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In this Sept. 13, 2017 photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., pauses while speaking at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Sanders is blasting President Donald Trump’s foreign policy but also criticizing how the United States has engaged in world affairs for generations. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
September 21, 2017 - 2:11 pm
Bernie Sanders is criticizing President Donald Trump's foreign policy but also offering a sweeping indictment of how the United States has engaged in world affairs for generations. The Vermont senator and onetime presidential candidate says U.S foreign policy should be based less on military might...
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FILE - In this June 21, 2017 file photo, special counsel Robert Mueller departs after a closed-door meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee about Russian meddling in the election and possible connection to the Trump campaign, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Mueller's team of investigators is seeking information from the White House related to Michael Flynn's stint as national security adviser and about the response to a meeting with a Russian lawyer that was attended by President Donald Trump’s oldest son, The Associated Press has learned. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
September 21, 2017 - 1:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators is seeking information from the White House related to Michael Flynn's stint as national security adviser and about the response to a meeting with a Russian lawyer that was attended by President Donald Trump's oldest son, The...
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Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, left, speaks to U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley before a Security Council meeting Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
September 21, 2017 - 1:55 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. investigators will help Iraq collect evidence to build potential war crimes cases against Islamic State extremists, under a resolution the Security Council approved Thursday. Iraq, council members and human rights lawyer Amal Clooney portrayed the measure as a key step...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, a loading station for Mercedes electric cars at the IAA Car Show in Frankfurt, Germany. Germany's Daimler AG announced Thursday Sept. 21, 2017, says its Mercedes-Benz luxury car division will invest US dlrs 1 billion to set up electric vehicle production at its Tuscaloosa, Alabama plant, also building a new battery plant, adding 600 new jobs in the region. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, FILE)
September 21, 2017 - 1:45 pm
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Carmaker Mercedes-Benz announced Thursday that it will invest $1 billion to set up electric vehicle production at its Tuscaloosa, Alabama plant and to build a battery factory nearby, moves it said would create 600 new jobs. The luxury division of Germany's Daimler AG said...
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September 21, 2017 - 1:37 pm
COCOA, Fla. (AP) — Police say a Florida gas station owner chased a man and fired a warning shot, forcing him to return some stolen beer. Orlando television station WESH reports it was the fourth time store owner Sowann Suy used his gun in defense of his store in the Atlantic coast community of...
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FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2017 file photo provided by Sonya Nelson, Life Lynn DeKlyen lies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor, Mich. Sonya Nelson says her niece, Life Lynn DeKlyen, died Wednesday evening at University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor. Her mother, Carrie DeKlyen who sacrificed the chance to prolong her life to give birth to Life Lynn, her sixth child, died Sept. 9, 2017. DeKlyen chose to forgo clinical trials and chemotherapy to treat her brain cancer, since it would have meant ending her pregnancy. (Nick DeKlyen/Courtesy of Sonya Nelson via AP File)
September 21, 2017 - 1:37 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A tiny preemie whose gravely ill mother had hoped to save her by shunning chemotherapy during pregnancy has died, a relative said Thursday. Sonya Nelson said her niece, Life Lynn DeKlyen, died Wednesday evening at the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor. Life's mother,...
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September 21, 2017 - 1:30 pm
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An improperly installed part caused a helicopter to crash in rural Tennessee, killing the two 101st Airborne Division pilots aboard, according to an Army report. A U.S. Army Aircraft Incident Report obtained by USA Today Network-Tennessee says the Apache helicopter, which...
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FILE - In this Thursday, May 26, 2011 file photo, Rep. Dawnna Dukes, right, listens to Rep Senfronia Thompson on the House floor during session in Austin, Texas. Travis County prosecutors say in a court filing that state Rep. Dukes spent more than $51,000 on an online psychic, appeared for work at the Capitol impaired and hid a cellphone from investigators. (Ralph Barrera/ Austin American-Statesman via AP)/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File)
September 21, 2017 - 1:24 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas lawmaker spent more than $51,000 on an online psychic, appeared for work at the Capitol apparently impaired by medication and hid a cellphone from investigators, prosecutors said in a court filing this week. Rep. Dawnna Dukes is due to face misdemeanor corruption...
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Gene Simmons, left, performs at The Children Matter: Houston Benefit Concert at CHS Field Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017 in in St. Paul, Minn. Original Kiss members Gene Simmons and Ace Frehley reunited for their first public appearance since their group was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014. (Carlos Gonzalez/Star Tribune via AP)
September 21, 2017 - 1:01 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Original Kiss members Gene Simmons and Ace Frehley have reunited for their first public appearance since their group was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014. But unlike that terse ceremony, the Star Tribune reports , they came to St. Paul's CHS field to play...
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September 21, 2017 - 1:00 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin state lawmaker has condemned a college student's video depicting the beheading of a police officer as an attempt to incite violence. The video shows University of Wisconsin-Madison students dressed as officers wearing pig masks, including one leading a black student...
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