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German Chancellor Angela Merkel takes her seat prior to the weekly cabinet meeting in Berlin Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. (Kay Nietfeld/dpa via AP)
September 26, 2018 - 7:27 am
BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman says the German leader has no intention of calling a confidence vote after her party ousted a close ally as head of its parliamentary group. Merkel's conservative Union bloc on Tuesday voted out Volker Kauder out as head of its parliamentary group...
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September 24, 2018 - 10:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein (all times local): 10:50 a.m. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is expecting to be fired Monday at the White House, after critical comments about Trump. That's according to a source familiar with his thinking who wasn't...
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September 23, 2018 - 11:50 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say bananas donated to a Texas prison turned out to have nearly $18 million worth of cocaine hidden inside the boxes. The Texas Department of Criminal Justice says in a Facebook post that the drugs were found in two pallets of bananas that were donated because they were...
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FILE - In this July 13, 2018, file photo, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks during a news conference at the Department of Justice in Washington. Rosenstein is denying a report in The New York Times that he suggested last year that he secretly record President Donald Trump in the White House to expose the chaos in the administration. Rosenstein says the story is “inaccurate and factually incorrect.” (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
September 22, 2018 - 1:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The fate of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who discussed secretly recording President Donald Trump and possibly suggested removing him from office, could turn on whether Trump believes the account of an ex-FBI official who he once tweeted had "LIED! LIED! LIED!" The...
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President Donald Trump speaks at a spending bill signing ceremony at VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System, Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 21, 2018 - 8:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein (all times local): 8:05 p.m. President Donald Trump is pledging to rid the Justice Department of its "lingering stench." Trump told a campaign rally in Missouri on Friday that the department has some "great people" but also "...
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FILE - In this July 13, 2018, file photo, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks during a news conference at the Department of Justice in Washington. Rosenstein is denying a report in The New York Times that he suggested last year that he secretly record President Donald Trump in the White House to expose the chaos in the administration. Rosenstein says the story is “inaccurate and factually incorrect.” (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
September 21, 2018 - 5:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein suggested secretly recording President Donald Trump last year to expose chaos in the administration, according to two people familiar with the discussions. One of the people, who was present when the remarks were made, said Rosenstein was...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel makes a phone call as the walks through the chancellery to welcome Czech President Milos Zeman for a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
September 21, 2018 - 3:39 pm
BERLIN (AP) — A spat over Germany's domestic intelligence chief flared up again Friday, after a center-left party in Chancellor Angela Merkel's government said it wanted to nix a deal that saw the spy promoted out of office. Social Democrats leader Andrea Nahles said she wrote to other members of...
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President Donald Trump, right, listens as Polish President Andrzej Duda, left, speaks during a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
September 21, 2018 - 12:08 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's president is fighting back against criticism at home over a photo posted by Donald Trump that some say shows the Polish leader in a subservient role during a White House visit. Trump tweeted photos of himself with President Andrzej Duda on Tuesday, including one of...
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September 21, 2018 - 10:00 am
BERLIN (AP) — Berlin police say a 23-year-old man killed his baby son by throwing the infant from the 7th floor of a high-rise building before jumping to his death. Police said Friday the man, who wasn't named, may have been suffering from "psychological problems." Officers were alerted by a passer...
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President Donald Trump listens to a reporter's question during a news conference with Polish President Andrzej Duda, in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
September 19, 2018 - 9:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is renewing his attacks on Jeff Sessions, saying, "I don't have an attorney general." Trump says in a Hill.TV interview released Wednesday he's "so sad over Jeff Sessions," whom he has repeatedly denounced for recusing himself from the Russia investigation...
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