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Congress nears dismantling of post-crisis bank rules

2 min 11 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress was taking a final step Tuesday toward dismantling a chunk of the rules framework for banks installed to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis that brought millions of lost jobs and foreclosed homes. 2018-05-22T11:27:00-04:00 2018-05-22T15:27:23-04:00

APNewsbreak: Pentagon adopts new cellphone restrictions

14 min 10 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of debate, the Defense Department approved Monday new restrictions for the use of cellphones and some other electronic devices in the Pentagon where classified information is present or discussed. But officials stopped far short of imposing an all-out ban. 2018-05-22T11:06:00-04:00 2018-05-22T15:06:06-04:00

Senators reach tentative deal on sexual harassment bill

14 min 10 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate leaders say they have reached tentative agreement on bipartisan sexual harassment legislation that would hold members of Congress personally liable for harassment claims. 2018-05-22T11:08:00-04:00 2018-05-22T15:08:16-04:00

US and China work on ZTE rescue; Mnuchin denies quid pro quo

28 min 11 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China are working toward an agreement that would ease U.S. sanctions that were imposed on ZTE Corp. and let the Chinese telecommunications giant stay in business. 2018-05-22T10:54:00-04:00 2018-05-22T14:54:01-04:00

APNewsbreak: Pentagon adopts new cellphone restrictions

57 min 9 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of debate, the Defense Department approved Monday new restrictions for the use of cellphones and some other electronic devices in the Pentagon where classified information is present or discussed. But officials stopped far short of imposing an all-out ban. 2018-05-22T10:28:00-04:00 2018-05-22T14:28:21-04:00

Washington lobbyists put on notice over foreign agent law

1 hour 10 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — A recent and rare prosecution of a Pakistani man in Maryland under a relatively obscure lobbying law has many in the multimillion dollar world of foreign influence in Washington bracing for more. 2018-05-22T10:10:00-04:00 2018-05-22T14:10:20-04:00

Trump wades deeper into abortion politics as midterms loom

2 hours 7 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has long been an unlikely sweetheart for conservative and evangelical voters. Now, in the lead-up to the midterm elections, the thrice-married former Democrat who used to describe himself as "very pro-choice" is offering catnip to conservative voters with a new administration push to strip funding from Planned Parenthood and other family planning clinics. 2018-05-22T09:16:00-04:00 2018-05-22T13:16:22-04:00

Trump appeals again to delay 'Apprentice' contestant's suit

2 hours 7 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump wants New York's highest court to delay a defamation suit filed by a former "Apprentice" contestant who accused him of unwanted groping and kissing. 2018-05-22T09:22:00-04:00 2018-05-22T13:22:29-04:00

Pentagon report: Nukes are central to North Korea strategy

2 hours 7 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Pentagon report to Congress says nuclear weapons are central to North Korea's strategic goal of ensuring the perpetual the rule of the Kim family dynasty. 2018-05-22T09:21:00-04:00 2018-05-22T13:21:30-04:00

The Latest: Trump doesn't like Kim Jong Un's attitude change

2 hours 20 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 2018-05-22T08:57:00-04:00 2018-05-22T12:57:57-04:00

The Latest: Trump: NKorea summit might not work for June 12

2 hours 34 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 2018-05-22T08:42:00-04:00 2018-05-22T12:42:12-04:00

Navarro clashes with State Department over UAE airline deal

2 hours 34 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — After striking a delicate deal with the United Arab Emirates this month on rules for airline competition, the Trump administration went to war with itself. 2018-05-22T08:54:00-04:00 2018-05-22T12:54:04-04:00

The Latest: Trump says 'disgrace' if FBI spied on campaign

2 hours 34 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Russia investigation (all times local): 2018-05-22T08:40:00-04:00 2018-05-22T12:40:15-04:00

Ryan vents frustration over GOP infighting over immigration

2 hours 48 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — A frustrated Speaker Paul Ryan chided House Republicans for election-season infighting over immigration that sank the party's farm bill last week, participants in a closed-door meeting said Tuesday. Leaders said they will schedule a late- June showdown over immigration, an issue that has divided the GOP for years. 2018-05-22T08:30:00-04:00 2018-05-22T12:30:23-04:00

The Latest: Moon tells Trump fate, future hinge on NK talks

2 hours 48 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 2018-05-22T08:23:00-04:00 2018-05-22T12:23:13-04:00

The Latest: House speaker calls for GOP unity on immigration

3 hours 17 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the dispute over immigration in the Housel (all times local): 2018-05-22T08:07:00-04:00 2018-05-22T12:07:55-04:00

Trump the dealmaker facing challenges ahead of NKorea summit

3 hours 17 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is seeking to coordinate strategy with South Korea's president Tuesday as concerns mount over ensuring a successful outcome for his upcoming North Korea summit. 2018-05-22T08:02:00-04:00 2018-05-22T12:02:22-04:00

DHS secretary says she's unaware Russia wanted Trump to win

3 hours 54 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Tuesday she was unaware of intelligence assessments concluding that Russia favored Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election. 2018-05-22T07:25:00-04:00 2018-05-22T11:25:40-04:00

US hits 5 Iranians with sanctions for aiding Yemen rebels

3 hours 54 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is ratcheting up pressure on Iran with new sanctions targeting five Iranians for supporting Shiite rebels in Yemen. 2018-05-22T07:24:00-04:00 2018-05-22T11:24:16-04:00

DHS Secretary says she's unaware Russia wanted Trump to win

4 hours 24 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says she is unaware of intelligence assessments concluding that Russia favored President Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election. 2018-05-22T06:59:00-04:00 2018-05-22T10:59:12-04:00

The Latest: Pence says US has made no concessions to NKorea

4 hours 39 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 2018-05-22T06:47:00-04:00 2018-05-22T10:47:04-04:00

Pruitt: Dealing with water contaminant a 'national priority'

4 hours 39 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dealing with a slate of toxic chemicals contaminating some drinking water systems around the country is a national priority, Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt said Tuesday. 2018-05-22T06:45:00-04:00 2018-05-22T10:45:58-04:00

The Latest: Commemorative coin issued of Kim-Trump meeting

4 hours 56 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 2018-05-22T06:22:00-04:00 2018-05-22T10:22:55-04:00

The Latest: EPA bars AP, CNN from summit on contaminants

5 hours 20 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a hearing with EPA chief Scott Pruitt on a widespread contaminant in drinking water (all times local): 2018-05-22T06:00:00-04:00 2018-05-22T10:00:41-04:00

Pruitt: Dealing with water contaminant a 'national priority'

5 hours 47 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt says dealing with a widespread contaminant in drinking water is a "national priority." 2018-05-22T05:29:00-04:00 2018-05-22T09:29:12-04:00

Dems want to scrap tax cut for rich to fund teachers' raises

6 hours 29 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Democrats want to give a big salary bump to teachers and pay for it by canceling the tax cut for the nation's top 1 percent of earners. 2018-05-22T05:00:00-04:00 2018-05-22T09:00:25-04:00

Congressional leaders to review information on Russia probe

7 hours 53 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ratcheting up pressure on the Russia investigation, the White House announced that top FBI and Justice Department officials have agreed to meet with congressional leaders and "review" highly classified information the lawmakers have been seeking on the handling of the probe. 2018-05-22T03:33:00-04:00 2018-05-22T07:33:33-04:00

Congressional leaders to review information on Russia probe

8 hours 8 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ratcheting up pressure on the Russia investigation, the White House announced that top FBI and Justice Department officials have agreed to meet with congressional leaders and "review" highly classified information the lawmakers have been seeking on the handling of the probe. 2018-05-22T03:18:00-04:00 2018-05-22T07:18:04-04:00

Voters choose nominees in Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Texas

9 hours 2 min ago
ATLANTA (AP) — Four states will cast ballots Tuesday as the 2018 midterm elections take shape. Voters in Arkansas, Georgia and Kentucky hold primaries, while Texans settle several primary runoffs after their first round of voting in March. Some noteworthy story lines: 2018-05-22T02:14:00-04:00 2018-05-22T06:14:48-04:00

Congressional leaders to review information on Russia probe

9 hours 45 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ratcheting up pressure on the Russia investigation, the White House announced that top FBI and Justice Department officials have agreed to meet with congressional leaders and "review" highly classified information the lawmakers have been seeking on the handling of the probe. 2018-05-22T01:39:00-04:00 2018-05-22T05:39:27-04:00

Trump the dealmaker facing challenges ahead of NKorea summit

10 hours 14 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Weeks before his planned North Korea summit, President Donald Trump is staring down a dealmaker's worst nightmare: overpromising and under-delivering. 2018-05-22T01:12:00-04:00 2018-05-22T05:12:05-04:00

Voters choose nominees in Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Texas

12 hours 17 min ago
ATLANTA (AP) — Four states will cast ballots Tuesday as the 2018 midterm elections take shape. Voters in Arkansas, Georgia and Kentucky hold primaries, while Texans settle several primary runoffs after their first round of voting in March. Some noteworthy story lines: 2018-05-21T23:11:00-04:00 2018-05-22T03:11:09-04:00

Trump wades deeper into abortion politics as midterms loom

14 hours 50 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has long been an unlikely sweetheart for conservative and evangelical voters. Now, in the lead-up to the midterm elections, the thrice-married former Democrat who used to describe himself as "very pro-choice" is offering catnip to conservative voters with a new administration push to strip funding from Planned Parenthood and other family planning clinics. 2018-05-21T20:37:00-04:00 2018-05-22T00:37:54-04:00

Voters choose nominees in Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Texas

14 hours 50 min ago
ATLANTA (AP) — Four states cast ballots Tuesday as the 2018 midterm elections take shape. Voters in Arkansas, Georgia and Kentucky hold primaries, while Texans settle several primary runoffs after their first round of voting in March. Some noteworthy story lines: 2018-05-21T20:38:00-04:00 2018-05-22T00:38:41-04:00

US clings to health coverage gains despite political drama

15 hours 3 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. clung to its health insurance gains last year, an unexpected outcome after President Donald Trump's repeated tries to take apart the Obama-era coverage expansion, according to a major government survey released Tuesday. 2018-05-21T20:12:00-04:00 2018-05-22T00:12:36-04:00

Trump the dealmaker facing challenges ahead of NKorea summit

15 hours 6 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Weeks before his planned North Korea summit, President Donald Trump is staring down a dealmaker's worst nightmare: overpromising and under-delivering. 2018-05-21T20:11:00-04:00 2018-05-22T00:11:02-04:00

Lawmakers to be allowed a review of Russia probe information

15 hours 6 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ratcheting up pressure on the Russia investigation, the White House announced that top FBI and Justice Department officials have agreed to meet with congressional leaders and "review" highly classified information the lawmakers have been seeking on the handling of the probe. 2018-05-21T20:10:00-04:00 2018-05-22T00:10:26-04:00

Trump administration slams Venezuela's election as a "sham"

15 hours 6 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday dismissed Venezuela's presidential election as a "sham" and ramped up economic and diplomatic pressure on President Nicolas Maduro's beleaguered government. 2018-05-21T10:38:00-04:00 2018-05-21T14:38:50-04:00

US clings to health coverage gains despite political drama

15 hours 21 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — A major government survey finds that the U.S. clung to its health insurance gains last year, a surprise after President Donald Trump's repeated attempts to dismantle "Obamacare." 2018-05-21T20:09:00-04:00 2018-05-22T00:09:03-04:00

Trump the dealmaker facing challenges ahead of NKorea summit

15 hours 21 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's summit with North Korea is drawing near, and there is growing anxiety among Trump and his allies over how he can score a victory on the world stage. 2018-05-21T20:04:00-04:00 2018-05-22T00:04:47-04:00

Lawmakers to be allowed a review of Russia probe information

15 hours 21 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top officials at the FBI and Justice Department have agreed to "review" highly classified information with lawmakers who have been seeking such information on the handling of the Russia investigation. 2018-05-21T20:03:00-04:00 2018-05-22T00:03:23-04:00

Can the 'dealmaker' president deliver on North Korea?

17 hours 24 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Weeks before his planned North Korea summit, President Donald Trump is staring down a dealmaker's worst nightmare: overpromising and under-delivering. 2018-05-21T18:02:00-04:00 2018-05-21T22:02:32-04:00

Interior moves to lift restrictions on hunting bears, wolves

19 hours 12 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is moving to reverse Obama-era rules barring hunters on some public lands in Alaska from baiting brown bears with bacon and doughnuts and using spotlights to shoot mother black bears and cubs hibernating in their dens. 2018-05-21T16:28:00-04:00 2018-05-21T20:28:31-04:00

FBI, Justice to 'review' classified info sought by lawmakers

19 hours 15 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ratcheting up pressure on the Russia investigation, the White House announced Monday that top FBI and Justice Department officials have agreed to meet with congressional leaders and "review" highly classified information the lawmakers have been seeking on the handling of the probe. 2018-05-21T16:03:00-04:00 2018-05-21T20:03:35-04:00

Interior moves to lift restrictions on hunting bears, wolves

20 hours 51 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is moving to reverse Obama-era rules barring hunters on some public lands in Alaska from baiting brown bears with bacon and doughnuts and using spotlights to shoot mother black bears and cubs hibernating in their dens. 2018-05-21T14:29:00-04:00 2018-05-21T18:29:49-04:00

Can the 'dealmaker' president deliver on North Korea?

20 hours 51 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Weeks before his planned North Korea summit, President Donald Trump is staring down a dealmaker's worst nightmare: overpromising and under-delivering. 2018-05-21T14:32:00-04:00 2018-05-21T18:32:21-04:00

Dealmaker president contends with North Korea expectations

21 hours 19 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Weeks before his planned North Korea summit, President Donald Trump is staring down a dealmaker's worst nightmare: overpromising and under-delivering. 2018-05-21T14:06:00-04:00 2018-05-21T18:06:58-04:00

FBI, Justice to 'review' classified info sought by lawmakers

21 hours 19 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Monday that top FBI and Justice Department officials have agreed to meet with congressional leaders and "review" highly classified information the lawmakers have been seeking as they scrutinize the handling of the Russia investigation. 2018-05-21T13:58:00-04:00 2018-05-21T17:58:52-04:00

Watchdog report to fault FBI for Clinton probe delay

21 hours 19 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — An upcoming report from the Justice Department's internal watchdog is expected to criticize senior FBI leaders for not moving quickly enough to review a trove of Hillary Clinton emails discovered late in the 2016 campaign, according to people familiar with the findings. 2018-05-21T14:01:00-04:00 2018-05-21T18:01:14-04:00

Ex-coal exec chases US Senate seat despite GOP primary loss

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 23:04
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Despite losing the Republican primary in a distant third place, convicted ex-coal baron Don Blankenship announced Monday that he will continue his bid for U.S. Senate as a third-party candidate, though it's unclear if the move violates West Virginia's "sore loser" law. 2018-05-21T12:53:00-04:00 2018-05-21T16:53:36-04:00

The Latest: White House setting up meeting on Russia probe

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 23:04
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Russia investigation (all times local): 2018-05-21T12:57:00-04:00 2018-05-21T16:57:10-04:00

The Latest: Trump meets with Rosenstein, Wray

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 22:36
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Russia investigation (all times local): 2018-05-21T11:00:00-04:00 2018-05-21T15:00:58-04:00

Senators press Pruitt for details on new legal defense fund

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 22:22
WASHINGTON (AP) — Four Senate Democrats asked Scott Pruitt on Monday for details about a new legal defense fund to help the Environmental Protection Agency administrator as he weathers a series of federal ethics investigations. 2018-05-21T11:26:00-04:00 2018-05-21T15:26:48-04:00

The Latest: Iran says 'sham' US policy to reap 'ill rewards'

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 22:22
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussing strategy on Iran (all times local): 2018-05-21T09:37:00-04:00 2018-05-21T13:37:00-04:00

Democrats add drain-the-swamp proposals to campaign agenda

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 21:20
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic leaders in Congress are adding an anti-corruption plank to their mid-term campaign agenda, with proposals to beef-up ethics laws, protect voting rights and overhaul campaign finance. 2018-05-21T11:09:00-04:00 2018-05-21T15:09:16-04:00

New CIA director says she'll send more spies to the field

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 20:59
LANGLEY, Va. (AP) — New CIA Director Gina Haspel pledged to send more spies into the field during her swearing-in Monday as President Donald Trump offered up praise for the rank-and-file, who felt snubbed during his first visit to the headquarters of the premier U.S. intelligence agency. 2018-05-21T10:55:00-04:00 2018-05-21T14:55:41-04:00

The Latest: Trump signs new action against Venezuela

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 20:32
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. policy toward Venezuela (all times local): 2018-05-21T10:16:00-04:00 2018-05-21T14:16:30-04:00

The Latest: Trump meets with Rosenstein, Wray

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 20:18
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Russia investigation (all times local): 2018-05-21T10:07:00-04:00 2018-05-21T14:07:31-04:00

US demands wholesale changes in Iran policies post-nuke deal

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 20:18
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday demanded that Iran make wholesale changes in its military and regional policies or face "the strongest sanctions in history," as it sought to turn up heat on Tehran after President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from a landmark nuclear deal. 2018-05-21T10:09:00-04:00 2018-05-21T14:09:56-04:00

Trump praises new CIA director

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 19:50
LANGLEY, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump praised new CIA Director Gina Haspel at her swearing-in ceremony Monday, saying there was "no one in this country better qualified" for the job. 2018-05-21T07:53:00-04:00 2018-05-21T11:53:33-04:00

Trump to travel to New York for speech on MS-13 gang

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 19:36
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will travel to New York on Wednesday for a speech on immigration. 2018-05-21T09:30:00-04:00 2018-05-21T13:30:39-04:00

Watchdog report to fault FBI for Clinton probe delay

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 19:23
WASHINGTON (AP) — An upcoming report from the Justice Department's internal watchdog is expected to criticize senior FBI leaders for not moving quickly enough to review a trove of Hillary Clinton emails discovered late in the 2016 campaign, according to people familiar with findings. 2018-05-21T09:13:00-04:00 2018-05-21T13:13:43-04:00

The Latest: Netanyahu praises Pompeo's firm speech on Iran

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 18:55
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussing strategy on Iran (all times local): 2018-05-21T08:46:00-04:00 2018-05-21T12:46:15-04:00

The Latest: Haspel jokes about rocky confirmation process

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 17:32
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the CIA (all times local): 2018-05-21T07:23:00-04:00 2018-05-21T11:23:18-04:00

Watchdog report questions US claim on Afghan war progress

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 17:32
WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog is taking issue with Pentagon assertions that momentum in the fight against the Taliban has shifted to Afghan government forces. 2018-05-21T07:25:00-04:00 2018-05-21T11:25:07-04:00

US issues steep list of demands for nuclear treaty with Iran

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 17:19
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States on Monday issued a steep list of demands to be included in a nuclear treaty with Iran to replace the deal scuttled by President Donald Trump and threatened "the strongest sanctions in history" if Iran doesn't change course. 2018-05-21T07:08:00-04:00 2018-05-21T11:08:36-04:00

The Latest: Trump at CIA for swearing-in of Haspel

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 17:05
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the CIA (all times local): 2018-05-21T06:50:00-04:00 2018-05-21T10:50:32-04:00

Trump to DOJ: Investigate whether FBI infiltrated campaign

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 16:50
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department investigate whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign, an extraordinary order that came hours before his legal team said the special counsel indicated the investigation into the president could be concluded by September. 2018-05-21T06:44:00-04:00 2018-05-21T10:44:06-04:00

US issues steep list of demands for nuclear treaty with Iran

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 16:23
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States on Monday issued a steep list of demands to be included in a nuclear treaty with Iran to replace the deal scuttled by President Donald Trump and threatened "the strongest sanctions in history" if Iran doesn't change course. 2018-05-21T06:13:00-04:00 2018-05-21T10:13:27-04:00

Divided Supreme Court rules for businesses over workers

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 16:23
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says employers can prohibit their workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace. 2018-05-21T06:18:00-04:00 2018-05-21T10:18:07-04:00

AP names Susannah George as intelligence reporter

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 15:55
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press on Monday announced that award-winning journalist Susannah George will join its Washington bureau to cover U.S. intelligence agencies and national security. 2018-05-21T05:46:00-04:00 2018-05-21T09:46:08-04:00

Pompeo issues steep demands for nuclear treaty with Iran

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 15:43
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued a steep list of demands Monday that he said should be included in a nuclear treaty with Iran to replace the Obama-era deal, threatening "the strongest sanctions in history" if Iran doesn't change course. 2018-05-21T05:35:00-04:00 2018-05-21T09:35:42-04:00

Justices to review Oklahoma's Indian territory murder appeal

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 15:43
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will hear Oklahoma's plea to reinstate the murder conviction and death sentence of an American Indian. 2018-05-21T05:39:00-04:00 2018-05-21T09:39:50-04:00

The Latest: Pompeo offers concessions if Iran makes changes

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 15:43
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussing strategy on Iran (all times local): 2018-05-21T05:31:00-04:00 2018-05-21T09:31:43-04:00

The Latest: Pompeo threatens Iran with worst sanctions yet

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 15:29
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussing strategy on Iran (all times local): 2018-05-21T05:19:00-04:00 2018-05-21T09:19:57-04:00

The Latest: Pompeo: Iran nuclear deal was 'loser' in Mideast

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 15:14
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussing strategy on Iran (all times local): 2018-05-21T05:07:00-04:00 2018-05-21T09:07:01-04:00

Pompeo to lay out post-nuclear deal strategy to contain Iran

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 14:48
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is laying out the Trump administration's strategy for constraining Iran's nuclear program and opposing its other behavior in the region following President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal. 2018-05-21T04:40:00-04:00 2018-05-21T08:40:22-04:00

Economic talks between US and China lead to trade war truce

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 13:37
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after the world's two biggest economies reported progress in talks aimed at bringing down America's massive trade deficit with Beijing. 2018-05-21T03:34:00-04:00 2018-05-21T07:34:21-04:00

Trials for violent protest framed as Trump vs the resistance

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 13:11
WASHINGTON (AP) — When police arrested more than 200 anti-Trump protesters on Inauguration Day 2017, it touched off a long-term battle of wits and wills. 2018-05-21T02:57:00-04:00 2018-05-21T06:57:19-04:00

Trump to DOJ: Investigate whether FBI infiltrated campaign

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 12:02
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department investigate whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign, an extraordinary order that came hours before his legal team said the special counsel indicated the investigation into the president could be concluded by September. 2018-05-21T01:48:00-04:00 2018-05-21T05:48:46-04:00

Economic talks between US-China result in truce in trade war

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 12:02
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after the world's two biggest economies reported progress in talks aimed at bringing down America's massive trade deficit with Beijing. 2018-05-20T21:08:00-04:00 2018-05-21T01:08:30-04:00

Trump to DOJ: Investigate whether FBI infiltrated campaign

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 11:40
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department investigate whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign, an extraordinary order that came hours before his legal team said the special counsel indicated the investigation into the president could be concluded by September. 2018-05-21T01:30:00-04:00 2018-05-21T05:30:26-04:00

Trump to attend swearing-in of CIA's 1st female director

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 11:21
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is attending the swearing-in of the CIA's first female director. 2018-05-21T01:13:00-04:00 2018-05-21T05:13:04-04:00

Trump 'demands' Justice Department investigate FBI

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 07:50
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department open an investigation into whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign, an extraordinary order that came hours before his legal team said the special counsel indicated the investigation into the president could be concluded by September. 2018-05-20T20:42:00-04:00 2018-05-21T00:42:49-04:00

Trump to attend swearing-in of CIA's 1st female director

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 07:23
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is attending the swearing-in of the CIA's first female director. 2018-05-20T21:10:00-04:00 2018-05-21T01:10:52-04:00

Trump vs 'the resistance' plays out in Washington courtroom

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 07:10
WASHINGTON (AP) — When police arrested more than 200 anti-Trump protesters on Inauguration Day 2017, it touched off a long-term battle of wits and wills. 2018-05-20T20:59:00-04:00 2018-05-21T00:59:19-04:00

Black women look to flex power in Georgia governor's race

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 06:13
ATLANTA (AP) — This week's primary election in Georgia presents black women voters with a rare opportunity: To give a Democrat who looks like them a chance at occupying the governor's mansion in a Republican-controlled state. 2018-05-20T20:11:00-04:00 2018-05-21T00:11:13-04:00

US, China putting trade war on hold after progress in talks

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 05:04
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after the world's two biggest economies reported progress in talks aimed at bringing down America's massive trade deficit with Beijing. 2018-05-20T18:51:00-04:00 2018-05-20T22:51:23-04:00

As Trump pressures DOJ, Giuliani says probe may end by Sept

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 03:42
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday that he will "demand" that the Justice Department open an investigation into whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign, an extraordinary order that came hours before his legal team said that the special counsel indicated its investigation into the president could be concluded by September. 2018-05-20T17:39:00-04:00 2018-05-20T21:39:16-04:00

As Trump pressures DOJ, Giuliani says probe may end by Sept

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 02:59
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday that he will "demand" that the Justice Department open an investigation into whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign, an extraordinary order that came hours before his legal team said that the special counsel indicated its investigation into the president could be concluded by September. 2018-05-20T16:43:00-04:00 2018-05-20T20:43:34-04:00

The Latest: Giuliani says probe could end by September

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 00:28
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the special counsel's probe into Russian election meddling (all times local): 2018-05-20T14:16:00-04:00 2018-05-20T18:16:29-04:00

Trump to demand DOJ review claims of FBI spy on campaign

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 23:45
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday that he will "demand" this week that the Justice Department open an investigation into whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign for political purposes and whether any demands or requests for such action originated with the Obama administration. 2018-05-20T13:30:00-04:00 2018-05-20T17:30:29-04:00

Investigators finally get look at materials from Cohen raid

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 22:22
NEW YORK (AP) — Criminal investigators are getting their first look at materials gathered from raids on the home and office of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer as a process to separate items subject to attorney-client privilege appears to be meeting a judge's demand that it occur speedily and efficiently. 2018-05-20T12:14:00-04:00 2018-05-20T16:14:11-04:00

Trump to demand DOJ review claims of FBI spy on campaign

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 21:55
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday that he will "demand" this week that the Justice Department open an investigation into whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign for political purposes and whether any demands or requests for such action originated with the Obama administration. 2018-05-20T11:50:00-04:00 2018-05-20T15:50:06-04:00

US, China putting trade war on hold after progress in talks

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 21:41
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after the world's two biggest economies reported progress in talks aimed at bringing down America's massive trade deficit with Beijing. 2018-05-20T11:37:00-04:00 2018-05-20T15:37:02-04:00

US, China putting trade war on hold after progress in talks

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 19:49
WASHINGTON (AP) — The world's two biggest economies are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after making progress in talks aimed at bringing down America's massive trade deficit with China. 2018-05-20T09:47:00-04:00 2018-05-20T13:47:24-04:00

Investigators finally get look at materials from Cohen raid

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 19:21
NEW YORK (AP) — Criminal investigators are getting their first look at materials gathered from raids on the home and office of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer as a process to separate items subject to attorney-client privilege appears to be meeting a judge's demand that it occur speedily and efficiently. 2018-05-20T09:14:00-04:00 2018-05-20T13:14:17-04:00

2018 midterms: An early heat for 2020 Democrats?

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 18:54
ATLANTA (AP) — Look closely enough at the 2018 midterm campaign and you'll see the stirrings of a Democratic scramble to reclaim the White House from President Donald Trump. 2018-05-20T08:47:00-04:00 2018-05-20T12:47:28-04:00

Investigators finally get look at materials from Cohen raid

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 18:12
NEW YORK (AP) — Criminal investigators are getting their first look at materials gathered from raids on the home and office of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer as a process to separate items subject to attorney-client privilege appears to be meeting a judge's demand that it occur speedily and efficiently. 2018-05-20T08:00:00-04:00 2018-05-20T12:00:21-04:00

Florida's expensive race for governor highlights lax laws

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 17:57
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's wide-open race for governor won't be decided for another six months, but it's already triggered a wave of expensive television ad buys from groups taking advantage of gray areas in the state's campaign finance laws. 2018-05-20T07:44:00-04:00 2018-05-20T11:44:43-04:00

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