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FILE - In this July 17, 2016 file photo, then-Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort talks to reporters on the floor of the Republican National Convention at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland as Rick Gates listens at back left. Manafort, said during the presidential race that he was willing to provide “private briefings” for a Russian billionaire the U.S. government considers close to Russian President Vladimir Putin. That’s according to a July 2016 email exchange Manafort wrote to a former employee of his political consulting firm about offering to brief Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Manafort offered to brief wealthy Russian during campaignPresident Donald Trump's campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, said during the presidential race that he was willing to provide "private briefings" for a Russian billionaire the U.S. government considers close to Russian President Vladimir Putin
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this June 21, 2017 file photo, special counsel Robert Mueller departs after a closed-door meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee about Russian meddling in the election and possible connection to the Trump campaign, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Mueller's team of investigators is seeking information from the White House related to Michael Flynn's stint as national security adviser and about the response to a meeting with a Russian lawyer that was attended by President Donald Trump’s oldest son, The Associated Press has learned. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Mueller investigators seek documents from the White HouseSpecial counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators is seeking information from the White House related to Michael Flynn's stint as national security adviser and about the response to a meeting with a Russian lawyer at Trump Tower last year
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this June 21, 2017 file photo, special counsel Robert Mueller departs after a closed-door meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee about Russian meddling in the election and possible connection to the Trump campaign, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Mueller's team of investigators is seeking information from the White House related to Michael Flynn's stint as national security adviser and about the response to a meeting with a Russian lawyer that was attended by President Donald Trump’s oldest son, The Associated Press has learned. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
The Latest: Twitter to meet with Senate investigatorsThe social media company, Twitter, says it will meet with a Senate committee investigating Russia's interference in the presidential election
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks to the media, accompanied by Senate Majority Whip Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Sen. Graham presses for support for GOP health billSen. Lindsey Graham, co-author of the GOP "Obamacare" repeal bill, implores colleagues to back the legislation "with all its imperfections"
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this March 8, 2015, file photo, Jimmy Kimmel arrives at the 32nd Annual Paleyfest : "Scandal" held at The Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Kimmel said on Sept. 19, 2017, that Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy “lied right to my face” by going back on his word to ensure any health care overhaul passes a test the Republican lawmaker named for the late night host.   (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
Trump: GOP health bill short of votes before deadlinePresident Donald Trump says the GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal and replace 'Obamacare' remains two or three votes short heading toward a crucial Sept. 30 deadline
The Associated Press4 hours ago
European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini answers questions during a news conference following a European Union-hosted meeting about the Iran nuclear deal at United Nations headquarters Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
Diplomats meet on Iran deal as Trump stays mum on decisionPresident Donald Trump has determined how he wants to approach the Iran nuclear deal but has not told even his top national security advisers what his decision is
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE- In this Oct. 2, 2009 file photo, in California's Westland Water District of the Central Valley, canals carry water to southern California. With no groups stepping forward to bankroll Gov. Jerry Brown's ambitious plan to re-engineer California's north-south water delivery system, state and local officials now say millions of California water customers will have to spend billions funding the state's biggest water project in decades. (AP Photo/Russel A. Daniels, File)
New fight in California water wars: How to update old systemCalifornia must decide what's next for upgrading its outdated water supply system after a key player rejected Gov. Jerry Brown's $16 billion plan to build two giant tunnels
The Associated Press5 hours ago
From clockwise left, Russia's Ambassador to the United Nations Vassily Nebenzia, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, second seated, British Director General Political, Foreign & Commonwealth Office Karen Pierce, third seated, British Minister of State for the Department for International Development Alistair Burt, fourth seated, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, sixth seated, European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, eighth seated, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, ninth seated, and others attend a European Union-hosted meeting about the Iran nuclear deal at U.N. headquarters Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
The Latest: Tillerson won't disclose Trump's Iran decisionSecretary of State Rex Tillerson says Iran is in "technical compliance" with the Iran nuclear deal but that it's failing to live up to the expectation that the deal would remove a "serious threat" to the region
The Associated Press5 hours ago
An unidentified U.S. citizen waves her flag to waiting family members after taking the citizenship oath during naturalization ceremonies at a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) ceremony in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. More than 1 million people filed applications for citizenship in the year through March 2017, up 23 percent from a year earlier, according to statistics from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Legal service organizations that assist immigrants with the process say they saw a surge in interest in citizenship earlier this year after the president's executive orders on immigration. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
In citizenship message, Trump welcomes immigrants to AmericaPresident Donald Trump has issued a welcome message for new American citizens urging them to help others assimilate and remain loyal to their new country
The Associated Press6 hours ago
With the U.S Mexican border in the background, California State Attorney General Xavier Becerra talks to members of the media after he announced that he'd be filing a lawsuit against the Trump administration over the building of a wall on the U.S. border with Mexico, during a news conference at Border Field State Park in San Diego on Wednesday,  Sept. 20, 2017. (Hayne Palmour IV/The San Diego Union-Tribune via AP)
California sues Trump administration to prevent border wallCalifornia sued the Trump administration to stop construction of a proposed wall on the U.S. border with Mexico, arguing the federal government is overstepping its authority by waiving environmental reviews and other laws.
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Rep. Mike Thompson, center, D-Calif. gestures beside DACA recipient and Santa Rosa Junior College student Laith Ocean, left, and Rep. Jared Huffman, D-Calif., Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, at the Santa Rosa Junior College in Santa Rosa, California. The Congressmen met with students from the college during a town hall meeting to discuss protecting young people who have benefitted from the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Pelosi: Put off immigration overhaul, save 'Dreamers now'House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says she respects young immigrants who shouted her down at an event in San Francisco, but says their call for a comprehensive immigration overhaul is premature
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Turkish soldiers stand next to a tank during a military drill near the town of Silopi, Turkey, close to the Habur border gate between Turkey and Iraq, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. Turkey's military says it has launched previously unannounced exercises near the border with Iraq, as the Iraqi Kurdish autonomous region prepares to hold a referendum on independence, scheduled for Sept. 25. (Turkish Military, pool photo via AP)
US pressures Iraqi Kurds to abandon vote on independenceThe United States is pressuring the Iraqi Kurds and their regional government to abandon a planned referendum on independence
The Associated Press6 hours ago
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