Government And Politics

Bannon boosts Flake challenger, snubs Trump plea to back off

Oct 17, 2017

Former presidential strategist Steve Bannon is rebuffing President Donald Trump's plea for him to retreat in his war on the Republican establishment

EU Brexit chief urges Britain to keep up the momentum

Oct 17, 2017

The European Union's Brexit negotiator says the British government must keep up the momentum in negotiations on leaving the bloc if it wants the talks to move into a new phase in December

Indictment: Fugitive Kentucky lawyer had help in his escape

Oct 17, 2017

A federal indictment claims a fugitive Kentucky lawyer involved in a Social Security fraud case had help in the escape plot he hatched a year before his disappearance

AP News Guide: Instability set to follow IS collapse

Oct 17, 2017

What to know about Islamic State group's rise and fall as it fights to hang on to last remains of the 'caliphate'

The Latest: Afghanistan: Taliban kill 71 people in attacks

Oct 17, 2017

The Latest: Afghan deputy interior minister says Taliban killed 71 people in attacks in Ghazni and Paktia province

The Latest: US coalition: IS pockets remain in Syria's Raqqa

Oct 17, 2017

The Latest: US-led coalition spokesman says pockets of IS militants remains in Syrian city of Raqqa

Potential ally urges Merkel to give up finance ministry

Oct 17, 2017

A key potential ally in Germany's next government is insisting that Chancellor Angela Merkel's party shouldn't keep the finance ministry because that gives her too much power

Files show new details of US support for Indonesia bloodbath

Oct 17, 2017

Declassified files have revealed new details of U.S. government knowledge and support of an Indonesian army extermination campaign that killed several hundred thousand civilians during anti-communist hysteria in the mid-1960s

Trump: Drug czar nominee, Rep. Marino, withdrawing his name

Oct 17, 2017

President Donald Trump says the Pennsylvania congressman he chose to be the nation's drug czar is withdrawing from consideration

The Latest: Top court rules Catalan referendum illegal

Oct 17, 2017

Spain's northeastern Catalonia is bracing itself for a fresh round of protests after two leaders of the region's powerful pro-independence movement were jailed in a sedition probe

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