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December 29, 2017 - 4:59 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The spokesman for President Vladimir Putin says the Kremlin views deteriorating relations with the United States as a major disappointment of the year. Ties between Moscow and Washington soured to reach a post-Cold War low following Russia's annexation of Crimea in 2014 and...
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December 29, 2017 - 3:45 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Friday that it's holding a Hong Kong-flagged ship and its crew members for allegedly violating U.N. sanctions by transferring oil to a North Korean vessel in October. The Lighthouse Winmore is believed to have transferred about 600 tons of refined...
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File - In this Sept. 29, 2017, file photo, a sheriff's deputy arrests a man for allegedly cultivating marijuana in unincorporated Calaveras County, Calif. A hodgepodge of law enforcement agencies throughout California will be responsible for enforcing new marijuana laws that make legal some, but not all, sales of the drug for recreational use on Jan. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)
December 29, 2017 - 3:29 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Licensed businesses around California can begin legally growing and selling marijuana for recreational use Monday, and a hodgepodge of enforcement agencies will be trying to make sure they adhere to a slew of new pot laws. Since no single agency has overarching responsibility,...
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December 28, 2017 - 10:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump criticized China on Thursday following reports that Chinese ships transferred oil to North Korean vessels at sea in violation of U.N. sanctions over the North's nuclear weapons program. Trump said on Twitter that China had been "Caught RED HANDED," adding he...
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President Donald Trump waves to supporters from his motorcade traveling along Southern Blvd. enroute to his Mar-a-Lago estate from Trump International Golf Club, Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, in West Palm Beach, Fla. (Greg Lovett/Palm Beach Post via AP)
December 28, 2017 - 9:42 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump in Florida (all times local): 9:35 p.m. President Donald Trump says he believes special counsel Robert Mueller "will be fair" to him, because "everybody knows that there was no collusion" between Trump's presidential campaign and...
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December 28, 2017 - 11:26 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Problems with overhead wires that run above Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority trains have disrupted service and are causing delays of up to 30 minutes in the Philadelphia region. A SEPTA spokesman says maintenance crews are working on the power lines to try to...
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December 28, 2017 - 7:12 am
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Authorities have seized more than a dozen animals from a rescue farm over concerns that some of them may be sick. The Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals told The (Allentown) Morning Call that there were "concerns of lack of veterinary care and...
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FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump congratulates Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., while House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., looks on during a ceremony at the White House after the final passage of tax overhaul legislation. President Trump plans to open the new year by meeting with Republican congressional leaders at the rustic Camp David presidential retreat in Maryland to map out the 2018 legislative agenda. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
December 27, 2017 - 8:00 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Eager for more legislative achievements before Washington's focus shifts to the midterm elections, President Donald Trump plans to start the new year by meeting with Republican congressional leaders to plot the 2018 legislative agenda, the White House said. After...
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File-This Dec. 10, 2017, file photo shows Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson walking off the field after an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard, File)
December 27, 2017 - 6:55 pm
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Hue Jackson doesn't think the losing will include his job. Cleveland's beleaguered coach, who takes a 0-15 mark this season and 1-30 record over two years into Sunday's finale at Pittsburgh, said Wednesday he has no doubt owner Jimmy Haslam will keep his word and keep him around...
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FILE - In this Dec. 18, 2017 file photo, cars from an Amtrak train lay spilled onto Interstate 5 below alongside smashed vehicles as some train cars remain on the tracks above in DuPont, Wash. Dozens of 911 call recordings released by South Sound 911 Dispatch provide a vivid account of the Dec. 18 wreck from survivors and witnesses. Authorities say it could take more than a year to understand how the train carrying 85 passengers and crew members could have ended in disaster as it made its inaugural run along a fast, new 15-mile (24-kilometer) bypass route. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, file)
December 27, 2017 - 6:23 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Whimpering in pain, bleeding from head injuries and dazed by the enormity of the crash, victims in the Amtrak train derailment south of Seattle begged 911 dispatchers for help and said "tons of people" had been hurt. Dozens of emergency recordings released Wednesday by South Sound...
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