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Supreme Court Side With Colorado Baker On Same-Sex Wedding Cake

Supreme Court Side With Colorado Baker On Same-Sex Wedding Cake

By MARK SHERMAN , Associated Press . WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled for a Colorado baker who wouldn’t make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple in a limited decision that leaves for another day the larger issue of whether a business can invoke religious objections to refuse service to gay and lesbian…

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Bill Clinton Bristles At Questions On Lewinsky, #MeToo

Bill Clinton Bristles At Questions On Lewinsky, #MeToo

By ANNE FLAHERTY , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton says the #MeToo movement is overdue. Just don’t ask him about Monica Lewinsky. In an interview with NBC’s “Today Show” released Monday, Clinton bristled at questions over whether he should have resigned 20 years ago over his sexual relationship with the White…

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Trump Says He Has “Absolute Right” To Pardon Himself

Trump Says He Has “Absolute Right” To Pardon Himself

By JONATHAN LEMIRE and CATHERINE LUCEY , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Monday that he has the “absolute right” to pardon himself, but added he had done nothing wrong, asserting his presidential power as the White House is sharpening its political and legal defenses against the special counsel Russia probe. Trump’s…

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Five Years On, US Government Still Counting Snowden Leak Costs

Five Years On, US Government Still Counting Snowden Leak Costs

By DEB RIECHMANN , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Whistleblower or traitor, leaker or public hero? National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden blew the lid off U.S. government surveillance methods five years ago, but intelligence chiefs complain that revelations from the trove of classified documents he disclosed are still trickling out. That includes recent reporting…

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Tower At Flight 93 Memorial To Open By 9/11 Anniversary

Tower At Flight 93 Memorial To Open By 9/11 Anniversary

By KRISTEN DE GROOT , Associated Press The final phase of the Flight 93 National Memorial is underway and on track to open on the 17th anniversary of plane’s crash into a Pennsylvania field during 9/11. United Airlines Flight 93 was en route from Newark, New Jersey, to San Francisco on Sept. 11, 2001, when…

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