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Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer of N.Y., center, speaks to reporters following the weekly policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Senate approves bill to extend 9/11 victims fundThe Senate has given final legislative approval to a bill ensuring that a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money
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FILE - In this May 7, 2019 file photo Rep. Erica Thomas, D-Austell, speaks during a news conference in Atlanta. Thomas says she was verbally attacked in a supermarket by a white man who told her, "Go back where you came from." Rep. Erica Thomas of Austell tearfully described the confrontation in a Facebook video Friday, July 19, 2019. She acknowledged being in an express line with too many items but said she got in the line because she is nine months pregnant and cannot stand for long periods. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
No charges in Georgia lawmaker grocery store disputePolice say they will not file any charges in the dispute between a black Georgia lawmaker and a white man she accused of verbally assaulting her for having too many items in a grocery store checkout line
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In this Nov. 30, 2017 photo, Todd Carmichael, chief executive and co-founder of Philadelphia-based La Colombe Coffee, speaks to me media in Philadelphia. The president of a Pennsylvania school board whose district had warned parents behind on school lunch bills that their children could end up in foster care has rejected Carmichael's offer to cover the cost, the businessman said Tuesday, July 23, 2019.( AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
CEO: Schools reject offer to pay students' late lunch billsA company CEO says a school board president has rejected his offer to pay overdue lunch bills in a district that warned parents their children could end up in foster care if they didn't pony up
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Missing men now suspects in Canada murdersCanadian police say that two young men thought missing are now suspects in the murders of an Australian and his American girlfriend as well as another man found dead in northern British Columbia
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FILE - In this May 8, 2014, file photo, former Virginia Gov. Douglas Wilder listens to a question from the media during a news conference at the State Capitol in Richmond, Va. Wilder says he is contesting an investigator's finding that he kissed a university student six decades his junior without her consent. (Bob Brown/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP, File)
Ex-Virginia governor says harassment probe was unfairThe nation's first elected African-American governor says he's the victim of an "unsound" and "biased" investigation of alleged sexual harassment.
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Senate approves bill ensuring Sept. 11 victims' fund never runs out of money, sends measure to TrumpSenate approves bill ensuring Sept. 11 victims' fund never runs out of money, sends measure to Trump
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Turkish banker released from US prison in sanctions caseA Turkish banker convicted of helping Iran evade economic sanctions has been released from a U.S. prison
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A child jumps next to a pro Europe street art painting in the European quarter in Brussels, Tuesday, July 23, 2019. Brexit champion Boris Johnson won the contest to lead Britain's governing Conservative Party on Tuesday and will become the country's next prime minister, tasked with fulfilling his promise to lead the U.K. out of the European Union. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
The Latest: Boris Johnson to lead Britain into BrexitBoris Johnson, Britain's blustering Brexit campaigner, has been chosen as the U.K.'s next prime minister, with a resounding mandate from the Conservative Party but conflicting demands from a politically divided country
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California attorney Michael Avenatti makes a statement to the press after leaving a courthouse in New York Tuesday, July 23, 2019. Avenatti is accused of cheating porn star Stormy Daniels out of $300,000 in a book deal. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Avenatti: Trump aims Justice Department at political enemiesMichael Avenatti told reporters President Donald Trump is the real criminal after the California attorney appeared at a New York hearing on charges he cheated porn star Stormy Daniels of book proceeds
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FILE - In this July 10, 2018, file photo, former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn leaves the federal courthouse following a status hearing in Washington. A jury on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, has convicted Bijan Kian, a one-time business partner of former national security adviser Michael Flynn, on charges he illegally acted as a Turkish agent when he and Flynn undertook a project to discredit an exiled cleric wanted by Turkey’s government.(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
Ex-Flynn business partner convicted of illegal lobbyingA jury has convicted a one-time business partner of former national security adviser Michael Flynn on charges he illegally acted as a Turkish agent when he and Flynn undertook a project to discredit an exiled cleric wanted by Turkey's government
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FILE - In this May 29, 2019, file photo, Special counsel Robert Mueller speaks at the Department of Justice in Washington, about the Russia investigation. House Republicans are pledging tough questioning of special counsel Robert Mueller when he testifies before Congress this week as Democrats plan to air evidence of wrongdoing by President Donald Trump in a potentially last-ditch bid to impeach him. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
Longtime Mueller aide will appear with him at hearingFormer special counsel Robert Mueller's longtime associate, Aaron Zebley, will appear alongside him and serve as a counsel as Mueller testifies before the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday
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Analysis: Budget deal is epitaph for bid to control spendingAnalysis: Budget deal is epitaph for effort to control federal spending in Washington
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