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January 17, 2018 - 1:06 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The chairwoman of Minnesota's Republican Party is seeking a commission from large donations to supplement her salary in what campaign finance experts call an unusual arrangement. A memo obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press shows Jennifer Carnahan requesting a 10 percent...
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Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, center left, shakes hands with Gov. Phil Murphy, center right, after Murphy gave his address after being sworn in as governor during his inauguration, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, in Trenton, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
January 17, 2018 - 12:43 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Republican Chris Christie left the New Jersey governor's office with his popularity in tatters, but at least he didn't break a leg. Christie is the first elected New Jersey governor in more than two decades to not suffer a broken leg while in office. —JON CORZINE: The Democrat...
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Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, center left, shakes hands with Gov. Phil Murphy, center right, after Murphy gave his address after being sworn in as governor during his inauguration, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, in Trenton, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
January 17, 2018 - 12:33 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Republican Chris Christie left the New Jersey governor's office with his popularity in tatters, but at least he didn't break a leg. Christie is the first elected New Jersey governor in more than two decades to not suffer a broken leg while in office. —JON CORZINE: The Democrat...
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FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2013 file photo, former Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, and his wife, Elizabeth Kucinich, arrive for a reception honoring the 2013 Kennedy Center Honors honorees, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Kucinich announced on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, that he is entering the Democratic primary for Ohio governor. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
January 17, 2018 - 12:03 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich (koo-SIH'-nich) is running for Ohio governor, and he says he would muster state resources to fight poverty and violence, boost arts and education and expand economic opportunity. The 71-year-old said Wednesday he'll fight for "We the People."...
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In this Aug. 11, 2016 photo, Mickey Munday talks to a reporter in Love Park in North Miami, Fla. Federal prosecutors want to use the past of Munday, a pilot from Miami's "cocaine cowboys" era against him during an upcoming trial on charges of participating in an auto fraud ring. Court documents filed ahead of a Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, hearing claim Munday has openly bragged about his past in interviews, social media posts and in the documentary "Cocaine Cowboys." (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
January 17, 2018 - 12:03 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A pilot who once smuggled tons of drugs for Colombian cartels during Miami's "cocaine cowboys" era in the 1980s was convicted Wednesday of playing a key role in an auto fraud ring that stole at least 150 cars using a fake paper trail. A federal jury found Mickey Munday, 72, guilty of...
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January 17, 2018 - 12:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Google says humans will now review video from its most popular YouTube creators after recent complaints. The videos being targeted are ones Google packages to advertisers as "preferred" content. While Google has had human reviewers before, it relies heavily on software to flag...
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FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2014, file photo, Ann Curry attends the Panthere de Cartier Collection dinner & party at Skylight Clarkson Studios in New York. Former "Today" show anchor Curry says she's not surprised by the allegations that got former colleague Matt Lauer fired and that there was an atmosphere of verbal sexual harassment at the NBC show when she worked there. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
January 17, 2018 - 12:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Former "Today" show anchor Ann Curry says she's not surprised by the allegations that got former colleague Matt Lauer fired and that there was an atmosphere of verbal sexual harassment at the NBC show when she worked there. Curry lost her job after less than two years as Lauer's co-...
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January 17, 2018 - 10:27 am
U.S. stocks edged higher in early trading Wednesday, recouping some of the market's losses from a day earlier. Technology and health care companies accounted for much of the gains. Financials stocks declined the most after some big banks reported hefty quarterly losses. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard...
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In this Wednesday, March 1, 2017, photo, new home construction is underway in a housing plan in Zelienople, Pa. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo releases its January index of builder sentiment, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
January 17, 2018 - 10:00 am
U.S. homebuilders are feeling slightly less optimistic about their sales prospects, even as their overall outlook remains favorable. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index released Wednesday slipped this month to 72. That's down two points from December's...
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January 17, 2018 - 9:52 am
MIAMI (AP) — A jury has begun to deliberate in an auto fraud case against a pilot who once flew loads of drugs for Colombian cartels during Miami's "cocaine cowboys" era. Jurors began discussing the fate Wednesday morning of 72-year-old Mickey Munday, who has become well known through his open...
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