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  • Crisis for Macron as security aide is detained for beating

    Crisis for Macron as security aide is detained for beating

    Friday, July 20 2018 5:16 AM EDT2018-07-20 09:16:18 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 6:06 PM EDT2018-07-20 22:06:53 GMT
    A top security aide for President Emmanuel Macron caught on camera beating a protester has been detained and is being question for possible charges.
    A top security aide for President Emmanuel Macron caught on camera beating a protester has been detained and is being question for possible charges.
  • US: Security Council united on denuclearizing North Korea

    US: Security Council united on denuclearizing North Korea

    Friday, July 20 2018 10:56 AM EDT2018-07-20 14:56:35 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 6:06 PM EDT2018-07-20 22:06:48 GMT
    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and South Korea's foreign minister are briefing the U.N. Security Council on President Donald Trump's historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Seoul's dialogue with...
    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and South Korea's foreign minister are briefing the U.N. Security Council on President Donald Trump's historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Seoul's dialogue with Pyongyang.
  • 10-year-old Somali girl dies after female genital mutilation

    10-year-old Somali girl dies after female genital mutilation

    Friday, July 20 2018 8:31 AM EDT2018-07-20 12:31:31 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 6:06 PM EDT2018-07-20 22:06:23 GMT
    10-year-old Somali girl bleeds to death after female genital mutilation, activist says.
    10-year-old Somali girl bleeds to death after female genital mutilation, activist says.
  • Flint water crisis prompts call for more federal oversight

    Flint water crisis prompts call for more federal oversight

    Thursday, July 19 2018 2:46 PM EDT2018-07-19 18:46:01 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 6:06 PM EDT2018-07-20 22:06:23 GMT
    A federal watchdog is calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to strengthen its oversight of state drinking water systems in the wake of the lead crisis in Flint, Michigan.
    A federal watchdog is calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to strengthen its oversight of state drinking water systems in the wake of the lead crisis in Flint, Michigan.
  • Honduran baby who appeared in US court is back in dad's arms

    Honduran baby who appeared in US court is back in dad's arms

    Friday, July 20 2018 2:50 PM EDT2018-07-20 18:50:18 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 6:06 PM EDT2018-07-20 22:06:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Esteban Felix). In this July 18, 2018 photo, Rolando Bueso Castillo and his wife Adalicia Montecinos, stand in their home in La Libertad, Honduras. It's been five months since they have seen their infant son Johan Bueso Castillo who was separ...(AP Photo/Esteban Felix). In this July 18, 2018 photo, Rolando Bueso Castillo and his wife Adalicia Montecinos, stand in their home in La Libertad, Honduras. It's been five months since they have seen their infant son Johan Bueso Castillo who was separ...
    A Honduran man who was separated from his baby son at the Texas border and then deported without him soon will hold the boy again.
    A Honduran man who was separated from his baby son at the Texas border and then deported without him soon will hold the boy again.
  • Trump heightens China tariff threat with no deal in sight

    Trump heightens China tariff threat with no deal in sight

    Friday, July 20 2018 7:06 AM EDT2018-07-20 11:06:19 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 6:05 PM EDT2018-07-20 22:05:05 GMT
    Trump indicates willingness to hit all Chinese imports with tariffs, sending markets sharply lower.
    Trump indicates willingness to hit all Chinese imports with tariffs, sending markets sharply lower.
  • Trump was taped talking of paying for Playboy model's story

    Trump was taped talking of paying for Playboy model's story

    Friday, July 20 2018 12:40 PM EDT2018-07-20 16:40:49 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 6:05 PM EDT2018-07-20 22:05:04 GMT
    The New York Times says President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer secretly recorded him discussing payments to an ex-Playboy model who said she had had an affair with him.
    The New York Times says President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer secretly recorded him discussing payments to an ex-Playboy model who said she had had an affair with him.
  • White House rejects Putin idea for Ukraine referendum

    White House rejects Putin idea for Ukraine referendum

    Friday, July 20 2018 12:36 AM EDT2018-07-20 04:36:53 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 6:04 PM EDT2018-07-20 22:04:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this July 16, 20198, photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin arrive for a news conference at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland. Trump has asked national security ...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this July 16, 20198, photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin arrive for a news conference at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland. Trump has asked national security ...
    President Donald Trump is inviting Vladimir Putin to the White House _ even as the cleanup from their summit this week continues.
    President Donald Trump is inviting Vladimir Putin to the White House _ even as the cleanup from their summit this week continues.
  • Fox News says Guilfoyle leaving; may join Trump super PAC

    Fox News says Guilfoyle leaving; may join Trump super PAC

    Friday, July 20 2018 4:11 PM EDT2018-07-20 20:11:49 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 6:04 PM EDT2018-07-20 22:04:53 GMT
    Fox News says host Kimberly Guilfoyle is leaving the network, amid reports that she's about to take on a new role with a super PAC supporting President Donald Trump's agenda.
    Fox News says host Kimberly Guilfoyle is leaving the network, amid reports that she's about to take on a new role with a super PAC supporting President Donald Trump's agenda.
  • Japan's Abe: US auto tariffs will cost US jobs, harm economy

    Japan's Abe: US auto tariffs will cost US jobs, harm economy

    Friday, July 20 2018 10:16 AM EDT2018-07-20 14:16:34 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 6:04 PM EDT2018-07-20 22:04:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivers a speech during a press conference at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo Friday, July 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivers a speech during a press conference at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo Friday, July 20, 2018.
    Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has warned the U.S that higher tariff on auto imports would backfire and harm not only America's jobs and economy but also devastate the global economy.
    Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has warned the U.S that higher tariff on auto imports would backfire and harm not only America's jobs and economy but also devastate the global economy.
  • Long-delayed, budget-busting VA hospital to open in Colorado

    Long-delayed, budget-busting VA hospital to open in Colorado

    Friday, July 20 2018 3:05 PM EDT2018-07-20 19:05:07 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 5:59 PM EDT2018-07-20 21:59:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE - In this June 8, 2017, file photo, the campus of the Veterans Administration hospital is under construction in Aurora, Colo. The center is set to open Saturday, July 21, 2018, years behind schedule and more than...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE - In this June 8, 2017, file photo, the campus of the Veterans Administration hospital is under construction in Aurora, Colo. The center is set to open Saturday, July 21, 2018, years behind schedule and more than...
    It's more than $1 billion over budget and five years behind schedule, but an elaborate new veterans hospital is finally opening in suburban Denver with the promise of state-of-the-art medical care.
    It's more than $1 billion over budget and five years behind schedule, but an elaborate new veterans hospital is finally opening in suburban Denver with the promise of state-of-the-art medical care.
  • The Latest: GOP leaders: No invitation for Putin planned

    The Latest: GOP leaders: No invitation for Putin planned

    Friday, July 20 2018 11:47 AM EDT2018-07-20 15:47:06 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 5:45 PM EDT2018-07-20 21:45:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump gestures while speaking during his meeting with members of his cabinet in Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Looking on is Deputy Secretary of Defense Pat...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump gestures while speaking during his meeting with members of his cabinet in Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Looking on is Deputy Secretary of Defense Pat...
    President Donald Trump's next meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin will focus on national security concerns that the leaders discussed earlier this week in Finland.
    President Donald Trump's next meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin will focus on national security concerns that the leaders discussed earlier this week in Finland.
  • Acting CIA watchdog up for top job resigns

    Acting CIA watchdog up for top job resigns

    Friday, July 20 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-07-20 17:11:02 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 5:45 PM EDT2018-07-20 21:45:39 GMT
    The CIA says the acting watchdog at the agency _ a man who has been accused of retaliating against whistleblowers _ is resigning.
    The CIA says the acting watchdog at the agency _ a man who has been accused of retaliating against whistleblowers _ is resigning.
  • Republicans pick Charlotte to host 2020 convention

    Republicans pick Charlotte to host 2020 convention

    Friday, July 20 2018 1:01 PM EDT2018-07-20 17:01:03 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 5:45 PM EDT2018-07-20 21:45:34 GMT
    The Republican Party will host its 2020 presidential nominating convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.
    The Republican Party will host its 2020 presidential nominating convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.
  • The Latest: Mrs. Trump said to be focused on her own roles

    The Latest: Mrs. Trump said to be focused on her own roles

    Friday, July 20 2018 1:52 PM EDT2018-07-20 17:52:45 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 5:45 PM EDT2018-07-20 21:45:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILE - In this April 26, 2018 file photo, Michael Cohen leaves federal court in New York.  President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer secretly recorded Trump discussing payments to a former Playboy model who said she h...(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILE - In this April 26, 2018 file photo, Michael Cohen leaves federal court in New York. President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer secretly recorded Trump discussing payments to a former Playboy model who said she h...
    A person familiar with an investigation into President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer says the attorney secretly recorded Trump discussing a payment to an ex-Playboy model who said she had an affair with him.
    A person familiar with an investigation into President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer says the attorney secretly recorded Trump discussing a payment to an ex-Playboy model who said she had an affair with him.
  • Congress abandons bid to reverse Trump deal with ZTE

    Congress abandons bid to reverse Trump deal with ZTE

    Friday, July 20 2018 5:14 PM EDT2018-07-20 21:14:35 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-07-20 21:41:39 GMT
    Congress is abandoning an effort to clamp down on the Chinese telecom giant ZTE in a defense bill.
    Congress is abandoning an effort to clamp down on the Chinese telecom giant ZTE in a defense bill.
  • Democrats find not-so-secret weapon in Trump controversies

    Democrats find not-so-secret weapon in Trump controversies

    Friday, July 20 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-07-20 20:32:25 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-07-20 21:41:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Helber). Former CIA officer and Democratic candidate for the 7th district Congressional seat, Abigail Spanberger, left, listens to a supporter after a rally in Richmond, Va., Wednesday, July 18, 2018.  Opposition to President Donald Tru...(AP Photo/Steve Helber). Former CIA officer and Democratic candidate for the 7th district Congressional seat, Abigail Spanberger, left, listens to a supporter after a rally in Richmond, Va., Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Opposition to President Donald Tru...
    President Donald Trump has sparked a Democratic renaissance, prompting candidates, activists and voters to pour their outrage, money and time into local races across the country.
    President Donald Trump has sparked a Democratic renaissance, prompting candidates, activists and voters to pour their outrage, money and time into local races across the country.
  • Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez to rally Democrats in deep-red Kansas

    Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez to rally Democrats in deep-red Kansas

    Friday, July 20 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-07-20 05:06:04 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 5:19 PM EDT2018-07-20 21:19:43 GMT
    Two luminaries in the democratic socialist movement are descending on solidly Republican Kansas.
    Two luminaries in the democratic socialist movement are descending on solidly Republican Kansas.
  • Trump's ex-lawyer Cohen and Rev. Al Sharpton meet 'n tweet

    Trump's ex-lawyer Cohen and Rev. Al Sharpton meet 'n tweet

    Friday, July 20 2018 11:38 AM EDT2018-07-20 15:38:52 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 4:56 PM EDT2018-07-20 20:56:24 GMT
    President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen and the Rev. Al Sharpton have met to renew a long acquaintance _ and they made a point of going on Twitter to let the public know.
    President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen and the Rev. Al Sharpton have met to renew a long acquaintance _ and they made a point of going on Twitter to let the public know.
  • Smithsonian gallery explores diversity in US lynchings

    Smithsonian gallery explores diversity in US lynchings

    Friday, July 20 2018 1:07 PM EDT2018-07-20 17:07:01 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 4:37 PM EDT2018-07-20 20:37:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Mexican-American artist Ken Gonzales-Day is currently exhibiting his 2006 series "Erased Lynchings" at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington, Monday, June 25, 2018, a series of photographs of lynchings in w...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Mexican-American artist Ken Gonzales-Day is currently exhibiting his 2006 series "Erased Lynchings" at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington, Monday, June 25, 2018, a series of photographs of lynchings in w...
    The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery is examining how people of color have been missing in historical portraiture.
    The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery is examining how people of color have been missing in historical portraiture.
  • Rajoy says farewell as Spain's conservatives seek new leader

    Rajoy says farewell as Spain's conservatives seek new leader

    Friday, July 20 2018 3:10 PM EDT2018-07-20 19:10:56 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 3:28 PM EDT2018-07-20 19:28:17 GMT
    Veteran politician Mariano Rajoy is calling for conservatives in his Popular Party to unite as they face a leadership transition and launch a bid to retake power in Spain.
    Veteran politician Mariano Rajoy is calling for conservatives in his Popular Party to unite as they face a leadership transition and launch a bid to retake power in Spain.
  • Melania Trump listens to students talk about online civility

    Melania Trump listens to students talk about online civility

    Thursday, July 19 2018 2:12 PM EDT2018-07-19 18:12:48 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 3:24 PM EDT2018-07-20 19:24:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, after returning from Andrews Air Force Base, where they paid their respects to the family...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, after returning from Andrews Air Force Base, where they paid their respects to the family...
    Melania Trump is listening to teens talk about their best practices for being civil online.
    Melania Trump is listening to teens talk about their best practices for being civil online.
  • Rosenstein defends charging foreign agents US can't arrest

    Rosenstein defends charging foreign agents US can't arrest

    Thursday, July 19 2018 6:37 PM EDT2018-07-19 22:37:04 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 3:24 PM EDT2018-07-20 19:24:42 GMT
    The top law enforcement official overseeing the probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election is defending the prosecution of foreign agents who may never see the inside of a U.S. courtroom.
    The top law enforcement official overseeing the probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election is defending the prosecution of foreign agents who may never see the inside of a U.S. courtroom.
  • Civil rights legend Meredith says he's on a mission from God

    Civil rights legend Meredith says he's on a mission from God

    Friday, July 20 2018 8:41 AM EDT2018-07-20 12:41:34 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 3:10 PM EDT2018-07-20 19:10:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). This June 27, 2018 photo shows civil rights activist James Meredith in Jackson, Miss. “I've been in the God business all my life,” Meredith says. “Ole Miss to me was nothing but a mission from God. The Meredith March Agains...(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). This June 27, 2018 photo shows civil rights activist James Meredith in Jackson, Miss. “I've been in the God business all my life,” Meredith says. “Ole Miss to me was nothing but a mission from God. The Meredith March Agains...
    Civil rights legend James Meredith says he's on a new mission from God.
    Civil rights legend James Meredith says he's on a new mission from God.
  • Democrats wrestle with election-year message on health care

    Democrats wrestle with election-year message on health care

    Friday, July 20 2018 12:46 AM EDT2018-07-20 04:46:39 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 3:08 PM EDT2018-07-20 19:08:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2017, file photo, the Capitol in Washington at sunrise. Democrats hoping to use health care as an issue in the midterm elections will have to decide how they’ll do it. One strain that’s popu...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2017, file photo, the Capitol in Washington at sunrise. Democrats hoping to use health care as an issue in the midterm elections will have to decide how they’ll do it. One strain that’s popu...
    Democrats have two health care message for midterm elections, and some see a problem.
    Democrats have two health care message for midterm elections, and some see a problem.
  • Trump slams rate increases by independent Federal Reserve

    Trump slams rate increases by independent Federal Reserve

    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:37 PM EDT2018-07-19 17:37:26 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 2:50 PM EDT2018-07-20 18:50:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell testifies during a House Committee on Financial Services hearing, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell testifies during a House Committee on Financial Services hearing, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is casting aside concerns about the Federal Reserve's independence and says he's "not happy" with the central bank's interest rate increases.
    President Donald Trump is casting aside concerns about the Federal Reserve's independence and says he's "not happy" with the central bank's interest rate increases.
  • Trump nominates 4 to top foreign service rank

    Trump nominates 4 to top foreign service rank

    Friday, July 20 2018 12:57 PM EDT2018-07-20 16:57:46 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 1:10 PM EDT2018-07-20 17:10:31 GMT
    President Donald Trump is nominating four career foreign service officers in the State Department to the rank of career ambassador _ the foreign service's highest rank.
    President Donald Trump is nominating four career foreign service officers in the State Department to the rank of career ambassador _ the foreign service's highest rank.
  • US, allies set to evacuate Syrian aid workers from southwest

    US, allies set to evacuate Syrian aid workers from southwest

    Friday, July 20 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-07-20 04:26:00 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 1:10 PM EDT2018-07-20 17:10:18 GMT
    (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP). In this photo released on Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018 which provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows a member of the Syrian Civil Defense group, searches for victims under the...(Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP). In this photo released on Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018 which provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows a member of the Syrian Civil Defense group, searches for victims under the...
    U.S. officials say the United States is finalizing plans to evacuate several hundred Syrian civil defense workers and their families from southwest Syria as Russian-backed government forces close in on the area.
    U.S. officials say the United States is finalizing plans to evacuate several hundred Syrian civil defense workers and their families from southwest Syria as Russian-backed government forces close in on the area.
  • McConnell withdraws Trump judicial pick minutes before vote

    McConnell withdraws Trump judicial pick minutes before vote

    Thursday, July 19 2018 3:10 PM EDT2018-07-19 19:10:11 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 1:02 PM EDT2018-07-20 17:02:47 GMT
    In a surprise move, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has withdrawn one of President Donald Trump's judicial nominees just minutes before he was set for a confirmation vote.
    In a surprise move, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has withdrawn one of President Donald Trump's judicial nominees just minutes before he was set for a confirmation vote.
  • Trump on EU's $5B fine against Google: 'I told you so!'

    Trump on EU's $5B fine against Google: 'I told you so!'

    Thursday, July 19 2018 10:26 AM EDT2018-07-19 14:26:42 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-07-20 16:44:52 GMT
    President Donald Trump says the European Union's record $5 billion fine against tech giant Google proves his point that the EU is taking advantage of the U.S. Trump is engaged in a running dispute with the EU over...
    President Donald Trump says the European Union's record $5 billion fine against tech giant Google proves his point that the EU is taking advantage of the U.S. Trump is engaged in a running dispute with the EU over its trade practices.
  • What did Trump and Putin talk about? Only they know

    What did Trump and Putin talk about? Only they know

    Friday, July 20 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-07-20 04:20:57 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 12:43 PM EDT2018-07-20 16:43:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this July 16, 2018, photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, shake hands at the beginning of a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland. Trump and Puti...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this July 16, 2018, photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, shake hands at the beginning of a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland. Trump and Puti...
    No one is quite sure what U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin talked about at their Helsinki summit this week.
    No one is quite sure what U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin talked about at their Helsinki summit this week.
  • Rural county seeks to be first in Virginia to arm teachers

    Rural county seeks to be first in Virginia to arm teachers

    Friday, July 20 2018 11:19 AM EDT2018-07-20 15:19:36 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 11:30 AM EDT2018-07-20 15:30:22 GMT
    A rural school district in southwest Virginia seeks to become the first in the state to arm teachers.
    A rural school district in southwest Virginia seeks to become the first in the state to arm teachers.
  • Ambiguous comments from homeland chief on election meddling

    Ambiguous comments from homeland chief on election meddling

    Thursday, July 19 2018 2:34 PM EDT2018-07-19 18:34:26 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 11:30 AM EDT2018-07-20 15:30:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mel Evans). U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen addresses a convention of state secretaries of state, Saturday, July 14, 2018, in Philadelphia. Nielsen told the gathering that there are no signs that Russia is targ...(AP Photo/Mel Evans). U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen addresses a convention of state secretaries of state, Saturday, July 14, 2018, in Philadelphia. Nielsen told the gathering that there are no signs that Russia is targ...
    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says she has not seen evidence that the Russians meddled in the 2016 election to help elect Trump, countering the U.S. intelligence agencies assessment on the issue.
    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says she has not seen evidence that the Russians meddled in the 2016 election to help elect Trump, countering the U.S. intelligence agencies assessment on the issue.
  • The Latest: Trump invites Putin to Washington in the fall

    The Latest: Trump invites Putin to Washington in the fall

    Thursday, July 19 2018 8:01 AM EDT2018-07-19 12:01:25 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 10:27 AM EDT2018-07-20 14:27:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hand with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the end of the press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hand with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the end of the press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    President Donald Trump is claiming that the "Fake News Media" are pushing for a major confrontation between the U.S. and Russia, "even a confrontation that could lead to war.".
    President Donald Trump is claiming that the "Fake News Media" are pushing for a major confrontation between the U.S. and Russia, "even a confrontation that could lead to war.".
  • S. Korean ex-leader sentenced to 8 more years in prison

    S. Korean ex-leader sentenced to 8 more years in prison

    Friday, July 20 2018 2:46 AM EDT2018-07-20 06:46:05 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-07-20 14:22:00 GMT
    A South Korean court has sentenced jailed former South Korean President Park Geun-hye to an additional eight years for abusing state funds and violating election laws.
    A South Korean court has sentenced jailed former South Korean President Park Geun-hye to an additional eight years for abusing state funds and violating election laws.
  • The Latest: Merkel responds to Trump jab on Montenegro

    The Latest: Merkel responds to Trump jab on Montenegro

    Friday, July 20 2018 4:46 AM EDT2018-07-20 08:46:12 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 8:58 AM EDT2018-07-20 12:58:31 GMT
    (Sergei Karpukhin/Pool Photo via AP). Russian Vladimir Putin speaks during a meeting with Russian ambassadors to foreign countries in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, July 19, 2018. Putin says his first summit with U.S. President Donald Trump was "successful"...(Sergei Karpukhin/Pool Photo via AP). Russian Vladimir Putin speaks during a meeting with Russian ambassadors to foreign countries in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, July 19, 2018. Putin says his first summit with U.S. President Donald Trump was "successful"...
    Russia's ambassador to the United States says that Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed a possible referendum in eastern Ukraine.
    Russia's ambassador to the United States says that Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed a possible referendum in eastern Ukraine.
  • Rosenstein defends charging Russians as a deterrent

    Rosenstein defends charging Russians as a deterrent

    Friday, July 20 2018 12:30 AM EDT2018-07-20 04:30:59 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 6:35 AM EDT2018-07-20 10:35:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). FILE - In this July 13, 2018, file photo, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks during a news conference at the Department of Justice. Rosenstein is defending the prosecution of foreign agents who may never see the inside...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). FILE - In this July 13, 2018, file photo, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks during a news conference at the Department of Justice. Rosenstein is defending the prosecution of foreign agents who may never see the inside...
    The top law enforcement official overseeing the probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election is defending the prosecution of foreign agents who may never see the inside of a U.S. courtroom.
    The top law enforcement official overseeing the probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election is defending the prosecution of foreign agents who may never see the inside of a U.S. courtroom.
  • Trump promotes job training as employers search for workers

    Trump promotes job training as employers search for workers

    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:47 PM EDT2018-07-19 17:47:31 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 6:32 AM EDT2018-07-20 10:32:28 GMT
    President Donald Trump is pressing U.S. companies and trade associations to bolster their job training opportunities as employers search for qualified skilled workers to fill vacancies.
    President Donald Trump is pressing U.S. companies and trade associations to bolster their job training opportunities as employers search for qualified skilled workers to fill vacancies.
  • IRS nominee clears Senate panel despite Democrat opposition

    IRS nominee clears Senate panel despite Democrat opposition

    Thursday, July 19 2018 11:51 AM EDT2018-07-19 15:51:40 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 6:32 AM EDT2018-07-20 10:32:14 GMT
    Some Senate Democrats opposing IRS nominee to protest donor policy change.
    Some Senate Democrats opposing IRS nominee to protest donor policy change.
  • Montenegro more puzzled than affronted by Trump's attention

    Montenegro more puzzled than affronted by Trump's attention

    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:47 PM EDT2018-07-19 17:47:34 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 5:12 AM EDT2018-07-20 09:12:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Risto Bozovic). A man hits a heavy bag during training at a gym in Montenegro's capital Podgorica, Thursday, July 19, 2018.   U.S. President Donald Trump  suggested Montenegro may start World War III, but the government on Thursday issued a s...(AP Photo/Risto Bozovic). A man hits a heavy bag during training at a gym in Montenegro's capital Podgorica, Thursday, July 19, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump suggested Montenegro may start World War III, but the government on Thursday issued a s...
    Public officials in Montenegro didn't really know what to say when U.S. President Donald Trump suggested a country with fewer than 2,000 service members could set off World War III.
    Public officials in Montenegro didn't really know what to say when U.S. President Donald Trump suggested a country with fewer than 2,000 service members could set off World War III.
  • Did Trump and Putin agree to anything? Only they know

    Did Trump and Putin agree to anything? Only they know

    Thursday, July 19 2018 4:35 PM EDT2018-07-19 20:35:23 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 4:51 AM EDT2018-07-20 08:51:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this July 16, 2018, photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, shake hands at the beginning of a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland. Trump and Puti...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this July 16, 2018, photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, shake hands at the beginning of a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland. Trump and Puti...
    Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin may have reached several historic agreements at their summit in Finland this week. Or they may not have.
    Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin may have reached several historic agreements at their summit in Finland this week. Or they may not have.
  • Russian officials to meet suspected spy jailed in US

    Russian officials to meet suspected spy jailed in US

    Thursday, July 19 2018 4:00 AM EDT2018-07-19 08:00:55 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 4:08 AM EDT2018-07-20 08:08:26 GMT
    (AP Photo). In this photo taken on Sunday, April 21, 2013, Maria Butina, leader of a pro-gun organization in Russia, speaks to a crowd during a rally in support of legalizing the possession of handguns in Moscow, Russia. Butina, a 29-year-old gun-right...(AP Photo). In this photo taken on Sunday, April 21, 2013, Maria Butina, leader of a pro-gun organization in Russia, speaks to a crowd during a rally in support of legalizing the possession of handguns in Moscow, Russia. Butina, a 29-year-old gun-right...
    Russian Embassy officials are to meet with a Siberian gun rights activist jailed in Washington on charges of spying on the United States.
    Russian Embassy officials are to meet with a Siberian gun rights activist jailed in Washington on charges of spying on the United States.
  • Round 2 for Trump-Putin: A fall invite amid summit mop-up

    Round 2 for Trump-Putin: A fall invite amid summit mop-up

    Thursday, July 19 2018 12:30 AM EDT2018-07-19 04:30:36 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 1:47 AM EDT2018-07-20 05:47:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump gestures while speaking during his meeting with members of his cabinet in Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Looking on is Deputy Secretary of Defense Pat...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump gestures while speaking during his meeting with members of his cabinet in Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Looking on is Deputy Secretary of Defense Pat...
    Trump takes a tougher tone on Russia, saying in an interview with CBS that he told Putin to stay out of America's elections.
    Trump takes a tougher tone on Russia, saying in an interview with CBS that he told Putin to stay out of America's elections.
  • Contrasting Virginia campaigns could affect control of House

    Contrasting Virginia campaigns could affect control of House

    Thursday, July 19 2018 10:56 PM EDT2018-07-20 02:56:26 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 12:47 AM EDT2018-07-20 04:47:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File). FILE - In a Thursday, April 19, 2018 file photo, Republican primary senatorial candidate Corey Stewart gestures during a debate with E. W. Jackson and Del. Nick Freitas at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. Some GOP con...(AP Photo/Steve Helber, File). FILE - In a Thursday, April 19, 2018 file photo, Republican primary senatorial candidate Corey Stewart gestures during a debate with E. W. Jackson and Del. Nick Freitas at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. Some GOP con...
    As provocative Virginia GOP Senate candidate runs alone, Democrats are eager to campaign with their standard bearer.
    As provocative Virginia GOP Senate candidate runs alone, Democrats are eager to campaign with their standard bearer.
  • Trump administration will keep protected status for Somalis

    Trump administration will keep protected status for Somalis

    Thursday, July 19 2018 4:55 PM EDT2018-07-19 20:55:43 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-07-20 04:31:47 GMT
    The Trump administration is continuing the special immigration status granted for nearly two decades to people from Somalia.
    The Trump administration is continuing the special immigration status granted for nearly two decades to people from Somalia.
  • California sues over Trump halt to truck pollution rule

    California sues over Trump halt to truck pollution rule

    Thursday, July 19 2018 7:00 PM EDT2018-07-19 23:00:42 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-07-20 04:31:41 GMT
    California and 14 other states are suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over its decision to suspend an Obama-era rule aimed at limiting pollution from trucks.
    California and 14 other states are suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over its decision to suspend an Obama-era rule aimed at limiting pollution from trucks.
  • US, allies set to evacuate Syrian aid workers from southwest

    US, allies set to evacuate Syrian aid workers from southwest

    Thursday, July 19 2018 10:05 PM EDT2018-07-20 02:05:52 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-07-20 04:26:31 GMT
    U.S. officials say the United States is finalizing plans to evacuate several hundred Syrian civil defense workers and their families from southwest Syria as Russian-backed government forces close in on the area.
    U.S. officials say the United States is finalizing plans to evacuate several hundred Syrian civil defense workers and their families from southwest Syria as Russian-backed government forces close in on the area.
  • Nicaragua's president celebrates crackdown on opposition

    Nicaragua's president celebrates crackdown on opposition

    Thursday, July 19 2018 12:56 PM EDT2018-07-19 16:56:48 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-07-20 04:21:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga). CORRECTS AGE OF DECEASED - Friends and family mourn 34-year-old Erick Jimenez Lopez at his burial in Masaya, Nicaragua, Wednesday, July 18, 2018.  Jimenez Lopez was killed as government forces retook the symbolically importan...(AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga). CORRECTS AGE OF DECEASED - Friends and family mourn 34-year-old Erick Jimenez Lopez at his burial in Masaya, Nicaragua, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Jimenez Lopez was killed as government forces retook the symbolically importan...
    Nicaragua is marking the 39th anniversary of the 1979 revolution against dictator Anastasio Somoza amid protest and bloodshed.
    Nicaragua is marking the 39th anniversary of the 1979 revolution against dictator Anastasio Somoza amid protest and bloodshed.
  • In reversal, Pentagon now says it backs GOP measure on birds

    In reversal, Pentagon now says it backs GOP measure on birds

    Thursday, July 19 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-07-19 21:35:39 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 11:31 PM EDT2018-07-20 03:31:56 GMT
    In an abrupt reversal, the Pentagon now says it supports a Republican proposal in a defense policy bill to bar the Fish and Wildlife Service from using the Endangered Species Act to protect two chicken-like birds...
    In an abrupt reversal, the Pentagon now says it supports a Republican proposal in a defense policy bill to bar the Fish and Wildlife Service from using the Endangered Species Act to protect two chicken-like birds in the western half of the U.S.
  • Florida publication seeks FBI 9/11 records on family's ties

    Florida publication seeks FBI 9/11 records on family's ties

    Thursday, July 19 2018 10:55 PM EDT2018-07-20 02:55:52 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 10:58 PM EDT2018-07-20 02:58:06 GMT
    An online publication in Florida has asked a federal appeals court to order a trial on the release of records from the FBI's 9/11 Review Commission.
    An online publication in Florida has asked a federal appeals court to order a trial on the release of records from the FBI's 9/11 Review Commission.
  • The Latest: Intel chief surprised to hear of Putin invite

    The Latest: Intel chief surprised to hear of Putin invite

    Thursday, July 19 2018 4:55 PM EDT2018-07-19 20:55:35 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 10:46 PM EDT2018-07-20 02:46:09 GMT
    (Aspen Security Forum via AP). In this still image from video provided by the Aspen Security Forum, National Intelligence Director Dan Coats speaks at the Aspen Security Forum on Thursday, July 19, 2018, in Aspen, Colorado. Coats said he wished Preside...(Aspen Security Forum via AP). In this still image from video provided by the Aspen Security Forum, National Intelligence Director Dan Coats speaks at the Aspen Security Forum on Thursday, July 19, 2018, in Aspen, Colorado. Coats said he wished Preside...
    National Intelligence Director Dan Coats was surprised to learn Thursday that Russian President Vladimir Putin had been invited to the White House this fall.
    National Intelligence Director Dan Coats was surprised to learn Thursday that Russian President Vladimir Putin had been invited to the White House this fall.
  • Attacking 'hysterical' media a go-to segment at Fox

    Attacking 'hysterical' media a go-to segment at Fox

    Thursday, July 19 2018 4:45 PM EDT2018-07-19 20:45:13 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 8:26 PM EDT2018-07-20 00:26:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump arrives to sign an Executive Order that establishes a National Council for the American Worker during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, July 19, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump arrives to sign an Executive Order that establishes a National Council for the American Worker during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, July 19, 2018, in Washington.
    Fox News doubles down on attacks against "hysterical" media after Trump-Putin summit.
    Fox News doubles down on attacks against "hysterical" media after Trump-Putin summit.
  • US political spending getting more secretive with IRS change

    US political spending getting more secretive with IRS change

    Thursday, July 19 2018 2:55 PM EDT2018-07-19 18:55:24 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 8:07 PM EDT2018-07-20 00:07:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - This March 22, 2013 file photo shows the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington.  The Trump administration is lifting requirements for some tax-exempt groups to disclose the identities...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - This March 22, 2013 file photo shows the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington. The Trump administration is lifting requirements for some tax-exempt groups to disclose the identities...
    Political spending is getting more secretive in the US with the IRS dropping a requirement that many types of nonprofits will no longer have to provide lists of their donors.
    Political spending is getting more secretive in the US with the IRS dropping a requirement that many types of nonprofits will no longer have to provide lists of their donors.
  • For Russia, Trump is creating more problems than he solves

    For Russia, Trump is creating more problems than he solves

    Thursday, July 19 2018 6:16 AM EDT2018-07-19 10:16:12 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 6:26 PM EDT2018-07-19 22:26:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this July 16, 2018 file photo interpreter Marina Gross, left, takes notes when U.S. President Donald Trump talks to Russian President Vladimir Putin at the beginning of their one-on-one-meeting at the Presidentia...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this July 16, 2018 file photo interpreter Marina Gross, left, takes notes when U.S. President Donald Trump talks to Russian President Vladimir Putin at the beginning of their one-on-one-meeting at the Presidentia...
    Russian politicians are rallying behind Vladimir Putin and denouncing American suggestions that the translator at his meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump be interrogated about what they discussed privately.
    Russian politicians are rallying behind Vladimir Putin and denouncing American suggestions that the translator at his meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump be interrogated about what they discussed privately.
  • Minnesota congressman faces questions over dismissed staffer

    Minnesota congressman faces questions over dismissed staffer

    Thursday, July 19 2018 4:45 PM EDT2018-07-19 20:45:19 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 6:11 PM EDT2018-07-19 22:11:19 GMT
    Minnesota Rep. Rick Nolan is facing questions about his handling of a former top staffer accused of harassing and groping young female interns.
    Minnesota Rep. Rick Nolan is facing questions about his handling of a former top staffer accused of harassing and groping young female interns.
  • Famed scholar explains his Trump defense to Vineyard crowd

    Famed scholar explains his Trump defense to Vineyard crowd

    Thursday, July 19 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-07-19 21:35:51 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 5:40 PM EDT2018-07-19 21:40:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File). FILE - In this April 25, 2012 file photo attorney Alan Dershowitz attends a premiere of a film during the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival, in New York. Dershowitz, a renowned defense lawyer who represented O.J. Simpson, and w...(AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File). FILE - In this April 25, 2012 file photo attorney Alan Dershowitz attends a premiere of a film during the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival, in New York. Dershowitz, a renowned defense lawyer who represented O.J. Simpson, and w...
    Former Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz explained his defense of President Donald Trump during an event in Martha's Vineyard this week.
    Former Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz explained his defense of President Donald Trump during an event in Martha's Vineyard this week.
  • UK investigators probe Russian access to Facebook data

    UK investigators probe Russian access to Facebook data

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:21:34 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 5:36 PM EDT2018-07-19 21:36:36 GMT
    British authorities looking into inappropriate use of data gathered by political consultant Cambridge Analytica from millions of Facebook users say some of the systems that accessed the material appear to be in...
    British authorities looking into inappropriate use of data gathered by political consultant Cambridge Analytica from millions of Facebook users say some of the systems that accessed the material appear to be in Russia or a group of former Soviet states.
  • Dems see Kavanaugh as Obamacare threat, but law likely safe

    Dems see Kavanaugh as Obamacare threat, but law likely safe

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:26:21 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 5:27 PM EDT2018-07-19 21:27:58 GMT
    The heated debate over how Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh would vote on the Affordable Care Act might not matter. With five past defenders of the ACA still on the nation's highest court, the odds tilt in...
    The heated debate over how Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh would vote on the Affordable Care Act might not matter. With five past defenders of the ACA still on the nation's highest court, the odds tilt in favor of the law being allowed to stand.
  • Republicans block subpoena for Helsinki summit translator

    Republicans block subpoena for Helsinki summit translator

    Thursday, July 19 2018 11:07 AM EDT2018-07-19 15:07:52 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 5:21 PM EDT2018-07-19 21:21:24 GMT
    Republicans on House intel panel block Dem move to subpoena Helsinki summit translator.
    Republicans on House intel panel block Dem move to subpoena Helsinki summit translator.
  • Trump's says Biden is his 2020 'dream' Democratic opponent

    Trump's says Biden is his 2020 'dream' Democratic opponent

    Thursday, July 19 2018 9:01 AM EDT2018-07-19 13:01:29 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 5:16 PM EDT2018-07-19 21:16:03 GMT
    Trump says he dreams about running against Biden in 2020.
    Trump says he dreams about running against Biden in 2020.
  • The Latest: Trump: US needs 'people with training' for jobs

    The Latest: Trump: US needs 'people with training' for jobs

    Thursday, July 19 2018 3:40 PM EDT2018-07-19 19:40:10 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 5:01 PM EDT2018-07-19 21:01:05 GMT
    Apple and Boeing are among the companies that are committing to President Donald Trump to provide increased training to their workers.
    Apple and Boeing are among the companies that are committing to President Donald Trump to provide increased training to their workers.
  • Michelle Obama joins nationwide voter registration effort

    Michelle Obama joins nationwide voter registration effort

    Thursday, July 19 2018 12:37 PM EDT2018-07-19 16:37:30 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 4:48 PM EDT2018-07-19 20:48:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File). FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2017 file photo, former first lady Michelle Obama address the crowd during a conversation with poet Elizabeth Alexander at the second day of the Obama Foundation Summit, in Chicago.  The for...(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File). FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2017 file photo, former first lady Michelle Obama address the crowd during a conversation with poet Elizabeth Alexander at the second day of the Obama Foundation Summit, in Chicago. The for...
    Michelle Obama is lending her star power to a new nationwide effort to register voters for the November congressional elections.
    Michelle Obama is lending her star power to a new nationwide effort to register voters for the November congressional elections.
  • Rhode Island governor to hold office hours at the beach

    Rhode Island governor to hold office hours at the beach

    Saturday, July 14 2018 12:02 PM EDT2018-07-14 16:02:59 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-07-19 20:32:55 GMT
    Rhode Island's governor says she's holding summer office hours at the beach.
    Rhode Island's governor says she's holding summer office hours at the beach.
  • Votel: No new direction on Syria after Trump-Putin talks

    Votel: No new direction on Syria after Trump-Putin talks

    Thursday, July 19 2018 10:31 AM EDT2018-07-19 14:31:33 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 3:41 PM EDT2018-07-19 19:41:15 GMT
    The commander of US forces in the Middle East says he has no new guidance from the Pentagon on cooperating with Russia in Syria.
    The commander of US forces in the Middle East says he has no new guidance from the Pentagon on cooperating with Russia in Syria.
  • VP Pence set to attend Georgia rally in governor's race

    VP Pence set to attend Georgia rally in governor's race

    Thursday, July 19 2018 2:50 PM EDT2018-07-19 18:50:20 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 3:40 PM EDT2018-07-19 19:40:55 GMT
    Vice President Mike Pence set to attend rally in Georgia in support of gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp.
    Vice President Mike Pence set to attend rally in Georgia in support of gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp.
  • Source: New York launches tax probe of Trump Foundation

    Source: New York launches tax probe of Trump Foundation

    Thursday, July 19 2018 11:06 AM EDT2018-07-19 15:06:40 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 3:15 PM EDT2018-07-19 19:15:40 GMT
    New York state tax officials have opened an investigation into the Trump Foundation to determine whether President Donald Trump or his charitable organization violated state law or misstated their tax liability to...
    New York state tax officials have opened an investigation into the Trump Foundation to determine whether President Donald Trump or his charitable organization violated state law or misstated their tax liability to state officials.
  • Republicans block bid to extend election security grants

    Republicans block bid to extend election security grants

    Thursday, July 19 2018 11:07 AM EDT2018-07-19 15:07:49 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 2:47 PM EDT2018-07-19 18:47:42 GMT
    The Republican-controlled House is moving forward with a spending bill that eliminates new funding for election security grants to states, amid protests by Democrats who say Republicans are not doing enough to...
    The Republican-controlled House is moving forward with a spending bill that eliminates new funding for election security grants to states, amid protests by Democrats who say Republicans are not doing enough to prevent Russian meddling in U.S. elections.
  • The Latest: Watchdog nominee fails to sway Democrats

    The Latest: Watchdog nominee fails to sway Democrats

    Thursday, July 19 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-07-19 14:51:38 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:59 PM EDT2018-07-19 17:59:44 GMT
    Kathy Kraninger, President Donald Trump's nominee for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, faces the Senate Banking Committee, where is she is expected to face extremely hostile questioning from Senate Democrats.
    Kathy Kraninger, President Donald Trump's nominee for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, faces the Senate Banking Committee, where is she is expected to face extremely hostile questioning from Senate Democrats.
  • US general reviewing Trump's year-old Afghan war strategy

    US general reviewing Trump's year-old Afghan war strategy

    Thursday, July 19 2018 12:16 PM EDT2018-07-19 16:16:51 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:49 PM EDT2018-07-19 17:49:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2016 file photo, U.S. Central Command Command Commander, U.S. Army Gen. Joseph Votel, speaks to reporters at the Pentagon. Votel said on Thursday that he has received no new guidance from the Pent...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2016 file photo, U.S. Central Command Command Commander, U.S. Army Gen. Joseph Votel, speaks to reporters at the Pentagon. Votel said on Thursday that he has received no new guidance from the Pent...
    The general overseeing U.S. military operations in Afghanistan says he's taking a fresh look at the war strategy President Donald Trump announced nearly a year ago.
    The general overseeing U.S. military operations in Afghanistan says he's taking a fresh look at the war strategy President Donald Trump announced nearly a year ago.
  • Tale of sex, deception emerges about suspected Russian agent

    Tale of sex, deception emerges about suspected Russian agent

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:28 AM EDT2018-07-18 15:28:00 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 12:13 PM EDT2018-07-19 16:13:52 GMT
    (AP Photo). In this photo taken on Sunday, April 21, 2013, Maria Butina, leader of a pro-gun organization in Russia, speaks to a crowd during a rally in support of legalizing the possession of handguns in Moscow, Russia. Butina, a 29-year-old gun-right...(AP Photo). In this photo taken on Sunday, April 21, 2013, Maria Butina, leader of a pro-gun organization in Russia, speaks to a crowd during a rally in support of legalizing the possession of handguns in Moscow, Russia. Butina, a 29-year-old gun-right...
    A 29-year-old woman accused of being a covert Russian agent was in contact with operatives of the successor agency to the KGB while living in the U.S. That's according to court papers filed by federal prosecutors...
    A 29-year-old woman accused of being a covert Russian agent was in contact with operatives of the successor agency to the KGB while living in the U.S. That's according to court papers filed by federal prosecutors in Washington in the case of Maria Butina.
  • FBI Director Wray says Russia continues to sow discord in US

    FBI Director Wray says Russia continues to sow discord in US

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:09 PM EDT2018-07-19 00:09:47 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 12:13 PM EDT2018-07-19 16:13:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2017, file photo, FBI Director Chris Wray speaks at his installation ceremony at the FBI Building in Washington. Wray is dismissing Russia President Vladimir Putin’s denial of election meddling. ...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2017, file photo, FBI Director Chris Wray speaks at his installation ceremony at the FBI Building in Washington. Wray is dismissing Russia President Vladimir Putin’s denial of election meddling. ...
    FBI Director Christopher Wray is dismissing Russia President Vladimir Putin's denial of election meddling.
    FBI Director Christopher Wray is dismissing Russia President Vladimir Putin's denial of election meddling.
  • Spain: Judge drops extradition bids for 6 Catalan fugitives

    Spain: Judge drops extradition bids for 6 Catalan fugitives

    Thursday, July 19 2018 8:06 AM EDT2018-07-19 12:06:29 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 11:28 AM EDT2018-07-19 15:28:06 GMT
    A Spanish Supreme Court judge has dropped his extradition requests for six Catalan separatist politicians wanted on rebellion charges.
    A Spanish Supreme Court judge has dropped his extradition requests for six Catalan separatist politicians wanted on rebellion charges.
  • After Helsinki, Dems struggle over Trump, the term 'treason'

    After Helsinki, Dems struggle over Trump, the term 'treason'

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:14 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:14:13 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 11:19 AM EDT2018-07-19 15:19:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., criticizes President Donald Trump's performance during his side-by-side news conference with Russia's Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, as he speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., criticizes President Donald Trump's performance during his side-by-side news conference with Russia's Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, as he speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in...
    Democratic leaders are increasingly steering allies away from saying President Donald Trump committed "treason" in Helsinki when he refused to confront Vladimir Putin on election meddling.
    Democratic leaders are increasingly steering allies away from saying President Donald Trump committed "treason" in Helsinki when he refused to confront Vladimir Putin on election meddling.
  • Kentucky's Paul shares Trump's skepticism of US intervention

    Kentucky's Paul shares Trump's skepticism of US intervention

    Thursday, July 19 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-07-19 04:31:03 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-07-19 15:12:56 GMT
    On issue of resisting US intervention abroad, Trump finds an ally in Kentucky's Rand Paul.
    On issue of resisting US intervention abroad, Trump finds an ally in Kentucky's Rand Paul.
  • A nonbinding immigration bill becomes campaign battlefield

    A nonbinding immigration bill becomes campaign battlefield

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:46 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:46:12 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-07-19 14:32:20 GMT
    A House spending bill would provide $5 billion next year for building President Donald Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico.
    A House spending bill would provide $5 billion next year for building President Donald Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico.
  • Military veterans divided over Trump's Russia comments

    Military veterans divided over Trump's Russia comments

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:52 PM EDT2018-07-18 19:52:20 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 10:29 AM EDT2018-07-19 14:29:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Valdes). In this photograph taken July 17, 2018, Marine Corps veteran Chris Sheppard poses with a picture of himself taken during his service in Iraq in Oct. 2004, at his office in Seattle. "I thought that press conference yesterday wi...(AP Photo/Manuel Valdes). In this photograph taken July 17, 2018, Marine Corps veteran Chris Sheppard poses with a picture of himself taken during his service in Iraq in Oct. 2004, at his office in Seattle. "I thought that press conference yesterday wi...
    Current and U.S. veterans are split over President Donald Trump's statements in Helsinki on Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
    Current and U.S. veterans are split over President Donald Trump's statements in Helsinki on Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
  • Trump-Kim statement overpromised on return of war remains

    Trump-Kim statement overpromised on return of war remains

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:57 PM EDT2018-07-18 18:57:21 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 10:28 AM EDT2018-07-19 14:28:57 GMT
    More than a month after North Korea pledged to immediately return some American war dead, the promise is unfulfilled.
    More than a month after North Korea pledged to immediately return some American war dead, the promise is unfulfilled.
  • Frustrated US lawmakers threaten action on Trump's tariffs

    Frustrated US lawmakers threaten action on Trump's tariffs

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 1:49 PM EDT2018-07-18 17:49:40 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 9:41 AM EDT2018-07-19 13:41:51 GMT
    Congress is losing patience with the Trump administration's reliance on tariffs to win trade disputes.
    Congress is losing patience with the Trump administration's reliance on tariffs to win trade disputes.
  • Trump's diagnosis for critics: 'Trump Derangement Syndrome'

    Trump's diagnosis for critics: 'Trump Derangement Syndrome'

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:20 PM EDT2018-07-18 18:20:35 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 9:09 AM EDT2018-07-19 13:09:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump gestures while speaking during his meeting with members of his cabinet in Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Looking on is Deputy Secretary of Defense Pat...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump gestures while speaking during his meeting with members of his cabinet in Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Looking on is Deputy Secretary of Defense Pat...
    "Trump Derangement Syndrome" is the latest buzzword among many politicos. But it's probably not what you'd think.
    "Trump Derangement Syndrome" is the latest buzzword among many politicos. But it's probably not what you'd think.
  • Trump says Air Force One to get red, white and blue makeover

    Trump says Air Force One to get red, white and blue makeover

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:57 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:57:23 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 6:51 AM EDT2018-07-19 10:51:45 GMT
    Trump says new Air Force One will feature a red-white-and-blue color scheme.
    Trump says new Air Force One will feature a red-white-and-blue color scheme.
  • US House hopeful for Alaska seat has never been to the state

    US House hopeful for Alaska seat has never been to the state

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:41 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:41:38 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 6:18 AM EDT2018-07-19 10:18:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez). In a photo taken Thursday, July 12, 2018, Carol Hafner poses for The Associated Press in Lincroft, N.J. Hafner is a congressional candidate running in the August primary election in the U.S. House in Alaska.(AP Photo/Julio Cortez). In a photo taken Thursday, July 12, 2018, Carol Hafner poses for The Associated Press in Lincroft, N.J. Hafner is a congressional candidate running in the August primary election in the U.S. House in Alaska.
    Some Alaska Democratic party leaders are questioning the authenticity of a candidate running in their primary for U.S. House.
    Some Alaska Democratic party leaders are questioning the authenticity of a candidate running in their primary for U.S. House.
  • Democrats fault Kavanaugh comment on independent counsel law

    Democrats fault Kavanaugh comment on independent counsel law

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:16 PM EDT2018-07-18 19:16:14 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 6:19 AM EDT2018-07-19 10:19:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh smiles during a meeting with Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, a member of the Judiciary Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. The Senate GOP leadership want...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh smiles during a meeting with Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, a member of the Judiciary Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. The Senate GOP leadership want...
    Democrats opposing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's nomination are seizing on remarks he made in 2016 saying he would like to put the "final nail" in a Supreme Court precedent upholding an independent...
    Democrats opposing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's nomination are seizing on remarks he made in 2016 saying he would like to put the "final nail" in a Supreme Court precedent upholding an independent counsel law as constitutional.
  • White House, State at odds over Putin's interview proposal

    White House, State at odds over Putin's interview proposal

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 5:37 PM EDT2018-07-18 21:37:11 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 2:43 AM EDT2018-07-19 06:43:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump waves to members of the media as he walks towards the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, after returning from Andrews Air Force Base, and paying respects to the family ...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump waves to members of the media as he walks towards the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, after returning from Andrews Air Force Base, and paying respects to the family ...
    The State Department is throwing cold water on an offer from Russian President Vladimir Putin to allow the U.S. access to Russians accused of election meddling in return for interviews of Americans.
    The State Department is throwing cold water on an offer from Russian President Vladimir Putin to allow the U.S. access to Russians accused of election meddling in return for interviews of Americans.
  • North Korea hasn't met its promise to return US war remains

    North Korea hasn't met its promise to return US war remains

    Thursday, July 19 2018 12:30 AM EDT2018-07-19 04:30:56 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:26 AM EDT2018-07-19 05:26:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool, File). FILE - In this July 7, 2018, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, and Kim Yong Chol, a North Korean senior ruling party official and former intelligence chief, arrive for a lunch at the Park Hwa ...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool, File). FILE - In this July 7, 2018, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, and Kim Yong Chol, a North Korean senior ruling party official and former intelligence chief, arrive for a lunch at the Park Hwa ...
    North Korea has yet to fulfill its promise to return remains of Americans killed in 1950s.
    North Korea has yet to fulfill its promise to return remains of Americans killed in 1950s.
  • Voters won't decide in November whether to split California

    Voters won't decide in November whether to split California

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 5:02 PM EDT2018-07-18 21:02:34 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:25 AM EDT2018-07-19 05:25:20 GMT
    The California Supreme Court has blocked a measure that would divide the state in three from appearing on the November ballot.
    The California Supreme Court has blocked a measure that would divide the state in three from appearing on the November ballot.
  • Trump talks tougher, now says he warned Putin on meddling

    Trump talks tougher, now says he warned Putin on meddling

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-07-18 04:31:19 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:22 AM EDT2018-07-19 05:22:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media as he meets with members of Congress in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Washington. Trump says he meant the opposite when he said in Helsink...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media as he meets with members of Congress in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Washington. Trump says he meant the opposite when he said in Helsink...
    Trump again contends summit with Russia's president was a "great success," backs off his remarks a day earlier undermining U.S. intelligence agencies.
    Trump again contends summit with Russia's president was a "great success," backs off his remarks a day earlier undermining U.S. intelligence agencies.
  • US intelligence chief is tough on Russia, at odds with Trump

    US intelligence chief is tough on Russia, at odds with Trump

    Thursday, July 19 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-07-19 04:40:33 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:12 AM EDT2018-07-19 05:12:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf, File). FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2017, file photo, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats speaks at a Heritage Foundation event in Washington. Coats’ drumbeat of criticism against Russia is clashing loudly with President Donald...(AP Photo/Kevin Wolf, File). FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2017, file photo, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats speaks at a Heritage Foundation event in Washington. Coats’ drumbeat of criticism against Russia is clashing loudly with President Donald...
    National Intelligence Director Dan Coats' drumbeat of criticism against Russia clashes with President Donald Trump's pro-Kremlin stance.
    National Intelligence Director Dan Coats' drumbeat of criticism against Russia clashes with President Donald Trump's pro-Kremlin stance.
  • Top Democrats shy away from using word 'treason' with Trump

    Top Democrats shy away from using word 'treason' with Trump

    Thursday, July 19 2018 12:30 AM EDT2018-07-19 04:30:51 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:12 AM EDT2018-07-19 05:12:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., criticizes President Donald Trump's performance during his side-by-side news conference with Russia's Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, as he speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., criticizes President Donald Trump's performance during his side-by-side news conference with Russia's Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, as he speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in...
    Leading Democrats shy away from using word 'treason' to describe Trump's attitude toward Putin.
    Leading Democrats shy away from using word 'treason' to describe Trump's attitude toward Putin.
  • Correction: EU-Trump-Putin-Man Removed story

    Correction: EU-Trump-Putin-Man Removed story

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:33 PM EDT2018-07-17 19:33:32 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-07-19 04:13:08 GMT
    (Antti Aimo-Koivisto/Lehtikuva via AP). Security removes an apparent protester before a joint press conference between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russia President Vladimir Putin in the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.(Antti Aimo-Koivisto/Lehtikuva via AP). Security removes an apparent protester before a joint press conference between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russia President Vladimir Putin in the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    The writer who was forcibly removed from a room where U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin were about to give a news conference says he wasn't trying to protest.
    The writer who was forcibly removed from a room where U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin were about to give a news conference says he wasn't trying to protest.
  • The Latest: Trump says he told Putin to end election hacking

    The Latest: Trump says he told Putin to end election hacking

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:01 AM EDT2018-07-18 12:01:10 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:59 PM EDT2018-07-19 02:59:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media as he meets with members of Congress in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Washington. Trump says he meant the opposite when he said in Helsink...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media as he meets with members of Congress in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Washington. Trump says he meant the opposite when he said in Helsink...
    Trump is defending his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, promising "big results" and saying Russia has pledged to help with U.S. efforts to denuclearize North Korea.
    Trump is defending his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, promising "big results" and saying Russia has pledged to help with U.S. efforts to denuclearize North Korea.
  • Trump plans to nominate new Census Bureau director

    Trump plans to nominate new Census Bureau director

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 6:35 PM EDT2018-07-18 22:35:03 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 9:38 PM EDT2018-07-19 01:38:23 GMT
    President Donald Trump says he plans to nominate Steven Dillingham of Virginia to be the next director of the U.S. Census Bureau for the remainder of a term that would extend through 2021.
    President Donald Trump says he plans to nominate Steven Dillingham of Virginia to be the next director of the U.S. Census Bureau for the remainder of a term that would extend through 2021.
  • Trump endorses GOP Rep. Yoder's re-election in Kansas 3rd

    Trump endorses GOP Rep. Yoder's re-election in Kansas 3rd

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 9:10 PM EDT2018-07-19 01:10:02 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 9:15 PM EDT2018-07-19 01:15:41 GMT
    President Donald Trump is endorsing Republican Rep. Kevin Yoder in a Kansas district that Hillary Clinton narrowly carried in 2016.
    President Donald Trump is endorsing Republican Rep. Kevin Yoder in a Kansas district that Hillary Clinton narrowly carried in 2016.
  • GAO: Less than half of school districts test water for lead

    GAO: Less than half of school districts test water for lead

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:57 PM EDT2018-07-17 21:57:18 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 9:11 PM EDT2018-07-19 01:11:29 GMT
    Less than half of school districts test for lead in the drinking water, according to a federal report released Tuesday.
    Less than half of school districts test for lead in the drinking water, according to a federal report released Tuesday.
  • Suspected Russian agent has ties to South Dakota businessman

    Suspected Russian agent has ties to South Dakota businessman

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:50 PM EDT2018-07-19 00:50:55 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:54 PM EDT2018-07-19 00:54:56 GMT
    A South Dakota conservative political operative recently helped arrange several speeches in the state for a gun-rights activist suspected of being a covert Russian agent.
    A South Dakota conservative political operative recently helped arrange several speeches in the state for a gun-rights activist suspected of being a covert Russian agent.
  • Is there a backdoor to getting at Donald Trump's tax return?

    Is there a backdoor to getting at Donald Trump's tax return?

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-07-18 21:44:14 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:20 PM EDT2018-07-19 00:20:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump waves to members of the media as he walks towards the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, after returning from Andrews Air Force Base, and paying respects to the family ...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump waves to members of the media as he walks towards the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, after returning from Andrews Air Force Base, and paying respects to the family ...
    Is there a backdoor to getting at President Donald Trump's tax returns? At least one Democratic activist says, "Yes," and it's through a New York state investigation into Trump's charity.
    Is there a backdoor to getting at President Donald Trump's tax returns? At least one Democratic activist says, "Yes," and it's through a New York state investigation into Trump's charity.
  • ACLU attack on Kobach roils Kansas GOP governor primary

    ACLU attack on Kobach roils Kansas GOP governor primary

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 6:34 PM EDT2018-07-18 22:34:37 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:06 PM EDT2018-07-19 00:06:36 GMT
    (J.R. Claeys/Kobach for Governor via AP). This photo provided by the Kobach for Governor campaign shows part of a flyer mailed out by the American Civil Liberties Union comparing the civil rights records of Secretary of State Kris Kobach and Kansas Gov...(J.R. Claeys/Kobach for Governor via AP). This photo provided by the Kobach for Governor campaign shows part of a flyer mailed out by the American Civil Liberties Union comparing the civil rights records of Secretary of State Kris Kobach and Kansas Gov...
    The American Civil Liberties Union has taken the unusual step of plunging into a nasty Republican primary for Kansas governor with an explosive flyer attacking conservative Kris Kobach.
    The American Civil Liberties Union has taken the unusual step of plunging into a nasty Republican primary for Kansas governor with an explosive flyer attacking conservative Kris Kobach.
  • US Interior watchdog investigating Zinke's role in land deal

    US Interior watchdog investigating Zinke's role in land deal

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:04 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:04:26 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:04 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:04:49 GMT
    The U.S. Interior Department's inspector general is looking into a complaint about a Montana land deal that links Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and the head of energy services giant Halliburton.
    The U.S. Interior Department's inspector general is looking into a complaint about a Montana land deal that links Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and the head of energy services giant Halliburton.
  • In President Trump, Sen. Rand Paul finds a like-minded ally

    In President Trump, Sen. Rand Paul finds a like-minded ally

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 5:58 PM EDT2018-07-18 21:58:53 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:02 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:02:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). During a TV news interview, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., defends President Donald Trump and his Helsinki news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin where Trump appeared to cast doubt on U.S. intelligence findings th...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). During a TV news interview, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., defends President Donald Trump and his Helsinki news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin where Trump appeared to cast doubt on U.S. intelligence findings th...
    GOP Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky certainly has his differences with President Donald Trump, but on a cornerstone issue of resisting U.S. intervention abroad, they have common ground.
    GOP Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky certainly has his differences with President Donald Trump, but on a cornerstone issue of resisting U.S. intervention abroad, they have common ground.
  • Lawyer attacks allegations against Indiana attorney general

    Lawyer attacks allegations against Indiana attorney general

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:36 PM EDT2018-07-18 19:36:31 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:01 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:01:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darron Cummings). Attorney Kevin Betz, representing Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill, speaks as Sandra Blevins listens during a news conference, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, in Indianapolis. Betz said that Hill faces "false and malicious" in...(AP Photo/Darron Cummings). Attorney Kevin Betz, representing Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill, speaks as Sandra Blevins listens during a news conference, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, in Indianapolis. Betz said that Hill faces "false and malicious" in...
    A lawyer for Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill says calls for his resignation over allegations that he drunkenly groped four women are "pure hysteria" based on a flawed initial investigation.
    A lawyer for Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill says calls for his resignation over allegations that he drunkenly groped four women are "pure hysteria" based on a flawed initial investigation.
  • Trump makes endorsement in runoff for Georgia governor

    Trump makes endorsement in runoff for Georgia governor

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 4:15 PM EDT2018-07-18 20:15:04 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 6:45 PM EDT2018-07-18 22:45:58 GMT
    President Donald Trump endorsed Secretary of State Brian Kemp over Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle for Georgia Governor.
    President Donald Trump endorsed Secretary of State Brian Kemp over Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle for Georgia Governor.
  • Pentagon objects to GOP rider blocking protection of birds

    Pentagon objects to GOP rider blocking protection of birds

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 5:12 PM EDT2018-07-18 21:12:29 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 6:44 PM EDT2018-07-18 22:44:40 GMT
    The Pentagon is objecting to a Republican rider in a defense policy bill that would bar the Fish and Wildlife Service from protecting two chicken-like birds in the West and Southwest under the Endangered Species Act.
    The Pentagon is objecting to a Republican rider in a defense policy bill that would bar the Fish and Wildlife Service from protecting two chicken-like birds in the West and Southwest under the Endangered Species Act.
  • Wife of former Trump adviser defends husband on Capitol Hill

    Wife of former Trump adviser defends husband on Capitol Hill

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:36 PM EDT2018-07-18 18:36:32 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 6:16 PM EDT2018-07-18 22:16:01 GMT
    The wife of former Donald Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos has arrived on Capitol Hill to speak to Democrats on the House intelligence committee.
    The wife of former Donald Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos has arrived on Capitol Hill to speak to Democrats on the House intelligence committee.
  • AP Sources: Charlotte poised to host 2020 GOP convention

    AP Sources: Charlotte poised to host 2020 GOP convention

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:42 PM EDT2018-07-18 19:42:09 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-07-18 21:41:34 GMT
    AP Sources: Charlotte, North Carolina, poised to host 2020 Republican National Convention.
    AP Sources: Charlotte, North Carolina, poised to host 2020 Republican National Convention.
  • The Latest: GOP using immigration vote to slam Democrats

    The Latest: GOP using immigration vote to slam Democrats

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:41 PM EDT2018-07-18 18:41:45 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 5:19 PM EDT2018-07-18 21:19:47 GMT
    Republicans are using a House debate on symbolic immigration legislation to accuse Democrats of favoring open borders.
    Republicans are using a House debate on symbolic immigration legislation to accuse Democrats of favoring open borders.
  • Trump to address VFW convention next Tuesday in Kansas City

    Trump to address VFW convention next Tuesday in Kansas City

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 4:47 PM EDT2018-07-18 20:47:07 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 5:09 PM EDT2018-07-18 21:09:30 GMT
    President Donald Trump will visit Missouri next week to deliver his first address as president to the annual Veterans of Foreign Wars convention.
    President Donald Trump will visit Missouri next week to deliver his first address as president to the annual Veterans of Foreign Wars convention.
  • Wisconsin governor downplays interaction with Russian

    Wisconsin governor downplays interaction with Russian

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:08 PM EDT2018-07-18 16:08:04 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 4:47 PM EDT2018-07-18 20:47:05 GMT
    (AP Photo). Maria Butina, activista a favor de las armas de fuego, actualmente acusada de espiar contra EEUU, en un discurso en Moscú el 21 de abril del 2013.(AP Photo). Maria Butina, activista a favor de las armas de fuego, actualmente acusada de espiar contra EEUU, en un discurso en Moscú el 21 de abril del 2013.
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he only met a woman accused of being a Russian operative once when they had their picture taken together at a National Rifle Association convention in 2015.
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he only met a woman accused of being a Russian operative once when they had their picture taken together at a National Rifle Association convention in 2015.
  • President Trump insults tiny country visited by LePage

    President Trump insults tiny country visited by LePage

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 4:37 PM EDT2018-07-18 20:37:32 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 4:45 PM EDT2018-07-18 20:45:20 GMT
    The country that Maine Gov. Paul LePage has been visiting in hopes of strengthening ties is the subject of a jab from President Donald Trump over NATO.
    The country that Maine Gov. Paul LePage has been visiting in hopes of strengthening ties is the subject of a jab from President Donald Trump over NATO.
  • Ex-FBI chief Comey urges voters to support Democrats in fall

    Ex-FBI chief Comey urges voters to support Democrats in fall

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 4:40 AM EDT2018-07-18 08:40:43 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:49 PM EDT2018-07-18 19:49:57 GMT
    James Comey, the FBI director who was fired last year by President Donald Trump, is urging voters to support Democrats in November's midterm elections.
    James Comey, the FBI director who was fired last year by President Donald Trump, is urging voters to support Democrats in November's midterm elections.
  • Trump, Melania Trump mourn fallen Secret Service agent

    Trump, Melania Trump mourn fallen Secret Service agent

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:13 PM EDT2018-07-18 16:13:04 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:48 PM EDT2018-07-18 19:48:58 GMT
    The body of a Secret Service agent who passed away in Scotland during President Donald Trump's trip to Europe was being returned to the United States on Wednesday.
    The body of a Secret Service agent who passed away in Scotland during President Donald Trump's trip to Europe was being returned to the United States on Wednesday.
  • Vatican-OK'd journal strikes out again at US evangelicals

    Vatican-OK'd journal strikes out again at US evangelicals

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 9:51 AM EDT2018-07-18 13:51:20 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:22 PM EDT2018-07-18 19:22:08 GMT
    A Vatican-approved journal has launched its second major critique of American evangelicals, dismissing "prosperity gospel" theology as a dangerous "pseudo" faith tied up with the American Dream and President Donald...
    A Vatican-approved journal has launched its second major critique of American evangelicals, dismissing "prosperity gospel" theology as a dangerous "pseudo" faith tied up with the American Dream and President Donald Trump's politics.
  • Ala. congresswoman wins runoff turning on loyalty to Trump

    Ala. congresswoman wins runoff turning on loyalty to Trump

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:30 AM EDT2018-07-18 04:30:59 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:06 PM EDT2018-07-18 19:06:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Butch Dill). Alabama Rep. Martha Roby waves to supporters during the watch party as she wins the runoff election, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Montgomery, Ala. Roby won Alabama's Republican runoff on Tuesday, fighting through lingering fallout ...(AP Photo/Butch Dill). Alabama Rep. Martha Roby waves to supporters during the watch party as she wins the runoff election, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Montgomery, Ala. Roby won Alabama's Republican runoff on Tuesday, fighting through lingering fallout ...
    A House Republican has won her runoff election in Alabama after battling questions about her loyalty to Trump.
    A House Republican has won her runoff election in Alabama after battling questions about her loyalty to Trump.
  • US judge throws out suit over health subsidy cuts

    US judge throws out suit over health subsidy cuts

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:27 PM EDT2018-07-18 18:27:20 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:47 PM EDT2018-07-18 18:47:53 GMT
    A U.S. judge in San Francisco has thrown out a lawsuit over the Trump administration's decision to cut Affordable Care Act subsidies.
    A U.S. judge in San Francisco has thrown out a lawsuit over the Trump administration's decision to cut Affordable Care Act subsidies.
  • Schumer: Measures needed to reduce toddler drownings in US

    Schumer: Measures needed to reduce toddler drownings in US

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:40 PM EDT2018-07-18 16:40:03 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:39 PM EDT2018-07-18 18:39:36 GMT
    U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says a new report shows the number of drownings involving toddlers in the U.S. has increased in recent years, with young boys dying at twice the rate as girls; he's calling for a special...
    U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says a new report shows the number of drownings involving toddlers in the U.S. has increased in recent years, with young boys dying at twice the rate as girls; he's calling for a special outreach program.
  • Wife of former Trump adviser appears on Capitol Hill

    Wife of former Trump adviser appears on Capitol Hill

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:29 PM EDT2018-07-18 16:29:07 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:31 PM EDT2018-07-18 18:31:45 GMT
    The wife of former Donald Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos has arrived on Capitol Hill to speak to Democrats on the House intelligence committee.
    The wife of former Donald Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos has arrived on Capitol Hill to speak to Democrats on the House intelligence committee.
  • Immigrant children describe treatment in detention centers

    Immigrant children describe treatment in detention centers

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:02 PM EDT2018-07-17 21:02:49 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:18 PM EDT2018-07-18 18:18:57 GMT
    (Marie D. De Jes's/Houston Chronicle via AP, File). FILE - In this July 13, 2018, file photo, Allison, 6, and her mother Cindy Madrid share a moment during a news conference in Houston, where the mother and daughter spoke about the month and one day th...(Marie D. De Jes's/Houston Chronicle via AP, File). FILE - In this July 13, 2018, file photo, Allison, 6, and her mother Cindy Madrid share a moment during a news conference in Houston, where the mother and daughter spoke about the month and one day th...
    Immigrant children are complaining of hunger, cold and fear in a voluminous court filing about conditions in U.S. holding facilities.
    Immigrant children are complaining of hunger, cold and fear in a voluminous court filing about conditions in U.S. holding facilities.
  • UK extremist convicted of plotting to kill prime minister

    UK extremist convicted of plotting to kill prime minister

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 1:00 PM EDT2018-07-18 17:00:09 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:00 PM EDT2018-07-18 18:00:07 GMT
    An extremist loyal to the Islamic State group has been found guilty of plotting to kill the British prime minister.
    An extremist loyal to the Islamic State group has been found guilty of plotting to kill the British prime minister.
  • Book by rising Democratic star Kamala Harris coming in 2019

    Book by rising Democratic star Kamala Harris coming in 2019

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:14 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:14:51 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:21 PM EDT2018-07-18 16:21:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). FILE - In this May 23, 2018 file photo, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., in Washington.   Harris, a rising star in the Democratic Party sometimes cited as a possible presidential contender in 2020, has a book deal. Penguin ...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). FILE - In this May 23, 2018 file photo, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., in Washington. Harris, a rising star in the Democratic Party sometimes cited as a possible presidential contender in 2020, has a book deal. Penguin ...
    Sen. Kamala Harris, a rising star in the Democratic Party and a possible 2020 presidential contender, has a book deal.
    Sen. Kamala Harris, a rising star in the Democratic Party and a possible 2020 presidential contender, has a book deal.
  • Historians say Trump upends norms of presidential behavior

    Historians say Trump upends norms of presidential behavior

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:30 AM EDT2018-07-18 04:30:18 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:15 PM EDT2018-07-18 16:15:50 GMT
    (Presidency Press Service via AP, Pool). In this July 11, 2018, photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, shakes hands with Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right, as French President Emmanuel Macron, center, watches on the sidelines of a summi...(Presidency Press Service via AP, Pool). In this July 11, 2018, photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, shakes hands with Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right, as French President Emmanuel Macron, center, watches on the sidelines of a summi...
    Historians say Trump's trip across Europe upended conventions for presidential behavior abroad.
    Historians say Trump's trip across Europe upended conventions for presidential behavior abroad.
  • With Trump endorsement, Roby tries to fend off GOP challenge

    With Trump endorsement, Roby tries to fend off GOP challenge

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-07-17 04:35:10 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-07-18 15:52:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2012, file photo, Rep. Martha Roby, R-Ala., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, following a GOP strategy session. Roby is seeking Republican redemption in a runoff election th...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2012, file photo, Rep. Martha Roby, R-Ala., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, following a GOP strategy session. Roby is seeking Republican redemption in a runoff election th...
    Once a Trump critic, GOP congresswoman Martha Roby seeks redemption in Alabama runoff.
    Once a Trump critic, GOP congresswoman Martha Roby seeks redemption in Alabama runoff.
  • Mueller seeks immunity for 5 witnesses in Manafort case

    Mueller seeks immunity for 5 witnesses in Manafort case

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 4:30 PM EDT2018-07-17 20:30:33 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:45 AM EDT2018-07-18 15:45:07 GMT
    Special counsel Robert Mueller is seeking immunity for five potential witnesses in the upcoming trial of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort.
    Special counsel Robert Mueller is seeking immunity for five potential witnesses in the upcoming trial of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort.
  • Lawmakers warn Trump tariffs threaten local newspapers

    Lawmakers warn Trump tariffs threaten local newspapers

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:33 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:33:32 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-07-18 15:21:34 GMT
    Members of Congress are warning that newspapers in their home states are in danger of layoffs, cutting coverage or going out of business entirely if the United States maintains recently imposed tariffs on Canadian...
    Members of Congress are warning that newspapers in their home states are in danger of layoffs, cutting coverage or going out of business entirely if the United States maintains recently imposed tariffs on Canadian newsprint.
  • Arizona Senate candidate shot mother, speaks on gun control

    Arizona Senate candidate shot mother, speaks on gun control

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-07-17 22:22:16 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:49 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:49:36 GMT
    A Republican Arizona state Senate candidate is shocking gun control advocates by sharing details about shooting and killing his mother in apparent self-defense more than 50 years ago.
    A Republican Arizona state Senate candidate is shocking gun control advocates by sharing details about shooting and killing his mother in apparent self-defense more than 50 years ago.
  • EPA proposal to limit science studies draws opposition

    EPA proposal to limit science studies draws opposition

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:23 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:23:24 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:32:35 GMT
    Democratic lawmakers are joining scientists in denouncing an industry-backed proposal to dramatically limit what kind of science the Environmental Protection Agency can consider.
    Democratic lawmakers are joining scientists in denouncing an industry-backed proposal to dramatically limit what kind of science the Environmental Protection Agency can consider.
  • New IRS policy allows some tax-exempt groups to veil donors

    New IRS policy allows some tax-exempt groups to veil donors

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:05 PM EDT2018-07-17 18:05:57 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 9:21 AM EDT2018-07-18 13:21:18 GMT
    The Trump administration is lifting requirements for some tax-exempt groups to disclose the identities of their donors to federal tax authorities. The change benefits groups that spend millions on political ads,...
    The Trump administration is lifting requirements for some tax-exempt groups to disclose the identities of their donors to federal tax authorities. The change benefits groups that spend millions on political ads, such as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
  • Tumult of Trump's Europe trip smashes presidential precedent

    Tumult of Trump's Europe trip smashes presidential precedent

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:28 PM EDT2018-07-17 23:28:29 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:43 AM EDT2018-07-18 07:43:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media as he meets with members of Congress in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media as he meets with members of Congress in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Washington.
    Historians see Trump's tumultuous trip across Europe smashing conventions about American leaders on world stage.
    Historians see Trump's tumultuous trip across Europe smashing conventions about American leaders on world stage.
  • The Latest: Roby thanks Trump after Ala. runoff victory

    The Latest: Roby thanks Trump after Ala. runoff victory

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:47 PM EDT2018-07-17 18:47:52 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:46 AM EDT2018-07-18 04:46:02 GMT
    (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP). Voters make their way into the polling station at Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Montgomery, Ala., on for the runoff election, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Rep. Martha Roby is facing Republican Bobby B...(Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP). Voters make their way into the polling station at Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Montgomery, Ala., on for the runoff election, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Rep. Martha Roby is facing Republican Bobby B...
    Alabama's election chief says turnout in the primary runoffs appears to be "extraordinarily low.".
    Alabama's election chief says turnout in the primary runoffs appears to be "extraordinarily low.".
  • The Latest: Comey urges voters to support Democrats in fall

    The Latest: Comey urges voters to support Democrats in fall

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:49 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:49:59 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-07-18 04:41:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    President Donald Trump will make remarks Tuesday afternoon about his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, as he faces mounting criticism allies and foes alike about his failure to publicly condemn Russian...
    President Donald Trump will make remarks Tuesday afternoon about his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, as he faces mounting criticism allies and foes alike about his failure to publicly condemn Russian election meddling.
  • Trump backs down, says he misspoke on Russia meddling

    Trump backs down, says he misspoke on Russia meddling

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:19 AM EDT2018-07-17 04:19:56 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:38 AM EDT2018-07-18 04:38:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    Trump's embrace of Putin, questioning of US intelligence agencies' findings of Russian election meddling cap a European tour marked by criticism.
    Trump's embrace of Putin, questioning of US intelligence agencies' findings of Russian election meddling cap a European tour marked by criticism.
  • Onetime Trump critic Roby wins GOP House runoff in Alabama

    Onetime Trump critic Roby wins GOP House runoff in Alabama

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:45 PM EDT2018-07-18 01:45:11 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:37 AM EDT2018-07-18 04:37:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2012, file photo, Rep. Martha Roby, R-Ala., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, following a GOP strategy session. Roby is seeking Republican redemption in a runoff election th...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2012, file photo, Rep. Martha Roby, R-Ala., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, following a GOP strategy session. Roby is seeking Republican redemption in a runoff election th...
    Onetime Trump critic wins Republican runoff in Alabama.
    Onetime Trump critic wins Republican runoff in Alabama.
  • Russia's Trump takeaway: Putin basks in post-summit glow

    Russia's Trump takeaway: Putin basks in post-summit glow

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 4:36 AM EDT2018-07-17 08:36:57 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:21 PM EDT2018-07-18 00:21:46 GMT
    (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures during an interview with "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace after his meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.(Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures during an interview with "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace after his meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    For Vladimir Putin, holding a summit with Donald Trump was a victory in itself.
    For Vladimir Putin, holding a summit with Donald Trump was a victory in itself.
  • Cuomo outraises Nixon, but questions about donors linger

    Cuomo outraises Nixon, but questions about donors linger

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-07-17 20:42:30 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:43 PM EDT2018-07-17 23:43:28 GMT
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is easily outpacing challenger Cynthia Nixon when it comes to campaign contributions, but the Democrat can't shake questions about some past donors.
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is easily outpacing challenger Cynthia Nixon when it comes to campaign contributions, but the Democrat can't shake questions about some past donors.
  • Lights go out during Trump statement at the White House

    Lights go out during Trump statement at the White House

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 4:45 PM EDT2018-07-17 20:45:36 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:30 PM EDT2018-07-17 23:30:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). The lights go out as President Donald Trump, center, accompanied by House Ways and Means Committee chairman Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, left, and Rep. Diane Black, R-Tenn., right, speaks in the Cabinet room of the White House, ...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). The lights go out as President Donald Trump, center, accompanied by House Ways and Means Committee chairman Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, left, and Rep. Diane Black, R-Tenn., right, speaks in the Cabinet room of the White House, ...
    President Donald Trump wanted to make an important point and then the lights went out as Trump was saying he has "full faith" in the U.S. intelligence agencies in the aftermath of his Helsinki news conference.
    President Donald Trump wanted to make an important point and then the lights went out as Trump was saying he has "full faith" in the U.S. intelligence agencies in the aftermath of his Helsinki news conference.
  • Senate GOP, Dems fight over Kavanaugh confirmation documents

    Senate GOP, Dems fight over Kavanaugh confirmation documents

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:55 PM EDT2018-07-17 19:55:02 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:26 PM EDT2018-07-17 23:26:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, center, joined by, from left, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., and Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., tell reporters they are aiming to confirm Supreme Court nominee Bre...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, center, joined by, from left, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., and Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., tell reporters they are aiming to confirm Supreme Court nominee Bre...
    Senate battle brewing over Democrats' requests for documents from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's career.
    Senate battle brewing over Democrats' requests for documents from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's career.
  • The Latest: Rubio calls Russia 'a threat for years to come'

    The Latest: Rubio calls Russia 'a threat for years to come'

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:58 AM EDT2018-07-17 12:58:03 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-07-17 22:22:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, July 16, 2018, after a short helicopter ride from Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Trump returns following a m...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, July 16, 2018, after a short helicopter ride from Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Trump returns following a m...
    Scaramucci: Trump must disavow Helsinki press conference comments doubting US intelligence and accepting Putin's denials.
    Scaramucci: Trump must disavow Helsinki press conference comments doubting US intelligence and accepting Putin's denials.
  • 12 Russians indicted for meddling in 2016 US election

    12 Russians indicted for meddling in 2016 US election

    Friday, July 13 2018 12:24 PM EDT2018-07-13 16:24:29 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:34 PM EDT2018-07-17 21:34:53 GMT
    The Justice Department announced charges against 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking offenses during the 2016 presidential election.
    The Justice Department announced charges against 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking offenses during the 2016 presidential election.
  • NAACP lifts travel advisory against American Airlines

    NAACP lifts travel advisory against American Airlines

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:38 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:38:35 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 4:28 PM EDT2018-07-17 20:28:53 GMT
    The NAACP is lifting its travel advisory against American Airlines, saying the company is address concerns that led to the warnings against African Americans flying on its airplanes.
    The NAACP is lifting its travel advisory against American Airlines, saying the company is address concerns that led to the warnings against African Americans flying on its airplanes.
  • Republicans join Democrats in condemning Trump's remarks

    Republicans join Democrats in condemning Trump's remarks

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-07-17 04:20:24 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-07-17 18:33:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., criticizes President Donald Trump's performance during his side-by-side news conference with Russia's Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, as he speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., criticizes President Donald Trump's performance during his side-by-side news conference with Russia's Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, as he speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in...
    Republicans join Democrats in condemning Trump's remarks at summit with Russia, suggest Putin had a good day at America's expense.
    Republicans join Democrats in condemning Trump's remarks at summit with Russia, suggest Putin had a good day at America's expense.
  • Rights group questions DEA exploit of encrypted cellphones

    Rights group questions DEA exploit of encrypted cellphones

    Friday, July 13 2018 7:14 PM EDT2018-07-13 23:14:20 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:14 PM EDT2018-07-17 18:14:00 GMT
    Human-rights group questions DEA use of rigged smartphones designed to defeat encryption.
    Human-rights group questions DEA use of rigged smartphones designed to defeat encryption.
  • Tenants allege Kushner firm pushed them out of their homes

    Tenants allege Kushner firm pushed them out of their homes

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-07-16 04:20:14 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:55 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:55:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). This June 28, 2018 photo shows 184 Kent Avenue in the Brooklyn borough of New York owned by the Kushner Cos. An Associated Press investigation into one of the Kushner Cos.’ largest residential buildings in New York City reveal...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). This June 28, 2018 photo shows 184 Kent Avenue in the Brooklyn borough of New York owned by the Kushner Cos. An Associated Press investigation into one of the Kushner Cos.’ largest residential buildings in New York City reveal...
    Numerous current and former residents of a New York apartment building owned by Kushner's family real estate firm say they were targeted in a campaign to push them out.
    Numerous current and former residents of a New York apartment building owned by Kushner's family real estate firm say they were targeted in a campaign to push them out.
  • GOP won't force quick House vote on Dem bill axing ICE

    GOP won't force quick House vote on Dem bill axing ICE

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:56 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:56:21 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:47 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:47:46 GMT
    Republican leaders won't be forcing a quick vote on a Democratic bill abolishing the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.
    Republican leaders won't be forcing a quick vote on a Democratic bill abolishing the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.
  • Officials: In policy shift, US open to meeting with Taliban

    Officials: In policy shift, US open to meeting with Taliban

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-07-17 04:34:56 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:23 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:23:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini). Security personnel patrol near a park where a would-be attacker was killed in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, July 16, 2018. A would-be suicide attacker was shot and killed by police in Kabul before he was able to get close to ...(AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini). Security personnel patrol near a park where a would-be attacker was killed in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, July 16, 2018. A would-be suicide attacker was shot and killed by police in Kabul before he was able to get close to ...
    Trump administration appears to be shifting tactics in Afghanistan, saying it's open to holding direct talks with the Taliban.
    Trump administration appears to be shifting tactics in Afghanistan, saying it's open to holding direct talks with the Taliban.
  • Judge temporarily halts deportation of reunified families

    Judge temporarily halts deportation of reunified families

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:03 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:03:28 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:00 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:00:12 GMT
    The American Civil Liberties Union is asking a federal judge to order the federal government to hold off one week on deporting reunified families that were separated at the border.
    The American Civil Liberties Union is asking a federal judge to order the federal government to hold off one week on deporting reunified families that were separated at the border.
  • Trump: Putin made 'incredible offer' in Russian hacking case

    Trump: Putin made 'incredible offer' in Russian hacking case

    Monday, July 16 2018 1:48 PM EDT2018-07-16 17:48:44 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:45 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:45:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, smiles beside Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, smiles beside Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    President Donald Trump says Russian President Vladimir Putin made an 'incredible offer' of law enforcement collaboration during the leaders' one-on-one summit.
    President Donald Trump says Russian President Vladimir Putin made an 'incredible offer' of law enforcement collaboration during the leaders' one-on-one summit.
  • US arrests, accuses woman of acting as Russian agent

    US arrests, accuses woman of acting as Russian agent

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:09 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:09:35 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:31 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:31:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, listens to Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, listens to Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    Federal authorities have arrested a Russian woman accused of conspiring to infiltrate American political organizations at the direction of a senior Kremlin official.
    Federal authorities have arrested a Russian woman accused of conspiring to infiltrate American political organizations at the direction of a senior Kremlin official.
  • Mueller probe IDs long-hidden hackers

    Mueller probe IDs long-hidden hackers

    Saturday, July 14 2018 12:39 AM EDT2018-07-14 04:39:41 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:27 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:27:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks at a news conference at the Department of Justice, Friday, July 13, 2018, in Washington. From left, Assistant Attorney General John Demers, Rosenstein, and Acting Principal Associate ...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks at a news conference at the Department of Justice, Friday, July 13, 2018, in Washington. From left, Assistant Attorney General John Demers, Rosenstein, and Acting Principal Associate ...
    The special counsel's probe of the 2016 election is now directly linked to the Russian government.
    The special counsel's probe of the 2016 election is now directly linked to the Russian government.
  • Chicago activist demands all footage from police shooting

    Chicago activist demands all footage from police shooting

    Monday, July 16 2018 11:49 AM EDT2018-07-16 15:49:00 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:55 AM EDT2018-07-17 13:55:12 GMT
    An activist says he's asked Chicago Police for the body camera footage from all the officers at the scene where an officer fatally shot a man over the weekend.
    An activist says he's asked Chicago Police for the body camera footage from all the officers at the scene where an officer fatally shot a man over the weekend.
  • Prosecutors: Russian hackers exploit US cyber vulnerability

    Prosecutors: Russian hackers exploit US cyber vulnerability

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-07-17 04:34:43 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:40 AM EDT2018-07-17 13:40:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). A man walks past the building of the Russian military intelligence service in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 14, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday scolded the Obama administration for not responding aggressively e...(AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). A man walks past the building of the Russian military intelligence service in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 14, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday scolded the Obama administration for not responding aggressively e...
    US prosecutors say Russian government hackers exploited some of America's own computer infrastructure to steal politically sensitive information.
    US prosecutors say Russian government hackers exploited some of America's own computer infrastructure to steal politically sensitive information.
  • CNN's Cooper calls Trump's summit performance 'disgraceful'

    CNN's Cooper calls Trump's summit performance 'disgraceful'

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:29 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:29:15 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:12 AM EDT2018-07-17 12:12:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, shakes hand with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, shakes hand with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    CNN news anchor Anderson Cooper is labeling President Donald Trump's performance at a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin "disgraceful.".
    CNN news anchor Anderson Cooper is labeling President Donald Trump's performance at a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin "disgraceful.".
  • US intel chief stands by assessment of Russian meddling

    US intel chief stands by assessment of Russian meddling

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:06 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:06:03 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:58 AM EDT2018-07-17 11:58:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FIEL - In this May 24, 2018, file photo, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats arrives as House and Senate lawmakers from both parties gather for a classified briefing in a secure room about the federal inves...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FIEL - In this May 24, 2018, file photo, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats arrives as House and Senate lawmakers from both parties gather for a classified briefing in a secure room about the federal inves...
    The top U.S. intelligence official says assessments of Russian meddling in the 2016 election have been 'clear' and describes the Kremlin's efforts to undermine the United States' democracy as 'ongoing' and...
    The top U.S. intelligence official says assessments of Russian meddling in the 2016 election have been 'clear' and describes the Kremlin's efforts to undermine the United States' democracy as 'ongoing' and 'pervasive.'.
  • Obama praises Kenya's political reconciliation

    Obama praises Kenya's political reconciliation

    Monday, July 16 2018 7:52 AM EDT2018-07-16 11:52:06 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:02 AM EDT2018-07-17 11:02:58 GMT
    Former U.S. President Barack Obama says Kenya is making progress in getting the government and opposition to work together.
    Former U.S. President Barack Obama says Kenya is making progress in getting the government and opposition to work together.
  • The Latest: Former deputy AG says Trump chose 'tyrant'

    The Latest: Former deputy AG says Trump chose 'tyrant'

    Monday, July 16 2018 2:04 PM EDT2018-07-16 18:04:00 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:22 AM EDT2018-07-17 10:22:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, looks over as he listens to Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, speak during their joint news conference at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, looks over as he listens to Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, speak during their joint news conference at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    House Speaker Paul Ryan says there's "no question" that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election and continues to try undermine democracy in the United States and around the world.
    House Speaker Paul Ryan says there's "no question" that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election and continues to try undermine democracy in the United States and around the world.
  • US open to direct talks with Taliban, officials say

    US open to direct talks with Taliban, officials say

    Monday, July 16 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-07-16 22:22:17 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:12 AM EDT2018-07-17 10:12:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini). Security personnel patrol near a park where a would-be attacker was killed in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, July 16, 2018. A would-be suicide attacker was shot and killed by police in Kabul before he was able to get close to ...(AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini). Security personnel patrol near a park where a would-be attacker was killed in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, July 16, 2018. A would-be suicide attacker was shot and killed by police in Kabul before he was able to get close to ...
    U.S. officials say the United States is open to holding direct talks with the Taliban to encourage negotiations between the militant group and the Afghan government to end 17 years of war.
    U.S. officials say the United States is open to holding direct talks with the Taliban to encourage negotiations between the militant group and the Afghan government to end 17 years of war.
  • Trump embraces longtime US foe Putin, doubting own intel

    Trump embraces longtime US foe Putin, doubting own intel

    Monday, July 16 2018 6:38 PM EDT2018-07-16 22:38:27 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:04 AM EDT2018-07-17 09:04:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    President Donald Trump openly questions his own intelligence agencies' conclusions that Moscow was to blame for 2016 election interference.
    President Donald Trump openly questions his own intelligence agencies' conclusions that Moscow was to blame for 2016 election interference.
  • Russian hackers used US online infrastructure against itself

    Russian hackers used US online infrastructure against itself

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:46 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:46:50 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-07-17 04:42:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). A man walks past the building of the Russian military intelligence service in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 14, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday scolded the Obama administration for not responding aggressively e...(AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). A man walks past the building of the Russian military intelligence service in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 14, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday scolded the Obama administration for not responding aggressively e...
    Prosecutors say Russian hackers accused of meddling in the 2016 presidential election exploited some of the United States' own computer infrastructure against it, using two U.S.-based servers it leased in Arizona...
    Prosecutors say Russian hackers accused of meddling in the 2016 presidential election exploited some of the United States' own computer infrastructure against it, using two U.S.-based servers it leased in Arizona and Illinois.
  • Wave of condemnation hits Trump after summit with Putin

    Wave of condemnation hits Trump after summit with Putin

    Monday, July 16 2018 1:48 PM EDT2018-07-16 17:48:56 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:28 AM EDT2018-07-17 04:28:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, looks over as he listens to Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, speak during their joint news conference at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, looks over as he listens to Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, speak during their joint news conference at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    Key members of Congress, including Republicans, are criticizing President Donald Trump's performance at a joint press conference with Russia President Vladimir Putin as "shameful" and a "missed opportunity" to...
    Key members of Congress, including Republicans, are criticizing President Donald Trump's performance at a joint press conference with Russia President Vladimir Putin as "shameful" and a "missed opportunity" to stand up to Russia.
  • Trump questions US intel, not Putin, on Russia 2016 meddling

    Trump questions US intel, not Putin, on Russia 2016 meddling

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:57 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:57:12 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-07-17 04:13:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, shakes hand with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, shakes hand with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    Trump says he raised election meddling with Putin, but says both sides to blame for bad relations.
    Trump says he raised election meddling with Putin, but says both sides to blame for bad relations.
  • The Latest: Trump dismisses idea of compromising intel

    The Latest: Trump dismisses idea of compromising intel

    Monday, July 16 2018 9:04 PM EDT2018-07-17 01:04:14 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 10:47 PM EDT2018-07-17 02:47:04 GMT
    (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). U.S. First Lady Melania Trump, left, Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, and U.S. President Donald Trump, pose with a soccer ball after a press conference following their meeting at the Presi...(Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). U.S. First Lady Melania Trump, left, Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, and U.S. President Donald Trump, pose with a soccer ball after a press conference following their meeting at the Presi...
    Russian President Vladimir Putin says his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump is the beginning of Russia's path back from Western isolation.
    Russian President Vladimir Putin says his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump is the beginning of Russia's path back from Western isolation.
  • World Cup protesters get 15 days in jail, sports event bans

    World Cup protesters get 15 days in jail, sports event bans

    Monday, July 16 2018 3:28 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:28:07 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 10:42 PM EDT2018-07-17 02:42:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). A steward runs after two people that invaded the pitch during the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). A steward runs after two people that invaded the pitch during the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018.
    Two of the four protesters who barged onto the field at the World Cup final have been sentenced to 15 days in jail.
    Two of the four protesters who barged onto the field at the World Cup final have been sentenced to 15 days in jail.
  • The wink, the slouch -- the non-verbal cues at the summit

    The wink, the slouch -- the non-verbal cues at the summit

    Monday, July 16 2018 3:12 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:12:38 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 10:37 PM EDT2018-07-17 02:37:59 GMT
    Two alpha males, Russian President Vladimir Putin's trademark macho posture collided with President Donald Trump's classic power stance as the two leaders met on the world stage in Finland.
    Two alpha males, Russian President Vladimir Putin's trademark macho posture collided with President Donald Trump's classic power stance as the two leaders met on the world stage in Finland.
  • The Latest: Putin again denies interference in US election

    The Latest: Putin again denies interference in US election

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:34:20 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 8:43 PM EDT2018-07-17 00:43:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump waves when boarding Air Force One as he leaves with his wife Melania, right, from the airport in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018, after the meeting with Russian President Vladimi...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump waves when boarding Air Force One as he leaves with his wife Melania, right, from the airport in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018, after the meeting with Russian President Vladimi...
    Facing withering bipartisan criticism, President Donald Trump says U.S., Russia "must get along.".
    Facing withering bipartisan criticism, President Donald Trump says U.S., Russia "must get along.".
  • The Latest: Trump tweets US, Russia 'must get along'

    The Latest: Trump tweets US, Russia 'must get along'

    Monday, July 16 2018 2:25 AM EDT2018-07-16 06:25:28 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 8:35 PM EDT2018-07-17 00:35:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). U.S. President Donald Trump waves from the car after arriving at the airport in Helsinki, Finland, Sunday, July 15, 2018 on the eve of his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). U.S. President Donald Trump waves from the car after arriving at the airport in Helsinki, Finland, Sunday, July 15, 2018 on the eve of his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
    President Donald Trump is claiming credit for bolstering NATO as he heads into a day of meetings with Russia's Vladimir Putin.
    President Donald Trump is claiming credit for bolstering NATO as he heads into a day of meetings with Russia's Vladimir Putin.
  • Soccer diplomacy: World Cup host Putin gives Trump a ball

    Soccer diplomacy: World Cup host Putin gives Trump a ball

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:56 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:56:54 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 7:01 PM EDT2018-07-16 23:01:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, tosses a soccer ball to his wife first lady Melania Trump after Russian President Vladimir Putin presented it to him during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidenti...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, tosses a soccer ball to his wife first lady Melania Trump after Russian President Vladimir Putin presented it to him during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidenti...
    Riding high after hosting a successful World Cup, Russian President Vladimir Putin brought a soccer ball as a gift for his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump.
    Riding high after hosting a successful World Cup, Russian President Vladimir Putin brought a soccer ball as a gift for his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump.
  • US: Sanction exemptions open to those reducing Iran imports

    US: Sanction exemptions open to those reducing Iran imports

    Monday, July 16 2018 3:27 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:27:33 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-07-16 22:14:19 GMT
    US officials say some businesses that continue to import Iranian oil after the re-imposition of sanctions on Tehran could avoid penalties by making "significant reductions.".
    US officials say some businesses that continue to import Iranian oil after the re-imposition of sanctions on Tehran could avoid penalties by making "significant reductions.".
  • Sparse details on Iowa plans that bypass Obama's health law

    Sparse details on Iowa plans that bypass Obama's health law

    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:26 AM EDT2018-07-12 15:26:17 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-07-16 22:14:00 GMT
    (Rodney White/The Des Moines Register via AP). In this April 2, 2018 photo, Gov. Kim Reynolds prepares to sign a bill allowing unregulated health plans at the Iowa Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. The Iowa law approved this spring in the Republican-cont...(Rodney White/The Des Moines Register via AP). In this April 2, 2018 photo, Gov. Kim Reynolds prepares to sign a bill allowing unregulated health plans at the Iowa Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. The Iowa law approved this spring in the Republican-cont...
    An Iowa law approved this spring in the Republican-controlled Legislature would allow the conservative and politically powerful Iowa Farm Bureau to offer health plans that skirt requirements of the Affordable Care...
    An Iowa law approved this spring in the Republican-controlled Legislature would allow the conservative and politically powerful Iowa Farm Bureau to offer health plans that skirt requirements of the Affordable Care Act.
  • California man gets home detention in Maxine Waters threat

    California man gets home detention in Maxine Waters threat

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:50 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:50:27 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 4:56 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:56:21 GMT
    A Los Angeles man who threatened to kill Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters in a profanity-laced voicemail has been sentenced to six months of home detention.
    A Los Angeles man who threatened to kill Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters in a profanity-laced voicemail has been sentenced to six months of home detention.
  • Facebook faces UK fine over its data privacy scandal

    Facebook faces UK fine over its data privacy scandal

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 6:44 PM EDT2018-07-10 22:44:02 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 4:39 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:39:35 GMT
    The chairman of the U.K. Parliament's media committee says the government office that investigated the Cambridge Analytica scandal has fined Facebook 500,000 pounds ($663,000) for failing to safeguard users' data.
    The chairman of the U.K. Parliament's media committee says the government office that investigated the Cambridge Analytica scandal has fined Facebook 500,000 pounds ($663,000) for failing to safeguard users' data.
  • Apparent protester removed ahead of Trump-Putin conference

    Apparent protester removed ahead of Trump-Putin conference

    Monday, July 16 2018 11:33 AM EDT2018-07-16 15:33:52 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 4:13 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:13:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). A man argues with a security staff on a protest poster prior to a press conference after the meeting of U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monda...(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). A man argues with a security staff on a protest poster prior to a press conference after the meeting of U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monda...
    An apparent protester has been escorted out of a joint press conference between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
    An apparent protester has been escorted out of a joint press conference between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
  • Supreme Court nominee's paper trail might color confirmation

    Supreme Court nominee's paper trail might color confirmation

    Monday, July 16 2018 1:00 PM EDT2018-07-16 17:00:13 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 4:12 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:12:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Cliff Owen). In this July 12, 2018 photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is shown before meeting with Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Kavanaugh’s opponents are digging through documents at President George W...(AP Photo/Cliff Owen). In this July 12, 2018 photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is shown before meeting with Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Kavanaugh’s opponents are digging through documents at President George W...
    Opponents of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh are digging through documents at presidential libraries looking for anything to derail his confirmation.
    Opponents of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh are digging through documents at presidential libraries looking for anything to derail his confirmation.
  • Malaysian lawmakers take oath, including indicted ex-leader

    Malaysian lawmakers take oath, including indicted ex-leader

    Monday, July 16 2018 2:30 AM EDT2018-07-16 06:30:21 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 3:59 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:59:01 GMT
    Malaysian lawmakers have taken their oath in Parliament, including former premier Najib Razak, who faces corruption charges in the scandal that led to his coalition's electoral defeat.
    Malaysian lawmakers have taken their oath in Parliament, including former premier Najib Razak, who faces corruption charges in the scandal that led to his coalition's electoral defeat.
  • Dems: Novartis deal with Cohen sought access to policymakers

    Dems: Novartis deal with Cohen sought access to policymakers

    Friday, July 13 2018 12:14 PM EDT2018-07-13 16:14:29 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 3:38 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:38:27 GMT
    A report released by a group of Senate Democrats says President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer was in frequent contact with top officials of the pharmaceutical giant Novartis as part of the lawyer's $1.2...
    A report released by a group of Senate Democrats says President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer was in frequent contact with top officials of the pharmaceutical giant Novartis as part of the lawyer's $1.2 million consulting deal with the company.
  • Finland protests: Human rights for all _ and save the planet

    Finland protests: Human rights for all _ and save the planet

    Monday, July 16 2018 8:58 AM EDT2018-07-16 12:58:34 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:02:24 GMT
    (Onni Ojala/Lehtikuva via AP). Protesters hold a sign "Stop Putin In Ukraine, Save Europe" during a demonstration in Helsinki, Finland Monday, July 16, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump and Russia's Vladimir Putin are scheduled to meet  in the Finnish ...(Onni Ojala/Lehtikuva via AP). Protesters hold a sign "Stop Putin In Ukraine, Save Europe" during a demonstration in Helsinki, Finland Monday, July 16, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump and Russia's Vladimir Putin are scheduled to meet in the Finnish ...
    Activists used the summit in Helsinki between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin to hold two days of high-profile protests in the Finnish capital over a variety of grievances.
    Activists used the summit in Helsinki between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin to hold two days of high-profile protests in the Finnish capital over a variety of grievances.
  • Trump: summit with Putin off to a 'very, very good start'

    Trump: summit with Putin off to a 'very, very good start'

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:15 AM EDT2018-07-16 04:15:12 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 2:53 PM EDT2018-07-16 18:53:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive at the airport in Helsinki, Finland, Sunday, July 15, 2018 on the eve of his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive at the airport in Helsinki, Finland, Sunday, July 15, 2018 on the eve of his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
    Amid investigations and tensions, Trump and Putin ready to go 1-on-1.
    Amid investigations and tensions, Trump and Putin ready to go 1-on-1.
  • US trade, immigration and biofuel policies hit farmers hard

    US trade, immigration and biofuel policies hit farmers hard

    Sunday, July 15 2018 12:07 PM EDT2018-07-15 16:07:49 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 1:50 PM EDT2018-07-16 17:50:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nati Harnik). In this July 12, 2018 photo, farmer Don Bloss checks on the operation of an auger transferring corn on his farm in Pawnee City, Neb. Farmers and agricultural economists are worried that president Donald Trump’s trade, immigratio...(AP Photo/Nati Harnik). In this July 12, 2018 photo, farmer Don Bloss checks on the operation of an auger transferring corn on his farm in Pawnee City, Neb. Farmers and agricultural economists are worried that president Donald Trump’s trade, immigratio...
    Farmers and agricultural economists are worried that president Donald Trump's trade, immigration and biofuels policies will cost farms billions of dollars in lost income and force some out of business.
    Farmers and agricultural economists are worried that president Donald Trump's trade, immigration and biofuels policies will cost farms billions of dollars in lost income and force some out of business.
  • In TV interview, Trump says queen called Brexit 'complex'

    In TV interview, Trump says queen called Brexit 'complex'

    Monday, July 16 2018 1:35 AM EDT2018-07-16 05:35:15 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 1:44 PM EDT2018-07-16 17:44:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump with Queen Elizabeth II, inspecting the Guard of Honour at Windsor Castle in Windsor, England, Friday, July 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump with Queen Elizabeth II, inspecting the Guard of Honour at Windsor Castle in Windsor, England, Friday, July 13, 2018.
    President Donald Trump has told a British TV interviewer that Queen Elizabeth II told him Brexit it "complex.".
    President Donald Trump has told a British TV interviewer that Queen Elizabeth II told him Brexit it "complex.".
  • The Latest: Supporters cheer as Trump nears Helsinki hotel

    The Latest: Supporters cheer as Trump nears Helsinki hotel

    Sunday, July 15 2018 9:22 AM EDT2018-07-15 13:22:39 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 1:05 PM EDT2018-07-16 17:05:28 GMT
    (Andrew Milligan/PA via AP). U.S. President Donald Trump drives a golf buggy on his golf course at Turnberry golf club, in Turnberry, Scotland, Sunday, July 15, 2018. President Trump and the First Lady spent the weekend in Scotland, as part of their vi...(Andrew Milligan/PA via AP). U.S. President Donald Trump drives a golf buggy on his golf course at Turnberry golf club, in Turnberry, Scotland, Sunday, July 15, 2018. President Trump and the First Lady spent the weekend in Scotland, as part of their vi...
    President Donald Trump's ambassador to Moscow says he hopes Trump and Russia's Vladimir Putin have "a detailed conversation about where we might be able to find some overlapping and shared interests.".
    President Donald Trump's ambassador to Moscow says he hopes Trump and Russia's Vladimir Putin have "a detailed conversation about where we might be able to find some overlapping and shared interests.".
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