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Ex-polygamous sect leader gets nearly 5 years in fraud case

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SALT LAKE CITY — A former polygamous sect leader was sentenced Wednesday to nearly five years in prison for his role in carrying out an ...

A year after girl killed, Navajo Nation to get alert system

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — More than a year after a Native American girl was killed and her tribe was criticized for not having an alert system ...

2 dead in Penn State Beaver shooting; no students involved

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Two people died in a shooting Wednesday afternoon on the campus of Penn State Beaver, according to Beaver County Emergency Services dispatchers. The incident occurred ...

First lady Melania Trump hopes giving spirit continues through holidays

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WASHINGTON — Melania Trump says she hopes the giving spirit that Americans displayed during a season of devastating hurricanes will continue over Christmas and into ...

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13th foot has been found on Vancouver Island

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The New York Times is reporting that a 13th foot has been found on Vancouver Island. High tides this time of the year off British ...


Ex-NHL star Luc Robitallie’s wife: Trump made advance on me in elevator

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NEW YORK — The wife of Hall of Fame hockey player Luc Robitaille has tweeted about an advance she says Donald Trump made on her ...

AP sources: House, Senate leaders reach deal on tax package

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WASHINGTON — House and Senate GOP leaders forged an agreement Wednesday on a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s tax laws, paving the way for final ...


Justice official defends Mueller, sees no cause for firing

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WASHINGTON — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, facing congressional questions about anti-Donald Trump text messages exchanged between two FBI officials assigned to the Russia probe, ...

Pundits say Roy Moore loss in Alabama reflects badly on Trump

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Democrate Doug Jones won Alabama’s bitterly contested special Senate election Tuesday, defeating Republican candidate Roy Moore. The seemingly unlikely win for the Democrats has led ...


Studies: Warming made Harvey’s deluge 3 times more likely

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NEW ORLEANS — New studies find global warming’s fingerprints were all over the record rainfall from Hurricane Harvey this year. While scientists say man-made climate ...


Would-be New York City suicide bomber faces court hearing

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NEW YORK — In less than 24 hours, authorities say a would-be suicide bomber’s botched attack on a Manhattan transportation hub underneath Times Square became ...


Analysis: Trump bets on Roy Moore and suffers stinging defeat

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WASHINGTON — Rarely has a sitting president rallied behind such a scandal-plagued candidate the way Donald Trump did with Alabama’s Roy Moore. And rarely has ...

FBI agent removed from Russia probe called Trump an ‘idiot’


WASHINGTON — Two FBI officials who would later be assigned to the special counsel’s investigation into Donald Trump’s presidential campaign described him with insults like ...

Tillerson says U.S. open to possible talks with North Korea

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WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has softened America’s stance on possible talks with North Korea, calling it “unrealistic” to expect the nuclear-armed country ...


Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand got a fight she wants after Trump’s fiery tweet

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WASHINGTON — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand got a fight she wants after President Donald Trump lashed out at the New York Democrat in a provocative tweet ...

Days of toil bring hard-won gains over huge California fire


LOS ANGELES (AP) — Firefighters finally eked out progress on the titanic task of cutting fire lines around one of the biggest blazes in California ...


Is Keaton Jones a phony?

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It didn’t take long for a heartwarming story about a Tennessee boy who claims he was bullied at school to receive backlash from across the ...

Thousands of Russian private contractors fighting in Syria


MOSCOW — Before he was killed by a sniper in Syria at age 23, Ivan Slyshkin wrote a poignant message on social media to his ...


Arkansas panel clears way for new Ten Commandments marker

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — An Arkansas commission cleared the way Tuesday for the installation of another Ten Commandments monument outside the state Capitol, after a ...

Ferguson reviewing nearly 8,000 old court cases

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ST. LOUIS — The city of Ferguson, Missouri, is reviewing nearly 8,000 municipal court cases from before 2014 to determine which should be thrown out, ...

Wednesday, Dec 13

Paris hosts major climate summit — and it’s all about Trump

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PARIS — The global climate summit in Paris was designed to bypass Donald Trump, but the U.S. president ended up playing a starring role. Trump ...

Tuesday, Dec 12

West Virginia’s Green Bank observatory watching odd asteroid for signs of intelligent life

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If we’ve been visited by aliens, scientists in the hills of West Virginia may be the first to know about it. For about 10 hours ...

Interior Secretary Zinke, House GOP escalate feud with Patagonia over monuments

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WASHINGTON — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and House Republicans have escalated their feud with Patagonia after the outdoor retailer told Americans that President Donald Trump ...

Dems accuse Trump of unsavory insinuations about Gillibrand

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WASHINGTON — Plowing into the sexual harassment debate in a big way, President Donald Trump laced into Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Tuesday, tweeting that the ...

6-year-old made $11 million in one year reviewing toys on YouTube

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When most people think back on the child celebrities of their time, they likely think of child movie actors, the well-trained stars of showbiz. For ...

Monday, Dec 11

3 Trump accusers speak out, call for congressional probe

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WASHINGTON — Three women who have previously accused President Donald Trump of sexual harassment shared their stories on NBC’s “Megyn Kelly Today.” Jessica Leeds, Samantha ...

Ash falls like snow as celebrities flee California community

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LOS ANGELES — Ash fell like snow and heavy smoke had residents gasping for air Monday as a huge Southern California wildfire exploded in size, ...

3 hurt when bomb strapped to man explodes in NY subway

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NEW YORK — A man inspired by the Islamic State group set off a crude pipe bomb strapped to his body Monday in a crowded ...

Lebanese security forces clash with protesters near U.S. Embassy in Beirut

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BEIRUT — Lebanese security forces clashed Sunday with demonstrators near the U.S. Embassy in Beirut as hundreds protested President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as ...

Sunday, Dec 10

California fires, moving north, force Santa Barbara evacuations

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VENTURA, Calif. — Monster fires in southern California raged for a seventh day on Sunday, edging into Santa Barbara County while leaving residents of neighboring ...

Racial dispute at bakery roils Oberlin College and town

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OBERLIN, Ohio — Students at Oberlin College have long enjoyed pastries, bagels and chocolates from Gibson’s Bakery, a century-old, family-owned business near campus. That sweet ...

Venezuela’s mayoral elections reveal opposition turmoil

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CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelans will choose hundreds of mayors on Sunday in elections pitting candidates backed by President Nicolas Maduro against a fractured opposition still ...

LIVE: Pine-Richland vs. St. Joseph’s Prep in PIAA Class 6A title game

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Pine-Richland faces St. Joseph’s Prep in the PIAA Class 6A football championship game at Hersheypark Stadium in Hershey. Here is the latest: ...

Saturday, Dec 9

Snow slows or shuts down much of normally sunny Deep South

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ATLANTA — Snowfall shrouding much of the Deep South began tapering off early Saturday, but freezing temperatures kept roads slick throughout the region and airplanes ...

Listen live: Quaker Valley vs. Middletown in PIAA Class 3A title game

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Listen to the PIAA Class 3A football championship between Quaker Valley and Middletown on the TribLIVE High School Sports Network. ...

Firefighters had to step aside as winds powered infernos

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FALLBROOK, Calif. — Firefighters in Southern California were on high alert for dangerous fire potential even before the first blazes broke out. But once flames ...

California lawmaker resigns after bathroom sex assault claim

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Assemblyman Matt Dababneh announced Friday that he’s resigning amid an investigation into a lobbyist’s allegation he sexually assaulted her in a ...