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President Donald Trump speaks during the National Rifle Association-ILA Leadership Forum, in Atlanta in 2017.
AP Photo/Mike Stewart File
May 03, 2018 - 9:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Back for a return engagement, President Donald Trump's address to the National Rifle Association on Friday comes after he temporarily strayed from the group's strong opposition to tougher gun controls following the school shooting in Parkland, Florida — only to rapidly return to...
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Once known as “America’s Mayor” and hailed for helping unite a wounded city, Giuliani has become the face of President Donald Trump’s aggressive new legal team.
AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File
May 03, 2018 - 9:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Rudy Giuliani, once known as "America's Mayor" and hailed for helping unite a wounded city after Sept. 11, has become the aggressive face of President Donald Trump's forceful new legal team. Giuliani, who is bonded with the president by a particular brand of New York bravado, has...
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member of the Central American migrant caravan, holding a child, looks through the border wall
AP Photo/Hans-Maximo Musielik, File
May 03, 2018 - 1:08 pm
By Elliot Spagat and Mark Stevenson, Associated Press TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — The group that organized a monthlong caravan of Central Americans seeking asylum in the United States wanted to draw attention to the plight of people fleeing violence. If headlines are any measure, it has been a smashing...
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Flames and smoke rise from an Air National Guard C-130 cargo plane after it crashed near Savannah, Ga., Wednesday, May 2, 2018.
James Lavine via AP
May 03, 2018 - 1:00 pm
By Russ Bynum and Danica Coto, Associated Press PORT WENTWORTH, Ga. (AP) — An aging C-130 Hercules that rescued and resupplied U.S. citizens after last year's hurricanes crashed onto a Georgia highway during what was supposed to be its final flight, killing all nine Puerto Ricans on board. The huge...
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Charlie Rose
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May 03, 2018 - 12:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — More than two dozen additional women have come forward with sexual misconduct allegations against former CBS News anchor Charlie Rose, and the Washington Post says managers were alerted about his questionable behavior on at least three occasions. Rose was fired as "CBS This Morning...
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Bill Cosby walks from the courtroom during a break in his sexual assault trial.
Matt Rourke/AP Photo-Pool Photo via USA TODAY NETWORK
Jim Melwert
May 03, 2018 - 9:46 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One week after a jury found Bill Cosby guilty of three counts of indecent sexual assault, his wife, Camille, is out with a statement attacking his accusers, the media, prosecutors, and the court. Camille Cosby calls it “mob justice” against her husband, pointing to...
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Stormy Daniels
AP Photo/Mary Altaffer
May 03, 2018 - 9:36 am
By Catherine Lucey and Jill Colvin, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday that reimbursement to his personal lawyer for hush money paid to porn actress Stormy Daniels was done through a monthly retainer and "had nothing to do with the campaign." Trump previously...
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legislators debate the "heartbeat" bill at the Iowa state capitol in Des Moines
Zach Boyden-Holmes/The Des Moines Register via AP)
May 03, 2018 - 7:36 am
By Barbara Rodriguez and Scott Stewart, Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican legislators sent Iowa's governor a bill early Wednesday that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, usually around six weeks of pregnancy, propelling the state overnight to the front of...
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Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani
AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File
May 02, 2018 - 10:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's new lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Wednesday that Trump repaid his personal attorney Michael Cohen for a $130,000 payment to porn star Stormy Daniels, directly contradicting the president's past statements. During an appearance on Fox News Channel's "Hannity,"...
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Tatum Weir, center, carries a tool box she built as her twin brother Ian, left, follows after a Cub Scout meeting
AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File
May 02, 2018 - 8:27 am
By David Crary, AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — For 108 years, the Boy Scouts of America's flagship program has been known simply as the Boy Scouts. With girls soon entering the ranks, the group says that iconic name will change. The organization on Wednesday announced a new name for its Boy...
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