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Abolish ICE? A Guide to the Partisan Fight Over This U.S. Agency

Abolish ICE? A Guide to the Partisan Fight Over This U.S. Agency

Since April, when the Trump administration began a “zero tolerance” policy toward people caught illegally entering the U.S., one of the agencies charged with enforcing it, Immigration and Customs
‘I'm Not a Racist, But’: Sweden Faces Historic Upset in Election

‘I'm Not a Racist, But’: Sweden Faces Historic Upset in Election

Viking rock and whole pigs roasting on spits drew thousands of Swedes to a festival hosted by nationalists poised to deliver their country’s biggest political upheaval in a century.
Bruising GOP Primary Sets Up Senate Fight in Battleground Wisconsin

Bruising GOP Primary Sets Up Senate Fight in Battleground Wisconsin

Five of the six U.S. Senate nominees in the battleground states of Minnesota and Wisconsin will be women following primaries Tuesday in four states that highlighted the expanding presence of female
Railways Are Path to North Korea Peace, South Korean Leader Says

Railways Are Path to North Korea Peace, South Korean Leader Says

South Korean President Moon Jae-in proposed setting up an “East Asian Railroad Community” that includes the U.S. and North Korea as he seeks to tamp down rising tensions between the two adversaries.
Palestinian Succession Talk Heats Up as PLO Council Convenes

Palestinian Succession Talk Heats Up as PLO Council Convenes

A series of illnesses that sent Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to hospital and sparked rumors he was dead has put the 83-year-old leader under renewed pressure to designate a successor.
Vermont Nominates First U.S. Transgender Candidate for Governor

Vermont Nominates First U.S. Transgender Candidate for Governor

Montpelier, Vt. (AP) -- A former Vermont utility executive on Tuesday became the first transgender candidate from a major political party to be nominated for governor, and she'll face the Republican
Former GE Executive Stefanowski Wins GOP Nod for Connecticut Governor

Former GE Executive Stefanowski Wins GOP Nod for Connecticut Governor

Hartford, Conn. (AP) -- Bob Stefanowski, a former GE executive who pitched himself to voters as Bob the Rebuilder, won Tuesday's Republican primary for Connecticut governor in an upset and will face a
Manafort Lived Large But Here's How He Could Beat the Rap

Manafort Lived Large But Here's How He Could Beat the Rap

Jurors at Paul Manafort’s trial heard of his appetite for luxury – the ostrich jacket, the Hamptons estate, and the New York Yankees seats near the dugout. They saw extensive documentation of false
Manafort Judge to Tell Jury to Ignore His Trial Commentary

Manafort Judge to Tell Jury to Ignore His Trial Commentary

Robert Mueller’s prosecutors, taking one last chance to complain about the impact that critical comments made by Paul Manafort’s trial judge may have on their case, won a victory of sorts: U.S.
Trump Appointees Urged to Bow Out of McDonald's Labor Fight

Trump Appointees Urged to Bow Out of McDonald's Labor Fight

A union-backed group trying to win better pay for fast food workers urged two of President Donald Trump’s appointees to the National Labor Relations Board to bow out of a dispute over whether
White House Falsely Says Trump Beat Obama on Black Employment

White House Falsely Says Trump Beat Obama on Black Employment

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders falsely claimed that President Donald Trump has created three times as many jobs for black workers as his predecessor Barack Obama did during his entire time
Nathan’s Hot Dog Honcho to Host Trump Fundraiser in the Hamptons

Nathan’s Hot Dog Honcho to Host Trump Fundraiser in the Hamptons

Howard Lorber, a Manhattan developer and executive chairman of Nathan’s Famous Inc., the hot dog company, is hosting a fundraiser for President Donald Trump in the Hamptons, according to two people
Venezuela Arrests Military Officers in Probe of Failed Assassination Bid

Venezuela Arrests Military Officers in Probe of Failed Assassination Bid

Two high-ranking military officials were detained in the ongoing investigation into the attempt on President Nicolas Maduro’s life using explosive-laden drones, Venezuela’s leading prosecutor said
Rep. Darrell Issa on Trade War, Turkish Crisis and Omarosa Firing

Rep. Darrell Issa on Trade War, Turkish Crisis and Omarosa Firing

Rep. Darrell Issa, a California Republican, discusses U.S. trade policy, the financial crisis in Turkey and Omarosa Manigault-Newman's recording of her 2017 firing. He speaks with Bloomberg's Kevin
Trump Disparaged His Son and Harriet Tubman, Omarosa Says in Book

Trump Disparaged His Son and Harriet Tubman, Omarosa Says in Book

President Donald Trump used an obscenity to describe his own son, disparaged Harriet Tubman’s looks, and dubbed his education secretary “Ditzy DeVos,” according to former White House aide Omarosa
Harley-Davidson CEO Refutes ‘Misinformation’ After Another Trump Attack

Harley-Davidson CEO Refutes ‘Misinformation’ After Another Trump Attack

Harley-Davidson Inc. Chief Executive Officer Matt Levatich pushed back against what he called “misinformation” surrounding the company’s plans to move some production overseas.

Omarosa Says Trump Won’t Silence Her

New York (AP) -- Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman declared Tuesday that she "will not be silenced" by President Donald Trump, remaining defiant as her public feud with her former boss
Trump’s Medicaid Work Requirements Face New Legal Challenge

Trump’s Medicaid Work Requirements Face New Legal Challenge

Advocacy groups are mounting a new challenge to the Trump administration’s effort to limit health benefits for the poor by letting states impose work requirements.
Illinois Sues Trump’s Chicago Hotel for Harming River

Illinois Sues Trump’s Chicago Hotel for Harming River

The state of Illinois accused the Trump International Hotel & Tower of jeopardizing the Chicago River’s aquatic life.
Trump Frustrated With Erdogan’s Refusal to Release Americans, White House Says

Trump Frustrated With Erdogan’s Refusal to Release Americans, White House Says

President Donald Trump “has a great deal of frustration,” his spokeswoman said, calling again on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to release an American pastor and other U.S. citizens as a