Legislature

FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2018, file photo, Rep. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., leaves in a T-6 World War II airplane after speaking at a rally in Phoenix. Women with military experience _ many of them combat veterans _ are among the record number of female candidates running for office this year. (AP Photo/Matt York)
August 17, 2018 - 8:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A dragon winds around a cherry tree in the tattoo across MJ Hegar's arm and back, over the shrapnel wounds she had, at one point, not wanted to see with her young children around. But nine years after being shot down in Afghanistan, then winning a lawsuit against the federal...
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In this photo released by the National Assembly, the leader of Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf party Imran Khan, left, greets speaker of the National Assembly Asad Qaiser in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Pakistan's lower house of parliament elected Qaiser, an ally of Khan, to be its next speaker on Wednesday, paving the way for the former cricket star and longtime politician to become the next prime minister. (National Assembly, via AP)
August 17, 2018 - 7:19 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani lawmakers are gathering in the National Assembly, or lower house of the parliament to elect the former cricket star and longtime politician Imran Khan as the country's prime minister. The vote in parliament is due on Friday afternoon. Khan is assured to win, following his...
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FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2018, file photo, Rep. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., leaves in a T-6 World War II airplane after speaking at a rally in Phoenix. Women with military experience _ many of them combat veterans _ are among the record number of female candidates running for office this year. (AP Photo/Matt York)
August 17, 2018 - 1:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A dragon winds around a cherry tree in the tattoo across MJ Hegar's arm and back, over the shrapnel wounds she had, at one point, not wanted to see with her young children around. But nine years after being shot down in Afghanistan, then winning a lawsuit against the federal...
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August 17, 2018 - 1:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A dragon winds around a cherry tree in the tattoo across MJ Hegar's arm and back, over the shrapnel wounds she had, at one point, not wanted to see with her young children around. But nine years after being shot down in Afghanistan, then winning a lawsuit against the federal...
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FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2018, file photo, Rep. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., leaves in a T-6 World War II airplane after speaking at a rally in Phoenix. Women with military experience _ many of them combat veterans _ are among the record number of female candidates running for office this year. (AP Photo/Matt York)
August 17, 2018 - 12:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Women with military experience — many of them combat veterans — are among the record number of female candidates running for office this year. Some aspire to change Congress, where veterans account for just 1 in 5 lawmakers. Most of the candidates are Democrats and many are...
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August 17, 2018 - 12:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Senate convened for a rare August work period, the late-summer session serves as a reminder of how much has changed in the partnership between Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Donald Trump. This time last year, the two men were barely on speaking terms...
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August 17, 2018 - 12:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has convened a rare August work period that's serving as a reminder of how much has changed in the unlikely partnership between Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Donald Trump. This time last year, the two men were barely on speaking terms. Their...
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One of three simultaneous drug overdose victims is treated on the New Haven Green, a city park in New Haven, Conn., Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Investigators try to determine exactly what sickened the victims. People started falling ill Wednesday morning, mostly on the New Haven Green. No deaths were reported. Police have arrested a man who they say may have passed out free samples of synthetic marijuana. (Brian A. Pounds/Hearst Connecticut Media via AP)
August 16, 2018 - 10:44 pm
Police swarmed a Connecticut park near Yale University and searched people's homes for drugs Thursday in an effort to prevent more overdoses from a batch of synthetic marijuana blamed for sending more than 70 people to the hospital. Social workers and mental health professionals also responded to...
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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders reads a statement from President Donald Trump announcing that he will remove the security clearance from former CIA Director John Brennan during the daily press briefing at the White House, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Washington. Sanders said the president will be reviewing the security clearances for a number of other former officials. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
August 16, 2018 - 9:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former CIA Director John Brennan (all times local): 4:10 p.m. The Republican chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee is challenging former CIA Director John Brennan's claim that President Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russia. After Trump yanked Brennan'...
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FILE - In this May 2, 2004 file photo, Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee greets the audience as he arrives for a ceremony at the Presidential Palace in New Delhi, India. Former prime minister Vajpayee, who pursued both nuclear weapons and peace talks with Pakistan, died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, at age 93. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan)
August 16, 2018 - 8:51 pm
NEW DELHI (AP) — Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, a Hindu nationalist who set off a nuclear arms race with rival Pakistan but later reached across the border to begin a groundbreaking peace process, died Thursday after a long illness. He was 93. The All India Institute of Medical...
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