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In this May 17, 2018, photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens stands off to the side before stepping up to the podium to deliver remarks to a small group of supporters near the capitol announcing the release of funds for the state's biodiesel program in Jefferson City, Mo. A St. Louis judge on Monday appointed the prosecutor in Jackson County as the special prosecutor who will decide whether to refile an invasion-of-privacy case against Greitens. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Missouri lawmakers read woman's testimony against GreitensMissouri lawmakers are publicly reading the previously secret criminal case transcripts of a woman who has accused Gov. Eric Greitens of sexual misconduct
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Officials: Special ops vet to be US commander in AfghanistanU.S. officials say a career special operations soldier has been chosen as the next commander of U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan
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Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin testifies before the Senate Appropriations Financial Services and Government Subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Mnuchin: Treasury investigating possible leaks of Cohen dataTreasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says his department's inspector general is looking into whether banking records of President Donald Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen were leaked from an agency database
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Democrats pin hopes on US House seat in Arkansas electionDemocrats in central Arkansas will choose the party's nominee for a Republican-held seat the party believes it has a chance to reclaim this fall, while a state Supreme Court justice is seeking re-election in a campaign that's drawn heavy outside spending
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The Latest: Successor to disgraced attorney general chosenThe New York state Legislature has chosen acting Attorney General Barbara Underwood as interim attorney general in the aftermath of Eric Schneiderman's resignation earlier this month
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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders listens to a question during the daily press briefing at the White House, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Washington. Sanders discussed Korea, media access at the EPA and other topics. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Trump won't say if he has confidence in RosensteinTrump declines to say whether he has confidence in Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein
The Associated Press38 minutes ago
President Donald Trump meets with South Korean President Moon Jae-In in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
The Latest: Pompeo says NK could benefit from US investmentSecretary of State Mike Pompeo says North Korea could benefit from American investment and technology if it denuclearizes
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos testifies at a House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Dems want to scrap tax cut for rich to fund teachers' raisesCongressional Democrats want to give a big salary bump to teachers and pay for it by canceling the tax cut for the top 1 percent of earners
The Associated Press51 minutes ago
FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2014, file photo, people gather at the ZTE booth at the Mobile World Congress, the world's largest mobile phone trade show in Barcelona, Spain. Chinese telecommunications company ZTE has halted its main operations after U.S. authorities cut off its access to American suppliers as President Donald Trump steps up pressure over trade and technology issues with Beijing. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File)
US and China work on ZTE rescue; Mnuchin denies quid pro quoUS and China negotiating to ease sanctions on ZTE; Mnuchin denies any quid pro quo
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Senators reach tentative deal on sexual harassment billSenate leaders say they have reached tentative agreement on bipartisan sexual harassment legislation that would hold members of Congress personally liable for harassment claims
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Tourists take souvenir pictures in front of Chigi palace, Premier's office, in Rome Tuesday, May, 22, 2018. With Europe and markets watching anxiously, Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the euroskeptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League identified Giuseppe Conte, a 53-year-old law professor, with no political experience as their pick to become the country's next premier. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
The Latest: Italy PM pick had 'no official status' at NYUNew York University says an Italian law professor tagged to be Italy's next premier had no official status at the university _ despite an entry on his resume suggesting otherwise
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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