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Gianforte apologizes to reporter after winning US House race

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Witnesses said the Republican candidate for Montana's sole congressional seat body-slammed a reporter Wednesday, the day before the polls close in the special election. More>>

AP Analysis: Rouhani's hardest challenge may be Iran's hopes

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AP Analysis: Iran president's biggest challenge likely meeting his supporters' expectations. More>>

FBI probes Kushner-Russia meetings; more documents sought

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The FBI says it needs more time to consider a request by Congress to turn over memos and other documents related to meetings between former FBI Director James Comey and President Donald Trump. More>>

Media watchers blame hostility toward reporters on Trump

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The case of a Montana congressional candidate accused of body-slamming a reporter is being blamed by some media watchers on a wave of hostility toward journalists that President Donald Trump helped generate. More>>

Trump scolds fellow NATO leaders: Spend more for military Video included

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President Donald Trump will be in the heart of Europe to address a continent still reeling from his election and anxious about his support. More>>

The Latest: Democrat concedes to Gianforte in Montana race

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The Montana congressional candidate accused of assaulting a reporter hasn't been seen or heard from Thursday as voters go to the polls. More>>

Gov. Walker wants Wisconsin to drug test Medicaid applicants

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Gov. Scott Walker's attempt to make Wisconsin the first state in the country to require childless adults applying for Medicaid to undergo drug screening is up for review by a key state legislative committee. More>>

The Latest: Trump to review US sanctions on Russia

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President Donald Trump is pledging to "get to the bottom" of leaks of sensitive information. More>>

House GOP sticking with Montana candidate despite assault

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House Republicans are sticking with their candidate in Montana's special House election even after he was charged with misdemeanor assault for allegedly attacking a reporter. More>>

The Latest: Greg Gianforte keeps low profile, Montana votes

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It's unclear how an alleged assault of a reporter by a Montana congressional candidate will affect the special election's outcome _ in part because more than a third of the state's registered voters cast absentee ballots before polls opened Thursday. More>>

Foreign meetings omitted from Sessions' security clearance

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The ranking Democrat on the House intelligence committee says the panel will be issuing subpoenas to get former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn to cooperate with its investigation into Russian activities during the 2016 election. More>>

Senate panel OKs ex-Sen. Scott Brown to be New Zealand envoy

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The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has approved the nomination of former Sen. Scott Brown to be U.S. ambassador to New Zealand. More>>

Health care is key issue as Montana fills US House seat

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Health care is a prominent issue in rural Montana as the state prepares to vote in a special election to fill its only seat in the US House. More>>

The Latest: GOP lawmakers say little about Montana candidate

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The Guardian reporter who authorities say was assaulted by a Montana Republican candidate for a U.S. House seat says he never touched the politician before he was thrown to the ground. More>>

Gold Star father Khizr Khan plans book for young people

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Khizr Khan, the Gold Star father who became a national celebrity after speaking at last year's Democratic National Convention, has a book planned for young readers. More>>

GOP candidate charged with misdemeanor assault of reporter

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Voters are heading to the polls Thursday to decide who will fill Montana's only U.S. House seat amid uncertainty in Washington over President Donald Trump's agenda and his handling of the country's affairs. More>>

With catcalls and applause, Cannes debates rise of Netflix

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This year's Cannes Film Festival has been a sprawling, international referendum on Netflix, with votes registered in boos and applause. More>>

The Latest: US lawmaker says UK bomb showed 'sophistication' Video included

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France's interior minister says that the suicide bomber who targeted Manchester is believed to have traveled to Syria and had "proven" links with the Islamic State group. More>>

The Latest: GOP hopeful charged with misdemeanor assault

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A reporter for the Guardian newspaper is alleging that the Republican candidate for Montana's sole congressional seat "body slammed" him on the day before the special election. More>>

USGA wants focus on Women's Open golf, not Trump's course

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The USGA insists its focus is going to be on golf and not politics when it conducts the U.S. Women's Open at a golf course owned by President Donald Trump in less than two months. More>>

The Latest: Sessions omitted foreign contacts from filing

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The top Democrat on the House intelligence committee says if it's true that the president asked top intelligence officials to publicly deny that there had been any "collusion" between Russian and the Trump campaign, it would suggest obstruction. More>>

Agent feared leak of Trump tax returns could affect election

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Court documents show federal agents were worried last October that a Louisiana private investigator had illegally obtained Donald Trump's tax returns and may leak them. More>>

Longtime Trump attorney set to aid president amid probe

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Trump retains his longtime attorney Marc Kasowitz as part of a still-forming team that will represent him on an investigation about Russian interference in the U.S. election. More>>

Egyptian opposition leader freed, referred to trial.

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Prosecutors have ordered the release on bail of an opposition leader accused of publicly making an obscene finger gesture in January. More>>

Romania: daughter, aide of ex-president to stand trial

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Romanian anti-corruption prosecutors say the daughter of former President Traian Basescu and his closest aide will stand trial on suspicion of bribery and other corruption-related charges. More>>

The Latest: Ex-CIA head says he warned Russia about meddling Video included

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The nation's intelligence director says he won't comment on a news report that President Donald Trump asked him to publicly deny any collusion between his campaign and Russia. More>>

The Latest: Some of Trump's GOP allies slam budget plan Video included

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Top GOP leaders in Congress are praising President Donald Trump's budget plan for promising a balanced federal ledger over time. More>>

Hands off US election, ex-CIA director says he warned Russia Video included

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Former CIA Director John Brennan to testify publicly before Congress, could shed light on concerns about the security risk posed by Trump's first national security adviser. More>>

Texas moves to soften voter ID law after judge finds bias

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Texas Republicans are moving to weaken a voter ID law and send it to Gov. Greg Abbott after a judge twice ruled that the original version deliberately tried to suppress minority voters. More>>

Twitter leader laments social media role in Trump's election

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A co-founder of Twitter says he's sorry if the popular social media platform helped put Donald Trump in the White House, as the president has suggested. More>>

High court ruling may give voter rights groups a strong tool

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Voting-rights advocates are hoping that a Supreme Court ruling against two North Carolina congressional districts helps them argue cases of improperly drawn electoral maps elsewhere. More>>

Likely presidential candidate in Egypt ordered detained

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Egyptian prosecutors have ordered the detention for one day of an opposition leader widely tipped to challenge President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in 2018 elections following a complaint he publicly made an obscene finger gesture. More>>

The Latest: Macron pledges improved intelligence cooperation

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Manchester police say an apparent suicide bomber set off an improvised explosive device at the end of an Ariana Grande concert. More>>

Corruption trial begins for ex-South Korean President Park

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Ex-President Park Geun-hye has arrived at a Seoul court for the beginning of her corruption trial. More>>

The Latest: Dems alarmed by report on Trump, intel bosses

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APNewsBreak: Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will invoke his Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination on Monday as he notifies the Senate Intelligence committee that he will not comply with a subpoena seeking documents. More>>

Flynn rejects Trump-Russia probe subpoena; Dems say he lied Video included

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Members of key congressional committees are pledging a full public airing as to why former FBI director James Comey was ousted amid an intensifying investigation into Russia's interference with the U.S. election. More>>

The Latest: Police say bomber died in concert attack Video included

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Manchester police say the man who set off an improvised explosive device at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England died in the attack. More>>

The Latest: Corbyn says he, prime minister halting campaigns

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The Latest: British Prime Minister Theresa May says government working to learn full details of the blast that killed 19 people at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester. More>>

Iran's president criticizes US after Trump's sharp words

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Iran's re-elected President Rouhani describes relations with US as 'a curvy road'. More>>

Supreme Court strikes down 2 NC congressional districts

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The Supreme Court has struck down two congressional districts in North Carolina because race played too large a role in their creation. More>>

Gov. Branstad leaves Iowa with new voter ID, anti-union laws

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Iowa Republican Gov. Terry Branstad's upcoming departure marks the end of a career in state politics that spans several decades. More>>

Albanian parliament approves pre-election Cabinet shakeup

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Albania's president has decreed a government reshuffle as part of the compromise worked out between political parties before next month's parliamentary election. More>>

France's Le Pen would accept exit of rival on euro issue

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French far-right leader Marine Le Pen says she would find it natural if the National Front's No. 2 official leaves the party if it drops one of the top issues she defended during her unsuccessful run for the presidency: giving up the euro currency. More>>

GOP businesswoman Lena Epstein to run for Senate in Michigan

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Republican businesswoman Lena Epstein is running for U.S. Senate in Michigan. More>>

Court upholds 'soft money' limits; Gorsuch, Thomas disagree

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The Supreme Court is upholding federal limits on political parties' use of so-called soft money for federal elections. More>>

Iran reformists sweep Tehran municipal council election

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Reformist candidates have reportedly swept municipal elections in the Iranian capital, taking all 21 seats in Tehran as moderate President Hassan Rouhani won a second term. More>>

Congressional panels pledge thorough probe into Comey firing

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Members of key congressional committees are pledging to proceed with aggressive investigations into Russia's meddling into the U.S. presidential election, including why former FBI director James Comey was ousted from his job. More>>

Biden: It's time for America to regain unity and purpose

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Former Vice President Joe Biden is offering assurances that the country's current divisiveness brought on by a presidential election that "churned up some of the ugliest realities" of American life will be temporary. More>>

California Democratic chair race angers 'Berniecrats'

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California Democrats have narrowly selected longtime party insider Eric Bauman to be the leader of the largest state Democratic Party. More>>

The Latest: Trump asks Mideast to extinguish extremism

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Trump begins day of meetings with Arab leaders with the King of Bahrain. More>>

Contradictions add up during Trump's Saudi visit

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As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump railed against President Barack Obama for failing to utter the words 'radical Islamic terrorism' He accuse. More>>

Rouhani, a man of the Islamic Revolution, opens Iran to West

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Hassan Rouhani, firmly a part of the Islamic Republic's clerical elite, opens Iran to West. More>>

Iran's president trounces hard-liner to secure second term

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Iran says incumbent President Hassan Rouhani is ahead of his nearest competitor in an initial count of votes in the election. More>>

Turkey's ruling party elects President Erdogan as leader

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Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party kicked off a congress to re-elect President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as its chairman after last month's referendum. More>>

Brazil's leader mounts defense to save his presidency

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Many Brazilians are already looking ahead to the likelihood of a new government after two days of corruption allegations battered President Michel Temer and produced a stream of calls for him to quit despite his defiant vow to stay in office. More>>

The Latest: Turkey's Erdogan re-elected as party leader

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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been re-elected as the leader of Turkey's ruling party. More>>

Utah GOP says goodbye to Chaffetz, with some disappointment

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As Utah Republicans met for their annual state convention Saturday, delegates broke from routine debates about party platforms to give Rep. Jason Chaffetz a warm send-off. More>>

Swiss vote to withdraw country from use of nuclear power

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Swiss voters are supporting a referendum to withdraw the country from the use of nuclear power in favor of renewable energy. More>>

Report: Trump says firing 'nut job' Comey took off pressure Video included

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Report: Trump tells Russian visitors his firing of 'nut job' Comey as FBI director took off the pressure he was feeling from investigation. More>>

Montana Republican goes from wary Trump backer to all-in

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The Republican who hopes to win Montana's congressional seat in a special election next week has switched gears and now enthusiastically backs Donald Trump. More>>

Rouhani, a man of the Islamic Revolution, opens Iran to West

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Hassan Rouhani, firmly a part of the Islamic Republic's clerical elite, opens Iran to West. More>>

California Democrats take aim at Trump, GOP Congress

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Thousands of California Democratic activists are gathering for a three-day convention in Sacramento as they look to lift their party's national prospects after last year's stunning loss to President Donald Trump. More>>

The Latest: Trump gets royal treatment from Saudis. Video included

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Trump opens his first trip abroad since taking office, visiting Saudi Arabia as he tries to build stronger partnerships to combat terrorism. More>>

GOP Sen. Cotton raises national profile in visit to Iowa

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Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton meets with Republican activists in the early presidential testing ground of Iowa, walking a delicate path by raising his national political profile at a time of turmoil for Donald Trump's White House. More>>

The Latest: Celebrations across Tehran after Rouhani win

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Iran's state television has declared incumbent President Hassan Rouhani the winner of the country's presidential election. More>>

Weiner pleads guilty in sexting case, could go to prison Video included

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Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner will appear in federal court to face criminal charges in an investigation of his online communications with a teenage girl in North Carolina. More>>

GOP's Cotton in Iowa: "I'm ready for that new beginning."

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Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton is meeting with Republican activists in the early presidential testing ground of Iowa, walking a delicate path by raising his national political profile at a time of turmoil for Donald Trump's White House. More>>

Cambodians rally ahead of polls as US warns of intimidation

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Cambodia's main opposition party believes it has momentum on its side in next month's local elections, which will gauge the support for Prime Minister Hun Sen ahead of national polls next year. More>>

Brazil's top prosecutor accuses Temer of obstructing justice

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Brazilian President Michel Temer is defiantly promising to remain in power despite a damaging new corruption allegation, but Latin America's largest nation could very well be rudderless as long as he stays leading a "walking dead administration.". More>>

Taiwan's Tsai keeps domestic focus amid China's isolation

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After a year in office, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen's administration is shunned by an angry China, but domestic concerns appear to be trumping relations with Beijing. More>>

The Latest: Comey to testify before Senate intel committee

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House members leaving a briefing by the deputy attorney general on the probe of connections between Russia and Donald Trump's presidential campaign say they're frustrated at not getting answers. More>>

Report: FBI probe moves into White House

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President Donald Trump claims that the appointment of a special counsel to investigate Russian election meddling and his own campaign's ties amounts to the 'greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history'. More>>

Iranians turn out in large numbers for closely watched vote

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Iranians vote in the country's first presidential election since the nuclear deal with world powers, as incumbent Hassan Rouhani faces a hard-line opponent and two other challengers. More>>

Trump to head overseas without announcing new FBI director

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The White House says the president will not announce his pick for FBI director before leaving Friday on his first foreign trip. More>>

FCC vote kicks off a battle over regulation of the internet

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A federal agency has voted to kick off the repeal of "net neutrality" rules designed to keep broadband providers like AT&T, Verizon and Comcast from interfering with the internet. More>>

The Latest: Anthony Weiner leaves court after guilty plea

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Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner has pleaded guilty to transmitting sexual material to a minor and could get years in prison. Weiner agreed Friday not to appeal any sentence between 21 and 27 months in prison. More>>

A look at Iran's presidential candidates

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A look at Iran's presidential candidates as voters head to the polls. More>>

Trump says he's 'very close' to naming an FBI director

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President Donald Trump says he is "very close" to naming a new FBI director. More>>

Russians increasingly indifferent to Trump, US turmoil

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While their country has become a daily source of headlines and political intrigue in the United States, most Russians are watching the drama over President Donald Trump's relationship with Moscow with resignation, even indifference. More>>

Russian lawmaker: US media try to influence our politics

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The head of a Russian parliamentary committee is accusing some American news outlets of being part of "a massive system" to affect Russia's politics. More>>

Ailes' political legacy: GOP control in divided America

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Roger Ailes is gone, but the world he created is not. More>>

The Latest: Trump denies asking Comey to shelve Flynn probe Video included

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President Donald Trump is assailing the naming of a special counsel as "the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!". More>>

AP Explains: Voting, governance and clerical power in Iran

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AP Explains: How do presidential power and elections work under a supreme leader in Iran's Islamic Republic. More>>

Salem congressman responds to Trump's 'witch hunt' tweet

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A Massachusetts congressman is taking issue with President Donald Trump's claim that he is the target of "single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history.". More>>

Senate chairman: Flynn has not responded to subpoena Video included

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Ousted Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will not honor a subpoena issued by a Senate committee looking into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election. More>>

President's 2018 budget to include paid family leave Video included

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President Donald Trump's 2018 budget will include a paid family leave plan. More>>

Trump claims witch hunt, says he's most hounded leader ever Video included

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The Justice Department appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller Wednesday evening as a special counsel to oversee the federal investigation into allegations Russia and Donald Trump's campaign collaborated to influence the 2016 presidential election. More>>

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Russia claims under scrutiny

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump makes some questionable claims about Russia investigation. More>>

Trump says he's 'very close' to naming a new FBI director

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Four potential candidates to lead the FBI _ including former Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman _ met with President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday. More>>

Chaffetz to resign, raising doubts about Trump probe

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A top Utah state lawmaker says that U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz is expected to leave office by the end of June. More>>

France's Le Pen to run for parliament with party in disarray

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Emerging from her crushing defeat in France's presidential contest, far-right leader Marine Le Pen said she will run for a parliamentary seat in June elections and that her National Front party has "an essential role" in a new political landscape. More>>

Trump administration announces plans to renegotiate NAFTA

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Trump administration announces plans to renegotiate trade pact with Canada and Mexico. More>>

Asian shares mostly lower on Trump, Brazil worries

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Stock markets around the world fell sharply Thursday as investors fretted over a drumbeat of worrying developments surrounding President Donald Trump. More>>

Brazil's Temer: 'I won't resign' amid corruption allegations

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Brazilian federal police are searching the office and homes of a top senator and presidential contender. More>>

Kobach says he won't pre-judge voter fraud panel's findings

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Kris Kobach prepares to help lead a new presidential commission on election fraud by touting what he says are significant problems he uncovered in Kansas. More>>

Rouhani looks to beat hard-liner as Iran prepares to vote

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani staked his political future on opening Iran ever so slightly to the outside world and overcoming hard-liners' opposition to secure a historic nuclear deal in exchange for relief from crippling sanctions. More>>

Fox News founder Roger Ailes died of complications from fall

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Fox News Channel founder Roger Ailes has died at 77, his wife said. More>>

Kochs unveil campaign to 'jolt' stalled tax debate

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The Koch Brothers' political network is preparing to spend millions of dollars to inject new urgency into the stalled tax debate. More>>

The Latest: French media voice access concerns to Macron

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The Kremlin says the leaders of Russia and France have discussed possible cooperation on international issues, including the fight against terrorism. More>>

Former FBI Director Mueller to lead Trump-Russia probe Video included

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Robert Mueller has been given sweeping power to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign. More>>

The Latest: Senator says Flynn hasn't responded to subpoena Video included

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The chairman of the Senate intelligence committee says his panel has not received a response from Michael Flynn's lawyer _ correcting his earlier statement that Flynn would not comply with a subpoena. More>>

Albanian politicians postpone parliamentary vote to June 25

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Albania's political parties have reached a compromise on next month's parliamentary election following intensive mediation from a senior U.S. official. More>>

10 Things to Know for Today

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Among 10 Things to Know: Special prosecutor abruptly named to probe Trump-Russia ties; Jury acquits Tulsa police officer in shooting of unarmed black man; Rocker Chris Cornell dies at 52. More>>

Iran's top leader urges high turnout in presidential vote

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Iran's top leader has called for high turnout in Friday's presidential election, urging voters to send a message to the United States. More>>

Intel spat adds to Israeli concerns about Trump visit Video included

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Israel's defense minister is lauding the country's security cooperation with the United States following President Donald Trump's disclosure of classified information to senior Russian officials. More>>

The Latest: Senate panel gets some material in Russia probe

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House Speaker Paul Ryan says Congress must gather all relevant information before "rushing to judgment" on President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey. More>>

Key moments of Trump-Comey clash and what's come after Video included

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A look at key moments in tenure of FBI Director James Comey, President Donald Trump's abrupt firing of him and what's come after. More>>

Former FBI Director Mueller to lead Trump-Russia probe

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The Justice Department has appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to oversee a federal investigation into potential coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign to influence the 2016 presidential election. More>>

Special prosecutor abruptly named to probe Trump-Russia ties Video included

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President Donald Trump personally appealed to FBI Director James Comey to abandon the bureau's investigation into National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, according to notes Comey wrote after the meeting. More>>

Key moments of Trump-Comey clash and what's come after

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A look at key moments in tenure of FBI Director James Comey, President Donald Trump's abrupt firing of him and what's come after. More>>

The Latest: Trump says Russia probe will find no collusion

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House Republicans have mixed reactions to the announcement that the Justice Department has appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to oversee the probe into possible collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign. More>>

Fractious House panel at center of latest Trump probes

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The House oversight committee has been the most publicly aggressive group involved in the cautious GOP-led investigation into President Donald Trump's administration. More>>

New Zealand envoy pick to seek more trade with island nation

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The former U.S. senator President Donald Trump picked to be his ambassador to New Zealand has pledged to push for expanded trade and military cooperation with the island nation. More>>

French president's Cabinet mixes old and new, left and right

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French President Emmanuel Macron is meeting with the European Union president as both try to keep the bloc from falling apart. More>>

GOP runoff to replace SC's Mulvaney too close to call

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The runoff election for the Republican GOP nomination to replace Mick Mulvaney in South Carolina's 5th District was too close to call, with the slightest or margins separating the contenders. More>>

The Latest: Macron seeks EU favorable to workers, investment

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France's former defense minister has been named as foreign minister and centrist politician Sylvie Goulard defense minister in French President Emmanuel Macron's first government. More>>

FBI chief's unceremonious ouster boomerangs on president

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Firing FBI Director James Comey is already coming back to haunt President Donald Trump. More>>

The Latest: Mattis 'not worried' about Trump sharing intel

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President Donald Trump's national security adviser plans to brief reporters at the White House. More>>

Macron's Cabinet: 11 men, 11 women cross political spectrum

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He chose from the left and the right, an equal number of men and women. More>>

Macedonia opposition leader given mandate to form government

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Macedonian president hands mandate to form a government to opposition head Zaev, in effort to end 2-year political crisis that culminated last month in the violent storming of parliament. More>>

GOP runoff to replace SC Rep. Mulvaney will go to recount

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South Carolina's 5th District runoff election for the Republican GOP nomination to replace former Rep. Mick Mulvaney will go to a recount. More>>

Michael Moore preps surprise documentary for Donald Trump

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Michael Moore has been secretly making a Donald Trump documentary that he has dubbed "Fahrenheit 11/9," titling it after the day Trump became president-elect. More>>

Key moments of Trump-Comey clash and what's come after

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A look at key moments in tenure of FBI Director James Comey, President Donald Trump's abrupt firing of him and what's come after. More>>

Key moments of Trump-Comey clash and what's come after

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A look at key moments in tenure of FBI Director James Comey, President Donald Trump's abrupt firing of him and what's come after. More>>

FBI chief's unceremonious ouster boomerangs on president

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The White House is disputing a report that President Donald Trump asked former FBI Director James Comey to shut down an investigation into ousted national security adviser Michael Flynn. More>>

Democrats' debate for Virginia governor a study in nuance

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Democratic hopefuls for governor of Virginia clash over proposed gas pipelines and each other's past positions on gun rights and abortion. More>>

Party chairman, anti-abortion Democratic group plan to meet

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Party chairman to meet anti-abortion Democratic group. More>>

Democrats take first steps of 50-state strategy

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National Democratic leader are taking the first concrete steps toward their promised 50-state strategy. More>>

Iran reformist drops out of election, supports Rouhani

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A reformist candidate has dropped out of Iran's presidential election to back President Hassan Rouhani in a widely expected move that will strengthen the incumbent's campaign against a hard-liner. More>>

South Carolina voters face widening GOP breach Tuesday

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Republican voters in South Carolina's 5th District face a tough decision in Tuesday's runoff to fill Mick Mulvaney's old seat, tasked with choosing between a pragmatic candidate and the recipient of support from hard-right groups who reject compromise. More>>

French president pushes Paris Olympic bid, vets ministers

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France's new president is hosting the International Olympic Committee to try to boost Paris' bid to beat out Los Angeles in the heated race for the 2024 Games. More>>

Supreme Court order unlikely to deter voting restrictions

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The Supreme Court's refusal to breathe new life into North Carolina's sweeping voter identification law might be just a temporary victory for civil rights groups. More>>

Trump, GOP control FBI chief pick despite Democrats' calls

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Lawmakers urge Trump to pass on choosing a partisan to replace Comey at FBI. More>>

Busy day for French president: Names PM, meets with Merkel

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On his first full day in office, France's freshly inaugurated President Emmanuel Macron is expected to move quickly Monday on both foreign and domestic fronts. More>>

Russian magnate sues AP over story on Trump campaign ties

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A Russian billionaire with ties to Vladimir Putin is suing The Associated Press for defamation over a story about his connections to a former Trump campaign chairman. More>>

Activist resigns after congressman writes letter to employer

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A New Jersey woman who joined a group urging GOP Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen to distance himself from President Donald Trump's policies says she quit her job after Frelinghuysen referred to her in a fundraising letter to her employer. More>>

Speaker Ryan urges Georgia Republicans to resist upset bid

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Speaker Paul Ryan is in suburban Atlanta to campaign Tuesday for a Republican congressional candidate. More>>

Supreme Court's Roberts: 'Uncertainty' sinks voter ID appeal

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The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal to reinstate North Carolina's voter identification law that a lower court said targeted African Americans "with almost surgical precision.". More>>

Hillary Clinton launching new political group

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Hillary Clinton is launching a new political organization. More>>

Billboard urges Iowa Senator to allow Trump-Russia probe

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A group has taken out a billboard ad down the block from Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley's Des Moines offices calling on the Senate Judiciary Committee chairman to allow an independent investigation of the Trump campaign's possible ties to Russia. More>>

A DIY resistance tries to keep the fight against Trump fresh

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The self-described resistance to President Donald Trump has moved on from the early women's marches and protests at airports against his travel ban on certain immigrants, but the activists remain determined. More>>

The Latest: Macron says he hasn't pushed for joint eurobnds

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the election of new French President Emmanuel Macron offers an opportunity to bring new dynamism to Europe. More>>

Back to the drawing board: Dutch govt coalition talks fail

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Talks to form a four-party ruling coalition following March parliamentary elections in the Netherlands have collapsed over differences on migration policy. More>>

Comey's firing, health care fuel voters' anger with GOP

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Comey's firing joins health care as an issue for voters confronting Republican House members at forums. More>>

Tehran's mayor drops out of Iran election to back hard-liner

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State TV: Conservative candidate drops out of Iran presidential election to back hard-liner against Hassan Rouhani. More>>

Justices reject challenge to Hawaii, Montana open primaries

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The Supreme Court has turned away challenges to open primaries in Hawaii and Montana that allow voters to take part in party primary elections regardless of their political affiliations. More>>

Germany: Merkel challenger predicts 'long, stony road' ahead

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The man hoping to beat Chancellor Angela Merkel in Germany's general election says his center-left Social Democrats have to be prepared for a tough campaign, after suffering a heavy blow in their traditional heartland. More>>

AP FACT CHECK: It's far from case closed on Trump, Russia

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump is prematurely claiming exoneration on the question of potential collusion between his campaign and Russia. More>>

Merkel's party wins election in rivals' German heartland

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Election in Germany's most populous state could boost Merkel in quest for fourth term. More>>

Clapper: US govt 'under assault' by Trump after Comey firing

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Interviews are well underway for new FBI director as Trump considers making a decision public by Friday. More>>

France's new president vows to fortify EU, revamp politics

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France's new president Emmanuel Macron is formally taking power Sunday during a ceremony at the Elysee palace. More>>

North Korea: New long-range missile can carry heavy nuke

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South Korea says rival North Korea launched a projectile believed to be a ballistic missile. More>>

Ossoff backers draw strength from health care, Comey actions

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The Democrat is a nationally watched Georgia congressional race is reaping the energy of his supporters aghast over House Republicans' vote to gut the Affordable Care Act and President Donald Trump's decision to fire the FBI director. More>>

Austrian party picks new leader, early elections likely

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Austria's chancellor says he expects an early election this fall as his coalition partner mulls its future leadership. More>>

Ruling Fatah party fares poorly in Palestinian elections

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Preliminary results in Palestinian municipal elections in the West Bank indicate a weak showing by the ruling Fatah Party of President Mahmoud Abbas, even though the rival Islamic Hamas movement stayed out of the race. More>>

The Latest: Germany's Schulz concedes 'stinging defeat'

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Exit polls indicate that Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives have beaten their center-left rivals in an election in Germany's most populous state. More>>

Iran's reformist ex-president Khatami says re-elect Rouhani

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Iran's former reformist President Mohammad Khatami has called on voters to re-elect President Hassan Rouhani in the May 19 presidential elections. More>>

The Latest: France's new president visits military hospital

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France's President-elect Emmanuel Macron has arrived at the Elysee presidential palace for his inauguration ceremony. More>>

In Wisconsin, ID law proved insurmountable for many voters

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Wisconsin residents denied the right to vote last fall blame the state's GOP-backed voter ID law, which was in effect for the first time in a presidential election. More>>

The new faces of France? Macron's candidates gather in Paris

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Candidates running under the banner of France's President-elect Emmanuel Macron gathered Saturday in Paris for a training workshop ahead of crucial parliamentary elections in June. More>>

Trump to Liberty U grads: Relish being an 'outsider'

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Trump to deliver commencement address at Liberty University, the Christian school whose president was among his earliest and most vocal supporters. More>>

O'Reilly speaks out, anti-Fox News activist efforts continue

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An experienced mix of activists and lawyers has worked to amplify accusations against Fox News Channel, where anchor Bill O'Reilly and founder Roger Ailes have lost their jobs. More>>

All eyes on turnout as Iran election looms closer

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Iran's election will likely turn on turnout, with incumbent President Hassan Rouhani hoping to get disillusioned city dwellers to the polls and hard-liners promising cash payments for the rural poor. More>>

Iran's Rouhani says upcoming election 'historical decision'

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Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has said that Friday's presidential election will place the country at a critical juncture, and its people must choose between peace or tension. More>>

Palestinian West Bank local elections a test for Fatah party

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Palestinians are choosing mayors and local councils in communities across the West Bank, a rare chance to cast ballots after more than a decade without presidential or legislative elections. More>>

Special spotlight: SC Republicans vie to replace Mulvaney

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The special election spotlight has rolled on to South Carolina, where Republican runoff voters are now tasked with deciding which mainstream Republican they'll choose as their pick to keep Mick Mulvaney's former seat in GOP control. More>>

Pence rides horse around Montana coal mine, leads GOP rally

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Vice President Mike Pence rallied fellow Republicans in Montana in support of God, guns and Greg Gianforte, the GOP candidate vying for the state's only seat in the U.S. House. More>>

Trump lawyers: Documents show no undisclosed Russian income

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Trump lawyers says review of 10 years of Trump tax returns show no undisclosed income from Russian sources. More>>

GOP leaders see more smoke than fire in Comey's dismissal

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GOP leaders say Comey's firing won't be an issue in midterm elections as voters care more about health care and taxes. More>>

The Latest: Sessions to interview FBI candidates Saturday Video included

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President Donald Trump says his busy schedule makes it "not possible" for his staff to speak at the podium with "perfect accuracy". More>>

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week. More>>

Democratic convention host group got nearly $1M in bonuses

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The committee that raised public and private funds to put on the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia spent nearly $1 million on bonuses given to staff members. More>>

Candidates trade blows as Iran's presidential election nears

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Rivals of President Hassan Rouhani in the May 19 poll have renewed accusations of corruption and mismanagement against him during the last of three televised debates. More>>

Commencement speech by No. 2 Senate Republican canceled

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A planned commencement speech at Texas Southern University by Sen. John Cornyn of Texas, the No. 2 Senate Republican, has been canceled following student protests against Cornyn's appearance at the historically black university. More>>

It's a rap: Eminem lawsuit against New Zealand party ends

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Turn up the volume, the judge told the lawyers in a New Zealand copyright case involving an Eminem song: "I'm not shy of loud music." It was one of many incongruous moments during the trial. More>>

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