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 2018-07-21 18:05 

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High court nominee gets started answering questions...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's choice for the Supreme Court has given members of Congress lots of material to help them judge the judge....

 2018-07-21 14:08 

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National GOP reluctant to weigh in on Trump's Russia swirl...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — There was no sign of shock or outrage in the hotel hallways and conference rooms where Republican officials gathered to discuss party business even as politicians on both sides......

 2018-07-21 13:17 

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Trump claims ex-lawyer's phone-taping is 'perhaps illegal'...

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump is asserting that his former personal lawyer's taping of their private phone conversations is "totally unheard of & perhaps illegal."...

 2018-07-21 12:07 

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Republican Hugin spending millions to compete in New Jersey...

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Bob Hugin is pouring his own money into this year's race to unseat Democrat Bob Menendez and has more cash on hand, though the incumbent raised......

 2018-07-21 05:12 

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CIA: China is waging a 'quiet kind of cold war' against US...

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — China is waging a "quiet kind of cold war" against the United States, using all its resources to try to replace America as the leading power in the world, a top CIA expert on As......

 2018-07-21 05:03 

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Democratic socialism surging in the age of Trump...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Last Friday, Maine Democrat Zak Ringelstein wasn't ready to consider himself a formal member of the Democratic Socialists of America, even if he appreciated the organization'......

 2018-07-21 04:55 

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Inside Trump's isolation after Putin summit, walkbacks...

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Facing condemnation from allies and foes alike on Capitol Hill, President Donald Trump was outnumbered even in the Oval Office. Top aides gathered to convince the president......

 2018-07-21 04:32 

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The problem of Kavanaugh's lengthy paper trail...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Judge Brett Kavanaugh has a long record of judicial and executive branch service to recommend him as President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court. And that's part of the ......

 2018-07-21 04:27 

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Trump missteps fuel new energy in Democrats' campaigns...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — As Democratic congressional candidate Abigail Spanberger mingled with supporters at a Richmond brewery, one person hung like a shadow over the gleaming brew tanks and grilled f......

 2018-07-21 04:22 

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Two democratic socialists rally voters in deep-red Kansas...

KANSAS CITY, Kansas (AP) — The new face of an emerging democratic socialist movement joined its patriarch in the most unlikely place Friday, calling on Kansans unhappy with the direction of the cou......

 2018-07-21 04:15 

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The White House week when 'no' meant 'yes'...

WASHINGTON (AP) — This was the week when "would" turned into "wouldn't4; and "no" meant "yes," as President Donald Trump and his top aides tried to walk back several of his comments on Russia and th......

 2018-07-21 04:08 

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Putin idea for Ukraine referendum rejected by White House...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has rejected a Vladimir Putin-backed effort to hold a referendum in eastern Ukraine on the region's future, distancing itself from the idea in the aftermath of Pre......

 2018-07-21 03:31 

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Tears, then giggles: Honduran baby is back in parents' arms...

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (AP) — For months, a Honduran couple watched their only son grow up in videos while he was kept in U.S. government custody. That's where he took his first steps and spoke h......

 2018-07-21 02:51 

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Worries of violence accompany 2020 GOP convention choice...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte, the North Carolina city selected for the 2020 Republican national Convention, has a history of diversity and inclusiveness that has sometimes been difficult to ach......

 2018-07-20 23:08 

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Kavanaugh's lengthy paper trail becomes flashpoint...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Judge Brett Kavanaugh has a long record of judicial and executive branch service to recommend him as President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court. And that's part of the ......

 2018-07-20 22:33 

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Putin soccer ball gift to Trump gets routine security check...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The red-and-white soccer ball tossed to President Donald Trump by Russia's Vladimir Putin is undergoing a routine security screening....

 2018-07-20 19:59 

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Acting CIA watchdog up for top job resigns...

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — The acting watchdog at the CIA, who has been accused of retaliating against whistleblowers, is resigning, the agency confirmed Friday....

 2018-07-20 18:31 

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AP FACT CHECK: Kansas not the 'sanctuary state' of Midwest...

CHICAGO (AP) — One of Republican Kris Kobach's favorite slogans in his campaign for governor is that Kansas is the "sanctuary state of the Midwest."...

 2018-07-20 17:00 

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Smithsonian gallery explores diversity in US lynchings...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery acknowledges that people of color have long been missing in the works it exhibits....

 2018-07-20 16:51 

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Trump nominates 4 to top foreign service rank...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is nominating four career foreign service officers to the rank of career ambassador, the first such nominations under an administration that has been critic......

 2018-07-20 15:37 

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The Latest: Trump-Putin talks to focus on security issues...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local):11:20 a.m.President Donald Trump's next meeting with Russian President Vladimir Put......

 2018-07-20 14:55 

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US and South Korea brief UN on Trump-Kim Jong Un summit...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and South Korea's foreign minister are briefing the U.N. Security Council on President Donald Trump's historic summit with North Korean lea......

 2018-07-20 14:15 

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Japan's Abe: US auto tariff will damage US, world economy...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has warned the U.S that higher tariff on auto imports would backfire and harm not only America's jobs and economy but also devastate the global economy....

 2018-07-20 04:57 

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Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez to rally Democrats in deep-red Kansas...

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) — Two luminaries in the democratic socialist movement — one its national leader, the other its new star — are descending on solidly Republican Kansas on Friday, taking their emb......

 2018-07-20 04:50 

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Democrats wrestle with election-year message on health care...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cheered on by a handful of activists, liberal House Democrats announced outside the Capitol that they were forming a caucus to push for "Medicare for All" — shorthand for governme......

 2018-07-20 04:41 

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Translators stay in shadows, but Dems want Trump's to emerge...

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a week of erraticism by President Donald Trump about what really went on in his private meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin, history could use a fly on the wall....

 2018-07-20 04:26 

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Rosenstein defends charging Russians as a deterrent...

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — The top law enforcement official overseeing the probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election is defending the prosecution of foreign agents who may never see the inside of a U......

 2018-07-20 04:20 

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US, allies set to evacuate Syrian aid workers from southwest...

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the United States is finalizing plans to evacuate several hundred Syrian civil defense workers and their families from southwest Syria as Russian-backed governm......

 2018-07-20 04:14 

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What did Trump and Putin talk about? Only they know...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin may have reached several historic agreements at their summit in Finland this week. Or, they may not have. It depends on who you talk to. Three days......

 2018-07-20 02:53 

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Contrasting Virginia campaigns could affect control of House...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Some GOP congressmen in Virginia want nothing to do with their own party's provocative candidate for Senate, Corey Stewart, an outspoken acolyte of President Donald Trump and d......

 2018-07-20 02:02 

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US, allies set to evacuate Syrian aid workers from southwest...

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the United States is finalizing plans to evacuate several hundred Syrian civil defense workers and their families from southwest Syria as Russian-backed governm......

 2018-07-19 20:53 

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The Latest: Intel chief surprised to hear of Putin invite...

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on National Intelligence Director Dan Coats (all times local):2:45 p.m.National Intelligence Director Dan Coats was surprised to learn Thursday that Russian Presi......

 2018-07-19 20:51 

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Trump administration will keep protected status for Somalis...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is continuing the special immigration status granted for nearly two decades to people from Somalia....

 2018-07-19 20:36 

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Minnesota congressman faces questions over dismissed staffer...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Rep. Rick Nolan is facing questions about his handling of a former top staffer accused of harassing and groping young female interns....

 2018-07-19 19:06 

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McConnell withdraws Trump judicial pick minutes before vote...

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a surprise move, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has withdrawn one of President Donald Trump's judicial nominees just minutes before he was set for a confirmation vote....

 2018-07-19 18:26 

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Trump aide gives ambiguous comments on election interference...

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Thursday she has not seen evidence that the Russians meddled in the 2016 election to help elect Donald Trump, countering the U.......

 2018-07-19 18:10 

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Melania Trump listens as students discuss being civil online...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump is listening to teens talk about their best practices for being civil online....

 2018-07-19 16:29 

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Michelle Obama joins nationwide voter registration effort...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama is lending her star power to a new nationwide effort to register voters for the November midterm elections....

 2018-07-19 16:16 

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Republicans block bid to extend election security grants...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP-controlled House on Thursday eliminated new funding for states to strengthen election security, drawing protests from Democrats who said Republicans are not doing enough t......

 2018-07-19 16:04 

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Republicans block subpoena for Helsinki summit translator...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee have blocked a move to subpoena the American translator from the Helsinki summit to testify about the private talks between Preside......

 2018-07-19 15:12 

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The Latest: GOP senator says Trump is 'misjudging' Putin...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Russia (all times local):11 a.m.A top GOP senator says President Donald Trump needs to understand that he's "misjudging" Russian leade......

 2018-07-19 14:18 

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Trump on EU's $5B fine against Google: 'I told you so!'...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the European Union's record $5 billion fine against tech giant Google proves his point that the EU is taking advantage of the U.S....

 2018-07-19 09:40 

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Kentucky's Paul shares Trump's skepticism of US intervention...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Rand Paul certainly has his differences with President Donald Trump, a one-time rival for the White House. But on one cornerstone issue, a resistance to U.S. intervention abr......

 2018-07-19 04:56 

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Amid harsh criticism, Trump tries a tougher tone on Russia...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump spent a second day managing the political fallout from his widely criticized meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin, shifting stances and mopping up what the ......

 2018-07-19 04:40 

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LGBT advocates fear Kavanaugh's votes on gay-rights issues...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gay-rights supporters who thronged the Supreme Court plaza after justices declared same-sex marriage a constitutional right expect to have little to celebrate if Brett Kavanaugh r......

 2018-07-19 04:37 

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Ga. Democrat shows the way for other black women in politics...

ATLANTA (AP) — Democrats have long pointed to a Georgia electorate that is increasingly urban and less white as a sign they may be able to break the Republican hold on statewide offices. This year,......

 2018-07-19 04:26 

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North Korea hasn't met its promise to return US war remains...

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a month after North Korea pledged to immediately return some American war dead, the promise is unfulfilled....

 2018-07-19 04:24 

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Top Democrats shy away from using word 'treason' with Trump...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are happy to say President Donald Trump undermined American democracy. That he patted Vladimir Putin on the back for interfering in U.S. elections. That he's being black......

 2018-07-19 00:04 

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FBI Director Wray says Russia continues to sow discord in US...

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — FBI Director Christopher Wray says Russian President Vladimir Putin has a view about what happened during the 2016 presidential election, but he's got his own....

 2018-07-18 23:10 

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After Helsinki, Dems struggle over Trump, the term 'treason'...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic leaders are steering allies away from saying President Donald Trump committed "treason" in Helsinki when he refused to confront Russia's Vladimir Putin on election medd......

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