Government and politics

FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2017 file photo, Omarosa Manigault arrives at the 48th annual NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, Calif. Former President Donald Trump aide and “Apprentice” contestant Omarosa Manigault Newman has a memoir coming that her publisher calls “explosive” and “jaw-dropping.” The book is called “Unhinged.” Gallery Books announced Thursday that it will be released on Aug. 14. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
July 26, 2018 - 11:38 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump aide and "Apprentice" contestant Omarosa Manigault Newman has a memoir coming that her publisher calls "explosive" and "jaw-dropping." The book is called "Unhinged." Gallery Books announced Thursday that it will be released on Aug. 14. Manigault Newman...
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July 26, 2018 - 11:31 am
LONDON (AP) — The British government says doctors will now be able to legally prescribe cannabis-based medicines, following criticism over the denial of medical treatment to severely epileptic children. Home Secretary Sajid Javid relaxed the rules Thursday after considering expert advice from a...
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CNN White House correspondent Kaitlan Collins talks during a live shot in front of the White House, Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in Washington. Collins says the White House denied her access to President Donald Trump's Rose Garden statement with the European Union Commission president because officials found her earlier questions "inappropriate." (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
July 26, 2018 - 9:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A CNN correspondent was barred from attending an open press event at the White House on Wednesday because of questions she asked President Donald Trump earlier in the day. Kaitlan Collins and her employer, CNN, say the White House denied Collins access to Trump's Rose Garden event...
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President Donald Trump meets with European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 26, 2018 - 9:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and European leaders pulled back from the brink of a trade war over autos Wednesday and agreed to open talks to tear down trade barriers between the United States and the European Union. But while politicians and businesses welcomed the deal Thursday, the...
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July 26, 2018 - 7:27 am
BERLIN (AP) — A court in Austria has acquitted 17 members of the far-right Identitarian Movement of incitement to hatred and forming a criminal organization in connection with several high-profile stunts directed against migrants. Public broadcaster ORF reported that the Graz regional court found...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, attorney Michael Cohen walks down the sidewalk in New York. Two months before the 2016 election, Donald Trump and his former lawyer Cohen discussed plans to pay for a former Playboy model's story of alleged an affair, according to a secretly recorded tape of the conversation released amid an escalating feud between the president and his longtime personal attorney. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
July 26, 2018 - 6:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The sudden public airing of Donald Trump talking about paying for a Playboy model's silence marks a turning point in the legal game of cat-and-mouse between the president and the lawyer who once promised to take a bullet for Trump but now seems out to save himself. The feud...
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July 26, 2018 - 3:26 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's foreign minister welcomes an agreement to open talks to tear down trade barriers between the United States and the European Union, which he says show that "the answer to America First can only be: Europe United." Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Thursday "America and Europe...
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President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 26, 2018 - 12:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration sought to fend off accusations the president is too soft on Russia, putting off a proposed second summit with Russian leader Vladimir Putin and declaring the U.S. will never recognize Russia's 2014 annexation of Crimea. As members of the Senate Foreign...
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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, left, walks into the office of Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., for a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
July 25, 2018 - 11:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly all the nation's Republican governors have signed a letter backing Senate confirmation for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh. In a letter to Senate leaders, GOP governors from 30 states and two territories ask that senators move "expeditiously...
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FILE - In this June 28, 2018, file photo, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appears before a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. A group of 11 House Republicans have introduced articles of impeachment against Rosenstein, who oversees special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election interference and President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
July 25, 2018 - 9:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of 11 House Republicans on Wednesday introduced articles of impeachment against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the Justice Department official who oversees special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation and has been a frequent target of GOP frustration. The...
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