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Perez: Democrats are in 'crisis of confidence'

18 min 47 sec ago
ATLANTA (AP) — Democrats on Saturday neared the end of a long, competitive battle to choose a new national party chairman who will attempt to turn widespread opposition to President Donald Trump into more election victories. 2017-02-25T07:59:00-05:00 2017-02-25T12:59:25-05:00

The Latest: Democratic leadership race narrows to 6

18 min 47 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the selection of a new national leader of the Democratic Party (all times local): 2017-02-25T08:09:00-05:00 2017-02-25T13:09:30-05:00

Conditions deteriorate in west Mosul as Iraqi advances slow

18 min 47 sec ago
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — The Iraqi advance into Mosul's western half slowed Saturday as combat turned to urban warfare and Iraqi forces met stiff resistance from the Islamic State group. Hundreds of civilians poured out of Mosul on foot following the advances, but the vast majority of 750,000 estimated to still be in the city's west remain trapped, and describe deteriorating humanitarian and security conditions. 2017-02-25T07:27:00-05:00 2017-02-25T12:27:43-05:00

In Trump's first speech to Congress, will decorum hold?

18 min 47 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — A presidential speech to Congress is one of those all-American moments that ooze ritual and decorum. 2017-02-25T05:30:00-05:00 2017-02-25T10:30:22-05:00

Malaysia warns North Korea to cooperate with investigation

18 min 47 sec ago
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police said Saturday that they would issue an arrest warrant for a North Korean diplomat if he refuses to cooperate with the investigation into the deadly attack on North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un's exiled half brother. 2017-02-25T03:53:00-05:00 2017-02-25T08:53:09-05:00

In a blow, twin attacks on Syrian security kill at least 32

39 min 8 sec ago
BEIRUT (AP) — In synchronized attacks, insurgents stormed into heavily guarded security offices in Syria's central Homs city, clashed with troops and then blew themselves up, killing a senior officer and at least 31 others, state media and officials reported. 2017-02-25T07:35:00-05:00 2017-02-25T12:35:26-05:00

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and his overdrawn apocalypse

39 min 8 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — In President Donald Trump's estimation, the U.S. border isn't merely porous, it's "wide open." Darkness and danger are everywhere, even Sweden. American infrastructure isn't just in need of improvement but it's in "total disrepair and decay." The health law is not only flawed, but it's an "absolute and total catastrophe." 2017-02-25T04:10:00-05:00 2017-02-25T09:10:35-05:00

Conditions deteriorate in west Mosul as Iraqi advances slow

1 hour 18 min ago
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — The Iraqi advance into Mosul's western half slowed Saturday as combat turned to urban warfare and Iraqi forces met stiff resistance from the Islamic State group. Hundreds of civilians poured out of Mosul on foot following the advances, but the vast majority of 750,000 estimated to still be in the city's west remain trapped, and describe deteriorating humanitarian and security conditions. 2017-02-25T06:47:00-05:00 2017-02-25T11:47:43-05:00

Brazen attacks against Syrian security kill at least 32

1 hour 18 min ago
BEIRUT (AP) — In synchronized attacks, insurgents stormed into heavily guarded security offices in Syria's central Homs city, clashed with troops and then blew themselves up, killing a senior officer and at least 31 others, state media and officials reported. 2017-02-25T05:55:00-05:00 2017-02-25T10:55:34-05:00

Iraqi forces facing stiff resistance in western Mosul

1 hour 58 min ago
SOUTH OF MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces pushed deeper into western Mosul Saturday amid stiff resistance from entrenched Islamic State fighters, a commander on the scene said. 2017-02-25T05:09:00-05:00 2017-02-25T10:09:49-05:00

The Latest: Democrats need to dust off party voting rules

2 hours 58 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the selection of a new national leader of the Democratic Party (all times local): 2017-02-25T05:06:00-05:00 2017-02-25T10:06:42-05:00

In poor Black Belt region, both fears and prayers over Trump

3 hours 18 min ago
MARION, Ala. (AP) — Here, in what's left of the Old South's plantation region, the descendants of slaves who picked cotton and worked the dark soil are praying differently since Donald Trump moved into the White House. 2017-02-25T03:42:00-05:00 2017-02-25T08:42:30-05:00

The Latest: Democrats seeking new leader in era of Trump

3 hours 38 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the selection of a new national leader of the Democratic Party (all times local): 2017-02-25T04:49:00-05:00 2017-02-25T09:49:14-05:00

Iraqi forces facing stiff resistance in western Mosul

3 hours 38 min ago
SOUTH OF MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces pushed deeper into western Mosul Saturday amid stiff resistance from entrenched Islamic State fighters, a commander on the scene said. 2017-02-25T03:51:00-05:00 2017-02-25T08:51:51-05:00

The Latest: Opposition leader backs US tack on IS, Iran

3 hours 58 min ago
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria and at peace talks in Geneva (all times local): 2017-02-25T03:29:00-05:00 2017-02-25T08:29:57-05:00

The Latest: Vietnam: Suspect thought she was playing a prank

4 hours 18 min ago
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Latest on Malaysia's investigation into the apparent assassination of the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 2017-02-25T03:45:00-05:00 2017-02-25T08:45:26-05:00

Iraqi forces facing stiff resistance in western Mosul

4 hours 58 min ago
SOUTH OF MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces pushed deeper into western Mosul Saturday amid stiff resistance from entrenched Islamic State fighters, a commander on the scene said. 2017-02-25T03:29:00-05:00 2017-02-25T08:29:49-05:00

Malaysia warns North Korea to cooperate with investigation

4 hours 58 min ago
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police said Saturday that they would issue an arrest warrant for a North Korean diplomat if he refuses to cooperate with the investigation into the deadly attack on North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un's exiled half brother. 2017-02-25T03:03:00-05:00 2017-02-25T08:03:02-05:00

AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

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Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. 2017-02-25T00:07:00-05:00 2017-02-25T05:07:35-05:00

AP Exclusive: Analysts downplay threat from 7 nations in ban

4 hours 58 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Analysts at the Homeland Security Department's intelligence arm found insufficient evidence that citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries included in President Donald Trump's travel ban pose a terror threat to the United States. 2017-02-24T21:32:00-05:00 2017-02-25T02:32:44-05:00

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