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  • Associated Press

    Amazon sweepstakes is narrowed down to 20 competitors

    NEW YORK (January 18, 2018) — Amazon’s second home could be in an already tech-heavy city, such as Boston, New York or Austin, Texas. Or it could be in the Midwest, say, Indianapolis or Columbus, Ohio. Or the company could go outside the U.S. altogether and set up shop in Toronto.

  • Associated Press

    House votes to avert federal shutdown, Senate chances dim

    WASHINGTON (January 18, 2018) — A divided House voted Thursday to prevent a government shutdown after an eleventh-hour deal brought conservatives aboard. But the GOP-written measure faced gloomy prospects in the Senate, and it remained unclear whether lawmakers would be able to find a way to keep federal offices open past a Friday night deadline.

  • Associated Press

    New Trump office would protect conscience rights of doctors

    WASHINGTON (January 18, 2018) — Reinforcing its strong connection with social conservatives, the Trump administration announced Thursday a new federal office to protect medical providers refusing to participate in abortion, assisted suicide or other procedures on moral or religious grounds.

  • Associated Press

    Prosecutor: Parents starved kids until they stopped growing

    RIVERSIDE, Calif. (January 18, 2018) — A California couple tortured a dozen of their children for years, starving them to the point that their growth was stunted, chaining them to their beds for months at a time and forbidding them from showering more than once a year or using the toilet, a prosecutor said Thursday.

  • Associated Press

    Parents of 13 children charged with years of torture, abuse

    RIVERSIDE, Calif. (January 18, 2018) — The parents of 13 siblings who were allegedly held in captivity in their family's Southern California home were charged Thursday with committing years of torture and abuse that left their children malnourished, undersized and with cognitive impairments.

  • Associated Press

    Congress strains to pass stopgap budget, avert shutdown

    WASHINGTON (January 18, 2018) — House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday he’s confident that his GOP-controlled chamber will pass a stopgap government-wide funding bill, even as growing opposition from Senate Democrats made prospects in that chamber increasingly dicey.

  • Associated Press

    Developer says it's moving forward with Keystone XL pipeline

    LINCOLN, Neb. (January 18, 2018) — The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline announced Thursday that it hopes to begin construction next year following an alternative route approved by Nebraska authorities, but an opponent voiced doubt that the pipeline will ever be built.

  • Associated Press

    Israel digs deep to thwart tunnel threat from Gaza Strip

    KISSUFIM, Israel (January 18, 2018) — Massive earthworks and mounds of sandy soil line the Israel-Gaza border as the Israeli military forges ahead with an ambitious subterranean barrier to detect and prevent attack tunnels from reaching southern Israel from the Palestinian enclave.

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