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President Donald Trump speaks at a rally at the Nashville Municipal Auditorium, Tuesday, May 29, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 29, 2018 - 8:44 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday resumed his efforts to build a stable of Republicans who will promote his agenda and serve as a check on Democrats aiming to regain control of the House or Senate — if not both. Trump traveled to Nashville, Tennessee, to raise campaign cash...
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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens reads from a prepared statement as he announces his resignation during a news conference, Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at the state Capitol, in Jefferson City, Mo. Greitens resigned amid a widening investigation that arose from an affair with his former hairdresser. Greitens said his resignation would take effect Friday. (Julie Smith/The Jefferson City News-Tribune via AP)
May 29, 2018 - 7:59 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, a sometimes brash political outsider whose unconventional resume as a Rhodes scholar and Navy SEAL officer made him a rising star in the Republican Party, abruptly resigned Tuesday amid a widening investigation that arose from an affair with...
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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens leaves the podium after announcing his resignation at a news conference, Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at the state Capitol, in Jefferson City, Mo. Greitens resigned amid a widening investigation that arose from an affair with his former hairdresser. Greitens said his resignation would take effect Friday. (Julie Smith/The Jefferson City News-Tribune via AP)
May 29, 2018 - 6:52 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on allegations against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (all times local): 5:50 p.m. U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt says Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' resignation was "the best decision for his family and the state." The Republican senator also said Tuesday that he looks...
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FILE - In this May 17, 2018 file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens looks on before speaking at an event near the capitol in Jefferson City, Mo. Greitens, a sometimes brash outsider whose unconventional resume as a Rhodes Scholar and Navy SEAL officer made him a rising star in Republican politics, abruptly announced his resignation Tuesday, May 29, 2018, after a scandal involving an affair with his former hairdresser led to a broader investigation by prosecutors and state legislators. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
May 29, 2018 - 5:55 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on allegations against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (all times local): 4:55 p.m. Republican leaders in the Missouri House say GOP Gov. Eric Greitens has "put the best interest" of the state's residents first in deciding to resign. House Speaker Todd Richardson,...
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FILE - In this May 17, 2018 file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens looks on before speaking at an event near the capitol in Jefferson City, Mo. Greitens, a sometimes brash outsider whose unconventional resume as a Rhodes Scholar and Navy SEAL officer made him a rising star in Republican politics, abruptly announced his resignation Tuesday, May 29, 2018, after a scandal involving an affair with his former hairdresser led to a broader investigation by prosecutors and state legislators. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
May 29, 2018 - 5:51 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on allegations against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens says he is resigning after months of what he called "legal harassment." The Republican governor made the startling announcement Tuesday. He will resign...
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May 29, 2018 - 4:11 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A secretive group supporting Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens must turn over documents subpoenaed by a legislative committee trying to determine whether to bring impeachment proceedings against the Republican governor, a judge ruled Tuesday. Cole County Circuit Judge Jon...
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May 29, 2018 - 12:41 pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline is showering Nebraska public officials with campaign cash as it fights for regulatory approval in a state that is one of the last lines of resistance for the $8 billion project. A review by the Associated Press finds that a political...
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Supporters of Ivan Duque, presidential candidate for the Democratic Center, celebrate finishing first in the presidential election in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, May 27, 2018. With almost all polling stations reporting, Duque won nearly 39 percent trailed by leftist former rebel and Bogota mayor Gustavo Petro, who won 25 percent. A run-off will take place on June 17. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
May 28, 2018 - 7:20 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — It was the outcome millions of Colombians had hoped to avoid: A bitter runoff between two presidential candidates whose polarizing viewpoints once again leave the nation divided. In order to win in June, both conservative former senator Ivan Duque and one-time guerrilla...
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Supporters of Ivan Duque, presidential candidate for the Democratic Center, celebrate finishing first in the presidential election in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, May 27, 2018. With almost all polling stations reporting, Duque won nearly 39 percent trailed by leftist former rebel and Bogota mayor Gustavo Petro, who won 25 percent. A run-off will take place on June 17. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
May 28, 2018 - 6:54 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — It was the outcome millions of Colombians had hoped to avoid: A bitter runoff between two presidential candidates whose polarizing viewpoints once again leave the nation divided. In order to win in June, both conservative former senator Ivan Duque and one-time guerrilla...
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In this May 17, 2018 photo, Miriam Zouzounis looks through a selection of tobacco products while interviewed at Ted's Market, her family's store, in San Francisco. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. is pumping millions of dollars into a campaign to persuade San Francisco voters to reject a ban on selling flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes and vaping liquids with flavors like cotton candy, mango and cool cucumber. Zouzounis, a board member of the Arab American Grocers Association, which represents 400 small-business owners in the San Francisco Bay Area, said the ban would remove an anchor product that attracts customers, many of which are immigrant-owned. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
May 28, 2018 - 2:57 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A major tobacco company is pumping millions of dollars into a campaign to persuade San Francisco voters to reject a ban on selling flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes, certain chewing tobaccos and vaping liquids with flavors like cotton candy, mango and cool...
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