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FILE- In this Oct. 30, 2017, file photo, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson testifies before a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.  The Trump administration put the Palestinians on notice Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, that it will shut their office in Washington unless they've entered serious peace talks with Israel, U.S. officials said. Tillerson has determined that the Palestinians ran afoul of an obscure provision in a U.S. law that says the Palestine Liberation Organization's mission must close if the Palestinians try to get the International Criminal Court to prosecute Israelis for crimes against Palestinians. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
Trump administration takes a step toward closing PLO officeTrump administration turns to obscure law to pressure Palestinians to enter into serious peace talks with Israel
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President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up as he walks with Vice President Mike Pence as he departs Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. Trump urged House Republicans Thursday to approve a near $1.5 trillion tax overhaul as the party prepared to drive the measure through the House. Across the Capitol, Democrats pointed to new numbers showing the Senate version of the plan would boost taxes on lower and middle-income Americans.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Winners and losers under the Senate tax overhaul proposalWinners and losers under the Senate tax overhaul proposal
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In this image provided by the U.S. Army, then-comedian Al Franken and sports commentator Leeann Tweeden perform a comic skit at Forward Operating Base Marez in Mosul, Iraq, on Dec. 16, 2006, during the USO Sergeant Major of the Army's 2006 Hope and Freedom Tour. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., apologized Nov. 16, 2017, after Tweeden accused him of forcibly kissing her during the 2006 USO tour. Colleagues, including fellow Democrats, urged a Senate ethics investigation. Tweeden also accused Franken of posing for a photo with his hands on her breasts as she slept, while both were performing for military personnel two years before the one-time comedian was elected to the Senate. (Creighton Holub/U.S. Army via AP)
Franken tells woman in letter he's 'ashamed' of himselfFranken tells woman in letter he's 'ashamed' of himself, apologizes for his actions during USO tour
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FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2017, file photo, Ike Kaveladze, right, who was among those at a June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower with President Donald Trump's son, leaves the Capitol after being interviewed by the House Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Two Russian-American's, lobbyist Rinat Akhmetshin and Kaveladze, met in June 2017 over coffee in Moscow where they discussed a meeting they had participated in a year before: a gathering at Trump Tower with President Donald Trump’s son, his son-in-law and his then-campaign chairman. The Moscow meeting, which has not been previously disclosed, is now under scrutiny by investigators who want to know why the two men met in the first place and whether there was some effort to get their stories straight about the Trump Tower meeting just weeks before it would become public, The Associated Press has learned. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
AP sources: Trump Tower meeting in 2016 draws more scrutinyAP sources: Congressional investigators asking 2 participants in 2016 Trump Tower meeting why they discussed the gathering in Moscow a year later
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Fighting scandal, Moore stands with homophobic supportersAlabama Republican Roy Moore embraces an aggressive strain of homophobia rarely seen in mainstream politics _ in recent years, at least
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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders talks to reporters during a press briefing in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, in Washington, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Amid national focus on harassment, Trump moves unscathedWhile allegations of sexual harassment topple the careers of some men, Trump moves ahead unscathed as he writes his own rules
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Oklahoma governor's budget bill veto could bring new sessionRepublican Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has vetoed a bill that would have raided cash reserves and cut deeper into agency funding to balance the state budget
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Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey speaks to the media Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, in Montgomery, Ala. Ivey says she plans to vote for Republican Roy Moore for U.S. Senate even though he faces accusations of sexual misconduct. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
Sexual misconduct claims roil Alabama campaign, divide womenGOP Senate candidate Roy Moore's wife is standing by her embattled man, and she has gathered other Alabama women to his cause _ but not everyone is sticking with him
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FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2017, file photo, White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley and Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein are saying President Donald Trump's son-in-law hasn't been fully forthcoming with the panel's probe into Russian election interference, asking him to provide emails sent to him involving WikiLeaks and a “Russian backdoor overture and dinner invite.” (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Kushner's lawyer pushes back on Senate committee requestA lawyer for White House adviser Jared Kushner is pushing back after a Senate committee said he had not been fully forthcoming in its probe into Russian election interference
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The Latest: Gov. Fallin vetoes budget bill with shortfallRepublican Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has vetoed a bill that would have raided cash reserves and cut deeper into agency funding to balance the state budget
The Associated Press7 hours ago
This May, 24, 2017 photo released by Gallatin County Sheriff's Office shows Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs in Bozeman, Mont. Law enforcement officials in Montana have released more than 100 pages of documents, photos and audio from their investigation into Republican House candidate Greg Gianforte who assaulted Jacobs on the eve of his election to the U.S. House. In the attack's immediate aftermath, the Republican's campaign portrayed Jacobs as the instigator. That version of events was contradicted audio from Jacobs and by a Fox News reporter who witnessed the attack. Gianforte later pleaded guilty to assault. (Gallatin County Sheriff's Office via AP)
Montana congressman misled authorities on reporter's assaultDocuments released Friday show a Montana congressman misled investigators about his assault on a reporter and claimed that the "liberal media" was "trying to make a story" out of it
The Associated Press7 hours ago
In this file photo taken Tuesday, March 9, 2010, elephants use their trunks to smell for possible danger in the Tsavo East national park, Kenya. The Trump administration is lifting a federal ban on the importation of body parts from African elephants shot for sport.  (AP Photo/Karel Prinsloo, File)
Trump delays new policy on importing elephant partsPresident Donald Trump says he's delaying a new policy allowing the body parts of African elephants shot for sport to be imported until he can review "all conservation facts."
The Associated Press7 hours ago
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