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    Romanian judges say new laws will stymie prosecutions

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Hundreds of Romanian judges and prosecutors have staged protests around the country over planned modifications to the legal system they say will hamper prosecutions. The Monday demonstrations were held outside courts in cities including the capital Bucharest, Cluj, Galati, Brasov and Constanta. Among the proposed changes are a move to ban […]
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    The Latest: Ex-transportation secretary stuck on plane

    ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on a power outage at the Atlanta airport (all times local): 7:25 a.m. A former U.S. transportation secretary was among the travelers stuck on a plane as a power outage paralyzed Atlanta’s airport, the world’s busiest. Anthony Foxx, who served under former President Barack Obama, tweeted Sunday that he was […]
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    Mother, 3 children killed in NYC house fire; others critical

    NEW YORK (AP) — A fire official says a mother and three children — ages 11, 7 and 3 — have died in fast-moving New York City house fire. New York Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro (NY’-groh) says the woman and children were killed around 2:30 a.m. Monday at a home in Brooklyn’s Sheepshead Bay neighborhood. […]
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    UK leader to meet officials to thrash out post-Brexit future

    LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is meeting with her senior ministers to begin thrashing out Britain’s plans for a trade deal with the European Union after Brexit. May will meet with the Brexit “war cabinet” Monday to formally discuss what long-term relationship Britain wants with the EU — whether to stay aligned […]
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    10 Thing to Know for Today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. HOLIDAY TRAVEL CHAOS LOOMS Power has been restored to the world’s busiest airport but thousands of people are still stranded in Atlanta and travel woes will linger for days. 2. WHOSE JOB SEEMS SAFE FOR NOW President […]
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    Trump to unveil ‘America First’ national security strategy

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Prioritizing national sovereignty over alliances, President Donald Trump is poised to outline a new national security strategy that envisions nations in a perpetual state of competition, reverses Obama-era warnings on climate change, and de-emphasizes multinational agreements that have dominated the United States’ foreign policy since the Cold War. The Republican president, who […]
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    Sarah Palin’s son arrested on domestic violence claims

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Court documents say Track Palin, the oldest son of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, was arrested on charges related to domestic violence again. He was arraigned Sunday morning on three counts of felony burglary, misdemeanor reckless assault and misdemeanor criminal mischief. He remained jailed in Palmer, Alaska, as of Sunday afternoon. […]
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    Catalan economy feels the pinch amid bid to split from Spain

    LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Jittery businessmen in Catalonia, spooked by signs the recent tumult over the region’s latest bid to secede from Spain is hurting the local economy, have put their investment plans on ice as they brace for the Catalan parliamentary election on Thursday. Catalan retail sales and tourist arrivals are falling and unemployment […]
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    DeVos to give commencement speech at University of Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is scheduled to stop in Baltimore to deliver a commencement address at a public university. In recent weeks, some University of Baltimore students have protested the choice of DeVos as their fall commencement speaker. They argue that DeVos shouldn’t be invited to speak on a public […]
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    AP FACT CHECK: Trump on taxes, women, Russia probe

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump often talks about a pile of money sitting overseas that will come flooding back into the U.S. once his tax plan is in place. That’s something of a mirage. He addressed the subject Saturday as Marine One roared nearby, waiting to take him to Camp David, Maryland. Over the […]