The Latest: California congressman and wife plead not guilty

SAN DIEGO (AP) - The Latest on the indictment of U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter and his wife (all times local):

10:53 a.m.

U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter and his wife Margaret have pleaded not guilty in San Diego to charges they illegally used his campaign account for personal expenses.

The California ...

The Latest: California congressman and wife plead not guilty

SAN DIEGO (AP) - The Latest on the indictment of U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter and his wife (all times local):

10:53 a.m.

U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter and his wife Margaret have pleaded not guilty in San Diego to charges they illegally used his campaign account for personal expenses.

The California ...

David Pecker, National Enquirer boss, granted immunity in Cohen probe

Federal prosecutors have granted immunity to National Enquirer boss David Pecker in the Michael Cohen investigation, according to a report that signaled another in President Trump's inner circle could be turning against him.

Mr. Pecker, the CEO of the company that publishes the National Enquirer, met with prosecutors to describe ...

Puerto Ricans sue Florida officials for ballots in Spanish

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Newly-arrived Puerto Ricans are suing to have 32 Florida counties print ballots and other elections materials in Spanish ahead of November's midterm elections.

The lawsuit filed earlier this month in federal court demands that elections officials provide ballots, registration materials and voting guides in Spanish in ...

Puerto Ricans sue Florida officials for ballots in Spanish

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Newly-arrived Puerto Ricans are suing to have 32 Florida counties print ballots and other elections materials in Spanish ahead of November's midterm elections.

The lawsuit filed earlier this month in federal court demands that elections officials provide ballots, registration materials and voting guides in Spanish in ...

Senate panel approves Trump’s nominee for consumer watchdog

The Senate Banking Committee on Thursday approved Kathy Kraninger as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, as Republicans overlooked the protests of Democrats who said President Donald Trump's nominee is unqualified to lead the consumer watchdog.

Senate Democrats rail against reported guns-in-schools idea

Senate Democrats on Thursday railed against reported plans that the Trump administration is looking at using federal funding to let school districts buy guns for teachers, saying the news threatens to scuttle bipartisan work on a massive spending package the Senate is considering this week.

Sen. Chris Murphy on Thursday ...

Trump turns to Fox friend for coveted interview

NEW YORK (AP) - Fox News' Ainsley Earhardt was by turn sympathetic and gently probing during her interview with President Donald Trump that aired on Thursday, yet was also caught mischaracterizing one of his answers while promoting the event.

The "Fox & Friends" co-host had a coveted yet pressure-filled opportunity. ...

Trump turns to Fox friend for coveted interview

NEW YORK (AP) - Fox News' Ainsley Earhardt was by turn sympathetic and gently probing during her interview with President Donald Trump that aired on Thursday, yet was also caught mischaracterizing one of his answers while promoting the event.

The "Fox & Friends" co-host had a coveted yet pressure-filled opportunity. ...

Election handicapper moves 10 races toward Dems

Election handicapper Sabato's Crystal Ball shifted 10 House races toward Democrats on Thursday, including the election involving recently indicted Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.).The handicapper moved Hunter's race i...

Argentine authorities carry out raid at Fernandez’s home

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Argentine authorities carried out a raid at an apartment owned by former President Cristina Fernandez on Thursday as part of a case investigating widespread corruption.

Fernandez, who is now a senator, has been accused of orchestrating a bribe scheme in the granting of public works ...

Dan Patrick says CNN, MSNBC ‘accomplices’ in Mollie Tibbetts’ murder

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick claimed on Fox News Thursday that the Democrats and left-leaning media are "accomplices" in the murder of Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts.

Appearing on "America's Newsroom," Mr. Patrick, a Republican, said the Democrats were dragging their feet on bipartisan immigration reform because they're trying to ...

Italian rights guarantor boards migrant ship blocked in port

ROME (AP) - A delegation from the office of Italy's guarantor of personal rights boarded a coast guard ship docked at a Sicilian port on Thursday, to evaluate the plight of 150 asylum-seekers rescued a week ago but forced to stay onboard by the nation's staunchly anti-migrant interior minister.

The ...

Clinton back on campaign trail for Democratic fundraisers

Hillary Clinton is stepping back into politics this fall when she’ll headline a number of Democratic National Committee fundraisers, in an effort to raise money for candidates ahead of November’s crucial midterm elections.