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    Prosecutors drop charge vs. commentator Lucian Wintrich

    STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped a breach of peace charge filed against conservative commentator Lucian Wintrich after a confrontation with protesters last month during an appearance at the University of Connecticut. Wintrich, the White House correspondent for the right-wing website Gateway Pundit, was charged after grabbing a woman who took his notes from […]
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    Reactor plan investor denies Flynn inauguration texts

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A nuclear reactor investment firm that once hired Michael Flynn as a security adviser is denying a report from a congressional whistleblower that Flynn sent text messages during President Donald Trump’s inauguration saying the company’s Mideast reactor project was “good to go” and that U.S. sanctions hobbling the project would be “ripped […]
  • AP

    3 Trump accusers speak out, call for congressional probe

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Three women who have previously accused President Donald Trump of sexual harassment shared their stories on NBC’s “Megyn Kelly Today.” Jessica Leeds, Samantha Holvey and Rachel Crooks on Monday told of alleged harassment by Trump spanning decades. The White House called the claims false and “totally disputed in most cases.” It said […]
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    Trump disputes report he watches hours of television daily

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is disputing a report that he watches hours of television each day, calling it, “Another false story.” The president is pushing back against a report in The New York Times about his first year in office that mentioned he watches at least four hours of television a day, sometimes […]
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    The Latest: Obama, Biden record calls for Jones

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the Alabama Senate race (all times local): 10:19 a.m. Former President Barack Obama and former Vice President Joe Biden have recorded calls urging turnout in Alabama’s heated race for U.S. Senate. A person familiar with the campaign said Monday that Obama had recorded a message in support of […]
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    Supreme Court won’t hear dispute involving NC TV network

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawsuit against a North Carolina city for allegedly discriminating against an African-American-owned television network will go forward after the Supreme Court declined to get involved in the case. The Supreme Court’s announcement Monday that it would not get involved in the dispute leaves in place a ruling of the U.S. Court […]
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    Supreme Court declines gay rights work discrimination case

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is leaving in place a lower court ruling that a federal employment discrimination law doesn’t protect a person against discrimination based on their sexual orientation. The court on Monday declined to take up the question of whether a law that bars workplace discrimination “because of…sex” covers discrimination against someone […]
  • AP

    Not Real News: Alabama Senate race spurs false reports

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — As Alabama’s high-profile Senate race heads toward a Tuesday vote, supporters and opponents of GOP candidate Roy Moore are bending the truth — or shattering it to pieces — in the campaign’s final stretch. One website falsely proclaimed that one of the women who accused Moore of sexual misconduct had recanted. […]
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    Start the clock for Trump, GOP in last push on taxes, budget

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Start the countdown clock on a momentous two weeks for President Donald Trump and the GOP-run Congress. Republicans are determined to deliver the first revamp of the nation’s tax code in three decades and prove they can govern after their failure to dismantle Barack Obama’s health care law this past summer. Voters […]
  • Lifestyle

    AP FACT CHECK: Trump, Moore and their odd orbit of claims

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The orbit of odd political claims stretched from Utah canyons to the looming Alabama Senate race to crazy-as-usual Washington in recent days. That’s what The Associated Press found when scrutinizing an assortment of statements from President Donald Trump and others last week. In addition, earlier comments by Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore […]
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    Final push for Moore and Jones in Alabama Senate race

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Democrats see Tuesday’s special Senate election as a chance to renounce a history littered with politicians whose race-baiting, bombast and other baggage have long soiled the state’s reputation beyond its borders. Many Republicans see the vote as chance to ratify their conservative values and protect President Donald Trump’s agenda ahead […]
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    Hyperactive Missouri Gov. Greitens touts his physical feats

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Rappelling into a bull-riding rodeo event , crawling through dirt in a SWAT obstacle course and entering a burning building with firefighters. These could be action movie stunts by Arnold Schwarzenegger, the Hollywood star turned California governor. But they were all done by another governor earning a reputation for public […]
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    A look at what didn’t happen in the Alabama Senate race

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — As Alabama’s high-profile Senate race heads toward a Tuesday vote, supporters and opponents of GOP candidate Roy Moore are bending the truth — or shattering it to pieces — in the campaign’s final stretch. One website falsely proclaimed that one of the women who accused Moore of sexual misconduct had recanted. […]
  • Lifestyle

    Trump rails against news media after reporting corrections

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is again railing against the news media, calling them a “stain on America.” In a tweet Sunday, Trump blasts the lack of attention over what he describes as “false and defamatory stories” by the “Fake News Media.” “They are out of control – correct reporting means nothing to them. […]
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    The Latest: Trump robocall urges voters to back Moore

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the race for the Alabama Senate seat (all times local): 7:10 p.m. Alabama voters are getting a recorded phone call in which President Donald Trump says he needs Republican Roy Moore in the U.S. Senate. The 90-second audio recording released Sunday by the Moore campaign includes Trump saying […]
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