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Democrat defeats Moore in Alabama race
December 13, 2017
Doug Jones wins a Senate seat for Alabama after a bitter campaign against Trump-backed Roy Moore.
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Accused NYC bomber to formally face terrorism charges as soon as Wednesday
December 13, 2017
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Bangladeshi man accused of attempting a suicide bombing in one of New York City's busiest commuter hubs is expected to be formally charged as early as Wednesday with supporting a foreign terrorist organization and other crimes.
Minnesota Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith to replace Franken
December 13, 2017
(Reuters) - Minnesota's Democratic Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith was appointed as U.S. senator on Wednesday to replace Al Franken, who resigned after being accused of sexual harassment, the state's governor said at a news conference.
Obamacare sign-ups rise to 1 million as pace picks up before deadline
December 13, 2017
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The number of consumers who signed up for 2018 Obamacare health insurance next year surpassed the 1 million mark in the second-to-last week of enrollment on the federally-run website, picking up the pace ahead of the Dec. 15 deadline.
Renewed winds, dry conditions hamper fight to tame California wildfire
December 13, 2017
CARPINTERIA, Calif. (Reuters) - Firefighters trying to tame a blaze that has destroyed hundreds of homes in Southern California were facing bone-dry conditions and the return of powerful wind gusts on Wednesday.
U.S. says hacker to plead guilty for role in 2016 cyber attacks
December 13, 2017
(Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice has caught one of the people involved in creating the Mirai botnet, a network of infected electronics equipment used to knock major websites offline in massive 2016 cyber attacks, according to court papers.
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Doug Jones' Senate win might foil GOP plans
December 13, 2017
With Doug Jones winning the Alabama Senate race, people are saying that the Republicans should worry about their chances of passing major legislation.
Reality-show personality to leave White...
December 13, 2017
It was never entirely clear why Omarosa Manigault, a former reality-show personality, had a job in Donald Trump's White House. It's now a moot point.
In the South, some blue cracks emerge in...
December 13, 2017
For the first time in a while, Democrats in the South have a pulse, and the GOP's big red wall in the region has some blue cracks.
FBI staffers’ emails expected to be topic of Rosenstein hearing
December 13, 2017
NBC’s Pete Williams reports on the release of 90 pages of text messages between an FBI lawyer and an agent who was later assigned to Robert Mueller's special counsel team.