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President Donald Trump and White House chief of staff John Kelly walk toward Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Friday, May 4, 2018. Trump is traveling to Dallas where he will address the NRA convention. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
May 11, 2018 - 2:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House chief of staff John Kelly said President Donald Trump is "somewhat embarrassed" by the special counsel's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. But he later clarified that the president is "distracted." Kelly told National Public Radio in an...
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FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2016 file photo, representatives of Leave.EU, a group that campaigns against Britain's membership in the European Union, hold pamphlets as they pose for photographs in London. Britain's electoral watchdog said on Friday, May 11, 2018, that it fined Leave.EU and referred its chief executive to police for breaking spending rules during the 2016 EU membership referendum. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
May 11, 2018 - 7:52 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's electoral watchdog on Friday fined a pro-Brexit campaign group and referred its chief executive to police for breaking spending rules during the 2016 European Union membership referendum. The Electoral Commission said Leave.EU, which was allowed to spend 700,000 pounds ($950...
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FILE - In this May 17, 2017 file photo, CNN News anchor Jake Tapper attends the Turner Network 2017 Upfront presentation in New York. Tapper is set to address graduates at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst's spring commencement, on Friday, May 11, 2018. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
May 11, 2018 - 12:20 am
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — CNN anchor Jake Tapper is set to address graduates at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst's spring commencement. Tapper is the featured speaker at Friday's ceremony for undergraduate students. Tapper hosts a weekday program on CNN and serves as the network's chief...
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President Donald Trump speaks at the North Side Gymnasium in Elkhart, Ind., Thursday, May 10, 2018, during a campaign rally. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
May 10, 2018 - 10:57 pm
ELKHART, Ind. (AP) — Embracing his role as party leader, President Donald Trump issued a stern warning at a rally Thursday that Democrats would disrupt the economic progress of his administration, imploring Republicans to mobilize during the 2018 midterm elections. Trump used one of his signature...
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This combination photo shows Democratic presidential candidate Gary Hart withdrawing from the presidential race on in Denver on May 8, 1987, left, and actor Hugh Jackman at the 7th annual AACTA International Awards in Los Angeles on Jan. 5, 2018. Jackman will portray Hart in “The Front Runner,” about Hart’s 1988 Presidential bid. Sony Pictures, who acquired the worldwide distribution rights, say they will release the film in the fall to coincide with both awards season and the election. (AP Photo)
May 10, 2018 - 8:55 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sony Pictures has acquired the worldwide distribution rights for a film about Gary Hart's 1988 presidential bid. The studio said Thursday that it will release "The Front Runner" in the fall to coincide with both awards season and the election. Hugh Jackman is starring as Hart in...
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In this May 8, 2018 photo, Eugenio Derbez, left, and Anna Faris pose for a portrait to promote their film Overboard, or “Hombre al agua,” in Mexico City. The film, a remake of the 1987’s comedy, premiers in Mexico on May 10. (AP Photo/Berenice Bautista)
May 10, 2018 - 8:45 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — It wasn't a particularly good way to prepare for a movie premiere. Comic actor Eugenio Derbez alienated young people and supporters of leftist presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador with comments before the Mexico premiere of his movie "Overboard." Twitter users...
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Mahathir Mohamad, left, receives official documentation from Malaysia's King Muhammad V, right, as he was sworn in as Malaysia's new prime minister at the National Palace in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, May 10, 2018. Malaysia's former authoritarian leader Mohamad, who in a stunning political comeback led opposition parties to their first election victory in six decades, was sworn in as prime minister on Thursday, cementing a historic change of government. (Rosli Awang/Bernama via AP)
May 10, 2018 - 8:38 pm
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's former authoritarian leader Mahathir Mohamad was sworn in as prime minister on Thursday, cementing a stunning political comeback and a historic change in government after leading opposition parties to their first election victory in six decades. The ceremony...
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FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2017, file photo, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announces he is joining the race for governor in Towson, Md. Kamenetz is running in a crowded Democratic primary. News outlets cite a release from Baltimore County police that says Kamenetz died early Thursday, May 10, 2018, following a cardiac arrest. (AP Photo/Brian Witte, File)
May 10, 2018 - 6:15 pm
TOWSON, Md. (AP) — A palpable sense of unease filled Baltimore County's executive offices Thursday, based partly on uncertainty about the future but mostly on the knowledge of what they just lost. The populous county's longtime political leader and a top Democratic candidate for Maryland governor,...
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May 10, 2018 - 6:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York congressional candidate given permission Thursday to use campaign funds for child care expenses called the decision by federal officials "a game changer" for mothers as a record number of women run for office. The Federal Election Commission voted 4-0 to allow the...
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May 10, 2018 - 5:38 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's then-largest online charter school may have broken the law by withholding information used in calculating payments and inflated the amount of time students spent learning, the state auditor said Thursday. The now-shuttered Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow also didn't...
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