Legislature

July 17, 2018 - 6:54 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A Republican Arizona state Senate candidate has shocked gun control advocates by sharing details about shooting and killing his mother in apparent self-defense more than 50 years ago. Bobby Wilson, who is running to represent a southern Arizona district, told The Associated Press...
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, left, and European Council President Donald Tusk, right, smile after their joint press conference of Japan-EU summit at Abe's official residence in Tokyo Tuesday, July 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, Pool)
July 17, 2018 - 5:33 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — After a week of the worst barrage of insults yet from U.S. President Donald Trump, the European Union is looking westward toward the White House less and less. Making it worse, Trump spent Monday cozying up to EU adversary Vladimir Putin in an extraordinary chummy summit with the...
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Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, center, joined by, from left, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., and Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., tell reporters they are aiming to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in time for the opening of the high court's term in October, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
July 17, 2018 - 5:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate battle was brewing Tuesday over Democrats' requests for documents from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's career, with his time in President George W. Bush's White House emerging as a potential focal point of that fight. No. 2 Senate Republican leader John Cornyn...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May meets representatives during a visit to the Airbus area at the Farnborough Airshow in Farnborough, England, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 17, 2018 - 4:39 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May faced down more rebellion Tuesday over her plans for the country's exit from the European Union, as lawmakers narrowly rejected a measure that could have kept Britain in a customs union with the 28-nation bloc. This time, it was pro-EU lawmakers from...
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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., flanked by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., left, and Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, talks to reporters following a GOP strategy session on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Responding to questions about President Donald Trump and his Helsinki news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Ryan said there should be no doubt that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
July 17, 2018 - 3:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Sen. Jeff Flake is preparing to introduce a bipartisan resolution to reaffirm Senate support for the finding of the U.S. intelligence community that Russia interfered with the...
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From left, Rep. Jim Renacci, R-Ohio, House Ways and Means Committee chairman Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, President Donald Trump, and Rep. Diane Black, R-Tenn., wait for members of the media to be escorted out of the room during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
July 17, 2018 - 3:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local): 3:30 p.m. President Donald Trump says he entered negotiations with Russian President Vladimir Putin "from a position of tremendous strength" because of a "booming" U.S...
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President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media as he meets with members of Congress in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Washington. Trump says he meant the opposite when he said in Helsinki that he doesn't see why Russia would have interfered in the 2016 U.S. elections. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
July 17, 2018 - 3:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Blistered by bipartisan condemnation of his embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump sought Tuesday to "clarify" his public undermining of American intelligence agencies, saying he had misspoken when he said he saw no reason to believe Russia had interfered in the...
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FILE - This Sunday, June 17, 2018 file photo shows Norman Pearlstine, executive editor of the Los Angeles Times, photographed in Beverly Hills, Calif. A U.S. judge has lifted an order that required the Los Angeles Times to remove information from an article about a court document that was meant to be kept from the public. The Times reports that Judge John Walter reversed the order Tuesday, July 17, 2018. The order "clearly violates the First Amendment," Pearlstine said in a statement. (Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times via AP, File)
July 17, 2018 - 3:32 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A U.S. judge lifted an order Tuesday that required the Los Angeles Times to remove information from an article about a court document that was meant to be kept from the public, reversing a decision that had raised concerns about freedom of the press. Judge John Walter said he...
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FILE - This March 22, 2013 file photo shows the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington. The Trump administration is lifting requirements for some tax-exempt groups to disclose the identities of their donors to federal tax authorities, announced late Monday, July 16, 2018. The change benefits groups that spend millions of dollars on political ads, such as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and an organization tied to the billionaire Koch brothers. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
July 17, 2018 - 3:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is lifting requirements that some tax-exempt groups disclose the identities of their donors to federal tax authorities. The change benefits groups that spend millions of dollars on political ads, such as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and an organization...
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Voters make their way into the polling station at Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Montgomery, Ala., on for the runoff election, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Rep. Martha Roby is facing Republican Bobby Bright on Tuesday. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)
July 17, 2018 - 2:40 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the Alabama runoff election (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Alabama's election chief says turnout in the primary runoffs appears to be "extraordinarily low." Secretary of State John Merrill gave the assessment late Tuesday morning. Among the notable races, U.S...
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