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In 420-0 vote, House says Mueller report should be public

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted unanimously Thursday for a resolution calling for any final report in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation to be made public, a symbolic action...
Mar. 14, 2019

Trump: Brexit debate is 'tearing the country apart'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the ongoing debate in Britain over leaving the European Union is "tearing the country apart." Trump says he's "surprised at how badly" it's...
Mar. 14, 2019

Key moments in the case against actor Jussie Smollett

CHICAGO (AP) — "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett told Chicago police in January that two men physically attacked him and yelled racial and homophobic slurs. Some key moments in the story:...
Mar. 14, 2019

The Latest: 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the case against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett (all times local): 10 a.m. "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett has pleaded not guilty to the charges accusing...
Mar. 14, 2019

The Latest: 7 GOP senators now against Trump border order

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and President Donald Trump's proposed border wall (all times local): 10:55 a.m. Republican Sens. Mitt Romney and Sen. Lamar Alexander have endorsed a...
Mar. 14, 2019

Report: National Guard officer violated bond with Iraq trip

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A U.S. Army National Guard officer accused of stealing an armored car and leading authorities on a chase is now accused of breaking his bond agreement...
Mar. 14, 2019

"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty to charges accusing him of lying to police about being attacked

CHICAGO (AP) — "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty to charges accusing him of lying to police about being attacked.
Mar. 14, 2019

The Latest: Roads, schools still closed in Colorado, Wyoming

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The Latest on a winter storm hitting the West and Midwest (all times local): 10 a.m. Parts of Colorado and Wyoming remain paralyzed in the wake...
Mar. 14, 2019

Attacks could reverse gains in Congo's Ebola fight, WHO says

GENEVA (AP) — Attacks on Ebola treatment centers in eastern Congo threaten to reverse the gains being made against the current outbreak of the deadly virus, the World Health Organization's...
Mar. 14, 2019

Toyota investing $750M at 5 US plants, creating 600 jobs

BUFFALO, W.Va. (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. says it is investing an additional $750 million at five U.S. plants that will bring nearly 600 new jobs. The Japanese automaker announced...
Mar. 14, 2019

Acting Pentagon chief: No steep basing cost hike for allies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Thursday the Pentagon has no plans to force allies to pay dramatically higher costs for hosting American forces in their countries,...
Mar. 14, 2019

Court: Middle finger protected by the constitution

TAYLOR, Mich. (AP) — When it comes to the middle finger, police might need a thicker skin. A federal appeals court says a Michigan woman's constitutional rights were violated when...
Mar. 14, 2019

Greek unemployment inches up at the end of 2018

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's unemployment rate — the highest in the 28-country European Union — climbed slightly to 18.7 percent in the final quarter of 2018. However, it's still...
Mar. 14, 2019

Brazil begins saying goodbye to victims of mass shooting

SUZANO, Brazil (AP) — Classmates, friends and families of the victims of a mass shooting at a Brazil school began saying goodbye on Thursday, with thousands attending a wake in...
Mar. 14, 2019

In symbolic vote, House says Mueller report should be public

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has unanimously approved a resolution calling for any final report in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation to be made public. It's a symbolic action...
Mar. 14, 2019

Poland's Catholic Church says 382 priests abused minors

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's Catholic Church leaders revealed Thursday they have recorded cases of 382 priests abusing minors since 1990. The figure includes 198 priests who abused minors under...
Mar. 14, 2019

The Latest: Trump rejects limit to emergency declaration law

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and President Donald Trump's proposed border wall (all times local): 10:35 a.m. President Donald Trump is urging Republican senators to support his emergency...
Mar. 14, 2019

Students file lawsuit against colleges in bribery scandal

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two college students have filed a lawsuit against the University of Southern California, Yale University and other colleges where prosecutors say parents paid bribes to ensure...
Mar. 14, 2019

IS militants, families surrender after offensive in Syria

BAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) — U.S.-backed Syrian fighters said Thursday a "large number" of Islamic State militants and their families are surrendering a day after intense fighting in the last speck...
Mar. 14, 2019

Ex-FBI official: 'No conspiracy' to prevent Trump's election

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former FBI agent who helped lead the investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and Russia says "there was no conspiracy" at the agency to prevent...
Mar. 14, 2019

NYC mayor: Extend shoreline to protect city from storms

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is announcing a plan to protect lower Manhattan from rising sea levels by surrounding it with earthen berms and...
Mar. 14, 2019

Mnuchin says he'll protect Trump privacy if taxes requested

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (mih-NOO'-shin) is suggesting he will protect President Donald Trump's privacy if he receives a request from House Democrats for Trump's tax returns. At...
Mar. 14, 2019

'Empire' actor expected to plead not guilty at hearing

CHICAGO (AP) — "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett is expected to plead not guilty Thursday to charges accusing him of lying to the police about being the victim of a racist...
Mar. 14, 2019

Saudi coalition bombs allied Yemeni soldiers killing 8

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni military officials say the Saudi-led coalition launched a series of airstrikes along the Yemen-Saudi border that mistakenly killed and wounded forces allied with the government...
Mar. 14, 2019

Saudis held 3 court sessions on 'heinous' Khashoggi killing

GENEVA (AP) — The head of Saudi Arabia's Human Rights Commission says judicial authorities in the kingdom have held three court sessions over the killing of Washington Post journalist Jamal...
Mar. 14, 2019

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