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Melania Trump, right, looks on as her husband President-elect Donald Trump talks to reporters during a New Year's Eve party at Mar-a-Lago, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016, in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 02, 2017 - 9:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST): 10:45 p.m. A state-run Chinese tabloid says Donald Trump is "pandering to 'irresponsible' attitudes" after the U.S. president-elect accused China of not stepping in to curtail the North Korean nuclear program. The Global...
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Melania Trump, right, looks on as her husband President-elect Donald Trump talks to reporters during a New Year's Eve party at Mar-a-Lago, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016, in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 02, 2017 - 8:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST): 8:55 p.m. President-elect Donald Trump is expected to nominate lawyer Robert Lighthizer as U.S. Trade Representative, according to a transition official. Lighthizer served as deputy USTR under President Ronald Reagan. His...
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Protesters against the Dakota Access Pipeline rappel from the catwalk in U.S. Bank Stadium during the first half of an NFL football game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Chicago Bears, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)
January 02, 2017 - 6:18 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Three people who were arrested after Dakota Access pipeline protesters rappelled from the roof of the Minnesota Vikings' stadium to unfurl a banner were released from jail Monday with charges pending. The Vikings' season finale against the Chicago Bears was not interrupted by the...
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New York Jets coach Todd Bowles, left, and Buffalo Bills interim coach Anthony Lynn talk after an NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Jets won 30-10. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
January 02, 2017 - 4:07 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills owner Terry Pegula has full confidence in general manager Doug Whaley's ability to turn around his franchise, and outlined the reasons coach Rex Ryan was fired in an exclusive interview with The Associated Press. Pegula says he's disappointed in having to...
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New York Jets coach Todd Bowles, left, and Buffalo Bills interim coach Anthony Lynn talk after an NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Jets won 30-10. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
January 02, 2017 - 4:06 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills owner Terry Pegula has full confidence in general manager Doug Whaley's ability to turn around his franchise, and outlined the reasons coach Rex Ryan was fired in an exclusive interview with The Associated Press. Pegula says he's disappointed in having to...
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FILE - In a Monday, Dec. 5, 2016 file photo, members of the state Assembly listen to an address by Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, D-Paramount, at the in Sacramento, Calif. Both houses of the Legislature were in session as new lawmakers were sworn-in to office. As California lawmakers return to Sacramento on Jan 4, 2017, liberal dreams of expanding safety-net benefits and providing health coverage to immigrants are giving way to a new vision revolving around a feverish push to protect gains made in the past, pushing back against conservative policies from President-elect Donald Trump and the Republican Congress. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
January 02, 2017 - 11:09 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As California lawmakers return to Sacramento on Wednesday, liberal dreams of expanding safety-net benefits and providing health coverage to immigrants are giving way to a new vision revolving around a feverish push to protect gains racked up in the past. After years of...
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FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2016 file photo, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Congress ushers in a new era of all-Republican rule, with a tight GOP grip on the House, a slim majority in the Senate and a newfound ally in the White House in Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
January 02, 2017 - 10:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress ushers in a new era of all-Republican rule. On Tuesday at noon, with plenty of pomp and pageantry, members of the 115th Congress will be sworn in, with an emboldened GOP intent on unraveling eight years of President Barack Obama's Democratic agenda and targeting massive...
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January 02, 2017 - 9:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress ushers in a new era of all-Republican rule. On Tuesday at noon, with plenty of pomp and pageantry, members of the 115th Congress will be sworn in, with an emboldened GOP intent on unraveling eight years of President Barack Obama's Democratic agenda and targeting massive...
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A pedestrian wearing a mask looks back while passing by a slogan that reads: "If you want to go out, please take a public bus" in Beijing Monday, Jan. 2, 2017. Beijing and other cities across northern and central China were shrouded in thick smog Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, prompting authorities to delay dozens of flights and close highways. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
January 02, 2017 - 5:26 am
BEIJING (AP) — Beijing and other cities across northern and central China were shrouded in thick smog Monday, prompting authorities to delay dozens of flights and close highways. The Beijing Municipal Environmental Protection Bureau extended an "orange alert" for heavy air pollution for three more...
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A paramedic collects DNA sample from a family member to help identify the victims of Sunday's ferry fire, at the main police hospital in Jakarta, Indonesia, Monday, Jan. 2, 2017. Zahro Express, a ferry carrying more than 200 Indonesians celebrating the New Year holiday caught fire off Jakarta Sunday killing more than 20 people and injuring dozens others. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
January 02, 2017 - 3:50 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A search resumed Monday for 17 people reported missing after a ferry fire off the coast of Indonesia's capital that left at least 23 dead, officials said. The victims died Sunday when the vessel, Zahro Express, carrying more than 260 people from a port near Jakarta to...
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