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With newfound aggressiveness, GOP ramps up Kavanaugh fight

Sep. 25, 2018 5:02 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Brett Kavanaugh says he won't let "false accusations drive me out of this process" as he, President Donald Trump and top Republicans mount an aggressive drive to rally the public and GOP senators behind his shaky Supreme Court nomination. Trump and Republican leaders accused Democrats on...

The Latest: Trump says Democrats trying to destroy Kavanaugh

Sep. 24, 2018 10:59 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 11 p.m. President Donald Trump says Democrats are "working hard to destroy" Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Trump says on Twitter that Kavanaugh is "a wonderful man, and a man who has the potential to be one of...

Maldives' president concedes loss to opposition candidate

Sep. 24, 2018 9:21 AM EDT

MALE, Maldives (AP) — Maldives strongman President Yameen Abdul Gayoom conceded that he lost Sunday's election to his challenger, longtime lawmaker Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, in a speech broadcast live on television Monday. Speaking in the Maldives' native language, Dhivehi, Yameen congratulated Solih and...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Sep. 22, 2018 4:42 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill.; U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" —Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; Sens. Patty Murray, D-Wash.; David Perdue, R-Ga. ___ CBS' "Face the Nation" — Reps. Trey...

Iranian state television says gunmen open fire on military parade in Ahvaz, causing casualties

Sep. 22, 2018 2:06 AM EDT
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state television says gunmen open fire on military parade in Ahvaz, causing casualties.

Slow build: Rams, Chargers still trying to grow fans in LA

Sep. 21, 2018 10:34 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Chargers and Rams will meet on the field on Sunday, but both teams are trying to achieve a common goal off it — trying to reignite Los Angeles' passion for the NFL. The progress so far mirrors the tour of the LA Stadium at the Hollywood Park site in Inglewood — a slow...

AT&T fires back in bid to preserve its deal with Time Warner

Sep. 20, 2018 6:47 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fighting to defend its $81 billion takeover of Time Warner from a government challenge, AT&T is arguing the Trump Justice Department has failed to show that the merger will raise prices for pay-TV programming and for the consumers who watch it. The AT&T-Time Warner marriage was...

Florence shows how storm coverage is politicized

Sep. 19, 2018 6:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump Jr.'s attack tweet this week showing CNN's Anderson Cooper waist-deep in flood waters has driven home the point that politics — not just weather — was an important subtext of the media's coverage of Hurricane Florence. "Stop lying to make @realDonaldTrump look...

Record-low viewership for Emmy Awards

Sep. 18, 2018 6:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Television's biggest night wasn't that big. The Emmy Awards drew a record-low audience of just over 10.2 million people, down 11 percent from the past two years. Michael Che and Colin Jost of "Saturday Night Live" hosted the awards show on NBC Monday. Amazon's "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"...

Nielsen's top programs for Sept. 10-16

Sep. 18, 2018 4:16 PM EDT

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Sept. 10-16. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. NFL Football: N.Y. Giants at Dallas, NBC, 20.66 million. 2. "NFL Pre-Game Show," NBC, 14.22 million. 3. "60 Minutes," CBS, 11.44 million. 4. "Football Night in America," NBC, 10.89 million. 5....