National governments

July 14, 2018 - 1:00 am
OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) — It stands to shift the direction of the nation's highest court for decades, but President Donald Trump's move to fill a Supreme Court vacancy has barely cracked the consciousness of some voters in the nation's top political battlegrounds. Even among this year's most prized...
Read More
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks during a news conference at the Department of Justice, Friday, July 13, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 14, 2018 - 12:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Twelve Russian military intelligence officers hacked into the Clinton presidential campaign and the Democratic Party and released tens of thousands of private communications in a sweeping conspiracy by the Kremlin to meddle in the 2016 U.S. election, according to an indictment...
Read More
July 13, 2018 - 11:04 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on court-imposed deadlines for the Trump administration to reunify families separated at the border (all times local): 4:15 p.m. The Trump administration says it expects to begin reunifying about 2,500 children ages 5 and older with their parents on Friday after they...
Read More
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks during a news conference at the Department of Justice, Friday, July 13, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 13, 2018 - 9:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the special counsel's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election (all times local): 9 p.m. A grand jury indictment alleges that the Russian government was behind a sweeping conspiracy to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election. It's the first time...
Read More
FILE - In this July 10, 2018, file photo, Ever Reyes Mejia, of Honduras, carries his son to a vehicle after being reunited and released by United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Grand Rapids, Mich. With one deadline behind, a federal judge in San Diego will consider Friday, July 13, 2018, how closely to monitor the Trump administration as it faces a bigger deadline ahead on reunifying families separated at the border. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
July 13, 2018 - 8:58 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge on Friday commended Trump administration efforts to reunify young children and families separated at the border but also said he plans to watch closely as a deadline approaches involving older children. U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw said at a hearing in San Diego...
Read More
FILE - In this July 10, 2018, file photo, Ever Reyes Mejia, of Honduras, carries his son to a vehicle after being reunited and released by United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Grand Rapids, Mich. With one deadline behind, a federal judge in San Diego will consider Friday, July 13, 2018, how closely to monitor the Trump administration as it faces a bigger deadline ahead on reunifying families separated at the border. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
July 13, 2018 - 7:29 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge on Friday commended the Trump administration efforts to reunify families separated at the border but also planned to keep close watch as another big deadline nears. U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw said at a hearing in San Diego that the government has demonstrated...
Read More
July 13, 2018 - 7:22 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on court-imposed deadlines for the Trump administration to reunify families separated at the border (all times local): 4:15 p.m. The Trump administration says it expects to begin reunifying about 2,500 children ages 5 and older with their parents on Friday after they...
Read More
July 13, 2018 - 6:54 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on court-imposed deadlines for the Trump administration to reunify families separated at the border (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A federal judge is commending the Trump administration's efforts to reunify families separated at the border but also keeping close watch as a...
Read More
July 13, 2018 - 4:33 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The wife of a late union official has been sentenced to 18 months in prison as part of a federal corruption investigation at a training center run by Fiat Chrysler and the United Auto Workers. A federal judge on Friday also ordered 54-year-old Monica Morgan to serve a year of...
Read More
FILE - This 2012 file photo provided by Juozas Valiušaitis shows Neringa Venckiene in Lithuania. Venckiene, a former Lithuanian judge and parliamentarian jailed in Chicago at her homeland's request fears death if she's extradited because she helped expose a network of influential pedophiles in the country. A U.S. District Court judge refused to halt her extradition to her homeland, Thursday, July 12, 2018, in Chicago. After the legal defeat her lawyers said they'd promptly appeal to an federal appeals court. Ccourtesy Juozas Valiušaitis via AP, File)
July 12, 2018 - 7:22 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A former Lithuanian lawmaker appeared close to fainting in a Chicago federal courtroom Thursday as a judge refused to halt her extradition to her homeland, where she faces charges stemming from her claims about the existence of a ring of influential pedophiles. Lawyers for Neringa...
Read More

Pages