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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, second left, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, left, and other members of his ruling party attend funeral prayers for historian Fuat Sezgin at Fatih Mosque in Istanbul, Sunday, July 1, 2018, a week after landmark presidential and parliamentary elections in which Erdogan has secured an executive presidency with sweeping powers.(Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool)
July 06, 2018 - 5:33 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's president says a pre-election alliance between his ruling party and the country's nationalist party will continue. Recep Tayyip Erdogan made the comment Friday, days before he is scheduled to be sworn into a new five-year term in office with vastly expanded powers,...
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In this May 7, 2008, image from video provided by C-SPAN, Raymond Kethledge testifies during his confirmation hearing for the Sixth U.S. Circuit Court on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump is closing in on his next Supreme Court nominee, with three federal judges leading the competition to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy. Trump's top contenders for the vacancy at this time are federal appeals judges Amy Coney Barrett, Brett Kavanaugh and Raymond Kethledge, said a person familiar with Trump's thinking who was not authorized to speak publicly.(C-SPAN via AP)
July 05, 2018 - 4:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is moving closer to deciding his next Supreme Court nominee amid intense jockeying from various factions seeking to influence his choice to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy. Trump's current top contenders are federal appeals court judges Amy Coney...
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Former President of Ecuador, Rafael Correa reacts during an interview with The Associated Press, at his family home close to Brussels, Belgium, Thursday July 5, 2018. Correa called Ecuador’s demand that he is extradited from Belgium and jailed, just a power ploy by the Ecuador government in an effort to stamp out opposition. (Mark Carlson/AP Photo)
July 05, 2018 - 9:29 am
LOUVAIN-LA-NEUVE, Belgium (AP) — Former President Rafael Correa on Thursday called Ecuador's demand for him to be jailed and extradited from Belgium just a power ploy by the government to stamp out opposition, adding that it will instead push him back to the forefront of politics. In an interview...
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President Donald Trump greets supporters after arriving at the Greenbrier Valley Airport in Lewisburg, W.Va., before attending a "Salute to Service" dinner, Tuesday, July 3, 2018, in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 04, 2018 - 7:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has met with some of the contenders for the Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement, The Associated Press has learned. The meetings took place in recent days, according to a person familiar with the search process. The person...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right, and Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, left, carry the coffin of historian Fuat Sezgin after funeral prayers at Fatih Mosque in Istanbul, Sunday, July 1, 2018, a week after landmark presidential and parliamentary elections in which Erdogan has secured an executive presidency with sweeping powers.(Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool)
July 04, 2018 - 10:41 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's highest electoral body on Wednesday certified the results of last month's parliamentary and presidential elections, paving the way for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to continue his 15-year rule with expanded powers. The Supreme Electoral Council confirmed Erdogan's...
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President Donald Trump arrives to speak to a "Salute to Service" dinner, Tuesday, July 3, 2018, in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 03, 2018 - 8:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump spoke with three more potential Supreme Court candidates on Tuesday as a key senator privately aired concerns about one of the contenders. As Trump weighs his options, he has heard from Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., who has expressed reservations about one top...
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July 03, 2018 - 5:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate committee said Tuesday that U.S. intelligence agencies' assessment of Russian activities during the 2016 presidential election was based on "sound" analysis not swayed by politics. The January 2017 intelligence assessment said Russian activities in the run-up to the...
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President Donald Trump watches as Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte leaves the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Monday, July 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
July 02, 2018 - 9:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Supreme Court (all times local): 9:45 p.m. President Donald Trump has interviewed four prospective Supreme Court justices and has plans to meet with a few more as his White House aggressively mobilizes to select a replacement for...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, July 2, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 02, 2018 - 9:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump interviewed four prospective Supreme Court justices on Monday and had plans to meet with a few more as his White House aggressively mobilizes to select a replacement for retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy. Eager to build suspense, Trump wouldn't divulge whom...
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A child holds a Mexican flag as supporters of presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador celebrate his victory, on Mexico City's Madero main square, the Zocalo, Sunday, July 1, 2018. Lopez Obrador has claimed victory in Mexico's presidential election, calling for reconciliation. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
July 02, 2018 - 9:00 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on Mexico's presidential election (all times local): 1:30 p.m. U.S. President Donald Trump is predicting a positive relationship with Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. Trump says he "had a lot of good conversation" with the leftist leader Monday for...
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