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Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., arrives at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, as he and Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., prepare to call for a floor vote on legislation to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller in the wake of former Attorney General Jeff Sessions's forced resignation by President Donald Trump and replacing him with Matthew Whitaker, a Trump loyalist. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Republicans face renewed pressure on Mueller protection billSenate Republicans are facing renewed pressure to pass legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller, with a handful of GOP senators urging their leadership to hold a vote
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Pelosi challenges unhappy Dems to block her bid for speakerNancy Pelosi is challenging fellow Democrats trying to block her from becoming the new House speaker to produce a nominee who could defeat her
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Employees at the Broward County Supervisor of Elections office count ballots during a recount, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, in Lauderhill, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Overheating machines complicate Florida's recount battleAs Florida's ongoing recount battle heads back to a courtroom Wednesday, a new problem threatens to upend the process: Palm Beach County's tallying machines have overheated, causing mismatched results with the recount of 174,000 early voting ballots
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Man whose wife died after collapse at hospital gets apologyA Massachusetts man whose wife collapsed outside a locked hospital emergency room door and later died has received a face-to-face apology from the chief executive of the hospital's parent company
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., left, holds a news conference with Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., right, whose re-election contest against Republican Gov. Rick Scott is still undecided as a state-mandated recount is underway, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 201816. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
The Latest: Palm Beach may not meet Florida recount deadlineIt's unclear whether one of Florida's largest counties will make a looming recount deadline after their machines malfunctioned
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In this photo released by Lebanese Forces group media office, Samir Geagea, leader of the Lebanese Forces group, right, shakes hands with Sleiman Frangieh of the Marada Party, left, as they stand next to the Lebanese Maronite Patriarch Cardinal Bechara al-Rai, at the Maronite church in Bkirki, northeast of Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. Two rival Lebanese Christian leaders reconciled Wednesday ending four decades of enmity triggered by a massacre of dozens during Lebanon's 1975-1990 civil war. (Aldo Ayoub/Lebanese Forces media office via AP)
Lebanese civil war rivals end decades of hostilityTwo prominent Lebanese Christian leaders have reconciled ending four decades of hostility triggered by the killing of dozens during Lebanon's civil war
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Esgar named to Colorado Legislature's budget committee
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Report cites weak reporting on missing, killed Native womenA study released by a Native American non-profit says numerous police departments in cities nationwide are not adequately identifying or reporting cases of missing and murdered indigenous women
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The shadows of Central American migrants, part of the caravan hoping to reach the U.S. border, stand in a line to board buses, on their way to Mazatlan, Mexico, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. The U.S. government said it was starting work Tuesday to "harden" the border crossing from Tijuana, Mexico, to prepare for the arrival of a migrant caravan leapfrogging its way across western Mexico. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
Splintered migrant caravan groups arrive at US borderA caravan of thousands of Central American migrants is speeding its journey to the U.S. border, breaking up into smaller groups as buses and trucks carry some hundreds of miles in a day, while others behind remain stranded
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In this courtroom sketch Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, center, sits next to his defense attorney Eduardo Balazero, left, for opening statements as Guzman's high-security trial gets underway in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. Guzman pleaded not guilty to charges that he amassed a multi-billion-dollar fortune smuggling tons of cocaine and other drugs in a vast supply chain that reached New York, New Jersey, Texas and elsewhere north of the border. The infamous Mexican drug lord has been held in solitary confinement since his extradition to the United States early last year. (Elizabeth Williams via AP)
The Latest: Tunnel video shown at NY El Chapo trialProsecutors have started presenting evidence to jurors in the trial of the notorious drug smuggler known as El Chapo by giving them a video tour of a drug-laden tunnel between Mexico and an Arizona warehouse
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UN lifts sanctions on Eritrea, keeps arms embargo on SomaliaThe U.N. Security Council has voted unanimously to lift sanctions against Eritrea following its thaw in relations with Ethiopia and other neighboring countries
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Calgarians votes in a plebiscite, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Calgary, Alberta, on whether the city should proceed with a bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
Majority of Calgary voters say 'no thanks' to 2026 OlympicsA majority of Calgary voters are saying "no thanks" to a potential bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics, and while the vote is nonbinding, the future of the bid appears bleak
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