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December 29, 2018 - 10:33 am
By HOPE YEN and JENNIFER McDERMOTT , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — It had been months since retired Lt. Cmdr. Michele Fitzpatrick paid attention to news coverage. She was turned off by President Donald Trump's tweetstorms and attacks on critics such as the late Republican Sen. John McCain, a...
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December 29, 2018 - 8:30 am
By ZEKE MILLER, JILL COLVIN and LISA MASCARO , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democrats are trading blame for the partial government shutdown but doing little substantive talking with each other as the disruption in federal services and public employees' pay slogs...
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September 28, 2018 - 4:38 pm
By DAVID KOENIG , Associated Press An aviation bill Congress is rushing to approve contains a little-noticed section that would give authorities the power to track, intercept and destroy drones they consider a security threat, without needing a judge's approval. Supporters say law enforcement needs...
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August 22, 2018 - 11:44 am
By WILL WEISSERT, Associated Press PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) — As the nation plans new defenses against the more powerful storms and higher tides expected from climate change, one project stands out: an ambitious proposal to build a nearly 60-mile "spine" of concrete seawalls, earthen barriers,...
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May 31, 2018 - 11:43 am
By ARITZ PARRA , Associated Press MADRID (AP) — Spain's conservative government on Thursday appeared doomed to lose a no-confidence vote in parliament, with the center-left Socialist party poised to take power. A Basque nationalist party's decisive announcement that it would vote in favor of the...
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May 25, 2018 - 11:55 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia House of Delegates plans to reconvene next week with plans to finalize a state budget. GOP Speaker Kirk Cox announced Thursday that the House would gavel in on May 30. Cox cancelled a House meeting earlier this week after the Senate delayed a vote Tuesday on the...
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May 23, 2018 - 10:55 am
By CHRISTOPHER BODEEN , Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — A U.S. government employee in southern China reported abnormal sensations of sound and pressure, the State Department said Wednesday, recalling similar experiences among American diplomats in Cuba who later fell ill. In an emailed notice to...
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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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