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Court denies Trump request to immediately restore travel ban

A federal appeals court denied early Sunday the Justice Department's request for an immediate reinstatement of President Dona

Anger erupts over Trump’s order banning refugees from US

Anger erupted in Europe on Saturday about U.S. President Donald Trump's ban on refugees entering the United States.  The Fre

Several senior diplomats resign as Trump admin takes shape

A handful of senior U.S. diplomats are resigning their posts during President Donald Trump's first week on the job, creating

Kremlin hopes for rapport with US, but differences will stay

The Kremlin is voicing hope for a constructive dialogue with President Donald Trump's administration, but warning that differ

Obama criticizes Congress for refusing to close Cuba prison

President Barack Obama on Thursday blamed Congress for his failure to keep a promise to close the military prison at Guantana

Iran: Nuclear deal will not be renegotiated

Iran's deputy foreign minister says the nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and world powers "will not be renegotiated"

Week 1: Dems find Trump’s picks more reasonable than Trump

The lack of fireworks surrounding Senate consideration of President-elect Donald Trump's Cabinet picks may reflect a belief b

FBI agent who interrogated Saddam Hussein leads airport case

The FBI agent who interrogated Saddam Hussein alone for months after the former Iraqi leader's capture is now leading the inv

US defense secretary arrives in Iraq to assess Mosul fight

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter has arrived in Baghdad to meet with American commanders and Iraqi leaders and to assess pro

Obama stays busy on environmental front in final weeks

Citing fears of a Donald Trump presidency, environmental groups are urging President Barack Obama to stay busy in his final w

Drill, baby, drill? Election reignites offshore-oil debate

The controversy over drilling for oil in the Atlantic Ocean has been reignited by the election of Donald Trump, and environme

Polling misfires to be explored after unexpected Trump win

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's victory came as a surprise to many Americans, the nation's pollsters most of all.Heading i

Trump pressing into Democratic territory in final days

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. (AP) — Fighting as a party of one, Donald Trump vowed Saturday to press into Democratic strongholds ov

VIEWERS’ GUIDE: Low-key VP candidates take debate spotlight

WASHINGTON (AP) — We interrupt this year's slugfest between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton to bring you their understudie

Top US intelligence official: Snowden should not be pardoned

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's top intelligence official said Tuesday that he could never agree with a decision to pardon E

US payment of $1.7 billion to Iran made entirely in cash

The Obama administration is acknowledging its transfer of $1.7 billion to Iran earlier this year was made entirely in cash, u

The Latest: WI’s Walker: US "deserves better" than Clinton

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on the Republican National Convention in Cleveland (EDT):10:39 a.m.Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

Obama campaign machine revving up to elect Clinton

WASHINGTON (AP) — The vaunted data-driven machine that twice got President Barack Obama elected is revving up to help elect

With Rubio in, others step out in Florida’s Senate race

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Sen. Marco Rubio's decision to run for president set off a scramble to replace him. His

Religious conservatives attempt balance in Orlando response

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The massacre at a gay nightclub has tested the limits of the "love the sinner, hate the sin" approach t

Kerry, in Norway, sees Iran FM over nuke deal sanctions

OSLO, Norway (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met his Iranian counterpart in Norway on Wednesday to once again dis