Government and politics

July 02, 2018 - 10:51 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Senior Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham has paid a surprise visit to the northern Syrian town of Manbij and told Syrian allies there that it's important that American troops remain in the area. A recent Turkish-American deal has eased tension between the two NATO allies over...
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A child holds a Mexican flag as supporters of presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador celebrate his victory, on Mexico City's Madero main square, the Zocalo, Sunday, July 1, 2018. Lopez Obrador has claimed victory in Mexico's presidential election, calling for reconciliation. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
July 02, 2018 - 10:48 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on Mexico's presidential election (all times local): 9:45 a.m. The Mexican peso and the country's main stock index are both down about 1 percent following the crushing victory by leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in the country's presidential elections. But analysts...
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File-This May 22, 2018, file photo shows Palestinian passengers waiting to cross the border to the Egyptian side of Rafah crossing with Egypt, in Khan Younis, in the Gaza Strip. The United Nations is imploring member countries to fill a critical funding gap the Trump administration created by cutting $300 million that helped struggling Palestinian refugees across the Middle East. On Monday, June 25, 2018, the U.N. is holding a pledging conference to raise money for the most basic needs of 5 million refugees in the Gaza Strip, the West Bank, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria. (AP Photo/Adel Hana, File)
July 02, 2018 - 10:24 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seven former American ambassadors to the United Nations called on the Trump administration Monday to restore funding to the U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees across the Middle East. In a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the ex-envoys from both Republican and...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, attorney Michael Cohen walks down the sidewalk in New York. Cohen, President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer who is under investigation by federal prosecutors in New York, said in his Twitter post Sunday, July 1, that he sat down for an interview with ABC News and his "silence is broken." (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
July 02, 2018 - 8:34 am
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer, who once said he would do anything to protect the president, told ABC News in an interview released Monday that he now puts "family and country first." In Michael Cohen's first interview since federal agents raided his home and...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, attorney Michael Cohen walks down the sidewalk in New York. Cohen, President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer who is under investigation by federal prosecutors in New York, said in his Twitter post Sunday, July 1, that he sat down for an interview with ABC News and his "silence is broken." (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
July 02, 2018 - 8:32 am
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer, who once said he would do anything to protect the president, told ABC News in an interview released Monday that he now puts "family and country first." In Michael Cohen's first interview since federal agents raided his home and...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, attorney Michael Cohen walks down the sidewalk in New York. Cohen, President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer who is under investigation by federal prosecutors in New York, said in his Twitter post Sunday, July 1, that he sat down for an interview with ABC News and his "silence is broken." (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
July 02, 2018 - 7:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer, who once said he would do anything to protect the president, told ABC News in an interview released Monday that he now puts "family and country first." In Cohen's first interview since federal agents raided his home and hotel room...
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Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki presents the Joint Declaration of Prime Ministers of the State of Israel and the Republic of Poland, in his chancellery in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, June 27, 2018. Poland’s President Andrzej Duda has signed into law amendments which abolish the threat of prison for anyone who blames Poland for Nazi Germany’s Holocaust crimes. The amendments were introduced Wednesday morning by the prime minister and quickly approved by lawmakers. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)
July 02, 2018 - 7:36 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union opened a rule-of-law procedure Monday against Poland over what it sees as flaws in Poland's Supreme Court law, intensifying a standoff that could eventually see Poland lose its EU voting rights. The move comes a day before a new law takes effect that forces the...
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President Donald Trump salutes as he steps off Marine One, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, on the South Lawn of the White House, Sunday, July 1, 2018, in Washington. Trump is returning from a trip to his resort in Bedminster, N.J. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
July 02, 2018 - 7:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A comedian says he spoke with President Donald Trump by phone after posing as a senator and that the call was patched through while the president was aboard Air Force One. The White House declined to discuss the incident. Comedian John Melendez, known as "Stuttering John" from his...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, attorney Michael Cohen walks down the sidewalk in New York. Cohen, President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer who is under investigation by federal prosecutors in New York, said in his Twitter post Sunday, July 1, that he sat down for an interview with ABC News and his "silence is broken." (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
July 02, 2018 - 7:31 am
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer, who once said he would do anything to protect the president, says in an ABC News interview that he now puts "family and country first." Michael Cohen also told George Stephanopoulos that he would defer to his new lawyer, Guy...
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Presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador waves to supporters as he arrives to Mexico City's main square, the Zocalo, Sunday, July 1, 2018. Lopez Obrador has claimed victory in Mexico's presidential election, calling for reconciliation. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
July 02, 2018 - 7:19 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Angry and frustrated over corruption and violence, Mexican voters delivered a tidal wave presidential election victory to leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, giving him a broad mandate to upend the political establishment and govern for the poor. An official quick count from...
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