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FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks on the phone with Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Turnbull, with then-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, center, and then- chief strategist Steve Bannon, right, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump responded to criticism leveled at him in a new book that says he never expected — or wanted — to win the White House, his victory left his wife in tears and a senior adviser thought his son's contact with a Russian lawyer during the campaign was "treasonous." (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
January 03, 2018 - 11:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump launched a scathing attack on former top adviser Steve Bannon on Wednesday, responding to a new book that portrays Trump as an undisciplined man-child who didn't actually want to win the White House and quotes Bannon as calling his son's contact with a...
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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, Steve Bannon, speaks during an event in Manchester, N.H. President Donald Trump is blasting his former chief strategist ahead of the release of a new, unflattering book. Trump says in the statement that when Bannon was fired, “he not only lost his job, he lost his mind. “ A new book by writer Michael Wolff offers a series of explosive revelations, including that Trump never expected to win the 2016 race.(AP Photo/Mary Schwalm, File)
January 03, 2018 - 11:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a new book about President Donald Trump (all times local): 11:45 p.m. A lawyer for President Donald Trump is threatening legal action against former White House strategist Steve Bannon over what he calls "disparaging statements and in some cases outright defamatory...
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January 03, 2018 - 7:17 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A homeless man has been charged with killing former 1960s soul singer Betty Jane Willis during an attempted rape. Twenty-two-year-old Rosendo Xo Pec was charged Wednesday with murder with special circumstances and could face the death penalty. It's unclear whether he has an...
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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks during the daily press briefing in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
January 03, 2018 - 6:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a new book about President Donald Trump (all times local): 6:15 p.m. President Donald Trump is blasting his former chief strategist ahead of the release of a new, unflattering book. Trump says that when Steve Bannon was fired, "he not only lost his job, he lost his...
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FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks on the phone with Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Turnbull, with then-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, center, and then- chief strategist Steve Bannon, right, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump responded to criticism leveled at him in a new book that says he never expected — or wanted — to win the White House, his victory left his wife in tears and a senior adviser thought his son's contact with a Russian lawyer during the campaign was "treasonous." (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
January 03, 2018 - 6:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump launched a scathing attack on former top adviser Steve Bannon on Wednesday, responding to a new book that portrays Trump as an undisciplined man-child who didn't actually want to win the White House and quotes Bannon as calling his son's contact with a...
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January 03, 2018 - 5:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The cold weather proved a boon for television celebrations of the New Year. More than 25 million people tuned in to see Ryan Seacrest ring in 2018 from a frigid Times Square. The Nielsen company said that was the biggest audience for ABC's "New Year's Rockin' Eve since at least 1991...
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January 03, 2018 - 3:48 pm
ROME (AP) — Italy's Jewish community is asking that the government remove from schools, libraries and other public buildings the name of King Victor Emanuel III, who approved Italy's racial laws and reigned during Italy's fascist regime. The request follows dismay by some in Italy's Jewish...
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FILE - In this April 20, 2010 file photo, Director Sylvain White arrives at the premier of the feature film "The Losers" in Los Angeles. Sony Pictures plans to release a "Slender Man" movie this spring, featuring the horror character that inspired two Wisconsin girls to nearly kill their classmate. The movie is set for a May 18 release. Slender Man has appeared in video games and online stories, but the Sony production marks the first full-length feature built around the character. The picture is directed by White, who also helmed 2007's "Stomp the Yard," and stars Javier Botet as Slender Man. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg)
January 03, 2018 - 3:03 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Sony Pictures plans to release a "Slender Man" movie this spring, featuring the horror character that inspired two Wisconsin girls to nearly kill their classmate. The movie is set for a May 18 release. Slender Man has appeared in video games and online stories, but the Sony...
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Gal Gadot appears on stage to accept the rising star award-actress for "Wonder Woman" at the 29th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, in Palm Springs, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
January 03, 2018 - 3:00 pm
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — Gal Gadot, Saoirse Ronan, Mary J. Blige and Allison Janney will be dressed in black at Sunday's Golden Globe Awards as part of a planned anti-harassment protest, and all four voiced their support for a new initiative, Time's Up, that's aimed at supporting women who bring...
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FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2016, file photo, Olivia Munn arrives at the premiere of "Office Christmas Party" at the Village Theatre Westwood in Los Angeles. Organizers said Wednesday, Jan. 3 2018, that Munn will host the 2018 Critics’ Choice awards to be broadcast Jan. 11 on the CW. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
January 03, 2018 - 2:55 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Organizers said Wednesday that Olivia Munn will host the 2018 Critics' Choice Awards to be broadcast Jan. 11 on the CW. Munn follows T.J. Miller, who has been accused of sexually assaulting a woman when he was in college. Munn is among Brett Ratner's sexual harassment accusers...
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