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Netanyahu rival becomes parliament speaker, signaling deal

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's chief rival was chosen on Thursday as the new speaker of parliament, an unexpected step that...

Trump camp threatens local TV stations over Democratic ad

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's reelection campaign is threatening legal action against local TV stations in Florida, Michigan, Minnesota, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin if...

Joe Biden’s inner circle: No longer a boys club

Weeks before Joe Biden launched his 2020 presidential campaign, he released a social media video to address allegations from women who said his uninvited...

Biden calls for ‘meticulous oversight’ of virus aid package

WASHINGTON (AP) - Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said Wednesday that the congressional aid package addressing the coronavirus outbreak “goes a long way,”...

Coronavirus suddenly upends campaign themes for both parties

WASHINGTON (AP) - The coronavirus pandemic and the nation's crashing economy are scrambling the themes both major political parties thought would carry them to...

House considers voting by proxy amid virus outbreak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Members of the House could be allowed to designate a colleague to vote for them in the event they are unable...

House considers voting by proxy amid virus outbreak

Members of the House would be allowed to designate a colleague to vote for them in the event they are unable to return to...

US slashes aid to Afghanistan after Pompeo trip to Kabul

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The Trump administration is slashing assistance to Afghanistan and threatening further reductions in all forms of cooperation after the country's...

Over 1.5 billion globally told to stay home to avoid virus

NEW YORK (AP) - With masks, ventilators and political goodwill in desperately short supply, more than one-fifth of the world’s population was ordered or...

Pompeo in Kabul in effort to revive flagging peace process

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was in Kabul on an urgent visit Monday to try to move forward a...