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Israeli soldiers detain a Palestinian boy during clashes at a protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in the West Bank city of Hebron, Friday, Dec. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi)
December 15, 2017 - 10:42 am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Clashes broke out amid a fresh wave of violence across the West Bank and along Gaza's border on Friday as the fallout continued over President Donald Trump's announcement last week recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital, killing two Palestinians and wounding dozens...
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FILE – In this May 5, 2017, file photo, Centre County, Pa., District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller, left, announces findings an investigation into the death of Penn State University fraternity pledge Tim Piazza, seen in photo at right, as his parents, Jim and Evelyn Piazza, second and third from left, stand nearby during a news conference in Bellefonte, Pa. Parks is scheduled to release grand jury recommendations Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, on the fraternity culture at Penn State. (Abby Drey/Centre Daily Times via AP, File)
December 15, 2017 - 10:41 am
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A grand jury's report in the wake of a fraternity pledge's drinking death said Friday that Penn State officials displayed "a shocking apathy" to dangers from excessive drinking and that its inaction allowed criminal acts to occur. The report was released by a district...
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Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, center, talks with Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., left, as they leave the chamber following a vote, on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
December 15, 2017 - 10:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans were set to unveil their sweeping tax package Friday amid uncertainty about whether they have the votes to pass it in the Senate and deliver to President Donald Trump his first major legislative victory. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., was a potential holdout...
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December 15, 2017 - 10:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer nominated by President Donald Trump to be a federal judge has become an internet sensation after having difficulty answering basic legal questions. Millions have now watched video of Matthew Spencer Petersen struggling with questions Thursday from Sen. John Kennedy, a...
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December 15, 2017 - 10:37 am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX has racked up another first, launching a recycled rocket with a recycled capsule on a NASA grocery run. The unmanned Falcon rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Friday with a just-in-time-for-Christmas delivery for the International Space Station...
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President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before leaving the White House in Washington, Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, for a trip to Quantico, Va., to attend the FBI National Academy graduation ceremony. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
December 15, 2017 - 10:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday "it's a shame what's happened" with the FBI, calling the agency's handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation "really disgraceful." The comments came as Trump departed the White House for a speech at the FBI training academy in Quantico,...
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European Union heads of state attend a breakfast meeting at an EU summit in Brussels on Friday, Dec. 15, 2017. European Union leaders were set Friday to authorize a new phase in Brexit talks as time runs short to clinch an agreement on future relations and trade with Britain before it leaves the bloc in March 2019. (John Thys, Pool Photo via AP)
December 15, 2017 - 10:13 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Britain's Brexit discussions with the European Union at a summit of EU leaders in Brussels (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain and the European Union will start talking about their future relationship "straight away," even though the EU...
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December 15, 2017 - 10:12 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Health officials say the Deep South is among the hardest-hit regions of the nation so far this flu season. In its latest update on influenza activity, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta identifies seven states reporting widespread flu activity, and all but one...
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December 15, 2017 - 10:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says that Russia's Vladimir Putin said some "very nice things" about him during their Thursday phone call. Trump tells reporters as he leaves the White House en route to the FBI National Academy graduation ceremony that the call "was great." Trump says Putin...
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In this Monday, Dec. 11, 2017 photo leader of the oppositional Jobbik party Gabor Vona speaks during a plenary session of the Hungarian Parliament in Budapest, Hungary. Vona said there is no way back to its far-right identity, including frequent anti-Semitic and racist remarks by its politicians. He told The Associated Press that his priorities in government would be to get rid of corruption and restore democratic checks and balances. (Attila Kovacs/MTI via AP)
December 15, 2017 - 10:11 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The leader of Hungary's Jobbik party says there is no way back to its far-right identity, including frequent anti-Semitic and racist remarks by its politicians. Gabor Vona tells The Associated Press that his priorities in government would be to get rid of corruption and...
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