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Congressman denies misconduct claim; ethics probe may follow

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 4:55pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- House Speaker Paul Ryan called for an Ethics Committee investigation Saturday after the New York Times reported that U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan used taxpayer money to settle a complaint that stemmed from his hostility toward a former aide who rejected his romantic overtures....
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Celebrities join march for women's rights, encourage voting

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 3:55pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Demonstrators from Los Angeles to New York marched in support of female empowerment and denounced President Donald Trump's views on immigration, abortion, LGBT rights and women's rights on Saturday, the anniversary of his inauguration....
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Signs of government shutdown spotty but symbolic

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 3:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Symbols of American promise became emblems of American dysfunction on Saturday when a dispute in Congress over spending and immigration forced scores of federal government agencies and outposts to close their doors....
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Geysers yes, Ellis Island no: Some US parks open, some not

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 3:55pm
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) -- Visitors could still ride snowmobiles and ski into Yellowstone National Park Saturday to marvel at the geysers and buffalo herds, despite the federal government shutdown....
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Signs of government shutdown spotty but symbolic

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 2:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Symbols of American promise became emblems of American dysfunction on Saturday when a dispute in Congress over spending and immigration forced scores of federal government agencies and outposts to close their doors....
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Geysers yes, Ellis Island no: Some US parks open, some not

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 2:55pm
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) -- Visitors could still ride snowmobiles and ski into Yellowstone National Park Saturday to marvel at the geysers and buffalo herds, despite the federal government shutdown....
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Geysers yes, Ellis Island no: Some US parks open, some not

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 12:55pm
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) -- Visitors could still ride snowmobiles and ski into Yellowstone National Park Saturday to marvel at the geysers and buffalo herds, despite the federal government shutdown....
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Protesters gather near Trump's Florida home, bow their heads

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 10:55am
NEW YORK (AP) -- In Palm Beach, Florida, home to President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate, several hundred people gathered carrying anti-Trump signs as they prepared to march as part of Saturday's planned protests....
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Mountains yes, Ellis Island no: Some US parks open, some not

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 9:55am
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) -- The snowy mountains and frozen lakes of Rocky Mountain National Park are still accessible to visitors, despite the federal government shutdown....
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Mudslides take heavy toll on immigrants serving posh town

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 9:55am
Oprah Winfrey and Rob Lowe give Montecito its star power, but it's people like Antonio and Victor Benitez who keep the wealthy Southern California community running....
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Across the globe, rallies against Trump, sexual misconduct

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 8:54am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Across the globe, people are hitting the streets on the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration, marching against his policies and in support of the #MeToo movement against sexual assault and harassment....
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Mudslides take heavy toll on immigrants serving posh town

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 8:54am
Oprah Winfrey and Rob Lowe give Montecito its star power, but it's people like Antonio and Victor Benitez who keep the wealthy Southern California community running....
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Trump's first year in office has been a can't-miss drama

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 7:54am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A bleak description of "American carnage." A forceful rollback of his predecessor's achievements. A blatant falsehood from the White House podium....
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IOC says North Korea to have 22 athletes in 5 Olympic sports

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 6:52am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- A Korean unity deal for the Pyeongchang Olympics will see 22 North Korean athletes cross the border with South Korea to compete and march together under a unification flag at the opening ceremony....
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French president warns that UK can't keep full access to EU

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 6:52am
LONDON (AP) -- French President Emmanuel Macron has suggested that Britain is likely to negotiate a unique relationship with the European Union before it leaves the bloc next year, while stressing that any agreement must be consistent with EU rules....
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Big towers to rise near historic Jamestown: $90M in payouts

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 6:52am
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) -- A big change is looming on the horizon near Jamestown Island, site of Britain's first permanent settlement in North America: 17 transmission towers - four nearly as tall as the Statue of Liberty - are set to rise to help meet Virginia's growing energy appetite....
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French president warns that UK can't keep full access to EU

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 5:50am
LONDON (AP) -- French President Emmanuel Macron has suggested that Britain is likely to negotiate a unique relationship with the European Union before it leaves the bloc next year, while stressing that any agreement must be consistent with EU rules....
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In run-up to shutdown, an erosion of trust derailed talks

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 11:43pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The president was angry....
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