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Author and film producer George R. R. Martin, left, speaks in Santa Fe, N.M., Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. Martin waded into the politics of movie-industry tax breaks on Thursday while endorsing a prominent Democratic candidate for governor of New Mexico. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
October 19, 2017 - 11:46 pm
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Author and film producer George R. R. Martin waded into the politics of movie-industry tax breaks on Thursday while endorsing a prominent Democratic candidate for governor of New Mexico. Martin, a longtime Santa Fe resident and author of fantasy novels behind the "Game of...
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Former President Barack Obama, left, laughs with Virginia's Democratic gubernatorial candidate Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam during a rally in Richmond, Va., Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
October 19, 2017 - 10:23 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Former President Barack Obama called on fellow Democrats to reject politics of "division" and "fear" while rallying on Thursday with party's candidates for governors in Virginia and New Jersey. "Why are we deliberately trying to misunderstand each other, and be cruel to each...
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FILE - This undated file booking photo provided by the San Francisco Police Department shows Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, which is what his attorney says is the birth name of the man who has been known by a number of aliases, including Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez. A jury has been selected for the murder trial of Zarate, whose case set off a national debate over sanctuary cities and immigration during last year's presidential campaign after he was accused of shooting and killing a woman on a popular San Francisco pier. Opening arguments are set for Monday, Oct. 23, 2017. (San Francisco Police Department via AP, File)
October 19, 2017 - 8:47 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A jury has been selected for the murder trial of a Mexican man whose case set off a national debate over U.S. sanctuary cities and immigration during last year's presidential campaign after he was accused of shooting and killing a woman on a popular San Francisco pier. Six...
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FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2017, file photo, Eric Trump, left, fixes his tie as Lara Trump, right, smiles while they tape a segment of "Justice With Judge Jeanine," at the Fox Studios in New York. The re-election campaign of President Donald Trump has already sprung to life two-and-a-half years before his name appears again on any ballot. The campaign is pushing its own online news source to counteract what it believes is an oppositional media. And its face is a rising star in the president's orbit: his daughter-in-law Lara Trump. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki, File)
October 19, 2017 - 8:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — An image of an American flag waves and the graphic promises "Real News Update." The re-election campaign of President Donald Trump, already sprung to life two-and-a-half years before his name is back on the ballot, is pushing its own online news source to counteract what it believes...
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October 19, 2017 - 7:14 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Attorneys for election advocacy groups and Democrats urged federal judges Thursday to throw out North Carolina's congressional districts for excessive partisanship, but lawyers for the Republicans who drew them say it's best the judiciary avoid trying to evaluate an...
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FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Senators are moving to boost transparency for online political ads, unveiling on Oct. 19, 2017, what could be the first of several pieces of legislation to try to lessen influence from Russia or other foreign actors on U.S. elections. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
October 19, 2017 - 6:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators are moving to boost transparency for online political ads, unveiling on Thursday what could be the first of several pieces of legislation to try to lessen influence from Russia or other foreign actors on U.S. elections. The bill by Democratic Sens. Mark Warner of Virginia...
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October 19, 2017 - 6:00 pm
The interim Carolinas News Editor is Jeffrey Collins. The supervisor is Skip Foreman. A reminder that this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take...
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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro holds up a map with the Venezuelan regions highlighted in red where pro-government candidates were victorious, during a press conference at the Miraflores presidential palace, in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. Maduro defended the results of Sunday's gubernatorial elections and said that those who report fraud are lying. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
October 19, 2017 - 5:27 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's opposition is presenting what it says is the first hard evidence of possible ballot tampering in Sunday's contested gubernatorial elections. The government-stacked National Electoral Council declared loyalist Justo Noguera the winner of Sunday's race in Bolivar...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Governor Ricardo Rossello of Puerto Rico in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 19, 2017 - 5:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has called three GOP incumbent senators who are running for re-election to offer his support — after they've come in the crosshairs of former White House adviser Steve Bannon's anti-establishment campaign. That's according to a Republican Senate aide who...
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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., talks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
October 19, 2017 - 4:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — "The View" is giving new panelist Meghan McCain a birthday present on Monday. It's a visit from her dad. The daytime talk show said Thursday that it has booked Sen. John McCain as a guest. Meghan McCain, who joined "The View" last week, turns 33 on Monday. The visit is especially...
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