Political issues

April 30, 2018 - 12:35 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A former Republican White House lawyer in President George W. Bush's administration and a prominent critic of President Donald Trump announced Monday that he'll run as a Democrat for Al Franken's Minnesota Senate seat. Richard Painter said he plans to challenge Sen. Tina...
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FILE - In this June 16, 2004 file photo, South Korean army soldiers remove loudspeakers used for propaganda near the demilitarized zone between South and North Korea, in Paju, South Korea. South Korea says it will remove propaganda-broadcasting loudspeakers from the tense border with North Korea. The announcement came three days after the leaders of the two Koreas agreed to work together to achieve a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula and end hostile acts against each other along their border during their rare summit talks. Seoul’s Defense Ministry said Monday, April 30, 2018, it will pull back dozens of its frontline loudspeakers on Tuesday. (AP Photo/ Lee Jin-man, File)
April 30, 2018 - 10:03 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in has shaken off a suggestion that he receive the Nobel Peace Prize, saying that U.S. President Donald Trump "can take the Nobel prize" as long as the Koreas receive peace in return. Moon made the comment Monday in response to a suggestion...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, Government Cabinet Minister Sajid Javid arrives for a meeting at 10 Downing Street in London. British Prime Minister Theresa May has named Sajid Javid as Britain's new Home Secretary interior minister, Monday April 30, 2018. after the previous office-holdier Amber Russ resigned over an immigration scandal. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, FILE)
April 30, 2018 - 8:13 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday appointed the first ethnic-minority politician to the key post of home secretary, as the government struggled to contain a scandal over the mistreatment of long-term residents from the Caribbean. Lawmaker Sajid Javid replaced Amber Rudd,...
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FILE - In this June 16, 2004 file photo, South Korean army soldiers remove loudspeakers used for propaganda near the demilitarized zone between South and North Korea, in Paju, South Korea. South Korea says it will remove propaganda-broadcasting loudspeakers from the tense border with North Korea. The announcement came three days after the leaders of the two Koreas agreed to work together to achieve a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula and end hostile acts against each other along their border during their rare summit talks. Seoul’s Defense Ministry said Monday, April 30, 2018, it will pull back dozens of its frontline loudspeakers on Tuesday. (AP Photo/ Lee Jin-man, File)
April 30, 2018 - 7:11 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea will remove propaganda-broadcasting loudspeakers from the border with North Korea this week, officials said Monday, as the rivals move to follow through with their leaders' summit declaration that produced reconciliation steps without a breakthrough in the...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, Government Cabinet Minister Sajid Javid arrives for a meeting at 10 Downing Street in London. British Prime Minister Theresa May has named Sajid Javid as Britain's new Home Secretary interior minister, Monday April 30, 2018. after the previous office-holdier Amber Russ resigned over an immigration scandal. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, FILE)
April 30, 2018 - 7:01 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday appointed the first ethnic-minority politician to the key post of home secretary, as the government struggled to contain a scandal over the mistreatment of long-term residents from the Caribbean. Sajid Javid replaces Amber Rudd, who...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, Government Cabinet Minister Sajid Javid arrives for a meeting at 10 Downing Street in London. British Prime Minister Theresa May has named Sajid Javid as Britain's new Home Secretary interior minister, Monday April 30, 2018. after the previous office-holdier Amber Russ resigned over an immigration scandal. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, FILE)
April 30, 2018 - 6:48 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday appointed the first ethnic-minority politician to the key post of home secretary, as the government struggled to contain a scandal over the mistreatment of long-term residents from the Caribbean. Sajid Javid replaces Amber Rudd, who...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, Government Cabinet Minister Sajid Javid arrives for a meeting at 10 Downing Street in London. British Prime Minister Theresa May has named Sajid Javid as Britain's new Home Secretary interior minister, Monday April 30, 2018. after the previous office-holdier Amber Russ resigned over an immigration scandal. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, FILE)
April 30, 2018 - 5:31 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May has named Sajid Javid as Britain's new interior minister after the previous minister resigned amid an immigration scandal. Javid, Britain's former communities secretary, is the first minority politician to hold one of Britain's four top government...
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FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 8, 2016 file photo, a South Korean army soldier stands near the loudspeakers near the border area between South Korea and North Korea in Yeoncheon, South Korea. South Korea on Monday, April 30, 2018, said it will remove propaganda-broadcasting loudspeakers from the tense border with North Korea. The announcement came three days after the leaders of the two Koreas agreed to work together to achieve a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula and end hostile acts against each other along their border during their rare summit talks. (Lim Tae-hoon/Newsis via AP, File)
April 30, 2018 - 3:20 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea will remove propaganda-broadcasting loudspeakers from the border with North Korea this week, officials said Monday, as the rivals move to follow through with their leaders' summit declaration that produced reconciliation steps without a breakthrough in the...
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FILE - In this June 16, 2004 file photo, South Korean army soldiers remove loudspeakers used for propaganda near the demilitarized zone between South and North Korea, in Paju, South Korea. South Korea says it will remove propaganda-broadcasting loudspeakers from the tense border with North Korea. The announcement came three days after the leaders of the two Koreas agreed to work together to achieve a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula and end hostile acts against each other along their border during their rare summit talks. Seoul’s Defense Ministry said Monday, April 30, 2018, it will pull back dozens of its frontline loudspeakers on Tuesday. (AP Photo/ Lee Jin-man, File)
April 30, 2018 - 12:46 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea will remove propaganda-broadcasting loudspeakers from the border with North Korea this week, officials said Monday, as the rivals move to follow through with their leaders' summit declaration that produced reconciliation steps without a breakthrough in the...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo waits for the start of a meeting of NATO foreign ministers at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Friday, April 27, 2018. NATO is set on Friday to hold its last major meeting in its old headquarters, with talks focused on strained ties with Russia, a fresh peace effort in Afghanistan and a new training mission for Iraq. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
April 29, 2018 - 5:39 pm
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo's trip to the Middle East (all times local): 6:15 p.m. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has offered a strong boost of support for Israel against Iran. On his first official trip abroad, Pompeo met with Israeli Minister Benjamin...
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