Government and politics

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump board Air Force One, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018 at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Trump is traveling to Argentina to attend the G20 summit. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
November 29, 2018 - 12:59 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — President Donald Trump says he's canceled a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, citing Russia's seizure of Ukrainian vessels. Trump tweeted his decision Thursday after departing Washington for a world leader summit in Argentina, where he and Putin were to...
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Salome Zurabishvili, former Georgian Foreign minister and presidential candidate, speaks to the media at her campaign headquarter in Tbilisi, Georgia, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. the French-born former foreign minister of Georgia Zurabishvili celebrated what she claims is her victory in a tight presidential runoff Wednesday that marks the last time Georgians elect their head of state by popular vote. (AP Photo/Shakh Aivazov)
November 29, 2018 - 12:40 pm
TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Georgia's new president is the country's French-born former foreign minister, election officials said Thursday as the losing candidate vowed to challenge the result, calling it a "criminal farce." The Central Election Commission said Salome Zurabishvili had won nearly 60...
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FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2017, file photo, Thomas Farr is sworn in during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on his nomination to be a District Judge on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
November 29, 2018 - 12:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led Senate has delayed a confirmation vote on a judicial nominee opposed by civil rights groups, highlighting the fragile support for President Donald Trump's pick to fill the nation's longest court vacancy. Democratic lawmakers and civil rights groups such as the...
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FILE - In this March 8, 2017 file photo, Boris Epshteyn, then special assistant to President Donald Trump, walks into the West Wing of the White House in Washington. The Sinclair Broadcast Group is distancing itself from commentary by Epshteyn, its chief political analyst, who this week supported the Trump administration's efforts to stop migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico. The commentary has triggered protests, and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists said it is reconsidering allowing Sinclair representatives to attend its job recruitment events. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
November 29, 2018 - 12:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Sinclair Broadcast Group is distancing itself from commentary by its chief political analyst Boris Epshteyn, who this week supported the Trump administration's efforts to stop migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico. The commentary has triggered protests, and the National...
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Michael Cohen walks out of federal court, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, in New York. Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, pleaded guilty to lying to Congress about work he did on an aborted project to build a Trump Tower in Russia. He told the judge he lied about the timing of the negotiations and other details to be consistent with Trump's "political message." (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
November 29, 2018 - 12:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, made a surprise appearance before a federal judge in New York on Thursday and pleaded guilty to lying to Congress to cover up that he was negotiating a real estate deal in Moscow on Trump's behalf during the heat of his campaign...
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Michael Cohen, left, walks out of federal court with his attorney Guy Petrillo, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, in New York. Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, pleaded guilty to lying to Congress about work he did on an aborted project to build a Trump Tower in Russia. He told the judge he lied about the timing of the negotiations and other details to be consistent with Trump's "political message." (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
November 29, 2018 - 11:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Michael Cohen's guilty plea to lying to Congress about work he did on a Trump real estate deal (all times local): 11:50 a.m. President Donald Trump's lawyer-spokesman is calling Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen a "proven liar" who is trying to get out of...
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Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., expected to become chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, speaks with reporters as he arrives for Democratic leadership elections on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 29, 2018 - 11:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Michael Cohen's guilty plea to lying to Congress about work he did on a Trump real estate deal (all times local): 11:35 a.m. U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff says he believes some witnesses were "untruthful" when testifying before the House intelligence committee when it was...
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President Donald Trump talks with reporters before traveling to the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires, on the South Lawn of the White House, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
November 29, 2018 - 11:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Marathon days. Red-eye flights. Jam-packed agendas. When President Donald Trump travels abroad, he's increasingly keeping it quick lately. Trump departed the United States Thursday for the Group of 20 summit in Argentina , where the homebody commander in chief will spend just 48...
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Salome Zurabishvili, former Georgian Foreign minister and presidential candidate, speaks to the media at her campaign headquarter in Tbilisi, Georgia, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. the French-born former foreign minister of Georgia Zurabishvili celebrated what she claims is her victory in a tight presidential runoff Wednesday that marks the last time Georgians elect their head of state by popular vote. (AP Photo/Shakh Aivazov)
November 29, 2018 - 11:14 am
TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Georgia's new president is the country's French-born former foreign minister, election officials said Thursday as the losing candidate vowed to challenge the result, calling it a "criminal farce." The Central Election Commission said Salome Zurabishvili had won nearly 60...
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November 29, 2018 - 11:10 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is accusing Iran of stepping up violations of a U.N. ban on arms exports by sending rockets and other weaponry to rebels in Afghanistan and Yemen. The administration is displaying weapons and fragments of weapons seized in those two countries and elsewhere...
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