Government and politics

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gesture as he delivers a speech to members of his ruling Justice and Development (AKP) Party, during its weekly meeting in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, May 8, 2018. Erdogan has reacted angrily to a group of some 300 well-known French personalities who urged prominent Muslims, by signing a manifesto which was published in Le Parisien newspaper on Sunday, to denounce anti-Jewish and anti-Christian references in the Quran, Islam's holy book. (Kayhan Ozer/Presidency Press Service via AP, Pool)
May 11, 2018 - 3:07 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says prosecutors have issued detention warrants for 300 military personnel suspected of links to a network led by a U.S.-based cleric, whom Turkey says was behind a failed coup attempt in 2016. Anadolu Agency said the warrants were issued Friday...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 8, 2018 file photo, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testifies before Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump unloaded on Nielsen at a heated cabinet meeting Wednesday, May 9, 2018, railing against her for failing to stop illegal border crossings. Trump, who has growing increasingly frustrated by a spike in apprehensions at the border and other legal setbacks, blamed Nielsen for failing to do enough to stop them, according to people familiar with the exchange. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
May 11, 2018 - 1:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unloaded on Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen at a heated cabinet meeting this week, railing against her for failing to stop illegal border crossings. Trump, who has growing increasingly frustrated by a spike in apprehensions at the border and...
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May 11, 2018 - 1:10 am
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Feeling no relief from anti-incumbent Republican primaries, Democratic senators in GOP-leaning states are working to convince voters they're free of Washington's stigma. The Democrats seeking re-election this fall in states Republican Donald Trump carried — the battlefront...
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Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., listens to Gina Haspel, President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Central Intelligence Agency, during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 9, 2018. Feeling no relief from anti-incumbent Republican primaries, Democratic senators in GOP-leaning states are racing to convince voters they’re free of Washington’s stigma. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 11, 2018 - 1:08 am
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Democratic senators in GOP-leaning states are working to convince voters they're free of Washington's stigma. The Democrats seeking re-election this fall in states Republican Donald Trump carried are portraying themselves as independent actors and known entities in hopes of...
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President Donald Trump arrives on Air Force One at South Bend International Airport in South Bend, Ind., Thursday, May 10, 2018, en route to Elkhart, Ind., for a campaign rally. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
May 11, 2018 - 1:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Barack Obama won it. So did Jimmy Carter, Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson. Now, President Donald Trump's supporters are pushing for him to be the next U.S. leader to win the Nobel Peace Prize — a move that's being met by smirks and eye rolls in Europe, where Trump remains...
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Flanked by security guards, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, center, arrives at court for jury selection in his felony invasion of privacy trial, Thursday, May 10, 2018, in St. Louis. Greitens is accused of taking an unauthorized and compromising photo of a woman with whom he had an affair. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
May 11, 2018 - 12:26 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — People with negative impressions of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens are being weeded out of his potential juror pool for a felony invasion-of-privacy trial alleging Greitens took a compromising photo of a woman with whom he had an affair as he was preparing to run for governor. Jury...
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Flanked by security guards, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, center, arrives at court for jury selection in his felony invasion of privacy trial, Thursday, May 10, 2018, in St. Louis. Greitens is accused of taking an unauthorized and compromising photo of a woman with whom he had an affair. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
May 11, 2018 - 12:23 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — People with negative impressions of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens are being weeded out of his potential juror pool for a criminal trial. Jury selection that began Thursday in St. Louis was to continue Friday and potentially into early next week. Those selected will hear a case...
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President Donald Trump walks across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 10, 2018, as he returns from nearby Andrews Air Force Base, Md., following an evening trip to Elkhart, Ind., for a campaign rally. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
May 11, 2018 - 12:21 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unloaded on Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen at a heated cabinet meeting this week, railing against her for failing to stop illegal border crossings. Trump, who has growing increasingly frustrated by a spike in apprehensions at the border and...
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FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2017 file photo, Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., pauses before speaking to reporters during a meeting of the National Defense Authorization Act conferees, on Capitol Hill in Washington. A White House official dismissed a view expressed by Sen. McCain about President Donald Trump's CIA nominee, saying Thursday, May 10, 2018, at a staff meeting that "it doesn't matter" because "he's dying anyway," two people in the room told The Associated Press. Kelly Sadler was discussing McCain's opposition to Trump's pick for CIA director, Gina Haspel, when she made the comment. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
May 10, 2018 - 11:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House official dismissed a view expressed by Sen. John McCain about President Donald Trump's CIA nominee, saying Thursday at a staff meeting that "it doesn't matter" because "he's dying anyway," two people in the room told The Associated Press. Kelly Sadler was discussing...
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President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump and Vice President Mike Pence arrive at Andrews Air Force Base in Md. to greet three Americans freed from captivity in North Korea, Thursday, May 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
May 10, 2018 - 11:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local): President Donald Trump says he will meet North Korea's Kim Jong Un for highly anticipated summit talks in Singapore on June 12. He set the stage for his announcement by hosting a 3 a.m., made-for-TV welcome...
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