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The Latest: Clemson flag flies at South Carolina State House

Jan. 8, 2019 10:40 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the College Football Playoff national championship (all times local): 10:05 a.m. The Clemson flag is flying over the South Carolina State House after the Tigers' national championship win over Alabama. The flag was also atop the capital's dome two years back when...

US hints at Trump Mideast peace plan: lots to like, some not

Dec. 18, 2018 2:08 PM EST

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley gave a hint, but no details, of the Trump administration's peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians on Tuesday, saying it's long, takes advantage of new technology, and has a lot both sides will like and things they won't like. Haley said Israelis and...

UN envoy: UN monitors needed to observe Yemen cease-fire

Dec. 14, 2018 11:23 PM EST

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Yemen called Friday for the urgent deployment of U.N. monitors to observe the implementation of a cease-fire in the strategic port city of Hodeida and the withdrawal of rival forces — a potential breakthrough in Yemen's four-year civil war. Martin Griffiths...

Pence aide out of running to be Trump's next chief of staff

Dec. 9, 2018 10:41 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump evaluated new candidates to serve as his next chief of staff Sunday after plans for an orderly succession for departing John Kelly fell through. The new hire was to be key to a West Wing reshuffling to shift focus toward the 2020 re-election campaign and the...

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...

Trump is 10th sitting president to attend Army-Navy game

Dec. 8, 2018 5:07 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Saturday was a day of politics and football for President Donald Trump, who announced the departure of his chief of staff, nominated a new top military adviser and then threw fist pumps at this year's Army-Navy football game. The commander in chief flew to Philadelphia for the 119th...

In White House shake-up, Kelly's departure now seems certain

Dec. 8, 2018 10:04 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is inching closer to his long-teased major White House shake-up, gearing up for the twin challenges of battling for re-election and dealing with the Democrats' investigations once they take control of the House. The biggest piece of the shifting picture: Chief of...

Heather Nauert likely to be quizzed on her diplomatic resume

Dec. 7, 2018 6:05 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's pick to be America's ambassador at the United Nations is likely to face questions about her thin diplomatic resume during an upcoming Senate confirmation hearing that will shine fresh attention on the president's "America first" approach to foreign policy. If...

The Latest: UN ambassador won't be part of Cabinet

Dec. 7, 2018 12:56 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on who could be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (all times local): 12:50 p.m. A White House official says the Trump administration is downgrading the U.S. diplomatic post at the United Nations to a non-Cabinet position. President Donald Trump on Friday announced...

Trump expected to pick State spokeswoman for UN ambassador

Dec. 6, 2018 10:16 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to announce he will nominate State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, officials familiar with the plans said Thursday. Two administration officials confirmed Trump's plans. A Republican...