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ABC News suspends Brian Ross for 'serious' reporting error

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 4:13pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- ABC News apologized Saturday for a "serious error" and suspended investigative reporter Brian Ross for four weeks without pay for the network's incorrect Michael Flynn report....
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High court betting case pits states against sports leagues

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 4:13pm
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) -- With its spacious bar and banks of TVs tuned to all-sports stations, the lounge at New Jersey's Monmouth Park Racetrack is a sports gamblers' paradise-in-waiting. All that's standing in its way: a 25-year-old federal law that bars betting on sports in most states....
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Trump suggests openness to negotiations on GOP tax plan

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 4:13pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump suggested Saturday he may be willing to negotiate changes to a significant portion of the tax overhaul, the corporate tax rate, injecting an element of uncertainty into the tax plan only hours after it cleared the Senate....
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Trump alters story on why he fired Flynn

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 1:11pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump changed his story Saturday on why he fired Michael Flynn as his national security adviser, now suggesting he knew at the time that Flynn had lied to the FBI as well as to Vice President Mike Pence about his contacts with Russians during the presidential transition....
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Analysis: Flynn plea clouds Trump's tax victory

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 1:11pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For President Donald Trump, this is a best-of-times, worst-of-times moment. So far....
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McConnell: Tax bill won't add to nation's debt woes

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 1:11pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Fresh off his biggest legislative victory of the Trump era, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Saturday disputed projections that the Senate's tax bill would add to the nation's debt woes....
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The godfather of comedy looks back on a lifetime of laughs

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 11:11am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The godfather of comedy has a few secrets to share: First, he never intended to become the godfather of comedy, never had any idea how to accomplish the feat and, a half-century later, isn't quite sure how he did it....
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FBI removed agent from Russia probe for anti-Trump messages

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 10:10am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A person familiar with the matter says an FBI counterintelligence agent was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team after the discovery of an exchange of potential anti-Trump text messages....
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How the Kate Steinle case became an immigration flashpoint

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 10:10am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A jury's decision to acquit a Mexican man in the 2015 slaying of Kate Steinle on a San Francisco pier has reignited the furor of critics who in the two years since have pointed to Steinle's death as evidence of the need for tougher immigration policies....
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House GOP unveils plan to avert government shutdown

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 9:10am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House GOP leaders unveiled a plan Saturday to avert a government shutdown next weekend and keep the government open through Dec. 22....
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High court betting case pits states against sports leagues

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 9:10am
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) -- With its spacious bar and banks of TVs tuned to all-sports stations, the lounge at New Jersey's Monmouth Park Racetrack is a sports gamblers' paradise-in-waiting. All that's standing in its way: a 25-year-old federal law that bars betting on sports in most states....
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Man charged with hiding death of missing N Carolina girl

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 9:10am
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- Authorities have arrested a man in connection with the disappearance of a young girl and said they will continue to use volunteers to look for the child's body in the North Carolina woods....
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House GOP unveils plan to avert government shutdown

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 8:08am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House GOP leaders unveiled a plan Saturday to avert a government shutdown next weekend and keep the government open through Dec. 22....
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Victims of harassment, assault triggered by recent events

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 7:08am
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Noelle Rose Andressen was raped by her grandfather as a toddler. As an adult, she thought she'd successfully dealt with the trauma, having gone through years of therapy. A professional dancer, she even choreographed a performance about sexual abuse to process her feelings....
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Smoked pot and want to enlist? Army issuing more waivers

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 6:07am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Smoked pot? Want to go to war?...
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'Dreams do pay off': Black women cheer royal engagement

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 6:07am
For some black women, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's engagement was something more. One of the world's most eligible bachelors has chosen someone who looks like them and grew up like them....
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Why Republicans who once fought budget debt now embrace it

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 4:04am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When did Republicans stop worrying and learn to love budget deficits?...
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'Dreams do pay off': Black women cheer royal engagement

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 4:04am
For some black women, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's engagement was something more. One of the world's most eligible bachelors has chosen someone who looks like them and grew up like them....
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Egypt massacre in Sinai may point to an even more bloody IS

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 3:04am
CAIRO (AP) -- The massacre of more than 300 worshippers at a mosque in Egypt's Sinai crossed a new line - even by militants' brutal standards - and could be a sign the Islamic State group is trying to make up for the loss of its "caliphate" in Iraq and Syria or that an even more ultra-extremist faction is rising in power....
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Amid accusations, Roy Moore fighting for campaign cash

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 1:03am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Alabama Republican Roy Moore has celebrated his isolated fight against the political establishment in both parties. The outsider story may resonate with Alabama voters, but the reality has a clear downside: The Senate candidate and his allies are almost completely cut off from the GOP's traditional donor network and struggling to raise money for the final-weeks sprint to Election Day....
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