Government and politics

FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2016, file photo an iPhone is seen in Washington. A new watchdog report has found that U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers are searching the electronic devices of travelers more often and did not always follow proper protocol. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
December 10, 2018 - 2:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A new watchdog report has found that U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers are searching the electronic devices of travelers more often, and are not always following proper protocol. The report made public Monday found there were 29,000 devices searched at a port of entry in...
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The Annie Frey Show
December 10, 2018 - 2:10 pm
Thomas Helbig from Retirement Advisory Group called into the show today to break down what is happening with the fluctuation in the stock market. Would relationships with China have something to do with the dow dropping? “There is so much uncertainty and when there is uncertainty the market...
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In this Oct. 4, 2018 photo, the U.S. Supreme Court is seen at sunset in Washington. The Supreme Court is avoiding a high-profile case by rejecting appeals from Kansas and Louisiana in their effort to strip Medicaid money from Planned Parenthood over the dissenting votes of three justices. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
December 10, 2018 - 2:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday avoided a high-profile case by rejecting appeals from Kansas and Louisiana in their effort to strip Medicaid money from Planned Parenthood, over the dissenting votes of three justices. The court's order reflected a split among its conservative justices...
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The empty seat of the US representative is seen during the opening session of a UN Migration Conference in Marrakech, Morocco, Monday, Dec.10, 2018. Top U.N. officials and government leaders from about 150 countries are uniting around an agreement on migration, while finding themselves on the defensive about the non-binding deal amid criticism and a walkout from the United States and some other countries. (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy)
December 10, 2018 - 1:18 pm
MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — Defying fierce opposition from the U.S. and a few other nations, nearly 85 percent of U.N. member states agreed Monday on a sweeping yet non-binding accord to ensure safe, orderly and humane migration. The debate over the Global Compact for Migration, the first of its kind...
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FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 19, 2018 file photo, Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj addresses the media during a press conference at the federal chancellery in Vienna, Austria, Kosovo’s prime minister said Monday Dec. 10, 2018, that the army the country expects to have soon will be a modest contributor to creating world peace. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak, File)
December 10, 2018 - 12:58 pm
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo's prime minister said Monday that the army the country expects to have soon will be a modest contributor to creating world peace. Kosovo's lawmakers will vote Friday on three laws that would transform the national security force into a regular army. The measures are...
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A boat sail along the Naviglio canal decorated with Christmas lights, in Milan, Italy, Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
December 10, 2018 - 12:57 pm
ROME (AP) — Italy's right-wing interior minister says former Trump administration adviser Steve Bannon has interesting ideas but that he doesn't understand Europe's complexities. Matteo Salvini met over the summer with Bannon, who is reported to be planning a political consulting strategy to...
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December 10, 2018 - 12:54 pm
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Hundreds of inmates at Macedonia's main prison outside the capital have refused to accept meals to press demands that an amnesty expected to be granted for suspects involved in a violent political protest at parliament last year be expanded to other offences. Justice...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2005 file photo, a supersonic Tu-160 strategic bomber with Russian President Vladimir Putin aboard flies above an airfield near the northern city of Murmansk. The Russian military says two of its nuclear-capable strategic bombers have arrived in Venezuela, a deployment that comes amid soaring Russia-U.S. tensions. (Alexei Panov, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP, File)
December 10, 2018 - 12:26 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Two Russian nuclear-capable strategic bombers arrived in Venezuela on Monday, a deployment that comes amid soaring Russia-U.S. tensions. Russia's Defense Ministry said a pair Tu-160 bombers landed at Maiquetia airport outside Caracas on Monday following a 10,000-kilometer (6,200-mile...
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December 10, 2018 - 10:46 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say active duty troops will begin leaving the southern U.S border this week and the number of forces there will go down to at least 3,000 by the holidays. There have been roughly 5,400 active duty troops along the border in recent weeks installing wire barriers and...
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A monument to late President Franjo Tujdman is unveiled in Zagreb, Croatia, Monday, Dec. 10,2018. Franjo Tujdman led the country to independence from the former Yugoslavia and through the 1992-95 war but is regarded by many as a hardline nationalist. Top officials attended the ceremony in the capital Zagreb also marking the 19th anniversary of Tujdman's death. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
December 10, 2018 - 10:41 am
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia has unveiled a monument to late leader Franjo Tudjman, who led the country to independence from the former Yugoslavia but has also been criticized for his nationalist policies. Top Croatian officials attended the ceremony in Zagreb on Monday that marked the 19th...
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