AP - ap.online.headlines.politics http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.politics News Sat, 28 May 2016 02:59:04 -0400 In business and politics, Trump stokes internal rivalries Sat, 28 May 2016 02:40:14 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/28/US--GOP.2016-Trump_s.Management.Style/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--GOP.2016-Trump_s.Management.Style c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:1549a9d422c:304b WASHINGTON (AP) — When Donald Trump acquired a pair of Atlantic City casinos in the mid-1980s, he pitted his managers against each other in a ferocious competition over everything from booking entertainers to attracting high-rolling gamblers. Court ruling raises possibility Kansas schools can't open Sat, 28 May 2016 02:23:31 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/28/US--School.Funding-Kansas-Q_A/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--School.Funding-Kansas-Q_A c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:1549a9d422c:3026 TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas faces a threat that its public schools won't open for the next school year after the state Supreme Court rejected some education funding changes made by the Republican-dominated Legislature. Alibaba won and lost a friend in Washington; how it happened Fri, 27 May 2016 22:13:42 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/28/AS--China-Alibaba-Anti-Counterfeit.Group/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_AS--China-Alibaba-Anti-Counterfeit.Group c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:1549a9d422c:2de0 SHANGHAI (AP) — In 2011, a respected anti-counterfeiting coalition in Washington escalated its fight against the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, saying its websites served as a 24-hour market "for counterfeiters and pirates" and should be blacklisted. DOD uses undisclosed files to defend sex assault testimony Sat, 28 May 2016 02:50:28 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/28/US--Military.Sexual.Assault/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Military.Sexual.Assault c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:1549a9d422c:304c WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is relying on information it won't make public to dispute an Associated Press investigation that found the military misled Congress about sexual assault cases to blunt support for Senate legislation. Obama uses Hiroshima visit as opportunity to urge no nukes Fri, 27 May 2016 20:10:09 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/27/Obama-Hiroshima/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_Obama-Hiroshima c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:1549a9d422c:24be HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — With an unflinching look back at a painful history, President Barack Obama stood on the hallowed ground of Hiroshima on Friday and declared it a fitting place to summon people everywhere to embrace the vision of a world without nuclear weapons. Presidential race shows deep seated strife toward minorities Sat, 28 May 2016 02:45:20 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/28/US--Campaign.2016-Minorities/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Campaign.2016-Minorities c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:1549a9d422c:304d WASHINGTON (AP) — It started with Mexicans being publicly accused by presidential candidate Donald Trump of being criminals and rapists. It escalated to ejections, to sucker punches, to pepper spray. And now violence and strife seems to be a commonplace occurrence out on the campaign trail. Trump tells California 'there is no drought' Fri, 27 May 2016 22:54:41 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/27/US--GOP.2016-Trump/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--GOP.2016-Trump c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:1549a9d422c:2bde FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told California voters Friday that he can solve their water crisis, declaring, "There is no drought." Never mind Trump, GOP uniting under banner: 'Never Hillary' Sat, 28 May 2016 02:51:54 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/28/US--GOP.2016-Never.Hillary/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--GOP.2016-Never.Hillary c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:1549a9d422c:304e WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's best ally in winning over skeptical Republicans is turning out to be Hillary Clinton. Congress' grade so far? Incomplete at best Sat, 28 May 2016 02:54:28 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/28/US--Congress-Report.Card/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Congress-Report.Card c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:1549a9d422c:304f WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is racing toward its summer break, but like a procrastinating college kid it has tons of work to catch up on to avoid a report card laden with grades of incomplete or even worse. Questions and answers about American troops in Syria Fri, 27 May 2016 17:44:38 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/27/US-United-States-Syria-Q_A/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-United-States-Syria-Q_A c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:1549a9d422c:2c3f WASHINGTON (AP) — At least 200 U.S. special operations troops are in Syria advising the Syrian Democratic Forces in their effort to retake the city of Raqqa, the self-proclaimed capital of the Islamic State group. Never mind Trump, GOP uniting under banner: 'Never Hillary' Fri, 27 May 2016 20:13:16 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/27/US--GOP.2016-Never.Hillary/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--GOP.2016-Never.Hillary c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:1549a9d422c:29a9 WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's best ally in winning over skeptical Republicans is turning out to be Hillary Clinton. Congress' grade so far? Incomplete at best Fri, 27 May 2016 16:53:50 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/27/US--Congress-Report.Card/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Congress-Report.Card c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:1549a9d422c:29e0 WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is racing toward its summer break, but like a procrastinating college kid it has tons of work to catch up on to avoid a report card laden with grades of incomplete or even worse. AP FACT CHECK: Clinton misstates key facts in email episode Fri, 27 May 2016 20:38:31 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/27/US--DEM.2016-Clinton.Emails-Fact.Check/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--DEM.2016-Clinton.Emails-Fact.Check c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:1549a9d422c:2a21 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Over the months, Hillary Clinton misstated key facts about her use of private email and her own server for her work as secretary of state, the department's inspector general reported this week. NY Democrat: Trump should return money to 9/11 recovery fund Fri, 27 May 2016 16:09:32 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/27/US--GOP.2016-Trump-9/11/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_2016_11 c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:1549a9d422c:2b17 WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump is "a small man" for accepting $150,000 from a federal fund for small businesses hurt by the Sept. 11 attacks and should return the money or donate it to charity, a New York Democratic congressman said. Education Department replaces career college chain monitor Fri, 27 May 2016 15:54:12 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/27/US-Profit-Colleges/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-Profit-Colleges c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:1549a9d422c:2b18 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Education Department on Friday appointed a new lawyer to oversee the turnaround of schools once owned by Corinthian Colleges Inc., following an Associated Press review that found trouble at the schools and questioned the previous monitor's independence. Police department won't send officers to RNC, cites concerns Fri, 27 May 2016 16:51:22 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/27/US--GOP.2016-Cleveland-Security/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--GOP.2016-Cleveland-Security c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:1549a9d422c:2a67 CLEVELAND (AP) — A North Carolina police department has rescinded its offer to send 50 police officers to this summer's Republican National Convention in Cleveland, citing concerns about insurance coverage and whether the city is prepared to host an event that's expected to bring 50,000 visitors to northeast Ohio. Trump says he no longer wants to debate Sanders Fri, 27 May 2016 19:05:27 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/27/US--Campaign.2016-Trump-Sanders/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Campaign.2016-Trump-Sanders c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:1549a9d422c:2b6c SAN DIEGO (AP) — Republican Donald Trump says he's not interested in debating Democrat Bernie Sanders after all. Trump encourages Rubio to run again for Senate Fri, 27 May 2016 16:36:00 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/27/US--Senate-Rubio/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Senate-Rubio c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:1549a9d422c:28cd WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of trading vicious insults, Donald Trump and Marco Rubio are suddenly making nice. Donald Trump breaks with nation's only Latina governor Fri, 27 May 2016 15:03:02 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/27/US--GOP.2016-Trump-Martinez/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--GOP.2016-Trump-Martinez c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:1549a9d422c:2867 SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — It was a stunning rebuke — even by Donald Trump's standards — aimed at the nation's only Latina governor at a political rally in her home state of New Mexico. Colorado governor's book raises Clinton veep speculation Fri, 27 May 2016 03:51:08 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/27/US--DEM.2016-Clinton-Hickenlooper/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--DEM.2016-Clinton-Hickenlooper c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:1549a9d422c:2493 DENVER (AP) — John Hickenlooper, Colorado's term-limited Democratic governor, released a candid autobiography and is doing the book talk rounds this week, reviving speculation that he is positioning himself to join Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign ticket.