National governments

June 16, 2018 - 10:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump intends to nominate an associate director at the Office of Management and Budget to lead the government's consumer watchdog agency, the White House announced Saturday. In a statement announcing the decision, spokeswoman Lindsay Walters said Kathy Kraninger "...
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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras speaks to lawmakers during a parliamentary session , in Athens, on Saturday, June 16, 2018. Greek lawmakers on Saturday debated for the third and final day a no-confidence motion against the government over a deal to end a decades-old dispute with neighboring Macedonia over the latter's name. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
June 16, 2018 - 3:58 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's left-led coalition government survived a no-confidence vote in parliament Saturday brought over a deal to end a decades-old dispute with neighboring Macedonia concerning the latter's name. But the government suffered a loss in its parliamentary majority after lawmaker...
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June 16, 2018 - 2:33 pm
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Latest on the battle for Hodeida in Yemen (all times local): 9 p.m. Houthi-linked civil aviation authorities have denied that their rivals of the Saudi-led coalition and Yemeni forces have taken control of Hodeida's airport. In a statement posted Saturday on the Houthis'...
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Paul Manafort goes through security as he arrives at federal court, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
June 16, 2018 - 12:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been jailed after a federal judge revoked his house arrest over allegations of witness tampering in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. The order by U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson Friday adds to the already...
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Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo gestures to the fans at the end of the group B match between Portugal and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
June 15, 2018 - 6:51 pm
MADRID (AP) — Spanish media reports that Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo has agreed to plead guilty to tax fraud and pay a fine of 18.8 million euros ($21.8 milllion) in exchange for a prison sentence that would most likely be suspended. Spanish newspaper El Mundo reported Friday that Ronaldo is...
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Paul Manafort goes through security as he arrives at federal court, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
June 15, 2018 - 6:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was jailed Friday after a federal judge revoked his house arrest over allegations of witness tampering in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. The order by U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson adds to the already intense...
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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2008, file photo, Rapper Juelz Santana arrives at the VH1 Hip Hop Honors in New York. A federal judge ruled on Friday, June 15, 2018, that Santana, whose real name is LaRon James, can go on tour while he’s facing weapons charges, providing he’s monitored by an electronic ankle bracelet ... and his mother. Authorities said he tried to bring a gun on a plane at Newark Liberty International Airport in March. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow, File)
June 15, 2018 - 5:59 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Rapper Juelz Santana can go on tour while he's facing weapons charges, providing he's monitored by an electronic ankle bracelet ... and mom. A federal judge on Friday modified the bail conditions for Santana, whose real name is LaRon James, to allow him to play the first five...
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June 15, 2018 - 5:27 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A set of retaliatory tariffs released by China includes a plan to tax American lobster exports, potentially jeopardizing one of the biggest markets for the premium seafood. Chinese officials announced the planned lobster tariff on Friday along with hundreds of other tariffs...
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This Feb. 15, 2018, photo shows a sign with Arabic that reads, "danger mines, danger mines" on the highway from Abyan to Aden in Yemen. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
June 15, 2018 - 4:36 pm
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A Saudi-led coalition and Yemeni fighters backing the country's government were on the verge of seizing control of the airport of a vital rebel-held port as fighting intensified Friday, with pro-government forces within meters (yards) of the airport gates. The death toll climbed...
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A protesters holds Greek flags during a demonstration against the agreement between Greece and Macedonia over dispute of the former Yugoslav's republic name, outside the Greek Parliament, in Athens, Friday, June 15, 2018. The prime ministers of Greece and its northern neighbor, Macedonia, agreed Tuesday that the former Yugoslav republic should be renamed North Macedonia.(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
June 15, 2018 - 3:39 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek lawmakers debated a no-confidence motion against the government Friday over its tentative agreement to end a decades-old dispute with neighboring Macedonia over that country's name. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' left-led government is expected to easily survive the vote...
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