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Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein Expected to Leave Justice Department After William Barr Is Confirmed: Source

Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein Expected to Leave Justice Department After William Barr Is Confirmed: SourceNo date has been set and there is no formal plan for the departure



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Government shutdown, Day 7: With no movement in House, Senate until next week, standoff expected to slide into new year

Government shutdown, Day 7: With no movement in House, Senate until next week, standoff expected to slide into new yearThe partial government shutdown ends its first week with little hope of breaking a stalemate as both sides dig in over whether to fund a border wall.



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Criminal justice bill passes Senate; House approval expected

Criminal justice bill passes Senate; House approval expectedWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate passed a sweeping criminal justice bill Tuesday that addresses concerns that the nation's war on drugs had led to the imprisonment of too many Americans for non-violent crimes without adequately preparing them for their return to society.



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Pelosi expected to get speaker nomination; rebels waiting for January

Pelosi expected to get speaker nomination; rebels waiting for JanuaryThe 78-year-old San Francisco liberal, a frequent target of Republican critics, faces a small faction of Democrats who are refusing to back her for the post in which she made history from 2007 to 2011 as the first woman speaker. Pelosi critic Representative Kathleen Rice said on Tuesday that while the rebels could not stop Pelosi from getting the Democratic caucus’ nomination for speaker at a closed-door party meeting on Wednesday, they could block her election on Jan. 3 when Pelosi must win a majority of the whole House, both Republicans and Democrats, to become speaker. No one has stepped forward to directly challenge Pelosi in Wednesday’s party election.



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75,000 Los Angeles County homes remain evacuated, number of destroyed homes expected to rise as Woolsey Fire rages in Southern California

75,000 Los Angeles County homes remain evacuated, number of destroyed homes expected to rise as Woolsey Fire rages in Southern CaliforniaExtreme fire behavior will continue to challenge firefighters in Southern California early this week as they look to gain ground on two large wildfires.



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Top Saudi prosecutor expected in Turkey over writer's death

Top Saudi prosecutor expected in Turkey over writer's deathDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's attorney general is scheduled to arrive in Turkey on Sunday to hold talks with investigators looking into the slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, who was killed in the kingdom's Istanbul consulate earlier this month.



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More dead expected in destroyed Florida Panhandle towns after Michael

More dead expected in destroyed Florida Panhandle towns after MichaelDozens of people remained missing on Sunday in Florida Panhandle communities reduced to ruins by Hurricane Michael as rescuers said they expected the death toll to rise and survivors grappled with power outages and shortages of food and water. Already at least 18 deaths in four states have been blamed on the hurricane as rescue crews using cadaver dogs and heavy equipment searched through collapsed homes in small towns such as Mexico Beach and Panama City for more victims. “If we lose only one life, to me that’s going to be a miracle,” Mexico Beach Mayor Al Cathey told local media.



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Christine Blasey Ford's Lawyers React To Brett Kavanaugh's Expected Confirmation

Christine Blasey Ford's Lawyers React To Brett Kavanaugh's Expected ConfirmationChristine Blasey Ford's lawyers denounced the pending confirmation of Judge



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Girl, 4 others shot during memorial service expected to live

Girl, 4 others shot during memorial service expected to liveSYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Police searched Friday for suspects who witnesses said opened fire on dozens of people gathered for a memorial service outside a Syracuse home, wounding an 8-year-old girl and four other people.



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Reports: Over 1 million power outages expected as final evacuations begin ahead of Hurricane Florence

Reports: Over 1 million power outages expected as final evacuations begin ahead of Hurricane FlorenceFinal preparations are being made across the eastern United States as Hurricane Florence approaches, posing a major risk to life and property across the region.



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