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FILE - In this March 22, 2019 file photo, an American flag flies outside the Department of Justice in Washington.  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Ex-FBI lawyer to plead guilty in Durham look at Russia probe

Aug. 14, 2020 11:53 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former FBI lawyer plans to plead guilty to making a false statement in the first criminal case arising from U.S. Attorney John Durham's investigation into the probe of ties between Russia and the 2016 Trump campaign. Kevin Clinesmith is being charged in federal court in Washington and...

In this Aug. 5, 2020, file photo, The Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee. Joe Biden is poised to unveil his vision for the modern-day Democratic Party in the first presidential nominating convention of the coronavirus era next week. The all-virtual affair will test the former vice president’s ability to overcome unprecedented logistical challenges in an urgent mission to energize his sprawling coalition. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)

Democrats tested in first party convention of pandemic era

Aug. 14, 2020 11:47 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Biden is poised to unveil his vision for the modern Democratic Party in the first presidential nominating convention of the coronavirus era, an all-virtual affair that will test the former vice president's ability to overcome unprecedented logistical challenges in an urgent mission to...

FILE - In this Nov. 3, 1999 file photo, Robert Trump, left, joins then real estate developer and presidential hopeful Donald Trump at an event in New York. President Donald Trump's younger brother, Robert Trump, has been hospitalized in New York, according to the White House.  The president is expected to visit his 72-year-old brother at a hospital in Manhattan on Friday.  (AP Photo/Diane Bonadreff, File)

Trump's younger brother, Robert, is hospitalized in New York

Aug. 14, 2020 11:41 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's younger brother, Robert Trump, has been hospitalized in New York, according to the White House. The president is expected to visit his 72-year-old brother at a hospital in Manhattan on Friday, according to White House spokesman Judd Deere. Trump was already...

FILE - In this July 29, 2020 file photo, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey  announces the extension of a state order requiring face masks in public during a news conference  in Montgomery, Ala.  Ivey’s chief of staff is quarantining at home after his wife tested positive for COVID-19.   Ivey spokeswoman Gina Maiola said Friday, Aug. 14,  that Ivey’s Chief of Staff Jo Bonner does not have symptoms but is in quarantine at home. (AP Photo/Kim Chandler, File)

The Latest: Alabama Gov. Ivey’s chief of staff in quarantine

Aug. 14, 2020 11:40 AM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey’s chief of staff is quarantining at home after his wife tested positive for the coronavirus. Ivey spokeswoman Gina Maiola says Ivey’s Chief of Staff Jo Bonner doesn’t have symptoms but is in quarantine at home. Bonner’s wife took a test...

FILE - In this June 25, 2020 file photo, a price sign is displayed at a retail store as a store employee wears a mask while working in Niles, Ill.   Small businesses are in limbo again as the coronavirus outbreak rages and the government’s $659 billion relief program draws to a close. Companies still struggling with sharply reduced revenue are wondering if Congress will give them a second chance at the Paycheck Protection Program, which ends Friday, Aug. 7,  after giving out 5.1 million loans worth $523 billion.  (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

US retail sales rise for 3rd month but slowdown expected

Aug. 14, 2020 11:03 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans spent more at retail stores and restaurants in July for a straight straight month, but growing evidence suggests that sales are now slowing with the expiration of government rescue aid that had previously put more money in people's pockets. Friday's report from the Commerce...

President Donald Trump speaks at a news conference in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Trump's counter to Democratic convention? Swing state trips.

Aug. 14, 2020 10:52 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is looking to counter next week's Democratic National Convention with travel to several swing states — including Wisconsin, which was to have hosted the Democratic gathering. Trump campaign announced Friday that Trump will host events aimed at attacking his...

FILE- In this April 25, 2020 file photo, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy speaks during his daily press briefing at the War Memorial in Trenton, N.J. State and local government officials across the U.S. have been on edge for months about how to keep basic services running while covering rising costs related to the coronavirus outbreak as tax revenue plummeted. On Monday, Aug. 10, 2020 governors, lawmakers, mayors, teachers and others said they were going to keep pushing members of Congress to revive the talks and agree to another rescue package. (Chris Pedota/The Record via AP)

Governor: New Jersey election will be done mostly by mail

Aug. 14, 2020 10:49 AM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey will move to a nearly all-mail election this November, following the model the state used in its July primary, Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy said Friday. Murphy, a Democrat, said during an interview with CNN that all voters would get a ballot, but it's not clear if people who...

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets with International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Grossi in Vienna, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020. Pompeo is on a five day visit to central Europe. (Lisi Niesner/Pool Photo via AP)

Pompeo urges unity on Iran ahead of UN arms embargo vote

Aug. 14, 2020 10:36 AM EDT

VIENNA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday called for the world to unite around a long-shot American bid to indefinitely extend a United Nations arms embargo on Iran. As members of the U.N. Security Council voted remotely on a U.S. resolution to prolong the embargo that is widely expected...

Palestinian protesters burn a banner showing Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed al-Nahyan during a protest against the United Arab Emirates' deal with Israel near the Dome of the Rock Mosque in the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem's old city, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)

Palestinians say UAE deal hinders quest for Mideast peace

Aug. 14, 2020 10:11 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's agreement to establish diplomatic ties with the United Arab Emirates marks a watershed moment in its relations with Arab countries, but the Palestinians say it puts a just resolution of the Middle East conflict even farther out of reach. The UAE presented its decision to upgrade...

FILE - In this July 31, 2020, file photo, letter carriers load mail trucks for deliveries at a U.S. Postal Service facility in McLean, Va. The success of the 2020 presidential election could come down to a most unlikely government agency: the U.S. Postal Service.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Lawmakers: Postal changes delay mail-order medicine for vets

Aug. 14, 2020 10:01 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Policy changes to slow delivery at the U.S. Postal Service are taking a toll on military veterans, who are reporting much longer wait times to receive mail-order prescription drugs, according to Democratic senators. In a letter Friday, the 31 senators take aim at new Postmaster General...