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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's pick to be the next director of the CIA is a career spymaster who oversaw torture at a secret prison during one of the darkest chapters in the agency's history.

If confirmed, 61-year-old Gina Haspel would become the

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MT. LEBANON, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the special congressional election in Pennsylvania (all times local):

7:45 a.m.

Democrat Conor Lamb has added to his slim lead over Republican Rick Saccone (suh-KOHN') in their closely watched

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BAGRAM AIR BASE, Afghanistan (AP) — The top American commander in Afghanistan and other U.S. officials are talking up prospects for peace negotiations with the Taliban, arguing that after 16 years of war the militants are weary of a stalemate on the battlefield.

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MT. LEBANON, Pa. (AP) — A razor's edge separated Democrat Conor Lamb and Republican Rick Saccone early Wednesday in their closely watched special election in Pennsylvania, where a surprisingly strong bid by first-time candidate Lamb severely tested Donald Trump's sway in a GOP

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate confirmation isn't expected to go as smoothly for President Donald Trump's new selections for secretary of state and CIA director as they did last year.

Senate Democrats — and some top Republicans — are slow-walking the process amid

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BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on a third nor'easter in two weeks to pound the storm-weary Northeast (all times local):

7:30 a.m.

About 140,000 customers are without power in Massachusetts, one day after a nor'easter that brought blizzard

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Reactions in the Middle East on Wednesday to the firing of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reflect the volatile divide between Iran, where many fear his departure heralds the demise of the 2015 nuclear deal, and Gulf Arab nations hoping for a more hawkish U.S. stance

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BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on a third nor'easter in two weeks to pound the storm-weary Northeast (all times local):

6:50 a.m.

Boston's mayor says the latest winter storm could force the cancellation of the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade

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BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's trade chief questioned on Wednesday U.S. President Donald Trump's rationale in proposing steel and aluminum import tariffs on a longstanding ally and said his move undermined trans-Atlantic ties ever more.

Trade

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BOSTON (AP) — A fierce nor'easter lashed the Northeast with hurricane-force winds, heavy snow and widespread power outages and on Wednesday millions of people faced yet another cleanup.

With spring tantalizingly in their grasp after the switch to daylight

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