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US-based climate scientists to take research to France

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 05:12:27 GMT2017-12-12T05:12:27Z

PARIS (AP) -- It is a dream come true for U.S.-based climate scientists - the offer of all-expenses-paid life in France to advance their research in Europe instead of in the United States under climate skeptic President Donald Trump, two of the winners say....

Pentagon to allow transgender people to enlist in military

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 02:29:20 GMT2017-12-12T02:29:20Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Transgender recruits will be allowed to enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1, the Pentagon said Monday, as President Donald Trump's ordered ban suffered more legal setbacks....

Alabama foes make final push before big Senate vote

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 05:28:11 GMT2017-12-12T05:28:11Z

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Facing voters at last after the year's most bitter U.S. campaign, Alabama Republican Roy Moore cast himself Monday as the victim of a national barrage of unjust allegations of sexual misconduct with teenagers. Rival Doug Jones, hoping to become the state's first Democratic senator in two decades, declared their race was Alabama's referendum on "who we are and what we're going to tell our daughters."...

#MeToo spotlight increasingly pointed at past Trump conduct

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:46:45 GMT2017-12-12T00:46:45Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Donald Trump sailed past a raft of allegations of sexual misconduct in last year's presidential election....

Louisiana man admits misusing Trump's Social Security number

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 18:05:56 GMT2017-12-11T18:05:56Z

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- A Louisiana private investigator pleaded guilty on Monday to misusing Donald Trump's Social Security number in repeated attempts to access the president's federal tax information before his election last year....