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  • Associated Press

    After CIA briefing, senators lay blame on Saudi crown prince

    WASHINGTON (December 4, 2018) — Senators leaving a briefing with CIA Director Gina Haspel on Tuesday said they are even more convinced that Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman was involved in the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

  • Associated Press

    In Capitol, Bush remembered as 'great man' and 'gentle soul'

    WASHINGTON (Dec. 3, 2018) — The nation’s capital embraced George H.W. Bush in death with solemn ceremony and high tributes to his service and decency, as the remains of the 41st president took their place in the Capitol rotunda for three days of mourning and praise by the political elite and everyday citizens alike.

  • Associated Press

    Bush's flag-draped casket arrives at Capitol

    WASHINGTON (December 3, 2018) —The casket carrying the remains of George H.W. Bush has arrived at the U.S. Capitol for the nation to begin its formal farewell to the 41st president.

  • Associated Press

    Wisconsin Republicans forge ahead with power-stripping bills

    MADISON, Wis. (December 3, 2018) — Wisconsin Republicans moved quickly Monday with a rare lame-duck session that would change the 2020 presidential primary date to benefit a conservative Supreme Court justice and weaken the newly elected Democratic governor and attorney general.

  • Associated Press

    Trump and Xi agreement buys time in trade war

    WASHINGTON (December 3, 2018) — The dinner table diplomacy that Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping of China conducted over the weekend produced something as vague as it was valuable: an agreement to keep talking.

  • Associated Press

    Trump keeps up pressure on Dems over border wall

    WASHINGTON (December 3, 2018) — President Donald Trump kept up pressure Monday on congressional Democrats over funding for his promised border wall, even as lawmakers appeared likely to avert a partial government shutdown this week with a stopgap measure.

  • Associated Press

    Plane carrying Bush's casket leaves Houston

    WASHINGTON (December 3, 2018) — A military aircraft carrying the remains of former President George H.W. Bush has taken off and is flying from Houston to Washington for official mourning ceremonies, including a state funeral.

  • Associated Press

    Target in Mueller probe files complaint against prosecutors

    WASHINGTON (December 3, 2018) — A conservative author in the crosshairs of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation has filed a complaint with the Justice Department, alleging prosecutors tried to coerce him to give false testimony.

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