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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018 file photo, lights shine inside the U.S. Capitol Building as night falls in Washington. Dozens of web addresses implying U.S. senators were “for sale” have been quietly and mysteriously purchased online, amid heightened concerns on Capitol Hill that foreign agents _ especially Russians _ might be trying to interfere in the upcoming midterm elections. The Associated Press has determined that Democrats were responsible. The cybersecurity director for the sergeant-at-arms in the Senate has begun to look into the matter.   (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
Mystery: Who bought websites implying US senators 'for sale'Associated Press investigation reveals that Democrats bought dozens of web addresses implying U.S. senators were "for sale," amid heightened concerns that foreign agents _ especially Russians _ might be trying to meddle in upcoming midterm elections
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Trump's Approval Rating Is Now at Its Highest EverA new poll from the Wall Street Journal and NBC News contains some stats that President Trump might be boasting about soon, but also some warning signs for the White House. The big takeaway is that Trump's overall approval rating has hit an all-time high of 45%—and that came...
Newser1 hour ago
COMBO - This combination of two pictures shows U.S. President Donald Trump, left, on July 22, 2018, and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Feb. 6, 2018. In his latest salvo, Trump tweeted late on Sunday, July 22 that hostile threats from Iran could bring dire consequences. This was after Iranian President Rouhani remarked earlier in the day that “American must understand well that peace with Iran is the mother of all peace and war with Iran is the mother of all wars.” Trump tweeted: “NEVER EVER THREATEN THE UNITED STATES AGAIN OR YOU WILL SUFFER CONSEQUENCES THE LIKE OF WHICH FEW THROUGHOUT HISTORY HAVE EVER SUFFERED BEFORE.” (AP Photo)
White House blames Iran for war of words with TrumpThe White House is blaming Iranian President Hassan Rouhani for inciting a war of words with President Donald Trump
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In liberal state, GOP debates moderation or following TrumpTensions rise in Vermont GOP between Trump supporters and moderates in a liberal state
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In this photo released by official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, President Hassan Rouhani attends a meeting with a group of foreign ministry officials in Tehran, Iran, Sunday, July 22, 2018. Rouhani warned President Donald Trump against provoking his country while indicating peace between the two nations might still be possible. (Iranian Presidency Office via AP)
The Latest: Trump security adviser echoes warning to IranThe Latest: President Donald Trump's national security adviser is echoing the combative warning to Iran against deploying any more threatening language toward the U.S.
The Associated Press2 hours ago
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks to the media during the daily press briefing at the White House, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
The Latest: Trump denies report he's frustrated with NKoreaPresident Trump denies reports he's angry with the pace of progress on the Korean Peninsula following last month's summit with Kim Jong Un. Trump tweets that he's "very happy" with the pace of North Korea's denuclearization
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Trump Delivers an All-Caps Threat to IranPresident Trump shifted his attention to another country overnight, unloading an all-caps threat to Iran via Twitter. "NEVER, EVER THREATEN THE UNITED STATES AGAIN OR YOU WILL SUFFER CONSEQUENCES THE LIKES OF WHICH FEW THROUGHOUT HISTORY HAVE EVER SUFFERED BEFORE," he wrote . "WE ARE NO LONGER A COUNTRY THAT WILL...
Newser5 hours ago
In this July 12, 2018, photo, Republican candidates for Georgia Governor Georgia Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle, left, and Secretary of State Brian Kemp speak during an Atlanta Press Club debate at Georgia Public Television  in Atlanta. The two will face each other July 24 in a runoff election for the Republican nomination. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
With governor's race, Georgia auditions as 2020 swing stateGeorgia is trying to prove it can be a presidential battleground alongside states like Ohio, Florida and Pennsylvania, and the next test is a high-profile governor's race
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In a Wednesday, June 27, 2018 file photo, Veterans Affairs Secretary nominee Robert Wilkie is sworn in at the start of a Senate Veterans Affairs Committee nominations hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Wilkie is expected to become secretary of Veterans Affairs when the Senate votes Monday, July 23 to confirm him. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
Senate set to confirm Wilkie for Veterans Affairs secretaryAfter months of tumult, Pentagon official Robert Wilkie is expected to become secretary of Veterans Affairs when the Senate votes Monday to confirm him
The Associated Press6 hours ago
In this Friday, June 29, 2018 photo, wild horses kick up dust as they run at a watering hole outside Salt Lake City. Harsh drought conditions in parts of the American West are pushing wild horses to the brink and spurring extreme measures to protect them. Federal land managers have begun emergency roundups in the deserts of western Utah and central Nevada. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
Drought forces emergency measures for US West's wild horsesHarsh drought conditions in parts of the American West are pushing wild horses to the brink and forcing extreme measures to protect them
The Associated Press10 hours ago
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