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FBI lawyer suspected of altering Russia probe document

Nov. 22, 2019 6:09 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — An FBI lawyer is suspected of altering a document related to surveillance of a former Trump campaign adviser, a person familiar with the situation said Friday. President Donald Trump, who has long attacked as a “hoax” and a “witch hunt” the FBI’s...

Decision by WADA group puts Russia’s Olympic future in peril

Nov. 22, 2019 5:43 PM EST

World anti-doping regulators are recommending Russia be declared noncompliant again, setting up a showdown that could make the country ineligible for next summer’s Olympics. The World Anti-Doping Agency announced Friday that its compliance and review committee made the recommendation after reviewing a case...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump sticks with the debunked Ukraine theory

Nov. 22, 2019 5:35 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the House impeachment hearings, national security experts implored politicians to stop playing into Russia’s hands by promoting a debunked conspiracy theory that Ukraine attacked the 2016 U.S. election. That appeal was lost on President Donald Trump, who peddled the theory again...

Anti-doping committee recommends Russia be declared noncompliant, setting up a showdown for Olympic eligibility.

Nov. 22, 2019 5:29 PM EST
MONTREAL (AP) — Anti-doping committee recommends Russia be declared noncompliant, setting up a showdown for Olympic eligibility.

S&P 500 snaps 6-week string of gains even as stocks rise

Nov. 22, 2019 5:18 PM EST

U.S. stocks shook off a midday stumble to finish slightly higher Friday, though the modest rebound was not enough to keep the S&P 500 from breaking its longest stretch of weekly gains in two years. Banks, health care stocks and companies that rely on consumer spending powered much of the rebound, outweighing...

White to call 400th Premier League game for NBC

Nov. 22, 2019 5:09 PM EST

Arlo White might be the busiest announcer in the Premier League. Further proof of that will come on Saturday when he reaches another milestone. White will call his 400th Premier League game for NBC when Manchester City faces Chelsea. Not one to rest on his laurels, White will be in Sheffield less than 24 hours...

Biden files papers for South Carolina presidential primary

Nov. 22, 2019 5:03 PM EST

ABBEVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Joe Biden has made his presidential bid official in South Carolina. The former vice president filed his paperwork as a candidate in next year’s Democratic primary during a stop Friday at a soul food restaurant in Abbeville. Surrounded by a crush of media and lunchtime patrons...

What’s next in impeachment: A busy December, and on to 2020

Nov. 22, 2019 4:26 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — After two weeks of public hearings, Democrats could soon turn the impeachment process over to the House Judiciary Committee. They’re moving “expeditiously” ahead as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has instructed. At some point in the coming weeks, the House intelligence...

Dutch police: 2 trains possibly hit by gunfire; no injuries

Nov. 22, 2019 4:21 PM EST

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Police say two trains in the southern Netherlands may have been hit by gunfire. Nobody was injured in either train. Breda police tweeted Friday night that a passenger train traveling from the city of Tilburg to nearby Breda, close to the border with Belgium, “could...

Russia and Britain reach semifinals of new Davis Cup Finals

Nov. 22, 2019 4:18 PM EST

MADRID (AP) — Novak Djokovic played singles and doubles but couldn’t prevent Serbia from losing to Russia 2-1 in the Davis Cup quarterfinals on Friday, while Britain made the last four by beating Germany without Andy Murray. Djokovic defeated Karen Khachanov 6-3, 6-3 to even the score at 1-1, then...