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UK leader warns ousting her won't make Brexit talks easier

Nov. 18, 2018 9:13 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Britain's besieged Prime Minister Theresa May warned Sunday that a leadership change wouldn't make Brexit negotiations easier, as opponents in her Conservative Party threaten to unseat her and the former Brexit secretary suggested she failed to stand up to bullying from European Union...

Trump says written responses go to Mueller team next week

Nov. 17, 2018 8:40 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he "very easily" answered written questions from special counsel Robert Mueller, though he speculated that the questions had been "tricked up" to try to catch him in a lie. "They're all done," Trump told reporters at the White House early Saturday before...

Trump says he 'very easily' answered Mueller questions

Nov. 16, 2018 10:23 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he had "very easily" answered written questions from special counsel Robert Mueller, though he speculated that the questions had been "tricked up" to try to catch him in a lie. He said he hadn't submitted his answers to investigators yet. "You have to...

Supreme Court challenge filed to Whitaker appointment

Nov. 16, 2018 5:20 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A prominent Washington lawyer is leading an effort to lure the Supreme Court into the dispute over the appointment of Matthew Whitaker as the new U.S. acting attorney general. Lawyer Thomas Goldstein says the high court should rule quickly that President Donald Trump's appointment of...

Allies rally to UK's May amid leadership woes over Brexit

Nov. 16, 2018 12:55 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May won support for her beleaguered Brexit deal Friday from key politicians and business groups, but she remained besieged by internal party opponents determined to oust her. In a tumultuous week, May finally clinched a divorce deal with the European Union...

The Latest: Murphy blames 'lousy' forecast in storm response

Nov. 16, 2018 12:40 PM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on gridlock caused by Thursday's snowstorm (all times local): 12:20 p.m. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says a "lousy" forecast contributed to his administration's response to a pre-winter storm that gridlocked part of the state and snarled rush-hour traffic for hours. Speaking...

The Latest: UK's May fills Brexit-related Cabinet vacancies

Nov. 16, 2018 11:52 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Brexit negotiations (all times local): 4:40 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May has filled two vacancies in her Cabinet left by ministers who quit over Brexit. Little-known lawmaker Stephen Barclay was named Brexit secretary. He replaces Dominic Raab, who quit Thursday...

Theresa May: A resilient politician facing a tough fight

Nov. 16, 2018 10:53 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — As Cabinet ministers quit and lawmakers demanded her resignation, cricket-loving British Prime Minister Theresa May summoned the spirit of one of her sports heroes. Asked by a reporter "how many wickets need to fall" before she was out, May spoke of her admiration for Geoffrey Boycott, a...

AP source: Mueller probe to go on, Whitaker tells Graham

Nov. 16, 2018 6:50 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker has told Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham in a meeting that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation will proceed, according to a person familiar with the meeting. The meeting with Graham and Whitaker Thursday comes as a bipartisan group of...

AP source: Whitaker told Graham that Mueller probe to go on

Nov. 15, 2018 9:58 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker told Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham in a meeting on Thursday that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation will proceed, according to a person familiar with the meeting. The meeting with Graham and Whitaker comes as a bipartisan group of...