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    CNN corrects report about Trump campaign and WikiLeaks tip

    NEW YORK (AP) — CNN had to correct a story on Friday that suggested the Trump campaign had been tipped off early about WikiLeaks documents damaging to Hillary Clinton when it later learned the alert was about material already publicly available. The new information, CNN noted, “indicates that the communication is less significant than CNN […]
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    Moore accuser: Expert confirmed his 1977 yearbook signature

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An attorney for a woman who says Roy Moore assaulted her when she was a 16-year-old waitress says a handwriting expert has confirmed that his inscription in her 1977 yearbook is authentic. Moore’s campaign says the accuser’s admission that she added the time and place of Moore’s yearbook inscription in her […]
  • National News

    Dems mourn Franken’s demise but see a 2018 election benefit

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of both parties are glum and guarded after a shocking week of resignations on Capitol Hill. But Democrats say the way they’re handling the sexual misconduct issue will give them a valuable weapon for next year’s congressional elections. Republicans say that’s just wishful thinking. No one knows when or where the […]
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    Moore’s campaign, accuser battle over yearbook signature

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A woman who has accused Republican Roy Moore of sexual assault reaffirmed that he inscribed her yearbook when she was a teenager and said she added a notation marking the date and place where the signing occurred. The yearbook inscription has been presented as a key piece of evidence that the […]
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    The Latest: Court papers show Manafort drafting op-ed

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the election (all times local): 5:20 p.m. New documents show President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was heavily involved in drafting an op-ed defending his work in Ukraine. The opinion piece was drafted while Manafort was under house […]
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    2 questions loom over House-Senate talks on GOP tax bill

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two looming questions threaten to snag the seemingly smooth trajectory of the Republicans’ massive tax legislation now in its final leg in Congress. How to satisfy demands of the rebellious GOP lawmakers from high-tax states who demand concessions over a cherished deduction? And how to pay for those concessions? Even President Donald […]
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    New rule coming for US names mentioned in spy reports

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s national intelligence director next month will tighten rules for providing government officials the names of Americans whose identities are blacked out in classified spy reports. The new policy aims to stiffen existing safeguards to ensure that names aren’t disclosed for political reasons, especially during presidential transitions. Republicans have alleged […]
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    Court papers show Manafort drafting op-ed under house arrest

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Mueller to Paul Manafort: I’m watching you. Revealing that they know every word Manafort changed in a recently published op-ed, prosecutors for the special counsel argued Friday that the former Trump campaign chairman’s attempt to mount a public relations campaign to defend himself while under house arrest “raises serious concerns about […]
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    Email sent to Trumps included public WikiLeaks information

    WASHINGTON (AP) — An email sent to President Donald Trump and Donald Trump Jr. before the 2016 election included a decryption key for hacked documents that the website WikiLeaks had already made public a day earlier. The email obtained by The Associated Press on Friday disputes an earlier news report by CNN that Trump and […]
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    The Latest: Expert finds Moore yearbook signature authentic

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the Alabama race for U.S. Senate. (all times local): 4:30 p.m. A woman who has accused Republican Roy Moore of sexual assault reaffirmed that he inscribed her yearbook when she was a teenager and said she added a notation marking the date and place where the signing occurred. […]
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    The Latest: Governor calls special election for Conyers seat

    DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the election to fill a U.S. House seat left vacant by Rep. John Conyers’ resignation (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has scheduled a special election to fill the congressional seat left open by longtime Rep. John Conyers’ resignation amid sexual harassment allegations. The elections will […]
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    Aide to US Rep Bob Brady pleads guilty in campaign probe

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officials say a political consultant for U.S. Rep. Bob Brady has pleaded guilty to lying about a $90,000 payment made by the congressman’s campaign to get an opponent to quit a 2012 primary. Donald Jones pleaded guilty Friday to making false statements to the FBI in a campaign finance probe involving the […]
  • Lifestyle

    Interior chief spent more than $53K on 3 helicopter trips

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke spent more than $53,000 on three helicopter trips this summer, including one that allowed him to return to Washington in time for a horseback ride with Vice President Mike Pence, newly released records show. Records released by the Interior Department in response to a Freedom of Information Act […]
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    The Latest: Trump says his agenda ‘cannot afford’ Moore loss

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EST): 9:05 p.m. President Donald Trump is urging voters to elect embattled Republican candidate Roy Moore in next week’s Alabama Senate race in spite of sexual misconduct allegations. Trump says at a rally in nearby Pensacola, Florida, that he needs more Republicans in the […]
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    Deputy national security adviser to leave White House

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Deputy national security adviser Dina Powell will be leaving the Trump administration early next year, the White House announced Friday, in the first of what is expected to be a round of departures in the new year. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement that Powell had always planned […]
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