Top Headlines for December 16, 2017

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Headline News from the Associated Press
  • Moore tells supporters ‘battle is not over’ in Senate race

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Republican Roy Moore on Friday told supporters that the "battle is not over" in Alabama's Senate race even though President Donald Trump and others have called on him to concede….
  • Major media players start commission for sexual misconduct

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The biggest figures and institutions in entertainment have established a commission to be chaired by Anita Hill that intends to combat sexual misconduct and inequality in the industry in the wake of the huge wave of revelations spurred by allegations against Harvey Weinstein….
  • ‘This is happening’: GOP revels in all-but-certain tax deal

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans working to execute their first major legislative achievement of Donald Trump's presidency appear to have secured the votes to pass a massive tax overhaul that Trump hoped to present to the American people for Christmas….
  • Army of firefighters takes on still-growing California fire

    SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — The fourth-largest wildfire in California history continues to grow and threaten thousands of homes despite armies of fire crews and fleets of bulldozers and aircraft….
  • Border arrests surge, erasing much of Trump’s early gains

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. government on Friday announced a seventh straight monthly increase in people being arrested or denied entry along the Mexican border, erasing much of the early gains of President Donald Trump's push to tighten the border….
  • Trump assails FBI leadership, touts loyalty to police

    QUANTICO, Va. (AP) — Taking aim at the credibility of the FBI, President Donald Trump unleashed a blistering attack on the bureau's leadership even as he praised state and local police officers as a bulwark against rising violence and crime….
  • On Trump turf, GOP still seeks North Dakota Senate candidate

    BISMARCK, North Dakota (AP) — In North Dakota, where Donald Trump won in a landslide last year, Republicans' lone Senate candidate is a little-known state lawmaker – and potato farmer – from a remote small town closer to the Canadian border than the state capital….
  • Fear, shame preserve silence of abuse by clerics in Pakistan

    It began with sweets and pocket money when he was 10 years old – special attention from the religious cleric who ran the Pakistani madrassa, or Islamic school, the boy attended….
  • Female candidate quits Kansas race over 2005 harassment suit

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A female congressional candidate dropped out of the Kansas race Friday over a 12-year-old lawsuit accusing her of sexually harassing a male subordinate, an unusual case of a woman facing the sort of misconduct allegations that have forced numerous men out of their jobs in recent weeks….
  • Home run coaching hires hard to make from shallow pool

    Making the home run hire seems to be more difficult than ever when it comes to college football coaches….

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