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FILE - In this July 12, 2017, file photo, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., ranking member on the Senate Judiciary Committee, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Feinstein is giving her strongest hints so far that she’s going to seek a fifth full Senate term in 2018. She told NBC’s ``Meet the Press’’ that ``I’m ready for a good fight. I’ve got things to fight for.’’ (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
October 09, 2017 - 1:28 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — At 84, Sen. Dianne Feinstein is at an age when many Americans are deep into their retirement years. But the oldest member of the Senate announced Monday that she will seek another term with a ready retort for those who might suggest her best years are behind her. "Experience...
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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is launched from the Space Launch Complex-4 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., on Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. Ten new satellites for Iridium Communications Inc. have been carried into orbit by a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched from California. The booster lifted off from coastal Vandenberg Air Force Base before dawn Monday and its first stage successfully returned from space and set down on a landing platform floating in the Pacific Ocean as the second stage went on to deploy the satellites in orbit. (Matt Hartman via AP)
October 09, 2017 - 1:24 pm
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — Ten new satellites for Iridium Communications Inc. have been carried into orbit by a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched from California. The booster lifted off from coastal Vandenberg Air Force Base before dawn Monday. Its first stage successfully returned from...
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FILE- In this May 14, 2010 file photo, a Qatari woman walks in front of the city skyline in Doha, Qatar. The U.S. military says it has halted some military exercises with Gulf countries over the ongoing diplomatic dispute targeting Qatar. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
October 09, 2017 - 1:13 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A top Emirati security official has said the only way for "Qatar's crisis" to end is if Doha gave up hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup, his comments coming amid the ongoing diplomatic dispute between the energy-rich nation and four Arab countries. Dubai security Lt...
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FILE- In this Oct. 14, 1996, file photo, a model of the "Santa Maria," one of Christopher Columbus' three ships, is pulled up New York's Fifth Avenue in front of St. Patrick's Cathedral during the 56th Columbus Day Parade. A movement to abolish Columbus Day and replace it with Indigenous Peoples Day has new momentum but the gesture to recognize victims of European colonialism has also prompted howls of outrage from some Italian Americans, who say eliminating their festival of ethnic pride is culturally insensitive, too. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler, File)
October 09, 2017 - 1:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Is it time to say arrivederci to Christopher Columbus? A movement to abolish Columbus Day and replace it with Indigenous Peoples Day has gained momentum in some parts of the U.S., with Los Angeles in August becoming the biggest city yet to decide to stop honoring the Italian...
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FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2015, file photo, former NBA star and current owner of the Charlotte Hornets, Michael Jordan, smiles at reporters in Chicago. Jordan is donating $7 million to at-risk communities in Charlotte to launch two medical clinics in troubled areas of the city. It’s the largest philanthropic donation ever by the former NBA champion. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
October 09, 2017 - 1:08 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Hornets owner Michael Jordan is donating $7 million to launch medical clinics that he hopes will help at-risk communities in Charlotte. It's the largest philanthropic donation ever by the former NBA champion. The donation will fund two Novant Health Michael Jordan Family...
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Demonstrators shout slogans as thousands of people march to protest the Catalan government's push for secession from the rest of Spain in downtown Barcelona, Spain, Sunday Oct. 8, 2017. Sunday's rally comes a week after separatist leaders of the Catalan government held a referendum on secession that Spain's top court had suspended and the Spanish government said was illegal.(AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
October 09, 2017 - 1:07 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The focus of the deepening clash between Catalan separatists and Spanish authorities is shifting to the regional parliament for a key session likely to include a historic declaration of independence that Spain has pledged to crush. Catalan president Carles Puigdemont hasn't...
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October 09, 2017 - 1:02 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. government-funded broadcaster Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty said Monday that Russia has warned of possible restrictions on some of its operations. The broadcaster said that the Russian Justice Ministry warned its Russian service, known as Radio Svoboda, the Russian-language...
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FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2017, file photo, Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, speaks at a news conference at Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine. Collins said she will decide during the Columbus Day recess whether to stay in the U.S. Senate or again run for governor in Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
October 09, 2017 - 12:28 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Backers of U.S. Sen. Susan Collins say they wish they could clone the moderate Republican powerbroker from Maine who has been a crucial swing vote in Congress as Republicans struggle to deliver on President Donald Trump's legislative agenda. Collins says she will decide...
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FILE -- In this Jan. 16, 2017 file photo, Richard Ratcliffe, husband of imprisoned charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, poses for the media during an Amnesty International led vigil outside the Iranian Embassy in London. Ratcliffe said his wife now faces new charges and the possibility of her sentence being extended by 16 years. Ratcliffe said in a statement that his wife appeared in court on Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, at Tehran's Evin prison and that the new charges would prevent her from seeking early release next month as allowed by Iranian law. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)
October 09, 2017 - 12:26 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian-British woman serving a five-year prison sentence in Iran for plotting the "soft toppling" of its government while traveling with her toddler daughter faces new charges that could add 16 years to her sentence, her husband said Monday. Nazanin Zaghari-...
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This cover image released by Capitol Records shows "Colors," the latest release by Beck. (Capitol Records via AP)
October 09, 2017 - 12:16 pm
Beck, "Colors" (Capitol Records) Singer-songwriter Beck has never been very good at hiding how he's feeling. If you made it through the defeated melancholy of "Sea Change" without wanting to hurl yourself off a cliff, congrats. But the thing is, Beck doesn't hide when he's happy either. A very...
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