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Christopher Krebs, undersecretary of the Department of Homeland Security's National Protection and Programs Directorate, speaks during a news conference on election cyber security, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Russian woman charged in first 2018 election meddling caseU.S. charges Russian woman in the first case involving meddling in the 2018 elections.
The Associated Press22 minutes ago
Candid candidate voluntarily airs dirty laundryDelegate Lee Carter of Virginia is expecting a rough campaign when he's up for re-election, so he's getting a jump on the opposition by self-disclosing a series of private, sometimes embarrassing details about his personal life
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In this Tuesday, Sept. 18 2018, Gaspar Baltazar, center, playing goalkeeper, takes a shot from a teammate during soccer practice in Huron, Calif. California may be famous for its wealth, but there is a distinctly different part of the state where poverty prevails: places like this one halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Mayor came home to try to improve poor California townThe mayor of an impoverished California farm town came back to try to make things better
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What's at stake if investors begin to shun Saudi ArabiaThe disappearance of a Saudi journalist last seen entering the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul has shaken business confidence in the country's possibilities as an investment destination.
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
The Latest: Missouri version of radio ad avoids 'lynching'The Missouri version of a radio ad that suggests Democratic victories in midterm elections endanger black men and boys does not refer to lynchings as an ad in Arkansas does
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WhatsApp tells companies to stop spam amid Brazil electionsThe messaging service WhatsApp says it has sent "cease and desist" letters to stop companies from sending bulk messages related to Brazil's election and banned their accounts
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
Former sports cabinet secretary Hassan Wario, second left with cap, former sports officials Haron Komen, right, who served as Director of Administration and Patrick Nkabu, left, appear in Milimani court, Nairobi, Kenya, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. Kip Keino, one of seven Kenyan Olympic and government officials accused, denied wrongdoing in the Kenyan Olympic corruption scandal in an interview with The Associated Press and didn’t appear in court as expected Friday as prosecutors consider withdrawing charges against him and making him a witness over the alleged misuse of more than $545,000. (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)
Kip Keino innocent but reputation has suffered, lawyer saysKip Keino's reputation has been damaged unfairly in the Kenyan Olympic corruption scandal, his lawyer said as he pushes for charges against the running great to be dropped
The Associated Press41 minutes ago
California rejects plea to pump brakes on pot deliveriesCalifornia is moving a step closer to allowing marijuana deliveries in communities that have banned retail sales
The Associated Press45 minutes ago
In this April 26, 2018, photo construction of the new Newark Turnpike bridge is seen at a distance as vehicles drive on Route 7 in a so-called “opportunity zone” in Kearny, N.J. The Trump administration on Friday, Oct. 19, proposed rules for investors in a new program that it says could have a big impact on economically depressed areas around the country. About 8,700 of the "opportunity zones" have been set up in all 50 states and to lure investors and developers with tax breaks. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
New tax break rules for 'opportunity zone' investorsGovernment proposes tax break rules to lure 'opportunity zone' investors
The Associated Press45 minutes ago
A Turkish police officer walks outside the Saudi Arabia consul general residence in Istanbul, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. Turkish crime-scene investigators finished an overnight search of both residence and a second search of the consulate itself amid Ankara's fears that Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed and dismembered inside the diplomatic mission in Istanbul. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
The Latest: US to consider response if Saudi killed writerSecretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Trump administration will consider a "wide range" of responses if it is determined that Saudi leaders or officials played a role in the alleged murder of U.S.- based journalist Jamal Khashoggi
The Associated Press52 minutes ago
Indian women mourn the death of a relative, victim of a train accident, outside a hospital in Amritsar, India, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. A speeding train ran over a crowd watching fireworks during a religious festival in northern India on Friday, killing at least 50 people, a Congress party leader said. (AP Photo/Prabhjot Gill)
Train mows down crowd at India festival, at least 58 deadA speeding train ran over a crowd watching fireworks during a religious festival in northern India on Friday, killing at least 58 people
The Associated Press56 minutes ago
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