Government and politics

A six-meter high cartoon baby blimp of U.S. President Donald Trump is flown as a protest against his visit, in Parliament Square in London, England, Friday, July 13, 2018. Trump is making his first trip to Britain as president after a tense summit with NATO leaders in Brussels and on the heels of ruptures in British Prime Minister Theresa May's government because of the crisis over Britain's exit from the European Union. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 14, 2018 - 8:01 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on protests against President Donald Trump's visit to Britain (all times local): 1 p.m. Thousands of people are marching through the streets of Edinburgh to protest against President Donald Trump, who is staying in Scotland over the weekend. Police estimate the number of...
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FILE - In this Monday, June 4, 2018 file photo, Nigeriens and third-country migrants head towards Libya from Agadez, Niger. Algeria’s deadly expulsions of migrants into the Sahara Desert have nearly ground to a halt after widespread condemnation and the abrupt firing of two of its top security officials. Officials with the UN’s International Organization for Migration said the expulsions to the desert border Algeria shares with Niger and Mali had all but ended since The Associated Press reported more than 13,000 people had been dropped there since May 2017, including women and children.(AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)
July 14, 2018 - 7:52 am
PARIS (AP) — Algeria's government has resumed expelling migrants into the Sahara Desert to die, leaving 391 people to wander through some of the world's most hostile terrain in the middle of summer, a U.N. migration official said Saturday. The migrants, from 16 different countries, were abandoned...
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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks during a news conference at the Department of Justice, Friday, July 13, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 14, 2018 - 7:42 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The top state election officials from throughout the U.S. are gathering this weekend in Philadelphia amid fresh revelations of Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election and just before President Donald Trump holds one-on-one talks with Russian President Vladimir...
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FILE - In this Monday, June 4, 2018 file photo, Nigeriens and third-country migrants head towards Libya from Agadez, Niger. Algeria’s deadly expulsions of migrants into the Sahara Desert have nearly ground to a halt after widespread condemnation and the abrupt firing of two of its top security officials. Officials with the UN’s International Organization for Migration said the expulsions to the desert border Algeria shares with Niger and Mali had all but ended since The Associated Press reported more than 13,000 people had been dropped there since May 2017, including women and children.(AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)
July 14, 2018 - 7:17 am
PARIS (AP) — A U.N. migration official says Algeria's government has resumed expelling migrants into the Sahara Desert to die. The head of the U.N.'s International Organization for Migration in Niger, Giuseppe Loprete, tweeted Saturday that 391 migrants from 16 countries were abandoned at the...
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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks during a news conference at the Department of Justice, Friday, July 13, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 14, 2018 - 7:09 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Twelve Russian military intelligence officers hacked into the Clinton presidential campaign and the Democratic Party and released tens of thousands of private communications in a sweeping conspiracy by the Kremlin to meddle in the 2016 U.S. election, according to an indictment...
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French troops march down the Champs Elysee avenue during the Bastille Day parade in Paris, France, Saturday, July 14, 2018. France's military is marching through Paris for Bastille Day celebrations and getting a budget boost from President Emmanuel Macron. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
July 14, 2018 - 7:00 am
PARIS (AP) — France's military had something extra to celebrate Saturday as it showed off its might for Bastille Day celebrations: a budget boost from President Emmanuel Macron. The pomp-filled parade down Paris' Champs-Elysees suffered a couple of glitches, as two police motorcycles crashed during...
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July 14, 2018 - 6:20 am
ROME (AP) — Italy has transferred 451 migrants from a big fishing boat onto two border patrol vessels in the Mediterranean, but says they should be sent to Malta or Libya — not Italy. Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, who has forced migration to the top of Europe's agenda by refusing rescue boats...
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In this Friday, July 13, 2018 photo, a Greenpeace protester flying a microlight passes over US President's Donald Trump's resort in Turnberry, South Ayrshire, Scotland with a banner reading "Trump: Well Below Par", shortly after the US President arrived at the hotel. Scottish police said the protester breached a no-fly zone over Turnberry hotel and committed a criminal offence. ( John Linton/PA via AP)
July 14, 2018 - 6:08 am
LONDON (AP) — Scottish police say they are trying to trace a paraglider who flew a Greenpeace protest banner over the golf resort that President Donald Trump is staying at. Detective Inspector Stephen McCulloch said the protester breached a no-fly zone over Turnberry hotel and committed a criminal...
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Police at the scene of an explosive device attack on the home of former Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams, in West Belfast, Northern Ireland, early Saturday July 14, 2018. Northern Ireland’s Sinn Fein says that the homes of former leader Gerry Adams and another prominent party member have been attacked with explosive devices on Friday Night. No one was injured. (Liam McBurney/PA via AP)
July 14, 2018 - 5:54 am
LONDON (AP) — Northern Ireland's Sinn Fein says that the homes of former leader Gerry Adams and another prominent party member have been attacked with explosive devices. The republican party condemned the attacks in Belfast on Friday night. No one was injured. Gerry Kelly, a spokesman for Sinn Fein...
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FILE - In this July 30, 2015, then-presidential contender Donald Trump gestures to the media on the 17th fairway on the first day of the Women's British Open golf championship on the Turnberry golf course in Turnberry, Scotland. Trump returns to Scotland, yet again mixing statecraft and business promotion. Trump has a long and fraught history with the country where his mother grew up, betting big on two golf courses that have been losing money. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell, File)
July 14, 2018 - 5:38 am
TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) — A roving press conference. Reporters piling into golf carts and running along fairways trying to keep up. A protester scattering golf balls marked with swastikas. The last time Donald Trump traveled to Scotland was in 2016, hours after the Brexit vote and shortly after he...
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