On eve of anniversary, Giuliani says time for probe to end

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s attorney Rudy Giuliani is urging special counsel Robert Mueller’s team to wrap up its investigation on the eve of the probe’s one-year anniversary. Giuliani told Fox News Channel’s Laura Ingraham on...

In veiled shot at Trump, Tillerson warns democracy at risk

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson took a veiled shot at President Donald Trump on Wednesday, warning that a growing national crisis of ethics and integrity has put American democracy at risk. In remarks to graduates of the Virginia Military...

Venezuela: Canada bans expat voters from casting ballots

May. 16, 2018 11:39 PM EDT Venezuela: Canada bans expat voters from casting ballots AP-LT-Venezuela-Canada- <!– –> CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela says Canada is blocking its citizens living there from voting in the South American nation’s...

Thousands of North Carolina teachers marched. Now what?

May. 16, 2018 11:23 PM EDT By EMERY P. DALESIO and GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper had just cheered the packed block of red-clad teachers by urging his Republican rivals running North Carolina’s legislature to pay...

Georgia GOP gubernatorial primary gets tough on immigration

May. 16, 2018 11:14 PM EDT By BEN NADLER and KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press CLARKSTON, Ga. (AP) — The Republican gubernatorial primary in Georgia is shaping up as a contest over who’s toughest on illegal immigration, with campaigns featuring a “deportation...

Rapper T.I. claims wrongful arrest outside gated community

May. 16, 2018 11:10 PM EDT ATLANTA (AP) — A lawyer for T.I. says the Grammy-winning rapper never got to tell his side of the story to police before they arrested him after a pre-dawn attempt this week to enter his gated community near Atlanta. T.I. was arrested early...

Seoul pushes for successful Trump-Kim talks as North warns

May. 16, 2018 11:10 PM EDT SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Thursday it’s pushing to reset high-level talks with North Korea and will communicate closely with Washington and Pyongyang to increase the chances of a successful summit between President Donald...

New Zealand plans to spend billions on hospitals, education

May. 16, 2018 10:30 PM EDT New Zealand plans to spend billions on hospitals, education BC-APFN-AS–New Zealand-Budget <!– –> WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s government plans to spend billions of dollars rebuilding rotting hospitals...

'Thank the Party!' China tries to brainwash Muslims in camps

May. 16, 2018 10:26 PM EDT ALMATY, Kazakhstan (AP) — Day after day, Omir Bekali and other detainees in far western China’s new indoctrination camps had to disavow their Islamic beliefs, criticize themselves and their loved ones and give thanks to the ruling Communist...

Mountain Valley Pipeline cited for environmental violations

May. 16, 2018 10:12 PM EDT Mountain Valley Pipeline cited for environmental violations AP-WV-Environmental-Violations-Pipeline <!– –> ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The Mountain Valley Pipeline project has been cited for failing to control erosion at two work sites...