U.S. Intel Report: Putin Ordered Campaign To Influence Election

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a hidden campaign to influence America’s presidential election in favor of Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton, U.S. intelligence agencies declared Friday in the government’s first formal allegation in support of sensational claims that Trump and his supporters have staunchly resisted. The intelligence...

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SeaWorld: Orca Tilikum Has Died

RLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tilikum, an orca that killed a trainer at SeaWorld Orlando in 2010 and was profiled in a documentary that helped sway popular opinion against keeping killer whales in captivity at SeaWorld parks, has died. Sea World officials said Friday that Tilikum died but did not give...

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President Obama Says He’d Back Obamacare Repeal If GOP Has Better Plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Putting pressure on Republicans, President Barack Obama pledged Friday to publicly support repealing “Obamacare” if Republicans come up with something better, but cast doubt on the GOP’s ability to develop a viable alternative. As Republicans prepare to gut his biggest legislative achievement, Obama implored his opponents not...

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Reports Of At Least 5 Lives Lost At Ft Lauderdale Airport Shooting

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say five people were killed and eight were wounded after a lone suspect opened fire at the Fort Lauderdale, Florida, international airport. The Broward County Sheriff’s Office tweeted the information following Friday afternoon’s shooting. Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief told CNN that authorities “have...

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President-Elect Trump Briefing Under Way On Classified Russia Hacking Report

JULIE PACE, Associated Press DEB RIECHMANN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A briefing from the nation’s top intelligence officials to President-elect Donald Trump was underway Friday, a meeting in which the officials planned to make their most detailed and persuasive case yet that Russia’s government interfered in the November election....

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