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Doug Jones is greeted by a supporter before speaking during an election-night watch party Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, in Birmingham, Ala. Jones has defeated Republican Roy Moore, a one-time GOP pariah who was embraced by the Republican Party and the president even after facing allegations of sexual impropriety. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
December 14, 2017 - 2:09 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Weary national Republicans breathed a collective sigh of relief on Wednesday, a day after voters knocked out their own party's scandal-plagued candidate in deep-red Alabama. Yet all is not well in a party confronted with new rounds of infighting and a suddenly shrinking Senate...
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Ottawa Senators left wing Zack Smith, left, celebrates his goal with left wing Tom Pyatt and centre Jean-Gabriel Pageau, right, celebrate a goal during third period NHL action in Ottawa on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)
December 14, 2017 - 1:43 am
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Craig Anderson and the Ottawa Senators are happy to be home. Anderson made 27 saves to stop his seven-game losing streak and Ottawa snapped its five-game skid Wednesday night with a 3-2 win over the New York Rangers. "I think when that final buzzer went there was a sigh from...
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This image released by Lucasfilm shows Gwendoline Christie as Capt. Phasma in "Star Wars: The Last Jedi." (Lucasfilm via AP)
December 14, 2017 - 1:41 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gwendoline Christie plays fearsome fighters in both Westeros and a galaxy far, far away. And while the statuesque British actress keeps the two worlds distinct in her mind, her combat skills are actually a bridge between them. Christie's fight with Finn (John Boyega) as Captain...
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FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2017, file photo, the Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium is still under construction in Pyeongchang, South Korea. As officials prepare for the winter games in and around the small mountain town of Pyeongchang, there are lingering worries over the huge financial burden facing one of the nation’s poorest regions. Local officials hope that the Games will provide a badly needed economic boost by marking the area as a world-class tourist destination. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
December 14, 2017 - 1:34 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — South Korean officials have ruled out turning a state-of-the-art Olympic skating arena into a giant seafood freezer. Other than that, not much is certain about the country's post-Winter Games plans for a host of expensive venues. As officials prepare for the games in...
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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein arrives to testify before a House Committee on the Judiciary oversight hearing on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
December 14, 2017 - 1:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Donald Trump Jr. has finished a nine-hour interview with the Senate intelligence committee, concluding his third interview on Capitol Hill as part of probes into Russian...
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FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2017 file photo, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres addresses the 72nd meeting of the U.N. General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters. Guterres is warning that Iran may be defying a U.N. call to halt ballistic missile development even as it complies with the nuclear deal with six world powers. The U.N. chief says in a report obtained by The Associated Press on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, to the Security Council that the United Nations is investigating Iran's possible transfer of ballistic missiles to Houthi Shiite rebels in Yemen that may have been used in launches aimed at Saudi Arabia on July 22 and Nov. 4. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
December 14, 2017 - 1:17 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is warning that Iran may be defying a U.N. call to halt ballistic missile development even as it complies with the nuclear deal with six world powers. The U.N. chief says in a report to the Security Council that the United Nations is...
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FILE - In this March 29, 2007 file photo, Dr. Donald Cline, a reproductive endocrinologist and fertilty specialist, speaks at a new conference in Indianapolis. Cline, a retired Indianapolis fertility doctor accused of inseminating patients with his own sperm is set to plead guilty to charges that he lied to investigators Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017.. Cline is scheduled to appear in a Marion County court (Kelly Wilkinson,/The Indianapolis Star via AP)
December 14, 2017 - 1:11 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A retired Indianapolis fertility doctor accused of inseminating patients with his own sperm is set to plead guilty to charges that he lied to investigators. Dr. Donald Cline is scheduled to appear in a Marion County court Thursday, when a judge is expected to sentence him on two...
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FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2013 file photo, Chief U.S. District Judge Ruben Castillo speaks from the bench in Chicago. A question raised nationwide about whether federal agents display racial bias by staging phony stash-house stings overwhelmingly in black neighborhoods is the focus of landmark hearings in Chicago.A rare panel of federal trial judges including Castillo begins two days of hearings Thursday Dec. 14, 2017, on the stings. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green File)
December 14, 2017 - 1:06 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The question of whether federal agents display racial bias by staging phony drug stash-house stings overwhelmingly in black neighborhoods is the focus of hearings beginning Thursday in Chicago and could determine whether agencies curtail or even abandon their use nationwide. A first-...
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Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) drives around Charlotte Hornets guard Michael Carter-Williams (10) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)
December 14, 2017 - 1:02 am
HOUSTON (AP) — With the way Mike D'Antoni has handled Houston's rotation lately, there are times nine-time All-Star Chris Paul is left to run Houston's offense against second-team defenses. That combination proved the difference on Wednesday night when Paul led the Rockets to a huge run in the...
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December 14, 2017 - 12:59 am
BEIJING (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in was due to meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping Thursday on a visit to Beijing aimed at repairing ties frayed by a dispute over the deployment of an anti-missile system. The two leaders were to preside over a document signing ceremony following...
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