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Man pleads guilty to sending white powder to Trump sons

Oct. 17, 2018 1:01 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man pleaded guilty Wednesday to sending threatening letters filled with white powder to President Donald Trump's sons, a Democratic U.S. senator, Republican congressional candidate and others. Among the letters sent by Daniel Frisiello, 25, was one addressed to Donald Trump...

New deal keeps open facility that detains immigrant families

Oct. 17, 2018 1:01 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government has quietly reached a new agreement to keep open a 2,400-bed detention facility used to detain immigrant mothers and children, in a lucrative arrangement for a private prison company and the tiny South Texas town where it's located. U.S. Immigration and Customs...

Only black GOP woman in Congress running in Trump-wary Utah

Oct. 17, 2018 12:56 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The first black female Republican in Congress is facing a tough challenge from a well-known Democratic mayor in a largely suburban Utah district where many say they are wary of President Donald Trump. U.S. Rep. Mia Love has sought to create some distance from the president while...

US criticizes EU for moving too slowly in trade talks

Oct. 17, 2018 12:50 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on Wednesday criticized the European Union for moving too slowly in trade talks and warned that President Donald Trump's patience with the Europeans might soon run out. Amid rising trans-Atlantic tensions and fears of an all-out trade war, Trump and EU...

The Latest: Lithuanian leader: Brexit goals 'a great secret"

Oct. 17, 2018 12:36 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Britain's upcoming exit from the European Union (all times local): 6:10 p.m. Lithuania's president says Britain hasn't really been able to explain how it wants to leave the European Union and she thinks domestic politics are to blame. President Dalia Grybauskaite said...

UK PM May opens summit talks with Brexit deal in balance

Oct. 17, 2018 12:36 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May opened a Brexit summit Wednesday seeking to convince fellow European Union leaders her plans for a friendly divorce were not dead and that a deal can be achieved in weeks, despite the bloc's calls for her to come up with a new approach. The prime...

More diverse Orange County, California, morphs from GOP past

Oct. 17, 2018 12:35 PM EDT

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Pushy midday shoppers nose their carts through the Korean market, stocking up on bottled kimchi and seaweed spring rolls. A few doors away, customers grab pho to go at a Vietnamese takeout counter. Across the street, lunchtime diners line up for tacos "al pastor" —...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump distorts migrant policy, Russia probe

Oct. 17, 2018 12:30 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump mischaracterized the plight of children who were taken from parents at the Mexico border and what's known about Russia's interference in the 2016 election investigation in his wide-ranging interview with The Associated Press. A look at his comments on those subjects...

Wisconsin Democrat Barnes: '09 lingerie party was 'immature'

Oct. 17, 2018 12:19 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Mandela Barnes was tagged as the co-host of a lingerie party in 2009 when he was 22, extending an online invitation that joked about "stimulus packages" and used derogatory slang to refer to people who would be turned away. Barnes, now...

Senate Democrats skip hearing amid post-Kavanaugh tensions

Oct. 17, 2018 12:06 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just when it seemed the partisan divide on the Senate Judiciary Committee couldn't get much worse, it did. Every Democrat on the panel skipped a Wednesday hearing on judicial nominations. The Democrats said the hearing should have been canceled because the Senate is not in session ahead...