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Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., right, and Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., participate in an interview at the The Atlantic's 'The Constitution in Crisis' forum in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
October 02, 2018 - 4:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona and Democratic Sen. Chris Coons of Delaware forged their friendship in Africa, thousands of miles from the divisiveness of Washington. Both spent formative time there in the early 1980s. As senators, they traveled to the continent multiple...
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October 02, 2018 - 4:41 pm
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia's prime minister led his supporters during a rally outside parliament Tuesday to protest what he called a "counterrevolution" by his political opponents. Nikol Pashinian took office in May after spearheading weeks of protests that forced the resignation of his...
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FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2018, file photo, Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., is shown at a gathering in Vancouver, Wash. A popular program that supports conservation and outdoor recreation projects across the country expired after Congress could not agree on language to extend it. The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee is expected to consider a bill offered by Sen. Maria Cantwell of Washington state, the panel’s top Democrat. Cantwell calls the conservation fund “the key tool” that Congress uses to help communities “preserve recreation opportunities and make the most cost-effective use of the land.” (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)
October 02, 2018 - 4:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A popular program that supports conservation and outdoor recreation projects across the country expired after Congress could not agree on language to extend it. Lawmakers from both parties back the Land and Water Conservation Fund, but the program lapsed Monday amid dispute over...
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In this Wednesday, March 28, 2018 picture, Barham Salih speaks to reporters in Baghdad, Iraq. Iraqi state TV says parliament has elected the veteran Kurdish politician as the country's new president, a step toward forming a new government. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)
October 02, 2018 - 4:29 pm
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's new president has tasked veteran Shiite politician Adel Abdul-Mahdi with forming a new government nearly five months after national elections were held, state TV reported late Tuesday. Abdul-Mahdi is an independent who previously served as vice president, oil minister and...
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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh testifies during the Senate Judiciary Committee, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Tom Williams/Pool Image via AP)
October 02, 2018 - 1:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell accused Democrats on Tuesday of opening "the flood gates of mud and muck" against Brett Kavanaugh as Republicans sought to portray efforts to derail the Supreme Court nominee over accusations of sexual assault in the 1980s as "the politics of...
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FILE - In this Friday, May 18, 2018, file photo, Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Courtney Goodson speaks to reporters at the Pulaski County Courthouse in Little Rock, Ark. Goodson is being challenged by David Sterling, the chief counsel for the Department of Human Services, for the nonpartisan state Supreme Court seat. (AP Photo/Andrew DeMillo, File)
October 02, 2018 - 12:55 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — It's not just the U.S. Supreme Court. The bitterly partisan fight over President Donald Trump's nominee for the nation's highest court, and the questions it has raised about the judiciary's independence, mirror what voters around the country are seeing in state supreme...
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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)
October 02, 2018 - 12:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and allegations of sexual misconduct against him (all times local): 12:08 p.m. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was accused of throwing ice at a man during an altercation at a bar while in college. A report released Tuesday...
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Afghan Security personnel inspect the site of a suicide attack in the Kama district of Nangarhar province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. The suicide bomber struck an election rally on Tuesday, killing at least 13 people and wounding more than 30, a provincial official said. (AP Photo)
October 02, 2018 - 12:15 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber struck an election rally in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday, killing at least 14 people and wounding around 40, a provincial official said. The attack, the first since campaigning began last week ahead of elections for the lower house...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives at the Conservative Party annual conference at the International Convention Centre, Birmingham, central England, Tuesday Oct. 2, 2018. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)
October 02, 2018 - 7:19 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Danish Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen says his country should ramp up preparations for the possibility that Britain and the European Union will not agree a Brexit deal. Opening the Danish...
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In this Sept. 28, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump listens to a reporter's question in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s advisers have been sounding a nervous refrain in the lead-up to the midterm elections: Please, Mr. President, just wait. They’re hoping Trump will hold off on a series of actions he’s been itching to take but could hinder Republicans on Nov. 6.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
October 02, 2018 - 5:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Please, Mr. President, just wait. Donald Trump's advisers have been sounding that nervous refrain in the lead-up to the midterm elections, hoping the president will hold off on a series of actions he's been itching to take, but that could hinder Republicans on Nov. 6. Trump has...
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