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Trump picks combat over caution in court fight

Sep. 22, 2018 3:05 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Combat won out over caution. White House aides and congressional allies worked all week to keep President Donald Trump from unloading on the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct. But as Kavanaugh's nomination hung in the balance, Trump couldn't...

GOP, Kavanaugh accuser in standoff over her Senate testimony

Sep. 22, 2018 12:41 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A high-stakes standoff between Republicans and the woman accusing Brett Kavanaugh of a three-decade-old sexual attack stretched into the weekend after the Senate Judiciary Committee chairman said his panel would vote Monday on Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination without a deal on her...

The Latest: Trump says he won't rush North Korea deal

Sep. 21, 2018 9:44 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 8 p.m. President Donald Trump says he won't rush into any deal with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Trump tells a rally Friday in Springfield, Missouri, that he received a "beautiful letter" two days ago from Kim. But he's not...

Police probing deaths of 4 in Nevada home as murder-suicide

Sep. 21, 2018 8:01 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Police in the Las Vegas-area city of Henderson say they are investigating as a murder-suicide the apparent shooting deaths of a man, a woman and two boys, ages 15 and 5, whose bodies were found in a burning home. The names of the dead were not immediately made public by the Clark...

The Latest: Police give ages of 4 found dead in Nevada home

Sep. 21, 2018 7:49 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on the apparent shooting deaths of four people found dead in a burning home in the Las Vegas-area city of Henderson (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Police say a 27-year-old man, a 35-year-old woman and two boys, ages 15 and 5, are dead in an apparent shooting murder-suicide...

'He's been there': Trump stumps for vulnerable Sen. Heller

Sep. 21, 2018 7:58 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — His own political fortunes intrinsically linked to his party holding control of Congress, President Donald Trump on Thursday offered full-throated support for the most vulnerable incumbent Republican senator, while unleashing a torrent of grievances against Democrats and the news media and...

Under right terms, Kavanaugh accuser may testify after all

Sep. 21, 2018 12:56 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Christine Blasey Ford may testify against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after all, her attorney said Thursday, breathing new life into the prospect of a dramatic Senate showdown next week over Ford's accusation that he assaulted her when both were in high school. The preference...

Nevada senator rallies with president he used to criticize

Sep. 20, 2018 11:56 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Republicans' chances of keeping their majority in the U.S. Senate have become shakier as races in red states such as Texas have tightened, but the party's most vulnerable member insists he's bullish about his re-election in Nevada. Sen. Dean Heller has faced tight races before but never...

The Latest: Heller, Trump praise each other in Las Vegas

Sep. 20, 2018 11:19 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on a rally for Nevada Sen. Dean Heller (all times local): 8:05 p.m. President Donald Trump and Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller are praising each other at a rally in Las Vegas. Trump told the crowd that he and Heller didn't like each other and fought when they started out, but...

The Latest: Trump says Kavanaugh delay has gone on too long

Sep. 20, 2018 10:39 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and a woman who accuses him of sexually assaulting her decades ago (all times local): 10:30 p.m. President Donald Trump says the delay over his Supreme Court nominee following a sexual assault allegation has lasted long enough. Trump...