Government and politics

April 16, 2018 - 9:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from a pastor who challenged a state law's noise limit that was used to restrict his anti-abortion protest outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Portland, Maine. The justices offered no comment Monday in rejecting the appeal from the Rev...
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April 16, 2018 - 9:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has for the second time rejected an appeal by imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich of his convictions on corruption charges. The justices did not comment Monday in letting stand the convictions and 14-year prison term that Blagojevich is serving. He's...
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Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, right, shakes hands with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, prior to their meeting in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, April 16, 2018. (Pool Photo via AP)
April 16, 2018 - 9:29 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey warned Greece on Monday to refrain from "provocations" after a Greek flag was hoisted on a disputed, uninhabited islet in the Aegean Sea off the Turkish coast. Prime Minister Binali Yildirim told reporters that the Turkish coast guards had removed the flag from the...
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Opposition demonstrators march to protest the former president's shift into the prime minister's seat in Yerevan, Armenia, Monday, April 16, 2018. Thousands of opposition supporters have blocked traffic in the Armenian capital over a recent change of government that the opposition sees as a move for the ex-president to stay in power. (Aram Kirakosyan, PAN Photo via AP)
April 16, 2018 - 8:42 am
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Police used tear gas and stun grenades as they clashed Monday with anti-government protesters in Armenia, leaving several people wounded, after thousands of opposition supporters began to march toward parliament in Yerevan. Several thousand people blocked traffic Monday...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May during a press conference in 10 Downing Street, London, Saturday, April 14, 2018. British Prime Minister Theresa May says the need to act quickly and protect “operational security” led her to strike Syria without a prior vote in Parliament. (Simon Dawson/Pool Photo via AP)
April 16, 2018 - 8:27 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is set to face restive lawmakers on Monday to justify her decision to launch airstrikes against Syria without a vote in Parliament. The UK debate comes as the European Union's foreign ministers joined together to say they understood the need for the...
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Britain's Prince Harry, right and Prime Minister Theresa May attend a Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting Youth Forum in London, Monday, April 16, 2018. (Simon Dawson/Pool Photo via AP)
April 16, 2018 - 8:03 am
LONDON (AP) — A simmering dispute over Britain's treatment of people who came to the country as children decades ago has erupted just as the country prepares to host leaders from the 53-nation Commonwealth. Britain had wanted to use this week's summit in London of the alliance of the U.K. and its...
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April 16, 2018 - 7:58 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's prime minister has warned Greece to refrain from "provocations" after a Greek flag was hoisted on a disputed, uninhabited islet in the Aegean Sea off the Turkish coast. Prime Minister Binali Yildirim told reporters Monday that the Turkish coast guards removed the flag...
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April 16, 2018 - 7:12 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's prime minister has warned Greece to refrain from "provocations" after a Greek flag was hoisted on a disputed, uninhabited islet in the Aegean Sea off the Turkish coast. Prime Minister Binali Yildirim told reporters Monday that the Turkish coast guards removed the flag...
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Milo Djukanovic, ex primer ministro de Montenegro y líder del Partido de los Socialistas Democráticos, habla durante un festejo tras los comicios presidenciales en Podgorica, la capital de Montenegro, el domingo 15 de abril de 2018. (AP Foto/Risto Bozovic)
April 16, 2018 - 6:59 am
PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegro's pro-Western ruling party leader Milo Djukanovic has won an outright victory in the country's presidential vote, avoiding a runoff, according to official results released Monday. A near-complete vote count showed that Djukanovic won 54.0 percent of the...
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In this April, 11, 2018, photo, Dr. Deborah Richter, a family medicine and addiction treatment doctor, talks with a reporter at the Vermont Statehouse in Montpelier, Vt. Deep within President Donald Trump’s plan to combat opioid abuse, overshadowed by his call for the death penalty for some drug traffickers, is a push to expand the use of medication to treat addiction. It’s a rare instance in which Trump is building on Obama administration policies, and where fractious Republicans and Democrats in Congress have come together. Richter, says medications have helped her patients, especially when combined with counseling. “People got back to what they were before the addiction seized them,” she said. As a doctor, “it was on a personal level so rewarding to save other mothers’ children.” (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke)
April 16, 2018 - 6:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Deep within President Donald Trump's plan to combat opioid abuse, overshadowed by his call for the death penalty for some drug traffickers, is a push to expand the use of medication to treat addiction. It's a rare instance in which Trump isn't trying roll back Obama administration...
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