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From Trump to #MeToo, publishing made headlines in 2018

Dec. 14, 2018 12:49 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The publishing world made headlines in 2018, and not always by design. A wave of best-sellers offered damaging accounts of Donald Trump's White House, a million-selling memoir by Michelle Obama had readers longing for the previous administration and a political thriller by former President...

Qatari man in basketball lawsuit gets diplomatic immunity

Dec. 5, 2018 7:24 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Qatari investor who once met with Donald Trump's presidential transition team has been given "full immunity from all aspects of civil litigation" after a lawsuit accused him of stiffing fellow investors in rapper Ice Cube's 3-on-3 pro basketball league. The U.S. State Department...

Qatari man in basketball lawsuit gets diplomatic immunity

Dec. 5, 2018 5:13 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Qatari man accused in a lawsuit of stiffing fellow investors in rapper Ice Cube's 3-on-3 pro basketball league has been given diplomatic status that gives him "full immunity from all aspects of civil litigation." Ahmed al-Rumaihi's status was revealed in a federal court filing in...

Far right seeks acceptance in Spain, 1 suburb at a time

Nov. 22, 2018 3:55 AM EST

MURCIA, Spain (AP) — Watching from a distance as police surrounded a group of protesters yelling "Fascists go home!" Encarna Sanchez hesitated over whether to join a political rally held by Spain's far-right Vox party. "I'm not a racist or a fascist," said the 62-year-old housewife who lives in a...

Trump's advisers worried about Mueller's next steps

Nov. 9, 2018 11:43 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is bracing for the probe of Donald Trump's presidential campaign to fire up again. Trump's advisers are privately expressing worries that the special counsel, who's been out of the news for the past month, has been stealthily compiling information and could soon issue new...

Indictments? Final report? White House braces for Mueller

Nov. 8, 2018 10:37 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is bracing for the probe of Donald Trump's presidential campaign to fire up again. Trump's advisers are privately expressing worries that the special counsel, who's been out of the news for the past month, has been stealthily compiling information and could soon issue...

Virginia Republican's Trump-like tactics struggle to connect

Nov. 3, 2018 12:38 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Conservative provocateur Corey Stewart started his U.S. Senate bid last year as a longshot, promising to run a "vicious" and "ruthless" crusade against Democratic incumbent Tim Kaine in a style similar to President Donald Trump. With just days to go until Election Day, there's little...

Protesters delay Toronto debate involving Bannon

Nov. 3, 2018 12:58 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — A Canadian crowd laughed derisively at former White House strategist Steve Bannon on Friday and police made 12 arrests as protesters delayed the start of a controversial debate featuring Bannon and conservative commentator David Frum. Toronto Police tweeted 12 people face various charges and...

Supreme Court allows census trial to go forward

Nov. 2, 2018 5:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is allowing a trial over the decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census to go forward over the Trump administration's objection. The justices' issued a brief order Friday rejecting the administration's request to postpone the trial, set to begin Monday in...

Roger Stone presents himself as WikiLeaks insider in emails

Nov. 1, 2018 8:31 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly released emails from the 2016 presidential campaign appear to show political operative Roger Stone presenting himself as a WikiLeaks insider to Steve Bannon, who was at the heart of then-candidate Donald Trump's run for president. The emails, which were published Thursday by The New...