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    Senate rebukes Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi, Yemen war

    WASHINGTON (December 13, 2018) — Senators voted Thursday to recommend that the U.S. end its assistance to Saudi Arabia for the war in Yemen and put the blame for the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi squarely on Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, in a direct challenge to both the longtime Middle East ally and President Donald Trump's handling of the relationship.

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    Senate passes overhaul of sexual harassment claim process

    WASHINGTON (December 13, 2018) — The Senate has passed a bill to overhaul the process for handling sexual assault and harassment claims in Congress.

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    In plea deal, Russian woman admits to being a secret agent

    WASHINGTON (December 13, 2018) — A Russian woman accused of being a secret agent admitted Thursday that she conspired to infiltrate the American gun-rights movement to gather intelligence on conservative political groups.

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    Trump argues he 'never directed' his lawyer to break law

    WASHINGTON (December 13, 2018) — President Donald Trump is contending he "never directed" longtime lawyer Michael Cohen to break the law. Trump's tweet Thursday comes a day after Cohen was sentenced to prison for crimes including arranging hush money payments to conceal Trump's alleged affairs.

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    Pledge to limit tenure as speaker wins over Pelosi critics

    WASHINGTON (December 13, 2018) — Rep. Nancy Pelosi all but ensured that she will become House speaker next month, quelling a revolt by disgruntled younger Democrats by agreeing to limit her tenure to no more than four additional years in the chamber's top post.

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    US seeks to counter growing Chinese influence in Africa

    WASHINGTON (December 13, 2018) — The Trump administration wants to see an increase in U.S. investment and trade in Africa as part of a new strategy aimed at countering China's growing influence on the continent.

  • Associated Press

    California regulators consider charge on text messaging

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 12, 2018) — California regulators are considering a plan to charge a fee for text messaging on mobile phones to help support programs that make phone service accessible to the poor, according to a newspaper report Wednesday.

  • Associated Press

    Pelosi lectures Trump, privately questions his 'manhood'

    WASHINGTON (Dec. 11, 2018) — In public, Nancy Pelosi lectured Donald Trump on the Constitution and wagged a finger at him for characterizing her “strength.” In private, she questioned his “manhood” — and her disdain for him became public, again, anyway

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