The Latest: Steve Bannon called as Stone prosecution witness

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Roger Stone trial (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Steve Bannon is making his first appearance in the Roger Stone trial as a prosecu...

Censorship or caution? Culture war burns in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The clowns were already on stage, faces painted white, costumes carefully adjusted. It was to be the troupe's second show of "Abrazo," a play for children about a fictional dicta...

Trump confronts the limits of impeachment defense strategy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is confronting the limits of his main impeachment defense. As the probe hits the one-month mark, Trump and his aides have largely ignored the...

Cambridge Analytica whistleblower has book out next week

NEW YORK (AP) — The so-called whistleblower at Cambridge Analytica, the data-mining firm linked to using social media for targeted political ads, has a book deal. Christopher Wylie's...

Analysis: Trump's political and policy guardrails fall away

WASHINGTON (AP) — An unrepentant President Donald Trump has been testing the limits of the nation's tolerance from the day he took office. Now he has cast off one of the few remaining voices trying to...

Trump, Mueller differ on whether Mueller sought FBI job

WASHINGTON (AP) — Job interview or consultation? A day before he was named special counsel, Robert Mueller was invited to the White House to discuss the role of FBI director with Pre...

Boris Johnson's chaotic path to power finally pays off

LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson aspires to be a modern-day Winston Churchill. Critics fear he's a British Donald Trump. Johnson won the contest to lead the governing Conservative Party o...

Rising French far-right star resurfaces and flirts with fire

PARIS (AP) — She vowed to stay out of politics and even dropped the French far right's signature name — Le Pen — from her moniker. But Marion Marechal, a former star lawmaker who's still only in her 2...

APNewsBreak: Data scientist drops Facebook defamation suit

Aleksandr Kogan, the data scientist at the center of Facebook's Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal, said he is dropping a defamation lawsuit against the social network rather than engage in an expens...

American cardinal severs ties with Bannon-linked group

VATICAN CITY (AP) — A conservative American cardinal has distanced himself from former White House adviser Steve Bannon and severed ties with a Bannon-linked institute that wants to train future popul...

Blond ambition: Boris Johnson hones in on goal of leading UK

LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson once said he had as much chance of becoming Britain's prime minister as of finding Elvis on Mars. It was typical Johnson: a joke to deflect attention from...

Businessman in Mueller probe to face VA child porn charges

NEW YORK (AP) — A Lebanese-American businessman who provided grand jury testimony to special counsel Robert Mueller has agreed to be transferred to Virginia to face child pornography charges. ...

The Latest: Witness in Mueller investigation held overnight

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of George Nader, who provided grand jury testimony to special counsel Robert Mueller (all times local): 7:30 p.m. A ...

Businessman linked to Mueller probe faces child porn charge

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A Lebanese-American businessman who provided grand jury testimony to special counsel Robert Mueller has been arrested on charges of transporting images of child pornography. ...

Italy blocks Bannon's plans for right-wing political academy

COLLEPARDO, Italy (AP) — The Italian government is blocking plans by former White House adviser Steve Bannon to set up an academy for future populist political leaders in a medieval monastery in the m...