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WASHINGTON (AP) — White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and other administration officials are headed to the Middle East later this month to brief diplomats in at least five countries on the economic section of a U.S. proposal for peace between Israel and the Palestinians...
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says the National Enquirer is threatening to publish revealing photographs of him unless his private investigators back off the tabloid. Bezos detailed the revelations in a Thursday post on Medium.com. He accuses the Enquirer of "...
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says the National Enquirer is threatening to publish revealing photographs of him unless his private investigators back off the tabloid. Bezos detailed the revelations in a Thursday post on Medium.com. He accuses the Enquirer of "...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Guantanamo Bay detention center would receive new prisoners for the first time in more than a decade under one option being considered as the U.S. withdraws its forces from Syria and works to resolve the fate of hundreds of captured suspected Islamic State...
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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — He promised to start an honest conversation about race and how to heal the lingering wounds of Virginia's painful past. Then he disappeared. For the past week, Gov. Ralph Northam has defied widespread calls for his resignation after a racist yearbook picture...
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Senate voted Thursday to hike the statewide minimum wage to $15 an hour within six years, quickly advancing a top campaign promise of the newly elected Democratic governor in a major industrial state that hasn't raised the pay floor in...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker (all times local): 6 p.m. Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker's scheduled appearance before the House Judiciary Committee on Friday is still uncertain as the Department of Justice...
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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota legislators are considering a ban on public firearm buyback programs, which local governments and law enforcement agencies even in some gun-friendly conservative states commonly use to voluntarily remove weapons from the street. Republican...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump threw his weight behind his daughter's latest White House effort Thursday, backing her initiative to provide an economic boost to women in the developing world. The president on Thursday launched the Women's Global Development and...