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President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before leaving the White House, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, in Washington, for a Thanksgiving trip to Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla. Silent for more than a week, Trump all but endorsed embattled Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore, discounting the sexual assault allegations against him and repeatedly insisting voters must not support Moore's "liberal" rival. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
November 22, 2017 - 9:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on sexual misconduct allegations against Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore (all times local): 8:45 p.m. Republican Roy Moore is touting President Donald Trump's near-endorsement of him in a new fundraising email to supporters. The Republican Senate candidate...
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FILE- In this Aug. 21, 2006, file photo, President of the Cleveland Police Patrolmen's Association Steve Loomis stops to compose himself in Cleveland as he talks about Detective Jonathan James Schroeder, who was killed trying to arrest rape suspect. Loomis was ousted Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. He lost to former president Jeff Follmer. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
November 22, 2017 - 7:44 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland police union president criticized for having his organization endorse Donald Trump's presidential candidacy and incendiary comments about NFL player protests has been ousted. The Cleveland Police Patrolmen's Association is the city's largest police union. President...
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President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before leaving the White House, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, in Washington for a Thanksgiving trip to Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla., as first lady Melania Trump and their son Barron wait. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
November 22, 2017 - 5:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A political action committee supporting Senate candidate Roy Moore is fundraising off President Donald Trump's near-endorsement of the Alabama Republican, who is facing new allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct in the closing weeks of the campaign. A Thanksgiving-themed...
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November 22, 2017 - 3:55 pm
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Susan Anderson, Elon University (THE CONVERSATION) The tax package pending in Congress includes a provision that would leave churches and other nonprofits, which by law must be...
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FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2017, file photo, Alabama Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones speaks during a campaign stop in Troy, Ala. The words of prominent Republicans are being used against Alabama's GOP Senate nominee Roy Moore in a campaign ad. The ad by Jones features statements made by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Sen. Richard Shelby and Ivanka Trump responding to allegations of sexual misconduct against Moore. (Aly Grice/Troy Messenger via AP, File)
November 22, 2017 - 3:55 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Democrat who was disparaged by President Donald Trump as "soft on crime" is a former U.S. attorney who prosecuted church bombers and domestic terrorist Eric Rudolph. Trump has given Republican Roy Moore a near endorsement in Alabama's Senate race, saying Moore "...
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November 22, 2017 - 2:52 pm
Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Nov. 22 Los Angeles Times on the Thanksgiving turkey: Observing an annual pre-Thanksgiving rite, President Trump pardoned two big white fluffy turkeys Tuesday in a photo op at the White House. (Named Drumstick and Wishbone, the...
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The New York Post, left, and New York Daily News are arranged for a photo, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. The papers will often tackle the same topics on their front page, but only when the stars align do their colorful headline writers get the same idea. Both were reporting Wednesday on President Donald Trump's backing of Republican Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, who is accused of molesting a 14-year-old girl decades ago. Moore denies the charge. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
November 22, 2017 - 12:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's hometown tabloids have nearly identical front cover headlines to report his endorsement of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore. They say, "I'm With Perv" and I'm With the Perv!" The New York Daily News and New York Post often tackle the same topics on their...
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In this photo taken with light reflections on a pot German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends the weekly cabinet meeting of the German government at the chancellery in Berlin, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
November 22, 2017 - 9:54 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's center-left Social Democrats are under pressure to halt the country's drift toward a new election after ruling out a repeat of their outgoing coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel. The Social Democrats were the junior partners in Merkel's government of the past four years...
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November 21, 2017 - 10:57 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian senator who is British by descent on Wednesday became the ninth lawmaker to leave Parliament over a 116-year-old constitutional ban on dual nationals running for office that threatens to bring down the government. Skye Kakoschke-Moore, a member of the Nick...
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President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before leaving the White House, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, in Washington, for a Thanksgiving trip to Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla. Silent for more than a week, Trump all but endorsed embattled Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore, discounting the sexual assault allegations against him and repeatedly insisting voters must not support Moore's "liberal" rival. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
November 21, 2017 - 9:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Silent for more than a week, President Donald Trump all but endorsed embattled Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore on Tuesday, discounting the sexual assault allegations against him and insisting repeatedly that voters must not support Moore's "liberal" rival. The...
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