Government and politics

November 19, 2018 - 8:48 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's culture minister has compared the treatment of members of his conservative ruling party by political opponents to the way Jews were treated by Nazi Germany's propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels. Piotr Glinski, who is also a deputy prime minister, was describing how...
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Manfred Weber, top candidate of the European People's Party group (EPP Group), for next year's European elections, attends a news conference in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
November 19, 2018 - 8:18 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit negotiations (all times local): 1:15 p.m. The head of the biggest group in the European Parliament says there will be no renegotiation of the draft Brexit deal that is drawing widespread criticism in Britain. Manfred Weber, who leads the center-right European...
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FILE -- In this Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 photo German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas attends a cabinet meeting as part of a two-day retreat of the German government in Potsdam, near Berlin, Germany. Foreign Minister Mass says Berlin has banned 18 Saudi nationals from entering Europe's border-free Schengen zone because they are believed to be connected to the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, file)
November 19, 2018 - 8:06 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 8:05 a.m. The German government says it has halted previously approved arms exports to Saudi Arabia amid the fallout from the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Germany said a month ago it wouldn'...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a speech at the CBI annual conference in London, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. Theresa May said in a speech to business lobby group the Confederation of British Industry that the deal "fulfils the wishes of the British people” to leave the EU, by taking back control of the U.K.’s laws, money and borders. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
November 19, 2018 - 7:36 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to seal business support for her Brexit deal with the European Union on Monday, but remained on a collision course with a group of lawmakers seeking to unseat her. The draft agreement has triggered an avalanche of criticism in Britain and left...
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El primer ministro israelí Benjamin Netanyahu en la reunión de su gabinete en Jerusalén el 18 de noviembre del 2018. (Abir Sultan/Pool via AP)
November 19, 2018 - 7:17 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel avoided early elections after a key coalition partner in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government said on Monday that he would not withdraw his party, keeping the coalition intact despite a crisis triggered by a violent flare-up with Gaza militants. Education Minister...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a speech at the CBI annual conference in London, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. Theresa May said in a speech to business lobby group the Confederation of British Industry that the deal "fulfils the wishes of the British people” to leave the EU, by taking back control of the U.K.’s laws, money and borders. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
November 19, 2018 - 6:51 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to seal business support for her Brexit deal with the European Union on Monday, but remained on a collision course with a group of lawmakers seeking to unseat her. The draft agreement has triggered an avalanche of criticism in Britain and left...
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From left, an aide to the Russian Prosecutor General Mikhail Alexandrov, Russian Prosecutor General spokesman Alexander Kurennoi, and an aide to the Russian Prosecutor General Nikolai Atmoniev attend a news conference in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. Russian prosecutors on Monday announced new charges against Bill Browder, accusing him of forming a criminal group to embezzle funds in Russia. They also said they suspect Magnitsky's death in prison was a poisoning and said they have a "theory" Browder is behind the poisoning. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
November 19, 2018 - 6:33 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian prosecutors on Monday announced a new criminal case against Kremlin critic Bill Browder, raising the pressure on him before European Union discussions about a set of sanctions he is advocating. They also revealed a "theory" that he could be behind the death of his employee,...
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A woman holds a poster during the funeral prayers in absentia for Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi who was killed last month in the Saudi Arabia consulate, in Istanbul, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Thursday called for an international investigation into the killing of the Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
November 19, 2018 - 6:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said there is no reason for him to listen to a recording of the "very violent, very vicious" killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, which has put him in a diplomatic bind: how to admonish Riyadh for the slaying yet maintain strong ties with a close...
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FILE -- In this Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 photo German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas attends a cabinet meeting as part of a two-day retreat of the German government in Potsdam, near Berlin, Germany. Foreign Minister Mass says Berlin has banned 18 Saudi nationals from entering Europe's border-free Schengen zone because they are believed to be connected to the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, file)
November 19, 2018 - 6:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 6 a.m. Germany's foreign minister says Berlin has banned 18 Saudi nationals from entering Europe's border-free Schengen zone because they are believed to be connected to the killing of journalist Jamal...
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President Donald Trump answers a question from a member of the media as he leaves the White House, Saturday Nov. 17, 2018, in Washington, en route to see fire damage in California. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
November 19, 2018 - 5:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump isn't committing to a previous pledge to keep chief of staff John Kelly for the remainder of his term, part of widespread speculation about staffing changes that could soon sweep through his administration. Trump, in a wide-ranging interview that aired on "...
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