Police in Istanbul have dispersed a small group of demonstrators who gathered in the Turkish city to denounce police violence and to stand in solidarity with protesters in the United States. At least 29 demonstrators were detained, Turkey's state-run agency reported.
Michael Balsamo and Matthew Barakat, Associated Press | PostedJun 2nd - 11:16pm
Officials in the nation’s capital pushed back on an aggressive response by the federal government to demonstrations over the death of George Floyd, with the mayor flatly rejecting a Trump administration proposal for the federal government to take over its police force and one Virginia county pulling its officers from Washington.
Eric Tucker, Associated Press | PostedJun 2nd - 10:33pm
Senate Republicans are planning to press former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on his oversight of the Russia investigation in the first in a series of oversight hearings that coincide with accelerated election-year efforts to scrutinize the FBI probe.
Eric Tucker and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press | PostedJun 2nd - 10:26pm
Steve Linick irritated powerful Democrats and Republicans alike in his seven years as the independent watchdog investigating waste and mismanagement at the State Department. Still, he was stunned by a Friday night phone call saying President Donald Trump had fired him.
Attorney General Sean Reyes and Utah County Attorney David Leavitt took off the gloves Tuesday in a Republican primary election debate, belting each other high and low on criminal justice reform, campaign finances and politicization of the office.
All four GOP candidates vying to hold the 1st Congressional District seat tout their experience as the reason to secure a primary victory in June and most stand on the same principles: reducing the budget deficit, protecting constitutional freedoms and thwarting the threat posed by China.
Alan Suderman, Associated Press | PostedJun 2nd - 2:47pm
Some governors are rejecting President Donald Trump's request to send National Guard troops to Washington, D.C., for a massive militarized show of force in the nation’s capital after several days of unrest over the death of George Floyd.
Steve Peoples, Associated Press | PostedJun 2nd - 12:06pm
Joe Biden is on the cusp of formally securing the Democratic presidential nomination after winning hundreds more delegates in primary contests Tuesday that tested the nation’s ability to run elections while balancing a pandemic and sweeping social unrest.
Bryan Anderson, Gary D. Robertson and Jill Colvin, Associated Press | PostedJun 2nd - 11:23am
President Donald Trump announced Tuesday night that he is seeking a new state to host this summer’s Republican National Convention after host North Carolina refused to guarantee the event could be held in Charlotte without restrictions because of ongoing concerns over the coronavirus.
Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press | PostedJun 2nd - 9:01am
President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday endorsed Russia's nuclear deterrent policy which allows him to use atomic weapons in response to a conventional strike targeting the nation's critical government and military infrastructure.
Matthew Lee, Associated Press | PostedJun 2nd - 7:58am
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday marked this week's anniversary of China's deadly 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Tiananmen Square — a day after federal forces used tear gas to clear peaceful protesters from a park in front of the White House.