Politics

FBI Director Christopher Wray, right, leaves the White House, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 21, 2018 - 7:03 pm
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...
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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, left, accompanied by President Donald Trump, right, speaks during a meeting with governors in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, May 21, 2018, to discuss border security and restoring safe communities. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 21, 2018 - 6:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump dined Monday evening with Republican governors supportive of his immigration policies to discuss plans for border security and deporting people in the U.S. illegally. Trump says the nation's immigration laws are the worst of anywhere in the world,...
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., left, speaks with Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., as congressional Democrats gather on the steps of the Capitol to promote their "Better Way" agenda, in Washington, Monday, May 21, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 21, 2018 - 6:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic leaders in Congress are adding an anti-corruption plank to their midterm campaign agenda, with proposals to beef up ethics laws, protect voting rights and overhaul campaign finance. They unveiled the new platform Monday in a pitch to voters as they try to wrestle...
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FILE - In this May 11, 2018, file photo, people watch a TV screen showing file footage of U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea. Weeks from his North Korea summit, President Donald Trump is staring down a dealmaker’s worst nightmare: overpromising and under-delivering.(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
May 21, 2018 - 5:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Weeks before his planned North Korea summit, President Donald Trump is staring down a dealmaker's worst nightmare: overpromising and under-delivering. As the Singapore meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un draws near, the president and his allies are growing increasingly...
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FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2015, file photo, then-Democratic presidential candidate, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Benghazi Committee. An upcoming Justice Department inspector general report is expected to criticize the FBI over a weeks-long delay in reviewing a newly discovered trove of Hillary Clinton emails in the days before the 2016 presidential election. That’s according to people familiar with the findings, who weren’t authorized to discuss the report before its release and spoke on condition of anonymity. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
May 21, 2018 - 5:01 pm
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. The FBI's...
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FILE - In this May 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh. In emails obtained by The Associated Press, George Nader claims he later met with Mohammed bin Salman, who by then had been elevated to crown prince, and Abu Dhabi’s crown prince, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, in a lobbying effort to alter U.S. policy in the Middle East. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
May 21, 2018 - 4:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a year spent carefully cultivating two princes from the Arabian Peninsula, Elliott Broidy, a top fundraiser for President Donald Trump, thought he was finally close to nailing more than $1 billion in business. He had ingratiated himself with crown princes from Saudi Arabia...
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FILE - In this Thursday, April 5, 2012 file photo, Labour's Ken Livingstone arrives on Regent Street for a visit to Hamleys toy shop in London. Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone has resigned from Britain's Labour Party, which had suspended him over allegations of anti-Semitism. Livingstone said on Monday, May 21, 2018 that he was quitting because the issue had become a "distraction." (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file)
May 21, 2018 - 4:20 pm
LONDON (AP) — Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone resigned from Britain's Labour Party on Monday, two years after he was suspended over allegations of anti-Semitism — an issue that continues to roil the left-of-center party. Livingstone said in a statement that he is not anti-Semitic, but was...
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FILE - In this Tuesday Jan. 26, 2016 file photo, Denmark's Minister of Integration from the Liberal Party Inger Stoejberg sits in Parliament, in Copenhagen. The Danish government minister responsible for immigration is urging Muslims to avoid working during Ramadan, claiming the traditional fasting period poses hazards in some professions that are "dangerous for us all." Integration Minister Inger Stoejberg wrote a blog post for Danish tabloid BT published Monday, May 21, 2018 that questioned how "commanding observance to a 1,400-year-old pillar of Islam" was compatible with modern labor markets. (Peter Hove Olesen/Polfoto via AP, File)
May 21, 2018 - 3:38 pm
HELSINKI (AP) — A Danish government minister has asserted that Muslims shouldn't work during Ramadan because the monthlong fasting period poses safety hazards in some professions and makes the practice "dangerous for us all." Integration Minister Inger Stoejberg, an immigration hardliner in Denmark...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015, Chelsea soccer club owner Roman Abramovich sits in his box before the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge stadium in London. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
May 21, 2018 - 3:31 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — An associate of Chelsea soccer club owner Roman Abramovich confirmed Monday that the Russian billionaire's British visa has not been renewed. Abramovich was noticeably absent from the stands when Chelsea won England's FA Cup final at Wembley on Saturday. The associate told The...
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FILE - In this May 8, 2018, file photo, former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship speaks to supporters in Charleston, W.Va. Despite having lost the Republican primary, convicted ex-coal baron Blankenship said he’s going to continue his bid for U.S. Senate as a third-party candidate. Blankenship’s campaign said in a news release Monday, May 21, that he’ll be running as a member of the Constitution Party, which nominated him by a unanimous vote. (AP Photo/Tyler Evert, File)
May 21, 2018 - 3:28 pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Latest on convicted ex-coal baron Don Blankenship's announcement that he'll run for U.S. Senate as a third-party candidate (all times local): 4:15 p.m. A professor says if Don Blankenship is successful in making the U.S. Senate campaign a three-way race in West Virginia...
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