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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2002, file photo, Georg Hackl, of Germany, speeds past an Olympic logo during a practice run for the men's singles luge at the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics in Park City, Utah. Salt Lake City got the green light to bid for an upcoming Winter Olympics most likely for 2030 in an attempt to bring the Games back to the city that hosted in 2002 and provided the backdrop for the U.S. winter team's ascendance into an international powerhouse. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
Salt Lake City bids for 2nd Olympics in changed climateWhen Salt Lake City pursued the Winter Olympics more than two decades ago, competition was so fierce that hardy anyone thought twice about lavishing International Olympic Committee members with gifts and favors
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GOP power play in Michigan must go through pragmatic SnyderRepublicans who are keen to solidify their position by weakening Democrats must contend with a governor from their own party who has neither embraced nor rejected a Wisconsin-style power play
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Stephen Barclay the Secretary of State for leaving the EU, walks out of 10 Downing Street, following a cabinet meeting in London Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
UK ramps up 'no-deal' Brexit preparations amid impasseBritain's government is ramping up preparations for the possibility the U.K. could leave the European Union in 101 days without a deal, urging thousands of businesses and millions of households to make sure they are ready for the worst
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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, left, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, center, and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, right, leave the room  after a joint statement following the consultations on Syria, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. High-level representatives of Russia, Turkey and Iran meet with the UN Special Envoy for Syria on the situation in Syria. (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP)
Major powers report progress on new Syria constitution bodyRussia's foreign minister says the foreign ministers of Russia, Iran and Turkey have agreed to convene the first session of a committee to draft a new Syrian constitution early next year
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FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2018 file photo, taken from the Tijuana, Mexico, side of the border, Honduran migrants react as they surrender to the U.S. Border Patrol after crossing the border wall in to the United States. Federal judges in California have challenged more of the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" policy on illegal immigration. Their decision in Sept. 2018 to no longer accept pleas at initial appearances led to the dismissal of many cases because the government deported defendants before they could return to court. The judges' stance is another example of how the judiciary, in ways large and small, has put the brakes on some of the administration's efforts to curb immigration. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File)
'Zero-tolerance' immigration policy hits snag in California'Zero-tolerance' policy on prosecuting illegal entry hits snag in California, an example of how judges have challenged Donald Trump's immigration policies in ways both large and small
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FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2017 file photo, a little-known device called a "bump stock" is attached to a semi-automatic rifle at the Gun Vault store and shooting range in South Jordan, Utah. The Trump administration is moving to officially ban bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like automatic firearms.  A senior Justice Department official said Tuesday bump stocks will be banned under the federal law that prohibits machine guns. It will take effect in late March.  (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
Trump administration moves to ban bump stocksThe Trump administration is moving forward to officially ban bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like automatic firearms
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FILE - In this May 15, 2018, file photo, Barbara Underwood speaks to legislative leaders in Albany, N.Y., interviewing her for the office of New York Attorney General to replace Attorney General Eric Schneiderman who resigned amid domestic abuse allegations. President Donald Trump's charitable foundation has reached a deal to dissolve amid a legal battle with New York's attorney general Underwood. Underwood and the foundation filed a joint stipulation with the court Tuesday, Dec. 18, laying out a process for shutting down the charity and distributing its remaining assets to other nonprofit groups. (AP Photo/Hans Pennick, File)
Trump Foundation reaches deal to dissolve amid lawsuitPresident Donald Trump's charitable foundation has reached a deal to dissolve while Trump fights allegations he misused assets for business and political purposes
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President Donald Trump's former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn arrives at federal court in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
The Latest: Flynn sentencing hearing in short recessA federal judge has declared a recess until 12:30 p.m. at the sentencing hearing for former national security adviser Michael Flynn
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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2018 file photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks during a student town hall at National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.  President Donald Trump’s school safety commission is proposing a rollback of Obama-era guidance that was meant to curb racial disparities in school discipline. The commission was led by DeVos and made dozens of policy recommendations in a report released Tuesday. Trump created the panel in March following the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Trump's safety panel seeks to revoke school discipline rulesPresident Donald Trump's school safety commission is proposing a rollback of Obama-era guidance that critics say discouraged schools from reporting violent students to police
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FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2018 file photo, students hold their hands in the air as they are evacuated by police from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., after a shooter opened fire on the campus. The police response to the Florida high school massacre was delayed because school officials rewound a school surveillance video, making officers think the gunman was still in the building, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports. (Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File)
School rewound video during massacre, delaying officersThe police response to the Florida high school massacre was delayed because school officials rewound a school surveillance video, making officers think the gunman was still in the building
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Embattled Florida elections official sues to get job backA former Florida elections official removed from office by Gov. Rick Scott is asking a federal judge to reinstate her
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