All-night Democrat talk-a-thon opposes Supreme Court pick

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic senator held the Senate floor through the night and was still going Wednesday in an attention-grabbing talk-a-thon highlighting his party's opposition to President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch.

 

  • Written by ERICA WERNER , AP Congressional Correspondent

White House, lawmakers adrift over reviving health bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration and Republican lawmakers plan to continue their uphill effort to exhume the House GOP's health care bill, but remain adrift and divided over how to reshape it to attract enough votes to muscle it through the chamber.

 

  • Written by ALAN FRAM , Associated Press

6 arrested for terrorism in wake of St. Petersburg bombing

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — As the residents of Russia's second-largest city try to regain their nerve in the wake of a fatal subway bombing, officials announced Wednesday that six people have been arrested on suspicion of recruiting terrorists.

 

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

EU legislators tell UK on Brexit: no parallel talks

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union lawmakers on Wednesday threw their weight behind the chief EU negotiator for the divorce proceedings with Britain, backing his call for phased negotiations — against the wishes of London — and demanding Britain pay billions in commitments that the EU thinks it is owed.

 

  • Written by RAF CASERT , Associated Press