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FILE - In this March 25, 2014 file photo, Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-N.Y., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. An aide to Slaughter says the 88-year old Democratic congresswoman from upstate New York has died. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
March 16, 2018 - 1:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Veteran U.S. Rep. Louise Slaughter, a Kentucky blacksmith's daughter who went on to chair one Congress's most important committees, died Friday at a Washington hospital where she was being treated after falling in her home, her top aide said. She was 88. The New York Democrat died...
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2018, file photo, Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., walks to the senate chamber for early morning votes at Capitol Hill in Washington. Jeff Flake has a direct message for the Republicans of New Hampshire: Someone needs to stop Donald Trump. And Flake, a Republican senator from Arizona, may stand up against the Republican president in 2020, either as a Republican or an independent, if no one else does. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
March 16, 2018 - 7:12 am
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Jeff Flake has a direct message for the Republicans of New Hampshire: Someone needs to stop Donald Trump. And Flake, a Republican senator from Arizona, may stand up against the Republican president in 2020 — either as a Republican or an independent — if no one else does. "It...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, centre, is briefed by members of the police as she views the area where former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found critically ill, in Salisbury, England, Thursday, March 15, 2018. May on Wednesday expelled 23 Russian diplomats, severed high-level contacts and vowed both open and covert action following the incident. (Toby Melville/Pool Photo via AP)
March 16, 2018 - 4:47 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Russia's government will add more Americans to its "black list" in response to new sanctions against Russians accused of election meddling. Tensions with Moscow are growing before Russia's presidential...
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2018, file photo, Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., walks to the senate chamber for early morning votes at Capitol Hill in Washington. Jeff Flake has a direct message for the Republicans of New Hampshire: Someone needs to stop Donald Trump. And Flake, a Republican senator from Arizona, may stand up against the Republican president in 2020, either as a Republican or an independent, if no one else does. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
March 16, 2018 - 3:02 am
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Jeff Flake has a direct message for the Republicans of New Hampshire: Someone needs to stop Donald Trump. And Flake, a Republican senator from Arizona, may stand up against the Republican president in 2020 — either as a Republican or an independent — if no one else does. "It...
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March 16, 2018 - 1:19 am
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Jeff Flake has a direct message for the Republicans of New Hampshire: Someone needs to stop Donald Trump. And Flake, a Republican senator from Arizona, may stand up against the Republican president in 2020 — either as a Republican or an independent — if no one else does. "It...
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Uighurs and their supporters protest in front of the Permanent Mission of China to the United Nations in New York, Thursday, March 15, 2018. Members of the Uighur Muslim ethnic group held demonstrations in cities around the world on Thursday to protest a sweeping Chinese surveillance and security campaign that has sent thousands of their people into detention and political indoctrination centers. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
March 15, 2018 - 11:23 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Members of the Uighur Muslim ethnic group held demonstrations in cities around the world to protest a sweeping Chinese surveillance and security campaign that has sent thousands of their people into detention and political indoctrination centers. Overseas Uighur activists said they...
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FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2017 file photo, Donald Trump Jr. jokingly plays with scissors as his wife Vanessa laughs at the grand opening of the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Vancouver, Canada. A public court record filed Thursday, March 15, 2018 in New York says Vanessa Trump is seeking an uncontested divorce from the president's son. Details of the divorce complaint haven't been made public. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
March 15, 2018 - 9:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump Jr.'s wife took legal steps on Thursday to formally end their 12-year marriage, and the couple issued a statement saying they're going their separate ways but "will always have tremendous respect for each other and our families." Vanessa Trump, a former model, listed...
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In this March 15, 2018, photo, a portion of the Feb. 16, indictment against Russia's Internet Research Agency is photographed in Washington. In its toughest challenge to Russia to date, the Trump administration accused Moscow of an elaborate plot to penetrate America’s electric grid, factories, water supply and even air travel through cyber hacking. The U.S. also hit targeted Russians with sanctions for alleged election-meddling for the first time since President Donald Trump took office. The list of Russians being punished included all 13 indicted last month by special counsel Robert Mueller, a tacit acknowledgement by the Trump administration that Mueller’s Russia-related probe has merit. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)
March 15, 2018 - 6:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In its toughest challenge to Russia to date, the Trump administration accused Moscow on Thursday of an elaborate plot to penetrate America's electric grid, factories, water supply and even air travel through cyber hacking. The U.S. also hit targeted Russians with sanctions for...
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Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney looks on after filling out paperwork as he declares his candidacy for the U.S. Senate at the state elections office Thursday, March 15, 2018, at the Utah State Capitol, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
March 15, 2018 - 6:16 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Eight Republicans have stepped forward before a Thursday evening filing deadline to challenge former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in the Utah Senate race, including a state lawmaker who says an "establishment insider" can't fix problems in Washington. Many of...
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March 15, 2018 - 6:08 pm
GENEVA (AP) — United Nations officials say a Human Rights Council meeting is among the activities that will be canceled at the U.N.'s offices in Geneva after staff members overwhelmingly approved a strike. The U.N. staff coordinating council appealed to workers to stay home on Friday after nearly...
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