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College Football Picks: Michigan tries to change narrativeCollege Football Picks: No. 11 Michigan tries to change narrative at No. 13 Wisconsin
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President Donald Trump arrives at Moffett Federal Airfield to attend a fundraiser, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, in Mountain View, Calif. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump bars California from setting stricter fuel standardsPresident Donald Trump has announced that his administration is revoking California's authority to set auto mileage standards stricter than those issued by federal regulators
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., arrives for a closed-door meeting with the House Democratic Caucus, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, at the Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Democrats block Pentagon funding bill as Senate leaders feudSenate Democrats have blocked debate on the almost $700 billion Pentagon budget and other spending bills amid a feud by the chamber's leaders
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President Donald Trump and new national security adviser Robert O'Brien arrive on Marine One to talk with reporters before boarding Air Force One at Los Angeles International Airport, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump says he'd give Iranian leaders visas to attend UNPresident Donald Trump says if it were up to him, he'd give the Iranian president and foreign minister U.S. visas to attend next week's United Nations General Assembly
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Monika Bickert, head of global policy management at Facebook, joined at right by Nick Pickles, public policy director for Twitter, testifies before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee during a hearing on how internet and social media companies are prepared to thwart terrorism and extremism, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Tech execs say they're acting faster on extremist contentExecutives of Facebook, Google and Twitter are telling Congress they've gotten better and faster at detecting and removing violent extremist content on their social media platforms in the face of mass shootings fueled by hatred.
The Associated Press59 minutes ago
Robert O'Brien, just named as the new national security adviser, listens as President Donald Trump speaks before they board Air Force One at Los Angeles International Airport, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump names hostage envoy O'Brien national security adviserPresident Donald Trump's pick to be his fourth national security adviser, Robert O'Brien, was his chief hostage negotiator
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell speaks at a news conference following a two-day meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
The Latest: Powell says Fed facing "difficult judgments"The Latest: Powell says Federal Reserve facing "difficult judgments"
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, left, with Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong and other members of Congress during a news conference on human right in Hong Kong on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Pelosi welcomes Hong Kong pro-democracy activists to CapitolHouse Republicans are joining Democratic Speaker Nancy Pelosi in welcoming Hong Kong pro-democracy activists to the U.S. Capitol
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A demonstrator holds placards outside the Supreme Court in London, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. The Supreme Court is set to decide whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson broke the law when he suspended Parliament on Sept. 9, sending lawmakers home until Oct. 14 — just over two weeks before the U.K. is due to leave the European Union. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Johnson faces Brexit flak from EU lawmakers and top UK courtBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been accused by European Union officials of failing to negotiate seriously and branded the "father of lies" by a lawyer in the U.K. Supreme Court.
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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