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Lawsuits over Trump business threaten to tie up presidency

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 12:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As a businessman, Donald Trump has kept the courts busy. That's hardly likely to change when he enters the Oval Office, creating an unusual and potentially serious problem for a sitting president....
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Homeland Security pick cites securing border as top priority

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 12:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump's choice to lead the Department of Homeland Security says closing the border to the "illegal movement of people and things" will be his top priority if confirmed....
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Things to know about Trump's Cabinet confirmation hearings

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 11:40am
Under the U.S. Constitution, the Senate has sole authority to confirm a president's nominee to serve in the Cabinet. And while President-elect Donald Trump can't officially nominate anyone until he becomes president on Jan. 20, the Senate is getting an early start this week on his choices for several top jobs in his administration....
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Despite scandal, VW in running for global sales crown

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 11:40am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- It's ironic: Volkswagen spent 2016 battling a huge scandal over cars it rigged to cheat on emissions tests....
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Gretchen Carlson: Fighting sex harassment is everyone's job

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 11:40am
Former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson says fighting sexual harassment is a job for everyone, not just women....
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The Latest: UAE ambassador wounded in Afghan attack

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 10:38am
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) -- The Latest on twin bombings in Afghanistan's capital (all times local):...
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What scandal? VW closing in on title as world's top carmaker

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 10:38am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- It's ironic: Volkswagen spent 2016 battling a huge scandal over cars it rigged to cheat on emissions tests....
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Sharapova to return from ban in April at Stuttgart event

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 9:32am
MOSCOW (AP) -- Maria Sharapova will return from her 15-month doping ban at a tournament in Germany in April....
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Norwegian mass murderer Breivik makes Nazi salute at court

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 8:27am
SKIEN, Norway (AP) -- Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik made a Nazi salute as he walked into a courtroom at a high-security prison where judges on Tuesday began reviewing a ruling that his solitary confinement is inhumane....
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Weary North Carolina voters wish for a less acrimonious 2017

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 8:27am
OXFORD, N.C. (AP) -- In politically divided North Carolina, weary voters are hoping elected officials can set aside differences and effectively govern after a bruising election and bitter fight over transgender restroom access....
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Democrats to press attorney general pick as hearing opens

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 7:25am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. Jeff Sessions cast himself as strong protector of law and order on Tuesday, promising that as attorney general he would crack down on illegal immigration, gun violence and the "scourge of radical Islamic terrorism."...
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Twin bombings in Afghanistan's capital kill 22

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 7:25am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Two large bombings near government offices in Afghanistan's capital on Tuesday killed at least 22 people, including four women, the Interior Ministry said....
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Afghan official: Twin bombings rock Kabul, 50 wounded

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 6:24am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Two large bombings in Afghanistan's capital on Tuesday wounded at least 50 people, a health official said....
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Tom Hiddleston sorry for 'inelegantly expressed' speech

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 6:24am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) -- Tom Hiddleston is apologizing for his Golden Globes acceptance speech in which he said he was proud his show could provide "relief and entertainment" for humanitarian aid workers in South Sudan....
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Homeland Security pick faces questions on wall, immigration

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 5:24am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senators are expected to use Tuesday's confirmation hearing for John Kelly, Donald Trump's choice to head the Homeland Security Department, to raise questions about the president-elect's plans to build a border wall and take other steps to boost immigration security....
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New Ghana president's speech copies US inaugural addresses

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 5:24am
ACCRA, Ghana (AP) -- Ghana's new president is facing criticism after passages in his inauguration speech appeared to be lifted from speeches given by American leaders, an embarrassment for a country that long has been praised as one of Africa's strongest democracies....
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What to watch in 2017: Clemson rebuild; Kelly's crossroads

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 3:21am
Alabama will be great in 2017. That's a given....
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FIFA to expand World Cup to 48 teams in 2026

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 2:19am
ZURICH (AP) -- FIFA will expand the World Cup to 48 teams, adding 16 extra nations to the 2026 tournament which is likely to be held in North America....
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Democrats to press attorney general pick as hearing opens

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 1:19am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President-elect Donald Trump's pick for attorney general, Sen. Jeff Sessions, is set to be questioned by his peers in a high-visibility Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing....
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