National security

September 12, 2018 - 11:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department is pushing back against a Democratic U.S. senator's claim that the Trump administration transferred nearly $10 million from the government's disaster relief agency to immigration enforcement. Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon said the administration was...
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FILE - In this April 7, 2018, file photo, Dr. Sima Samar, chairperson of Afghanistan's Independent Human Rights Commission, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghan rights workers, including Sama, are warning that U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton's blistering attack on the International Criminal Court investigating war crimes allegations will strengthen a climate of impunity in Afghanistan, prolong the war and embolden those carrying out acts of violence. In a speech Monday, Bolton said Washington would not cooperate with The Hague-based court and threatened it with sanctions, saying it put U.S. sovereignty and national security at risk. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul, File)
September 11, 2018 - 1:49 pm
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Afghan rights workers warned Tuesday that a blistering U.S. attack on the International Criminal Court investigating war crimes allegations will strengthen a climate of impunity in Afghanistan, prolong the war and embolden those committing acts of violence. In a speech Monday, U.S...
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FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2010, file photo, Kevin Yoder participates in a debate in Overland Park, Kan. Yoder and his Democratic challenger, Sharice Davids are having a hard time keeping their political footing on immigration issues, complicating their efforts to win a competitive swing district in Kansas that President Donald Trump narrowly lost. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
September 09, 2018 - 11:18 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican Rep. Kevin Yoder and his Democratic challenger are having a hard time keeping their political footing on immigration issues, complicating their efforts to win a competitive swing House district in Kansas that President Donald Trump narrowly lost. Yoder is under...
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President Donald Trump talks to reporters while in flight from Billings, Mont., to Fargo, N.D., Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
September 08, 2018 - 12:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is vowing to root out the leakers who contributed to the White House insider accounts that contend some on his team question his judgment, competence and even rationality. A book by presidential author Bob Woodward and an anonymous New York Times op-ed...
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White House Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidley, left, and White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Communications, Bill Shine, center, listen as President Donald Trump talks to reporters while in flight from Billings, Mont., to Fargo, N.D., Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
September 07, 2018 - 9:59 pm
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Friday that the Justice Department should investigate and unmask the author of a bitingly critical New York Times opinion piece purportedly written by a member of an administration "resistance" movement straining to thwart his most dangerous...
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President Donald Trump speaks at a fundraiser in Fargo, N.D., Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. Trump is making his second visit to North Dakota's biggest city within 10 weeks to campaign for Senate candidate Kevin Cramer, this time to help Cramer build up his finances. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
September 07, 2018 - 5:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and an anonymous op-ed in The New York Times (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A White House official says President Donald Trump's comment about wanting the Justice Department to investigate the anonymous author of a critical New York Times opinion...
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President Donald Trump talks to reporters while in flight from Billings, Mont., to Fargo, N.D., Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
September 07, 2018 - 5:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is vowing to root out the leakers who contributed to the White House insider accounts that contend some on his team question his judgment, competence and even rationality. A book by presidential author Bob Woodward and an anonymous New York Times op-ed...
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President Donald Trump leaves the Oval Office to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in Washington. Trump is heading to Montana for a rally. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 06, 2018 - 10:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on an anonymous New York Times opinion piece claiming there's a "resistance" working within President Donald Trump's administration (all times local): 10 p.m. President Donald Trump says The New York Times' decision to publish an op-ed from an anonymous Trump...
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White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, right, follows President Donald Trump to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 06, 2018 - 6:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — One after another, President Donald Trump's top lieutenants stepped forward Thursday to declare, "Not me." They lined up to deny writing an incendiary New York Times opinion piece that was purportedly submitted by a member of an administration "resistance" movement straining to...
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Paul Huntsburger, a Denver County elections database expert, works with other local Colorado elections officials during a security exercise in Denver on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. State, county and federal elections officials held the exercise to prepare for the November midterm elections. (AP Photo/Jim Anderson)
September 06, 2018 - 5:50 pm
DENVER (AP) — Colorado, whose election systems are ranked among the nation's safest, held a cyber-security and disaster exercise Thursday for dozens of state, county and federal elections officials to reinforce the state's preparedness for, and public confidence in, November's midterm elections...
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