Government policy

FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2018, file photo, George Papadopoulos, the former Trump campaign adviser who triggered the Russia investigation, arrives for his first appearance before congressional investigators, on Capitol Hill in Washington. A judge has rejected an effort by former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Papadopoulos to delay his two-week prison term and says Papadopoulos must surrender Monday, Nov. 26, as scheduled. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
November 25, 2018 - 11:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A judge has rejected a bid by former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos (pah-puh-DAHP'-uh-luhs) to delay his two-week prison term and says Papadopoulos must surrender Monday as scheduled. Papadopoulos sought the delay until an appeals court rules in a...
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November 25, 2018 - 4:21 am
GENEVA (AP) — Swiss voters are casting ballots in a referendum on a cattle farmer's proposal to have the government subsidize herders of goats and cows if they let their animals keep their horns. Voters decide on three issues Sunday as part of Switzerland's form of direct democracy. Referendums...
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A member of protocol walks by the Union Flag, left, and EU flag, right, prior to the arrival of European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and British Prime Minister Theresa May at EU headquarters in Brussels, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. British Prime Minister Theresa May is kicking off a big Brexit weekend by traveling to EU headquarters in Brussels for talks on Saturday with key leaders. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
November 24, 2018 - 8:34 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit negotiations (all times local): 5 p.m. The leader of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party has used her keynote speech at the annual conference to reject the British government's planned Brexit deal. Arlene Foster said in Belfast on Saturday that the deal...
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A member of protocol walks by the Union Flag, left, and EU flag, right, prior to the arrival of European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and British Prime Minister Theresa May at EU headquarters in Brussels, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. British Prime Minister Theresa May is kicking off a big Brexit weekend by traveling to EU headquarters in Brussels for talks on Saturday with key leaders. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
November 24, 2018 - 2:54 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit negotiations (all times local): 5 p.m. The leader of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party has used her keynote speech at the annual conference to reject the British government's planned Brexit deal. Arlene Foster said in Belfast on Saturday that the deal...
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A member of protocol walks by the Union Flag, left, and EU flag, right, prior to the arrival of European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and British Prime Minister Theresa May at EU headquarters in Brussels, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. British Prime Minister Theresa May is kicking off a big Brexit weekend by traveling to EU headquarters in Brussels for talks on Saturday with key leaders. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
November 24, 2018 - 11:00 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit negotiations (all times local): 5 p.m. The leader of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party has used her keynote speech at the annual conference to reject the British government's planned Brexit deal. Arlene Foster said in Belfast on Saturday that the deal...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives to make a statement outside 10 Downing Street, London, Thursday Nov. 22, 2018. Theresa May says Brexit deal's approval "is within our grasp" and she is determined to deliver it. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
November 24, 2018 - 10:25 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit negotiations (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has slammed the proposed Brexit deal and urged the Democratic Unionist Party not to abandon the Conservative Party. Johnson told the DUP conference in Belfast Saturday that...
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A South Korean soldier stands near a signboard showing the distance to North Korea's capital Pyongyang and to South Korea's capital Seoul from Imjingang Station in Paju, South Korea, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. South Korea said Saturday that the United Nations Security Council granted an exemption to sanctions that will allow surveys on North Korean railroad sections the Koreas want to connect with the South. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
November 24, 2018 - 3:46 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Saturday that the United Nations Security Council granted an exemption to sanctions that will allow surveys on North Korean railroad sections the Koreas want to connect with the South. The surveys would require the South to bring to the North fuel and a...
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FILE - In this July 26, 2017, file photo, a supporter of LGBT rights holds up an "equality flag" on Capitol Hill in Washington, during an event held by Rep. Joe Kennedy, D-Mass. in support of transgender members of the military. The Trump administration is asking the Supreme Court to fast-track cases on the president's decision to prevent certain transgender people from serving in the military. The administration asked the court on Nov. 23, 2018, to take up three cases on the issue. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
November 24, 2018 - 12:09 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration asked the Supreme Court to issue an unusually quick ruling on the Pentagon's policy of restricting military service by transgender people. It's the fourth time in recent months the administration has sought to bypass lower courts that have blocked some of...
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FILE - In this July 26, 2017, file photo, a supporter of LGBT rights holds up an "equality flag" on Capitol Hill in Washington, during an event held by Rep. Joe Kennedy, D-Mass. in support of transgender members of the military. The Trump administration is asking the Supreme Court to fast-track cases on the president's decision to prevent certain transgender people from serving in the military. The administration asked the court on Nov. 23, 2018, to take up three cases on the issue. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
November 24, 2018 - 12:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — For the fourth time in recent months the Trump administration is asking the Supreme Court to bypass lower courts and rule on a controversial proposal. The newest case involves the Pentagon's policy of restricting military service by transgender people. It's rare for the justices...
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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2018, file photo, South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon, left, shakes hands with his North Korean counterpart Ri Son Gwon after exchanging the joint statement during their meeting at the southern side of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea. South Korea says the United Nations Security Council has granted sanctions exemption for surveys on North Korean railroad sections the Koreas want to connect with the South. (Korea Pool/Yonhap via AP, File)
November 23, 2018 - 9:39 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Saturday that the United Nations Security Council granted an exemption to sanctions that will allow surveys on North Korean railroad sections the Koreas want to connect with the South. The surveys would require the South to bring to the North fuel and a...
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