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President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a rally at Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016, in Mobile, Ala. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
December 18, 2016 - 5:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump is lashing out on Twitter in advance of the Electoral College vote. The president-elect says: "If my many supporters acted and threatened people like those who lost the election are doing, they would be scorned & called terrible names!" The Electoral College is...
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Supporters of the ruling Law and Justice party shout slogans as they attend a pro-government rally in front of the presidential palace, in Warsaw, Poland, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016. Political tension is rising between Poland's conservative government and the pro-EU opposition.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
December 18, 2016 - 1:46 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Police removed several protesters blocking a prominent Polish ruling party member's car Sunday in a southern city, as the nation's president held meetings in the capital with opposition leaders to help solve a growing political crisis. The demonstrators sat in a street in...
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President-elect Donald Trump's incoming White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, second from right, attends a meeting with former White House Chiefs of Staff in the office of current White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough at the White House in Washington, Friday, Dec. 16, 2016. From left are, Andrew Card, Bill Daley, Samuel Skinner, Priebus and Rahm Emanuel. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
December 18, 2016 - 1:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's top aides on Sunday said the president-elect isn't ready to accept the finding by intelligence agencies that Moscow hacked Democratic emails in a bid to elevate Trump. And that even if it's true, they said, Trump still won the White House fair and square. The...
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FILE - In this April 10, 2009, file photo, Correctional Officer Jose Sandoval inspects one of the more than 2,000 cell phones confiscated from inmates at California State Prison, Solano in Vacaville, Calif. California is installing nearly 1,000 sophisticated metal detectors and scanners at its prisons in its latest attempt to thwart the smuggling of cellphones. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
December 18, 2016 - 10:40 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is installing nearly 1,000 sophisticated metal detectors, scanners and secret security cameras at its prisons in its latest attempt to thwart the smuggling of cellphones, thousands of which continue to flood the prisons despite previous efforts. Officials say...
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December 17, 2016 - 11:00 pm
Trump aides on Russian meddling wonder: Does it matter?
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December 17, 2016 - 11:00 pm
Trump aides ask of Russian meddling: Does it matter?
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President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a rally at the Ladd–Peebles Stadium, Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016, in Mobile, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
December 17, 2016 - 9:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump said Saturday on Twitter the United States should let China keep the U.S. Navy's unmanned underwater glider that it seized in the South China Sea. "We should tell China that we don't want the drone they stole back.- let them keep it!" Trump tweeted a...
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President-elect Donald Trump points to the crowd as he arrives to speak to a rally at Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016, in Mobile, Ala. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
December 17, 2016 - 7:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST): 8:40 p.m. President-elect Donald Trump says the U.S. should let China keep the U.S. Navy's unmanned underwater glider that it seized in the South China Sea. Trump tweeted Saturday: "We should tell China that we don't want...
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President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a rally at Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016, in Mobile, Ala. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
December 17, 2016 - 6:52 pm
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump said first lady Michelle Obama "must have been talking about the past" when she said there's no sense of hope after his election. Trump, speaking Saturday at the final rally of his postelection "thank you" tour, then resisted escalating the spat...
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FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2016, file photo, Rep. Mick Mulvaney, R-S.C., center, leaves Trump Tower in New York. President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Mulvaney as his budget director, naming a tough-on-spending conservative and an advocate of balancing the federal budget to the important post. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
December 17, 2016 - 1:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Rep. Mick Mulvaney, President-elect Donald Trump's choice as his budget director, is a fierce deficit hawk with a record of pushing deep spending cuts across the federal government to balance the budget. The 49-year-old from South Carolina, just re-elected to a fourth...
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