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Prosecutors recommend no jail time for cooperative Flynn

By CHAD DAY and ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former national security adviser provided so much information to the special counsel's Russia investigation that prosecutors say he shouldn't do any prison time, according to a court filing that ...

Supreme Court takes up closely watched double jeopardy case

By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Constitution says you can't be tried twice for the same offense. And yet Terance Gamble is sitting in prison today because he was prosecuted separately by Alabama and the federal government for having a gun after an earlier robbery ...

Wisconsin GOP votes to weaken Democrat who defeated Walker

By SCOTT BAUER and TODD RICHMOND, Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republicans pushed through protests, internal disagreement and Democratic opposition Wednesday to pass far-reaching legislation that would shift power to the GOP-controlled Legislature and weaken the Democrat ...

Report: Moonves obstructed sexual misconduct investigation

By MAE ANDERSON, AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — An internal investigation of former CBS chief Les Moonves has turned up more evidence of sexual misconduct as well as lying and destruction of evidence, throwing into jeopardy his $120 million severance package, The New York Times reported ...

Good boy: Sully the service dog visits Bush’s casket

By LAURIE KELLMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — It's often said that if you want a friend in Washington, get a dog. For the last six months, Sully the service dog was President George H.W. Bush's. The yellow Labrador Retriever visited the president's casket in the Capitol Rotunda ...

Visitors honor Bush for military victory, disabled rights

By CALVIN WOODWARD, LAURIE KELLMAN and ASHRAF KHALIL, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Soldiers, people in wheelchairs and long lines of other Americans filed through the hushed Capitol Rotunda on Tuesday to view George H.W. Bush's casket and remember a president whose legacy included ...

2 attorneys general to subpoena Trump Organization, IRS

By TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The attorneys general of the District of Columbia and Maryland plan to file subpoenas Tuesday seeking records from the Trump Organization, the Internal Revenue Service and dozens of other entities as part of a lawsuit accusing Donald Trump ...

Ballot fraud investigation muddies North Carolina election

By GARY D. ROBERTSON and EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Allegations of flagrant absentee ballot fraud in a North Carolina district have thrown the Election Day results of one of the nation's last unresolved midterm congressional races into question. Unofficial ...

Wisconsin Republicans to vote on weakening governor’s power

By SCOTT BAUER and TODD RICHMOND, Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Just weeks away from losing control of both the governor and attorney general's offices, Wisconsin Republicans planned dramatic lame-duck votes Tuesday on a sweeping attempt to limit the powers of incoming Democrats, a ...

Fate of New Hampshire official raises question about primary

By HOLLY RAMER, Associated Press CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire might celebrate 100 years of holding the nation's earliest presidential primary in 2020 without the man long credited with protecting the state's coveted position. If Bill Gardner is ousted this week after 42 years on the ...

George HW Bush flies back to capital to lie in state

By JUAN LOZANO, NOMAAN MERCHANT and DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Sent off with a 21-gun salute, George H.W. Bush left his beloved Texas for the final time Monday, headed to Washington as the nation paid tribute to the 41st president for a lifetime of public service ...

1 child dead, 45 people hurt in Arkansas charter bus crash

By JILL BLEED, Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — One child was killed and at least 45 other people were injured when a charter bus carrying a youth football team from Tennessee rolled off an interstate off-ramp and overturned before sunrise Monday in central Arkansas, authorities ...

Washington mental hospital sees rise in attacks

By MARTHA BELLISLE, Associated Press BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — The tall, lanky patient walked out of his room at Washington state's largest psychiatric hospital and spit on two patients before ducking back inside. A few minutes later, he came back out and punched two patients, so Larry ...

NASA spacecraft arrives at ancient asteroid, its 1st visitor

By MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — After a two-year chase, a NASA spacecraft arrived Monday at the ancient asteroid Bennu, its first visitor in billions of years. The robotic explorer Osiris-Rex, right on cue, pulled within 12 miles (19 kilometers) of the ...

Bush gets tributes at Kennedy Center Honors program

By ASHRAF KHALIL, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Last year's Kennedy Center Honors ceremony was almost overshadowed by controversy surrounding the sitting president. This year's event took place in the shadow of the death of a former commander in chief. Sunday night's ceremony honoring ...

George H.W. Bush dies at 94; made greatest mark in Gulf War

By MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — He was the man who sought a "kinder, and gentler nation," and the one who sternly invited Americans to read his lips — he would not raise taxes. He was the popular leader of a mighty coalition that dislodged Iraq from Kuwait, and was ...

Planet Earth working on 3 Mars landers to follow InSight

By MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — As Mars' newest resident settles in, Planet Earth is working on three more landers and at least two orbiters to join the scientific Martian brigade. NASA's InSight spacecraft touched down on the sweeping, red equatorial plains ...

Presidents, others praise former President George H.W. Bush

By The Associated Press Praise for former President George H.W. Bush, who died Friday: (He) "was a man of the highest character. The entire Bush family is deeply grateful for 41's life and love, for the compassion of those who have cared and prayed for Dad." — Former President George W. ...

Mueller is back — and so are questions about Trump, Russia

By CHAD DAY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Mueller is back. After a quiet few months in the run-up to the midterm elections, the special counsel's Russia investigation is heating up again with a string of tantalizing new details emerging this week. None of it answers the ...

Trump aides caught in web of deception over Russia contacts

By ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — One lied about his knowledge of Russian-hacked emails, another about a Russian real estate deal, a third about dialogue over sanctions with a Russian ambassador. A pattern of deception by advisers to President Donald Trump, aimed at ...

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