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In this July 22, 2018, photo, South Korean lawmaker Roh Hoe-chan arrives after visiting the U.S. at Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Korea. The prominent liberal South Korean politician embroiled in a corruption scandal has been found dead in a possible suicide. (Han Jong-chan/Yonhap via AP)
July 22, 2018 - 11:29 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A prominent liberal South Korean lawmaker embroiled in a corruption scandal was found dead on Monday, police said, in what appeared to be one of the country's highest-profile suicides in recent years. Three-term lawmaker Roh Hoe-chan of the small opposition Justice Party...
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In this Sunday, June 26, 2016 photo Nicole Maines poses at her home in Portland, Maine. Maines, a transgender activist who won a discrimination lawsuit after her school refused to let her use the girls' bathroom will be TV's first transgender superhero. Maines will star in The CW/Warner Bros.' "Supergirl" as Nia Nal, aka Dreamer. Producers describe her character as a "soulful young transgender woman with a fierce drive to protect others." (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
July 22, 2018 - 11:19 pm
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — A transgender activist who won a discrimination lawsuit after her school refused to let her use the girls' bathroom will be TV's first transgender superhero. Nicole Maines will star in The CW/Warner Bros.' "Supergirl" as Nia Nal, aka Dreamer. Producers describe her character...
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President Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport, in Morristown, N.J., Sunday, July 22, 2018, en route to Washington after staying at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 22, 2018 - 10:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Capping a week of drama, back tracking, a double negative and blistering statements from allies about his attitude toward Russian election interference, President Donald Trump on Sunday was back to referring to "a big hoax." Trump spent days trying to reassure the country that he...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk on the North Portico as they arrive back to the White House in Washington, Sunday, July 22, 2018, from weekend trip to Bedminster, N.J. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
July 22, 2018 - 9:47 pm
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the probe of possible Russian interference in the 2016 elections. (all times local): 9:05 p.m. President Donald Trump has returned to referring to the commotion over Russia as "a big hoax" after a week of drama, back tracking and a...
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Participant place yellow ribbons with male and female Jewish names on a barbed wire fence during a march that marks 76 years since first deportations from the Warsaw Ghetto and honors Jewish activist Szmul Zygielbojm, who committed suicide in 1943 in protest against the world's indifference to Holocaust, at Umschagplatz Monument in Warsaw, Poland, Sunday, July 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
July 22, 2018 - 4:24 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Israel's ambassador to Poland joined hundreds of Warsaw residents Sunday in recalling the first mass deportations of Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto and in honoring a Jewish activist who took his own life while despairing over the world's indifference to the Holocaust. The March...
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Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz. speaks on May 29, 2018, at the Capitol in Phoenix. Sinema has come a long way from her days as a green party activist as she seeks to become the first Democrat to represent Arizona in the Senate in 30 years. (AP Photo/Matt York)
July 22, 2018 - 9:32 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema says Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the agency that some in her party are clamoring to abolish, is performing an "important function." She recently joined House Republicans to ease restrictions on banks. And she offered a decidedly nonpartisan...
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July 21, 2018 - 9:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Saturday released a set of documents once deemed top secret relating to the wiretapping of a onetime adviser to Donald Trump's presidential campaign. The New York Times reported that the documents involving former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page were...
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July 20, 2018 - 9:41 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The National Rifle Association, Second Amendment Foundation and two Seattle residents are suing the city over its new gun-safety law. The lawsuit filed Friday in King County Superior Court says that the safe storage requirement violates Washington state law, which prevents cities...
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FILE - In this May 8, 2018, file photo, Chinese men pass by a ZTE building in Beijing, China. A bipartisan effort in Congress clamp down on China telecom giant ZTE is being stripped from the final version of a big defense bill, aides said July 20, essentially green-lighting the Trump administration’s approach to the company that was accused of selling sensitive information to hostile regimes. Senators from both parties expressed outrage and concern (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
July 20, 2018 - 6:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is abandoning an effort to clamp down on the Chinese telecom giant ZTE in a defense bill, essentially green-lighting the Trump administration's deal to save a company that was accused of selling sensitive information to hostile regimes, aides said Friday. Senators from...
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In this July 16, 20198, photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin arrive for a news conference at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland. Trump has asked national security adviser John Bolton to invite Putin to Washington in the fall. That's the latest update Thursday from White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders following Trump's meeting with Putin earlier this week in Finland. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
July 20, 2018 - 4:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Friday it "is not considering supporting" a Vladimir-Putin-backed call for a referendum in eastern Ukraine in the aftermath of President Donald Trump's meeting with the Russian president. Russia's ambassador to the U.S., Anatoly Antonov, revealed Friday that...
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