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FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, file photo, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., the ranking member on the Senate Judiciary Committee, responds to reporters' questions on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh amid scrutiny of a woman's claim he sexually assaulted her at a party when they were in high school, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Inside Democrats' struggle with the Kavanaugh accusationSitting on a powder keg: Inside Democrats' fight over politics, privacy and the explosive accusation against Kavanaugh
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A detective talks with a member of the Baltimore Police outside University of Maryland Shock Trauma, following a shooting in Baltimore on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018. The shootout between a man in a violence-prone Baltimore district and a police officer taking part in a crime suppression initiative has left the officer wounded and the suspect dead Sunday evening, Baltimore's interim police chief said. (Karl Merton Ferron/The Baltimore Sun via AP)
Police: Suspect dead, officer wounded in Baltimore shootoutBaltimore's interim police chief says a suspect died and an officer was wounded in a shootout in a violence-prone Baltimore district where a crime suppression initiative was taking place
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Iran's politicians under pressure, 40 years after revolutionWith nuclear deal threatened, Iran's politicians increasingly under pressure, 40 years after Islamic Revolution
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China hikes tariffs on US importsChina raises tariffs on $60 billion of U.S. imports in an escalation of trade battle after deadline for President Donald Trump's latest increase
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Maldives' provisional elections results show opposition winThe Maldives Election Commission says provisional results show opposition candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih winning presidential election
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Maldives Election Commission says provisional results show opposition's Ibrahim Mohamed Solih winning presidential voteMaldives Election Commission says provisional results show opposition's Ibrahim Mohamed Solih winning presidential vote
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Sheriff: 5-month-old boy left in bathtub diesAlabama authorities say a 5-month-old boy left in a bathtub has died
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FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2018, file photo, the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Congress is set to pass a crucial spending bill that averts a government shutdown, but there’s one potential obstacle: President Donald Trump. Neither party wants the government to close ahead of the midterm elections that will determine control of Congress, but Trump has made clear his frustration at the lack of money for his long-promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. He says it is “ridiculous” the wall has yet to be fully funded. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Congress set to fund government, but not Trump's wallCongressional leaders have spent months working to pass a series of spending bills and avert a government shutdown that neither party wants
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In this Aug. 1, 2018, photo, Yvonne Ambrose, mother of murder victim Desiree Robinson, sits at the Riparian Preserve in Gilbert, Ariz. Ambrose's 16-year-old daughter was trafficked in Chicago on Backpage.com and was killed by a buyer on Christmas Eve 2016. Ambrose joined President Donald Trump at the White House when he signed the legislation, the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Side effect of trafficking law: More street prostitution?Recent crackdowns on online sex trafficking may also be putting escorts back into street prostitution
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In this Sept. 21, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at a spending bill signing ceremony at VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System  in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
AP FACT CHECK: Trump wrong on judges, 'plummeting' povertyAP FACT CHECK: Trump on 'plummeting' poverty, judges and a manufacturing revival that has yet to happen
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FILE - In this July 13, 2018, file photo, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks during a news conference at the Department of Justice in Washington. Rosenstein is denying a report in The New York Times that he suggested last year that he secretly record President Donald Trump in the White House to expose the chaos in the administration. Rosenstein says the story is “inaccurate and factually incorrect.” (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Weighing whether to can Rosenstein, Trump tuned in TV hostsTrump turned to favorite TV hosts while deciding whether to fire Justice Department official
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