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August 09, 2018 - 12:57 pm
By LISA MASCARO and JESSICA GRESKO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The first batch of documents from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's time in George W. Bush's White House has been released. The 5,700 pages were posted Thursday on the Senate Judiciary Committee's website after being...
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August 09, 2018 - 12:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — First lady Melania Trump's parents have been sworn in as U.S. citizens. A lawyer for Viktor and Amalija Knavs says the Slovenian couple took the citizenship oath on Thursday in New York City. They had been living in the U.S. as permanent residents. The Knavses raised Melania in the...
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August 08, 2018 - 11:51 am
LAKEPORT, Calif. (AP) — The largest wildfire ever recorded in California needed just 11 days to blacken an area nearly the size of Los Angeles — and it's only one of many enormous blazes that could make this the worst fire season in state history. Some 14,000 firefighters from as far away as...
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August 07, 2018 - 4:06 pm
Richmond, VA. (WRVA) - UPDATE: There are reports Rodriguez-Sariol is in custody but the Rubios remain missing. ORIGINAL: The Virginia State Police and the Virginia Missing Children Clearinghouse has issued an AMBER Alert on behalf of the Harrisonburg Police Department. An Amber Alert for Angie...
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August 07, 2018 - 1:01 pm
By CHAD DAY and MATTHEW BARAKAT , Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A day after testifying against longtime boss Paul Manafort, Rick Gates returned to the witness stand Tuesday as the government's star witness in the financial fraud trial of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman...
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August 03, 2018 - 3:41 pm
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) - A 12-year-old Chinese tourist has been found safe in New York a day after her tour group reported her missing from a Washington-area airport. Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police said JinJing Ma was found Friday in the custody of her parents in Queens, New York...
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August 02, 2018 - 12:55 pm
By ELLEN KNICKMEYER and TOM KRISHER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Thursday proposed weakening Obama-era mileage standards designed to make cars more fuel efficient and less polluting, a major rollback already being challenged in the courts by California and other...
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August 02, 2018 - 12:46 pm
By MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple has become the world's first publicly traded company to be valued at $1 trillion. The milestone marks the triumph of stylish technology that has redefined what we expect from our gadgets ever since two mavericks named Steve started...
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August 02, 2018 - 10:35 am
By KEN THOMAS , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump received a new letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (kim jawng oon) Wednesday following up on their Singapore summit. Trump tweeted early Thursday his thanks to Kim "for your nice letter — I look...
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August 02, 2018 - 10:17 am
By CHAD DAY and ERIC TUCKER , Associated Press Eds: Updates with . Also moved in a previous cycle. Trial scheduled to resume at 9:30 a.m. EDT. With AP Photos. AP Video. ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Prosecutors will ask jurors Thursday to follow the money in the Paul Manafort trial, a trail they say shows...
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