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After allegations, Moore avoids spotlight, questions

| | Dec 11 2017 - 12:06am | Comments

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore has been a rare sight on the traditional campaign trail in the days ahead of a critical U.S. Senate race. He’s appeared at only a handful of rallies in front of friendly audiences and steadfastly has shunned reporters from the mainstream media.

  1. | Posted: Nov 28 2017 - 9:05pm

    WASHINGTON — Republicans held together and shoved their signature tax overhaul a crucial step ahead Tuesday as wavering GOP senators showed a growing openness. But its fate remained uncertain, and a planned White House summit aimed at averting a government shutdown was derailed when President Donald Trump savaged top Democrats and declared on Twitter, “I don’t see a deal!”

  2. | Posted: Nov 28 2017 - 9:05pm

    WASHINGTON — Now a private citizen, former President Barack Obama re-emerged on the global stage Tuesday as he opened a three-country tour that includes meetings with the leaders of China and India, just as President Donald Trump courts those same world powers.

  3. | Posted: Nov 28 2017 - 9:03pm

    SEOUL, South Korea — After 2 ½ months of relative peace, North Korea launched its most powerful weapon yet early Wednesday, claiming a new type of intercontinental ballistic missile that some observers believe could put Washington and the entire eastern U.S. seaboard within range.

  4. | Posted: Nov 28 2017 - 4:01pm

    Top Dems pull out of Trump meeting after his Twitter attack

  5. | Posted: Nov 27 2017 - 6:53pm

    Senators consider automatic tax hikes if revenue falls short

  6. | Posted: Nov 27 2017 - 6:53pm

    KARANGASEM, Indonesia — A volcano gushing towering columns of ash closed the airport on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali for a second day Tuesday, disrupting travel for tens of thousands, as authorities renewed their warnings for villagers to evacuate.

  7. | Posted: Nov 25 2017 - 12:05am

    NEW YORK — The director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau resigned Friday and named his own successor, leading to an open conflict with President Donald Trump — who announced a different person as acting head of the agency later in the day.

  8. | Posted: Nov 25 2017 - 12:05am

    CAIRO — In the deadliest-ever attack by Islamic extremists in Egypt, militants assaulted a crowded mosque Friday during prayers, blasting helpless worshippers with gunfire and rocket-propelled grenades and blocking their escape routes. At least 235 people were killed before the assailants got away.

  9. | Posted: Nov 25 2017 - 12:05am

    US backtracks on decision to close Palestinian office

  10. | Posted: Nov 24 2017 - 12:55pm

    NEW YORK — Retailers worked hard to attract shoppers to stores on Black Friday, offering in-person deals meant to counter the ease of shopping by phone on Amazon.

  11. | Posted: Nov 24 2017 - 11:31am

    WASHINGTON — In a move that could signal cooperation with the government, lawyers for former national security adviser Michael Flynn have told President Donald Trump’s lawyers that they are no longer communicating with them about special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election interference.

  12. | Posted: Nov 24 2017 - 12:05am

    HOUSTON — The kitchen where George and Arva Dorsey prepare an 18-dish feast every Thanksgiving has been stripped of everything but its granite countertops, standing on their own with no appliances below. The house they renovated and expanded over three decades has been gutted down to its wooden beams.

  13. | Posted: Nov 24 2017 - 12:05am

    CANBERRA, Australia — Papua New Guinea authorities on Thursday removed dozens of asylum seekers and ratcheted up pressure on more than 300 others to abandon a decommissioned immigration camp, where refugees reported their shelters, beds and other belongings have been destroyed.

  14. Posted: Nov 24 2017 - 12:05am

    Zimbabwe asks if new leader, a Mugabe ally, can bring change

  15. | Posted: Nov 24 2017 - 12:05am

    PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump thanked U.S. troops for their service on Thursday, assuring them “we’re really winning” against America’s foes as he celebrated Thanksgiving at his private club in Florida and provided lunch for Coast Guard men and women on duty for the holiday.