February 23, 2018 - 8:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's comments about MS-13 gang members and immigration(all times local): 8:15 a.m. Energy Secretary Rick Perry suggests President Donald Trump's Thursday threat to remove immigration officers from California is merely a negotiating tactic. "The...
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Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), at National Harbor, Md., Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. Pence said that in a meeting with governors at the White House Monday, they and Trump will “make the safety of our nation’s schools and our students our top national priority.” (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
February 22, 2018 - 4:40 pm
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Donald Trump's outsider candidacy rattled the conservative movement. But more than a year into his presidency, the onetime Democrat now holds what seems to be a near-total grip. The largest annual gathering of conservatives has all the looks of a Trump festival, with...
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South Africa's new President, Cyril Ramaphosa, delivers his State of the Nation address in parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. There are high expectations for Ramaphosa to curb corruption that flourished under his predecessor Jacob Zuma who resigned earlier in the week. (AP Photo/Ruvan Boshoff)
February 16, 2018 - 3:40 pm
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered a message of optimism and renewal Friday in his first state of the nation address, saying it's time for South Africans to put discord behind them and that the country will "turn the tide" on corruption in state...
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Bangladesh's Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan, second right, receives Myanmar's Home Minister Kyaw Swe, second left, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday, Feb.16, 2018. Kyaw Swe, on a three-day visit to Bangladesh told Bangladesh's president that Myanmar is ready to take back Rohingya Muslims who fled violence, though Bangladesh said it wanted the hundreds of thousands of refugees to have a safe and dignified return. (AP Photo)
February 16, 2018 - 11:39 am
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A Bangladesh Cabinet minister gave a list of 8,032 Rohingya refugees to his Myanmar counterpart on Friday to begin repatriations of the Muslim minority under a November agreement between the two countries. Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan said list contained the...
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FILE - In this file photo taken on Oct. 26, 2015, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the official memorial ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the assassination of the late Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin in the Mt. Herzl Cemetery in Jerusalem. (Debbie Hill/Pool Photo via AP, File)
February 14, 2018 - 3:21 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, fighting for his political life after being accused of taking bribes from billionaire supporters, is no stranger to scandal. Over a three-decade political career, Netanyahu has been accused of everything from accepting improper gifts to spending...
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February 09, 2018 - 7:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has tapped deputy White House chief of staff Jim Carroll to serve as the administration's next drug czar. Carroll's position as head of the Office of National Drug Control Policy will make him the most public face of the administration's efforts to fight the...
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J.B. Pritzker speaks to the media as Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White and others look on at MacArthur's Restaurant in Chicago on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. (Jose M. Osorio/Chicago Tribune via AP)
February 06, 2018 - 6:39 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Newly released FBI wiretaps captured Democratic Illinois governor candidate J.B. Pritzker making racially insensitive comments during a call with then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich, including saying a popular lawmaker was the "least offensive" African-American to appoint to a Senate seat. The...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 file photo, South African President Jacob Zuma, front, gestures on his arrival at parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, for his State of the Nation address. The president has been enmeshed in a series of scandals but denies wrongdoing. Many members of the ruling African National Congress party have turned against him. (AP Photo/Nic Bothma, Pool)
February 06, 2018 - 9:49 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President Jacob Zuma will not give the state of the nation address in parliament this week because of concerns that lawmakers would disrupt the speech, officials said Tuesday, reflecting the weakened state of a leader under intense pressure to resign because of...
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2018 file photo, Israelis pray during the funeral of Raziel Shevah in Havat Gilad, an unauthorized Israeli settlement outpost near the Palestinian city of Nablus. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, that it will legalize the isolated West Bank outpost in Havat Gilad, in response to the murder of Shevah. The anti-settlement Peace Now group says the effort to legalize the outpost is a "cynical exploitation of the murder." (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov, File)
February 04, 2018 - 10:36 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Sunday said it plans to legalize an isolated West Bank outpost in response to the murder of one of its residents in a shooting attack last month. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told his weekly Cabinet meeting that his government will legalize Havat Gilad to "allow the...
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February 01, 2018 - 10:26 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — In a ruling that could have reverberations on this year's crucial elections, a federal judge Thursday ruled that Florida's current ban on former felons voting is unconstitutional and needs to be changed as soon as possible. U.S. District Judge Mark Walker issued a...
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