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FBI Director Christopher Wray speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, in Washington. Wray says the problems found by the Justice Department watchdog examining the origins of the Russia probe are “unacceptable." (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
FBI was justified in probing Trump-Russia, fed watchdog saysThe Justice Department's internal watchdog has declared that the FBI was justified in opening its investigation into ties between the Trump presidential campaign and Russia
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
FILE- In this, Nov. 10, 2019 file photo, an Indian policeman guards as a Kashmiri child looks on outside the Hazratbal shrine, on the occasion of the Prophet's birth anniversary in Srinagar, India. On Nov. 10, all roads leading to Dargah Hazratbal, the region’s most revered shrine, were sealed with pools of concertina wire on the yearly celebration of the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad. During previous years, the shrine would remain jam-packed with devotees from across Kashmir. This time, however, only neighborhood locals were allowed to offer prayers. (AP Photo/ Mukhtar Khan, File)
India’s crackdown hits religious freedom in disputed KashmirThe call to prayer at the central mosque in disputed Kashmir's largest city has been silent for four months, a result of India’s ongoing security operations in this Muslim-majority region
The Associated Press49 minutes ago
Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly, center, and Navy Adm. Michael Gilday, Chief of Naval Operations, look on as an Air Force carry team moves a transfer case containing the remains of Navy Seaman Mohammed Sameh Haitham, of St. Petersburg, Fla., Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. A Saudi gunman killed three people including Haitham in a shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
The heart of Pensacola: City has strong ties with naval baseThe deaths of three Navy sailors shot by a Royal Saudi Air Force officer has stunned the city of Pensacola, Florida
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this July 22, 2018, file photo, Tokyo 2020 Paralympic mascot "Someity" stands at stage during their debut event in Tokyo. Ticket demand for the Tokyo Paralympics is at record levels. The unprecedented demand follows a similar surge in interest for the Tokyo Olympics. The president of the International Paralympic Committee said Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, there were 3.1 million tickets requests in the first lottery phase earlier this year. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
Same as Olympics: Tokyo Paralympic ticket demand tops supplyTicket demand for next year's Tokyo Paralympics is at record levels
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Thick smoke from wildfires shroud the Harbour Bridge in Sydney, Australia, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. Hot dry conditions have brought an early start to the fire season. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
Sydney choked by hazardous haze from Australia bush fires Wildfires have engulfed Sydney in haze so thick it is considered 11 times worse than the usual “hazardous" level and is apt to trigger fire alarms. The city canceled ferries and some offices in the downtown area were evacuated on Tuesday
The Associated Press1 hour ago
The word "they" is displayed on a computer screen on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, in New York. The language mavens at Merriam-Webster have declared the personal pronoun their word of the year based on a 313 percent increase in look-ups on the company's search site,, this year when compared with 2018. Merriam-Webster recently added a new definition to its online dictionary to reflect use of "they" as relating to a person whose gender identity is nonbinary. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane)
Merriam-Webster declares 'they' its 2019 word of the year Merriam-Webster has named the pronoun “they” its 2019 word of the year
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Democratic staff attorney Daniel Goldman testifies as the House Judiciary Committee hears investigative findings in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Democrats poised to unveil 2 impeachment articles vs. TrumpHouse Democrats are poised to unveil two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Philadelphia Eagles' Jay Ajayi (28) is tackled by New York Giants' Dalvin Tomlinson (94), Janoris Jenkins (20), Corey Ballentine (25) and Michael Thomas (31) during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Giants, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Eagles rally past Manning, Giants 23-17 in OTCarson Wentz rallied the Eagles from a 14-point deficit, tossing a 2-yard touchdown pass to Zach Ertz in overtime to lead Philadelphia to a 23-17 win over the New York Giants
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this May 2, 2005 file photo, Natan Sharansky pauses during an interview with The Associated Press at his office in Jerusalem. The former Soviet dissident has been awarded Israel's prestigious Genesis Prize for a lifetime of work promoting political and religious freedoms, organizers announced Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty, File)
Natan Sharansky receives Israel's prestigious Genesis PrizeFormer Soviet dissident Natan Sharansky has been awarded Israel's prestigious Genesis Prize for a lifetime of work promoting political and religious freedoms. The $1 million award is granted each year to a person recognized for outstanding professional achievement, contribution to humanity and commitment to Jewish values
The Associated Press2 hours ago
New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick takes questions from reporters before an NFL football practice, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
Spy Harder: Patriots caught videotaping in Spygate sequelThe New England Patriots have acknowledged that a video crew working for the team filmed the Cincinnati Bengals sideline during Sunday's game
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2016, file photo, director Laurie Anderson poses during a photo call for the movie "Heart of a Dog," in Milan, Italy. Anderson will be in conversation with Canadian author Margaret Atwood sponsored by the MacDowell artist colony, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File)
Margaret Atwood and Laurie Anderson talk art, age and moreNovelist Margaret Atwood and multimedia artist Laurie Anderson, strangers until now, have a few things in common
The Associated Press2 hours ago
NHL Commissioner: We will not tolerate abusive behaviorNHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said the league will work swiftly to make changes to better deal with personnel conduct issues in the wake of incidents that surfaced in recent weeks
The Associated Press3 hours ago


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