Politics

Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel attend news conference after their meeting at Putin's residence in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Friday, May 18, 2018. The meeting in Sochi is Merkel's first visit to Russia in a year and comes amid tense relations between Berlin and Moscow. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
May 18, 2018 - 8:52 am
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The Latest on German Chancellor Angela Merkel's trip to Russia (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin is urging Europe to help rebuild Syria to encourage the return of refugees to their homes. Speaking after Friday's talks with German Chancellor Angela...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, listens to Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev during their meeting in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Friday, May 18, 2018. (Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
May 18, 2018 - 8:19 am
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin reshuffled his Cabinet Friday, replacing some longtime members while keeping key figures in place. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev presented the candidates for ministerial posts at a meeting with Putin in Sochi, and the president approved his...
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FILE - In this April 24, 2018 file photo, Cambridge Analytica spokesperson Clarence Mitchell speaks during a news conference in London. Cambridge Analytica, which allegedly misused data from millions of Facebook users to help President Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign, has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection in the U.S. The U.K. firm said in a New York court filing late Thursday, May 17, that its assets totaled $100,001 to $500,000. Its liabilities are between $1 million and $10 million. Cambridge Analytica has previously said that none of the Facebook data it acquired from an academic researcher was used in the Trump campaign. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
May 18, 2018 - 8:19 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Cambridge Analytica, the beleaguered data collection agency that worked for President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign, is liquidating operations. The British firm filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection late Thursday. It said in a New York court filing that its assets...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable on immigration policy in California in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 18, 2018 - 7:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the special counsel's Russia investigation (all times local): 8:20 a.m. Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's attorney, says the special counsel in the Russia probe has narrowed the scope of potential questions for the president. Giuliani...
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FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks to participants of the annual March for Life event, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration will resurrect a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally-funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers, a senior White House official said Thursday, May 17, 2018. The Department of Health and Human Services will be announcing its proposal Friday, the official said on condition of anonymity because the official was not authorized to confirm the plans before the announcement. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
May 18, 2018 - 7:29 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration will resurrect a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally funded family planning clinics from referring women for abortions, or sharing space with abortion providers. The Department of Health and Human Services will announce its proposal Friday, a senior...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses the media at an EU and Western Balkan heads of state summit at the National Palace of Culture, in Sofia, Bulgaria, Thursday, May 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
May 18, 2018 - 7:28 am
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is holding talks with President Vladimir Putin in Russia on Friday about the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, the Iran nuclear agreement and a planned pipeline to bring gas from Russia to Germany. The meeting in the Black Sea resort of Sochi is...
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A woman holds a child in her arms as as they board buses, during the evacuation of a makeshift camp in a park across the City Hall, in Sarajevo, on early Friday morning, May 18, 2018. Hundreds of migrants who have been camping in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo in a makeshift tent settlement in a city park are being relocated this morning in southern Bosnia. (AP Photo/Amel Emric)
May 18, 2018 - 6:12 am
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — A convoy of buses with 270 migrants, including children, was stuck in central Bosnia on Friday, reflecting the chaotic situation in the war-scarred Balkan country as it struggles to cope with the influx. Authorities were transporting the migrants from Sarajevo,...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 18, 2018 - 6:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration (all times local): 6:55 a.m. President Donald Trump is tweeting that he only used the word "animals" to describe immigrants who are gang members. Trump has been under fire for comments he made Wednesday while railing against...
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FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The political schism in the Democratic Party is playing out in the vote for Haspel, as support from red-state senators facing re-election is bumping up against a more liberal flank eyeing potential 2020 presidential bids who reject of the nominee over the agency’s clouded history of torture. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
May 18, 2018 - 5:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Veteran spy Gina Haspel will become the first female director of the CIA after six Democrats joined Republicans in a Senate confirmation vote that overrode concerns about her role in the spy agency's harsh interrogation program after 9/11. Thursday's 54-45 vote split both parties...
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FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks to participants of the annual March for Life event, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration will resurrect a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally-funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers, a senior White House official said Thursday, May 17, 2018. The Department of Health and Human Services will be announcing its proposal Friday, the official said on condition of anonymity because the official was not authorized to confirm the plans before the announcement. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
May 18, 2018 - 3:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration will resurrect a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers. The Department of Health and Human Services will announce its proposal Friday, a senior...
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