Trump criticizes rush to condemn Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi

Politics 10/17/18, 03:08

President Donald Trump on Tuesday criticized rapidly mounting global condemnation of Saudi Arabia over the mystery of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, warning of a rush to judgment and echoing the Saudis' request for patience. In an interview with The Associated Press, ...

Trump criticizes rush to condemn Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi

Politics 10/16/18, 18:09

President Donald Trump is criticizing the mounting global condemnation of Saudi Arabia over the case of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi.President Donald Trump speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Oct. ...

Chief justice stresses independence in Minnesota speech

U.S. 10/16/18, 15:45

Chief Justice John Roberts on Tuesday stressed the need for the judicial branch to remain independent, taking note of the tumultuous debate over the confirmation of Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh to say that the high court makes mistakes when it ...

At Ohio rally, Trump takes another victory lap

Politics 10/13/18, 01:52

President Donald Trump has taken another victory lap in Ohio. He was touting a "really historic week for America" that began with the installation of his second Supreme Court justice and concluded with the release of an American detained in ...

Senate vote on health care likely fodder for both parties

Business 10/11/18, 01:31

Days after ending a turbulent Supreme Court confirmation fight, the Senate turned back to health care — with a battle squarely aimed at coloring next month's crucial elections for control of Congress.In a return to its characteristically more unruffled mode ...

FBI chief says ‘usual process met in Kavanaugh probe

U.S. 10/10/18, 10:44

FBI Director Chris Wray says the FBI's background investigation of new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh was limited in scope but that the "usual process was followed."Wray is facing questions about the background investigation during a Senate committee hearing Wednesday.He ...

Update: Dutch minister urges end to Poland-EU dispute

Europe 10/10/18, 10:14

The Latest on Polish judicial reforms (all times local):4 p.m.Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok has urged that a solution be found to Poland's dispute with European Union leaders over the government's sweeping changes to the judiciary.Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz ...

Swiss court clears ex-banker who gave secrets to WikiLeaks

Europe 10/10/18, 06:38

Switzerland's high court has upheld the acquittal of a former bank accountant who handed over confidential client information to WikiLeaks, ruling Wednesday he wasn't bound by the country's strict banking secrecy laws at the time.The Federal Tribunal validated a ruling ...

Polish leader appoints top court judges, against ruling

Europe 10/10/18, 02:15

Poland's president swore in 27 new Supreme Court judges Wednesday, stepping up the conflict over control of the judiciary and ignoring another top court that said the appointments should be suspended pending an opinion by European Union judges.Andrzej Duda appointed ...

Supreme Court considering case on detention of immigrants

U.S. 10/10/18, 00:38

An immigration case before the Supreme Court pits the government against immigrants it wants to deport following crimes they have committed in the United States.The issue in the case has to do with when federal law gives immigration authorities the ...

Update: In Iowa, Trump celebrates Kavanaugh swearing-in

U.S. 10/09/18, 20:07

The Latest on President Donald Trump in Iowa (all times local):7:55 p.m.President Donald Trump is celebrating the swearing-in of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh as he seeks to boost Republican enthusiasm going into next month's midterm elections.Speaking at a rally ...

Justices reject appeal of Kavanaugh environmental ruling

U.S. 10/09/18, 09:57

The Supreme Court is declining to review an environmental ruling written by Brett Kavanaugh in his former role as an appeals court judge.The justices on Tuesday left in place an August 2017 ruling the new Supreme Court justice wrote that ...

Update: Lines outside court for Kavanaugh’s first day

U.S. 10/09/18, 08:58

The Latest on the Supreme Court and Justice Brett Kavanaugh (all times local):8:45 a.m.People hoping to see Justice Brett Kavanaugh's first day on the Supreme Court bench are waiting in long lines outside the court. Police barricades are up in ...

Update: Tenn rejects inmate’s request for electric chair

U.S. 10/09/18, 08:44

The Latest on Thursday's scheduled execution of Tennessee inmate Edmund Zagorski (all times local):7 p.m.An attorney for a Tennessee inmate facing an execution date Thursday says the state has denied the man's request to die in the electric chair and ...

Kavanaugh to hear first arguments as Supreme Court justice

U.S. 10/09/18, 00:35

A Supreme Court with a new conservative majority takes the bench as Brett Kavanaugh, narrowly confirmed after a bitter Senate battle, joins his new colleagues to hear his first arguments as a justice.Kavanaugh will emerge Tuesday morning from behind the ...

Democrat Donnelly cites support for Trump in Indiana debate

U.S. 10/08/18, 21:51

Democratic Indiana Sen. Joe Donnelly and Republican businessman Mike Braun don't agree on much. But both conceded one point Monday night, during their first debate: they support President Donald Trump."I go against my party all the time," Donnelly said from ...

Sprint to Nov. 6: The race to frame the Kavanaugh story

U.S. 10/08/18, 15:56

Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court fired the starting pistol for the final sprint to Election Day in the United States, with control of the House and Senate at stake.The nation's reckoning with power and who to believe about ...

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