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Monday, Jan 23, 2017

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Trump moves to pull US out of big Asia trade deal

Trump moves to pull US out of big Asia trade deal

President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the sweeping Trans-Pacific Partnership on Monday, using one of his first actions in office to reject a centerpiece of Barack Obama's attempts to counter China and deepen U.S. ties in Asia
Updated: 3 hours ago
The Latest: 2 Louisiana tornadoes confirmed, homes damaged

The Latest: 2 Louisiana tornadoes confirmed, homes damaged

Authorities say two confirmed tornadoes destroyed or damaged 31 houses and recreational vehicles in Louisiana over the weekend
Updated: 3 hours ago
White House press secretary: 'Our intention is never to lie'

White House press secretary: 'Our intention is never to lie'

White House press secretary Sean Spicer, under fire for an angry statement that contained falsehoods over the weekend, tells reporters at his first briefing that he intends not to lie
Updated: 4 hours ago
7 people buried in the wrong graves at veterans' cemetery

7 people buried in the wrong graves at veterans' cemetery

Seven people have been buried in the wrong graves at a Rhode Island veterans' cemetery because grave markers in one row were off by a burial plot
Updated: 5 hours ago
At least 4 reported dead in California storms

At least 4 reported dead in California storms

Anguished relatives gathered along a creek in Alameda County southeast of San Francisco as searchers looked for an 18-year-old woman whose car plunged into the rushing waterway after a collision late Saturday
Updated: 5 hours ago
Senate panel narrowly backs Trump's choice for top diplomat

Senate panel narrowly backs Trump's choice for top diplomat

Rex Tillerson's bid to be secretary of state narrowly won approval Monday from the Republican-led Foreign Relations Committee, a move that all but assures the full Senate will confirm President Donald Trump's pick for the key cabinet post
Updated: 5 hours ago
The Latest: McConnell warns Trump on infrastructure spending

The Latest: McConnell warns Trump on infrastructure spending

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has informed President Donald Trump that his infrastructure plan needs to be paid for _ not added to the debt
Updated: 5 hours ago
US fights Microsoft's bid to tell users when feds take data

US fights Microsoft's bid to tell users when feds take data

The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal judge on Monday to throw out a lawsuit filed by Microsoft that seeks to quash a law that prohibits the company from telling its customers when the government demands their electronic data
Updated: 5 hours ago

NYC to pay $75 million to end lawsuit over flimsy summonses

New York City has agreed to pay up to $75 million to settle a federal class-action lawsuit that accuses police officers of writing at least 900,000 baseless criminal summonses for offenses like trespassing that were later dismissed
Updated: 6 hours ago
The Latest: California lawmakers confirm attorney general

The Latest: California lawmakers confirm attorney general

California lawmakers have confirmed Xavier Becerra (HAHV'-ee-ayr BUH'-cehr-uh) as the state's new attorney general
Updated: 6 hours ago