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Cohen, Trump trade blame over payoffs to women

Dec. 13, 2018 11:22 AM EST

President Donald Trump and his former lawyer, Michael Cohen, are pointing fingers at each other over who is to blame for what prosecutors say was an illegal scheme during the 2016 election campaign to buy the silence of two women who say they had affairs with Trump. Cohen was sentenced to prison time Wednesday...

Detention of Canadians raises stakes in China-US-Canada row

Dec. 13, 2018 10:54 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — China confirmed Thursday that it has detained two Canadian men, raising the stakes in a three-way dispute over a Chinese technology executive facing possible extradition from Canada to the United States. Entrepreneur Michael Spavor and former diplomat Michael Kovrig were taken into custody...

As protectors abandon Trump, investigation draws closer

Dec. 13, 2018 10:52 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump has now been abandoned by two of his most powerful protectors — his longtime lawyer and the company that owns the National Enquirer tabloid — bringing a perilous investigation into his campaign a step closer to the Oval Office. Both Michael Cohen and...

Apple deepens Austin ties, expands operations east and west

Dec. 13, 2018 10:51 AM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Apple will build a $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas, break ground on smaller locations in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City, California, and over the next three years expand in Pittsburgh, New York and Boulder, Colorado, Boston, and Portland, Oregon. The tech giant said Thursday...

Trump, new Mexican president discuss migration but not wall

Dec. 13, 2018 10:50 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump and the new leader of Mexico discussed "positive relations" between the two countries in a phone call this week. But Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador told reporters that he and Trump have never discussed the contentious topic of the...

Eurozone stimulus program to end as growth worries resurface

Dec. 13, 2018 10:47 AM EST

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank is ending the massive stimulus program that helped nurse the eurozone economy back to health over the past four years — despite the emergence of new risks including a global trade war and Brexit. Thursday's decision to stop the bank's monthly bond...

Judge tosses suit by Maine GOP congressman who lost election

Dec. 13, 2018 10:40 AM EST

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A federal judge rejected a lawsuit Thursday by a Republican incumbent from Maine who lost the nation's first congressional election held under a candidate-ranking system. Democrat Jared Golden defeated Bruce Poliquin in the November contest, which allowed voters to rank up to four...

AP Exclusive: Iran hackers hunt nuke workers, US officials

Dec. 13, 2018 10:32 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — As U.S. President Donald Trump re-imposed harsh economic sanctions on Iran last month, hackers scrambled to break into personal emails of American officials tasked with enforcing them, The Associated Press has found — another sign of how deeply cyberespionage is embedded into the...

No. 2 gas-producing state moves to curb air pollution

Dec. 13, 2018 10:26 AM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania is aiming to curb air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions from its vast natural gas exploration fields, with the Democratic governor's administration proposing new regulations Thursday even as the Trump administration moves to relax federal requirements. Democratic...

Senate to vote on aid to Yemen in wake of Khashoggi slaying

Dec. 13, 2018 9:51 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators are expected to vote Thursday on a resolution that would call on the U.S. to pull assistance from the Saudi-led war in Yemen, a measure that would rebuke Saudi Arabia after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The Senate may also consider a separate resolution condemning...