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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

SAN ANTONIO | The Latest: Cruz, O’Rourke trade barbs in Senate debate

SAN ANTONIO — The Latest on the Texas Senate race debate between Republican incumbent Ted Cruz and Democratic challenger Beto O’Rourke (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Ted Cruz and Beto O’Rourke are wasting little time laying into each other in the second and final scheduled debate of a Texas Senate race that has become one … Continue reading SAN ANTONIO | The Latest: Cruz, O’Rourke trade barbs in Senate debate

WASHINGTON | Sen. Feinstein gives investigators info she got on Kavanaugh

WASHINGTON — Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said she has notified federal investigators about information she received — and won’t disclose publicly — concerning Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The California Democrat said in a statement Thursday that she “received information from an individual concerning the nomination.” She said … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Sen. Feinstein gives investigators info she got on Kavanaugh

NEW YORK | Call it a comeback: Murray, Wawrinka win US Open returns

NEW YORK  — Andy Murray pumped his fist and then did it again, exulting as if he had just won his match. Actually, he was still one point away. But considering all the pain Murray has experienced in his hip, sprinting toward the net to chase down a drop volley and put it away was … Continue reading NEW YORK | Call it a comeback: Murray, Wawrinka win US Open returns