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Australian police investigate street slaying of IsraeliAustralian police are looking for at least one attacker who killed an Israeli woman as she was walking on a city street speaking to her sister by phone
The Associated Press6 minutes ago
FILE - In this Aug. 6, 2015 file photo, FaceBook Elections signs stand in the media area at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, before the first Republican presidential debate. Consumer advocates and the data-hungry technology industry are drawing early battle lines in 2019 in advance of an expected fight over a national privacy law. Many senators and privacy experts are calling for a broad federal law after Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica scandal last year and continuing data missteps at big tech companies. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
Battle lines forming ahead of a looming US privacy law fightBattle lines are forming ahead of a looming fight over a US privacy law
The Associated Press7 minutes ago
Q&A: Trump and the State of the Union addressQ&A: Trump and the State of the Union address. Will he or won't he deliver one? In person?
The Associated Press13 minutes ago
President Donald Trump speaks at the American Farm Bureau Federation's 100th Annual Convention, Monday Jan. 14, 2019, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
GOP dismiss suggestion that State of Union be postponedTrump's Republican allies dismiss as a political ploy Pelosi's request that he postpone his planned State of the Union address
The Associated Press15 minutes ago
Vice President Mike Pence speaks during the Global Chiefs of Mission Conference "One Team, One Mission, One Future" at Department of State on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, in Washington. Pence is claiming that the Islamic State "caliphate has crumbled" and the militant network "has been defeated." But his comments Wednesday in a speech at the State Department came shortly after the U.S. military said American service members were among those killed during an explosion during a routine patrol in Syria.  (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
After Americans killed, Trump's Syria plan prompts questionsTrump's plan to withdraw US troops from Syria faces new questions after attack kills 4 Americans
The Associated Press16 minutes ago
The Latest: Striking LA teachers return to bargaining tableStriking Los Angeles teachers say they're willing to go back to the bargaining table but the union is urging educators to remain on the picket line
The Associated Press17 minutes ago
FILE - This Dec. 10, 2018, file photo, provided by the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA),shows the launch of the U.S. military's land-based Aegis missile defense testing system, that later intercepted an intermediate range ballistic missile, from the Pacific Missile Range Facility on the island of Kauai in Hawaii. The Trump administration will roll out a new strategy Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, for a more aggressive space-based missile defense system to protect against existing threats from North Korea and Iran and counter advanced weapon systems being developed by Russia and China. (Mark Wright/Missile Defense Agency via AP)
New US strategy foresees sensors in space to track missilesTrump administration calling for expanding defense technologies in space to better protect US
The Associated Press21 minutes ago
More than two dozen federal employees and supporters demonstrate at the Sacramento International Airport calling for President Donald Trump and Washington lawmakers to end then partial government shutdown, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Who blinks first will matter in Trump, Democrats' wall fightBorder wall aside, shutdown dispute over whether to negotiate before or after government reopens is also about leverage now and later
The Associated Press24 minutes ago
Where the investigations related to President Trump standA look at where the investigations related to Trump stand
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
Frontier Airline employees move food and supplies in carts for TSA workers to a distribution center at Orlando International Airport as the partial government shutdown moves through its fourth week Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
The shutdown today: Donors look to ease pain of shutdownThe shutdown today: Donors look to ease pain of shutdown for federal workers
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
Microsoft pledges $500M to tackle Seattle housing crisisMicrosoft pledges $500 million to address homelessness in Seattle
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
Today in History - Thursday, January 17 2019
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