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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Jeb Bush is preparing to embark on an experiment in presidential politics: delegating many of the nuts-and-bolts tasks of seeking the White House to a separate political organization that can raise unlimited amounts of campaign cash.
Niger's soldiers intercepted a shipment of nearly three tonnes of cannabis being escorted by a group of heavily armed smugglers in the mountains of northern Niger, the West African country's defence ministry said late on Monday. The seizure occurred on Sunday in the Air Mountains, an area regularly traversed by criminal gangs, some with links to Islamist militant groups, to smuggle drugs and migrants into northern Africa and then onward to Europe. Three vehicles as well as machine-guns, assault rifles, a grenade launcher and ammunition were seized during the operation, which was carried out by soldiers from Niger and a partner nation.
KEENE, N.H. (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton has found herself on the defensive during her first presidential campaign visit to New Hampshire this year, pushing back against swirling questions about her family foundation.