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Trump’s legal team breathes a sigh, takes a victory lap

WASHINGTON (AP) – First they cooperated. Then they stonewalled. Their television interviews were scattershot and ridiculed, their client mercurial and unreliable. But President Donald Trump’s legal team, through a combination of bluster, [...]

Mexican Town Once Welcomed Migrants. Now It Blames Mexico’s President for Them.

MAPASTEPEC, Mexico — Like so many others in his impoverished part of southern Mexico, Joaquín Ramírez, a corn farmer, eagerly cast his vote in the presidential election last year for Andrés Manuel López Obrador. But less than [...]

‘When Deported, You Become Nothing’

Raul Roman is the founder and executive director of DAWNING, and Rafe H. Andrews is the organization’s assistant director and chief curator. */ ]]> “I feel more unsafe here than I ever did in New York,” Jorge Vargas says softly, [...]

Ukraine quiet ahead of presidential election

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) – A comedian who plays the role of Ukraine’s president on television is set to take on the job for real, pushing out the man who currently holds the office, according to public opinion surveys ahead of Sunday’s [...]

‘You Have Robbed the Farmer’: Rural Indians Are Hurting, and Millions Are Voting

NASHIK, India — Fed up with unfulfilled government promises to improve their lives, 35,000 farmers came in from their fields around the city of Nashik last year and marched 100 miles to Mumbai to demand help. State leaders from Prime [...]

Cory Booker finds love isn’t all he needs

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker speaks during the Iowa Democratic Party Black Caucus Reception on April 16 in Des Moines, Iowa. | Charlie Neibergall/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> SIOUX CITY, [...]

Feds ask for 18-month sentence in Russian agent case

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. prosecutors say a Russian gun-rights activist who admitted being a secret agent for the Kremlin should serve an 18-month prison sentence. The request came in a sentencing memo filed late Friday in Maria Butina’s [...]

2 Men Arrested in Killing of Lyra McKee, Northern Ireland Journalist

LONDON — The police in Northern Ireland said on Saturday that they had arrested two people in connection with the killing of Lyra McKee, a journalist who was covering a night of violent unrest in Londonderry on Thursday. “Major [...]

‘Washington is a bit hysterical’: French envoy offers advice as he bids adieu

Gerard Araud, who was named France’s U.S. ambassador in September 2014, is a figure Washington won’t soon forget — an openly gay diplomat who threw memorable parties, disdains political correctness and loves the Tintin comics. | [...]

Border Patrol: Ecuadorian assaulted agent on mountain trail

PATAGONIA, Ariz. (AP) – The U.S. Border Patrol says an Ecuadorian man assaulted an agent on a mountain trail in southern Arizona after the Ecuadorian and two Mexican men apparently crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally. The Border [...]