Government and politics

Republican candidate for Montana's only U.S. House seat, Greg Gianforte, sits in a vehicle near a Discovery Drive building Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in Bozeman, Mont. A reporter said Gianforte "body-slammed" him Wednesday, the day before the special election. (Freddy Monares/Bozeman Daily Chronicle via AP)
May 25, 2017 - 5:40 pm
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A Republican congressional candidate in Montana charged with shoving a reporter to the ground on the eve of a special election kept a low profile Thursday even as supporters prepared a hotel ballroom for a possible victory party. Greg Gianforte was charged with misdemeanor...
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Republican candidate for Montana's only U.S. House seat, Greg Gianforte, sits in a vehicle near a Discovery Drive building Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in Bozeman, Mont. A reporter said Gianforte "body-slammed" him Wednesday, the day before the special election. (Freddy Monares/Bozeman Daily Chronicle via AP)
May 25, 2017 - 5:40 pm
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A Republican congressional candidate in Montana charged with shoving a reporter to the ground on the eve of a special election kept a low profile Thursday even as supporters prepared a hotel ballroom for a possible victory party. Greg Gianforte was charged with misdemeanor...
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People observe a minutes silence in Westminster in London, Thursday, May 25, 2017, after the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande concert that left more than 20 people dead and many more injured, as it ended on Monday night at the Manchester Arena. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
May 25, 2017 - 5:36 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The alleged culprit in a deadly concert bombing was driven by what he saw as unjust treatment of Arabs in Britain, a relative said Thursday, confirming he made a final phone call in which he pleaded: "Forgive me." Salman Abedi was particularly upset by the killing last...
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People observe a minutes silence in Westminster in London, Thursday, May 25, 2017, after the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande concert that left more than 20 people dead and many more injured, as it ended on Monday night at the Manchester Arena. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
May 25, 2017 - 5:36 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The alleged culprit in a deadly concert bombing was driven by what he saw as unjust treatment of Arabs in Britain, a relative said Thursday, confirming he made a final phone call in which he pleaded: "Forgive me." Salman Abedi was particularly upset by the killing last...
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FILE - In this May 11, 2017, file photo Republican Greg Gianforte, right, welcomes Donald Trump Jr., the U.S. president's son, onto the stage at a rally in East Helena, Mont. Gianforte, charged with shoving a reporter to the ground on the eve of a special election kept a low profile Thursday, May 25, even as supporters prepared a hotel ballroom for a possible victory party. (AP Photo/Bobby Caina Calvan,File)
May 25, 2017 - 5:30 pm
The case of a Montana congressional candidate accused of body-slamming a reporter is being blamed by some media watchers on a wave of hostility toward journalists that President Donald Trump helped generate. "It definitely started before Trump, but he definitely exacerbated it," said Kelly McBride...
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FILE - In this May 11, 2017, file photo Republican Greg Gianforte, right, welcomes Donald Trump Jr., the U.S. president's son, onto the stage at a rally in East Helena, Mont. Gianforte, charged with shoving a reporter to the ground on the eve of a special election kept a low profile Thursday, May 25, even as supporters prepared a hotel ballroom for a possible victory party. (AP Photo/Bobby Caina Calvan,File)
May 25, 2017 - 5:30 pm
The case of a Montana congressional candidate accused of body-slamming a reporter is being blamed by some media watchers on a wave of hostility toward journalists that President Donald Trump helped generate. "It definitely started before Trump, but he definitely exacerbated it," said Kelly McBride...
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US President Donald Trump, right, reacts as he sits next to Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, centre and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as they participate in a working dinner meeting, during the NATO summit of heads of state and government, at the NATO headquarters, in Brussels on Thursday, May 25, 2017. US President Donald Trump inaugurated the new headquarters during a ceremony on Thursday with other heads of state and government. (Thierry Charlier/Pool Photo via AP)
May 25, 2017 - 5:25 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — Surrounded by stone-faced allies, President Donald Trump rebuked fellow NATO members Thursday for failing to meet the military alliance's financial benchmarks, asserting that leaves it weaker and shortchanges "the people and taxpayers of the United States." Trump, who has often...
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US President Donald Trump, right, reacts as he sits next to Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, centre and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as they participate in a working dinner meeting, during the NATO summit of heads of state and government, at the NATO headquarters, in Brussels on Thursday, May 25, 2017. US President Donald Trump inaugurated the new headquarters during a ceremony on Thursday with other heads of state and government. (Thierry Charlier/Pool Photo via AP)
May 25, 2017 - 5:25 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — Surrounded by stone-faced allies, President Donald Trump rebuked fellow NATO members Thursday for failing to meet the military alliance's financial benchmarks, asserting that leaves it weaker and shortchanges "the people and taxpayers of the United States." Trump, who has often...
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U.S. President Donald Trump, center, center, flanked by British Prime Minister Theresa May, right, and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, joins fellow leaders in a group photo at NATO headquarters during the NATO Summit in Brussels, Belgium on Thursday, May 25, 2017. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 25, 2017 - 5:11 pm
NAVAL AIR STATION SIGONELLA, Italy (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local): 11 p.m. President Donald Trump is opening the final leg of his maiden international trip, landing in Italy for meetings with the Group of 7 leaders. Trump and leaders from some of...
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U.S. President Donald Trump, center, center, flanked by British Prime Minister Theresa May, right, and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, joins fellow leaders in a group photo at NATO headquarters during the NATO Summit in Brussels, Belgium on Thursday, May 25, 2017. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 25, 2017 - 5:11 pm
NAVAL AIR STATION SIGONELLA, Italy (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local): 11 p.m. President Donald Trump is opening the final leg of his maiden international trip, landing in Italy for meetings with the Group of 7 leaders. Trump and leaders from some of...
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