

    Lawyer in stalled coal bailout argues for energy appointment

    Thursday, November 15 2018 4:10 PM EST2018-11-15 21:10:02 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 4:13 PM EST2018-11-15 21:13:51 GMT
    A Trump administration nominee to a top national energy board says he's not sure whether he'd recuse himself from any board votes to bail out of aging coal plants.
    A Trump administration nominee to a top national energy board says he's not sure whether he'd recuse himself from any board votes to bail out of aging coal plants.
  • Nevada's Cortez Masto will run Senate races for Democrats

    Nevada's Cortez Masto will run Senate races for Democrats

    Thursday, November 15 2018 3:39 PM EST2018-11-15 20:39:37 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 4:04 PM EST2018-11-15 21:04:40 GMT
    Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto will be in charge of the Democratic Party's arm focused on 2020 Senate races.
    Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto will be in charge of the Democratic Party's arm focused on 2020 Senate races.
  • Nielsen's DHS replacement to face same border challenges

    Nielsen's DHS replacement to face same border challenges

    Thursday, November 15 2018 12:30 AM EST2018-11-15 05:30:55 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 3:33 PM EST2018-11-15 20:33:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). FILE - In this May 23, 2018 file photo, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen speaks during a roundtable on immigration policy with President Donald Trump at Morrelly Homeland Security Center, in Bethpage, N.Y.  Preside...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). FILE - In this May 23, 2018 file photo, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen speaks during a roundtable on immigration policy with President Donald Trump at Morrelly Homeland Security Center, in Bethpage, N.Y. Preside...
    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.
    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.
  • Trump nominates handbag designer as envoy to South Africa

    Trump nominates handbag designer as envoy to South Africa

    Thursday, November 15 2018 10:49 AM EST2018-11-15 15:49:21 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 3:22 PM EST2018-11-15 20:22:56 GMT
    President Donald Trump has nominated a South Florida-based luxury fashion and handbag designer to be the new U.S. ambassador to South Africa.
    President Donald Trump has nominated a South Florida-based luxury fashion and handbag designer to be the new U.S. ambassador to South Africa.
  • Correction: Media-CNN vs Trump story

    Correction: Media-CNN vs Trump story

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 11:59 AM EST2018-11-14 16:59:52 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 3:04 PM EST2018-11-15 20:04:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2018, file photo, CNN journalist Jim Acosta does a standup before a new conference with President Donald Trump in the East Room of the White House in Washington. CNN sued the Trump administration Tues...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2018, file photo, CNN journalist Jim Acosta does a standup before a new conference with President Donald Trump in the East Room of the White House in Washington. CNN sued the Trump administration Tues...
    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...
    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.".
  • After arrest, Michael Avenatti denies LA domestic violence

    After arrest, Michael Avenatti denies LA domestic violence

    Thursday, November 15 2018 1:20 AM EST2018-11-15 06:20:22 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 1:31 PM EST2018-11-15 18:31:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Owen Baker). Michael Avenatti speaks to the media outside the Los Angeles Police Department Pacific Division after being released from police custody following his arrest on a felony domestic violence charge, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018,...(AP Photo/Michael Owen Baker). Michael Avenatti speaks to the media outside the Los Angeles Police Department Pacific Division after being released from police custody following his arrest on a felony domestic violence charge, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018,...
    Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti is denying allegations that he committed domestic violence.
    Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti is denying allegations that he committed domestic violence.
  • The Latest: Singapore PM says China-US rivalry 'awkward'

    The Latest: Singapore PM says China-US rivalry 'awkward'

    Thursday, November 15 2018 12:49 AM EST2018-11-15 05:49:03 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 12:02 PM EST2018-11-15 17:02:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue). U.S. Vice President Mike Pence talks to the press during the 33rd ASEAN Summit in Singapore, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. America has a steadfast and enduring commitment to the Indo-Pacific region but wants cooperation, not cont...(AP Photo/Bernat Armangue). U.S. Vice President Mike Pence talks to the press during the 33rd ASEAN Summit in Singapore, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. America has a steadfast and enduring commitment to the Indo-Pacific region but wants cooperation, not cont...
    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.
    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.
  • House Republicans elect McCarthy as leader with eye to 2020

    House Republicans elect McCarthy as leader with eye to 2020

    Thursday, November 15 2018 12:29 AM EST2018-11-15 05:29:36 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 10:53 AM EST2018-11-15 15:53:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, following a meeting for the House Republican leadership elections. McCarthy easily won an i...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, following a meeting for the House Republican leadership elections. McCarthy easily won an i...
    House Republicans elect McCarthy as leader as they ponder a comeback in 2020.
    House Republicans elect McCarthy as leader as they ponder a comeback in 2020.
  • After midterms, Democratic hopefuls eye early-voting states

    After midterms, Democratic hopefuls eye early-voting states

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 6:08 PM EST2018-11-14 23:08:50 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 10:52 AM EST2018-11-15 15:52:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File). FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2014, file photo, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick speaks during an interview at his Statehouse office in Boston. Following the midterm elections, Democrats pondering 2020 presidential bids are p...(AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File). FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2014, file photo, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick speaks during an interview at his Statehouse office in Boston. Following the midterm elections, Democrats pondering 2020 presidential bids are p...
    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...
    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: Navalny hails European court victory

    The Latest: Navalny hails European court victory

    Thursday, November 15 2018 5:29 AM EST2018-11-15 10:29:08 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 7:41 AM EST2018-11-15 12:41:03 GMT
    (Alexei Navalny/Anti-corruption Foundation press service via AP). In this selfie photo released by Anti-corruption Foundation Press Service, Russian anti-corruption crusader Alexei Navalny at Domodedovo international airport outside Moscow, Russia, Tue...(Alexei Navalny/Anti-corruption Foundation press service via AP). In this selfie photo released by Anti-corruption Foundation Press Service, Russian anti-corruption crusader Alexei Navalny at Domodedovo international airport outside Moscow, Russia, Tue...
    The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Russian authorities' arrests of opposition leader Alexei Navalny were politically driven.
    The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Russian authorities' arrests of opposition leader Alexei Navalny were politically driven.
  • Georgia's Kemp claims 'insurmountable lead;' Dems cast doubt

    Georgia's Kemp claims 'insurmountable lead;' Dems cast doubt

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 12:18 AM EST2018-11-14 05:18:35 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 6:45 AM EST2018-11-15 11:45:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore). Sen. Nikema Williams (D-Atlanta) is arrested by capitol police during a protest over election ballot counts in the rotunda of the state capitol building Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Atlanta.(AP Photo/John Bazemore). Sen. Nikema Williams (D-Atlanta) is arrested by capitol police during a protest over election ballot counts in the rotunda of the state capitol building Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Atlanta.
    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.
    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

    The Latest: Bloomberg: Leader's GOP women claim misleading

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 8:38 AM EST2018-11-14 13:38:54 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 5:44 AM EST2018-11-15 10:44:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this July 12, 2018, file photo, Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio attends a joint hearing on, "oversight of FBI and Department of Justice actions surrounding the 2016 election" on Capitol Hill in Washington. Frustr...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this July 12, 2018, file photo, Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio attends a joint hearing on, "oversight of FBI and Department of Justice actions surrounding the 2016 election" on Capitol Hill in Washington. Frustr...
    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...
    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

    Bitter Florida recount: Lawsuits pile up, machines overheat

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 12:38 AM EST2018-11-14 05:38:55 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 4:10 AM EST2018-11-15 09:10:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). Employees at the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections office feed ballots through a machine as they count votes during a recount, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in West Palm Beach, Fla.(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). Employees at the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections office feed ballots through a machine as they count votes during a recount, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in West Palm Beach, Fla.
    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...
    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

    Missing elite Chinese university alumni spark outcry

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 8:08 PM EST2018-11-15 01:08:57 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 2:32 AM EST2018-11-15 07:32:49 GMT
    (Jasic Workers Support Group via AP). In this photo provided by the Jasic Workers Support Group and taken Aug 2018, members of the Jasic Workers Support Group pose for a group photo after a campaign promoting worker's rights in Dezhou city in Guangdong...(Jasic Workers Support Group via AP). In this photo provided by the Jasic Workers Support Group and taken Aug 2018, members of the Jasic Workers Support Group pose for a group photo after a campaign promoting worker's rights in Dezhou city in Guangdong...
    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.
    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

    Defense chief's resignation pushes Israel toward election

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 3:08 AM EST2018-11-14 08:08:31 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 1:56 AM EST2018-11-15 06:56:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov). Israeli tanks move near the Israel Gaza border, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov). Israeli tanks move near the Israel Gaza border, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018.
    The Israeli military says it has shot at and captured a Palestinian who approached the Gaza perimeter fence and hurled grenades into Israel.
    The Israeli military says it has shot at and captured a Palestinian who approached the Gaza perimeter fence and hurled grenades into Israel.
  • Trump backs 1st major rewrite of sentencing laws in decades

    Trump backs 1st major rewrite of sentencing laws in decades

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 11:59 AM EST2018-11-14 16:59:02 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 1:25 AM EST2018-11-15 06:25:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, in Washington. Lawyers alleging Trump’s decision to end special protections shielding certain immigrants from...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, in Washington. Lawyers alleging Trump’s decision to end special protections shielding certain immigrants from...
    President Donald Trump is planning to support the first major rewrite of the nation's criminal justice sentencing laws in a generation.
    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

    Michael Avenatti arrested in LA on domestic violence charge

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 6:28 PM EST2018-11-14 23:28:56 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 1:25 AM EST2018-11-15 06:25:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File). FILE - In this July 27, 2018, file photo Michael Avenatti, talks to the media during a news conference in front of the U.S. Federal Courthouse in Los Angeles. Avenatti is in police custody in Los Angeles following domest...(AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File). FILE - In this July 27, 2018, file photo Michael Avenatti, talks to the media during a news conference in front of the U.S. Federal Courthouse in Los Angeles. Avenatti is in police custody in Los Angeles following domest...
    A law enforcement official says Michael Avenatti is in police custody in Los Angeles following an allegation of domestic violence.
    A law enforcement official says Michael Avenatti is in police custody in Los Angeles following an allegation of domestic violence.
  • The Latest: Avenatti released after domestic violence charge

    The Latest: Avenatti released after domestic violence charge

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 7:09 PM EST2018-11-15 00:09:15 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 12:52 AM EST2018-11-15 05:52:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 10, 2018, file photo Michael Avenatti, is interviewed in New York. Avenatti is in police custody in Los Angeles following domestic violence allegation.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 10, 2018, file photo Michael Avenatti, is interviewed in New York. Avenatti is in police custody in Los Angeles following domestic violence allegation.
    Vermont Democrats have cancelled several events with Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti following his arrest over allegations of domestic violence.
    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

    Trump ally McCarthy to lead House GOP, work to win majority

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 12:09 AM EST2018-11-14 05:09:28 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 12:52 AM EST2018-11-15 05:52:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - IN this Aug. 15, 2018, file photo, Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., answers a question during his appearance with the Public Policy Institute of California in Sacramento, Calif. Frustration and finger-pointing sp...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - IN this Aug. 15, 2018, file photo, Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., answers a question during his appearance with the Public Policy Institute of California in Sacramento, Calif. Frustration and finger-pointing sp...
    Speaker's gavel out of reach, Rep. Kevin McCarthy poised to take over a shrunken House GOP caucus.
    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

    Utah Republican behind in tight race sues to halt vote count

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 3:09 PM EST2018-11-14 20:09:10 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 12:51 AM EST2018-11-15 05:51:45 GMT
    Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love is suing to halt vote counting in the race where she is trailing her Democratic challenger.
    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

    Trump aide departs West Wing after rebuke from first lady

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 6:50 PM EST2018-11-14 23:50:31 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 11:03 PM EST2018-11-15 04:03:06 GMT
    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.
    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

    Newcomer Andy Kim beats GOP Rep. MacArthur in New Jersey

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 3:09 PM EST2018-11-14 20:09:03 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 9:53 PM EST2018-11-15 02:53:44 GMT
    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.
    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

    Challenger: Mississippi senator's 'hanging' comment harmful

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 7:52 PM EST2018-11-15 00:52:35 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 9:23 PM EST2018-11-15 02:23:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). Mike Espy who is seeking to unseat appointed U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., and serve the last two years of the six-year term vacated when Republican Thad Cochran retired for health reasons, speaks before the leadersh...(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). Mike Espy who is seeking to unseat appointed U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., and serve the last two years of the six-year term vacated when Republican Thad Cochran retired for health reasons, speaks before the leadersh...
    A black Democratic challenger says a white Republican U.S. senator from Mississippi needs to fully explain her comment about a "public hanging.".
    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

    Cartel member testifies against 'El Chapo' at US trial

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 1:08 PM EST2018-11-14 18:08:41 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 9:10 PM EST2018-11-15 02:10:53 GMT
    (Elizabeth Williams via AP). In this courtroom sketch Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, center, sits next to his defense attorney Eduardo Balazero, left, for opening statements as Guzman's high-security trial gets underway in the Brooklyn borough of New York,...(Elizabeth Williams via AP). In this courtroom sketch Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, center, sits next to his defense attorney Eduardo Balazero, left, for opening statements as Guzman's high-security trial gets underway in the Brooklyn borough of New York,...
    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.
    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'

    Pence says Myanmar's handling of Rohingya 'without excuse'

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 2:38 AM EST2018-11-14 07:38:36 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 9:02 PM EST2018-11-15 02:02:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue, Pool). U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, right, meets Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Singapore, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. Pence is Singapore to attend the 33rd ASEAN summit.(AP Photo/Bernat Armangue, Pool). U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, right, meets Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Singapore, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. Pence is Singapore to attend the 33rd ASEAN summit.
    US Vice President Pence says Myanmar's handling of Rohingya was 'without excuse,' but Suu Kyi rebuffs criticism.
    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

    FBI examining more video in search for Wisconsin teen

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 3:09 PM EST2018-11-14 20:09:23 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 8:35 PM EST2018-11-15 01:35:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Baenen, File). FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2018, file photo, a Barron County, Wis., sheriff's vehicle is parked outside the home where James Closs and Denise Closs were found fatally shot on Oct. 15. A search to find the couple's missing 13-...(AP Photo/Jeff Baenen, File). FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2018, file photo, a Barron County, Wis., sheriff's vehicle is parked outside the home where James Closs and Denise Closs were found fatally shot on Oct. 15. A search to find the couple's missing 13-...
    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.
    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

    Mattis defends use of military on US-Mexico border

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 1:19 PM EST2018-11-14 18:19:17 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 8:10 PM EST2018-11-15 01:10:40 GMT
    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.
    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

    Pelosi unfazed as unhappy Dems claim votes to block her rise

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 12:58 PM EST2018-11-14 17:58:59 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 8:10 PM EST2018-11-15 01:10:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018.
    Nancy Pelosi is challenging fellow Democrats trying to block her from becoming the new House speaker to produce a nominee who could defeat her.
    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

    Judge, ballot counters racing to election finale in Maine

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 4:48 PM EST2018-11-14 21:48:59 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 7:53 PM EST2018-11-15 00:53:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty). U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin, R-Maine, speaks at a news conference, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Augusta, Maine. Poliquin filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap in an attempt to stop a tab...(AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty). U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin, R-Maine, speaks at a news conference, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Augusta, Maine. Poliquin filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap in an attempt to stop a tab...
    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.
    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

    German prosecutors seek to lift immunity of far-right leader

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 11:41 AM EST2018-11-14 16:41:05 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 7:51 PM EST2018-11-15 00:51:33 GMT
    German prosecutors have opened a probe into potentially illegal campaign donations sent to a prominent far-right politician.
    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

    US believes missing American journalist is alive in Syria

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 5:19 PM EST2018-11-14 22:19:04 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 7:21 PM EST2018-11-15 00:21:48 GMT
    State Department says Missing US journalist Austin Tice is believed to be alive and held captive in Syria.
    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

    Lawyers seek 'Apprentice' tapes in Trump immigration suit

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 9:28 AM EST2018-11-14 14:28:39 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 7:20 PM EST2018-11-15 00:20:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, in Washington. Lawyers alleging Trump’s decision to end special protections shielding certain immigrants from...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, in Washington. Lawyers alleging Trump’s decision to end special protections shielding certain immigrants from...
    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...
    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

    Justice legal opinion backs Whitaker's naming as acting AG

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 10:08 AM EST2018-11-14 15:08:45 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 6:33 PM EST2018-11-14 23:33:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File). FILE - In this April 24, 2014, file photo, then-Iowa Republican senatorial candidate and former U.S. Attorney Matt Whitaker watches before a live televised debate in Johnston, Iowa. Maryland is challenging the appoi...(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File). FILE - In this April 24, 2014, file photo, then-Iowa Republican senatorial candidate and former U.S. Attorney Matt Whitaker watches before a live televised debate in Johnston, Iowa. Maryland is challenging the appoi...
    The Justice Department has issued an internal legal opinion supporting the legality of Matthew Whitaker's appointment as acting attorney general.
    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

    Flake vows to oppose judges unless Mueller bill gets a vote

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 12:28 PM EST2018-11-14 17:28:39 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 6:27 PM EST2018-11-14 23:27:10 GMT
    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.
    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

    US government: 3 SKorean firms to pay $236M in bid-rig plot

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 2:28 PM EST2018-11-14 19:28:57 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 6:23 PM EST2018-11-14 23:23:42 GMT
    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...
    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

    Whitaker's failed renovation missed affordable housing goal

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 12:28 PM EST2018-11-14 17:28:48 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 5:08 PM EST2018-11-14 22:08:54 GMT
    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.
    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

    AP sources: President Trump mulling a wide-ranging shake-up

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 12:09 AM EST2018-11-14 05:09:21 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 4:03 PM EST2018-11-14 21:03:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). FILE - In this May 23, 2018 file photo, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen speaks during a roundtable on immigration policy with President Donald Trump at Morrelly Homeland Security Center, in Bethpage, N.Y.  Preside...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). FILE - In this May 23, 2018 file photo, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen speaks during a roundtable on immigration policy with President Donald Trump at Morrelly Homeland Security Center, in Bethpage, N.Y. Preside...
    AP sources: Trump weighs wide-ranging shakeup that could include Homeland Security, Interior and Commerce.
    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

    Postal Service's red ink for 12th year as letter mail drops

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 10:19 AM EST2018-11-14 15:19:00 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 3:40 PM EST2018-11-14 20:40:08 GMT
    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.
    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

    Trumps to skip Kennedy Center Honors for 2nd straight year

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 5:38 PM EST2018-11-13 22:38:45 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 3:19 PM EST2018-11-14 20:19:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this Nov. 9, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump talks with reporters before departing for France on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. For the second straight year, Trump will not be attending the Kennedy Center...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this Nov. 9, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump talks with reporters before departing for France on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. For the second straight year, Trump will not be attending the Kennedy Center...
    For the second straight year, President Donald Trump will not be attending the Kennedy Center Honors celebrating cultural achievement.
    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

    New allegations that Colombia prosecutor covered up bribes

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 1:58 PM EST2018-11-14 18:58:42 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 3:13 PM EST2018-11-14 20:13:19 GMT
    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...
    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.
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