Government and politics

October 22, 2018 - 12:48 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders urged college students and other supporters Monday at an early-voting rally on the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee campus to throw Republican Gov. Scott Walker out of office and re-elect Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin. The event comes...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to give a statement to parliament in London, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. May is urging Parliament to support her as Brexit looms, saying a divorce deal with the European Union is 95 percent complete. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
October 22, 2018 - 12:48 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to scotch a growing rebellion against her Brexit plans Monday, saying a divorce deal with the European Union is 95 percent complete and urging fellow lawmakers to "hold our nerve" during the difficult last push in negotiations. May told the...
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Florida Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis, left, shakes hands with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum after a CNN debate, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
October 22, 2018 - 12:40 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Democratic candidate for Florida governor Andrew Gillum isn't a big fan of Donald Trump, but he said during a televised debate that he'd gladly work with the president to bring money to the state for needed projects. "That's just not the way it works," said his opponent Ron...
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Croatia's former prime minister Ivo Sanader sits in the courtroom prior to the reading of his verdict, in Zagreb, Croatia, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. Sanader was sentenced Monday for two and a half years in prison for war profiteering. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
October 22, 2018 - 11:19 am
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A Croatian court on Monday sentenced former Prime Minister Ivo Sanader to 2 ½ years in prison for war profiteering following his retrial in the high-profile corruption case. The County Court of Zagreb, the capital, ruled that Sanader also must return about half a million...
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ARCHIVO - En esta foto de archivo del 27 de junio de 2018, el asesor de seguridad nacional estadounidense John Bolton aguarda para hablar con el presidente ruso Vladimir Putin en el Kremlin, Moscú. (AP Foto/Alexander Zemlianichenko, Pool)
October 22, 2018 - 11:17 am
MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton held talks with top Russian officials Monday after President Donald Trump had declared an intention to pull out of a landmark nuclear weapons treaty. The Kremlin expressed disappointment with Trump's announcement on Saturday that the United...
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Central American migrants making their way to the U.S. in a large caravan fill the truck of a driver who offered them the free ride, as they arrive to Tapachula, Mexico, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018. Despite Mexican efforts to stop them at the Guatemala-Mexico border, about 5,000 Central American migrants resumed their advance toward the U.S. border Sunday in southern Mexico. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
October 22, 2018 - 9:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the U.S. will begin "cutting off, or substantially reducing" aid to three Central American nations over a migrant caravan heading to the U.S. southern border. Trump tweets: "Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador were not able to do the job of stopping...
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FILE - In this June 27, 2018 file photo German Economy Minister, Peter Altmaier arrives for the weekly cabinet meeting of the German government at the chancellery in Berlin. Altmaier on Monday called for a joint European position on arms exports to Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, file)
October 22, 2018 - 8:01 am
BERLIN (AP) — A top German official pressed Monday for the European Union to show a united front on arms exports to Saudi Arabia after Berlin backed a freeze on such exports over the killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi. Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday that arms exports to Saudi Arabia "can't...
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FILE. In this file photo taken Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 photo former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev speaks to the Associated Press during an interview at his foundation's headquarters in Moscow, Russia. Trump's announcement that the United States would leave the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty brought sharp criticism on Sunday Oct. 21, 2018, from Russian officials and from former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, who signed the treaty in 1987 with President Ronald Reagan. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev, File)
October 22, 2018 - 7:48 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on The Latest on President Donald Trump's decision to pull the U.S. from an arms control agreement with Russia (all times local): 2:30 p.m. The European Union is calling on the United States and Russia to stick to a 1987 nuclear weapons treaty and make sure it is "fully and...
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Florida Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis, left, shakes hands with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum after a CNN debate, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
October 22, 2018 - 7:24 am
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Democratic candidate for Florida governor Andrew Gillum isn't a big fan of Donald Trump, but he said during a televised debate that he'd gladly work with the president to bring money to the state for needed projects. "That's just not the way it works," said his opponent Ron...
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October 22, 2018 - 6:16 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A security aide to businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, who has been indicted by American investigators for allegedly trying to interfere with the 2016 U.S. election, says the Russian mogul has been involved in attacks on several people and at least one killing, an independent Russian...
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