Trump says he should have left UCLA players in Chinese jail

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After UCLA player's father minimized President Donald Trump's involvement in winning players'...


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...


Asian stocks flat as Fed minutes show support for rate hike

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were largely flat on Thursday with investors in the U.S. markets going on a Thanksgiving holiday and the Fed minutes largely in line with investor expectations that the Fed will soon raise interest rates for a third time next month. Japan was closed on...


Olympic gymnastics ex-doctor pleads guilty to sex charges

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former sports doctor accused of molesting at least 125 girls and young women while he worked for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University pleaded guilty Wednesday to multiple charges of sexual assault and will face at least 25 years in prison. Larry Nassar, 54, admitted...


David Cassidy: A rocking romancer to millions of young fans

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NEW YORK (AP) — David Cassidy could sell the heck out of uncertainty. “I Think I Love You,” the smash hit that in 1970 launched the Partridge Family musical group plus the ABC comedy-with-songs show of the same name, found Cassidy center stage delivering such lyrics as “I think I love you, so what...


The Latest: States investigate Uber over massive data breach

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the data breach at Uber (all times local): 6:30 p.m. More U.S. states say they’re investigating Uber over the ride-hailing company’s massive data breach. Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley, a Republican, sent a letter Wednesday telling Uber to notify customers if...


Former SEC quarterback savoring HBCU experience at Grambling

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GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — DeVante Kincade was bouncing around a humid basketball gym in August, wiping sweat from his forehead while trying to sink 3-pointers. With a football. Grambling’s senior quarterback was about to help lead a football practice on hardwood courts after torrential downpours the...


Tens of thousands with outstanding warrants purged from background check database for gun

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Tens of thousands of people wanted by law enforcement officials have been removed this year from the FBI criminal background check database that prohibits fugitives from justice from buying guns. The names were taken out after the FBI in February changed...


Federal watchdog is assessing claims that TripAdvisor hid warnings about alleged rape

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. A top consumer watchdog is assessing a news report claiming that TripAdvisor had deleted posts by travelers who spoke of rapes, blackouts and injuries that they said they suffered at some resorts in Mexico, according to a Nov. 17 letter by Federal Trade Commission...


On Trump's Thanksgiving menu: Grievances and calls for gratitude - for him

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. PALM BEACH, Fla. - This Thanksgiving, President Donald Trump doesn’t seem to be thankful for very much - and seems frustrated that Americans aren’t expressing more gratitude for him. At a time when many reflect on the blessings in their lives and help those in need,...


Trump's name is coming off his SoHo hotel as politics weigh on president's brand

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. President Donald Trump’s company has agreed to remove the Trump name from its hotel in Lower Manhattan and give up management of the property, the most visible sign yet of the toll his presidency has taken on his brand. The decision, announced by the company Wednesday...

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