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Trump wants to honor dog from Syria mission at White House

Oct. 31, 2019 6:08 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump is the first president since William McKinley not to have a dog live in the White House. But next week he wants to honor one by bringing Conan, a military working dog injured in the successful operation targeting Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, to Washington. It...

Fundraiser posts $3 million bond on campaign finance charges

Oct. 30, 2019 8:01 PM EDT

A prolific fundraiser charged with funneling illegal foreign campaign contributions to American political candidates surrendered to authorities in Los Angeles on Wednesday and was released on $3 million bond. The court appearance came about a week after prosecutors announced charges against Imaad Zuberi, a...

AP Exclusive: Middleman helped Saudi give to Obama inaugural

Oct. 29, 2019 1:19 PM EDT

When President Barack Obama was reelected in 2012, a Saudi tycoon and his business associate sent hundreds of thousands of dollars to the U.S. to help pay for the inaugural celebration and get a picture with the president, according to court documents and an analysis of campaign finance records by The Associated...

Russia's Putin seeks to enhance ties to US-allied UAE

Oct. 15, 2019 9:19 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin visited the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday, as part of a Mideast tour aimed at strengthening ties between Moscow and this longtime U.S. ally amid tensions in the wider Persian Gulf. Abu Dhabi's powerful crown prince, Mohammed bin Zayed Al...

Russian President Vladimir Putin to visit UAE next week

Oct. 10, 2019 10:20 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates says Russian President Vladimir Putin will travel to their nation on Tuesday as part of a state visit. The state-run WAM news agency announced Putin's visit on Thursday. It said Putin would meet with Abu Dhabi's powerful crown prince, Sheikh...