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  1. Judge orders Montana congressman photographed, fingerprinted

    08.21 / 20:44 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    A judge has ordered Montana Rep. Greg Gianforte to be photographed and fingerprinted for assaulting a reporter in May, opening the door for the congressman's mug shot to be plastered … Click to Continue…
  2. The Latest: Eclipse a hit even where sun not totally blocked

    08.21 / 18:37 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    The Latest on the total solar eclipse crossing the U.S., from Oregon to South Carolina (all times EDT): 1:50 p.m. Northwest cities not quite in the path of totality also … Click to Continue…
  3. Trump’s Pentagon wants to spend almost $500 million on Guantánamo construction

    08.21 / 16:40 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    Behind the scenes, the U.S. military is planning for nearly a half-billion dollars in new construction during the Trump administration, including a Navy request to build a $250 million, five-bed … Click to Continue…
  4. Navy chief orders probe into Pacific fleet after collisions

    08.21 / 15:33 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    The U.S. Navy ordered a broad investigation Monday into the performance and readiness of the Pacific-based 7th Fleet after an early morning collision between the USS John S. McCain and … Click to Continue…
  5. Get ready to watch the Great American Eclipse make its cross-country path

    08.21 / 14:33 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    The last time the contiguous U.S. saw a total eclipse was in 1979. Watch life unfold in McClatchy markets on the path of totality as the great solar eclipse of 2017 passes overhead. … Click to Continue…
  6. Spain death toll to 15 as suspect linked to fatal carjacking

    08.21 / 14:33 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    The fugitive in the Barcelona van attack carjacked a man and stabbed him to death Thursday night as he made his getaway, Spanish officials said Monday as they raised the … Click to Continue…
  7. Judge shot, wounded near Ohio courthouse; suspect killed

    08.21 / 14:33 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    Ohio officials say a county judge was shot and wounded as he walked toward a courthouse, and the suspect was killed when a probation officer returned fire. Jefferson County Judge … Click to Continue…
  8. Big Ben bell falls silent in London for repairs until 2021

    08.21 / 13:28 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    After more than 150 years as Britain's most famous timekeeper, London's Big Ben bell fell silent Monday for four years of repair work that will keep it quiet on all … Click to Continue…
  9. Putin appoints new Russian ambassador to US

    08.21 / 13:28 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    President Vladimir Putin has appointed a former deputy defense minister as Russia's new ambassador to the United States. The Kremlin said on Monday Putin has replaced Sergei Kislyak, whose tenure … Click to Continue…
  10. The Latest: Big Ben's bell goes silent for years of repairs

    08.21 / 11:21 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    The Latest on Big Ben's bell going silent (all times local): 12 p.m. Britain's Big Ben has bonged the hour for the last time ahead of almost four years of … Click to Continue…
  11. The Latest: No motive yet as van rams Marseille bus stops

    08.21 / 11:21 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    The Latest on a van ramming two bus stops in the French port city of Marseille (all times local): 12:20 p.m. A Marseille police official confirms reports that a van … Click to Continue…
  12. Fate of 21 national monuments will land on Trump’s desk this week

    08.21 / 10:19 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    The Trump administration this week is expected to release plans for potentially shrinking or revoking the status of 21 national monuments, setting the stage for a years-long legal battle that … Click to Continue…
  13. Trump-linked oligarch’s company goes bust as intrigue grows

    08.21 / 10:19 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    Two mysterious companies owned by the Russian oligarch who bought Donald Trump’s Palm Beach mansion filed for bankruptcy in North Carolina Friday, adding to the intrigue about the firms and … Click to Continue »…
  14. US Embassy in Russia suspends issuing nonimmigrant visas

    08.21 / 10:19 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    The U.S. Embassy in Russia will suspend issuing nonimmigrant visas in Moscow for eight days from Wednesday and will stop issuing visas at its consulates elsewhere in Russia in response … Click to Continue…
  15. Nepal to hold national, provincial polls in November

    08.21 / 09:19 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    Nepal will hold elections on Nov. 26 for both the national parliament and the assemblies of the seven provinces that were recently carved out by the new constitution, a government … Click to Continue…
  16. Merkel welcomes release of German-Turkish author in Spain

    08.21 / 08:25 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has welcomed the release of a German writer detained in Spain on a Turkish warrant and criticized Turkey for "abusing" Interpol. Merkel told RTL Television late … Click to Continue…
  17. The Latest: Spain official confirms ID of attacker at large

    08.21 / 07:32 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    The Latest on the aftermath of the Spain attacks (all times local): 9:20 a.m. Authorities in Spain have confirmed that Younes Abouyaaqoub is the final member of the Islamic extremist … Click to Continue…
  18. US warship collides with tanker near Singapore; 10 missing

    08.21 / 04:29 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    At least 10 U.S. sailors are missing after the USS John S. McCain collided with a tanker early Monday east of Singapore, the second accident involving a ship from the … Click to Continue…
  19. The Latest: Senator tweets prayers for USS John S. McCain

    08.21 / 03:24 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    The Latest on the collision between a U.S. Navy ship and a merchant ship near Singapore (all times local): 10:45 a.m. U.S. Sen. John McCain says he is praying for … Click to Continue…
  20. Pennsylvania running out of options for cash to pay bills

    08.20 / 18:00 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    Top state officials are warning that Pennsylvania's deficit-strapped government is rapidly approaching a more severe stage in its seven-week-old budget stalemate, one in which Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf may have … Click to Continue…