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Amid low morale, Tillerson says changes coming to State DeptSecretary of State Rex Tillerson says the State Department doesn't have any "wins to put on the board" after the first year of the Trump administration
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A police officer patrols in the passageway connecting New York City's Port Authority bus terminal and the Times Square subway station Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, near the site of Monday's explosion. Commuters returning to New York City's subway system on Tuesday were met with heightened security a day after a would-be suicide bomber's rush-hour blast failed to cause the bloodshed he intended. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Prosecutors say suspect taunted Trump before subway bombingFederal prosecutors say a Bangladeshi immigrant arrested in a New York subway bombing blamed President Donald Trump for the botched suicide mission
The Associated Press46 minutes ago
FILE - This Sept. 27, 2017 file photo shows Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., center, joining Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and other GOP lawmakers to talk about the Republicans' proposed rewrite of the tax code for individuals and corporations, at the Capitol in Washington. The Republican tax plan will deliver a swift adrenaline shot to the economy that will send hundreds of billions pouring into federal tax coffers, the Trump administration asserts in a new analysis. House and Senate negotiators are rushing to finalize the tax legislation and deliver the promised measure to President Donald Trump before Christmas. Trump will try on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 to sell the American people on an unpopular GOP tax overhaul. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, file)
The Latest: Negotiators rush to finalize GOP tax legislationHouse and Senate negotiators are rushing to finalize the Republican tax legislation for a vote next week, to deliver the promised measure to President Donald Trump before Christmas.
The Associated Press54 minutes ago
In this Dec. 6, 2017 photo, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., listens during a news conference on sexual harassment on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump laced into Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Tuesday, tweeting that she would come to his office “begging” for campaign contributions and “do anything” to get them.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Dems say Trump's tweets about Gillibrand sexist, unsavoryPresident Donald Trump is lacing into Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand
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The Latest: Former mayor says Lee led city to great heightsFormer San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom says Ed Lee's contagious love for the city elevated it to greater heights
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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., center, listens to a staffer before answering questions at a news conference, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Gillibrand says President Donald Trump’s latest tweet about her was a “sexist smear” aimed at silencing her voice.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
The Latest: Warren says Trump tries to bully GillibrandDemocratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren has fired back at President Donald Trump for his tweet against New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand.
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A man leaves flowers and a candle on the steps of City Hall for Mayor Ed Lee in San Francisco, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. Mayor Ed Lee, who oversaw a technology-driven economic boom in San Francisco that brought with it sky-high housing prices despite his commitment to economic equality, died suddenly early Tuesday at age 65. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee dies suddenly at 65Ed Lee, San Francisco's first Asian-American mayor, dies suddenly at 65
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Kentucky lawmaker won't resign; says assault claim falseA Republican state representative in Kentucky says a woman's claim that he sexually assaulted her in 2013 has no merit and he won't resign
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Jurists: NK's Kim should face crimes against humanity chargeThree international jurists say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and top officials should be prosecuted for crimes against humanity committed in the country's gulag, believed to hold up to 130,000 political prisoners
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Ex-congresswoman plans appeal of prison sentence for fraudA former Florida congresswoman wants to remain free while appealing a five-year prison sentence for fraud
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