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Democrats push ahead with short-term bill to avoid shutdown

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats controlling the House are steering clear of controversy in a short-term, government-wide spending measure...Read more

Veteran television newsman Sander Vanocur dies at 91

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sander Vanocur, who for decades covered the biggest moments in U.S. politics for NBC and ABC news, has died....Read more

Utah joins nearly 2 dozen US states spending on 2020 Census

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Nearly two dozen states are spending millions of dollars to make sure people participate in the 2020 Census amid...Read more


EPA set to end California's ability to regulate fuel economy

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is poised to revoke California's authority to set auto mileage standards, asserting that...Read more

'Blood money'? Purdue settlement would rely on opioid sales

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The tentative multibillion-dollar settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma would raise money to help clean up the opioid mess by...Read more

Exit polls signal setback for Israel's Netanyahu in election

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JERUSALEM (AP) — In an apparent setback for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the longtime Israeli leader on Tuesday fell short of...Read more

McConnell says Congress in 'holding pattern' on gun control

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says Congress remains "in a holding pattern" on gun control as lawmakers await...Read more

Hong Kong activists appeal to US lawmakers to help movement

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Activists involved in the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong appealed to U.S. lawmakers Tuesday to support their...Read more


Saudi Arabia: Half of daily production recovered post-attack

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's energy minister said Tuesday that more than half of the country's daily crude oil...Read more

Guatemalan gets 3½ more years after crash killed Colts LB

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A Guatemalan man convicted of drunken driving in a crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson...Read more

US Army identifies Green Beret killed in Afghanistan

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FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — A 41-year-old Green Beret who was on his fourth combat deployment has been killed by small arms fire in...Read more

Man linked to Russian agent asks for delay in fraud case

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — An attorney for a South Dakota man linked to an admitted Russian covert agent is asking a judge to delay his...Read more