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AP Explains: Trump pushes questions about Joe Biden's son

WASHINGTON (AP) — Looking to undermine Democratic rival Joe Biden, President Donald Trump's campaign is pushing a familiar line of attack: unverified allegations about Biden's son and his foreign business ties. But reporting in the New York Post,...

 

AP Explains: Trump seizes on dubious Biden-Ukraine story

WASHINGTON (AP) — Looking to undermine rival Joe Biden 20 days before the election, President Donald Trump's campaign has seized on a tabloid story offering bizarre twists to a familiar line of attack: Biden's relationship with Ukraine. But the...

 

Universities say they're complying with campus speech law

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota university leaders told state lawmakers on Wednesday that they're working to implement a law aimed at ensuring free speech and intellectual diversity, after one legislator accused them of "slow walking" the...

 

Clinton impeachment figure makes return in Trump sequel

WASHINGTON (AP) — Impeachment is back, and so is Bob Livingston. The former congressman from Louisiana who abruptly resigned on the same day the House impeached President Bill Clinton made an improbable return Wednesday as a figure in the sequel...

 

Ex-Trump campaign boss Manafort sentenced to 47 months

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was sentenced Thursday to nearly four years in prison for tax and bank fraud related to his work advising Ukrainian politicians, much less than what was called for under...

 

Trump lawyer seeks to send emoluments case to appeals court

WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer for President Donald Trump filed papers on Friday asking that a lawsuit accusing the president of profiting from his office be taken out of the hands of a Maryland federal judge and sent to a federal appeals court. Trump'...

 

Behind Cohen plea: Trump's longtime dream of a Moscow tower

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump for decades dreamed of building a Trump Tower in the heart of Moscow, a plan that flared and fizzled several times over the years, most recently when his presidential campaign was gaining momentum. That last plan led...

 

Trump's business ties to kingdom run long and deep

NEW YORK (AP) — He's booked hotel rooms and meeting spaces to them, sold an entire floor in one of his buildings to them and, in desperate moments in his career, gotten a billionaire from the country to buy his yacht and New York's Plaza Hotel...

 

Phantom of the Courthouse: Manafort trial is Trump-free zone

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Donald Trump is the phantom of U.S. District Courtroom 900. His name has rarely been uttered during the two-week trial of his former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort. References to his campaign and administration have...

 

Judge spars with Justice Dept. lawyer on foreign favors suit

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — Lawyers for Maryland and the District of Columbia accused President Donald Trump in federal court Monday of "profiting on an unprecedented scale" from foreign government interests using his Washington, D.C., hotel, but a...

 

AP Source: Trump lawyer met Russian oligarch at Trump Tower

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, met with a Russian oligarch and discussed U.S.-Russia relations just 11 days before Trump was inaugurated as president, according to a person familiar with the meeting. A firm...

 

Judge allows Trump foreign gifts case to proceed

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge Wednesday allowed Maryland and the District of Columbia to proceed with their lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of accepting unconstitutional gifts from foreign interests, but limited the case to the...

 

White House probing huge loans to Kushner's family firm

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House officials are looking into whether $500 million in loans that went to Trump administration senior adviser Jared Kushner's family real estate company may have spurred ethics or criminal law violations, according to the...

 

Trump group says memo should have kept email from prosecutor

WASHINGTON (AP) — A group representing President Donald Trump's transition team says a memo in the hands of the General Services Administration should have stopped the agency from turning over tens of thousands of emails to the special counsel...

 

Democratic report warns of Russian meddling in Europe, US

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new report by Senate Democrats warns of deepening Russian interference throughout Europe and concludes that even as some Western democracies have responded with aggressive countermeasures, President Donald Trump has offered no...

 

Iraqi VP calls Iran-backed militias his nation's top threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Iraq's highest-ranking Sunni leader said Tuesday the growing influence of Iranian-backed Shiite militias looms as the nation's most pressing future security threat and called for bolstering U.S. military aid to Sunni forces. In...

 

New group to respond to wave of hurricane-related fraud

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors will lead a new Houston-based group created to help law enforcement agencies respond to an inevitable wave of fraud and other criminal activity set off by Harvey's punishing rains. Authorities are warning...

 

Flynn files new financial form reporting ties to data firm

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, disclosed a brief advisory role with a firm related to a controversial data analysis company that aided the Trump campaign, according to a filing Flynn...

 

National Archives to White House: Save all Trump tweets

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Archives and Records Administration has told the White House to keep each of President Donald Trump's tweets, even those he deletes or corrects, and the White House has agreed. The head of the archives, David S....

 

WikiLeaks CIA files: Are they real and are they a risk?

WASHINGTON (AP) — WikiLeaks has published thousands of documents that the anti-secrecy organization said were classified files revealing scores of secrets about CIA hacking tools used to break into targeted computers, cellphones and even smart...

 

Perry would bring oil industry ties to Energy Department

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rick Perry, President-elect Donald Trump's choice for energy secretary, has close ties to the Texas oil industry and corporate roles in two petroleum companies pushing for government approval of the proposed 1,200-mile crude oil p...

 

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