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Woman Behind Ellison Allegations Says She Won’t Release Video

Woman Behind Ellison Allegations Says She Won’t Release Video

St. Paul, Minn. (AP) -- The woman who accused Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison of once abusing her while they were dating says she won't share alleged video footage of the incident.
NASA Administrator Supports Trump’s ‘Space Force’ Proposal

NASA Administrator Supports Trump’s ‘Space Force’ Proposal

New Orleans (AP) -- NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine expressed full support Monday for President Donald Trump's proposed military "Space Force" but added that it will have a role separate from NASA.
Canada Is Moving Forward With Steel Safeguard Talks

Canada Is Moving Forward With Steel Safeguard Talks

Justin Trudeau’s government is expected to start consultations on possible measures to prevent a potential flood of imports from global steelmakers seeking to avoid U.S. tariffs, according to two
Jokowi’s Challenger Trails Far Behind Him in Social-Media Popularity

Jokowi’s Challenger Trails Far Behind Him in Social-Media Popularity

Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s lone challenger in next year’s election, Prabowo Subianto, has a long way to go to catch up with the incumbent’s social media popularity as the candidates seek to
China Warns Hong Kong Journalists’ Club After Activist Speech

China Warns Hong Kong Journalists’ Club After Activist Speech

China warned Hong Kong’s foreign journalists’ club that it risked repercussions after hosting an independence activist’s speech, signaling a potential escalation in the city’s latest battle over
U.S. Warns Turkey Over Detained Pastor as Market Meltdown Drags On

U.S. Warns Turkey Over Detained Pastor as Market Meltdown Drags On

President Donald Trump’s top national security aide warned Turkey’s ambassador on Monday that the U.S. has nothing further to negotiate until a detained American pastor is freed, according to two
Netanyahu Slams Corbyn Over Memorial of Munich Attackers

Netanyahu Slams Corbyn Over Memorial of Munich Attackers

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attacked Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the U.K.’s opposition Labour Party for attending a 2014 ceremony where a wreath was laid in memory of Palestinians
This Tech Investor Wants to Turn His Father’s GOP House Seat Blue

This Tech Investor Wants to Turn His Father’s GOP House Seat Blue

Families divided by politics is a now-familiar story. But the Goodlattes are heightening the drama with a Silicon Valley spin. On Twitter on Sunday, tech investor and early Facebook Inc. designer
Rep. Swalwell Says Trump Has Obstructed Justice, Omarosa Is a 'Situation'

Rep. Swalwell Says Trump Has Obstructed Justice, Omarosa Is a 'Situation'

Rep. Eric Swalwell, a California Democrat, discusses U.S. trade sanctions, the midterm elections and Omarosa Manigault-Newman's recording of her 2017 firing with Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli on
Trump Signs Bill Named for McCain Without Saying Senator's Name

Trump Signs Bill Named for McCain Without Saying Senator's Name

President Donald Trump signed defense legislation named for Senator John McCain in a splashy ceremony at an upstate New York Army base on Monday without once mentioning the ailing Arizona Republican’s
Trump Uses Sanctions to Spark Painful Market Moves for Adversaries

Trump Uses Sanctions to Spark Painful Market Moves for Adversaries

President Donald Trump has pounced on weakness, using a mix of tariffs and sanctions in recent weeks to pressure economically vulnerable adversaries from Turkey to Russia.
GOP Plans to Replace Indicted Congressman on New York Ballot

GOP Plans to Replace Indicted Congressman on New York Ballot

Republicans plan to use a procedural move to take an indicted New York congressman off the November ballot for the House by making him a candidate for a town clerkship, according to a GOP official.
CBO Cuts U.S. Growth Forecast Amid Warnings on Trade Spats

CBO Cuts U.S. Growth Forecast Amid Warnings on Trade Spats

The Congressional Budget Office slightly lowered its forecast for U.S. economic growth for this year, and warned of increasing uncertainty from American plans to widen tariffs.
Secret Service Dog Bites Woman During Pence's Michigan Visit

Secret Service Dog Bites Woman During Pence's Michigan Visit

Grand Rapids, Mich. (AP) -- A 33-year-old woman says she was bitten on the leg by a U.S. Secret Service dog during Vice President Mike Pence's visit last week to western Michigan.
Rep. Lance Sees Centrists 'Empowered' in Post-Midterm House

Rep. Lance Sees Centrists 'Empowered' in Post-Midterm House

Representative Leonard Lance, a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and a Republican from New Jersey, discusses his constituents' stance on the nation's main political issues, President
ECB Must Shield Italy, Others From Speculation, Borghi Says

ECB Must Shield Italy, Others From Speculation, Borghi Says

The European Central Bank should keep providing a shield to the government securities of all monetary union members to avoid a dismantling of the entire euro system, a top lawmaker from Italy’s ruling
State Probe Finds No Abuse in Virginia Facility That Uses Restraints on Immigrant Teens

State Probe Finds No Abuse in Virginia Facility That Uses Restraints on Immigrant Teens

Washington (AP) -- A state review into the treatment of immigrant teens held at a Virginia detention center confirmed the facility uses restraint techniques that can include strapping children to
Trump Levies Tariffs, Sanctions as Foreign Policy Strategy

Trump Levies Tariffs, Sanctions as Foreign Policy Strategy

President Donald Trump is relying on a combination of tariffs and sanctions to exert U.S. power abroad, focusing the strategy on Turkey after a "maximum pressure" campaign on North Korea. Bloomberg's
FEMA Says It Didn't Treat Puerto Ricans Differently

FEMA Says It Didn't Treat Puerto Ricans Differently

Orlando, Fla. (AP) -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency says it didn't handle housing vouchers for displaced residents of Puerto Rico any differently from those of displaced Texas and Florida
Florida Shooting: Man Arrested in 'Stand Your Ground' Case

Florida Shooting: Man Arrested in 'Stand Your Ground' Case

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (AP) -- Prosecutors charged a white man with manslaughter Monday in the death of an unarmed black man whose videotaped shooting in a store parking lot has revived debate over