Government and politics

Mexican President Enrique Pena Neto, right, awards White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner with The Order of the Aztec Eagle, the highest Mexican order awarded to foreigners, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
November 30, 2018 - 8:43 am
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit (all times local): 10:35 a.m. Mexico's government has presented President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner with the highest honor America's southern neighbor gives to foreigners. Mexico's Foreign Relations Department says...
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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, left, leads the National Security and Defence Council meeting in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. Ukraine's president says that the country has barred Russian men between 16 and 60 from traveling to the country. The move comes as the long-simmering conflict between the two nations escalated in the Black Sea on Sunday. President Petro Poroshenko has tweeted that the restrictions on Russian travelers have been taken in order to prevent the Russians from forming "private armies" fighting on Ukrainian soil. (Mykhailo Markiv, Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool)
November 30, 2018 - 8:14 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Russia-Ukraine tensions (all times local): 4:15 p.m. European Council President Donald Tusk says the EU is expected to extend sanctions on Russia over its "totally unacceptable" seizure of Ukrainian ships and their crews near Crimea. Tusk said Friday that "Europe is...
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President Donald Trump, Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right, and Mexico's President Enrique Pena Neto, left, participate in the USMCA signing ceremony, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
November 30, 2018 - 8:13 am
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — President Donald Trump joined the leaders of Canada and Mexico at a global meeting in Argentina on Friday to sign a revised North American trade pact that he called "groundbreaking" and a benefit for "working people." The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement is meant to...
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A demonstrator, called the yellow jackets, holds up an EU flag during a protest against rising fuel prices in Brussels, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
November 30, 2018 - 8:13 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Police and hundreds of so-called "yellow jackets" protesting high taxes and living costs clashed in Brussels on Friday and dozens were arrested, as the movement that started in France two weeks ago gained traction in Belgium. Police trucks fired water cannons on protesters who tried...
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Mexican President Enrique Pena Neto, right, awards White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner with The Order of the Aztec Eagle, the highest Mexican order awarded to foreigners, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
November 30, 2018 - 7:20 am
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump at the Group of 20 summit (all times local): 9:10 a.m. The Mexican government has presented President Donald Trump's son-in-law and White House adviser Jared Kushner with the Order of the Aztec Eagle. It's the highest honor America...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a Security Council meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
November 30, 2018 - 7:19 am
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit (all times local): 9:05 a.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Argentina's capital for the Group of 20 summit, where a highly anticipated meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump was abruptly called off. Putin's plane...
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November 30, 2018 - 7:14 am
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — A Greek court on Friday acquitted 21 people accused of raiding prospective gold mining facilities that some see as a welcome foreign investment but many local residents strongly oppose on environmental grounds. About 40 masked people attacked the facilities at Skouries...
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The Capitol is seen early morning in Washington, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 30, 2018 - 7:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are unveiling their first bill for the new Congress, a good-government package to limit big money in politics, make it easier for citizens to vote and require presidents to disclose their tax returns. The legislation, called H.R. 1, sets the tone for Democrats as...
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France's President Emmanuel Macron, left, and Argentina's President Mauricio Macri embrace after a joint press conference at the presidential palace in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. Macron will attend the G20 starting Friday. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
November 30, 2018 - 6:53 am
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Heads of state from the world's leading economies were invited to the Group of 20 summit to discuss issues like development, infrastructure and investment. As the gathering officially kicks off Friday, those themes seem like afterthoughts, overshadowed by contentious...
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President Donald Trump, left, holds up his audio translator headphones as he speaks to Argentina's President Mauricio Macri, right, during their meeting at Casa Rosada, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
November 30, 2018 - 6:29 am
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — President Trump opened two days of diplomacy at the Group of 20 summit in Argentina on Friday after his abrupt decision to cancel a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin overshadowed the proceedings before they even started. Trump was greeted warmly at the...
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