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Media quick to declare Trump as Mueller's winner

Mar. 24, 2019 9:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A media narrative declaring President Donald Trump the clear victor of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian electoral tampering investigation settled in Sunday before more than a handful of Mueller's actual words has become public. Poised for news on the investigation for months, news...

The Latest: Pence claims total vindication in Mueller report

Mar. 24, 2019 8:36 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the special counsel's Russia investigation. (all times Eastern time): 8 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence says special counsel Robert Mueller's conclusions are a "total vindication" of President Donald Trump and "our campaign" and "should be welcomed...

Algerian president's party rejects his protest strategy

Mar. 24, 2019 7:04 PM EDT

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's own party is rejecting his plans for a national conference aimed at quelling mass protests against his leadership. The spokesman for the FLN party said Sunday on private TV channel Dzair News that the conference idea is "no longer valid"...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Mar. 23, 2019 4:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" —Reps. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., Jim Jordan, R-Ohio. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.; Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y. ___ CBS' "Face the Nation" —Schiff, Jordan, and Rep. Hakeem Jeffries,...

Cable viewers digest Mueller news through Hannity, Maddow

Mar. 23, 2019 11:32 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For Sean Hannity, the "witch hunt" was finally over. Rachel Maddow considered it the start of something. The diametrically opposed opinion hosts, who vie for the distinction of the most popular in cable news, were the windows through which many Americans digested Friday's news that special...

CNN's profile of Kellyanne Conway gets social media blowback

Mar. 22, 2019 3:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN's Dana Bash is learning the perils of doing personality profiles in a political city that's always on a war footing. She's received a social media roasting this week for featuring White House adviser Kellyanne Conway as part of her ongoing feature series, "Badass Women of Washington."...

Pompeo says Trump is like biblical queen who saved Jews

Mar. 22, 2019 12:06 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told a Christian broadcast network that it's "possible" that President Donald Trump is like Queen Esther, who saved Jews in the Old Testament. Pompeo made the statement Thursday in an interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network on his trip to the...

New Zealand to observe Muslim prayer after mosque attacks

Mar. 21, 2019 8:21 PM EDT

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — In a day without precedent, people across New Zealand were planning to observe the Muslim call to prayer Friday as the nation reflected on the moment one week ago when 50 people were slaughtered at two mosques. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and thousands of others planned...

The Latest: New Zealanders to observe Muslim call to prayer

Mar. 21, 2019 5:35 PM EDT

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The Latest on the mosque attacks in New Zealand (all times local): 10:30 a.m. People across New Zealand will listen to the Muslim call to prayer on Friday as the nation marks one week since a gunman attacked two mosques and killed 50 people. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern...

Dozens of rattlesnakes removed from under Texas home

Mar. 21, 2019 11:31 AM EDT

ALBANY, Texas (AP) — A Texas homeowner who reported seeing "a few" snakes under his home actually had dozens of rattlesnakes living beneath his house. Big Country Snake Removal, which was called in to help, said the homeowner crawled underneath his home after strong winds disrupted his cable television...