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The Latest: Pence to survey Nebraska flood damage Tuesday

Mar. 18, 2019 8:50 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the Midwest (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence will travel to Nebraska to survey damage from flooding in the Midwest. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders tweeted that President Donald Trump requested Pence go Tuesday to the Midwest...

Tweets could doom judge's nomination to Kansas appeals court

Mar. 18, 2019 8:25 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly's nomination of a trial judge to Kansas' second-highest court appeared doomed Monday after two key Republican legislators decried past social media posts criticizing President Donald Trump and expressing support for gun control and abortion rights. Senate...

Ex-Peru president arrested in California for drunkenness

Mar. 18, 2019 8:23 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo, wanted in his home country in connection with Latin America's biggest graft scandal, was arrested in California on suspicion of public intoxication and spent the night in jail before being released Monday, authorities said. Toledo is accused...

Meghan McCain fires back at Trump tweets against her father

Mar. 18, 2019 8:14 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Meghan McCain says President Donald Trump's life is "pathetic" after his weekend Twitter attack against her father, the late Sen. John McCain. She fired back at Trump on ABC's "The View" Monday after the president tweeted comments criticizing her father, who died last year after battling...

2020 hopeful Gabbard calls for end of 'wasteful' wars

Mar. 18, 2019 8:11 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard says her top priorities if she's elected to the White House in 2020 would be to end military action in countries such as Iraq and Syria and to de-escalate tensions with nuclear-armed countries like Russia and China. The Hawaii congresswoman...

Homes flood as Missouri River overtops, breaches levees

Mar. 18, 2019 7:53 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hundreds of homes flooded in several Midwestern states after rivers breached at least a dozen levees following heavy rain and snowmelt in the region, authorities said Monday while warning that the flooding was expected to linger. About 200 miles of levees were compromised —...

Pentagon lists possible project cuts to pay for wall

Mar. 18, 2019 7:34 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon sent a 20-page list of military construction projects to Congress on Monday that might be slashed to pay for President Donald Trump's wall along the Mexican border. Democrats expressed hope that by knowing which local projects could be targeted, lawmakers would be likelier to...

Presidential contenders O'Rourke, Gillibrand visit Michigan

Mar. 18, 2019 7:11 PM EDT

CENTER LINE, Mich. (AP) — Democratic presidential contenders showed Michigan's importance on Monday, campaigning early in a state that Donald Trump became the first Republican in decades to win. Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York stopped in the vote-rich Detroit area...

Trump tweets donation check to Homeland Security

Mar. 18, 2019 7:11 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has tweeted a picture of a $100,000 check he recently wrote to the Department of Homeland Security, his latest donation to a federal agency. Trump pledged as a candidate in 2016 to not accept the $400,000 annual presidential salary he would be due if elected. Trump...

Where the investigations related to President Trump stand

Mar. 18, 2019 7:07 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at where the investigations related to President Donald Trump stand and what may lie ahead for him: WHAT'S THIS ALL ABOUT? Special counsel Robert Mueller is looking into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia and whether the president obstructed the investigation. Trump...