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Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., speaks to supporters at the opening of her campaign field office Friday, May 18, 2018, in Ferguson, Mo. Less than six months before Election Day, McCaskill’s standing with Missouri’s African-American community is in question. And she’s being forced to prove that she’s not taking anyone for granted. McCaskill, a Democrat facing re-election in a state that has trended sharply Republican in recent years, knows she cannot afford to lose any support this fall _ especially not from a group of voters that was supposed to be among her most loyal. (AP Photo/Bill Boyce)
May 21, 2018 - 3:44 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill's standing with Missouri's African-American community is in question less than six months before Election Day. McCaskill knows she cannot afford to lose any support this fall as she seeks re-election — especially not from a group of voters...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at the Heritage Foundation, a conservative public policy think tank, in Washington, Monday, May 21, 2018. Pompeo issued a steep list of demands Monday that he said should be included in a nuclear treaty with Iran to replace the Obama-era deal, threatening "the strongest sanctions in history" if Iran doesn't change course. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 21, 2018 - 3:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday demanded that Iran make wholesale changes in its military and regional policies or face "the strongest sanctions in history," as it sought to turn up heat on Tehran after President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from a landmark nuclear deal...
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May 21, 2018 - 3:21 pm
PARIS (AP) — Police officials say a group of people, some armed with guns, shot into the air in the French city of Marseille and tried to corner officers who responded to the sound of gunfire. Christophe Reynaud of the Marseille police said one resident was hit in the head with a butt of a gun and...
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President Donald Trump, center, poses for a photograph with 2017 NASCAR Cup champion Martin Truex Jr., bottom center, and his racing team on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, May 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 21, 2018 - 3:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is honoring NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. and Furniture Row Racing at the White House, praising Truex's vow to "never give up." Trump is paying tribute to Truex's championship on the South Lawn of the White House and admiring the No. 78 Toyota...
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May 21, 2018 - 3:17 pm
Carol Mann, a two-time major champion who won 38 LPGA Tour titles, has died. She was 77. The LPGA Tour issued a statement Monday that Mann had died Sunday at her home in The Woodlands, Texas. LPGA Tour officials said a family member notified them of Mann's death. Her major titles were the 1964...
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May 21, 2018 - 3:02 pm
SHANDAKEN, N.Y. (AP) — Two off-duty New York Police Department officers, one of them a groom on his wedding day, died in the crash of a rented 2018 Maserati after celebrating at the reception, police said Monday. The groom, Officer Michael Colangelo of Huntington Station, Long Island, and Detective...
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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and his wife Cilia Flores wave to supporters at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, May 20, 2018. Electoral officials declared the socialist leader the winner of Sunday's presidential election, while his leading challenger questioned the legitimacy of a vote marred by irregularities and called for a new ballot to prevent a brewing social crisis from exploding. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
May 21, 2018 - 2:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday dismissed Venezuela's presidential election as a "sham" and ramped up economic and diplomatic pressure on President Nicolas Maduro's beleaguered government. The White House announced that President Donald Trump had signed an executive order...
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Pope Francis asperges holy water as he celebrates a Pentecost mass in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
May 21, 2018 - 2:38 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis' reported comments to a gay man that "God made you like this" have been embraced by the LGBT community as another sign of Francis' desire to make gay people feel welcomed and loved in the Catholic Church. Juan Carlos Cruz, the main whistleblower in Chile's clerical...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, April 19, 2017, file photo, chef Mario Batali attends an awards event in New York. The New York Police Department is investigating allegations of sexual misconduct leveled celebrity chef Mario Batali. The NYPD confirmed the probe following a “60 Minutes” broadcast Sunday, May 20, 2018, in which an unnamed woman accused Batali of drugging and sexually assaulting her in 2005. Batali issued a statement denying he assaulted the woman. (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP, File)
May 21, 2018 - 2:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The restaurant group co-owned by Mario Batali says it has been "actively negotiating" to buy out the celebrity chef facing sexual misconduct allegations. The B&B Hospitality Group says Batali and partner Joe Bastianich have signed a letter of intent and final terms could be set...
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FILE - In this April 7, 2018, file photo, Texas' Kody Clemens (2) watches his home run against Baylor during an NCAA college baseball game in Austin, Texas. Kody Clemens, the youngest of Roger's sons, has hit his stride for Texas after a disappointing 2017. He has a Big 12-leading 19 homers, six in the last seven games, while leading the Longhorns to their first regular-season conference title since 2011. (Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File)
May 21, 2018 - 2:30 pm
Nothing in his first two years at Texas suggested Kody Clemens would blossom into one of the top sluggers in the nation. The youngest son of seven-time Cy Young Award winner Roger Clemens has hit six of his Big 12-leading 19 home runs in the last seven games for the regular-season champion...
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