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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., followed by Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, and Rep. Mike Conaway, R-Texas, far left, leave the secure area where the panel was wrapping up its inquiry into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 22, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 22, 2018 - 5:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House intelligence committee voted Thursday to approve its final report into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, ending its inquiry and giving a final endorsement to the GOP conclusion there was no coordination between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia. The...
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Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin testifies on FY2019 and FY2020 budgets for veterans programs before the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, March 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
March 22, 2018 - 3:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is holding out the promise of better health care for veterans through an imminent expansion of private-sector services outside the Department of Veterans Affairs system. The problem: His campaign priority remains deadlocked in Congress as his VA secretary...
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FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during preparation for the Facebook Communities Summit, in Chicago. Zuckerberg embarked on a rare media mini-blitz Wednesday, March 22, 2018, in the wake of a privacy scandal involving a Trump-connected data-mining firm. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
March 22, 2018 - 1:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In the wake of a privacy scandal involving a Trump-connected data-mining firm, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg embarked on a rare media mini-blitz in an attempt to take some of the public and political pressure off the social network. But it's far from clear whether he's won over U.S...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 13, 2018, file photo, Republican Rick Saccone, center, is surrounded by media as he heads to a polling place in McKeesport, Pa., to cast his ballot in a special U.S. House election. Saccone lost the election to Democrat Conor Lamb. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
March 21, 2018 - 9:17 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican Rick Saccone conceded defeat to Democrat Conor Lamb on Wednesday night in a closely watched special election in Pennsylvania, more than a week after the end of a remarkable race that has shaken GOP confidence ahead of the November midterm elections. Lamb, 33,...
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Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, right, leaves the police station where he was held, in Nanterre, outside Paris, Wednesday March 21, 2018. Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was questioned by police for a second day Wednesday over allegations he took millions of euros in illegal campaign funding from the late Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
March 21, 2018 - 6:39 pm
PARIS (AP) — Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was handed preliminary charges Wednesday over allegations he accepted millions of euros in illegal campaign funding from the late Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. A judicial official told The Associated Press that investigating judges overseeing...
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March 21, 2018 - 5:43 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — The first campaign video ad from the lone woman running for Maryland governor features her breastfeeding her infant daughter as she calls for more women in state leadership. Democrat Krish Vignarajah tells The Baltimore Sun that the online ad released Wednesday deliberately...
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FILE- In this Aug. 6, 2015, file photo Facebook Elections signs stand in the media area in Cleveland before the first Republican presidential debate. The head of Trump-affiliated data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica was suspended on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, while government authorities are bearing down on both the firm and Facebook over allegations the firm stole data from 50 million Facebook users to manipulate elections. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
March 21, 2018 - 5:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's 2012 re-election campaign mined supporters' personal data from Facebook to benefit its voter turnout program. But former campaign officials said Wednesday they accessed and used the information in vastly different ways than Cambridge Analytica, the firm...
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The offices of Cambridge Analytica (CA) in central London, after it was announced that Britain's information commissioner Elizabeth Denham is pursuing a warrant to search Cambridge Analytica's computer servers, Tuesday March 20, 2018. Denham said Tuesday that she is using all her legal powers to investigate Facebook and political campaign consultants Cambridge Analytica over the alleged misuse of millions of people's data. Cambridge Analytica said it is committed to helping the U.K. investigation. (Kirsty O'Connor/PA via AP)
March 21, 2018 - 3:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the alleged use of Facebook data to influence the U.S. presidential election (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is admitting mistakes and outlining steps to protect user data in light of privacy scandal involving a Trump-connected data-mining...
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Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker, right, celebrates winning the Democratic gubernatorial primary with lieutenant governor candidate Juliana Stratton, Tuesday, March 20, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
March 21, 2018 - 1:50 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The race for Illinois governor will be a battle between two deep-pocketed candidates who've already sunk more than $120 million of their own money into the contest, putting it on pace to become the costliest such campaign in U.S. history. Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner, a wealthy...
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FILE - In this Dec. 10 2007 file photo, French President Nicolas Sarkozy, left, greets Libyan leader Col. Moammar Gadhafi upon his arrival at the Elysee Palace, in Paris. Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was placed in custody on Tuesday March 20, 2018as part of an investigation that he received millions of euros in illegal financing from the regime of the late Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
March 20, 2018 - 10:21 pm
PARIS (AP) — Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was taken into custody Tuesday in connection with allegations that he received millions of euros in illegal campaign financing from the regime of late Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. A judicial source with direct knowledge of the case told The...
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