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Ukraine's Presidential Vote Pits Comedian Against Incumbent

Ukraine's Presidential Vote Pits Comedian Against Incumbent

By Yuras Karmanau | Apr 21
Polls opened Sunday in Ukraine's presidential runoff as the nation's incumbent leader struggles to fend off a strong challenge by a comedian who denounces corruption and plays the role of president in a TV sitcom.

As Russia Probe Began, Trump Called on Spy Chiefs for Help

As Russia Probe Began, Trump Called on Spy Chiefs for Help

By Deb Riechmann and Susannah George | Apr 21
In moments of concern as Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election got underway, Trump turned to his spy chiefs for help.

Israeli Election May Have Dimmed Hopes for 2-State Solution

Israeli Election May Have Dimmed Hopes for 2-State Solution

By Josef Federman | Apr 21
Is the two-state solution for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict dead? After Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu coasted to another victory in this month's Israeli election, it sure seems that way.

Trump Brushes Off Romney's Criticism, Points to Loss in 2012

Trump Brushes Off Romney's Criticism, Points to Loss in 2012

Apr 21
Sen. Mitt Romney says he's "sickened" by the dishonesty the Russia investigation found in the Trump White House, but the president fires back that Romney should have put the same energy into running for president in 2012.

AP Fact Check: Trump Team's Distortions on Mueller Report

AP Fact Check: Trump Team's Distortions on Mueller Report

By Calvin Woodward and Hope Yen | Apr 20
Special counsel Robert Mueller all but boldfaced this finding in his report on the Russia investigation: No exoneration for President Donald Trump on whether Trump criminally obstructed justice. That's not how Trump is spinning it.

2020 Campaign Trail Runs Through Churches in South Carolina

2020 Campaign Trail Runs Through Churches in South Carolina

By Meg Kinnaird | Apr 20
By now, most Democratic presidential candidates have polished their stump speeches. But when they're in South Carolina, they may need to add in a sermon.

Trump Laces into Ex-Advisers Who Spoke with Mueller

Trump Laces into Ex-Advisers Who Spoke with Mueller

By Jill Colvin | Apr 20
President Donald Trump lashed out Friday at current and former aides who cooperated with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.

Trump's Legal Team Breathes A Sigh, Takes A Victory Lap

Trump's Legal Team Breathes A Sigh, Takes A Victory Lap

By Jonathan Lemire and Eric Tucker | Apr 20
The legal threat to Trump that seemed so dangerous upon Mueller's appointment in May 2017 has waned.

Despite Battles, Kentucky's GOP Gov Looks on Track for Election Victory

Despite Battles, Kentucky's GOP Gov Looks on Track for Election Victory

By Bruce Schreiner | Apr 20
Kentucky's lightning-rod governor also has run the risk of firing up Democratic voters heading into the November general election.

Florida Man Charged with Threatening Congress Members over Phone

Florida Man Charged with Threatening Congress Members over Phone

Apr 20
A Florida man unleashed threatening rants over the phone against three Democratic members of Congress, as he raged against gun control, illegal immigration, homosexuals, black people and Muslims, authorities said.

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