Rescuers search debris after Iran-Iraq quake kills over 530

 

SARPOL-E-ZAHAB, Iran (AP) — Rescuers on Tuesday used backhoes and heavy equipment to dig through the debris of buildings toppled by a powerful earthquake on the border between Iran and Iraq that killed over 530 people, with weeping women crying out to God as aid workers found new bodies.

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  • Written by By NASSER KARIMI and MOHAMMAD NASIRI, Associated Press

Roy Moore losing GOP endorsements after new accusations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Roy Moore's support from fellow Republicans is hemorrhaging after a second woman accused the Alabaman of groping her when she was a teenager in the late 1970s, the latest setback to his effort to win an open Senate seat that suddenly seems up for grabs.

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  • Written by By ALAN FRAM and KIMBERLY CHANDLER, Associated Press

Trump Jr.'s WikiLeaks exchange adds intrigue to Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's oldest son released a series of private Twitter exchanges between himself and WikiLeaks during and after the 2016 election, including pleas from the website to publicize its leaks.

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  • Written by By MARY CLARE JALONICK , Associated Press

Sessions facing Congress amid new Russia probe details

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions returns to Capitol Hill on Tuesday amid growing evidence of contacts between Russians and associates of President Donald Trump. And he will be bracing for an onslaught of lawmakers' questions about how much he knew of that outreach during last year's White House campaign.

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  • Written by By ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

Trump's AG considers special counsel in uranium deal

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions is leaving open the possibility that a special counsel could be appointed to look into Clinton Foundation dealings and an Obama-era uranium deal, the Justice Department said, in responding to concerns from Republican lawmakers.

  • Written by By ERIC TUCKER , Associated Press