Romania's leader aims to annul graft law as unconstitutional

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's president said Thursday he will ask judges to declare unconstitutional an emergency government decree that dilutes what qualifies as corruption, after hundreds of thousands of people protested the measure.

  • Written by ALISON MUTLER , Associated Press

Reporters' spy saga gives glimpse of UK surveillance culture

DARLINGTON, England (AP) — British journalist Julia Breen's scoop about racism at her local police force didn't just get her on the front page, it got her put under surveillance.

  • Written by RAPHAEL SATTER , AP Cybersecurity Writer

Trump urges Senate to change rules, push through court pick

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump urged Majority leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday to change the rules of the Senate if necessary to swiftly push through his Supreme Court nominee, Judge Neil Gorsuch. Trump's words immediately escalated what's shaping up as a feverish partisan battle over the vacancy on the Supreme Court.

  • Written by ERICA WERNER and MARK SHERMAN , Associated Press