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(AP Photo/Anupam Nath). Indian election officials with polling materials travel on a country boat to reach a polling center in a remote river island in the River Brahmaputra in Kamrup district, west of Gauhati, Assam, India, Monday, April 22, 2019. Tue... (AP Photo/Anupam Nath). Indian election officials with polling materials travel on a country boat to reach a polling center in a remote river island in the River Brahmaputra in Kamrup district, west of Gauhati, Assam, India, Monday, April 22, 2019. Tue...

Voting underway in 3rd phase of India's national election

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Voting begins in 3rd phase of India's national elections. More>>

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Harris joins impeachment call during Democratic town hall

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Fight for 2020 Democratic nomination moves to prime time. More>>

AP FACT CHECK: Mueller interviewed many close to president

(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 22, 2019, during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 22, 2019, during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll.
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AP FACT CHECK: President Donald Trump is falsely suggesting that the people closest to him weren't interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller and his team. More>>

Flores: Biden's hugging jokes 'incredibly disrespectful'

(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Former vice president Joe Biden talks with officials after speaking at a rally in support of striking Stop & Shop workers in Boston, Thursday, April 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Former vice president Joe Biden talks with officials after speaking at a rally in support of striking Stop & Shop workers in Boston, Thursday, April 18, 2019.
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A Nevada Democrat who accused Joe Biden of touching her without permission is lashing out at the former vice president for joking about the matter. More>>

Trump threatens crackdown on high visa overstay countries

(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 22, 2019, during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 22, 2019, during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll.
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The Trump administration is considering suspending or limiting entry to the U.S. for individuals from countries with high rates of short-term visa overstays. More>>

Supreme Court to take up LGBT job discrimination cases

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The Supreme Court will decide whether the main federal civil rights law that prohibits employment discrimination applies to LGBT people. More>>

A Trump Fed choice steps aside, and another faces new doubts

(AP Photo/Molly Riley, File). FILE - In this June 20, 2014 file photo, Herman Cain, CEO, The New Voice, speaks during Faith and Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority event in Washington. Trump says Herman Cain withdraws from consideration for Fed seat a... (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File). FILE - In this June 20, 2014 file photo, Herman Cain, CEO, The New Voice, speaks during Faith and Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority event in Washington. Trump says Herman Cain withdraws from consideration for Fed seat a...
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President Donald Trump says 2012 presidential candidate Herman Cain has withdrawn from consideration for a seat on the Federal Reserve's board amid a focus on past scandals. More>>

Justices to hear case over census asking about citizenship

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Supreme Court to hear arguments over the Trump administration's plan to ask about citizenship on the 2020 census. More>>

Harris faces calls to prove her commitment to NH voters

(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). FILE - In this April 19, 2019, photo, Democratic presidential Candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority South Central Regional Conference in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). FILE - In this April 19, 2019, photo, Democratic presidential Candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority South Central Regional Conference in New Orleans.
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Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris faces calls to prove she's committed to winning New Hampshire voters. More>>

Investigation ongoing, House subpoenas ex-White House lawyer

(Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2018, file photo, White House counsel Don McGahn listens as Supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Rep. Jerrold ... (Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2018, file photo, White House counsel Don McGahn listens as Supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Rep. Jerrold ...
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As Pelosi urges focus on investigations instead of impeachment, House chairman subpoenas ex-White House counsel. More>>

The Latest: Buttigieg: It's clear Trump deserves impeachment

(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar speaks during a roundtable discussion on health care, Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Miami. Klobuchar met with local medical professionals and advocates to talk about the cost of pre... (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar speaks during a roundtable discussion on health care, Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Miami. Klobuchar met with local medical professionals and advocates to talk about the cost of pre...
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Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar says President Donald Trump should be held accountable following special counsel Robert Mueller's report, but she stopped short of calling for impeachment. More>>

Trump opens Easter Egg Roll with talk of economy, military

(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump, right, gestures as he and first lady Melania Trump, left, arrive for Easter services at Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea, Sunday, April 21, 2019, in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump, right, gestures as he and first lady Melania Trump, left, arrive for Easter services at Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea, Sunday, April 21, 2019, in Palm Beach, Fla.
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The White House lawn is the scene of its biggest social event of the year: the annual Easter Egg Roll. More>>

Casey lobbies for Democratic primary debate in Pennsylvania

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Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania is lobbying for a presidential primary debate to be held in his home state, which is projected as a battleground in the 2020 presidential election. More>>

Democrats criticize GOP state rep for chats about spying

(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane, speaks Tuesday, April 9, 2019, on the House floor at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash., as lawmakers continued to work through the final month of the regular session of the Legislature. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane, speaks Tuesday, April 9, 2019, on the House floor at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash., as lawmakers continued to work through the final month of the regular session of the Legislature.
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Gov. Jay Inslee and other Democrats in Washington state are criticizing conservative state Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley, for appearing to support spying on political opponents. More>>

The Latest: Iran brushes off US decision on sanction waivers

(AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo answers a question during a news conference on Friday, April 19, 2019, at the Department of State in Washington. (AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo answers a question during a news conference on Friday, April 19, 2019, at the Department of State in Washington.
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The White House says the Trump administration is ending exemptions from U.S. sanctions for countries that import Iranian oil. More>>

North Korea leader Kim to meet with Putin in Russia

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North Korean state media says leader Kim Jong Un will visit Russia and meet with President Vladimir Putin. More>>

The Latest: House chair subpoenas former White House lawyer

(Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2018, file photo, White House counsel Don McGahn listens as Supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Rep. Jerrold ... (Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2018, file photo, White House counsel Don McGahn listens as Supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Rep. Jerrold ...
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The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House Counsel Don McGahn. More>>

Dem leaders stress more Trump probes, downplay impeachment

(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive for the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House, Monday, April 22, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive for the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House, Monday, April 22, 2019, in Washington.
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President Donald Trump says that "nobody" disobeys his orders following the release of the Mueller report, which paints a deeply unflattering picture of his presidency. More>>

Medicare, Social Security face shaky fiscal futures

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The financial condition of the government's bedrock retirement programs for middle- and working-class Americans remain shaky, with Medicare pointed toward insolvency by 2026. More>>

Homeless activists outside Notre Dame demand 'a roof too'

(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). People fix a banner that reads in French: "Notre-Dame is roofless, we too!" during a protest in front of the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, Monday, April 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). People fix a banner that reads in French: "Notre-Dame is roofless, we too!" during a protest in front of the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, Monday, April 22, 2019.
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Dozens of social housing activists have gathered in protest outside gutted Notre Dame in Paris to demand France's poorest be remembered after rich donors pledged around a $1 billion to rebuild the cathedral and its destroyed roof. More>>

The Latest: Man recalls death of daughter, wife in blast

(AP Photo). Blood stains are seen on the wall and on a Jesus Christ statue at the St. Sebastian's Church after blast in Negombo, north of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019. More than two hundred people were killed and hundreds more injured in ... (AP Photo). Blood stains are seen on the wall and on a Jesus Christ statue at the St. Sebastian's Church after blast in Negombo, north of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019. More than two hundred people were killed and hundreds more injured in ...
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Sri Lankan authorities have lifted a curfew after bombings that killed more than 200 people. More>>

How many cherries in frozen pie? FDA may soon drop rules

(AP Photo/Paul Sakuma). FILE - This Monday, Feb. 2, 2009 file photo shows a frozen cherry pie in a store's freezer in Palo Alto, Calif. In 2019, the Food and Drug Administration is preparing to propose getting rid of a federal standard for frozen cherr... (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma). FILE - This Monday, Feb. 2, 2009 file photo shows a frozen cherry pie in a store's freezer in Palo Alto, Calif. In 2019, the Food and Drug Administration is preparing to propose getting rid of a federal standard for frozen cherr...
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President Donald Trump may soon be able to claim a sweet victory for his deregulation push: Officials are preparing to get rid of decades-old rules for frozen cherry pies. More>>

Trump, business organization sue Democratic House chairman

(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump, right, waves as he and first lady Melania Trump board Air Force One prior to departure from Palm Beach International Airport, Sunday, April 21, 2019, in West Palm Beach Fla. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump, right, waves as he and first lady Melania Trump board Air Force One prior to departure from Palm Beach International Airport, Sunday, April 21, 2019, in West Palm Beach Fla.
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President Donald Trump and his business organization have sued the Democratic chairman of the House oversight committee to block a subpoena that seeks years of the president's financial records. More>>

Top court skeptical of paper's argument over food stamp data

(Briana Sanchez/The Argus Leader via AP). In this April 9, 2019, photo, Argus Leader investigative reporter Jonathan Ellis and news director Cory Myers in the newsroom in Sioux Falls, S.D. In 2010, reporters at South Dakota’s Argus Leader newspaper cam... (Briana Sanchez/The Argus Leader via AP). In this April 9, 2019, photo, Argus Leader investigative reporter Jonathan Ellis and news director Cory Myers in the newsroom in Sioux Falls, S.D. In 2010, reporters at South Dakota’s Argus Leader newspaper cam...
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The Supreme Court seems inclined to rule against a South Dakota newspaper seeking certain data about the government's food assistance program, previously known as food stamps. More>>

Pete Buttigieg scrambles to turn 2020 buzz into momentum

(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). In this April 19, 2019, photo, Democratic presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg answers questions from employees during a campaign stop at a dairy company in Londonderry, N.H. Buttigieg’s presidential campaign... (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). In this April 19, 2019, photo, Democratic presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg answers questions from employees during a campaign stop at a dairy company in Londonderry, N.H. Buttigieg’s presidential campaign...
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Suddenly 'in the game,' Mayor Pete Buttigieg scrambles to harness 2020 momentum. More>>

US offers $10 million for info to disrupt Hezbollah finances

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The Trump administration is offering rewards of up to $10 million each for information that disrupts the finances of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah organization. More>>

Warren unveils $640 billion college debt forgiveness plan

(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during a campaign rally Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during a campaign rally Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Salt Lake City.
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Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is proposing the elimination of existing student loan debt in a sweeping set of education proposals. More>>

The Latest: Ukraine's routed leader vows to reclaim office

(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Ukrainian comedian and presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelenski speaks to his supporters at his headquarters after the second round of presidential elections in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, April 21, 2019. Ukrainians voted on Sunday... (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Ukrainian comedian and presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelenski speaks to his supporters at his headquarters after the second round of presidential elections in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, April 21, 2019. Ukrainians voted on Sunday...
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The European Union is congratulating Volodymyr Zelenskiy on his election as Ukrainian president, pledging strong support for his plans to reform the country and fight corruption. More>>

Military vet Moulton joins 2020 presidential race

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U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton is the latest Democrat to run for the White House. More>>

Nothing wrong with help from Russians, Trump lawyer says

(AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File). FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2018, file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, speaks in Portsmouth, N.H. President Donald Trump's lawyers are putting the finishing touches on a rebuttal to the forthcomi... (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File). FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2018, file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, speaks in Portsmouth, N.H. President Donald Trump's lawyers are putting the finishing touches on a rebuttal to the forthcomi...
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Giuliani says 'nothing wrong' with Trump campaign taking information from Russians. More>>

Trump called on spy chiefs for help as Mueller probe began

(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - In this May 23, 2017, file photo, National Security Agency director Adm. Mike Rogers testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Two months before special counsel Robert Mueller was appointed in the spring... (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - In this May 23, 2017, file photo, National Security Agency director Adm. Mike Rogers testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Two months before special counsel Robert Mueller was appointed in the spring...
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Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation has found that President Donald Trump asked senior intelligence officials to publicly counter news stories alleging that Trump's campaign had ties to Russia. More>>

Harris' campaign focuses on black colleges for support

(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority South Central Regional Conference in New Orleans, Friday, April 19, 2019.  Harris is tapping into a network of historica... (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority South Central Regional Conference in New Orleans, Friday, April 19, 2019. Harris is tapping into a network of historica...
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Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is tapping into a network of historically black colleges and universities to mobilize her supporters. More>>

AP sources: US to sanction nations for importing Iranian oil

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AP sources: Trump administration poised to tell Japan, South Korea, Turkey, China and India that they will no longer be exempt from US sanctions if they continue to import oil from Iran. More>>

Accuracy at core of Supreme Court case over census question

(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2019, file photo, the Supreme Court is seen at sunset in Washington. Vast changes in America and technology have dramatically altered how the census is conducted. But the accuracy of the onc... (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2019, file photo, the Supreme Court is seen at sunset in Washington. Vast changes in America and technology have dramatically altered how the census is conducted. But the accuracy of the onc...
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The accuracy of the once-a-decade population count is at the heart of the Supreme Court case over the Trump administration's effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. More>>

US says no more sanctions waivers for importing Iranian oil

(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE - In this April 8, 2019, file photo, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at a news conference to announce the Trump administration's plan to designate Iran's Revolutionary Guard a "foreign terrorist organizatio... (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE - In this April 8, 2019, file photo, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at a news conference to announce the Trump administration's plan to designate Iran's Revolutionary Guard a "foreign terrorist organizatio...
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AP sources: Trump administration poised to tell Japan, South Korea, Turkey, China and India that they will no longer be exempt from US sanctions if they continue to import oil from Iran. More>>

Trump brushes off Romney's criticism, points to loss in 2012

(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, walk down the stairs of Air Force One during their arrival at Palm Beach International Airport, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Trump traveled ... (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, walk down the stairs of Air Force One during their arrival at Palm Beach International Airport, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Trump traveled ...
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Trump suggests Romney should have put as much energy into 2012 race as the Utah Republican does in criticizing him. More>>

Democratic hopefuls demur on pursuing Trump post-White House

(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority South Central Regional Conference in New Orleans, Friday, April 19, 2019.  Harris is tapping into a network of historica... (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority South Central Regional Conference in New Orleans, Friday, April 19, 2019. Harris is tapping into a network of historica...
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Some Democratic contenders for president aren't saying whether they would re-open Trump investigations if they were to defeat him in 2020. More>>

Trump's legal team breathes a sigh, takes a victory lap

(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, walk down the stairs of Air Force One during their arrival at Palm Beach International Airport, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Trump traveled ... (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, walk down the stairs of Air Force One during their arrival at Palm Beach International Airport, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Trump traveled ...
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President Donald Trump's legal team used a combination of bluster, legal precedent and shifting tactics to protect their client from a perilous in-person interview. More>>

President attends Easter service following slew of tweets

(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump leans in to listen to his supporters on the tarmac upon his arrival at Palm Beach International Airport, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Trump traveled to Florida to spend t... (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump leans in to listen to his supporters on the tarmac upon his arrival at Palm Beach International Airport, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Trump traveled to Florida to spend t...
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President Donald Trump is using Easter morning to offer condolences to the people of Sri Lanka, continue his attacks on special counsel Robert Muller's investigation and attend service at the Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea near his Florida estate. More>>

Comedian headed for landslide victory in Ukraine

(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, left, and Ukrainian presidential candidate and popular comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, right, argue their debates at the Olympic stadium in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, April 19, 2019. Friday is th... (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, left, and Ukrainian presidential candidate and popular comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, right, argue their debates at the Olympic stadium in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, April 19, 2019. Friday is th...
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Polls have opened in Ukraine's presidential runoff Sunday, which pits the incumbent leader against a comedian who plays the role of the nation's president in a TV sitcom. More>>

Runoff likely to have opposing views of Macedonia's new name

(AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski). People check lists before voting in the presidential election outside a polling station in Skopje, North Macedonia, Sunday, April 21, 2019. Polls were opened early on Sunday in North Macedonia for presidential elections seen... (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski). People check lists before voting in the presidential election outside a polling station in Skopje, North Macedonia, Sunday, April 21, 2019. Polls were opened early on Sunday in North Macedonia for presidential elections seen...
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Voters in North Macedonia have another chance to give an opinion on their country's new name as they cast ballots in a presidential election. More>>

The Latest: Ukraine comedian romping to presidential win

(AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky). A man casts his ballot, as his pet waits for him at a polling station, during the second round of presidential elections in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, April 21, 2019. Top issues in the election have been corruption, the economy a... (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky). A man casts his ballot, as his pet waits for him at a polling station, during the second round of presidential elections in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, April 21, 2019. Top issues in the election have been corruption, the economy a...
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Corruption and economic stagnation are big issues for voters in Ukraine's presidential runoff. More>>

Quest for food stamp data lands newspaper at Supreme Court

(Briana Sanchez/The Argus Leader via AP). In this April 9, 2019, photo, Argus Leader investigative reporter Jonathan Ellis and news director Cory Myers in the newsroom in Sioux Falls, S.D. In 2010, reporters at South Dakota’s Argus Leader newspaper cam... (Briana Sanchez/The Argus Leader via AP). In this April 9, 2019, photo, Argus Leader investigative reporter Jonathan Ellis and news director Cory Myers in the newsroom in Sioux Falls, S.D. In 2010, reporters at South Dakota’s Argus Leader newspaper cam...
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In the summer of 2010, reporters at South Dakota's Argus Leader newspaper came up with the idea of requesting data about the government's food assistance program. More>>

Giuliani: Nothing wrong with Trump camp taking Russian help

(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., chair of the House Judiciary Committee, speaks during a news conference, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., chair of the House Judiciary Committee, speaks during a news conference, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in New York.
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A House committee chairman says the evidence of obstruction by President Donald Trump detailed in the special counsel's report is impeachable if proven. More>>

2020 campaign trail runs through churches in South Carolina

(AP Photo/Meg Kinnard, File). FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2019, file photo, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., worships at Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church in North Charleston, S.C. By now, most Democratic presidential candidates have polished their st... (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard, File). FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2019, file photo, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., worships at Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church in North Charleston, S.C. By now, most Democratic presidential candidates have polished their st...
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In a large and diverse primary field, White House hopefuls are angling to develop relationships with black churches. More>>

Moroccans protest prison sentences of anti-poverty activists

(AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy). Thousands of Moroccans take part in a demonstration in Rabat, Morocco, Sunday, April 21, 2019. Protesters are condemning prison terms for the leader of the Hirak Rif protest movement against poverty and dozens of other activ... (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy). Thousands of Moroccans take part in a demonstration in Rabat, Morocco, Sunday, April 21, 2019. Protesters are condemning prison terms for the leader of the Hirak Rif protest movement against poverty and dozens of other activ...
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Thousands of demonstrators in Morocco are condemning prison sentences given to the leader of the Hirak Rif anti-poverty movement and dozens of other activists. More>>

Democrats subpoena Mueller report amid calls for impeachment

(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., chair of the House Judiciary Committee, speaks during a news conference, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., chair of the House Judiciary Committee, speaks during a news conference, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in New York.
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It's now up to Congress to decide what to do with special counsel Robert Mueller's findings about President Donald Trump. More>>

Trump sours on Mueller report after initial upbeat view

(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). Attorney General William Barr speaks alongside Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, right, and acting Principal Associate Deputy Attorney General Edward O'Callaghan, left, about the release of a redacted version of speci... (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). Attorney General William Barr speaks alongside Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, right, and acting Principal Associate Deputy Attorney General Edward O'Callaghan, left, about the release of a redacted version of speci...
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Special counsel Robert Mueller's report reveals that President Donald Trump tried to seize control of the Russia probe and force Mueller's removal. More>>

Sanders goes on offensive defending credibility after report

(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this April 4, 2019, file photo, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders talks with reporters outside the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this April 4, 2019, file photo, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders talks with reporters outside the White House in Washington.
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President Donald Trump's spokeswoman Sarah Sanders pushed back Friday against allegations that special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report exposed a culture of lying at the White House. More>>

Biden expected to launch presidential campaign next week

(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Former vice president Joe Biden talks with officials after speaking at a rally in support of striking Stop & Shop workers in Boston, Thursday, April 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Former vice president Joe Biden talks with officials after speaking at a rally in support of striking Stop & Shop workers in Boston, Thursday, April 18, 2019.
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Former Vice President Joe Biden is expected to announce he's running for president next week. More>>

The Latest: Democrats increase pressure for Mueller report

(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen in Washington, Friday, April 19, 2019, the day after Attorney General William Barr released a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U... (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen in Washington, Friday, April 19, 2019, the day after Attorney General William Barr released a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U...
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Republican Sen. Mitt Romney says he's "sickened" by the level of dishonesty the special counsel found in President Donald Trump's administration. More>>

Ukraine quiet ahead of presidential election

(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Ukrainian presidential candidate and popular comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy listens to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko during their final electoral campaign debate at the Olympic stadium in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, April 19, 2... (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Ukrainian presidential candidate and popular comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy listens to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko during their final electoral campaign debate at the Olympic stadium in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, April 19, 2...
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Ahead of Sunday's hotly contested presidential election, Ukraine is observing a so-called "day of silence" in which campaigning is forbidden. More>>

Egyptians vote on changes that would extend el-Sissi's rule

(AP Photo/Amr Nabil). People walk past a banner supporting proposed amendments to the Egyptian constitution with a poster of Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Egypt's parliament was holding its last deba... (AP Photo/Amr Nabil). People walk past a banner supporting proposed amendments to the Egyptian constitution with a poster of Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Egypt's parliament was holding its last deba...
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Egyptians are voting on constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030. More>>

Rural Nevada creating a virtual presidential campaign trail

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A Democratic leader in rural Nevada says she's tired of presidential candidates saying it's too costly and time-consuming to visit far-flung towns. More>>

Japan courts Trump using emperor, first lady's birthday

(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands before a bilateral meeting at the Akasaka Palace in Tokyo. Trump will make a state visit to J... (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands before a bilateral meeting at the Akasaka Palace in Tokyo. Trump will make a state visit to J...
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Without close friends in Asia, Japan's prime minister is seen using every opportunity, even the emperor's accession, to court President Donald Trump. More>>

The Latest: Trump expresses anger at Mueller report

(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., chair of the House Judiciary Committee, speaks during a news conference, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., chair of the House Judiciary Committee, speaks during a news conference, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in New York.
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House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler says he expects to issue a subpoena within a few hours for special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian election meddling and President Donald Trump. More>>

Rivals in Ukraine's presidential runoff debate at stadium

(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). A man holds an Ukrainian flag as protesters gather to march to the Olympic stadium ahead of debates between two candidates in the weekend presidential run-off in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, April 19, 2019. Friday is the last officia... (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). A man holds an Ukrainian flag as protesters gather to march to the Olympic stadium ahead of debates between two candidates in the weekend presidential run-off in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, April 19, 2019. Friday is the last officia...
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Thousands of people rallied in the Ukrainian capital to support incumbent President Petro Poroshenko. More>>

Pompeo dismisses NKorea's rejection of him as US negotiator

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Stalled negotiations over dismantling North Korea's nuclear program are looming over high-level talks between the U.S. and Japan. More>>

Warren becomes first 2020 Democrat to call for impeachment

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Elizabeth Warren is urging the Democratic-controlled House to "initiate impeachment proceedings" against President Donald Trump. More>>

Nicaraguans use Good Friday processions to protest

(AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga). Anti-government protesters join a Stations of the Cross procession on Good Friday, carrying signs demanding the release of political prisoners in Managua, Nicaragua, Friday, April 19, 2019. Good Friday religious processions i... (AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga). Anti-government protesters join a Stations of the Cross procession on Good Friday, carrying signs demanding the release of political prisoners in Managua, Nicaragua, Friday, April 19, 2019. Good Friday religious processions i...
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Good Friday religious processions in Nicaragua's capital have taken a decidedly political tone as residents seize on a rare opportunity to renew their protests against the government of President Daniel Ortega. More>>

Former counsel may have saved Trump from himself

(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, walk down the stairs of Air Force One during their arrival at Palm Beach International Airport, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Trump traveled ... (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, walk down the stairs of Air Force One during their arrival at Palm Beach International Airport, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Trump traveled ...
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Don McGahn was barely on speaking terms with President Donald Trump when he left the White House last fall, but Trump may owe him a debt of gratitude. More>>

Peruvian judge orders jail for former president Kuczynski

(AP Photo/Martin Mejia). Peru's former President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski flashes a vee for victory as he returns to a court hearing to determine his release, in Lima, Peru, Monday, April 15, 2019. A judge in Peru ordered last week the detention for 10 da... (AP Photo/Martin Mejia). Peru's former President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski flashes a vee for victory as he returns to a court hearing to determine his release, in Lima, Peru, Monday, April 15, 2019. A judge in Peru ordered last week the detention for 10 da...
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A Peruvian judge has ordered that former president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski be jailed for up to three years as authorities investigate his alleged involvement in a corruption case. More>>

A beleaguered Trump feared 'the end of my presidency'

(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump arrives for a Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride event in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Washington. Also pictured is Wounded Warrior Project CEO Michael Linnington, rig... (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump arrives for a Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride event in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Washington. Also pictured is Wounded Warrior Project CEO Michael Linnington, rig...
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Trump Agonistes: Mueller report uncovers perilous moments for the president and times when aides acted to save Trump from himself. More>>

Publishers hurry to release book editions of Mueller Report

(AP Photo/Jon Elswick). Special counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election as released on Thursday, April 18, 2019, is photographed in Washington. The section discusses Russian government links an... (AP Photo/Jon Elswick). Special counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election as released on Thursday, April 18, 2019, is photographed in Washington. The section discusses Russian government links an...
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With the Mueller Report finally out, at least in redacted form, publishers are hurrying to release book editions. More>>

Congo court annuls sentence for exiled opposition leader

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A lawyer for Congo opposition leader Moise Katumbi says a court has annulled his three-year prison sentence, enabling him to return from exile in Belgium. More>>

Bennet's cancer surgery termed a success as he looks to 2020

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Sen. Michael Bennet has been successfully treated for prostate cancer, clearing the way for a possible presidential campaign. More>>

Redactions heavier on Russian meddling than on obstruction

(Department of Justice via AP). This combination of images shows the entire redacted report by special counsel Robert Mueller's released Thursday, April 18, 2019, by special Attorney General William Barr. (Department of Justice via AP). This combination of images shows the entire redacted report by special counsel Robert Mueller's released Thursday, April 18, 2019, by special Attorney General William Barr.
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Attorney General William Barr says the special counsel report has only "limited redactions," but that's only true for part of the document. More>>

'A good day': Trump claims victory with Mueller report out Video included

(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). The White House, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). The White House, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Washington.
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President Donald Trump is celebrating the release of a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russia's 2016 election interference. More>>

President Trump to visit Japan in late May, meet new emperor

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President Donald Trump will make a state visit to Japan at the end of May to meet the newly enthroned emperor. More>>

Barr deepens critics' concerns in handling of Mueller report

(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). Attorney General William Barr speaks alongside Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, right, and acting Principal Associate Deputy Attorney General Edward O'Callaghan, left, about the release of a redacted version of speci... (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). Attorney General William Barr speaks alongside Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, right, and acting Principal Associate Deputy Attorney General Edward O'Callaghan, left, about the release of a redacted version of speci...
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It may be special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation report, but the spotlight on Thursday belonged just as much to the attorney general who made it public. More>>

Ex-EPA chief Pruitt registers as energy lobbyist in Indiana

(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt listens during a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington. Pruitt, the scandal-ridden former head of the Environme... (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt listens during a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington. Pruitt, the scandal-ridden former head of the Environme...
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Former EPA chief Scott Pruitt has registered as an energy lobbyist in Indiana as the fossil-fuels industry there is lobbying state legislators to block the proposed closure of several coal-fired power plants. More>>

The Latest: Report shows Trump trying to shut down probe

(AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz). Attorney General William Barr leaves his home in McLean, Va., on Wednesday morning, April 17, 2019. Special counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report on Russian interference in the 2016 election is expected to be released ... (AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz). Attorney General William Barr leaves his home in McLean, Va., on Wednesday morning, April 17, 2019. Special counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report on Russian interference in the 2016 election is expected to be released ...
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Congress' top Democrats are calling for special counsel Robert Mueller to appear before Congress "as soon as possible.". More>>

Mueller reveals Trump's attempts to choke off Russia probe Video included

(AP Photo/Kevin Wolf). Special counsel Robert Mueller drives away from his Washington home on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Outstanding questions about the special counsel's Russia investigation have not stopped President Donald Trump and his allies from ... (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf). Special counsel Robert Mueller drives away from his Washington home on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Outstanding questions about the special counsel's Russia investigation have not stopped President Donald Trump and his allies from ...
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What will and won't be available to the public just one part of brewing controversy ahead of redacted Mueller report's release. More>>

Mueller drops obstruction dilemma on Congress Video included

(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., chair of the House Judiciary Committee, speaks during a news conference, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., chair of the House Judiciary Committee, speaks during a news conference, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in New York.
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It's up to Congress to decide what to do now with special counsel Robert Mueller's findings about President Donald Trump. More>>

Sanders gets endorsements from 7 black S. Carolina lawmakers

(Mark Moran/The Citizens' Voice via AP). U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks to supporters with the Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals Mohegan Sun Pocono, Plains, Pa., Monday April 15, 2019. The stop was part of his tour to e... (Mark Moran/The Citizens' Voice via AP). U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks to supporters with the Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals Mohegan Sun Pocono, Plains, Pa., Monday April 15, 2019. The stop was part of his tour to e...
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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says he has been endorsed by seven black lawmakers in the critical early voting state of South Carolina. More>>

Booker rolls out black lawmakers' endorsement in S. Carolina

(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker speaks during an Iowa Democratic Party Black Caucus Reception, Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker speaks during an Iowa Democratic Party Black Caucus Reception, Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Des Moines, Iowa.
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Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker says he has the endorsement of a slate of black elected officials in the crucial early voting state of South Carolina. More>>

NKorea says it tested new weapon, wants Pompeo out of talks

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North Korea announced that it has test-fired a new type of tactical guided weapon. More>>

Pentagon confirms NK test launch, says not ballistic missile

(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is seated before a Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride event in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is seated before a Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride event in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Washington.
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Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is confirming that North Korea conducted a test launch on Wednesday, but he declined to provide any details. He is the first U.S. official to confirm the launch. More>>

President who cried wolf? Real border alarms now seem hollow

(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE - In this April 5, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump visits a new section of the border wall with Mexico in Calexico, Calif. When Trump insisted last year that the border was in crisis, his warnings landed... (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE - In this April 5, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump visits a new section of the border wall with Mexico in Calexico, Calif. When Trump insisted last year that the border was in crisis, his warnings landed...
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The boy who cried wolf: Trump's faces skepticism from Democrats on border issues. More>>

Dems ask White House aide Miller to testify on immigration

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Senate Homeland Security Chairman Ron Johnson says he is working on legislation to help stem the flow of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. More>>

Supreme Court asked to void Louisiana abortion clinic law

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A Louisiana abortion clinic is asking the Supreme Court to strike down regulations that could leave the state with just one clinic. More>>

Ex-Virginia Gov. McAuliffe won't run for president in 2020

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AP sources: Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe won't run for president in 2020. More>>

Trump's adviser visits Moscow for talks on bilateral issues

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The Kremlin spokesman says that a U.S. presidential adviser has traveled to Russia for talks. More>>

Trump welcomes wounded warriors who are on their annual ride Video included

(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks at a Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride event in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks at a Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride event in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Washington.
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President Donald Trump highlighted his military buildup as he welcomed wounded warriors for an annual White House visit. More>>

Reshuffle in Pakistani cabinet after finance minister quits

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Pakistan's finance minister says he will step down amid a wave of criticism over the government's handling of a financial crisis that has sent prices soaring. More>>

APNewsBreak: Ivanka Trump says she passed on World Bank job

(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, Wednesday April 17, 2019, in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, where Trump is promoting a White House global economic program for women. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, Wednesday April 17, 2019, in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, where Trump is promoting a White House global economic program for women.
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APNewsBreak: White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump says her father asked her if she was interested in the job of World Bank chief but she passed on it. More>>

AP Interview: Ivanka Trump says Africa would inspire her dad Video included

(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, Wednesday April 17, 2019, in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, where Trump is promoting a White House global economic program for women. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, Wednesday April 17, 2019, in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, where Trump is promoting a White House global economic program for women.
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AP Interview: In Africa to promote women's economic empowerment, Ivanka Trump says the White House should be judged by its actions, and says her father would be inspired if he visits. More>>

2nd phase of Indian elections ends amid Kashmir lockdown

(AP Photo/Dar Yasin). Kashmiri polling officials carry electronic voting machines and other election material on the eve of the second phase of India's general election outside a distribution center in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Wednesday, Ap... (AP Photo/Dar Yasin). Kashmiri polling officials carry electronic voting machines and other election material on the eve of the second phase of India's general election outside a distribution center in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Wednesday, Ap...
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Voting has begun in the second phase of India's general elections amid massive security and a lockdown in parts of the main city in Indian-controlled Kashmir. More>>

US 'concerned' over misused funds allegations at UNAIDS

(AP Photo/Jamey Keaten, FILE). FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, April 8, 2019, shows the headquarters building of UNAIDS in Geneva, Switzerland.  In a statement issued late Tuesday April 16, 2019, the U.S. government says it is “concerned” about... (AP Photo/Jamey Keaten, FILE). FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, April 8, 2019, shows the headquarters building of UNAIDS in Geneva, Switzerland. In a statement issued late Tuesday April 16, 2019, the U.S. government says it is “concerned” about...
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The U.S. government says it is "concerned" about allegations of misused funds at the U.N.'s AIDS agency after a report by The Associated Press this week revealed ongoing financial and sexual misconduct problems at the agency. More>>

Buttigieg says he's proud of his record as South Bend mayor

(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). 2020 Democratic presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks during a town hall meeting, Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Fort Dodge, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). 2020 Democratic presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks during a town hall meeting, Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Fort Dodge, Iowa.
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Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg defends record as mayor of South Bend. More>>

Fox News to host town hall meeting with Amy Klobuchar

(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar speaks during a roundtable discussion on health care, Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Miami. Klobuchar met with local medical professionals and advocates to talk about the cost of pre... (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar speaks during a roundtable discussion on health care, Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Miami. Klobuchar met with local medical professionals and advocates to talk about the cost of pre...
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Two days after Sen. Bernie Sanders became the first Democrat to hold a town hall on Fox News Channel, Sen. Amy Klobuchar agrees to go on the network. More>>

Tensions flare with Italy's ruling coalition over corruption

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Italy's deputy transport minister has been placed under investigation in a corruption probe, and consequently become the latest political pawn in the uneasy coalition of the League and 5-Star Movement. More>>

Trump cracks down on Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela

(AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez, File). FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2019, file photo, national security adviser John Bolton speaks to the Venezuelan American community in Miami. The Trump administration is poised to step up pressure on Cuba by allowing lawsuits ... (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez, File). FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2019, file photo, national security adviser John Bolton speaks to the Venezuelan American community in Miami. The Trump administration is poised to step up pressure on Cuba by allowing lawsuits ...
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Trump administration to allow lawsuits against foreign companies doing business in properties seized from Americans after Cuba's 1959 revolution. More>>

O'Rourke says he gave more to charity than tax returns show

(Zack Wajsgras/The Daily Progress via AP). Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke speaks to Virginia students in Nau Hall Room 101 during his last stop on a tour which saw him visit multiple cities in the state Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Charlottesville... (Zack Wajsgras/The Daily Progress via AP). Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke speaks to Virginia students in Nau Hall Room 101 during his last stop on a tour which saw him visit multiple cities in the state Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Charlottesville...
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Beto O'Rourke says his family donated more to charity than reported on past tax returns because it wasn't interested in taking deductions that could have reduced taxable income. More>>

US halts recent practice of disclosing nuclear weapon total

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The Trump administration has halted, without explanation, the recent U.S. government practice of disclosing the current size of the nuclear weapons stockpile. More>>

As police wait to arrest him, ex-Peru president kills self

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A lawyer for former Peruvian President Alan García says the leader shot himself before being detained amid allegations he received illegal payment from Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht. Lawyer Erasmo Reyna confirmed the shooting Wednesday. More>>

Warren, in Utah, pledges changes in national-monument policy

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Elizabeth Warren has promised to restore public lands protections for two of the state's high-profile national monuments if elected president. More>>

The Latest: US sanctions on Venezuelan bank aimed at Maduro

(AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez, File). FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2019, file photo, national security adviser John Bolton speaks to the Venezuelan American community in Miami. The Trump administration is poised to step up pressure on Cuba by allowing lawsuits ... (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez, File). FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2019, file photo, national security adviser John Bolton speaks to the Venezuelan American community in Miami. The Trump administration is poised to step up pressure on Cuba by allowing lawsuits ...
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A senior official in Madrid says the Spanish government is asking the European Union to challenge a U.S. move to allow lawsuits against foreign companies operating in properties seized from Americans in post-revolution Cuba. More>>

Mueller report release spirals into political gamesmanship

(AP Photo/Kevin Wolf). Special counsel Robert Mueller drives away from his Washington home on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Outstanding questions about the special counsel's Russia investigation have not stopped President Donald Trump and his allies from ... (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf). Special counsel Robert Mueller drives away from his Washington home on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Outstanding questions about the special counsel's Russia investigation have not stopped President Donald Trump and his allies from ...
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After nearly two years of waiting, America will get some answers straight from Robert Mueller. More>>

The Latest: Memorial held for ex-Peru leader who killed self

(AP Photo/Martin Mejia). Peru's police officers stand guard at the emergency hospital Casimiro Ulloa where former Peruvian President Alan Garcia was taken after he shot himself in his neck, in Lima, Peru, Wednesday, April 17, 2019.   Garcia shot himsel... (AP Photo/Martin Mejia). Peru's police officers stand guard at the emergency hospital Casimiro Ulloa where former Peruvian President Alan Garcia was taken after he shot himself in his neck, in Lima, Peru, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Garcia shot himsel...
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Officials say former Peruvian President Alan García is dead after shooting himself in the head as police came to detain him in connection with a corruption probe. More>>

AP-NORC Poll: Many want Congress to probe Trump-Russia

(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Special counsel Robert Mueller arrives at his office in Washington, Wednesday, April 17, 2019, as his redacted report on Russian interference in the 2016 election is expected to be released publicly on Thursday. Attorney... (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Special counsel Robert Mueller arrives at his office in Washington, Wednesday, April 17, 2019, as his redacted report on Russian interference in the 2016 election is expected to be released publicly on Thursday. Attorney...
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Many Americans aren't ready to clear President Donald Trump in the Russia investigation, according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. More>>

The Latest: Top Democrat says Barr is trying to spin report

(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). A television news crew works outside the Department of Justice building Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). A television news crew works outside the Department of Justice building Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Washington.
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The Justice Department says Attorney General William Barr will hold a news conference Thursday morning on special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation. More>>

Time releases its 100 most influential people issue

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Actress Taylor Swift, TV journalist Gayle King and soccer star Mohamed Saleh are among the six famous faces featured on the covers of Time's annual "100 Most Influential People in the World" issue. More>>

Trump administration seeks to boost Opportunity Zones

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Trump administration unveils new proposals to make Opportunity Zone investments more attractive. More>>

Ben Affleck, Susan Sarandon, other stars donate to 2020 Dems

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From Ben Affleck and Susan Sarandon to Anna Wintour and Willie Nelson, celebrities are ling up to give money to their favorite Democratic presidential candidates. More>>

Idaho governor has unfettered chance to cut state rules

(AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger, File). FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2019 photo, Idaho Gov.-elect Brad Little answers a reporter's question at the State Capitol building in Boise, Idaho. Republican Gov. Brad Little says Idahoans can trust him to do the right thing ... (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger, File). FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2019 photo, Idaho Gov.-elect Brad Little answers a reporter's question at the State Capitol building in Boise, Idaho. Republican Gov. Brad Little says Idahoans can trust him to do the right thing ...
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Republican Gov. Brad Little says Idahoans can trust him to do the right thing after the Legislature handed him sweeping authority to eliminate thousands of state-approved rules going back decades that touch on just about every aspect of daily life. More>>

Correction: Election 2020-Iowa story

(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, left, walks with climate analyst John Davis, of Hamburg, Iowa, while touring flood damage, Friday, April 12, 2019, in Hamburg, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, left, walks with climate analyst John Davis, of Hamburg, Iowa, while touring flood damage, Friday, April 12, 2019, in Hamburg, Iowa.
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Iowa flooding presents campaign challenge for some 2020 Democrats. More>>

Trump, first lady to address opioid crisis at Atlanta summit

(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, watch visiting South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his wife Kim Jung-sook, as they leave the the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, watch visiting South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his wife Kim Jung-sook, as they leave the the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 11, 2019.
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump will address the opioid crisis at a summit in Atlanta. More>>

For Jay Inslee, a methodical buildup to a long 2020 campaign

(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Washington Gov. Jay Inslee talks with Ron Perry, of Hamburg, Iowa, right, while touring flood damage, Friday, April 12, 2019, in Hamburg, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Washington Gov. Jay Inslee talks with Ron Perry, of Hamburg, Iowa, right, while touring flood damage, Friday, April 12, 2019, in Hamburg, Iowa.
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Democratic presidential Jay Inslee is taking a methodical approach as he campaigns in the shadows of better-known rivals, but the Washington governor says his emphasis on combating climate change is the right way to start what he hopes is a long campaign. More>>

Trump signs Colorado River drought plan

(AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this July 28, 2014, file photo, lightning strikes over Lake Mead near Hoover Dam that impounds Colorado River water at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Arizona. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, April 1... (AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this July 28, 2014, file photo, lightning strikes over Lake Mead near Hoover Dam that impounds Colorado River water at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Arizona. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, April 1...
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President Donald Trump has signed a plan to cut back on the use of water from the Colorado River, which serves 40 million people in the U.S. West. More>>

Harris, Booker miss most votes of senators running in 2020

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Kamala Harris and Cory Booker miss most votes of senators running in 2020, according to an Associated Press analysis of congressional data. More>>

Asylum seekers who show credible fear not eligible for bond

(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). Attorney General William Barr leaves his home in McLean, Va., on Monday, April 15, 2019. Barr told Congress last week he expects to release his redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia investigation... (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). Attorney General William Barr leaves his home in McLean, Va., on Monday, April 15, 2019. Barr told Congress last week he expects to release his redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia investigation...
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Detained asylum seekers who have shown they have a credible fear of returning to their country will no longer be able to ask a judge to grant them bond. More>>

Army Corps takes heat in wake of Missouri River flooding

(AP Photo/Nati Harnik). In this Wednesday, April 10, 2019 photo, destroyed grain silos, a result of flooding, spill corn onto a muddy field, are seen on a farm in Bellevue, Neb. Extensive flooding along the Missouri River has led to blistering criticis... (AP Photo/Nati Harnik). In this Wednesday, April 10, 2019 photo, destroyed grain silos, a result of flooding, spill corn onto a muddy field, are seen on a farm in Bellevue, Neb. Extensive flooding along the Missouri River has led to blistering criticis...
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This spring's massive flooding along the Missouri River unearthed bitter criticism of the federal agency that manages the river while causing more than $3 billion in damage. More>>

What you won't see in the Mueller report

(AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz). Attorney General William Barr leaves his home in McLean, Va., on Wednesday morning, April 17, 2019. Special counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report on Russian interference in the 2016 election is expected to be released ... (AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz). Attorney General William Barr leaves his home in McLean, Va., on Wednesday morning, April 17, 2019. Special counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report on Russian interference in the 2016 election is expected to be released ...
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What material Attorney General William Barr is redacting from the special counsel's Russia report and why Democrats say it should be released. More>>

Can he win? Sanders makes case he can take back the Midwest

(AP Photo/Matt Rourke). U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is greeted by audience members before a Fox News town-hall style event, Monday, April 15, 2019, in Bethlehem, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke). U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is greeted by audience members before a Fox News town-hall style event, Monday, April 15, 2019, in Bethlehem, Pa.
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The question of whether Bernie Sanders is electable is at the forefront of his second presidential campaign. More>>

Trump vetoes measure to end US involvement in Yemen war

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President Donald Trump has vetoed a bill Congress passed to end U.S. military assistance in the Saudi Arabia-led war in Yemen. More>>

Alan García, ex-Peruvian president, dies at 69

(AP Photo/Andre Penner, File). FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2008 file photo, Peru's President Alan García smiles during the opening ceremony of Expo Peru 2008 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Current Peruvian President Martinez Vizcarra said Garcia, the 69-year-old f... (AP Photo/Andre Penner, File). FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2008 file photo, Peru's President Alan García smiles during the opening ceremony of Expo Peru 2008 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Current Peruvian President Martinez Vizcarra said Garcia, the 69-year-old f...
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Alan García, a former Peruvian president whose first term in the 1980s was marred by financial chaos and rebel violence, and who was recently targeted in Latin America's biggest corruption scandal, died on Wednesday at the age of 69. More>>

What you won't see in the Mueller report

(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). Attorney General William Barr leaves his home in McLean, Va., on Monday, April 15, 2019. Barr told Congress last week he expects to release his redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia investigation... (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). Attorney General William Barr leaves his home in McLean, Va., on Monday, April 15, 2019. Barr told Congress last week he expects to release his redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia investigation...
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Democrats' demands for a full, unredacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report are likely to prompt a political and legal battle that could last for months, if not much longer. More>>

Buttigieg to Democrats: Don't get bogged down zinging Trump

(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). 2020 Democratic presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks during a town hall meeting, Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Fort Dodge, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). 2020 Democratic presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks during a town hall meeting, Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Fort Dodge, Iowa.
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Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg was confronted by a religious protester at an Iowa town hall Tuesday but said he "respected" the protester's passion. More>>

Indonesia's Widodo set for 2nd term as president

(AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati). People cast their ballots during presidential and legislative elections in Bali, Indonesia, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. About 193 million people are eligible to vote in polls that will decide who leads the world's most popul... (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati). People cast their ballots during presidential and legislative elections in Bali, Indonesia, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. About 193 million people are eligible to vote in polls that will decide who leads the world's most popul...
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Voting is underway in Indonesia's presidential and legislative elections after campaigns pitting the moderate incumbent against an ultra-nationalist former general. More>>

Trump predicts Biden, Sanders will be 2020 Dem 'finalists'

(AP Photo/Matt Rourke). Protesters demonstrate in support of President Donald Trump near a Fox News town-hall style event with U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, Monday, April 15, 2019, in Bethlehem, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke). Protesters demonstrate in support of President Donald Trump near a Fox News town-hall style event with U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, Monday, April 15, 2019, in Bethlehem, Pa.
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President Donald Trump is predicting that Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders or former Vice President Joe Biden will be the final two Democrats standing in the 2020 race against him. More>>

Govt opponent confirmed as Istanbul mayor, objection pending

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Authorities have confirmed that the opposition's candidate has won the mayoral election in Istanbul, ending nearly three weeks of recounts. More>>

Fox draws nearly 2.6 million viewers for Sanders town hall

(AP Photo/Matt Rourke). Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks during a Fox News town-hall style event Monday April 15, 2019 in Bethlehem, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke). Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks during a Fox News town-hall style event Monday April 15, 2019 in Bethlehem, Pa.
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Bernie Sanders took some heat from Democrats for appearing on Fox News Channel, but his town hall meeting there on Monday attracted the largest audience for any such event in the campaign cycle. More>>

Peru's ex-president Kuczynski hospitalized after jailing

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Former Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has been hospitalized days after he was detained as part of a money laundering probe into his ties to the company at the heart of Latin America's biggest graft scandal. More>>

The Latest: Indonesia leader calls for unity after election

(AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati). A man in Thor's costume shows his inked finger after casting at a polling station during election in Bali, Indonesia on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Voting is underway in Indonesia's presidential and legislative elections aft... (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati). A man in Thor's costume shows his inked finger after casting at a polling station during election in Bali, Indonesia on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Voting is underway in Indonesia's presidential and legislative elections aft...
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Voting has ended in Indonesia's presidential and legislative elections, with tens of millions of people casting votes without widespread hitches. More>>

Turkey eyes US sanctions waivers on Iran oil, Russia arms

(Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan shakes hands with a supporter as he arrives to speak at an assembly for religious schools, in Istanbul, Saturday, April 13, 2019. Erdogan's ruling party still appealing ... (Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan shakes hands with a supporter as he arrives to speak at an assembly for religious schools, in Istanbul, Saturday, April 13, 2019. Erdogan's ruling party still appealing ...
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A top aide to Turkey's president says his country "expects" the Trump administration to grant it waivers from U.S. sanctions related to purchases of Iranian oil and Russian air defenses. More>>

Trump, death penalty, immigration mark Newsom's 1st 100 days

(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). In this photo taken Monday April 15, 2019 Gov. Gavin Newsom poses for a photo at his Capitol office in Sacramento, Calif. In Newsom's first 100 days as governor, he's traveled to Central America, battled with the Trump admi... (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). In this photo taken Monday April 15, 2019 Gov. Gavin Newsom poses for a photo at his Capitol office in Sacramento, Calif. In Newsom's first 100 days as governor, he's traveled to Central America, battled with the Trump admi...
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California Gov. Gavin Newsom has traveled to Central America, feuded with the president and pledged bold action on housing in his first 100 days. More>>

Former US Interior boss parlays post into private career

(AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File). FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2018 file photo, then-Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke speaks at EPA headquarters in Washington. Zinke has landed a more than $100,000-a-year job with a Nevada gold-mining firm. Zinke confirmed b... (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File). FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2018 file photo, then-Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke speaks at EPA headquarters in Washington. Zinke has landed a more than $100,000-a-year job with a Nevada gold-mining firm. Zinke confirmed b...
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Ryan Zinke, the former Trump Cabinet official in charge of the country's natural resources, has landed a more than $100,000-a-year job with a Nevada gold-mining firm. More>>

Advisory group recommends changes to migrant processing

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The Homeland Security Advisory Council has some ideas about how to deal with a surge of migrant families at the border. More>>

Trump to allow lawsuits over US properties seized in Cuba

(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn as he arrives at the White House in Washington, Monday, April 15, 2019, after visiting Minnesota. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn as he arrives at the White House in Washington, Monday, April 15, 2019, after visiting Minnesota.
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President Donald Trump is poised to allow lawsuits against foreign firms that have profited from former U.S. firms that Cuba seized after the 1959 revolution. More>>

Court ruling adds to delay in alleged USS Cole bomber case

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A federal appeals court has thrown out years of legal proceedings in the already-delayed military commission case against a Saudi charged in the deadly 2000 bombing of a U.S. warship. More>>

Giuliani: Trump lawyers finishing Mueller report rebuttal

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President Donald Trump's lawyers are putting the finishing touches on a rebuttal to the forthcoming report by special counsel Robert Mueller. More>>

Tribes denounce North Dakota ID law in congressional hearing

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Native American leaders in North Dakota say actions by state and local officials are impeding tribal voters, decades after the 1965 Voting Rights Act aimed to eliminate barriers for minority voters. More>>

In Ivory Coast, Ivanka Trump talks women's rights

(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). U.S. White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump, left, waves back at airport workers as one blows a kiss and others wave as she arrives at the airport in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Tuesday April 16, 2019, after flying in from Ethio... (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). U.S. White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump, left, waves back at airport workers as one blows a kiss and others wave as she arrives at the airport in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Tuesday April 16, 2019, after flying in from Ethio...
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Ivanka Trump is meeting with the vice president of Ivory Coast as part of a trip to Africa focused on women's economic development. More>>

2020 hopeful Hickenlooper meets Columbine shooting survivors

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Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, a 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful, met with survivors of the Columbine, Aurora attacks. More>>

Redaction nation: US history brims with partial deletions

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Since Robert Mueller turned in his report on alleged ties between Russian officials and Donald Trump presidential campaign, "redacted" has become a national buzzword. More>>

Democrats raise $75M so far, signaling a drawn-out fight

(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). In this April 1, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during the We the People Membership Summit in Washington. Sanders is leading Democratic presidential candidates in the ... (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). In this April 1, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during the We the People Membership Summit in Washington. Sanders is leading Democratic presidential candidates in the ...
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The crowded field of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates is showing early signs of money trouble as donors sit on the sidelines to see how the contest unfolds, signaling a drawn-out primary battle lies ahead. More>>

Pussy Riot protest group member briefly detained in Moscow

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Russian activists say one of the protesters who barged onto the field last year to disrupt the World Cup final in Russia has been briefly detained by police in Moscow. More>>

Pulitzers given to Aretha Franklin, author Richard Powers

(Simon & Schuster via AP). This cover image released by Simon & Schuster shows "Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom," by David W. Blight, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for History. (Simon & Schuster via AP). This cover image released by Simon & Schuster shows "Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom," by David W. Blight, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for History.
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Aretha Franklin has been given an honorary Pulitzer Prize, cited posthumously for her extraordinary career. More>>

Trump says Russia probe 'con job,' as fuller report looms

(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). A motorcade carrying Attorney General William Barr arrives at the Department of Justice, Monday, April 15, 2019, in Washington. Attorney General William Barr told Congress last week he expects to release his redacted versio... (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). A motorcade carrying Attorney General William Barr arrives at the Department of Justice, Monday, April 15, 2019, in Washington. Attorney General William Barr told Congress last week he expects to release his redacted versio...
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Justice Department says it's preparing to release on Thursday a redacted version of the special counsel's report on Russian election interference. More>>

Mining project on federal lands hires former Interior head

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Ryan Zinke, the former Trump Cabinet official in charge of the country's natural resources, has landed a more than $100,000-a-year job with a Nevada gold-mining firm. More>>

Emotional eulogies highlight funeral of SC's Fritz Hollings

(AP Photo/APTN, File). FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2004 file photo, Sen. Ernest ''Fritz'' Hollings, D-S.C., who is retiring in January, addresses the Senate  on Capitol Hill in Washington, in this image from video.  Hollings, a moderate six-term Democrat w... (AP Photo/APTN, File). FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2004 file photo, Sen. Ernest ''Fritz'' Hollings, D-S.C., who is retiring in January, addresses the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington, in this image from video. Hollings, a moderate six-term Democrat w...
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Mourners are gathering to say goodbye to South Carolina's Ernest F. "Fritz" Hollings, one of the last larger-than-life Democrats who once dominated the politics of the South. More>>

Trump to hold April 27 rally in Green Bay, Wisconsin

(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn as he arrives at the White House in Washington, Monday, April 15, 2019, after visiting Minnesota. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn as he arrives at the White House in Washington, Monday, April 15, 2019, after visiting Minnesota.
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President Donald Trump will hold a campaign rally in Wisconsin on the night of the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington. More>>

Gun control group targets Nevada sheriffs over new law

(AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, file photo, Simon Winson of Manchester, England fires a fully automatic machine gun at Machine Guns Vegas in Las Vegas. Strict gun laws keep the real guns out of reach for most peopl... (AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, file photo, Simon Winson of Manchester, England fires a fully automatic machine gun at Machine Guns Vegas in Las Vegas. Strict gun laws keep the real guns out of reach for most peopl...
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A gun control lobbying organization on Tuesday made Nevada the latest Western state where it is trying to show that gun rights groups are behind a "Second Amendment sanctuary" drive. More>>

Bernie Sanders releases 10 years of long-awaited tax returns

(Christopher Dolan/Times-Tribune via AP). Presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks to a gathering of the Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Plains Twp., Pa. on Monday, ... (Christopher Dolan/Times-Tribune via AP). Presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks to a gathering of the Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Plains Twp., Pa. on Monday, ...
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Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has released his long-awaited tax returns as he campaigns for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. More>>

High court seems likely to rule against Calif. oil workers

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The Supreme Court seems inclined to rule against workers on oil drilling platforms off California who want to be paid for the off-work time they spend on the platform, including sleeping. More>>

Chinese woman who entered Mar-a-Lago denied bail

(Daniel Pontet via AP). In this artist sketch, a Chinese woman, Yujing Zhang, left, listens to a hearing Monday, April 8, 2019, before federal Magistrate Judge William Matthewman in West Palm Beach, Fla. Secret Service agents arrested the 32-year-old w... (Daniel Pontet via AP). In this artist sketch, a Chinese woman, Yujing Zhang, left, listens to a hearing Monday, April 8, 2019, before federal Magistrate Judge William Matthewman in West Palm Beach, Fla. Secret Service agents arrested the 32-year-old w...
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A Chinese woman charged with lying to briefly enter President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club is expected to learn whether she will be granted bail, although that likely doesn't matter. More>>

The Latest: Democratic hopefuls raise $75M in 1st quarter

(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). In this April 1, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during the We the People Membership Summit in Washington. Sanders is leading Democratic presidential candidates in the ... (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). In this April 1, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during the We the People Membership Summit in Washington. Sanders is leading Democratic presidential candidates in the ...
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Democratic presidential hopefuls collectively raised about $70 million during the first fundraising quarter of the 2020 election, significantly less than they did the last time the party had a wide open primary. More>>

Correction: Election 2020-Bill Weld story

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Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld says he is seeking the Republican nomination against President Donald Trump in 2020. More>>

AP source: Officials consider new penalty for visa overstays

(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump walks towards the steps of Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Monday, April 15, 2019. Trump is heading to Minnesota for a tax day event. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump walks towards the steps of Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Monday, April 15, 2019. Trump is heading to Minnesota for a tax day event.
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AP source: Administration is considering new travel restrictions for people from countries with high numbers of citizens who overstay short-term visas. More>>

Pulitzers honor coverage of 3 US mass shootings in 2018

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The newest winners of the Pulitzer Prizes in journalism and the arts are about to be revealed. More>>

Turkey's ruling party wants Istanbul election voided, redone

(Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, third left, his party's mayoral candidate for Istanbul Binali Yildirim, left, his ministers Bekir Pakdemirli, third right, Mevlut Cavusoglu, second right, and Suleyman ... (Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, third left, his party's mayoral candidate for Istanbul Binali Yildirim, left, his ministers Bekir Pakdemirli, third right, Mevlut Cavusoglu, second right, and Suleyman ...
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Turkey's ruling party has asked for a recent municipal election it lost in Istanbul to be invalidated. More>>

2020 hopeful Beto O'Rourke releases 10 years of tax returns

(AP Photo/Meg Kinnard). Former Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke speaks to students at Clemson University in Clemson, S.C., Sunday, April 14, 2019. O'Rourke is wrapping up a three-day tour of South Carolina, which holds the first presidential primary vot... (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard). Former Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke speaks to students at Clemson University in Clemson, S.C., Sunday, April 14, 2019. O'Rourke is wrapping up a three-day tour of South Carolina, which holds the first presidential primary vot...
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Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has released 10 years of his tax returns through 2017 and is promising to release last year's after he files them. More>>

Democrats subpoena banks as they probe Trump finances

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Two House committees have subpoenaed Deutsche Bank and several other financial institutions as part of investigations into President Donald Trump's finances. More>>

Unions urge Democrats to focus on kitchen table economics

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Labor looking for more pocketbook proposals from 2020 Democrats. More>>

Cory Booker talks new tax credit plan during Iowa visit

(AP Photo/Andres Kudacki). Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J. talks to the crowd during a hometown kickoff for his national presidential campaign tour at Military Park in downtown Newark, Saturday, April 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki). Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J. talks to the crowd during a hometown kickoff for his national presidential campaign tour at Military Park in downtown Newark, Saturday, April 13, 2019.
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Cory Booker is proposing a significant new expansion of the earned income tax credit that promises to lower the annual tax bill for almost half of American taxpayers, according to his presidential campaign. More>>

Trump targets legal, illegal immigration in latest push

(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump walks towards the steps of Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Monday, April 15, 2019. Trump is heading to Minnesota for a tax day event. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump walks towards the steps of Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Monday, April 15, 2019. Trump is heading to Minnesota for a tax day event.
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Top House Democrats are asking White House and agency officials for internal documents about the administration proposal to send detained migrants to "sanctuary cities.". More>>

Melania Trump says she'll serve 4 more years as first lady

(AP Photo/Chuck Burton). First lady Melania Trump, right, and second lady Karen Pence, left, greet students at Albritton Middle School in Fort Bragg, N.C., Monday, April 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton). First lady Melania Trump, right, and second lady Karen Pence, left, greet students at Albritton Middle School in Fort Bragg, N.C., Monday, April 15, 2019.
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Melania Trump says she's ready to serve another four years as first lady if her husband is re-elected. More>>

Trump ups his attacks with Mueller report due Thursday

(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Special counsel Robert Mueller arrives at his office in Washington, Monday, April 15, 2019. Attorney General William Barr told Congress last week he expects to release his redacted version of the special counsel's Trump-... (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Special counsel Robert Mueller arrives at his office in Washington, Monday, April 15, 2019. Attorney General William Barr told Congress last week he expects to release his redacted version of the special counsel's Trump-...
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The Justice Department expects to make special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia investigation public by Thursday morning. More>>

Trump says Tiger Woods to get Presidential Medal of Freedom

(AP Photo/Dave Martin, File). FILE - In this April 13, 1997, file photo, Masters champion Tiger Woods receives his Green Jacket from last year's winner Nick Faldo, rear, at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. Woods completes an amazing journ... (AP Photo/Dave Martin, File). FILE - In this April 13, 1997, file photo, Masters champion Tiger Woods receives his Green Jacket from last year's winner Nick Faldo, rear, at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. Woods completes an amazing journ...
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President Donald Trump says he's presenting golfer Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. More>>

The Latest: Officials discuss range of immigration changes

(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump gives thumbs up as his motorcade arrives near Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Monday, April 15, 2019. Trump is heading to Minnesota to tout the 2017 tax law. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump gives thumbs up as his motorcade arrives near Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Monday, April 15, 2019. Trump is heading to Minnesota to tout the 2017 tax law.
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President Donald Trump now says that his proposal to send migrants to so-called sanctuary cities is taking effect. More>>

Mourners and friends pay homage to Fritz Hollings

(AP Photo/Henry Griffin, File). FILE - In this Nov. 10, 1966 file photo, Senator-elect Ernest Hollings, D-S.C., poses in front of the Capitol in Washington. Hollings, a moderate six-term Democrat who made an unsuccessful bid for the presidency in 1984,... (AP Photo/Henry Griffin, File). FILE - In this Nov. 10, 1966 file photo, Senator-elect Ernest Hollings, D-S.C., poses in front of the Capitol in Washington. Hollings, a moderate six-term Democrat who made an unsuccessful bid for the presidency in 1984,...
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Mourners paying their respects to Ernest F. "Fritz" Hollings, former South Carolina governor and longtime U.S. senator who died this month at 97. More>>

Sudan's protesters voice optimism after talks with army

(AP Photo). Sudanese demonstrators march with national flags as they gather during a rally demanding a civilian body to lead the transition to democracy, outside the army headquarters in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Saturday, April 13, 2019.  The m... (AP Photo). Sudanese demonstrators march with national flags as they gather during a rally demanding a civilian body to lead the transition to democracy, outside the army headquarters in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Saturday, April 13, 2019. The m...
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Organizers behind Sudanese anti-government protests say the military attempted to break up their sit-in but backed off. More>>

Trump offers unsolicited advice on fighting Notre Dame fire

(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks at Nuss Truck and Equipment in Burnsville, Minn., Monday, April 15, 2019, during an event to tout the 2017 tax law. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks at Nuss Truck and Equipment in Burnsville, Minn., Monday, April 15, 2019, during an event to tout the 2017 tax law.
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President Donald Trump has offered unsolicited advice for firefighters trying to save Paris' Notre Dame cathedral. More>>

Interior watchdog probes agency's newly confirmed chief

(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). FILE - In this March 28, 2019 file photo, David Bernhardt, a former oil and gas lobbyist, speaks before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee at his confirmation hearing to head the Interior Department, on Ca... (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). FILE - In this March 28, 2019 file photo, David Bernhardt, a former oil and gas lobbyist, speaks before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee at his confirmation hearing to head the Interior Department, on Ca...
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The Interior Department's internal watchdog confirms that it is opening an ethics investigation of newly confirmed Interior Secretary David Bernhardt. More>>

Ivanka Trump eyes laws, customs holding back African women

(AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene). Ivanka Trump, the US president's daughter and senior advisor, center, arrives to attend the African Women's Empowerment Dialogue in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), Monday A... (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene). Ivanka Trump, the US president's daughter and senior advisor, center, arrives to attend the African Women's Empowerment Dialogue in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), Monday A...
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Ivanka Trump is putting the spotlight on laws and customs that deter African women. More>>

The Latest: Trump says America must win race to build 5G

(AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File). FILE - This Feb. 25, 2019 file photo shows a banner of the 5G network is displayed during the Mobile World Congress wireless show, in Barcelona, Spain.  The U.S. communications regulator will hold a massive auction to b... (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File). FILE - This Feb. 25, 2019 file photo shows a banner of the 5G network is displayed during the Mobile World Congress wireless show, in Barcelona, Spain. The U.S. communications regulator will hold a massive auction to b...
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President Donald Trump says the race to build 5G is one America must win. More>>

Trump seeks mileage for tax cuts at truck company appearance Video included

(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump gets out of his vehicle as he heads to board Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Monday, April 15, 2019. Trump is heading to Minnesota for an event on tax day. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump gets out of his vehicle as he heads to board Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Monday, April 15, 2019. Trump is heading to Minnesota for an event on tax day.
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President Donald Trump is in Minnesota, touting his tax cuts on America's tax filing day. More>>

Julián Castro raises $1.1M in first quarter of 2020 race

(AP Photo/Eric Gay). Julian Castro, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, greets supporters during a rally in San Antonio, Wednesday, April 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Eric Gay). Julian Castro, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, greets supporters during a rally in San Antonio, Wednesday, April 10, 2019.
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Democratic president candidate Julían Castro's campaign he's raised more than $1.1 million in the first quarter of his 2020 run. More>>

US terror label for Iran Revolutionary Guard takes effect

(AP Photo/Hamidreza Rahel/ICANA). Wearing the uniform of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, lawmakers chant slogan during an open session of parliament in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, April 9, 2019. Chanting "Death to America," Iranian lawmakers convened an op... (AP Photo/Hamidreza Rahel/ICANA). Wearing the uniform of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, lawmakers chant slogan during an open session of parliament in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, April 9, 2019. Chanting "Death to America," Iranian lawmakers convened an op...
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The U.S. terrorism label for Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps has taken effect amid a battle between the Trump administration and some in Congress over oil and nuclear sanctions waivers. More>>

High court declines to take Pennsylvania rap artist's case

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The Supreme Court is declining to take the case of a Pennsylvania rapper who was convicted of threatening police officers in one of his songs. More>>

Hacker group posts hundreds of law officer records

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A hacker group has posted online the personal information of hundreds of federal agents and police offers apparently stolen from websites affiliated with alumni of the FBI's National Academy. More>>

In 'FUCT' fashion brand case, justices avoid saying word

(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes). Los Angeles artist Erik Brunetti, the founder of the streetwear clothing company "FUCT," poses for a photo in Los Angeles Thursday, April, 11, 2019. “We wanted the viewer to question it: Like, is that pronounced the way I ... (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes). Los Angeles artist Erik Brunetti, the founder of the streetwear clothing company "FUCT," poses for a photo in Los Angeles Thursday, April, 11, 2019. “We wanted the viewer to question it: Like, is that pronounced the way I ...
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In 'FUCT' fashion brand case, justices avoid saying the word. More>>

Warren has new plan for fossil fuel leasing on public lands

(AP Photo/ Cheryl Senter). Sen. Elizabeth Warren D-Mass., arrives at the home of Ann Garland in Lebanon, N.H. Saturday, April 13, 2019: (AP Photo/ Cheryl Senter). Sen. Elizabeth Warren D-Mass., arrives at the home of Ann Garland in Lebanon, N.H. Saturday, April 13, 2019:
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Elizabeth Warren is vowing to prohibit new fossil fuel leasing on public lands if she's elected president, one of several new energy proposals she's rolling out. More>>

Trump using Tax Day visit to Minnesota to tout 2017 tax cuts

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President Donald Trump will use Tax Day on Monday to visit Minnesota, an erstwhile Democratic stronghold that he hopes to flip in the 2020 election after nearly winning it in 2016. More>>

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