Arms dealer convicted in LA of trying to buy, sell missiles

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities say a black-market arms dealer who tried to buy anti-aircraft missiles and sell them to clients in the Middle East has been convicted of conspiracy in Los Angeles.

Rami Asad-Ghanem was convicted Thursday and faces 25 years to life in prison.

Authorities say Ghanem, who's ...

Dem women rally behind Pelosi

Dozens of Democratic women - incumbents and newcomers alike - are rallying behind Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) as she fights with a group of detractors in her own party to become Speaker in the next Congress.A lett...

Republican Mia Love takes lead in tight House race

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Republican Rep. Mia Love has taken the lead over her Democratic challenger in a race so tight it's within the recount threshold.

Results released Friday by Utah and Salt Lake counties show that Love flipped the lead Ben McAdams had held since election night ...

CNN celebrates minor league win

Jeffrey M. McCall says every minute taken out of the news agenda to dwell on the Trump war with the media, sadly, is a minute that could have been used to cover issues about which Americans have real concerns.

Georgia Democrat wants recount in race with GOP congressman

ATLANTA (AP) - A Democratic congressional candidate will ask for a recount of the vote in her close race against Republican Rep. Rob Woodall of Georgia, the challenger's campaign said Friday.

Woodall, a four-term GOP congressman, is struggling to keep his suburban Atlanta seat that had long been considered safe ...

Brian Kemp wins Georgia governor’s race as Stacey Abrams gives up fight

While claiming "democracy failed Georgia," Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams said Friday she will no longer stand in the way of officials, certifying Brian Kemp, the Republican, as the winner.

"This is not a concession speech," Ms. Abrams said, delivering a fiery speech to supporters saying the voting process was ...

Abrams ends fight in Georgia governor’s race

Stacey Abrams (D) on Friday ended her gubernatorial bid in Georgia, saying she saw "no legal path forward."Abrams also said she would not use the legal system to attempt to "scheme" her way into office, in an addre...

Supreme Court challenge filed to Whitaker appointment

WASHINGTON (AP) - A prominent Washington lawyer is leading an effort to lure the Supreme Court into the dispute over the appointment of Matthew Whitaker as the new U.S. acting attorney general.

Lawyer Thomas Goldstein says the high court should rule quickly that President Donald Trump's appointment of Whitaker to ...

Migrants won’t see armed soldiers on border

SAN DIEGO (AP) - As thousands of migrants in a caravan of Central American asylum-seekers converge on the doorstep of the United States, what they won't find are armed American soldiers standing guard.

Instead they will see cranes installing towering panels of metal bars and troops wrapping concertina wire around ...

The Latest: Protesters blast Mississippi senator’s remarks

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The Latest on a U.S. Senate special election runoff in Mississippi (all times local):

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Protesters in Mississippi are condemning remarks a Republican U.S. senator made about "public hanging" and voting rights.

A racially diverse group of more than 50 people gathered Friday in downtown ...