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Obama tells voters to step up or 'things can get worse'

Sep. 9, 2018 7:49 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Former President Barack Obama says the November midterm elections will give Americans "a chance to restore some sanity in our politics," taking another swipe at his successor as he raises his profile campaigning for fellow Democrats to regain control of the House. Obama didn't...

Obama, on campaign swing, urges 'sanity in our politics'

Sep. 8, 2018 6:48 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Former President Barack Obama said Saturday that November midterm elections would give Americans "a chance to restore some sanity in our politics," taking another swipe at his successor as he raises his profile campaigning for fellow Democrats to regain control of the House. Obama...

Newest US sanctions against Russia hit an economic nerve

Aug. 13, 2018 12:08 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia typically brushes off new U.S. sanctions. Not this time. The Trump administration announcement of export restrictions in response to accusations Moscow used a nerve agent to poison a former Russian spy in Britain sent the ruble tumbling to a two-year low and drew a stern warning...

New US sanctions could pitch Russia relations to new low

Aug. 11, 2018 12:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia typically brushes off new U.S. sanctions. Not this time. The Trump administration announcement of export restrictions in response to accusations Moscow used a nerve agent to poison a former Russian spy in Britain sent the ruble tumbling to a two-year low and drew a stern warning...

New Russia sanctions over poisoning of former spy, daughter

Aug. 9, 2018 9:12 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — New sanctions against Russia will be imposed later this month for illegally using a chemical weapon in an attempted assassination of a former spy and his daughter in Britain earlier this year, the United States said. The penalties come despite President Donald Trump's efforts to improve...

US to impose sanctions on Russia over nerve agent attack

Aug. 8, 2018 5:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States announced Wednesday it will impose new sanctions on Russia for illegally using a chemical weapon in an attempt to kill a former spy and his daughter in Britain earlier this year. The new sanctions, to be imposed later this month, come despite President Donald Trump's...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Aug. 4, 2018 8:06 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Jay Sekulow, member of President Donald Trump's legal team; Govs. John Kasich, R-Ohio, and Jay Inslee, D-Wash. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., Roy Blunt, R-Mo. ___ CBS' "Face the...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Aug. 3, 2018 7:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Jay Sekulow, member of President Donald Trump's legal team; Govs. John Kasich, R-Ohio, and Jay Inslee, D-Wash. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn. ___ CBS' "Face the Nation" —...

White House: DOJ didn't consult Trump on 3D-printed guns

Aug. 1, 2018 5:27 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Wednesday that the Justice Department did not consult President Donald Trump when officials dropped litigation that would have prevented the posting of instructions on how to make 3D-printed plastic guns, which are illegal to own or assemble. White House Press...

Judge blocks release of blueprints for 3D-printed guns

Jul. 31, 2018 9:29 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday stopped the release of blueprints to make untraceable and undetectable 3D-printed plastic guns as President Donald Trump questioned whether his administration should have agreed to allow the plans to be posted online.   The company behind the plans,...