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Many Christian conservatives are backing Alabama's Roy Moore

Alabama Senate Moore Support

Alabama’s Christian conservatives see Roy Moore as their champion. He has battled federal...

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Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Nov. 22, the 326th day of 2017. There are 39 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 22, 1963, John F. Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States, was assassinated while riding in a motorcade in Dallas; Texas Gov. John B. Connally, in...


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US stocks mostly slip away from their latest record highs

Financial Markets Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks mostly slipped away from their latest record highs Wednesday as the two former halves of Hewlett-Packard both tumbled, while falling interest rates helped phone companies but hurt banks. The price of oil jumped on reports OPEC and a group of other countries might extend...


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APNewsBreak: Ferguson leaders wonder if monitor worth cost

Ferguson Monitor

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Ferguson, Missouri, has paid nearly a half-million dollars to the monitor team overseeing its police and court reforms, but city leaders question what they’ve gotten for their money, especially after the departure of the original lead monitor. Washington attorney Clark Kent...


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Man convicted in two Norfolk slayings is granted parole

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. A convicted double murderer who came within two days of sitting in Virginia’s electric chair will soon be a free man. Joseph Giarratano, who won support from around the world fighting his 1979 conviction in the Norfolk slayings, was granted parole Monday. “I’m...


World

Zimbabwe's incoming leader returns home to cheers

APTOPIX Zimbabwe Political Turmoil-24

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Poised to become Zimbabwe’s next president, a former confidant of ousted leader Robert Mugabe on Wednesday promised “a new, unfolding democracy” and reached out to the world, saying international help is needed to rebuild the shattered economy. Emmerson Mnangagwa, who fled...


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Politicians accused of misconduct go quiet, hoping everyone forgets

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Faced with a wide range of personal or ethical questions, some politicians are trying out an old strategy that has long been considered obsolete: hiding out. Rather than publicly confronting the issues, they have had aides issue statements - sometimes...


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Wally McNamee, prizewinning news photographer, dies at 84

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Wally McNamee, a prizewinning photographer for The Washington Post and then for Newsweek who covered presidents, soldiers in combat, Olympic athletes and ordinary men and women going about their daily lives, died Nov. 17 at a hospital in Fairfax County, Virginia He...


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AP FACT CHECK: Man dissed by Trump has put felons in prison

US Senate Alabama The Latest

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 on Tuesday gave Republican Roy Moore a near endorsement in Alabama’s Senate race, saying...


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AP FACT CHECK: Man dissed by Trump has put felons in prison

US Senate Alabama The Latest

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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AP FACT CHECK: Man dissed by Trump has put felons in prison

US Senate Alabama The Latest

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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