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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 1992 file photo, President George H. W. Bush, right, pushes the keys on a new high technology cash register under the watchful eyes of Leo Hardy, left, and Bob Graham, center, during a visit to the National Grocers Association trade show in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Barry Thumma)
December 04, 2018 - 11:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — One last time, for the record: It was not an ordinary supermarket scanner. A February 1992 newspaper story reporting that President George H.W. Bush was baffled by a supermarket barcode scanner when he visited a grocers' convention in Florida fed into impressions that the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2018, file photo, CIA Director Gina Haspel addresses the audience in Louisville, Ky. Haspel is headed to Capitol Hill to brief Senate leaders Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, on the slaying of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi as senators weigh their next steps in possibly punishing the longtime Middle East ally over the killing. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)
December 04, 2018 - 11:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA Director Gina Haspel briefed Senate leaders on the slaying of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi Tuesday as senators weighed punishing the longtime Middle East ally over the killing. The CIA director met with a small group of senators, including the chairmen and ranking senators...
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In this photo taken from a video shot on Nov. 28, 2018, Mike Carnevale places his hand on the back of Mark Hennesey while instructing him at the American Tactical Systems' indoor range in Green Island, New York. The application process for handgun licenses would be expanded under a bill before the New York state Legislature. The bill would require handgun applicants to turn over log-in information so investigators could look at three years' worth of Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter and Instagram postings. Google, Yahoo and Bing searches over the previous year also would be checked. (AP Photo/Michael Hill)
December 04, 2018 - 10:47 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Should hateful tweets keep you from getting a gun? That's a question many have asked after suspects in several horrific mass shootings were found only later to have left social media hints of violence that went unheeded for years. Now a New York lawmaker has introduced a bill...
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Michael Cohen walks out of federal court, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, in New York, after pleading guilty to lying to Congress about work he did on an aborted project to build a Trump Tower in Russia. Cohen, President Donald Trumps former lawyer, told the judge he lied about the timing of the negotiations and other details to be consistent with Trump's "political message." (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
December 03, 2018 - 8:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump praised a key witness in the Russia investigation Monday for having the "guts" not to testify against him, and said his former lawyer — who cut a deal with prosecutors — should head straight to prison. In a pair of politically charged tweets, Trump made...
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The flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush is carried by a joint services military honor guard to a hearse at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
December 03, 2018 - 3:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A week of the media commemorating the death of former President George H.W. Bush climaxes Wednesday with a memorial service at the Washington National Cathedral. Leading up to it, coverage has almost inevitably focused on the contrast between Bush's time and the present day. Even...
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Attorneys Kevin Downing and Thomas Zehnle, right, with the defense team for Paul Manafort, walk from federal court in Washington, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, after a scheduling conference. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
November 30, 2018 - 4:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort may face additional charges after lawyers in the special counsel's Russia investigation said he lied to them and broke his plea agreement, prosecutors said Friday. The latest development in Manafort's case comes at a time of public...
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National Transportation Safety Committee investigator Nurcahyo Utomo holds a model of an airplane during a press conference on the committee's preliminary findings on their investigation on the crash of Lion Air flight 610, in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. Black box data collected from their crashed Boeing 737 MAX 8 show Lion Air pilots struggled to maintain control as the aircraft's automatic safety system repeatedly pushed the plane's nose down, according to a preliminary investigation into last month's disaster. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
November 29, 2018 - 5:02 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Investigators of the Oct. 29 crash of a Lion Air flight into the Java Sea say the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft was deemed airworthy when it made its final takeoff from Jakarta. The officials summoned reporters Thursday to clarify comments made at a news conference the day...
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Anna Johnson, Associated Press news director for the western United States, poses for a portrait at the AP's office in Phoenix on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. The global news cooperative announced Thursday, Nov. 29, that Johnson will become the news director for Europe and Africa, selecting a veteran leader of journalists with experience reporting from around the world to lead its coverage of two continents. Johnson will start her new role on in December. (AP Photo/Matt York)
November 29, 2018 - 10:05 am
LONDON (AP) — The Associated Press on Thursday named Anna Johnson as its news director for Europe and Africa, selecting a veteran leader of journalists with experience reporting from around the world to lead its coverage of two continents. Johnson is currently the cooperative's news director for...
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FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2018 file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the federal courthouse in Washington. Manafort says in a statement that a Guardian report saying he met with Assange at the Ecuadorian embassy is "totally false and deliberately libelous." Manafort says that he has never been contacted by "anyone connected to WikiLeaks, either directly or indirectly." (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
November 28, 2018 - 11:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A pardon for Paul Manafort is "not off the table," President Donald Trump said, drawing swift rebuke from critics who fear the president will use his executive power to protect friends and supporters caught up in the Russia probe. The president's discussion of a possible pardon in...
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November 28, 2018 - 5:03 pm
Australian Army veteran Wolfgang Neszpor was stunned when he heard his recently repaired shoulder squeak. "You could really hear it," he said. He recalled when the surgeon examined him and lifted up his arm, "It was a stupid amount of pain." Two months earlier, Neszpor, 36, had gotten a new...
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