Politics

November 21, 2017 - 4:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is warning Americans traveling to Saudi Arabia about the risk of ballistic missile attacks from neighboring Yemen. A new U.S. travel warning follows a Houthi missile attack in early November near the international airport in the Saudi capital, Riyadh. The missile...
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Stan Cooke, center, a member of former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore's campaign, speaks at a news conference, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, in Montgomery, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
November 21, 2017 - 3:44 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on sexual misconduct allegations against Republican Roy Moore (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Republican Roy Moore's campaign is lashing out again at the news media and accusations of sexual misconduct, but refusing to answer reporters' questions. In a Tuesday news...
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President Donald Trump waves as he boards Air Force One with his son Barron Trump, as they depart Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Trump is en route to his Mar-a-Largo resort in Florida for the Thanksgiving holiday. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
November 21, 2017 - 3:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Russia's Vladimir Putin discussed efforts to bring peace to war-torn Syria during an hour-plus phone call on Tuesday. Iran, North Korea and Ukraine also were on the agenda, the White House said. Trump called it a "great call" Tuesday afternoon as he left...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 file photo, former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore waits to speak at a news conference in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
November 21, 2017 - 1:44 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The words of prominent Republicans are being used against Alabama's GOP Senate nominee Roy Moore in a campaign ad, as Moore goes on the offensive against one of the women accusing him of sexual misconduct. Democratic candidate Doug Jones began airing a new ad that features...
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FILE- In this April 4, 2017, file photo, Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., speaks during a hearing of the House Judiciary subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Buzzfeed, a news website, is reporting that Conyers settled a complaint in 2015 from a woman who alleged she was fired from his Washington staff because she rejected his sexual advances. Calls to Conyers and his office seeking comment were not immediately returned Monday, Nov. 20. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
November 21, 2017 - 12:27 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on sexual harassment allegations against Rep. John Conyers (all times local): 1:20 p.m. A leading Democratic lawmaker on the House Judiciary Committee says the House Ethics Committee should investigate allegations of sexual harassment against Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich. Rep...
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Zimbabweans celebrate outside the parliament building immediately after hearing the news that President Robert Mugabe had resigned, in downtown Harare, Zimbabwe Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. Mugabe resigned as president with immediate effect Tuesday after 37 years in power, shortly after parliament began impeachment proceedings against him. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
November 21, 2017 - 11:22 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe resigned on Tuesday, succumbing to a week of overwhelming pressure from the military that put him under house arrest, lawmakers from the ruling party and opposition who started impeachment proceedings and a population that surged into the...
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People watch a TV screen showing file footage of North Korea's missile launch at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump announced Monday the U.S. is putting North Korea's "murderous regime" on America's terrorism blacklist, despite questions about Pyongyang's support for international attacks beyond the assassination of its leader's half brother in February. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
November 21, 2017 - 10:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration readied new sanctions Tuesday on North Korea, a day after declaring it a state sponsor of terrorism in a move to put additional pressure on Pyongyang's nuclear program. North Korea has joined Iran, Sudan and Syria on America's terror blacklist, a largely...
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From left, Vatican's spokesman Greg Burke, Secretary General of China Culture Industrial Investment Fund Zhu Jiancheng, and Chinese artist Yan Zhang sit during a press conference at the Vatican, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. The Vatican and China have announced a first-ever exchange of artworks for exhibits in Beijing and the Vatican Museums, as the two states forge ahead with soft diplomacy amid a stalemate in negotiations to heal decades of diplomatic estrangement. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
November 21, 2017 - 5:59 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican and China are planning a first-ever exchange of artworks for exhibits in China and the Vatican Museums, as the two states forge ahead with soft diplomacy amid a stalemate in negotiations to heal decades of diplomatic estrangement. The parallel exhibits announced...
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People watch a TV screen showing file footage of North Korea's missile launch at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump announced Monday the U.S. is putting North Korea's "murderous regime" on America's terrorism blacklist, despite questions about Pyongyang's support for international attacks beyond the assassination of its leader's half brother in February. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
November 21, 2017 - 5:52 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. declaration of North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism (all times local): 6:40 a.m. The Chinese government has said it hopes countries would do more to bring North Korea and others back to talks instead of making tensions worse. Chinese Foreign Ministry...
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FILE - This January 2013 file photo, shows a lion yawning near the National Parks sanctuary in Zimbabwe. A month before the Trump administration sparked outrage by reversing a ban on body parts from threatened African elephants, federal officials quietly loosened restrictions on the importation of heads and hides of lions shot for sport. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service began issuing permits on October 20 for lions killed in Zimbabwe and Zambia between 2016 and 2018. Previously, only wild lions killed in South Africa were eligible to be imported. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, File)
November 21, 2017 - 4:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — One month before the Trump administration sparked outrage by reversing a ban on trophies from threatened African elephants, federal officials quietly loosened restrictions on the importation of heads and hides of lions shot for sport. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service began...
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