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NEW YORK (AP) - Eleven years after letting Jeffrey Epstein off lightly with a once-secret deal, federal prosecutors took another run at putting the billionaire financier behind bars on sex charges, accusing him Monday of abusing dozens of underage girls as young as 14. Epstein,...
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The Supreme Court is forbidding President Donald Trump’s administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census for now. The court says the Trump administration’s explanation for wanting to add the question was “more of a distraction” than an explanation. It’s...
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The Supreme Court says federal courts have no role to play in policing political districts drawn for partisan gain. The decision could embolden political line-drawing for partisan gain when state lawmakers undertake the next round of redistricting following the 2020 census. The...
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Executives of Facebook, Google and Twitter faced questioning by a House panel Wednesday on their efforts to stanch terrorist content and viral misinformation on their social media platforms. The scrutiny comes as the tech giants step up safety measures to...
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A White House veto threat is raising fresh questions about the fate of a House bill that would provide $4.5 billion to improve the treatment of migrant families detained after crossing the U.S. southern border. In a letter to lawmakers Monday, the White House says the measure...
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President Donald Trump says an Iranian attack on any American interest will be met with "great and overwhelming force" and in some areas, "overwhelming will mean obliteration." Trump issued the threat in a tweet Tuesday. It came after Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the...
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NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' allegations against the National Enquirer's publisher (all times local): 12:50 p.m. Federal prosecutors in New York are probing whether the National Enquirer's parent company violated a cooperation agreement in its handling of...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's annual medical checkup (all times local): 12:45 p.m. President Donald Trump has arrived at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for his annual medical checkup. Trump was declared to be in "excellent health" in...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will host Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz next week at the White House. The 32-year-old Kurz is a conservative and is the youngest head of government in Europe. He took office in December 2017 in a coalition with the nationalist, anti...