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Top House Dems raise prospect of impeachment, jail for Trump

Dec. 10, 2018 11:56 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top House Democrats have raised the prospect of impeachment or the real possibility of prison time for President Donald Trump if it's proved that he directed illegal hush money payments to women, adding to the legal pressure on the president over the Russia investigation and other...

Top GOP senator needs to know more about Trump's UN pick

Dec. 9, 2018 1:28 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A leading Republican senator on foreign policy issues says he doesn't yet know whether President Donald Trump's pick to be U.N. ambassador has the expertise and background to capably handle the job. Trump wants former Fox News reporter and current State Department spokeswoman Heather...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Dec. 8, 2018 3:10 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Chris Murphy, D-Conn. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Sens. Rand Paul, R-Ky., and Angus King, I-Maine; Gov.-elect Tony Evers, D-Wis. ___ CBS' "Face the Nation" — Rubio; Sen....

Chinese executive facing US extradition appears in court

Dec. 8, 2018 12:01 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A Canadian prosecutor urged a Vancouver court to deny bail to a Chinese executive at the heart of a case that is shaking up U.S.-China relations and worrying global financial markets. Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of telecommunications giant Huawei and...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Dec. 7, 2018 7:33 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow; Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Chris Murphy, D-Conn. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — To be announced. ___ CBS' "Face the Nation" — Rubio; Sen. John Thune, R-S.D.;...

Why Huawei arrest deepens conflict between US and China

Dec. 6, 2018 8:03 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The dramatic arrest of a Chinese telecommunications executive has driven home why it will be so hard for the Trump administration to resolve its deepening conflict with China. In the short run, the arrest of Huawei's chief financial officer heightened skepticism about the trade truce that...

GOP weighs decision on criminal justice bill amid Trump push

Nov. 27, 2018 6:27 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican senators debated the path forward for an overhaul of the nation's criminal sentencing laws Tuesday after a visit from Vice President Mike Pence, suggesting parts of the bill may need to be rewritten before Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will hold a vote. Pence and...

Possible Russian president of Interpol raises alarm in West

Nov. 20, 2018 6:46 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Interpol is facing a pivotal — some say possibly fatal — moment in its history as members decide whether to hand its presidency to a man who represents Vladimir Putin's Russia. Kremlin critics fear they could soon face arrest wherever they go. Western governments worry that...

DeSantis for governor, Scott for Senate now in Florida books

Nov. 20, 2018 12:12 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Trump-allied Republican Ron DeSantis was formally elected governor of Florida and outgoing Gov. Rick Scott elected U.S. senator on Tuesday when the state certified election results two weeks after tight margins prompted tumultuous recounts. The Elections Canvassing Commission met...

In year of Democratic hopes, GOP comes out on top in Florida

Nov. 19, 2018 9:11 AM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — This was the year Florida's Democrats spoke ambitiously of ending their 20-year journey in political exile in this battleground state. Instead, election results after a tense and bruising recount showed Republicans coming out on top for governor and even picking up a U.S. Senate...