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Palestinians vow to suspend talks if US closes PLO mission
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Palestinians threatened on Saturday to suspend all communication with the United States if the Trump administration follows through with plans to close their diplomatic office in Washington. The potential rupture in relations threatens to undermine President Donald Trump's bid for Mideast peace - a mission he has handed his son-in-law, Jared Kushner....



AP FACT CHECK: A Trump-eye view of his world travels
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Over the past week, President Donald Trump told a made-up story about his predecessor and revived a distorted claim about NATO that's been gathering dust for some months....



Anti-gay supporters rally for Moore, worrying LGBT community
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- A smiling Roy Moore stood shoulder to shoulder with his fiercest religious allies....



Trump campaign created own rules on sexual harassment
WASHINGTON (AP) -- "You can do anything," Donald Trump once boasted, speaking of groping and kissing unsuspecting women....



FBI report on black 'extremists' raises new monitoring fears
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An FBI report on the rise of black "extremists" is stirring fears of a return to practices used during the civil rights movement, when the bureau spied on activist groups without evidence they had broken any laws....



Moore critic: Alabama Senate race a battle for nation's soul
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- A leading figure among religious liberals says the candidacy of Republican Roy Moore for U.S. Senate is a struggle for the "soul of the nation."...



Winners and losers under the Senate tax overhaul proposal
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The ultra-wealthy, especially those with dynastic businesses - like President Donald Trump and his family - do very well under a major Republican tax bill moving in the Senate, as they do under legislation passed this week by the House....



Harassment claims shine light on California Capitol partying
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California's Capitol is awash in allegations of sexual harassment, creating an atmosphere that's affecting how men and women interact....



Lawmakers say $100 billion in disaster aid still not enough
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House has sent Congress a $44 billion disaster aid request that's already under attack from lawmakers from hurricane-hit regions as way too small....



State Department defends reorganization, admits low morale
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The State Department is hitting back at the growing bipartisan criticism of Rex Tillerson's leadership and accusations he is presiding over a debilitating brain drain of the nation's diplomatic corps. At the same time, it allowed that a lack of communication with employees about Tillerson's intent to reorganize the department had contributed to low morale....