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In this July 26, 2018 photo, Jerry Cox, the head of the Family Council Action Committee, speaks to a group of pastors at a breakfast meeting in Little Rock, Arkansas. Cox spoke about a proposed "tort reform" measure appearing on Arkansas' ballot in November. Cox's group is rallying churches against the proposal, which would impose new limits on damages awarded in lawsuits. (AP Photo/Andrew Demillo)
Church group's opposition stuns advocates of 'tort reform'A so-called tort reform proposal on Arkansas' ballot that expected little trouble winning passage in deeply red Arkansas is running into a surprising obstacle from a reliable conservative ally
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FILE - This Feb. 22, 2018 file photo shows Jackson Hole businessman Dave Dodson in Cheyenne, Wyo.  Dodson, a political newcomer and businessman little known in Wyoming, has made a bold Republican primary bid to tap anger over  U.S. Sen. John Barrasso corporate donations and Washington ties. (AP Photo/Mead Gruver, file)
Republican insurgent gives Wyoming Senate incumbent a fightWealthy businessman and political outsider Dave Dodson takes on low-key incumbent Sen. John Barrasso in Wyoming Republican primary
The Associated Press1 hour ago
AP Interview: Top Republican says Russia probe difficultSenate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr has been the Russia investigator who is seen but rarely heard on Capitol Hill
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, Jan.17, 2018, former U.K. Independence Party leader and MEP Nigel Farage listens to speeches at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France. According to an article written by Farage and published Saturday Aug. 18, 2018, Farage says he is joining up with a pro-Brexit pressure group to oppose Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for future ties with the European Union. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias, FILE)
UK's right-wing Farage vows to end Brexit 'sell-out'Former U.K. Independence Party leader Nigel Farage says he is joining up with a pro-Brexit pressure group to oppose Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for future ties with the European Union
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE- This June 20, 2014 file photo shows the Southwest Key-Nueva Esperanza, in Brownsville, Texas, a facility that shelters unaccompanied immigrant children. When school leaders in San Benito, Texas, learned of an influx of children to a migrant shelter in town, they felt obliged to help. The superintendent reached out and agreed to send 19 bilingual teachers and hundreds of computers to make the learning environment as similar as possible to one of his schools. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
Schools grapple with obligations to migrants in sheltersSome school systems around the U.S. have been reaching out to assist with the education of immigrant children at nearby shelters
The Associated Press2 hours ago
People stand by a small white coffin of a child ahead of a funeral service for some of the victims of a collapsed highway bridge, in Genoa's exhibition center Fiera di Genova, Italy, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. Saturday has been declared a national day of mourning in Italy and includes a state funeral at the industrial port city's fair grounds for those who plunged to their deaths as the 45-meter (150-foot) tall Morandi Bridge gave way Tuesday. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Italy's leader demands safe roads; bridge toll rises to 42Italy's president has demanded guarantees that all the nation's roads are safe following the Genoa highway bridge collapse, after he comforted mourners at a state funeral for many of the dead in the grieving port city
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this June 13, 2013, file photo, South Dakota state Sen. Billie Sutton rides a horse on his family's farm in Gregory County outside of Burke, S.D. Sutton is paralyzed from the waist down from a 2007 rodeo accident and uses a special saddle with straps to hold him in without the use of his legs to grip the horse's side. Sutton planned to be a world champion saddle bronc rider, but the rodeo accident that claimed his burgeoning career and his ability to walk led instead to a political rise that could make Sutton the first Democrat elected South Dakota governor in more than four decades. (Jay Pickthorn/Argus Leader via AP, File)
Cowboy turned lawmaker hopes to be South Dakota governorBillie Sutton planned to be a world champion saddle bronc rider, but a rodeo accident that claimed his career and ability to walk led to politics _ and he's giving Democrats hopes of capturing South Dakota governor for the first time in over four decades
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 election, departs Capitol Hill following a closed door meeting in Washington. Prosecutors working for Mueller are recommending a short prison sentence for a former Trump campaign adviser who lied to the FBI during the Russia probe. Mueller’s team says in a new court filing that George Papadopoulos should spend at least some time incarcerated and pay a nearly $10,000 fine. His recommended sentence under federal guidelines is zero to six months, but prosecutors note a similar defendant in the case spent 30 days in jail.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Short sentence recommended for former Trump campaign adviserProsecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller are recommending a short prison sentence for a former Trump campaign adviser who lied to the FBI during the Russia probe
The Associated Press3 hours ago
AP Interview: Top Republican opens up about Russia probeSenate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr has been the Russia investigator who is seen but rarely heard on Capitol Hill
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Trump says he 'won't let' social media target conservativesPresident Donald Trump is accusing social media companies of "totally discriminating against Republican/Conservative voices" and says he "we won't let that happen."
The Associated Press4 hours ago
In this Aug. 16, 2018 photo, Democrat Ilhan Omar, the nation's first Somali-American legislator who won her party's congressional primary in the race, talks during an interview at Peace Coffee in Minneapolis. Just two years ago, the Minnesota Democrat became the first Somali-American elected to a state legislature. Now she's likely to become one of the first two Muslim women elected to Congress. (AP Photo/Jeff Baenen)
Somali-American candidate: Wants to 'instill hope in people'Ilhan Omar, the Minnesota legislator heavily favored to become a new Muslim voice in Congress, says she wants to get people talking about the kind of nation the U.S. should be
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Kevin Downing, with the defense team for Paul Manafort, speaks briefly to the media on leaving federal court after jury deliberation finished for the day in the trial of the former Donald Trump campaign chairman, in Alexandria, Va., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Another trial looms for ex-Trump campaign chairman ManafortAs jurors in Virginia weigh Paul Manafort's fate in a sprawling financial fraud case, the former Trump campaign chairman still has another, separate trial looming in the nation's capital
The Associated Press4 hours ago
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