Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., talks to reporters on the morning after the first public hearing in the impeachment probe of President Do

Pelosi says Trump's Ukraine actions amount to 'bribery'

House Democrats are refining part of their impeachment case against the president to a simple allegation: Bribery.

'Rooting for the Gophers!' Campaigning in Iowa hasn't shaken Klobuchar's loyalty

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In this Oct. 17, 2019, photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., smiles during a campaign stop at a coffee shop in Concord
As presidential hopeful Sen. Amy Klobuchar courts voters in Minnesota's neighbor to the south, there's one line she won't cross.

Jesse Ventura says he's interested in a third-party presidential run

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Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura, the onetime professional wrestler, said he is interested in the Green Party nomination, though he is not taking a
The former Minnesota governor says he can "out-talk" Trump. Democrats worry minor-party candidates could siphon critical votes.
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President Donald Trump arrives at Barksdale Air Force Base for a campaign rally in Bossier City, La., Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, in Barksdale Air Force

Trump says impeachment probe has been 'very hard' on family

President Donald Trump said the impeachment probe has been "very hard" on his family, even as he tried to flex his political muscle to flip the governor's mansion in deep-red Louisiana.
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Ousted ambassador to testify in Trump impeachment probe

The House will hear from a singular witness Friday in the Trump impeachment hearings: Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine who was targeted by the president's allies in a "smear" campaign now central to the inquiry.
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Partisan vote likely for Export-Import Bank measure

The Democratic-controlled House is on track to pass a measure renewing the charter of the Export-Import Bank, a U.S. agency that provides loans and other help to foreign buyers of U.S. exports.
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Pierce Brosnan's sons named Golden Globe Awards ambassadors

Pierce Brosnan's sons have been chosen as the Golden Globe ambassadors to assist with the glitzy awards ceremony.
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Congress remap nearing completion in North Carolina

North Carolina Republican legislators are closing in on replacing the state's congressional map with new districts that likely would give Democrats a good chance to collect two more seats.
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November 14

N. Korea calls Biden a 'rabid dog' for insulting its dignity

North Korea called former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden a "rabid dog" that "must be beaten to death with a stick" in its latest swipe against foreign and political leaders it sees as hostile to the North's leadership.
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November 14

For Obama and Patrick, a long friendship and political bond

Deval Patrick was in need of a pep talk.
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November 14

Stock prices surge on bullish talk on China-US trade deal

Shares advanced in Asia on Friday after White House officials said China and the U.S. were getting close to an agreement to cool tensions over trade.
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November 14

An ambassador fired: What to watch on Day 2 of impeachment

An ambassador, her firing and a pair of fixers.
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November 14

Diplomat built reputation as solid pro, but saw it sullied

The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine watched in disbelief as her reputation was publicly sullied in a slow-burning campaign to discredit her. She was unceremoniously ousted from her job even as her boss assured her she had done nothing wrong.
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November 14

Kavanaugh avoids controversy in first major appearance

Justice Brett Kavanaugh called himself grateful and optimistic Thursday, avoiding controversy in his first major public appearance since his stormy Supreme Court confirmation a year ago.
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November 14
In 2017, fresh nuts, bolts and fittings are ready to be added to the east leg of the pipeline near St. Ignace, Mich., as Enbridge Inc., prepares to te

Minnesota attorney general joins Michigan suit to shut down Enbridge pipeline

State law, not federal, controls the routing of pipelines, the filing says.
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November 14

The Latest: Trump says impeachment probe hard on his family

The Latest on President Donald Trump at a rally in Louisiana (all times local):
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November 14

Justice department investigating Florida GOP congressman

The House Ethics Committee says the U.S. Department of Justice is investigating Florida Rep. Ross Spano over accusations of campaign finance violations.
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November 14

US: Detective broke ranks, helped expose brutality cover up

For more than a year after a Long Island police chief slugged a handcuffed man who stole sex toys and other items from his department…
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November 14
President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally at the CenturyLink Center, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, in Bossier City, La.

Trump wants Supreme Court to block subpoena for his taxes

President Donald Trump is asking the Supreme Court to block a subpoena for his tax returns, in a test of the president's ability to defy investigations.
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November 14

The Latest: OMB official willing to testify, lawyer says

The Latest on President Donald Trump and the House impeachment inquiry (all times local):
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November 14

5 suspects arrested in Halloween Airbnb party shooting

Four men were arrested Thursday on suspicion of murder in the deaths of five people in a shooting at a Halloween party at an Airbnb rental home in the San Francisco Bay Area. A fifth man was arrested on a charge of being an accessory to the crime, the Contra Costa Sheriff's Department said.
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November 14

Pelosi says agreement on revamped NAFTA 'imminent'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she wants to see Congress pass President Donald Trump's revamped North American free trade deal this year.
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November 14
FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2009 file photo, chickens stand in their cages at a farm near Stuart, Iowa. China reopened its market to U.S. poultry, ending

Minnesota farmers get rare good news as China lifts ban on U.S. poultry

The China market, off limits to U.S. poultry since 2015, had generated about $16 million a year in Minnesota sales.