Government and politics

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to make a statement in Parliament in London, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
December 04, 2018 - 4:56 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 9:55 a.m. The pound has spiked higher after a top official at the European Union's highest court advised that Britain can unilaterally change its mind about leaving the EU. The advice of the advocate general, which is often but not always...
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Protestors are reflected in a puddle as they wave European flags to demonstrate against Brexit in front of the Parliament in London, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
December 04, 2018 - 4:23 am
LONDON (AP) — A top official at the European Union's highest court advised Tuesday that Britain can unilaterally change its mind about leaving the EU. Advocate General Manuel Campos Sanchez-Bordona told the European Court of Justice that a decision by the British government to change its mind about...
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FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2017 file photo, New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner is shown in a meeting of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity in Manchester, NH. Lawmakers will decide on Wednesday whether to re-elect Bill Gardner as secretary of state, which oversees elections in New Hampshire. Gardner has held the position for 42 years, fiercely protecting New Hampshire’s place on the primary calendar from other states that want the attention _ and money _ that comes along with being one of the first states to vote for president. (AP Photo/Holly Ramer)
December 04, 2018 - 4:07 am
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The longtime protector of the New Hampshire presidential primary could get ousted by the Legislature this week despite concerns from his supporters that replacing him could jeopardize the state's coveted first-in-the-nation status. Lawmakers will decide on Wednesday whether to...
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Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin talks with reporters about trade negotiations with China, at the White House, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
December 04, 2018 - 4:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is celebrating the 90-day truce it reached in its trade war with China as a significant breakthrough despite scant details, a hazy timetable and widespread skepticism that Beijing will yield to U.S. demands anytime soon. "This is just an enormous, enormous...
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Former President George W. Bush, with his wife former first lady Laura, walks past the casket of his father, former President George H.W. Bush at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool Photo via AP)
December 04, 2018 - 4:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's capital embraced George H.W. Bush in death with solemn ceremony and high tributes to his service and decency, as the remains of the 41st president took their place in the Capitol rotunda for three days of mourning and praise by the political elite and everyday...
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Ambulance workers hold flares outside the National Assembly in Paris, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. Ambulance workers took to the streets and gathered close to the National Assembly in downtown Paris to complain about changes to working conditions as French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe is holding crisis talks with representatives of major political parties in the wake of violent anti-government protests that have rocked Paris. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
December 04, 2018 - 4:01 am
PARIS (AP) — French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe is to announce a suspension of fuel tax hikes, a major U-turn in an effort to appease a protest movement that has radicalized, French media reported Tuesday. Both Le Monde newspaper and France Info radio said the planned increase, which has...
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Protestors are reflected in a puddle as they wave European flags to demonstrate against Brexit in front of the Parliament in London, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
December 04, 2018 - 3:53 am
LONDON (AP) — A top official at the European Union's highest court advised Tuesday that Britain can unilaterally change its mind about leaving the EU. Advocate General Manuel Campos Sanchez-Bordona told the European Court of Justice that a decision by the British government to change its mind about...
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FILE- In this Oct. 4, 2018, file photo Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., arrives at the Capitol in Washington. Kennedy has ended months of speculation about the Louisiana governor's race, saying he won't run against Democratic incumbent John Bel Edwards in 2019. The shocking announcement Monday, Dec. 3, removes a formidable opponent from the race and leaves Republicans scrambling without a well-known contender as they try to unseat the Deep South's only Democratic governor. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
December 04, 2018 - 3:45 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — By sidestepping the Louisiana governor's race, U.S. Sen. John Kennedy denied Republicans a popular, high-profile candidate to pit against Democratic incumbent John Bel Edwards, renewing speculation about whether the GOP can rally around one main contender in 2019. The list...
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Protestors are reflected in a puddle as they wave European flags to demonstrate against Brexit in front of the Parliament in London, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
December 04, 2018 - 3:40 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 8:30 a.m. A top official at the European Union's highest court is advising that Britain can unilaterally change its mind about leaving the EU. Advocate General Manuel Campos Sanchez-Bordona has told the European Court of Justice that a decision...
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December 04, 2018 - 3:30 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — By sidestepping the Louisiana governor's race, U.S. Sen. John Kennedy denied Republicans a popular, high-profile candidate to pit against Democratic incumbent John Bel Edwards, renewing speculation about whether the GOP can rally around one main contender in 2019. The list...
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