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NEW YORK | Chiefs supplant Rams atop AP Pro32 poll; Saints remain No. 2

NEW YORK— Kansas City’s Patrick Mahomes has had a special season so far. A league-leading 43 touchdown passes. A no-look pass against the Baltimore Ravens. And he has led the Chiefs to the top of latest AP Pro32 poll . The Chiefs received seven of 12 first-place votes for 379 points in balloting Tuesday by … Continue reading NEW YORK | Chiefs supplant Rams atop AP Pro32 poll; Saints remain No. 2

ATLANTA | Only on AP: Abrams prepares push for new Georgia Gov. vote

ATLANTA — Stacey Abrams‘ campaign and legal team is preparing an unprecedented legal challenge in the unresolved Georgia governor’s race that could leave the state’s Supreme Court deciding whether to force another round of voting. The Democrat’s longshot strategy relies on a statute that’s never been used in such a high-stakes contest. It is being … Continue reading ATLANTA | Only on AP: Abrams prepares push for new Georgia Gov. vote

ATLANTA | Only on AP: Stacey Abrams’ team prepares push for new vote

ATLANTA  — Stacey Abrams’ campaign and legal team is preparing an unprecedented legal challenge in the unresolved Georgia governor’s race that could leave the state’s Supreme Court deciding whether to force another round of voting. The Democrat’s longshot strategy relies on a statute that’s never been used in such a high-stakes contest. It is being … Continue reading ATLANTA | Only on AP: Stacey Abrams’ team prepares push for new vote

WASHINGTON | Trump administration defends its case against CNN’s Acosta

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump‘s administration is trying to fend off a legal challenge from CNN and other outlets over the revocation of journalist Jim Acosta‘s White House “hard pass.” U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Kelly heard arguments Wednesday afternoon from lawyers representing CNN and the Justice Department. The news network is seeking an immediate … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump administration defends its case against CNN’s Acosta

PARIS | The Latest: Netanyahu meets Putin at Paris WWI gathering

PARIS— The Latest on commemorations a century after the end of World War I (all times local): 6:10 p.m. Israel’s prime minister says he and Russian President Vladimir Putin have spoken in Paris, the first time the two met since the downing of a Russian plane over Syria. Benjamin Netanyahu says the conversation with Putin … Continue reading PARIS | The Latest: Netanyahu meets Putin at Paris WWI gathering

EL PASO, Texas | In Texas, Ted Cruz squares off with rising star O’Rourke

EL PASO, Texas — Beto O’Rourke has already used his once-longshot Texas Senate run to become a national Democratic phenomenon, shatter fundraising records and set off whispers that he could be a credible 2020 White House contender. But will it be enough to upset — or even stay close to — incumbent Republican Ted Cruz … Continue reading EL PASO, Texas | In Texas, Ted Cruz squares off with rising star O’Rourke

EL PASO, Texas | Ted Cruz hopes to secure 2nd term vs. rising star O’Rourke

EL PASO, Texas  — Beto O’Rourke has already used his once-longshot Texas Senate run to become a national Democratic phenomenon, shatter fundraising records and set off whispers that he could be a credible 2020 White House contender. But will it be enough to upset — or even stay close to — incumbent Republican Ted Cruz … Continue reading EL PASO, Texas | Ted Cruz hopes to secure 2nd term vs. rising star O’Rourke

ISTANBUL | US, Saudi tensions rise over killing in Saudi consulate

ISTANBUL — Saudi Arabia’s crown prince “crossed a line” in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and must pay a price, a leading U.S. Senate Republican said Sunday, in a sign of growing tensions between the United States and its Gulf ally. Bob Corker, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said Saturday on CNN’s … Continue reading ISTANBUL | US, Saudi tensions rise over killing in Saudi consulate