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Moscow police detain people protesting ex-reporter's jailing

Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 7:15am

Moscow police on Monday detained more than a dozen journalists protesting the arrest and jailing of a former colleague on treason charges.

US grapples with pandemic as its origins are traced in China

Tamara Lush and Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 6:26am

The United States was grappling with the worst coronavirus outbreak in the world on Monday, as Florida shattered the national record for a state’s largest single-day increase in new confirmed cases and the World Health Organization warned that the pandemic is worsening globally and that “there will be no return to the old normal for the foreseeable future.”

Kosovo president visits prosecutors who indicted him

Mike Corder, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 5:57am

Kosovo’s president visited prosecutors at The Hague on Monday who have charged him with criminal responsibility for crimes including nearly 100 murders during and after his nation's battle for independence from Serbia, saying his visit was “the price for freedom” for his country.

Former Mueller prosecutor writing book on investigation

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 4:04am

A top prosecutor for special counsel Robert Mueller has a book coming out this fall about the two-year investigation into the alleged ties between Russia and the 2016 campaign of President Donald Trump.

Trump's reelection operation hires 1,500 field staffers

Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 3:24am

The Republican National Committee and President Donald Trump’s campaign say they have now hired 1,500 field staffers, aiming to convert their financial advantage over Democrats into votes in November.

Judge blocks federal executions; administration appeals

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 12th - 10:02pm

A U.S. district judge on Monday ordered a new delay in federal executions, hours before the first lethal injection was scheduled to be carried out at a federal prison in Indiana.

Joe Biden wins Democratic primary in Puerto Rico

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 12th - 2:13pm

Joe Biden won the Democratic presidential primary in Puerto Rico on Sunday.

Appeals court: 1st federal execution in 17 years can proceed

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 12th - 12:42pm

A federal appeals court ruled Sunday that the first federal execution in nearly two decades may proceed as scheduled on Monday.

For the first time in 40 years, Texas is a swing state for the presidential election

Analysis By Harry Enten, CNN  |  Posted Jul 12th - 12:30pm

New CBS News/YouGov polls show President Donald Trump is in trouble in three states he won in 2016. He's tied with former Vice President Joe Biden in Arizona (46% to 46%), a state he won by four points in 2016. Trump's down 48% to 42% in Florida, a state he took by a point in 2016.

As US grapples with virus, Florida hits record case increase

Tamara Lush and Terry Spencer, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 12th - 12:07pm

With the United States grappling with the worst coronavirus outbreak in the world, Florida hit a grim milestone Sunday, shattering the national record for a state’s largest single-day increase in positive cases.

Maryland governor says GOP needs 'bigger tent' after Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 12th - 11:26am

A Republican governor rumored to be eyeing a run for the White House in 2024 said Sunday that the GOP needs to be a “bigger tent party" after President Donald Trump leaves office.

It's Trump's call on what the GOP convention will look like

Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 12th - 10:40am

After months of insisting that the Republican National Convention go off as scheduled despite the pandemic, President Donald Trump is slowly coming to accept that the late August event will not be the four-night infomercial for his reelection that he had anticipated.

Mueller defends Russia probe, says Stone remains a felon

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 12th - 8:16am

Former special counsel Robert Mueller sharply defended his investigation into ties between Russia and Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, writing in a newspaper opinion piece Saturday that the probe was of “paramount importance” and asserting that a Trump ally, Roger Stone, “remains a convicted felon, and rightly so" despite the president's decision to commute his prison sentence.

Judge orders new delay in federal executions, hours before 1st scheduled lethal injection; appeal expected

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 7:56am

Judge orders new delay in federal executions, hours before 1st scheduled lethal injection; appeal expected.

4 Azerbaijani troops die in clashes with Armenia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 4:50am

Armenia and Azerbaijan blamed each other Monday for skirmishes on their volatile border that has left four Azerbaijani soldiers dead and several troops wounded on both sides.

Near final results show Polish president Duda wins 2nd term

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 12:22am

Poland’s state electoral commission said Monday that conservative President Andrzej Duda has won 51.21% of the vote with almost all votes counted in the country’s weekend election.

Federal appeals court overturns injunction, rules first federal execution in 17 years can proceed as scheduled on Monday

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 12th - 4:21pm

Federal appeals court overturns injunction, rules first federal execution in 17 years can proceed as scheduled on Monday.

Joe Biden wins Democratic presidential primary in Puerto Rico

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 12th - 2:00pm

Joe Biden wins Democratic presidential primary in Puerto Rico.

New British-French deal to fight "vile people smuggling"

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 12th - 10:31am

France and Britain signed an agreement Sunday to share intelligence in their joint fight against the human traffickers who are illegally smuggling migrants across the English Channel.