Posted: 2020-08-11 05:53:55
PENANG, Malaysia (AP) - Malaysia's former finance minister accused the government of taking political vengeance Tuesday after a third graft charge was filed against him and his wife was char...
Posted: 2020-08-11 05:04:51
ATLANTA (AP) - Republicans in two conservative north Georgia districts will pick Republican nominees to Congress on Tuesday, among other races that voters will settle. In northwest Georgia...
Racist videos bring attention to US House rac...

Racist videos bring attention to US House race in Georgia


ATLANTA (AP) - A woman who's been blasted for racist videos and adamant support for the QAnon conspiracy theory faces a neurosurgeon who campaigned on his experience to improve the health ca...
Posted: 2020-08-11 05:03:18
Racist videos bring attention to US House race in Georgia
ATLANTA (AP) - A woman who's been blasted for racist videos and adamant support for the QAnon conspiracy theory faces a neurosurgeon who campaigned on his experience to improve the health ca...
Portland protesters rally as arrest of activi...

Portland protesters rally as arrest of activist draws ire


PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The arrest during protests in Portland, Oregon, of a Black woman who became a leading activist in the racial justice movement after she was assaulted by a white suprema...
Posted: 2020-08-11 05:01:51
Portland protesters rally as arrest of activist draws ire
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The arrest during protests in Portland, Oregon, of a Black woman who became a leading activist in the racial justice movement after she was assaulted by a white suprema...
Trump foreign policy moves at stake in electi...

Trump foreign policy moves at stake in election


President Trump wants to dramatically reshuffle U.S. forces in Europe to chastise Germany for not spending enough on defense, but that and a range of other foreign policy pushes by the presi...
Posted: 2020-08-10 11:44:32
Trump foreign policy moves at stake in election
President Trump wants to dramatically reshuffle U.S. forces in Europe to chastise Germany for not spending enough on defense, but that and a range of other foreign policy pushes by the presi...

Posted: 2020-08-10 11:17:52
An epidemiological study by top scientists threw cold water on calls for universal mail-in voting to avoid long lines at the polls and the risk of spreading the novel coronavirus. The report...
Posted: 2020-08-10 11:05:57
The White House said President Trump acted with full legal authority to bypass Congress in providing more aid to Americans hurting from the coronavirus pandemic, while no Democratic leaders ...
Stefan Halper, FBI spy, foretold Michael Flyn...

Stefan Halper, FBI spy, foretold Michael Flynn's fall, ex-student says


A onetime associate of FBI spy Stefan Halper says the University of Cambridge professor told him that retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn was "unsuitable" for the post of President Trump's n...
Posted: 2020-08-10 10:54:27
Stefan Halper, FBI spy, foretold Michael Flynn's fall, ex-student says
A onetime associate of FBI spy Stefan Halper says the University of Cambridge professor told him that retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn was "unsuitable" for the post of President Trump's n...
Parson wants state to intervene in St. Louis ...

Parson wants state to intervene in St. Louis murder cases


LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) - Gov. Mike Parson on Monday said he will ask state lawmakers meeting in a special session to give state Attorney General Eric Schmitt's office authority to intervene in ho...
Posted: 2020-08-10 10:53:24
Parson wants state to intervene in St. Louis murder cases
LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) - Gov. Mike Parson on Monday said he will ask state lawmakers meeting in a special session to give state Attorney General Eric Schmitt's office authority to intervene in ho...
Trump says he wants to host G7 summit after e...

Trump says he wants to host G7 summit after election


President Trump said Monday he wants to host the Group of Seven nations summit after the election, saying it will be a "better, calmer atmosphere" for the meetings. Mr. Trump said he wanted ...
Posted: 2020-08-10 10:46:17
Trump says he wants to host G7 summit after election
President Trump said Monday he wants to host the Group of Seven nations summit after the election, saying it will be a "better, calmer atmosphere" for the meetings. Mr. Trump said he wanted ...

Posted: 2020-08-10 10:45:24
It took a while. But The New York Times is now "woke" about the significance of Fox News and its consistent astronomical ratings, massive audiences and relentless programming that resonates ...
Posted: 2020-08-10 09:54:55
A shooting near the White House Monday afternoon prompted Secret Service agents to pull President Trump out of a press conference as a precaution moments after the president's briefing start...
Conservative street mural rejections amid �...

Conservative street mural rejections amid 'Black Lives Matter' approvals spur free-speech lawsuits


Scott LoBaido has a message for the New York City officials who told him to remove the bright blue line he painted on Hylan Boulevard in Staten Island: See you in court. Mr. LoBaido said Mon...
Posted: 2020-08-10 09:01:42
Conservative street mural rejections amid 'Black Lives Matter' approvals spur free-speech lawsuits
Scott LoBaido has a message for the New York City officials who told him to remove the bright blue line he painted on Hylan Boulevard in Staten Island: See you in court. Mr. LoBaido said Mon...
McConnell, Schumer point fingers over failed ...

McConnell, Schumer point fingers over failed COVID-19 relief talks


Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blamed Democrats Monday for demanding a liberal, non-COVID-19-related agenda be furthered during coronavirus relief talks, saying President Trump was f...
Posted: 2020-08-10 07:45:00
McConnell, Schumer point fingers over failed COVID-19 relief talks
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blamed Democrats Monday for demanding a liberal, non-COVID-19-related agenda be furthered during coronavirus relief talks, saying President Trump was f...
Trump: Convention speech locale is White Hous...

Trump: Convention speech locale is White House or Gettysburg


WASHINGTON (AP) - Searching for a symbolic substitute for his virus-scuttled plans for an arena celebration, President Donald Trump said Monday that his acceptance speech for the Republican ...
Posted: 2020-08-10 07:31:00
Trump: Convention speech locale is White House or Gettysburg
WASHINGTON (AP) - Searching for a symbolic substitute for his virus-scuttled plans for an arena celebration, President Donald Trump said Monday that his acceptance speech for the Republican ...

Posted: 2020-08-10 06:33:40
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Prosecutors asked a judge on Monday to give a former North Carolina congressman no prison time for lying to the FBI about his role in a plan to try to bribe the state'...
Posted: 2020-08-10 06:01:10
PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky city commissioner and a TV station have filed open meeting complaints against Paducah officials, citing technical problems with a virtual meeting. The complain...
White House says Trump willing to deal with D...

White House says Trump willing to deal with Dems on school aid, direct payments


The White House said Monday that President Trump still wants to negotiate with congressional Democrats on providing emergency coronavirus aid to schools and a second round of direct payments...
Posted: 2020-08-10 05:55:00
White House says Trump willing to deal with Dems on school aid, direct payments
The White House said Monday that President Trump still wants to negotiate with congressional Democrats on providing emergency coronavirus aid to schools and a second round of direct payments...
Donald Trump says he'll accept GOP nomin...

Donald Trump says he'll accept GOP nomination at White House or Gettysburg


President Trump said Monday he will accept the Republican nomination for president on Aug. 27 at either the historic battlefield in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, or the White House. "We have nar...
Posted: 2020-08-10 05:50:49
Donald Trump says he'll accept GOP nomination at White House or Gettysburg
President Trump said Monday he will accept the Republican nomination for president on Aug. 27 at either the historic battlefield in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, or the White House. "We have nar...
Trump to top NCAA conferences: Let them play ...

Trump to top NCAA conferences: Let them play football


President Trump on Monday offered his support to Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence and other college football players who say they're safer on the field this fall than heading back to comm...
Posted: 2020-08-10 05:30:00
Trump to top NCAA conferences: Let them play football
President Trump on Monday offered his support to Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence and other college football players who say they're safer on the field this fall than heading back to comm...

Posted: 2020-08-10 05:10:11
Democratic Sen. Ed Markey fired back at Republican Sen. Ted Cruz on Twitter after Mr. Cruz mocked his coronavirus relief proposal that would give "every person" in the country $2,000 a month...
Posted: 2020-08-10 04:22:02
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi assured Fox News' Chris Wallace over the weekend that President Trump's executive orders for coronavirus relief are not a reflection of poor negotiating skills on ...
UK flies air force plane over Channel amid mi...

UK flies air force plane over Channel amid migrant crossings


LONDON (AP) - A Royal Air Force surveillance plane flew over the English Channel on Monday as the British government sought to stop a growing number of people making the hazardous crossing f...
Posted: 2020-08-10 04:18:04
UK flies air force plane over Channel amid migrant crossings
LONDON (AP) - A Royal Air Force surveillance plane flew over the English Channel on Monday as the British government sought to stop a growing number of people making the hazardous crossing f...
Lawmakers return to Salem for special session...

Lawmakers return to Salem for special session


SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Oregon lawmakers return to the Capitol for the second special session of 2020. But the question remains if the session, which begins Monday, will be solely dedicated to r...
Posted: 2020-08-10 03:38:14
Lawmakers return to Salem for special session
SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Oregon lawmakers return to the Capitol for the second special session of 2020. But the question remains if the session, which begins Monday, will be solely dedicated to r...
Review: American culture seen new in 'Af...

Review: American culture seen new in 'After the Last Border'


“After the Last Border: Two Families and the Story of Refuge in America," by Jessica Goudeau, (Viking) In this book we take a journey into American culture through the eyes of Mu Naw from...
Posted: 2020-08-10 02:57:22
Review: American culture seen new in 'After the Last Border'
“After the Last Border: Two Families and the Story of Refuge in America," by Jessica Goudeau, (Viking) In this book we take a journey into American culture through the eyes of Mu Naw from...

Posted: 2020-08-10 01:57:09
President Trump on Monday said Democratic leaders suddenly want to make a deal on a coronavirus relief package after he blew past the stalled negotiations with executive orders to send aid t...
Posted: 2020-08-10 01:49:00
Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin said Monday the Trump administration is prepared to strike a deal with Democrats this week on comprehensive coronavirus relief legislation but that they ...
Mayor denies misconduct allegations; continui...

Mayor denies misconduct allegations; continuing Congress run


HOLYOKE, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts state university is investigating a mayor and adjunct lecturer who was accused of sexual misconduct as he runs for Congress. Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse sa...
Posted: 2020-08-10 01:41:51
Mayor denies misconduct allegations; continuing Congress run
HOLYOKE, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts state university is investigating a mayor and adjunct lecturer who was accused of sexual misconduct as he runs for Congress. Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse sa...
Ron Johnson issues subpoena for documents fro...

Ron Johnson issues subpoena for documents from FBI in 'Crossfire Hurricane' probe


Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin has issued a subpoena to the FBI in his committee's probe of the "Crossfire Hurricane" investigation of alleged contacts between Russia and President Trump's 20...
Posted: 2020-08-10 01:18:01
Ron Johnson issues subpoena for documents from FBI in 'Crossfire Hurricane' probe
Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin has issued a subpoena to the FBI in his committee's probe of the "Crossfire Hurricane" investigation of alleged contacts between Russia and President Trump's 20...
In Portugal, probes and attacks a routine for...

In Portugal, probes and attacks a routine for soccer clubs


Portugal is taking center stage for soccer during the next two weeks - a country where rivalries between clubs go well beyond the field of play. The decisive stages of the Champions League w...
Posted: 2020-08-10 11:51:45
In Portugal, probes and attacks a routine for soccer clubs
Portugal is taking center stage for soccer during the next two weeks - a country where rivalries between clubs go well beyond the field of play. The decisive stages of the Champions League w...

Posted: 2020-08-10 11:46:40
Former acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney on Monday said President Trump's executive action on unemployment insurance could force blue state governors to kick in money despite t...
Posted: 2020-08-10 11:14:42
Attorney General William P. Barr said many people on the left have gradually morphed into representing a "revolutionary" party that believes in "tearing down the system" and defeating politi...
China sanctions 11 US politicians, heads of o...

China sanctions 11 US politicians, heads of organizations


BEIJING (AP) — China has announced unspecified sanctions against 11 U.S. politicians and heads of organizations promoting democratic causes, including Sens. Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, w...
Posted: 2020-08-10 09:37:28
China sanctions 11 US politicians, heads of organizations
BEIJING (AP) — China has announced unspecified sanctions against 11 U.S. politicians and heads of organizations promoting democratic causes, including Sens. Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, w...
2020 Watch: How will Joe Biden handle the spo...

2020 Watch: How will Joe Biden handle the spotlight?


NEW YORK (AP) - Presidential politics move fast. What we’re watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign: Days to general election: 85 Days to first state offering early voting (N...
Posted: 2020-08-10 09:27:10
2020 Watch: How will Joe Biden handle the spotlight?
NEW YORK (AP) - Presidential politics move fast. What we’re watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign: Days to general election: 85 Days to first state offering early voting (N...
Belarus' ruler vows to quash opposition ...

Belarus' ruler vows to quash opposition rallies after vote


MINSK, Belarus (AP) - Belarus’ authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko warned Monday that the opposition protesters who challenge the official vote results extending his 26-year rule ...
Posted: 2020-08-10 07:19:17
Belarus' ruler vows to quash opposition rallies after vote
MINSK, Belarus (AP) - Belarus’ authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko warned Monday that the opposition protesters who challenge the official vote results extending his 26-year rule ...

Posted: 2020-08-10 04:02:30
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Ricans demanded answers Monday after botched primaries forced officials to reschedule voting at centers lacking ballots, an unprecedented decision b...
Posted: 2020-08-10 03:55:48
PENANG, Malaysia (AP) - Malaysia's former finance minister pleaded not guilty Monday to a second corruption charge related to a $1.5 billion undersea tunnel project and slammed the case as a...
Azar visit to Taiwan is fresh thorn in prickl...

Azar visit to Taiwan is fresh thorn in prickly US-China ties


TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) - An ongoing visit by U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar to Taiwan will likely exacerbate mounting tensions between Washington and Beijing, which claims T...
Posted: 2020-08-10 02:49:56
Azar visit to Taiwan is fresh thorn in prickly US-China ties
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) - An ongoing visit by U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar to Taiwan will likely exacerbate mounting tensions between Washington and Beijing, which claims T...
Aide says Hong Kong media tycoon and pro-demo...

Aide says Hong Kong media tycoon and pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai arrested under national securi


HONG KONG (AP) - Aide says Hong Kong media tycoon and pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai arrested under national security law....
Posted: 2020-08-10 01:43:03
Aide says Hong Kong media tycoon and pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai arrested under national securi
HONG KONG (AP) - Aide says Hong Kong media tycoon and pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai arrested under national security law....
Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer say Donald Trump ...

Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer say Donald Trump makes false promises on coronavirus aid


Democratic leaders on Sunday dismissed President Trump's attempt to sidestep stalled coronavirus relief talks, saying his executive actions to delay payroll tax payments and extend federal u...
Posted: 2020-08-10 12:53:23
Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer say Donald Trump makes false promises on coronavirus aid
Democratic leaders on Sunday dismissed President Trump's attempt to sidestep stalled coronavirus relief talks, saying his executive actions to delay payroll tax payments and extend federal u...

Posted: 2020-08-09 10:54:04
As the Black Lives Matter movement gained steam, so did the push to remove Confederate monuments, with more memorials having been taken down since George Floyd's death than in the past three...
Posted: 2020-08-09 09:58:06
Though the world has now witnessed some 18 million confirmed cases of coronavirus and over 700,000 deaths, that grim reminder does not appear to sway public opinion about a vaccine — p...
Lindsey Graham says FBI claim on Christopher ...

Lindsey Graham says FBI claim on Christopher Steele source is 'new crime'


Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham on Sunday accused the FBI of committing a "new crime" before a Senate committee in 2018 when the bureau testified that a key source backed ...
Posted: 2020-08-09 08:01:42
Lindsey Graham says FBI claim on Christopher Steele source is 'new crime'
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham on Sunday accused the FBI of committing a "new crime" before a Senate committee in 2018 when the bureau testified that a key source backed ...
Pastor Rob McCoy, Godspeak Calvary Chapel def...

Pastor Rob McCoy, Godspeak Calvary Chapel defy coronavirus order with indoor church service


VENTURA, Calif. — A California church held an indoor worship service Sunday morning despite a judge's temporary restraining order barring the church from doing so. Pastor Rob McCoy led...
Posted: 2020-08-09 04:58:34
Pastor Rob McCoy, Godspeak Calvary Chapel defy coronavirus order with indoor church service
VENTURA, Calif. — A California church held an indoor worship service Sunday morning despite a judge's temporary restraining order barring the church from doing so. Pastor Rob McCoy led...
Susan Collins hits Democrats for blocking une...

Susan Collins hits Democrats for blocking unemployment offers


Sen. Susan Collins blamed Democrats for the stalled COVID-19 relief talks Sunday, while acknowledging the president's executive power is limited. "I hope the President's action will prompt D...
Posted: 2020-08-09 04:45:50
Susan Collins hits Democrats for blocking unemployment offers
Sen. Susan Collins blamed Democrats for the stalled COVID-19 relief talks Sunday, while acknowledging the president's executive power is limited. "I hope the President's action will prompt D...

Posted: 2020-08-09 04:38:26
The United Nations Security Council will "make a mockery of its mission" if it rejects a U.S.-led push to renew an arms embargo on Iran that expires in October, Secretary of State Mike Pompe...
Posted: 2020-08-09 04:13:10
The U.S. will reduce the number of troops stationed in Afghanistan to under 5,000 over the next four months, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Saturday. The Pentagon last month met its mark ...
Portland Blacks divided over White protesters...

Portland Blacks divided over White protesters


PORTLAND, Ore. — Chaotic and often violent protests against racial injustice have topped the headlines for days, but lost in the shouting are the voices of many Black Portland resident...
Posted: 2020-08-09 03:48:45
Portland Blacks divided over White protesters
PORTLAND, Ore. — Chaotic and often violent protests against racial injustice have topped the headlines for days, but lost in the shouting are the voices of many Black Portland resident...
Alex Azar lands in Taiwan, escalating tension...

Alex Azar lands in Taiwan, escalating tensions with China


Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar arrived in Taiwan on Sunday, marking the highest-level visit to the island by a U.S. official since 1979. Mr. Azar landed in Taipei and was g...
Posted: 2020-08-09 02:45:07
Alex Azar lands in Taiwan, escalating tensions with China
Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar arrived in Taiwan on Sunday, marking the highest-level visit to the island by a U.S. official since 1979. Mr. Azar landed in Taipei and was g...
Steven Mnuchin floats help for states after T...

Steven Mnuchin floats help for states after Trump executive orders


Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin said Sunday that there could be wiggle room for states unable to pay into the unemployment extension President Trump authorized with an executive order. ...
Posted: 2020-08-09 02:33:30
Steven Mnuchin floats help for states after Trump executive orders
Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin said Sunday that there could be wiggle room for states unable to pay into the unemployment extension President Trump authorized with an executive order. ...