Trump’s Triumph in Helsinki Was Diplomacy 101

Angelo Codevilla, American Greatness
The high professional quality of Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin’s performance at their Monday press conference in Helsinki contrasts sharply with the obloquy by which the bipartisan U.S. ruling class showcases its willful incompetence.

Martha Roby wins Republican runoff in Alabama

MILLBROOK, Ala. — U.S. Rep. Martha Roby won Alabama's Republican runoff on Tuesday, fighting through lingering fallout from her years-old criticism of then-candidate Donald Trump in a midterm contest that hinged on loyalty to the GOP president.

The four-term incumbent will now represent the GOP on the November ballot having ...

Onetime Trump critic Roby wins GOP Senate runoff in Alabama

MILLBROOK, Ala. (AP) - U.S. Rep. Martha Roby won Alabama's Republican runoff on Tuesday, fighting through lingering fallout from her years-old criticism of then-candidate Donald Trump in a midterm contest that hinged on loyalty to the GOP president.

The four-term incumbent will now represent the GOP on the November ballot ...

AP-AK–Alaska News Coverage Advisory, AK

Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up in Alaska. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Anchorage bureau at 800-770-7549 or at apanchorage@ap.org. News Editor Mark Thiessen can be reached at 907-272-7549 or mthiessen@ap.org.

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Stop Oregon Sanctuaries anti-sanctuary initiative qualifies for November ballot

An Oregon anti-sanctuary initiative has qualified for the November ballot, raising the real possibility that one of the nation's bluest states could become the first to repeal sanctuary status for immigrants who crossed the border illegally.

The Oregon Secretary of State's office announced Tuesday that Initiative Petition 22 had cleared ...

Inside the Beltway: Democrats pine for elusive ‘fresh face’ in 2020

At any given moment, the news media is bandying about 15 to 20 potential Democratic presidential hopefuls who will duke it out for the nomination in 2020.

They include predictable names like Sens. Bernard Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, Kirsten Gillibrand and Cory Booker. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and ...

The Latest: Man accused of rape drove for Lyft

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Latest on a man accused of rape in Northern California (all times local):

4:45 p.m.

A suspect charged with raping woman he picked up in Northern California posing as their ride-share driver actually drove for Lyft, one of the largest ride-sharing companies in the nation.

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Manafort motion to change trial venue rejected by Judge TS Ellis III

A federal judge denied former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort’s request on Tuesday to reallocate his trial outside of Washington D.C. Manafort’s attorneys asked that the upcoming trial be moved from Alexandria, Virginia, located inside the Capital region, to Roanoke.