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FILE - In this May 3, 2018, file photo, attorney Lanny Davis speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in his K Street office in Washington. Cohen’s lawyer is walking back his assertions that his client could tell a special prosecutor that Trump had prior knowledge of a meeting with a Russian lawyer to get damaging information on Hillary Clinton. Davis said Monday, Aug. 27, he “should been much clearer that I could not confirm the story.” (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
August 27, 2018 - 7:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — They're the ultimate insiders, but the lawyers speaking publicly on behalf of President Donald Trump and his longtime "fixer"-turned-foe Michael Cohen have been fumbling the facts of late. Cohen's lawyer, Lanny Davis, spent recent days walking back his bombshell assertions that his...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump's White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner attends a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. The Kushner family real estate company was fined $210,000 by New York City regulators on Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, following an Associated Press investigation earlier this year that showed it routinely filed false documents with the city claiming it had no rent-regulated tenants in its buildings when it, in fact, had hundreds. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
August 27, 2018 - 7:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Kushner family real estate company was fined $210,000 by New York City regulators on Monday following an Associated Press investigation earlier this year that showed it routinely filed false documents with the city claiming it had no rent-regulated tenants in its buildings when...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump's White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner attends a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. The Kushner family real estate company was fined $210,000 by New York City regulators on Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, following an Associated Press investigation earlier this year that showed it routinely filed false documents with the city claiming it had no rent-regulated tenants in its buildings when it, in fact, had hundreds. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
August 27, 2018 - 7:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Kushner family real estate company being fined by New York City regulators (all times local): 7:20 p.m. The Kushner Cos. says it will appeal fines imposed by New York City for filing false documents on more than a dozen of its apartment buildings. Spokeswoman...
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This photo from video provided by KCBS2/KCAL9 shows dead fish at Malibu Lagoon State Park, as state workers prepare to remove the stinking mess in Malibu, Calif., Monday, Aug. 27, 2018. The unexplained die-off has left hundreds of fish floating in a recently restored lagoon on the tony Malibu coast. Scientists believe the massive die-off, which began last Wednesday, is very likely caused by unusually warm water temperatures. Officials are doing tests on the water and the fish. (KCBS2/KCAL9 via AP)
August 27, 2018 - 7:23 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California officials are trying to solve a stinky mystery: A die-off has left hundreds of fish floating in a recently restored lagoon on the tony Malibu coast. California State Parks Angeles District Superintendent Craig Sap said Monday that scientists believe the Malibu Lagoon...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump's White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner attends a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. The Kushner family real estate company was fined $210,000 by New York City regulators on Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, following an Associated Press investigation earlier this year that showed it routinely filed false documents with the city claiming it had no rent-regulated tenants in its buildings when it, in fact, had hundreds. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
August 27, 2018 - 7:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Kushner family real estate company being fined by New York City regulators (all times local): 7:20 p.m. The Kushner Cos. says it will appeal fines imposed by New York City for filing false documents on more than a dozen of its apartment buildings. Spokeswoman...
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In this Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018 photo, Bonnie Foerster, 74, of South Salt Lake, Utah, finally gets her wish of marrying her common law partner of 50 years, Beverly Grossaint, though posthumously after she died at age 82 in May 2018, as she wears her partner's rings as well as her own. Foerster, who is legally blind and a double amputee shed tears of joy exclaiming "I can finally start healing," after a judge provided the legal recognition and allowed her to be legally married. (Francisco Kjolseth/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP)
August 27, 2018 - 7:19 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A 74-year-old woman cried tears of joy when a Utah state judge took the rare step of declaring her and her longtime lesbian partner legally married just months after her wife died. Judge Patrick Corum last week declared Bonnie Foerster legally married to Beverly Grossaint, who...
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August 27, 2018 - 6:59 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's most famous legal pimp can re-open his brothel near Las Vegas after county officials ordered it closed, a judge ruled Monday. Dennis Hof, who starred in the HBO adult reality series "Cathouse," and is a Republican candidate for a state legislative seat, sued officials in...
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FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2017, file photo, agents from the FBI continue to process evidence at the scene of a mass shooting in Las Vegas. Authorities say communications were snarled during the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history and that first responders in Las Vegas were overwhelmed by 911 calls and the number of victims. The Federal Emergency Management Agency and local fire and police departments released a report Monday, Aug. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
August 27, 2018 - 6:50 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Communications were snarled and police, fire and medical responders were overwhelmed by 911 calls, false reports and the number of victims during the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, according to a report released Monday by U.S. and local authorities. The report by...
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A police officer walks by the front of a Chicago Pizza and GLHF Game Bar on Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, at the scene of fatal shooting on Sunday, at The Jacksonville Landing in Jacksonville, Fla. A gunman opened fire at a video game tournament killing multiple people and then fatally shooting himself in a rampage that wounded several others. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
August 27, 2018 - 6:49 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A California man who played video games to earn money for college and a West Virginian whose e-sports winnings helped support his young family were slain at a Florida tournament where a gunman specifically targeted fellow gamers, authorities said Monday. David Katz, 24, of...
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Pope Francis, flanked by Vatican spokesperson Greg Burke, listens to a journalist's question during a press conference aboard of the flight to Rome at the end of his two-day visit to Ireland, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, Pool)
August 27, 2018 - 6:48 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The archbishop of Washington on Monday "categorically denied" ever being informed that his predecessor had been sanctioned for sexual misconduct, undercutting a key element of a bombshell allegation that Pope Francis covered up clergy abuse. Cardinal Donald Wuerl issued a...
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