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AP Top Political News at 11:02 a.m. EST

Trump says accusations of sexual misconduct 'fabricated'
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump, pushing back against women accusing him of sexual misconduct, insisted Tuesday he's the target of "false accusations and fabricated stories of women who I don't know and/or have never met."...

Alabama special Senate race now in hands of voters
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Alabama voters headed to the polls Tuesday in Alabama's special Senate election and faced two choices: Either continue the "Trump miracle" in Washington or allow "decency" to prevail back home....

Tillerson: No diplomatic 'wins on the board' after Year 1
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the State Department doesn't have any "wins to put on the board" after the first year of the Trump administration. But he says "diplomacy is not that simple."...

5 things to watch in Alabama's high stakes Senate race
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As Alabama votes to fill the seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the choice between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones has taken on outsized significance. Moore has faced allegations of sexual misconduct with teenagers, dividing the GOP and giving Democrats hope of picking up a seat in a reliably red state. Here is what to look for in Tuesday night's results:...

Admin says big revenue from GOP tax plan; analysts less rosy
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Republican tax plan will deliver a swift adrenaline shot to the economy that will send hundreds of billions pouring into federal tax coffers, the Trump administration asserts in a new analysis. But nonpartisan analysts make a less rosy projection of new revenue from the tax legislation now before Congress....

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

US-based climate scientists to take research to France
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....

Louisiana man admits misusing Trump's Social Security number
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....

The Latest: Gillibrand tells Trump: 'You cannot silence me'
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump and allegations of sexual misconduct (all times local):...

San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee dies suddenly at 65
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Mayor Ed Lee, who oversaw a technology-driven economic boom in San Francisco that brought with it sky-high housing prices despite his commitment to economic equality, died suddenly early Tuesday at age 65....

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