Government and politics

August 22, 2018 - 2:18 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Democratic National Committee said Wednesday that it has thwarted a hacking attempt on its database holding information on tens of millions of voters across the country. A party official said DNC contractors notified the party Tuesday of an apparent hacking attempt. The committee...
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Thabani Mpofu lawyer for the opposition talks to the press outside the Constitutional Court in Harare, Wednesday, Aug, 22, 2018. Zimbabwe's Constitutional Court set to hear the main opposition challenge to the results of last months historic presidential election.The Chief Justice said that the ruling would be announced on Friday at 2pm.(AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
August 22, 2018 - 2:14 pm
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's Constitutional Court said it will rule on Friday after hearing the main opposition party's challenge to the results of last month's presidential election, the first without longtime leader Robert Mugabe on the ballot. Police barricaded streets in the capital,...
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks to reporters after a news conference at the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation's Sala Burton Manor in San Francisco, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
August 22, 2018 - 2:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 2 p.m. President Donald Trump is defending the hush money payments made by his former attorney Michael Cohen to a pair of women, insisting, contrary to Cohen's guilty plea, that the effort wasn't "even a campaign violation."...
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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Begich is interviewed following his primary victory Tuesday Aug. 21, 2018, in Anchorage, Alaska. Begich, a former U.S. Senator, advances to the general election and is expected to face incumbent Gov. Bill Walker and former state senator Mike Dunleavy. (AP Photo/Michael Dinneen)
August 22, 2018 - 1:58 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The race for Alaska governor looks to be a three-man contest, though some are still seeking to pressure the Democratic challenger to bow out. That Democrat, Mark Begich, said he's not going anywhere: "I'm in the race," he said. During Tuesday's primary, Republican former...
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August 22, 2018 - 1:36 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Democratic National Committee says it has thwarted an attempt to hack its database that houses information on tens of millions of voters across the country. A party official said DNC contractors notified the party Tuesday of an apparent hacking attempt. The committee notified law...
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks to reporters after a news conference at the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation's Sala Burton Manor in San Francisco, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
August 22, 2018 - 1:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 1:30 p.m. The White House is rejecting calls from Democrats to delay confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Democrats say the hearings should be delayed following the conviction of Paul Manafort,...
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August 22, 2018 - 1:32 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Democratic National Committee says it has thwarted an attempt to hack its database that houses information on tens of millions of voters across the country. A party official said DNC contractors notified the party Tuesday of an apparent hacking attempt. The committee notified law...
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Lawyers representing the opposition party in Zimbabwe are seen upon arrival at the Constitutional Court in Harare, Wednesday, Aug, 22, 2018, to begin a challenge to the results of last months historic presidential election. The opposition claims the vote had "gross mathematical errors" and seeks a fresh election or a declaration of its candidate Nelson Chamisa as the winner of the July 30 vote. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
August 22, 2018 - 1:30 pm
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's Constitutional Court said it will rule on Friday after hearing the main opposition party's challenge to the results of last month's presidential election, the first without longtime leader Robert Mugabe on the ballot. Police barricaded streets in the capital,...
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks to reporters after a news conference at the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation's Sala Burton Manor in San Francisco, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
August 22, 2018 - 1:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 1:20 p.m. New York Rep. Jerrold Nadler, senior Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee, is urging Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte to hold immediate hearings on President Donald Trump's persistent attacks on the Justice...
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Lawyers representing the opposition party in Zimbabwe are seen upon arrival at the Constitutional Court in Harare, Wednesday, Aug, 22, 2018, to begin a challenge to the results of last months historic presidential election. The opposition claims the vote had "gross mathematical errors" and seeks a fresh election or a declaration of its candidate Nelson Chamisa as the winner of the July 30 vote. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
August 22, 2018 - 12:26 pm
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's capital was under tight security Wednesday as the Constitutional Court began to hear the main opposition party's challenge to the results of last month's historic presidential election. Police barricaded the streets around the court in central Harare amid high...
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