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Trump had lawyer urge AG against Russia recusal

Friday, 5 January 2018, 08:59 Last update: about 14 days ago

President Donald Trump directed his White House counsel to tell Attorney General Jeff Sessions to not recuse himself from the Justice Department's investigation into potential ties between Russia and...

East Coast braces for a deep freeze following massive storm

Friday, 5 January 2018, 08:50 Last update: about 14 days ago

East Coast residents are bracing for a deep freeze a day after a massive winter storm slammed the region with heavy snow, hurricane-force winds and coastal flooding. Forecasters predict that...

Strength of Iran protests uncertain after a week of unrest

Thursday, 4 January 2018, 13:47 Last update: about 15 days ago Associated Press

The strength of protests shaking Iran was unclear on Thursday after a week of unrest that killed at least 21 people, with fewer reports of demonstrations as government supporters again took to the...

Trump left 'furious,' 'disgusted' by Bannon over new book

Thursday, 4 January 2018, 09:53 Last update: about 15 days ago Associated Press

President Donald Trump launched a scathing attack on former top adviser Steve Bannon, responding to a new book that portrays Trump as an undisciplined man-child who didn't actually want to win the...

Updated: Severe storm batters western Europe; 1 dead, 15 injured

Wednesday, 3 January 2018, 16:11 Last update: about 16 days ago Associated Press

A violent storm packing winds of up to 100 miles per hour battered many parts of western Europe Wednesday, wreaking havoc on transport and leaving hundreds of thousands of homes across France,...

Science says: Why there's a big chill in a warmer world

Wednesday, 3 January 2018, 11:20 Last update: about 16 days ago Associated Press

Anchorage, Alaska, was warmer Tuesday than Jacksonville, Florida. The weather in the U.S. is that upside down. That's because the Arctic's deeply frigid weather escaped its regular atmospheric...

Trump boasts of bigger 'nuclear button' than North Korea's

Wednesday, 3 January 2018, 07:54 Last update: about 16 days ago Associated Press

President Donald Trump boasted Tuesday that he has a bigger and more powerful "nuclear button" than North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The president's Tuesday evening tweet came in response to...

2017 in review: 'Disruption, despair and dumpster fires'

Tuesday, 2 January 2018, 10:17 Last update: about 17 days ago Associated Press

The news alerts gushed in: An attack on a concert, a church, an ice cream parlor ; an assailant wielding a gun or hammer or acid . There's an earthquake in Mexico, a monsoon in India, a volcanic...

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