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FILE - In this March 26, 2015, file photo, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray speaks during a panel discussion in Richmond, Va. Cordray, the first director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, tendered his resignation Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, and simultaneously named his own successor, setting up the consumer agency for another battle with the Trump White House over control of the powerful federal watchdog. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
Consumer watchdog head names a successor, and Trump does tooDirector of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau names his successor, Trump announces another
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FILE- This Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, file photo shows the Washington office of the Palestine Liberation Organization. Last week, U.S. officials said the Palestine Liberation Organization mission in Washington had to close because the Palestinians had violated a provision in U.S. law. But the State Department said Friday, Nov. 24, that the office can stay open, with restrictions. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
US backtracks on decision to close Palestinian office in DCTrump administration backtracking on its decision to order the Palestinians' office in Washington to close
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FILE - This image made from video posted on a militant website July 5, 2014, purports to show the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, delivering a sermon at a mosque in Iraq during his first public appearance. The Islamic State is targeting Western recruits with videos suggesting they too can be a hero like Bruce Willis’ character in “Die Hard.”(Militant video via AP, File)
"Die Hard" for jihadists? IS recruits with heroic talesThe Islamic State is targeting Western recruits _ especially recent Muslim converts _ with videos that follow a screenwriter's standard blueprint for heroic storytelling
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US says Palestinian office in Washington can stay open with limitations, backtracking on vow to shutter itUS says Palestinian office in Washington can stay open with limitations, backtracking on vow to shutter it
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks with people after Friday prayers at a mosque inside his presidential palace in Ankara, Turkey, Friday, Nov. 24. 2017. Erdogan's office says the Turkish leader has discussed the Syrian crisis and other regional issues with U.S. President Donald Trump.  (Pool via AP)
The Latest: Trump says US to stop arming Syrian KurdsPresident Donald Trump has told the Turkish president that the United States will cut off its supply of arms to Kurdish fighters in Syria
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Trump tells Turkey's leader: US to stop arming Syrian KurdsTrump tells Turkish president that the United States will cut off its supply of arms to Kurdish fighters in Syria
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House to vote next week on required anti-harassment trainingHouse to vote next week on requiring anti-harassment and anti-discrimination training for all members and their staffs
The Associated Press5 hours ago
President Donald Trump prepares to hand out sandwiches to members of the U.S. Coast Guard at the Lake Worth Inlet Station, on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, in Riviera Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Trump denounces attack in Egypt, calls again for travel banTrump denounces deadly mosque attack in Egypt, asserts world must crush terrorists by military means
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Jarell Richey, 35, is a student at Community College Preparatory Academy in southeast Washington, poses for a photo Oct. 24, 2017. Faced with high illiteracy rates among city residents yet an extremely competitive job market, Washington is experimenting with adult education. The district has opened more than a dozen adult schools, both charter and traditional public ones that serve around 5,100 students. Richey, 35, is enrolled in an IT program at the school. “There is light at the end of the tunnel, there is hope,” said Richey, who was paralyzed in a shooting and served six years on drug charges. “Everything is OK.” (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Faced with high illiteracy rates, DC pushes adult learningFaced with high illiteracy and competitive economy, DC experiments with adult learning
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FILE- In this July 6, 2017, file photo, former Sheriff Joe Arpaio leaves the federal courthouse in Phoenix, Ariz.  A federal lawsuit set to go to trial Dec. 2017, marks the latest in a series of legal actions brought against Arpaio based on allegations that he pursued a trumped-up criminal case to get publicity and embarrass an adversary.  The malicious-prosecution lawsuit was filed by one of Sen. Jeff Flake’s sons, who alleges Arpaio pursued felony animal cruelty charges against him and his then-wife in a bid to do political damage to the senator and garner publicity for the lawman. (AP Photo/Angie Wang, File)
Sheriff Arpaio pursued case to hurt Sen. Flake, lawsuit saysThe adult son of U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona has sued former Sheriff Joe Arpaio, and the case is set to go to trial next month
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Ivanka Trump: Malia Obama should be 'off limits' to mediaIvanka Trump is condemning tabloid coverage of President Barack Obama's eldest daughter Malia, saying the college student deserves privacy and ought to be "OFF limits."
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