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The Latest: Republican group spending for Hagedorn

Mar. 26, 2019 11:43 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on Wisconsin Supreme Court race (all times local): 10:40 a.m. A Republican group is launching a statewide television ad buy a week before the April 2 election to boost Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Brian Hagedorn. The Republican State Leadership Committee's Judicial...

Avenatti hit with Nike extortion claims, other charges

Mar. 26, 2019 8:08 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A year ago, Michael Avenatti's star was rising as the combative, media-savvy lawyer representing porn actress Stormy Daniels in her legal battles against President Donald Trump. He hammered the president as a regular fixture on cable news and baited and bashed critics on Twitter while...

Inslee's security unit expansion will cost $4M over 2 years

Mar. 25, 2019 9:14 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington State Patrol plans to nearly double the size of Gov. Jay Inslee's traveling security detail as he runs for president. The cost would be more than $4 million over two years. The Seattle Times and Northwest News Network report that six additional troopers, a sergeant and a...

Victory lap and accolades: Trump has, perhaps, best day ever

Mar. 25, 2019 8:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — He kept up a fist-pumping victory lap over the end of the Mueller probe. Basked in gushy accolades from a foreign leader. Saw a former nemesis humiliated by the feds. To most of America, it was just another Monday. For President Donald Trump, it was, perhaps, his best day ever. Trump...

Apple belatedly jumps into the streaming TV business

Mar. 25, 2019 7:28 PM EDT

CUPERTINO, California (AP) — Jumping belatedly into a business dominated by Netflix and Amazon, Apple announced its own TV and movie streaming service Monday, enlisting such superstars as Oprah Winfrey, Jennifer Aniston and Steven Spielberg to try to overcome its rivals' head start. Apple didn't disclose...

Russia savors Mueller's report but expects tensions to stay

Mar. 25, 2019 3:02 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia savored an "I told you so" moment Monday after special counsel Robert Mueller found no collusion between President Donald Trump's campaign and Moscow. Government officials also dismissed the extensive evidence uncovered by Mueller of Russian cyber-meddling in the 2016 presidential...

Duke-UCF thriller helps boost TV ratings for NCAA Tournament

Mar. 25, 2019 11:41 AM EDT

CBS Sports and Turner Sports say television ratings for the NCAA Tournament across four networks that broadcast the first week of games were up 8 percent over last year. Tournaments games drew an average Nielsen rating of 6.4, up from 5.9 last year. The rating got a boost from the dramatic Duke-UCF game on...

Media quick to declare Trump as Mueller's winner

Mar. 24, 2019 9:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A media narrative declaring President Donald Trump the clear victor of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian electoral tampering investigation settled in Sunday before more than a handful of Mueller's actual words has become public. Poised for news on the investigation for months, news...

The Latest: Pence claims total vindication in Mueller report

Mar. 24, 2019 8:36 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the special counsel's Russia investigation. (all times Eastern time): 8 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence says special counsel Robert Mueller's conclusions are a "total vindication" of President Donald Trump and "our campaign" and "should be welcomed...

Algerian president's party rejects his protest strategy

Mar. 24, 2019 7:04 PM EDT

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's own party is rejecting his plans for a national conference aimed at quelling mass protests against his leadership. The spokesman for the FLN party said Sunday on private TV channel Dzair News that the conference idea is "no longer valid"...