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Court deadlines set stage for more Russia probe details

WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Mueller is set to reveal more details about his Russia investigation as he faces court deadlines in the cases of two men who worked closely with...
Dec. 6, 2018

China, North Korea meet amid stalled disarmament talks

BEIJING (AP) — The foreign ministers of China and North Korea have met in Beijing amid a lack of progress in efforts to persuade Kim Jong Un's regime to halt...
Dec. 6, 2018

Storm brings flood fears to Southern California burn areas

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities are keeping a worried eye on fire-scarred hillsides in Southern California after a storm brought flooding fears and prompted evacuation orders for hundreds of homes...
Dec. 6, 2018

State spokeswoman Trump's expected choice for UN ambassador

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to announce he will nominate State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Two administration...
Dec. 6, 2018

GOP support for Pelosi as speaker? Don't hold your breath

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wondering if Republicans will push Nancy Pelosi over the top in her drive to become House speaker next year? Despite supportive words from President Donald Trump, it's...
Dec. 6, 2018

Pearl Harbor attack survivor remembers the day from afar

HONOLULU (AP) — Retired U.S. Navy Cmdr. Don Long was alone on an anchored military seaplane in the middle of a bay across the island from Pearl Harbor when Japanese...
Dec. 6, 2018

US loses to Russia in case of 2 arms trafficking suspects

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Russian father and son were in a Hungarian jail, charged in an elaborate plot to ship weapons to Mexican drug cartels and cocaine to the U.S...
Dec. 6, 2018

China prepares mission to land spacecraft on moon's far side

BEIJING (AP) — China is preparing to launch a ground-breaking mission to soft-land a spacecraft on the largely unexplored far side of the moon, demonstrating its growing ambitions as a...
Dec. 6, 2018

Hart steps down as Oscars host after outcry over old tweets

NEW YORK (AP) — Just two days after been named host of the Academy Awards, Kevin Hart has stepped down following an outcry over past homophobic tweets by the comedian...
Dec. 6, 2018

GOP tries to hamstring incoming Democratic attorneys general

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republicans pushing to hang on to power in Wisconsin and Michigan aren't stopping at curbing the authority of incoming Democratic governors. They're also trying to hamstring...
Dec. 6, 2018

All clear after bomb threat forces evacuation of CNN offices

NEW YORK (AP) — Police have given the all-clear after a phoned in bomb threat forced the evacuation of CNN's offices in New York. Police said a man with a...
Dec. 6, 2018

Former Attorney General William Barr may get old job again

WASHINGTON (AP) — William Barr, who served as attorney general under President George H.W. Bush, has emerged as a top contender for that job in President Donald Trump's Cabinet, two...
Dec. 6, 2018

The Latest: Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Academy Awards (all times local): 12:10 a.m. Kevin Hart says he has stepped down as Oscars host following an outcry over previous...
Dec. 6, 2018

Kevin Hart says he has stepped down as Oscars host following an outcry over previous anti-gay tweets by the comedian

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Hart says he has stepped down as Oscars host following an outcry over previous anti-gay tweets by the comedian.
Dec. 6, 2018

After a year full of tears, Ariana Grande comes out on top

NEW YORK (AP) — Ariana Grande capped off a successful year as a pop star — but a trying one as a maturing young woman — at the 13th annual...
Dec. 6, 2018

Brazil future unclear amid opposing ideologies of ministers

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — With his inauguration just weeks away, Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro is assembling a Cabinet of ministers with starkly different views on key issues like climate...
Dec. 6, 2018

Lawyer: Trump resort hired undocumented workers

NEW YORK (AP) — Two women who cleaned rooms set aside for President Donald Trump at one of his golf resorts in New Jersey say they used false papers to...
Dec. 6, 2018

Jordanian in Ohio convicted of trying to join Islamic State

CINCINNATI (AP) — A Jordanian citizen who was living in Ohio has been convicted of attempting to join the Islamic State to fight against the Syrian leadership. The Cincinnati Enquirer...
Dec. 6, 2018

The Latest: Lawyer says 2 Trump workers faced abuse

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a report saying Trump resort hired undocumented workers (all times local): 11 p.m. A lawyer for two undocumented workers hired by a resort...
Dec. 6, 2018

Police investigating telephone bomb threat at CNN offices

NEW YORK (AP) — Police are investigating a phoned bomb threat at a building housing CNN's offices in Manhattan. Police said the threat was received at the Time Warner building...
Dec. 6, 2018

Ontario government fires 3 directors after Google deal

TORONTO (AP) — The chairwoman of a government organization that signed an agreement with a Google affiliated company to create a smart-city development in Toronto says she and two other...
Dec. 6, 2018

New Zealand police hold 'grave fears' for British tourist

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The father of a 22-year-old British tourist who has been missing in New Zealand for six days made a tearful plea for help in the...
Dec. 6, 2018

Jury to deliberate over Charlottesville fatal car ramming

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A jury is set to begin deliberating in the murder trial of an Ohio man accused of intentionally driving his car into a crowd of counterprotesters...
Dec. 6, 2018

Asian shares rise on Wall Street gains amid trade friction

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Friday after gains on Wall Street but investors continued to watch for news about U.S.-China trade friction. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei...
Dec. 6, 2018

Man pleads guilty to ramming pedestrians in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A man who deliberately rammed a car into pedestrians in a busy Australian city street injuring 17 people has pleaded guilty to multiple charges including murder...
Dec. 6, 2018

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