Government and politics

In this image from TV, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May gives statement in the parliament Monday July 9, 2018. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson resigned Monday, adding to divisions over Brexit that threaten to tear apart Prime Minister Theresa May's government.(Parliamentary Recording Unit via AP)
July 09, 2018 - 10:35 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 12:10 a.m. Australia's foreign minister says her government is determined to push ahead with free trade talks with Britain despite Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson's resignation. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop refuses to speculate on what sort of...
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President Donald Trump gestures with Judge Brett Kavanaugh his Supreme Court nominee, in the East Room of the White House, Monday, July 9, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
July 09, 2018 - 10:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's nomination of a Supreme Court justice (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Democratic lawmakers and liberal groups are holding a raucous late-night rally on the steps of the Supreme Court to oppose President Trump's nominee, Brett Kavanaugh. The...
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President Donald Trump greets Judge Brett Kavanaugh his Supreme Court nominee, in the East Room of the White House, Monday, July 9, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 09, 2018 - 10:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump chose Brett Kavanaugh, a politically connected conservative judge, for the Supreme Court Monday night, setting up a ferocious confirmation battle with Democrats as he seeks to shift the nation's highest court further to the right. A favorite of the...
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President Donald Trump applauds Judge Brett Kavanaugh his Supreme Court nominee, and his family, in the East Room of the White House, Monday, July 9, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 09, 2018 - 10:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It didn't take long for television networks covering President Donald Trump's Supreme Court selection to switch from deciphering a mystery to setting up battle stations. Fox News Channel assigned Sean Hannity, the president's most prominent media defender and confidant, to anchor...
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FILE - In this June 26, 2018, file photo, children stand and hold protest signs during a rally in front of Federal Courthouse in Los Angeles. More than 50 immigrant children under age 5 will be reunited with their parents by Tuesday's court-ordered deadline for action by Trump administration and the families will then be released into the U.S., a government attorney said Monday, July 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
July 09, 2018 - 10:00 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — More than 50 immigrant children under age 5 will be reunited with their parents by Tuesday's court-ordered deadline for action by Trump administration, a government attorney said Monday. The families will be released after they are reunited. That's only about half of the 100 or so...
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The Supreme Court is seen Monday, July 9, 2018, in Washington. President Donald Trump is expected to announce his choice on a replacement for retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy Monday evening. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
July 09, 2018 - 9:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The next Supreme Court justice will join the bench at a time when the public has more confidence in the high court than in Congress or the presidency. A Gallup survey in June found 37 percent of Americans have a great deal or quite a lot of confidence in the court, while another...
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President Donald Trump gestures with Judge Brett Kavanaugh his Supreme Court nominee, in the East Room of the White House, Monday, July 9, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
July 09, 2018 - 9:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's nomination of a Supreme Court justice (all times local): 9:50 p.m. Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky says he's keeping an "open mind" on President Donald Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court. The conservative...
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President Donald Trump gestures with Judge Brett Kavanaugh his Supreme Court nominee, in the East Room of the White House, Monday, July 9, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
July 09, 2018 - 9:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's nomination of a Supreme Court justice (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says that Judge Brett Kavanaugh is a "superb" Supreme Court pick and that senators should "put partisanship aside" in considering him...
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President Donald Trump greets Judge Brett Kavanaugh his Supreme Court nominee, in the East Room of the White House, Monday, July 9, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 09, 2018 - 9:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump chose Brett Kavanaugh, a politically connected conservative judge, for the Supreme Court Monday, setting up a ferocious confirmation battle with Democrats as he seeks to shift the nation's highest court further to the right. A favorite of the Republican...
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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2018, file photo, Deputy District Attorney Michael Selyem talks to the media after Alonzo Leron Smith, who is charged with murder in the death of San Bernardino County Sheriff's Deputy Larry Falce, appeared in court at the San Bernardino Superior Courthouse in San Bernardino, Calif. Selyem, a veteran deputy district attorney in San Bernardino County, was placed on administrative leave Monday, July 9, 2018, following a report that he posted discriminatory comments on social media targeting a U.S. lawmaker and the victim of a police shooting. (Jennifer Cappuccio Maher/The Orange County Register via AP, File)
July 09, 2018 - 9:03 pm
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California prosecutor was disciplined Monday after posting to social media crude and profane comments about U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, former first lady Michelle Obama, Mexican immigrants and the victim of a police shooting. Michael Selyem, a veteran deputy...
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