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FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2019 file photo, Blue and White party leader Benny Gantz, left, Esther Hayut, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Israel, center, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attend a memorial service for former President Shimon Peres in Jerusalem. Barring a nearly unfathomable about face, Israel is headed Wednesday, Dec. 11 toward an unprecedented third election within a year - prolonging a political stalemate that has paralyzed government and undermined its citizens' faith in the democratic process. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit, File)
December 11, 2019 - 1:50 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Barring a nearly unfathomable about-face, Israel was headed Wednesday toward an unprecedented third election within a year — prolonging a political stalemate that has paralyzed the government and undermined many citizens' faith in the democratic process. Both Prime Minister...
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Attorney General William Barr speaks at a roundtable with members of local, state and federal law enforcement agencies at the Cleveland Police Department's Third District station, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
December 10, 2019 - 6:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr leveled blistering criticism at how the Russia investigation was conducted, saying Tuesday that it was based on a “bogus narrative” that the Trump campaign might have conspired with Russia during the 2016 presidential election. Barr spoke to NBC News...
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December 10, 2019 - 4:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump is paying up after conceding that he used his charitable foundation at times as a personal piggy bank. Trump has wired $2 million to pay a court-ordered fine for misusing the Trump Foundation in part to further his business interests and 2016 presidential run...
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In this Dec. 5, 2019, photo, Democratic presidential candidate businessman Andrew Yang speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Chicago. Of all the Democrats in the wide field running for president, Yang is having the most fun. Unburdened by expectations and untethered to political convention, the tech entrepreneur has spent months cruising around the country, delivering dark warnings about America's new tech economy with an odd mix of millennial humor and bite. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford)
December 10, 2019 - 4:06 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Businessman Andrew Yang qualified Tuesday to participate in next week's Democratic presidential debate, making him the seventh candidate to make the stage in Los Angeles. The 44-year-old entrepreneur received 4% in a national poll by Quinnipiac University, meeting the polling...
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President Donald Trump gestures after speaking at a campaign rally Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
December 10, 2019 - 2:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A full year before Election Day 2020, Republicans quietly executed a “dry run” of President Donald Trump's massive reelection machine. They activated tens of thousands of volunteers and tested phone bank capabilities and get-out-the-vote operations in every state in the nation...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., speaks as Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, listens during a Democratic presidential primary debate, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
December 10, 2019 - 11:04 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Rep. Tulsi Gabbard says she won’t attend this month’s Democratic presidential primary debate in Los Angeles, even if she qualifies for the event. In a Tweet on Monday the Hawaii Democrat said she would “instead choose to spend that precious time directly meeting with and hearing...
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson talks during a question and answer session, part of a General Election campaign visit to Ferguson's Transport in Washington, England, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. Britain goes to the polls on Dec. 12. (Ben Stansall/Pool Photo via AP)
December 10, 2019 - 9:45 am
LONDON (AP) — With two days until polling day, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson sought Tuesday to get his election campaign back onto Brexit after coming under fire for his lack of empathy for looking away from an image of a child sleeping on a hospital floor while seeking treatment. The story...
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The cover page of the report issued by the Department of Justice inspector general is photographed in Washington, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. The report on the origins of the Russia probe found no evidence of political bias, despite performance failures. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)
December 10, 2019 - 1:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI was justified in opening its investigation into ties between the Trump presidential campaign and Russia and did not act with political bias, the Justice Department's internal watchdog declared Monday, undercutting President Donald Trump’s repeated claims that he has been...
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FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2019, photo, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov speaks at the Mediterranean Dialogues conference in Rome. President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo are slated to meet Tuesday with Lavrov to discuss the state of the bilateral relationship. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
December 09, 2019 - 7:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Arms control, Ukraine and Syria are to headline President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's meetings Tuesday with Russia's foreign minister. The visit by Sergey Lavrov, however, could be overshadowed by Ukraine-related impeachment proceedings that are picking up...
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Democratic presidential candidate and Mayor of South Bend, Ind., Pete Buttigieg speaks during a campaign stop at the Danceland Ballroom Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Davenport. (Meg McLaughlin/The Dispatch - The Rock Island Argus via AP)
December 09, 2019 - 7:32 pm
The McKinsey & Co. consulting firm said Monday that it will allow Pete Buttigieg to identify the clients he served more than a decade ago while the Democratic presidential contender also pledged to open his fundraising events to the news media and provide the names of key fundraising organizers...
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