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Trump asserts all agree he has 'complete power' to pardon

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 00:39:15 GMT2017-07-23T00:39:15Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump said Saturday that he has "complete power" to issue pardons, an assertion that comes amid investigations into Russian interference in last year's presidential election. It was one of many topics that appeared to occupy the president's mind as the day broke....

Democrats herald agreement on sweeping Russia sanctions bill

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 00:12:50 GMT2017-07-23T00:12:50Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congressional Republicans and Democrats announced Saturday they had reached an agreement on a sweeping Russia sanctions package to punish Moscow for meddling in the presidential election and its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria....

Trump: USS Ford is '100,000-ton message to the world'

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 01:17:58 GMT2017-07-23T01:17:58Z

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) -- With praise and a blessing for the military, President Donald Trump helped hand over the USS Gerald R. Ford to the Navy on Saturday and said the state-of-the-art aircraft carrier will send a "100,000-ton message to the world" about America's military might when it is ultimately deployed....

German runaway girl who converted to Islam is found in Iraq

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 17:43:31 GMT2017-07-22T17:43:31Z

BERLIN (AP) -- A German girl who ran away from home after converting to Islam has been found as Iraqi forces liberated the northern city of Mosul from Islamic State extremists, German and Iraqi officials said Saturday. She is reported to be in good health and will be interrogated next week by Iraqi officials....

Next Minneapolis police chief has deep community roots

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 01:52:20 GMT2017-07-23T01:52:20Z

People who have worked closely with the man tapped to lead Minneapolis' embattled police department say he has qualities that will fit well with the role: He's friendly, forthright, has deep city roots and is African-American, which could help improve sour relations between police and the city's black community....

3 years after police chokehold death, US probe grinds on

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 22:10:04 GMT2017-07-22T22:10:04Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- When federal prosecutors asked to meet last month with Eric Garner's family, it stoked speculation that their investigation into his death was finally nearing a resolution three years after his last words - "I can't breathe" - became a rallying cry for protests over police killings of black men....

Actor John Heard, of 'Home Alone' movies, dies at 71

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 21:29:25 GMT2017-07-22T21:29:25Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Actor John Heard, whose many roles included the father in the "Home Alone" series and a corrupt detective in "The Sopranos," has died. He was 71....

Spieth 1 round away from 3rd leg of Grand Slam

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 23:41:15 GMT2017-07-22T23:41:15Z

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) -- Jordan Spieth is one round away from the third leg of the career Grand Slam, and one year removed from a reminder that it won't be easy....