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FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2018, file photo, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, center, waves to supporters during a rally outside the parliamentary complex in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sirisena on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 dissolved Parliament and called for fresh elections amid a deepening political crisis. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena, File)
November 10, 2018 - 1:59 am
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's president dissolved Parliament and called for elections on Jan. 5 in a bid to stave off a deepening political crisis over his dismissal of the prime minister that opponents say is unconstitutional. An official notification signed by President Maithripala...
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FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2018, file photo, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, center, waves to supporters during a rally outside the parliamentary complex in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sirisena on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 dissolved Parliament and called for fresh elections amid a deepening political crisis. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena, File)
November 10, 2018 - 1:53 am
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's president has dissolved Parliament and called for elections on Jan. 5 in a bid to stave off a deepening crisis over his dismissal of the prime minister that opponents say is unconstitutional. A notification signed by President Maithripala Sirisena announced the...
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President Donald Trump talks with reporters before departing for France on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
November 10, 2018 - 1:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — At week's end, Matthew Whitaker's future at the helm of the Justice Department appeared uncertain at best as President Donald Trump denied even knowing the man he had named acting attorney general just two days earlier. The Senate's top Republican predicted a permanent replacement...
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President Donald Trump talks with reporters before departing for France on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
November 10, 2018 - 12:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — At week's end, Matthew Whitaker's future at the helm of the Justice Department appeared uncertain at best as President Donald Trump denied even knowing the man he had named acting attorney general just two days earlier. The Senate's top Republican predicted a permanent replacement...
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U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif, addresses members of the media and supporters waiting for elections results at the Skosh Monahan's Irish Pub in Costa Mesa, Calif., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
November 09, 2018 - 11:42 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Several Democrats gained ground Friday against Republican incumbents in closely contested U.S. House races in California, where votes continue to be counted. Fifteen-term U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher fell farther behind Democrat Harley Rouda, a real estate executive, in Orange...
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Susan Bucher, second right, Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections and Judge August Bonavita, seated at center left, look at provisional ballots in Riviera Beach, Fla., Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. A possible recount looms in a tight Florida gubernatorial, U.S. Senate and agriculture commission race. (AP Photo/Josh Repogle)
November 09, 2018 - 10:56 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Unofficial vote tallies in Florida's elections were due by midday Saturday, which could prompt recounts in the hotly contested races for governor and U.S. Senate. At stake was the tight and acrimonious U.S. Senate race between Republican Gov. Rick Scott and incumbent...
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November 09, 2018 - 9:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States will stop refueling Saudi Arabian aircraft fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen, according to a statement released late Friday by the Saudi kingdom. U.S. officials had told The Associated Press earlier Friday that the Pentagon was taking steps to end the arrangement...
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"We did it!" yells Shawn McDonald, center, as he celebrates with Teisha Martinez, left, and Aubrey Taylor after a local media outlet called results showing Proposition 2 passed at the Proposition 2 election night party at the Infinity Event Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Proposition 2 legalizes the medical use of marijuana for individuals with qualifying medical illnesses. (Kristin Murphy/The Deseret News via AP)
November 09, 2018 - 9:29 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Voters in conservative Utah have decided to join the growing number of states legalizing medical marijuana and expanding Medicaid to cover tens of thousands more low-income residents, two issues that had long stalled out with conservative state lawmakers. Utah will be on the...
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President Donald Trump talks with reporters before departing for France on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
November 09, 2018 - 8:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Matthew Whitaker's future at the helm of the Justice Department appeared uncertain at best Friday as President Donald Trump denied even knowing the man he had named acting attorney general just two days earlier. The Senate's top Republican predicted a permanent replacement could...
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Protesters march from Cal Anderson Park to the Federal Building downtown in Seattle, in support of special counsel Robert Mueller and against President Donald Trump's appointment this week of acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. Protesters nationwide have called for the protection of special counsel Mueller's investigation into potential coordination between Russia and President Donald Trump's campaign. (Genna Martin/seattlepi.com via AP)
November 09, 2018 - 8:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker (all times local): 8:15 p.m. The Wall Street Journal has published an email disclosing an FBI investigation into an invention promotion company tied to acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker. The email was sent last year by...
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