National governments

January 09, 2018 - 10:26 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's chief fiscal officer says Wall Street revenues will be a "bright spot" heading into potentially difficult state budget talks complicated by the federal tax overhaul. State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli (dee-NAP'-oh-lee) was the featured speaker Tuesday morning at a...
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January 09, 2018 - 5:04 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's top court has halted the deportation of a Turkish man convicted of supporting terrorism, saying a lower court didn't properly consider whether he could be tortured if sent to Turkey. The Federal Constitutional Court said Tuesday the defendant, a German-born Turkish citizen...
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FILE 0 In this Oct. 10, 2017, file photo, the Supreme Court in Washington, at sunset. The Supreme Court is taking up a case involving the search of a rental car that lawyers say has the potential to affect the 115 million car rentals annually in the US. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
January 09, 2018 - 12:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is taking up a case involving the search of a rental car that lawyers say has the potential to affect the 115 million car rentals annually in the U.S. The case involves a man who was driving his fiancee's rental car when he was pulled over in Pennsylvania. The...
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President Donald Trump speaks at the American Farm Bureau Federation annual convention Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
January 08, 2018 - 11:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EST): 11:30 p.m. Connecting with rural Americans, President Donald Trump has hailed his tax overhaul as a victory for family farmers and pitched his vision to expand access to broadband internet. Trump cast internet access as a...
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Cliven Bundy walks out of federal court with his wife Carol on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, in Las Vegas, after a judge dismissed criminal charges against him and his sons accused of leading an armed uprising against federal authorities in 2014. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
January 08, 2018 - 7:22 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada rancher accused of leading an armed standoff that stopped federal agents from rounding up his cattle in 2014 walked out of a courthouse in Las Vegas a free and defiant man Monday, declaring that his fight against U.S. authority is not over. Cliven Bundy emerged to...
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January 08, 2018 - 5:37 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Do police have the right to go on private property — uninvited and without a warrant — to search a vehicle? That's the question the U.S. Supreme Court will be asked to answer when the court takes up the case of a Virginia man who was arrested after a police officer walked onto...
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January 08, 2018 - 2:52 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Do police have the right to go on private property — uninvited and without a warrant — to search a vehicle? That's the question the U.S. Supreme Court will be asked to answer when the court takes up the case of a Virginia man who was arrested after a police officer walked onto...
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January 08, 2018 - 2:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A Hong Kong businessman charged in a United Nations-linked bribery conspiracy has pleaded not guilty. Dr. Chi Ping Patrick Ho said "not guilty, judge" on Monday to each of eight counts he faces in Manhattan federal court. Prosecutors say the 68-year-old former Hong Kong government...
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The Supreme Court in Washington is seen at sunset, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. The Supreme Court is giving a Georgia death row inmate who came within minutes of being executed another chance to raise claims of racial bias on his jury. The justices voted 6-3 Monday to order the federal appeals court in Atlanta to take up the case of inmate Keith Leroy Tharpe. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
January 08, 2018 - 1:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is giving a Georgia death row inmate whose execution was called off last year another chance to raise claims of racial bias on his jury. The justices voted 6-3 Monday to order the federal appeals court in Atlanta to take up the case of inmate Keith Leroy Tharpe...
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The Supreme Court in Washington is seen at sunset, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. The Supreme Court is giving a Georgia death row inmate who came within minutes of being executed another chance to raise claims of racial bias on his jury. The justices voted 6-3 Monday to order the federal appeals court in Atlanta to take up the case of inmate Keith Leroy Tharpe. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
January 08, 2018 - 11:52 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is giving a Georgia death row inmate who came within minutes of being executed another chance to raise claims of racial bias on his jury. The justices voted 6-3 Monday to order the federal appeals court in Atlanta to take up the case of inmate Keith Leroy Tharpe...
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