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Maggots, mold and dirt reported in Weber jail food

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Health inspectors looked into reports of maggots, mold, and dirt in jail food, and labels...

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WH claiming sweeping 'executive privilege' in Russia probes

Trump Russia Probe-1

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s White House is relying on a sweeping interpretation of executive privilege that is rankling members of Congress on both sides of the aisle as current and former advisers parade to Capitol Hill for questioning about possible connections with Russia. The...


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AP FACT CHECK: Trump presidency creates an alternate reality

Trump One Year Fact Check

WASHINGTON (AP) — For all his errant swings at the facts, President Donald Trump sometimes gets it just right. “There’s been no first year like this,” he told a Florida rally last month. Were truer words ever spoken? This Department of Corrections has certainly never seen a first year like this....


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Mueller team would hardly be first lawyers to question Trump

Trump Russia Probe Depositions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump was in a roomful of lawyers, venting about unfair treatment in the media that he said had understated his net worth and damaged his brand. It was December 2007, a decade before Trump would become president and routinely excoriate reporters for “fake news.” This time,...


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'Very strong' Democratic sentiment to oppose GOP budget bill

Budget Battle-1

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer said Wednesday there’s “very, very strong” sentiment among Democrats in the chamber to oppose GOP-drafted legislation to keep the government’s doors open, comments that could indicate the chances are increasing that the government could shut down...


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Science panel backs lower drunken driving threshold

Drunken Driving Clamping Down

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most women would need to draw the line at two drinks, and men at two or three if states follow a blueprint by a prestigious scientific panel for eliminating the “entirely preventable” 10,000 alcohol-impaired driving deaths in the United States each year. The U.S. government-...


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GOP senator denounces Trump attacks, recalls Stalin rhetoric

Senate Trump Flake

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s use of the terms “fake news” and “enemy of the people” is “shameful” and reminiscent of words infamously used by Soviet dictator Josef Stalin to describe his enemies, Republican Sen. Jeff Flake said Wednesday. In a speech on the Senate floor, Flake, of...


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The Latest: Bannon to meet with Mueller's investigators

Trump Russia Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigations into Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign and Russia (all times local): 12:10 p.m. Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon will meet with special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators. That’s according to a person familiar with the decision but not...


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AP Source: Former White House strategist Steve Bannon to meet with special counsel Robert

WASHINGTON (AP) — AP Source: Former White House strategist Steve Bannon to meet with special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators.


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AP Sources: Steve Bannon attorney relayed questions to White House during House interview

WASHINGTON (AP) — AP Sources: Steve Bannon attorney relayed questions to White House during House interview, was told when not to respond.


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When Food Stamps Pass As Tickets To Better Health

Rebeca Gonzalez grew up eating artichokes from her grandmother’s farm in the central Mexican state of Tlaxcala. But for years after emigrating to the U.S., she did not feed them to her own kids because the spiky, fibrous vegetables were too expensive on this side of the border. When she prepared...


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