Legislature

January 22, 2018 - 11:15 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's ruling party says it is deciding if it should order President Jacob Zuma to step down as head of state. African National Congress (ANC) Secretary General Ace Magashule told press Monday after a four-day meeting of the party's National Executive Committee that the...
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence meets with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit, Pool)
January 22, 2018 - 11:10 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's visit to Israel (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence says the "door's open" for the Palestinians to return to the negotiating table with Israel on a peace agreement. Pence spoke to The Associated Press in an interview...
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Demonstrators rally in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) during a rally outside of the Capitol Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Washington, on second day of the federal shutdown. Democrats have been seeking a deal to protect the "Dreamers," who have been shielded against deportation by DACA, which President Donald Trump halted last year. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
January 22, 2018 - 10:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the budget battle (all times local): 10:25 a.m. White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney is defending President Donald Trump's lack of outreach to Democratic lawmakers during the government shutdown. Mulvaney discussed the shutdown on MSNBC Monday morning. Trump did...
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence walks with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. Pence is receiving a warm welcome in Israel, which has praised the American decision last month to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The decision has infuriated the Palestinians and upset America’s Arab allies as well. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
January 22, 2018 - 10:26 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence on Monday told Israel's parliament that the U.S. Embassy will be moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem by the end of 2019, ahead of schedule, receiving a rousing ovation as he pledged to barrel ahead with a plan that has set off weeks of unrest and thrown U.S...
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Demonstrators rally in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) during a rally outside of the Capitol Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Washington, on second day of the federal shutdown. Democrats have been seeking a deal to protect the "Dreamers," who have been shielded against deportation by DACA, which President Donald Trump halted last year. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
January 22, 2018 - 9:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the budget battle (all times local): 9:05 a.m. House Speaker Paul Ryan says if the Senate approves a temporary spending bill to reopen the government through Feb. 8, the House will approve it, too. Senate Democrats had blocked a stopgap measure passed by the House to...
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Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, left, arrives in Copenhagen on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. The fugitive former leader of Catalonia has arrived in Denmark, despite threats from Spain to seek his immediate arrest there. Puigdemont is being investigated by Spain over a unilateral declaration of independence by Catalonia's parliament on Oct. 27. (Tariq Mikkel Khan/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)
January 22, 2018 - 9:27 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Latest on fugitive Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont (all times local): 3:15 p.m. The fugitive former leader of Spain's Catalonia region has spoken in Denmark about an upcoming constitutional referendum in the Faeroe Islands, a semi-autonomous Danish territory. Carles...
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Clouds are reflected in the U.S. Capitol reflecting pool at daybreak in Washington as day three of the government shutdown continues, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
January 22, 2018 - 9:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government shutdown is set to sow more disruption and political peril Monday after the Senate inched closer but ultimately fell short of an agreement that would have reopened federal agencies before the beginning of the workweek. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and...
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence walks with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. Pence is receiving a warm welcome in Israel, which has praised the American decision last month to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The decision has infuriated the Palestinians and upset America’s Arab allies as well. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
January 22, 2018 - 8:52 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence on Monday told Israel's parliament that the U.S. Embassy will be moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem by the end of 2019, ahead of schedule, receiving a rousing ovation as he pledged to barrel ahead with a plan that has set off weeks of unrest and thrown U.S...
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Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, left, arrives in Copenhagen on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. The fugitive former leader of Catalonia has arrived in Denmark, despite threats from Spain to seek his immediate arrest there. Puigdemont is being investigated by Spain over a unilateral declaration of independence by Catalonia's parliament on Oct. 27. (Tariq Mikkel Khan/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)
January 22, 2018 - 8:48 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Spanish judge on Monday refused to ask Danish authorities to arrest ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, who is in Copenhagen to attend a university debate and meet with some lawmakers. Supreme Court Judge Pablo Llarena rejected the country's prosecutor's petition...
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence meets with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit, Pool)
January 22, 2018 - 8:21 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's visit to Israel (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence is calling the Iranian nuclear deal a "disaster" and says the Trump administration will no longer certify it. Instead, Pence told the Israeli parliament on Monday that...
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