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September 22, 2017 10:33 PM U.S. Informs 21 States They Were Targeted By Attempted Russian Hacking

Department of Homeland Security leaves it to each state whether to make the news public WASHINGTON—The Department of Homeland Security on Friday gave election officials in nearly two dozen states additional information on Russian targeting of their election systems last year, ending months of uncertainty among administrators about which states were targeted 13

September 21, 2017 9:22 PM The German Race That Is Expected to Go Down to the Wire

Taking place on the same day as the national election, the Berlin Marathon pits reigning Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge against 10,000 meter world record holder Kenenisa Bekele On Sunday, the Berlin Marathon will feature a long-awaited matchup of two Olympic champions in their as-yet unfulfilled quest to break the world record for 26.2 miles

September 21, 2017 2:34 PM Former All-Star Raul Mondesi sentenced to eight years in prison

Former major league outfielder Raul Mondesi was sentenced to eight years in prison for corruption and mishandling of public funds while serving as mayor of San Cristobal in the Dominican Republic. Mondesi, who was also fined 60 million pesos, was the 1994 National League Rookie of the Year. He had been under house arrest since February while awaiting 27

September 21, 2017 11:12 AM Congressional Hispanic Caucus PAC spending big on Vegas resorts, restaurants, nightclubs

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus BOLD PAC (CHC BOLD PAC), the fundraising arm of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, is spending big on resorts, restaurants, and nightclubs this year, mainly in Las Vegas, Federal Election Commission filings show. The CHC BOLD PAC describes itself as "the fastest growing Democratic political action committee dedicated 25

September 20, 2017 6:06 PM RNC spent over $230K last month covering Trump's legal fees in Russia investigations

The Republican National Committee spent over $230,000 last month to cover President Donald Trump's legal fees related to the investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, an RNC official confirmed for ABC News. The money went to two members of Trump's personal legal team: $131,250 to Jay Sekulow and $100,000 to John Dowd through 29

September 20, 2017 4:24 PM The Secret of Angela Merkel’s Longevity: Strategic Flip-Flops

The German chancellor, whose party is heavily favored in this weekend’s election, has shifted with the political wind, disarming opponents BERLIN—Martin Schulz, who is running to unseat German Chancellor Angela Merkel, drew loud applause at his party’s convention in June when he unveiled a core campaign promise: “We will achieve marriage equality in the next government 50

September 20, 2017 4:24 PM Italy’s Upstart 5 Star Movement Looks to Candidate With Mainstream Appeal

Antiestablishment party has risen to prominence with help from voters angry over slow growth and high unemployment ROME—Italy’s antiestablishment 5 Star Movement is picking a new standard-bearer with a key qualification: He looks and talks like a mainstream politician. The 5 Star Movement—one of Europe’s largest upstart political parties—is set to choose 32

September 20, 2017 3:00 PM Top Kenya Court Blames Electoral Commission for Vote Problems

Judges annulled last month’s presidential election in historic move for an African country NAIROBI, Kenya—Kenya’s top court on Wednesday lambasted electoral officials in a detailed account of the reasoning behind its unprecedented annulment of last month’s presidential election, casting doubt on whether a repeat vote can go ahead when expected 47

September 19, 2017 11:24 PM Ex-Trump campaign chief Manafort wants probe of leaks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, lashed out on Tuesday at reports he was wiretapped by federal authorities, and his spokesman sent out a statement demanding a leaks probe and suggesting the surveillance was politically motivated. The statement issued by spokesman Jason Maloni on behalf of Manafort 18

September 18, 2017 11:34 PM U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson Poses Brexit Challenge for Theresa May

Cabinet member publishes article playing down transition period at heart of prime minister’s exit plan LONDON—As Brexit negotiations hit a critical juncture, Prime Minister Theresa May is finding some of her biggest adversaries are in London, not Brussels. Mrs. May is struggling to quell dissension from cabinet ministers as she prepares to deliver a major 18