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    US warns of risk of missiles from Yemen hitting Saudi Arabia

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is warning Americans traveling to Saudi Arabia about the risk of ballistic missile attacks from neighboring Yemen. A new U.S. travel warning follows a Houthi missile attack in early November near the international airport in the Saudi capital, Riyadh. The missile was intercepted. Both the U.S. and Saudi Arabia […]
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    The Latest: Moore campaign lashes out again at accusations

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on sexual misconduct allegations against Republican Roy Moore (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Republican Roy Moore’s campaign is lashing out again at the news media and accusations of sexual misconduct, but refusing to answer reporters’ questions. In a Tuesday news conference, campaign strategist Dean Young and two other longtime […]
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    Trump all but endorses GOP’s Moore despite sex accusations

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Silent for more than a week, President Donald Trump all but endorsed embattled Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore on Tuesday, discounting the sexual assault allegations against him and insisting repeatedly that voters must not support Moore’s “liberal” rival. The president said he would announce next week whether he will campaign for […]
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    Ivanka Trump to promote female entrepreneurship in India

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump says she looks forward to promoting female entrepreneurship at a conference in India next week. Speaking to reporters Tuesday, the first daughter and senior White House adviser discussed her plans to attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad. The event — co-hosted by the United States and India — runs […]
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    First trial of many begins for inauguration day protests

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Eleven months after the inauguration of President Donald Trump, trials have begun for the more than 160 people arrested during violent anti-Trump protests in Washington on Inauguration Day. The protesters are being tried in small batches in a process that is expected to extend deep into 2018. The first trial, which began […]
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    Moore targeted by fellow Republicans’ comments in new ad

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The words of prominent Republicans are being used against Alabama’s GOP Senate nominee Roy Moore in a campaign ad, as Moore’s camp on Tuesday continued to go on the offensive against the media and the women accusing him of sexual misconduct. Six women have accused Moore of pursuing romantic relationships with […]
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    Customs and Border Protection caught off-guard by travel ban

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Customs and Border Protection was caught off-guard by President Donald Trump’s travel ban despite being the entity responsible for implementing it, the Department of Homeland Security’s inspector general said. In letters sent Monday to members of the Senate, the inspector general’s office said the CBP leadership had “virtually no warning” the executive […]
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    Trump pardons Thanksgiving turkeys Drumstick and Wishbone

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump wielded his pardon power Tuesday to spare a pair of turkeys from the Thanksgiving roaster, joking that he would also let last year’s turkey pardons stand despite his penchant for overturning Obama-era orders. In a brief and humorous White House ceremony, Trump extended the annual presidential tradition of pardoning […]
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    US attacks militants in Somalia and Libya

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Reflecting stepped-up targeting of extremists in Africa, the U.S. military said airstrikes killed more than 100 militants in Somalia on Tuesday and hit Islamic State fighters in Libya days earlier. U.S. Africa Command, which manages U.S. military operations on the continent, said the airstrike in Somalia targeted an al-Shabab camp about 125 […]
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    Additional remains of US soldier Johnson found in Niger

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it has recovered additional remains of Army Sgt. La David Johnson, who was among four U.S. soldiers killed in the African nation of Niger in October. Bodies of three of the soldiers were found the same day they were ambushed; Johnson’s body was found two days later. The Pentagon […]
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    The Latest: Conyers acknowledges settling staffer complaint

    DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on sexual harassment allegations against Rep. John Conyers (all times local): ___ 1:25 p.m. Rep. John Conyers is acknowledging his office has settled a harassment complaint involving a former staffer but denies the allegations against him. The Detroit Democrat said Tuesday in a statement that his office “resolved the allegations” […]
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    Trump, Putin discuss Syria, NKorea, more in hour-plus call

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Russia’s Vladimir Putin discussed efforts to bring peace to war-torn Syria during an hour-plus phone call on Tuesday. Iran, North Korea and Ukraine also were on the agenda, the White House said. Trump called it a “great call” Tuesday afternoon as he left the White House to spend […]
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    CBS News and PBS cut ties to Rose following sex allegations

    NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News and PBS both cut ties to Charlie Rose on Tuesday, less than 24 hours after several women who worked with him on his PBS interview show alleged a pattern of sexual misconduct, including groping and walking naked in front of them. Both organizations stressed the importance of providing a […]
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    LaVar Ball questions Trump’s role in son’s release

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Outspoken basketball dad LaVar Ball questioned the extent of President Donald Trump’s involvement in securing his son’s release from the custody of Chinese authorities during a combative 20-minute CNN interview on Monday night. The president, in tweets Sunday, said he should have left LiAngelo Ball and two other UCLA basketball players accused […]
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    The Latest: US slaps new sanctions on NKorean, Chinese firms

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. declaration of North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism (all times local): 2 p.m. The United States has issued new sanctions on four Chinese trading companies and a Chinese national said to have conducted hundreds of millions of dollars in business with North Korea. The Treasury […]
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