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AP: Ivanka, Kushner could profit from tax break they pushedAn Associated Press investigation finds President Donald Trump's daughter and son-in law could benefit from a tax program they pushed
The Associated Press13 minutes ago
FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2018, file photo, Acting U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Ronald Vitiello speaks during an event in Washington. Nearly 70 former judges, including federal judges and state supreme court justices, sent a letter to Vitiello calling for U.S. immigration officials to stop making arrests at courthouses of people suspected of being in the country illegally, saying immigrants should be free to visit halls of justice without fearing they will be detained. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Ex-judges to ICE: End immigration arrests at courthousesDozens of retired state and federal judges are calling on U.S. immigration officials to stop making arrests at courthouses of people suspected of being in the country illegally
The Associated Press16 minutes ago
Alabama mall shooting protest organizer arrestedAn organizer of protests following the shooting of a black man by an Alabama police officer last month has been arrested on protest-related charges
The Associated Press18 minutes ago
FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 12, 2018 file photo, mourners carry the body of Hamas militant commander Nour Baraka, who was killed during an Israeli raid late Sunday, during his funeral, at his family house in Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip. A month after a heavy round of Israel-Hamas fighting, the undercover Israeli operation that sparked the battle remains clouded in mystery.(AP Photo/Adel Hana, File)
Palestinians offer new details of Israel's botched Gaza raidHamas officials provide new details about how a traffic stop in Gaza nearly sparked a fourth war with Israel
The Associated Press20 minutes ago
US consumer prices flat in November as energy plungesUS consumer prices flat in November, lowest reading in 8 months, reflecting big drop in energy
The Associated Press23 minutes ago
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May prepares to make a media statement in Downing Street, London, confirming there will be a vote of confidence in her leadership of the Conservative Party, Wednesday Dec. 12, 2018.  The vote of confidence will be held in Parliament Wednesday evening, with the result expected to be announced soon after. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)
UK disarray: May to face no-confidence vote from her partyBritain's Conservative Party is deciding the face of Prime Minister Theresa May in a no-confidence vote that could see her ousted as party leader and prime minister, throwing U.K. politics into crisis and Brexit into doubt
The Associated Press25 minutes ago
US military identifies 5 dead in warplanes crash off JapanThe U.S. military has identified five Marines who were declared dead after their refueling plane collided with a fighter jet last week off Japan's southern coast
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
A French gendarme stands guards in the street of the scene following a shooting in the city of Strasbourg, eastern France, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. A man who had been flagged as a possible extremist sprayed gunfire near the city of Strasbourg's famous Christmas market Tuesday, killing three people, wounding 12 and sparking a massive manhunt. France immediately raised its terror alert level. (AP Photo/Jean Francois Badias)
France: Suspected gunman named, had long police recordFrance authorities detained five people as they hunted Wednesday for a suspected extremist who sprayed gunfire at one of Europe's most famous Christmas markets
The Associated Press31 minutes ago
Yemeni official: Warring sides may hold new talks next monthYemeni official says he expects next round of peace talks between country's warring sides in January
The Associated Press38 minutes ago
Pope cuts 3 cardinals from cabinet, 2 implicated in scandalPope Francis has removed three cardinals from his kitchen cabinet, two of whom have been implicated in the Catholic Church's sex abuse and cover-up scandal
The Associated Press49 minutes ago
Currency traders talk near the screens showing the foreign exchange rates at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. Asian shares rose Wednesday amid hopes for U.S.-China trade talks.(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
US-China trade hopes help shore up global stock marketsGlobal shares are rising amid hopes for progress in U.S.-China trade talks
The Associated Press50 minutes ago
Sri Lanka's sacked prime minister wins confidence voteSri Lanka's former prime minister whose October sacking by the president precipitated a political crisis has won a confidence vote in Parliament
The Associated Press53 minutes ago
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