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May 22, 2018 - 5:39 pm
By DESMOND BUTLER and CHAD DAY , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declined to say Tuesday whether he has confidence in Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, escalating pressure on the Justice Department as his White House negotiated rare access to classified documents for...
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May 22, 2018 - 4:17 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced tough questions from European Union lawmakers Tuesday over what one of them branded Zuckerberg's "digital monster," and he apologized for the way the social network has been used to produce fake news, interfere in elections and sweep up people's...
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May 22, 2018 - 3:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress was taking a final step Tuesday toward dismantling a chunk of the rules framework for banks installed to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis that brought millions of lost jobs and foreclosed homes. The House planned to approve legislation to roll back the...
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May 22, 2018 - 2:10 pm
By JOSH LEDERMAN , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — After striking a delicate deal with the United Arab Emirates this month on rules for airline competition, the Trump administration went to war with itself. It's a story of how a wonky aviation pact became a bitter, lobbyist-fueled international...
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May 22, 2018 - 1:48 pm
By JENNIFER PELTZ , Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump wants New York's highest court to delay a defamation suit filed by a former "Apprentice" contestant who accused him of unwanted groping and kissing. Trump's lawyers filed notice late Monday that they're asking the state...
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May 22, 2018 - 1:41 pm
By ZEKE MILLER and CATHERINE LUCEY , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that a planned historic meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un could be delayed. He said, "There's a very substantial chance that it won't work out" for June 12. Trump raised the...
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New Hampshire State Police
May 22, 2018 - 11:05 am
CANTERBURY, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire authorities have found a body that they believe to be a woman who has been missing for four days, and her son has been arrested in Virginia on a charge of stealing her vehicle. Attorney General Gordon MacDonald said the body was found in Canterbury on Monday...
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May 22, 2018 - 10:45 am
GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union and other privacy activists are asking Amazon to stop marketing a powerful facial recognition tool to police. They say law enforcement agencies could use the technology to to easily build a system that would automate...
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May 22, 2018 - 9:46 am
TOKYO (AP) — North Korean media stepped up their rhetorical attacks on South Korea and joint military exercises with the United States, warning Tuesday that a budding detente could be in danger. State media unleashed three strongly worded commentaries slamming Seoul and Washington for the maneuvers...
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May 21, 2018 - 4:58 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - A school resource officer who accidentally fired his gun while on assignment at a northern Virginia middle school is facing misdemeanor criminal charges. Alexandria Police say 27-year-old Carl Savoy was indicted Monday on charges of reckless handling of a firearm and...
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