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January 03, 2018 - 12:55 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on protests in Iran (all times local): 9:30 p.m. U.N. officials are calling on Iran to respect protesters' rights and release any who have been arbitrarily arrested while demonstrating peacefully. A spokesman said Wednesday that Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is...
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The Capitol is seen in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, as White House officials plan to meet with the Republican and Democratic leaders of both chambers to discuss the budget. Two new senators are being sworn in today, Minnesota Lt. Gov.Tina Smith, a Democrat, will take over from Al Franken who resigned, and Senator-elect Doug Jones, a Democrat of Alabama, succeeds Luther Strange. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
January 03, 2018 - 10:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — There will be some familiar but stubborn clashes facing lawmakers Wednesday as Congress begins its 2018 session staring at the year's first potential calamity — an election-year government shutdown unless there's a bipartisan spending pact by Jan. 19. Looking to prevent a closure...
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FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks with reporters in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump is threatening to cut off aid money to the Palestinian Authority and acknowledging that the Middle East peace process appears to be stalled. Trump says in a pair of tweets that, “we pay the Palestinians HUNDRED OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS a year and get no appreciation or respect. They don’t even want to negotiate a long overdue ...peace treaty with Israel.”(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
January 03, 2018 - 5:26 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian officials voiced outrage on Wednesday over President Donald Trump's threat to cut funding to the Palestinian Authority, calling his tweets "blackmail" in the aftermath of the U.S. administration's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Palestinian President...
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January 02, 2018 - 9:06 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Alaska Airlines is calling in an exterminator after the company says a rat boarded one of its planes at Oakland International Airport in California and forced it to cancel the flight. The airline says passengers were boarding the Portland, Oregon-bound flight Tuesday when the...
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FILE - In this June 20, 2017, file photo, the U.S. Capitol in Washington, at sunrise. There’ll be two new faces in the Senate and plenty of familiar but stubborn problems facing Congress in 2018, starting with a Jan. 19 deadline to reach a bipartisan budget pact and avert a partial government shutdown (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
January 02, 2018 - 5:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — There will be two fresh Senate faces and some familiar but stubborn clashes facing lawmakers Wednesday as Congress begins its 2018 session staring at the year's first potential calamity — an election-year government shutdown unless there's a bipartisan spending pact by Jan. 19...
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FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2015, file photoHouse Transportation Committee Chairman Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Pa., left, accompanied by House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Shuster, the powerful GOP Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure panel, says he won’t run for re-election. Shuster says he wants to focus his time and energy on working with President Donald Trump on legislation to spend hundreds of billions of dollars to build roads, bridges, and other infrastructure. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
January 02, 2018 - 3:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pennsylvania Rep. Bill Shuster, the powerful Republican chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, announced Tuesday that he won't run for re-election. Shuster said he wants to focus his time and energy on working with President Donald Trump on legislation...
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In this photo taken on Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017, by an individual not employed by the Associated Press and obtained by the AP outside Iran, university students run away from stones thrown by police during an anti-government protest inside Tehran University, in Tehran, Iran. Demonstrations, the largest seen in Iran since its disputed 2009 presidential election, have brought six days of unrest across the country and resulted in over 20 deaths. (AP Photo)
January 02, 2018 - 3:24 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Breaking his silence over nationwide protests that included calls for his ouster, Iran's supreme leader on Tuesday blamed the demonstrations on "enemies of Iran," saying they were meddling in its internal affairs. The remarks by Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on the demonstrations — the...
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In this photo taken by an individual not employed by the Associated Press and obtained by the AP outside Iran, anti-riot Iranian police prevent university students to join other protesters over Iran weak economy, in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017. A wave of spontaneous protests over Iran's weak economy swept into Tehran on Saturday, with college students and others chanting against the government just hours after hard-liners held their own rally in support of the Islamic Republic's clerical establishment. (AP Photo)
January 02, 2018 - 2:27 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on the protests in Iran (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Iran's foreign minister says Iranians have the right "to vote and to protest," unlike U.S. allies in the region, an apparent swipe at Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries. Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted Tuesday that...
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In this July 17, 2017 photo, Assemblywoman Eloise Reyes, D-Grand Terrace, listens at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. California lawmakers will grapple for the first time as a group with a growing sexual misconduct scandal when they return to Sacramento. Reyes sits on the Assembly subcommittee tasked with re-writing the Legislature's sexual harassment policies. She was sharply critical during a hearing last month of the Assembly's policy of not tracking sexual harassment complaints, only investigations. She wants to mandate better tracking by the Legislature and by all employers. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
January 02, 2018 - 1:12 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers will grapple for the first time as a group with a growing sexual misconduct scandal when they return to Sacramento on Wednesday. The 2018 legislative year will bring debates over legislation to boost protections for victims and people who report sexual...
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January 02, 2018 - 1:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The civil rights attorney who was elected as Philadelphia's district attorney on the promise of criminal justice reform has been sworn into office. Democrat Larry Krasner said Tuesday that the city has started on its "long road" to repairing ties between communities and police...
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