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FILE - In this May 10, 2018, file photo, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., responds to a question during a news conference in New York. Vance is pushing back against the Justice Department in the latest legal battle over President Donald Trump's tax returns. Vance's office filed court papers Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019 saying federal prosecutors are interfering in a lawsuit Trump filed to shield his financial records from a state grand jury investigation. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
October 03, 2019 - 8:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Manhattan’s top prosecutor pushed back against the U.S. Justice Department on Thursday in a legal battle over President Donald Trump’s tax returns, saying local efforts to investigate the president’s finances should be “free from federal interference.” A day after federal...
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Police respond to a report of gunfire at Smith Tower Apartments in downtown Vancouver, Wash., on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019. Authorities say a man opened fire Thursday in the lobby of the apartment building for seniors, striking several people. (Mark Graves/The Oregonian via AP)
October 03, 2019 - 8:46 pm
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A man opened fire Thursday in the lobby of an apartment building for senior citizens, killing one and wounding two and then barricaded himself inside his apartment before surrendering, police said. The injuries of the wounded people were critical and they were taken to a...
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Kurt Volker, a former special envoy to Ukraine, arrives for a closed-door interview with House investigators, as House Democrats proceed with the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
October 03, 2019 - 8:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The former special U.S. envoy to Ukraine told lawmakers Thursday that he wasn’t personally involved in President Donald Trump’s effort to have that country’s leaders investigate Joe Biden’s family and said he warned Ukrainians to steer clear of American politics. Kurt Volker, who...
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October 03, 2019 - 8:45 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Schnuck Markets Inc., one of the Midwest’s largest grocery store chains, will stop selling cigarettes, chewing tobacco and other tobacco products as of Jan. 1. Suburban St. Louis-based Schnucks announced the move Thursday. Schnucks is the largest grocer in the St. Louis area and...
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October 03, 2019 - 8:43 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — HP Inc.’s new CEO has unveiled the company’s latest plan to streamline its operations — one that envisions cutting its workforce by as much as 16% over the next three years. The personal computer and printer maker says it expects to drop 7,000 to 9,000 people from its global...
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People visit a memorial garden for victims of a mass shooting in Las Vegas, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, in Las Vegas. Two years after a shooter rained gunfire on country music fans from a high-rise Las Vegas hotel, MGM Resorts International reached a settlement that could pay up to $800 million to families of the 58 people who died and hundreds of others who were injured, attorneys said Thursday. (AP Photo/John Locher)
October 03, 2019 - 8:39 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two years after a shooter rained gunfire on country music fans from a high-rise Las Vegas Strip hotel, MGM Resorts International has agreed to pay up to $800 million to families of the 58 people who died and hundreds of others who were injured, attorneys announced Thursday. The out...
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This August 2019 photo released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries (NOAA) shows a mature northern fur seal standing on a beach on Bogoslof Island, Alaska. Alaska's northern fur seals are thriving on an island that's the tip of an active undersea volcano. Numbers of fur seals continue to grow on tiny Bogoslof Island despite hot mud, steam and sulfurous gases spitting from vents on the volcano. (Maggie Mooney-Seus/NOAA Fisheries via AP)
October 03, 2019 - 8:31 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska’s northern fur seal population for three decades has been classified as depleted, but the marine mammals are showing up in growing numbers at an unlikely location: a tiny island that forms the tip of an active undersea volcano. Vents on Bogoslof Island continue to...
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People visit a memorial garden for victims of a mass shooting in Las Vegas, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, in Las Vegas. Two years after a shooter rained gunfire on country music fans from a high-rise Las Vegas hotel, MGM Resorts International reached a settlement that could pay up to $800 million to families of the 58 people who died and hundreds of others who were injured, attorneys said Thursday. (AP Photo/John Locher)
October 03, 2019 - 8:19 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two years after a shooter rained gunfire on country music fans from a high-rise Las Vegas Strip hotel, MGM Resorts International has agreed to pay up to $800 million to families of the 58 people who died and hundreds of others who were injured, attorneys announced Thursday. The out...
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Police respond to a report of gunfire at Smith Tower Apartments in downtown Vancouver, Wash., on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019. Authorities say a man opened fire Thursday in the lobby of the apartment building for seniors, striking several people. (Mark Graves/The Oregonian via AP)
October 03, 2019 - 8:04 pm
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A man opened fire Thursday in the lobby of an apartment building for senior citizens, killing one and wounding two and then barricaded himself inside his apartment before surrendering, police said. The injuries of the wounded people were critical and they were taken to a...
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FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2019 photo, Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., leads a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. The son of former U.S. senator and vice presidential candidate Joe Lieberman is the first Democrat to enter the race to replace retiring Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson of Georgia. Matt Lieberman said in a statement Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019 that he’s running because he’s “fed up with the do-nothing politicians who care more about getting re-elected than governing.” (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
October 03, 2019 - 7:56 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The son of former U.S. senator and vice presidential candidate Joe Lieberman is the first Democrat to enter the race to replace retiring Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson of Georgia. Matt Lieberman’s announcement Thursday says he’s running because he’s “fed up with the do-nothing...
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