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In this photo provided by France Bleu, rescue workers help after a school bus and a regional train collided in the village of Millas, southern France, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. A school bus and a regional train collided in southern France on Thursday, killing four children and critically injuring several other people on the bus, the French interior ministry said. (Matthieu Ferri/France Bleu via AP)
December 14, 2017 - 6:16 pm
PARIS (AP) — A regional train hit a school bus on a crossing in southern France on Thursday, killing four children and critically injuring 11 other people on the bus, the French interior ministry said. Photos from the scene tweeted by a local television station showed the train derailed and the bus...
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Supporters of Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Doug Jones react as they watch results during an election-night watch party Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, in Birmingham, Ala. In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama's special Senate election on Tuesday, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and President Donald Trump, who urgently endorsed GOP rebel Roy Moore despite a litany of sexual misconduct allegations.(AP Photo/John Bazemore)
December 14, 2017 - 6:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Once again, black women showed up for Democrats, with nearly all of them voting in Alabama for new Sen. Doug Jones, just as they did for Democratic candidates up and down the ballot in other states over the last few months. The same women, having proven their loyalty by voting 98...
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December 14, 2017 - 6:03 pm
UTICA, N.Y. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled the family of a race car driver fatally injured when struck by Tony Stewart's sprint car can pursue its claims against the former NASCAR star. In a 28-page ruling issued Wednesday, U.S. District Court Judge David Hurd dismissed Stewart's counterclaim and...
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FILE - In this May 2016 image provided by the City of Minneapolis, police officer Mohamed Noor poses for a photo at a community event welcoming him to the Minneapolis police force. Noor fatally shot Justine Damond, an Australian native on July 15, 2017. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman, a Minnesota prosecutor said he doesn't yet have enough evidence to charge Noor who killed Damond, blaming investigators who "haven't done their job." (City of Minneapolis via AP, File)
December 14, 2017 - 6:03 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota prosecutor said he doesn't yet have enough evidence to charge a Minneapolis police officer who killed an unarmed Australian woman this summer, blaming investigators who "haven't done their job." Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman is still deciding whether to charge...
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FILE - In this March 6, 2017 file photo, Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Ohio, speaks during a press conference in Cleveland. Kaptur told members of her caucus that revealing clothes worn by staffers and some members of Congress are an “invitation” for sexual harassment. Kaptur’s remarks were first reported by Politico after a private Democratic caucus meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 13. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
December 14, 2017 - 6:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. representative from Ohio is complaining about the cleavage in Congress. Democratic Rep. Marcy Kaptur has told members of her caucus that revealing clothes worn by staffers and some members of Congress are an "invitation" for sexual harassment. She says she's seen a member...
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Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, center, talks with Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., left, as they leave the chamber following a vote, on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
December 14, 2017 - 6:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republicans' razor-thin margin for driving their sweeping tax package through the Senate was thrown into jeopardy Thursday when GOP Sen. Marco Rubio declared he will vote against it unless negotiators expand the tax credit that low-income Americans can claim for their children...
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In this Dec. 13, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Grand Foyer of the White House in Washington. Most Americans think Trump did something either Illegal or unethical regarding his presidential campaign's ties to Russia_ and they think he’s trying to obstruct the investigation looking into those connections. A new poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research reveals a deeply divided country more concerned about health care and the economy than any collusion with the Kremlin (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
December 14, 2017 - 5:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Most Americans think Donald Trump did something illegal or at least unethical regarding ties between his presidential campaign and Russia — and they think he's trying to obstruct the investigation looking into those possible connections. The deeply divided country is more...
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In this Oct. 4, 2017 file photo, Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr, R-N.C., left, and Vice Chairman Mark Warner, D-Va., update reporters on the status of their inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. elections, at the Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
December 14, 2017 - 5:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election (all times local): 5:50 p.m. White House lawyer Ty Cobb says special counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators has finished interviews with current and former White House officials. Cobb says...
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This image provided by CSIS Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative/DigitalGlobe shows a satellite image of Fiery Cross Reef in Spratly island chain in the South China Sea, annotated by the source to show areas where China has conducted construction work above ground during 2017. Tensions have eased in the disputed region in the past year, but the Washington-based Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative says China has been busy, building infrastructure to equip outposts to be air and naval bases. Tensions over China's island-building in the South China Sea may have eased in the past year, but Beijing has kept busy. New satellite imagery shows China has built infrastructure covering 72 acres in the Spratly and Paracel islands during 2017 to equip its larger outposts to be air and naval bases.(CSIS Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative/DigitalGlobe via AP)
December 14, 2017 - 5:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tensions over China's island-building in the South China Sea may have eased in the past year, but Beijing has kept busy. New satellite imagery shows China has built infrastructure covering 72 acres (28 hectares) in the Spratly and Paracel islands during 2017 to equip its larger...
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December 14, 2017 - 5:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — An internal federal watchdog says it will conduct a wide-ranging review of the Environmental Protection Agency's preparedness and response to the major hurricanes that struck the United States this year. EPA's Office of Inspector General announced its pending probe in a letter...
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