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AP Top Political News at 12:27 a.m. EST

The Latest: China's foreign minister reacts to Trump's call
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) -- The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump's phone conversation with Taiwan's leader (all times local):...

The "Two Trumps" surface in president-elect's transition
NEW YORK (AP) -- Donald Trump's skeptics hope the presidency will reveal a serious side of the brash businessman. His supporters want him to keep the freewheeling style that rattled Washington....

Panel urges better cybersecurity to President-elect Trump
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A presidential commission on Friday made 16 urgent recommendations to improve the nation's cybersecurity, including creating a nutritional-type label to help consumers shop wisely and appointing a new international ambassador on the subject - weeks before President-elect Donald Trump takes office....

A Cabinet of generals? Trump's choices get mixed reviews
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump's move to pack his administration with military brass is getting mixed reviews, as Congress and others struggle to balance their personal regard for the individuals he's choosing with a broader worry about an increased militarization of American policy....

The Latest: Trump takes on another Indiana manufacturer
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST):...

Trump speaks directly with Taiwan's leader, irking China
BEIJING (AP) -- In a break with decadeslong diplomatic tradition, President-elect Donald Trump spoke directly with the president of Taiwan, a move that drew an irritated response from China and looked set to cast uncertainty over U.S. policy toward Asia....

What US presidents said about ties with China and Taiwan
President-elect Donald Trump spoke Friday with Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen, a highly unusual and probably unprecedented move since the U.S. broke diplomatic ties with the self-governing island in 1979 and shifted to diplomatic recognition of China under a so-called "one-China" policy....

Trump voter lost home, blames incoming Treasury secretary
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When Donald Trump named his Treasury secretary, Teena Colebrook felt her heart sink....

Trump to nominate retired Gen. James Mattis to lead Pentagon
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Breaking once more from presidential custom, Donald Trump is turning to a military man to steer the U.S. military, choosing retired Gen. James Mattis, who will be the first career officer to lead the Pentagon since just after World War II....

Memo: Trump backs pipeline based on policy, not investments
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President-elect Donald Trump supports completion of the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline in the Midwest, based on policy and not the billionaire businessman's investments in a partnership building the $3.8 billion pipeline, according to an aide's memo....

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